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Police: Sen. Crapo registered blood alcohol content of .110
Idaho Press ^ | December 24, 2012

Posted on 12/24/2012 5:58:59 AM PST by SoFloFreeper

Police in Alexandria, Va., said Sunday that the Idaho Republican was pulled over after his vehicle ran a red light. Police spokesman Jody Donaldson said Crapo failed field sobriety tests and was arrested at about 12:45 a.m. He was transported to the Alexandria jail and released on an unsecured $1,000 bond at about 5 a.m....

Police said Crapo, who was alone in his vehicle, registered a blood alcohol content of .110. The legal limit in Virginia, which has strict drunken driving laws, is .08.

(Excerpt) Read more at m.idahopress.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Idaho
KEYWORDS: 112th; alcohol; chappaquiddick; crapo; drinking; dui; media
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Ted Kennedy was WORSHIPED by the media. He killed a girl and left the scene of the accident. He was a notorious drunk. But, lucky for him, he endorsed the murder of babies in the womb. So he was given a free pass.
1 posted on 12/24/2012 5:59:08 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

The Crapo is in the toilet now.


2 posted on 12/24/2012 6:00:56 AM PST by csmusaret (I will give Obama credit for one thing- he is living proof that familiarity breeds contempt.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

http://www.paxety.com/Archive/20060508PatrickMahone.html


3 posted on 12/24/2012 6:02:21 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: SoFloFreeper

Meanwhile, Crapo will be hounded for months or years over this incident.


4 posted on 12/24/2012 6:02:36 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Meanwhile, Crapo will be hounded for months or years over this incident.


5 posted on 12/24/2012 6:02:42 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Meanwhile, Crapo will be hounded for months or years over this incident.


6 posted on 12/24/2012 6:02:52 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

I don’t get it. I never will. Don’t these guys have aides who chauffer the around town?


7 posted on 12/24/2012 6:05:05 AM PST by Trapped Behind Enemy Lines
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To: csmusaret

Ain’t it true, he’s an absolute fool to be caught DUI.


8 posted on 12/24/2012 6:05:20 AM PST by izzatzo
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To: SoFloFreeper

That reminds me. I should go make some toast....


9 posted on 12/24/2012 6:05:40 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: SoFloFreeper

Yes he will be. And you’ll be hounded for triple posting:)


10 posted on 12/24/2012 6:05:40 AM PST by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Wasn’t some Kennedy clan driving drunk but escorted by DC Capitol police to ‘safety’, and whole thing hushed hushed.

The guy disappeared for a couple week, and everything peachy?


11 posted on 12/24/2012 6:06:42 AM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

He’ll wind up resigning, whereas any democrat will be allowed to stay and enhance his resume.


12 posted on 12/24/2012 6:07:17 AM PST by izzatzo
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To: SoFloFreeper

” a blood alcohol content of .110. The legal limit in Virginia, which has strict drunken driving laws, is .08.”

,08 is the limit. He was .11, .03 over the limit. Why the extra “0?” .110? Why not make it look even worse, and print “a blood alcohol limit of .1100000?”


13 posted on 12/24/2012 6:07:57 AM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

It could be said that, Crapo is circling the bowl.


14 posted on 12/24/2012 6:10:04 AM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month)
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To: SoFloFreeper

He should have said he was driving to a vote, like patches kennedy.


15 posted on 12/24/2012 6:11:55 AM PST by mirkwood
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To: SoFloFreeper

At .110 BAC he’s a piker compared to Chappaquiddick Ted who went through his entire adult life above .300 BAC


16 posted on 12/24/2012 6:13:09 AM PST by Ouderkirk (Obama has turned America into an aristocracy of the unaccomplished.)
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To: Sir Napsalot
Patches Kennedy. Crashed into a barracde or something. Blamed it all on the prescription drug Ambien. Double standard. I know that .11 is above the legal limit, but its not exactly falling down drunk. Hell, I think that this was Ted Kennedy's average bac.
17 posted on 12/24/2012 6:15:19 AM PST by fhayek
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To: SoFloFreeper

“Police: Sen. Crapo registered blood alcohol content of .110”
If he were a Democrat the DNC would run him for President.


18 posted on 12/24/2012 6:16:52 AM PST by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Just read this.

First lesson Crapo blew. When they take your mug shot, smile like it’s your Christmas picture, like “the hammer” did (Tom *** can’t remember his last name right now, he was from Texas).

That way, the other side can’t use it.

HHC’s husband


19 posted on 12/24/2012 6:17:59 AM PST by hellinahandcart
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To: Sir Napsalot

That was Patrick Kennedy. He crashed into a Jersey wall in DC at 2 AM, and told police that he was on his way to the Capitol for an important vote. He was not charged, no blood test, and was driven home by the police. At least there wasn’t a dead blonde in his car. Also, remember the reporter who ambushed George Bush about a 25 year old DUI 4 days before the election?


