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James Holmes jailed in solitary: ĎAll the inmates were talking about killing himí
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | July 21, 2012 | Matthew Lysiak In Aurora, Colo. AND Larry Mcshane

Posted on 07/21/2012 2:10:29 PM PDT by Mount Athos

Remorseless mass-murder suspect James Holmes was locked up alone Saturday over fears that the self-proclaimed Joker would become a target for other inmates.

The man accused in the Colorado movie theater massacre was still behaving erratically on the day after his rampage at a midnight screening of “The Dark Night Rises” — the last film in the Batman trilogy.

“Let’s just say he hasn’t shown any remorse,” a jail employee told the Daily News. “He thinks he’s acting in a movie.”

A released inmate said Holmes’ behavior behind bars was increasingly irrational.

“He was spitting at the door and spitting at the guards,” the inmate told The News. “He's spitting at everything. Dude was acting crazy.”

Holmes, 24, was also placed on suicide watch in solitary confinement before eating a jailhouse breakfast of grits and sausage, according to a cafeteria worker.

Two other just-released inmates said the concerns of Arapahoe Detention Center officials over Holmes’ life were well-founded.

“All the inmates were talking about killing him,” Wayne Medley, 24, said as he left the facility. “Everyone was looking for an opportunity. It’s all they could talk about.”

Freed inmate Dima Danilov, 22, said the suspect’s face was covered with a red towel when he arrived at the jail about two hours after 12 people were killed and 58 wounded inside an Aurora, Colo., multiplex.

Holmes — who had dyed his hair red — was also wearing red clothing beneath the black body armor that terrified moviegoers saw when he opened fire early Friday morning, Danilov said.

Jail guards “blacked out his windows with duct tape so no one could see him,” said Danilov. “He was cuffed in the back and had leg shackles. Six officers were walking him.”

The deranged suspected killer, a former honors student and Ph.D. candidate, said nothing and walked slowly to his cell.

Danilov said that if Holmes was released into the general jail population, “he won’t live to see Monday’s court appearance.”

Holmes is due for his first court appearance on Monday morning. He could face the death penalty, if found mentally competent and convicted in the murder spree.

Cops returned Saturday for a second day to Holmes’ suburban Denver apartment, which was rigged with chemical and explosive booby-traps by its jailed tenant before his rampage.

Eleven of the victims shot during the midnight screening of “The Dark Knight Rises” remained in critical condition Saturday at Colorado hospitals.

According to NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly, the mass killer declared that “he was the Joker, enemy of Batman” after the massacre ended.

Holmes, who came to Colorado from California to continue his education, was armed with an AR-15 assault rifle, a Remington 870 shotgun and two .40-caliber Glock handguns.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: bubbaandlydelltime; corrections; inmates; jamesholmes
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1 posted on 07/21/2012 2:10:34 PM PDT by Mount Athos
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To: Mount Athos

Leave him his belt, shoestrings and a long bit of rope fashioned in a noose.Guilty or mad, retribution is up to the Lord but there are no biblical rules against the power of suggestion.


2 posted on 07/21/2012 2:15:06 PM PDT by Cyman
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To: Mount Athos

Insanity Defense....Right out of Nicholson’s One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest.


3 posted on 07/21/2012 2:17:39 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Mount Athos

Any informal justice meted out upon the young miscreant will save the state many man hours and countless funds, as well as do the job that the timid justice system is afraid to do.


4 posted on 07/21/2012 2:18:08 PM PDT by lurk
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To: Mount Athos

>>“Let’s just say he hasn’t shown any remorse,” a jail employee told the Daily News. “He thinks he’s acting in a movie.” <<

Thank you so much, Jail Employee, for setting up that insanity plea that this murderer will use.


5 posted on 07/21/2012 2:18:17 PM PDT by netmilsmom (Romney scares me. Obama is the freaking nightmare that is so bad you are afraid to go back to sleep)
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To: Cyman
"Guilty or mad, retribution is up to the Lord but there are no biblical rules against the power of suggestion."

Heh heh heh ... I think it's actually sanctioned ... at least in one instance;


Where y'been ?

(paraphrased)

Just hangin' out, checkin up on your work

'Ja pick up on m'man, Job ?

Yeah ... so what?

Pretty cool, ain't he?

