Man not guilty of president threat

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 5:09 PM
Last updated 8:27 PM
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In U.S. District Court today, a man charged with threatening to kill then-President George W. Bush was found not guilty by reason of insanity.

In April 2008, authorities claim Daniel Ashley Hart mailed a letter to the President from a Columbia County post office in which he threatened death.

In the letter, Hart is accused of writing, "I swear to god I will kill you and myself if you don't write back," according to the indictment filed in U.S. District Court in Augusta. He is also accused of verbally stating he would "try to kill the President," and for hitting and spitting on a U.S. Secret Service Agent on April 29, 2010.

Hart has spent months in treatment in a Missouri psychiatric facility since a court ordered mental evaluation found he was not originally fit to stand trial. Court ordered officials also found that he was "legally insane" at the time he made the threats. As part of the plea agreement struck with the government, Hart could now be committed to a government hospital facility.

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tuffenuf4u
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tuffenuf4u 05/11/11 - 06:56 pm
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That's certainly a fair

That's certainly a fair verdict, because who in their right mind would threaten a president? Ask the guy who shot President Reagan. He said he did it to impress actress Jodie Foster. 30 years later, he is still confined to a psychiatridc hospital, and Jodie Foster has revealed she is a lesbian.

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airbud7 05/11/11 - 08:56 pm
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Enlightening Story,⇧

Enlightening Story,⇧ tuffenuf4u...☺

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corgimom 05/11/11 - 09:00 pm
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Here in Charlotte, a 12 year

Here in Charlotte, a 12 year old boy with two loaded semiautomatics tried to hijack a school bus because he wanted to be taken to Washington DC so that he could shoot the President.

His grandmother says he's a good, sweet boy who would never hurt anybody.

I am not making this up.

Tisk tisk what is this world coming to
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Jodie Foster is a lesbian?

Jodie Foster is a lesbian? Well that scratches one thing off my bucket list.

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wondersnevercease 05/12/11 - 08:12 am
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LOL.....
Unpublished

LOL.....

saywhatagain
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saywhatagain 05/12/11 - 08:12 am
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There are a lot of things on

There are a lot of things on my list, but a bucket is not one of them :)

WW1949
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WW1949 05/12/11 - 08:25 am
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Jodi a lesbian, What a waste.

Jodi a lesbian, What a waste.

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