20 posted on 12/24/2012 6:18:21 AM PST by Freestate316 (Know what you believe and why you believe it.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
He is a Republican and will be torched by the media, unlike Patches Kennedy who was given a pass and lauded for his stand on globull warming.
21 posted on 12/24/2012 6:19:02 AM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

Precisely.


22 posted on 12/24/2012 6:19:08 AM PST by hellinahandcart
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To: SoFloFreeper

Crapo had told The Associated Press in past interviews that he abstains from drinking alcohol.

Crapo, who was elected in 1998 and is in his third Senate term, is expected to take over the top Republican spot next year on the Senate Banking Committee. He also serves on the Senate’s budget and finance panels and has been active on environmental and health issues.
http://www.mercurynews.com/nation-world/ci_22253777/dui-charge-mormon-senator-michael-crapo

I know this won’t come off sounding quite right....but what an easy thing to ‘create.’

I mean with the way the world is today about so many things that are ‘bad’ for you from smoking to yes...even drinking and driving.

What is to stop a unionized government employee from faking the results of the field sobriety test? Democrats know that conservatives can’t stand having these kinds of irresponsible “drunks, womanizers, etc.” within the ranks. Republicans must be held as ‘holier than thou’ types, right?


23 posted on 12/24/2012 6:19:32 AM PST by EBH (0bama is guilty of willful neglect of duty.)
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To: EBH

He held himself up as a “holier than thou” type.

That’s the problem.

HHC’s husband


24 posted on 12/24/2012 6:21:12 AM PST by hellinahandcart
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra; hellinahandcart

““a blood alcohol limit of .1100000?””

I meant to say;
“print that he had a blood level CONTENT of .1100000.”

Need coffee!


25 posted on 12/24/2012 6:26:17 AM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: hellinahandcart
First lesson is don't drink and drive drunk. Crapo’s mistake was not the fact he blew, not the fact he failed the Field Sobriety Tests, not the fact he ran a red light. His mistake was drunk then getting behind the wheel of a vehicle. (And yes, .11 is drunk)

I know Kennedy was a drunk and was people covered for him for years, but Kennedy's piss poor behavior is not an excuse for another senator to act like an ass.

My wife and kids drive. If you're drunk, don't drive and put my family at risk.

26 posted on 12/24/2012 6:30:35 AM PST by dpa5923 (Small minds talk about people, normal minds talk about events, great minds talk about ideas.)
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To: Zakeet; Elsie; colorcountry

http://www.standard.net/stories/2012/12/23/idaho-us-senator-arrested-dui

Shocking I tell you! Just Shocking!


27 posted on 12/24/2012 6:31:07 AM PST by Utah Binger (Southern Utah where the world comes to see America)
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To: dpa5923

I quit drinking and solved the problem for good.


28 posted on 12/24/2012 6:33:13 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Zakeet; Elsie; colorcountry

Poor dude couldn’t stop for a cup of coffee; against the WOW.


29 posted on 12/24/2012 6:35:08 AM PST by Utah Binger (Southern Utah where the world comes to see America)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

Don’t worry. Most people don’t understand decimals. They don’t know if there is a difference between .11 and .110 or .1100.

I’ve seen people in graduate school who can’t tell you which is larger, .170 or .71. Many of them explain their answers this way: “Everything works backwards to the right of the decimal.”


30 posted on 12/24/2012 6:38:20 AM PST by ladyjane (For the first time in my life I am not proud of my country.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I am going to give him a small credit for two things:

One, he did not refuse the sobriety tests

Two, he didn’t claim that he could not be arrested because he was on his was to Congress.

Wasn’t that the Larry Craig seat? Do devils lurk there or what?


31 posted on 12/24/2012 6:42:13 AM PST by Dr. Sivana ("C'est la vie" say the old folks, it goes to show you never can tell. -- Chuck Berry)
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To: SoFloFreeper

How do you fail a field sobriety test at .110? They must have told him to recite the Greek alphabet backward.


32 posted on 12/24/2012 6:42:28 AM PST by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: Ouderkirk
At .110 BAC he’s a piker compared to Chappaquiddick Ted who went through his entire adult life above .300 BAC

He's still burning off the alchohol in hell.

33 posted on 12/24/2012 6:48:35 AM PST by Disambiguator (America chose...poorly.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

.11 is pretty lame - a democRAT could do much better.


34 posted on 12/24/2012 6:48:40 AM PST by NonValueAdded (If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs, you've likely misread the situation.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

35 posted on 12/24/2012 6:48:40 AM PST by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: rlmorel

GREAT flowchart!!! Merry, Happy to you and yours.


