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Valiant Dancer
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Posted - 08/26/2005 :  09:41:05  Show Profile  Visit Valiant Dancer's Homepage Send Valiant Dancer a Private Message
http://cbs2chicago.com/topstories/local_story_237155639.html

This is happening about 1 mile north of my house. Trying to get to the train station this morning and getting home last night sucks.

He's intelligent to have been able to defeat the tear gas, but not enough to realize that the longer this goes on, the more likely it is he will end up perforated.

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filthy
SFN Die Hard

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Posted - 08/26/2005 :  10:21:01   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send filthy a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by Valiant Dancer

http://cbs2chicago.com/topstories/local_story_237155639.html

This is happening about 1 mile north of my house. Trying to get to the train station this morning and getting home last night sucks.

He's intelligent to have been able to defeat the tear gas, but not enough to realize that the longer this goes on, the more likely it is he will end up perforated.

Bummer indeed.
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When asked how officials know the suspect is still alive, Bochte said, "That's an assumption we're making. Obviously we aren't in there. So, we truly don't know 100% that he is alive, we're assuming he is."

There s distinct possibility that he's dead, concievabley by suicide. That makes it rather like a blaster's hangfire. It didn't go off but it certainly could. Never the less, sooner of later, the blaster has to pull the charge and disarm it. Then again, the guy might be alive and decide to commit suicide by cop, and go out on a blaze of glory.

I rarely have much sympathy for the FBI, but in this case...


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Valiant Dancer
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Posted - 08/26/2005 :  10:42:47   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Valiant Dancer's Homepage Send Valiant Dancer a Private Message
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Originally posted by filthy

quote:
Originally posted by Valiant Dancer

http://cbs2chicago.com/topstories/local_story_237155639.html

This is happening about 1 mile north of my house. Trying to get to the train station this morning and getting home last night sucks.

He's intelligent to have been able to defeat the tear gas, but not enough to realize that the longer this goes on, the more likely it is he will end up perforated.

Bummer indeed.
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When asked how officials know the suspect is still alive, Bochte said, "That's an assumption we're making. Obviously we aren't in there. So, we truly don't know 100% that he is alive, we're assuming he is."

There s distinct possibility that he's dead, concievabley by suicide. That makes it rather like a blaster's hangfire. It didn't go off but it certainly could. Never the less, sooner of later, the blaster has to pull the charge and disarm it. Then again, the guy might be alive and decide to commit suicide by cop, and go out on a blaze of glory.

I rarely have much sympathy for the FBI, but in this case...





They sent in a robot. He's still alive.

Reportedly, he an ex-Marine. (explains why he knew how to defeat tear gas and not spook at the flashbangs.)

An ex-military guy here suggested wrapping the house in chain link fencing and then posting 4 officers at the scene to monitor the property. Then shut off water and electricity and wait him out.

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filthy
SFN Die Hard

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Posted - 08/26/2005 :  10:53:18   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send filthy a Private Message
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An ex-military guy here suggested wrapping the house in chain link fencing and then posting 4 officers at the scene to monitor the property. Then shut off water and electricity and wait him out.
That might work, depending on how crazy he is and how he's armed. But I doubt if the feds have the patience for it, as they've demonstrated in the past. And there's always the logistics of setting up the fence. There'd be a lot of guys potentially under the gun.

Hope it's over with soon.


"What luck for rulers that men do not think." -- Adolf Hitler (1889 - 1945)

"If only we could impeach on the basis of criminal stupidity, 90% of the Rethuglicans and half of the Democrats would be thrown out of office." ~~ P.Z. Myres


"The default position of human nature is to punch the other guy in the face and take his stuff." ~~ Dude

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Kil
Evil Skeptic

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Posted - 08/26/2005 :  17:20:22   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Kil's Homepage  Send Kil an AOL message  Send Kil a Yahoo! Message Send Kil a Private Message
Seems he removed himself from life...

http://cbs2chicago.com/topstories/local_story_237155639.html

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beskeptigal
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Posted - 08/27/2005 :  00:06:40   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send beskeptigal a Private Message
That's sad.
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