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  1. Profile photo of madest
    madest Male 40-49
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    November 1, 2011 at 4:33 pm
    Link: Judge Beats Daughter - Aransas County Texas Judge William Adams & his wife beat their daughter with a belt for using the internet.
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    Zeegrr60 Male 40-49
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    November 1, 2011 at 4:50 pm
    someone should beat this moron with a bike chain.
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    austin1 Male 30-39
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    November 1, 2011 at 4:52 pm
    This is very disturbing, and I don’t feel well now.
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    lostincoma Female 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 4:52 pm
    It is overkill, but the beating wasn`t just for "using the internet".

    This girl was a teenage daughter of a JUDGE and she was using Kazaa to pirate music and video games. That is risking his job.
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    cptoblivios Male 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 4:54 pm
    oh mighty internet powers! send the mightiest most biggest truck straight to his head!
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    piperfawn Male 30-39
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    November 1, 2011 at 4:56 pm
    from now on the people here that rant about muslims beating womans just have to shut up. In any case Judge William Adams & his wife are deeply screwed by this video.
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    lostincoma Female 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 4:58 pm
    Really though.... at least fix the title of this. It`s messed up, but not -nearly- as messed up as it seems with the current title.
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    JonnyWisco Male 30-39
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    November 1, 2011 at 4:58 pm
    That was a bit excessive. Though young people would benefit from knowing that if they step out of line there will be consequences. Too many kids act like brats because nobody can do anything to them, then they grow up, drat with the wrong person and get the poo kicked out of them. Better to know early on I say.
    Still though,it was excessive. This looked more like some S&M porn to me with the parents trying to force her to submit completely. All they needed to do was hit her a few times and say thats what you get if you dont listen, but damn,to beat her because she wont get into the position they want her to?
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    Skyira Female 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:05 pm
    is there an article somewhere?

    oh and i never watched a YouTube video that made want to vomit like this way. poor girl. :(
    I mean some teenagers do need a whipping every now and then but that was down right excessive and i agree with you JonnyWisco. what they should of done was take her computer away for awhile and put it in there bedrooms so they can supervise her computer usage.
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    splurbyburbl Male 30-39
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:06 pm
    I see a little brat who disobeyed a house rule and set her Dad up who is doing what parents should be doing. Disciplining isn`t always happy-go-lucky super fun time.

    And what do some motherdraters say when they see a crack head doing something stupid... or some criminal. "Looks like his parents never beat the living hell out of them." Etc. etc.

    So it is not a beating for "using the internet", it is a beating for disobeying a rule that (I am willing to bet) was discussed already. Likely, he gave her a warning as to exactly what happened and she set up a camera and did it on purpose. I am willing to bet some money on that.
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    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:06 pm
    That`s nothin`, she got off easy. Does not the bible say that we should stone to death disobedient children? Why, I think it does!

    Goddamn computers are evil. Spreadin` lies and what not!
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    skullgrin Male 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:06 pm

    This girl was a teenage daughter of a JUDGE and she was using Kazaa to pirate music and video games. That is risking his job.


    i find this ironic
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    Skyira Female 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:07 pm
    Their* darn typo
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    splurbyburbl Male 30-39
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:08 pm
    "from now on the people here that rant about muslims beating womans just have to shut up."

    Oh so you are saying that women MUST be disciplined by men? How is Muslims beating women at all related to parents discipliningtheir children. Explain that to me, brilliant one.
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    Revolutioniz Male 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:08 pm
    Typical american trash.
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    splurbyburbl Male 30-39
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:12 pm
    And to those thinking the parents are screwed... more so to the little tard 16 year old who may get put into state custody and then to foster home (and a very stressful life) for (presumably) setting her parents up like that. She really bit the hand that fed her and now she will get bitten by the system.
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    piperfawn Male 30-39
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:13 pm
    The connection is... "beating" and "woman" no matter what is the reason. Is to hard to understand?
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    piperfawn Male 30-39
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:14 pm
    Ohh and i forot one thing, this is beating a minor to.
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    CaptKangaroo Male 50-59
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:20 pm
    It is necessary to discipline children occasionally, but not in anger. And you don`t cuss at 5them and threaten them- and it`s completely unnecessary to beat the snot out of them and terrorize them.
    What a little, little man he is. His wife is a piece of work as well.
  20. Profile photo of splurbyburbl
    splurbyburbl Male 30-39
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:22 pm
    And wow, according to the daughter this is all submitted by her. So, basically it is a smear campaign for an election. Now, not to say there isn`t some legitimate abuse somewhere, but I don`t see any abuse in this video.
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    skullgrin Male 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:25 pm

    And to those thinking the parents are screwed... more so to the little tard 16 year old who may get put into state custody and then to foster home (and a very stressful life) for (presumably) setting her parents up like that. She really bit the hand that fed her and now she will get bitten by the system.


    the girl is 21 years old now....
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    Taichiky Male 70 & Over
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:25 pm
    Absolutely appalling behaviour from the parents. I don`t think there is ever a time where you need to hit your children, especially to such excessive use of force. I am disgusted by these two people and I hope that animal loses his seat as a judge.
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    honkeylips Male 30-39
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:27 pm
    I used to get whooped like this growing up. It was honestly not a big deal to me. I deserved every one of them too. It is funny to me how now it`s abuse but when I was growing up it was discipline.
  24. Profile photo of skullgrin
    skullgrin Male 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:31 pm

    I used to get whooped like this growing up. It was honestly not a big deal to me. I deserved every one of them too. It is funny to me how now it`s abuse but when I was growing up it was discipline.


    its funny how calling a black person a nig-ger back in the day was common, but now its "Racism"

    i guess since it was ok back then it should be ok now too? That`s what you`re saying right?
  25. Profile photo of piperfawn
    piperfawn Male 30-39
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:32 pm
    honkeylips i think to that discipline is important, but in this video honestly i can`t find any form of discipline. I just see rage,frustration and fear.
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    studioso Male 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:33 pm
    hard to watch.
    good luck, girl
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    snuffy2009 Male 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:33 pm
    lol....."give me the belt.....give me the belt.......screw it i`ll get my own..."
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:33 pm

    First: You know the judge and his wife had really hot sex after this.

    Second: Excessive? That depends on how many times in the past they had told her the same damn thing over and over and over. I counted 19 licks. And she stopped crying the second they were out of the room so how much could it have hurt?

    Third: She hid a camera? Really? She`s posted this to emberass her parents? Good luck buying anything you want at the mall now that your dad is either unemployed or disowning you.

