Nordar, I don’t know if you’ve noticed but Grampben is talking about where HE lives. And he’s right, the drug problems in Northern Ireland and in the Republic tend to be more to do with cannabis and heroin. Crack is less of a problem.
One individual case is not, never has been, never will be representative of the population as a whole.
I am sure this has happened in the past before the advent of Always-On, 24 Hour Media.
Yes, of course it was low, but the lowness was with reference only to the two thieves, not to the country as a whole. At the same time that was going on, there were a lot of good people doing a lot of good things, but that never makes the papers, does it? My comment was that anecdotes of people taking lunchy money from kids should not be construed as an argument that America is going to hell in a handbasket.
Grampen was posting as if in that area it was not crack and that heroin and pot were the problem. that is what I was replying to. If he does not know the area or what drugs are more prevelant here then he should not be commenting on it!
They assaulted and robbed children! Granted, it’s not as bad as murder or anything…but these crimes were still evil, evil acts. Those who committed them should be punished severely.
Grampben was replying to someone who asked about HIS area, and it was perfectly clear to me where he was talking about. Are you saying that us non-Americans cannot comment? I thought we were all entitled to pontificate :shrug:
That is pretty darn low…
At first from the title though, I had a different picture in my head. When it said “rob kids” I was thinking it meant their kids, which would be kind of amusing in a ridiculous way.
Sorry your right I went back and read the posts, I was mistaken I thought Grampben was talking about the area mentioned. Just for the record I happen to be non American so it would be pretty silly of me to suggest that only Americans can post.
Glad we got that cleared up then Nordar!
Well, the 2 suspects in the first incidence have been cleared. The wife was in Arizona, but the husband is still wanted in connection with the payday loan robberies.
Another incident in the same general area this AM.