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News Would-Be Reagan Assassin Freed

  1. Sep 10, 2016 #1
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/loca...ad0e9e-75ca-11e6-be4f-3f42f2e5a49e_story.html

    Something I never thought would ever happen to anyone who tried to kill a US president:

     
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  3. Sep 11, 2016 #2

    fresh_42

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    Bad news for Jodie Foster.
     
  4. Sep 11, 2016 #3

    Vanadium 50

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    Does he know Jodie Foster is gay? And will that set him off again?

    I wonder if he can be tried for the Brady homicide now? If he was charged with assault back in 1981, he can't, because he was found not guilty on the same set of facts, but if he wasn't, I don't see why not.
     
  5. Sep 11, 2016 #4

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    Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, who tried to kill Gerald Ford in 1975, was released on parole in 2009.
     
  6. Sep 11, 2016 #5
    Wow, I guess I wasn't paying attention to the news when that happened.
     
  7. Sep 11, 2016 #6

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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lynette_Fromme
    As disturbed as she was, I've always thought she didn't intend to kill Ford . At 27 years old she surely knew enough to put a round in the chamber.
    That doesn't excuse it , nor does the fact she fell under Manson's influence at 19
    One hates to see such a pretty young girl go bad.

    old jim
     
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