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Murdered Woolwich soldier named as Drummer Lee Rigby
The Sun ^ | 23rd May 2013 | DAVID WILLETTS

Posted on 05/23/2013 9:37:12 AM PDT by the scotsman

'THE soldier butchered in broad daylight by Muslim fanatics yesterday has been named by sources as (Drummer) Lee Rigby.

Lee, 25, is a dad to a young son called Jack and served with 2nd Battalion the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers. He is believed to have served in Afghanistan.

And sources say he is separated from his wife.

His family were told the tragic news in the early hours last night.

Met police officials are refusing to confirm the name until an autopsy has been completed - planned for this afternoon.'

(Excerpt) Read more at thesun.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: islam; leerigby; london; muslims; trop; waronterror; woolwich
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1 posted on 05/23/2013 9:37:12 AM PDT by the scotsman
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To: the scotsman

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22644857


2 posted on 05/23/2013 9:38:20 AM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: the scotsman

Pray for Little Jack.


3 posted on 05/23/2013 9:38:36 AM PDT by Sybeck1 (What has the GOP done today to gain your support in 2014?)
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To: the scotsman

Rest in Peace. may God comfort those close to him.


4 posted on 05/23/2013 9:40:09 AM PDT by phormer phrog phlyer
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To: Sybeck1

Amen.

Your words brought tears to my eyes.


5 posted on 05/23/2013 9:43:59 AM PDT by left that other site (You Shall Know the Truth, and the Truth Shall Set You Free...John 8:32)
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To: the scotsman

This is heartbreaking. God rest his soul.


6 posted on 05/23/2013 9:45:44 AM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: the scotsman

Why on earth would they need an autopsy? How could they even do one, considering the way the poor man was butchered.

What a horrible, unbelievable way to die. Poor, poor man, and his family.


7 posted on 05/23/2013 9:45:48 AM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: the scotsman

Completely innocent.

My heart breaks.

Prayers for his soul and for his little son, Jack.


8 posted on 05/23/2013 9:46:51 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: the scotsman

I noticed that the Brits are not calling this workplace violence. That poor soldier died on the battlefield.


9 posted on 05/23/2013 9:49:50 AM PDT by forgotten man
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The victim's name was announced by the Ministry of Defence pending formal police identification.

"An extremely popular and witty soldier, Drummer Rigby was a larger than life personality within the Corps of Drums and was well known, liked and respected across the Second Fusiliers," the MoD statement said.

Commanding officer Lt Col Jim Taylor said of Drummer Rigby: "An experienced and talented side drummer and machine gunner, he was a true warrior and served with distinction in Afghanistan, Germany and Cyprus."

Capt Alan Williamson said: "Drummer Rigby or 'Riggers' as he was known within the platoon was a cheeky and humorous man, always there with a joke to brighten the mood."

10 posted on 05/23/2013 9:52:08 AM PDT by Zakeet (If idiots could fly, Washington would be an airport)
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To: the scotsman

See what happens when they import 3rd world radical muzzie drecks into the nation in the name of multi-cultural diversity? Take a back seat Rubio and stop being played by the sneaky DemRats.


11 posted on 05/23/2013 9:53:58 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: the scotsman

Rest in peace Mr. Lee Rigby. Prayers to you and your son.


12 posted on 05/23/2013 9:54:17 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Travis McGee; wardaddy; rmlew; nutmeg; onyx

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3023038/posts


13 posted on 05/23/2013 9:54:32 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: the scotsman

Since guns are almost impossible to get in Britain, this may actually all be a giant prank because we ALL KNOW that banning guns will end violent crime; that bans work, and that once something is illegal, the problem goes away. After all, it’s worked so well with murder, cocaine and drunk driving.

That having been said, the following new laws are proposed:

1) background checks for anyone buying a meat cleaver
2) a three day waiting period of all meat cleaver purchases
3) no one under age 21 can buy a meat cleaver
4) anyone seeking to possess a meat cleaver must go through mandatory butcher training including a filet competency test
5) ALL MEAT CLEAVERS CAPABLE OF CUTTING MORE THAN 7 OUNCES OF MEAT ARE BANNED
6) no meat cleavers may be concealed on your person
7) schools are hereby declared no meat cleaver zones
8) anyone possessing more than five meat cleavers wil be considered a terrorist by the government
9) Nancy Pelosi and harry Reid now consider meat cleavers “America’s number one public health threat”


14 posted on 05/23/2013 9:55:53 AM PDT by VideoPaul
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Everyone for hundreds of miles around should attend his funeral to show unilateral support and no fear of these rat bastards from hell!


