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  • Let’s see if the BDN is as diligent removing SPAM as they are comments that oppose their views.

    • Anonymous

      Couldn’t agree with you more. I have noticed that if you do not follwo the BDN’S Liberal point of you that many times commments get removed.  Agree or disagree everyone has a right to their opinion and the BGN shouldn’t be removing things if it doesn’t follow suit with theirs.

      • Anonymous

        BGN, good one…

      • Guest

        They have guidelines to follow. Too many people don’t bother to read them.

        • Guest

          Not true..Ive had comments removed that didnt break any of the guidelines. No big deal as this is purely entertainment for me. I love reading differing opinions on certain subjects.

          • I called and complained about comment removals and I was told it was disqus who controls the comments. The only removals I had was in reference to same sex marriage and when I goggled Disqus, I found out why. It’s owned by a group of young liberals in San Francisco, Enough said.

          • Guest

            thats funny…my removed comments were on the same topic.

          • Yup. So much for freedom of speech. We are being politically monitored for any comments that Disqus dislikes whether they are inflammitory or not. So goes the internet.

          • Anonymous

            Freedom of speech?  No one has to supply you with an outlet for your bigotry.  You want to publish uneducated bigotry, get your own publication.

          • Anonymous

            guess who is practicing censorship:
            Communist china, and Iran, 
            where you can be thrown in prison or executed for writing the wrong thing.

            Is that what you want this country to turn into?
            This is how it starts.

          • Ah yes! Sounds like the gay agenda is coming out of the woodwork. Bigotry is one of your buzz words that flushed you out. You can’t hide from yourself.

          • I had a comment and a whole section go missing last night on a different story… I had made a comment that had 50+ likes as well as a few people had responded to it in agreement with me.  I had noticed this AM that my “likes” count had jumped quite a bit over night so went to my Disqus profile to see where the likes were spread out, and low and behold that comment and all of the replies were gone.  But no where did it say anything about it being removed… any idea?

          • Anonymous

            BDN has moderators that remove comments they deem as “inappropriate” which is  anything that counters their PC views.

          • Why would I get a notice that my comment is pending approval?  I just tried to respond to you and got a little pop-up saying as much?  I know this is not the place for these particular questions, but trying to figure out exactly how this whole thing works….

            Of course though, they let this one go through!

          • Anonymous

            If you use keywords that have been preset by BDN and disqus  like the N word, the C word, or pretty much any swear your comment will be “awaiting approval”

          • Nope – didn’t use any of those – I did make reference to the subject of the article where my comments disappeared from.  Who knows!

            I do not use any of those words in my every day life, so why would I use them on a message board? :)

          • I have had the same thing happen to me and at that time it was the BND. Disqus however, is a different story. I had disqus remove a comment from this site twice and I could not comment on any other site on the web that used disqus as their monitoring agency. After a week, it went away. Disqus gave no reason why. We are being censored without explanation. Welcome to China!

        • Anonymous

          completely understand that guidlines need to be followed and expect that.. I just sometimes think lately the BGN has become one sided in its opinions..   THey need to follow guidelines as no beligerent, name calling etc etc comments should be allowed and are not appropriate but if its just stating and honest opinion its not harming a thing.

          • Anonymous

            Katahdingirl–Everyone has the RIGHT to free speach if it offends you DO NOT read it.

          • Anonymous

            you missed my whole point.. Thats what I was saying is that we all have a right to our point of view..  and freedom of speech.

      • Anonymous

         “point of you” … ???

  • Another monster bites the dust. Closure is tough, but this will help.

  • tardtok

    Anything other than consecutive life sentences would be a travesty. P.S. to the defense: um…the haircut really won’t help much.

  • Anonymous

    I just pray that the sentence is very strict. May the families finally have some closure. God bless the family and keep them strong.

    • Anonymous

      Amen.

  • ladybaroque

    Wow, I still feel such shock when I think about wheat this monster did…killing 3 people including a 10-year-old child.    How could someone be so cold-hearted to do such terrible things?

    • Anonymous

      “What a child doesn’t receive he can seldom later give” ~ P. D. James

  • Anonymous

    I’m still waiting to see what the sentence will be, BDN reported at 8:30am on Facebook that he had gotten a life sentence, which they retracted…I do hope it’s nothing less.

  • Anonymous

    nobody in jail will what to live with this guy so why not give him the death penalty

    • Anonymous

       Unfortunately we don’t have one.  So you, I and every other tax paying citizen get to foot the bill for him.

