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Indiana Man Got 'Riled Up' Watching Fox News, Drank 45 Beers, And Then Set Fire To A Mosque
TBI ^ | 12-21-2012 | Aleksi Tzatzev

Posted on 12/21/2012 11:21:22 AM PST by blam

Indiana Man Got 'Riled Up' Watching Fox News, Drank 45 Beers, And Then Set Fire To A Mosque

Aleksi Tzatzev
Dec. 21, 2012, 10:13 AM

A 52-year-old truck driver has pleaded guilty to driving from his home in Indiana to set a mosque on fire in Ohio, Toledo Blade reported yesterday.

Randolph Linn said he got "riled up" watching Fox News and drank 45 beers in seven hours before setting the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo on fire, according to The Sentinel-Tribune.

The drive from his Indiana home to the mosque was nearly two hours.

Linn said he wanted "to get some payback" for Americans who had been killed, according to the Blade.

He admitted, however, that he didn't personally know any Muslims, but believed they were extremists from what he saw on the news, according to the Toledo Blade.

Linn will spend 20 years in prison as part of a plea agreement and pay restitution to the mosque.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: alcohol; arson; beer; churchburning; fire; foxnews; islam; mosque
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Notice how, in the title, they manage to demonize Fox News. They never quit...always attacking.

Fox News made him do it.

Outlaw Fox News.

1 posted on 12/21/2012 11:21:25 AM PST by blam
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To: blam

MILLER TIME..!


2 posted on 12/21/2012 11:22:12 AM PST by gaijin
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To: blam

BEER ,must be banned LOL , How come he couldn’t finish both 24’s ?


3 posted on 12/21/2012 11:24:25 AM PST by molson209
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To: blam
"Linn will spend 20 years in prison"

After 45 beers he'll probably need to tinkle first.

4 posted on 12/21/2012 11:24:46 AM PST by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: blam

So it was what he watched on tv and not at all the 45 beers within a 7 hour span that caused him to do this. That’s what I’m expected to believe?


5 posted on 12/21/2012 11:24:46 AM PST by richmwill
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To: blam

Fox News made him do it.

Well at least they didn’t blame it on the joos like Hitler did or on Bush like the liberal morons do.


6 posted on 12/21/2012 11:24:46 AM PST by Bitsy
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To: blam

Wow. After 45 beers he probably could have put the fire out if he’d just thought to take a leak....


7 posted on 12/21/2012 11:25:36 AM PST by Reo (the 4th Estate is a 5th Column)
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To: blam

I’ve always thought that Shepard Smith and alcohol was a deadly combination.

But when I drink and watch Shep, I usually just want to kill myself!


8 posted on 12/21/2012 11:25:47 AM PST by RepRivFarm ("During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." -George Orwell)
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To: blam

Christian churches get burned down all the time in the U.S. Christian churches in moslem countries get blown up, often with the congregations in them. No big deal.

But this is newsworthy. /s/


9 posted on 12/21/2012 11:26:14 AM PST by henkster ("The people who count the votes decide everything." -Joseph Stalin)
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To: blam

Maybe they can add banning FNC to the Senate gun ban bill.


10 posted on 12/21/2012 11:26:27 AM PST by sickoflibs (Dems know how to win. Rs know how to whine.)
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To: blam

OK that’s it, we need to ban fire! Where’s Piers Morgan?


11 posted on 12/21/2012 11:27:06 AM PST by COBOL2Java (kak-is-toc-ra-cy: Government by the least qualified or most unprincipled citizens. See: GOP-e)
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To: blam

Ok, I can see the DUI charge, someone might have
gotten hurt...


12 posted on 12/21/2012 11:28:50 AM PST 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: blam

This is why we need to prohibit the drinking of alcohol!
Call Congress now and demand it be done!!


13 posted on 12/21/2012 11:29:03 AM PST by kaehurowing
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To: blam

How many LEOs did it take to hunt him down for this heinous crime? Too many.

Did they ever find the people responsible for torching Governor Palin’s church? Crickets....


14 posted on 12/21/2012 11:29:34 AM PST by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: COBOL2Java

So what was hi Blood Alcohol Level? He must have broken the record.


