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Posted by loyalkydem in General Discussion (1/22-2007 thru 12/14/2010)
Mon Jun 08th 2009, 05:06 PM
Here's an update to my situation everyone

Will post another update next month
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Posted by loyalkydem in General Discussion (1/22-2007 thru 12/14/2010)
Mon Jun 01st 2009, 10:29 PM
Hey everyone. You've seen me around the forums for a long while. For the past two years, I have been working in the commodities business for the past two years. The commodities business is a tough business to get anything done, but because of this business, I've made some excellent contacts that are going to pay off down the road.

One of my early contacts that i made is a buyer's agrent who is authorized to purchase banking instrunments. He actually taught me everything about the business, through him I gained the confidence to go out and talk to VP of banks, major traders, wall street traders that sort of thing. We have gotten to know each other over the past few years. I thought we had a tight relationship, until now.

Recently, another individual who works in this business brought me another buyer of banking instrunments. At the time, I ddin't put it together that this was his buddy. Now this buyer took it upon himself to call me asking if I had anything that matched what he need. I told him at the time I don't. I also asked for permission to contact him dirctly or if I should go through his buddy. He said he had no problems with me contacting him directly. Now all of a sudden, my origional buyer's agent is hopping mad that I was going to bring a transaction to his buddy without going through me.

Tonight, I got a very threatning email from him. He knows I am blind in one eye and he used that information to make a physical threat against me. He threaten to quote, get in his plane, come to my state, and kick my eye out and Kick my door in. I know for a fact this guy has the resources to carry out this threat. I am now in the process of filing a police report against this individual. I've also ended our two year friehndship over this. Do you think I made the right call?
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Posted by loyalkydem in General Discussion (1/22-2007 thru 12/14/2010)
Wed Apr 08th 2009, 05:01 PM
After the events of the past few months, I am now convinced that we need to get tougher on our gun laws.

Take the video interview that Rick Sanchez did today

Then take the recent shooting in New York. This morning here in Louisville, KY we had an officer who was shot, with her own gun.


(WHAS11/AP)-- A veteran Louisville Metro Police officer was shot in Okolona early Wednesday morning after a naked man managed to gain control of the officer's gun.
The suspect and two other people were also shot, but police say their injuries don’t appear to be life-threatening.

Officer Andrea Rice was responding to a domestic call in the 5200 block of Ronwood Drive in around 8:00 Wednesday morning.
Rice has been with LMPD for 15 years. She is currenlty assigned to the 7th Division, 2nd Platoon.
LMPD Chief Robert White says Ofc. Rice was shot twice in the leg with her own weapon after an altercation with the suspect.
White says when Rice arrived at the scene, a naked man came out of the house and refused to obey her commands.

Eyewitness Larry Gaus said Rice was standing beside her car when the naked man approached her and Rice ordered the suspect to stay back.
Gaus said the man began to chase the officer around her patrol car.
White said Rice tried to use a Taser. "It apparently did not work," White said.
White said the officer then fired her gun twice at the suspect, hitting him at least once, but the shots did not stop his pursuit.
"She was retrieving backwards as she was firing and tripped and fell and I'm not sure what happened, but he got her gun and she jumped up and started to run and he started firing at her," recalls Gaus.
The Chief said a struggle ensued and the man gained control of Rice’s weapon and shot her.
Another neighbor, Steve Griffey, said he heard two shots, a pause, then four more shots, but he didn't see the shooting.
"We looked out the window and saw people laying on the ground," Griffey said.
"The man had the intention of going after the officer," Gaus said.
White said it isn't clear if the suspect's girlfriend and the neighbor were shot by the suspect, the officer or were hit by ricocheting bullets.
At some point, Rice called for backup, reporting that she was in trouble, White said. Two more officers were there within two minutes of the first officer's arrival, White said.
The other two officers also used Tasers on the man before he was subdued and taken to University of Louisville Hospital.
Mayor Abramson, Louisville Metro Police Chief White and the family of the officer gathered at the hospital.
Police spokesperson Alicia Smiley says the officer is in good condition.
White says the girlfriend of the suspect and the other bystander shot were also in good condition.
The suspect was in serious condition, but is expected to survive.
Police department policy is to send at least two officers to domestic violence calls and that was done in this case, White said. White said Rice handled the situation appropriately by trying to help the woman outside the red-brick house while another officer was on the way.
"She's a very aggressive, good police officer," White said.
The shootings took some neighbors by surprise.
Aillen Fonseca, who lives a few doors down from where the shooting took place, said she was awoken by the sound of gunshots and when she looked outside her window, she saw a female police officer who was holding her leg.
Fonseca, who has lived in the neighborhood about a year, said a family lives in the house where the shooting happened.
"They're good neighbors," Fonseca said. "I never seen anything like that."
It was the last thing people like Kelly Griffie expected to see when she woke up Wednesday morning.
“I’m 31-years-old and I’ve never seen anything like this, never been exposed to anything like this. It’s really scary that it happened this close to home,” says Griffie.
"This has always been such a nice neighborhood, no problems, never anything like this before," says neighbor August Schoenbaechler.
"I don't want it in my neighborhood so we've got to do something with it," says another neighbor, Gabe Wymer.
"It's appalling that something like his could even happen," says Kelly Griffie.
Now, we have these nuts saying President Obama is polarizing. You know what, President Obama is not polarizing, you right wing gun totting nuts are polarizing. You have people like Glen Beck, Bill O’Riley and Sean Hannity are inciting people to go out and stock up on guns.

Now, as a result, our police officers are being targeted by these nuts. I’m of the opinion that the following needs to happen:

My question is this, why do you need an automatic weapon? The only groups of people who need automatic weapons are the military and the police. Why would we entrust an unstable man or woman who has been brainwashed by the big three (Hannity, Beck, and O’Riley) I would add Limbaugh but I couldn’t call them the big three.

I am of the opinion that as more and more shootings occur, maybe authorities should take a hard look at Hannity, Beck, O’Riley and Limbaugh and consider prosecuting them for inciting to riot.


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