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Another nut job, when will it end?

OAKLAND, Calif. – A California man known for his anger over left-leaning politics said after a freeway shootout with CHP officers that he had been planning an attack on the ACLU and another nonprofit group, police said Tuesday.

Byron Williams, 45, a parolee with two previous bank robbery convictions, wanted to “start a revolution” by killing people at the American Civil Liberties Union and Tides Foundation, both in San Francisco, Oakland police Sgt. Michael Weisenberg said in court documents. .

The weekend shootout occurred during a 24-hour span in Oakland when a sniper shot at police officers from a high-rise building, and a Virginia man who had a job interview in the San Francisco Bay area was fatally shot in downtown Oakland by robbers who got away with just $17.


Asked by sweet-a-kins at 2:58 PM on Jul. 21, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (12)
  • How come these idiots are always men?


    Answer by UpSheRises at 3:38 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • Wow. Just wow.
    Some people do their damnedest to give a bad name for the whole human race.

    Answer by Kiwismommy19 at 3:07 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • i really think there has been a lot of poor parenting in the last couple of decades.


    These IDIOTS are getting closer and closer together....Did their Moms not hug their dumbass; enough when they were little???

    Answer by lovinangels at 3:33 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • LOL, the title of this question alone made me laugh. :)

    I mean...what can I say about the article? It's terrible.

    Answer by LovingSAHMommy at 3:05 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • there's a lot happening in Oakland right now. I refuse to go there right now because of all of the riots. A police officer shot a teen while he was hand cuffed and the city is outraged so I wouldn't be surprised if worse is going on right now.

    Answer by DomoniqueWS at 3:15 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • Dissapointed that none are women?

    I'm kidding

    Yeah I am not much on the ACLU but this is horrendous

    Answer by tnmomofive at 4:10 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • Yoikes!

    Answer by Bezu at 4:21 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • Never as long as there is free thinking

    Answer by hot-mama86 at 5:02 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • 2 hours from me--so sad to see extremism (any type) taking tolls.

    Answer by Youngwifey2 at 5:05 PM on Jul. 21, 2010

  • HAHA thunderlight..can't say i'd be disappointed in that news if ONLY!

    Answer by tnmomofive at 5:51 PM on Jul. 21, 2010