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Soylent Brice Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-07-09 07:39 AM
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32. nice catch
an important observation that i'm sure local law enforcement will no doubt overlook.
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  -11 gay bars get letters threatening ricin attacks FreeState  Jan-07-09 02:53 AM   #0 
  - Sounds like someone has anger problems.  Arctic Dave   Jan-07-09 03:34 AM   #1 
  - Actually it sounds like someone is from England. We say, in THE hospital. "In hospital" is England.  Wizard777   Jan-07-09 06:03 AM   #16 
  - then of course they don't have anger issues n/t  freeplessinseattle   Jan-07-09 06:06 AM   #17 
  - I thikn our way is more proper  Wabbajack_   Jan-07-09 06:11 AM   #21 
  - Canadians also  Romis   Jan-07-09 06:26 AM   #22 
  - If it's a natural speech patern. They're looking for someone that is English, Canadian, or Aussie  Wizard777   Jan-07-09 08:08 AM   #44 
  - In any case, the person could still be living in the U.S.  yardwork   Jan-07-09 08:51 AM   #52 
  - Could still be an American...  badgerpup   Jan-07-09 11:06 AM   #92 
  - Could simply be a typo also.  uppityperson   Jan-07-09 02:27 PM   #112 
  - What about South Africa?  AntiFascist   Jan-07-09 03:19 PM   #115 
  - I'm Canadian and we never dropped the "the".  crim son   Jan-07-09 09:44 AM   #79 
  - Does this mean we'll have calls to build a fence on our northern border?  marshall   Jan-07-09 12:02 PM   #107 
  - I've never heard that here  TrogL   Jan-07-09 02:48 PM   #114 
  - Not so much anymore.  Ms. Toad   Jan-07-09 07:31 AM   #30 
  - nice catch  Soilent Brice   Jan-07-09 07:39 AM   #32 
  - Noticed the same thing for the same reason. I have heard  yy4me   Jan-07-09 08:02 AM   #41 
  - Good catch!!!! nt  WriteDown   Jan-07-09 08:57 AM   #57 
  - Do they say "in restaurant" too?  jfkraus   Jan-07-09 08:57 AM   #58 
  - Actually, I think the derivation is not due to it being a 'place' so much  NCevilDUer   Jan-07-09 09:28 AM   #76 
     - Nope! He went to hospital to visit a friend. He went to Liverpool to visit a friend.  Wizard777   Jan-07-09 10:24 AM   #84 
        - Why is hospital different from hotel?  jfkraus   Jan-07-09 10:37 AM   #86 
        - Because it is. They treat "hospital" as a verb here, as in "in treatment", not the place.  Bluebear   Jan-07-09 10:57 AM   #90 
           - That too. But you guys never refer to it as a thing.  Wizard777   Jan-07-09 06:38 PM   #120 
        - But you know what?  moggie   Jan-07-09 12:08 PM   #108 
           - Bronx is a special case, it's a left-over from when the area ...  surrealAmerican   Jan-07-09 04:26 PM   #119 
           - I try not to. Even worse is tube. No it's a tunnle. No, tunnling is how you make a tube.  Wizard777   Jan-07-09 06:43 PM   #121 
  - Canada uses this term, too.  louis-t   Jan-07-09 11:33 AM   #101 
  - Or the person could be from Canada - they use the term the same way there as well.  LisaM   Jan-07-09 11:59 AM   #106 
  - Not necessarily England....  du_grad   Jan-08-09 12:42 AM   #126 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-07-09 06:10 AM   #18 
  - I'm sure you meant to be funny or something, but your comment  yy4me   Jan-07-09 08:05 AM   #42 
  - you have nail on head syndrome.  ooglymoogly   Jan-07-09 09:18 AM   #72 
  - "in what some are describing as a hate crime." SOME?  Towlie   Jan-07-09 06:29 AM   #24 
  - I guess the others are more properly refering to it as a terrorist threat.  Wizard777   Jan-07-09 07:53 AM   #35 
  - It is both.  ooglymoogly   Jan-07-09 09:20 AM   #74 
  - "Agressive networking"?  Dr_eldritch   Jan-07-09 11:44 AM   #102 
  - Hate problems, which is even worse. n/t  pnwmom   Jan-07-09 11:02 AM   #91 
  - ".....in what SOME are calling a hate crime."  BobTheSubgenius   Jan-07-09 03:54 AM   #2 
  - The rest will say "we don't NEED hate crime laws!!!!11"  Bluebear   Jan-07-09 04:09 AM   #3 
  - the others just called it Ed . . . n/t  OneBlueSky   Jan-07-09 04:51 AM   #5 
  - something we need to tolerate  reggie the dog   Jan-07-09 05:30 AM   #11 
  - My reaction exactly nt.  brazenlyliberal   Jan-07-09 06:28 AM   #23 
