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Old 05-18-2017, 10:44 AM
 
Location: Somewhere East of Laramie
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Stockholm
London
Nice
Berlin
Columbus, OH
Westminster

And HOW many pure accidents in every country of the world everyday of the year?
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Old 05-18-2017, 10:44 AM
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Stockholm
London
Nice
Berlin
Columbus, OH
Westminster
And don't forget Austin:


https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/...ilty/75314524/


Alas, it was simply a drunken man whom had stolen a car and was fleeing police, killing 4 and injury 20+. Sentence to life in prison.
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Old 05-18-2017, 10:45 AM
 
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Getting second conformation. 26 year old male from the Bronx. DWI. 2 priors for DWI as well.
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Old 05-18-2017, 10:45 AM
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Location: Colorado
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Getting second conformation. 26 year old male from the Bronx. DWI. 2 priors for DWI as well.
His life as he knows it is over.
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Old 05-18-2017, 10:46 AM
 
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I am hearing DWI. 2 priors.
It seems like DWI penalties and rehabilitation in all states simply don't work. Too many times the DWI addict continues until something fatal happens. I am sure it differs on location and circumstances, but many times DWI only needs to community service or a relatively small penalty.

Is anyone in power talking about this?
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Old 05-18-2017, 10:46 AM
 
Location: Born & Raised DC > Carolinas > Seattle > Denver
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Twitter: NYPD has just confirmed it was a DWI/DUI situation. 26 year-old from the Bronx. Not terrorism.
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Old 05-18-2017, 10:47 AM
 
Location: Out West
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And don't forget Austin:


https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/...ilty/75314524/


Alas, it was simply a drunken man whom had stolen a car and was fleeing police, killing 4 and injury 20+. Sentence to life in prison.
"Likely" is the keyword. The NYPD have not confirmed anything.

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NYPD says crash in Times Square was likely DWI, not terrorism.
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Old 05-18-2017, 10:48 AM
 
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Its funny all the cop sites have this info. The media is saying nothing because they want the ratings. Not a terrorist event. A drunk POS who jumped a curb and ran down citizens.
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Old 05-18-2017, 10:50 AM
 
Location: Camberville
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Do you have a link quoting an official on that?
It was a NY politico source (one of my college roommates is a NYC journalist) but it was telling that not a single source or eyewitness account made any reference to terrorism.
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Old 05-18-2017, 10:50 AM
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And HOW many pure accidents in every country of the world everyday of the year?
A ton.

I hear NYC, people mowed down by a car I think terrorism. I didn't call it terrorism and I actually said we should reserve discussion on it until more information came out.

I'd say the same thing if someone went on a shooting rampage or knifed random people or if a plane went down.

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And don't forget Austin:


https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/...ilty/75314524/


Alas, it was simply a drunken man whom had stolen a car and was fleeing police, killing 4 and injury 20+. Sentence to life in prison.
Yes, but my point with that list was they were terror attacks so its not out of the realm of possibility to think a similar incident might be another attack while understanding information will inform the situation.
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