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Because I’m Libertarian Like That

Posted on | December 16, 2011 | 4 Comments

An unfortunate incident:

A barricade situation adjacent to the Northern Virginia Community College campus is over, according to Fairfax County police. The situation ended just before 10 p.m. Thursday.
The incident took place on the eigth floor of the Skyline Terrace Apartments in the south tower of the two building high rise complex … in the 3700 block of George Mason Dr in Alexandria
A man with a gun was threatening to kill himself. Officers were able to talk the man out of his apartment and took him into custody. …
The incident prompted the Alexandria campus of Northern Virginia Community College to cancel classes this evening.

This was an unfortunate incident in more ways that one. Wombat is a student at NVCC and was trapped on campus during the lockdown, which caused him to be three hours late with this morning’s “Live at Five” headline roundup. He sent an e-mail to apologize, explaining that a “suicidal a–hole” was the problem. Before I knew how the stand-off ended, I e-mailed Wombat this reply:

1. Did the suicidal a–hole kill himself?
2. Was he an Obama supporter?
Because I can understand why a–holes who support Obama would be despondent. And while I don’t approve suicide, I wouldn’t want to “impose my values” on others.

We are grateful that police were able to take this poor demented man into custody, and only regret that more Obama-supporting a–holes don’t seek therapeutic treatment for their psychotic delusions before it’s too late.


4 Responses to “Because I’m Libertarian Like That”

  1. Lisa Graas
    December 16th, 2011 @ 1:56 pm

    Insert thing I probably shouldn’t say here.

  2. JeffS
    December 16th, 2011 @ 2:09 pm

    I have no problems with Obama supporting a–holes, so long as they never vote again, leave the country, or both.

    So suicide is unnecessary, with the right choices. 

  3. Finrod Felagund
    December 16th, 2011 @ 2:21 pm

    All the expressways in Atlanta now have ugly fences on all the bridges over them, because too many dumbasses were threatening to jump from them, so they would have to close the expressway etc.

  4. SDN
    December 17th, 2011 @ 10:51 am

    Not to mention all the sadistic a-holes who want to throw things at the cars…

    To quote Chief Garibaldi from Babylon 5: “I’m in favor of the electric chair; sometimes I think we need electric bleachers!”