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Bullet hits White House Window
nbcwashington.com ^ | Nov.16, 2011 | Thomas Tobin

Posted on 11/15/2011 10:04:55 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY

The Secret Service is investigating how a bullet hit an exterior window of the White House. A round was stopped by ballistic glass behind the historic exterior glass. The Secret Service also tells News4 that one additional round was also found on the exterior of the White House.

The investigation started after an incident on Friday night where gunshots were heard near the White House. Police have since been searching for a suspect in that case, 21 year old Oscar Ortega Hernandez .

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: oscarortegahernandez; whitehouse; whitehousebullet

1 posted on 11/15/2011 10:04:55 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY
hit an "exterior window"......

Any of you folks have interior windows??

2 posted on 11/15/2011 10:06:49 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Just another day in the ‘hood.


3 posted on 11/15/2011 10:06:54 PM PST by Post Toasties (Leftists give insanity a bad name.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Impossible, guns are banned in DC.


4 posted on 11/15/2011 10:07:47 PM PST by dfwgator (I stand with Herman Cain.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Message from the drug cartels—where’s the next F&F shipment of guns? /s


5 posted on 11/15/2011 10:10:03 PM PST by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. We have ideas-the Dems only have ideology.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Krystallnacht?

Or the SA fighting back? /historical parallel by hyperbole>

Cheers!

6 posted on 11/15/2011 10:15:11 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Was the ballistic glass manufactured by occupidos or a for profit corporation?

7 posted on 11/15/2011 10:15:55 PM PST by I see my hands (The old sod ne'er shall be forgot.)
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To: Sacajaweau

I have windows interior my computer!


8 posted on 11/15/2011 10:19:11 PM PST by ThomasThomas ( If you can't laugh at your self, I will for you.)
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To: Sacajaweau

At my firm, we refer to ‘interior windows’ as borrow lites. I guess it’s an Architect thingy. However, we never refer to a window being exterior. It’s simply a window.


9 posted on 11/15/2011 10:26:35 PM PST by redshawk (0pansy is a Liar)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Oh cripes, this is going to make “Dodging Sniper Bullets” Cankles jealous.
10 posted on 11/15/2011 10:26:38 PM PST by Sea Parrot
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At the webpage at KGO AM 810 News, it says:

Police believe that the suspect, Oscar Ramiro Ortega, of Idaho, is mentally ill. Ortega has an extensive record, ranging from domestic violence to drug charges. Sources say a police investigation has uncovered evidence suggesting that Ortega has a fixation on the White House. ...

... U.S. Park Police say Ortega may have spent time blending in with Occupy D.C. protesters.


Mentally ill !?! No kiddin' ! And yet, one of Obama's own, turns on him.

11 posted on 11/15/2011 10:28:33 PM PST by pyx (Rule#1.The LEFT lies.Rule#2.See Rule#1. IF THE LEFT CONTROLS THE LANGUAGE, IT CONTROLS THE ARGUMENT.)
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To: dfwgator

Hmm.


12 posted on 11/15/2011 10:29:17 PM PST by txhurl
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To: pyx

Just shooting at the Presidents, Americans won’t shoot at?


13 posted on 11/15/2011 10:29:55 PM PST by dfwgator (I stand with Herman Cain.)
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To: dfwgator
Just shooting at the Presidents, Americans won’t shoot at?

LOL !

The "news" station said this maniac is from Utah.

14 posted on 11/15/2011 10:32:49 PM PST by pyx (Rule#1.The LEFT lies.Rule#2.See Rule#1. IF THE LEFT CONTROLS THE LANGUAGE, IT CONTROLS THE ARGUMENT.)
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To: pyx

Since when does the SS detail the ballistics of a case such as this?

Major red flags here. Especially with ‘Idaho’ in the mix.


15 posted on 11/15/2011 10:34:27 PM PST by txhurl
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Where was turdblossom when the bullet hit?


16 posted on 11/15/2011 10:36:15 PM PST by matthew fuller ((1) fully fund defense, (2) transform entitlement programs, and (3) do not raise taxes!)
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To: Sacajaweau

Must have been an Angry OWS protester!!!


17 posted on 11/15/2011 10:40:45 PM PST by tallyhoe
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To: Post Toasties

Obviously, Ortega was a poor shot (cough)


18 posted on 11/15/2011 10:41:30 PM PST by max americana (CAIN 2012)
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To: tallyhoe

Must have been an Angry OWS protester!!!


... U.S. Park Police say Ortega may have spent time blending in with Occupy D.C. protesters.

When someone says you were ‘blending in’, they mean you were
there as a spy or infiltrator.

This is National Security and DOES NOT belong in the public purvey unless someone needs it there.


19 posted on 11/15/2011 10:46:53 PM PST by txhurl
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Oops. Guess the president has lost the Latino constituency.


20 posted on 11/15/2011 10:47:38 PM PST by GOP Poet (Obama is an OLYMPIC failure.)
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To: rintense

What do you make of this?

Besides a brooch, hat or pterodactyl, of course :)


21 posted on 11/15/2011 10:50:48 PM PST by txhurl
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To: GOP Poet

He done gone and pissed off the illegals.LOL


22 posted on 11/15/2011 10:52:17 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life is tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Just Obama having his south side Chicago friends over for for a couple of 40 oz’s


23 posted on 11/15/2011 10:54:17 PM PST by montyspython (This thread needs more cowbell)
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To: dfwgator

LOL... good one.