    Ungreatfuly twat.
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    Grim-Reaper7 Male 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:34 pm
    I remember when I was a little kid getting spanked but that stop I guess when I was > 10, she is 16 I`d call that abuse.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:34 pm

    And FOURTH! - really, dropping the F-bomb around ladies and children?
    Bad form, Judge! Bad form.
    That sort of sailor talk has no place around your kids.
  31. Profile photo of piperfawn
    piperfawn Male 30-39
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:38 pm
    Gerry"She`s posted this to emberass her parents?" well maybe she posted this to defend herself, to try to escape a situation that maybe was allready present from long time. Who know?
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:38 pm

    and in the Fifth Place - 19 slow slaps all in fatty areas like thigh or butt. That`s how is should be done. He didn`t hit her in the face upper body. Reasonable. More parents should do this.

    grrrr I hate that kid
  33. Profile photo of Digital_Babu
    Digital_Babu Male 30-39
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:39 pm
    People should know better nowadays, you don`t need violence to discipline a child.
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    splurbyburbl Male 30-39
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:42 pm
    "i guess since it was ok back then it should be ok now too? That`s what you`re saying right?"

    Are you trying to make a comparison between this and racism?

    Now we are trying to figure out if... if it was "ok" to use the `N` word back in the day then it was ok to discipline children back in the day?

    To answer your ridiculous question: Yes, it WAS considered ok to call balck people the "N-word" in slavery times and YES it was and is OK to discipline your children in states that allow corporal punishment.
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    Arcval Male 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:45 pm
    If you need to hit your kids, then you shouldn`t have children as you are a failure as a parent.
  36. Profile photo of Digital_Babu
    Digital_Babu Male 30-39
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:48 pm
    @splurbyburbl

    I think it was not about the analogy, but about the fallacious reasoning of thinking that if something was ok at an earlier time it is ok now.

    Things change, knowledge changes. And with modern day knowledge in a modern day society these kind of punishments can be and should be obsolete.

    If there are better and non-violent methods of disciplining a child, it would be unreasonable not to chose them. In earlier days we/most didn`t know better. Perhaps this judge didn`t know better, but he should.
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    MrsPoods Female 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:49 pm
    Spanking is lazy parenting.
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    skullgrin Male 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:54 pm
    exactly digital babu
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    madest Male 40-49
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:57 pm
    This man has no right to judge others.
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    honkeylips Male 30-39
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    November 1, 2011 at 5:59 pm
    @skullgrin how can you equate calling a black person the N-bomb to spanking your kids. That is easily the most ridiculous thing I`ve ever heard. I`m saying that my parents would lay into me when I got out of line. I learned quickly not to get out of line and now I`m a well adjusted productive member of society. Now kids are disrespectful and their parents don`t do anything about it. If I ever disrespected an adult when I was younger my parents would`ve made my ass 7 shades of red.
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    splurbyburbl Male 30-39
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    November 1, 2011 at 6:01 pm
    Digital_Babu:(and others)

    What do you mean, "exactly Babu" as if what he said is somehow written into law somewhere.

    First off, this is a smear campaign plain and simple. If this bitch thought she was truly being abused, she would have brought it forward soon after she got the proof... not wait 5 drating years and then use it when he is up for election.

    Second... what he did was abrasive and perhaps with a little too much zeal. However, this doesn`t show abuse. And who says a beating every now and again isn`t good? You? I was beat from time to time and deserved it like this little runt likely did, and I have a great life with a good relationship with my parents. Yes, it was OK then and OK now. And no, it is not a good comparison to compare a bigoted word from the past and the alleged abuse of a minor. Not related things... not related concepts for the idea of "if it was OK then then it is OK now" idea. Try again
  42. Profile photo of honkeylips
    honkeylips Male 30-39
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    November 1, 2011 at 6:01 pm
    Also @piperfawn I do agree that there is a good deal of rage here but I also agree with Gerry. If the parents have told her multiple times it gets old in a hurry. He really didn`t need all of the swearing and yelling and intimidating with it. He should`ve just told her what she did and given her some punishment.
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    britt566 Female 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 6:04 pm
    There`s a difference between *discipline*, and what the f*ck he just did.

    Anyone defending that scum IS scum.
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    TKD_Master Male 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 6:05 pm
    Well the bitch was clearly out of line. You just don`t use the internet unless you want to be beaten. My girlfriend is waiting with a belt right now and I`ll be beaten right after i submit this post. /sarcasm.
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    bacon_pie Male 30-39
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    November 1, 2011 at 6:07 pm

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    Isafan Male 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 6:09 pm
    This is past punishment. When he started to just hit her leg he went into a "blood lust" - I know I get the same way.
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    skypirate Male 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 6:09 pm
    Well the bitch was clearly out of line.

    no, she was on-line....
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    realguitar Male 40-49
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    November 1, 2011 at 6:12 pm
    I feel sick
  49. Profile photo of Digital_Babu
    Digital_Babu Male 30-39
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    November 1, 2011 at 6:18 pm
    @splurbyburbl

    First of all, I can relate to your personal experience yet I rather not hold individual experience as normative in general. Maybe I (or you) we`re lucky, have strength in character or things changed for the better and we consolidated with the past.

    Despite this, there is always a risk that violent behaviour towards a child can cause either acute harm or harm on the long run. On the long run when a person develops his/her own mechanic of repressing the violence. Mostly this kind of abuse occurs when it becomes structural and a child internalizes the idea of punishment instead of being given the chance to really understand what he/she did wrong.

    Now I cannot fully judge this video, but it doesn`t seem like a spur of the moment. And besides, the risks of harming your child outweigh the benefits. Tell me did you learn most from being physically corrected or having your mom/dad explaining their disappointment?
  50. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    November 1, 2011 at 6:20 pm

    Digital_Babu - "with modern day knowledge in a modern day society these kind of punishments can be and should be obsolete"
    Well clearly the Time-Out thing didn`t work because they had repeatedly told her to turn the net off and she disobayed them.

    Stupid cow got of easy.
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    Pooptart19 Male 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 6:23 pm
    Damn you, bacon_pie. Ya beat me to it!
  52. Profile photo of Digital_Babu
    Digital_Babu Male 30-39
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    November 1, 2011 at 6:28 pm
    @Gerry1of1

    You lack creativity, there are a multitude of options these parents could have chosen which would`ve ended any discussion then and there. Say for instance, restricting here access to the internet fully, take away other privileges she had and at least explain why.

    Now she won`t do it any more to avert pain, don`t think she`ll become less of a "stupid cow" by that method; rather a meek sheep.
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    bubblez2687 Female 13-17
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    November 1, 2011 at 6:34 pm
    There could be a lot of reasons this girl didn`t come forward earlier. Maybe she was going with the devil you know is better than the one you don`t so she didn`t want to go to foster care. Perhaps she was worried about protecting her younger sibling. Possibly she taped it as insurance to blackmail him into leaving her alone. Maybe she deserved some form of punishment, or possibly a spanking. However you can`t ever punish your children correctly when you are that angry. If you are so angry you can`t speak straight, you need to take a step back and save the punishment for the next morning. Or have your significant other decide what to do.

    People treating a girl who is two years from living on her own as though she a 5 year old is unacceptable.

    If he was a good parent, by this age she should be able to make most of her own decisions, with some help.
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    britt566 Female 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 6:37 pm
    bubblez2687, you and a few others are a breath of fresh air right now.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    November 1, 2011 at 6:39 pm

    A little research and I`ve got the following update.

