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157. I used to buy them in Iran by the grocery sack. They were very cheap and delicious, and
ENORMOUS. I've never seen such bigass pistachios!
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  -Two Army Recruiters Shot, One Dead In Little Rock Shooting LiberalArkie  Jun-01-09 01:34 PM   #0 
  - Please don't let the suspect be a war protester...  derby378   Jun-01-09 01:36 PM   #1 
  - More likely a soldier  Tempest   Jun-01-09 02:01 PM   #7 
  - maybe it was the same guy that shot that doctor. nt  ohio2007   Jun-01-09 02:07 PM   #11 
  - ?  ohio2007   Jun-01-09 02:04 PM   #9 
  - I don't think there's any chance of that  derby378   Jun-01-09 02:07 PM   #12 
     - well then what does "your gut" tell you ? nt  ohio2007   Jun-01-09 02:25 PM   #15 
        - My gut tells me ...  mallard   Jun-02-09 01:42 AM   #127 
           - May want to see a doctor....  WriteDown   Jun-02-09 10:20 AM   #144 
  - Victims were two guys from the area where they were shot  kristopher   Jun-01-09 04:44 PM   #37 
  - OMG... please stop this. Our Armies are not our enemies.  earcandle   Jun-01-09 01:43 PM   #2 
  - If you were any more transparent..  girl gone mad   Jun-01-09 05:26 PM   #45 
     - Uh...  devilgrrl   Jun-01-09 05:33 PM   #48 
  - Oh god...  SoxFan   Jun-01-09 01:46 PM   #3 
  - "... the shooter .. was arrested after his vehicle was pulled over on Interstate 630 ..."  struggle4progress   Jun-01-09 01:47 PM   #4 
  - Those kids were not even real recruiters--they were HARPS.  MADem   Jun-01-09 05:56 PM   #53 
     - Current reports suggest they were shot simply because they were in uniform  struggle4progress   Jun-01-09 06:34 PM   #63 
        - Crying shame, regardless. They were just out of boot camp, getting a bit of  MADem   Jun-01-09 06:42 PM   #65 
           - Yes: tragic, pointless, and all-too-common.  struggle4progress   Jun-01-09 07:04 PM   #69 
  - These are not recruiters.....  Aviation Pro   Jun-01-09 01:51 PM   #5 
  - They targetted the uniform nt  ohio2007   Jun-01-09 02:08 PM   #13 
     - And you know that how? nt  kristopher   Jun-01-09 04:46 PM   #39 
        - Well it didn't take very long did it ?  ohio2007   Jun-01-09 06:16 PM   #59 
           - And he may be hiding drug/gang activity behind a veil of lies.  kristopher   Jun-01-09 07:15 PM   #72 
           - Police: Recruiting center gunman targeted military  ohio2007   Jun-01-09 07:44 PM   #76 
           - What's worse? Gang shooting or "I'm a terrorist?"  MADem   Jun-01-09 07:45 PM   #77 
              - I doubt he's with MS-13,Bloods or whatever. He is currently "an army of one"  ohio2007   Jun-01-09 07:55 PM   #84 
              - Unless he's got a death wish, the "terra terra" political/religious excuse is the wrong way to go.  MADem   Jun-01-09 08:13 PM   #87 
                 - imo, his lawyer will play other cards first  ohio2007   Jun-01-09 08:42 PM   #94 
                    - I can't remember the last time I had Iranian pistachios. They're the only really good ones.  No Elephants   Jun-02-09 05:46 PM   #152 
                       - I used to buy them in Iran by the grocery sack. They were very cheap and delicious, and  MADem   Jun-02-09 08:17 PM   #157 
                          - Now we are stuck with the California variety grown in the valley  ohio2007   Jun-02-09 10:06 PM   #164 
              - It really depends on what his motive is, doesn't it?  kristopher   Jun-01-09 08:37 PM   #92 
                 - I'm sure his lawyer has advised him to legally STFU as he most likely said way to much already in  ohio2007   Jun-01-09 08:46 PM   #96 
                 - The difference is the death penalty or possible life without parole.  MADem   Jun-02-09 12:10 AM   #113 
           - Where are the cries of outrage?  obliviously   Jun-01-09 10:15 PM   #104 
              - Two people were shot, that's for sure. What else it may have been remains to be seen.  No Elephants   Jun-02-09 05:47 PM   #153 
              - now.....we must remember to respect the culture he has adopted two years ago and understand once he  ohio2007   Jun-02-09 10:29 PM   #165 
