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Violent attacks in home sparked by politics, victim says[Minutemen American Defense director]
HeraldNet ^ | January 3, 2009 | Scott North

Posted on 01/03/2009 8:28:34 AM PST by SwinneySwitch

Woman suspects shooting, sexual assault tied to her activism on illegal immigration

EVERETT -- First a north Everett man was seriously wounded when a narrow-faced stranger burst into his home Dec. 22 and began shooting.

On Monday night, while the shooting victim was still in the hospital, his wife called police to report that a trio of intruders had just ambushed her in her kitchen. She was beaten, sexually assaulted and slashed on the back of her neck with a knife, she told officers.

Everett police acknowledge they aren't quite sure what to make of the violent events recently reported at the home in the 2200 block of Rocke­feller Avenue.

The woman, Shawna Forde, 41, is national director of Minutemen American Defense, a group that lobbies against illegal immigration and sends volunteers to Arizona to monitor the nation's border with Mexico.

Early Friday, a story was posted on her group's Web site detailing what Forde said happened at her home. The posting is complete with photographs of Forde, displaying bruises and other injuries to her face, thighs and buttocks.

Forde, a one-time candidate for Everett City Council, insists the violence is somehow linked to her activism, including investigations she says she's been making into drug cartels and human trafficking rings.

"I am not dealing with people who make cookies," she said Friday, adding that she wanted her story to be told. "These are dangerous people."

Detectives are investigating what happened Monday, Everett police Sgt. Robert Goetz said. He confirmed police and paramedics were summoned to the Rockefeller home and a report was taken, but added there are few details he can provide at this point.

He urged anyone with information to contact police.

(Excerpt) Read more at heraldnet.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Arizona; US: California; US: Washington
KEYWORDS: aliens; fakehatecrime; immigrantlist; immigration; mad; minuteman; minutemen; ms13; shawnaforde; wod
Minutemen American Defense

http://www.minutemenamericandefense.us/

National Director "Shawna Forde" brutally attacked

1 posted on 01/03/2009 8:28:34 AM PST by SwinneySwitch
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To: SwinneySwitch

And so it begins.


2 posted on 01/03/2009 8:31:25 AM PST by vladimir998 (Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ. St. Jerome)
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To: SwinneySwitch

This is a confused story so it would be prudent to wait until the police complete their investigation.


3 posted on 01/03/2009 8:38:42 AM PST by decimon
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To: vladimir998

lock and load.


4 posted on 01/03/2009 8:40:02 AM PST by o_zarkman44 (Since when is paying more, but getting less, considered Patriotic?)
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To: SwinneySwitch

Sounds like they need to be under some kind of guard. Can’t count on the “authorities” to do the job so I guess it’s up to the folks again.


5 posted on 01/03/2009 8:44:46 AM PST by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: decimon
This is a confused story so it would be prudent to wait until the police complete their investigation.

Agreed.

There's something that seems a little odd about this, although I can't put my finger on it.

6 posted on 01/03/2009 8:49:41 AM PST by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: Owl_Eagle

I can. She is beaten up. In Mexico they are killing and beheading. Yet she is beaten up?


7 posted on 01/03/2009 8:52:25 AM PST by dominic flandry
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To: dominic flandry

Well her husband was shot.


8 posted on 01/03/2009 9:01:02 AM PST by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: Owl_Eagle
There's something that seems a little odd about this, although I can't put my finger on it.

Yup! Narrow-faced stranger?


9 posted on 01/03/2009 9:02:22 AM PST by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Red_Devil 232

The only description of an attacker that I saw is white.


10 posted on 01/03/2009 9:05:04 AM PST by gracesdad
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To: dominic flandry
Just looked at the photos on her site.

I have to say they're not terribly convincing. Multiple, parallel, superficial wounds. Many are on the right side, which makes it easier for a right-hander to self-inflict.

Although her face wound is on the left side.

I'm not a crime scene investigator/forensics expert, but I have made a hobby of looking at fake hate crimes, and this does look like on of them to this untrained eye.

Hope I'm wrong, because it'll just offer another weapon for the open borders crowd to attack the rule of law folks with, but I don't think I am.

11 posted on 01/03/2009 9:06:13 AM PST by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: cripplecreek
Well her husband was shot.

Yeah, life threatening GSWs tend to be a little harder to fake.

