SLO homeowner captures burglar

January 6, 2012

A San Luis Obispo homeowner arrived home late last night to find a burglar rummaging though his home and took matters into his own hands.

The homeowner detained Mark Anthony Hernandez, 46, while he waited for police to arrive.

Officers searched Hernandez and discovered that the suspect was in possession of several of the home owner’s personal possessions including a silver ring with the homeowner’s last name engraved on the inside of the band.

Police arrested Hernandez on suspicion of burglary and booked him into to San Luis Obispo County Jail, where he is being held on a parole hold.


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60 Comments

  1. willie says:

    “The homeowner detained Mark Anthony Hernandez, 46, while he waited for police to arrive.”

    To each their own experience, knowledge, ability, and wit.

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  2. choprzrul says:

    Homeowner: Safe @ home now and uninjured.

    Badguy: Safe in jail and uninjured.

    Best possible outcome.

    ….waiting for WiseGuy to disagree and call me a ‘GunNut’….

    .

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    • MaryMalone says:

      Doesn’t say anything about a gun in the article.

      You know, not everyone needs a gun to protect themselves and live through the day.

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      • choprzrul says:

        Doesn’t say anything about a seatbelt in the article.

        You know, not everyone needs a seatbelt to protect themselves and live through the day….

        .

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  3. Bob says:

    A few years ago I stopped by my house for a late lunch about 2pm the day before Christmas and as I approached my house and was stopped at the corner stop sign, I observed a 50+ year old guy on a bicycle ride his bike right up to my front door. I watched as he put on gloves and began to jimmy my front door. I walked up to him as I was calling 911 and asked him what he was doing. He turned around and starting running around my front yard saying he was looking for a belt buckle he lost here a year ago. He than gets on his bike and rides off. The police catch him 3 blocks from the house and question him and let him go. The same cop then comes over to my house and tells me he was wearing gloves because it was cold outside and says because he did not actually get into your house there is nothing we can do.

    The next week at a city council meeting I mentioned this incident to our police chief. The next afternoon he calls me to apologize for the officer not doing his job the way he should have. he stated the officer did not fill out a incident report or even a field interview card on the suspect and had counseled the officer about following proper procedures. I did not file or was making a complaint, I was simply telling the police chief about the incident in a causal conversation outside the council chambers. To the credit of the police chief, he followed up about it and in the end and I think things worked out for the better and most likely any additional incidents like this would be handled better in the future.

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    • Cindy says:

      I had an excellent police response a few years back when I lived in N. California. I came home and spotted a guy standing at the bottom of my drive way and he was out of place (like obviously out of place). Then a few day’s later I found a man’s shaving toiletry bag with burglary tools in it and a black ski mask, and binoculars, hidden in my heavy bushes while I was trying to save a bird that my cat had caught. I freaked out because I suddenly remembered that the recent unscrewed motion detector light and the broken lock on my back gate may not be from wear and tear after all. I called the local PD and they actually put surveillance on my house 24/7. They never even told me they did it until the night I was looking for my cat and a car down the road started up and came flying up to me! He wanted to know who I was and what I was doing out there! It was the undercover police, they kept up the surveillance for over 3 weeks except on weekends when my husband was home. Then we put the house on the market and moved.

      Then one day they came to my new residence with pictures and wanted to know if I could identify the guy I saw in my driveway, sure enough his photo was among the pictures. It turned out that he was dangerous. He started out as a thief and then started breaking in when woman were home alone.

      It’s good to have the police when you need them and it’s great to know that they care. These LE obviously cared. I felt sorry that they had to sit out all alone in the boring dark all night. But they did it and I appreciate them for it even 12 years later.

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  4. Ted Slanders says:

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    More of God’s creation should post the sign that I have on my front door that has a profile picture of a 45 magnum, and that states;

    “Would be burglars, there is NOTHING in my private home that is worth losing your life over!”

    You fight crime by shooting back, praise Jesus’ revengeful ways!!

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    • WiseGuy says:

      Ted, there was nothing “revengeful” about Jesus Christ. Spreading such sick and twisted propaganda is despicable and is the kind of thing that leads to feuds and violence and suffering.

