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Officer Accused of Damaging Pro-Bush Cars (AF plans discharge)
Myway news ^ | ROBERT WELLER

Posted on 12/16/2005 2:49:01 PM PST by Thunder90

DENVER (AP) - The Air Force Reserve plans to discharge a lieutenant colonel accused of defacing cars that had pro-Bush bumper stickers, the military said Friday.

Lt. Col. Alexis Fecteau, a pilot with 500 combat hours in the first Persian Gulf war and the Balkans, is charged with criminal mischief for allegedly using paint stripper to write a profanity about Bush in 18-inch-high letters on cars at Denver International Airport.

The cars had bumper stickers supporting President Bush and conservative talk-show host Rush Limbaugh.

Jim Miller, a spokesman for the Air Force Reserve Command at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., said the command plans to begin the process of giving Fecteau an administrative discharge. He said Fecteau does not face any military punishment.

Neither Fecteau nor his lawyer, Patrick Mulligan, immediately returned calls. Mulligan has said Fecteau would plead innocent.

Fecteau is charged with 13 counts of criminal mischief, five of them felonies because the damage to five vehicles was estimated at more than $500 each.

Police said the vehicles were damaged between January and July and a video camera recorded Fecteau damaging a vehicle.


TOPICS: Front Page News; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: airforce; antibush; fecteau

1 posted on 12/16/2005 2:49:02 PM PST by Thunder90
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To: Thunder90
Take the blue shuttle.
2 posted on 12/16/2005 2:51:38 PM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Y'shua <==> YHvH is my Salvation (Psalm 118-14))
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To: Thunder90

Fecteau - sound French. He must be a Jacques Querrie fan.


3 posted on 12/16/2005 2:51:49 PM PST by Sgt_Schultze
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To: Thunder90

I hope it's not an honoroable discharge. And I hope he loses his pension.


4 posted on 12/16/2005 2:52:28 PM PST by Sans-Culotte (Meadows Place, TX-"Tom DeLay Country")
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To: Thunder90
Rush mentioned a new development to this story. This was posted here when it originally happened and nothing was said about the cars also having Rush Limbaugh stickers being vandalized till now.
5 posted on 12/16/2005 2:53:06 PM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult
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To: Thunder90
Our son got his tires slashed last fall because he had a "Veterans for Bush" bumper sticker on his car.

Liberals are evil. Period.

6 posted on 12/16/2005 2:53:44 PM PST by ohioWfan (PROUD Mom of an Iraq War VET! THANKS, son!!!!)
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To: ohioWfan

On the other hand, I was stopped at a stop sign, and a gentleman came up and knocked on my window. He wanted to advise me that my right rear tire was low. He said he only told me because I had a Bush04 sticker on my car. :-)


7 posted on 12/16/2005 2:55:32 PM PST by Laverne
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To: Thunder90

This is what happens when extremist liberals are in the military. They take military action.

How many other Fuctoe wingnuts are in the military?
Sometimes this seems like an interesting question.

Liberal wingnuts are getting so desperate, they do not honor the CIC.


8 posted on 12/16/2005 2:56:23 PM PST by Candor7 (Into Liberal Flatulence Goes the Hope of the West)
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To: Thunder90

dd all the way. + 1 year


9 posted on 12/16/2005 2:56:57 PM PST by pipecorp (Let's have a CRUSADE! , the 'slims have already started. 1900 useless replies and still going!)
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To: Thunder90

"Alexis" His lawyer?


10 posted on 12/16/2005 2:57:51 PM PST by billhilly
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To: Thunder90

What a disgrace.


11 posted on 12/16/2005 2:58:02 PM PST by mtbopfuyn (Legality does not dictate morality... Lavin)
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To: Thunder90

Seven years of college down the drain.


12 posted on 12/16/2005 2:58:17 PM PST by Jacquerie (Democrats soil institutions)
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To: Thunder90

Bad Conduct I hope. And he should be in jail.


13 posted on 12/16/2005 2:59:14 PM PST by YOUGOTIT
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To: Laverne
About 3 months before the election, my dad's flagpole connectors came loose at the top of the flagpole. He spotted some young guys working at construction and offered $20 for someone to go up and fix it. (I live in TN and he is in FL).

The guy came after he got off work and in 15 minutes had it fixed. He then asked my dad, who he was voting for. My dad said Bush and the guy said "no charge-if you had said Kerry, I would have taken the $20".

