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Update: Man who set himself ablaze at mall has died
breitbart ^ | 10/05/2013 | Eric Tucker

Posted on 10/05/2013 9:34:57 AM PDT by Gefn

a man who set himself on fire at the National Mall in the nations capital has died from his injuries, District of Columbia police said Saturday.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: breakingnews; globalwarming; nationalmall; washingtondc
Breaking news. Still no reason why he did it, no identification,
1 posted on 10/05/2013 9:34:57 AM PDT by Gefn
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To: Gefn

What the HELL is his NAME??? Abdul?? Mohammed??? Or Leroy??


2 posted on 10/05/2013 9:36:00 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Gefn

I heard he will be cremated looks like he is part way there


3 posted on 10/05/2013 9:36:21 AM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom ;Sarcasm is my bidness)
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To: Gefn

Did they get him on tape blaming it on the Tea Party?


4 posted on 10/05/2013 9:37:32 AM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post))
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To: Ann Archy

They are looking at dental records. It may be some time. It’s a rather grizzly way to go.


5 posted on 10/05/2013 9:37:35 AM PDT by Gefn (More Cowbell)
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To: Gefn

I’m not trying to be unkind; but I was wondering if the people who rushed over to try to put out his flames did him any favors. There is hardly any pain worse than severe burns.

Hope this man asked to be saved before he died, now that he knows what the Lake of Fire is all about.


6 posted on 10/05/2013 9:38:20 AM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Remember... the first revolutionary was Satan."--Russian Orthodox Archpriest Dmitry Smirnov)
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To: Gefn
Just like the Buddhist in Vietnam protesting.
7 posted on 10/05/2013 9:39:05 AM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral)
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To: Gefn
With all the hoopla over the shutdown, I’ve heard or read very little on this story? Do you suppose there are some details embarrassing to the Driveler-in-Chief?
8 posted on 10/05/2013 9:39:40 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Gefn
It’s a rather grizzly way to go.

So is getting eaten by a bear!

9 posted on 10/05/2013 9:40:36 AM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (I'll retire to Bedlam.)
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To: Gefn

At least his family will get a discount on the cremation services.


10 posted on 10/05/2013 9:43:56 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Albion Wilde

I wonder if it was that, or was he mentally ill? Or was it like those protesters in the Vietnam days?

I can’t imagine why anyone would want to die that way, it seems like it would be very painful.


11 posted on 10/05/2013 9:44:27 AM PDT by Gefn (More Cowbell)
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To: Gefn

I’m sure someone has him on film....and he will be identified...unless he’s a black Muslim from Kenya


12 posted on 10/05/2013 9:45:36 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: al baby

OMG your so bad.


13 posted on 10/05/2013 9:47:00 AM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: Gefn

keyword: “global warming”

I Love Free Republic.


14 posted on 10/05/2013 9:47:20 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Gefn

I figured he would be toast —


15 posted on 10/05/2013 9:49:27 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Mr Ramsbotham
So is getting eaten by a bear!

Being eaten by a bear is grisly and grizzly. And perhaps gristly too.

16 posted on 10/05/2013 9:49:59 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Everyone get online for Obamacare on 10/1. Overload the system and crash it hard!)
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To: SkyDancer
"Just like the Buddhist in Vietnam protesting. "

That was my first thought as well.

17 posted on 10/05/2013 9:55:27 AM PDT by Joe Brower (The "American People" are no longer capable of self-governance.)
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To: Joe Brower

Self-immolation is not the American way of extreme protest. My guess is that this man was a foreigner. They do that a lot over in Asia and the Middle East.


18 posted on 10/05/2013 10:02:56 AM PDT by jespasinthru (Proud member of the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy.)
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To: Ann Archy

Muslims only kill themselves in the hope of killing others at the same time.


19 posted on 10/05/2013 10:03:36 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Stick a fork in him. He’s done.


20 posted on 10/05/2013 10:06:22 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Gefn
More details and pictures here:

NY Daily News

Witnesses say there was another man filming the incident. Some witnesses heard the guy who set himself on fire saying something before he did it (probably for the camera), but they didn't hear what he said.

21 posted on 10/05/2013 10:19:17 AM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: Gefn

I wonder why D.C. is becoming a mecca for crazy pissed off sickos and or those seeking revenge?

They probably should hire another 185,000 people to protect them, then build moats and put in mine fields around all their buildings.


22 posted on 10/05/2013 10:21:16 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Gefn; Ann Archy; Rebelbase

They will release the burner’s identity, as soon as his Facebook and Twitter accounts are scrubbed.


23 posted on 10/05/2013 10:22:53 AM PDT by Old Sarge (And Good Evening, Agent Smith, wherever you are...)
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To: Gefn

Why the Hell is this getting so much attention?


24 posted on 10/05/2013 10:25:09 AM PDT by Arm_Bears (Refuse; Resist; Rebel; Revolt!)
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To: SkyDancer

Even they gave that up and replaced it with giving Al Gore money.


25 posted on 10/05/2013 10:26:41 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Gefn

His name is Burning Man.


26 posted on 10/05/2013 10:27:38 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Old Sarge

I think he just misunderstood what “flash mob” meant.


27 posted on 10/05/2013 10:31:45 AM PDT by conservaterian (Time for a CONSERVATIVE party, but noooo, if we do that the libs will win !)
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To: conservaterian

28 posted on 10/05/2013 10:35:49 AM PDT by Old Sarge (And Good Evening, Agent Smith, wherever you are...)
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To: Gefn
National Mall not actually a mall in the ordinary sense of the word (though maybe "on" could have been a tip-off).

The man died Friday night at a Washington hospital where he had been airlifted, Officer Araz Alali, a police spokesman, said.

Suspended by New Rochelle Police Department, sued city for racism, then moved down (or up) to DC.

29 posted on 10/05/2013 10:45:10 AM PDT by x
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To: Albion Wilde
I’m not trying to be unkind; but I was wondering if the people who rushed over to try to put out his flames did him any favors. There is hardly any pain worse than severe burns.

I knew a lady who was close friends with a man who was depressed and set himself on fire to kill himself. He knew he wasn't likely going to make it. He confessed his sins, including suicide (a rarity), and prepared for death in the day or so he had left.

One important note" he was burned badly enough taht he didn't feel pain anymore. I suppose the burning can damage the nerves enough so that you no longer feel pain.
30 posted on 10/05/2013 10:48:08 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There's no salvation in politics.)
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To: Ann Archy

just read it....black


31 posted on 10/06/2013 12:05:15 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Sacajaweau

Photos on the man in flames.

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/man-sets-fire-national-mall-report-article-1.1476755


32 posted on 10/06/2013 12:22:52 AM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: BunnySlippers

so awful


33 posted on 10/06/2013 12:40:13 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: x
[Araz Alali] Suspended by New Rochelle Police Department, sued city for racism, then moved down (or up) to DC.

Good find!

34 posted on 10/06/2013 12:51:29 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: x

OFFICER ARAZ ALALI?????? OMG....THAT:S why his name wasn’t announced!


35 posted on 10/06/2013 3:16:36 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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