I wonder if she faked this attack to gain some of the sympathy her husband had been getting? They were headed for divorce although I don't know how much acrimony was involved.

Actually, I'm getting WAY past my level of expertise, so I'll refrain from further speculation.

12 posted on 01/03/2009 9:09:21 AM PST by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: Owl_Eagle

Or it could be some locals who are sympathetic to illegals.


13 posted on 01/03/2009 9:11:24 AM PST by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: Owl_Eagle

I am with you; something is not right here. I looked at her pictures, and she claims she was hit with a baseball bat or something similar. I can tell you, if she was hit with a baseball bat the wounds would be much more severe. She also said she did not want to get into the details of the “rape” and in the report the police did not have much to say. I would assume she went to the hospital and had an exam and evidence collected so if you are going to post all of this why not give more details and why do I get the sense the Police are a little skeptical.... Something is just not right here.


14 posted on 01/03/2009 9:25:31 AM PST by martinidon
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To: SwinneySwitch

How is it that these people are not armed to protect themselves and their homes?

ESPECIALLY AFTER THE FIRST ATTACK????


15 posted on 01/03/2009 9:27:21 AM PST by G Larry (Barack’s character has been molded by extremists)
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To: gracesdad
Second sentence in the original post:

First a north Everett man was seriously wounded when a narrow-faced stranger burst into his home Dec. 22 and began shooting.

16 posted on 01/03/2009 9:31:33 AM PST by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: cripplecreek
Sounds like they need to be under some kind of guard. Can’t count on the “authorities” to do the job so I guess it’s up to the folks again.

The “authorities” will be right out to confiscate the "folks" guns.

17 posted on 01/03/2009 10:01:00 AM PST by Navy Patriot (John McCain, the Manchurian Candidate, makes a Marxist President.)
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To: SwinneySwitch

It could have been some of O’s civilian police practicing for their debut.


18 posted on 01/03/2009 10:27:53 AM PST by pallis
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To: 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; 7.62 x 51mm; ..

ping


19 posted on 01/03/2009 10:58:50 AM PST by gubamyster
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To: Navy Patriot
This year will go down in history. For the first time, a civilized nation has full gun registration. Our streets will be safer, our police more efficient, and the world will follow our lead into the future!
- Adolph Hitler [1935] The Weapons Act of Nazi Germany.

0bama’s approach to ‘civilization’. It will not be pretty.

20 posted on 01/03/2009 11:49:37 AM PST by originalbuckeye
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To: SwinneySwitch

Thanks for posting. My reaction & comment is the same as Gilchrist’s....

“If it was an act of MS-13, or an illegal alien or a drug cartel we are going to come out with a passion that the public has never seen before,” he said. “That is not a threat of violence,” but a promise of “dire consequences, politically and socially,” he said.”


21 posted on 01/03/2009 12:10:43 PM PST by Kimberly GG (Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda been HUNTER.)
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To: decimon
This is a confused story so it would be prudent to wait until the police complete their investigation.

This is a confused story so it would be prudent to wait until a thorough police and independent investigation is completed.

22 posted on 01/03/2009 12:38:40 PM PST by Ron H. (Hussein Obama - the great Pretender President!)
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To: decimon

Prudent?

“BE CAREFUL....BE SAFE””....BE PACKING ENOUGH!!!”

Pat K. and Thomas K.


23 posted on 01/03/2009 2:09:58 PM PST by SwinneySwitch (Hoping y'all have a Happy and Prosperous New Year)
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To: decimon

I agree. Something about it smells fishy.


24 posted on 01/03/2009 6:19:23 PM PST by Momma Republican (The United States of America - ONE Nation Under God)
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To: SwinneySwitch

PHOTOS

http://www.minutemenamericandefense.us/BrutalAttack.html


25 posted on 01/03/2009 7:21:53 PM PST by Ladycalif (Free - Ramos and Compean)
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To: SwinneySwitch; tennteacher; lonewacko_dot_com; radar101; ruination; gubamyster; Czar; nicmarlo; ...

ping


26 posted on 01/03/2009 7:31:07 PM PST by Ladycalif (Free - Ramos and Compean)
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To: Owl_Eagle
I'm not a crime scene investigator/forensics expert, but I have made a hobby of looking at fake hate crimes, and this does look like on of them to this untrained eye.

