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Thai Senator "Accidentally" Kills Secretary With Submachine Gun, Has Arrest Immunity, Faces $636 Fine

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We had great hopes that following the return of Merkel from vacation, the VIX would finally post an uptick. Alas, it appears that the Fed's new market desk head will not relent until the VIX is at or below 0 (alternatively, stock volume will hit 0 first, in either case confirming the death of equities as anything resembling a discounting mechanism, and validating it as a plaything of central banks). Which means that until reality does come back first slowly and then very fast, we have to focus on more "off the beaten path" news. Such as this one courtesy of BBC: Thai MP Boonsong Kowawisarat 'accidentally kills secretary.' With a submachine gun. In a restaurant. Has yet to be arrested. And faces a $636 fine if convicted.

Senator Boonsong Kowawisarat took out a 9mm Uzi submachine gun while waiting for food, the Bangkok Post reported.


He told police the gun accidentally discharged and his secretary was shot in the stomach.


Police say that the shooting happened in Phrae province, northern Thailand.


Police say that because Mr Boonsong was in shock after the incident, the restaurant owner rushed the secretary to hospital where she succumbed to gunshot wounds.


Correspondents say that it is not clear whether Mr Boonsong knew the gun was loaded before the shooting.


"From our initial inquiry, the secretary's family will not sue because they were relatives and it was an accident - he did not mean to do it," a local police officer told AFP by telephone.


Officials said it was also unclear why the senator was armed at the meal.


Police have yet to arrest the senator - a member of the upper house of the Thai parliament - as he is protected by parliamentary privilege, the Bangkok Post reported.


Mr Boonsong faces a maximum of 10 years imprisonment and a 20,000 baht fine if convicted.

That's $636. And now back to the doldrums.


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Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:44 | 2701695 Stuart
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That's more than Dick Cheney got for shooting someone in the face.


Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:46 | 2701706 Pladizow
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Chaney's Challenger?

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:59 | 2701769 Skateboarder
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"Check out my new gun ho."

"Daaaamn, you brought a gun to dinner? is that shit real?"

*one gunshot later*

"Is that real enough?"

*Kill Billesque fountain of blood*

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:01 | 2701774 fuu
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Texas A&M shooting?

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:10 | 2701809 Manthong
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You know when you’re waiting in the restaurant and your Tom Yum soup is taking bit too long so you pull out your Uzi and it accidentally goes off and kills your secretary?

I hate when that happens.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:14 | 2701817 True.North
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You didn't shoot that secretary, somebody else made that happen.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:26 | 2701856 flacon
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A shot to the stomach. Pregnant women carry their babies there. She was also a relative.....  Accidents "happen".

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 18:11 | 2702167 AldousHuxley
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secretary was senators COUSIN


5 other family members were present



Senator Boonsong Kowawisarat took out a 9mm Uzi submachine gun while waiting for food.



NOTE: don't show off gun while waiting for foood.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 20:43 | 2702581 taxpayer102
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A Mae Hong Son senator is facing charges of manslaughter following the accidental shooting of his wife.

Mae Hong Son Senator Boonsong Kowawisarach, 56, was removing ammunition from his gun when it suddenly discharged, shooting his 46-year-old wife Chanakarn Dedkhad in the abdomen.

She died on her way to hospital.

Wang Chin Police Station received the report on the shooting at 10pm on Sunday.

Police will submit a letter to the Senate president for permission to prosecute Boonsong, who is now protected by parliamentary immunity.

"At this point, he is charged with reckless action causing the death of another person," Phrae police chief Maj General Wisut Wongkham said.

Chanakarn's relatives said they have no intention of taking legal action against Boonsong because they believe it was an accident.

An informed source said Boonsong was partially paralysed and his condition could be a reason for the accident.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:17 | 2701821 Skateboarder
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"Whoops... Waiter! Make that red curry TO GO!"

^ "You didn't pay that $636 - someone else's taxes paid that for you."

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 18:43 | 2701875 The Big Ching-aso
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You can get a lot of bang for your bat in Bangkok.

