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Posted by Anonymoose 2012-02-23 08:58||
#3 Oregon has its share of extremists with radical agendas but a Continental flight from Portland to Houston was turned back yesterday after an unruly passenger was subdued by other passengers, who said he was sputtering how great Allan is.....and a Washington state trooper was shot and killed during a routine traffic stop. Do we have a western cell or are these all just lone nuts?
Posted by Omoluque Hapsburg8162 2012-02-23 10:45||
#4 The sputtering passenger was a Saudi visitor, Omoluque Hapsburg8162, whose relatives are no doubt both furious and a good deal lighter in the purse, so no blame can attach to Oregon for that. The story is now posted on page 1 under Home Front: War on Terror.
Posted by trailing wife 2012-02-23 15:18||
#5 Washington state trooper was shot and killed during a routine traffic stop.
This type of incident has been happening for decades. Over a century ago a would-be lynch mob burnt down the county court house in Akron, Ohio. Several of the rioters died, their would-be victim did not, the state militia was there to enforce order in the court room. The leaders of the mob were arrested, tried & convicted in what was left of the court house.
Looking at US history overall, this is not a big deal. The undermining of the legal process with respect to the FIRE industry, the tolerance of the biggest theft in world history by state & federal attorneys general, and assorted shenanigans going on with the Great Recession - now that, IMHO, is a very big deal and gets insufficient attention, even as it continues to damage what remains of our once great Republic.
Posted by Anguper Hupomosing9418 2012-02-23 15:59||
#6 There ain't no such animal as a "routine traffic stop".
Posted by mojo 2012-02-23 16:01||
#7 Most are, mojo, but it gets real dangerous for the policeman to get complacent about it.
Posted by Glenmore 2012-02-23 18:49||
#8 Kansas Senator Pat Roberts received one of these, and at the same time there have been robberies of nice houses then set on fire.
OWS'rs were my first thought as well.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-02-23 21:05||