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6-Year-Old Girl Brings Thanksgiving Dinner to Newtown Police Officers

6-year-old Lucia St. Lorenzo kept wondering how Newtown police officers that worked on Thanksgiving would get their dinner. So she stepped in to help in a random act of kindness.

“Some police officers were working and they don't get to stay home with their families,” said 6-year-old St. Lorenzo.

Lucia and her father, Antonio St. Lorenzo, delivered the catered feast to the police station Thursday night.

Originally Lucia offered to pay for the whole dinner herself with the money she had gotten for her birthday, but restaurant owners from the Newtown Inn agreed to donate the dinners for 8 officers to support Lucia’s act of kindness.

Linda Antignani, who’s behind the Newtown Adopt-a-Cop program, also helped Lucia and her father make the night happen.

“It falls in that category of a little girl knowing that the officers would be alone on a holiday and wanting to give them a little piece of home,” said Linda Antignani.

Lucia's father, says he's so proud to see his daughter follow in his footsteps. He spend this life giving back to homeless veterans and other causes.

“It really makes me feel proud that she's got that kind of heart. That it's not all about her. She gets. It's about giving back,” said Antonio St. Lorenzo.

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I would have been more impressed

if she would have brought dinner to the children of the men who have been murdered by the police.

Little girl probably knows the newtown cops were involved

at sandy hook and is trying to "lobby" for her life during the next "drill".


And later that night they tazed her

For serving meals without a permit.


You beat me to it, no pun intended.

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Another story on the front page right now is how an Alabama

cop kicked a handcuffed man in the groin twice.

Google is government.

Oh my

Criminal steals cop car gets kicked in the balls.
Who gives a s-h-i-t?
Fair fight A-s-s-h-o-l-e vs. A-s-s-h-o-l-e

So Eight Amendment doesn't

So Eight Amendment doesn't apply here and we should disregard a man's right to remain free of cruel and unusual punishment.


Hey, the sheriff is going away for a LONG time - life!

The Sun Herald reports that Sheriff Mike Byrd is facing a federal charge that he knowingly engaged in misleading conduct. The crime itself is punishable by up to twenty years in the slammer and a fine of $250,000, according to court records.

The federal charges stem from his ordering the destruction of patrol car dashboard camera footage that showed him kicking an arrested man, John Mark Stahl, in the groin twice.

Stahl had been arrested for stealing a deputy’s patrol car. Certainly, Stahl’s theft of property should not go unpunished, but Byrd’s reaction was wrong. If the kick wasn’t enough, Stahl claims that Byrd threatened him with life imprisonment for embarrassing him, his office, and his officers.

But wait, there’s more! Court records also say that Byrd called an information technologist to wipe his hard drive clean by drilling a hole through the old one and replacing it with a new drive. This man obviously has a lot more to hide than a kick to the nuts!

Byrd has agreed to a plea deal on the federal charges. In exchange for pleading guilty, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of Alabama has agreed to recommend that Byrd serve six months of house arrest and six months of probation. The judge has the final say and could make the sentence harsher, but I wouldn’t hold my breath.

Unfortunately for Sheriff Mike Byrd his troubles do not end with the federal charges. He is also facing a whopping twenty-nine felony charges and two misdemeanors from the state. He has been charged with fraud and embezzlement, perjury, hindering prosecution, witness tampering, extortion, attempting to persuade another to commit perjury, and intimidating a law enforcement officer.

A situation such as this one begs the questions: is this isolated to a rogue sheriff that allowed the power he wields to go to his head, or does this story identify a flaw inherent to the manner law enforcement and security are socialized in the United States?

Not all sheriffs are power-hungry and ruthless. There are some decent people in these positions. Last month, on this very website, we praised a Florida sheriff for his principled defense of the Second Amendment.

Interesting , the response to

Interesting , the response to a six year old's natural state of generosity.
I wonder what difference it would make if local people did these kinds of things more often and in greater numbers.
I wonder if it would be more difficult for sheriff's and police chiefs to go along with the drift towards more militarized policing?

Yah right and the fed will

Yah right and the fed will admit it's mistakes ad pay everyone back the money they stole through inflation.


I'm going to see if I can copy what Lucia St Lorenzo did.. I think it's a great jesture of love, peace, kindness and thanksgiving for what is good.

Right on Lucia St Lorenzo!!!

Oh but the herd thinks that's



Lucia St Lorenzo made me feel a little foolish as in, "Why didn't I think of that?" She's adorable too.



I'll be she forgot the donuts and they tazed her dog!

Silence isn't always golden....sometimes it's yellow.

"The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them." - Patrick Henry

And for

Did they reward her

By tazing her?

I'd rather have a bottle in front o' me than a frontal lobotomy

And for

thats out of line...

They shot her dog. Everyone knows thats how its done.


And for

Officer safety is paramount...

During Thanksgiving dinner.

And for