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Breitbart’s coroner poisoned to death?
WND ^ | APRIL 29, 2012 | Joe Kovacs

Posted on 04/29/2012 3:51:22 PM PDT by RobinMasters

Medical examiners in Los Angeles are investigating the possible poisoning death of one of their own officials who may have worked on the case of Andrew Breitbart, the conservative firebrand who died March 1, the same day Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced probable cause for forgery in President Obama’s birth certificate.

Michael Cormier, a respected forensic technician for the Los Angeles County Coroner died under suspicious circumstances at his North Hollywood home April 20, the same day Breitbart’s cause of death was finally made public.

“There are mysterious circumstances surrounding his death,” said Elizabeth Espinosa, a news reporter for KTLA-TV. “We’re told detectives are looking into the possibility that he was poisoned by arsenic.”

Cormier, 61, had been rushed to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank after complaining of pain and vomiting.

“He was transported there early in the morning, and passed away late at night,” Ed Winter, assistant chief of operations and Cormier’s colleague at the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner, told KTLA. “It affects everybody when you lose a co-worker, but we’ll proceed and do our job and try to figure out why Michael died.”

The hospital then notified Los Angeles Police about Cormier’s death.

“At this point we haven’t ruled out foul play,” police Lt. Alan Hamilton told the Los Angeles Times. “It is one of the things being considered. We are waiting for the coroner’s results.”

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: andrewbreitbart; breitbart; cormier; lacoroner; michaelcormier; naturalborncitizen; thathideousstrength
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To: RobinMasters

Breitbart bump


101 posted on 04/29/2012 7:30:25 PM PDT by Dajjal ("I'm not concerned about the very poor." -- severely conservative Mitt 'Etch-A-Sketch' Rmoney)
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To: RobinMasters

Now let me get this straight ... the Coroner’s office goes public with the Breitbart toxicology report indicating that it was not an induced heart attack and the technician, the credible one to yell out “hey, wait a minute, that’s not what I said” dies under suspicious circumstances? Seriously?


102 posted on 04/29/2012 7:33:31 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (SpaceX Dragon launch to ISS, Cape Canaveral AFS, May 7, 9:38 AM EDT)
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To: FreedBird

I thought it odd too, till (1)I took another look at the man -he didn’t look like the picture of health and (2) his company released more of the same caliber of big fat nothing they have already released. Why anyone would kill over what he did and said is silly.


103 posted on 04/29/2012 7:44:24 PM PDT by PghBaldy
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To: F15Eagle
Just another amazing coincidence. Ya know, like granny who had Bammy’s birth certificate in her apartment (according to his book) suddenly departing after the election.

Yes. I have an image in my mind straight out of THE OMEN when Barack went to "visit" her just prior to her death (and then waited, with an odd excuse, before going to see her afterwards). Would sound absurd unless there were other equally convenient deaths preceding Randall Flagg's election.

104 posted on 04/29/2012 7:45:28 PM PDT by avenir (I'm pessimistic about man, but I'm optimistic about GOD!)
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To: mylife
WND headlines get me every time but I always to end up disappointed. They need to learn how to close the deal....
105 posted on 04/29/2012 7:53:51 PM PDT by BreezyDog (PLAN A: A Peaceful Restoration of the Republic.....PLAN B: A Restoration of the Republic)
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To: yldstrk

YES


106 posted on 04/29/2012 8:27:06 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
This could turn into a paradox.

Or as computer programmers would say, an infinite loop.

107 posted on 04/29/2012 8:28:40 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: melancholy

“We’re told detectives are looking into the possibility that he was poisoned by arsenic.”

Meaning: We want you to think it was arsenic. Keep you busy, divert you from the real issue.


108 posted on 04/29/2012 8:34:52 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Hot Tabasco

Is that Ron Paul?


109 posted on 04/29/2012 8:38:41 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

It occurred to me today that people who repeat “WND is kookdom” and “eek conspiracy theories” etc are like abused people who internalize the abuse and pass it on to others.


110 posted on 04/29/2012 8:39:26 PM PDT by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell. Signed, a fanatic)
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To: little jeremiah

Correct


111 posted on 04/29/2012 8:42:44 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: mkjessup

Easy...


