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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd June 2022, 07:02 AM
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Posted By Thermal
I hate it when kids get caught up in these...

I hate it when kids get caught up in these things. A teen needs a stable home while they work on the whole growing up thing. The parents are pretty clearly putting their personal pissing match ahead...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd June 2022, 05:19 AM
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Posted By Thermal
The OP article still has a fundraising site...

The OP article still has a fundraising site dedicated to Abelseths legal fees, unlike random Canadian persons site.

But in fairness, we are discussing the ideas and principles here, aren't we?...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 10:07 AM
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Posted By Thermal
Phrasing, man. Eta: your edit: yeah, privacy...

Phrasing, man.

Eta: your edit: yeah, privacy and being able to see her accounts. Although way back in the day, I had a hawking program to view any activity on any device registered to me. Haven't...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 10:03 AM
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Posted By Thermal
Yikes. No, I meant from the stalker angle....

Yikes.

No, I meant from the stalker angle. If he was reading sexting, he had access to her phone. The question is, voluntarily or no, on her part?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 09:50 AM
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Posted By Thermal
It can be plausible, but generally the difference...

It can be plausible, but generally the difference is too noticeable to be overlooked. Hence, a pic of her at 16 would be helpful.


Good general advice, but for other reasons.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 09:39 AM
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Posted By Thermal
Gotta admit, I'm a little creeped out at how...

Gotta admit, I'm a little creeped out at how Barnes would know about the online stuff. Anyone check his browsing history?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 09:36 AM
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Posted By Thermal
Personally, I've always found the fines to be...

Personally, I've always found the fines to be ridiculously out of proportion to the max sentences, but they surely need wiggle room for edge cases, where the lines are absurdly close. This was not...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 09:19 AM
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Posted By Thermal
I was referring to whether rape rape or statutory...

I was referring to whether rape rape or statutory rape was somehow ok. It's not. Both are serious felonies.



You seem to keep sliding the hilited in there. What part of "passed out during...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 09:15 AM
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Views: 9,885
Posted By Thermal
Just want to briefly note that considering how...

Just want to briefly note that considering how emotionally charged the topic is, posters have mellowed to addressing each other pretty damned civilly. More so than on a lot of threads, on less...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 09:05 AM
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Posted By Thermal
I don't see how any of those, hilite or not, are...

I don't see how any of those, hilite or not, are inconsistent with each other.

She knows she was heavily intoxicated, possibly drugged as well, and was raped on the couch, unable to move or give...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 08:54 AM
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Posted By Thermal
Ok, these are the questions you posed, that I...

Ok, these are the questions you posed, that I responded to:



That really, really doesn't sound like you are asking my opinion about what should or shouldn't be.

To answer what I think is...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 08:31 AM
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Posted By Thermal
Both, really.

Both, really.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 08:29 AM
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Posted By Thermal
Both cited upthread. Are you disputing that a...

Both cited upthread. Are you disputing that a felony, by its very nature, is not a serious offence? Or that the prohibition against not knowing the victims true age as a defense is not statutorial?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 08:24 AM
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Views: 9,885
Posted By Thermal
How do sex offenders fare around schools? How...

How do sex offenders fare around schools? How many felons are newly granted custody of teens? How many registered sex offenders would be likely to be given custody of a girl the same age of their...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 08:19 AM
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Posted By Thermal
Preeeeeeetty sure the law regarding the...

Preeeeeeetty sure the law regarding the seriousness of the felony is preeeeeetty clear. Also that the "didn't know she was a kid" defense has no legal teeth in Louisiana. Then it becomes pretty...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 07:49 AM
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Views: 9,885
Posted By Thermal
I think most posters here are concluding a...

I think most posters here are concluding a resounding "WTF?", and saying we need the details filled in to make any of it remotely sane.

A statutory rapist having any rights at all is simply...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 07:29 AM
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Posted By Thermal
He has partial custody of the kid, right? Might...

He has partial custody of the kid, right? Might she be telling him about all the different men? Maybe being distraught over the instability at moms house? That would account for how he knew and why...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 07:19 AM
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Posted By Thermal
No, I mean trying to rewrite the story after the...

