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EyeOfTheNewt

Cape Coral, FL

#96169 Aug 22, 2013
Ponderings wrote:
~O.T.~
I realize these discussions should be on a different forum, and after today I am going to take a back seat for awhile concerning this Anderson crime.
At this point in time, I do believe that DiMaggio was responsible for the deaths and burning of his home. I also have no sympathy for him, other than he inherited an unstable psyche from both his parents.
What is interesting, is that both Hannah and Hailey Dunn were cheerleaders. I also think that both had been very likely sexually abused for several years;
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/20/chri...
Ponderings; we really can't say much about the Anderson/DiMaggio case because we don't know much about it. Only the scant info and other posts we've read.

I'm not jumping to conclusions, but I will say that I don't trust Hannah anymore than DiMaggio, maybe less. We don't know what went on there, by either one of them. We don't know that DiMaggio is the one who killed Hannahs' mother, her brother and the dog; OR burned down the house. So far I haven't read about any specific evidence that PROVES he is the one who did it. I DO know that there were four hours MISSING from the time they both shut off their cell phones at approx 4:00 p.m. and the house fire was reported underway at 8:00 P.m.

I don't think we will ever know the truth. Also, I don't believe that any LE who were involved in taking DiMaggio down and rescuing Hannah will ever admit that they made any mistakes, IF they did. IF Hannah was involved (and I strongly suspect she was, somehow, someway, if in no other way was/is knowledgeable), then she has gotten away with it.

As to her being sexually abused? Maybe, maybe not. She is a cold and calculating smartass and likely a liar and a user. I will say that it certainly appears that she took off with DiMaggio willfully that day, just as she had done numerous times in the past. As to both she and Hailey Dunn being cheerleaders, to me that is just a mere coincidence and nothing more.
Vic

Shelbyville, KY

#96170 Aug 22, 2013
Hey Guys,

I Agree with everyone's assessment of the Anderson case. When does a teenager want to go with a middle age man anywhere and what parent would allow it? She seemed way too controlled in her on air interview. Makes one wonder who was controlling whom. JMO
EyeOfTheNewt

Cape Coral, FL

#96171 Aug 22, 2013
Vic wrote:
Hey Guys,
I Agree with everyone's assessment of the Anderson case. When does a teenager want to go with a middle age man anywhere and what parent would allow it? She seemed way too controlled in her on air interview. Makes one wonder who was controlling whom. JMO
I couldn't agree more, Vic. This gal is one tough cookie. To be realistic here; out of four, she's the only one left alive. The little boy can't talk, he's dead. Mama can't talk, she's dead too. James Lee, possibly the fall-guy; well, we know what happened to him, don't we? Dead. The dog? Thrown in for good measure. That leaves only the beaming, smiling, swaggering Hannah who seems to be thoroughly enjoying herself since day one. You said it! Who was controlling whom? I'd lay money on it; ain't NOBODY gonna control this little smartass hot number.

I'll let you in on a little secret: Men who are cat lovers are 90% known to be very gentle, caring and compassionate people. Do the research. Not saying they NEVER go off the deep end, since some do, but it is more unusual than not. Aside from that, he still wouldn't be my first suspect, she is!

“JUSTICE DENIED, AGAIN!!!”

Level 8

Since: Mar 10

Location hidden

#96172 Aug 22, 2013
EyeOfTheNewt wrote:
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By 'family', who do you mean Zazz? If you mean Cummings, two of the Cummings family are in prison on drug charges, Ron & his trashy niece Hope. If you mean Croslins, Tommy & Misty are still in prison on the same drug related charges. Donna what's-her-face is also in prison on these same drug charges but is not related to either the Cummings or the Croslins. This dummy just happened to get caught up in the drug trade while playing as Mistys' counseling friend. Idiot.
If memory serves me, none of them got less than fifteen years, with Misty getting twenty-five years. Regardless, I expect crafty dope peddling child-murderer and rapist teflon Ron and his 'higher-up' LE connections will find a way out for him long before his sentence is up. We haven't heard the last of him.
Loud-mouth, Mistys' Granny Hollars from Tenn passed on (RIP) from a stroke a while back (my favorite of the bunch); Annette Sykes is reportedly not well, likely caused by her tormenting conscience + all that cellulite she hauls around 24/7/365; meanwhile she's lost two of her kids, Hope's mother and a son named Donald. Mama Teresa (she'll be next?) is still claiming to be searching for Haleigh while Daddy Rooster and his motorcycle gang continues to bring up the rear. No news about Butter Bean & his mama and her preacher mama. Everybodys' been silenced, in prison and outside prison, by order of Sheriff Hardy and his shadow crew buddies.
Thank you so much for taking the time to bring me up to date.

