Today, the trial of Tarquin Craig Thomas is slated to start.
Read a full summary in the San Mateo Daily Journal.
Tarquin was in the process of adopting the young boy that he was molesting on a DAILY basis, including having him pose nude with Tarquin and other adults.
I want you to pause and sit with this for a minute: These molesters have a particular gall: not only do they commit devastatingly evil acts against children, but they use things like professional training, public resources, political relationships, ALL for the goal of getting away with damaging the psyche of children, for their own perverse gratification. They become experts in the manipulation of people who should know better.
This is sheer evil, of the darkest kind. These people are not human beings. They are the evil putrefied excrement of human society.
According to the San Mateo Daily Journal, Thomas was originally charged with 25 counts of lewd and lascivious behavior, and a misdemeanor showing pornography to a child. (for daily molestations and posing nude with adults.)
Judge Craig Parsons reduced it down to 5 counts of lewd acts on a child under 14 and one count of showing pornography - only one count due to a change in the law that doesn't allow charging based on number of images. A boon to the evil dregs and their equally horrendous supporters, I'm sure.
Let's just hope that they get conviction on all 5 remaining counts, assuming the facts in the case are true! (Note that the cleaning lady found photos of several boys, some of the images including "contact with an animal," and the police also found the GPS tracking device that the perp had hidden with a photo that the child had with him. I'm betting the facts in the case are true.)
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Saturday, August 14, 2010
I recently received this email from pediatrician Dr. Howard Pearson,who has been on the staff of Yale pediatrics for more than 40 years. Pearson, who wrote a history of the Yale Pediatrics Department, debunked Ayres' testimony that a Yale child psychiatrist named Al Solnit had trained first year pediatric interns to do physical exams. I thought I'd share it here:
Hi Ms Balfour:
I'm responding to your recent note re pediatrics at Yale.
In the 1950's, the Department was Chaired by Dr. Milton Senn, a psychiatrist who was also head of the Child Study Center - Yale's Child Psychiatry Service. Dr. Senn had very little pediatric training or experience and appointed a Clinical Chief, Dr. Nelson Ordway, an excellent clinician and teacher who was responsible for all clinical activities, including house staff recruiting, teaching and supervision. At that time, Dr. Solnit came to New Haven with a primary appointment in the Child Study Center. Although he had a joint appointment in Pediatrics, I'm confident that he did not instruct or teach anything except psychiatric subjects. He certainly would not have instructed in physical examinations.
Most physicians who want to be Child Psychiatrist sake a year post graduate internship ( PL1 ) in a pediatric service although some do a internal Medicine internship.
I am puzzled why a physician providing psychiatric consultations should perform any physical exams - that should probably have been a,"red flag." There is really no medical reason for a psychiatrist to physically examine a patient. They have essentially no expertise.
Although I have no hard data, I think that most pediatricians today and in the '50's try to have a parent in the room when they examine young children of either gender.. Adolescents are often embarrassed to have their parents in the room, although many pediatricians try to at least talk to their adolescent patients alone.
A female adolescent is almost always examined with a female attendant present; less frequent is having a chaparone in the room when an adolescent boy is examined - but in this day when the issue of sexual abuse is so prevalent some pediatricians do, particularly if the genitalia are examined.
©Salem-McMartin By Victoria Balfour at 8/14/2010 10:15:00 PM
Thursday, August 12, 2010
I see that there are some new comments on an older posting here that are interesting.
I think these are spurred by the recent rally.
©Salem-McMartin By Kilroy at 8/12/2010 08:42:00 PM
Sunday, August 1, 2010
Advertisement found in the Patriot Ledger July 31, 2010
[Original post: 08/01/2010 07:00am, PST]
This advertisement about william hamilton ayres (accused of molesting many young boys under the guise of practicing psychiatry) appeared in the Patriot Ledger paper yesterday, July 31, 2010.
If you saw this advertisement, and then came to this site because you were a victim, you now know that there are others of us out here. (I am one of them, and there are plenty of others.) Go ahead and call that number - it's not me, but it's safe to call. And if you were in the Boston area at the time, contact Sgt. Detective Robin Demarco as well. If you were in the San Mateo area, (later in ayres' "illustrious" career) please contact Detective Rick Decker at the San Mateo Police Department as well.