No, I mean trying to rewrite the story after the fact to regain power.

I think the truth of this one is going to land in between the two narratives.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 07:17 AM
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Views: 9,885
Posted By Thermal
Complete stranger sets up a GFM and hustled up...

Complete stranger sets up a GFM and hustled up $100 Canadian out of a targeted $100,000 in 4 days. That's sad.

Until the facts are more clear, you'd be a fool to donate
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 07:13 AM
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Views: 9,885
Posted By Thermal
Honestly, it could go either way. He may still be...

Honestly, it could go either way. He may still be a manipulative monster, or she might be the one working the system to her benefit, but without question: he committed statutory rape. It's a serious...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 07:06 AM
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Views: 9,885
Posted By Thermal
If Barnes is not flat-out lying, he does seem to...

If Barnes is not flat-out lying, he does seem to have the daughter's best interests in mind. Especially if the hospital report about the daughter being raped might be attributed to her boyfriend,...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 07:00 AM
Replies: 803
Views: 9,885
Posted By Thermal
Yeah, this. Getting this out of the good ol'boys...

Yeah, this. Getting this out of the good ol'boys backwoods tarpaper shacks should get the ducks is in a row right pronto.

Financially, it seems she would be making out better under the new...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 06:30 AM
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Posted By Thermal
Ok, so if I have this straight: Abelseth...

Ok, so if I have this straight:

Abelseth ordered the paternity test, requested Barnes be listed as the father, and consented to shared custody of the daughter right out of the gate. Seems like...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st June 2022, 10:04 AM
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Views: 9,885
Posted By Thermal
Is Team "Whoopsies, lost the rape kit, Whoopsies,...

Is Team "Whoopsies, lost the rape kit, Whoopsies, forgot to investigate a rape for years, Whoopsies, let a proven rapist get custody of the product of the rape" really a more credible source?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st June 2022, 09:57 AM
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Posted By Thermal
I'm not sure that the evidence "not being...

I'm not sure that the evidence "not being compelling" to the same agencies that lost a rape kit, shelved the original rape complaint for years, ignored proof of the original statutory rape, and...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st June 2022, 09:34 AM
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Posted By Thermal
Pretty thorough lying job, if so. They fooled the...

Pretty thorough lying job, if so. They fooled the hospital into saying the daughter was in a condition consistent with forced entry. Sounds like physical damage to me.

The hospitals evaluation...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st June 2022, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Thermal
Its hard to picture, but how else can it have...

Its hard to picture, but how else can it have happened? It went on record that the child is a product of rape. Barnes is the proven father. What other interpratation comes up other than Barnes...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st June 2022, 08:51 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,312
Posted By Thermal
It's a reality I acknowledge, for sure. That's...

It's a reality I acknowledge, for sure. That's exactly the problem. "Argue with a cop and the odds are we will kill you, and blame you for starting it" is not exactly a noble position for a cop to...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st June 2022, 08:40 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,312
Posted By Thermal
While I get your point, the only thing that...

While I get your point, the only thing that should "get you guys killed" is threatening someone's life, not arguing or being uncooperative.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st June 2022, 08:22 AM
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Views: 9,885
Posted By Thermal
^^^This is the part I can't get past. Even...

^^^This is the part I can't get past.

Even giving Barnes 100% benefit of the doubt (that he thought Abelseth was over 21 in 2005 and he thought it was consensual), at some point after the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st June 2022, 07:52 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,312
Posted By Thermal
The thing is, even if the cop meant "you guys who...

The thing is, even if the cop meant "you guys who fight us", his killing comment is still light years over the acceptable line. A cop can't imply that he is ready to kill someone for any reason at...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st June 2022, 07:23 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,312
Posted By Thermal
The driver seems to be escalating the situation,...

The driver seems to be escalating the situation, refusing to give his docs and telling the cop that he was going to be on his way ("no, I'm going to work") no matter what the cop said. This goes on...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th June 2022, 08:51 PM
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Posted By Thermal
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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th June 2022, 08:13 PM
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Posted By Thermal
Since neither group used automatic weapons, you...