What a sorry family, so much evil it's hard to comprehend.

I hope to see murder charges one day.
Chester

Palm Beach Gardens, FL

#96174 Aug 22, 2013
Stay in your own forums, non-Floridian dummies. You don't know how to use the interwebs.
WORMY GEORGIA PEACH

Douglas, GA

#96175 Aug 22, 2013
EyeOfTheNewt

Cape Coral, FL

#96178 Aug 23, 2013
Six Figures wrote:
http://www.today.com/news/excl usive-hannah-anderson-speaks-o ut-reveals-new-details-kidnapp ing-6C10975683?GT1=43001
I didn't watch this. Perhaps someone else will want to. Maybe they watched that movie with Kim Basinger. The name eludes me at the moment. Maybe some coffee will jog my memory.
Thanks 6Figures; I had seen this interview earlier, also read it again. I noticed that it's all about HER with the exception of two or three small comments. Not sure I've seen the movie you mentioned.
King George

West Lafayette, IN

#96179 Aug 23, 2013
EyeOfTheNewt wrote:
K Geo, thank you for the updated info above. I've somewhat looked in on those two cases too and was aware of the arrests in both of them. I was wrong in Alannas' case; I would have bet money that either the mother or one of the daddies in that house was involved in her death. I am not too familiar with the Bain case, or either have forgotten what little I knew about it.
In the shooting death of the West baby in Brunswick, Ga., the parents are also being treated as suspects in addition to the two young black men who have been apprehended (along with the mother and an aunt), b/c of the gun powder that was found on both of them, and also due to the mothers' grown daughter raising some suspicious questions about the life ins policy her mother had on the baby. This is the case where the mother had a yard sale immediately to get rid of baby's things. How pathetic.
I wish you would pick up on this 'Hannah Anderson vs James Lee DiMaggio' story. You are so good at sniffing out dirt and finding hidden links!
I wish I could, but, I don't have as much free time as I used to. Last year, three of my children blessed me with grand-babies. So, now, it seems, if I'm not at one job or the other, I have one or more of the babies. I still try to check in every day on a few cases, but, I don't have the time to really dig into them like I'd like to.
EyeOfTheNewt

Cape Coral, FL

#96180 Aug 23, 2013
zazz wrote:
<quoted text>
Thank you so much for taking the time to bring me up to date.
What a sorry family, so much evil it's hard to comprehend.
I hope to see murder charges one day.
You're welcome! There is a lot more that could be said if one really wanted to scratch their head and continue reliving it, but I've come to see them all as a lost cause whose crimes against Haleigh will never be pursued or prosecuted, and this includes the crimes that were performed by and covered up by LE. It's in Gods' hands alone now, for the eventual just recompense for Haleigh and punishment of them all who participated in her death, and all who failed this angel child in her burial and any justice for her.

When you consider how every investigator was driven out of town with threats hanging over their head, and how all the stark evidence of Haleighs' murder was concealed and hidden by local PCLE, and how all the media turned a blind eye and went along with the numerous lies and avoided pursuing blatant evidence; or not even one prolific writer/investigator has taken it upon themselves to get to the truth of Haleighs' death and those involved; my projection is that it will never happen in this lifetime.

