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Secret Service Searched Occupy D.C. Camp For Person Who Shot At White House
Talking Points Memo ^ | NOVEMBER 16, 2011 | RYAN J. REILLY

Posted on 11/16/2011 8:25:30 AM PST by Qbert

The Secret Service searched Occupy D.C. on Monday for a man suspected of firing bullets at the White House on Friday, one of which was stopped by the building’s ballistic glass.

Protestor Ralph Wittenberg told TPM on Tuesday evening that authorities came through “searching for a so-called terrorist who shot at the White House, with no warrant, they went into everybody’s tents.”

A person handling media requests for Occupy DC confirmed the searches and said they were led by the Secret Service. The agency did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Police have been trying to locate 21-year-old Oscar Ortega Hernandez, a mentally ill man from Idaho who authorities say is connected to the incident, which apparently took place on Friday.

Agents began investigating after gunshots were heard on Friday night, but NBC Washington reports that agents didn’t discover the bullets until Tuesday morning.

One bullet hit an exterior window of the White House but was stopped by the bulletproof glass behind the historic glass. An additional round was found on the exterior of the building, the Secret Service told the news channel. Authorities recovered an AK-47 rifle near the scene.

Strangely, the Secret Service says the agency isn’t yet positive that the Friday incident is linked to the bullets found on the grounds of the White House.


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia; US: Idaho
KEYWORDS: banglist; democrats; justshocking; occupy; occupydc; ortega; oscarortega; ows; owscrime; whitehouse; whitehousehit
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To: Qbert
Searched Occupy D.C. Camp For Person Who Shot At White House

It's incredible that the regimes logic is failing them. There are only a handful of small OWS sites. If they cannot find the guy in these sites... they need to increase their chances. What they should be doing is encouraging MORE OWS sites, and encourage the existing ones to GROW. That way, with more OWSers, they will have more places to search and look for the guy!

51 posted on 11/16/2011 10:34:25 AM PST by C210N (zer0 - a Marxonist spreading the flames of obamunism wherever he goes.)
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To: Qbert; All

“searching for a so-called terrorist who shot at the White House, with no warrant, they went into everybody’s tents.”


since when are warrants necessary when squatters have taken over a public park and are camping in areas not intended for that purpose without permits???


52 posted on 11/16/2011 10:34:32 AM PST by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: TSgt

or Jew hating- never mind any racist activity despite the lies of the criminal liberal media....


53 posted on 11/16/2011 10:35:43 AM PST by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: Qbert

If the shooter were a muslim terrorist Obama and Holder would be rushing to defend him and read him his miranda rights. If he is a liberal loon Obama ACORN/SEIU paid thug the MSM will just ignore... move along...


54 posted on 11/16/2011 10:38:50 AM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Qbert

This is bogus.

A White House insider predicted just such an event weeks ago, a “staged event”, that would occur in an attempt to garner sympathy for BHO2.

Figure it out: the guy is a mentally ill Hispanic with a tattoo, “Israel”, on his neck. He has a lengthy criminal past and possesses firearms. And the Feds just happen to have his records handy for the press.

People posting to this thread already have things figured out - it is a FAKE!


55 posted on 11/16/2011 11:09:25 AM PST by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS U.S.A. PRESIDENT)
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To: Qbert

News on the radio just said he’s been arrested in Pennsylvania.


56 posted on 11/16/2011 11:10:16 AM PST by Pan_Yan
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To: Qbert

CBS has breaking news headline saying they captured him in Pennsylvania.


57 posted on 11/16/2011 11:17:13 AM PST by eaglestar
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To: Qbert
11-16-11 per Drudge:

Occupy protesters plan to 'shut down' Wall Street on Thursday...

'You're going to see what a Molotov cocktail can do to MACY'S'...

Bill Ayers and Obama must be very proud.

58 posted on 11/16/2011 11:18:52 AM PST by TribalPrincess2U (WE ARE AMERICA! DONATE TO FR MORE!)
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To: TSgt

The difference between occupiers and tea partiers is that tea partiers respect the eons of civilization humans have progressed through.


59 posted on 11/16/2011 11:19:57 AM PST by Yaelle (Keep donating to Cain. Let's get him back on top.)
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To: Darksheare

HERBERT!


