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  • betz 2013/02/04 22:51:28
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    This is wonderful news. I'm watching it unfold on The Five now. All of our prayers have been answered.
    Thank you Lord

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  • Music the Man 2013/02/08 13:09:35
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    Music the Man
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    Yes it is very good news,but our society should step back and take a look at the fact that closing mental hospitals and institutions which in turn throws these people to the streets is not an excuse to condemn the mentally ill for their actions.Not to mention the fact that most of this mentally ill man's neighbors??,(Funny Word) knew of his mental problems, turned a deaf ear and eye because who knows why. and then this sort of thing happened.Is this out of the Bible when Cain said to God (Am I my Brother's Keeper??)
  • Claybern 2013/02/05 23:09:15
    Yes
    Claybern
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    Thank the Lord.
  • hasher 2013/02/05 21:48:13
    Yes
    hasher
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    Duh!!! of course its good news why would it not be good news???
  • Rod 2013/02/05 18:56:12
    Yes
    Rod
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    Of course it's good news. Did you honestly think that anyone would answer "No" to this question?
  • Libra 2013/02/05 15:57:15
    Yes
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    I love the fact that they actually killed this creep ... we should do this more often to the really obviously bad guys ... why keep them around for years and years at the taxpayers' hard-earned dollars. Just give them a bullet in the head and be done with them forevermore.
  • Ashley 2013/02/05 15:45:22
    Yes
    Ashley
    +1
    Very good news.
  • Phyllis Murphy 2013/02/05 14:21:56
    Yes
    Phyllis Murphy
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    Of course but such an indictment of these sick evil creatures swarm over the earth when they should be in mental institutions..Worse thing that ever happened was when Governors across country closed mental insituions on the premise the new medications would take care of people and they did not need to be institutionalized..stupid politicians forgot, people need monitoring, many mentally ill not capable of intelligent decision making. These sick humans can only perpetrate because society allows it..
  • Quazimoto 2013/02/05 14:21:55
    Yes
    Quazimoto
    +1
    I just hope the little guy is not psychologically damaged for life. I pray for him and his family.
  • Kidasha 2013/02/05 13:15:13
    Yes
    Kidasha
    +1
    it's nice to know that there are still happy endings
  • mark 1 2013/02/05 12:43:34
    Yes
    mark 1
    +1
    This is all leading to IRS/Gov run medical gun control.
  • Felicity Gale 2013/02/05 09:46:11 (edited)
    Yes
    Felicity Gale
    +1
    Its great news..well done to all involved. Wonder what SH name Dykes posted under when he rambled on about state conspiracy, the gun rights of sane law abiding people like himself and anti-Obama speak? i will watch out for a thread going quiet and report back. Mind you maybe this is just another set-up like all the others. Ironic eh?

    No One Should Forget The Brave Bus Driver.. A Hero Who Prevented Something Maybe Much Worse!
  • Critter 2013/02/05 06:40:36
  • ysosa96 2013/02/05 06:32:13
    Yes
    ysosa96
    +1
    This boy has been in my thoughts & prayers. ~blessed be
  • silentart 2013/02/05 03:49:47
    Yes
    silentart
    +1
    That incident is no difference from 75 years ago... Modern media cause awareness of happenings. 75 years ago that news would be local news, not nationwide...
  • jubil8 BN-0 PON 2013/02/05 02:57:11
    Yes
    jubil8 BN-0 PON
    +1
    For sure! What a relief for his parents.

    I'm sorry for the man though -- apparently he took good care of the boy. I hope he died because it was the only way, not because he was murdered while trying to surrender or something.
  • CAROLYN NTARWNJBS 2013/02/05 02:56:45
    Yes
    CAROLYN NTARWNJBS
    +1
    Very good news and we could use some where our children are concerned.
  • Kronan_1 2013/02/05 02:13:45
    Yes
    Kronan_1
    +2
    A sucessful outcome to a terrible tragedy.The boy is safe at home and another killer gets justice served. He won't waste away on deathrow and cost us to feed and house this murderer.
  • evangelism_vision 2013/02/05 01:43:30
    Yes
    evangelism_vision
    +1
    PRAYERS ANSWERED, HE'A SAFE and the other guy is in Hell
  • dru dixon 2013/02/05 01:23:20
    Yes
    dru dixon
    +3
    But after years of complaining about this guy it should have never gotten this far!!
  • jubil8 ... dru dixon 2013/02/05 02:53:53
    jubil8 BN-0 PON
    +2
    The trouble is the police can't do much about complaints -- arrest him for a night for something, maybe he goes before a judge and pays a fine, maybe not. The police can't order a psych eval, and a judge won't unless the evidence is pretty strong (I don't think acting weird and not having friends is good enough).

