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Alleged FRC Shooter Charged With Assault, Was Carrying 15 Chick-fil-A Sandwiches at Time of Shooting
DCist ^ | Aug 16 2012 | Unattributed

Posted on 08/16/2012 9:24:35 AM PDT by scottjewell

Pending other possible federal charges, the U.S. Attorney for D.C. announced this morning that Family Research Council shooting suspect Floyd Lee Corkins II will be arraigned this afternoon on charges of illegally bringing a weapon across state lines and assault with intent to kill:

"The defendant was charged with the federal offense of interstate transportation of a firearm and ammunition, along with the District of Columbia offense of assault with intent to kill while armed. The offenses carry the following maximum penalties: 10 years imprisonment on the federal offense and 30 years imprisonment on the District of Columbia offense. The District of Columbia offense also carries a mandatory-minimum term of five years imprisonment."

Police are still looking into what motivated the shooting, an investigation that could result in additional charges of domestic terrorism or hate crimes. In related news, the Washington Times' Andrea Noble reports that Corkins was found with 50 rounds of ammunition and 15 Chick-fil-A sandwiches.

The Family Research Council has defended the restaurant, which donates money to conservative organizations that advocate against same-sex marriage.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: chickfila; floydcorkins; frc; homosexualagenda
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1 posted on 08/16/2012 9:24:43 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell
Hmmmmmm.......

Maybe he was going to hand those sandwiches out to the people working at the FRC. Better check to see what's in those sandwiches.......

2 posted on 08/16/2012 9:27:07 AM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: scottjewell
Odd the press isn't making a big deal of the political shooting.

Any guesses as to why? I'm totally baffled./s

3 posted on 08/16/2012 9:27:24 AM PDT by GOPJ (Freeper Neveronmywatch's convinced: Put a compass in the hands of a liberal it'll point south.)
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To: scottjewell

An agent of the Bovine Liberation Front, obviously.


4 posted on 08/16/2012 9:29:21 AM PDT by No Truce With Kings (Ten years on FreeRepublic and counting.)
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To: GOPJ

Well in a serious vein, I was appalled (but I guess not too surprised , really) to see that many major LGBT sites are bashing NOM’s Brian Brown for daring to make this into “a political event”. See, when the shoe is on the other foot, libs just say this was “one lone madman, had nothing to do with politics”. Riiiight.


5 posted on 08/16/2012 9:30:45 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

Sounds a lot like the McDonald’s murder blog, mcmurder.com


6 posted on 08/16/2012 9:31:10 AM PDT by Morpheus2009
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To: scottjewell

“ASSAULT???”

Why not attempted murder!? Terrorist attack? Hate crime??

ASSAULT?!


7 posted on 08/16/2012 9:31:48 AM PDT by Marie ("The last time Democrats gloated this hard after a health care victory, they lost 60 House seats.")
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To: scottjewell; Slings and Arrows

slings...I am pinging you out on this one...

He had 15 chick fil a sandwiches? What was he gonna do, launch them from a catapult?


8 posted on 08/16/2012 9:32:05 AM PDT by Morgana (-----------> Eat at Chick-Fil-A <-----------)
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To: jeffc

Well, he sure did patronize Chick-Fil-A.

I bet he was going to bring them all “lunch” and then open fire. How ghastly. (Maybe LGBTs are going to say he was in with the CFA crowd, “just look at all the business he gave them” -riight)

Hasn’t been charged as a terrorist attempt yet, I believe, only assault with intent to kill.


9 posted on 08/16/2012 9:33:26 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: Marie

And a sentence of five years max, if even?


10 posted on 08/16/2012 9:34:25 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: GOPJ
Odd the press isn't making a big deal of the political shooting. Any guesses as to why? I'm totally baffled./s

I don't know. It's quite puzzling. I wonder if it could be because the shooter wanted to slaughter Christians or conservatives. The champions of tolerance wouldn't be swayed by that sort of thing, would they?
11 posted on 08/16/2012 9:34:34 AM PDT by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 !)
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To: ZX12R

The worst of it is the LGBTs are complaining their heads off that “the right is attempting to politicize this tragedy” - sickening hypocrisy!


12 posted on 08/16/2012 9:36:22 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: Morgana

I would say that the guys was simply a loon, who wasn’t going to make a lick of sense in what he did, plenty of disturbed people do things like hoard crap before they do something awful.


13 posted on 08/16/2012 9:38:24 AM PDT by Morpheus2009
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To: scottjewell

.... Had he actually launched one of those deadly Sandwiches (Considered to be WMD by liberals) I am sure he would have been charged with the full Attempted Murder.