  - Republicans call it just another day at the office  TheEuclideanOne   Jan-07-09 06:33 AM   #26 
  - Ricin as opposed to anthrax is interesting  radfringe   Jan-07-09 04:23 AM   #4 
  - The careful grammar in the threat also indicates an educated person.  yardwork   Jan-07-09 08:52 AM   #53 
  - either that or  radfringe   Jan-07-09 10:30 AM   #85 
  - That was the first thing I noticed, too.  sofa king   Jan-07-09 12:16 PM   #109 
  - The castor plant is a plant that grows as a weed everywere in the southwestern US  ooglymoogly   Jan-07-09 10:17 AM   #83 
  - Possibly a Canadian?  jmowreader   Jan-07-09 05:01 AM   #6 
  - That phrase jumped out at me too. Hope the perps are caught quickly. nt  Hekate   Jan-07-09 05:10 AM   #7 
  - hoax terra message would have said "anthrax."  radfringe   Jan-07-09 05:15 AM   #9 
  - Or British  moggie   Jan-07-09 05:34 AM   #13 
  - It sounds like ricin is also a more credible choice for a genuine terrorist.  yardwork   Jan-07-09 08:54 AM   #55 
     - Yes, both  moggie   Jan-07-09 09:03 AM   #65 
     - That's why I think it might be somebody with a business-related grudge.  yardwork   Jan-07-09 09:06 AM   #67 
        - A 'protection' scam, you think? nt  NCevilDUer   Jan-07-09 11:20 AM   #97 
        - After seeing the pdf of the original document, I see that there is a homophobic comment in it.  yardwork   Jan-08-09 01:24 AM   #127 
        - Or it's a terrorist threat intended to shut down all the gay bars  jmowreader   Jan-07-09 11:21 AM   #98 
           - I think that's the message the writer is trying to send, yes. But why?  yardwork   Jan-08-09 01:25 AM   #128 
     - or some disgruntled nut case, right wing pug intelligence operative  ooglymoogly   Jan-07-09 09:34 AM   #78 
  - Brits say that as well  nytemare   Jan-07-09 06:10 AM   #20 
  - Wouldn't you have to be gay to know all eleven gay bars?  sarcasmo   Jan-07-09 05:15 AM   #8 
  - not really. not so underground anymore and the internets help  freeplessinseattle   Jan-07-09 06:10 AM   #19 
  - That's cool, I live in Xtian West Michigan it's a different world here.  sarcasmo   Jan-07-09 06:54 PM   #122 
  - Not at all  brazenlyliberal   Jan-07-09 06:31 AM   #25 
  - Nope, just pick up the Seattle Gay News n/t  TechBear_Seattle   Jan-07-09 08:02 AM   #39 
     - How are you doing up there? Are people worried - or are they just carrying on as usual?  yardwork   Jan-08-09 01:26 AM   #129 
        - I'm not a bar person, so I can't say  TechBear_Seattle   Jan-08-09 08:03 AM   #132 
  - Sounds like a loyal Soldier of Christ to me.  tomreedtoon   Jan-07-09 05:18 AM   #10 
  - don't think this is a fundy-faction member  radfringe   Jan-07-09 05:33 AM   #12 
  - Yes, seems more like an educated sociopath.  Jester Messiah   Jan-07-09 05:52 AM   #15 
  - Or an educated "bubba"  Baby Snooks   Jan-07-09 08:00 AM   #36 
  - I'm wondering if it is some kind of business-related grudge.  yardwork   Jan-07-09 09:00 AM   #61 
  - I can see a religious subtext  Chulanowa   Jan-08-09 12:26 AM   #125 
  - Christ has no soldiers  Doc Martin   Jan-07-09 08:25 AM   #46 
  - I think he's referring to the loonies who self-ID as such...  Chan790   Jan-07-09 08:44 AM   #49 
  - Alas, Jesus has been drafted, as he so often is.  Jester Messiah   Jan-07-09 10:54 AM   #88 
  - Sounds as good as any other explanation here......  cliffordu   Jan-07-09 11:08 AM   #93 
  - I'm thinking we should be 'tolerant'  PuraVidaDreamin   Jan-07-09 05:47 AM   #14 
  - How about we find this person and make him part of the Inauguration?  TechBear_Seattle   Jan-07-09 08:02 AM   #40 
  - How does this not fit the bill for "terrorism"?  YOY   Jan-07-09 06:47 AM   #27 
  - Terrorism Is Right  iamjoy   Jan-07-09 07:16 AM   #29 
  - Hate crimes ARE terrorism  Chovexani   Jan-07-09 10:53 AM   #87 
     - Well, the distinction, of course, is that there are no terrorists in America.  NCevilDUer   Jan-07-09 11:24 AM   #99 
     - Minor Differences  iamjoy   Jan-07-09 12:17 PM   #110 
  - If it were directed at any other group  HillWilliam   Jan-07-09 07:48 AM   #34 
  - You have to be a protected class...  Baby Snooks   Jan-07-09 08:07 AM   #43 