15 posted on 05/23/2013 9:57:12 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Black Agnes

Thanks so much.
I’m already on this very sad thread.


16 posted on 05/23/2013 9:57:52 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: the scotsman

RIP Drummer Rigby. You join a long line of those murdered by Islam.


17 posted on 05/23/2013 9:59:24 AM PDT by xp38
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To: JudyinCanada
"Why on earth would they need an autopsy?"

That was my first thought, but I'm sure it a legal process that has to be conducted to provide official medical information when any trials take place. I was surprised to read this morning that the two murderers were shot by police. Unfortunately they're both still alive.

18 posted on 05/23/2013 9:59:37 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: the scotsman

I am curious as to the reaction over there. are Brits finally waking up, or are they truly turning into the surrender monkeys of Europe, replacing the French, who long answered to that appellation?


19 posted on 05/23/2013 10:06:08 AM PDT by Eva
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To: Eva

I think we are finally waking up.


20 posted on 05/23/2013 10:07:42 AM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: onyx

“Completely innocent” is a concept that is not even on the scope for the Islamic jihadists that carried out this brutal act in full daylight.

You are a Westerner, you wear the uniform of a Western military organization, you are the enemy, and you are to be executed. Period. End of discussion.

Jihadists carry their own justification with them at all times. If the foot soldiers waver even a bit, the imams in the mosques remind the backsliders of their DUTY, every day.

Remember, mosques are the armories, training academies, and barracks for the forward deployment of the invasion force in England and every other country in which Muslims are in the minority. Those Muslims who do not actively carry out acts of brutal “reprisal” attacts against the hated Western civilization, are human shields for those who do participate.

In the end, there are no “innocent” Muslims, now that the rules of engagement have been established. Just as the Islamists do not consider that any Westerner is innocent.


21 posted on 05/23/2013 10:09:11 AM PDT by alloysteel (If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.)
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To: the scotsman

Black on white? No, that can never be. Impossible! An isolated incident! A random meaningless event from which no conclusions can be drawn.


22 posted on 05/23/2013 10:09:24 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS

Just more work place violence...


23 posted on 05/23/2013 10:12:43 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: the scotsman

Islam is Nazism without the snappy uniforms.


24 posted on 05/23/2013 10:13:03 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("AP" clearly stands for American Pravda. Our news media has become completely and proudly Soviet.)
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To: Zakeet

If one were to get his hands on these subhumans, I hope he would do to them what Gerard Butler’s character in the movie “Law Abiding Citizen” did to Darby. Then I hope he would send their final moments to those who would perpetrate such vile, subhuman acts so they could witness what the receiving end of torture looks like...


25 posted on 05/23/2013 10:14:53 AM PDT by EnigmaticAnomaly (Dim Logic: "Let me vote Democrat. Hey, I got screwed! Let me vote Democrat. Hey, I got screwed!")
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To: VideoPaul

There have been calls to ban kitchen knives in (formerly) Great Britain. Not even a joke.


26 posted on 05/23/2013 10:16:49 AM PDT by MediaMole
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To: Zakeet

27 posted on 05/23/2013 10:18:10 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: the scotsman

around the web, stories of this as being a hoax based on No pool of blood noticeable from the butchered man, the perp speaking in a relaxed tone within minutes of butchering someone, people (women) calmly standing around watching a man getting cut up, blood on one of the perp’s hands and not the other nor is blood noticeable anywhere else on the man just after he supposedly butchered another human. Is it a hoax and if it is what does it serve?


28 posted on 05/23/2013 10:21:57 AM PDT by drypowder
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To: the scotsman

The Islamists know that they are at war with us - it is our governments which have been in denial of this reality.

Acknowledging reality is always half the battle, at least.


29 posted on 05/23/2013 10:22:13 AM PDT by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: the scotsman
To generalize a bit the Golden Age of the West is over. The Western Golden Age lasted from roughly 1800 to 1950. In that period we ruled the world, science flourished, society was strong, our economy boomed, religion helpd form an expanding culture-(Missionaries!)etc. etc. However it is obvious that all the aforementioned is over and gone away!

