i don't usually blog human fatalities, i don't even follow them closely but early on, it was clear this tragedy was playing out differently in the media. the day after this story broke, people began sending me links to the facebook page of Dax's father, JEFF BORCHARDT, who was publicly grieving the loss of his child and raging against pit bulls.
The biology, make up and history of pitbulls will looked at and analyzed in a different way from here to the future....I do not wish harm to any existing family members(pitbulls), but once your pitbull is dead like my son, you can be sure I will do everything in my power to make sure this breed is bred out of existence....these pitbulls was not abused, mistreated, or harmed in ANY way....they are naturally wired(my god almighty and nature) to bite down on flesh and not let go...I always thought my little chiuawawa would be MURDERED by a pitbull. I never thought it would be our baby boy....I will have that picture seared in my head forever
i was busy looking for the babysitter SUSAN L IWICKI and i gave only a quick glance at his comments and his friends' replies. i was not particularly impressed with the comment about the chihuahua bait. this blog is dedicated to overthrowing the lackadaisical attitude towards the pit bull's insanely aggressive nature towards other animals. for people to accept this level of danger as normal, and then expect the rest of us to the accept the risk, is intolerable. but it wasn't too hard for me to overlook his insensitive comment, the man was grieving the loss of his child after all. then people started to send me emails highlighting the nutter replies and it was clear that the pit nutters and i do emphasize NUTTERS, would not let his comments slide. the self righteous pit nutters would not allow this father to vent his anger towards pit bulls on his own facebook page. here is a sampling of the comments.
KRISTY DICKMAN im so soo sorry for you loss kim and jeff, but an animal is called an animal for a reason! there all wired the same way...unfortinatly it was a pitt and not a boxer or pitcher or bulldog...things triggr actions from all mammals including humans... I know i couldnt even begin to feel or know the pain you guys are going throu and i would have hatred for the thing that took my life away from me.. but another breed of dog, not abused or mistreated family dog attackd my cousin when she was very young as well...the breed has nothing to do w it! if u research them ul see only the very wealth owned pitts.... I do own a pitt and she lives with 3 kids everyday and has 5 or more at other times around her...My dog is my daughter as my two boys are my sons...and my dog was abused and mistreated...shes a rescue dog, so im sorry but totally disagree with the singling out of just pitts when it comes to violent dogs....my heart goes out to u and your family kim and jeff!
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unfortunately it was a pit and not a boxer!!! well, that's telling. the biggest tragedy here for DICKMAN is that her wiggle butt's image has been tarnished yet again. she was obviously still stinging from the berzerking nanny dog episode just 3 earlier in the land of ledy.
KRISTY DICKMAN hatred need to stop, if we killd everything that has taken a part of our life there wouldnt be anything!
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KRISTY DICKMAN all the animal killing talk and cruelty is illegal fyi! plus people there are kids on fb if u didnt know! all im sayn is the bashing and following is rediculious! he has every right to have hatred for the breed, but for all u followers...every word has a ripple effect on everything! JUST SAYIN!the majority of JEFF BORCHARDT'S friends are not only supportive, they share his murderous feelings about pit bulls, murderous feelings, opposed to actual ACTS of canine murder. they smack down these psychopathic commenters.
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KRISTY DICKMAN I know, i knew almost the min it happened, i was only 2 min away. My sister in law is close w kim so chill chick! Every1 needs to be there for them not condoning killing when he feels he has nothing...DONT ANY OF U GET THAT? DID U READ THE COMMENT SENT 7 HRS AGO ABOUT HIM WANTING AND WISHING HE WERE DEAD? WTH IS WRONG W U PEOPLE? he needs positive people around him not frickn murderers
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JEFF BORCHARDT'S out pouring of rage and grief went too far but SUSAN IWICKI'S mutants didn't?
AMANDA BUSTOS Wow I'm sorry for your loss but this is a bit over board. Pit bulls aren't all bad. Plus is this how you would react if your sons life would of been taken by a robber? And he was already dead? Would you want every man killed? I understand you have been through a lot and I don't know what it feels like but this status went too far.
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KRISTY DICKMAN thanx amanda these people are helping fuel anger and hatred by letting every1 including children learn how to be a murderer and take your anger over board...and it has nothing to do w my dog! it has to do w bs and what right and wrong!
KRISTY DICKMAN gd job to u...dont breed people may want to make it extinct! do u even really know them or u like to spill bs from your mouth?
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DANNY Sour D WHITE I am brokin that your Son is gone, but I'll tell you exactly what happened, those dogs smelled your dogs on your son and and who knows did the kid have food in his hand and where the f*** was the babysitter I'm pissed.yes, i agree. there is plenty of blame to go around but not one iota towards the BORCHARDT'S dogs or graham crackers.
i LOVE the order of his sentiments here and the bleeped F word is really nice touch for his friend since grade school who's 1 yr old was just savagely killed by his dog of choice. 1) german shepherds are more dangerous but the media doesn't report it. 2) people stereotype pit bulls and 3) and oh yeah, as an after thought, he had better say something comforting.