Tue, 08/14/2012 - 01:13 | 2703070 merizobeach
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I'm sure you meant "baht", but I did witness the excellent spectacle of a drunk and rudely combative french couple get beaten down by thais; the dumb bitch started a fight with the thai girl (and her friends) who asked her not to sit on their car, and the tall, noisy, piece of shit dude opted to scrap with the thai guys, twice, and the second time, after returning from having retreated, the french guy got a wooden bat to the skull.  Awesome scene; I clapped and cheered. :-)

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 18:38 | 2702243 Daily Bail
Mon, 08/13/2012 - 18:45 | 2702270 The Big Ching-aso
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It's not twat you know, it's who you blow away.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 17:15 | 2702036 4horse
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put another body on the fire . . . 24hr cycling of latest body burning up the last body


At a time when the defense is trying to claim their client is bat-shit crazy, the Denver Post comes out with a story about what James Holmes was like just a short year ago. When he applied to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign neuroscience program they wanted him so badly they waved tuition and fees and offered him a yearly paycheck of $22,660 just to attend their school. Out of 150 qualified applicants yearly they take between 5-15. James Holmes was one of those.
How does James get from point A to point B? How do we get from one of the brightest students in the nation, a guy who’s love of knowledge made him want to study the mind, a student so desired they would offer to pay him cash to attend, to a guy practically drooling on himself in a courtroom seemingly with no idea where he was?
Back in March of 2011, the University of Illinois had him come up and they interviewed him…

“Those who met you … during your interview visit felt that your personal and professional qualities are truly outstanding and that you will be an excellent match for our program,” said the Illinois acceptance letter from professor J. Lee Beverly.”
The Denver Post also references an article put out by the News Gazette which detailed his application history a bit more. Holmes was exceedingly bright, the kind of kid you want your child to be, the kind you wish you were.
“Holmes’ GRE quantitative score was 800 (94th percentile), his verbal score was 710 (98th percentile), and he had an analytical writing score of 4 (45th percentile), according to his UI application. His GPA was 3.94 out of 4.00, according to the application.”

 ___ listen to Holmes himself…

“I have always been fascinated by the complexities of long lost thought seemingly arising out of nowhere into a stream of awareness,” he wrote. “… These are the very cognitive processes which enable us to acquire information and retain it. They are at the core of what distinguishes us as people. Due to the seemingly infinite vastness of indefinite knowledge, we must be selective in our pursuits of knowledge. This is why I have chosen to study the primary source of all things, our own minds.”
“Rational people act based on incentives for self-fulfillment, including fulfilling needs of self-development and needs of feeling useful and helpful to others. I look forward to fulfilling my quest to advance my knowledge and I plan to use my critical thinking skills by studying the subject I am passionate about, neuroscience.”
Does that sound like the guy we saw sitting at the defense table blankly looking around or emoting various quizzical expressions? Does that sound like a “spitter” who needed to be gagged?

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BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - The last thing Andrea Fernandez recalls before being drugged is holding her newborn baby on a Bogota city bus.

Police found her three days later, muttering to herself and wandering topless along the median strip of a busy highway. Her face was badly beaten and her son was gone.

Fernandez is just one of hundreds of victims every month who, according to Colombian hospitals, are temporarily turned into zombies by a home-grown drug called scopolamine which has been embraced by thieves and rapists.

. . .  Colorless, odorless and tasteless, scopolamine is slipped into drinks and sprinkled onto food. Victims become so docile that they have been known to help thieves rob their homes and empty their bank accounts. Women have been drugged repeatedly over days and gang-raped or rented out as prostitutes.

Comments not yet infiltrated?___>

Mew, on August 11, 2012 at 7:34 pm said:

I wonder, I wonder, I wonder….I wonder why he decided to go to Colorado instead…..

willyloman, on August 11, 2012 at 7:57 pm said:
that’s a very good question. Perhaps a closer look at the school he was attending might shed some light on that

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Mew, on August 11, 2012 at 8:08 pm said:

Yes my eyes are on the university. How can a man seemingly go from brilliant, dedicated, driven, self assured, self confident, sought after, potentially changing the science community with said brilliance to accused mass murder, shell of a human being who can barely comprehend what the hell is going on? All within a year? Something happened in Colorado. Something happened at the University. Something is very very wrong.

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Mew, on August 11, 2012 at 8:12 pm said:

Something has happened to his brain. Someone or something has destroyed it.

