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Panic in DC after female
driver with a child rammed
barricades outside the White
House before fleeing to the Capitol,
crashing into a police car
and being shot dead

Daily Mail (UK), by Louise Boyle, Rachel Quigley*

Original Article

Posted By:JoniTx, 10/3/2013 6:07:57 PM

A woman has been shot dead today after she rammed her car into a White House barricade with a young child inside then led police on a chase toward the Capitol, witnesses said. Up to 15 shots were fired at 2pm (ET) on Thursday with officers swarming the scene with machine guns while hundreds of staffers and tourists fled in terror or took shelter in buildings at the political heart of Washington D.C. The female suspect was shot dead by police officers but is not believed to have returned fire. She is reportedly a 34-year-old dental hygienist from Stamford, Connecticut.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Udanja99, 10/3/2013 6:13:01 PM     (No. 9548865)

Suspect was black. A reporter just asked the chief of the Capitol police if the woman was Somali. He refused to answer. But he did say that this wasn´t terrorism. Uh huh.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: smcchk, 10/3/2013 6:13:42 PM     (No. 9548867)

Could this have been avoided?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: boomerak, 10/3/2013 6:15:43 PM     (No. 9548875)

Uh oh....could be an Obama Mama that just found out Obamacare wasn´t free like he lead his minions to believe. We shall see. If the reasoning doesn´t come out early tonight then the dims are doing some scrubbing as they always do with any dim negative news.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Mai Bad, 10/3/2013 6:15:52 PM     (No. 9548876)

Yo..yo.. Does the woman look like Obama´s daughter(s)??? Where is Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson??? Those white cops shot an unarmed sister!!!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 10/3/2013 6:22:13 PM     (No. 9548885)

So, a military response to a probably unarmed woman with a child. Sounds kinda like Ruby Ridge. Was Janet Reno somehow in charge of the response? Isn’t this a bit over kill (no pun intended)? If any of us make a mistake and run into some goobernment barricade during the shutdown can we expect a Para military response to blow our brains out? Ruby Ridge, Waco, and now this. Seems our goobernment gives itself a license to kill with excessive force.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 10/3/2013 6:22:14 PM     (No. 9548886)

From Stamford and driving an Infiniti. Not your average Obama voter. This should be interesting.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Blackeagle, 10/3/2013 6:27:25 PM     (No. 9548895)

Those Kapital Kops need to lay off the Duncan Donuts. Way too much sugar and caffeine. From the story it appears that one Kop was shot - but the perp driving the car was not armed.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: nonsense, 10/3/2013 6:28:15 PM     (No. 9548898)

One unarmed woman in a car with a child, untold hundreds (?) of police in military gear. Frightening.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: My 2 Cents, 10/3/2013 6:28:29 PM     (No. 9548899)

"Panic" What would this group have done if another 9/11 had happened?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: comstock, 10/3/2013 6:32:35 PM     (No. 9548902)

It was her pelvis pushing up on her ovaries.

Sorry...
I´m just reminding folks that a Saudi Sheikh warned us of this very thing: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2436607/Women-shouldnt-drive-damages-ovaries-pelvis-warns-Saudi-sheikh.html



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Reply 11 - Posted by: Udanja99, 10/3/2013 6:34:17 PM     (No. 9548906)

She may have been "unarmed" as she didn´t have a gun, but she was using her CAR as a weapon. As far as the LEO´s knew that car could have been packed with explosives. Stop bashing he cops.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Gagolfer, 10/3/2013 6:37:42 PM     (No. 9548913)

One unarmed woman with a child who rammed a barricade at the WH gate, refused to stop when told to by police, led police on a high speed chase, rammed another barricade at the Capitol, again refused to stop, and tried to get away again. If she had killed someone or more the police would have been blamed. Not sure why people are trying to make her sound innocent and the police guilty.. But of course the constant interest in her race is no surprise.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: seamusm, 10/3/2013 6:40:48 PM     (No. 9548919)

One way to save on healthcare for the mentally ill.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Urgent Fury, 10/3/2013 6:41:38 PM     (No. 9548921)

Hey Springsteen, how about a Capitol steps performance of 41 Shots?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 10/3/2013 6:41:59 PM     (No. 9548922)

Although seeing all those para-military forces so rapidly deployed is somewhat disturbing, I´m with #11. Has there ever been any question about the peril you put yourself in by trying to crash your vehicle into the White House grounds?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Coy860, 10/3/2013 6:46:49 PM     (No. 9548932)

Well, at least Reid won´t be out there blaming the TEA party for this.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 10/3/2013 6:50:55 PM     (No. 9548940)

Unless the media have some divine thought as to her intent, it is completely erroneous to say that this woman "TRIED" to ram the WH gate. And yet that is the consistent description of the initial event. She´s dead now, and so we´ll never know.
This "White House gate" has been described as being two blocks from the WH grounds.
And #11 - I´m anything but a cop basher, but there are plenty of agencies that have policies of "no shoot" when it comes to vehicles, mostly due to what can happen if the driver is wounded and then drives away.


