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Old 10-21-04, 02:47 PM   #1
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Why you should wear your helmet

This is just amazing. I heard this story on our local radio station this morning and just had to pass it along.

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Man hit son on head with board, complaint says

Waukesha - A felony child abuse charge was issued Tuesday against a village of Pewaukee man accused of hitting his son in the head with a board.

The criminal complaint says that the 42-year-old man struck his 9-year-old son with the board on Aug. 1. The boy told police that his father raised the board above his head with both hands before slamming it down on his son's head, according to the complaint.

The father told police he did so to teach his son a lesson for not wearing a helmet while riding his bicycle, the complaint says, explaining he wanted the boy to feel how painful it would be if he hit his head.

The father is not being identified to protect his son.
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Old 10-21-04, 02:52 PM   #2
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That father's an example of a good idea, poorly executed.
"I'll teach you not to wear a helmet... *WHACK*"
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Old 10-21-04, 02:54 PM   #3
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Holy crap! I'm all for demonstrating but DAMN do it with a watermelon like on "Mail Call"
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Old 10-21-04, 04:34 PM   #4
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What a freakin' wack job.
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Old 10-21-04, 09:24 PM   #5
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Why are some people so devoid of parenting skills?
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The 9 year old should have a couple of burly cops throw his dad through the windshield of the father's car for a similar safety lesson.
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Old 10-21-04, 11:54 PM   #7
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What a freakin' wack job.
Literally.
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Old 10-22-04, 04:29 AM   #8
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The ultimate "Helmet Nazi" !
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Holy Crap. I mean my two kids drive me crazy and yeah I loose my temper sometimes, but man that's just friggen wrong, stupid,...actually words fail me to adequately describe that nonsense!
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Lmfao.
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?? Hahahaha... Kid have any brain damage? How hard did he actually get hit?How do you know this kid isn't some psycho brat and the dad barely tapped him?
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Natural Selection?
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