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@just me first i dont find anything childish abt what i said. but its ure opinion after all. it was a retorical question. btw u should know im old enough

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@Riley...pretty sure this is you. This 67fu, Duggard site. I enjoyed the Baxter family book, thank you for recommending it. @mysterious girl....your entitled to your opinion but you just acted like you were 12 when you asked Riley if her Dad did something to her. Firearms are a hot topic issue with people.

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Listen closely, PEOPLE KILL PEOPLE. A gun does not magically shoot random people. All children are wonderful blessings, that being said they also can be a lazy bunch. It was stated this incident would associate violence with her father. No, no it won't. She's mad and embarassed, guarantee it! Do not shelter children from firearms. Some occupations require the use of a firearm and some people use them for home protection. If parents would just discipline little ones....this means the parent that lets their barefoot nonshirt wearing girl run around the Olive Garden screaming, older children wouldn't have as much sass. You must be a parent FIRST and a friend second. Jmo.

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what do you guys want him to do? but frowning stickers on the computer, ground her giving her the stern look. that does not work. if the computer was the fathers i say go for it. the only harm is he lost a computer.

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@riley i dont think ure right like sneakerbean said the use of the gun itself is wrong. he could have used other way. would u riley accept ure dad 2 do the same thing with u??

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@Sneakerbean so what??? Its a gun........so what??? Was it used on the kid????? No, so what????? He used a weapon, nobody got hurt, the kid learned a good valuable lesson......so stop your damn crying!!!

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Smh..everybody acts like they are dr phil nowadays..assuming that the child is going to" "fear violence" because her dad shot the laptop blah blah blah..some children nowadays NEED actions that are "over the top" in order to make a laying impression on their young minds. I remember when I thought that I was smarter than my mother when I was growing up too and you know what happened? I was made to pick my own switch out of the yard to be spanked with and I remember a few nintendo games and toys that were destroyed because of my rebellion as well and guess what...i didn't do the same shit twice I can tell you that much...and best of all..i NEVER not once feared my mother for those actions. This dad did something that his grandparents probably did to his dad and what his dad did to him and what more parents should try to do more these days instead of letting their kids disrespect their elders and think that they can do anything they want with no consequences.

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Riley, it's the use of the gun! What does that teach a kid regarding anger management. A parent can restrict usage or get rid of the computer as well. The use of a weapon is simply over the top!

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@blaize wth??? Out of line for shooting a computer that HE paid for???
What's trowing it out the window going to prove, she'd still be able to get it repaired.....at least he never shoot the daughter instead!!!!
Future more most of today's teenagers a bloody snobs! At least it goes to show that some parents still have control over their kids and its not the other way round!

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The father was out of line. While he has every right to take his daughter's laptop away, the way he did it was over the top. I wouldn't have a problem with it if he had just thrown it out the window. My problem is the gun. Parents should never turn to using guns or other lethal weapons to discipline their kids. Number one, it can threaten the kid's sense of safety with their parent. Number two, it makes me think: THIS TIME the target of his violence was just a laptop. But what will it be the next time he loses his temper? It doesn't help that people are praising and defending him. It will probably encourage him to always discipline in aggressive, over the top-ways. It won't surprise me if other parents try to punish their kids in ways that are even more aggressive and over the top, since this man is being defended and praised. It's a scary thought.




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