14 posted on 08/16/2012 9:38:24 AM PDT by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: Morgana

I think he was going to serve them their last “lunch” at FRC. :-(


15 posted on 08/16/2012 9:38:35 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

Dick Durbin to introduce legislation limiting the number of Chick-Fil-A sandwiches an individual can possess at one time...


16 posted on 08/16/2012 9:40:39 AM PDT by davius (You can roll manure in powdered sugar but that don't make it a jelly doughnut.)
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To: ZX12R
I wonder if it could be because the shooter wanted to slaughter Christians or conservatives. The champions of tolerance wouldn't be swayed by that sort of thing, would they?

Hmmm, I agree - our press - the 'true champions of tolerance' as you call them - would never stoop to such a level. The lack of press coverage is a mystery. Maybe the New York Times has assigned a thumb sucker to this one because it's so important...

17 posted on 08/16/2012 9:41:42 AM PDT by GOPJ (Freeper Neveronmywatch's convinced: Put a compass in the hands of a liberal it'll point south.)
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18 posted on 08/16/2012 9:42:34 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("Jiggle the Handle for Barry!")
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To: R_Kangel

Ha, no doubt! When you think about it - It is just crazy, though, all those chicken sandwiches with an attack on FRC - you can’t make this sh*t up :-)


19 posted on 08/16/2012 9:42:52 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: davius

LMAO


20 posted on 08/16/2012 9:44:31 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: All

a few notes.
Free food is what most interns live off of. There are bars, clubs, and other places that offer free or really cheap food that interns flock to. He might have been headed into the office as a CFA employee to give away free food and kill as many eaters as possible.
This guy does not look very smart. I’m pretty sure he didn’t come up with this on his own either. It would not surprise me if he was kibitzing with a few of his friends at the local gay bar, bathhouse, Starbucks or Kramer books and they said “imagine if we lured a bunch of them with free food and just killed them, that would be cool...”


21 posted on 08/16/2012 9:45:11 AM PDT by newnhdad (Where will you be during the Election Riots of 2012/2013?)
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To: scottjewell

Was the sick bastard planning to lay chicken sandwiches on the bodies or something?


22 posted on 08/16/2012 9:46:09 AM PDT by youngidiot (The name's Bond. James Bond. James Bond Jovi.)
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To: scottjewell

Serve them or eat them? Have you seen the size of that guy?

Which begs another question. If he was going to protest Chick-fil-a think of how much money he just dropped on them.

As I said in another post, I would guess those sandwiches are about $4.50 a piece so that times 15 = $67.5

Yea $67.5 to “protest” something you hate.


23 posted on 08/16/2012 9:46:39 AM PDT by Morgana (-----------> Eat at Chick-Fil-A <-----------)
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To: Morgana

They were a “credibility prop”. He told the guard he was an “intern”.

The CFA bag implied he was sent out to get CFA for some “meeting upstairs”.


24 posted on 08/16/2012 9:46:55 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: No Truce With Kings

the age old question...which came first, the chicken or the
insanity?


25 posted on 08/16/2012 9:47:20 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Iron Munro

This sums it up to a ‘T’ - thanks for posting.


26 posted on 08/16/2012 9:47:22 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: Morgana

I was thinking that, too.


27 posted on 08/16/2012 9:48:37 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell
Alleged FRC Shooter ... Was Carrying 15 Chick-fil-A Sandwiches
After killing as many as possible this scumbag was going to place a sandwich on each of the dead bodies.
Not unlike the Ace of Spades "death card" seen in VN.

28 posted on 08/16/2012 9:48:37 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Morgana
He had 15 chick fil a sandwiches? What was he gonna do, launch them from a catapult?

I suspect he became obsessed with Chick-fil-A when he realized hundreds of thousands of conservatives showed up to protest for traditional marriage... And his 'side' couldn't come up with more than a few hundred people - and those that did show up looked and acted creepy...

Even the suck-up press couldn't make liberals look like winners on this one - gay vandalism and hate crimes against conservatives took the wind out of those 'sales'....

29 posted on 08/16/2012 9:49:39 AM PDT by GOPJ (Freeper Neveronmywatch's convinced: Put a compass in the hands of a liberal it'll point south.)
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To: scottjewell

had an FRC volunteer gone and shot up the local LGBTQ chapter with a pocket full of General Mills cereal and whining about their opinions, you know it would be “hate crime” front page headlines everywhere.


30 posted on 08/16/2012 9:50:15 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel; All

Ah, I get it - gave him access as well, “I’m here to deliver lunch for the meeting”-—

Anyone know why it didn’t come off? I mean, why would he alert the security guard to the fact that he didn’t like FRC policy? If he was planning to go upstairs and kill? a bit odd....


