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Bomb squads prepare to enter Colo. suspect's apt
Associated Press ^ | July 21, 2012 | P. SOLOMON BANDA and THOMAS PEIPERT

Posted on 07/21/2012 12:16:02 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Authorities on Saturday began the intricate process of disarming booby traps in the apartment of the suspect behind the Colorado movie theater rampage, hoping to find clues inside to the motive for the shootings without causing an explosion that could destroy key evidence.

Scores of law enforcement officials, including bomb squad technicians and dozens of federal agents, removed one trip wire and one explosive device inside James Holmes' apartment Saturday, and "other devices" are in there, Aurora police Sgt. Cassidee Carlson said.

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1 posted on 07/21/2012 12:16:06 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Explosion at the apartment


2 posted on 07/21/2012 12:27:35 PM PDT by GeorgiaDawg32 (This tagline for rent. Contact GeorgiaDawg32 for pricing and excellent financing options.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’d sure like to know WHICH WINDOW they’re using to enter the apartment! I’m sure the floor plan is pretty standard, so WHY can’t they tell us????


3 posted on 07/21/2012 12:27:35 PM PDT by Humidston (For the first time in my adult life I FEAR my government.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Kiss that security deposit goodbye.


4 posted on 07/21/2012 12:28:40 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Humidston

Watching fox. Maybe a bedroom?


5 posted on 07/21/2012 12:28:40 PM PDT by GeorgiaDawg32 (This tagline for rent. Contact GeorgiaDawg32 for pricing and excellent financing options.)
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To: Humidston

Looks like dining area window


6 posted on 07/21/2012 12:33:23 PM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: martin_fierro; Revolting cat!

7 posted on 07/21/2012 12:43:08 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Eric Holder's NAACP rally against the voter ID laws required the press to bring govt issue photo ID.)
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To: a fool in paradise

“Some days you just can’t get rid of a bomb...”


8 posted on 07/21/2012 12:44:47 PM PDT by BrewingFrog (I brew, therefore I am!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

>destroy key evidence

How much more evidence do they need to put this loony away for life? There is some serious stupid entrenched in our justice system.


9 posted on 07/21/2012 12:48:23 PM PDT by soycd
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To: BrewingFrog

“They may be drinkers, Robin, but they are still human beings.”


10 posted on 07/21/2012 12:56:01 PM PDT by MikeSteelBe (Austrian Hitler was, as the Halfrican Hitler does.)
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To: soycd

You don’t want to know if there are conspirators?


11 posted on 07/21/2012 1:04:53 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Explosion was LEOs blowing out window frame for better access.


12 posted on 07/21/2012 1:07:56 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

why not just cut through the interior wall with a razor knife? It’s just drywall on wood studs.


13 posted on 07/21/2012 1:11:44 PM PDT by lack-of-trust
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To: 1rudeboy; ATLDiver; Lazamataz

I’d love to have an image of his computer’s hard drive to play with.


14 posted on 07/21/2012 1:12:58 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The press calls Holmes a “suspect” yet the media is more brazen in their portrayal of Zimmerman as a “murderer”.


15 posted on 07/21/2012 1:13:47 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Eric Holder's NAACP rally against the voter ID laws required the press to bring govt issue photo ID.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’ve read reports indicating that neighbors believe he tried to lure someone in to set it off. The front door was left unlocked, and techno music was left playing very loudly set on repeat, until 1:00 AM, when it shut off.


16 posted on 07/21/2012 1:19:53 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: RegulatorCountry

The neighbor lady in the apartment below him went up to ask him to turn down the music. She was interviewed and said the door was cracked but for some reason she didn’t push it open. That was her lucky day.


17 posted on 07/21/2012 1:25:30 PM PDT by bgill
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To: bgill

I’m surprised the name of the song hasn’t been made known, given the apparently highly symbolic nature of other actions taken. I suspect there was an intended “message” there. A lot of deliberation and planning, here, rather obsessively detailed. That sort of mindset wouldn’t throw on just any old techno.


18 posted on 07/21/2012 1:35:57 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

I’m watching Fox too, and they have interviewed the couple who live below a couple of times. Seems like the logical question would be to ask them since the floorplan is the same. FRUSTRATING!


19 posted on 07/21/2012 1:40:02 PM PDT by Humidston (For the first time in my adult life I FEAR my government.)
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To: RegulatorCountry

“Sympathy for the devil”


20 posted on 07/21/2012 1:40:23 PM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: Free ThinkerNY

You’ve got mail


21 posted on 07/21/2012 1:48:50 PM PDT by Leep (Enemy of the Statist)
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To: RegulatorCountry

That was my thought, too. She didn’t say other than it was techno. Wonder why it’s being all hush hush?


