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Posted: 10/17/2001 4:16:55 AM EST
They should have opened fired. [url]http://washingtontimes.com/national/20011016-506304.htm[/url] [b]Sen. Clinton's van drives past security checkpoint [/b] By Liz Trotta THE WASHINGTON TIMES NEW YORK — A black van carrying Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton and driven by a U.S. Secret Service agent reportedly talking on his cell phone rolled through a checkpoint at Westchester County airport Sunday, injuring a policeman who tried to stop them — first by shouting and then by banging on the side of the moving vehicle. Law enforcement officials called it "a misunderstanding." Police Officer Ernest Dymond, a 19-year veteran of the force, was one of three uniformed officers manning the sensitive checkpoint when the security detail for the New York Democrat approached the airport. As at many airports throughout the country, the Yonkers airport is on high alert for any sign of terrorist activity. Officer Dymond, 47, said Mrs. Clinton's van approached the checkpoint at about 35 mph. The driver, he said, was talking on a cell phone as he yelled for him to stop, but only after the police officer threw his shoulder into the van while banging on its side did the vehicle come to a halt about 100 yards beyond the checkpoint. He described the agent driving as "quite agitated" when asked to show his identification. The officer was taken to a hospital for treatment of bruises. "I didn't know if we had a terrorist," Officer Dymond said of the driver, "and once I found out who he was, I was even more agitated that he, of all people, should have known." The police officer said he had no conversation with Mrs. Clinton, who was on her way to a private aircraft waiting to take her to a fund-raiser in Syracuse. Her spokesman, Peter Kauffmann, said, "This is not something Senator Clinton had any involvement in." Detective William Rehm of the Westchester County Police Department said a prior arrangement had been worked out with the Secret Service for the police to escort Mrs. Clinton's van from the airport entrance to a hanger. "Why didn't they wait for the escort?" he asked. Larry Saez, the Secret Service resident agent in charge of the county, said the Secret Service had no intention of violating security arrangements. He described the incident as "a nonissue." Secret Service spokesman Tony Ball in Washington said there was "a little confusion" as to whether the motorcade was to proceed or stop, but it was quickly resolved. "Some cops were waving him in and others were saying stop," he said. A source within the Westchester County Police Department also characterized the incident as a misunderstanding, adding, "I'm not a big fan of hers, but it would be unfair to accuse her of having anything to do with this."
Link Posted: 10/17/2001 4:24:05 AM EST
If they thought it was a van running a security checkpoint, then why didn't the National Guard open fire? Oh! That's right...they've got not ammo! Silly me.
Link Posted: 10/17/2001 4:26:12 AM EST
Is it JUST me.... ...or is it that EVERYTIME I hear the name "Clinton" mentioned for the last three years, the word "fundraiser" is not far away.
Link Posted: 10/17/2001 4:27:57 AM EST
At least as her van was runningover the LEO, she didn't spill her drink, thank god for small favors!
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Link Posted: 10/17/2001 5:02:19 AM EST
I am no security expert but in my mind a van should not be able to physically able drive through a checkpoint without clearance. I would think that there would be some sort of retractable road spikes or some other physical barrier that must be de-activated by security to clear a vehicle on through. Also-if the guards are not going to shoot when someone runs the gate-WHY ARE THEY EVEN THERE? Crap like this really pisses me off. People at work call me an asshole because I over-simplify stuff but I believe if you are not going to do it right don't do it at all. What would have stopped a van full of explosives from pulling right up to the main terminal (or a marine barracks for that matter-think about it)? Some dumbass banging on the side of the van- yeah right. And if the van driver uses the cell phone as an excuse he should have it stuck right up his ass. I am extra pissed because the name Clinton is attached to this issue. They have brought so much shame and humiliation on this country for nothing more that MONEY. I still can not believe that the New York people voted her in. If the majority of New Yorkers are Clinton people that leads me to believe that most New Yorkers are lacking in personal integrity and morals..I am sorry but the Clinton name just brings out a lot of anger. My apologies to any decent New Yorkers who may be offended. I just had to vent-SORRY....
Link Posted: 10/17/2001 5:09:39 AM EST
KLR2001 I agree 100%. This is what pisses me off so badly - I'm expected to give up my freedom and be subjected to all these hassles at the airport, yet they can drive a van right through the so-called security. What is the point? It's all FOR SHOW only. We are spending billions of $$, we violate the 4th and search cars entering the parking garage, and a terrorist could still roll a van of explosives right through the check point.
Link Posted: 10/17/2001 5:12:07 AM EST
im with you guys. but like i said when this was posted before, CUNTS are exempt from checkpoints.
Link Posted: 10/17/2001 6:04:35 AM EST
Originally Posted By garandman: Is it JUST me.... ...or is it that EVERYTIME I hear the name "Clinton" mentioned for the last three years, the word "fundraiser" is not far away.
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Yes, it is just you [:D] What is disturbing as well, is that the NY and US taxpayers are footing the bill so she can *fly* upstate to a fundraiser! Whats wrong with taking the stinkin' highway!?!?
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[Last Edit: 10/17/2001 6:39:27 AM EST by Benjamin0001]
Wait a second, I saw this post several days ago like over 4. Did she do it twice??? It wouldn't suprise me. [puke] Benjamin
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Can we use her as a speed bump? Huh huh huh? Ice
Link Posted: 10/30/2001 5:10:55 PM EST
Dammit, what happened to the days when if you ran a military checkpoint, they opened fire.
Link Posted: 10/31/2001 10:06:16 AM EST
preferably with M2s and M203s
Originally Posted By cc48510: Dammit, what happened to the days when if you ran a military checkpoint, they opened fire.
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Link Posted: 10/31/2001 10:12:40 AM EST
Too bad they didn't have a L.A.W rocket so they could have blown that fat bitch into eternity. Stupid ass dike.
Link Posted: 10/31/2001 8:41:20 PM EST
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Link Posted: 11/1/2001 12:54:04 AM EST
i dont know about you guys but i feel much safer seeing a 19yr old PFC with zits and empty magazines strolling through the airport with his trousers improperly bloused and his hands in his pockets like he was back on the block.
Link Posted: 11/1/2001 12:59:43 AM EST
damn u guys are up early!
Link Posted: 11/1/2001 5:33:00 AM EST
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Link Posted: 11/1/2001 4:46:55 PM EST
[img]http://wsphotofews.excite.com/030/4Q/il/iz/Nv89476.jpg[/img] Bulldog OUT
Link Posted: 11/1/2001 8:14:40 PM EST
starting today her driver would get a ticket for the cell phone ban
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