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116. If he had a bomb
Shooting him in the legs would not have disabled him so as to prevent him from clicking a clicker.
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  -CNN Breaking: Shots fired on an American Airlines plane - Miami VolcanoJen  Dec-07-05 01:34 PM   #0 
  - There's a banner up on cnn.com  flamingyouth   Dec-07-05 01:35 PM   #1 
  - There's a SWAT team moving in  VolcanoJen   Dec-07-05 01:37 PM   #5 
  - Link:  Freddie Stubbs   Dec-07-05 01:36 PM   #2 
  - Shots Fired On Board American Airlines Aircraft  SIU_Blue   Dec-07-05 01:36 PM   #3 
  - Thank God for air marshalls. I hate flying anyway.  GrumpyGreg   Dec-07-05 01:55 PM   #37 
  - Unfortunately  Debau2005   Dec-07-05 02:01 PM   #41 
  - On 9-11 only 30 Air Marshalls...today supposedly 'thousands'  EVDebs   Dec-07-05 02:24 PM   #67 
  - AA Flight 924 Miami  EVDebs   Dec-07-05 02:27 PM   #74 
  - Showing police, SWAT(?), rescue vehicles  Solly Mack   Dec-07-05 01:37 PM   #4 
  - Kyra Phillips just said, "We're going on a five-second delay."  VolcanoJen   Dec-07-05 01:38 PM   #6 
  - People don't get killed in real life, remember?  MadisonProgressive   Dec-07-05 01:39 PM   #7 
  - Baloney  Loonman   Dec-07-05 01:44 PM   #18 
  - More like, "...the producer wants to bleep anything stupid I say..."  Up2Late   Dec-07-05 01:46 PM   #22 
  - What about when people jumped from the Twin Towers?  dubyaD40web   Dec-07-05 01:48 PM   #26 
  - The American people are very childlike, and immature  bluestateguy   Dec-07-05 01:53 PM   #35 
  - Kids are home from school now  alphadog   Dec-07-05 02:51 PM   #110 
     - Kids shouldn't be watching CNN  bluestateguy   Dec-07-05 03:07 PM   #134 
     - thank you n/t  kgfnally   Dec-07-05 03:40 PM   #165 
     - Kids should watch the news, and often  LeighAnn   Dec-08-05 07:43 PM   #309 
     - i support people supervising their kids- and not trying to censor the  bettyellen   Dec-08-05 11:17 AM   #293 
  - After an LA car chase/standoff ended with a guy committing suicide with  Garbo 2004   Dec-07-05 01:59 PM   #40 
  - MSNBC said someone made a bomb threat  GloriaSmith   Dec-07-05 01:40 PM   #8 
  - Well, we know for sure the air marshalls are armed...  HereSince1628   Dec-07-05 01:42 PM   #12 
  - Sorry one of those dup report things... It's now on free tv  HereSince1628   Dec-07-05 01:42 PM   #15 
  - People who make bomb threats should be disposed of  bluestateguy   Dec-07-05 01:57 PM   #39 
     - Anyone "disposing of" someone else better abide by the law.  The Stranger   Dec-07-05 02:27 PM   #73 
  - and the idiots still want to allow knifes back on airplanes  still_one   Dec-07-05 01:40 PM   #9 
  - And they announce those moves on the internet, so the Terr-rrists...  Up2Late   Dec-07-05 01:50 PM   #29 
  - So do you have any information someone got attacked...  High Plains   Dec-07-05 02:04 PM   #42 
  - You are so right!!  ronnykmarshall   Dec-07-05 02:20 PM   #59 
  - airline personnel don't want the knives on board but it's OK, according to  wordpix   Dec-07-05 02:27 PM   #70 
  - Reports now that shots were fired on Jetway and not on the Aircraft  SIU_Blue   Dec-07-05 01:41 PM   #10 
  - Well, I hope he had a damn good reason, "Causing a disturbance"  Up2Late   Dec-07-05 01:41 PM   #11 
  - CNN confirms that a passenger was shot  VolcanoJen   Dec-07-05 01:42 PM   #13 
  - I heard "his or her weapon" ...  Misunderestimator   Dec-07-05 01:44 PM   #19 
  - CNN  Reciprocity   Dec-07-05 01:42 PM   #14 
  - CNN says that a passenger was shot... by an air marshall  Misunderestimator   Dec-07-05 01:43 PM   #16 
