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Police: Man with snow rage puts gun to plow driverís head
WPXI ^ | 2/11/14

Posted on 02/13/2014 9:21:35 AM PST by Libloather

UNION TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Everyone seems to be tired of the snow this winter, but police said one man took it too far when he took his snow rage out on a plow driver.

“He had a gun to my head,” said plow driver John Abraham. “He grabbed me by the arm and tried to pull me out of my truck. He put the gun to the side of my face and said, ‘You’re going to move that snow.’”

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TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: gun; plow; rage; snow
“Snow Rage” Takes Over Global Warming

An Atlanta psychiatrist says he has never seen so much Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Of course, Georgians are in the middle of a historically bad winter. The mental disorder is typified by depression, usually associated with low-light conditions in winter. But the added winter burden, he says, of extreme cold, anxiety, and being shuttered inside is making it much worse. However, be thankful you’re not a snowplow driver.

1 posted on 02/13/2014 9:21:35 AM PST by Libloather
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To: Libloather

This “monster” snowstorm has quadrupled the number of flakes up in the northeast and all along the east coast.


2 posted on 02/13/2014 9:23:04 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare. The "global warming" of healthcare plans.)
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To: Libloather

Idiot! He gives all of us gun owners a bad reputation—and adds fuel to the fire for the gun grabbers.

I hope he is never allowed to have a gun again. He obviously can
t control his rage.


3 posted on 02/13/2014 9:24:50 AM PST by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: Libloather

I can relate. Had worked almost 2 hours to get my driveway cleared (with my cars temporarily out on the snow covered road out front). Got one car back into the driveway and was almost to the other when the township plow came by and deposited 3 ft of wet snow in the mouth of my recently cleared driveway and tight along side my second car). Spend another hour trying to free that car so that I could get to work.

Let’s just say the plow driver is off my Christmas Card List.


4 posted on 02/13/2014 9:26:14 AM PST by Tallguy
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To: Libloather

Reminds me of the story a couple of years ago about a citizen who attacked a snow plow with a snow shovel and busted the head lights and winshield and windows after the driver had plowed closed the driveway the guy had just finished shovelling out by hand. Citizen got in trouble, but what a great YouTube that would have made!!


5 posted on 02/13/2014 9:28:10 AM PST by GoldenPup
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To: Libloather

The Eskimos have a saying for this.
“Tash-ka-leek-nik-nak”.
That roughly translates to “I’ll shank you just to see how sharp my skinning knife is.”


6 posted on 02/13/2014 9:33:07 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Tallguy
It seems to me that you Easterner's are a bunch of big babies. GET USED TO IT. It's frigging winter.

I don't know why the whole country has to suffer by listening to your woes. WE DON'T CARE.

Hey East Coast/South East: your whining and stupidity is getting boring.

I have to adapt to high temps and humidity. Please stop getting stuck on the freeway?? how does that happen?
stupidity.

Helps me understand why people in the South thought it was okay to own slaves. Stupidity.

7 posted on 02/13/2014 9:34:53 AM PST by BarbM (Portuguese Dog--Kenyan president)
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To: Libloather

Wait. What? I thought Northerners took all this snow in stride as a matter of course, while laughing us Southrons to scorn. Dig, baby, dig!


8 posted on 02/13/2014 9:36:31 AM PST by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: Libloather

It’s a safe bet that these days, people in that part of the country are no longer singing songs like “Winter Wonderland,” “Let It Snow,” “Marshmallow World” and “Sleigh Ride.”


9 posted on 02/13/2014 9:36:47 AM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: BarbM

Haters gonna hate.


10 posted on 02/13/2014 9:38:22 AM PST by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: don-o
Are you justifying Slavery because the owners were haters?

or are you calling me a hater? I'm not a hater. Every time there's a storm East of the Mississippi, the press acts like it's the end of the world.