    I agree that "something needs to be done," but what? And where to start?
  • dru dixon jubil8 ... 2013/02/05 22:19:55
    dru dixon
    +1
    From the reports I heard and saw this man had beaten a neighbors dog to death almost decapitating it and had pointed his gun from his yard to neighbors and visitors. The police said there was not enough witnesses! And I agree with you where can you start. I feel bad for his neighbors being helpless and living with this ticking time bomb.
  • jubil8 ... dru dixon 2013/02/05 22:35:50
    jubil8 BN-0 PON
    +1
    Sounds like the Islamic "rule" that a woman has to have 4 witnesses to "prove" she was raped. Catch-22's everywhere.

    I feel bad for his neighbors too -- but most sorry for the family of the bus driver he killed for trying to protect the children. He kind of got lost in all the hype about the kidnapped child (who sounds as though, true to the resilience of children, he's doing well, thank goodness).
  • dru dixon jubil8 ... 2013/02/05 22:46:24
    dru dixon
    +1
    Yes I am grateful too for his safety! I know we were all on pins and needles praying for his safe release. And yes that bus driver was a real hero and I look forward to hearing more about this fantastic human being.
  • RubenRibnik 2013/02/05 00:52:00
    Yes
    RubenRibnik
    +2
    Good but also sad, a man died.. an't be happy about that. Good, bad, or otherwise, he was a vet and had mental problems, that were swept away...
  • hasher RubenRi... 2013/02/05 21:50:49
    hasher
    not really apparently this guy had complaints against him so maybe that was the law enforcements only choice.
  • Music t... RubenRi... 2013/02/08 13:33:11
    Music the Man
    I agree and Yes to most people in America today mental problems deems you useless to society,Is America beginning to reflect Ancient Rome.I hope the people that are glad this man is dead don't end up on the other side of the fence.no matter how perfect people think they are Humans are Fallible. Forget the fact that he was a Human being who didn't ask for these mental problems and in this guys case actually served his country in the military,so what. Your mentally ill now too bad..so where does America go from here? back to Nazi Germany in WWII.....The Final Solution..(Die Endlösung)......Insane!!





    "The organizations of men, like men themselves, seem subject to deafness, near-sightedness, lameness, and involuntary cruelty. We seem tragically unable to help one another, to understand one another."..John Cheever
  • JwonGalt 2013/02/05 00:28:36
    Yes
    JwonGalt
    +1
    and justice was served alongside the rescue of the boy.
  • pjobrien 2013/02/05 00:09:11
    Yes
    pjobrien
    +1
    Of course it is. However, this isn' t over for the little boy. He and his family still need our prayers.
  • HillaryLover 2013/02/05 00:07:04
    Yes
    HillaryLover
    +1
    Even better news -- the young boy appears to be unhamed.
  • Trish 2013/02/04 23:45:05
    Yes
    Trish
    +1
    Thank God!
  • Jeff Smith 2013/02/04 23:43:42
    Yes
    Jeff Smith
    +3
    It was unclear how he was killed? Hmmm I bet he didn't get killed by a hit and run driver. So my best guess is he died from a gunshot wound.
  • jubil8 ... Jeff Smith 2013/02/05 22:37:14
    jubil8 BN-0 PON
    +1
    But -- self-inflicted? One police special? Swiss cheese?
  • gbudavid 2013/02/04 23:28:03
    Yes
    gbudavid
    +1
    better news POS that held him dead
  • dj 2013/02/04 23:24:41
    Yes
    dj
    +1
    This shouldn't happen to any youngster and the guy holding him hostage got just what he deserved.
  • ..::localeye::.. 2013/02/04 23:12:11 (edited)
    Yes
    ..::localeye::..
    +1
    Great news that the boy is safe and one less delusional & paranoid piece of crust walking the planet.
  • Jackie G - Poker Playing Pa... 2013/02/04 23:12:08
    Yes
    Jackie G - Poker Playing Patriot
    +2
    Just saw the press conference - glad to hear the little boy is free, and a trial is avoided
  • harry abram 2013/02/04 23:10:34
    Yes
    harry abram
    +1
    Thank G-d things turned out the way they did!
  • flrdsgns 2013/02/04 23:08:25
    Yes
    flrdsgns
    +2
    I'm glad the ordeal is finally over, and the boy is alive and safe.
  • NarcolepticGoat 2013/02/04 23:06:48
    Yes
    NarcolepticGoat
    +1
    I hope that boy gets all the help he needs. He will need some perhaps not much, perhaps a lot.
  • jubil8 ... Narcole... 2013/02/05 22:40:09
    jubil8 BN-0 PON
    +1
    First reports sounded very good. If the man took care of him, which he claimed he was, the boy might have been mostly confused but not scared. That would be great.

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