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University Memorialized Suicide Bomber
Men's News Daily ^ | 4/29/07 | Warner Todd Huston

Posted on 04/29/2007 7:31:47 PM PDT by Mobile Vulgus

Here is another example of why our Universities are so antithetical to American values that they are dangerous to society...

Apparently, the University of Oklahoma is putting up a memorial to a fool who blew himself up when a homemade bomb he assembled went off while he held it as he attended a football game in the University stadium. Fortunately, he only killed himself and not anyone around him.

To this kid we should be saying good riddance and he should be quickly forgotten. But here is the U of O mourning this idiot's death as if he were some kind of hero.

In fact, the only good thing he did was kill himself before he planted the bomb closer to other football fans in the stadium in which he died. But, that was a mere accident, NOT a planned, heroic deed.

Memorial Placed For Student Who Blew Self Up

The University of Oklahoma has put up a memorial to a student who died when a homemade bomb exploded near the OU football stadium.

A stone with the name of Joel Hinrichs III was placed outside the OU student union by the student affairs division.

Hinrichs died Oct. 1, 2005, when the bomb he built detonated as he sat on a campus bench near Memorial Stadium while a football game was under way. University officials ruled the death an accidental suicide.

Hinrichs' father -- Joel Hinrichs Jr. -- said the university offered to have the stone placed.

Families normally pay about $150 for the memorials, and Hinrichs said he's offered to pay, but OU hasn't sent him a bill.

Now, the question is, why is the University bothering to memorialize this scum-bag who was so stupid that he couldn't even do his last, horrific act in life correctly?

No, there should be no memorial for this wannabe murderer, terrorist.

Yet here we have the U of O doing so anyway. Where are the morals of the administration of the U of O to create this memorial? Would the U of O support a memorial to Terry Nichols and Timothy McVeigh? Why not? After all, they succeeded quite handily in their last efforts.

And imagine the message the U of O is sending to people with this ignorant memorializing of this failed killer.

Worse yet. Where is the protest by Oklahomans for this idiotic act by the U of O?

This whole story is just a shameful series of circumstances and the University of Oklahoma should be ashamed of itself.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: educationmorals; hinrichs; joelhinrichs; oklahoma; oklahomauniversity; ou; oubombing; publikskoolz; trop; university
Our Universities have about become as bad as any enemy.
1 posted on 04/29/2007 7:31:49 PM PDT by Mobile Vulgus
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Our Universities have about become as bad as any enemy.


That is because America’s internal enemy is running them.


2 posted on 04/29/2007 7:33:38 PM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: Mobile Vulgus
They can put it up, but it won't stay up long.

We got a way of doing things in Oklahoma.

3 posted on 04/29/2007 7:36:52 PM PDT by battlegearboat
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To: battlegearboat

I hope so.


4 posted on 04/29/2007 7:37:22 PM PDT by goodnesswins (We need to cure Academentia)
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To: battlegearboat
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the thread's title is misleading; the stone's been in place since at least April 7 when a student spotted it after OU's Red White Game.
7 posted on 04/29/2007 7:47:10 PM PDT by verum ago (The Iranian Space Agency: set phasers to jihad!)
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To: Mobile Vulgus
University officials ruled the death an accidental suicide.

How does one accidentally intentionally kill oneself? I guess it depends on what is written in the insurance policy.

8 posted on 04/29/2007 7:48:26 PM PDT by taxesareforever (Never forget Matt Maupin)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Next they’ll be holding, “Take Your Suicide Bomber To Work Day”.


9 posted on 04/29/2007 7:49:11 PM PDT by Doctor Raoul (What's the difference between the CIA and the Free Clinic? The Free Clinic knows how to stop leaks.)
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To: SittinYonder

Your right let me try again,UNBELIEVEABLE,seriously, if this thread is true I think I’ve just about heard everything !!!