  - I hope it was more that 'booga booga boo!'  MadisonProgressive   Dec-07-05 01:44 PM   #17 
  - at gate 42...passenger ran screaming about an explosive  HereSince1628   Dec-07-05 01:45 PM   #20 
     - Man now said to be dead.  HereSince1628   Dec-07-05 01:46 PM   #21 
     - No... they just said he's alive... Hello???  Misunderestimator   Dec-07-05 01:47 PM   #24 
     - CBS special report? Yes, Bob just said WFOR is reporting that  greyl   Dec-07-05 01:48 PM   #27 
        - CNN is full of crap then, they just said that the passenger was alive  Misunderestimator   Dec-07-05 01:49 PM   #28 
           - Of course, early on there is confusion and misinformation...  HereSince1628   Dec-07-05 01:51 PM   #32 
     - Really, on the jetway? Why is all this happening in the plane then?  Misunderestimator   Dec-07-05 01:46 PM   #23 
     - the shots were fired inside the jet bridge...  GloriaSmith   Dec-07-05 01:50 PM   #30 
        - Wow! I need to change the channel  Misunderestimator   Dec-07-05 01:51 PM   #31 
           - the first 30 minutes of any story this big is insane  GloriaSmith   Dec-07-05 01:54 PM   #36 
     - i hope guy who got shot wasn't screaming that he saw explosives about to  wordpix   Dec-07-05 02:28 PM   #76 
  - one person wounded per CBSMarketwatch  UpInArms   Dec-07-05 01:47 PM   #25 
  - I think we need to wait for all the facts to come out  bluestateguy   Dec-07-05 01:51 PM   #33 
  - So a couple of months from now...  HereSince1628   Dec-07-05 01:53 PM   #34 
     - God... I hope this isn't another London Underground shooting  LostinVA   Dec-07-05 02:06 PM   #43 
        - Suicide bombers usually hit the switch...not go off screaming and running  HereSince1628   Dec-07-05 02:10 PM   #44 
        - Apparently he doesn't have a "MENTAL PROBLEM" anymore  saigon68   Dec-07-05 02:11 PM   #48 
        - One of my grad school housemates was on one of the planes  Coastie for Truth   Dec-07-05 03:03 PM   #127 
        - My thoughts exactly. I'm very interested in what the passengers will have  Reciprocity   Dec-07-05 02:11 PM   #45 
        - My guess is suicide by Cop  Walt Starr   Dec-07-05 02:11 PM   #49 
        - The good thing is that there's over 100 witnesses.  merwin   Dec-07-05 02:14 PM   #53 
           - Very very true  Chicago Democrat   Dec-07-05 03:52 PM   #173 
  - link (Sun Sentinel)  Monkey see Monkey Do   Dec-07-05 01:56 PM   #38 
  - NPR just reported that, "...a passenger stood up, yelled that he..."  Up2Late   Dec-07-05 02:11 PM   #46 
  - Associated Press link:  SteppingRazor   Dec-07-05 02:11 PM   #47 
  - Wonderful, my BF is flying on AA tomorrow  wicket   Dec-07-05 02:12 PM   #50 
  - Shooting Is Reported on Plane at Miami Airport - NYTimes/AP  rndmprsn   Dec-07-05 02:12 PM   #51 
  - Other than the different accounts being reported...  Stand and Fight   Dec-07-05 02:13 PM   #52 
  - I agree, this part is weird too  wicket   Dec-07-05 02:18 PM   #55 
  - I'm just very skeptical of everything now.  Stand and Fight   Dec-07-05 02:21 PM   #60 
  - Patsy...  Chicago Democrat   Dec-07-05 02:20 PM   #58 
  - Doesn't make any sense whatsoever...  Stand and Fight   Dec-07-05 02:24 PM   #66 
     - So they shot a crazy person who was freaking out....  Chicago Democrat   Dec-07-05 02:34 PM   #92 
        - How were they supposed to know...  alphadog   Dec-07-05 02:50 PM   #108 
        - I'm on the marshall's side on this one.  The Backlash Cometh   Dec-07-05 03:20 PM   #146 
           - I am too mostly,but could they have used less than deadly force?  Chicago Democrat   Dec-07-05 03:47 PM   #170 
           - Airports, especially international airports, have a different set of  The Backlash Cometh   Dec-07-05 03:57 PM   #176 
