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    anyone, I would hope authorities vigorously investigate.  This idea that somehow your comments on the internet are private, personal, or "don't really count", is dangerous.  Schools are now rightfully punishing kids who use social media to bully or attempt to embarrass others.  And I have no problem if this "goes on their record".  If a person stood on a street corner making threats to the President or anyone else, I would think the police would arrest you.  Social media is no different and everyone, from teenagers to adults need to realize this.

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