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14-year-old brutally murders mother because she wouldnĺt let him join gang
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Posted on 02/29/2012 8:34:38 AM PST by chessplayer

Joshua Smith, 14, was at one of life’s crossroads. His mother, Tamiko Robinson, fought hard to keep the Detroit teen on the straight and narrow. Members of a local gang in their twenties pressured him to live life as they did, on the edge.

Early Monday, Joshua made his decision. According to the Mail Online, he entered his stepfather’s room, got hold of a 12-gauge shotgun, and pumped at least ten rounds into his sleeping mother. The execution, carried out gangland style, was a clear and unambiguous message. It speaks volumes about two lives, destroyed in an instant.


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To: Yaelle
Didn’t read the whole story but if it were my son I’d move away from the city. I’d move where there were no gangs.

I live in an area where we are starting to get families escaping the violence and drugs in South Central.
Unfortunately they often bring south central with them.

21 posted on 02/29/2012 8:58:34 AM PST by oldbrowser (They are Marxists, don't call them democrats)
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To: detective

This is America in the age of Obama.”

Correct.

“These are the values that these young people have today.”

True of the Urban Feral population, but not all (one hopes so, anyway).

“Get used to it. “

America has realized the threat posed by Urban Ferals. That is why Americans are better armed than in the past.

Bounties are next.


22 posted on 02/29/2012 9:00:46 AM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: Yaelle
Didn’t read the whole story but if it were my son I’d move away from the city. I’d move where there were no gangs.

A lot of women from the "inner-city" do this. they make use of Section 8 to get out where they think there are no gangs.

Guess what? It mostly just results in her little darling inviting the gang out to visit.

23 posted on 02/29/2012 9:01:48 AM PST by PapaBear3625 (In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. - George Orwell)
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To: chessplayer
Probably too young for prison,

A fourteen year who pumps 10 shotgun rounds into his mother doesn't deserve prison, he deserves the chair....

24 posted on 02/29/2012 9:05:24 AM PST by Popman (America is squandering its wealth on riotous living, war, and welfare.)
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To: dragonblustar; Shimmer1

Didn’t you read the article? That s.o.b. Joshua went into his *stepfather’s* room. I.E. Ms. Robinson remarried. She also tried her best to raise him right. Sadly, she failed. I think that this tragedy was the result of glamorizing gangs, who are nothing but a bunch of murderous, drug-dealing scum.


25 posted on 02/29/2012 9:07:36 AM PST by Jacob Kell (Osama/Obama the only difference is BS.)
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To: chessplayer
It speaks volumes about two lives, destroyed in an instant.

This punk's life was not destroyed in an instant. It will be destroyed in slow motion, over decades of pain and suffering. This is a good thing.

26 posted on 02/29/2012 9:10:38 AM PST by Haiku Guy ("The problem with Internet Quotes is that you never know if they are real" -- Abraham Lincoln)
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To: chessplayer
It speaks volumes about two lives, destroyed in an instant.

I guess we should feel sorry for the punk... His mother just died, after all...

27 posted on 02/29/2012 9:12:48 AM PST by Haiku Guy ("The problem with Internet Quotes is that you never know if they are real" -- Abraham Lincoln)
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To: detective

This particular case might be assigned to the age of Obama but the trend is not only in that/this age. I despise Obama but the USA has to be open and honest that such behavior has been long developing. I take the real decline of National conscience to have begun in the early 1960s when O’Leary and the drug culture started growing along with the God is dead movement in churches and seminaries. It is very sad that a Nation that came out of WWII with such united vigor lapsed into the feely-goodie fog. This subsidence of National spirit for the Nation our Founders intended was helped along by international, eg. Soros and bankers, who were bent on destroying USA exceptionalism. With unrestrained immigration, legal and illegal, the corrupters had easy marks.


28 posted on 02/29/2012 9:14:25 AM PST by noinfringers2
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To: Jacob Kell
Didn’t you read the article? That s.o.b. Joshua went into his *stepfather’s* room. I.E. Ms. Robinson remarried.