Good to see ya, Zazz! Haven't seen you in quite a long while...
EyeOfTheNewt

Cape Coral, FL

#96181 Aug 23, 2013
I don't spend as much time on the interwebs as I used too either, K George; and hate getting emotionally involved in any of it. It's a no-win; becomes all-consuming and leads nowhere, particularly when you've got some crazy on your back all the time who is hell bent to destroy your self-esteem. It's not worth getting upset over when we're all just strangers who don't really know each other.

More so troubling is that no matter how right we may be, or how grieved we are that these cases go unsolved and unpunished, we can't do a thing about it. It becomes very frustrating to see so clearly what others don't, while there you are (me) ignoring important issues in your life that you have shoved on the back burner to your own detriment and in the end NOTHING got resolved or accomplished.

I am SOOOo happy for you with the grandbabies! I tell ya, there is nothing like these precious little ones that come into our lives in later years. I can't begin to describe how beautiful it is just to hold, feed, dress, play with, and love them. If I could take in (or have) another little one today, I would! Sure it's work and time consuming, but so what! They make everything special. There is no greater love or no greater pleasure!(My son & I had stopped celebrating Easter, Thanksgiving, or even putting up a C-Mas tree for several years before my g/d came to us). Happy children bring the joy of life back into our lives!

I just do NOT understand why older (middle-aged and beyond) couples (including widows) don't apply for and take care of these little foster kids who have no one to love or care for them. They don't have to be alone or lonely, and if they're able to care for themselves and can get around; they're able to care for a child! Why are they so selfish with their time, when time no longer means anything to them? These babies and children bring SO MUCH love and joy into our lives. It's worth every minute and every dime of it! Oh yeah, I'd do it all over again, even now.

Drop in when you can dear. God bless you! xx00xx
Vic

Shelbyville, KY

#96183 Aug 23, 2013
Eye,

My sister was a foster parent for many years. She was in her fifties when she adopted two children. A three year old girl and her two year old brother.
Both children were born addicted and the boy had been sexually abused while he was with his birth mother. They are now sixteen and seventeen. It's been a long road, the boy has severe ADHD, anger management problems, but we as a family will never give up on him. They have brought our family so much love. My sister's husband died in Feb, leaving her(she's 68 years young now) to finish raising these two children. SHe's often stated that without them she wouldn't know what she would have done. Nothing in life is easy but sometimes when you take the harder road the rewards at the end are so sweet.
EyeOfTheNewt

Cape Coral, FL

#96184 Aug 23, 2013
This is strange! There was a post here, just below my last one, from someone who mentioned how parents of kids at home and busy grandparents can't take care of foster kids. Also, there was some comment about being afraid to take in some of these kids, which I fully understand. Neither would I take in an older troubled child who will cause problems.

I'm sorry, I didn't have time to respond at the time but now I see that post has disappeared. It's okay, I just wanted to say that I wasn't implying that I thought anyone should take a child they can't take care of or would be afraid too. I'm not so sure I would mix up a troubled child with my own family, especially if I had kids or grandkids at home; all of these things are to be considered, it's just that I know there are some who could do it if they really thought about it.

I meant all these lonely people, alone, and middle aged and older couples who have nothing but time on their hands who DON'T have kids and grandkids at home; and believe me, there's LOTs uv em too! Also, many of these people are financially well off enough to take care of a child with no assistance from the state coffers. For those who aren't, child protective agencies pay a nice monthly fee for foster children to be placed in a home where they will be provided for and cared for, so money certainly isn't the reason. It wasn't until after I took my g/d that I realized I could have been taking care of (and supporting) a small child all along even tho I'm widowed. There must be many others like me, maybe they just haven't thought of it, like I hadn't.

EyeOfTheNewt

Cape Coral, FL

#96185 Aug 23, 2013
What a lovely story! You know the saying Vic, "where there's a will, there's a way!!" Bless your sister, and her hubby when he was still alive. I'd bet those children brought many happy times into their lives they would not have otherwise had.(I know my precious g/d certainly did)! Now look how blessed she is to have those two children, now that her hubby has gone on to his reward.

