Jared Loughner Incompetent to Stand Trial; Tossed From Hearing for Courtroom Outburst

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Tucson shooting suspect Jared Loughner is not competent to stand trial -- for now -- U.S. District Judge Larry Burns ruled this morning. And the alleged killer's courtroom demeanor may demonstrate why.

Loughner was forced to watch much of the hearing on a TV screen in another room following an outburst in the courtroom.

In the middle of the hearing, with his head down and face inches from the table in front of him, Loughner reportedly said "thank you for the freak show. She died in front of me."

He was removed from the courtroom.

When he was brought back in, Loughner was given the option of remaining in the courtroom, or watching the proceedings on a TV screen from another room.

"I want to watch the TV screen," Loughner responded.

Loughner will now head to a prison hospital in Springfield, Missouri, where the goal is to get him to voluntarily take medication to restore his competency. He can be held for up to four months before another competency hearing can take place.

If Loughner refuses to take medication, the judge can order him involuntarily medicated.


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Guest
Guest

Of course he's nuts - he actually bought into the Tea Party line that the US government is out to suppress freedom, transfer wealth to the commies, has concentration camps planned for conservatives and is lead by a Kenyan.

We can't blame the Tea Party for the acts of a discreet man, but we can note that one should not be surprised that after telling people the democratically elected politicians are out to get them, some crazy people will take it upon themselves to get after the politicians.

Rob
Rob

Yet, he was competent enough to be able to buy a 9mm Glock, 2/33 round magazines and ammunition.

Fuck um
Fuck um

 that was my point. see above.

Do You Like Worms?
Do You Like Worms?

that's the cost of freedom you commie

Jim
Jim

 do you? we all are worm food in the end. no one gets out alive motherfucker!

desertflower
desertflower

Excuse me...where was the "freedom" for the 13 innocent people gunned down by a loon one Saturday morning while listening to their Congressperson? Guns do NOT belong in everyone's hands, regardless of what YOU may think!With that right comes responsibility which he did not have.There is no reason a mentally deranged person should be able to GET a gun, much less use one. For you to suggest that is ok, is just as irresponsible.

Do You Like Worms?
Do You Like Worms?

they had freedom until they died, hotdogger...  loons with guns aren't enough to convince me I need to tuck my pecker between my legs and hand over MY guns to some commie fucktwit loser who thinks they can tell ME what an acceptable balance of freedom and being "watched after for my own good" is!  That's the fucking way it should be, sportsfans.  Until the glorious shit hits the fan and the man with the plan opens up the pearly gates and lets loose the torrent of blood and angels of terror and chaos all over the world and i'll be there baby, strolling down the graveyard/highway in slow motion with the reflection of a million fires in my badass aviator sunglasses with my glorious mane and viking beard streaming behind me in the nuclear wind, firing from the hip with an M60 like it's Vietnam again.

HAMC AZ
HAMC AZ

Drop him off at any local valley Hells Angels MC Clubhouses. we know how to take care of freaks like him. and we are very good at it to. in times like this we Hells Angels can actually come in handy with freaks like this. SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL HELLS ANGELS MC ARIZONA. 1661.

Larry in sunnyslope
Larry in sunnyslope

 and save the tax payers money to. why bitch moan and complain when the HAs will do it for free.

Marcy
Marcy

He's just as dingy as the HA motor scooter riders and he likes to shoot woman and children so he should fit right in at your weekly drunk/methfests.

CHUUCK ZITO
CHUUCK ZITO

 I been a Hells Angels member for over 30 years and I have never drank or done drugs in my life. Check me out and look at me on my website below. I could not look like this and be on drugs or drink. www.chuckzito.com.

Margie The Biker Chick
Margie The Biker Chick

 sounds to me like they just know how to have a real good time partying and your a jealous party pooper.

Larry in sunnyslope
Larry in sunnyslope

 How many local HAs do you know personally make this judgment? seems to me more of sheriff joes cops are in real big trouble than any local HELLS ANGELS are.

Larry in sunnyslope
Larry in sunnyslope

 Put his head in a vice and clamp it down more and more till his eyes bulge and pop out of the sockets and smash his hand with a ball peen hammer for starters.

FUCK UM
FUCK UM

he seemed smart enough and sane enough to know how to shave his head bald and face clean without cutting himself with a razor and bleeding to death the day of the shoot out and murders. so he is not insane. he is just an actor like most criminals are. he was sane enough to know how to buy a gun and sane enough to know how to load it and shoot it. and he knew the directions to the safeway and the time gabby was going to be there so he can tell time correctly, so he was sane enough that day. why is he insane now?  nothing a little prison ass whooping cant fix. in prison guys like him are called DINGS AND BUGS.

FUCK UM
FUCK UM

put him in the joint and let the cons and gang bangers have at his kid killer punk ass. he will end up dead with a sharp pointy mop handle used as a shank. spear it right threw his little punk ass neck till he bleeds to death on a dirty prison floor. it happened to Jeffery Dalmer so why not this BUG?

Problem Child
Problem Child

this bald clean cut penis head is more proof to never trust a bald or clean cut short haired male.

Slowpoke is #1
Slowpoke is #1

I don't care if he is insane or not.  He should have to face the music.

just me
just me

I suppose if he watches the tv screen it isn't real...... all i can think of is...............can you say el pollo loco?  sorry restaurant but that is what i see

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