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R.I.P. Caylee

Today’s “not guilty” verdict in the Casey Anthony murder trial brought tears to the masses, but not tears of relief. There were tears of anger. Tears of sadness. Tears of resentment. Tears of disgust. This storm of emotion by the public was broadcasted on every news channel since the verdict was reported.

Why so much emotional response to this particular acquittal? Many believe two-year old Caylee died at the hand of her own mother. And she just got away with it.

O.J. Simpson verdict all over again.

People diligently watched the trial unfold on T.V. and knew the “not guilty” verdict was always a possibility, but did anyone really think she’d be found “not guilty”?

This case resonates with all of us because Caylee was an innocent child who was obviously murdered and the elaborate cover-up by her mother suggests she’s guilty.

Mothers all know the awful feeling when your heart STOPS for that second when you think you lost your little one in the store. What’s the first thing mothers do in that case? Mothers panic, yell the child’s name and get help, all while searching frantically for that little precious one.

Who did that for Caylee?

I don’t propose to know the truth of what really happened, but at the very least, isn’t it a crime of neglect to pretend your child is NOT missing? She didn’t report Caylee missing for at least THIRTY days!

I really don’t buy the story about Caylee’s “accidental drowning” in the pool, but if it really was true and Casey didn’t do anything about it – again, isn’t there a crime here? That’s negligence in the worst way!

As the prosecutors stated, when a child is drowning (100% of the time) someone calls for help. They call 911. They try to save her little life. To give her a chance.

Did Caylee get that chance to live?

I highly commend the prosecutors. Many will criticize them and second-guess them, but they probably didn’t have all the evidence they needed to convince the jury. They used the evidence they had to work with, but I’m sure they wish they could’ve had forensic teams from C.S.I. shows to completely prove her guilt. Alas, C.S.I. shows are fictitious and I’m guessing the technology they use doesn’t exist. Yet.

Watch out Casey. One day, your lies will catch up to you and so will technology. (Yes, I know about the double-jeopardy rule, but I’m guessing she’ll be found guilty of something else). Even if you get away with it here on earth, God will be your Judge and He knows what really happened.

It’s sickening to think that Casey is free. Free to re-invent herself. Perhaps publish a book. I truly hope that doesn’t happen. No self-respecting publisher should agree to that and no one should buy even one book. I know I never will and I promise to boycott the store that tries to sell that book.

 

I pray for the true victim here: Caylee. May you rest in peace, little angel. I know God is holding you in His heavenly arms and He will always love you.

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Posted by on July 6, 2011 in kids, news, TV

 

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Guilty pleasures

Heroes  – season finale is tomorrow night and…..I CAN’T WAIT!!  I’m totally hooked!  I don’t care what the critics say, I’m still a loyal fan.  The cast is impressive and the plot is entertaining.

American Idol –  yes, the audition stage is painful sometimes, but I like the touching stories and there are some great singers –  oh yeah, I laugh at some of the contestants — one word: delusional!  Some are downright ridiculous, I mean, come on, bikini guy?

Real Housewives series – right now it’s Orange County — each season seems to get a little over the top, but the women prove that money doesn’t buy happiness nor friendship.

Grey’s Anatomy – it’s been a bit of a roller coaster, but I’m a loyal fan – the characters have grown on me, what can I say?

90210 – yes – I know it’s not like the original (and yes I watched that one eons ago) but I like this one too.  Too bad I have to wait until March for the new episodes.

Dollhouse – so sad it was cancelled….good acting and much better than some other shows on the air — who makes these decisions? 😦

new shows:  Modern Family and The Middle – love both! The Middle has some great characters and I think the writers are VERY creative!

Good thing I have DVR!

 
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Posted by on February 7, 2010 in Funny, TV, Uncategorized, Writing

 

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