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Ah good evening Philip, I know this isn't the news thread, but just lately I can't get my head around what a rubbish world this is turning into. We have the story about a national hero who selflessly raised millions over many years accused of being a sex fiend. We have a tiny girl abducted and apparently it's a person connected with the family. We have stories of drug gangs, just a few days ago there was a shooting outside the cafe I use in the Bull Ring. We hear of modern day slavers in this country in this century. The story goes on and on, most people are happily oblivious to most of these things until it affects them. We even have an election next month for the new Police and Crime Commisioner, most people know sod all about it. So what do we do in this country to help all this get sorted ? We elect a government who make thousands of Police Redundant. The Mongrels.
Quote: denise wrote in post #20033Had a bad day with this cold.Jim bought it in so I am blaming him.
SB .Many crimes against Children are done by a family member so that news is not so shocking.
Denise sorry to hear You and Jim have colds. But your second line to me is out of order, news of any crime involving children is distressingly shocking. Maybe not unusual but we can never just accept that this is a regular occurance. We must stop going easy on criminals, espescially with crimes of a violent or sexual nature or involving children- sometimes all three together.
, Mon Oct 08, 2012 9:18 pm
What I don't understand about April Jones case is if they have enough evidence to charge Bridger with abduction they must have pretty good evidence. Thewhyht doesn't he admit it and tell them where her body is. I bet you his defence solicitor is telling him to keep quiet because if he tells them where the body is then he is admitting to murder.
I have been thinking about that one Phil, maybe he has told them that she is in the river. The Police couldn't release that information in case loads of other people go looking. They have concentrated their search on the river for days, they said this morning that they had 18 teams searching, also Coast Guard teams on the river. They wouldn't waste resources like that I don't think.
SB..i think what denise meant was that its hardly shocking that once again we have another child losing their life to someone who is either related to them or is a family friend..i dont think she meant that the actual crime is hardly shocking...well thats the way i read her post...no wonder i very rarely buy the papers now or watch the news on tv...nowt but doom and gloom...
Quote: denise wrote in post #20039Yes of course the crime is shocking but statistically the crime comes from close to home.
After working many years working for social services SB it is hard to get shocked.Seen and heard too much.
i know denise..look at 12 year old tia sharp in august..turns out it was tias grandmothers boyfiend who murdered her and it took the police 4 searches of the house before they found her in the attic...truely awful..
lynne i dont think he pleads guilty or innocent until the actual trial starts but dont quote me on that..