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Airport gun nutís blind rage
NY Post ^ | 5/4/13 | By PHILIP MESSING

Posted on 05/04/2013 8:20:22 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda

Airport gun nut’s blind rage By PHILIP MESSING Last Updated: 9:06 AM, May 4, 2013

A blind NRA member from New Mexico was busted at Newark Airport with a handgun in his checked luggage — but the weapon was only discovered because he tried to get 10 bullets past the security screeners.

Raymond Whitehead, 53, was traveling with his two grown kids and his wife when TSA screeners spotted the hollow point ammo in his bag around 10 a.m. Tuesday at the American Airlines terminal.

Port Authority cops then found the .38 caliber Charter Arms revolver and seven illegal knives in his checked luggage, and he was arrested.

Whitehead claims police allowed him to bang into walls and denied him a lawyer or food for 10 hours. He is vowing to sue.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; guns; secondamendment
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More proof the Post has gone lib: Gun "nut"?
1 posted on 05/04/2013 8:20:22 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Gun "nut"?

Well, it is one way to describe an armed unbalanced mental patient.

2 posted on 05/04/2013 8:26:14 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate: Republicans Freed the Slaves Month)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

I am so sick of seeing these hoplophobic articles from the Mainstream Press. I really see this as the new civil rights issue of our times.

See how easy this is to do?


3 posted on 05/04/2013 8:29:21 AM PDT by willyd
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To: ROCKLOBSTER
A blind NRA member

I'd no more trust a blind guy with a gun than I would letting him drive a car.........

4 posted on 05/04/2013 8:29:27 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (This space for rent)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

IMO the last place I would go with a gun and bullets and illegal knives is to an airport.

Why didn’t he just go to FBI headquarters and turn himself in?.


5 posted on 05/04/2013 8:30:09 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

This guy really is a nut, from the sound of it.

Well, the media were bound to find one, sooner or later. Although perhaps this reporter suffers from blindaphobia.


6 posted on 05/04/2013 8:31:36 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Cicero

Honestly? I’d grill the hell out of the wife. Find out about the marriage, potential boyfriend, etc.

What better way to get your blind husband out of the way than to drop some ammo in a carry on, etc.?

Just sayin’


7 posted on 05/04/2013 8:34:32 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Airport gun nut’s blind rage

Am I missing something .....where did the rage come in!!!!

8 posted on 05/04/2013 8:37:49 AM PDT by ontap
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To: Hot Tabasco
I'd no more trust a blind guy with a gun than I would letting him drive a car.........

There's no reason he couldn't be as good of a crack shot as the next guy....as long as his target made some noise.

9 posted on 05/04/2013 8:39:16 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate: Republicans Freed the Slaves Month)
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To: Hot Tabasco

I know but that doesn’t mean he’s a nut. It could be for his wife.


10 posted on 05/04/2013 8:41:41 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: Hot Tabasco

Plus the post has done this before. Anybody with a gun they immediately label a “nut” a word BTW they have yet to tag onto the Boston bombers.


11 posted on 05/04/2013 8:43:10 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: ontap

Maybe locked in a room for ten hours, and being completely disoriented because he is blind and unfamiliar with the room.....I would be enraged too.


12 posted on 05/04/2013 8:44:05 AM PDT by svcw (If you are dead when your heart stops, why aren't you alive when it starts.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

In his checked luggage?


13 posted on 05/04/2013 8:44:28 AM PDT by AppyPappy (You never see a massacre at a gun show.)
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To: Hot Tabasco
I'd no more trust a blind guy with a gun than I would letting him drive a car.........

I remember a story from years back in which a blind guy was stopped while driving, he had a kid with him who was telling him when to turn. I wonder if that would work when aiming a gun?

14 posted on 05/04/2013 8:47:56 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Fresh Wind

How could anyone be so unkind
To arrest a man for drivin’ while blind


15 posted on 05/04/2013 8:49:26 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Hot Tabasco
-- I'd no more trust a blind guy with a gun than I would letting him drive a car.... --

Scent of a Woman - Ferrari Test Drive

16 posted on 05/04/2013 8:57:06 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

The victim must immediately come out as a gay muslim abortionist simply carrying the tools of his trade, if only for the children.


17 posted on 05/04/2013 8:57:59 AM PDT by MrBambaLaMamba (I blame the Obama)
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To: Hot Tabasco

He could very well be a better shot than both of us,


18 posted on 05/04/2013 9:12:07 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Puppage

If I ever had to pick an opponent for a duel, he’d be my choice.......


19 posted on 05/04/2013 9:27:19 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (This space for rent)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

“Mentally unhinged journalist supports abuse of the blind.”

Fair is fair.


20 posted on 05/04/2013 9:28:34 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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