           - "rechecked the scanning images"  rayofreason   Dec-07-05 08:35 PM   #246 
           - soon - bombs will be triggered to go off automaticly if the person is shot  anotherdrew   Dec-07-05 09:03 PM   #250 
  - This is a Test, This is Only a Test - Should this be a Real Emergency  radio4progressives   Dec-07-05 02:24 PM   #65 
  - Wife of suspect reported her husband is bipolar& hadn't taken meds.  MyPetRock   Dec-07-05 02:16 PM   #54 
  - Who's reporting that?  Stand and Fight   Dec-07-05 02:18 PM   #56 
  - MSNBC  MyPetRock   Dec-07-05 02:19 PM   #57 
  - Thanks, MPR. n/t  Stand and Fight   Dec-07-05 02:21 PM   #61 
  - Yeha MSNBC  JesterCS   Dec-07-05 02:22 PM   #62 
     - Good God...  Stand and Fight   Dec-07-05 02:27 PM   #71 
        - If they thought he had a bomb, they'd shoot to kill and blow his head off  Zynx   Dec-07-05 02:28 PM   #75 
        - The hell they're not trained.  Stand and Fight   Dec-07-05 02:31 PM   #85 
           - Can you cite us a credible source for this statement please?  slackmaster   Dec-07-05 02:32 PM   #88 
           - Law enforcement officials are trained to kill  RagingInMiami   Dec-07-05 03:10 PM   #137 
           - 100% true  crankybubba   Dec-07-05 04:03 PM   #183 
           - Please provide a link.  TX-RAT   Dec-07-05 04:10 PM   #193 
           - If they are trained to kill, they're trained in how to wound a man without  Milspec   Dec-07-05 08:46 PM   #248 
           - you aim for "center mass"  Centered   Dec-08-05 07:11 AM   #275 
        - If he had a bomb...  alphadog   Dec-07-05 02:53 PM   #115 
  - just heard that reported on MSRNC by a passenger  musette_sf   Dec-07-05 02:22 PM   #63 
  - Medellin is the Cocaine Capital. What screening?  Zynx   Dec-07-05 02:25 PM   #68 
     - Edit: victim boarded in Miami, not Colombia  musette_sf   Dec-07-05 02:33 PM   #89 
     - If I'm on that plane  alphadog   Dec-07-05 02:55 PM   #119 
        - if the air marshall is doing his job  musette_sf   Dec-07-05 04:31 PM   #208 
           - do you think the 50+ innocent subway passengers  Bacchus39   Dec-07-05 04:41 PM   #216 
           - An incident of violence  musette_sf   Dec-07-05 07:38 PM   #238 
              - I doubt it  Bacchus39   Dec-08-05 07:40 AM   #279 
              - I'm more worried about McVeighs and Rudolphs  musette_sf   Dec-08-05 11:51 AM   #297 
              - Subway shooting and this are two completely different situations  RaulGroom   Dec-08-05 10:17 AM   #289 
                 - I responded to a post asking "what about the subway shootings"  musette_sf   Dec-08-05 11:47 AM   #295 
           - "flight manifest with seating assignments"  rayofreason   Dec-07-05 08:44 PM   #247 
     - You get screened at the Medellin airport. Give me a break.  High Plains   Dec-07-05 02:41 PM   #97 
     - Screened by the Colombians. Who generally don't want to get killed.  Zynx   Dec-07-05 02:53 PM   #114 
        - American Airlines has their own passenger screening in Colombia  Bacchus39   Dec-07-05 03:00 PM   #122 
        - I've been screened at Colombian airports. It seems pretty much...  High Plains   Dec-07-05 03:14 PM   #139 
     - American Airlines does their own screening in Colombia  Bacchus39   Dec-07-05 03:06 PM   #132 
     - I've been flying back and forth to Colombia for more than 30 years  RagingInMiami   Dec-07-05 03:13 PM   #138 
        - thank you  musette_sf   Dec-07-05 04:36 PM   #212 
  - more than 4 years after 9-11, we shoot someone who's mentally ill and no  truthisfreedom   Dec-07-05 02:23 PM   #64 
  - No threat? Did you miss the part of him yelling he had a bomb?  Zynx   Dec-07-05 02:26 PM   #69 
