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

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: 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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To: trailboss800
who says that consequences should be proportionate?

Exodus 21:24

61 posted on 02/05/2013 12:30:51 PM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: thackney

You commit a single sin against God and the sentence is death. You lie, steal, think about lying, think about stealing and the sentence is death. The only thing that saves us is the Grace of God. Forgiveness given by Him. People think that a punch in the nose is too severe for an insult given? They have no idea of what is coming. We do them no favors by pretending that there is no justice and only a legal system where people can buy their way out.


62 posted on 02/05/2013 12:34:48 PM PST by trailboss800
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To: trailboss800

Equating insults to each other with insults to God seems quite a stretch.

I don’t find a physical attack an appropriate response to a hand gesture. You apparently do.

We at least agree on God’s Grace the only source of salvation.

God’s Peace be with you.
John 14:27


63 posted on 02/05/2013 12:38:28 PM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: thackney
I am so tired of seeing injustice, complete lack of respect, the murder of innocent children, child abuse, elderly abuse, people just being jacka$$es because they can, it wears on my soul. I forgive constantly and yet the world around us continues in it's decline. I look forward to leaving this cesspool someday.

and God's Peace also with you.

64 posted on 02/05/2013 12:44:16 PM PST by trailboss800
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To: JimRed

In my old neighborhood the standard response was “Is that your IQ or your sperm count”


65 posted on 02/05/2013 12:52:50 PM PST by Paddyboy (Roma Omnia Vincit)
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To: trailboss800

Don’t be in a hurry to leave. God likely isn’t through with either one of us yet.

Over the last few years I’ve found John 16:33 to be most fitting in my life. To some it may not be uplifting, just a promise of problems. But as you understand, it doesn’t end here on earth.

Thank you for conversation and God’s Peace
Numbers 6:24-26


66 posted on 02/05/2013 12:59:42 PM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: trailboss800

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.

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Oh i’ve got a clue all right. Your later words on this thread make it abundantly clear. But you’re right, I missed it the first time.


67 posted on 02/05/2013 2:45:52 PM PST by dmz
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To: JimRed
I had to read the story three times, to be sure it was the anti-Obama guy who committed the assault.

Connecticut is becoming *Crazyville.* Word.

68 posted on 02/05/2013 6:26:43 PM PST by Daffynition (The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted. — D.H.)
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To: Daffynition

That’ll learn the Obamanoid! Good use for a bat during off-season.


69 posted on 02/05/2013 6:32:55 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Daffynition

To be fair...an extended middle finger or the ‘f’ word is one of the prime ways many New Englanders communicate, and they are at a loss without those options. It’s like ‘bless your heart’ down south. :-)


70 posted on 02/05/2013 6:37:51 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: who knows what evil?
That's so true.....and the closer you get to NYC or Boston....the more prevalent it gets.

I grew up in a very,very gentile community. E.g., at a 4-way stop, drivers would ignore the rule *guy-on-the-left-goes-first*, and you'd sit there *forever*....waving....*you go first....no, you go, first....no,no ...you go now* and at the butcher/deli counter....it was almost always ...*you're before me.... no, you can go, I'm sure I'm after you*..... the only time this politeness is broken was by some tourist...who has no clue of the strange custom of a small town.

I've lamented on threads, that since Obama's first 4-year regime, people are on edge.....the polite has gone the way of *ME FIRST* ...it seems to be the way of a permanent road-rage in most situations....to the point where I am never-never not carrying. People here have gone bat-sh!t cra-cra. :(

I'm still reeling from PTSD post 2012 November. How *he* got re-elected is unfathomable!


71 posted on 02/05/2013 9:26:35 PM PST by Daffynition (The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted. — D.H.)
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