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Clinton's Terre Haute Headquarters Destroyed
WIBC ^ | April 11, 2008 | Joe Ulery

Posted on 04/11/2008 4:48:54 AM PDT by John W

Fire officials are investigating an early morning fire that destroyed Senator Hillary Clinton's Terre Haute Campaign Headquarters.

The fire broke out just after 12:30 Friday morning at the Westaff office building on 3rd Street.

"When they arrived on the scene, flames were shooting out the tops of it, and the vehicle in front was also involved in the fire," Terre Haute Fire Department Public Information Officer John Gardner said.

Gardner said two women were inside Clinton's headquarters when the fire started.

They got out safely, but one of the women's cars caught fire.

"It was really burning. The front part hadn't caved in yet. When it caved in, it fell on her car. Her car was on fire inside and out," George Leach, a witness said.

Despite Former President Bill Cinton's visit to the Wabash Valley, investigators said they aren't jumping to any conclusions just yet as to what may have caused the fire at the Clinton Headquarters.

"At this point all we know is that there was a structure fire. We put it out, and we are going to do our investigation," Gardner said.

No word yet on where the fire started or the cause.

We have been told that the secret service has been on the scene investigating.

A spokeswoman for Clinton had no comment this morning, but says she expects to release something shortly.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Indiana
KEYWORDS: clinton2008; fire
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1 posted on 04/11/2008 4:51:03 AM PDT by John W
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To: John W

So sad.


2 posted on 04/11/2008 4:51:29 AM PDT by Wally_Kalbacken
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To: John W

Hmmmmm. Accident or design?


3 posted on 04/11/2008 4:52:05 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly.)
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To: John W
Campaign offices are notorious for temporary wiring and overloaded circuits. Not saying that is the case here, but I would not be surprised.

The other alternative is that Mrs. Clinton is so hot in Indiana, she's on fire!!!

4 posted on 04/11/2008 4:56:00 AM PDT by gridlock (Proud McCain Supporter since February 8, 2008.)
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To: Smokin' Joe
Hmmmmm. Accident or design?

Well if the case goes without anyone being incarcerated I say by design...If they do find someone, I say he will turn out to be a right wing fanatical....just sayin ya never know how these people roll....

5 posted on 04/11/2008 4:56:23 AM PDT by oust the louse (Terrorists are salivating over a Clinton or Obama White House.)
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To: oust the louse

You may be right...plus there is the burned out and homeless sympathy vote...


6 posted on 04/11/2008 4:57:43 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly.)
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To: Smokin' Joe

Women & minorities most deeply affected.........


7 posted on 04/11/2008 4:59:23 AM PDT by nascarnation
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To: Smokin' Joe

Great, I can’t wait for the hue and cry blaming the “Vast Right Wing Conspiracy” and when it turns out to be a rabid Obama supporter, that fact will be quietly swept under the rug. In fact, the Obama supporter will probably be a “former Republican.”


8 posted on 04/11/2008 5:01:04 AM PDT by stylin_geek (Liberalism: comparable to a chicken with its head cut off, but with more spastic motions)
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To: John W
,,,two women were inside Clinton's headquarters when the fire started.

Things that make you go Hmmmmmm.......

9 posted on 04/11/2008 5:01:27 AM PDT by Lurking in Kansas (Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down t heir level, then beat you with experience.)
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To: Smokin' Joe

Sounds like the Religion of Peace to me. Probably Farakhan’s boys.


10 posted on 04/11/2008 5:02:14 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: John W
... two women were inside Clinton's headquarters when the fire started.

*Insert joke here*

11 posted on 04/11/2008 5:03:00 AM PDT by Lurking in Kansas (Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down t heir level, then beat you with experience.)
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To: Lurking in Kansas

“two women were inside Clinton’s headquarters when the fire started.”

Maybe the fire was started by misogynists.


12 posted on 04/11/2008 5:03:36 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: John W

Hmmmmmmm . . . . . . . . could this be her way of paying another unpaid campaign bill to keep it from going public . . . . . . . and into collection?