10 posted on 04/29/2007 7:49:23 PM PDT by Obie Wan
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To: Mobile Vulgus

This won’t help football recruiting and scholarships.


11 posted on 04/29/2007 7:49:45 PM PDT by quantim (2008 => I'll take an imperfect winner over a perfect loser.)
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To: Obie Wan

Thank you.


12 posted on 04/29/2007 7:50:15 PM PDT by SittinYonder (Ic ■Št gehate, ■Št ic heonon nelle fleon fotes trym, ac wille fur­or gan)
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To: SittinYonder

Your welcome and my humble apology !!!


13 posted on 04/29/2007 7:52:39 PM PDT by Obie Wan
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To: Obie Wan

It sounds like they have a group of stones, with one stone added whenever an enrolled student dies regardless of reason. The article is misleading and sounds like Hinrichs was singled out.


14 posted on 04/29/2007 7:52:52 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck
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To: goodnesswins; battlegearboat

>>I hope so.

2nd, 3rd, 4th, 25th, and 769th.


15 posted on 04/29/2007 7:53:20 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Guns themselves are fairly robust; their chief enemies are rust and politicians) (NRA)
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To: verum ago
the thread's title is misleading; the stone's been in place since at least April 7

OOps. That was my fault for typing in the title wrong.

It SHOULD read "University Memorialized Suicide Bomber"

My fault.

16 posted on 04/29/2007 7:53:40 PM PDT by Mobile Vulgus
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To: Obie Wan

How about your humble abuse report on yourself to get rid of the coprolalia.


17 posted on 04/29/2007 7:54:10 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Does it MATTER why this punk got a stone memorial???

He should have been forgotten and NOT memorialized at all!!!


18 posted on 04/29/2007 7:54:32 PM PDT by Mobile Vulgus
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Yes it matters. It’s university policy.


19 posted on 04/29/2007 7:55:15 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Huh ???


20 posted on 04/29/2007 7:55:44 PM PDT by Obie Wan
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To: HiTech RedNeck

It’s a BAD policy. Memorials are to celebrate and remember a person who DESERVES to be remembered. This punck should be erased from humanity.

Or do YOU think his actions should be celebrated?


21 posted on 04/29/2007 7:56:38 PM PDT by Mobile Vulgus
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To: Obie Wan

Click the “Report Abuse” on the offending post you made. You do it.


22 posted on 04/29/2007 7:57:42 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Certainly nothing like this was envisioned at the time it was instituted. It would need to go through the proper bureaucracy to get an exception.


23 posted on 04/29/2007 7:58:57 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Well I could make an “offending” post right about now on you,but I’m going to be nice because there are children reading the thread, soooooooooo,have a nice night !!!


24 posted on 04/29/2007 8:01:23 PM PDT by Obie Wan
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Quit harping on this.

An apology was issued, and accepted.
Let it go.


25 posted on 04/29/2007 8:01:56 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: Mobile Vulgus
while he held it as he attended a football game in the University stadium.

Not big on factual accuracy, are they. (Hint - he didn't go in the stadium.)

26 posted on 04/29/2007 8:02:48 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: PhiKapMom

Ping!


27 posted on 04/29/2007 8:03:13 PM PDT by bad company (I'd give my right arm to be ambidextrous)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
How about your humble abuse report on yourself to get rid of the coprolalia coprographia.
28 posted on 04/29/2007 8:03:43 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Shadowstrike

This is the accepted mechanism on FR for deleting posts that you made that you’ve been reminded that violate the forum rules. You file an abuse report on your own post. Usually it will vanish in seconds. So far that one hasn’t. Since the reports are no longer anonymous, I insist that the poster do this.


29 posted on 04/29/2007 8:05:47 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck
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To: Obie Wan

You will have violated

NO profanity, NO personal attacks, NO racism or violence in posts.


30 posted on 04/29/2007 8:06:43 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Dig it up.