60 posted on 11/16/2011 11:22:56 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: massgopguy

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61 posted on 11/16/2011 11:24:24 AM PST by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: Qbert
Better Not Try This On Rick Perry
62 posted on 11/16/2011 11:41:57 AM PST by mikhailovich
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To: Uri’el-2012
...What a complete Twit...Is a warrant required for squatters?...

Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

Doesn't say anything about "except squatters". Who's the twit now?

63 posted on 11/16/2011 11:43:01 AM PST by FReepaholic (Stupidity is not a crime, so you're free to go.)
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To: null and void

“One bullet hit an exterior window of the White House...”

Do they have INTERIOR windows at the White House?


64 posted on 11/16/2011 11:46:54 AM PST by mkmensinger
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To: kcvl

Has Eric Holder traced the gun back to “Fast and Furious”?


65 posted on 11/16/2011 11:59:40 AM PST by PA-RIVER
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To: SatinDoll

The story is nuts! I wouldn’t be surprised if someone working in the WH tried to shoot someone, and now they’re trying to come up with a cover story for the bullet hole(s). Shades of Vince Foster.....

Mrs. Prince of Space


66 posted on 11/16/2011 12:11:26 PM PST by Prince of Space
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To: ladyvet

The untreatable TB reports seem to have been motivational to the Regime. Else Obama would have kept those kids and street people out there all winter long.


67 posted on 11/16/2011 12:57:45 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: Qbert

Why do you imagine the White House has such technology. They didn’t even have bullet resistant windows until Bill Clinton blew up the OK City federal building.


68 posted on 11/16/2011 1:00:15 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: FReepaholic
It's still what I said, probable cause ~ if you don't have it you don't get to look, warrant or not.

You can't just stop junkies on the street and search them without probable cause.

Now these tents present a problem ~ but probably not in DC since it's not in the 9th Circus jurisdiction. In general the courts here have held you pretty much need a permit to do stuff on public property. There's a lot of demand for that public property and if you just let folks enter and do what they wanted pell mell you'd probably have fights.

There are no campgrounds on the Mall. At the same time the Boy Scouts got permits and camped out once a year. So there is a permitting process for tents in the federal district.

69 posted on 11/16/2011 1:06:02 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: kcvl; Travis McGee
White House shot twice; officials still looking for Oscar Ortega-Hernandez

Maybe they're not looking in the right place!


71 posted on 11/16/2011 1:46:57 PM PST by archy (I'd give my right arm to be ambidextrous!)
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To: Qbert

When you promote and support social unrest, what’s that old saying “You get what you pay for”...


72 posted on 11/16/2011 2:03:44 PM PST by siamesecats (God closes one door, and opens another, to protect us.)
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To: Logical me

Oscar Ortega-Hernandez? Would it not be interesting if this guy turns out to be an illegal alien with no documentation and came across the unprotected borders because of Obama and Napolitano policies. You would never hear this on State-run, network TV or radio.


73 posted on 11/16/2011 2:07:48 PM PST by Mr. Wright (N\)
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To: Qbert

Maybe, it was a set up? The no gun aqenda?


74 posted on 11/16/2011 2:21:28 PM PST by Bringbackthedraft (Its not who we elect, its those who they appoint that mater most!.)
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help me out here gun guys. Is it possible to shoot a garden variety AK (assume 7.62 x 39) 600+ yards from a moving vehicle and hit and penetrate ballistic glass (assume the strongest available)a few times?

I don’t know about you but I can’t hit the broad side of a 17 x 22 target at 100 yards with mine, and I’m pretty good with a rifle.


75 posted on 11/16/2011 2:23:03 PM PST by newnhdad
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To: Qbert
Beck is covering this tonight.

(paraphrase) How does someone with a rifle and scope get that close to the White House. There were 2 cars involved and they were unable to find the guy. He gave other examples of poor security, his take is the left is going to turn on Obama. The press is trying to tear down US. It puts all of us at risk.

76 posted on 11/16/2011 2:34:41 PM PST by opentalk
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To: FReepaholic

It says Houses, not Tents.


77 posted on 11/16/2011 2:39:19 PM PST by omega4179 (We can't wait!............. for the end of an error.....1-20-13)
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To: Linda Frances; Chode; All
Naw.....was not George Bush! Guess again....dick cheney Pictures, Images and Photos Ol' Dick Cheney was out during hunting season again and thought he saw Sasquatch over by the White House so he fired!
78 posted on 11/16/2011 2:51:27 PM PST by Morgana (This space for rent.........cheap)
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To: Morgana
a Rat, shot at the Head RAT??? the mind boggles...
79 posted on 11/16/2011 3:02:56 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Qbert
Authorities recovered an AK-47 rifle near the scene.