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sunshinez, on August 12, 2012 at 6:46 am said:

It’s funny – I just did a quick Wikipedia search and it turns out the Anschutz family (the family the Medical campus was named after after they donated $91 million) owns over half of the Regal Entertainment Group (cinemas). It just so happens that Cinemark, which the Century 16 theater in Aurora belongs to, is listed as their biggest competitor.
Then I accidentally came across news from August 7th, apparently a guy with a 9mm handgun, ammo, knives, tactical gear (!) and a gas mask (!) was apprehended at a Regal 16 (!) movie theater in Ohio. Guess which movie he was going to see…


Mon, 08/13/2012 - 17:39 | 2702109 Enceladus
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And if you look at his photo....

was it really him?

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 18:17 | 2702195 Raymond K Hessel
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I thought I knew where you were going with this... That he did experiments on himself during some lab tests a la Bruce Banner, but suggesting this was a plot to undermine a competitor's chain of movie theaters is just the sort of genius the University of Colorado is looking....dickhead.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 20:10 | 2702441 4horse
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while apparent you can not write frag. mental. like comicbk enjambment, whose locus classicus suggests for you that mouse/cartoon/time/now/is/here u 1/2-witted little tit


did not automatically mean you can not read . . .


from the Comments: ie. sunshinez on August 12, 2012 at 6:46 am said:


. . . yet, foolproof, do you nonetheless here indeed prove otherwise as you so studiously through whateverr-r  r&r rr-rigorous ignorance get the better of both





which suggests yurrr r,r&r3only .666 of the way towards a clean sweep u perfect idiot

Tue, 08/14/2012 - 09:31 | 2703486 Cognitive Dissonance
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May I suggest you also read........


Tue, 08/14/2012 - 21:55 | 2705603 4horse
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no cogdis, necessary, if each little cog is seen in its series, all dHS history txt sexting aside toward an Abstract near-Infinite Machinery whose otherwise rubegolding convolutions and mere surface obfuscation is rather instead underneathe it all really quite simply linear------>


razor: your here 4sale dale's carnegie brandnamingR only ever needed 1influential friend


On January 1st, Jacob Schiff, now Solomon Loeb’s son-in-law after marrying his daughter, Teresa, takes control of the banking house, Kuhn, Loeb & Co. Schiff goes on to finance . . . Edward H. Harriman’s Railroad Empire, and Andrew Carnegie’s Steel Empire. This is all with Rothschild money.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 18:34 | 2702236 dugorama
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800 is not the 94th percentile on the quant test.  800 is the max possible, it cannot be less than the 99th.


Mon, 08/13/2012 - 19:36 | 2702408 rehypothecator
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If, hypothetically, the test were so dumbed down that half the people who took it obtained perfect scores, then a perfect score would only amount to 50th percentile; getting that score would mean you outdid only half of the population that took it.  In particular, it would certainly not mean that you outdid 99% of the people who took it as you seem to believe. 

In fact the GRE is not this dumbed down, but it is entirely possible that 6% of the people who take the math test get perfect scores, therefore, earning "only" a 94th percentile ranking on that test.   

Thu, 08/16/2012 - 13:40 | 2711215 Doomer_Marx
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They changed the test several times since I took it but at least it did used to be 99 percentile for a perfect score in qualitative or analytical and missing one problem equaled a 97 percentile. Doesn't mean that it currently couldn't be a 94 percentile for a perfect score now but usually it is 99 percentile on standardized tests. I think the 94 is more likely a mistake than a perfect score being that low of a percentile.

On GRE's website they have this little bit and I think this may be where the mistake came from:

An 800 on the quantitative section on the old GRE corresponds with a score of only 166 on the new test.  So, getting a perfect math score on the old test only puts you in the 94th percentile on the new test. ETS has made the math content harder on the new GRE to allow for differentiation of high scoring candidates for quant-intensive programs like business school, engineering and the physical sciences.

Compared to the new test, a perfect score is only 94 percentile. But when he took the old test, he was at the 99 percentile for that test. It is unknown if he would get 94 percentile or if he would get better on the new test. So it would be incorrect to say he scored 94 percentile based on a perfect score on the old test, which seems to be what they have done.

Tue, 08/14/2012 - 01:49 | 2703084 barkingbill
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seems like mind control, but proof?

Tue, 08/14/2012 - 03:09 | 2703122 Bloodstock
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Yeah look at the photos of who James Holmes is and the guy in court. Different. Get with the big picture here will ya?

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:46 | 2701711 Toolshed
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Yeah, and this shooting apparently WAS an accident.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:50 | 2701730 Dr. Richard Head
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I don't always take my uzi out at dinner, but when I do I plug my bitch secretary.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:52 | 2701737 pods
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"So I have decided that I cannot keep this secret any longer, and am going to tell your wife."