15 posted on 12/21/2012 11:30:30 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: blam

Sorry, but when I saw this headline, i started laughing..

I have done some weird stuff after drinking beer, but...


16 posted on 12/21/2012 11:31:13 AM PST by joe fonebone (The clueless... they walk among us, and they vote...)
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To: blam
BRAVO SIERRA

over a six pack an hour and he drove for 2 hours.

17 posted on 12/21/2012 11:32:36 AM PST by Drill Thrawl (We have crossed the line from independence & liberty to dependency & servitude. We are doomed)
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To: blam

I blame 0bama and all the 0bamamedia outlets for causing this man to feel so hopeless, so sure that truth will no longer be reported, that he felt the misguided need to just “do something” in a crisis moment. The 0bamamedia must be destroyed. If you know any of those people, refuse to associate or do business with them. I hope I don’t have to tell anyone to refuse to consume their “news” product anymore.


18 posted on 12/21/2012 11:33:10 AM PST by Trod Upon (Civilian disarmament is the precursor to democide.)
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To: blam

45 beers? No one needs 45 beers! 24-pack cases of beer need to be banned to prevent this kind of tragedy from taking place. All anyone ever needs is just a six-pack of beer.

Mayor Bloomberg will speak to this crisis soon, I am sure.


19 posted on 12/21/2012 11:34:51 AM PST by MeganC (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: blam

Let’s see if I got this right...

Violent movies and video games are NOT responsible for mass murders...

but...

FoxNews IS responsible for this goofus setting fire to a mosque...

ok, that makes sense.


20 posted on 12/21/2012 11:35:39 AM PST by SparkyBass
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The drive from his Indiana home to the mosque was nearly two hours.

His home in St. Joe, Ind., is 85 miles away from Toledo. With seven and a half six packs under his belt, he must have gotten to the mosque by osmosis.

21 posted on 12/21/2012 11:36:32 AM PST by Fiji Hill (i)
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To: COBOL2Java

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2659710/posts

rehash of GOOD news!

Also why i found new respect for Jeremy Clarkson @ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_2ZsMFY0fg


22 posted on 12/21/2012 11:36:39 AM PST by GOYAKLA (Waiting for the Golden Screw to be removed from Obama's navel!)
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To: blam

45 Beers gets him 20 Years.


23 posted on 12/21/2012 11:36:55 AM PST by OKRA2012
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To: richmwill
45 beers within a 7 hour span

Back in my drinking days, we could put down 6 packs in less than half an hour. This guy was drinking too slow!

24 posted on 12/21/2012 11:37:00 AM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Reo

After 45 beers, he could’ve put out “The Towering Inferno”.


25 posted on 12/21/2012 11:37:07 AM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: blam

Meanwhile, Major “Workplace Violence” Hassan is grooming his luxurious beard


26 posted on 12/21/2012 11:39:51 AM PST by Amagi (John "Cry Baby" Boehner is a traitorous weasel.)
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To: blam

45 beers and still alive? Imagine how many mosques he could have got sober.


27 posted on 12/21/2012 11:40:28 AM PST by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

Will this hero be getting a Medal of Freedom from nobama????


28 posted on 12/21/2012 11:40:28 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: gaijin

I needed a warm and fuzzy news story to cheer me up!

LLS


29 posted on 12/21/2012 11:40:36 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (A child is born in Bethlehem KING of KINGS)
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To: blam
The guy can drive to Ohio after 45 beers and find a mosque there?

/Talk about professional truck driver .....

30 posted on 12/21/2012 11:42:35 AM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: blam

Were there any secondary explosions?


31 posted on 12/21/2012 11:43:12 AM PST by null and void (Going Galt: The won't of the people)
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FOX News! Your "assault" cable news channel!

This is the dumbest thing I've ever heard. Of course, it would seem to get the NRA off the hook and make one think that Hollywood and video game makers ARE the ones responsible for the shootings at Sandy Hook (Since no one wants to blame Adam Lanza). We may also want to look at banning "assault beer".

