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Colorado governor is friends with father of suspect in prison chief’s slaying
The Washington Times ^ | Saturday, March 23, 2013 | Valerie Richardson

Posted on 03/23/2013 3:33:15 PM PDT by Vaquero

DENVER — In a bizarre twist, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper confirmed Friday that he is good friends with the father of a parolee suspected in the murder of the state’s corrections chief, but denied intervening on the son’s behalf while he was in prison.

Mr. Hickenlooper said in a statement that he and Jack Ebel, father of now-dead suspect, have been friends for 30 years. While the governor said he was aware that his friend’s son was in state prison, he said he played no role in how the inmate was treated.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: hickenlooper
Hope this haunts gun grabbing Hickenlooper....
1 posted on 03/23/2013 3:33:15 PM PDT by Vaquero
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To: Vaquero

“Colorado governor is friends with father of suspect in prison chief’s slaying”

Yeah, so?


2 posted on 03/23/2013 3:34:35 PM PDT by RedBallJet
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To: Vaquero

Talk about bad timing for him...


3 posted on 03/23/2013 3:37:04 PM PDT by ansel12 (" I would not be in the United States Senate if it wasnt for Sarah Palin " Cruz said.)
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To: Vaquero

“Jawohl, ich bin ein Hickenlooper!”


4 posted on 03/23/2013 3:40:42 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: RedBallJet

he hired the prison chief at the request of the lawyer/father of the murderer so that his son the murderer could better treatment in prison...obviously he was not happy with the services the chief provided....


5 posted on 03/23/2013 3:46:19 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: RedBallJet

Hi NEWBIE!! It;s VERY strange....why do you not think so??


6 posted on 03/23/2013 3:49:31 PM PDT by Ann Archy
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To: RedBallJet

Some coincidence, huh?


7 posted on 03/23/2013 3:52:47 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Vaquero

And the killer was a WHITE SUPREMASIST!!


8 posted on 03/23/2013 3:53:09 PM PDT by Ann Archy
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To: ansel12
Democrats and coincidences seem to always go together. I think Ebel and Guv. Hick' Looper had agreed upon a cozy deal to get his son out of prison early. The younger Ebel was clearly furious about something. He must have known Clements denied his early release after serving two years.

Since, the Guv. and Dad are Hunting Buddies, he assumed wrongly he would be released on time. No state prison enforces 100% sentences, Evan Ebel obviously was very unhappy with Clements decision.

We haven't heard the last of this story. I'm positive there would never would have been a killing otherwise.

9 posted on 03/23/2013 4:01:12 PM PDT by STD ( Intellectuals, they are a wrecking crew, dismantling civilization)
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To: Vaquero

Anyone catch Megan Kelly on American Live listing the coincidences between this murder and the Muslim man in Denver charged with enslaving his housekeeper?

Turns out that he is connected to the Saudi royal family and that the Chief Corrections officer had just been over to the Middle East to discuss things with the royal family.

Colorado had just denied his attempt to serve the rest of his sentence in Saudi Arabia.

The way this murder went down it definitely seems like a hit job.


10 posted on 03/23/2013 4:05:47 PM PDT by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton (Go Egypt on 0bama)
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To: Vaquero

Looks like the young man had some problems that went back for many years:

http://www.9news.com/rss/story.aspx?storyid=325699


11 posted on 03/23/2013 4:08:48 PM PDT by ican'tbelieveit
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To: ican'tbelieveit

http://www.gopusa.com/news/2013/03/23/colorado-governor-longtime-friend-of-shooters-father/?subscriber=1

video interview with hickenlooper and other info....


12 posted on 03/23/2013 4:32:53 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Vaquero

Chickenpoop and the murder suspect’s father worked together for a BIG oil company? How ‘bout those DemocRATS?


13 posted on 03/23/2013 4:33:12 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Whatever happened to the land of the free, home of the brave?)
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To: Vaquero

In this case, I think there is nothing there in regards to Hickenlooper. But, dad was a bit disingenuous in saying prison was ruining his son’s psyche; kiddo was in trouble long before ending up in prison.


14 posted on 03/23/2013 4:48:48 PM PDT by ican'tbelieveit
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To: Vaquero

Hey, this happens all the time. I can’t count the number of friends I have whose kids go around killing people who work for me...