36 posted on 12/24/2012 6:51:18 AM PST by NonValueAdded (If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs, you've likely misread the situation.)
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To: Disambiguator

I think the Devil made sure Ted Kennedy got down there because they figured he could extend the thermal energy resources of Hell in four ways:

1.) Hot gas from the mouth

2.) Methane from the rear

3.) Alcohol in the blood

4.) Blubber for rendering


37 posted on 12/24/2012 6:53:21 AM PST by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: Mr Ramsbotham
How do you fail a field sobriety test at .110?

They make you take a breath test during the field tests these days. So you can do okay on the physical tests and fail the breath test.

38 posted on 12/24/2012 6:53:54 AM PST by KevinB (A country that would elect Barack Obama president twice is no longer worth fighting for.)
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To: NonValueAdded

Thanks, NonValueAdded...and best to you and yours! (Flowchart is so true, isn’t it?)


39 posted on 12/24/2012 6:54:27 AM PST by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: Disambiguator
(Kennedy is) still burning off the alchohol in hell.

Burning it off, hell. Satan's using Ted as a fuel source.

40 posted on 12/24/2012 6:55:48 AM PST by VeniVidiVici (Bathhouse Barry wants YOU to bend over for another four years)
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To: rlmorel

Damn. You beat me to it :)


41 posted on 12/24/2012 6:57:01 AM PST by VeniVidiVici (Bathhouse Barry wants YOU to bend over for another four years)
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To: ladyjane; Dr. Bogus Pachysandra
When it comes to a measurement, there actually is a difference between the numbers .11 and .110.

A device that reads .11 is precise to the hundredths place. A device that reads .110 is precise to the thousandths place. So a device that reads .110 is, in theory, a better device than one that reads just .11.

42 posted on 12/24/2012 6:58:02 AM PST by Leaning Right
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To: SoFloFreeper

I know he is a conservative, but I have never heard of one thing with which he has been associated. Now I have: DUI. This may mean that ID will punish innocent Repubicans and turn that seat Democrat. For years, Frank Church was their senator. And ID is surrounded by Democrat senators, excpet for WY and UT.


43 posted on 12/24/2012 7:04:37 AM PST by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: ladyjane

You are so right; if there is anything that the American people know less about that politics, it’s decimals AND fractions! Most could never do eighth grade math; even Obama confesses to that failure.


44 posted on 12/24/2012 7:07:06 AM PST by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: SoFloFreeper

Teddy’s free pass expired.I wonder what he’s doing now....


45 posted on 12/24/2012 7:17:06 AM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Leaning Right

“So a device that reads .110 is, in theory, a better device than one that reads just .11.”

True, however,,,,,, .11 and .110 are the same. But, to the math challenged brain, “Why! .110 is much worse than .08 or .11. He was really, really loaded!” I’m talking about appearances, not the accuracy of different devices. At the water plant, our sensors read the line pressure to 6 decimal places! Way overkill!


46 posted on 12/24/2012 7:37:26 AM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Theodore R.
I know he is a conservative, but I have never heard of one thing with which he has been associated. Now I have: DUI. This may mean that ID will punish innocent Repubicans and turn that seat Democrat. For years, Frank Church was their senator. And ID is surrounded by Democrat senators, excpet for WY and UT.


If the day ever comes we ever comes we are so uppity as to throw a good man under the bus for this kind of action then the good Lord help us. Taking all things into consideration, I say let him who is without traffic tickets throw the first stone. There is a big difference between what Crapo did and getting stone drunk and stealing a truck, for instance.

President Ulysses (or as our southern FRiends might say Useless) S. Grant was known for being a somewhat heavy drinker and got in trouble during his presidency for speeding his buggy through DC. It takes more than goody two shoes to win wars, the Republicans should keep that in mind.

47 posted on 12/24/2012 7:52:06 AM PST by Idaho_Cowboy (Ride for the Brand. Joshua 24:15)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

Thats 3 glasses of egg nog, 3 beers or 3 shots of liquor.

Hardly loaded, but indeed Driving under the influence.

I know people who would blow this when they get out of bed in the morning.


48 posted on 12/24/2012 7:54:13 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Theodore R.

“I know he is a conservative, but I have never heard of one thing with which he has been associated. Now I have: DUI. This may mean that ID will punish innocent Repubicans and turn that seat Democrat.”

I doubt Idaho will elect a Democrat, but this guy may want to resign rather than running again. He has time to see how the wind is blowing, since he’s not up for re-election until 2016.

However (and I’m very surprised no one has commented on this), he’s a Mormon and had previously said he doesn’t drink. No one likes hypocrisy or liars, and 25% of Idahoans are Mormon...

I think a lot hinges on how he conducts himself between now and re-election.

(On a different note, I recall the days when .15 was the legal limit and he wouldn’t even have been considered drunk...)


49 posted on 12/24/2012 8:08:15 AM PST by PreciousLiberty (Pray for America!!!)
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To: VeniVidiVici

You know how it is around here...:)


50 posted on 12/24/2012 8:19:17 AM PST by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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