31 posted on 08/16/2012 9:51:24 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

That would be my guess, too.


32 posted on 08/16/2012 9:53:53 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: scottjewell

My guess is that this sicko was going to use CFA as bait. People that were eager to eat CFA would be targeted, while those that avoided CFA would be spared.

Life in prison for this guy.


33 posted on 08/16/2012 9:55:00 AM PDT by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: scottjewell

Just a guess, but I’m thinking that libtard nutjob may have intended on leaving those sandwches behind with his victims, similar to “death cards” used during the Vietnam War. Just my take, but everything about these violent libtard activists, anarchists, revolutionaries, etc. is about destroying anybody who disagrees with their perverted, vile, demented political world view. Of course if this was the case, the corrupt media will never allow it to surface...


34 posted on 08/16/2012 9:55:23 AM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: scottjewell

Attempt to shoot up FRC - FAIL
Not supporting Chick Fil a before you do - FAIL


35 posted on 08/16/2012 9:58:47 AM PDT by DannyTN
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To: GOPJ

Odd the press isn’t making a big deal of the political shooting.

Any guesses as to why?


They are trying to figure out a way to make him look like the innocent victim that was pushed to the breaking point.


36 posted on 08/16/2012 10:00:20 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: oh8eleven

Very likely.


37 posted on 08/16/2012 10:01:26 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: Common Sense 101

Yeah, no doubt that was the plan.


38 posted on 08/16/2012 10:03:11 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: youngidiot
"Was the sick bastard planning to lay chicken sandwiches on the bodies or something?"

I agree with the poster above who said the sandwiches should be examined carefully. I wouldn't be surprised to find out they were all loaded with rat poison and he intended to distribute them to FRC employees.

39 posted on 08/16/2012 10:08:18 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: scottjewell

From the looks of this criminal, that was his lunch.


40 posted on 08/16/2012 10:09:17 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: txrefugee

Maybe so... He’s big, but apparently not tough, as he was restrained by the security guard and had his weapon seized to boot...


41 posted on 08/16/2012 10:10:47 AM PDT by scottjewell
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Corkins was found with 50 rounds of ammunition and 15 Chick-fil-A sandwiches.

Feeeeel the tolerance...

42 posted on 08/16/2012 10:12:10 AM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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I think the shooting wasn’t his main plan. He probably adulterated the sandwiches and figured he’d drop them off as a “symbol of gratitude” from the local CFA. Then flee and wait for the shoe to fall. The guard stopping bin made him fall back to plan B.

A young guy probably doesn’t know about Vietnam war symbolism. Nor would 50 rounds get him far if he fired wildly.


43 posted on 08/16/2012 10:16:11 AM PDT by Bogey78O (Don't call them jihadis. Call them irhabis. Tick them off, don't entertain their delusion.)
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To: scottjewell

I can see it now, The Dan White defense in the Harvey Milk Cas,. the first great “Twinkie Defense.” Corkins II must have spent time with Finestein’s people.


44 posted on 08/16/2012 10:17:45 AM PDT by Steamburg (The contents of your wallet is the only language Politicians understand.)
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To: scottjewell

Maybe he was thinking of a hostage situation that would last a few hours and he was bringing his own food.


45 posted on 08/16/2012 10:18:28 AM PDT by virgil
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To: Common Sense 101
Just a guess, but I’m thinking that libtard nutjob may have intended on leaving those sandwches behind with his victims, similar to “death cards” used during the Vietnam War.
That makes a great deal of sense. Thank God for the heroic security guard.
46 posted on 08/16/2012 10:21:46 AM PDT by mlizzy (And if we accept that a mother can kill even her own child, how can we tell others not to kill? --MT)
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To: Bogey78O

You may be onto something.

I hope they check those sandwiches thoroughly.


47 posted on 08/16/2012 10:24:41 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: GOPJ
your totally baffled????

The guy was a LIBERAL gay, fag, queer supporter attacking a Conservative Family Research Council...

that says it all..liberal media covers for all obama supporters, Brian Williams of NBC gave the event a whole 17 seconds of airtime..are you still baffled??

Today Americans were killed in Afghanistan..WILL HUSSEIN LOWER THE FLAGS TO HALF STAFF???

48 posted on 08/16/2012 10:34:18 AM PDT by haircutter
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To: Morgana; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...
He was planning to hand out the bullets and shoot the sandwiches, but the poor man got confused.


49 posted on 08/16/2012 10:34:59 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: scottjewell

:: Anyone know why it didn’t come off? ::

I recall reading that when the guard stopped him, he “got his gat”. If the guard would have let him pass, he would have free to bring mayhem.


50 posted on 08/16/2012 10:36:27 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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