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Okla. sheriff arrests 8 at Keystone pipeline site
Houston Chronicle ^ | February 11, 2013 | SEAN MURPHY

Posted on 02/11/2013 1:08:45 PM PST by BradtotheBone

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Eight people were arrested Monday at a construction site for the Keystone XL oil pipeline in central Oklahoma, including one man who locked himself to a crane-like piece of machinery, authorities said.

The two women and six men were arrested on trespassing complaints at the site near the town of Schoolton, Seminole County sheriff's Chief Deputy Chris Conn said. On woman also was cited for resisting arrest. None of their names has been released.

"We had several individuals on private property who refused to leave, and they were arrested for trespassing," Conn said. "One individual was chained to some equipment ... his wrists were chained together."

The organizers, Protesters from the Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance, cited environmental concerns and the oil extraction's impact on indigenous people as the reason for their protest.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; US: Oklahoma
KEYWORDS: energy; keystonexl; pipeline
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1 posted on 02/11/2013 1:08:50 PM PST by BradtotheBone
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To: BradtotheBone

Mace them first.


2 posted on 02/11/2013 1:12:19 PM PST by travlnmn41
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To: BradtotheBone

These are Enviro Terrorists maybe the next president will use Drones on them.


3 posted on 02/11/2013 1:14:57 PM PST by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: BradtotheBone
oil extraction's impact on indigenous people

Is that lib-speak for "people who make a bunch of money on royalties don't need Democrats any more"?
4 posted on 02/11/2013 1:15:19 PM PST by chrisser (Senseless legislation does nothing to solve senseless violence.)
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To: Red_Devil 232
Seems they are just protestors..

But you advocate killing them???

5 posted on 02/11/2013 1:17:23 PM PST by Osage Orange (MOLON LAVE)
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To: BradtotheBone
one man who locked himself to a crane-like piece of machinery

They should have just run the machine all day with the moron chained to it.

6 posted on 02/11/2013 1:18:19 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Hey RATS! Control your murdering freaks.)
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To: BradtotheBone

I would find it hilarious if they went before an Okie judge who was a real hard rump, who gave each of them six months.

Such individuals count on just a slap on the wrist, and spending six months holiday in a concrete box full of DUIs and meth heads would seriously realign their stuff.


7 posted on 02/11/2013 1:18:53 PM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: BradtotheBone

Locked themselves to something? I never understood why a can of gas and a road flare aren’t used for this?


8 posted on 02/11/2013 1:18:58 PM PST by Dogbert41
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To: Osage Orange

That might not be that bad a idea. /s

If they cant see past their noses, want to heat their homes, want to drive their cars while suffering Obama unemployment perhaps they are too stupid to live? That oil represents cheap energy and a healthier economy. It means jobs.

Also, less reliance on corn. If you note, Obama’s policies are driving up the cost of food as corn is pretty much the largest grain used in the overall economy.


9 posted on 02/11/2013 1:21:51 PM PST by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: BradtotheBone

Oklahoma? Are you freaking kidding me? Is there anyplace these maggot brained libs haven’t infected?


10 posted on 02/11/2013 1:22:54 PM PST by LouAvul
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To: BradtotheBone

I’d like to see them try to show up at the North Dakota oil tent cities....


11 posted on 02/11/2013 1:26:10 PM PST by Wisconsinlady (The 2nd amendment is NOT about hunting-but protection from a tyrannical govt)
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To: BradtotheBone
These are just extortionists pretending to be environmentalists. These people always have an agenda and a list of demands. The agenda and list of demands is always similar. They want whoever is trying to build something or run something to give them money or they will shut it down. The only way to stop these people are tough prison sentences against the actual peps and RICO actions against the organizations that are pulling the strings and demanding the payoffs.
12 posted on 02/11/2013 1:26:10 PM PST by detective
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

13 posted on 02/11/2013 1:28:25 PM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: Osage Orange

There’s protest, and then there’s preventing somebody from making an honest living, which IMO is a form of slavery. These guys are worse than union thugs blocking “scabs” from taking their jobs.

I’d say the first step is simply to leave them chained there and lock the site.


14 posted on 02/11/2013 1:28:25 PM PST by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: Osage Orange

Yep!


15 posted on 02/11/2013 1:28:35 PM PST by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: himno hero; Red_Devil 232
The problem with RED DEVIL's thinking is.....quite startling really.

If I peacefully protest against Ethanol production, am I a drone target.

If I peacefully protest against Wind "energy"..am I a drone target?

If I say something against the POTUS...am I a drone target?

ETC...........

16 posted on 02/11/2013 1:32:26 PM PST by Osage Orange (MOLON LAVE)
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To: Red_Devil 232

You give FR a bad name........


17 posted on 02/11/2013 1:33:35 PM PST by Osage Orange (MOLON LAVE)
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To: BradtotheBone
Just a bunch of Nuevo Luddites who think people should be living in mud huts and eat crickets.