  • Anonymous

    Finally my Brother, nephew nad extended family can breathe. I would be very happy with three life sentences with no parole ever. This monster has done enough damage to three very private loving families not to mention Jason’s three Daddyless children. Now however my brother can pick up the pieces of his broken heart and try to move forward. Nothing will ever fill the hole in his heart where Jason lived but perhaps he will be able to feel good about the sentence. Please if their is a GOD watch over Jason’s Children and his brother and Mom and Dad. I LOVE you Bob and may you have peace today.

    • Anonymous

       Hope and prayers to you and all of your loved ones.

      • Anonymous

        GPBand thank you it has been a very difficult heart wrenching two years. My brother will always have a crater in his heart where Jason was, but, now maybe he and his family can start ot heal.
        Subject: [bdn] Re: Ormsby sentenced to three life sentences for Amity triple slayings

        • Anonymous

           I know folks who live near there.You just never know what is going on.Stay well as much as you can.Many people who didn’t know the victims have dome what they could.

          • Anonymous

            GPBAnd Thank you for the encouraging words. I know we as a family will heal and I have hope for tomorrow that Jason’s children will be okay. Writing about this does serve as some form of therapy and keeps my mind active in trying to stay aware of what is happening around us.

            Subject: [bdn] Re: Ormsby sentenced to three life terms for Amity triple slayings

    • Anonymous

      So very sorry for the pain from all of this.  It can’t be repaired, but only healed.  There is the Great Healer who is still watching over those who love Him.

      • Anonymous

        dopey2 Amen we are aware of our Great Creator and could have never made it down this rocky road without his/her help. Thank you for caring.
        Subject: [bdn] Re: Ormsby sentenced to three life sentences for Amity triple slayings

      • Anonymous

        Where was your “great creator” when that child was being brutally murdered? Are you saying that because Jesse didn’t love Him enough, or in the right way, he didn’t deserve to be watched over? 

  • Guest


     

  • Anonymous

    Hallelujah!!

  • Anonymous

    Now he can take his place in the greybar society. Good riddance.

  • Anonymous

    “Justice” was served — you want “vengeance”!  There’s a HUGE difference …

    • Anonymous

       The fact that he’ll be in prison for the rest of his life, with no possible chance of being let out, is enough for me.

    • Anonymous

      You know what?…..a little vengeance wouldn’t bother me one bit.

    •  Justice is not served when a convicted murderer gets a free ride and a cell for the rest of his life paid for by the tax payers while millions of homeless people in this country fight for their next meal not knowing where it’s going to come from.   95% of the time, “Justice” in this country is a joke.

  • Anonymous

    He has been sentenced to 3 life sentences plus 15 years for arson.  Enjoy your stay Thayne

  • Anonymous

    HELL YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Thank you Judge Hunter excellent job I cannot express how relieved and happy I am to read that Ormsby can never hurt another family or human again. Thank you GOD for being with my Family through out this horrible ordeal. No one ever knows the pain suffering and just down and out feeling there is when you lose a special person to such horrific circumstances. Bob you held up really well and now you can tell Jason that it is over Ormsby can never hurt anyone again. Now let the inmates have thier fun.  As to the children of Jason Daddy’s killer is gone and cannot hurt anyone ever. I hope the children and have a half normal life and keep thier Daddy’s love growing inside of them.

  • Guest

    Wishing death on another person is not my idea of modern society. It is as your name says an ancient and outdated way to think. No death penalty in this state the guy will live the rest of his life behind prison walls. That’s justice.

    • Anonymous

      the world is not perfect, nor will it ever be.
      as long as there are criminals, there will need to be systems in place to punish them.

      • Anonymous

        Perhaps you should go somewhere that still has the death penalty, there are 33 states that still have it, take your pick of one.

  • Anonymous

    Good. As much as I’d like to see him fry, this was the second best thing.

  • Anonymous

    If he lives 60 years his cost to the taxpayers will be somewhere between 1.8 to 2 million dollars and at age 82 he will get a cheap vault and a state issued coffin. What a waste of a life.

    • Anonymous

      Got to agree….100% he did it, he needs to be put down.

  • Anonymous

    The rest of your life behind bars is justice.  What OtherMainah was pointing out is correct: there is a difference between justice and vengence.

    • Anonymous

      how is that even close to justice!??

      a guy murders 3 people and so now gets 3 hot meals a day, free health care, a warm place to sleep, and his victims families (through taxes) get to pay for it all! 