DANNY Sour D WHITE there's more reports in statistics of German shepherds killing in
biting people but you don't hear about them because the police use those dogs.for K 9.
my dogs have never bit anybody and don't put the f****** blame on the dogs put it on the
person.. sick of you people stereo typing pitbulls.. yeah they make the news because. like I
said the German Shepherd you don't hear about because they would have to take the German Shepherds away from the police. your son will be very missed and you better stay strong the 3 of u.We pray 4...love u man..
wow. the lack of empathy for the man is jaw dropping. it is absolutely mind blowing, especially when you realize that these are his FRIENDS. i think this is the most spectacular display of apathy towards victims of pit bulls that i have witnessed by pit bull advocates.
i was temporarily side tracked by the side show of pit bull freaks, now back to my original task: locating the babysitter. took me a while but i got her. IWICKI'S criminal record is impressive for a 30 year old (but not quite as impressive as DANNY WHITE'S).
SUSAN L IWICKI
owner of the pit bulls that killed Dax Borchardt.
01-24-2004 Operating While Revoked
02-03-2005 Bail Jumping-Misdemeanor
02-01-2005 Operate w/o Carrying License
03-30-2005 Civil judgment 16,853.14
07-07-2006 Bail Jumping-Misdemeanor
06-14-2006 Operating While under Influence (2nd)
07-06-2006 Operating While Revoked (2nd)
11-06-2006 Civil judgment $ 3,611.51
10-11-2007 Operate w/o Carrying License
07-09-2008 Possession of THC, Possess Drug Paraphernalia, Bail Jumping-Misdemeanor
04-02-2008 Operate w/o Carrying License
12-01-2008 Civil judgment $ 1,337.00
04-02-2008 Operate after Rev/Susp of Registration
her professional linkedin page is just plain bizarre.
to summarize, the professional child care provider's skills and expertise include: teaching, english, hair, nails and makeup PLUS she has 3 civil judgments against her totaling over $20K, convictions for drugs, DUI, driving while suspended, bail jumping PLUS she owns 2 pit bulls and lives in an apartment. WTF? seriously. WHAT THE FUCK were the parents of Dax Borchardt thinking when they hired this idiot to care for their child? did they know this? if not, why not? why not do BASIC research into the person you leave in charge of that most precious to you? i wouldn't leave SUSAN IWICKI alone in the room with my dog if she was my sister. it was a real struggle to keep my anger towards the parents in check but i managed to set it aside and keep my focus on the nutters. at least for a while.
i am sure that you are all just as curious as i was about the kind of people that would show up at a grieving father's facebook page and scold him for being angry at pit bulls for killing his son?
10-08-2009 Disorderly Conduct and Resisting or Obstructing an Officer
01-28-2009 Harassment Restraining Order
11-06-2001 Family Court support/maintenance actions
07-25-2002 Small Claims (vet clinic)
10-11-2006 Small Claims
09-20-2007 Small Claims
11-20-2007 Small Claims
12-13-2012 Small Claims
something tells me this one is at the beginning of her career.
04-18-1991 Disorderly Conduct
06-15-1992 Petty Theft, Criminal Damage To Property, Criminal Damage To Property, Disorderly Conduct
10-11-1994 Possession Of Marijuana, Possess Drug Paraphernalia
06-13-1996 Harassment Restraining Order
03-31-1998 Harassment Restraining Order
09-22-1999 Possession Of Marijuana, Possess Drug Paraphernalia
06-07-2010 Civil Judgment $ 5,575.78
05-14-2012 Disorderly Conduct
09-24-2012 Harassment Restraining Order
10-08-2012 Trespass to Land
10-09-2012 Battery to Law Enforcement Officers, Fire Fighters or Commission Wardens, Fail/Comply-Officer/Person into Custody, Resisting or Obstructing an Officer, Disorderly Conduct
11-09-2012 Bail Jumping-Felony
currently DANNY WHITE is the prime suspect in the shooting of a law enforcement officer's home. when the cops came to question him about it, he and his mutants became belligerent. click to watch a news interview with the psychopathic pit nutter from last fall. and a youtube video of DANNY WHITE proclaiming his innocence.
and JANE BERKEY does not think any of these people should be denied a pit bull.
i had sympathy for JEFF despite the crude comment about chihuahuas but that all began to crumble when i saw the criminal records of the baby sitter and his friends. my anger started to bubble to the surface. i tried everything to keep a lid on it. i even emailed branwyne, april and snack to talk me off the ledge. the draw of the ledge was powerful.
the threads that became so controversial among his friends were deleted. three days after the brutal slaying of his son, he posted a joke on facebook page. THREE DAYS! then he posted a photo of his grieving wife sharing a PRIVATE tender moment with one of her dogs. i just about lost it. i started to seethe. who is this man? back to the drawing board or in this case, back to the wisconsin courts website.