Yeah, but you're protectin' him

K ... you can do anything you want but kill him, OK ?

6 posted on 07/21/2012 2:22:34 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Mount Athos
‘All the inmates were talking about killing him’

They could start with any random occutard. They are all one and the same.

7 posted on 07/21/2012 2:23:56 PM PDT by Caipirabob (I say we take off and Newt the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure...)
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To: Mount Athos

Grits and sausage??? That’s cruel and unusual punishment!


8 posted on 07/21/2012 2:24:23 PM PDT by Snow Eagle ("... Against all enemies, foreign AND DOMESTIC")
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To: Cyman

You know how it goes.

They can always pull a Lee Harvey Oswald on him so that more elites, with their personal bodyguards, can go berserk and scream about gun control.


9 posted on 07/21/2012 2:27:05 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: Mount Athos

Put him in one of Bashar Assad’s many prisons...


10 posted on 07/21/2012 2:27:44 PM PDT by donozark (Col. C.Beckwith:I'd rather go down the river with 7 studs than with a hundred shitheads.)
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To: knarf
I prefer the LOLcat Bible translation:

6 Teh ayngles wented to seez Ceiling Cat, and Basement Cat wented two.7 Ceiling Cat axt Basement Cat, "Wher wuz u?" Basement Cat saied "Oh, hai. I'z wuz in ur urfs, wawking up and down uponz it."8 Teh Ceiling Cat sez "Has u seen mai servnt Job? He can has cheezburger cuz he laiks me."

9 "No wai!" sed Basement Cat.10 "U just plyin favrits.11 If u take his cheezburgers, oar his bukkit, he no laiks u no moar."

12 Then teh Ceiling Cat sez "Okai, u can take his bukkit, but no givin Job owies." And then Basement Cat went awai.


11 posted on 07/21/2012 2:27:52 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Mount Athos
Sounds like the perp is still on drugs or thinks he is smart enough to beat the charges on insanity.
12 posted on 07/21/2012 2:29:43 PM PDT by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: Slings and Arrows
Ceiling Cat and Basement Cat ?

Heh heh heh .. I kind'a like that.

13 posted on 07/21/2012 2:31:16 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Mount Athos

Red and Black what could it mean?

I have my suspicions.


14 posted on 07/21/2012 2:31:35 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Cyman
I find it interesting how Holmes’s timeline, not the sequence in his period last night. How much range time this guy spent? From his shotgun, AR15, Glock along with his mags and ammo.

I wonder when did they see his parents started seeing his warning signs?

15 posted on 07/21/2012 2:34:10 PM PDT by Recon Dad (Gas & Petroleum Junkie)
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To: tet68

16 posted on 07/21/2012 2:37:27 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: Snow Eagle
Grits and sausage??? That’s cruel and unusual punishment!

Only if you're a good-for-nothin' damn Yankee.

Many a Southerner would consider that a gracious last meal prior to execution.
17 posted on 07/21/2012 2:38:27 PM PDT by mkjessup (Romney is to conservatism what Helen Thomas is to a high fashion model walkway.)
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To: Mount Athos
All the inmates were talking about killing him

You see? That's why they're all in jail; can't keep their mouths shut.

18 posted on 07/21/2012 2:39:02 PM PDT by seowulf ("If you write a whole line of zeroes, it's still---nothing"...Kira Alexandrovna Argounova)
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To: Recon Dad

From reports yesterday, the guns were recent (within 6 months) purchases and were purchased in the Denver/Aurora area.

His parents live in California. They may not have known of his recent activities.


19 posted on 07/21/2012 2:40:34 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Snow Eagle

You gotta be kidding me. That is food heaven. Now Cream of Wheat would be another matter all together.


20 posted on 07/21/2012 2:44:05 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Too many thinking Freepers have left the building...)
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To: mountainlion

I never understood the insanity plea. Of course, he’s insane. Nobody in their right mind would do what he did. Hang him anyway.


21 posted on 07/21/2012 2:44:38 PM PDT by Terry Mross ( To kin and former friends: Do not attempt to contact me as long as you love obama.)
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To: Sacajaweau

To paraphrase Dennis Miller: He’s crazy, so put him in a clown suit and then fry him.


22 posted on 07/21/2012 2:49:01 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Mount Athos

He was never in any danger of going into general population.