      That is the epitome of injustice!

      • Anonymous

        Then stop complaining about the inequities of our justice system and start lobbying to make a difference.

        • Anonymous

          I have, and it falls on deaf, liberal ears that believe the world should be and is their idea of perfect.
          It’s sad that by calling for justice you’re labeled a savage, uncivilized being.

          • Anonymous

            move to Texas

          • Guest

            Maybe it falls on Christian ears. It would be nice to see Mainers acting more like what and whom they claim to believe.

      • Guest

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        • Anonymous

          Again, punishment is not vengeance.
          look it up, I’m sure you’re able to comprehend simple definitions.

          • Guest

            0000

          • Anonymous

            Punishment in this particular case would be state sanctioned and enforced by law.
            Hence “Capital Punishment”

            Vengeance is retaliation by an individual for offenses against them.

          • Anonymous

            If every state in the union had the death penalty and actually used it when warranted, you better believe people like this no good child killer would think twice before actually commiting such heinous crimes. They don’t care. Most of them get a mere slap on the wrist, not to mention appeal after appeal. This country needs to wise up and start doling out some real punishment for crimes like this and quit listening to the bleeding heart liberals who are at the center of a justice system that is so terribly flawed. Then the rest of us who are actual law abiding citizens might feel a little safer to live in this country.

          • You are 100% wrong. The death penalty does not deter those from murdering others.

          • Guest

          • Anonymous

            If its justice how does he serve the other two life sentences after the first.

          • Guest

          • Anonymous

            Accepted as opinion.

        •  Tell it to the victims family.

          • Guest

      • B

        Don’t worry he is a child killer his time in prison will not be fun.

      • Briney

        A lifetime  in a six by eight –  foot cell with no chance of freedom, an aluminum toilet and sink, a hard rack, no carpet, maybe a window. Mess hall food lines with long wooden benches and tables. 

        You fall out in the morning, line-up and march to chow.  You fall out at noon, lime up and march to chow.  You fall out late afternoon, line up and go to chow. Then, back to  the six by eight cubicle.  A jailer locks you in for the night, douses the lights at ten.  Tomorrow you’ll do the same routine.  Like being in the service, except you weren’t locked up.

        The day after, and the day after that.  You’ll finish  one lifetime and then another life sentence, with an additional 15 years for arson.  You’ll wonder how you’ll ever have the time to serve so many years,  each day, as the lights come on and the jailer unlocks your door.  At the end of twenty years, it’s still hard to get used to it, even though your mind roboticly  guides your body through the daily routine – Get up and get dressed. Wash, chow.  Who knows? Hopefully, one day, we’ll get to go outside and stare across the fields through razor sharp barbed wire.  Not far away, cars wiz by to and from work, or, to play. It’s like that every day – cars, trucks, buses, motorcycles – all racing by.   Going somewhere, doing something different.  

        But, after 40 years and still no chance of parole, and all appeals lost, you just go back to the cell and wait…for the next chow call.

  • Anonymous

    Folks have been executed f or centuries and there is still murder,  so, please, how does that stop a crime of passion again?

    • Anonymous

      you haven’t countered the proof that i just listed.
      IF the murderers in the aforementioned articles had been executed the first time, then those second victims would still be alive.
      Do you deny that?

      If you don’t deny it, then you admit that by executing murderers you inherently deter further murders.

      •  From those particular murderers yes, after all dead men tell no tales or kill anyone (unless they become a Zombie like Jesus). I doesn’t deter all murder though, and crimes of passion will not be deterred by anything.

        • Anonymous

          True, crimes of passion will not be and cannot be deterred by anything, 
          but, by executing murderers that have been tried and convicted of murder, then you can prevent future murders.

          • Why don’t you just move to Texas? The death penalty is not every coming back to Maine.

  • Anonymous

    Why don’t you do it then if you’re so right?  I think you would enjoy it.  Ormsby felt the exact same way about his victims.  He felt they should die and he felt that he was right to do it.  Don’t you understand that the taking of life is never ok, no matter who does it?  The state has no right to kill anyone in the name of justice.

    • Anonymous

      I would do it, and i would enjoy the thought that by executing a murderer he wouldn’t be able to harm anyone ever again.

    • Anonymous

      along those lines of reasoning:
      does the “state” have a right to send our military to kill terrorists?

      or should we just round all the terrorists up and put them in a big prison somewhere?

      • Anonymous

        Like Guantanamo?