24 posted on 11/15/2011 11:02:21 PM PST by Gator113 (~Just livin' life, my way~.. Newt/West 2012.“I’ve got a lot swirling around in my head.”)
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To: redshawk

I’m betting that it was a double or triple paned window and the bullet only penetrated one plate.


25 posted on 11/15/2011 11:05:45 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Lee Harvey Ortega Hernandez


26 posted on 11/15/2011 11:29:39 PM PST by campaignPete R-CT (I will go back to New Hampshire to campaign.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
comment withheld....

27 posted on 11/15/2011 11:36:24 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (I can take tomorrow, spend it all today. Who can take your income, tax it all away. Obama Man can. :)
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To: GOP Poet; tallyhoe

the Tea Party will probably get blamed regardless of anything else.


28 posted on 11/15/2011 11:37:36 PM PST by RC one (Voting isn't a simple act of civic duty anymore, it's a complex act of civil war.)
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To: txhurl
Must have been an Angry OWS protester!!!
Naah, With a name like Oscar Ramiro Ortega, ah had 'im pegged fer one o dem dar ignernt bitter clingin' redneck Tea-Partyin' types.
29 posted on 11/15/2011 11:59:08 PM PST by Impala64ssa
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To: Sacajaweau
Any of you folks have interior windows?? courtyards, lightwells. These are windows not on the outer (exterior) envelope.
30 posted on 11/16/2011 12:08:25 AM PST by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: redshawk

It’s all fenestration to me.


31 posted on 11/16/2011 12:15:09 AM PST by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

NBC doesn’t seem clear on whether this was a round that was found or a slug. The former would be a whole new ballgame.


32 posted on 11/16/2011 12:25:42 AM PST by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: pyx
Police believe that the suspect, Oscar Ramiro Ortega, of Idaho, is mentally ill. ... U.S. Park Police say Ortega may have spent time blending in with Occupy D.C. protesters.

Easy peasy!

33 posted on 11/16/2011 1:33:22 AM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
They will find the “perp” if it takes millions. But they wont find anybody who understands basic economics.
34 posted on 11/16/2011 1:36:03 AM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (Those who trade land for peace will end up with neither one.)
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To: Sacajaweau

It sounds in this case as though there are the original windows of the White House building, and a hidden inner set of windows made from ballistic glass. The two-layer arrangement is so the exterior of the building retains its historical appearance while still maintaining protection for the President. I have something vaguely similar in my office, where there’s an exterior mirrored glass “wall”, and inside are some regular sash windows (this is India, and apparently they don’t really have the whole modern office building thing down just yet).


35 posted on 11/16/2011 1:50:15 AM PST by Little Pig (Vi Veri Veniversum Vivus Vici.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Ain't touching this with a 10 foot pole. . . . .
I don't need a visit from the SS. . . . .
36 posted on 11/16/2011 1:58:24 AM PST by DeaconRed (My Hat Don't Hang on the same Nail to Long. I am a CAT adjuster.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"Bullet Hits White House Window"

How's the window?

37 posted on 11/16/2011 2:14:43 AM PST by muir_redwoods (Somewhere in Kenya, a village is missing an idiot)
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To: RC one
the Tea Party will probably get blamed regardless of anything else.

From the comment section:

Cheryl Ramsdell-Grant · Kofa High School

It probably was a teabagger. Those people are craaaaaaazy!

38 posted on 11/16/2011 2:16:51 AM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: RC one
I was nervous there for a minute when I read he was with OWS, then I saw that he was “just blending in” the press will easily make him a tea party member.
39 posted on 11/16/2011 2:18:50 AM PST by JIM O
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To: muir_redwoods

Good point. The White House is a national treasure, and I hope there was no serious damage to that structure.


40 posted on 11/16/2011 2:25:21 AM PST by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: exit82
Washington D.C. and Holder-ing.
41 posted on 11/16/2011 2:25:33 AM PST by tdscpa
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To: txhurl
Well if had any red, it might look like a giant tylenol. Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.

Seriously? Drive by. It is DC, after all.

42 posted on 11/16/2011 3:27:34 AM PST by rintense (ABO is not a winning strategy.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

So they really don’t have a clear suspect, do they? Just potential links.


43 posted on 11/16/2011 4:07:35 AM PST by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
So, what's the big deal, #OWS? I thought you guys wanted a revolution? You do understand what that means once you raise arms against your own government, right?

If you don't, then just keep on shooting at state buildings. You'll get what you're asking for, and you'll get it good and hard. It won't be the adventurous, romantic thing you're imagining, either.

44 posted on 11/16/2011 8:37:55 AM PST by Steel Wolf ("Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master." - Gaius Sallustius Crispus)
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To: RC one

Nope OWS guy!


45 posted on 11/16/2011 12:44:14 PM PST by tallyhoe
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To: Sacajaweau; redshawk
The White House has two sets of windows. “Original” single-pane at the exterior and high level ballistic glass at the interior.

It's quite close to the street and too easy for some nuts to roll up and spray it with auto fire.

46 posted on 11/17/2011 5:14:53 AM PST by varyouga
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