11 posted on 02/13/2014 9:41:59 AM PST by BarbM (Portuguese Dog--Kenyan president)
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To: BarbM
I had an associate from Sin-cinnati that transplanted down South. All she could say all day long was how racist 'you people', (meaning us white southerners, I guess) are. Finally I had enough of her calling us racists, I had black friends, went to a church that was 1/4 black, but she kept calling 'us people' racists.

I said two words to her: Marge Schott. It was the most satisfying comeback I ever gave.

12 posted on 02/13/2014 9:46:41 AM PST by sportutegrl
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To: BarbM
Slavery. Excellent strawman, as winter storms in areas with limited number of snowplows and alt has everything to do with slavery 140 years ago.

You know what Barb? You're an absolute genius. I now see your connection between Southern snowfall and slavery.

Winter storms should be a justification for slavery to us racists Southerners - instead of picking cotton or tobacco, we can have our slaves shovel snow on I-20 and I-95. Shoveling snow in the Southland is still better than being worked to death and buried in a pit like they were way up nawth in the African Burial Grounds of Manhattan, New Yawk. Now go pick up that shovel. /s

13 posted on 02/13/2014 9:57:41 AM PST by Repeat Offender (Why are cops ROE more lenient against us, here in the US, than U.S. military's ROE's in a war zone?)
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To: sportutegrl
I went to a park near Atlanta. They had a plantation, which had the White man’s house and a Little cottage where the slaves lived. People were walking around the grounds, looking reading the historical posts and seemed to be enjoying themselves.

Once I realized it was a real plantation, I started freaking out and yelling at the black people to run away.

I couldn’t understand why people would want to make a plantation a museum. My soul felt the evil of slave ownership nothing to be proud of, but in Atlanta, at that park, the plantation was something to visit... beats the s.h.i.t. out of me why.

14 posted on 02/13/2014 9:58:47 AM PST by BarbM (Portuguese Dog--Kenyan president)
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To: sportutegrl
I said two words to her: Marge Schott. It was the most satisfying comeback I ever gave.

haha! excellent! i have not heard that name in forever! i love baseball, and the season is nigh!

15 posted on 02/13/2014 10:00:47 AM PST by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: BarbM
I couldn’t understand why people would want to make a plantation a museum.

same reason people tour Auschwitz... which has also been made into a museum...

16 posted on 02/13/2014 10:03:28 AM PST by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: Tallguy

You situation calls for a 12 pack of Bud. I’ve had the same experience. Three times the plow guy sealed the opening I created. I picked up a 12 pack, stood in the street the next pass, and got him to not only clear the drive, but move a huge pile of snow so there would be room for the next storm. He never blocked the drive again.


17 posted on 02/13/2014 10:08:50 AM PST by xone
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To: BarbM
Helps me understand why people in the South thought it was okay to own slaves. Stupidity.

Same reason folks in the north did. They just held on to it longer.

18 posted on 02/13/2014 10:09:13 AM PST by IYAS9YAS (Has anyone seen my tagline? It was here yesterday. I seem to have misplaced it.)
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To: BarbM

Why don’t you go and find me one person alive today that owns slaves and ISN’T A MUSLIM.


19 posted on 02/13/2014 10:13:20 AM PST by sportutegrl
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To: Libloather

Wow. The snow plow shutting off the driveway thing is the oldest joke in the book about snowstorms. Don’t people in PA know this is gonna happen?


20 posted on 02/13/2014 10:15:56 AM PST by colorado tanker
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To: BarbM
I went to a park near Atlanta. They had a plantation

I'll bet that was Stone Mountain.

21 posted on 02/13/2014 10:17:22 AM PST by ErnBatavia (The 0baMao Experiment: Abject Failure)
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To: latina4dubya

“same reason people tour Auschwitz... which has also been made into a museum...”

Thank you. Now I understand.
Too bad the plantation was painted yellow and looked all happy. I’ll remember Auschwitz. Thank you.