    The girl is now 24 years old. The video is from 2004 when she was 16. She recently released and is in litigation against her parents. I`m not clear on grounds.

    If this whoopin` was typical after disobeying, I`m okay with it it. If it got worse from there we don`t know.
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    carmium Female 50-59
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    November 1, 2011 at 6:39 pm
    I hope these sick bastards go to jail and this pathetic excuse for a judge is disbarred and banned from public office. Put this poor girl in a foster home where people might not care much about her but at least won`t hate her.
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    bluebelle77 Female 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 6:41 pm
    I got way worse beatings than this with a drating switch off a tree. I don`t hate my parents I actually thank them for teaching me something and I most certainly don`t think I was abused.I am a very high functioning member of society. Every beating I got I derserved and it taught me that there are pooty consequences to your own actions. Now, that being said, I think that kid is a bit old for that kind of punishment and the dad was a little to gung ho. But I see bratty ass kids every time I go out to eat or go shopping that need a good beating or twelve. Sorry people "time out" does not work.
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    Draculya Male 40-49
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    November 1, 2011 at 6:52 pm
    Well, I think that after this, he now has real reason to fear the internet.

    Mind you I have to thank him for the hard on I got watching it.
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    kittehdee29 Female 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 6:55 pm
    No one should be beaten in that manner. I understand punishment, I was spanked as a child and I`m all the better for it, but that is clearly beating and it is obscene. It doesn`t surprise me that a southern judge would act in that manner, however. I know it has little to do with politics, but what does that say about the conservatives?
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    PinkRhoid Male 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 7:12 pm
    bluebelle, I`m so happy for you that you enjoyed being beaten, may many more find their way to you. that wasn`t just a spanking, or a beating. It was torture. My dad did poo like that if I even forgot to take out the trash. It`s one thing to spank an extremely defiant terribly behaved delinquent. It`s another to emotionally and physically torture a reasonably behaved kid. At one point a neighbor heard him saying the same kind of degrading poo and my screaming and they took me away for a while. I had an ass wide bruising and several deep lacerations from the sides of the belt. Furthermore this girl has cerebral palsy. So ya, you can go right on ahead and fu*k yourself.
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    RobSwindol Male 30-39
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    November 1, 2011 at 7:19 pm
    This is moderately extreme. While I don`t think I would ever spank someone a teenager for putting games on a computer, at the same time, I also know that I don`t want to have kids because they are shytheads who pull stupid poo. We don`t know how far this girl has pushed her parents.
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    snakecharmer Male 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 7:28 pm
    Spare the rod, spoil the child. He should have Homer Simpsoned her "Why you little!"
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    xiquiripat Male 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 7:30 pm
    Just another example of family values from the Bible Belt.
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    tleking536 Male 30-39
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    November 1, 2011 at 7:34 pm
    I have never or never will hit my kids with anything. I am fortunate that my kids have not pissed me off. I play with my kids. We rock out with Pokemon Cards. Its fun.
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    Batmanners Male 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 7:41 pm
    Clearly this was not a disciplinary measure, but an outlet for the dude`s rage. The mom was making a point, the dad was unleashing.
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    mntlmstrbtr Male 30-39
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    November 1, 2011 at 7:54 pm
    from the YouTube posting: "2004: Judge William Adams took a belt to his own teenage daughter as punishment for using the internet to acquire music and games that were unavailable for legal purchase at the time. She has had ataxic cerebral palsy from birth that led her to a passion for technology, which was strictly forbidden by her father`s backwards views. The judge`s wife was emotionally abused herself and was severely manipulated into assisting the beating and should not be blamed for any content in this video. The judge`s wife has since left the marriage due to the abuse, which continues to this day, and has sincerely apologized and repented for her part and for allowing such a thing, long before this video was even revealed to exist. Judge William Adams is not fit to be anywhere near the law system if he can`t even exercise fit judgement as a parent himself. Do not allow this man to ever be re-elected again. His "judgement" is a giant farce. Signed, Hillary Adams,
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    Eukre Male 30-39
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    November 1, 2011 at 7:56 pm
    <sniff sniff> I smell another news report soon.
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    FistOfBono Male 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 8:09 pm
    Just two more unfit parents.

    Honestly, if you need to hit your kids, you`re not a good parent. There`s no way around it.

    And before anybody jumps on me, yes, I was smacked around a fair amount as a kid.

    If you need to hit your kids to control them, you should really take a look at yourself, because I would bet it`s not the kid. It`s you. There are way more options available then a beating. Especially with a belt.

    That mom wasn`t terrible. At least she made a point. She explained exactly what was happening. The dad was just a prick.
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    OldOllie Male 60-69
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    November 1, 2011 at 8:10 pm
    considering this happened ~7 years ago, which would make her ~23 now, there`s not much she can do about it...now. But just wait till her dad needs her to take care of him. Then she can get payback for this...with interest.

    When he`s old and helpless, she ought to put him in the cheapest crap nursing home in Arkansas, and rent him out for unauthorized medical experiments or as a human pinata at Mexican biker-gang birthday parties.
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    FistOfBono Male 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 8:11 pm
    *About my earlier post*

    Just read the YouTube caption a few posts down. I was wondering why the mom wasn`t stepping in. I thought abuse, but wasn`t sure. Glad that cleared it up.
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    ledzeppeloyd Male 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 8:17 pm
    god i thought my parents were bad
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    dm2754 Male 40-49
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    November 1, 2011 at 8:21 pm
    wow she was asking for it, she just need to bend over and take it. it looked like she was playing it up for the camra
    kids make you want to kill them sometimes.
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    CrakrJak Male 40-49
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    November 1, 2011 at 8:47 pm
    You don`t discipline your kids when angry, if you do discipline with corporal punishment, then you do it in a calm clear manner without cussing or yelling, yeah that`s hard to do sometimes, easier said than done.

    Adults need to calm down and discuss the appropriate punishment first, trust me, the kid will imagine the worst punishments while you are doing so.

    Compared to what I got though, swats with a drilled boat paddle, this kid got off easy. She should feel lucky, I know of parents that really beat the crap out their kids, bruised and bloodied, then told them to tell the nurses at the hospital that they fell down the stairs.
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    wallace074 Male 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 8:56 pm
    I felt a little sick coming into this (headache), but now I kind of want to throw up. Not only is that physical abuse, there`s verbal abuse, dangerous anger management, and extremely unhealthy power dynamics as well.

    "I never got my lick in on her."

    "You don`t deserve to be in this f***ing house."

    "I oughta just keep beating you and beating you."

    "You even look at me f***ing wrong, I`m gonna take you in there and wear your f***ing a** out."

    "Are you happy? YOU caused this!"