05-03-1996 Possession w/ Intent to Deliver Marijuana, Possess Drug Paraphernalia, Possession Of Marijuana
04-29-1997 Tax Warrants $ 4,684.37
05-01-1998 Small Claims
10-18-2010 OWI (2nd), Operating w/ PAC (2nd)
05-23-2011 Operating While Revoked (Rev due to alc/contr subst/refusal)
defective people are drawn to other defective people and defective dogs.
as i said, there is plenty of blame to go around but none of it should be directed towards the BORCHARDT'S dogs or Dax's lunch.
first and foremost, blame needs to be placed on the idiot babysitter. pit bulls aside, she should not be trusted with kids. the presence of pit bulls in her nanny operation only compounds a preexisting problem. sorry but the parents also need a piece of the blame. they either failed to diligently screen the babysitter or they hired SUSAN IWICKI with full knowledge of her dangerously flawed character.
but the parents and the idiot babysitter are not solely to blame. they are similar to pit bulls in that they are both villain and victim. that ties in with the third layer of blame - pit bull advocacy.
blame needs to be placed squarely in the lap of pit bull advocacy for their dangerous propaganda, especially LEDY VAN KAVAGE for her "dogs are individuals" campaign. and DONNA REYNOLDS and TIM RACER for their "they're just dogs" campaign. and JANE BERKEY of the AFF for working to eradicate background checks of owners so they can place as many FIGHTING DOGS in family homes as possible. BERKEY believes that background checks (to protect the pit bulls) should not be done because it brings attention to the FACT that pit bulls are different.
what is the difference between the practices of LEAH PURCELL/CINDY MARABITO/KRISTINE CRAWFORD/LEDY VAN KAVAGE/JANE BERKEY/KAREN DELISE and someone like KEVIN TRUDEAU?
all of them make unsubstantiated claims about their "products". JUST DOGS, NANNY DOGS, AMERICA'S DOGS, ATTS, LADDERS, COCONUTS, BLOODHOUNDS, HELEN KELLER, WAR HEROES, 911, IT'S ALL HOW YOU RAISE THEM etc. but only one of them has accountability for their dangerous false and misleading claims. pit bull advocacy is nothing but a pyramid scheme. the players are nothing more than charlatans posing as experts. they engage in the same unsubstantiated claims and false endorsements that convicted KEVIN TRUDEAU. and of course they produce their own pitfomercials, ie pit bull documentaries like beyond the myth and their own line of books like Pit Bulls: Villains or Victims?. (btw, the author of that book also has a criminal record and it's a doozy)
their activities are every bit as dangerous as KEVIN TRUDEAU, yet they operate freely and without oversight. no government agency holds them accountable for lies that put society at risk. they prey on people like SUSAN IWICKI and JEFF BORCHARDT and their gullibility in turn kills innocent children.
i want to encourage you to read about KEVIN TRUDEAU and ask yourself, how are his crimes different from pit bull advocates?
the federal government does not regulate dangerous dog advocates, YET. why? dogs occupy some sort of magical, mystical, untouchable place in the hearts and minds of many humans. why do pit bulls get a free pass to maul a woman walking on a public street 100+ feet away from their property because they had puppies in the garage they were protecting YET a man in boulder colorado is charged with a felony after shooting a repeat offending mutant on his own property that the humane society refused to do anything about and had earlier that day attacked another person? where is the logic? where is the justice?
On February 11, 2010, Trudeau was arrested and appeared in U.S. District Court before Gettleman for criminal contempt of court after he "asked his supporters to email the federal judge overseeing a pending civil case brought against him by the Federal Trade Commission."
the pit nutters engage in this tactic on an almost daily basis and their RICO like behavior is regarded as annoying.
In 2005, the New York Consumer Protection Board warned consumers that Trudeau has used false claims of endorsements to promote his products, noting that the back cover of Natural Cures includes false endorsements. The NYCPB stated that Trudeau's television ads “give the false impression that Tammy Faye Messner opposed chemotherapy in favor of the ‘natural cures’.
Kevin Mark Trudeau
He struck me as somebody who believes he is omnipotent. That is, no one can touch him. Stephen Barrett, Quackwatch.org
eight years later and 3000 miles away, the pit bull advocacy's equivalent to TRUDEAU exploiting Tammy Faye Messner is playing out. pathological liar and convicted felon KRIS CRAWFORD'S new scam is to "honor our soldiers". SEMPER FI CANINES she poses pit bulls in front of her custom painted van that includes the stars and stripes and pit bulls despite the fact that the us military banned pit bulls from military housing. WHY doesn't the California Department of Consumer Affairs step up to the plate and warn the veterans that she is preying upon them?
LEDY and the gang
for now, pit bull advocates are omnipotent. we have to change that. wouldn't it be grand if put bull advocates enjoyed the same attention from the FTC that KEVIN TRUDEAU enjoys? let's try to persuade www.quackwatch.org to monitor badrap, semper fi canines, best friends and animal farm.
munchers of doom, the pathology of dog ownership