Some very interesting components here. Being that I've read recently about hypersexuality connected with dementia and other degenerative diseases (nope, not me) due to a few recent cases, I was all ready to make that assumption here. After reading the details, though, I think this guy is a pedophile, plain and simple. Too many things point to that conclusion. No pass from me on this one.
War vet sentenced 18 months for child porn
"A decorated Vietnam veteran with no criminal history and only a vague memory of his crime
will spend 18 months in a mental health facility for dabbling in child pornography.
The unique circumstances in the case of 65-year-old Truman Wages
led U.S. District Judge Lawrence Piersol to deviate from federal sentencing guidelines - and his own judicial philosophy - by trimming what would have been a five-year prison sentence to 18 months in a secure mental institution...."
"...the near-suicidal veteran with a deteriorated memory does not represent a threat to the community. "This is not a pedophile," [Defense Attorney, Tim] Langley said. "This is a person who can't even give a reasonably coherent account of what he was trying to do when he stumbled onto these things.
"....Prosecutor Jeff Clapper said that one of the 10 videos contained footage of an adult male engaging in sex acts with a 1-year-old child
"He didn't just view it on the Internet, he downloaded it, saved it and put it on a disc
," Clapper said...."
".... Part of each monthly disabled veteran's check goes to support some of his children in Mexico
, Langley said. When asked to explain his foray into child pornography, Wages said he had probably stumbled across the material while searching for an herbal cure for erectile dysfunction.
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In the words of Guy Clark, "No deal, you can't sell that stuff to me!"