Barack should have paid full price for his fix. Even small time dealers don't mess around.
80 posted on 11/16/2011 5:55:13 PM PST by yup2394871293
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To: Qbert

As for Barry, he’s a playah, but he should let this slide. If he didn’t roll around in armor plated limo and live in a mansion guarded 24/7 by sharpshooters on top of the roof, I’d feel more sorry for him. If he lived a three miles SE of 1600 Penn Ave, he’d be hiring glaziers at least two times a week.


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82 posted on 11/16/2011 6:02:16 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: TribalPrincess2U
Bullets and bombs ... Invite communists to the party and that's what you get.
83 posted on 11/16/2011 6:09:45 PM PST by PA-RIVER
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To: siamesecats

Islamic dictators have these problems all the time.

Maybe Hussein needs to keep moving from palace to palace?


84 posted on 11/16/2011 6:24:59 PM PST by PA-RIVER
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To: Mr. Wright

But they certainly told everyone right off the bat that he was “mentally ill.” ANd yet, they’re still keeping that little minor “mentally ill” factoid about Jared Loughner out of the media while they insist on calling him a Tea Party conservative, which is a flat out LIE.


85 posted on 11/16/2011 10:29:19 PM PST by ponygirl
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To: Uri’el-2012

1st generation hippies from the 1970’s have apparently bred 2nd generation hippies.


86 posted on 11/16/2011 11:35:43 PM PST by NotJustAnotherPrettyFace
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To: Qbert

NOW I understand why Occupy was shut down everywhere. Obama is now in danger from his own constituency and they cannot allow this to continue.


87 posted on 11/16/2011 11:46:44 PM PST by tinamina
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To: ladyvet

And e. coli too?!!! Instead of OWS, they should be calling these gatherings “PoopFest”.


88 posted on 11/17/2011 12:21:10 AM PST by NotJustAnotherPrettyFace
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To: tinamina

“NOW I understand why Occupy was shut down everywhere. Obama is now in danger from his own constituency and they cannot allow this to continue.”

At least the “media” have given up on the facade that OWS holds Obama in high regard; when these protests started the news openly showed anti-Obama signs and aired anti-Obama interviews with the protesters. As they dragged on, those items disappeared, and the “media” even tried to give the impression that the Dem politicians were at the forefront of the movement...


89 posted on 11/17/2011 2:22:52 AM PST by kearnyirish2
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To: Qbert
??? I heard last night on a radio show the Secret Service or police had caught him as he was in the Occupy and he ran away. Police caught him and let him go. And there were two cars involved. Might be mentally ill but someone must have helped him plan this. I mean drive from Idaho and figure the layout of the WH, then ping the living room windows.

All he needed was a schedule and umm maybe a ticket to Hawaii. I might hate Obama's policies to the core but don't want to see the guy dead.I still say he would have been better off as Bill Maher's side kick or Arsenio Hall's replacement.

I'll try to find a link to the first reports. It seems even the radio announcer was getting caught up in the differing stories and how the media were trying to keep this story out of the "Occupadoelbano" people they so dearly love.

90 posted on 11/17/2011 5:08:33 AM PST by Karliner ( Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 8:28, "...this is the end of the beginning."WC)
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To: kcvl
Thanks for the new report/link. Was looking for that article. I think the "newer" reports are going to "cleanse' this guy of "Occupy the storm drain " crowds of Che and patchouli oil lovers( took all the 60's and half the 70's to learn to spell,"patchouli" phewww).

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/17/us/bullet-that-struck-the-white-house-is-found.html

91 posted on 11/17/2011 5:15:34 AM PST by Karliner ( Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 8:28, "...this is the end of the beginning."WC)
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To: Qbert
Did they look in here...

...?

92 posted on 11/17/2011 6:34:16 AM PST by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: Qbert
You can always tell if the perp is a left wing, libtard lunatic.

The media quickly reports that he had no affilliations with any extremist political groups.

93 posted on 11/17/2011 7:28:56 PM PST by airborne (Paratroopers! Good to the last drop!)
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