              - Please...give me a break.  Xenotime   Jun-02-09 11:00 PM   #167 
  - One person in custody  cboy4   Jun-01-09 01:53 PM   #6 
  - Omg  chatnoir   Jun-01-09 05:33 PM   #47 
  - Very sad story  Politicalboi   Jun-01-09 02:02 PM   #8 
  - no  ohio2007   Jun-01-09 02:40 PM   #18 
  - Suspect arrested  SoxFan   Jun-01-09 02:05 PM   #10 
  - Maybe we should wait for the police report before assigning  smitty   Jun-01-09 02:12 PM   #14 
     - why wait ?  ohio2007   Jun-01-09 02:28 PM   #16 
     - The police have reported.  MADem   Jun-01-09 07:46 PM   #78 
  - police have suspect in custody  ohio2007   Jun-01-09 02:37 PM   #17 
  - I've seen the regular recruiters use just out of basic soldiers in school cafeterias to  1monster   Jun-01-09 02:42 PM   #19 
  - I spent 8 years in the military  newinnm   Jun-02-09 04:55 PM   #151 
     - Perhaps the majority of recruiters are honorable people. However, it only takes a small  1monster   Jun-02-09 10:55 PM   #166 
        - Private Benjamin  newinnm   Jun-04-09 12:25 AM   #176 
           - Whatever.  1monster   Jun-04-09 05:53 PM   #187 
  - Two Injured in West LR (Little Rock U.S. Army Recruiting office) Shooting  sabra   Jun-01-09 03:30 PM   #20 
  - Political or personal motive?  davepc   Jun-01-09 03:30 PM   #21 
  - It would seem to be political. Time will tell.  MADem   Jun-01-09 03:30 PM   #22 
     - what political statement do you feel he wanted to make?  ohio2007   Jun-01-09 03:56 PM   #35 
     - Who the hell knows? Normal people don't shoot recruiters in the street.  MADem   Jun-01-09 05:49 PM   #52 
     - We know what party he belongs to ....  ohio2007   Jun-01-09 07:51 PM   #82 
     - There's an update to this story that might answer some of your queries.  MADem   Jun-01-09 06:45 PM   #66 
        - See post #13.nt  ohio2007   Jun-01-09 07:46 PM   #79 
           - It's polite to provide a link to the post. Old eyes can't find small numbers.  MADem   Jun-01-09 07:50 PM   #81 
              - At the time it wasn't known for sure  ohio2007   Jun-01-09 08:59 PM   #99 
     - Do you have information that hasn't been posted?  kristopher   Jun-01-09 04:48 PM   #40 
        - Did you see the paragraph I posted?  MADem   Jun-01-09 05:44 PM   #50 
           - It doesn't say there is a bomb.  kristopher   Jun-01-09 05:47 PM   #51 
              - It turns out the report is technically wrong--those kids were not recruiters.  MADem   Jun-01-09 05:59 PM   #54 
                 - They are on recruiting duty.  kristopher   Jun-01-09 07:06 PM   #70 
                    - No, they are not "on" recruiting duty. It is not correct to refer to them as recruiters, because  MADem   Jun-01-09 07:43 PM   #75 
                       - You continually over reach  kristopher   Jun-01-09 08:29 PM   #90 
                          - Do you need a tweezer to get that hair out?  MADem   Jun-01-09 08:48 PM   #97 
                             - You're the one going off half cocked.  kristopher   Jun-01-09 11:18 PM   #106 
                                - No, I'm simply following the story in the media. You're making shit up and getting ticked that  MADem   Jun-01-09 11:46 PM   #110 
                                   - Please go back and review the tread.  kristopher   Jun-02-09 12:15 AM   #114 
                                      - Who said anything about "proof" except you, Rumorboy?  MADem   Jun-02-09 12:36 AM   #119 
                                         - Project much???  kristopher   Jun-02-09 12:43 AM   #120 
                                            - That's pretty funny--you gave the guy a sister and a gang, and you  MADem   Jun-02-09 12:49 AM   #122 
                                               - You're funny  kristopher   Jun-02-09 01:39 AM   #126 
                                                  - No -- I'm dead serious. The one acting like a bit of a monkey is you.  MADem   Jun-02-09 02:37 AM   #133 
  - Sounds like somebody had a grudge against the Army.  TheWraith   Jun-01-09 03:30 PM   #23 
