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    Cyburbian Emeritus Chet's avatar
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    Full Moon

    We're in lock-down mode this morning. Yesterday a schizo woman (serious not at all a joke) was escorted from the building. This moring she was in the parking lot in her car, asleep, with disco music blaring. She's waiting to see the Mayor, who has been advised by police to stay home today. Everyone is freaked that if she cant get to him, she's going elsewhere in the building... The main doors to the building are open, but all office doors are locked. It's kinda freaky, she's still there. Technically, she hasn't done anything illegal, so the cops are just monitoring the situation.

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    OMG! That is really creepy. I think I'd be taking some comp time today.

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    Originally posted by KMateja
    OMG! That is really creepy. I think I'd be taking some comp time today.
    I am! I'm leaving at 11:30 to go wait for the cable guy. I've been 11 months without cable TV or broadband internet at home, and I'm finally caving in.

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    One of the perks of working for the government.
    Do have any idea why the Woman is so intent on seeing the Mayor? Is he an ex disco partner?

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    Originally posted by biscuit
    One of the perks of working for the government.
    Do have any idea why the Woman is so intent on seeing the Mayor? Is he an ex disco partner?
    Apparently when she went off her meds she had a run in with the police, and she's trying to lodge a complaint.

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    Originally posted by bturk


    Apparently when she went off her meds she had a run in with the police, and she's trying to lodge a complaint.
    So...send the intern out and let her complain

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    I hope you're not parked near her! Do you think she'll keep showing up until she meets with the mayor?
    When Jesus said "love your enemies", he probably didn't mean kill them.

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    Oh...that's just funny!! Once again, what is it about the Wisconsin area and freaky deaky people?
    "A witty woman is a treasure, a witty beauty is a power!"

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    disco

    I knew that disco would warp you mind. I prescribe putting on a good Eagles or Allman Brothers (with Duane) cd.
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    We had a guy that threatened to kill our Code Compliance person for issuing some code compliance orders on his s--thole property.

    The guys brother helped the Police commit him to mental hospital for about a month.

    He has already had 2 unsuccessful runs for Alderman.
    "I'm a white male, age 18 to 49. Everyone listens to me, no matter how dumb my suggestions are."

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    I've had people escorted out of the building at least a half dozen times in my career. Threats are normal in areas where people are high-strung. In Davis it got pretty bad a few times... including a homeless guy that was stalking mayor-elect because he ran for mayor (the homeless guy that is) and didn't win. I'm still wondering which 14 people in town actually voted for him.

    When I was on code enforcement, a frat boy made the mistake of shoving me once. He got taken in for that.

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    The Police and EMTs just hauled her away.

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    Back in the 80's in the town next door, I guy freaked out about a sewer problem and walked into a City Council meeting and shot several members and others. A couple of years ago i had a sticky CE problem with an anti government type, he said "this isn't a threat, but.... now I know why that happened in Mt Pleasant"

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    eeek the cops and EMTs eh? give us the scoop we are in dullsville here
    "They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety." Ben Franklin

    Remember this motto to live by: "Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, martini in the other, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming 'WOO- HOO what a ride!'"

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    notld

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    Originally posted by giff57
    Back in the 80's in the town next door, I guy freaked out about a sewer problem and walked into a City Council meeting and shot several members and others.
    We don't have that problem in Texas. It's illegal to bring a firearm to a city council meeting.
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    Originally posted by Runner


    We don't have that problem in Texas. It's illegal to bring a firearm to a city council meeting.
    Doesn't mean they don't do it! There was a shotgun pulled out during a City Council meeting in North Texas.
    When Jesus said "love your enemies", he probably didn't mean kill them.

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    I guess this kind of stuff is where my other career comes in handy. Veteran Mental Health worker. I would have gone and talked with her just for the fun of it!
    It really does come in handy, people come in angry and generally I can get them calmed down before they leave the office.
    There is nothing that takes the wind out of their sails as fast as agreeing with them that they have a right to be mad and if it were you, you would be angry, too! But that doesn't change the rules and that is just part of my job.

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    Originally posted by Runner


    We don't have that problem in Texas. It's illegal to bring a firearm to a city council meeting.
    Dude, You were joking right? Really?


    I was 1/2 mile from the Lubby's in Killeen Texas the day that that fellow shot a bunch of folks to death back in 90 or 91. I think there was a law against that too. It didn't seem to stop him though. I think when there is a known Psyco alert you need to be prepared to protect yourself. Wether that is mace a stun gun or a .45 you are responsible for your own safety. I'd rather get fired than fired upon.

    My 2 cents.

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    EG, you mention the .45 as a means of self defense. I am curious as to your choice. I do prefer the .45 over the 9mm. Certainly the automatic is more effective (if not necessarily as accurate) as a revolver. The .45 also has enough stopping power to quickly take out your opponent. Ultimately, though, it just feels so good in my hand.

    To quote from the Simpsons; "Now I know how God must feel when he's holding a gun."

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    The biggest wacko in our area didn't like being cited by CE for all the junk in his yard. To protest, he fashioned an enormous metal sculpture of a butt, stood it up in the back of his pickup, and drove it back and forth in front of the courthouse and county building.

    http://www.local6.com/orlpn/news/sto...08-110830.html

    This was on ABC news, too!

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    Off-topic:
    Originally posted by Michael Stumpf
    To quote from the Simpsons; "Now I know how God must feel when he's holding a gun."
    Currently starring as the house canon is a CZ 52 in 7.62x25. The FMJ Sellier Bellot ammo goes through level 3 body armor like hot poker through butter . I keep a dutch load of FMJ and frangilble HPs mixed in the mags. Frangibles up top and penetrators down below. Tritium night sights and a nice rubber grip set for positive grippage and low light target aquisition.

    I think Dan shot it a while back when he was in town. God feels a lot like el Guapo on range day.


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