32 posted on 12/21/2012 11:43:31 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (U.S. elections have become nothing but another cheap ripoff of American Idol.)
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If this guy is drinking 45 beers & still functioning he needs to start drinking a MUCH better quality of beer than whatever crappy lager he prefers.


33 posted on 12/21/2012 11:45:10 AM PST by gdani
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Okay, let's see here:

- Watching Fox News --- About $2 (cable TV).

- Drinking 45 beers in 7 hours --- approximately $45.(hic!) - Burning down a mosque --- PRICELESS.

34 posted on 12/21/2012 11:45:52 AM PST by red-dawg
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He must watch a different Fox News than the rest of us.


35 posted on 12/21/2012 11:46:02 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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Okay, let's see here:

- Watching Fox News --- About $2 (cable TV).

- Drinking 45 beers in 7 hours --- approximately $45.(hic!)

- Burning down a mosque --- PRICELESS.

36 posted on 12/21/2012 11:46:25 AM PST by red-dawg
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...drank 45 beers in seven hours...

Is this a Guinness Book of World Records try? I couldn't do that many beers in seven hours on my best day.

5.56mm

37 posted on 12/21/2012 11:47:44 AM PST by M Kehoe
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Twenty for arson on a plea?


38 posted on 12/21/2012 11:48:27 AM PST by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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> Linn will spend 20 years in prison as part of a plea
> agreement and pay restitution to the mosque.

Prisons are likely full of Hussein-lovers ans they’ll probably try to kill him.


39 posted on 12/21/2012 11:49:05 AM PST by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: blam

45 beers? He’d be much too wet to burn anything...


40 posted on 12/21/2012 11:49:53 AM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: Drill Thrawl

The mosque was twenty minutes away. The trip took two hours because he stopped seventeen times to pee. :=)


41 posted on 12/21/2012 11:51:15 AM PST by Bob
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It would be interesting to pull up the “many” stories about Muslims on Fox that supposedly set this guy off. I betting there weren’t any. If there were any, I’m betting they were so mild that even an idiot liberal would be surprised anyone was “set off” by the story.


42 posted on 12/21/2012 11:54:10 AM PST by techcor
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That does it, shut Fox News down. They are a terrorist organization.


43 posted on 12/21/2012 11:54:20 AM PST by crosshairs (It's all about good vs evil. In the end, evil is destroyed.)
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To: MeganC
45 beers? No one needs 45 beers! 24-pack cases of beer need to be banned to prevent this kind of tragedy from taking place. All anyone ever needs is just a six-pack of beer.

Yes! High capacity beer cases are unneccesary for hunting.
44 posted on 12/21/2012 11:56:22 AM PST by crosshairs (It's all about good vs evil. In the end, evil is destroyed.)
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To: massgopguy
So what was his Blood Alcohol Level?
Yeah, I was wondering that too. One beer = .02 BAC, so 45 beers would be .90 BAC.
But your body burns off .02 every hour, so 7 hours would be .14.
Subtract .14 from .90 and his BAC would be .76 or about ten times the legal limit.
HTH he wasn't dead is beyond me.
45 posted on 12/21/2012 11:58:35 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Reo

42 beers at 12 oz each is a little over 4.2 gallons. How does a person consume over 4 gallons of anything in 7 hours? I’m not sure I could do that with water.


46 posted on 12/21/2012 11:58:48 AM PST by Dutch Boy
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where can i donate bailmoney,gas,and matches if he promises to burn another one?


47 posted on 12/21/2012 11:58:57 AM PST by Craftmore
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To: M Kehoe

Probably ‘sex in a canoe’ beer. Especially if it was anything with ‘Lite’ in it’s name. Probably not that big a feat.

I’d want to see him drink 45 bottles of ‘Arrogant Bastard’ in 7 hours, but I don’t really want to watch someone die of alcohol poisoning.


48 posted on 12/21/2012 12:00:11 PM PST by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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To: blam

He must have been O’Reiled up!.............


49 posted on 12/21/2012 12:00:45 PM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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After 45 beers, he wouldn’t remember what he was watching


50 posted on 12/21/2012 12:02:20 PM PST by annieokie
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