Police: Man whipped dogs when they faltered pulling a cart full of cinderblocks in the heat

The MetroWest Daily News brings us today's depressing news, out of Framingham.



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Can't beat empathy into people

Chances are, this guy learned to abuse by being abused or seeing abuse. This is what big people do to lesser beings, after all.

Anybody who can't understand why this is so wrong before they do it won't be changed by being forced to do it. This is all a power game.


...I work in the Social Services, so I have a good understanding of these matters. But I post a fair amount of Snark about it all (very cynical, you see). Mea Culpa.


I doubt it

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You can't beat that into people. They see it as "what strong people do to own the weak". It won't make any difference. He won't learn a thing other than to do it again to someone/something else.

He wouldn't get it. And, neither do you.

This isn't the fucking middle ages - and maybe somebody should wrap you in rope, tie you to a post, and burn you to death with a stack of pot plants for your criminal marijuana use? I mean, that's where your logic and attitude gets us.

Horrible. I wrote the

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Horrible. I wrote the company this guy owns (Suburban Masonry) to ask if it is true. Maybe I'll get a response. If it is true, potential customers should be aware.

Wait a minute...are you

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Wait a minute...are you telling me this is not only sadistic nutball behavior, but also corporate sleezebag half-assery?


I take it back--I didn't notice the Jr. In the article. So this Richard Capalucci, Jr. Goes by Paul?