Mon, 08/13/2012 - 17:05 | 2701996 ziggy59
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Zackly, dead secretarys dont keep secrets...

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 20:17 | 2702503 Bohm Squad
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Who do they tell?

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 18:08 | 2702175 AldousHuxley
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his secretary was senator's cousin.

forget his wife, senator would be vanished from modern society.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 20:58 | 2702617 ZeroSpread
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Pods, they were related. Familia. There are rules in the circles where they handle things Capone's way, you know.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:53 | 2701741's picture

Here's a Boone song that's far less dangerous than the Senator.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:03 | 2701785 kaiserhoff
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I didn't know the gun was loaded..





Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:54 | 2701745 Turin Turambar
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When she said, "Give it your best shot," he took her too literally.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:52 | 2701739 kaiserhoff
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William Burroughs, the self-described heroin addict and lover of little boys, shot his wife in the forehead, but he didn't enjoy it.

They did a William Tell routine with an apple on her head and a hand-gun...  He was a great shot, but they did it when they were both drunk, and..., well you know the rest;)

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:05 | 2701796 stacking12321
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for reals?

well that would explain the scenes in naked lunch, one of my favoritest all time movies, based on burroughs.



Mon, 08/13/2012 - 17:01 | 2701978 iDealMeat
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+1,  one of those instances where the "movie" was better then the book..  But then, I was younger then and hadn't fully expanded my imagination yet..


Awesome movie.

Tue, 08/14/2012 - 15:58 | 2704868 sessinpo
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Coming from a racist liberal as exposed in post  2703533

laughable as usual.


Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:47 | 2701718 ACP
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Now, if it was 20,000 bats...

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:42 | 2701772 The Big Ching-aso
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From the upcoming movie, Thaiface.......................

"Let me introduce you to my little Jewish friend."

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 21:29 | 2702706 Bringin It
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Hey Big Ching did you say Jewish? ... Have you gone anti-Semetic?

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 21:53 | 2702792 The Big Ching-aso
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Nah, I like semen.  Makes babies.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:57 | 2701754 jekyll island
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Annual performance appraisal?  

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:57 | 2701756 Ookspay
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Depending on the secreatry, sometimes it just goes off in your hand.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:37 | 2701849 The Big Ching-aso
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The court decided to just apply the $636 fine due to his obvious remorse. 

"It was an accident.  I meant to shoot her in private."



Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:25 | 2701854 Silver Bug
Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:28 | 2701867 Satan
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He was a lawyer. He had another face.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:47 | 2701933 Chuck Walla
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Teddy Kennedy got even less than that for murder.  Teddy got to be a Senator for the rest of his drunken, alcoholic life.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 21:16 | 2702672 TrainWreck1
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He finally did clean up his act.

Three years sober, this month.


Mon, 08/13/2012 - 21:43 | 2702756 Bringin It
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I hear what you're saying, but have a little hunmanity.  Teddy buried 3 of his older brothers.  One died in war and two were gunned down by assassins.  Teddy had one of those strange small plane crashes that "only" shattered his spine instead of killing him.  He had the rest of his extended family exposed to the same cruelties.

This is an amazing post.  2702036      What happened to this amazing, brilliant kid during the past year in Colorado?

About Teddy, who knows what he would have become in a more perfect world, but to me, this kind of thing 2702036  probably applies to some extent to Ted and our other USA elected "Leaders" as well.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 23:02 | 2702922 Blankenstein
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Lots of people have experienced family tragedies and many others have suffered abuse as children but still are very kind people trying to help humanity, not narcissists with self-serving interests. The true victim and justice should not be dismissed through faux pop psychology.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:44 | 2701697 time2blowitup
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I hate when that happens!

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 22:40 | 2702894 Chicken_Little
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Sorry for jumping into this story close to the top. I'm in Thailand and here's the Bangkok Post Story link:

Read the comments after the story from other people here. I personally have no comment.


Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:47 | 2701699 zebra
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DIY is much cheaper than hiring a professional killer.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 20:06 | 2701894 True.North
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Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:47 | 2701701 buzzsaw99
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Terminator: :puts shell in shotgun:

Gun store owner: You can't do that.

