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Blind Oklahoma veteran takes down would-be attacker in broad daylight
http://www.kjrh.com ^ | may 2, 2013

Posted on 05/02/2013 6:53:21 PM PDT by lowbridge

A blind veteran was forced to defend himself after being attacked in broad daylight.

Fifty-one-year-old Gordon Besaw has glaucoma. He and his seeing eye dog, Derby, were headed to the VA Medical Center for treatment Tuesday when police say he was attacked by 27-year-old Christopher Andrew.

"He asked me, 'Are you blind?' I said yes," said Besaw. "He said, 'I can make you see before you see God'."

Police say Andrew punched the retired U.S. Army Special Forces soldier in the head.

"He said, 'I can make you see again' and he punched me in the head again," Besaw said. "I'm like, 'Man, you're not going to like the way this is going to go.'"

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Oklahoma
KEYWORDS: oklahoma; sourcetitlenoturl; veteran

1 posted on 05/02/2013 6:53:21 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

No description of the perp so this obviously was an attack on a minority by a trained military killer....


2 posted on 05/02/2013 6:58:38 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart

I agree black on blind


3 posted on 05/02/2013 7:03:13 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Norm Lenhart

News video at the site shows a white male that looks like he’s done a little too much crack.


4 posted on 05/02/2013 7:03:44 PM PDT by Traveler59 ( Truth is a journey, not a destination.)
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To: lowbridge

Christopher Andrew, 27. Two felony charges.

5 posted on 05/02/2013 7:05:41 PM PDT by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

No description of the perp so this obviously was an attack on a minority by a trained military killer....


A picture of the perp came up on the video. He’s white trash.


6 posted on 05/02/2013 7:06:18 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: Norm Lenhart
One of the videos shows what appears to be the perp, a young white guy.

"I can make you see again!" is a long way from "Give me your wallet!" I wonder if the perp is nuts.

7 posted on 05/02/2013 7:07:44 PM PDT by TChad (Call them Oppressives, not Progressives)
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To: yldstrk

White scum on a white veteran/hero.


8 posted on 05/02/2013 7:08:13 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: coloradan

"I'm blind. So, punk, do you feel lucky?"

(Which is not how this started, but was how it ended.)

9 posted on 05/02/2013 7:10:04 PM PDT by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: lowbridge

Wonder how long before Obama and Holder brings charges against the blind vet, remember kids according to them all vets are dangerous and likely to commit terror attacks like the one in Boston.


10 posted on 05/02/2013 7:13:56 PM PDT by Trueblackman (As a Conservative, I am proud to be on the Obama's enemy list and on the right side of history..)
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To: Traveler59

I/m stunned


11 posted on 05/02/2013 7:14:32 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: lowbridge

I suspect that once Chrissie gets behind bars, the guards will ensure that word gets out quickly that he attacked a blind vet and that said blind vet beat him up! Once that happens, I think Chrissie may have to start wearing a dress, as he will become some ‘Bubba’s girlfriend. Too bad, so sad! Ya makes yer bed ya lies in it!


12 posted on 05/02/2013 7:16:57 PM PDT by A Formerly Proud Canadian (I once was lost but now I'm found; blind but now I see.)
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To: lowbridge

The vet tells his german sheperd to stay before wading in and taking care of business. That has got to be one of coolest things I’ve read.


13 posted on 05/02/2013 7:24:22 PM PDT by myheroesareDeadandRegistered
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To: lowbridge

This guy is going to get his but kicked again in prison and be someones bitch the second they find out he got his ass kicked by a blind man after hitting twice first! Oh and stupid does not have a color!


14 posted on 05/02/2013 7:25:51 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: laplata

well I am actually relieved


15 posted on 05/02/2013 7:28:27 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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Attack someone with a German Shepard ! Talking about a death wish !


16 posted on 05/02/2013 7:33:15 PM PDT by uncle fenders
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To: lowbridge

This SOB is not going to fare well at trial either. Hope to see an update on how many years he gets behind bars


17 posted on 05/02/2013 7:42:53 PM PDT by Figment
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To: uncle fenders

Indeed. This perp sucks at target selection.


18 posted on 05/02/2013 7:49:15 PM PDT by The_Sword_of_Groo (My world view is accurately expressed in the lyrics of " The Fightin' Side of Me")
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To: myheroesareDeadandRegistered

The dog was jealous for not being allowed by his master to take a bite out of crime!


19 posted on 05/02/2013 7:49:20 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: laplata

Not White scum. Perp suffers from Michael Jackson-itus.


20 posted on 05/02/2013 7:59:41 PM PDT by Petruchio (Democrats are like Slinkies... Not good for anything, but it's fun pushing 'em down the stairs.)
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To: lowbridge

The attacker had to be one of Holder’s people. Good thing the Vet had restraint and didn’t let the rest of his training kick in. Good on the Vet.


21 posted on 05/02/2013 8:04:24 PM PDT by Tench_Coxe
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To: coloradan

Still one of Holder’s people (OWS).


22 posted on 05/02/2013 8:05:10 PM PDT by Tench_Coxe
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To: Petruchio

I thought he was white.


23 posted on 05/02/2013 8:11:44 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: lowbridge

Great story....


24 posted on 05/02/2013 8:12:29 PM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~ I drink good wine, listen to good music and dream good dreams.)
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To: lowbridge

This should be classified as a hate crime.


25 posted on 05/02/2013 8:24:00 PM PDT by Rembrandt (Part of the 51% who pay Federal taxes)
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To: lowbridge

The perp is a yellow chicken livered no good pond scum. What a suprise he got when his intended victim turned out to be excellent at self defense.

Serves him right. Karma bites.


26 posted on 05/02/2013 9:41:59 PM PDT by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: myheroesareDeadandRegistered
The vet tells his german sheperd to stay before wading in and taking care of business. That has got to be one of coolest things I’ve read.

Yes, that is cool but my inclination would be to tell the german shepherd to eat, not stay.

27 posted on 05/02/2013 10:55:05 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (3 guns when you only have one arm? "I just don't want to get killed for lack of shooting back")
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To: Norm Lenhart

ah - theres’ s photo of the perp in the video -


28 posted on 05/02/2013 11:11:02 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (Christian is as Christian does - by their fruits)
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To: lowbridge

Loved this story. Thanks.


29 posted on 05/04/2013 3:29:12 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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