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Oscar Pistorius gets bail as murder trial looms

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By JON GAMBRELL and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA

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“Why would (Pistorius) venture further into danger?” Nair asked.

Right. He should have gone to wake his girlfriend (that he thought was still in bed), pick her up and run carrying her out the door....on his stumps!

I am not saying I believe the story of Pistorius, but the question is pretty dumb. There is no reason to ask why any man would opt for deadly force to protect himself and his girlfriend rather than take the risk of turning his back on an unknown number of intruders,... especially when that man has no feet.

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“The sooner he can start working the better,” said Louw, who was the person who convinced the double-amputee to take up track as a teenager a decade ago Sure, we all believe Oscar the grouch a.k.a. "blade runner"!! Yes, we all know he is telling the TRUTH, right?? No, come on, bit of SARCASM, anyway I do agree with his coach, he will need to run real fast, BEHIND BARS, kind of to avoid being a BOY TOY.

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any man would opt for deadly force to protect himself and his girlfriend rather than take the risk of turning his back on an unknown number of intruders,...

Girlfriends you read that ? Don't take the risk of turning your back, if you must go to the toilets during the night, shoot BEFORE going. After, it's too late.

“The sooner he can start working the better,”

With that strength in the arms, employ him in the diamond mines.

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Nair set the bail at 1 million rand ($113,000), with $11,300 in cash up front and proof that the rest is available.

I'm sure that's a drop in the ocean for him.

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Girlfriends you read that ? Don't take the risk of turning your back, if you must go to the toilets during the night, shoot BEFORE going. After, it's too late.

No. The moral of the story is that when living in a crime ridden place like SA, and when sleeping with a paranoid man who owns guns and who has to make a stand because he cannot run, don't slip quietly out of bed to use the toilet, leaving the blankets and comforter piled up so it looks like you are still there.

Again, not saying I believe Pistorius. Not even saying I think he took the right action. Just saying it might really have been a stupid accident and not pre-meditated murder.

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