Since neither group used automatic weapons, you had me a bit confused.

So you're saying some/all of this group of 31 was in Charlottesville? I was under the impression that Charlottesville was a...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th June 2022, 07:06 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 36,632
Posted By Thermal
Patriot Front was using automatic weapons in...

Patriot Front was using automatic weapons in Charlottesville? We pretty sure about any of that, are we?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 20th June 2022, 01:10 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 3,437
Posted By Thermal
Gotta start putting an "/s" after some of my...

Gotta start putting an "/s" after some of my posts.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 20th June 2022, 11:42 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 3,437
Posted By Thermal
Come on now. It wasn't about slavery. It was...

Come on now. It wasn't about slavery. It was about Tribe's Rights. Lets not get all Critical God Theory in this thread, too.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th June 2022, 11:37 AM
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Views: 9,885
Posted By Thermal
I don't think so. Those are Romeo and Juliet...

I don't think so. Those are Romeo and Juliet provisions, which LA does not have. The partner has to be under 18 (both of them minors).
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th June 2022, 11:29 AM
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Views: 9,885
Posted By Thermal
So where are we at with Abelseth? If she stated...

So where are we at with Abelseth? If she stated her "boyfriend" was another minor, there as no rape under LA law and things went along as the story is told. We do not know exactly what she told to...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th June 2022, 10:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,464
Posted By Thermal
Or maybe throw in the comma that the story has...

Or maybe throw in the comma that the story has and lose the quotes around "rapes daughter 33" and everything makes sense.

And we are quite familiar with 'no.' for 'number', but since 'number'...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th June 2022, 01:02 PM
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Views: 9,885
Posted By Thermal
If you read, you would find that could not...

If you read, you would find that could not possibly be so.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th June 2022, 12:33 PM
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Posted By Thermal
I'll give it a whirl: yes. The answer is of...

I'll give it a whirl: yes.

The answer is of course meaningless without elaboration though, as any 16 yo could tell you. It comes down to a personal judgement. I would rather it be illegal for an...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th June 2022, 12:05 PM
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Posted By Thermal
That's the real bitch about The Line. Everyone...

That's the real bitch about The Line. Everyone reaches actual maturity at different times. The AoC is more of a guideline where we feel comfortable saying "ok now you've passed creepy and charged...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th June 2022, 10:20 AM
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Views: 9,885
Posted By Thermal
31 states is over half the US States, but doesn't...

31 states is over half the US States, but doesn't include the 4 most populated (Cali, Texas, New York, and Fla, all 17-18. Its not so widely accepted as it seems at first glance.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th June 2022, 09:41 AM
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Views: 9,885
Posted By Thermal
I keep seeing this claimed, but I don't see...

I keep seeing this claimed, but I don't see "teenage father" in the reporting, just "my boyfriend".
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th June 2022, 08:43 AM
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Views: 9,885
Posted By Thermal
The "and" in that statute me and they would need...

The "and" in that statute me and they would need to be married, or both close in age minors. I don't believe the boyfriend was claimed to be a minor?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th June 2022, 08:39 AM
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Views: 9,885
Posted By Thermal
Refers to when both are minors, so not applicable...

Refers to when both are minors, so not applicable here.

Although the laws do seem a bit self contradictory.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th June 2022, 04:47 AM
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Views: 9,885
Posted By Thermal
By the books in Louisiana, her age at the time of...

By the books in Louisiana, her age at the time of the birth was the indication that a rape had ocurred, no matter who the father was claimed to be.

LA has no Romeo and Juliet laws, or any...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 18th June 2022, 05:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,105
Posted By Thermal
Interestingly, you appear to have projected...

Interestingly, you appear to have projected another entirely made up and irrelevant meaning to find disgusting and be offended about. We all have our hobbies, I suppose.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 18th June 2022, 04:02 PM
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Views: 9,885
Posted By Thermal
Pretty sure everyone knows the clinical textbook...

Pretty sure everyone knows the clinical textbook definition. Its meant as an unflattering figure of speech for grown men chasing underage tail.
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