    Unbelievable.
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    Jeemo88 Male 18-29
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    November 1, 2011 at 8:56 pm
    This made me sick, and its not the fact that they dished out corporal punishment. It was HOW it was done. My parents whipped, not BEAT, there is a difference. I could see the anger in every strike from the father. He continually belittled her, and said how she was unfit to be in the house, and THAT is disgusting. Saying he was gonna beat her in the face? Above what needed to be done to that girl. Even the police arent that bad. Still though, she should have listened and just layed on her stomach. *sigh* Just yuck all around.
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    emmettyville Female 40-49
    4348 posts
    November 1, 2011 at 9:17 pm
    If this happened in nz, (which has a strict no hitting children policy) that scumsucking freak would be in prison right now.
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    defendors87 Male 18-29
    570 posts
    November 1, 2011 at 9:26 pm
    did nobody here ever get spanked? sheesh... no wonder this generation thinks they can do whatever they want and get away with it.I would get spanked by the baseball coach at school with a baseball bat fashioned into a paddle then get spanked when I got home. and I`m grateful!!
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    krisbrown Male 30-39
    161 posts
    November 1, 2011 at 9:26 pm
    ah memories...i got the belt psycho style too. great fun...
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    Ajikan Male 18-29
    1526 posts
    November 1, 2011 at 10:12 pm
    Yeah, that`s a judge alright.
    He should get put in prison, and get his ass penetrated for not obeying some "big" black man.
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    turtlemurtle Female 13-17
    71 posts
    November 1, 2011 at 10:16 pm
    "turn over and take it like a 16 yr old grown woman" wow was the mom raped when she was young to be saying that to her daughter?!
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    jamie76 Male 30-39
    2345 posts
    November 1, 2011 at 10:26 pm
    this is plain and simple child abuse. This couple needs to have that child removed from the house and they both should be facing charges of child endangerment, cruelty and any other charges a REAL judge could add on.
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    NottaSpy Male 40-49
    881 posts
    November 1, 2011 at 10:46 pm
    I raised two smart, respectful, productive, and independent children and I never used violence to discipline them.

    If you think that you will spoil you child by not beating them, then your are very misguided. Spoiled children are a result of lazy, inconsistent parents. Just as beating your child is the lazy way out. True parenting is difficult, just as is anything that is worth while.

    Be consistent, be involved, and be creative, but never beat them.
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    MSWright88 Female 18-29
    45 posts
    November 1, 2011 at 10:46 pm
    I got spankings as a child, and I believe I am a better person because my parents disiplined my brother and I in such a way, but that... That crossed the line. That was abuse, and I don`t think that girl was lucky to be living there still. I hope she finds some family that will treat her right and that those bastards didn`t scar her for life.
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    Laran Male 40-49
    467 posts
    November 1, 2011 at 10:46 pm
    As a kid I got the belt a fair few times and looking back now I can honestly say i NEEDED it and it did me good! - the point where it becomes abuse is where he continued to hit her -I only got one or maybe two licks of the belt and it taught me mum and dad were serious (and I also learned respect and consequences)
    Now I THANK my parents for it!!
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    jinxiejae Female 30-39
    2927 posts
    November 1, 2011 at 11:48 pm
    did you read the you tube info that she had ataxic cerebral palsy from birth? just... wow.
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    xCYBERDYNEx Male 18-29
    4903 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 12:26 am
    @splurbyburbl, just curious, do you have kids?
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    asianchamp Male 18-29
    414 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 12:48 am
    Peoples who are posted, who are encouraging this, because them themselves were beaten as kids, and decide to take it out on their own innocent kids. What the HELL is wrong with you? Children adopt and learn behavior, if you beat the crap out of them, they will abuse their own children. Violence has ZERO place in any family. Try sticking your head into a vice next time you even think about hitting them. No child should ever have to go through such monstrous punishment. Kids are screwed these days, not because you dont beat them, its because you dont give them any attention and love. Spend time with them. Take them to the movies. Read them books and help with homework. Simple as HELL. Dont sit them in front of tv and Xbox right after school for the rest of their schooling years and expect them to turn out great.
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    benitosub79 Male 30-39
    15 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 1:12 am
    What.... The ... F***....

    So was he arrested for this? Fired? No? Nothing?
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    smaus Male 30-39
    715 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 1:21 am
    dammit I was hoping the end would be her killing them both
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    N70 Female 18-29
    32 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 1:35 am
    This happened in 2004, the matter has been dealt with. Calm your vaginas.
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    Aeladil Female 18-29
    513 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 1:39 am
    N70 - this may have ended for this particular girl - but at about 46-49 seconds in, there is clearly a toddler present, therefore, the potential for a further victim is there. If the wife has indeed left, there may be no threat to this other child. He still has no business being a judge, though.
  92. Profile photo of Klix
    Klix Female 18-29
    92 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 2:01 am
    I was hit by both my non abusive mother (a couple of times with the belt very rarely) and my abusive father (Repeatedly till I was covered from head to toe in black an blue bruises) as a child and I don`t condone violence like this. She`s terrified, screaming, in pain and to top it all off once the mother attempts to take some control and actually gets the daughter to roll over and take the punishment the dad runs back in going "My turn now wifie you can`t have all the fun now!(sarcasm)" Seriously how is this not wrong? You wouldn`t treat an animal like this and yet a teenager/child is ok? Yeah she may have set him up but god knows how long this has been going on for and how long it continued after this video and maybe this time she just wanted a little proof. What happened to treating your kids like humans? If my friend didn`t do what I asked I wouldn`t start throwing punches. You`re not "The boss" You`re their carer, mentor and friend hopefully and a calm tone FRO
  93. Profile photo of ScissorFox
    ScissorFox Male 18-29
    97 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 2:10 am
    @asianchamp
    You are 100% correct. I was beaten as a kid when I acted out. But I don`t believe it is right and I will never enforce this kind of punishment on my children. This is NOT discipline. It only forces a child to obey out of fear of being abused.

    Although, when I saw this video. It made me sick to my stomach and I wish I were there to burst in with a gun to that bastard`s head and whip him with a belt until his butt was minced meat. Then take that poor girl and her baby sister out of that nightmare for good. Even the drating mother joined in the beating...drating disgusting.
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    Klix Female 18-29
    92 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 2:18 am
    End seems missing...A calm tone from day one works. No troubled teenagers who`ve come from bad backgrounds and rough areas wont sit on the naughty step for fifteen minutes. But if you treat them with respect from when they`re little then it works. My friend has sons and they are two of the nicest kids i`ve met. Polite friendly kind etc. Why? Because she treated them like slightly smaller humans and interacted with them.
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    heavypred Male 30-39
    249 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 2:41 am
    Call in Tony>> go to 2:10 for nice smackdown
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    tsiemens Male 30-39
    515 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 3:33 am
    This one definitely crossed the line from corporal punishment to abuse, particularly with the demeaning comments and swearing
  97. Profile photo of Izaq
    Izaq Male 30-39
    173 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 3:40 am
    On youtube the text reads:
    " The judge`s wife was emotionally abused herself and was severely manipulated into assisting the beating and should not be blamed for any content in this video. The judge`s wife has since left the marriage due to the abuse, which continues to this day, and has sincerely apologized and repented for her part and for allowing such a thing, long before this video was even revealed to exist"

    You are responsible for your actions. You can`t just say "I was manipulated" or "I was drunk" or "I couldn`t help it, I had to drat her".