Didn't you read the whole article? Mom's fiance jumped out the window as soon as the shooting started.

29 posted on 02/29/2012 9:15:24 AM PST by Haiku Guy ("The problem with Internet Quotes is that you never know if they are real" -- Abraham Lincoln)
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To: ├čudda├čudd
and this too

The execution, carried out gangland style

No, that's shot to death while asleep in bed. Gangland style. Hmmph. Sounds like how order ribs or chicken, not describe murder - St. Louis Style, Memphis Style, Cajun, extra-crispy, original recipe...

30 posted on 02/29/2012 9:22:59 AM PST by Sax
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To: utherdoul

Most states require juvenile offenders to be segregated from the general population...until their 18th birthday. Since he will probably be in prison when he turns 18, they will throw him a very nice party. As you say...”but not the type he was thinking of.”


31 posted on 02/29/2012 9:23:04 AM PST by henkster (Obama regime mission statement: "Find the people working, and stop them!")
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To: Haiku Guy

It’s too much to expect a modern news article to agree with itself, that’s for sure. Stepfather-to-be, or else past fiancee. Can’t be both.


32 posted on 02/29/2012 9:32:09 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: henkster

As a juvenile, he’ll get out when he’s 21 too!


33 posted on 02/29/2012 9:32:40 AM PST by catman67
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To: Jacob Kell
Didn’t you read the article? That s.o.b. Joshua went into his *stepfather’s* room.

Calm down. It said his "step father" not his real father.

The mother did everything she could but where was that kid's real father? What was the dynamic of his biological parent's relationship? I think that has a lot to do with why that kid was so attracted to the gangs.

34 posted on 02/29/2012 9:40:52 AM PST by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: chessplayer

There is absolutely no way to stop this kind of madness except to return to traditional family life, the kind where REAL fathers live with and join with mothers to raise the kids they jointly called into being. The so-called “stepfather” here was actually mama’s “fiancé,” and about all he was good for here was supplying the murder weapon.


35 posted on 02/29/2012 9:40:52 AM PST by madprof98 ("moritur et ridet" - salvianus)
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To: HiTech RedNeck; Haiku Guy

Hey it could be two seperate men.


36 posted on 02/29/2012 9:41:06 AM PST by Ratman83
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To: chessplayer
. . . . . Tamiko Robinson, fought hard to keep the Detroit teen on the straight and narrow. Members of a local gang in their twenties pressured him to live life as they did, on the edge. Early Monday, Joshua made his decision. According to the Mail Online, he entered his stepfather’s room, got hold of a 12-gauge shotgun, and pumped at least ten rounds into his sleeping mother.

I don't mean to speak ill of the dead but, perhaps if she had involved this young man in church and made sure that God was an integral part of his life, she might still be alive.

And, perhaps if the sperm-donor was still around, the son might have had a better role-model than gang members and street thugs.

Unfortunately, in prison, this kid will find all the violence and gangs he wants. And, when he wants his mother to visit him, visiting days are going to be VERY long and lonely for him - unless his cellmate is named "Tiny".

37 posted on 02/29/2012 9:46:32 AM PST by DustyMoment (Congress - Another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: catman67

Not if he is waived to adult court and is convicted as an adult; he will get an adult sentence and have to serve it out.

In his case, it will be all about the waiver of juvenile court jurisdiction to adult court. The judge can waive him just on the basis of this type of crime alone, but it would greatly help if there has been some prior contact with the juvenile justice system.


38 posted on 02/29/2012 9:49:04 AM PST by henkster (Obama regime mission statement: "Find the people working, and stop them!")
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To: chessplayer

After the guilty verdict, take him out behind the courthouse & shoot him. Then find the gang bangers that encouraged him & do the same.


39 posted on 02/29/2012 10:13:59 AM PST by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: chessplayer

Sick. RIP.


40 posted on 02/29/2012 10:41:50 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj
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