112 posted on 04/29/2012 8:43:49 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: mylife

Does anything significant ever happen anymore that isn’t the product of a conspiracy?

I seriously think not; this country is so morally decrepit that every president should be thrown in the slammer the moment they are elected.


113 posted on 04/29/2012 8:56:07 PM PDT by editor-surveyor
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To: PghBaldy

LOL!

I didn’t know that Mary Poppins was a freeper.

When is your next movie?


114 posted on 04/29/2012 8:59:37 PM PDT by editor-surveyor
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To: WashingtonSource; yldstrk
Cormier was paid off to falsify Breitbart's autopsy, then poisoned to make sure he never went public with the truth.

Counter Proposal: Cormier's death was poisoning, but is unrelated to Breitbart's autopsy, or the photos that Cormier would have taken. It could be due to photos he took of someone else. After all, he is a 'photographer'.

Breitbart was killed, Cormier's photos showed no evidence, nor will any be found.

Someone in the GOV/MEDIA is supplying this arsenic 'story' to the 'press' to keep the public chasing ghosts.

115 posted on 04/29/2012 9:15:30 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Hostage
Could be that somebody wanted to kill this guy, and decided to do it the day before the Breitbart autopsy release in order to throw the cops off his trail. Perhaps he thought it would scare the cops off from investigating at all. So who was after the coroner? A gang of thugs, a blackmailer, an angry husband, a gay lover...?


116 posted on 04/29/2012 9:39:15 PM PDT by JediJones (From the makers of Romney, Bloomberg/Schwarzenegger 2016. Because the GOP can never go too far left.)
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To: little jeremiah
People use the word “conspiracy” (thanks, Alinksly students!) to mean “Wingnut paranoia that isn’t factual”.

Wing Nut Daily?

117 posted on 04/29/2012 9:42:28 PM PDT by JediJones (From the makers of Romney, Bloomberg/Schwarzenegger 2016. Because the GOP can never go too far left.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

It can be found in brain tissue. There was a doctor who murdered his wife this way.


118 posted on 04/29/2012 11:16:46 PM PDT by LukeL (Barack Obama: Jimmy Carter 2 Electric Boogaloo)
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To: giotto

Yes with the time diff in Hawaii it was almost two days before here but officially Nov 3.

Thanks for the comment.


119 posted on 04/30/2012 12:07:12 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: avenir

How much you wanna bet that birth certificate was still in her apartment, too, and was grabbed during his visit? Then shredded and flushed down a toilet?

My mistake, I used to say it correctly, she passed away (officially) Nov. 3, 2008, just before the election.


120 posted on 04/30/2012 12:09:47 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: muawiyah

“She made a court appearance about Bill Clinton’s problems later that week.”

Yep...and she got custody of Socks, the cat.

“This is different!”

Not really...Socks died.

;o)


121 posted on 04/30/2012 12:12:09 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 (This hobbit is looking for her pitchfork...God help the GOP if I find it.)
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To: giotto

I still said that wrong - I’m thinking of early, very early that day - but officially one day before the election.

Either way, another amazing coincidence - her having lived 86 years.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/nov/03/uselections2008-barackobama1


122 posted on 04/30/2012 12:12:45 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: LukeL

Wasn’t that the M.E. in Pensacola,FL?

I believe he said she had heart problems and gave her an injection,when it turned out her heart was fine.


123 posted on 04/30/2012 12:45:28 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: melancholy; Red Steel
"Sinclair News!!"

I note that Mr. Sinclair was super-scrupulous in his repeatedly pointing out that there has not yet been any link established between this guy and the Breitbart autopsy.

Would such a link surprise me? Absolutely not, as nothing surrounding the installment and maintenance of this cipher in the WH would surprise me any longer.

Has such a link been established as yet? Not that I'm aware of. With FReepers on it however, I wouldn't imagine it will be long before we know one way or the other.

At this point for all I know, dude may have jilted someone and was repaid with a bitter draught.
Yes, I know he was 61. ;)


124 posted on 04/30/2012 1:17:37 AM PDT by Flotsam_Jetsome (If not you, who? If not now, when?)
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To: rabidralph

I think she would be on the executive level.


