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Re: "Right-Wing Tea-Bagger Flipping Out"

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Anyhoo, regardless of whether you are left, right, or chicken teriyaki wing, why should these kinds of unfortunate events be a surprise in a deteriorating economy with no job growth?

 

 

This is a what we call a CLUE, folks.

 

 

Social unrest will become more widespread as the stress builds up on more desperate people. Throw runaway inflation down the road into the mix, and, well, good luck.

 

 

A 45-year-old parolee, described by his mother as angry at left-wing politicians, opened fire on California Highway Patrol officers on an Oakland freeway early Sunday and was hit by return fire while wearing body armor, authorities said.

 

Byron Williams of Groveland (Tuolumne County) was taken to the emergency room at Highland Hospital, where he was in stable condition. Police did not describe his injuries. Two officers suffered minor cuts from flying glass.

 

Williams was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder for shooting at the CHP officers and Oakland police said he may face other charges.

 

They did not release his name, but reporters identified him from the license plate of the vehicle, which was registered to his mother.

 

The incident started around midnight when two CHP officers tried to stop a white Toyota Tundra pickup that had been speeding and weaving in and out of traffic on westbound Interstate 580, said CHP Officer Sam Morgan.

 

The officers used a loudspeaker to direct the driver off the freeway, but he stopped on I-580 west of Grand Avenue, Morgan said.

 

As officers walked toward the pickup, they saw the man pick up a handgun and open fire on the officers, police said. The officers said they returned gunfire and radioed for help.

 

Three CHP vehicles had their windows shot out, but no officers were shot, police said. They said the driver was armed with a rifle and a shotgun as well as the handgun and fired at least two of the weapons during the shootout.

 

Morgan said the driver was hit numerous times and survived only because he was wearing a bullet-resistant vest.

 

Westbound lanes of the freeway remained closed all day Sunday and into the evening while eastbound lanes were closed sporadically. Police would only say that the reason for the unusually long highway closure was to allow officers to collect evidence and investigate the case.

 

At one point, police brought in a bomb squad to detonate some items that turned out not to be explosives.

 

Williams' mother, Janice Williams of Groveland, said her son had been living next door and taking care of her father's house and land. She said he had been released from prison about 2 1/2 years ago after a felony conviction, which she declined to describe, and had almost completed his parole.

 

"He hasn't been able to get a job because he's an ex-felon and nobody will hire him," she said.

 

She said her son, who had been a carpenter and a cabinetmaker before his imprisonment, was angry about his unemployment and about "what's happening to our country."

 

Williams watched the news on television and was upset by "the way Congress was railroading through all these left-wing agenda items," his mother said.

 

She said she had planned to cook salsa with her son on Sunday and was making preparations when she got a call from a television reporter, looked out the window and saw that her pickup was gone.

 

She said she then checked the locked safe where she kept her guns, all legally purchased and owned, and found that they were also missing.

 

Janice Williams said she kept the guns because "eventually, I think we're going to be caught up in a revolution." But she said she had told her son many times that "he didn't have to be on the front lines."

 

She said she had no explanation for his actions.

 

"Something snapped," she said. "His life is over. He will go back to prison for the rest of his life. Our lives are over."

 

 

 

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View Postyeah....right to where they pull the trigger smile.gif

 

The media is NO excuse! C mon! Lots of people out there mad at whats going on even without media coverage. I am sure there are plenty just as angry as this guy apparently was. cwm40.gif

 

Guess we better censor the media..... ha Skit?kooky.gif

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View Postmmmm...."the media made me do it" can only take you so far.

 

 

far enough to shout "kill him" at a Palin rally though eh ?

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View PostCantilever,

 

 

No personal comment was directed at Punk Freud - I don't know where you got that from.

 

 

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Calling someone a troll is personal. If the thread is a troll then report it. Just like ANY other issues in the forum. If there is a problem, report it over striking back at it.

 

 

If a thread is a troll then its not worth replying to. Not sure it can be both...

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you're too nice a person to fully appreciate it. (oops I just broke the rules)

 

 

fww, under the new rules a personal comment doesn't have to be antagonistic to be removed or warrant an infraction. Under the new rules, Tim does not want the topic of posts to be about individual members. Even if a post was not antagoniostic, once the topic is a member, it opens the doors for idiots to derail a thread.

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View Postyou're too nice a person to fully appreciate it. (oops I just broke the rules)

 

 

fww, under the new rules a personal comment doesn't have to be antagonistic to be removed or warrant an infraction. Under the new rules, Tim does not want the topic of posts to be about individual members. Even if a post was not antagoniostic, once the topic is a member, it opens the doors for idiots to derail a thread.

 

Yeah Ive never seen someone call a thread a troll when they agreed with it.... Guess new stuff can happen anyday...

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View PostYeah Ive never seen someone call a thread a troll when they agreed with it.... Guess new stuff can happen anyday...

 

It appears that way too many topics, here, are "Hijacked" or "derailed" with non sequitar or abrasive replies. Unfortunately, censorship, in these cases has become a necessary evil.

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View PostAdd to those circumstances loud mouth spin agitators riling up citizens smile.gif

 

 

Is Fox news making up the fact that unemployment is at 10% with no relief in sight?

Is Fox news hiding millions of jobs somewhere just to keep the spin going?

Did Fox news make up the sweatheart deals for Nebraska, unions and Louisiana regarding the healthcare bill?

 

Silly me, I thought those things were real.

I'm so gullible.

 

People should be riled up at all of this crap and hopefully will retaliate at the ballot box.

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