22 posted on 07/21/2012 1:53:06 PM PDT by bgill
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To: GeorgiaDawg32; mickie
"Explosion at the apartment."

I'll bet the poor schlump renter just got a new kitchen/dinette pass-through whether he wanted one or not.

Leni

23 posted on 07/21/2012 2:00:59 PM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: bgill
That was my thought, too. She didn’t say other than it was techno. Wonder why it’s being all hush hush?

Maybe because she didn't know the name of the song, not a big fan of techno?

24 posted on 07/21/2012 2:03:54 PM PDT by MD Expat in PA
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Bet the liquid in the bottles is water or gasoline.


25 posted on 07/21/2012 2:04:13 PM PDT by Kent1957
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To: MinuteGal

Reminds me of an old Stephen Wright joke:

“I installed a skylight in my apartment... The people who live above me are furious!”


26 posted on 07/21/2012 2:14:35 PM PDT by christx30 (Freedom above all.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
What the hell?
Who cares why he did it.

He did it.
You caught him.
Now fry him and move on.

27 posted on 07/21/2012 2:39:58 PM PDT by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party of NO! Nobama, No Way, No How!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Why not make HIM enter the apartment and either disarm it, or die?


28 posted on 07/21/2012 3:02:41 PM PDT by montag813
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To: bgill
The neighbor lady in the apartment below him went up to ask him to turn down the music. She was interviewed and said the door was cracked but for some reason she didn’t push it open. That was her lucky day.

A deliberate attempt to draw emergency responders and police to the apartment at the same time he was carrying out his massacre at the threatre.
Now we have to listen to months of handwringing from the judicial system as to whether he is 'competent' to stand trial. Only in America.
29 posted on 07/21/2012 4:19:24 PM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America will survive this Obamination.)
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

We should ban guns because he booby trapped his appartment, hadji style. (sarc off)

So, who is going to declare a reckless and irrelevant civil war against guns in the name of this now...


30 posted on 07/21/2012 4:30:17 PM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: JudgemAll

LOL, it’s already started


31 posted on 07/21/2012 4:31:27 PM PDT by GeorgiaDawg32 (This tagline for rent. Contact GeorgiaDawg32 for pricing and excellent financing options.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Heck. walk Holmes through the front door.

5.56mm

32 posted on 07/21/2012 4:32:37 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: MD Expat in PA; Deo volente

Guess we’ll hear the song title during the trial.

Right now, it seems the talking heads are leaning toward he was sane enough what with him being tops in his class and went to so much trouble to plan this out and knows enough to call for a lawyer immediately. Of course, if he’d been a minority or of a certain religion, they’d be on his side but he’s a white middle class well educated male so they want him to fry. For once, I’m with them.

Did y’all hear the talking head a few minute ago interviewing a gal that was more a “repeat after me” than an interview? Geez, who’s making the news?

Newsette - Did you think he was part of the movie?

Gal - Yes, I thought he was part of the movie.

Newsette - Did you think the first gunshots were fireworks?

Gal - Yes, I thought the first gunshots were fireworks.


33 posted on 07/21/2012 4:38:25 PM PDT by bgill
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To: 1rudeboy

Yes actually. It just struck me as asinine to be mostly concerned about blowing up evidence when demolishing an entire
apartment building would be the main concern logically.

I guess I’m still jaded by the stupidity of my local authorities for holding me in jail for a week when the gunman’s
lead was dug out of my front door jamb hours after my self defense moment and the 911 tape of me on the phone trying
to get the cops to stop the gunman before he got to my house.


34 posted on 07/21/2012 5:27:37 PM PDT by soycd
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To: martin_fierro

Yes, I “laughed out loud”


35 posted on 07/21/2012 6:52:22 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: bgill

This man is a cold-blooded mass murderer. Of course he’s competent to stand trial, but instead he will have a host of psychiatrists and a team of lawyers who will file endless motions to have him “tested” and retested over the next several years. I expect a circus in the courtroom if this ever comes to trial.


36 posted on 07/21/2012 8:06:06 PM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America will survive this Obamination.)
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To: Deo volente

I say that we use the english code of reciprosity to determine guilt..... FDAT!!!!!!!!!!!!! why cant we just kill this phycho path without listnin to his lifes problems


37 posted on 07/21/2012 8:16:37 PM PDT by Dosa26 (JURY NULLIFICATION! IT'S THE LAW)
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To: Dosa26

Here’s a man who was executed 20 days after he killed eight schoolchildren in China. Arrest, trial, appeals, and sentence all concluded in three weeks’ time:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8648077.stm

Chinese justice for mass murderers, very efficient.


38 posted on 07/21/2012 8:28:53 PM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America will survive this Obamination.)
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