14 posted on 12/16/2005 3:01:01 PM PST by packrat35 (The America hating bastards at the NYT must spend their entire life with their heads in the toiletat)
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To: Thunder90
Police said the vehicles were damaged between January and July and a video camera recorded Fecteau damaging a vehicle.

Fecteau's "lawyer" said he plans to plead innocent. Wouldn't that make this maggot a liar also?

15 posted on 12/16/2005 3:04:48 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (We did not lose in Vietnam. We left.)
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To: Thunder90

WorldNetDaily
16 posted on 12/16/2005 3:06:17 PM PST by F-117A
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To: Thunder90
This is the main reason I don't have any bumper stickers, "fish" emblems, or political messages displayed on my current car (much as I'd like to). My previous car had every single body panel keyed (not all at once) at one time or another within the first three years that I'd owned it. Don't have that car any more, don't live in that part of town any more. More and more people have less and less respect for private property. I can imagine what might have happened if it had any bumper stickers on it.
17 posted on 12/16/2005 3:10:23 PM PST by Alex Murphy (Proverbs 12:10)
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To: ohioWfan
Our friends are very strong "Pro-Life" advocates, and their vehicles are decorated with bumper stickers expressing as much.

If you examine their cars, you'll notice that their antenna's have been broken off, their hood ornaments have been savagely removed, and they have pin striping that never came with the vehicles when they first bought them.

Liberals are sinister, and the epitome of hypocrisy.
18 posted on 12/16/2005 3:11:39 PM PST by This Just In ("Those are my principles, if you don't like them, I've got others" - Groucho Marx)
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To: Alex Murphy
"...less and less respect for private property."

Liberals believe that you shouldn't have ANY private property, as do communists. One is never surprised by their villainous behavior.
19 posted on 12/16/2005 3:15:16 PM PST by This Just In ("Those are my principles, if you don't like them, I've got others" - Groucho Marx)
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To: Thunder90

I guess that there may be a touch of "goody-goody" in me but I would never deface someone else's property. Since I recognize that there are others who don't share that particular view, I never have any emblem of any sort on my cars.


20 posted on 12/16/2005 3:17:10 PM PST by OldPossum
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To: Thunder90
"...the command plans to begin the process of giving Fecteau an administrative discharge."

I read that to mean Fecteau was given the opportunity to resign his commission and leave the Air Force or he would face a courts martial.

21 posted on 12/16/2005 3:22:11 PM PST by DJ Taylor (Once again our country is at war, and once again the Democrats have sided with our enemy.)
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To: OldPossum

I agree. Liberals are too criminally inclined for me to display symbols of Conservatism on my car.


22 posted on 12/16/2005 3:22:18 PM PST by TontoKowalski
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To: Thunder90
I'm just grateful this clown will no longer have any role defending our country. I imagine he applied the same sort of judgment and skill in his military duties that he demonstrated in this private commando raid of his.
23 posted on 12/16/2005 3:23:13 PM PST by Mad_as_heck (The MSM - America's (domestic) public enemy #1.)
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To: Thunder90

Tolerant, Diverse and pro free speach, those libs are! NOT


24 posted on 12/16/2005 3:26:53 PM PST by jw777
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To: Thunder90

This guy must be related to John Murtha.These people think because they have medals or combat time it gives them a free pass to do whatever.As far as i am concerned i wonder just whose side they are on?


25 posted on 12/16/2005 3:31:07 PM PST by INSENSITIVE GUY
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To: ohioWfan

I admit, with a small amount of shame, I am as insidious as the libs re: bumper stickers. If I spy a Kerry sticker or a ‘blame Bush’ sticker I will not let them onto the freeway or into my lane. If I see a W04… come on over!!


26 posted on 12/16/2005 3:39:57 PM PST by InsensitiveConservative
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To: This Just In
"Liberals are sinister, and the epitome of hypocrisy."

The liberal nut-fringe is made up of low-brow slope-heads who would have been concentration camp guards not too many years ago.
27 posted on 12/16/2005 3:41:09 PM PST by yer gonna put yer eye out (sayyy....this Al Qaida thing looks serious....)
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To: F-117A

(after seeing the photo of the perp)
Well, like I say about serial killers and pedophiles after watching
"America's Most Wanted"...
"They walk among us"


28 posted on 12/16/2005 3:42:33 PM PST by VOA
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To: F-117A

A typical liberal POS.
Reduce to E-1 and forfeit any retirement pay what so ever.
a disgrace to the uniform and America.
As I See It,
NSNR-FATD&S


29 posted on 12/16/2005 3:57:15 PM PST by No Surrender No Retreat
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To: ohioWfan

Liberals are insane. Period.