      There is a vast and vital difference between defending yourself and seeking vengeance. And even in defense, even having to use deadly force, one would try to have love in one’s heart if they are truly trying to live in accordance with the teachings of Jesus.

      Your continual promotion of anger, hatred and violence–while denigrating one of the great leaders of history–is extraordinarily misguided and will only lead to greater suffering in your own life and that of those around you.

      You will learn better one day, in this life or another. May God bless you with the grace to see and acknowledge your errors and violations.

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      • zaphod says:

        there was nothing “revengeful” about Jesus Christ
        Matt 10;34

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        • WiseGuy says:

          One can carry a sword in one’s hand and carry love in one’s heart at the same time. The two need not be mutually exclusive.

          And by the way, do we know that Jesus ever, literally, carried a sword?

          Jesus cannot bring us peace. We find it in our own heart and soul.

          Love is all around. It is a fundamental substance, an actual thing that holds our world together. Without it the world disintegrates.

          When we cut away the vines and weeds of attachment we open the clogged channels and let love flow.

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          • Ted Slanders says:

            Wiseguy,

            Whatever are you blathering about this time? We do know for a fact that Jesus will return upon His 2nd Coming with a sword in His mouth! Does this fulfill your question?

            On Jesus’ coming again, we even know what Jesus will look like upon His return! Jesus will have white hair, eyes of fire, feet of brass, and a sword sticking out of his mouth! (Rev.1:13-16) This action by Jesus will put those Hollywood horror movies to shame!

            Furthermore, continuing upon the sword premise, Jesus said: “And He said to them, When I sent you without money bag, knapsack, and sandals, did you lack anything?” So they said, “Nothing.” Then He said to them, “But now, he who has a money bag, let him take it, and likewise a knapsack; and he who has no sword, let him sell his garment and buy one. For I say to you that this which is written must still be accomplished in Me: ‘And He was numbered with the transgressors.’ For the things concerning Me have an end.” So they said, “Lord, look, here are two swords.” And He said to them, “It is enough.” -Luke 22:35

            Jesus stated that two swords were enough! Wonder if Jesus handled one of the two swords mentioned above, or do you think that He let His disciples do the dirty work when needed?

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        • Ted Slanders says:

          zaphod,

          For the comical pseudo-christians that are present at this time, you have to include the entire narrative of Matthew 10: 34-37! This is the only way that they will learn TRUE Christianity, therefore, eliminating as much of their ignorance that they can!

          Jesus stated, to wit: “Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword. For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter in law against her mother in law. And a man’s foes shall be they of his own household. He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me: and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.”

          In essence, Jesus did NOT come to give peace on earth, but a sword in setting family members against you! Furthermore, if you love your family members more than Jesus, then as stipulated by Him, you’re not worthy of Jesus and you’re hell bound, plain and simple, praise!!! 2+2=4.

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          • Slowerfaster says:

            Ted, you have done your due diligance here. I have but one , small riposte to this:
            It is no big stretch to have a dughter-in-law set against the mother-in-law.
            We all KNOW this.
            JC should have elaborated concerning a SON-IN-LAW against a meddling mother-in-law.
            …or the son-in-law against the bully/tyrant father-in-law that thinks his daughter is HIS property.
            And if we want to get REALLY precise, MAN against WIFE …and vice versa.
            At 50% divorce rates, serial marriages, and considerable multiple bedroom dalliances…then I would say the Savior has been here for some time !

            ( Come to think of it…I do own TWO swords, although I use them to barbecue with…for effect ).

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            • Ted Slanders says:

              Brother Slowerfaster,

              With a discerning eye you will see, in part, “And a man’s foes shall be they of his own household”. This takes care of the rest that you’re worried about.

              Praise Jesus’ enlightenment!

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      • slocorruptionhater says:

        Interesting…I thought that Ted and Wiseguy were one and the same…maybe, maybe not

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        • Typoqueen says:

          No way.

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        • Cindy says:

          Ted is far too arrogant to be WiseGuy.