23 posted on 07/21/2012 2:49:13 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Lucky9teen

You got it.
No proof as yet but time will tell.
Eventually he’ll talk, his ego will demand it.


24 posted on 07/21/2012 2:49:57 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Terry Mross

Can we have a bunch of shrinks pick him apart very slowly first?


25 posted on 07/21/2012 2:53:09 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1278 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...)
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To: mkjessup

” Many a Southerner would consider that a gracious last meal prior to execution”

No bacon? Jail is a bitch!


26 posted on 07/21/2012 2:53:59 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: knarf

In teh naemz of Ceiling Cat, Happy Cat, and Hovercat, amenz and kthxbai.


27 posted on 07/21/2012 2:54:33 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Recon Dad
I read another article stating there was a bumper sticker on his mother's car what was from an organization which deals with people who are chronically depressed and suicidal.

"A SUV parked in the home's driveway had a sticker on the back window that said, "TO WRITE LOVE ON HER ARMS," the name of a nonprofit "dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide."

28 posted on 07/21/2012 2:55:17 PM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: Caipirabob
They could start with any random occutard. They are all one and the same.

1. Any actual evidence this guy was an OWS idiot?

2. Are you suggesting that the inmates should go around killing OWS idiots?

29 posted on 07/21/2012 2:55:48 PM PDT by Conscience of a Conservative
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To: Lucky9teen

What is it?


30 posted on 07/21/2012 2:55:58 PM PDT by samtheman (Obama. Mugabe. Chavez. (Obamugavez))
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To: goseminoles
” Many a Southerner would consider that a gracious last meal prior to execution”

No bacon? Jail is a bitch!

No bacon for your last meal. It's bad for you, you know.

31 posted on 07/21/2012 2:59:00 PM PDT by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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To: Conscience of a Conservative
2. Are you suggesting that the inmates should go around killing OWS idiots?

Let me think about that for a while.
32 posted on 07/21/2012 2:59:35 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: knarf

P.S. http://www.lolcatbible.com/index.php?title=Main_Page


33 posted on 07/21/2012 3:01:36 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Cyman
there are no biblical rules against the power of suggestion.

Lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil.

34 posted on 07/21/2012 3:06:11 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Real men are not threatened by strong women." -- Sarah Palin)
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To: CaptainK

A FReeper noticed the Equality symbol on the car, the blue rectangle with the yellow equal sign.


35 posted on 07/21/2012 3:12:03 PM PDT by txhurl (Scott Walker is my President.)
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To: Mount Athos

Hope he gets the Dahlmer welcome wagon and save the taxpayers the cost of feeding the POS, years of public-funded appeals, and the added grief and anguish to families of the victims when the POS is eventually released (for “good behavior”) by some bleeding heart LIEberal judge or parole board.


36 posted on 07/21/2012 3:15:46 PM PDT by RasterMaster ("Towering genius disdains a beaten path." - Abraham Lincoln)
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To: tet68
Eventually he’ll talk, his ego will demand it.

He probably will and that's a good reason to keep him alive now.

Perhaps when the explosives disposal teams get finished, assuming that they are successful without destroying everything in his apartment, information on how and from whom he got the funds to buy large quantities of firearms, ammunition and other stuff will be found. It might be useful to question him about that. Was he, as the "news" says, acting alone? If not, for whom, why and to what end?

37 posted on 07/21/2012 3:16:59 PM PDT by DanMiller (Dan Miller)
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To: Mount Athos
Just remember, Jimmy. It’s not all fun and games until somebody gets the pencil trick done on them. It’s all fun and games until you get the pencil trick done on you.
38 posted on 07/21/2012 3:18:54 PM PDT by RichInOC ("Some men just want to watch the world burn."...R.I.P.)
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To: Slings and Arrows
"Hay guise, luk! teh virjn is all preggers, and dey gonna call him A-manual", dat be joospeek for "Ceiling Cat wiv us"...Matthew 1:23

LOL shreeks ovah heer, cuz mah gospill boat iz floted!

39 posted on 07/21/2012 3:19:03 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Real men are not threatened by strong women." -- Sarah Palin)
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To: Mount Athos

I think that prison should have a good, all-American game of baseball this weekend, with Spittin’ Jimmie out there with the rest of the prison population. The guards should make sure there are plenty of bats. Cleats on the shoes, too, we don’t want anyone twisting an ankle while rounding second.


