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Mon Feb 4, 2013, 12:21 PM

I just went by the police/FBI set up for the hostage situation in Alabama

I'm on US 231 headed to Montgomery to deliver cars. Just drove by the spot where the cops and the FBI have their incident response vehicles, trailers etc set up

I thought it was a training exercise at first, till my trainee (who is doing the driving) said " that's got to be about that little kid"


Sure enough.

Dozens of cop cars, state troopers, unmarked units and no less than 4 large trailers with sat dishes, Not including the media, which was further down the road.


Let him go you fucking nutcase, before they kill you. They certainly are geared up for it.

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Reply I just went by the police/FBI set up for the hostage situation in Alabama (Original post)
A HERETIC I AM Feb 2013 OP
bongbong Feb 2013 #1
Recursion Feb 2013 #2
lunatica Feb 2013 #4
Recursion Feb 2013 #5
Bucky Feb 2013 #13
lunatica Feb 2013 #15
Recursion Feb 2013 #16
lunatica Feb 2013 #17
Recursion Feb 2013 #18
lunatica Feb 2013 #19
Recursion Feb 2013 #20
AndyA Feb 2013 #3
A HERETIC I AM Feb 2013 #6
coalition_unwilling Feb 2013 #7
AndyA Feb 2013 #8
coalition_unwilling Feb 2013 #9
AndyA Feb 2013 #14
Ganja Ninja Feb 2013 #10
AndyA Feb 2013 #11
Liberal_in_LA Feb 2013 #12

Response to A HERETIC I AM (Original post)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 01:21 PM

1. The bill

 

They had BETTER send the bill for this operation to the NRA.

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Response to bongbong (Reply #1)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 01:24 PM

2. I'm all for bankrupting the NRA, but I don't see the connection here. (nt)

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Response to Recursion (Reply #2)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 01:46 PM

4. He shot the school bus driver

And he's threatening to shoot the kid.

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Response to lunatica (Reply #4)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 01:47 PM

5. And... ?

Last edited Tue Feb 5, 2013, 09:09 AM - Edit history (2)

Where does the NRA come into play here? Did he buy the gun he's using without a background check at a gun show? Is it an assault weapon?

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Response to Recursion (Reply #5)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 04:39 PM

13. Maybe he's thinking of the NMA.

The National Murder Association supports our constitutional right to whack random strangers. Their slogan is "Guns don't kill people; we do."

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Response to Recursion (Reply #5)

Tue Feb 5, 2013, 09:07 AM

15. Other than condoning random murder I guess the NRA has nothing to do with it

Your insolence is puerile.

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Response to lunatica (Reply #15)

Tue Feb 5, 2013, 09:08 AM

16. The NRA condones random murder?

When?

Also, "insolence"? Really?

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Response to Recursion (Reply #16)

Tue Feb 5, 2013, 09:11 AM

17. Ever heard of Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin?

And in just about every single shooting murder that happens every single day in this country.

The NRA wants the victims to have guns too. So they can shoot back.

You should come out of your cave and catch up on the news.

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Response to lunatica (Reply #17)

Tue Feb 5, 2013, 09:12 AM

18. Oh, you mean because they disagree with you on how to *prevent* random murder, you're pretending...

... that they *condone* random murder! Now I understand.

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Response to Recursion (Reply #18)

Tue Feb 5, 2013, 09:15 AM

19. See, even you agree with me about the NRA's actions and agenda

Facts are pesky things. They have nothing to do with opinion.

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Response to lunatica (Reply #19)

Tue Feb 5, 2013, 09:16 AM

20. I think the NRA has absolutely nothing worthwhile to offer this discussion

I don't think that gives me a right to pretend that they condone hostage taking or murder.

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Response to A HERETIC I AM (Original post)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 01:43 PM

3. Heard on the news this morning that the man holding the kid hostage

is anti-government, and a Vietnam veteran. I wonder if he's suffering from illness due to his time in the service.

We really should provide better care for those who've served.

I read that this guy has killed a neighbor's dog by beating it to death. I'm very concerned for the kidnap victim, as this guy is obviously very unstable and violent.

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Response to AndyA (Reply #3)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 01:47 PM

6. I have to admit I haven't been following this very closely

I just wonder what the initial motive was in the first place.


Let's just hope it is resolved properly and bloodlessly

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Response to AndyA (Reply #3)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 01:51 PM

7. I have not been following the story very closely. Has the abductor issued any demands yet? - n/t

 

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Response to coalition_unwilling (Reply #7)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 02:02 PM

8. Just checked, and read that the boy got a toy car and Cheez-Its delivered to him.

The boy has mild autism, and also got medicine and other food.

Neighbors are reporting that the kidnapper is paranoid menace, and a child psychologist said the kid is most likely terrified.

I hope the kid survives this safely, and gets the attention he deserves to put this behind him. So horrible, I can't imagine what would make someone do such a thing to a kid!

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Response to AndyA (Reply #8)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 02:08 PM

9. I share your hope. - n/t

 

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Response to coalition_unwilling (Reply #9)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 04:51 PM

14. Just saw the headline: kid OK, kidnapper dead.

Thank goodness.

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Response to AndyA (Reply #3)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 02:16 PM

10. You'll notice they haven't made public whatever he's demanding.

What do you want to bet he's a birther demanding Obama resign?

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Response to Ganja Ninja (Reply #10)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 03:55 PM

11. Yeah, I noticed that.

Probably a good possibility. If that's the case, I blame the GOP for the lack of respect they've shown President Obama, like the jerk calling out "You lie!" during the SOTU speech, all the birther crap from elected representatives who should know better, and idiots like Rush and Donald Trump.

Of course, if the media would call all of them out on this, their crazy ideas wouldn't have the traction and endurance they've had. Or, ignore them completely and not give them any press.

Extra points to President Obama for maintaining his cool through this, he has to know why it's happening, and by being the better man, he's proven he truly is superior to all his naysayers.

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Response to A HERETIC I AM (Original post)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 03:56 PM

12. How long is that little boy going to be in that bunker? It's been a week!!!

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