Skip to comments.The Wrath of the Killdozer
Posted on 08/21/2009 3:37:19 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin
Written by Jason Bellows on 29 July 2009 Marvin Heemeyer of Granby, Colorado was a profoundly frustrated muffler repair man. In the late 1990safter years of protests, petitions, and town meetingsit became obvious to the 52-year-old that he was entwined in a gross miscarriage of justice. His business was ruined by some shady zoning changes, and Heemeyer contended that mayor and city council were corrupt. Even as he was forced to give up his legal fight and sell his land, he hatched one last plan to secretly retool his muffler shop to serve a single malevolent purpose: to construct a machine that would allow him to exact his revenge upon those who had wronged him.
Marvin Heemeyer was a coward who took his own life as cowards do.
Interestingly, this was local government, which a good many conservatives view with a lot less suspicion than the feds.
Maybe, but he gets points for creativity and innovation.
“Marvin Heemeyer was a coward who took his own life as cowards do.”
Agreed but it sounds as if local gov’t was cowardly also by hiding behind their “authority” to benifit fiends.
I’ve seen the video before, and no matter what his reasons, the fact that he was able to design and build the equivalent of a rudimentary tank in his garage is pretty dang impressive!
He should have taken the $250,000. Good profit.
parsy, who thinks this guy went a little overboard
He payed $42000 for the propety. Were there any improvements? Did his bussiness have any value? Good profit is in the eye of the beholder,
He sounds like he had some mental probelmes before this all happend
But I have seen corruption like this in local government- so I dont dis-believe him
True. But this guy seems to have been wrapped a little tight, if you get my drift. He hurt himself. That is bad. He could have hurt others. That is worse.
parsy, who thinks he should have been a little more flexible