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Bomb suspect killed self; blasted Rove, Cheney and Bush in note
Rocky Mountain News ^ | 1/1/09

Posted on 01/01/2009 11:17:31 AM PST by LdSentinal

Edited on 01/02/2009 2:51:28 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

ASPEN — A man who left bomb threats and homemade bombs around Aspen on New Year's Eve shot and killed himself in his car a few hours after his threats cleared much of the resort town, Aspen Police said.

Assistant Aspen Police Chief Bill Linn said James Chester Blanning, 72, walked into two Aspen banks Wednesday afternoon and left packages wrapped in holiday paper along with notes saying the boxes contained bombs. The notes threatened "mass death" and demanded $60,000 cash, along with criticisms of President George Bush, Linn said.


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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: aspen; bankrobbery; bds; blanning; domesticterrorism; idiot; liberal; nut; suicide
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Link to Bush Hating Note
1 posted on 01/01/2009 11:17:31 AM PST by LdSentinal
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To: LdSentinal
Bush's fault.

Woo hoo! First one of the year. What do I win?

2 posted on 01/01/2009 11:18:28 AM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: TigersEye

CO info


3 posted on 01/01/2009 11:19:42 AM PST by pandoraou812 (Don't play leapfrog with a unicorn! ...........^............)
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To: Texas Eagle
A Colorado man, Chester Blanning, 72, died of self inflicted BDS (Bush Derangement Syndrome).
5 posted on 01/01/2009 11:22:43 AM PST by MaxMax (I'll welcome death when God calls me. Until then, the fight is on)
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To: BGHater
A BDS Magna Carta.
6 posted on 01/01/2009 11:23:48 AM PST by VRWC For Truth (Throw the bums out who vote yes on the bail out)
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To: MaxMax
A Colorado man, Chester Blanning, 72, died of self inflicted BDS (Bush Derangement Syndrome).

Let's hope it's contagious.

7 posted on 01/01/2009 11:24:12 AM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Texas Eagle

Is the gene pool a little cleaner today?

This guy couldn’t wait just a few more weeks and the world would have been filled with sunshine and puppies.


8 posted on 01/01/2009 11:24:31 AM PST by Dutch Boy
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To: BGHater

That’s some note. What a pitiful end to a pitiful little life.


9 posted on 01/01/2009 11:24:34 AM PST by lafroste (gravity is not a force. See my profile to read my novel absolutely free (I know, beyond shameless))
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To: MaxMax

Well I guess he had to get this done before Bush left office.


10 posted on 01/01/2009 11:25:43 AM PST by notpoliticallycorewrecked (According to the MSM, I'm a fringe sitting, pajama wearing Freeper)
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To: BGHater

Other than the demand for money, this note reads like your typical Keith Uberschmuck rant.


11 posted on 01/01/2009 11:26:10 AM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: LdSentinal

LOL. BDS!


12 posted on 01/01/2009 11:26:19 AM PST by blam
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To: BGHater

Some other wacko killed a ski resort manager in Colorado yesterday for the crime of being Catholic. What gives in that state anyway? They should change their motto to “Too goofy for California.”


13 posted on 01/01/2009 11:27:02 AM PST by NaughtiusMaximus (Happy New Year Freepers! Turn America back to 1958.)
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To: Dutch Boy
This guy couldn’t wait just a few more weeks and the world would have been filled with sunshine and puppies.

Shhhhhh! What are you trying to do? Stop the spread?

14 posted on 01/01/2009 11:27:19 AM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: LdSentinal
BDS raises it's moronic head 2009!!

Bush will be blamed for EVERYTHING that goes wrong over the next 4 years.

Watch the MSM's reporting "CHANGE" significantly on Jan 21, 2009, it will be the GLASS HALF-FULL approach rather than the GLASS COMPLETELY EMPTY approach we have witnessed over the past 8 years.

The one good thing that happens whenever a Democrat becomes POTUS, the HOMELESS problem just vanishes!!

15 posted on 01/01/2009 11:27:19 AM PST by PISANO
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To: LdSentinal
What an impatient fool.