The guy on the crane is a youth pastor. Probably just out of college where he received a thorough brainwashing. The Right needs to make a huge push to reclaim higher education. We haven’t a chance of reclaiming the nation as long as the Left owns our colleges.

18 posted on 02/11/2013 1:36:17 PM PST by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: Dogbert41

***Locked themselves to something?***

I could get them free real quick with a chainsaw and not damage the chain or lock!


19 posted on 02/11/2013 1:36:58 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar ( Too old to cut the mustard any more.)
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To: BradtotheBone

bring in the short buses


20 posted on 02/11/2013 1:37:05 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: jiggyboy
I understand the issue.......

Arrest them...charge them. This kind of crap has been going on for years....

My point was....no one needs to be raining fire down on them....for basically "peacefully" protesting.

21 posted on 02/11/2013 1:37:18 PM PST by Osage Orange (MOLON LAVE)
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To: jiggyboy

I’d say the first step is simply to leave them chained there and lock the site.”

I agree and think I would also post someone in a warm, comfortable vehicle at the site to make sure that no one tries to free him. It can get pretty nasty in parts of Oklahoma at times.


22 posted on 02/11/2013 1:37:18 PM PST by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: BradtotheBone
The two women and six men were arrested on trespassing complaints at the site near the town of Schoolton


"Release the hounds."

23 posted on 02/11/2013 1:37:52 PM PST by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: Osage Orange

>> If I peacefully protest bla bla bla yadda yadda

Uh, what part of PRIVATE PROPERTY don’t you get?

If you drag your smelly hippie ass onto MY property to protest ANYTHING, you’re risking a bullet in the head.

I don’t give a damn how self-righteous or “entitled” you perceive yourself or your cause to be.


24 posted on 02/11/2013 1:44:11 PM PST by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

>> I could get them free real quick with a chainsaw and not damage the chain or lock!

Then again, you may not want that chain and lock hanging from your equipment.

An acetylene cutting torch used as near as possible to the chained body part would do the trick.


25 posted on 02/11/2013 1:46:39 PM PST by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: Nervous Tick
The poster I responded to...advocated DRONE strikes on the protesters.

The only folks I know here in the U.S.A. that have ARMED DRONES are the FEDS.

Calm down.

26 posted on 02/11/2013 1:48:27 PM PST by Osage Orange (MOLON LAVE)
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To: BradtotheBone

Damn shame that a writer for the major daily paper in the new oil capital of the world (Houston) doesn’t know what a sideboom Caterpillar tractor is and how it’s used in pipeline construction.


27 posted on 02/11/2013 1:48:45 PM PST by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: LouAvul

Apparently idiots are allows to cross state borders. Who knew?


28 posted on 02/11/2013 1:52:14 PM PST by dangerdoc (see post #6)
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To: Osage Orange; Red_Devil 232

>> You give FR a bad name........

I was about to say the same thing about you.


29 posted on 02/11/2013 1:52:28 PM PST by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: Osage Orange

>> The poster I responded to...advocated DRONE strikes on the protesters.

Whatever works. I DESPISE eco-vermin.

>> Calm down.

GFY


30 posted on 02/11/2013 1:55:19 PM PST by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: BradtotheBone

[. . .Protesters from the Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance, cited environmental concerns and the oil extraction’s impact on indigenous people. . .]

Haven’t these indigenous people heard of casinos?


31 posted on 02/11/2013 1:59:36 PM PST by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Osage Orange

and what if I cart a gun for Obama in his building of the North African caliphate for the MB?

I’ll probably be exempt.

Even thought its against America’s interests.


32 posted on 02/11/2013 2:00:01 PM PST by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: T-Bird45

Houston may be the oil capital but it sure isn’t oilfield. We have people in the business here now who have never seen the oilfield. Just city people in just another 8 to 5 job.


33 posted on 02/11/2013 2:06:25 PM PST by Sequoyah101
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To: Sequoyah101

I love that on my drove home from Houston each day I pass about 2 dozen oil wells, about the same in horse and at least twice as many cows.

Much of the area is given over to concrete and buildings, but fortunately not all of it.


34 posted on 02/11/2013 2:13:02 PM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: Nervous Tick
My daughter is a Sheriff deputy in Nacogdoches and dealt with this scum for a couple of weeks. She arrested them daily for trespass and some for assault. They travel all over to do this. They defecated on site and sometimes threw it. Trash was everywhere. Then they complained the pipeline hurt the trees. In Ok. it seems to hurt the Indians. In Kansas, I'm sure it will be the crops. I don't know how much it cost to have 4-5 deputies out there ever day, but she even made overtime. Why they aren't liable for the costs,I don't know. They should arrest them for a week or so to keep them occupied.
35 posted on 02/11/2013 2:18:54 PM PST by chuckles
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To: Wisconsinlady
I’d like to see them try to show up at the North Dakota oil tent cities....

