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'Impeach Obama' Bumper Sticker Leads To Baseball Bat Attack
The Hartford Courant ^ | February 04, 2013 | HILDA MUÑOZ,

Posted on 02/05/2013 9:16:02 AM PST by Daffynition

Edited on 02/05/2013 9:20:14 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

GLASTONBURY — A 61-year-old man with an "Impeach Obama" bumper sticker on his vehicle was arrested Friday after he used a baseball bat to bash the trunk of another motorist who had given him the finger, police said.

Paul V. Guaschino, of 1149 E. Middle Turnpike in Manchester, followed the motorist who "apparently did not like the bumper sticker and displayed his dislike by showing his middle finger to Guaschino," police said.


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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: Connecticut
KEYWORDS: assault; bumpersticker; vandalism; weirdstuff
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To: thackney

I do. In the past insulting another man may have resulted in a broken nose, but with people so sue happy today over everything it’s just not safe to break noses anymore. But a bb bat to the trunk? Sure, it’ll result in the batter paying a fine and or doing community service, but people need to experience consequences for their actions. I wish it was still OK to punch people. Many deserve it.


41 posted on 02/05/2013 10:36:59 AM PST by trailboss800
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To: Daffynition

And deport him with his illegal friends.


42 posted on 02/05/2013 10:41:05 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: Daffynition

He got flipped off and then went on the attack with a bat. Sorry... no-go with me. We’re not talking self-defense here.


43 posted on 02/05/2013 10:46:06 AM PST by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: trailboss800

I’ll pray for you. I think life would be tough believing that feeling insulted requires damaging property, and the only reason you don’t respond with a physical attack on the person is fear of being sued,.


44 posted on 02/05/2013 10:47:41 AM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: Daffynition

Swing like Joe DiMaggio.


45 posted on 02/05/2013 10:48:24 AM PST by Wiggins
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To: OKRA2012
The old man is 61 and can claim that he thought the middle finger was a weapon.

Six year olds pointing fingers get suspended from school for having pretend weapons so it's not a stretch or him to claim he thought he was being threatened. Same thing.

46 posted on 02/05/2013 10:50:19 AM PST by bgill
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To: Daffynition

I wouldn’t mess with Mr. Paul V. Guaschino who is knows as “Paulie Walnuts”.


47 posted on 02/05/2013 10:50:21 AM PST by MIchaelTArchangel (Have a wonderful day!)
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To: trailboss800

In the past insulting another man may have resulted in a broken nose, but with people so sue happy today over everything it’s just not safe to break noses anymore. But a bb bat to the trunk? Sure, it’ll result in the batter paying a fine and or doing community service, but people need to experience consequences for their actions. I wish it was still OK to punch people. Many deserve it.

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Ah yes, a physical beat down for your hurt feelings.

Ordinarily, consequences should be proportionate to the damage done.

Since there is no damage done when you are flipped off, grow up and walk away.


48 posted on 02/05/2013 11:06:40 AM PST by dmz
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To: Daffynition

I thought the Obamaphile would have been the attacker; surprised that the headline doesn’t make it clear that the anti-Obama guy was.

As far as a baseball bat or firearm response to the finger, I have found it better to ask “is that your I.Q. or your number of friends?”


49 posted on 02/05/2013 11:10:36 AM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: nutmeg
I've noticed the same thing. The funny thing is before the election, not so many, now they're all over.
It really puzzles me when you see these people from Greenwich or Westport sporting Zer0/Plugs stickers. Don't they know they're the 1% the Regime is targeting?
50 posted on 02/05/2013 11:12:28 AM PST by YankeeReb
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To: C210N

A good response would be to make a LARGE sign of the cross, the way a priest would, toward the ‘Obamaniac’ driver. That would have gotten him even more upset and Mr. Guaschimo would have avoided arrest.

As I am not Roman Catholic, I do not know if that is wrong under your faith. If so, please forgive my suggestion. I do know however, that such action sends some poor drivers (and most lefties) into a much higher orbit!


51 posted on 02/05/2013 11:20:28 AM PST by A Formerly Proud Canadian (I once was lost but now I'm found; blind but now I see.)
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To: dennisw

What really pushed him over the edge was not the middle finger, but the Prius.


52 posted on 02/05/2013 11:24:36 AM PST by stephenjohnbanker
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To: Daffynition

I have a (FUBO) sticker on my pick up.
I’m just telling ya,
Don’t bring a ball bat to a gun fight.
I have a CCW


53 posted on 02/05/2013 11:31:42 AM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: Daffynition

Where can I buy one?!?!?

It works best to just laugh at those you pi$$ off.

Makes ‘em madder!


54 posted on 02/05/2013 11:42:45 AM PST by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: C210N
"So, what would a Treason/Trial/Convict/Sentence bumper sticker do?"
well?.. I'd need a bigger bumper. 8-)

55 posted on 02/05/2013 12:18:41 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,spend it all today;who can take your income,tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: thackney

“thackney to trailboss800
I’ll pray for you. I think life would be tough believing that feeling insulted requires damaging property, and the only reason you don’t respond with a physical attack on the person is fear of being sued,”

Thank you, I believe prayer to God of heaven is always good. However you make assumptions about my beliefs based on a couple of sentences, assumptions that are inaccurate. Thanks for the prayers however.


56 posted on 02/05/2013 12:19:50 PM PST by trailboss800
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To: trailboss800

I made no assumption about your religious beliefs.

I was concerned by your belief (idea, concept, etc) that the appropriate response to feeling insulted was damaging property, and the reason for not physically attacking was a concern of being sued.


57 posted on 02/05/2013 12:23:52 PM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: dmz

To start with, you don’t know what I’m feeling or if my feelings would be hurt under such circumstances. This making things up on your part is called magical thinking. Because you think it, it must be true. In fact, it’s not true.

Secondly, who says that consequences should be proportionate? Is this some weird law you’ve invented?

Thirdly, this isn’t about damage done. You have no clue what’s really going on, and I would suggest that you get a clue but I don’t think you can. Spiritually dead folks can’t get a clue.


58 posted on 02/05/2013 12:24:41 PM PST by trailboss800
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To: GreatMan
Its unlawful to have a baseball bat in your car unless traveling to an organized game. I think the only exception to the rule is if the bat is a “collectable bat”.

Never know who you might be able to get to sign it.


59 posted on 02/05/2013 12:28:35 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Joe Boucher
I've got an N0bama on mine...don't need a CCW, got
handy ice broom/hanbo & 10+ years M_Arts...no fear.

60 posted on 02/05/2013 12:30:46 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,spend it all today;who can take your income,tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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