  - Here is a link that shows one of the actual copies of the letter:  rasputin1952   Jan-07-09 07:04 AM   #28 
  - let's just hope the police find him before we do. /nt  sui generis   Jan-07-09 07:38 AM   #31 
  - This truly makes me sick.  Simply Fugue   Jan-07-09 07:41 AM   #33 
  - Or the FBI  KamaAina   Jan-07-09 03:19 PM   #116 
  - Will this be treated as a terrorist threat?  TechBear_Seattle   Jan-07-09 08:00 AM   #37 
  - It doesn't matter what the individual is... making a terrorist threat is the issue.  redqueen   Jan-07-09 08:53 AM   #54 
     - You will excuse me for not holding my breath  TechBear_Seattle   Jan-07-09 08:55 AM   #56 
        - I doubt breath-holding would help but as for whining...  redqueen   Jan-07-09 09:07 AM   #68 
           - Thanks  TechBear_Seattle   Jan-07-09 10:02 AM   #82 
  - Thank you, Prop. 8 fearmongerers. Look what your unrelenting hate of others brings  Suji to Seoul   Jan-07-09 08:00 AM   #38 
  - copies of those letters should be sent to the WH  Neo   Jan-07-09 09:01 AM   #63 
  - shame -- SHAME on us gay people.  xchrom   Jan-07-09 08:18 AM   #45 
  - I am waiting for the claim that the letter-writer was a gay man  TechBear_Seattle   Jan-07-09 08:36 AM   #47 
  - they'll make the claim all right -- probably not in this thread. nt  xchrom   Jan-07-09 08:40 AM   #48 
  - Right there in the Seattle Times article  moggie   Jan-07-09 08:59 AM   #60 
  - Wow, and it comes from one of our own  TechBear_Seattle   Jan-07-09 09:01 AM   #62 
  - It's already appeared in this thread.  yardwork   Jan-07-09 09:02 AM   #64 
  - Actually the editorial person interviewed in the news piece did bring it up as a possibility.  Gwendolyn   Jan-07-09 09:14 AM   #71 
  - A Possibility  iamjoy   Jan-07-09 12:37 PM   #111 
  - yes, it is all our fault. we should have been nicer. like every other oppression we had this coming.  lionesspriyanka   Jan-07-09 08:58 AM   #59 
     - i agree -- we should find this poor left out soul --  xchrom   Jan-07-09 09:11 AM   #69 
        - Love your sarcasm! n/t  JayMusgrove   Jan-07-09 11:17 AM   #96 
  - He also references "67 grams" using the metric system.  jfkraus   Jan-07-09 08:48 AM   #50 
  - Yes.  yardwork   Jan-07-09 09:03 AM   #66 
  - "Hate crime"? That's terrorism. (nt)  redqueen   Jan-07-09 08:49 AM   #51 
  - Yes. Terrorism plain and simple  Taverner   Jan-07-09 11:54 AM   #105 
  - MY Neighborhood!  nolabear   Jan-07-09 09:13 AM   #70 
  - Inhaled, injected, or ingested, according to wiki.  yardwork   Jan-08-09 01:32 AM   #130 
  - I guess we're not reaching out enough or being quiet  Balderdash   Jan-07-09 09:19 AM   #73 
  - Thank you Warren and all you other Nazi bastard tel-evil-ngelists of hate  ooglymoogly   Jan-07-09 09:26 AM   #75 
  - Hate speech leads to violent actions  Bluenorthwest   Jan-07-09 09:34 AM   #77 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-07-09 09:54 AM   #80 
  - if you were really a thinking man, you wouldnt call it a lifestyle or a choice  lionesspriyanka   Jan-07-09 09:58 AM   #81 
  - This wouldn't happen  Chovexani   Jan-07-09 10:55 AM   #89 
  - How about placing the blame where it belongs--homophobia  Strathos   Jan-07-09 11:14 AM   #94 
  - Seems Fishy  robish518   Jan-07-09 11:15 AM   #95 
  - This doesn't add up.  SnowGoose   Jan-07-09 11:28 AM   #100 
  - I hate Haters. nt  stop the bleeding   Jan-07-09 11:52 AM   #103 
  - Wasn't there that "lone nut" who died making Ricin in Vegas?  Taverner   Jan-07-09 11:53 AM   #104 
  - I read this this morning and am tired of arguing with the assholes on the respond thing there.  uppityperson   Jan-07-09 02:32 PM   #113 
  - Now, let's not be intolerant of this letter writer.  KansDem   Jan-07-09 03:53 PM   #117 
  - The very fact we have to tolerate his continued existence in the gene pool  TheWatcher   Jan-08-09 01:52 AM   #131 
  - Isn't there a cure for Ricin poisoning now?  anonymous171   Jan-07-09 04:14 PM   #118 
  - No.  donco6   Jan-08-09 08:28 AM   #133 
  - "in what some are describing as a hate crime"  ZombieHorde   Jan-07-09 06:57 PM   #123 
  - This can be considered a hate crime  MadMaddie   Jan-07-09 07:52 PM   #124 
 

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