  - I'm going to say someone who was turned down.  proteus_lives   Jun-01-09 03:30 PM   #26 
  - a disgruntled vet would have killed them.  pasto76   Jun-01-09 03:30 PM   #27 
  - Suspect apparently was never in the army  struggle4progress   Jun-01-09 06:36 PM   #64 
  - A guy who hates the military, apparently, who had travelled to Yemen, who got  MADem   Jun-02-09 01:22 PM   #145 
  - One dead  Milspec   Jun-01-09 03:30 PM   #29 
  - I should have known better than to make assumptions based on the media report. nt  TheWraith   Jun-01-09 03:30 PM   #33 
  - I don't think it's a vet. The kids shot were local...  kristopher   Jun-01-09 04:50 PM   #41 
  - Maybe not. The report is inaccurate. The kids who were shot were not recruiters.  MADem   Jun-01-09 06:03 PM   #55 
  - Not to make light...  lies and propaganda   Jun-01-09 03:30 PM   #24 
  - Word! Then SFC Dreger, you bold faced lied to my mother.  pasto76   Jun-01-09 03:30 PM   #28 
  - What?  lies and propaganda   Jun-01-09 03:30 PM   #30 
     - I think he was agreeing with you  Cha   Jun-01-09 05:43 PM   #49 
  - Navy recruiter told me you would never be asked to do more than 20 push-ups... EVER. n/t  Ian David   Jun-01-09 03:39 PM   #34 
  - How many did you do after boot camp?  ohio2007   Jun-01-09 08:51 PM   #98 
  - I actually eneded up not signing-up. n/t  Ian David   Jun-02-09 09:01 AM   #138 
  - Jeez, ya flunk the PT test if that's all ya can do!!! nt  MADem   Jun-01-09 10:06 PM   #103 
  - I'd be willing to bet the recruiter told the truth...  kristopher   Jun-02-09 12:17 AM   #115 
     - Ohhh... good point... not "asked" but ORDERED. n/t  Ian David   Jun-02-09 09:00 AM   #137 
  - Did you have a degree?  bdab1973   Jun-02-09 04:11 PM   #148 
  - Domestic Terrorism?  jehovas_waitress   Jun-01-09 03:30 PM   #25 
  - not on this Continent but the one across the pond has had threats against its way of thinking .  ohio2007   Jun-01-09 08:01 PM   #86 
  - "Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the War Room!" nt  Gidney N Cloyd   Jun-01-09 03:30 PM   #31 
  - Take your pick  rocktivity   Jun-01-09 03:30 PM   #32 
     - You forgot one  humbled_opinion   Jun-01-09 04:45 PM   #38 
     - Hmmm, food for thought there.  John Kerry VonErich   Jun-01-09 07:58 PM   #85 
     - Forgot one..  twitomy   Jun-01-09 06:54 PM   #67 
  - More than 30 replies before cause is discussed? Reason? Unknown as yet. Cause? Easy guns.  FailureToCommunicate   Jun-01-09 03:57 PM   #36 
  - Yep easy guns is the answer, they are responsible for everything..  Pavulon   Jun-01-09 04:54 PM   #42 
  - I don't like the NRA....  quickesst   Jun-01-09 04:55 PM   #43 
     - You're right, that part doesn't make any sense. I just came back from my younger brother's  FailureToCommunicate   Jun-01-09 08:17 PM   #88 
  - Shooter Identified as Abulhakin Muhammad formerly Carlos Bledsoe  jehovas_waitress   Jun-01-09 05:16 PM   #44 
  - More religious terrorism.  girl gone mad   Jun-01-09 05:28 PM   #46 
  - Did he graduate with the kids he shot? Or is he an Al Q wannabee? NT  MADem   Jun-01-09 06:05 PM   #56 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-01-09 06:07 PM   #58 
     - No, only Christians  twitomy   Jun-01-09 06:55 PM   #68 
  - Update: Police say Suspect Targeted Military  maddezmom   Jun-01-09 06:07 PM   #57 
  - ... Police .. say a man who shot two .. soldiers .. likely had "political and religious motives" ...  struggle4progress   Jun-01-09 06:28 PM   #60 
  - You are SOURCING FAUX NEWS and the article doesn't contain your quotes.  kristopher   Jun-01-09 07:09 PM   #71 
     - Here, try the AP.  MADem   Jun-01-09 07:48 PM   #80 
     - And there are WMDs in Iraq...  kristopher   Jun-01-09 08:31 PM   #91 
        - You really DO need a tweezers. And maybe some powder for that rash of YOURS, too!  MADem   Jun-01-09 09:58 PM   #101 
        - I'm not sure what you're trying to say. I'm merely tracking news coverage here:  struggle4progress   Jun-01-09 10:27 PM   #105 
     - It's at top of story when I click link. I give two other stories below if you don't like this one  struggle4progress   Jun-01-09 07:52 PM   #83 