However, like Rome can the West still have a "Silver Age?" Spengler thought so and predicted the Silver Age would start in England. The Brits have at least the skeleton of Western Society: the Lord, the Priest and the Producer. If those groups purify themselves and come together they can be quite effective creating and in expelling those that do not belong!

30 posted on 05/23/2013 10:24:02 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: mass55th

Unfortunately, in a criminal proceeding, the prosecution is required to document EXACTLY the criminal action done. In this case, measurements of the size and depth of wounds, marks indicating which weapon inflicted them, etc.

Additionaly, at least over here, it can ALSO be used as evidence of suffering inflicted as evidence for sentencing. . .


31 posted on 05/23/2013 10:24:14 AM PDT by Salgak (Acme Lasers presents: The Energizer Border. I **DARE** you to cross it. . . .)
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To: tflabo

He is not being played by anyone. It is his conviction.


32 posted on 05/23/2013 10:28:07 AM PDT by Mi-kha-el ((There is no Pravda in Izvestiya and no Izvestiya in Pravda.))
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To: headsonpikes

World War II may have ended sooner and many lives may have been save if only politicians had taken Hitler a lot more serious a lot sooner.


33 posted on 05/23/2013 10:28:47 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: headsonpikes

Politicians have a lot of difficulty with reality...


34 posted on 05/23/2013 10:31:02 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: tflabo

GOOD POST!!


35 posted on 05/23/2013 10:31:11 AM PDT by Osage Orange (Life is a bitch. If it was easy, we would call it a slut)
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To: Eva

We could direct same question at ourselves.


36 posted on 05/23/2013 10:32:11 AM PDT by Mi-kha-el ((There is no Pravda in Izvestiya and no Izvestiya in Pravda.))
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

I just feel rage over this event. I hope many others experience the same feeling. Those miserable little pieces of fate killed he who seemed valuable to his peers. He who had worth.


37 posted on 05/23/2013 10:55:26 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

38 posted on 05/23/2013 10:59:04 AM PDT by EnigmaticAnomaly (Dim Logic: "Let me vote Democrat. Hey, I got screwed! Let me vote Democrat. Hey, I got screwed!")
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To: Zakeet

“An experienced and talented side drummer and machine gunner...”

Two skills that would normally get one out of most bad situations.

RIP gunner.


39 posted on 05/23/2013 11:01:04 AM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS

It’s gone to another level here. For two of these rat turds to have killed him in a public street with so many onlookers and then stand around with no fear talking about it? What in hell! I would have grabbed a baseball bat and started wailing!!!


40 posted on 05/23/2013 11:01:14 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: the scotsman

“I think we are finally waking up.”

Cameron wants you all to go back to sleep. According to him:

“There is nothing in Islam that justifies this truly dreadful act”


41 posted on 05/23/2013 11:02:39 AM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: EnigmaticAnomaly

When it happens it will be in the streets for sure!! Politicians will be hiding.


42 posted on 05/23/2013 11:02:43 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Under the circumstances a rope and lamp post would have been just as good.


43 posted on 05/23/2013 11:07:11 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: EnigmaticAnomaly

44 posted on 05/23/2013 11:10:39 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

“It’s gone to another level here. For two of these rat turds to have killed him in a public street with so many onlookers and then stand around with no fear talking about it? What in hell!”

And they stalked and murdered this soldier right near the barracks. Where were the gate guards during the twenty minutes before armed police arrived?


45 posted on 05/23/2013 11:10:47 AM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: BlatherNaut

When they were finally shot they were only wounded. Should have been a head shot for both of them!


46 posted on 05/23/2013 11:16:17 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: the scotsman

One day... Cowboys and muzzies.

LLS


47 posted on 05/23/2013 11:22:45 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: BlatherNaut

READ the koranus.

LLS


48 posted on 05/23/2013 11:23:40 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: the scotsman
Finally, more than a day later, we can put a name and face to this man from an unconfirmed source. Had he been a rock throwing Palestinian brat shot accidentally by an Israeli border guard, he would be a worldwide household name by now thanks to our enemedia.
49 posted on 05/23/2013 11:28:46 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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Makes me hate and despise the wretches who attacked him even more.

I am so furious/angry/upset that I can hardly write this after looking at his photo and finding out he had a little son who now must grow up w/o a dad (I have a little son myself).

Drawn, quartered their heads placed on pikes over the Thames — as was done in the old days...


50 posted on 05/23/2013 11:31:36 AM PDT by Bon of Babble (It was ME. I Let the Dogs Out.)
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