  - That is why you investigate to see if it is a threat.  The Stranger   Dec-07-05 02:34 PM   #91 
  - And I;m all for having that investigation  bluestateguy   Dec-07-05 02:40 PM   #96 
  - Not only has his cover been blown, his life may be ruined  slackmaster   Dec-07-05 02:46 PM   #102 
  - Not as traumatic as it was for the crazy guy he shot.  High Plains   Dec-07-05 03:29 PM   #153 
     - Or the crazy guy's wife n/t  slackmaster   Dec-07-05 03:31 PM   #156 
        - mental note...  Centered   Dec-08-05 07:15 AM   #276 
  - But now is too late -- an innocent man has been shot dead.  The Stranger   Dec-07-05 02:55 PM   #118 
     - Threatening an airplane is a federal crime.  bluestateguy   Dec-07-05 03:05 PM   #129 
     - The government does not summarily execute people who make threats.  The Stranger   Dec-07-05 04:03 PM   #182 
        - Yes they do  DonP   Dec-07-05 04:20 PM   #200 
        - No one was "running at a copy in a big city with his hand in his pocket  The Stranger   Dec-07-05 05:20 PM   #222 
           - It was actually OFF the airline, in the Jetway  LostinVA   Dec-08-05 06:09 AM   #272 
        - I'm curious as to how the marshal had a way of knowing the guy was -  lynne   Dec-07-05 04:31 PM   #209 
        - Bull.  antfarm   Dec-07-05 06:31 PM   #231 
        - He committed suicide when he didn't take his drugs  cpamomfromtexas   Dec-07-05 07:51 PM   #241 
           - OMG -- again, the comments about mental illness on DU  LostinVA   Dec-08-05 08:48 AM   #282 
              - They don't hire Doctors for Air Marshals  cpamomfromtexas   Dec-08-05 07:08 PM   #308 
     - He was not an innocent man...  Wolsh   Dec-07-05 03:15 PM   #140 
        - He was apparently mentally ill, and he had no bomb.  High Plains   Dec-07-05 03:26 PM   #149 
        - He was NOT an innocent man..  Wolsh   Dec-07-05 03:46 PM   #168 
           - Bullshit, people not are summarily executed for making false threats.  The Stranger   Dec-07-05 04:06 PM   #188 
           - You sound as if you have no problem with people who commit federal crimes  kgfnally   Dec-07-05 04:14 PM   #196 
           - You don't get it...  Wolsh   Dec-07-05 04:17 PM   #197 
              - But you're saying he wasn't innocent and he was  LostinVA   Dec-07-05 04:24 PM   #202 
           - As my (adopted) daughter is bipolar...  davekriss   Dec-07-05 05:45 PM   #225 
              - Thanks for this  Catt03   Dec-07-05 08:48 PM   #249 
              - Bills are a lot higher than $400 per month  davekriss   Dec-07-05 09:30 PM   #254 
              - I'm so sorry about your daughter.  athena   Dec-07-05 10:24 PM   #258 
        - How could he do that?  Bjarne Riis   Dec-08-05 07:33 AM   #278 
  - There was no time for an investigation  slackmaster   Dec-07-05 02:45 PM   #101 
  - But the interests of the public are not having innocent people killed.  The Stranger   Dec-07-05 02:56 PM   #120 
     - I think we need to look at the alternatives  slackmaster   Dec-07-05 03:27 PM   #150 
     - Shooting a person with a bomb is like putting a sodomite in jail  slampoet   Dec-07-05 03:48 PM   #171 
     - You're pretty good at second-guessing a professional LE officer  slackmaster   Dec-07-05 03:52 PM   #174 
     - LMFAO  TX-RAT   Dec-07-05 03:58 PM   #177 
     - What the hell kind of nasty homophobic statement is this???  LostinVA   Dec-07-05 04:25 PM   #204 
     - The "But what if he had a bomb?" response isn't going to work anymore.  The Stranger   Dec-07-05 03:59 PM   #179 
        - He said he had a bomb.  TX-RAT   Dec-07-05 04:13 PM   #194 
           - Apparently, he was not on his meds and allegedly said he had a bomb.  The Stranger   Dec-07-05 04:19 PM   #199 