You do realize the wife or the husband or both, described the shooter of the husband as being white?

Just curious, in your hobby, what race or nationality is more likely to be guilty of, "faking a hate crime"?

In your hobby, have you noticed any patterns or profiles in regards to those making these types of false allegations?

27 posted on 01/03/2009 8:08:29 PM PST by dragnet2
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To: originalbuckeye

It’s a fake quote.


28 posted on 01/03/2009 11:04:45 PM PST by Ajnin
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To: dragnet2
Just curious, in your hobby, what race or nationality is more likely to be guilty of, "faking a hate crime"?

Race/nationality wise, muslims of arab descent by a long shot. Of course there was a great spike in the year or so after 9-11, but they're still the leaders by a solid margin.

Next most likely are blacks, sometimes you'll see a family burn a cross in their yard, but that's unusual. In most cases it's something like carving the word "nigger" into a door, usually at college. There was a big uptick in noose hanging after the "Jena Six" incident.

In your hobby, have you noticed any patterns or profiles in regards to those making these types of false allegations?

This is far more likely to be done by young people than old. Gender-wise, it's probably 60-40 with the edge towards females.

It's still more likely to be a lib than a conservative, but, unfortunately we could be making a little surge as of late (McCain girl, probably the Augsburg College case, probably this).

29 posted on 01/04/2009 1:47:57 AM PST by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: dragnet2

There was a woman a few months back who claimed she was attacked by rabid Obama supporters who cut the initials “B O” into her face. It turned out that she did it to herself. The cuts were extremely shallow and backward mirror image.


30 posted on 01/04/2009 1:52:08 AM PST by NewRomeTacitus
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To: Owl_Eagle

You are aware that we are under a concerted “confusion to the enemy” campaign from those hellbent to convince us that Obama’s mouth is next to God’s ear?

The liberal SOBs are here in FR stirring up crap all over the place.


31 posted on 01/04/2009 2:02:48 AM PST by NewRomeTacitus
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To: NewRomeTacitus

There was also a young girl who falsely accused some of her Hispanic classmates of assaulting her and threatening her with rape last year.


32 posted on 01/04/2009 5:36:39 PM PST by Momma Republican (May God bless and protect His children in Israel and the IDF.)
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To: Momma Republican
There are many reasons why this story is false and faked. The so called bruises are fake. These pictures were taken 2 days after the attack allegedly happened. If someone had beaten you with a bat then there would be swelling Her black eye would be red and a knife would have done more than an already healed scratch.
She is a cosmetologist and make up artists
Last year she faked a story about her daughter being kidnapped by illegal alien gang members. It was not true but she was asking for money for a search and yet she never had a Amber alert The daughter was at a friends house posting on her my space page the whole time. When she was called on this , bingo daughter reappears.

She is going through a very contentious divorce with her third husband.

She is not and has not done border ops in AZ, she was having an affair there with a guy

She is a known drug user, pain meds

For all we know she hired someone to shoot her husband and that didn't work so she made this whole thing up. Her husband was her only source of money and he has cut her off and she is now using money people send to her website to live on. Oh she has guns in her house but really doesn't know how to use them.

She called the paper to see if they were running a story on her attack not the other way around

She is giving a statement to police sometime next week ???? I know if I had been attacked I would have given a statement right then and there. Also it states when she returned from the hospital Her husband is in the hospital she wasn't

MS13
doesn't leave survivors either nor are they white. In the past she has left threatening messages on the phone to one of my friends when they called her to the rug on her daughters fake story. This women is nuts just as much as Gilchrist

33 posted on 01/05/2009 6:29:07 AM PST by tx2ca
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To: NewRomeTacitus

Wasn’t she a Ron Paul follower? It seems that these wackos are attracted to extremists groups.


34 posted on 01/05/2009 2:28:44 PM PST by Momma Republican (God bless and protect His children in Israel and the IDF.)
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To: Owl_Eagle

Perhaps that “Internet powerhouse” forensics expert Polarik should sounds off on this fake


35 posted on 01/05/2009 3:04:13 PM PST by MilspecRob (Most people don't act stupid, they really are.)
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To: dragnet2
Judging from the articles I have seen in local papers, the faked cases have involved minorities or off-beat groups. Just recently a 19-year old Hispanic woman claimed a rape and attack on her child that turned out to be fake.
36 posted on 01/05/2009 3:08:22 PM PST by Dante3
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To: tx2ca

tx2ca, you seem to know Shawna even better than I.
Shawna was kicked out of Minuteman Civil Defense Corps here in Washington State back in Feb. 2006.
There have been several other incidents along the lines of her missing daughter over the last 3 years. Some involved fundraising.

