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Old 02-27-2007, 10:53 AM   #1
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TACOMA, Wash. - A woman admitted Monday that she coached her two children to fake retardation starting when they were 4 and 8 years old so she could collect Social Security benefits on their behalf.
Mom taught her 2 kids to fake retardation - Crime & Punishment - MSNBC.com


I hated going to weddings. All the grandmas would poke me saying "You're next". They stopped that when I started doing it to them at funerals.
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Old 02-27-2007, 11:14 AM   #2
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What will people do next?

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Old 02-27-2007, 12:03 PM   #3
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Parents who make their children help commit crimes should be punished three times as hard. HOW SICK!
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Old 02-27-2007, 12:57 PM   #4
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she is not the only one, I'm sure, she's just got cut.
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Old 02-27-2007, 01:20 PM   #5
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I'd like to think that for every person like that there's someone wonderful out there who's doing the right thing.
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Old 02-27-2007, 01:42 PM   #6
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A similar incident happened in our area recently. A husband and wife were arrested for scamming the community. They created a scenario whereby they requested financial help for their young son whom, they said, was dying of some form of cancer. To be more convincing, they drugged the child to give the impression of his frail condition. They bilked folks out of tons of money, which they used for a lavish trip to Florida. Unfortunately, a sharp observer picked up on some of the inconsistencies of their story and they were caught.

Poor little boy was just a pawn in his parents' greedy scheme. These kinds of parents shouldn't be allowed to reproduce or keep the children they already have.
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Old 02-27-2007, 01:44 PM   #7
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What's worse is that there are hundreds more parents out there doing the same thing if not worse.
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Old 02-27-2007, 03:20 PM   #8
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I think that I saw that on an episode of law and order. There has to be a special place for people that are mean enough to use children in their icky scams.
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Old 02-27-2007, 03:25 PM   #9
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That is very sick especially for a mom to teach her children to commit crimes.
You see it every day on television and no wonder where everyone is getting the ideas for all sort of crimes.

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Old 02-27-2007, 04:08 PM   #10
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And I thought this would be about the Oscars. Idiot parents we can get any day of the week.

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