    I freakin hate how some women allow/assist their sick husbands to abuse their children year after year and suddenly they "didn`t know it was wrong" or were "forced" or "manipulated".

    YOUR HUSBAND IS BEATING YOUR DAUGHTER! FREAKING DO SOMETHING OR SUFFER THE SAME PUNISHMENT!

    GRRrrrr I`m mad :(
  98. Profile photo of xCYBERDYNEx
    xCYBERDYNEx Male 18-29
    4903 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 3:59 am
    It`s pretty simple. If you condone this kind of behavior, you either don`t have children of your own or you are an idiot that has no business being a parent.
  99. Profile photo of Tiredofnicks
    Tiredofnicks Male 30-39
    5097 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 4:25 am
    Here`s my judgment then: Violence with the intent to harm is wrong. Anyone resorting to violence has already lost.

    To the "I deserved it" crowd: See Post-Traumatic Stress syndrome or Battered Person syndrome.
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    Buiadh Male 30-39
    6739 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 4:39 am
    How the drat could you do that to your own child? That`s a disgrace.

    I sound like a broken record but America, why so backward?
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    GhettoNinja Male 30-39
    886 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 5:14 am
    The prozac is working for me. I only feel the slightest urge to wrap an axe handle around his head.
  102. Profile photo of splurbyburbl
    splurbyburbl Male 30-39
    2798 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 5:53 am
    "@splurbyburbl, just curious, do you have kids?"

    The answer to that has zero relevance to any logic in this situation. Absolutely zero. Why don`t you ask me how long I have been involved with and harbored (truly) abused children? I suppose the group home I grew up in doesn`t make me qualified to comment too, right? The fact is, anyone can comment on this matter if they have kids or not.

    Its like saying if you don`t have a vehicle you cannot comment on driving. If you don`t have a tattoo you cannot comment on tattoo`s (or have no credibility). Etc. etc.
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    j12araiza Male 18-29
    214 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 5:59 am
    i believe in spanking, but holy crap not like this..
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    osirisascend Male 40-49
    3045 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 6:13 am
    Fu*k.

    This is exactly what my father did to me.

    This is why I will go to my grave hating him.

    This is child abuse, plain and simple.
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    insane_ai Male 30-39
    796 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 6:15 am
    Using a belt is an acceptable form of punishment in certain rare circumstances. This was not one of them and the way it was employed was completely out of line.
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    Rick_S Male 40-49
    3282 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 6:27 am
    Can`t watch it. No matter what you opinion is on spanking, or hitting your kids, this is abuse, plain and simple, and he should lose his kids.

    My "expertize" in this area:
    --8+ years as a foster family when I was a teenager-we took in over 100 abused kids
    --Mandated reporter in the State of New York when I was a teacher
    --Parent of three kids
  107. Profile photo of McGovern1981
    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
    14268 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 6:33 am
    @Buiadh

    So with your logic child abuse dosen`t exsist anywhere but the US? Buiadh, why so stupid?
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    KatMonster Female 18-29
    2 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 6:40 am
    Stupid hick parents
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    BoredFrank Male 40-49
    2322 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 6:46 am
    Wait, they have the internet in Arkansas?
  110. Profile photo of madest
    madest Male 40-49
    7378 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 6:53 am
    OMG He`s a "Family Law" Judge and his daughter is disabled (cerebral palsey). There`s not a prison that is cold and dank and dreary enough for this douchebag.
  111. Profile photo of JetPink
    JetPink Female 18-29
    61 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 6:56 am
    My dad did this to my sisters and I as a child (for stuff more foolish than this). He tormented us in the dark, and we grew up terrified of the dark. We grew up into adults, and we are no longer afraid of him. Be careful how you treat your children, they pick your nursing home.
  112. Profile photo of splurbyburbl
    splurbyburbl Male 30-39
    2798 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 6:58 am
    The facts are:(from what I see)

    1: This evidence is 7 yrs. old
    2: He is running for re-election
    3: This video shows corporal punishment with a temper.
    4: Admittedly set up footage by the daughter
    5: One sided story from the daughter (bias)
    6: Nobody here knows why the Mother left (only taking daughters word for it)
    7: This video does not show a pattern of abuse it only shows one arguable case of alleged abuse
    8: This video does not show exactly what the daughter did to deserve this punishment

    What this video shows me are two very frustrated parents with a daughter (admittedly) breaking the law and also breaking rules from her Dad. It does show a very abrasive and possibly alarming behavior. It does not show me abuse. What he needs is instruction on appropriate demeanor during punishments... not firing or jail time.
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    splurbyburbl Male 30-39
    2798 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 7:05 am
    Furthermore: I am not saying that this guy is not a scumbag. He may well be, but this video isn`t evidence of that... but that is what it was designed to do... to smear him.

    And all of you have been sucked into it. This is what is wrong with politics. You all are a huge lynch mob taking circumstantial evidence and judging the life of an entire person based on one persons point of view and word for it. Again, it may well be that this judge is a drating dirt bag and deserves a beating himself, but I will reserve my judgment until I have heard all sides of the story and see more evidence. Which is exactly why we have a judicial process in the first place.
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    IGORED Male 18-29
    84 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 7:14 am
    THESE PARENTS NEED TO GET BEAT! AS A PARENT OF 3 TWO ARE DAUGHTERS NO MATER WHAT MY PRINCESSES DO I WOULD NEVER HIT THEM. CORPORAL PUNISHMENT MY GLASS.

    IF THIS IS OK THEN THE TERRORIST WIN
  115. Profile photo of blckhawk1234
    blckhawk1234 Male 18-29
    518 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 7:27 am
    How come I-A-B doesn`t mention she lives with Cerebral Palsy
  116. Profile photo of madest
    madest Male 40-49
    7378 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 7:37 am
    splurbyburbl, Nobody deserves this treatment. Especially a disabled child. Life is gonna be hard for her. Your defense of this Family Law judge is frightening. I can only hope you never have children.
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    Digital_Babu Male 30-39
    77 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 7:48 am
    @splurbyburbl

    Thank you for your last two posts, I wholeheartedly agree with your assessment.
  118. Profile photo of Rick_S
    Rick_S Male 40-49
    3282 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 7:51 am
    "4: Admittedly set up footage by the daughter"

    That doesn`t matter. She was still abused.

    "5: One sided story from the daughter (bias)"

    What side could the father possibly offer that would make this NOT abuse?

    "7: This video does not show a pattern of abuse it only shows one arguable case of alleged abuse"

    Arguable case of alleged abuse? That`s not arguable, or alleged. What we see on this video IS abuse.

    "8: This video does not show exactly what the daughter did to deserve this punishment "

    She may or may not have done something wrong to deserve some form of punishment, that I won`t deny. But she did not DESERVE this ABUSE.