Terminator: Wrong.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:45 | 2701702 bank guy in Brussels
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Uzis jam a lot - a pity this one did not jam and prevent the lady's tragic death

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:06 | 2701800 NidStyles
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Only cheaper knock offs jam a lot. Real UZI's run like a Timex once broken in. You still can't shit with them, but they spit out 50 rounds like a water hose with ease. 

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:45 | 2701703 fonzannoon
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Anyone notice the slam down on the miners which were just starting to come out of their shell? I hope people are starting to get angry.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:20 | 2701837 NotApplicable
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Wake me when they're angry enough to stop holding equities.

Until then, all they do is to hasten their own demise.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 17:47 | 2702116 4horse
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a bunch of the boys were whooping it up, at the malamute saloon

up/down a dollar, every other hour, winning/losing while downing that blue ruin . . .



ALGO: @ the klondike kasino
0.01 x 10k/s x 100cos. = desperate pennies an hour, picked-off-the-bones of these
0.02 ?
49er-type goldcos as, a buncha bucks, along comes that croupier to wipe the table clean




oh my.



                                                                                            right under your nose.
                                                                                                                                                 every time.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:49 | 2701705 Dr. Engali
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They should have gone pheasant hunting. At least bird shot to the face won't kill you.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:07 | 2701801 NidStyles
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LOL! You'll wish you were dead though, blinded for life and having nothing left of your face might make your life pretty miserable. 

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:46 | 2701707 Robot Traders Mom
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The same fine in America for killing a gang member... (h/t Naked Gun)

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:08 | 2701708 Ying-Yang
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If you zoom in on the writing on the rear of the Uzi you will see.....

"If found please return postage paid to the USDOJ" No questions asked!

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:29 | 2701874 Tijuana Donkey Show
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This was part of the Fast and Curry-ious program from Eric Soup-Holder

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:51 | 2701949 Chuck Walla
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The other side reads:  "Sólo para uso por los Mexicanos!"

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:46 | 2701710 mrktwtch2
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opps i accidentially voted for obama and i meant peter griffen..can i get a mulligan??

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:47 | 2701715 jmcadg
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Brings new meaning to shooting off on your secretary!

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:47 | 2701719 Urban Redneck
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Welcome to Thai politics...

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:48 | 2701721 Rathmullan
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Yeah, the Thais' really f...ed this one up. They should of known the sec wasn't going to survive and as the good Senator was in shock, it should have been he who was rushed to the hospital. 

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:50 | 2701732 zebra
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they aim poorly.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:56 | 2701752's picture

Others don't.


Israel sniper to get 45 days over Gaza war shooting


An Israeli soldier implicated in the killing of two Gaza women carrying a white flag faces a 45-day jail term under a plea bargain approved by a military court on Sunday, local media said.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:22 | 2701841 poor fella
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What a little cunt

There was probably a dozen others standing around including his spotter.

I finally understand foreign policy - If you can't win their hearts and minds and discuss differences - shoot 'em in the fucking head.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:21 | 2701846 NotApplicable
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Wow, a whole 45 days.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 20:29 | 2702542 jonjon831983
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Jesus... they made the trail for killing two people seem all legal like.

""Following a mediation process and upon examination of the evidence with the recommendation of the military court, both sides have reached a plea bargain in which the indictment will be adjusted, and he will be convicted of using a weapon illegally," a military statement said."


yes... THEIR mediation process in a military court... with BOTH SIDES.  Who are "BOTH SIDS"?  The military on one of course... and what, some sort of Israeli Humanitarian NGO on the other claiming legitimacy over the grievances of the family who lost two members?


The article needs to be more specific.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:52 | 2701726 Yen Cross
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 You get thrown in the goulag for talking shit about the King of Thailand, but it's only @ 636$ fine for offing your secretary!

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:08 | 2701804 NidStyles
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Hey, it's good to be King. Royalty is called the Soveriegn because they are the only person in that system that have any right's. They have absolute right's to boot. 

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:51 | 2701733 Flaming Ferrari
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Dammit Boonsong, you're supposed to sleep with your secretary, not shoot her!

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:52 | 2701735 Dr. Engali
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"From our initial inquiry, the secretary's family will not sue because they were relatives and it was an accident - he did not mean to do it," a local police officer told AFP by telephone"


She was either a real bitch and they are glad to get rid of her or the senator wrote them a fat check.


Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:00 | 2701771's picture

Nepotism meets astigmatism.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:53 | 2701955 Chuck Walla
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In a  country where the peasants are so poor they sell daughters into sex slavery, yeah, thats a good theory.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:53 | 2701740 Turin Turambar
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I HATE IT when that happens!

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:53 | 2701744 fockewulf190
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He's gotta be related to Corzine somehow.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:55 | 2701749 billsbest
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Murder of Civilians Not Murder if Done by Israeli Soldiers

Hey, be grateful he didn't do it in Israel! He could be facing up to 45 days in jail. Have mercy!

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:55 | 2701750 fonzannoon
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I used to get blasted by ad's of a decent looking chick that lives 2.8 miles away from me that wants to meet me. Now I get a before and after asian guy selling some bodybuilding

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:02 | 2701777's picture

As long as you don't start asking how far away the asian dude lives from you I think you'll be all right.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:03 | 2701784 fonzannoon
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Fair enough

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:56 | 2701753 BULLSHITARTIST


Mon, 08/13/2012 - 19:02 | 2701763 falak pema
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Her left nipple drove me to dire extremes...I lost my compass. She lost her head. Now I am in hell when I could have been in heaven dancing cheek to cheek! That would be the drame passionnel version of the act...

Accidents don't happen at dinner tables when you only eat with fork and knife. Uzi is for mafiosi. And she was his intimate henchwoman. She was his political shield and he is the sword that's lost its sense of honour. It needs to be said : Thai politicians are often machomen; its part of being local feudal baron. But the Uzi...that is not family material. Strange, was he under threat...that's the other scenario. 


Mon, 08/13/2012 - 20:17 | 2702501 Vlad Tepid
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Let me self-publish your own poetry, right?

Tue, 08/14/2012 - 04:13 | 2703138 falak pema
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I exercise my instincts like I exercise my words.  To express my mindset. When we blog we are recurrent self publishers of free will, and poetry is a universal expression. So whats the question, is it about indigestion? 

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 15:59 | 2701770 fonzannoon
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It's pretty obvious by now that Bernanke told every pension fund out there to load up on apple and he would get them their necessary 8% return, no?

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:02 | 2701780 Bastiat009
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I am sure that if gold had gone up today, we wouldn't  "have to focus on more "off the beaten path" news."

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:03 | 2701787 fonzannoon
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maybe Aapl is the new gold?

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:04 | 2701789 Divine Wind
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I wonder if they use HomeBoy sights?

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:09 | 2701805 bloostar
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In the words of Arnie, I'll have an Ouzo, 9 millilitre.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:12 | 2701815 Tinky
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Tough to accidentally kill someone with a knife, but given that "guns don't kill people", I guess it doesn't matter.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:33 | 2701888 NidStyles
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You seem lost. 

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 20:09 | 2702483 WAMO556
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You know that old saying, "stupid should hurt"???

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:18 | 2701816 zebra
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enough fun with this. are we ready to mock GRPN?

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:23 | 2701851 Skateboarder
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$31 --> $6. How embarrassing. FB to follow suit. $21 at the moment, soon to be in the teens. Must feel rewarding to throw your fiat at something utterly worthless and see it slowly evaporate.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:18 | 2701830 ag3nt0rang3
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Harsh... Cheney didn't even catch a fine when he shot that guy in the woods.  

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:19 | 2701836 youngman
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I guess she would not eat the poison mushroom soup....

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:28 | 2701868 MagicHandPuppet
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Pimpin' ain't easy... Especially when you are a politician and yo' secretary gonna get all uppity and try to blackmail yo' ass.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:30 | 2701878 LoneStarHog
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"I did not have an affair with THAT woman, (insert secretary's name here, or Monica will do)"

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:34 | 2701892 SolarQuench
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This has to be the best bunch of insane crank artists on the web, you all crack me up. Thanks for all ya'll witty comments that make this ye 'ol mess worth laughing about.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:41 | 2701916 Racer
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in... sane? Think you added two too many letters there....

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:42 | 2701921 LoneStarHog
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Okay, but make that * all y'all *

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:40 | 2701912 Oldballplayer
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Bill Clinton:  "Fuck....I should have been president of Thailand."

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:42 | 2701919 Chuck Walla
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Teddy Kennedy only dreamed of such immunity.



Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:43 | 2701925 Duke of Con Dao
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Big deal Tyler... hell, I can buy a short stock AK-47 off the street of Phnom Penh for $175.

