Jan. 7th, 2009 11:02 pm
thisearthlyride: (homophobia)
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11 queer bars in Seattle received anonymous letters promising ricin poisoning of their customers. The Stranger got one addressed to the "obituary" section of the paper. See for yourself:

If you want to read the whole story, go here:

Can't wait till they i.d. the guy and nail his ass. Any bets for "repressed homo?"

Date: 2009-01-08 08:12 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
i saw that too! my friend works at the stranger. he said that people don't think it will really happen though. but i guess you never know.

Date: 2009-01-08 04:07 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
I think it's unlikely it will happen, too. Poisoning 55 people in one night would be a mammoth task! And why the hell would you announce it beforehand if you wanted to be successful in your quest?

It looks more like (and I cringe to say it after the last 8 years) terrorism. Tactic to scare people you don't like, but no balls to actually follow through.

Regardless, stay safe if you drink at any of those establishments!

Date: 2009-01-08 03:36 pm (UTC)
ariestess: (Default)
From: [personal profile] ariestess
I know, right? WTF is this guy's damage?

Date: 2009-01-08 04:11 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Well, the fags and dykes are taking over, didn't ya know? :Þ

I'm still going with the repressed homo theory. I've met some nutter evangelicals, but none with such hatred that they would threaten killing someone. (Difference between threatening and promising a painful death/eternal torture in hell is a fine line.)

Date: 2009-01-08 04:32 pm (UTC)
ariestess: (Default)
From: [personal profile] ariestess
Very good point! I think I'll stick with your theory, too...

Date: 2009-01-08 10:32 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
OMG ... that is so incredibly messed up. People need to find new hobbies besides threatening to kill homos. We don't bug anybody... usually lol.

Date: 2009-03-08 11:36 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Good grief! This is sick.

Btw, I'm posting again on LJ, off and on. Facebook drove me to it.


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