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Sound engineer held over Bush death threats (Lives with mom)
Guardian ^ | March 3 2008 | AP

Posted on 03/03/2008 7:30:35 AM PST by tlb

A man was arrested in Los Angeles after making a threat on George Bush's life last week during a phone call to an ex-girlfriend, who alerted the police.

A bail hearing was scheduled today for Charles Madrid, a 50-year-old radio technician who allegedly threatened the US president's life.

"Committing this murder is not a murder, it's making a difference for the people," court papers say the former girlfriend, Wanda O'Hickey-Way, quoted Madrid as saying. "I'm going to kill who needs to be killed."

According to an affidavit, LAPD officers arrived at his home last Tuesday, and one asked Madrid, "Do you want to kill the president?"

"Yes," Madrid replied.

Madrid lives with his mother, Rachel Madrid-Hall. She conceded Madrid has a temper, but said: "He's not a maniac. I think he was speaking out of frustration."

(Excerpt) Read more at guardian.co.uk ...


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To: Red Badger

mine was a heavy drippin of sarcasm


21 posted on 03/03/2008 8:02:02 AM PST by advertising guy (Freeper tribal name...... Sgt. War Paint Squirrel)
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To: drubyfive

That’s a possible scenario, but not as likely as the guy is just a deadbeat who has never earned his own way and expects his mother to continue to cook, clean, and do his laundry for him.

After all, he’s obviously a lib.


22 posted on 03/03/2008 8:03:50 AM PST by MrB (You can't reason people out of a position that they didn't use reason to get into in the first place)
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To: tlb

Bump.


23 posted on 03/03/2008 8:09:39 AM PST by nw_arizona_granny (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1886546/posts?page=4972#4972 45 Item Communist Manifesto)
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To: Erasmus

“sound engineer” translates in this case to “part-time roadie.”
Nope, it means he sits in the basement on his ham Radio all day and night.


24 posted on 03/03/2008 8:10:41 AM PST by Holicheese (Beware your friendly air defenses!)
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To: grey_whiskers
Wanda O'Hickey-Way

Hey, I know her...

25 posted on 03/03/2008 8:20:41 AM PST by Iscool
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To: tlb
Charles Madrid, a 50-year-old radio technician

Works for Air America?

26 posted on 03/03/2008 8:34:05 AM PST by Fido969 ("The hardest thing in the world to understand is income tax." - Albert Einstein)
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To: tlb

I wonder what his screen name is on DU


27 posted on 03/03/2008 8:35:54 AM PST by Alouette (Vicious Babushka)
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To: Alouette

Well, it was ‘Hickey-Lickey’.


28 posted on 03/03/2008 8:58:18 AM PST by UCANSEE2 (Just saying what 'they' won't.)
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To: tlb
"Committing this murder is not a murder, it's making a difference for the people...."

This is a guy who's listened to too many Obama speeches.

29 posted on 03/03/2008 9:02:02 AM PST by Hunton Peck (Thou shalt not take the name Hussein in vain. -- Saint Michelle of Bama)
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To: drubyfive

Exactly. My husband lived at home until he married me at age 51. He’s the best husband one could ever find. He was a recluse until Jesus grabbed ahold of him. What a change. He was wonderful to his mom and wonderful to ME. When I saw how lovingly he treated her, I knew he’d do the same for me. And he certainly has.

ALL of us have issues, not just men or women who live at home.


30 posted on 03/03/2008 9:13:09 AM PST by Marysecretary (GOD IS STILL IN CONTROL.)
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To: texas_mrs

Issues? Not necessarily? I have a male cousin who divorced and in his 50s who lived with his mom to help take direct care of her when she became infirm. He made sacrifices that his brother and sisters would not make to ensure that his mom was taken care of and secure.


31 posted on 03/03/2008 9:35:14 AM PST by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: tlb
from the article:

he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis two years ago, his job at a radio station was cut back to part-time and his bicycle - his only means of transportation - recently was stolen off the front porch.


Bush's fault.

32 posted on 03/03/2008 10:26:56 AM PST by Albion Wilde ("I have some news. Al-Qaida is in Iraq. It's called 'al-Qaida in Iraq.' " óJohn McCain)
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To: jdm

Oh, man, NOW you’re cookin’ with gas!

FWIW, though, this Conservative I wouldn’t “date” her, either; if I had a shot I’d be playing for KEEPS!

And, BTW, there are a few things in life that really test my resolve in my stance against human cloning. She’s one of them.


33 posted on 03/03/2008 10:52:58 AM PST by HKMk23 (TAG! You're IT!!)
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To: DBrow
What’s next, red wine with haddock?

If you use the wine to wash down a couple of ibuprofen, then, yes.
[/industrial-strength punnage]

34 posted on 03/03/2008 12:12:21 PM PST by Ignatz (Female teacher sex scandals? Dang! I didn't even get to bang the erasers...)
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To: Iscool

Is that her name or her address?


35 posted on 03/03/2008 12:22:53 PM PST by ozzymandus
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To: Ignatz

A pun worthy of the prodrome!


36 posted on 03/03/2008 12:42:33 PM PST by DBrow
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To: DBrow
What’s next, red wine with haddock?

Hey, the other night I had Chilean sea bass with french fries and pinot noir.

Rules are made to be broken. ;)

37 posted on 03/03/2008 12:46:37 PM PST by Mr. Jeeves ("Wise men don't need to debate; men who need to debate are not wise." -- Tao Te Ching)
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To: Red Badger

Hicky-Way at the huki-lau?


38 posted on 03/03/2008 1:06:07 PM PST by Mamzelle (Time for Conservatives to go Free Agent)
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To: jdm

Lovely. Who is she?


39 posted on 03/03/2008 1:07:35 PM PST by pgkdan (Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions - G.K. Chesterton)
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To: DBrow
A pun worthy of the prodrome!

Why, thank you!


Or maybe....

40 posted on 03/03/2008 1:12:21 PM PST by Ignatz (Female teacher sex scandals? Dang! I didn't even get to bang the erasers...)
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