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It's nice to find out who's really soft on crime.
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Old 06-08-2015, 01:03 PM
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Then why have a juvenile justice system? 15 is old to know YOU DON'T FONDLE 5-YEAR-OLDS AGAINST THEIR WILL.
Yes, I agree with everything you said in this post, except that it also implies throwing the kid out of the family forever. As many have said, it is likely that the repressive sex-is-evil regime where no-one can speak frankly about adolescent issues contributed to his actions. Therefore it is possible, even likely, that he can be taught a better way, and learn what was really wrong with what he did*. Therefore, therapy as well as punishment. It goes without saying that therapy should be given to the girls who were victims of his actions.

In the case of Josh Duggar it would have been doing him a favor to take him out of that family, but not throwing him into the street. And in more normal families, such as yours and mine, I hope the parents would look at their own parenting too. This kind of behavior doesn't happen in a vacuum. If it turns out that the kid is some kind of sociopath or something, then prove that and put him in an institution. Even then, "I don't have a son" is cowardly, when the truth is "I have a son who is an institutionalized sociopath."

*what was really wrong with what he did - not that he was expressing a sinful interest in sex, but that other people, especially including women and girls, always have the right to decide who touches them sexually and when. And when they are under the age of consent, it's always wrong.
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Hitting an infant? That's disgusting. Where the hell is CPS?
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Old 06-09-2015, 07:28 PM
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Hitting an infant? That's disgusting. Where the hell is CPS?
Who would report them? The only people they associate with, are those who have the same beliefs.
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What's interesting here is that blanket training is performed by the girls as one of the "women duties" they become subjected to. Perhaps this contributed to Josh's little fantasy tryst?? Probably not, since the boys in this type of cult come out on top and in charge.
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What's interesting here is that blanket training is performed by the girls as one of the "women duties" they become subjected to. Perhaps this contributed to Josh's little fantasy tryst?? Probably not, since the boys in this type of cult come out on top and in charge.
He was the eldest, though--so I guess Michelle would have blanket trained him herself.
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In Josh's defense, he only molested a minority of his siblings.
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Old 06-10-2015, 01:11 PM
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Ahhh... attacking the parents again.

check my link in post #503. They deserve all the attacks they get.
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In Josh's defense, he only molested a minority of his siblings.
Every female member of his house at the time, besides his mother.
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Every female member of his house at the time, besides his mother.
And one of the sisters.
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And one of the sisters.


The oldest sister. He molested his younger sisters except for the one closest to him in age. That's the hemorrhoid cherry on top of this shit sundae.
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New Investigation Launched Against Duggar Family — 911 Called


The latest from this train wreck...
The Duggar family is under investigation again by the Arkansas Department of Human Services and police were called when the family refused to cooperate, In Touch magazine is reporting exclusively in its new issue that hits newsstands today.


A representative from the Washington County DHS called 911 on May 27 at around 11 a.m. asking for police assistance when DHS was not allowed to see the minor they were concerned about. In Touch, which broke the story of Josh Duggar’s sexual molestation scandal, has the full transcript of the emergency call in the new issue.


The new investigation comes as the family tries to save its TLC reality show, 19 Kids and Counting, which the network pulled off the air, while determining its fate. Jim Bob, Michelle and two of their daughters sat for interviews with Fox News, attempting to minimize the damage, but much of what they said was widely condemned as misinformation and not full disclosure.


The Duggars made no mention of the fact that they have been under investigation again, but In Touch discovered what they are hiding via another Freedom of Information Act request that produced the 911 call.


After identifying himself as a Washington Country DHS employee and stating the Duggar family address, the caller tells the 911 operator, “We have an investigation and I guess they’re not being cooperative. We have to see the child to make sure the child is all right. So we just need police assistance.”


http://www.intouchweekly.com/posts/n...1-called-60330

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Old 07-16-2015, 11:51 AM
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The freak show has been canceled.

Took long enough. They couldn't do a financial analysis faster than six weeks?
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Old 07-16-2015, 01:32 PM
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Hey, it required thoughtful consideration. You know, like "is this going to blow over so we can still milk this money cow, or is the blowback going to be too serious?"
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Old 07-16-2015, 01:47 PM
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The freak show has been canceled.

Took long enough. They couldn't do a financial analysis faster than six weeks?
It's not because of a financial analysis, it's because of this:

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The multi-platform initiative will begin with a one-hour, commercial-free documentary likely airing in late August, the network said. It will include the participation of Jill and Jessa Duggar, two of the sisters Josh Duggar touched inappropriately, as well as other survivors and families affected by such abuse.
There'd been rumors of a spinoff with Jill and Jessa, I believe even before the news about Josh broke. If the documentary is at all successful, TLC will use that as a jump-off point for a series following them.

