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#3 and punched him in the head repeatedly, killing him
Not easy to do. Often you break your hand and the guy just gets up again.
Harmon described the dad as "very remorseful," adding that he didn't know the man was going to die.
Why? He probably saved a bunch of girls that would have otherwise been his subsequent victims, and saved taxpayers the expense of trying, jailing, releasing, re-jailing, re-trying, and finally jailing him for life. Let alone a bunch of citizens that are often messed up for life.
Posted by gorb 2012-06-12 01:51||
#4 Father of the year. The grand jury should reward him with a medal, not an indictment.
Posted by AzCat 2012-06-12 05:50||
#5 Sick people, how can someone do that to little girl. The father did the right thing.
Posted by Rant 2012-06-12 08:07||
#6 Read elsewhere that this took place in Shiner, and that the dead guy was from Gonzalez. Race may end up playing a role - Shiner is 85% white while Gonzalez is 90% black, per Wiki census data.
Posted by Glenmore 2012-06-12 09:23||
#7 I don't care if its an Eastern Ruritanian from Megalopolis, creepoids get a bashing.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-06-12 09:36||
#8 I'm confident the local grand jury will do justice; I'm concerned that if the US Justice Department decides to claim racial hate crime and involve itself, justice will not be done.
Posted by Glenmore 2012-06-12 10:01||
#9 Good for the father. Both saved his daughter and saved us from having to house and feed the pervert until he is released to try again with someone's else's daughter.
I think the Castle Doctrine applies doesn't it?
Posted by CrazyFool 2012-06-12 10:23||
#10 Fathers have that kind of hard-wired response when their Daughters are in danger.
Posted by newc 2012-06-12 10:25||
#11 Case closed! Unless Jesse Jackson or Al Sharpton show up to defend the deceased and make a racial case out of it.
Posted by JohnQC 2012-06-12 11:35||
#12 Swift Justice. These guys are usually the nicest guys in the world, until they turn the corner and see something happening like that to their child or loved one by anotheer grown man. Then instant rage kicks in on the spot.
I suspect the purpetrators head made hard contact with a wall or two as well.
Posted by Blinky White4852 2012-06-12 12:48||
#13 The man who was Horse Manure has returned home.
Posted by Charles 2012-06-12 14:02||
#14 Local news in Houston reported from Lovaca County last night that the deceased's relatives were in Mexico, slowing the notification process. Would seem to leave out Sharpton, et al. if the report is true.
I'm an oldtimer and when I was young the oldtimers in my hometown defined a Texan as "one who defends family and home until he falls." Its just in our DNA.
#15 "Protect and Defend" is not just in the DNA, it was the first two words in all the land deeds in Texas for years.
Apaches, Commanches, and Santa Anna was responsible for such attitudes.
Posted by Clater B. Hayes1658 2012-06-12 16:30||
#16 Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson will not be necessary. There are plenty of other Demons on the left already trying to "Travon Martin" the child's father.
James Harrington, director of the Texas Civil Rights Project, an Austin-based nonprofit group, questioned the father's decision to "summarily execute" the alleged molester without due process.
"Assuming it's true that this guy was molesting the daughter, and we don't know what exactly happened at this point, he would then have the right to defend [her], and hit him enough to have him stop," Harrington told FoxNews.com. "But you cannot summarily execute him, even though I can understand the anger he would have."
Without specific knowledge of the case, Harrington said he was "surprised" that the girl's father had not been already charged. Foxnews.com
It is time for the child molesting and other criminal apologists to go rot in prison, too.
Posted by Bugs Trotsky4690 2012-06-12 17:16||
#17 Austin-based nonprofit group
Anybody that knows Texas, understands that this says it all. Alligator tears from a bunch of stand-offish, elitist, do-gooders willing to point out all of YOUR faults without regard for the child.
Had to get that off my chest!
Posted by AlmostAnonymous5839 2012-06-12 17:39||
#18 Because when he was having his cup of coffee, he decided the chore for the day was to kill someone in front of his four year old.
Seriously Harrington, shove a post up youss.
Sounds like Ranchers. Ranchers are wicked strong, several could just mean two.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-06-12 18:04||
#19 Talk about justifiable homicide.
Posted by DarthVader 2012-06-12 18:10||
#20 "nonprofit group" AKA moral busybody tax dodgers.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2012-06-12 18:22||
#21 Getting between a rancher and his kids seems like a fairly effective form of suicide. Especially in Texas.
Posted by CrazyFool 2012-06-12 18:44||
#22 Bingo, #20 BP.
Posted by Barbara 2012-06-12 19:17||
#23 Jerry Sandusky must be a bit concerning this evening.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-06-12 20:00||
aka Deep Blue in the Land of Red
Notice a correlation between capitals and color coding? It might be the water. Perrier?
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-06-12 20:15||
#25 PROVEN - One man can kill another man with his fists (Trayvon Martin trying to beat to death George Zimmerman, all beit for no real reason.)
Posted by Crusogum Unolugum5526 2012-06-12 20:51||
#26 Actually could this be brought up in Zimmermans case that he had good reason to fear for his life? A couple punches KILLED a guy, regardless of the reasons. Zimmerman was being hit like a Pinata.
Posted by Charles 2012-06-12 22:55||