13 posted on 04/11/2008 5:04:33 AM PDT by DustyMoment (FloriDUH - proud inventors of pregnant/hanging chads and judicide!!)
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To: Brilliant

I think there is a movie here...kinda like “going to White Castle” but better. One of the women (fictionally) was a Karl Rove associte and the other was a McCain associate...and suddenly at some point in the pro-Hillary conversation...they both realized each other’s hidden agenda...and started whoomping on each other...trigger the scented candle (pine, of course) to fall and set fire to the office. Their fight continued until the fire raged...and Karl, the nigh-watchman for the lumberyard across the street called it in. Later, Karl aided the Rove-associate and the McCain associate...taking them to Dunkin Donuts and revealing that he was a Obama-associate who had been watching and tapping into phone lines for weeks...and knew both were “fake”.


14 posted on 04/11/2008 5:12:55 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: John W

Oh, just great. Now us Hoosiers will get blamed for this.


15 posted on 04/11/2008 5:16:22 AM PDT by caver (Yes, I did crawl out of a hole in the ground.)
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To: Lurking in Kansas

What do you mean “insertion joke here”...


16 posted on 04/11/2008 5:20:06 AM PDT by gridlock (Proud McCain Supporter since February 8, 2008.)
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To: John W

What, no sprinklers?


17 posted on 04/11/2008 5:21:20 AM PDT by mewzilla (In politics the middle way is none at all. John Adams)
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To: oust the louse; Shermy
Hmmmmm. Accident or design? Well if the case goes without anyone being incarcerated I say by design

Not necessarily. There was a crooked woman working in the Tennessee license bureau who got busted in an FBI case for knowing selling legit driver's licenses to illegal alien middle Eastern men who drove down from NYC AFTER the WTC attacks.

She was arrested on a Friday (if I recall), out on bail Sunday morning, and dead of a gasoline spraying fire bomb placed in her back seat by Sunday night. The man who coordinated the sale was the prior owner of the car she was driving.

As far as I know, no one was ever charged in her murder. The aliens were sentenced to time served waiting for their hearings. Not sure what became of the man who coordinated the sale (he was arrested at the same time she was).

No conviction or "leads" doesn't mean that it wasn't arson.

18 posted on 04/11/2008 5:21:47 AM PDT by weegee (March 18th, 2008 Obama~"I did NOT listen to the sermons of that man, Jeremiah Wright...")
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To: pepsionice

That’s a good plot. You should offer yourself as a Hollywood writer.


19 posted on 04/11/2008 5:21:55 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: John W

Check the beneficiary on the insurance policy.


20 posted on 04/11/2008 5:22:55 AM PDT by MortMan (Those who stand for nothing fall for anything. - Alexander Hamilton)
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To: John W

And only yesterday Hillary donated a slightly bloodstained carpet to the office.


21 posted on 04/11/2008 5:23:33 AM PDT by agere_contra
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To: pepsionice

Or they left the coffee maker on.


22 posted on 04/11/2008 5:24:08 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: gridlock
LOL.

;->

23 posted on 04/11/2008 5:28:00 AM PDT by Lurking in Kansas (Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down t heir level, then beat you with experience.)
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To: Lurking in Kansas

...Banned Man Walkin...


24 posted on 04/11/2008 5:31:53 AM PDT by gridlock (Proud McCain Supporter since February 8, 2008.)
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To: John W

I wonder how many inconvenient facts were destroyed in that fire.


25 posted on 04/11/2008 5:32:04 AM PDT by FormerLib (Sacrificing our land and our blood cannot buy protection from jihad.-Bishop Artemije of Kosovo)
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To: John W

You can bet that any document or other evidence demanded in some future court action will have been lost in this tragic fire in Indiana...


26 posted on 04/11/2008 5:37:19 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: Brilliant

One of those Wright wing ‘altar boys’?


27 posted on 04/11/2008 5:39:37 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly.)
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To: John W

Despite Former President Bill Cinton’s visit to the Wabash Valley, investigators said they aren’t jumping to any conclusions just yet as to what may have caused the fire at the Clinton Headquarters.


Interesting sentence. What did the impeached, perjurer, rapist know and when did he know it?


28 posted on 04/11/2008 5:41:03 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: John W
Who were the Clintons trying to arrange to “accidentally” perish this time?
29 posted on 04/11/2008 5:42:53 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland ("We have to drain the swamp" George Bush, September 2001)
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To: John W
Clinton's Campaign Office Goes Up In Flames.

There. Fixed it.

