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Man Distraught Over Presidential Election Result Kills Himself
CBS Tampa Bay ^ | November 14, 2012 1:00 pm | (Associated Press)

Posted on 11/14/2012 11:51:09 AM PST by Olog-hai

A Key West resident who police say was distraught over the presidential election results and worried about his business has apparently killed himself.

Police say they found Henry Hamilton’s body in his bedroom Nov. 8, along with a living will with handwritten words “Do not revive! (expletive) Obama!” Two empty prescription empty pill bottles were in the dining room. …

(Excerpt) Read more at tampa.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: bho2012; mentalhealth; obamasfault; suicide

1 posted on 11/14/2012 11:51:14 AM PST by Olog-hai
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Sad that someone places that much hope in a man. I can’t stand Obama either, but I know Who reigns on the throne of Heaven.


3 posted on 11/14/2012 11:54:15 AM PST by Arkansas Toothpick
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To: Olog-hai
Yeah, it's bad out there. Did y'all see the cover of the Weekly Standard? Edvard Munch's The Scream
4 posted on 11/14/2012 11:55:02 AM PST by MrChips (MrChips)
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To: jongaltsr

I’m actually surprised there haven’t been more of these stories.


5 posted on 11/14/2012 11:55:46 AM PST by real saxophonist
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To: real saxophonist

They’re going unreported. I know a co-worker who lost his brother to suicide last Wednesday. He passively said he thought he might’ve “been a right-winger.”


6 posted on 11/14/2012 11:57:17 AM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: real saxophonist
What, out of the LSM? I’m surprised we have this one story. And it is still ambiguous what is meant by the word “partner” in the rest of the article.
7 posted on 11/14/2012 11:57:45 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: jongaltsr

My first thought as well... he should have taken out some commies with him.


8 posted on 11/14/2012 11:59:26 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Olog-hai

Tragic, but...

What was his business and how many employees will be affected?

Their job loss should be hung on Obamugabe.


9 posted on 11/14/2012 12:00:16 PM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Bread and Circuses; Everyone to the Coliseum!)
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To: real saxophonist
I’m actually surprised there haven’t been more of these stories.

Wait until Christmas. There have been others...this one only got attention as a result of the 'parting message'...

10 posted on 11/14/2012 12:01:26 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Olog-hai
Man Distraught Over Presidential Election Result Kills Himself

I guess he beat 0bama's Death Panels to the punch.

11 posted on 11/14/2012 12:01:50 PM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Remember the Heroic SEALs of Benghazi and DEMAND a Full Accounting!!!!)
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To: Arkansas Toothpick
Your right I want to live long enough to see Obama become worm food.
12 posted on 11/14/2012 12:02:38 PM PST by angcat
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To: Olog-hai

I’m thinking... Masada...

what would they do if we all went Masada on them, and they had no productive citizens to sponge off of. Without a host, the parasites would die as well.


13 posted on 11/14/2012 12:04:48 PM PST by Arthurio
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To: Olog-hai

“The man operated a tanning business...in Key West, Florida.” - comment on article


14 posted on 11/14/2012 12:04:48 PM PST by procrustes (You make Free Republic look bad!)
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To: Jyotishi

He could have spelled it completely out and it wouldn’t have been a “threat”.
The left (I know there’s a double standard) had people posting much worse than that, including direct threats, without “knocks on the door”.


16 posted on 11/14/2012 12:11:41 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

According to the article, a tanning business. Doesn’t say how many employees he had.


17 posted on 11/14/2012 12:13:25 PM PST by lowbridge (Joe Biden: "Look, the Taliban per se is not our enemy.")
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To: rarestia
They’re going unreported.

There are people who have devoted their whole lives to starting and growing their own business. Oboma has taken it all away from them just so the democrat base, who has never done anything to help anyone (not even themselves) can have more free handouts.
Lives are being destroyed so democrats can get free Obomaphnoes.
It just isn't right.

18 posted on 11/14/2012 12:13:27 PM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: Olog-hai
"Hamilton’s partner Michael Cossey...Cossey says Hamilton was anxious about his tanning business."


19 posted on 11/14/2012 12:15:27 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: MrB

That’s right, tweeters who threatened Gov. Romney on Twitter still have their accounts and were likely not even investigated.


20 posted on 11/14/2012 12:17:10 PM PST by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: MrB
people posting much worse than that, including direct threats, without “knocks on the door”.

It wasn't one of "his people" (Holder) doing the knocking...

21 posted on 11/14/2012 12:18:30 PM PST by grobdriver
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To: lowbridge
According to the article, a tanning business. Doesn’t say how many employees he had.

The tanning tax (paid only by white people) was probably hard enough on the guy already. Add Obomacare and "tax the rich" to that, and the man probably had nothing left.

But hey, at least the democrat bimbo down the road got free birth control pills, right?

.

22 posted on 11/14/2012 12:19:08 PM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: real saxophonist

My MIL would have if she had more courage. Seriously.


23 posted on 11/14/2012 12:23:49 PM PST by GraniteStateConservative (...He had committed no crime against America so I did not bring him here...-- Worst.President.Ever.)
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To: familyop
Doesn’t necessarily remove the ambiguity, though, especially in the full paragraphs. Back in the day, “partner” always meant business partner.
Hamilton’s partner Michael Cossey told Key West police he last saw Hamilton when they watched the election results together. According to the police report, Hamilton was upset and said, “If Barack gets re-elected, I’m not going to be around.”

