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Parents arrested for strapping kids to roof of car after leaving liquor store
Fox59 ^ | May 7, 2012 | Reba Reader

Posted on 05/08/2012 4:43:59 AM PDT by DUMBGRUNT

Two Northern Indiana parents were arrested Monday after police said they strapped their four children to the roof of their car.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Health/Medicine; Pets/Animals; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: crime; indiana; ride; roof
A trend? I treat my dogs the same as my kids.
1 posted on 05/08/2012 4:44:13 AM PDT by DUMBGRUNT
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To: DUMBGRUNT

A trend when we hear that Barrie ate a child once... And it was delicious.


2 posted on 05/08/2012 4:46:39 AM PDT by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.....)
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To: King Moonracer

LOL touche.

Nicely done.


3 posted on 05/08/2012 4:47:56 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network ("Fall Forward")
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To: DUMBGRUNT

How many times I have wished I could do that, without being arrested ...


4 posted on 05/08/2012 4:58:55 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Skip the election and let Thomas Sowell choose the next President.)
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To: DUMBGRUNT
I don't get what the big deal is. When my kids act up, I take them out for a drive in the car, and we talk it out. Then they are meek as lambs. Sheesh.


5 posted on 05/08/2012 5:01:39 AM PDT by rlmorel ("The safest road to Hell is the gradual one." Screwtape (C.S. Lewis))
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To: rlmorel

LOL. 99 MPH? Really?


6 posted on 05/08/2012 5:12:43 AM PDT by Wingy (Don't blame me. I voted for the chick. I hope to do so again.)
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To: DUMBGRUNT

What’s the bag limit on kids?


7 posted on 05/08/2012 5:23:48 AM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: DUMBGRUNT

Where the kids in government-approved car seats at least?


8 posted on 05/08/2012 5:26:32 AM PDT by Tallguy (It's all 'Fun and Games' until somebody loses an eye!)
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To: DUMBGRUNT
In their defense, they had to make room for the beer....

disclaimer...This post contains /s

9 posted on 05/08/2012 5:29:36 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: DUMBGRUNT
Those 40's take up a lot space. Can't put the booze on the roof, it might fall off and break. At least the kids just bounce.

I don't need a /s, do I?

10 posted on 05/08/2012 5:30:27 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: DUMBGRUNT

I thought this must be a joke.
Sadly, I guess not.


11 posted on 05/08/2012 5:32:50 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: DUMBGRUNT; mickie
If it was good enough for Romney's dog, it's good enough for these kids.

I think he started a trend. Grandmas are next.

Leni

12 posted on 05/08/2012 5:34:39 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: DUMBGRUNT

OTOH, it is nice to find out that there are worse parents than you, and worse even than your parents.

Remind your kids of that.


13 posted on 05/08/2012 5:35:26 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Rush: If Ward Churchill had a daughter, she’d look like Elizabeth Warren.)
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To: DUMBGRUNT

I’m curious. Did they use duct tape or bungee cords.


14 posted on 05/08/2012 5:35:34 AM PDT by DManA
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To: Mr Ramsbotham
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15 posted on 05/08/2012 5:55:30 AM PDT by BubbaJunebug
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To: DUMBGRUNT

Well...they were strapped, I’m guessing a high quality Chinese ratchet strap or maybe some spiffy bungee cords. Is it illegal to strap kids in a convertible?


16 posted on 05/08/2012 6:18:22 AM PDT by WinMod70
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To: Tallguy

Sadly,no.
Most likely why they were pulled over.


17 posted on 05/08/2012 6:19:25 AM PDT by DUMBGRUNT (The best is the enemy of the good!)
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To: Mr Ramsbotham

In a recent article one of Holders kin at age 36 had 16!

That must be near any limit?


18 posted on 05/08/2012 6:22:55 AM PDT by DUMBGRUNT (The best is the enemy of the good!)
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To: nuconvert

Not a joke, but we can have some fun.


19 posted on 05/08/2012 6:25:28 AM PDT by DUMBGRUNT (The best is the enemy of the good!)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

We mostly took the kids rock and ice climbing.
They did complain when we took them to Disney World.
Standing in long lines was not their idea of fun.


20 posted on 05/08/2012 6:32:24 AM PDT by DUMBGRUNT (The best is the enemy of the good!)
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To: DUMBGRUNT

Were they wearing Obama 2012 t shirts in their mugshots?


21 posted on 05/08/2012 6:37:13 AM PDT by Freestate316
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To: DUMBGRUNT

Ridin’ strapped to the roof of a car?

Sounds like a BLAST!!


22 posted on 05/08/2012 6:47:24 AM PDT by misanthrope ("...Everybody look what's goin' down.")
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To: DUMBGRUNT

Take notice kids! You think your parents are tough? Hoosier parents have plenty of room on top of the car for you. and you, and little wise guy over there too!


23 posted on 05/08/2012 7:41:53 AM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: Wingy

They actually begin to calm down and obey when I get up to 10 mph. Usually, they are still giggling and looking around until then.

I bump it up to over 100mph just to make sure the lesson sticks...:)


24 posted on 05/08/2012 8:45:15 AM PDT by rlmorel ("The safest road to Hell is the gradual one." Screwtape (C.S. Lewis))
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To: MinuteGal

I just took a 6 hour road trip with my daughter, her husband, and my two granddaughters, who fought the entire trip. I was sitting in the back seat of a Kia Rio with the kids, and then I got carsick. The roof of the car didn’t sound like such a bad idea to me at the time.


25 posted on 05/08/2012 8:49:24 AM PDT by murron (Proud Mom of a Marine Vet)
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To: DUMBGRUNT
I went from riding on the hay cart, to the towbar on the tractor, to the back of innumerable pickups, and eventually the tailboard on a fire engine (none of which is done much any more).

As kids, being strapped to the roof would have been a hoot!

26 posted on 05/08/2012 8:51:44 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: murron

I don’t know how my parents could handle it. Twice a year they put us in the back seat of the Buick and drove from home (coast of NC) to Mom’s parents near Nashville, TN. My sister would always get sick in the mountains, and Dad never wanted to stop unless the car needed gas.

One good thing that came out of that is that I have no problem navigating when going on a trip. And I’m one of the few who can actually correctly fold a map. Used to collect the free road maps when I was a kid.


27 posted on 05/08/2012 9:58:41 AM PDT by fredhead (It's my Herbie year...check out the number on the side of the famous VW.)
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