     - He's just mad at everyone. You can give him links till the cows come home.  MADem   Jun-01-09 10:03 PM   #102 
        - Yep, it's me.  kristopher   Jun-01-09 11:23 PM   #107 
           - Ah, when YOU spread rumors, they're facts. When others report what  MADem   Jun-01-09 11:44 PM   #109 
              - Point to one place where I spread a rumor.  kristopher   Jun-02-09 12:23 AM   #116 
                 - You invented a gang/drug scenario, gave the guy a sister who dating one of the recruiters,  MADem   Jun-02-09 12:45 AM   #121 
                    - ...  kristopher   Jun-02-09 01:53 AM   #131 
                       - Ha!!! Have a banana...!  MADem   Jun-02-09 02:40 AM   #134 
     - *sigh* Look, it's obvious you didn't want this to be what it was--  kiva   Jun-01-09 08:21 PM   #89 
        - *sigh* yourself...  kristopher   Jun-01-09 08:43 PM   #95 
           - Reactionary, rush to judgement.--  kiva   Jun-01-09 09:22 PM   #100 
              - There are probably 15,000-20,000 troops in the Little Rock area  kristopher   Jun-01-09 11:29 PM   #108 
                 - Gee, I thought you didn't "do" rumors....  MADem   Jun-01-09 11:50 PM   #112 
                 - Do you even know what a rumor is???  kristopher   Jun-02-09 12:29 AM   #118 
                    - Yeah, here's one: This guy is in a gang, into drugs, and has a sister who was involved with one of  MADem   Jun-02-09 12:55 AM   #123 
                       - Thanks for proving the point.  kristopher   Jun-02-09 01:42 AM   #128 
                          - Get over yourself. Rumors are what other people put forth, but your crap ideas  MADem   Jun-02-09 01:47 AM   #129 
                             - ...  kristopher   Jun-02-09 01:52 AM   #130 
                                - In a simian sort of way, be sure to read this link, Bonzo!  MADem   Jun-02-09 02:41 AM   #135 
                 - Why are there 15-20K troops in Little Rock?  telmerc   Jun-02-09 04:52 AM   #136 
                    - Little Rock AFB has over 5,000 USAF personnel there as well.  bdab1973   Jun-02-09 04:04 PM   #147 
                       - Active duty and dependents, maybe...but that's not "military personnel." nt  MADem   Jun-02-09 08:13 PM   #155 
                          - Little Rock AFB has over 5,700 personnel, that's active duty personnel...  bdab1973   Jun-03-09 12:10 PM   #169 
                             - Perhaps I was unclear--I was referring to the estimate of 15-20K, not your  MADem   Jun-03-09 12:38 PM   #170 
                                - If that's what you were commenting about then we agree  bdab1973   Jun-03-09 04:01 PM   #171 
                                   - Yes. I was chiming in behind you on this post  MADem   Jun-03-09 04:11 PM   #172 
  - ... police think the shooter acted alone "with the specific purpose of targeting military personnel"  struggle4progress   Jun-01-09 06:30 PM   #61 
  - "This individual appears to have been upset with the military, the Army in particular, and that's  struggle4progress   Jun-01-09 06:32 PM   #62 
  - Everyone in his religion is to blame for this  JonQ   Jun-01-09 07:16 PM   #73 
  - isn't is obvious that being a muslim idiot was responsible for this shooting  provis99   Jun-01-09 07:22 PM   #74 
  - He only converted two years ago and his father isn't answering any questions.  ohio2007   Jun-01-09 08:38 PM   #93 
     - "inadmissable and isn't even allowed brought up in a court of law."  depakid   Jun-01-09 11:50 PM   #111 
     - And you never sat on a jury have you ?  ohio2007   Jun-02-09 10:05 AM   #141 
     - Timothy McVeigh was Catholic, but nobody thought to blame the Pope or Catholicism.  ShortnFiery   Jun-02-09 12:25 AM   #117 
        - There are multitudes of things nut-jobs will blame things on, religion is just a convenient place  nolabels   Jun-02-09 01:30 AM   #124 
        - True, my point was that it was inappropriate for the spokesman to jump to "the evil muslim"  ShortnFiery   Jun-02-09 01:33 AM   #125 
           - And it's so amazing so many get sucked into the propaganda of it  nolabels   Jun-02-09 02:27 AM   #132 