              - Don't have to have one. Just the threat will get ya killed.  TX-RAT   Dec-07-05 04:26 PM   #205 
              - And the punishment for threats is not summary execution.  The Stranger   Dec-07-05 05:17 PM   #221 
                 - The shooting was NOT DONE AS PUNISHMENT!!!  slackmaster   Dec-07-05 07:25 PM   #235 
                 - The SHOOTING WAS DONE OF AN INNOCENT PERSON.  The Stranger   Dec-08-05 10:07 AM   #288 
                    - He was NOT AN INNOCENT PERSON!  slackmaster   Dec-08-05 11:59 AM   #298 
                       - How do you know he wasn't innocent?  LostinVA   Dec-08-05 03:25 PM   #303 
                       - My opinion is based on what I've seen and is subject to change  slackmaster   Dec-08-05 03:27 PM   #304 
                       - Making a bomb threat does not get people summarily executed.  The Stranger   Dec-09-05 08:41 AM   #312 
                 - If there was a trial...  rayofreason   Dec-07-05 08:20 PM   #245 
                 - you may be the victim of unjustified homicide.  TX-RAT   Dec-08-05 09:40 AM   #286 
              - There was no way to tell he was off his meds by looking at him  slackmaster   Dec-07-05 07:24 PM   #234 
              - How do you know he said this?  LostinVA   Dec-08-05 03:28 PM   #305 
                 - I'm responding to the information that's available to me  slackmaster   Dec-08-05 06:30 PM   #307 
              - Outside of poker, bluffing is a bad thing.  ManiacJoe   Dec-07-05 07:37 PM   #237 
     - Correct but (in most cases) innocent people would have  Reciprocity   Dec-07-05 03:31 PM   #159 
  - Investigate the threat?  TX-RAT   Dec-07-05 03:53 PM   #175 
  - sooo if he had a bomb..  crankybubba   Dec-07-05 04:06 PM   #189 
  - I still want to hear witness accounts about the "bomb" part  RagingInMiami   Dec-07-05 03:18 PM   #142 
  - how does putting a bullet in him help? the bullet could trigger the bomb  anotherdrew   Dec-07-05 09:20 PM   #252 
  - He said he had a bomb - How can you say there was no threat?  slackmaster   Dec-07-05 02:29 PM   #81 
     - The feds said he had a bomb  RagingInMiami   Dec-07-05 03:20 PM   #145 
     - Gotcha  slackmaster   Dec-07-05 03:28 PM   #152 
        - I'm not watching it  RagingInMiami   Dec-07-05 03:31 PM   #157 
        - Witnesses said the guy shot on the Underground had bomb  LostinVA   Dec-07-05 04:28 PM   #206 
     - Maybe he said "I have a balm"....  No DUplicitous DUpe   Dec-07-05 03:40 PM   #164 
     - See, the word bomb is being dropped from the story Via CNN news..  No DUplicitous DUpe   Dec-07-05 04:09 PM   #192 
     - Maybe he was singing Richie Valens... Balalala La Bomba!  Chicago Democrat   Dec-07-05 03:49 PM   #172 
  - Then he should not have been flying  bluestateguy   Dec-07-05 02:27 PM   #72 
  - They could have shot him in the legs.  Stand and Fight   Dec-07-05 02:29 PM   #82 
  - Actually, law enforcement generally doesn't train in shoot-to-wound.  Zynx   Dec-07-05 02:30 PM   #83 
  - Huh?  Bjarne Riis   Dec-07-05 03:24 PM   #148 
     - No, they are not.  ManiacJoe   Dec-07-05 07:42 PM   #239 
  - You've obviously never taken a firearms class  slackmaster   Dec-07-05 02:31 PM   # 
  - Are you talking to me?  Stand and Fight   Dec-07-05 02:32 PM   #87 
  - Who taught you to try to shoot someone in the legs?  slackmaster   Dec-07-05 02:34 PM   #93 
     - Learned it in the Army.  Stand and Fight   Dec-07-05 02:38 PM   #95 
        - Clearly some response was called for  slackmaster   Dec-07-05 02:43 PM   #98 
        - It's understandable.  Stand and Fight   Dec-07-05 02:48 PM   #106 