125 posted on 04/30/2012 5:26:49 AM PDT by reformedliberal
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To: Flotsam_Jetsome
I wonder how many "coincidences" have to pile up before the average person starts to even see dots to connect?

Maybe the 0b0z0ids will start physically blinding people on their way to Dear-Leader-For-Life.

126 posted on 04/30/2012 5:33:18 AM PDT by melancholy (Professor Alinsky, Enslavement Specialist, Ph.D in L0w and H0lder)
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To: jocon307
I mean probably scores of people work at the LA Coroner’s office. This guy was not THE coroner.

I would imagine there would be several people who did the various toxicology and other lab reports. He is listed as photographer as well. It would be better for the bent nose guys if he weren't THE coroner so there's less direct association but it still gets the point across to the rest of the department.

127 posted on 04/30/2012 8:20:54 AM PDT by bgill
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To: lwoodham
I believe that Breitbart had much more that was going to fall. We will never know now.

Which is why the good folks who have evidence need to give copies to three people. Those three people should not know of the others and each in turn should give copies to three people themselves. At least then it'd provide you with an insurance policy and if that failed you'd know it would eventually get out to the public. This is also why I worry about Sheriff Joe when he says he'll give info out at such and such date. But his insurance is that his posse also has that info and will release it if anything happens to Joe. Yeah, I know, tin foil and all.

128 posted on 04/30/2012 8:37:10 AM PDT by bgill
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To: avenir
It was documented in the Honolulu newspaper his exact timeline and the good grandson spend all of some 37 minutes (IIRC) from entering granny's apt building to leaving it to head out to the golf course. That shows real love and concern for the person who raised you, huh. Talk about a short attention span (we've seen that in other things with him). He “says” his sister was there and they visited. Wow, talk about a short attention span. He couldn't find anything to talk about to the last two members of his family for half an hour after coming all that way? Nope, seems to me he wasn't there to reminiscence old times or brag about his campaign. What, no time for bragging?!? If there was no time for bragging then narcissistic The Won was there for one purpose and one purpose only and that most likely was to destroy any last bit of his history.

Was she already dead or did she die immediately after? IF she was already dead, then that explains why Michelle and the girls didn't go on the trip. They can't even decide if the cause of death was some super fast acting cancer or complications from the hip surgery or heart attack or age or maybe aliens came down and took her away for all we know. Then she's cremated and scattered to the winds so it's bye-bye granny forever. Dead men and granny's tell no lies.

129 posted on 04/30/2012 8:58:47 AM PDT by bgill
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To: dixiechick2000

Who will get custody of Bo when and if Moochelle and her family finally walk out the door and keep walking? Or will he meet with some tragic camping accident?


130 posted on 04/30/2012 9:03:34 AM PDT by bgill
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To: netmilsmom

” Didn’t Orson Bean say he never heard of Breitbart’s heart problems?”

Yes he did.


131 posted on 04/30/2012 9:43:54 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Flotsam_Jetsome; All
Sometime in 'containing' the Kennedy Assasination info; certain knowledgable perps were not taken out; just maybe, a brother or an uncle; a friend. Mafia MO same. Nothing new here; and certainly taking out 'the' Coroner; would certainly reap more attention that wanted.

Does not mention if he was married. . .

Timing seems to have it's own message however. . .or at least, appears to.

132 posted on 04/30/2012 9:51:56 AM PDT by cricket ( It is not just 'the economy' and Newt knows it. . .)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Thank you. I thought I heard it.


133 posted on 04/30/2012 9:52:58 AM PDT by netmilsmom (I am Breitbart)
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To: JediJones

It occurred to me today that people who repeat “WND is kookdom” and “eek conspiracy theories” etc are like abused people who internalize the abuse and pass it on to others.


134 posted on 04/30/2012 12:04:25 PM PDT by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell. Signed, a fanatic)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN
“he must have been given a MASSIVE amount,if that’s what happened.”

Could he have been given small amounts of arsenic over a long period of time?

I'm not up on my poisons. Can't they look at his hair to see if arsenic has been ingested and how long ago it was ingested? Kind of rings on a tree tell its's age.