22 posted on 02/13/2014 10:20:05 AM PST by BarbM (Portuguese Dog--Kenyan president)
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To: BarbM
beats the s.h.i.t. out of me why.

Tell people to stop beating you on the head.

23 posted on 02/13/2014 10:20:37 AM PST by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: basil
He obviously can t control his rage.

And you obviously don't live in the snow belt on a street that is regularly plowed by trucks leaving a four foot snowbank across the entire end of your driveway after you had just shoveled it..........LOL!

It's very annoying........

24 posted on 02/13/2014 10:20:56 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (I think I've lost my mojo.....)
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To: Libloather
I can't tell from the article if the driver actually plowed the guys driveway shut or just pushed some more snow into the yard.

In the first case I can understand the home owner being a wee bit upset.

25 posted on 02/13/2014 10:23:20 AM PST by Harmless Teddy Bear (Proud Infidel, Gun Nut, Religious Fanatic and Freedom Fiend)
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To: Sirius Lee

haw haw haw. toothless laugh. too bad, my brother a union goon has called me that for years.

gaw gaw, snort. gee, you are really smart and put me in my place. snort nnort.


26 posted on 02/13/2014 10:25:36 AM PST by BarbM (Portuguese Dog--Kenyan president)
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To: BarbM
haw haw haw. toothless laugh. too bad, my brother a union goon has called me that for years.

gaw gaw, snort. gee, you are really smart and put me in my place. snort nnort.

You're overselling it.

27 posted on 02/13/2014 10:27:52 AM PST by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: basil

Could not agree with you more.

If you are the sort of person who cannot control your temper, please, do us all a favor and DO NOT OWN A GUN!


28 posted on 02/13/2014 10:35:19 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: BarbM

Wow! Who p*ssed in your cornflakes this morning. Get a grip lady.


29 posted on 02/13/2014 10:42:27 AM PST by Tallguy
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To: xone

“You situation calls for a 12 pack of Bud.”

Ahhh! Bribery. I like the way you operate!


30 posted on 02/13/2014 10:45:01 AM PST by Tallguy
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To: BarbM

it looked happy because that is how it looked back in the day... they want it to look authentic... you are welcome in advance...


31 posted on 02/13/2014 11:05:47 AM PST by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: Hot Tabasco

Being annoyed is not a threat to your life…………..Self defense is a basic human right.

Being annoyed means you need to take a deep breath and get over it-—(always in IMHO) of course.)


32 posted on 02/13/2014 12:06:54 PM PST by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: Tallguy

The 10 bucks for the bee was easily outweighed by the time saved. You should give it a try.


33 posted on 02/13/2014 12:26:58 PM PST by xone
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To: basil
Being annoyed is not a threat to your life…………..Self defense is a basic human right.

Humor is essential to balance out the negativity in one's life and failure to see humor leads one to start kicking their dog.

And when one starts kicking their dog, the dog will eventually run away.

And before the dog runs away, it will likely attack the mailman.

And once the mailman has been attacked by the dog, he becomes reluctant to deliver the mail to the homeowners house and instead throws the mail into the dumpster a block away.

And when the mailman starts throwing the homeowners mail away, he also throws away a notice to the homeowner that he had just won $10 million but must claim the prize within 10 days.

Since the homeowner never got the notification, he lost out on $10 million dollars.

So if you want to win $10 million dollars, get yourself a sense of humor.....

34 posted on 02/13/2014 1:06:07 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (I think I've lost my mojo.....)
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To: Hot Tabasco

Hey—I’ve got 5 kids and 11 grandkids—how much more humor can I cram into one lifetime?


35 posted on 02/13/2014 1:15:28 PM PST by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: basil
Hey—I’ve got 5 kids and 11 grandkids—how much more humor can I cram into one lifetime?

I don't know and I'm certainly not going to suggest you kick one of the grandkids just to find out...... :)

36 posted on 02/13/2014 3:08:48 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (I think I've lost my mojo.....)
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