31 posted on 04/29/2007 8:06:57 PM PDT by rwilson99 (Al Gore causes Global Cooling.)
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To: Mobile Vulgus
Bah! He was fixing to kill a lot of people and his bomb went off prematurely. We were lucky there in that the perp only killed himself.

If anything he deserves a Darwin Award, not a memorial.

32 posted on 04/29/2007 8:09:31 PM PDT by LibKill ("RUDY GIULIANI" is just "HILLARY CLINTON" misspelled and wearing a dress.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Well I’ve broken just about every one of those rules since I’ve been posting here,and by the way I’ve noticed a good number of other posters have also,however if Sesame Street is what we’ve got here,then nobody will have to ban me, I’ll get off on my own !!!


33 posted on 04/29/2007 8:12:03 PM PDT by Obie Wan
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To: LibKill

YOU ARE RIGHT!!


34 posted on 04/29/2007 8:12:22 PM PDT by Mobile Vulgus
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To: LibKill

How much you want to bet someone does just that to this memorial?

LOL.


35 posted on 04/29/2007 8:16:18 PM PDT by I got the rope
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Does U of O have a class in Liberalism?


36 posted on 04/29/2007 8:19:28 PM PDT by oneamericanvoice (Support freedom! Support the troops!)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Maybe if they put up a portapotty, with queeran TP, over his plaque. Then it would be a fitting memorial!


37 posted on 04/29/2007 8:21:04 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (You're the retarded offspring of five monkeys having butt sex with a fish-squirrel! Congratulations!)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

If this story is true, then you just have to wait to see what Virginia Tech Un. leftists will do to honor Chong.

Incredible, esp. for Oklahoma. Tragic for their students.


38 posted on 04/29/2007 8:23:12 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper (Madmax, the Grinning Reaper)
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To: SittinYonder

“UNBELIEVEABLE,no shit, if this thread is true I think I’ve just about heard everything !!!”

“I’m not a prude, but it would be nice if FreeRepublic didn’t resemble DU when my son is reading over my shoulder.”

I hope you will take this as the advice it is intended as. If you’re worried about that word, then your dear son shouldn’t venture into public. I’m not being sarcastic. It is just the truth. This is an opportunity to show your son that while others may engage in certain language, it is not something that you approve of. If you don’t blow it out of proportion, then he will just take in stride. If you get really demonstrative with your emotions then he will learn that that is the way we handle things that don’t suit us. The “s” word certainly doesn’t offend me. I save my offense for other words and ideas. At the same time, I feel that we can learn to communicate our ideas without the use of certain words.


39 posted on 04/29/2007 8:29:21 PM PDT by oneamericanvoice (Support freedom! Support the troops!)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

I always enjoyed the last scene from the “Day of the Jackal”. Just toss the canvas body sack in a road construction ditch.


40 posted on 04/29/2007 8:34:36 PM PDT by Boiler Plate ("Whatever is begun in anger, ends in shame." Benjamin Franklin)
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To: battlegearboat

Yeah, the frat boys will take care of the stone. The father initiated the request for the stone which is in an area of memorial stones. The University was not the prime mover in the affair. I understand his stone is near the perimeter of the area and turned so most people cannot read the upside down name.


41 posted on 04/29/2007 8:47:57 PM PDT by Doctor Don
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Will VT follow suit?


42 posted on 04/29/2007 8:56:16 PM PDT by 353FMG (I never met a liberal I didn't dislike.)
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To: SittinYonder

Against Jim Rob’s wishes and the best intentions of moderators, this website has not been family friendly in the longest time.


43 posted on 04/29/2007 9:14:18 PM PDT by Killborn (Age of servitude. A government of the traitors, by the liars, for the sheep.)
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To: Obie Wan
...I’ll get off on my own !!!

Smart move.

You'll be happier elsewhere, where less self control is required.

44 posted on 04/29/2007 9:14:21 PM PDT by Yardstick
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