    This isn`t a case of a kid getting spanked. This is a case of a kid being beaten with a belt. Viciously. No one can say anything to convince me that this isn`t child abuse. Period.
  119. Profile photo of HalfPintRoo
    HalfPintRoo Female 18-29
    2765 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 8:05 am
    Besides beating his daughter with a belt, the LANGUAGE he uses! My parents would have never done that to me and would never talk like that to me. I didn`t hear my father use the F word until I was about 22!
  120. Profile photo of splurbyburbl
    splurbyburbl Male 30-39
    2798 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 8:10 am
    I am not necessarily defending the Judge... I am defending due process. Does the video show how hard the belt was hitting? Could it be that while it may have stung that it didn`t cause abrasions or bruising?

    Also, would it be fair of me to accuse everyone that do have kids commenting on this video that they cannot be objective to the evidence due to their own affection of their own children? (No it wouldn`t) But we all know that if this were a trial then the Prosecution Lawyer would purposefully choose jurors who do have children in hopes they would be emotionally involved enough to not be able to consider the evidence with a clear head.
  121. Profile photo of dognose82
    dognose82 Male 18-29
    153 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 8:21 am
    As a proponent of spanking I have to admit this is over-the-top. I do not know the age of the daughter, but she looks to be too old. The language used was abusive and a parent should never spank when they are angry. If put on a jury I can`t imagine a defense attorney providing enough evidence for me not to vote guilty. However, how is the laws specifically stated in their state? I live in Indiana and this wouldn`t technically be abuse, so how would you prosecute?
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    boNeymiZz Male 18-29
    237 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 8:22 am
    disgusting
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    llefflar Female 18-29
    43 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 8:26 am
    Good job doing your homework, "MADEST."

    Before you post something, try and get ALL the details straight. The Judge is in ARANSAS County TEXAS, NOT ARKANSAS! May seem like a minor detail, but it shows you did little to no research on the back story before you posted something, but that is about par for typical liberal "glance and judge" mentality.
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    dognose82 Male 18-29
    153 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 8:35 am
    Okay, so I watched it again while thinking about Indiana Code 31-34-1, which states Reasonable Punishment. I missed that her mom states she is 16 and should "take it like a grown woman." Holy poo, this went from upsetting me to making me drating IRATE!
  125. Profile photo of madest
    madest Male 40-49
    7378 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 8:36 am
    Well hell I`m sorry llefflar. I do in fact overlook facts to get these things posted promtly. You`re wrong that I did "little research". I did no research what-so-ever.

    I am liberal. Proud of it too. It makes me the opposite of this child abuser.

    I`ll fix that discription for you my conservative nemesis.
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    llefflar Female 18-29
    43 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 8:39 am
    Also, BoredFrank, drat you. Unless, you are speaking of the awesome natural beauty of Arkansas, and how it looks as if it is unblemished by the scars of technology, then thank you.
  127. Profile photo of splurbyburbl
    splurbyburbl Male 30-39
    2798 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 8:41 am
    Acoording to THIS There is not sufficient evidence (based on this video alone) to judge this as abuse. That is not to say that it will not be effective to ruin his career.
  128. Profile photo of dognose82
    dognose82 Male 18-29
    153 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 8:43 am
    Texas Family Code - Section 261.001

    Texas does not recognize this as abuse as it doesn`t leave permanent physical harm or psychological harm. Of course, you could probably get psychologists to support either side of the argument.

    I would have to say that it comes down to this: even if it isn`t child abuse it clearly is assault and battery.
  129. Profile photo of patchgrabber
    patchgrabber Male 30-39
    5812 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 9:14 am
    I`m for spanking, but a belt is unnecessary. My parents used only hands because they could be sure how much force was being used. They also didn`t berate and demean me with a temper while doing it. Also, they didn`t immediately or always resort to it either, only when I was quite young and was being quite insolent. This guy just seemed to enjoy it.
  130. Profile photo of AJHunter
    AJHunter Male 18-29
    6 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 9:26 am
    Oh. My. God.
    What the Hell is wrong with this family, that BOTH parents will belt their 16-year-old daughter for using the Internet.
    And a JUDGE. A person that is supposed to be a moral, upright figure of authority and FAIR justice! This pillar of justice beats his kid? For using the Internet? He should be stripped of his duties as a judge, and made to stand trial for abuse.
    And the mother not only witnesses her own daughter being beat, but ACTIVELY PARTICIPATES? Something here is terribly wrong.
    I don`t know all the facts about what led to the beating, but from what I`ve heard, it was not called for.
  131. Profile photo of splurbyburbl
    splurbyburbl Male 30-39
    2798 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 9:37 am
    "I don`t know all the facts about what led to the beating, but from what I`ve heard, it was not called for."

    So then it would stand to reason that you should get all the facts before rushing to judgment. I am trying to appeal to everyones good sense here.
  132. Profile photo of Buiadh
    Buiadh Male 30-39
    6739 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 9:42 am
    @McGovern1981

    Of course not, but going by the comments on here there`s a lot of US citizens defending his actions. He`d be in jail for that here in the UK.
  133. Profile photo of TheOrigin
    TheOrigin Male 18-29
    500 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 10:00 am
    What Patchgrabber and dognose82 said. Spanking in moderation is not all that wrong, but this guy went way, WAY over the top. Plus the language.
  134. Profile photo of Livedraz
    Livedraz Male 30-39
    3 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 10:19 am
    "Aransas County Court-At-Law Judge William Adams took a belt to his own teenage daughter as punishment for using the internet to acquire music and games that were unavailable for legal purchase at the time.
    She has had ataxic cerebral palsy from birth that led her to a passion for technology, which was strictly forbidden by her father`s backwards views.
    The judge`s wife was emotionally abused herself and was severely manipulated into assisting the beating and should not be blamed for any content in this video.
    The judge`s wife has since left the marriage due to the abuse, which continues to this day, and has sincerely apologized and repented for her part and for allowing such a thing, long before this video was even revealed to exist.
    Judge William Adams is not fit to be anywhere near the law system if he can`t even exercise fit judgement as a parent himself. Do not allow this man to ever be re-elected again. His "judgement" is a giant farce.

    Sig
  135. Profile photo of Livedraz
    Livedraz Male 30-39
    3 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 10:20 am
    On my previous comment, a quote from liveleak.com

    Signed like this : "Signed, Hillary Adams, his daughter."
  136. Profile photo of Izroth
    Izroth Female 30-39
    154 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 10:22 am
    OMG that poor girl...as a parent that is abuse no ifs and or buts about it.
    The mom tells her to be a woman and take the beating, but yet she is too immature to put a game on her computer. I heard him clearly say he would beat her into submission...if that isn`t a cause to remove the child from a home until child services can investigate the incident...then I would like to know what the hell they do consider child abuse!!!
  137. Profile photo of krysmantia
    krysmantia Female 18-29
    65 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 10:44 am
    I am genuinely shocked at what I`ve just watched. That is flat out abuse, not a `spanking`. I completely agree with parents having the right to decide how to punish their children and even agree with smacking to an extent, but that is just wrong. Like Buiadh said, if he was in the UK he`d be in prison, and deservedly so. Utterly unjustified to hit a 16yr old in that manner, regardless of her actions.
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    Edgarska19 Male 18-29
    1045 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 10:57 am
    Texas.
    Go figure.
  139. Profile photo of paco664
    paco664 Male 40-49
    159 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 11:03 am
    i guess next time she will listen to what her father tells her..........