Believe me, I never thought about raising another child after my two sons were grown, but that's exactly what happened! You all probably already know the story of how my doorbell rang repeatedly one night around midnight, I answered, and there stood my son holding this 4-mo old baby girl in her little bucket seat asleep, and him all loaded down with bottles, diapers and stuff; tears streaming down his face; "mom, you've got to help me with this baby". The crib was in his car, he quickly unloaded it, we set it up, and I've had a daughter ever since.

I was running a busy office 7 days a week. First I cancelled all my appointments for several weeks, but soon I put her in day care and either he or I took her and picked her up every day. On week-ends and some evenings I took her on appointments with me, even to open houses many, many times, and that's the way she grew up in her earlier years. Never once did I leave her alone or with a sitter. Other than the evil fights from hell I had with her dope addict, street prostitute mother who continuously dragged her back and forth, and after she allowed her to be abused at 28-mos; I finally got legal custody of her when she was three.

I had her in pre-pre-care when she was 3, pre-care at 4, kindergarten at 5 and by the time she hit first grade at 6 she had already been in school for three years. Today she is an honors student, attending a special school for honors students in Sarasota. It was worth every battle and every dollar!

I cherished every day & night with this sweet child; the precious daughter I never had. I honestly believe ANYBODY can do it if they want too badly enough, forget themselves; and they SEE what is happening to the pitiful child who has no future, and CARE enough about that child to step in and stop it.
EyeOfTheNewt

Cape Coral, FL

#96186 Aug 26, 2013
Mornin' Ladies, et.al. Hope this starts off a nice new week for everyone. You okay, Sami? I know you have school-age kids, and stay busy; hope all is well, also others with busy jobs, etc.

I guess since the funerals Saturday, we've heard the last of any on-going investigation in the Hannah Anderson and her murdered mother and brother/DiMaggio allegations? That's the way it is when LE decides not to pursue a murder investigation. No comment, files closed.

So many times LE has done this. Hailey Dunns' brutal murder; drug, beastiality and child porn infested home stays fresh on my mind, and so many others, where LE simply backed off and did nothing when they had plenty of evidence to prosecute.

Then there are the deliberate cover ups, like in the case of our forever lost sweet Hailegh Cummings. Never, EVER did a single LE agent (OR investigator, blogger or media) pursue the FACT that Haleigh was first reported missing at 2:13 a.m. that morning, NOT at 3:27 a.m., and not by Misty, and they KNEW this as Bridgett Dixon, their OWN officer went to RC's and TCs' homes to investigate at 2:15 a.m. They didn't even investigate the THREE human decomp scents the cadaver dogs traced to the dumpster!

SlimJim

Bradley, IL

#96187 Aug 28, 2013
EyeOfTheNewt wrote:
Mornin' Ladies, et.al. Hope this starts off a nice new week for everyone. You okay, Sami? I know you have school-age kids, and stay busy; hope all is well, also others with busy jobs, etc.
I guess since the funerals Saturday, we've heard the last of any on-going investigation in the Hannah Anderson and her murdered mother and brother/DiMaggio allegations? That's the way it is when LE decides not to pursue a murder investigation. No comment, files closed.
So many times LE has done this. Hailey Dunns' brutal murder; drug, beastiality and child porn infested home stays fresh on my mind, and so many others, where LE simply backed off and did nothing when they had plenty of evidence to prosecute.
Then there are the deliberate cover ups, like in the case of our forever lost sweet Hailegh Cummings. Never, EVER did a single LE agent (OR investigator, blogger or media) pursue the FACT that Haleigh was first reported missing at 2:13 a.m. that morning, NOT at 3:27 a.m., and not by Misty, and they KNEW this as Bridgett Dixon, their OWN officer went to RC's and TCs' homes to investigate at 2:15 a.m. They didn't even investigate the THREE human decomp scents the cadaver dogs traced to the dumpster!
Good Morning! I assume you saw the interview with DiMaggio's sister on CNN last night? Ha! She sounds like you in disguise.... she said that she warned her brother that Hannah was 'bad news'... I am not yet ready to blame the house fire and the deaths of her mother and brother on her alone, but methinks we haven't' heard the end of THAT story.
EyeOfTheNewt

Cape Coral, FL

#96188 Aug 28, 2013
I DID see the clip of the interview with DiMaggios' sister last night with Peirs Morgan. No, it wasn't me, no relation. I do believe her however, also I believe she knows much more about little Lolita Anderson than shes' saying. She was very guarded and cautious in her comments, afraid to say much.