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          • Ted Slanders says:

            Cindy, Cindy , Cindy Sue,

            Dear, in my case, it’s not called “arrogance”, it’s called “I’ve forgotten more about TRUE Christianity that you’ll ever learn!” Get it?

            t’s not arrogant when I can actually back up my claims by biblical literal FACTS!!! Whereas you, do so by assertions, like you do in most of your posts..

            Learn the difference dear, you’ll be a lot happier when you accept your limitations.

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            • Slowerfaster says:

              Ted ( not directed your way, but in a like manner),

              “Those of you who THINK you know everything are VERY annoying to those us that DO !”

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      • Ted Slanders says:

        Wiseguy,

        I am so sorry that you’re from the same school as Cindy pertaining to not knowing Christian relgious matters. :( We TRUE Christians, like myself, call your type; “Burger King Christians”, where you want your bible YOUR WAY! lol

        Subsequent to laughing my a*ss off at your sophomoric expense, I regained my composure to address your inept accountings of our Jesus the Christ of not being revengeful! LOL

        Here, let me school you again with just ONE example of many, where our Jesus is in fact, revengeful! ;

        Jesus stated, to wit: “But those mine enemies, which would not that I should reign over them, bring hither, and slay them before me” (Luke19: 27 ) Now, before you start to fall all over yourself, parable or not, these direct words are attributed to Jesus, period! Jesus states with specificity that anyone that does NOT want Him as their Savior, should be slayed before Him, PERIOD!

        Of course your biblical training allows you to understand that this is relation to Revelations chapter 9, and 11, correct? Good! Although to the twisted mindset, that many cultural Christians follow, one could say that Jesus loves these people that He wants to have slayed before Him! Isn’t that just too illogical, and funny at the same time? lol

        What Jesus proposes above is an act of REVENGE, pure and simple. It could also be termed a “tough love stance towards His creation!” Nonetheless, REVENGE, retaliation for wrongs, is the order of the day, praise Jesus’ revengeful nature!

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        • SanSimeonSam says:

          Ted your ignorance is showing. God is vengeful or so says the Old Testament. You and your kind read the words of the Bible but not the meaning. But don’t ask me…call Jesus himself. He has a 1-800 number in Oklahoma. I called him yesterday and he was doing fine….and says you are confusing him with his Dad.

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          • Ted Slanders says:

            SanSimeionSam,

            Uh, ever hear of the Trinity Doctrine? Sure you have! You know, where the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost are one in the same?! Therefore, there is NO confusion when they are all equal. Get it?

            1 John 5:7 (King James Version) For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one.

            Mat 28:19 “Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit”.

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            • Slowerfaster says:

              Ted…please help me with this>>> I GET the description of ‘Father’ …all the Creation, Creator, Mastermind, Super-Intelligence, Omnipotence…et al.
              The ‘Son” concept ( because, otherwise…what possible explanation do we have for the BILLIONS of imperfect, ungodly, humans amongst us ? Did the PERFECT GOD make BILLIONS of mistakes with such CRETINS crawling around, making grunting noises that sound like language ?
              I DON’T THINK SO ! ).

              BUT, those theological hair-splitting differences aside…
              WTF is a ‘Holy Ghost’ ?
              Nobody can explain it !
              I have asked Bishops of the Vulgate, Orthodox, Hassidic, Gnostic, Episcopalian, Methodist, LSD, Jehovah Witnesses, DoC, Lutherans, Baptists ( Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western, and Non-Directional divinations )

              NOBODY KNOWS !

              WTF is the HOLY GHOST ?

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              • Ted Slanders says:

                Brother Slowerfaster,

                How soon you forget. :( I touched upon this topic at one of my revivals a few years back, and you were lucky enough to obtain a seat in the front row, remember? While looking at you while I was speaking about the Holy Ghost, it looked as though you understood it completely at that time! Alzheimer’s setting in my friend?

                The Holy Ghost is felt in many different ways, called the “fruits of the spirit and the still small voice”. The Holy Ghost enters our mind and heart, which anyone can hear, except the Jehovah Witnesses, but one must receive the Gift of the Holy Ghost for it to linger with them always. This represents a TRUE Christian, praise!