All he had to do was detonate the bombs. Wait to be cleared on a technicality or pardoned by Obammie the Commie, then get a secure, tenured job teaching education in Chicago, write some crap books, and obtain lots of fame and fortune using the capitalist system he loathed so much he wanted to blow it up.

16 posted on 01/01/2009 11:27:19 AM PST by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Abortion has become little more than the New Left's execution of political prisoners.)
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To: BGHater

One of the first things they taught us in Catholic school was how to write a hold up note that was concise and free of vulgarity or grammatical errors.

http://wejew.com/media/343/Im-Perfect_Holdup/


17 posted on 01/01/2009 11:27:56 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (The Democratic Party strongly supports full civil rights for Necro-Americans.)
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To: LdSentinal

“...holiday paper...”

####

Arbor Day Paper?

Veteran’s Day Paper?

Columbus Day Paper?


18 posted on 01/01/2009 11:28:08 AM PST by EyeGuy
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To: LdSentinal

Hmmmm, 72 years old, and his note makes it sound like he was in Iraq. Maybe I’m reading it wrong.

It sounds like his life was a useless one, anyway, but what a way to go out to make sure somebody noticed him. Sad.


19 posted on 01/01/2009 11:28:33 AM PST by Theresawithanh (Impeach Obama)
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Robbing liberals in Aspen while blaming bush, Now thats funny....


20 posted on 01/01/2009 11:28:59 AM PST by uncle fenders
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To: LdSentinal

sounds like he had a fatal case of BDS. please save the liberals near you that suffer from this devasting disease..............lol.


21 posted on 01/01/2009 11:29:29 AM PST by 09Patriot (I am a MILITANT Conservative, compassionate conservatism got us NOWHERE)
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To: LdSentinal
Demanding money sort of negated any political statement. snicker...
22 posted on 01/01/2009 11:30:11 AM PST by bannie
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To: BGHater

Reads like something from DU. I wonder what his login name was over there?


23 posted on 01/01/2009 11:30:33 AM PST by chimera
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To: MaxMax

He really, really accomplished a lot didn’t he? Fool.


24 posted on 01/01/2009 11:32:12 AM PST by RC2
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To: Theresawithanh
Hmmmm, 72 years old, and his note makes it sound like he was in Iraq. Maybe I’m reading it wrong.

He was using the word "we" in the colloquial sense.

As in "we" are destroying the earth. "We" are destroying the environment. Yes "we" can, etc.

25 posted on 01/01/2009 11:33:10 AM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: kcvl
Blanning had a federal tax lien of just over $60,000 pending against him.

Uh-oh. Somebody better place a 24 hour suicide/bank robbery watch on Charles Rangel.

Or has he cleared up his little tax "oversight".

27 posted on 01/01/2009 11:35:58 AM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: chimera
"Reads like something from DU."

My thoughts exactly.

28 posted on 01/01/2009 11:36:41 AM PST by LiberConservative ("I, you know, can see, you know, upstate, you know, from my house, you know.")
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To: LdSentinal

Bush Derangement Syndrome.


30 posted on 01/01/2009 11:37:30 AM PST by Mad_Tom_Rackham (The committed will surely dominate the complacent.)
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To: LdSentinal
Great thinking there, Chester. No doubt Aspen is overrun with Bushies and they deserve to pay, especially during the holidays!

What the heck is up with these BDS people? I thought Obamassiah won and the Reign of Bush is over.

31 posted on 01/01/2009 11:39:58 AM PST by GBA
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To: chimera

you should post the image of the note on DU!


32 posted on 01/01/2009 11:40:35 AM PST by BereanBrain
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To: kcvl

what’s his Libertypost name?


33 posted on 01/01/2009 11:41:46 AM PST by 09Patriot (I am a MILITANT Conservative, compassionate conservatism got us NOWHERE)
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To: MaxMax

He wasn’t tased?


34 posted on 01/01/2009 11:45:26 AM PST by hkp123
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To: LdSentinal
Pitkin County sure has their share of kooks.

Almost all are socialists and Marxists.