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Reply 18 - Posted by: BuckeyeRon, 10/3/2013 6:52:50 PM     (No. 9548942)

I am with 11 & 12 on this. If this same event had occurred just 3 day´s ago when Bibi´s motorcade used the same gates and routes to move between the WH and the Hill, many of the same folks cracking jokes on these various threads would instead be expressing horror. Beginning next Tues or so, hundreds of heads of state, Minister of Finance, and other foreign muckitymucks will be in DC for a week for the World Bank/ IMF meetings...security motorcades will abound...

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Reply 19 - Posted by: curious1, 10/3/2013 6:54:47 PM     (No. 9548946)

Some stories claim she ´almost´ stuck a barricade. Full-coverup mode sounds more like it. Want to bet this disappears off the national media screen if she didn´t actually strike the barricade? Or even if she did and it turned out to be poor driving skills or she was trying to turn around because she was lost? Just like those two women on the paper route in Calif earlier this year, except the DC cops got closer before they opened fire.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 10/3/2013 6:55:15 PM     (No. 9548947)

pretty pathetic that the Brits have the best photos/videos.. as usual..

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Reply 21 - Posted by: strike3, 10/3/2013 6:58:11 PM     (No. 9548954)

All of that protection for one useless Kenyan. If only one tenth of that force had been deployed at Benghazi...

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Bohallx, 10/3/2013 7:00:48 PM     (No. 9548959)

We don´t know if she meant to ram the barricade, or it rammed her. These things are usually lowered into holes in the ground. They only work when they want to stop somebody.

Because of the shutdown there are lots of parking spaces around the White House and Capitol Building ~ probably looked inviting to her and she simply made a mistake.

That mistake is why she was shot to death.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 10/3/2013 7:08:42 PM     (No. 9548973)

Something very odd here... all those pics, with one police car completely totaled, another with a door torn off... and yet look at the condition of the woman´s car... hardly scratched by comparison. We´re told she ´rammed´ a barricade (typically steel post filled with concrete) - why is there no damage that would indicate that she smashed into it?
Something very odd...

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Reply 24 - Posted by: 1976Ag, 10/3/2013 7:25:38 PM     (No. 9549008)

Looks like they killed an unarmed woman in cold blood.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: BuckeyeRon, 10/3/2013 7:29:21 PM     (No. 9549011)

We can also be thankful #23 that there are no photos showing the children, mothers and grandparents pictured in some pics having been slaughtered by this driver....#20 is correct pointing out DM is known for vacuuming photos/videos from a wide variety of sources and running them...

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Gram77, 10/3/2013 7:36:39 PM     (No. 9549018)

I´ve driven in Washington and found it rather confusing, but that may just be me. But, is it dumb to think she may be been lost? And then the rest could have been sheer fright?

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Reply 27 - Posted by: JAN, 10/3/2013 7:39:34 PM     (No. 9549023)

No doubt Mayor Blooming-idiot will add her name to the list of gun shot victims.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 10/3/2013 7:39:58 PM     (No. 9549025)

I´ve watched enough of this stuff on TV to ask,"why didn´t they shoot her tires?" She would have stopped and could be questioned. This is the government that wants to take away our guns, but shoots at us too easily and quickly.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: lydwho, 10/3/2013 7:44:53 PM     (No. 9549035)

Only one good outcome from this---one less Obama voter!!!!!

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Reply 30 - Posted by: TrueBlueWfan, 10/3/2013 7:57:21 PM     (No. 9549055)

I saw a video they showed on FOX News. The woman was stopped, a police car partially blocking the rear of her car and about half dozen officers holding a gun on her. She gunned it in reverse, slammed the cop car, took off, the a cop carwas was chasing her, she tore around a traffic circle going quite fast. This was not confusion or getting lost - this broad was probably just nuts. I was also wondering why they didn´t shoot her tires when she hit the cop car. They must not be trained to do that, but it could have saved a life. No tears here, though.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: LadyVet, 10/3/2013 8:34:39 PM     (No. 9549111)

Sounds like one of those trial runs. Now that it was an unarmed mother, the jihadi Somalis will send an Infinity with explosives to take out the White House barry-cades.