30 posted on 12/16/2005 4:42:22 PM PST by clee1 (We use 43 muscles to frown, 17 to smile, and 2 to pull a trigger. I'm lazy and I'm tired of smiling.)
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To: Thunder90

Instead of arguing with these folks face to face he vandalizes their cars while they are away. More proof that liberals are cowards.


31 posted on 12/16/2005 4:46:25 PM PST by Mad_Tom_Rackham (De gustibus non est disputandum.)
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To: pipecorp
An officer cannot receive a Dishonorable Discharge. Only enlisted, and through a General Courts-Martial, can receive a dishonorable discharge as a form of punishment. The equivalent for an officer is dismissal from the service. That also can only be given as a form of punishment after conviction by a General Courts-Martial.
32 posted on 12/16/2005 5:10:28 PM PST by ops33 (Retired USAF Senior Master Sergeant)
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To: No Surrender No Retreat

Unfortunately, this guy is being allowed to resign and probably already has over 20 years in the military, which means he'll get the pension. This is usually what happens to commissioned officers and it really is a shame that there are low standards for people with so much authority. This guy most likely administered an Article 15 to an Airman at some time during his career- now, he's getting away with embarrassing the military while committing crimes. As a field grade officer, he should not have the choice of resigning or getting a Court Marshall.


33 posted on 12/16/2005 8:03:15 PM PST by DilJective (Proudly serving in the US Army - opinions are my own.)
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To: This Just In

"Liberals believe that you shouldn't have ANY private property..."

I think, in truth, that should be amended to be accurate. Liberals believe that non-liberals shouldn't have ANY private property while the Liberals, who are of course vastly more knowledgable and capable, can handle the responsibilties and social obligations involved with having property.


34 posted on 12/16/2005 8:32:59 PM PST by Rembrandt (We would have won Viet Nam w/o Dim interference.)
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To: Thunder90
Mulligan has said Fecteau would plead innocent...
a video camera recorded Fecteau damaging a vehicle.


should be real interesting
35 posted on 12/16/2005 8:56:31 PM PST by stylin19a (you can leed Freepers to spelchek, but you can't make 'em use it.)
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To: Rembrandt


Surely you jest.

Although you are correct. Liberals do believe that they hold all of lifes answers, whether you like it or not. And they will cram it down your throat whether you like it or not.



36 posted on 12/16/2005 10:54:56 PM PST by This Just In ("Those are my principles, if you don't like them, I've got others" - Groucho Marx)
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To: DilJective

Roger than DilJective,
It is a shame, and as you stated he probably passed the twenty year mark.

I reminds me of hte FBI agent Hanssen who was passing secrets to the Russians.

He was allowed to keep his full pension. It supposedly is going to his family. Hanssen is housed probably at the Club Fed facility in minimum security.

Funny how a person(military) uttered a word about the POS klintoon, they were railroaded quickly from the service.

He must have a bunch of POS liberals in his chain of command.

The UCMJ should apply to him just as it does for enlisted personnel.

We all know it does not in many cases.

Of The Troops and For The Troops,
NSNR-FATD&S








37 posted on 12/17/2005 3:13:23 AM PST by No Surrender No Retreat
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To: This Just In

Morning TJI,
I have always though it to be funny in that communists know they are communist, but liberals do not.

Prudent Patriotic Americans, see what happpens when a communist(klintoon) takes office. The USA goes into a downhill slide at all levels.

Electing a liberal is metaphorically the saem as placing a rattle-snake in your bed.

Deport every liberal to Dafur,
NSNR-FATD&S


38 posted on 12/17/2005 3:26:59 AM PST by No Surrender No Retreat
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To: Alex Murphy
More and more people have less and less respect for private property.

Imagine no possessions
I wonder if you can
No need for greed or hunger
A brotherhood of man

These are the dorks you're dealing with

39 posted on 12/17/2005 3:51:59 AM PST by NRA1995 (Jesus is the reason for the season)
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To: packrat35
My dad said Bush and the guy said "no charge-if you had said Kerry, I would have taken the $20".

Right after the first election, I had a new stereo installed in my car - I had printed out the "Sore/Loserman" sign that was all the rage. The installer came in to the building and told me "At first, I thought it was a Gore/Lieberman sign - then I read it again and laughed my ass off!" I got in the car and about blew my ears out - I ended up with a new set of speakers in the car as well as the stereo.

40 posted on 12/17/2005 8:01:10 AM PST by Tennessee_Bob ("Those who "abjure" violence can only do so because others are committing violence on their behalf.")
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