Finally canceling the show and working with RAINN are good things, but TLC deserves just the bare minimum of praise.
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If it gets them to acknowledge how fucked up what Josh and his parents did were, and, better yet, convinces those diehard fans of the same, I'm all for it.
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...There'd been rumors of a spinoff with Jill and Jessa, I believe even before the news about Josh broke. If the documentary is at all successful, TLC will use that as a jump-off point for a series following them...
And I might actually watch that series if TLC didn't give them veto power over the editing, or otherwise bend over backward to present them in the best possible, least crazy light. Of course if they did that it would only last 1 season.
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Old 07-16-2015, 07:41 PM
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I hope they make them Amish in the sequel.
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Old 07-17-2015, 03:37 PM
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And I might actually watch that series if TLC didn't give them veto power over the editing, or otherwise bend over backward to present them in the best possible, least crazy light. Of course if they did that it would only last 1 season.
I'm 99% sure that if there is a new show just following a few of the Duggars, it still won't show anything at all wrong with the Quiverfull lifestyle or with their super conservative beliefs. There might be some laughs amongst the girls about how they used to wear such square outfits and have bad hairstyles, but they've become more modern while still following God, without mentioning all that their version of following God entails.
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If it gets them to acknowledge how fucked up what Josh and his parents did were, and, better yet, convinces those diehard fans of the same, I'm all for it.
Yeah, good luck with that though.
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Bwa ha ! He was messing around with Ashley Madison too.

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Porn star Danica Dillon, 28, revealed to In Touch magazine that she had "terrifying" rough sex with Josh Duggar.

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Josh Duggar allegedly had two "terrifying" rough sex romps with a porn star while his wife was pregnant with their fourth child, the traumatized X-rated entertainer claims...

she "took the opportunity because Josh offered to gift (her) $1,500."
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I'm not following it closely, but I believe that in the Ashley Madison thread, the porn star assignation allegation has been described as having some inconsistencies vis a vis Josh's documented whereabouts on some of the dates in question.
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Yeah, she was gifted $1500. Shit, I'd fuck anyone willing to gift me $1000. I'm a bargain!

Any takers*?

* This offer does not apply to Josh Duggar.

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Dammit, I was just thinking of using Danika as a baby name...
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Dammit, I was just thinking of using Danika as a baby name...
Go with "Danica," and put some Hot Wheels in her hand.
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The Duggars have managed to pretty much destroy the likability of a number of J names. Not that there was much call to name kids Jinger . . .
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I'd just like to take this opportunity to thank Josh Duggar for getting most of the GOP presidential field to take selfies with him *before* all this came to light! Thanks, Josh!

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It's not because of a financial analysis, it's because of this:

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The multi-platform initiative will begin with a one-hour, commercial-free documentary likely airing in late August, the network said. It will include the participation of Jill and Jessa Duggar, two of the sisters Josh Duggar touched inappropriately, as well as other survivors and families affected by such abuse.
There'd been rumors of a spinoff with Jill and Jessa, I believe even before the news about Josh broke. If the documentary is at all successful, TLC will use that as a jump-off point for a series following them.

Finally canceling the show and working with RAINN are good things, but TLC deserves just the bare minimum of praise.
The special has aired now:

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Interweaving factual information—such as the reality that 80-90 percent of sexual abuse is committed by someone the child knows and the reality that more children suffer sexual from sexual abuse than cancer or car accidents—with stories of survivors, the show did an excellent job of balancing the difficulty of talking about a subject that’s so taboo with an uplifting message that survivors can move on, be happy, and lead successful lives.

But as strong as some segments of the documentary were, the show featured a Duggar-sized hole that many viewers may not have expected. Jessa, Jill, and Michelle Duggar were featured for a total of about two minutes, but watching them on screen, it felt like TLC was really doing the bare minimum to acknowledge what happened in their household. In fact, if one didn’t know about Josh Duggar’s crimes, watching his sisters (who have been confirmed as his victims) and mother speak would suggest that they were brought onto the show just as celebrity ambassadors, a couple of close-knit family members that just wanted to share the message that childhood sexual abuse was wrong.
I didn't watch it, but it sounds like a special that would have been good, but it's very strange to have it and not acknowledge what Josh Duggar did. Also I wonder how many people actually watched it, with it being the end of August, and the Video Music Awards and Fear the Walking Dead being at the same time. Maybe it's counter-programming, or maybe they put it on when it wouldn't be noticed. That way they can get credit for putting on a special about the harm sexual assault causes, but try not to remind people about how the channel has given so much money to a damaged and damaging family.
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Well apparently Jessa has sided with her father-in-law against him.
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