135 posted on 04/30/2012 12:38:22 PM PDT by hummingbird (Just askin' or just sayin' depending on the subject. Oh yeah - OBAMA SUCKS!)
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To: SandRat
“Don’t you wish we could turn the investigation over to Agents Gibbs, Da-Veed, DeNozzo, McGee, “Duckey”, and Abby?

If they were real think that it would get solved?”


And it would only take an hour. Macgiver (sic) and Miss Marples could solve it too.

Instead of having police do the investigation, give it over to mystery and detective writers.

There are no “co-inky - dinks” IMHO.

136 posted on 04/30/2012 12:51:15 PM PDT by hummingbird (Just askin' or just sayin' depending on the subject. Oh yeah - OBAMA SUCKS!)
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To: FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs

“Sorry but, Breitbart’s death one day prior to Arpaio’s news conference and Dr. Cormier’s death on the same day as Breitbart’s autopsy report is no coincidence. Perhaps Cormier lied about the results to avoid harm to his family? Were the bad guys afraid he’d spill the beans so they poisoned him?”

Did Breitbart personally know anyone in the coroner’s office?


137 posted on 04/30/2012 12:59:49 PM PDT by hummingbird (Just askin' or just sayin' depending on the subject. Oh yeah - OBAMA SUCKS!)
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To: little jeremiah

Are you saying they themselves were once accused of being a phony conspiracy theory? I’m not following you.


138 posted on 04/30/2012 1:03:13 PM PDT by JediJones (From the makers of Romney, Bloomberg/Schwarzenegger 2016. Because the GOP can never go too far left.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2
““Hey What’s happening here? What it is ain’t exactly clear.” Remember that old Buffalo Springfield song?”

That song goes through my head quite often...I hum through the words I've forgotten and sing on with the rest.

139 posted on 04/30/2012 1:05:22 PM PDT by hummingbird (Just askin' or just sayin' depending on the subject. Oh yeah - OBAMA SUCKS!)
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To: JediJones

What is your view of WND?


140 posted on 04/30/2012 1:48:19 PM PDT by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell. Signed, a fanatic)
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To: hummingbird

People who are poisoned with arsenic usually get it in increments;someone will put it in their food or drink.

I watch forensic programs and there have been several cases in which someone was slowly poisoned with arsenic.(These are real programs,mind you,not CSI).

They examine strands of hair to see how much arsenic has been injested. I believe a Gas Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer is used in this case.


141 posted on 04/30/2012 4:08:33 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: hummingbird

The gas chromatograph is used to separate and analyze compounds that can be vaporized without decomposition.

I love forensic programs. I learn so much from them. Who says TV rots your brain?


142 posted on 04/30/2012 4:27:51 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN
That's just it. All the more famous instances of lethal Arsenic poisoning I can recall hearing about were from long-term exposure to the poison and accumulative effects, not just an acute poisoning. It would be traceable in hair, bone, and finger and toe nails.

Either someone is counting on the public being ignorant of Arsenic and its effects, or it was the only poison they could think of on short notice.

There are so many better, quicker, easier poisons, and prussic acid still breaks down and goes away in 24 hours....

143 posted on 04/30/2012 5:09:43 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Smokin' Joe

How long does it take for cyanide to break down? I know it’s detectable and that it kills quickly.


144 posted on 04/30/2012 5:24:39 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

Iirc, about 24 hours.


145 posted on 04/30/2012 6:22:23 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Smokin' Joe

what is Prussic acid?


146 posted on 04/30/2012 6:32:17 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: Smokin' Joe

what is Prussic acid?


147 posted on 04/30/2012 6:32:36 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN
An older term for Hydrogen Cyanide. See: wiki
148 posted on 04/30/2012 6:44:36 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Smokin' Joe

How on Earth does one get their hands on cyanide?


149 posted on 04/30/2012 7:01:43 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN
Cyanides are industrial chemicals used in mining (ore processing), metals processing, and as a pesticide, to name a few.

They don't exactly put Potassium Cyanide up next to the Aspirin on the grocery store shelves, but it is available from industrial suppliers and chemical supply firms.

The rest is a pretty simple chemical reaction I won't detail here, but can be found on line, if you are curious.

150 posted on 04/30/2012 9:40:00 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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