35 posted on 01/01/2009 11:45:47 AM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 78:35 And they remembered that God was their ROCK, And the Most High God their Redeemer.)
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To: NaughtiusMaximus

BTW, the beautiful irony is that this idiot hosed his left wing buddies in Aspen, while bashing Bush.
I was a Colorado native, it got too crazy for me several years ago. For the last 15 years Colorado has become a dumping ground for California rejects. Denver looks more like the bay area every day.
The cry of the immigrants was “That isn’t how we did it in California”. Two seconds later they would start telling you how bad it was in California, but they could never make the connection.


36 posted on 01/01/2009 11:45:56 AM PST by Steamburg ( Your wallet speaks the only language most politicians understand.)
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To: Steamburg

—one of the best bumper stickers I have seen was on a car with Montana plates-—”WE DON’T CARE HOW YOU DID IT IN CALIFORNIA”


39 posted on 01/01/2009 12:02:02 PM PST by rellimpank (--don't believe anything the MSM tells you about firearms or explosives--NRA Benefactor)
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To: LdSentinal
The notes threatened "mass death" and demanded $60,000 cash, along with criticisms of President George Bush,

This doesn't make sense. In Aspen, you ought to be able to get all the criticisms of Bush you want without threatening to blow up anyone.

40 posted on 01/01/2009 12:04:24 PM PST by BlazingArizona
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To: Texas Eagle
What do I win?

A ticket to Osama's coronation later this month.

41 posted on 01/01/2009 12:06:31 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (All hail the Obamasiah! Kneel before Obamohammad!)
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To: LdSentinal

Yep. Obama voter.


42 posted on 01/01/2009 12:19:33 PM PST by TheConservativeParty ("A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not why the ship was built." by The First Gal of AK)
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To: Steamburg

Believe me Steamberg, I know what you”re talking about. Thirty years ago, when I moved to Flagstaff, this was a pretty little Western town. In the last decade the place has filled up with new age libertards and has turned into a Whisky Tango hippie reservation. A bunch of them starve out every winter but more keep pouring in from the West to corrupt our elections and hike our taxes with their stupid “improvement” schemes. Although I love the countryside, the town has come to disgust me.


43 posted on 01/01/2009 1:22:38 PM PST by NaughtiusMaximus (Happy New Year Freepers! Turn America back to 1958.)
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To: LdSentinal

The man has a long long history of disgruntlement.

Heard that one time he got up on the roof of a building in town with a noose around his neck, threatening to kill himself.

This time he succeeded with only a dollar damage rather than any loss of life.

Unfortunately, the laws do not permit confinement for the marginally sane.


44 posted on 01/01/2009 1:33:52 PM PST by Carley
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WOW !! Even a PS .


45 posted on 01/01/2009 1:57:00 PM PST by Deetes (God Bless the Troops)
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To: pandoraou812
CO info

Sort of. Aspen is in CO but I don't exactly consider it part of CO.

46 posted on 01/01/2009 4:40:01 PM PST by TigersEye (I threw my shoe at Mohammed and hit Allah in the butt.)
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To: TigersEye

Well it was interesting or so I thought TE.


47 posted on 01/01/2009 4:41:14 PM PST by pandoraou812 (Don't play leapfrog with a unicorn! ...........^............)
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To: 09Patriot
sounds like he had a fatal case of BDS. please save the liberals near you that suffer from this devasting disease...

I feel for them ... but I can't quite reach.

48 posted on 01/01/2009 4:50:17 PM PST by TigersEye (I threw my shoe at Mohammed and hit Allah in the butt.)
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To: pandoraou812
Oh it's interesting alrighty. BDS blows up in a major BDS enclave. LOL

Let there be no doubt! Liberalism is a mental disorder.


49 posted on 01/01/2009 4:55:47 PM PST by TigersEye (I threw my shoe at Mohammed and hit Allah in the butt.)
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To: LdSentinal
I always knew hanging around with the Aspen elite would cause brain damage. Poor guy, he was totally under the spell of BDS and Aspenitis, he didn't stand a chance.
50 posted on 01/01/2009 4:57:59 PM PST by pepperdog (The world has gone crazy.)
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