I'd like to see them try to take the huge lease and royalty checks away from the indigenous people who live in the Bakken.

I know decent ordinary enrolled tribal members who have a half-dozen wells. Worth tens of millions of dollars over the years...more power to 'em!

36 posted on 02/11/2013 2:19:51 PM PST by Fightin Whitey
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To: Osage Orange

Not for long..........


37 posted on 02/11/2013 2:22:11 PM PST by CIDKauf (No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.)
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To: Nervous Tick; Osage Orange
you’re risking a bullet in the head

With you on that one. You shut down work on MY property you are taking food from the mouth of MY family.

It is no different from or better than theft.

Steal from me and mine at your own peril.

38 posted on 02/11/2013 2:26:32 PM PST by Fightin Whitey
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To: Nervous Tick
So...you're fine with the FEDs killing/maiming Americans with DRONES.....

Great, you are on record.

And I won't comment on your slur.........

39 posted on 02/11/2013 2:26:32 PM PST by Osage Orange (MOLON LAVE)
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To: Nervous Tick
These are Enviro Terrorists maybe the next president will use Drones on them.....

That's what the poster I responded to said........

And you think that's just spiffy!

Context is everything....apparently you don't understand that.

40 posted on 02/11/2013 2:34:54 PM PST by Osage Orange (MOLON LAVE)
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To: Fightin Whitey; Nervous Tick
you’re risking a bullet in the head

With you on that one. You shut down work on MY property you are taking food from the mouth of MY family.

It is no different from or better than theft. Steal from me and mine at your own peril.

I understand the sentiment......but neither one of you is going to "put a bullet in the head" of someone protesting...unless they physically threaten you or your family. Period.

41 posted on 02/11/2013 2:39:38 PM PST by Osage Orange (MOLON LAVE)
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To: BradtotheBone; mickie
Pour some of that oil over them, roll them in feathers from head to toe, then put them in stocks in the town square.

These sociopaths need a lesson that private property is still "no trespassing" in this country....at least till Obama and his crew go to work on private property during the next 24 months....which they will.

Leni

42 posted on 02/11/2013 2:43:10 PM PST by MinuteGal
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To: Osage Orange
My point was....no one needs to be raining fire down on them....for basically "peacefully" protesting.

Okay, no fire.

Is water okay?


43 posted on 02/11/2013 2:44:22 PM PST by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: chuckles
In Ok. it seems to hurt the Indians.

Funny thing here in Osage County, OK.....the Osage Tribe runs roughshod over all land owners here...and have standards below EPA standards.

Local land owners ( SURFACE ONLY) have near zero redress....and the Osage Tribe basically appears to not care about the land that they once owned...but about $$$$$$$$.

44 posted on 02/11/2013 2:44:47 PM PST by Osage Orange (MOLON LAVE)
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To: travlnmn41
Mace them first ...


45 posted on 02/11/2013 2:46:41 PM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: thackney

Depending on where you live the days for that are numbered.

NW loop of Grand Parkway is about to bust the whole NW sector out like an explosion. You won’t be able to stir them with a good sized stick all the way to College Station some day.


46 posted on 02/11/2013 3:00:09 PM PST by Sequoyah101
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

Best answer of all. Let that candy-ass ride the boom
of that crane for about 12 hours, and he’ll be crying for
his mommy!


47 posted on 02/11/2013 3:02:39 PM PST by Fireone (Impeach and imprison, NOW! Treason and murder are still crimes.)
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To: Osage Orange; Fightin Whitey

>> I understand the sentiment

I don’t think you do. And I’m not sure you understand Texas castle doctrine and trespass law, and the ramifications thereof.

But since you’ve outed yourself as an “occupy” sympathizer, I don’t really care what you think.

So have a nice day, hippie sympathizer (You’re On Record!) — and for your health, it would be wise to stay off of my “lawn”. If you know what I mean (and I think you do).


48 posted on 02/11/2013 3:07:46 PM PST by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: Osage Orange; Nervous Tick

If I am unwilling to shoot forewarned, unknown trespassers on my rural parcel of land, it isn’t out of respect for their personhood, their protest cause or their association with some self-appointed noble soul like you.

The only reason whatsoever is the sad fact of laws passed at the behest of sensitive ninnies like you, which would bring the heavy hand of the law to bear on ME, not on you or them.

Worse still you seem to be a lonely ninny looking for an argument in order to bolster a sense of moral superiority that no one else here recognizes, or even gives a crap about.

Go find a picket line to join or a petition to sign. Somebody of your sort will find you absolutely fascinating, I’m sure.


49 posted on 02/11/2013 3:10:09 PM PST by Fightin Whitey
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To: BradtotheBone

More associates of government-connected NIMBYs posing as environmentalists in their improper methods of competition. Disgusting. And as for “property values,” there are none. There won’t be any. Give it up, socialists.


50 posted on 02/11/2013 3:18:00 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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