        - The Army does not teach shoot to wound, never has.  TX-RAT   Dec-07-05 04:04 PM   #187 
        - So, you're saying I imagined it? Amazing! Imagine that.  Stand and Fight   Dec-07-05 04:58 PM   #219 
           - Law enforcement teaches shoot to kill -  lynne   Dec-07-05 09:45 PM   #257 
           - Thats a nice way of putting it.  TX-RAT   Dec-08-05 09:45 AM   #287 
        - "Learned it in the Army."  michreject   Dec-08-05 06:52 AM   #274 
  - And you keep shooting  michreject   Dec-08-05 06:50 AM   #273 
  - Oh brother  bluestateguy   Dec-07-05 02:35 PM   #94 
  - It's a reasonable question.  Stand and Fight   Dec-07-05 02:44 PM   #99 
  - If he had a bomb  Coastie for Truth   Dec-07-05 02:54 PM   #116 
  - what an aviator  soda   Dec-07-05 04:22 PM   #201 
     - That's the new logo for the Red Cross  Coastie for Truth   Dec-07-05 04:42 PM   #217 
  - Not correct  Tinfoil   Dec-07-05 03:02 PM   #126 
  - Lookit. It's really simple.  TrogL   Dec-07-05 03:16 PM   #141 
  - Yea i guess you could  TX-RAT   Dec-07-05 04:00 PM   #181 
  - I'm not arguing with that logic! Just reporting the news.  MyPetRock   Dec-07-05 02:30 PM   #84 
  - Mark David Chapman - another "Lone Nut"  the other one   Dec-07-05 02:46 PM   #103 
     - Yes, there are many dangerous deranged people out there.  MyPetRock   Dec-07-05 02:49 PM   #107 
        - Agreed. But I'm not sure about Chapman nt  the other one   Dec-07-05 03:01 PM   #124 
           - I think they found a brain tumor. Wasn't he the one on the UT tower?  MyPetRock   Dec-07-05 03:03 PM   #128 
              - Charles Whitman  bluestateguy   Dec-07-05 03:06 PM   #133 
                 - Gotcha! Don't know about the other guy then. eom  MyPetRock   Dec-07-05 03:08 PM   #135 
  - Yes, let's execute all mentally ill people prone to psychotic..  PassingFair   Dec-07-05 10:57 PM   #263 
  - that's what I thought, a bipolar ...who freaked out and hasn't been  NVMojo   Dec-07-05 02:31 PM   #86 
     - Don't think the officer had time to do a medical evaluation.  TX-RAT   Dec-07-05 04:07 PM   #191 
  - CNN: "Passeneger who was shot, has now died"  maveric   Dec-07-05 02:28 PM   #77 
  - CNN's Jeanne Meserve confirms the passenger has died.  VolcanoJen   Dec-07-05 02:28 PM   #78 
  - cnn just reported the passenger has died n/t  BareNakedLiberal   Dec-07-05 02:29 PM   # 
  - We'll find out the truth when witnesses and his wife start talking  kerry-is-my-prez   Dec-07-05 02:29 PM   #79 
  - Wife says husband had "mental issues" and was running up and  Feeney2   Dec-07-05 02:29 PM   #80 
  - they killed him  genieroze   Dec-07-05 02:33 PM   #90 
  - CNN: Passenger was a U.S. citizen, 44 years old.  VolcanoJen   Dec-07-05 02:44 PM   #100 
  - I'm confused. Did this guy make a bomb threat or not?  High Plains   Dec-07-05 02:46 PM   #104 
  - Why unnamed?  Bjarne Riis   Dec-07-05 03:31 PM   #158 
  - He was having an argument with his wife and tried to leave the plane!  Lex   Dec-07-05 02:47 PM   #105 
  - The Air Marshall appears to have had no choice.  Stand and Fight   Dec-07-05 02:52 PM   #112 
     - I agree. The Air Marshall had to deal with everything at one time.  Lex   Dec-07-05 02:56 PM   #121 
  - They killed him, the guy on the AA flight in Miami  Nimrod2005   Dec-07-05 02:50 PM   #109 
  - See post #77.  Lex   Dec-07-05 02:52 PM   #113 
  - Remember London n/t  Stockholm   Dec-07-05 05:39 PM   #223 
  - I'll stick w/ the Air Marshals until "fault" is proved  Coastie for Truth   Dec-07-05 02:52 PM   #111 
  - I'll have to agree with you. Looking at it in hindsight is all we can do  Lex   Dec-07-05 02:55 PM   #117 