           - Army Recruiting Shooting Suspect Had Been Under FBI Investigation (KATV)  struggle4progress   Jun-02-09 09:06 AM   #139 
           - You have to treat him the way Pakistan treated the Taliban. Just BC mohammad went to Yemen  ohio2007   Jun-02-09 10:14 AM   #143 
              - I don't know for sure that he actually went to Yemen: all I know is that media are claiming it  struggle4progress   Jun-02-09 02:30 PM   #146 
                 - He went to Yemen. He was arrested there for using a Somali passport.  MADem   Jun-02-09 08:16 PM   #156 
                    - I provided a link for that in #139: I merely add that such claims are not always true  struggle4progress   Jun-02-09 08:30 PM   #158 
                       - In this case, I think it was true. The guy did time in a Yemeni jail for having a Somali passport  MADem   Jun-02-09 08:56 PM   #159 
                          - Arkansas army center gunman trawled web for target (AFP)  struggle4progress   Jun-03-09 10:45 PM   #175 
           - People jumped immediately to radical christian  JonQ   Jun-02-09 09:23 AM   #140 
        - He might as well have been tried in Iran for blowing up a mosque. How neat and tidy they closed that  ohio2007   Jun-02-09 10:07 AM   #142 
  - The NRA is responsible for the arming of terrorists  IndianaGreen   Jun-02-09 04:13 PM   #149 
  - You are right  newinnm   Jun-02-09 04:52 PM   #150 
  - I fart in your general direction..  Pavulon   Jun-02-09 05:51 PM   #154 
  - Muhammad was jailed in Yemen for using fake Somali passport  IndianaGreen   Jun-02-09 09:38 PM   #161 
     - Was he headed to Somalia? He gonna join the pirates or do a little sport fishing ?  ohio2007   Jun-02-09 09:58 PM   #162 
     - The only crime I have seen reported did not happen in the USA  MADem   Jun-03-09 08:53 AM   #168 
        - So then...what happened to his US passport.... ? a moot point in all this ?  ohio2007   Jun-03-09 08:29 PM   #173 
           - He plainly still HAD his US passport--that's how he got home. He's from Memphis, TN.  MADem   Jun-04-09 06:24 AM   #178 
              - your post #159 was good info link and followed up by the fact he was an english teacher in #175  ohio2007   Jun-04-09 12:55 PM   # 
              - your post #159 was good info link and followed up by the fact he was an english teacher in #175  ohio2007   Jun-04-09 12:55 PM   #182 
                 - I read in one of the links in this thread that he also had a few Molotov cocktails in his truck  MADem   Jun-04-09 01:35 PM   #185 
     - Scary named dude (nice touch) was a felon so he was NOT able to purchase  Pavulon   Jun-02-09 09:58 PM   #163 
     - An SKS is an "assault weapon" like a Chevrolet pickup is a "high powered assault vehicle."  benEzra   Jun-04-09 11:02 AM   #181 
  - And the AAA is responsible for letting them escape in motor vehicles.  krispos42   Jun-04-09 01:24 AM   #177 
  - You forgot to fault the state highway building commission  ohio2007   Jun-04-09 01:08 PM   #183 
  - What lawsuit was that?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Jun-04-09 09:45 PM   #189 
  - "Catch and release" prosecutors  one-eyed fat man   Jun-09-09 12:47 AM   #190 
  - Man pleads not guilty to killing new Army soldier (AP)  struggle4progress   Jun-02-09 09:27 PM   #160 
  - The truth is he just wanted to become a pirate,a buccaneer, a neo blackbeard  ohio2007   Jun-03-09 08:45 PM   #174 
  - That's a standard plea. He obviously has an appointed lawyer.  MADem   Jun-04-09 06:33 AM   #179 
     - Timithy's legal council advised him against pleading guilty  ohio2007   Jun-04-09 01:13 PM   #184 
        - Well, this guy is dealing, right now, with a state attorney general. NT  MADem   Jun-04-09 01:37 PM   #186 
  - Here's another curious tidbit  MADem   Jun-04-09 06:57 AM   #180 
  - Lawyer: Ark. attack suspect 'radicalized' in Yemen  struggle4progress   Jun-04-09 07:44 PM   #188 
     - Suspect tells AP soldier's killing was justified  ohio2007   Jun-09-09 09:05 PM   #191 

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