Spanish Ruling Party Politician Assassinated In Broad Daylight

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Until recently, it was mostly bankers that were the victims of a perplexing epidemic of untimely deaths, either at their own hand or the result of someone else's rage. Today that changed in Spain when hours ago a member of the ruling Partido Popular, and president of the council of Leon, Isabel Carraso, 59, was assassinated in broad daylight on a street in the center of the city of Leon. Her death was certified at 5:20 pm local time.

According to El Pais, eyewitnesses report that at about five in the afternoon, a woman shot Carrasco three times, on the Bernesga footbridge over the river at the health center of La Condesa. A man and a woman who were at that time walking along the river, heard five shots passed under the gateway. "We thought it was firecrackers," said the man to El Pais. The couple turned to the area of ??La Condesa nearest river and heard the sound of several ambulances and police cars. "We saw the body of a person lying face down with a woman standing next to her said."
 
El Pais adds that Police sources have indicated that they have arrested a woman for her alleged involvement in the murder of Isabel Carrasco. The Home Office points to the "personal vendetta" as the motive for the murder. As a result the PP party has suspended all campaign activities.

Judging by the market which is set to close at new all time highs, this latest assassination, be it for "vendetta" reasons or otherwise, is almost as bullish as the escalation of the second cold war over in Ukraine.

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Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:10 | 4751283 RacerX
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"Personal vendetta". Yeah I'd say so.

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:17 | 4751303 redpill
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At least no nailguns were involved!

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:18 | 4751319 Pladizow
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Lets hope this starts a trend!

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:21 | 4751329 Doña K
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Neeext!

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:28 | 4751345 Looney
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...At least no nailguns were involved!

Two nekkid chicks-nailgun-slingers shooting at each other with galvanized nails! Now, THAT I would pay to see! ;-)

Looney

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:38 | 4751357 Say What Again
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BULLISH

This should be good for another 12 points on ES by the end of the session.

This was an inside job.  This guy was 59 years old and just about ready to start drawing pension from the state, which they can not afford, so they hired one of the underemployed italian professionalals to take care of the problem.  This is part of the European Union in action.

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:48 | 4751419 gmrpeabody
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Years ago, the poor slob would have light himself on fire. Now they are taking it out on somebody else..., we're making progress.

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 14:00 | 4751469 TBT or not TBT
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Spain will revert to the autocratic kleptocracy it had been as recently as the 1970's, amongst the cultural ruins of two generations of catastrophic birth rates and live for the moment hedonism.

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 14:13 | 4751514 max2205
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Gee who do you have to blow around here to stay alive? 

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 14:43 | 4751642 SumTing Wong
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Vendetta, as in "V for Vendetta"? But no, this chick got caught...not very smart. You might have taken out more of them. And if you had a cool Guy Fawkes mask, you might attract a following...

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 15:34 | 4751894 SWRichmond
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It has been estimated that there were as many as 10,000 political murders during the interwar period in Germany.  You know, after the hyperinflation...

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 18:26 | 4752534 newdoobie
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Tom Donohue, you better watch out, some crazy will come for you!

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 04:12 | 4753822 tonyw
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The woman killed was killed by a woman who had recently been fired.

 

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 12:33 | 4755334 Theosebes Goodfellow
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And the reason that she got shot was... THE BITCH HAD IT COMING!

The humorous, (if such things can be considered humorous), bit about this was that the shooter was family to a police inspector.

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:32 | 4751362 Stoploss
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See that Harry?

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:56 | 4751454 solgundy
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term limits rule

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 14:48 | 4751668 Kirk2NCC1701
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So, no parting shot from her?

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:25 | 4751339 ShrNfr
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You nailed that comment.

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:27 | 4751348 Winston Churchill
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In for a penny, in for a sixteen penny.

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:27 | 4751350 Winston Churchill
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In for a penny, in for a sixteen penny.

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 15:14 | 4751796 thethirdcoast
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The real question is - were any shitgums used?

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:19 | 4751323 firstdivision
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If I were to guess, one of the two is "the other woman"

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:21 | 4751327 SHEEPFUKKER
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Wait, they didn't try and claim this was a suicide? I'm confused. 

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:37 | 4751388 Meat Hammer
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They'll say the victim hired the assassin to kill her because she didn't have the guts to pull the trigger herself.

See how easy that is?

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:56 | 4751455 SHEEPFUKKER
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You are so right. Too easy!!

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 14:03 | 4751479 BigJim
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Mr. Hammer, I salute you.

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 14:04 | 4751480 icanhasbailout
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This is why Hillary cleans up her loose ends.

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 17:10 | 4752312 johnconnor
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she made a lot of enemies... at one point of time she had over 10 public positions (10 different paychecks coming from taxpayers) and she threated and insulted many others....

for those who speak Spanish, check this video, she won't be missed for sure...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdX-pST_wJU#t=233

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:14 | 4751295 Devotional
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Fire crackers? We europeans can't even distinguish real gunshots from firecrackers o_O

Firecrackers???? Really? 

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:20 | 4751326 Pladizow
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Small caliber?

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 15:04 | 4751746 Jethro
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Pretty common assumption actually.  Most people think small caliber gunfire is firecrackers.

Incoming has a very distinct sound. 

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:15 | 4751302 CrashisOptimistic
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Personal vendetta was absolutely guaranteed the moment it was clear the victim was an elite.

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:15 | 4751306 Quinvarius
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If Google is correct, she is not too bad for 59.  Most likely this was a catfight over a beefbone.

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:17 | 4751313 Devotional
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In Portugal foreigners are called "beefs"

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:31 | 4751361 ShrNfr
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To each their own, I guess, but she does not appeal to me in the least: http://www.abc.es/Media/201307/22/isabel-carrasco-entrevista--644x362.jpg

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:35 | 4751373 Mi Naem
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Maybe if she took her dentures out first, like on "Yes Man". 

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:40 | 4751401 knukles
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That's the protoplasm left after the soul has been removed.

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:37 | 4751382 CharlieMike
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It is unfortunate that you cannot unsee some things.

My fault for clicking the link.  Won't happen again.

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:38 | 4751395 Meat Hammer
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Feeling your pain, CM.

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:50 | 4751432 Sabibaby
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Eye Bleach -> http://imgur.com/a/WDRY8

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:55 | 4751448 sdmjake
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That eye bleach is fantastic. Thanks Sabibaby!

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 14:07 | 4751487 BigJim
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She's very shapely. But if she's not careful she'll get RSI of her selfie finger.

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 15:43 | 4751941 DutchR
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Ass ass inated

 

 

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:56 | 4751450 Herd Redirectio...
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Oh me oh my.

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 14:13 | 4751510 Frank N. Beans
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oh yeah!

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:38 | 4751394 SmittyinLA
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way to wreck a fantasy dude

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 14:23 | 4751551 WTFx10
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Fuckin A! Rode hard and put away wet. Saggy is NOT hard on material.

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 15:36 | 4751910 Wile-E-Coyote
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Hey anyone that ugly deserves to get shot.

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:59 | 4751464 IndianaJohn
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By 53, all of the women have gone frigidaire.

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 14:45 | 4751653 Colonel Klink
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And by not too bad you mean she's hideous and you just wanted to make us look?

Barf!

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