30 posted on 04/11/2008 5:52:11 AM PDT by Tatze (I'm in a state of taglinelessness!)
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To: John W

Well, I can tell by your game, you’re gonna start a flame
Love, baby, baby
I’m not gon’ choke from the smoke, got me tightenin’ up my stroke
Do you feel it, girl, yeah


31 posted on 04/11/2008 5:53:16 AM PDT by Crawdad (If you're in a fair fight, your tactics suck.)
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To: John W

Don’t have the money to pay the rent? Burn it down.


32 posted on 04/11/2008 5:57:06 AM PDT by billhilly (I was republican when republican wasn't cool. (With an apology to Barbara Mandrell.))
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
You can bet that any document or other evidence demanded in some future court action will have been lost in this tragic fire in Indiana...

Or a tornado someplace.

33 posted on 04/11/2008 5:57:58 AM PDT by weegee (March 18th, 2008 Obama~"I did NOT listen to the sermons of that man, Jeremiah Wright...")
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To: Smokin' Joe

Sniper fire?


34 posted on 04/11/2008 6:04:24 AM PDT by John 3_19-21
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To: caver

...yep...I was in Terre Haute about three weeks ago...


35 posted on 04/11/2008 6:05:12 AM PDT by nicko (CW3 (ret.) CPT, you need to just unass the AO; I know what I'm doing- Major, you're on your own.)
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To: John W

Sympathy ploy - Clinton style.


36 posted on 04/11/2008 6:17:08 AM PDT by submarinerswife ("If I win I can't 't be stopped! If I lose I shall be dead." - George S. Patton)
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To: submarinerswife

What ever became of that Clinton supporter who held people hostage with a knife at a campaign office?


37 posted on 04/11/2008 7:06:29 AM PDT by weegee (March 18th, 2008 Obama~"I did NOT listen to the sermons of that man, Jeremiah Wright...")
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To: John W

Were they able to save the crackpipes?


38 posted on 04/11/2008 7:07:22 AM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: gridlock
"Campaign offices are notorious for temporary wiring and overloaded circuits."

And Hillary's campaign offices are notorious for being behind in their rent. I wonder if/how much they had the HQ insured for.

39 posted on 04/11/2008 7:08:57 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: weegee
"What ever became of that Clinton supporter who held people hostage with a knife at a campaign office?"

I believe he was promoted.

40 posted on 04/11/2008 7:09:42 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: John W

Why is it when Clinton is on the downslide, she finds disaster of some sort to make herself the victim in the news again?


41 posted on 04/11/2008 7:10:23 AM PDT by commonguymd (Let the socialists duke it out.)
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To: John W; All
HILLARY KEEPS COOL HEAD AMIDST HEAVY FIRE
42 posted on 04/11/2008 7:14:57 AM PDT by dighton
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To: commonguymd

-maybe she just needed to collect some insurance money for her exanimate campaign...


43 posted on 04/11/2008 7:15:21 AM PDT by tioga
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To: Joe 6-pack
I believe he was promoted.

Well whatever, he seems to have disappeared.

44 posted on 04/11/2008 7:29:30 AM PDT by weegee (March 18th, 2008 Obama~"I did NOT listen to the sermons of that man, Jeremiah Wright...")
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To: John W

"At least we got Terre Haute"

45 posted on 04/11/2008 7:47:10 AM PDT by whd23
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To: Brilliant
Probably Farakhan’s boys.

Nah, just a couple racist republicans that mistook the headquarters for a black church.


46 posted on 04/11/2008 7:54:47 AM PDT by ProfoundMan (Money is the mother's milk of politics but righteous indignation is the drug of choice.)
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To: John W

No word yet on where the fire started or the cause.....

Sniper “fire” no doubt!


47 posted on 04/11/2008 8:04:41 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Violation of the indoor smoking ban.


48 posted on 04/11/2008 8:13:30 AM PDT by weegee (March 18th, 2008 Obama~"I did NOT listen to the sermons of that man, Jeremiah Wright...")
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To: weegee

Katherine Smith.


49 posted on 04/11/2008 9:48:33 AM PDT by Shermy
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To: John W

I went to Yahoo News and did a search on clinton fire - numerous thumbnail photos came up, but when you click on each one - it says the page has been removed.

Whazzup with that!??


50 posted on 04/11/2008 10:06:35 AM PDT by ducman
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