                It’s that little voice in your head saying, “Why are you looking at porn on the internets? You know this is an ungodly act, and that is why you feel guilty! I am sure you’ve had many experiences in this respect.

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                • Slowerfaster says:

                  Oh, I remember, Ted. I thought your sermon was most enlightening …although I am still perplexed with how you explained it at the time.
                  You did your comparison of the rock bands ZZ Topp and Rush:
                  How everyone know’s of Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard in ZZ Topp, but how few ever acknoledge Dusty Hill.
                  That even the most dense among us recall Geddy Lee and Neil Peart in Rush, but that practically no-one remembers Alex Lifeson.
                  The quiet ones like Lifeson and Hill…that’s how the HG is !

                  Just like hardly anyone realizes the THIRD Smothers Brother: Harry. Or that the genius of the Smith Bros. cough drops was not William Wallace or Andrew, but their older forgotten brother Schlomo.

                  Or how the Wright Brothers that we know ( Orville and Wilbur ) were inspired toward flight by their older brother Reuchlin who threw them out of a tree at the family homestead at a very young age.

                  Your inside scoop that the Holy Ghost’s real name turned out to be “Shady Shalom” I have had trouble tracking down; but you have such an extensive knowledge concerning scripture that I have to accept your word.

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                • Ted Slanders says:

                  Slowerfaster,

                  What better references to use in keeping the large crowd that day in tune and truly enlightened! Yes? Remember the angst and gasps when I used the Wright Brother’s reference? LOL I do what I have to do to get the TRUE word of the scriptures delivered to the flock!

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    • Cindy says:

      There is nothing and never was anything vengeful about Jesus Christ. Jesus is extremely loving, forgiving and re-assuring. Go back to your bible because you don’t know anything about him, or better yet, have a chat with him.

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      • mkaney says:

        Do you have his #? lol

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        • Cindy says:

          I know this sounds strange coming from me but I had a sort of an epiphany over the Holiday’s and I wouldn’t trade it for anything, literally not anything. I’m not going to say much more about it right now but it was quite remarkable and very real.

          If you want his number, ask him for it, you’ll get his direct line.

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          • mkaney says:

            He doesn’t give it out to Buddhists :)

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          • Slowerfaster says:

            PS, Stop calling those 999 numbers. They’ll tell you anything you want to hear, at $9.99 a minute.

            Just snuggle with your cat, Cindy. It’ll be more satisfying , at much less cost .

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      • MaryMalone says:

        Not completely true.

        Jesus pitched a royal fit when he saw the money changers in the temple.

        There was nothing loving, forgiving or reassuring about his actions in the temple.

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        • WiseGuy says:

          Mary, I see why you might have that impression, but I believe you are wrong, and truly don’t understand the message of Jesus or what was in his heart when he was dealing with the money-changers. Both you and Ted, and others, seem to find some personal comfort, or defense, in choosing to interpret the gospel in the way you do and spreading that view to others.

          Jesus did not need to hate or seek vengeance when he took bold actions or challenged others. Even in war, having to shoot your enemies, it is possible to have love for them at the very same time. That is part of what Jesus and many other great leaders through history have experienced and taught.

          Loving one’s enemy takes courage, a courage that too few of us understand, let alone respect or employ in our own lives.

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          • Ted Slanders says:

            Wiseguy,

            First off, where do YOU get the authority to “interpret” the bible in any other way than literally, as was historically intended???!!!!

            Addressing your “Even in war, having to shoot your enemies, it is possible to have love for them at the very same time.”

            Taking your premise away from your child like banter, let me help you once again. What you’re alluding too, and of which you didn’t know existed, is the following scripture!

            “But I say to you, love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you,” (Matthew 5:44) “But to you who hear I say, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,” (Luke 6:27) “But rather, love your enemies and do good to them, and lend expecting nothing back; then your reward will be great and you will be children of the Most High, for he himself is kind to the ungrateful and the wicked.” (Luke 6:35 )

            TRUE Christians are to love thy enemies, like the terrorists that flew into the Twin Towers in New York on September 11, 2001, and their cohorts that are still living in the Mid East that are engaging to kill our US soldiers today! We’re to love them with all our heart! Instead of bombing them back into the stone age, like we’ve done in Afganistan and Iraq, we’re told by Jesus to do good to them and love them instead!

