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  •  There's no indication she was not asked, as well (0+ / 0-)

    You can't play it both ways.

    •  Both arguments being equal, (1+ / 0-)
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      you still lose. If she was asked, and didn't stop, it still does not give someone carte blanche to drag her off a train and throw her onto a concrete platform.

      Isn’t it ironic to think that man might determine his own future by something so seemingly trivial as the choice of an insect spray. ~ Rachel Carson, Silent Spring ~

      by MA Liberal on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 12:24:11 PM PST

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    •  whether or not she was asked, the goober in the (1+ / 0-)
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      Horace Boothroyd III

      uniform DRAGGED HER UNTIL SHE FELL! take another look at the pictures, he's got ahold of the handle of her whats-it and she's on the other side of it. is it some sort of walker?

      he's dragging and yanking on the handle, and finally manages to pull her clear off her feet. Looks like either she thinks he's trying to steal the walker, or she really can't move without it and he's going too fast for her to keep up. so he YANKS, and she falls.

      I'm amazed she was walking as easily as she was, early in the video!

      "real" work : a job where you wash your hands BEFORE you use the bathroom...

      by chimene on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 12:52:00 PM PST

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    •  You too if fortunate will be old (3+ / 0-)
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      blue91, MRA NY, a2nite

      and defensless.   It won't feel the same as you are saying on here now.  People treat you differently when you move too slow, sing or talk too loud, or don't understand......I hope your patience grows by then.

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      by Vetwife on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 12:53:40 PM PST

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