  • Anonymous

    Finally someone who cites a source! Applause to you

  • Anonymous

    It wouldn’t bother you at all to kill someone…even a murderer…you aren’t any better in that case.

    • Anonymous

      soooo… what do you think of our troops?
      They do the EXACT SAME THING.

      they kill evil men.

      so no, it wouldn’t bother me to kill an evil man to protect innocent people.

      • Anonymous

        You’re comparing apples to oranges and it just doesn’t fly, sorry.

        • Anonymous

          It is the exact same thing:
          executioner: Paid by the government to kill evil menSoldier: paid by the government to kill evil men

      • Anonymous

        they don’t kill evil men. they just kill the other side. 

    •  Yo,
       who killed OSAMA Bin Laden??

      • Guest

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  • Anonymous

    he got three life sentences and Maine has no parole. 

    The death penalty is archaic and barbaric. Aside from personal values, here are a few other reasons why the death penalty has failed:

    Facts on Post-Conviction DNA Exonerations
    There have been 289 post-conviction DNA exonerations in the United States.

    • The first DNA exoneration took place in 1989. Exonerations have been won in35 states; since 2000, there have been 222 exonerations.• 17 of the 289 people exonerated through DNA served time on death row.• The average length of time served by exonerees is 13.5 years. The total number of years served is approximately 3,800.• The average age of exonerees at the time of their wrongful convictions was 27.

    http://www.innocenceproject.org/Content/Facts_on_PostConviction_DNA_Exonerations.php

    • Guest

      How is this relevant? He confessed to killing three people including an innocent 10 year old boy by chasing him down and stabbing him…THE MONSTER SHOULD BE PUT TO DEATH.

      • Guest

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    •  Nice try, but no cigar.
      I dont believe the state needed DNA to prove their case.
       Move along.
       Next .

  • Anonymous

    The death penalty was abolished in 1887 for a good reason, it was deemed inhumane.

    • Anonymous

      sorry, what’s inhumane about it?

      • Anonymous

        Ancient, you need to understand the “systems put in place” that you’ve mentioned earlier. There is the Constitution, I think you know about that. Under the Constitution there are amendments, I hope you know that.  The 8th Amendment makes it illegal for the government to enact cruel and unusual punish (i.e. Europe 1930s-40s). In Maine, there was a failed hanging in the 1800s. The victim struggled for life, inhumanely in the eyes of the courts, for many minutes. After this event, Maine abolished the death penalty because of their perceived violation of the 8th Amendment. If you’re going to make such strong claims atleast have a strong foundation behind them. It’s tiring to argue with you while having to educate you.

      • Jst4Today

        The last execution in Maine was of a man who slowly strangled to death in the hangman’s noose.  In other words, he was not well-hung.
        That’s why the death penalty was abolished.

  •  By the laws of this sate, justice was served. By the laws of the state of Texas, maybe not, but we live in Maine, not Texas. What you want is vengeance because you want him to die in a state that does not have a death penalty. Save the vengeance for the professionals like Batman.

    • Anonymous

      Many states have abolished the “Death Penalty”, Texas will never do that…they have actually put in an “Express Lane”….

  • Guest

    • Anonymous

      quote from that page: ”
      A new study from Pepperdine University says every inmate who is executed results in 74 fewer deaths the following year. It comes as many states have imposed de facto moratoriums on executions”

      and on the second website, i see nothing by liberal propaganda backed up by absolutely nothing.
      nice try though.

      • Anonymous

        If that study claims to have established a causal connection between an individual execution and the fact that 74 people weren’t killed who otherwise would have been its deeply flawed. If it instead what they did was take the difference between the total number of murders one year, subtract the total number of murders the following year and then divide the difference by the number of persons executed in the interim and claim that is a meaningful correlation it is equally flawed. If, on the other hand, the results of the study have been misrepresented by a partisan website, that makes perfect sense.

  • Anonymous

    Sorry, but keeping someone on death row is more expensive than normal imprisonment. And, unfortunately, inmates averages many years on death row waiting around, with tighter security and those same three warm meals. 

  • Anonymous

    That is not correct. 

    • Anonymous

      you can personally guarantee that he won’t kill again?
      How?

      • Anonymous

        He will not get out for one, second they will keep a eye on him since he is in for murder

        • Where do you get your information? They wont keep their eye on him anymore then they would a burglar! He wont be locked down for 23 hours a day! I think your watching to much MSNBC Lockdown!