            The bottom line is, who are we to usurp the wants of our Savior in the way that Jesus wants us to love our enemies known as Al Quada and the Taliban, and do good for them as stated by Wiseguy and the passages above?! Remember, Jesus’ scripture trumps man’s innate revenge!

            Let us pray for the Taliban and Al Quida’s safety! Obviously we didn’t pray hard enough for Osamn Bin Laden because our Navy Seal Team Six killed him. Our God must be sad. :(

            Don’t worry, I will continue to SCHOOL YOU at every turn when you have the audacity to bring forth your “interpretation” of what you “think” any scripture says!

            Wiseguy, to put the passages above in perspective, tell everyone here that you LOVE the Muslim groups that killed approximately 3500 of our citizens on 9/11! We await your confirmation, thank you.

            You can thank me later.

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        • Cindy says:

          I said Jesus was never vengeful and he wasn’t. No doubt when he was human he got angry at times like with the well known example you mention.

          What I said is that he IS (present tense) extremely loving, forgiving and re-assuring and he IS. Nothing vengeful about Jesus and there never was.

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        • Ted Slanders says:

          Mary,

          Of course there wasn’t any loving, or forgiveness in the overturning of the tables within the Temple! This violent act of our Jesus is when He whipped the moneychangers into submission!

          In John 2:14-15, he writes: “And He (Jesus) found in the temple those who sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the money changers doing business. WHEN HE HAD MADE A WHIP OF CORDS, He drove them all out of the temple, with the sheep and the oxen, and poured out the changers’ money and overturned the tables.”

          Praise Jesus’ REVENGEFUL act in this narrative!!!

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      • zaphod says:

        Matt 10;34

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        • WiseGuy says:

          One can carry a sword in one’s hand and have love in one’s heart. The two are not mutually exclusive.

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        • ds_gray says:

          Ooh – find that one via Google I suppose? Jesus was addressing the persecuted Jews, saying he was the sword that would be the end of the Roman enslavement. And he showed them that he was not sent to be the peacemaker – he was sent to show them how to obtain peace for themselves.

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      • Ted Slanders says:

        Cindy,

        You continue to be the neophyte of Christiandom within this forum! Your apologetic and hermeneutic talking points are getting very tiring to say the least.

        Here, let me give you another example of our Jesus being vengeful by agreeing with His Father that children that curse their parents should be KILLED, okay? Thank you.

        Jesus replied, “And why do you break the command of God for the sake of your tradition? For God said, ‘Honor your father and mother’ and ‘Anyone who curses their father or mother is to be put to death.” (Matthew 15:4)

        What tradition was Jesus upholding and referring too when He was chastising the Pharisees when He stated, with specificity, that GOD COMMANDED, through tradition that children that curse their parents should be killed? The tradition and command is within Leviticus 20:9, to wit: “For every one that curseth his father or his mother shall be surely put to death: he hath cursed his father or his mother; his blood shall be upon him.”

        JESUS AGREED WITH HIS FATHER THAT ALL CHILDREN WHO CURSE THEIR PARENTS SHOULD BE KILLED. Within context in Matthew 15, one cannot dispute this biblical fact because additionally Jesus called the Pharisees “hypocrites” for not following their “tradition!”

        To vouchsafe the Leviticus and Matthean passages, let us use the fifth commandment where it states with specificity, “honor thy mother and thy father.” This is one of the preeminent commands set forth in the alleged ten commandments. To honor ones parents, in part, children are not to curse them as shown in the Matthean and Levitical verses in question.

        “When thou shalt hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God, to keep all his commandments which I command thee this day, to do that which is right in the eyes of the LORD thy God” (Deut 13:18). What is RIGHT in the eyes of the Lord thy God is to follow one of his commands which is the upholding of killing children that curse their parents, period!