Your remarks are right on!


37 posted on 01/05/2009 3:51:29 PM PST by Halcontent
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To: Momma Republican
Wasn’t she a Ron Paul follower? It seems that these wackos are attracted to extremists groups.

Yes she was. There's always a fringe who take things too far - I'd wager the Amish have their radicals living in caves screaming at the "evil house dwellers". Some followers of Dennis Kucinich tried to corral me and a fellow conservative while brandishing knives a few years ago (2nd Amendment bump) because he dared to hold up a sign asking "What is it about illegal you don't understand?" at a Democrat rally.

It was obvious they were bottom-feeders attracted to the prospect of scot-free thuggery than anything else. Just what we'd get if Obama got the "Inland Defense" he proposed. Shades of Hitler's Brownshirts.

I'm far more concerned with the disturbed souls who prostrate, ululate and involuntarily urinate at the prospect of touching the hem of the One's garment. No man or woman is worthy of worship. Only one entity would encourage such and their future is already written.

38 posted on 01/05/2009 5:25:29 PM PST by NewRomeTacitus
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To: Halcontent
Yes HAL I know about that too

She is also making a so called documentary or has been for years Except that she was stealing other peoples u tube videos and calling them her own. We called her on it for the the last 2 summers she has said it was going to be in theaters

Did you know she now charges for taking people to the border. Heck I'll give em for free.

She is in the process of now changing her story and taken the pictures down. Can you say BUSTED

All her border ops on her site are other people where she just shows up and then takes a picture and says MAD does the border.

39 posted on 01/05/2009 6:02:19 PM PST by tx2ca
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To: tx2ca

Bingo! She’s pulled the same “border ops charade” up here on the B.C. border; just driving around snapping photos.
Rumor was about 18 months ago she bamboozled a sugar daddy out of $25K to do her “documentary”.
That money is gone and now hubby is dumping her.
Wonder if he has life insurance?
Should be a follow-up story in the Everett Herald tomorrow or the next day on this.
http://www.heraldnet.com/


40 posted on 01/05/2009 7:48:24 PM PST by Halcontent
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To: Hi Heels; All

It’s so sad to see so many unqualified people play judge, jury and prosecutor by attacking the victims here. Let it go through the courts. Ethics demand that all be fair instead of trying to make political hay or make anti-minuteman agenda smearing.


41 posted on 01/09/2009 5:41:37 PM PST by cowboy_code (Note for visitors at Arafat's grave - first dance, THEN pee.)
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To: Owl_Eagle

http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/hourlyupdate/296827.php


42 posted on 06/12/2009 11:52:54 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( Don't mess with the mockingbird! /\/\ http://tiny.cc/freepthis)
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To: smokingfrog

Thanks for the ping!

I’ve just spent about 45 minutes trying to piece this whole thing together. I guess the important take away is that this woman appears to be insane.


43 posted on 06/14/2009 10:12:48 AM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: Owl_Eagle
She's a whack job alright. Problem is, the lefties all seem to be trying to make the point that she was connected to border security and illegal immigration issues.

google news search for shawana forde

44 posted on 06/14/2009 2:30:11 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( Don't mess with the mockingbird! /\/\ http://tiny.cc/freepthis)
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To: SwinneySwitch
Minutemen brace for possible backlash [arrest of Shawna Forde]
45 posted on 06/14/2009 2:34:13 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( Don't mess with the mockingbird! /\/\ http://tiny.cc/freepthis)
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To: smokingfrog

You are right about laying blame on the Right. This was posted on Twitter:

http://tinyurl.com/lajsry

http://tpmmuckraker.talkingpointsmemo.com/2009/06/more_rightwing_violence_anti-immigrant_suspects_in_1.php


46 posted on 06/17/2009 2:28:28 AM PDT by Help!
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To: smokingfrog

And there’s this

http://crooksandliars.com/


47 posted on 06/17/2009 3:02:41 AM PDT by Help!
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