          • Anonymous

            How do i know, i worked in Windham for 2 years.  I left do to bad work conditions.  He is in for murder.  He will be sent to the Maine state prison, not Maine Correctional center

          • So where do you get the idea he will be on 23 hour lockdown? As of most of the things I said he will have access to in prison, he will. He isnt going to some prison you see on T.V. I would think if you really worked in corrections you would know this!  He would suffer a lot more if they kept him in Aroostook County Jail! It will be like heaven compared to the County Jail for him… Thats a fact!

          • Anonymous

            Go to department of corrections website and it will show you, or at least it used too, how many hours of lockdown they are on.  He is in for murder, im done explaining it tonight.  Have a great peaceful night,

          • Im gonna go with what people who have been there have told me rather then a website. The murderers are in population with the rest of the inmates.

  • Yeah, we need to have the death penalty, but only if it is like it is in Texas.  This guy’d be put to death before the end of the year, they got an express lane to a needle full a death down there…

    • Guest

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      • Guest

        None of that is relevant.  He confessed to killing 3 people including a little 10 year old boy….EXECUTE HIM! PERIOD.

        • Guest

  • Now he goes to a place with 3 meals a day, basketball courts, pool tables, a playstation and cable t.v. in his cell…..

    • Anonymous

      No your wrong, he will be sent to Maine state Prison and be in a cell for 23 hours a day he will not get tv unless he can purchase one which is usually 5 months after your there , i do not know where you heard they had all this

      • I know in Windham they have all this, and I know he wont be in a cell for 23 hours a day except if he goes through the pods in Windham first. He will have access to a weight room and have vending machines and a t.v. in his cell that he does have to purchase, with cable t.v. I know all this from several people who did time there.

        • Anonymous

          That is the Maine correctional center, seperate from Maine state Prison.  

        • Jst4Today

          He undoubtably will be placed in seg, due to the fact he is a child-killer.  He will be in his cell for 23 hours a day and let out for 1 hour of rec time a day. 

  • Anonymous

    He has no one to blame but himself. He tossed away his life along with the three lives he stole. Long live Thayne Ormsby. May he live to regret the day he decided he had the power over life and death.

  • Cant Fix Stupid

     30-06 round is about a $1.00…he admitted doing it. Do we really need to house this guy and feed him for like 60 years or so.  I don’t think so. Let’s get a fast track operational here in the state …he’s guilty. There is no doubt.  Get rid of this guy..I’m all for it.
    People are losing their houses and jobs and we are cutting back on state services…how about some cost savings? We have a million bucks to house this dirt bag? 
    Where is the outrage??

  • Guest

    Wow! If I were a lawyer I would hate to have my name and face associated with these verdicts.

  • Conley Raye

    We made it this way seeking some idealistic society. In reality, we need to take care of our law abiding poor and remove killers and would be killers from our society. They are costing the taxpayers and that money could go along way in helping the folks who really deserve, help. We are sinking into the depth’s of over spending in worthless area’s and sooner or later we are going to collapse unless we change the way we do things, now. 

  • I a relieved that he’ll be someplace he can do no harm and that he will not be allowed to profit from his crimes. 

  • He didnt stand much of a chance with Sarah Leclaire  for a lawyer anyways. No that he should of had one!

    • Guest

      • I meant he shouldnt of had a chance, I didnt mean he shouldnt of had a lawyer.

  • Guest

    edit

  • Anonymous

    what a waste of taxpayers money for us to pay for an appeal? come on, don’t these attorneys have other cases to work on? you know that they will be unsuccessful. what  a great system we have in this state!

  • Anonymous

    An absolutely awful experience for the community.

    Clearly just punishment for the heinous criminal.

    A horrific ordeal for the innocent. May God grant healing to their souls. Amen.

  • Anonymous

    I think if you took a poll of prisoners sering a life sentence..and gave them the choice of death…many, probably half would choose to be put to sleep…Honestly prison is not living, its dying slowly every day…many would argue that life in prison is actually more painful than the death sentence.

  • Justice served!  I feel the real justice is just waiting for him on the inside!  

  • Anonymous

    Damn…

  • Anonymous

    I for one am pleased with the verdicts and with the sentencing.  Thank you Judge Hunter and jury members and prosecutors for a job well done.

  • Anonymous

    Don’t worry folks the boys in the next cells will take real good care of him.

  • Anonymous

    Thank You, Universe.

  • Anonymous

    When a child is murdered the sentence should not be less then death.

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