Wednesday September 1st, 2010
|Hostage Taker Besieges Discovery Channel, Posts Demands on Web
posted 09/01/2010, 4:46 PM (Wired News)|
Authorities were negotiating Wednesday with an armed man who has taken an unknown number of hostages, who might have an explosive or “metallic device” at the Discovery Channel’s headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland, just outside the District of Columbia.
Most of the hundreds of employees, including children at an on-site daycare center, have been evacuated, police said. The station was airing its normal broadcast, and no injuries were reported. CNN said at least one of the unknown number of hostages was a security guard.
According to television accounts, hundreds of armed police and bomb-squad officers were seen descending on the building in suburban Washington, D.C.
Police identified the suspect as James Lee.
According to a Wednesday update on the savetheplanetprotest.com website believed run by Lee, the suspect demanded that the Discovery Channel broadcast its “commitment to save the planet.”
Focus must be given on how people can live WITHOUT giving birth to more filthy human children since those new additions continue pollution and are pollution. A game show format contest would be in order. Perhaps also forums of leading scientists who understand and agree with the Malthus-Darwin science and the problem of human overpopulation. Do both. Do all until something WORKS and the natural world starts improving and human civilization building STOPS and is reversed! MAKE IT INTERESTING SO PEOPLE WATCH AND APPLY SOLUTIONS!!!! From his website, and his postings on MySpace, Lee appears to be obsessed with the work of American writer Daniel Quinn, author of a trilogy of enviro-philosophy novels. Quinn’s 1992 Ishmael “uses a style of Socratic dialogue to deconstruct the notion that humans are the end product, t... (more)
The TV media is largely ignoring the fact this guy is a rabid environmentalist. As to his demands, it's hilarious the way socialists are so obsessed with what to do with other people's money.