        Before you enter into a fallacious arena of “super apologetics and/or hermeneutic spin doctoring” to TRY and weasel out of the blatant example of Jesus upholding God’s command of killing children that curse their parents, understand that Jesus didn’t come to destroy the Old Laws of the Old Testament where this “tradition” emanates from. To wit: “Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill” (Matthew 5:17).

        And as Luke wrote: “And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass, than one tittle of the law to fail” (Luke 16:17). Jesus also said that nothing He said could be deemed to trump the Father, for God rules over Jesus (1 Corinthians 11:3), therefore, as Jesus states, the killing of children that curse their parents is to be upheld because it is the command of God, of which He cannot overrule!!!

        Many pseudo, or Burger King Christians like yourself, where they want their bible “their way”, fall under this godly passage, to wit: “For the time will come when men will not put up with SOUND DOCTRINE. Instead to suit their own desires, they (YOU) will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear ” ( 2 Timothy 4:3 ). YOU want to hear that Jesus doesn’t condone the killing of children, whereas, with biblical facts shown, He most certainly does!

        Dear Cindy, when are you going to learn, as you did in the Heathen Christmas Tree thread where you finally remained silent to save yourself any further embarrassment, that you are a “beginner” in the faith of TRUE Christianity? Seriously dear, it is embarrassing for my godly knowledge to watch you flounder around as if you actually think you know in what you’re talking about! LOL!!!

        But you are funny to watch when you try, although in vain, to THINK you know what the bible actually states! LOL

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        • Slowerfaster says:

          You’re losing me , Ted.

          Shorten it .

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          • Ted Slanders says:

            Brother Slowerfaster,

            To be terse; Jesus condones the KILLING of children that curse their parents! This in all due respects, is a VENGEFULL JESUS, PERIOD!

            I sometimes have to have a somewhat long treatise at times in explaining the TRUE word of our Christian God. It’s not done for any type of showmanship, but is done to cover all the bases and to head off the pseudo-christians ever so wanting argument that usually follows.

            The description above is iron clad with absolutely no chink in the armor, so to speak.

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        • tnn says:

          @TS While I find your posts to be both factual and sometimes educational I don’t think it is in the true Christian spirit to deliver the Word to those who are “beginners” (or anyone for that matter) in a mocking or even down right mean way. Just an observation. I agree with what you’re saying, but I also think it is important to keep the “beginners” open to the Truth without scaring them off.

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          • Ted Slanders says:

            tnn,

            What was the disparaging inference directed towards me of “sometimes educational?” Huh? Such insolence to a godly man of my stature! The TRUE words of the bible is ALWAYS educational!

            The “beginners” have to be chastised because of the simple fact that they assume they know in what they speak relative to the scriptures, but in fact, and as shown, THEY DON’T! Just look at the ever so wanting examples insidiously presented by the pseudo-christians Cindy, Wiseguy, danika, et al, for this proof! They don’t have the sense to feel embarrassed in what they fallaciously purport as God’s word!.

            As our Hebrew, and subsequent, Christian God did, He didn’t use kid gloves all the time in getting His points across! Just read the Old Testament horrors our God perpetuated upon His creation in the way of killings, plagues, torture, abortions, the great flood, pestilence, etc., when they got out of line with His doctrine!

            Jesus too had a severe temper towards His Father’s creation, other than his killing references, Jesus in a total disgusted state, called others fools, vipers, and hypocrites, just to name a few! ((Psalm 14:1, Luke 11:40, Luke 24:25, Luke 11:40).

            Therefore, do we not learn by example? If Jesus and our God acted in a killing and vengeful way, I am a Boy Scout compared to their actions!

            You say it’s important not to scare them off to TRUE Christianity? LOL No, no, I say we don’t want any candy-assed-rooty-poo pseudo-christians amongst the TRUE Christian community. If the kitchen gets too hot, then let them leave and let the cards fall where they may!

            They can change Gods and go to Allah and become a Muslim as far as I am concerned!

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      • Slowerfaster says:

        If you ‘purportedely’ LOVE Jaysus , is it because you HATE others ?
        HMMMM ?