Neither am I blaming the murders and house fire on Hannah alone, Slim Jim; but I'm also NOT blaming James DiMaggio either. People can be so dumb, not realizing the affect a brassy, flirtatious and solicitous girl like her can have on an alone, lonely, caring, older man like James DiMaggio who had already spent many years of his life (and ALL of his money) on caring for her and her 'user/taker' parents.

Oh yeah, there's WAY more to this story than we know, or may ever know. I just wish DiMaggios' sister had felt more comfortable in giving the interview. Maybe some criminal investigator/writer will get held of her and get her talking. I hope so. This sister knows plenty about Hannah Anderson and the REAL story of hers' & James' unsavory relationship; which, IMO, would have been egged on by HANNAH, not James.
Sami

Jacksonville, AR

#96189 Aug 29, 2013
Hi Annie & All!

Annie, I'm so glad you're in good spirits. My friends had cancer removed from her bladder several times, once when she was pregnant. It has been gone for 8 yrs. now. I'm glad tohearyours is gone also. I know the treatments your undegoing are hard, but with faith and prayers they will soon be done and that cancer will be gone to. Stay strong Missy & I will keep you in my prayers!:)

Per the Anderson case. I haven't followed it close, but ITA with many of you. That whaole setup with James & family is a lil strange. mst parent would not evenhink of letting their TA daughter go off on vacas alone with a grown man and most TA wouldn't want to go alone on a vaca with just a grown man. Of course this man is the adult and he is rsponsible for any inappropriate activity that may have occued between him and Hannah even if it's flirting. However, the letters from Hannah and the calls between thmm are concerning. I just dunno about this case.

So no balloon release, vigil or anything for Haleigh's birthday?
Vic

Shelbyville, KY

#96190 Aug 29, 2013
Hey Sammi,

Yes, they did hold a vigil for Haleigh but only a few people showed up. I don't think there was any news coverage this year. I agree with Eye, I don't think anyone including LE had clean hands. Everyone was too busy trying to cover up their wrong doings. It seemed to be a haven for the drug dealers,pimps,pervs. So sad.
Sami

Jacksonville, AR

#96191 Aug 30, 2013
Hi Vic & all! Thanks Vic, must have missed the vigil. Was Crystal/mama & Teresa/Sykes there? ITA with you guys, it seems like that drug/perv infestested county is too busy coverng for their azzes. I've never seen such a revolving door in the jails/courts. Look at how many times Ron got off.
EyeOfTheNewt

Cape Coral, FL

#96192 Aug 31, 2013
Thank you Sami, for your kind thoughts & prayers. There is nothing more I can ask for. Yes, thank GOD, the bladder cancer had not resurfaced at last exam. But I'll keep a closer watch on it now that the throat cancer DID reoccur and all the while it was not being watched by the b'stard who supposedly surgically treated me for it last year, who also did not give me follow-up instructions, only now for it to have gotten progressively worse. The object with the radiation on the vocal cords is to try to save my voice, which is where the cancerous tumors are.

THIS time I and my new ENT and Oncology are following instructions of the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. I am 1/3rd done with the radiation and I can tell ya, it's NOT fun, primarily because it burns my throat and leaves it almost too sore and painful to swallow; but I have good friends who've had delivered to me many cases of liquid nutrition drinks, thin soups and juices, which I can only swallow now carefully through a thin straw. I can just imagine how much worse this is going to get before its' over, and still no guarantees.

But OH YEAH, I'm very upbeat and hopeful; and peacefully leaning on the everlasting arms of Jesus!! Dang it, I NEED to get back to work, but he knows this! I guess it's my own fault for smoking. Thank you sweetie, and to all of you, for caring. Hope you all have a wonderful holiday week-end. Planning a quiet one here, need to get so many things done, just happy to have three days of no radiation! XX00 to all....

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