What people are talking about in 24 hours of LoHud.com:
Two 15-year-old friends who received text messages from a girl in the Chestnut Ridge rape case testified Wednesday that the 14-year-old asked for help. They didn’t call police or tell adults, one of the girls said, because she wanted the 14-year-old to do that, raising the issue of witness responsibility (now prevalent in bullying and terrorism stories) among commenters.
The girls who received the cries for help and did nothing should be charged with SOMETHING. A strong message needs to be sent that not being a snitch will come with a heavy price.”
— Tony Francis
Same old story. When there is no defense, blame the victims and now the witnesses. Actually, I think the defense just added credibility to the victims. She texted for help; she did not text ‘Hey, we are having a party here.’”
— Lisa House Cornell
A state Supreme Court justice ruled Wednesday that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority payroll tax is unconstitutional. The MTA plans to appeal.
So are we going to get our money back?”
— Robin Murphy
Don’t hold your breath!”
— Richard Bard
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