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Fri Nov 6, 2015, 12:12 PM

“I believe in God, and God knows what happened.”

The words of this monster convicted of locking disabled people in her basement in order to collect their benefits.

Is this the good that comes from religion, absolution for horrific acts given by a god who chose not prevent you from doing those horrific acts in the first place?

And sure as shit, someone will say "thank god they found those poor people she locked up..."


‘You are evil': Woman gets life in prison for locking disabled people in ‘dungeon’

For 10 years, the group targeted mentally disabled people, luring those who were vulnerable and estranged from their families and locking them inside cabinets, basements and attics, according to prosecutors.

The group’s ringleader, Linda Weston, persuaded the victims to allow her to become their representative and began collecting their disability benefits. The victims, prosecutors said, lived in the dark and in isolation, and were fed food laced with drugs to keep them sedated; they were brutally punished if they tried to escape.

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Weston had pleaded guilty in September to 196 counts, including murder in aid of racketeering, kidnapping and involuntary servitude. Thursday, she apologized in court.

“I am sorry,” Weston said, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. “I believe in God, and God knows what happened.”

Rufe responded, “There are a lot of people in this courtroom who know what happened, too.”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2015/11/05/you-are-evil-woman-gets-life-in-prison-for-locking-disabled-people-in-dungeon/?tid=sm_fb



Whole story at link, and it's much worse than you think.

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Reply “I believe in God, and God knows what happened.” (Original post)
cleanhippie Nov 2015 OP
DetlefK Nov 2015 #1
trotsky Nov 2015 #2
DetlefK Nov 2015 #3
BlaineWilliams Nov 2015 #7
trotsky Nov 2015 #10
struggle4progress Nov 2015 #4
cleanhippie Nov 2015 #5
skepticscott Nov 2015 #8
Lordquinton Nov 2015 #12
Warren Stupidity Nov 2015 #9
BlaineWilliams Nov 2015 #6
mr blur Nov 2015 #11

Response to cleanhippie (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 12:18 PM

1. Well, as long as God tells you that it's okay...

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Response to DetlefK (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 12:22 PM

2. And who can prove god didn't? n/t

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Response to trotsky (Reply #2)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 12:35 PM

3. God told me just the opposite. So there.

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Response to trotsky (Reply #2)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 09:39 PM

7. God's Love !

All things can prove the existence of God.

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Response to BlaineWilliams (Reply #7)

Mon Nov 9, 2015, 12:29 PM

10. Even childhood cancer?

Parasites?

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Response to cleanhippie (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 02:44 PM

4. that's pretty thin gruel, mr clean

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Response to struggle4progress (Reply #4)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 04:35 PM

5. Thin as it is, it's still quite nourishing.

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Response to struggle4progress (Reply #4)

Sat Nov 7, 2015, 07:10 AM

8. If you're going to take this role on

 

You have a lot of work to do before you can be as big at it as your predecessor. He didn't need Google to be...what he was.

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Response to skepticscott (Reply #8)

Mon Nov 9, 2015, 03:50 PM

12. I have evidence to the contrary on that one...

It's more a stylistic approach when it comes down to it.

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Response to struggle4progress (Reply #4)

Sat Nov 7, 2015, 09:43 AM

9. First, lose the 'u' key.

 

Second, study snark and arrogance and how to get away, for a while, with using it here to attack people.

However I do admire your efforts to take up the slack.

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Response to cleanhippie (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 09:33 PM

6. I believe!

I believe!I should also believe in God!

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Response to cleanhippie (Original post)

Mon Nov 9, 2015, 01:52 PM

11. Presumably Gawd was OK with it all, or he'd have said something.

 

Mind you, own record isn't exactly spotless. Anyway, who are you to judge?

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