40 posted on 07/21/2012 3:20:19 PM PDT by Snake65
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To: Sacajaweau

Never happen. The meticulous planning including booby trapping his apartment will negate insanity. He was fully cognizant of his actions.


41 posted on 07/21/2012 3:20:19 PM PDT by GeorgiaDawg32 (This tagline for rent. Contact GeorgiaDawg32 for pricing and excellent financing options.)
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To: Mount Athos

He wasn’t acting crazy, he IS crazy. His mother knew immediately that he was the shooter, and I’m sure a lot of other people weren’t surprised.

Virtually all of our recent mass murderers have been under treatment for mental illness, or were known by their families to be mentally ill, and in many cases the families had tried to get help and it was refused.

This all dates back to the 1960s and the Langian (radical left wing) theory that only the mad were truly sane, because they recognized the horrors of capitalism. We need a new mental health paradigm.


42 posted on 07/21/2012 3:23:14 PM PDT by livius
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To: donozark

Always said we outsourced the wrong jobs to China! We should contract with Chinatotend our prisoners under contract in Chinese Prisons! If You are thrown into a Chinese Prison, You will not live longer than one month, two at the most unless You have Family and Friends bribing the Guards and bringing You FOOD daily!Bet after a couple on monnths and the word drifting back to our urban Cesspools, Crimes would drop off dramatically!


43 posted on 07/21/2012 3:24:42 PM PDT by True Republican Patriot (May GOD SAVE OUR AMERICA from ALLAH and his Prophet, HUSSEIN OBAMA!!)
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To: Albion Wilde

http://www.lolcatbible.com/index.php?title=Psalm_23


44 posted on 07/21/2012 3:26:45 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

That’s not the standard. It’s whether you knew and acknowledged that what you were doing was wrong,and he clearly didn’t. Of course, neither do Muslims, which makes me think we should define Islam as mental illness...


45 posted on 07/21/2012 3:27:29 PM PDT by livius
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To: cripplecreek
Let me think about that for a while.

I hope you're kidding. If you really have to think about whether inmates should go around killing people because they hold different political beliefs than you (even if those political beliefs are vile and idiotic), that's sickening.

46 posted on 07/21/2012 3:30:54 PM PDT by Conscience of a Conservative
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To: DanMiller

Probably find cash and checks directly sent to him by Obama, Soros, Pelosi and Reid and of course Eric Holder!
For them, he provides the perfect reason to confiscate all of Our Firearms! This is better for them than “FAST & FURIOUS!”


47 posted on 07/21/2012 3:32:51 PM PDT by True Republican Patriot (May GOD SAVE OUR AMERICA from ALLAH and his Prophet, HUSSEIN OBAMA!!)
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To: True Republican Patriot
We should contract with Chinatotend our prisoners under contract in Chinese Prisons!

And the guards will sell your organs on the Internet!

WIN/WIN!

48 posted on 07/21/2012 3:32:51 PM PDT by jaz.357
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To: Lucky9teen; tet68

The rock group RUSH just came out with a new album a few weeks ago - a song called “The Anarchist” is on it. Sounds like the lyrics might capture this anarchist attitude pretty well.

The Anarchist, RUSH - Clockwork Angels Album, 2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=on3lLcAz4YU

Will there be world enough and time for me to sing that song?
A voice so silent for so long
For all those years I had to get along,
They told me I was wrong
I never wanted to belong - I was so strong

I lack their smiles and diamonds; I lack their happiness and love
I envy them for all those things, I never got my fair share of

The lenses inside of me that paint the world black
The pools of poison, the scarlet mist, that spill over into rage
The things I’ve always been denied
An early promise that somehow died
A missing part of me that grows around me like a cage

In all your science of the mind, seeking blind through flesh and bone
Find the blood inside this stone
What I know, I’ve never shown; what I feel, I’ve always known
I plan my vengeance on my own - and I was always alone

Oh - They tried to get me
Oh - they’ll never forget me.


49 posted on 07/21/2012 3:35:38 PM PDT by 21twelve
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To: mountainlion

Is there a difference in being insane and just plain evil and hated filled?


50 posted on 07/21/2012 3:36:42 PM PDT by funfan
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