Cossey says Hamilton was anxious about his* tanning business. Police say Cossey found Hamilton’s body after returning home from a night of playing cards with friends. …
* Not “their”.
24 posted on 11/14/2012 12:24:43 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Bush’s Fault!!!!


25 posted on 11/14/2012 12:25:30 PM PST by zavvone
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To: MrB

You know you’ve lost your damned mind when you start thinking like Klebold and Harris. Which incidentally, you are.


26 posted on 11/14/2012 12:30:39 PM PST by Melas (u)
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To: Olog-hai

A tanning business in Key West?

Seriously?

Did he rent beach space or something?


27 posted on 11/14/2012 12:32:21 PM PST by GnL
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To: GnL

“how do they get the sun to shine only those who pay?”


28 posted on 11/14/2012 12:35:26 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Arkansas Toothpick

I believe in God but we’re humans...simple, emotional humans....despair is real and we have real reasons for it....


29 posted on 11/14/2012 12:38:24 PM PST by cherry
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To: Olog-hai

We’ll miss you, Henry. Shouldn’t have done it.


30 posted on 11/14/2012 12:39:23 PM PST by popdonnelly
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Better to die fighting.


31 posted on 11/14/2012 12:43:19 PM PST by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: cherry
The person you’re replying to still nailed it: misplaced faith. That will always cause despair.
Thus saith the LORD; Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the LORD. / For he shall be like the heath in the desert, and shall not see when good cometh; but shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness, in a salt land and not inhabited. / Blessed is the man that trusteth in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is. / For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.

— Jeremiah 17:5-8

32 posted on 11/14/2012 12:48:05 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Gene Eric

Yep.


33 posted on 11/14/2012 12:48:19 PM PST by real saxophonist (Stay In The Fight)
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To: GnL
A tanning business in Key West? Seriously? Did he rent beach space or something?

maybe he was in a tanning business which tanned animal hides like leather

34 posted on 11/14/2012 12:49:40 PM PST by terycarl
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To: concerned about politics

The tanning tax (paid only by white people) was probably hard enough on the guy already.
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The final straw was when he was sued by A-A’s for not giving them a discount in the tanning booth because they didn’t need as much time.

Then again, why would one think there would be a profit in a tanning salon in South Florida?

As to it possibly being an ‘animal tanning company’, I find it hard to picture people with ‘partners’ being in that kind of business - and I would think that someone in Key West when mentioned with partner- if it didn’t signify ‘tennis, bridge, business etc’ one would almost have to assume it was a life style.


35 posted on 11/14/2012 1:01:16 PM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "Hope in one hand and $hiite in the other and see which fills up first".)
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To: procrustes

OK, look, if he operated a tanning business, he was in deep trouble financially no matter who got elected. They are dinosaurs. He had a bad business plan, I’m afraid. Very sad indeed. It looks as though he was gay, and the rate of suicide and mental health problems among gays is disproportionately high.


36 posted on 11/14/2012 1:01:20 PM PST by ottbmare (The OTTB Mare)
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To: Olog-hai

The article seems to indicate the man was a homosexual, but he was ALSO a business owner...and business owners OUGHT to know that Obamugabe is bad for the economy.

Sad to see this happen. Human life is precious, and this man’s despair is a tragedy.

Look to God, HE is above all power of men.


37 posted on 11/14/2012 1:06:19 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Olog-hai

I’ve just said a prayer for his soul.


38 posted on 11/14/2012 1:21:01 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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Needless to say: business not doing well, borrowing money up to his neck and no hope.


39 posted on 11/14/2012 1:33:43 PM PST by RBStealth
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To: RBStealth

poor guy, I feel sorry for him


40 posted on 11/14/2012 1:58:19 PM PST by Taffini ( Mr. Pippen and Mr. Waffles do not approve and neither do I)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Sad to see this happen. Human life is precious, and this man’s despair is a tragedy.

At least you showed some humanity. Others are obsessed with ferreting out that he may have been homosexual as if that makes his suicide somehow better, deserved and expected.

41 posted on 11/14/2012 2:01:48 PM PST by newzjunkey
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To: Arthurio

Since you thought of it, you first.


42 posted on 11/14/2012 2:14:31 PM PST by semaj
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To: newzjunkey

Jesus Christ died for the sins of all men, and I was a lost sinner once, too.

I really do think we ought to hate sin and love the sinner. Not EXCUSE the sin—stand against it, but love the person.

My heart breaks for the people who are wrapped up in sin. Some worship sex, some worship money, others worship power.

God gave us sex, God gives us financial resources, and He allows us all to have some power—some men are granted great earthly power. When those things become our idol, they become perverted. And that is sinful.

Anyway, I didn’t mean to preach. I do feel sorry for this man, and I really do pray those who were close to him are somehow touched by Christ followers who have a heart and can somehow help them through this ordeal. Such is the Christ like thing to do.


43 posted on 11/14/2012 2:49:14 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Olog-hai

Poor guy. RIP.


44 posted on 11/14/2012 4:11:18 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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