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Bronx Zoo tiger-maul victim hopes to cash in (another Border Lottery hopeful)
NY POST ^ | 1/11/13 | Jamie Schram

Posted on 01/11/2013 5:20:41 AM PST by Liz

David Villalobos jumped from the Bronx Zoo monorail into a tiger’s den, and is lapping up the attention. “This is a good thing; maybe I can make some money,” Villalobos told workout buddies at the Westchester gym. He's due in Bronx Criminal Court on trespassing charges, and is worried about losing his real-estate license.

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TOPICS: Extended News; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens
Border-crossers think US taxpayers are financially responsible for all the stupid choices the idiots chose to make.
1 posted on 01/11/2013 5:20:46 AM PST by Liz
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To: Liz

One of my least favorite parts of the Constitution is the ban against cruel and unusual punishments. There are certain situations where I think it’s just called for.


2 posted on 01/11/2013 5:33:47 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (Nothing will change until after the war.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Yeah——the judge ruling to throw him back into the tiger cage would be too cruel.


3 posted on 01/11/2013 5:40:48 AM PST by Liz
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To: Liz

Mexican food gives tigers gas.


4 posted on 01/11/2013 5:43:51 AM PST by IMR 4350
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To: Liz
It's always sad when we need to maul:


5 posted on 01/11/2013 5:47:54 AM PST by freedumb2003 (MOLON LABE)
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To: Liz

This guy may have been a “border crosser” but his attitude about hitting the litigation jackpot for his own bad behaviour is 100% American. We’ve become a nation of lazy layabouts looking for something for nothing. I could easily imagine a US citizen wanting to bring the same lawsuit.


6 posted on 01/11/2013 5:50:51 AM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Liz
Yeah——the judge ruling to throw him back into the tiger cage would be too cruel.

Agreed. But the judge could levy a stiff fine on whomever got him out of the cage.

7 posted on 01/11/2013 5:59:15 AM PST by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

True-—but the difference is that border-crossers keep telling us they are totally innocent-—just sneaking over the border to do the menial jobs Americans won’t do.


8 posted on 01/11/2013 6:01:07 AM PST by Liz
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To: AuntB; Tennessee Nana; La Lydia

ping


9 posted on 01/11/2013 6:01:48 AM PST by Liz
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To: The_Media_never_lie

LOL——good one.


10 posted on 01/11/2013 6:02:54 AM PST by Liz
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To: Liz

This jerk should pay. He should not receive a cent.


11 posted on 01/11/2013 6:10:13 AM PST by I want the USA back
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To: Liz

Is there any indication he’s a “border-crosser”? I didn’t see anything in a Google search.


12 posted on 01/11/2013 6:13:37 AM PST by ReignOfError
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

“I got to gets paid!”


13 posted on 01/11/2013 6:55:29 AM PST by metesky (Brethren, leave us go amongst them! - Rev. Capt. Samuel Johnston Clayton - Ward Bond, The Searchers)
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To: Liz
Here is the quote from the article:
“This is a good thing that happened; maybe I can make some money, write a book,” jumper David Villalobos told workout buddies yesterday at the Westchester gym where he’s doing physical therapy after his Sept. 21 leap into a tiger enclosure at the zoo.

The bolded part is missing from your "quote" of the article.

And it also changes the meaning of the article, since it is clear from the article that he is NOT talking about taxpayers paying for his mistake, he is talking about cashing in on the fame of being the idiot who jumped into a Lion's den.

And whether you agree or disagree with the notion of a society where we reward idiots with book deals and movie rights, that has nothing to do with taxpayers.

The only question is whether they updated the article or not, or if you just missed those three words that change the meaning. There's nothing in the article that suggests it was edited.

14 posted on 01/11/2013 9:03:40 AM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Opinionated Blowhard
but his attitude about hitting the litigation jackpot for his own bad behaviour is 100% American.

That is not what the article said. He wants to get a book deal. He wants to cash in on his fame, not by a lawsuit. At least according to the article.

15 posted on 01/11/2013 9:05:42 AM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Liz

And where does your information come to suggest he is a “border-crosser”? I can’t find any internet references to him being an illegal alien.


16 posted on 01/11/2013 9:10:48 AM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: ReignOfError

I can’t find any reference either, although I presume somewhere someone has found something.

The article also makes it clear that he wants to cash in on his fame, it says nothing about him thinking about suing anybody.

And the article notes he has been charged with a crime, so he will be “paying” or at least there is that possibility.


17 posted on 01/11/2013 9:13:58 AM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: CharlesWayneCT
He wants to get a book deal.

Charles, as you of all people should well know, this literary offering would be supremely redundant. Been done. Late Victorian Classic, actually.
See Amazon:

Bawlse, Col. Claude,
The Tiger's Revenge

18 posted on 01/11/2013 9:17:37 AM PST by Kenny Bunk (Say, what the hell happened to Reggie Love? Who's in the playroom with Barry now?)
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To: CharlesWayneCT
He wants to get a book deal.

Charles, as you of all people should well know, this literary offering would be supremely redundant. Been done. Late Victorian Classic, actually.
See Amazon:

Bawlse, Col. Claude,
The Tiger's Revenge

19 posted on 01/11/2013 9:17:53 AM PST by Kenny Bunk (Say, what the hell happened to Reggie Love? Who's in the playroom with Barry now?)
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To: Liz; 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; ...
Ping!

Click the keyword Aliens to see more illegal alien, border security, and other related threads.

20 posted on 01/11/2013 9:46:32 AM PST by HiJinx (The New Year is here; to all Men Good Cheer. (Last one out, turn out the lights.))
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To: HiJinx

And this is an illegal alien/border security-related thread because ...?


21 posted on 01/11/2013 10:05:21 AM PST by ReignOfError
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To: Liz

Hope he gets deported.


22 posted on 01/13/2013 10:05:46 AM PST by Dante3
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To: Liz

Hope he gets deported.


23 posted on 01/13/2013 10:05:57 AM PST by Dante3
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To: Dante3

Deported to where?


24 posted on 01/13/2013 1:57:28 PM PST by ReignOfError
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