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    Re: Michael Dunn found guilty of 1st-degree murder in loud-music trial

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    People can act out of fear all they want, but if you do so without credible threat and infringe upon the rights of others in doing so; you are at fault and you get to face the punishment.


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    Re: Michael Dunn found guilty of 1st-degree murder in loud-music trial

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    As Baretta said: "Don't do the crime if you can't do the time."
    I'm not really a fan of that argument because at its base, that's appeal to authority. But you cannot infringe upon the rights of others without cause, that is a basic premise, it's fundamental to our Republic. Hallucinated threats caused by irrational fear do not count as cause, they are not real. Ignorance and stupidity are not excuses for infringing upon the rights of others.
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    Re: Michael Dunn found guilty of 1st-degree murder in loud-music trial

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    Mr. Dunn will be spending the rest of his life in prison: Loud-music shooter gets life in prison

    I'm sure that many times in the future Mr. Dunn will wish that he had just left that place. If he had he wouldn't be spending the rest of his life behind bars and that young man would still be alive.

    But he did what he did and now he must pay the price.
    Good. Glad to know that the real thug will spend his life behind bars. Life plus 105 years is a long time to think about what he's done.
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    Re: Michael Dunn found guilty of 1st-degree murder in loud-music trial

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    Re: Michael Dunn found guilty of 1st-degree murder in loud-music trial

    Quote Originally Posted by Excon View Post

    Evidence dude. The evidence.
    None of which you have been able to refute.
    When you say evidence dude. the evidence. You are referring to the evidence that got him convicted yes?
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    Re: Michael Dunn found guilty of 1st-degree murder in loud-music trial

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    Bye bye, Mikey.
    heard thier gonna remake the "life" cereal commercial with him LOL

    all the "thugs" that he thinks cant talk to him that way are gonna be showing him something that looks like a gun every day
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    Re: Michael Dunn found guilty of 1st-degree murder in loud-music trial

    Quote Originally Posted by AGENT J View Post
    heard thier gonna remake the "life" cereal commercial with him LOL

    all the "thugs" that he thinks cant talk to him that way are gonna be showing him something that looks like a gun every day
    That's the second time you made that joke, just an observation, it wasn't that funny the first time....
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    Re: Michael Dunn found guilty of 1st-degree murder in loud-music trial

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    That's the second time you made that joke, just an observation, it wasn't that funny the first time....
    you are welcome to your opinion but I found it funny both times as did others
    its even MORE funny that you dont find it funny!
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    Re: Michael Dunn found guilty of 1st-degree murder in loud-music trial

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    you are welcome to your opinion...
    I know.
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    Re: Michael Dunn found guilty of 1st-degree murder in loud-music trial

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    Followed them?
    Are you even speaking of the same case?





    Excon: Yes, he chased the vehicle. He shot into the vehicle 10 times. There were no return shots, since the guys weren't armed. The vehicle took off, and the defendant ran after it, continuing to shoot into it.


    This really doesn't sound like a case of self defense at all. He had lost control, at best. At best. He was in a rage and determined to do what he intended to do.

    Then afterwards, he didn't call the police. He went to his hotel, ordered a pizza, had a beer, took the dog for a walk, then went to sleep.

    I'm sure you can see how this is different from someone who really is defending himself. He just blew his stack over the music, the guys' attitude about it.

    Neither you nor I was in the trial. There are probably facts that neither of us are aware of. But what he did after he killed one of the guys is probably what landed him in jail for life. Those aren't the actions of an innocent man who thought he was defending himself (although we all know that he wasn't TRULY defending himself, since the guys weren't armed).

    I think it may have been a crime of passion, in the heat of the moment. And for that, I think no parole wasn't warranted. But when you take someone's life, that's something that must be done only in certain, extreme circumstances. If not, then justice must prevail. The one who took someone's life must then give up his own, in the name of justice.

    It's a sad situation. If only the defendant had not had the gun. None of this would've happened. It's just so easy, when someone is hot headed, to do the wrong thing and lose control.
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