    there is nothing wrong with this.....
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    furryblob Male 18-29
    574 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 11:09 am
    @paco664 Sadist.
  141. Profile photo of insane_ai
    insane_ai Male 30-39
    796 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 11:10 am
    Apparently he is now under investigation.

    http://radio.foxnews.com/toddstarnes/top-stories/463.html
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    TruTenrMan Male 30-39
    2553 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 11:12 am
    Guess she shouldn`t be camwhoring like that.
  143. Profile photo of LordJim
    LordJim Male 60-69
    6942 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 11:29 am
    What a bastard. I hope his daughter gets to choose his care home.
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    jeepjones Male 30-39
    554 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 11:48 am
    Gee I wonder what type of beating she got for this vid?
  145. Profile photo of jeepjones
    jeepjones Male 30-39
    554 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 11:52 am
    A couple (2) straps would have been enough.
  146. Profile photo of patchouly
    patchouly Male 40-49
    4746 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 11:56 am
    Mother drating son of a bitch. I`d like to drag that cowardly bastard out into a field a kick the living poo out of him. That piece of poo isn`t worth the air he breaths. I hope he gets what`s coming to him.
  147. Profile photo of LordJim
    LordJim Male 60-69
    6942 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 12:41 pm
    Izroth,

    Very true. The mother tells her to `be a woman` and take a beating. Because, of course, that is what women should do: submit to beatings from men.

    Back in the day my dad (a cop in the 1960`s) raised his hand to me xactly twice. Once when I was about seven and climbed out of my bedroom window to try to circumnavigate the house ledge by ledge and once when I was about 14 when he saw me riding a borrowed motor-cycle without a helmet. It wasn`t a beating and his motivation was that he had just seen his child take a stupid risk which could have been fatal. I respected that.

    This was an exercise in dominance, in fear: a little man making himself feel big by brutaising a helpless victim. Sick, sick person.
  148. Profile photo of trig45
    trig45 Male 18-29
    73 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 12:48 pm
    while i do not agree with spanking, its the parents choice. we know nothing of the circumstances surrounding the video. and it did seem as if she was acting a bit for the camera. i mean that poo doesnt feel good, but it doesnt hurt THAT bad.
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    trig45 Male 18-29
    73 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 12:51 pm
    but anyone with a temperament like that should not sit in judgement of anyone else.
  150. Profile photo of Halfacookie
    Halfacookie Male 13-17
    25 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 1:25 pm
    This is not the sort of punishment one would expect to find in a civilized country.
    No matter what she did, it doesn`t justify this. He should find a better way to deal with his feelings of losing control.

    He is just sick....
  151. Profile photo of GParadox
    GParadox Female 18-29
    737 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 1:28 pm
    "Take it like a 16 year old woman."

    That line itself is the scariest line of all. If the mother really thinks women need to be beat into "submission," as the father kept saying, I wouldn`t doubt the mother was also being beaten.

    There is a difference between punishment for crimes, and beating someone in anger. Regardless of what the daughter did, this wasn`t punishment, this was abuse.

    As for my stance on spankings, after what I`ve said, you may be surprised. I believe in the open handed spank when it is appropriate.

    Question, why didn`t the parents just take away her computer, keep it in the family room and monitor how she used it? If they`ve fought over this issue multiple times before, I would find taking the item away a more suitable punishment(In regards to a spanking- not a beating as shown).
  152. Profile photo of Bl4cBird
    Bl4cBird Male 18-29
    13 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 1:35 pm
    The mother seems like she`s trying to be fair about it, trying not to be too hard on her daughter at the same time as trying to let the father get what he wants so he might calm down. but he`s just out of it, like he "has to assert his dominance gahwd-dangit!" she has since left him, and taken with them their other child. this footage is seven years old.
  153. Profile photo of GParadox
    GParadox Female 18-29
    737 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 1:47 pm
    I should add, since everyone else is including their history with spankings, that I too was spanked. Twice. Once when I was six for pushing my brother, and once when I was thirteen, for calling my mom a b*tch. Both times were reasonable, and memorable. No need to break out the belt and whip the life out of me. The spankings(which lasted two swats each, I remember them vividly) were devastating only because they were used in extreme circumstances. Now, when I was 17, I was caught stealing music off of my computer. My punishment was having my computer taken away after the FIRST time they caught me. That is a reasonable punishment. My parents weren`t perfect all the time, but they had my punishments down right and would have stood better as a fair judge than that man.
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    yeayeayea23 Female 18-29
    142 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 2:14 pm
    I feel like there should be a warning on this video because it`s somewhat disturbing.
  155. Profile photo of Tiredofnicks
    Tiredofnicks Male 30-39
    5097 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 2:40 pm
    Waaaait, so you mean that corporal punishment is LEGAL in the US?! I wondered about why there were so many rednecks on the forums for so many people to defend it, and it simply didn`t occur to me that a civilized country in the 21st century would still accept it.
  156. Profile photo of QualityJay
    QualityJay Male 18-29
    303 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 2:43 pm
    Wierd... No audio at work but it did seem excessive. I think he woulda stopped if she had just bent over and taken the punishment.. :/ just sayin.
  157. Profile photo of DelCapslock
    DelCapslock Male 50-59
    13 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 3:26 pm
    You think it`s a safe bet that this guy is a "family values", conservative, Christian, teaparty-Republican who thinks Obama is the anti-Christ?
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    robosnitz Male 40-49
    2737 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 3:49 pm
    So?
  159. Profile photo of LordJim
    LordJim Male 60-69
    6942 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 3:52 pm
    DelCapslock,
    I`d bet the farm on it.
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    meowmeowmeow Male 13-17
    187 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 4:48 pm
    DelCapslock,
    I bet my life on it.
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    Angilion Male 40-49
    12387 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 5:52 pm
    I missed that her mom states she is 16 and should "take it like a grown woman." Holy poo, this went from upsetting me to making me drating IRATE!

    I find it strange that is the part that some people are so offended by. It`s no different to "take it like a man" comments, which are said to male people of that age (and younger). 16 is not 6. 16 year olds are not children. They`re adolescents, arguably adults.

    It`s an irrelevant side issue, probably stemming from sexism. The main issue is whether or not it`s appropriate to punish someone in that way. I think it isn`t. I think it`s assault and an abuse of a position of authority. Given that he`s a judge, that`s a particular cause for concern. Judges need to have good judgement and use a position of authority wisely. I question whether he can do that.
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    jfreakingr Male 18-29
    8 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 7:29 pm
    This is fake, or, it`s someone`s pleasure.
  163. Profile photo of razbitom
    razbitom Male 40-49
    913 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 8:11 pm
    seems fairly normal to me. i used to get that for everything from bedwetting as a toddler to having a messy room as an adolescent.
    for my generation it was just how kids were raised.
  164. Profile photo of ajd121
    ajd121 Male 18-29
    625 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 8:20 pm
    All that did was bring back memories, that is no more severe than what me and my brother used to get when we got in trouble, I always remember trying to block the belt with my hands but that only made it worse.

