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    Texas teen Ethan Couch gets 10 years' probation for driving drunk, killing 4

    Texas teen Ethan Couch gets 10 years' probation for deadly DWI crash - CNN.com

    Wait a kid can go get drunk and murder four people and not be charged for it because he is too rich? I am so angry about this surely we cannot use someones upbringing to excuse crimes, I blame alot of crimes on bad upbringing but that does not excuse the crime in question.... why should we put people in jail that has abusive parents who didnt teach them to follow the rules? yet let a really rich kid walk free because "He was so rich he believed money solved all of his problems"

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    Re: Texas teen Ethan Couch gets 10 years' probation for driving drunk, killing 4

    I believe this has already been posted.

    However, it makes me see where "Spare the rod, spoil the child" is relevant. He was apparently never told he was in the wrong.

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    Re: Texas teen Ethan Couch gets 10 years' probation for driving drunk, killing 4

    A liberal judge strikes again and they say you can't get away with murder.
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    Re: Texas teen Ethan Couch gets 10 years' probation for driving drunk, killing 4

    Quote Originally Posted by Navy Pride View Post
    A liberal judge strikes again and they say you can't get away with murder.
    Nah....you can get away with murder.
    If you've got enough money for lawyers, that is.
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    Re: Texas teen Ethan Couch gets 10 years' probation for driving drunk, killing 4

    Quote Originally Posted by Chocolate View Post
    Texas teen Ethan Couch gets 10 years' probation for deadly DWI crash - CNN.com

    Wait a kid can go get drunk and murder four people and not be charged for it because he is too rich? I am so angry about this surely we cannot use someones upbringing to excuse crimes, I blame alot of crimes on bad upbringing but that does not excuse the crime in question.... why should we put people in jail that has abusive parents who didnt teach them to follow the rules? yet let a really rich kid walk free because "He was so rich he believed money solved all of his problems"
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    Re: Texas teen Ethan Couch gets 10 years' probation for driving drunk, killing 4

    I think there's more to it - I fully believe the judge was paid off by that kid's family.

    Teens who STEAL and buy drugs are given more than that.

    I'm interesting in her ruling history - I bet you she's been more harsh with other 'kids'
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    Re: Texas teen Ethan Couch gets 10 years' probation for driving drunk, killing 4

    Quote Originally Posted by WCH View Post
    I believe this has already been posted.

    However, it makes me see where "Spare the rod, spoil the child" is relevant. He was apparently never told he was in the wrong.
    I'm sorry I didnt see this has been posted when I looked. I'll try to make sure I don't **** up like this again

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    Re: Texas teen Ethan Couch gets 10 years' probation for driving drunk, killing 4

    I have a question. if his mental illness is that he can get away with anything because he has money. Him not going to jail and being able to walk just verifys in his mind that he is untouchable by the law right? I just can't make any sense of this....

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    Re: Texas teen Ethan Couch gets 10 years' probation for driving drunk, killing 4

    Quote Originally Posted by Chocolate View Post
    Texas teen Ethan Couch gets 10 years' probation for deadly DWI crash - CNN.com

    Wait a kid can go get drunk and murder four people and not be charged for it because he is too rich? I am so angry about this surely we cannot use someones upbringing to excuse crimes, I blame alot of crimes on bad upbringing but that does not excuse the crime in question.... why should we put people in jail that has abusive parents who didnt teach them to follow the rules? yet let a really rich kid walk free because "He was so rich he believed money solved all of his problems"
    How could he get 10 years probation if, as you think, he was never charged?

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    Re: Texas teen Ethan Couch gets 10 years' probation for driving drunk, killing 4

    How can I get that disease?

    Affluenza.

    I hope there is no cure for it.

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