        You fascists are HILARIOUS . You don’t fool anyone but yourselves !

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    • danika says:

      TS, if you truly think Jesus was revengeful you have obviously misunderstood HIS message and its meaning.

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    • SanSimeonSam says:

      Ted,
      I agree with protecting one’s home. Anyone threatening my home when i am home will hopefully be shot down by me before he can do it to me. However, one who says that is no freaking Christian. Like me you are not a Christian so shut up with invoking Gods name or that of his kid Jesus.

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      • Ted Slanders says:

        To Wiseguy, Cindy, danika, San SimeonSam, et al,

        To the following “assumed Christians” listed above! Because of your inept knowledge, as shown by your apologetic talking points, and by my biblically backed refutations to your ever Satanic comical posts, may I suggest that you leave this forum and move your wanting biblical knowledge to a children’s Christian Forum like in the link below.

        http://kids.christiansunite.com/

        You’ll be more comfortable talking to kids!

        You’re welcome.

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    • CA Native says:

      What’s a ’45 magnum’, and why do you think Jesus carried one????

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    • MaryMalone says:

      My midwestern mother had many sayings. When it came time for me to start dating, she didn’t have much advice because she didn’t date much before she married my father.

      But one bit of advice she did have was this: “Those who talk the most do the least.”

      Whenever I see the type of sign you describe hanging up on a fence or a home, I get the strong impression that the person inside the home is cowering in fear. It’s like a yappy little dog that barks at the wind.

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  5. smartmouth says:

    I hope he detained him in a painful manner………….

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  6. Typoqueen says:

    Oh how I would love to have seen this. I can’t stand thieves.

    Atta boy to the homeowner and thank goodness he didn’t get hurt.

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    • Cindy says:

      I would be interested to know how he detained the guy? I guess the homeowner was bigger and very angry and intimidating? Did the homeowner have a weapon aimed at the guy, I’m just curious how he did it?

      This is great to hear no matter how he did it. People who break into peoples homes do far more damage than depriving people of their valuables. They take something away that is priceless, it’s called a sense of privacy and security. This time the homeowner had the last laugh and walked away intact financially and no doubt psychologically. BRAVO and thanks for taking the guy off the streets….. (whoever you are).

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      • Side_Show_Bob says:

        By the simple fact that the news report omits just how the homeowner was able to detain the perp, I have a sneeking suspicion it was with the aid of a firearm. The media and/or the authorities certainly would not want the general public to know that there is an equalizing effect in such situations with the presence of a firearm.

        Just a suspicion.

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        • mkaney says:

          Nonsense this Cal Coast and operate a little differently. My theory is they are actually just bating us, and will reveal that he detained him with baseball bat or something.

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        • WiseGuy says:

          Classic gun nut response, Bob, as you continue promoting paranoia/conspiracy theories.

          Just for kicks, i’ll ask you what you imagine the motivation is for the “media” to cover up any gun involvement?

          Perhaps the media might want to preserve a gun owner’s privacy, but your suggestion that a reporter “would not want the general public to know that there is an equalizing effect in such situations with the presence of a firearm” is far-fetched and into the realm of gun nuttiness.

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          • Side_Show_Bob says:

            When was the last time you saw the positive use of a firearm reported in a positive light?

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            • WiseGuy says:

              Get real, please. Guns are promoted every single night on television. There is not a night that goes by when some “good guy” hero character shoots to death someone. The media is the biggest promoter of fear-based gun culture.

              The very fact you act so unaware is a classic symptom of gun nuttiness.

              And you never answered my question.

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      • MaryMalone says:

        I’m interested, too, Cindy.

        There are so many ways other than using a weapon to set things right in your environment. Police have a whole array of “tools” they can use before they escalate to using weapons, even a nightstick. These aren’t magical tactics, and can be used by anyone (barring a physical disability, of course).

        I suggest that any woman who has not taken a model mugging class to do it. I sent my daughter and her two friends when they were in their teens. I was born mean, and in a bad area, so I didn’t need it :-) I watched the classes, though. Incredible experience.

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