     - I have 1.2 Million - 1.3 Million butt in px seat miles  Coastie for Truth   Dec-07-05 03:05 PM   #130 
  - even if you believe he had a bomb, how does killing him on the spot help?  unblock   Dec-07-05 03:00 PM   #123 
  - Please remind me not to fly with you.  alphadog   Dec-07-05 03:08 PM   #136 
     - Hey Beta that is pretty much what they said...  Cults4Bush   Dec-07-05 03:19 PM   #143 
     - please remind me not to fly with you!  unblock   Dec-07-05 03:27 PM   #151 
  - Look at how horribly...  Bike Punk   Dec-07-05 03:02 PM   #125 
  - There is no reason for marshals to have deadly weapons.  darkism   Dec-07-05 03:05 PM   #131 
  - How do you know he was innoncent?  Wolsh   Dec-07-05 03:19 PM   #144 
  - That's absolutely right! Take any steps necessary to protect  napi21   Dec-07-05 03:31 PM   #155 
  - I could care less if he had mental problems.  bdot   Dec-07-05 03:30 PM   #154 
  - Geez, what a nasty comment -- several on this thread  LostinVA   Dec-07-05 04:33 PM   #210 
  - bipolar is not "a few mental issues"  TrogL   Dec-07-05 03:43 PM   #166 
     - oh bullshit  Rich Hunt   Dec-09-05 05:50 PM   #316 
  - No TASERS for plane use?  symbolman   Dec-07-05 03:24 PM   #147 
  - And they never shoot just once  RagingInMiami   Dec-07-05 03:32 PM   #161 
  - FAMs are better shots  Tinfoil   Dec-07-05 03:46 PM   #167 
     - I don't buy that they're better shots  RagingInMiami   Dec-07-05 04:06 PM   #190 
        - You can buy or not buy whatever you'd like,  Tinfoil   Dec-07-05 04:30 PM   #207 
  - FAM's do not use a jacketed or semi-hollow round.....  Doc Sardonic   Dec-07-05 03:58 PM   #178 
  - Not correct..  Tinfoil   Dec-07-05 04:04 PM   #185 
  - It looks like FAMs are issued the .357 SIG  sofa king   Dec-07-05 06:40 PM   #232 
  - Yeah I have some of those for my 9mm  symbolman   Dec-07-05 05:05 PM   #220 
  - Not neccessarily  DonP   Dec-07-05 04:04 PM   #186 
  - TASERS?!?, That's brilliant thinking.  D__S   Dec-07-05 07:49 PM   #240 
     - Yeah and there you are sitting on a vehicle with  symbolman   Dec-07-05 09:40 PM   #256 
        - We talked about getting tasers in our cockpits after 9/11  mn9driver   Dec-07-05 11:44 PM   #266 
  - Freak Republic is probably advocating blowing the whole plane up,  Ilsa   Dec-07-05 03:32 PM   #160 
  - No doubt Ilsa...  Puglover   Dec-07-05 05:55 PM   #227 
  - Good thing I was able to pack my combat scissors  DS1   Dec-07-05 03:33 PM   #162 
  - OK, maybe it's bad form to laugh about that, but--snerk.  BlueIris   Dec-07-05 04:13 PM   #195 
  - The passenger's name: Rigoberto Alpizar  VolcanoJen   Dec-07-05 03:37 PM   #163 
  - Enough  AngryAmish   Dec-07-05 03:46 PM   #169 
  - This is why you comply with law enforcement  MichaelVain   Dec-07-05 03:59 PM   #180 
     - Someone mentally ill can't "comply with law enforcement."  LostinVA   Dec-07-05 04:37 PM   #213 
        - doesn't matter anymore in america, you act up... YOU DIE. lovely isn't it?  anotherdrew   Dec-07-05 09:29 PM   #253 
           - No, I understand what you mean  LostinVA   Dec-08-05 06:07 AM   #271 
  - Let's have SFPD Chief Heather Fong investigate this  Coastie for Truth   Dec-07-05 04:03 PM   #184 
  - Damn shame this whole story. Marshall's had reason to act as they did but  Feeney2   Dec-07-05 04:19 PM   #198 
  - Okay, this killing is starting to look a little less defensible...  High Plains   Dec-07-05 04:24 PM   #203 
  - I feel bad for the Guy's wife  MrWiggles   Dec-07-05 04:36 PM   #211 
  - I travel internationally about once a year,  MyPetRock   Dec-07-05 04:38 PM   #214 
  - having air marshals is fine, but this killing was pointless  anotherdrew   Dec-07-05 09:34 PM   #255 
