Black People : Man set himself on fire on DC Mall

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  1. KPITRL

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    This comes a day after the tragic situation with our young sister Miriam Carey. These two locations were relatively close to one another. Has austerity finally reach the US?
     
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    No, there are a lot of sick and damaged people out there. There is no place for them to get the help they need. This is the result of all the cuts





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    That is what austerity is.
     
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    Man sets himself on fire on the National Mall

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A man set himself on fire on the National Mall in the nation's capital as passers-by rushed over to help put out the flames, officials and witnesses said Friday afternoon.
    The reason for the self-immolation was not immediately clear and the man's identity was not disclosed. But it occurred in public view, on a central national gathering place, in a city still rattled by a mass shooting last month and a high-speed car chase outside the U.S. Capitol on Thursday that ended with a woman being shot dead by police with a young child in the car.
    The man on the Mall suffered life-threatening injuries and was airlifted to the hospital, said District of Columbia fire department spokesman Tim Wilson.
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    Just found out that this man who set himself on fire has passed away.
     
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    Police: Man who set himself ablaze on Mall dies


    Police are investigating the man's possible motives.

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who set himself on fire on the National Mall in the U.S. capital has died of his injuries, which were so severe that authorities will have to use DNA and dental records to identify him, District of Columbia police said Saturday.
    The man died Friday night at a Washington hospital where he had been airlifted, Officer Araz Alali, a police spokesman, said.
    The man poured a can of gasoline on himself in the center portion of the mall Friday afternoon. He then set himself on fire, with passing joggers taking off their shirts to help douse the flames. Police had said he was conscious and breathing at the scene, but he was airlifted to MedStar Washington Hospital Center.
    Police are investigating the man's possible motives.
    http://news.yahoo.com/police-man-set-himself-ablaze-mall-dies-153631827.html
     
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    May he RIP! :spinstar:
     
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    I say this is a symptom of what cuts can do. Mental Health has never been a priority for our govmt. We dont know how many are walking around this country that need help with this problem.
     
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    This is a modern phenomenon. They use to try to send crazy people to the nut house. Or get them help. That was all cut out











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    ??¿?¿¿?? What?
     
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