    If he punched here in the face that is one this but this meh, blown way out of proportion, getting hit with a belt may hurt and leave some redness but it won`t do any real damage. It sounds loud but its nothing like a whip that can tear through skin it"s surface area is much greater.
  165. Profile photo of cyborg
    cyborg Male 13-17
    2790 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 8:37 pm
    i would be bored if i couldn`t do anything other than school crap on my computer



    hehe `i`ll go get another one...`*rushes out* made me laught
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    xCYBERDYNEx Male 18-29
    4903 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 10:34 pm
    @Edgarska19, you`re an idiot.
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    ladyObored Female 18-29
    408 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 11:53 pm
    so she got a beating by both parents because she used the internet, when her dad said not to? Sounds like the parents were stuck on the "Kid was disobedient" part where as many would see it as "it is just the internet, not drugs,not crime." part
    this seemed excessive, but I`m not sure if beating you kid as a disciplinary action is bad or not yet.
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    PoopNoodle Male 40-49
    400 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 12:25 am
    It`s positively ridiculous that this is news. This child disobeyed her parents, and she got spanked. End of story. I see no "abuse" here or anything even resembling it.
  169. Profile photo of Laran
    Laran Male 40-49
    467 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 12:54 am
    I think a scary number of people are so P.C. that they cant differentiate betweem a spanking and a beating! (Hint: IT DEPENDS ON THE SEVERITY)
    I got many spankings but I was NEVER abused by my parents.
    without a firm hand I probably would have run riot. It also made me well aware of what the repercussions for my actions would be.
    Damn often I actually opted for the smack in preference to other forms of punishment- at least it was over and done with.(besides,if i wanted to I could have smashed my old man since I was twelve- I respected him enough not to).
    THATS the difference between a beating and a smack on the backside.That judge crossed the line bigtime.
  170. Profile photo of splurbyburbl
    splurbyburbl Male 30-39
    2798 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 5:22 am
    I am glad that I had the opportunity to see this and also see the comments. I can tell who has the ability to take a situation and pick it apart in a scientific manner, with an objective and totally clear mind. Sad to say very few of you are able to do this.

    According to the law this is simple not abuse. You may think it is abuse but it is not. That, my friends is the only fact that is relevant. That is not to say that this should not be a catalyst to change the law. This is also not to say that I would want to do these things to my own children. But, as far as this being abuse... it is not (in the legal sense). Therefore, it is because of most of you... the LYNCH MOB that this person will not be treated fairly. Already, due to emotional and illogical thinking, his career is probably reuined. This is due to people like you.
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    splurbyburbl Male 30-39
    2798 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 5:29 am
    Also, all of you have at one point (most likely) had something happen, or did something inappropriate and it was blown out of proportion by someone else. Because of that you were probably judge way too quickly and harshly when really your intentions were totally different than what it seemed. I bet you wished you had someone with a clear head to defend the process by which you were judged. And if it has never happened to you, then maybe one day it will and maybe it will be huge. In that event, you will also want someone with a logical way of thinking to step back, look at the facts, not rush to judgment based on circumstantial evidence, and defend you.

    Personally I have been subject of life altering accusations and I beat it through the same method. I wish that I had a person willing to do that for me at the time, but I was on my own.

  172. Profile photo of Matwix_2004
    Matwix_2004 Male 18-29
    2551 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 6:33 am
    While I think spankings are (or rather, can be) nessasary, I don`t think that this was the correct time to use it - although I`m not a parent. I have been spanked a few times - I can`t remember for what any longer, but it wasn`t anything as stupid as using the internet when I wasn`t supposed to.

    What isn`t mentioned in this video is the girl has cerebral palsy, and she didn`t just `use the internet` - she was downloading anime, japanese music, and games.
  173. Profile photo of Mizzez2Fresh
    Mizzez2Fresh Female 18-29
    246 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 9:06 am
    ANYONE including my childs father were to beat my baby with a belt like that I would beat their #ss!
    There was absolutley no reason for him to fly off the handle like that. F*cking ridiculous! SPANKING is one thing....THIS is crossing that line
  174. Profile photo of NottaSpy
    NottaSpy Male 40-49
    881 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 12:43 pm
    According to the law this is simple not abuse. You may think it is abuse but it is not. That, my friends is the only fact that is relevant.
    You are wrong on two counts. First, you really think that the only relevant thing is its legality? Really? So morals and ethics are irrelevant? I find this kind of barbarity very relevant and I think other rational people do as well.

    Second, in Texas parent are allowed to spank their children if the spanking is reasonable. Causing injury to a child is a felony. In Texas, injury is defined as physical pain, which is evident in this video. It would be considered unreasonable if there is bruising or if the parent uses a dangerous object, such as a belt. We cannot tell from the video if there is bruising, but we can see the use of the belt and that makes it unreasonable. This video would be enough evidence, in Texas, to start an investigation. Whether it is illegal or not would be up to the courts, not you.
  175. Profile photo of Tiredofnicks
    Tiredofnicks Male 30-39
    5097 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 12:52 pm
    splurbyburbl: The question isn`t IF it`s legal but WHY it is.

    The scientific, objective and totally clear mind has already dismissed corporal punishment as an effective method of child-rearing.

    Source
  176. Profile photo of Flibmeister
    Flibmeister Female 18-29
    833 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 1:57 pm
    this is drating disgusting. at one point the mother tells her to take it like a woman. if she was a drating woman, they`d be drating well prosecuted for assault. I am a mother. I have used smacking on my child but this is something entirely different.
  177. Profile photo of 8BitHero
    8BitHero Male 18-29
    5414 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 2:29 pm
    @SpurblyBurbl/Smugfaceahole
    I can just say **** the "scientific* reading and say "kick this guys head in. It`s people like you that are the real problem.
    "Awww that poor judge having to beat his daughter".
  178. Profile photo of Stormwolf
    Stormwolf Female 40-49
    74 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 3:49 pm
    Sadly, this abuse occurred in 2004, and so is beyond the statute of limitations for prosecuting this man. And, he`s a Family Law judge. In other words...he handles child abuse cases.

    There is a vast difference between a spanking and a beating. This was a beating.
  179. Profile photo of nettech98
    nettech98 Male 50-59
    1043 posts
    November 4, 2011 at 3:08 pm
    The ironic thing is that although this is arguably legal, if it were a dog instead of a child it would be animal abuse no questions asked...
  180. Profile photo of Asino
    Asino Male 18-29
    137 posts
    November 5, 2011 at 7:07 am
    meh. i don`t understand what all the fuzz is about. this happens in almost every household i think
  181. Profile photo of andromeda33
    andromeda33 Female 18-29
    50 posts
    November 5, 2011 at 6:07 pm
    all of this for a game?! that is disgusting

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