BS? nope, I've done it... and it was from a policeman, no less... 

to proev I've actually spent time there here's Party Out of Bounds vid mas

shot in Phnom Penh's train station


Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:44 | 2701926 gwar5
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Bang Dai Ho: Asia is new wild West. So me hired secretary, former KGB, Ima Fuktemova.  

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:50 | 2701946 Duke of Con Dao
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shit! you should have seen Phnom Penh a dozen years ago. the craziest Wild West place i know in Asia? Poipet, Cambodia... 

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 20:50 | 2702598 Vlad Tepid
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Ever seen border crossings between China and Central Asia?  It's like Tombstone with much heavier weaponry and a more diverse cast of characters.  I expected Serenity to blast off at any second.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 23:05 | 2702926 Uncle Remus
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Ah yes, central Asia. Parts of it look like Mars.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:47 | 2701935 Catullus
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Misunderstandings only apply to government officials. Everyone else is a suspected criminal for having the nerve of carrying 3.1oz of liquid on a plane. You've been warned, citizen.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:48 | 2701941 Duke of Con Dao
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he is protected by parliamentary privilege, the Bangkok Post reported.


guess what? so are his children. a few years ago the son of a member of parliament 

shot dead a Dutch guy in the club Heart of Darkness (my favorite)... no charges were ever filed

since the law protects him as it does his father...

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:59 | 2701962 SolarQuench
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Damn Ironic Story Tyler...thanks man...we love you!


Keep those Stories coming...

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 16:59 | 2701973 Poetic injustice
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When he pays fine, does he gets a complimentary chewing gum to promote paying fines more?

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 17:24 | 2702066 Conax
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Wait til this dick tries to hire a new secretary. I'd love to be a fly on the wall at that interview.



Mon, 08/13/2012 - 17:28 | 2702079 Fix It Again Timmy
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Mon, 08/13/2012 - 17:29 | 2702082 nokomarie
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"Now I'm back on the streets and my records are clean

I creeped on my bitch with my Uzi machine

Went to the house and kicked down the do'

Unloaded like hell, cold smoked the 'ho"




Mon, 08/13/2012 - 17:48 | 2702125 hannah
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i was holding an uzi the other day and they are remarkably heavy for such a small weapon. easily 3 times the weight of an ak47. i thought to myself that it would be a bitch to have to carry this thing around all day in isreal in the way he casually pulled out the gun. this was probably a body guards weapon and some idiot was playing with it.....

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 17:58 | 2702146 Josh Randall
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"...I'll have what she's having"

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 18:25 | 2702218 “Rebellion to t...
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Can the congressional cafeteria's get an Uzi for each and every table?

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 18:36 | 2702240 lolmao500
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Thailand becoming more and more like America! Godbless them on their path to democracy!

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 18:57 | 2702309 shovelhead
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Always showing off.

Why an Uzi when a cheap .32 will do?

Ain't like she was shooting back. Very declasse'.



Mon, 08/13/2012 - 19:26 | 2702381 americanspirit
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$636 for an order of Tom Yum Boom seems a little steep. Maybe he should have ordered the crispy "DUCK!"

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 19:39 | 2702417 toomanyfakecons...
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I've certainly seen cops in the U.S. get similar punishments for similar incidents.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 19:57 | 2702459 lolmao500
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Punishment? What about promotions??

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 19:54 | 2702450 vbone
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o my bros, what they doing with they guns

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 19:58 | 2702460 jomama
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while in thailand, i had guns pulled on me three times, twice by the thai police and one by the border patrol in myanmar.  not too hard to imagine getting capped in a place where people can and do perish quite easily.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 20:20 | 2702511 Papasmurf
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Thankfully, no bankers were hurt in this unfortunate accident.

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 20:59 | 2702618 Arthur Borges
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This senator wouldn't be a supporter of Thaksin Shinawatra by any chance, would he?


Mon, 08/13/2012 - 22:22 | 2702851 Joseph Jones
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What?  You don't bring a machine gun to dinner with your secretary?  

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 23:57 | 2702988 TideFighter
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Was he standing on the grassy noll?

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 23:59 | 2702989 TideFighter
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I saw "Can we bring an UZI to work?" in the suggestion box.

Tue, 08/14/2012 - 03:14 | 2703126 Bloodstock
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I thought guns were banned in that country.

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