I’m sure that nobody here thinks Gov. Chickenchoker is a typical crooked dhimmiecrat, do they?


15 posted on 03/23/2013 5:07:27 PM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: Vaquero
In a bizarre twist, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper...

He's an insult to the good name of the word "bizarre."

16 posted on 03/23/2013 5:21:31 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: Standing Wolf
Didn't Clements refuse to let out some Saudi terrorist from jail.....I seem to remember that this was postulated as the reason for the hit a couple of days ago.

OK I got it ..see post 10 above.

17 posted on 03/23/2013 5:28:32 PM PDT by spokeshave (The only people better off today than 4 years ago are the Prisoners at Guantanamo.)
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To: spokeshave
and this...

Colorado prison chief's death probe extends to Texas police chase

CNN UPDATED: 00:20 AM EDT 03.22.

13Colorado authorities are working to determine whether a high-speed chase Thursday involving a man who shot repeatedly at law enforcement officers in Texas is related to this week's shooting death of Tom Clements, Colorado's prison chief.The chase and crash occurred in north Texas, about 700 miles from where Clements was killed Tuesday night.

It began around 11 a.m. CT (noon ET) in Montague County, where the driver of a black Cadillac shot at a law enforcement officer who had pulled him over in a traffic stop, said Wise County, Texas, Sheriff David Walker.Two bullets struck the Montague County deputy, who was wearing a bulletproof vest, in the chest and another grazed his head before he managed to call in help, said the sheriff. He is in serious condition at a Dallas-Fort Worth area hospital.

This incident was followed by a high-speed chase that ended around 30 miles away in Decatur, Texas. That's where city police tried to pull him over, and the Cadillac's driver fled and started shooting at officers. The suspect shot one patrol vehicle and that of Decatur police Chief Rex Hoskins, whose car was parked in the median."I would say he was running about 100 mph, and he had his left arm out the window and he was just shooting," Hoskins said.

Soon after that, the man turned his Cadillac onto another road and slammed into an 18-wheel truck, according to Walker. Even with the front of his car crushed, the suspect -- who has not been publicly identified -- got out and resumed shooting.He did not shoot any responding officers in the Wise County exchange, but was shot himself.After being kept alive on machines for some time, the suspect died Thursday evening, according to Walker.

Colorado media and national wire services identified the man killed in the Texas chase and shooting as Evan Ebel, a 28-year-old parolee in the Denver metropolitan area.

On Thursday night, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office issued a statement mentioning Evan Spencer Ebel had been named in a Denver Post report citing unnamed federal and state authorities, then sharply criticized such an anonymous disclosure as "disappointing" and saying it "undermines an active investigation and can have a negative impact on any future prosecution."

CNN has not been able to independently confirm the identity of the man killed in Texas.The Cadillac had two different Colorado license plates -- one on the front and the other on the back -- said Hoskins.

A law enforcement official said Thursday that authorities are "are taking a strong look" at whether Thursday's incident and Clements' shooting are linked

18 posted on 03/23/2013 5:35:19 PM PDT by spokeshave (The only people better off today than 4 years ago are the Prisoners at Guantanamo.)
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To: Vaquero

You need to watch your friends and the children they raise. If you see anything wrong, drop the friend IMMEDIATELY!!!!!


19 posted on 03/23/2013 5:49:23 PM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: Vaquero
This happened one block from my nieces in-laws home. This are really really nice area. Well over a million. When my sister told me about the shooting I wondered how much money correction chiefs makes.
20 posted on 03/23/2013 7:54:30 PM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness)
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To: Vaquero

If Hickenlooper was a Republican, the headline would be, “Hickenlooper Close Friends With Violent White Supremecist Family”.


21 posted on 03/23/2013 8:28:53 PM PDT by Above My Pay Grade
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To: Cicero

‘’Ist dis einen Hickenlooper?’’ Ja dis ist einen Hicklooper..’’


22 posted on 03/24/2013 2:54:26 AM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: Vaquero

Just saw this update:

http://www.9news.com/news/article/326075/339/Clements-murder-CO-prison-shuffle-jarred-gang

Admission in article that suspected shooter was a member of this gang.


23 posted on 03/24/2013 5:06:09 PM PDT by ican'tbelieveit
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