  - Man, I said I hoped it wasn't another London Underground  LostinVA   Dec-07-05 04:38 PM   #215 
  - You've made your choice, and I've made mine.  D__S   Dec-07-05 07:59 PM   #243 
  - I can't believe there wasn't a better way to resolve this.  6000eliot   Dec-07-05 08:14 PM   #244 
  - I'm a bit torn on the actions taken...  Scooter24   Dec-07-05 04:46 PM   #218 
  - My son's a FAM ....  Catchawave   Dec-07-05 05:44 PM   #224 
  - With the updates I've heard...  Jack_DeLeon   Dec-07-05 05:52 PM   #226 
  - IMHO the obvious is  Horse with no Name   Dec-07-05 06:11 PM   #228 
  - What will you bet this will give Bush's approval ratings a big boost?  janedoe   Dec-07-05 06:23 PM   #229 
  - PLEASE don't let some of these responses get associated with Democrats.  antfarm   Dec-07-05 06:24 PM   #230 
  - Yes - Kill Them - Tough on Terror  plainsight   Dec-07-05 06:46 PM   #233 
  - Really. What if the guy really had one and they fucked around and BANG  hollowdweller   Dec-07-05 07:35 PM   #236 
  - On the six oclock news  Mojorabbit   Dec-07-05 07:55 PM   #242 
  - This is absolutely crazy  Catt03   Dec-07-05 09:10 PM   #251 
  - The guy was bi-polar. His wife claimed he was off his meds.  lizzy   Dec-07-05 10:32 PM   #260 
     - Yeah...he should have stayed at home  Puglover   Dec-08-05 07:42 AM   #280 
     - I disagree.  Larissa238   Dec-08-05 02:56 PM   #301 
        - I didn't say it. The shrink on TV said she doesn't want her  lizzy   Dec-08-05 10:20 PM   #310 
           - That is not always the case  Larissa238   Dec-09-05 05:32 PM   #315 
  - Here's the Deal  Don1   Dec-07-05 10:31 PM   #259 
  - They had other passengers interviewed. And according to them,  lizzy   Dec-07-05 10:35 PM   #261 
  - Stop helping the corporate news  Don1   Dec-07-05 10:42 PM   #262 
  - Oh for crying out loud. You don't know any more about this man  lizzy   Dec-07-05 11:03 PM   #264 
     - Stop justifying his death. n/t  Don1   Dec-08-05 09:36 AM   #283 
  - actually there is a whole spectrum of bipolar disorder  nodehopper   Dec-07-05 11:34 PM   #265 
  - Exactly.  Don1   Dec-08-05 09:37 AM   #284 
  - There are different types of bipolar  Larissa238   Dec-08-05 03:07 PM   #302 
  - I can see the real story being not too far from this....  LostinVA   Dec-08-05 06:02 AM   #269 
  - Thanks for being rational. n/t  Don1   Dec-08-05 09:38 AM   #285 
     - You're welcome.  LostinVA   Dec-08-05 11:49 AM   #296 
  - thank you Don  musette_sf   Dec-08-05 11:45 AM   #294 
  - "Air Marshall did some damn fiiiiine shootin!!"  Radioactive   Dec-08-05 03:10 AM   #267 
  - Someone on one of the DU threads posted this last night  LostinVA   Dec-08-05 06:04 AM   #270 
     - Damn fine shootin!  Radioactive   Dec-08-05 12:47 PM   #299 
        - No, I'm saying a DUer posted the "good shot imo"  LostinVA   Dec-08-05 03:32 PM   #306 
  - This thread reminds me  Not a robought   Dec-08-05 03:16 AM   #268 
  - Any witnesses saying he had a bomb?  Bjarne Riis   Dec-08-05 07:31 AM   #277 
  - A passenger interviewed on ABC  Puglover   Dec-08-05 08:04 AM   #281 
     - Here's the no-spin version  RaulGroom   Dec-08-05 10:39 AM   #291 
        - Hmmm...  Don1   Dec-08-05 11:06 AM   #292 
           - As I said in another post  RaulGroom   Dec-08-05 01:10 PM   #300 
              - You did not reserve judgement.  Don1   Dec-09-05 01:50 PM   #313 
  - he said "you gotta see these shoes in my bag,they're the bomb!"  Algorem   Dec-08-05 10:32 AM   #290 
  - This confirms it.  Don1   Dec-09-05 08:07 AM   #311 
  - will FL's 'Shoot First' law be invoked?  cosmicdot   Dec-09-05 02:02 PM   #314 
 

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