But thanks for the reassurance that this was not terrorism.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: nerdowell, 10/3/2013 8:36:12 PM     (No. 9549115)

Cops in ninja outfits and a high-tech arsenal.

Remember all of those bullets the Feds were buying up last year?

I suspect that poor girl was made an example for the rest of us.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 10/3/2013 9:40:29 PM     (No. 9549202)

All she had to do was stop.
She drove at speeds of 80 mph down streets around DC with a baby in the car.
She was not a confused tourist , she was using her vehicle as a weapon and it´s a miracle
she didn´t kill innocent people.
The Capitol and the White House are heavily guarded , especially after 9/11 , thus the huge presence.
I expect PTSD to be trotted out as an excuse for her maniacal behavior.


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Reply 34 - Posted by: Bohallx, 10/3/2013 10:30:22 PM     (No. 9549250)

Well, whatever ~ she was a dental tech from CT. So much for the Somali idea ~ BTW, Somali women are not involved in politics. That´s a culture that´s purely "man´s world; woman´s world" with no lines crossed.

Most likely she was startled by the security features ´near the White House´ ~ the Secret Service, and the Congress critters who oversee them ~ have tried hard to make those features "friendly" and not at all intimidating, or even obvious.

I think this was simply a day tourist looking for a parking space downtown during the gub´mnt shutdown.

She went the wrong way and triggered SS´s SS behavior and it went downhill from there.

They aren´t saying now whether they shot here before retrieving the baby, or after.

She was unarmed.

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday that a family of dissident ranchers and their supporters in his home state of Nevada are ´domestic terrorists,´ citing this week´s standoff with the federal government´s Bureau of Land Management. Cliven Bundy has refused to pay grazing fees for land where his hundreds of cattle roam every day. The land is owned by the federal government, which says he owes more than $1 million. Bundy, however, insists that since his family has been using the land since the 1870s, Uncle Sam can´t collect the grazing fees. A tense standoff developed this week after

Pelosi assists in Holy Week
foot-washing ritual

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San Francisco Chronicle, by Staff    Original Article
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To "honor the dignity and work of immigrants," Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi helps Bishop Marc Andrus wash the feet of two children Thursday at Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in San Francisco. Pelosi also used the occasion to talk about passing HR15 - bipartisan immigration legislation that her office says would "reduce the deficit by nearly $1 trillion, secure our borders, unite our families, protect our workers and provide an earned pathway to citizenship." The Democratic leader´s ceremony coincides with Pope Francis´ similar ceremony in Rome to mark Holy Week.

Ted Cruz, Invoking Reagan,
Angers GOP Colleagues
but Wins Fans Elsewhere

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Wall Street Journal, by Monica Langley    Original Article
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WASHINGTON--Rushing to an afternoon vote last month, Sen. Ted Cruz hopped the underground tram to the U.S. Capitol from his office across the street. The Texan planted his black ostrich cowboy boots in the middle of the small subway car without getting so much as a nod from the other senators--Republican or Democrat--amiably chatting or huddled in their seats. Mr. Cruz finds himself standing alone a lot these days. His response to the cold shoulders: "The establishment despised Ronald Reagan" before he became president, "but the people loved him." For the 43-year-old Republican, the Reagan name illuminates his political life´s

Deadbeat on the Range
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New York Times, by Timothy Eagan    Original Article
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Imagine a vendor on the National Mall, selling burgers and dogs, who hasn’t paid his rent in 20 years. He refuses to recognize his landlord, the National Park Service, as a legitimate authority. Every court has ruled against him, and fines have piled up. What’s more, the effluents from his food cart are having a detrimental effect on the spring grass in the capital. Would an armed posse come to his defense, aiming their guns at the park police? Would the lawbreaker get prime airtime on Fox News, breathless updates in the Drudge Report, a sympathetic ear from Tea Party Republicans?

Ann Coulter takes up ‘Mitt
Romney for President’ chant again

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
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Conservative columnist Ann Coulter — who used her talk show platform in the last presidential election cycle to campaign hard for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney — has taken up the mantra once again, calling on Republicans to give the failed White House bidder another shot in 2016. She made the suggestion during a discussion on Sean Hannity’s radio show while speaking of her new book, “Never Trust a Liberal Over 3-Especially a Republican.” Ms. Coulter also addressed the question of Mr. Romney’s shortcomings by saying that his 2012 loss wasn’t entirely his fault. “I think too much blame, not only in this


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