Post by conwaycaine Post by Fred J. McCall
Which brings us back to bristols...
Speaking of which, what's your take on Bristol Palin's meteoric rise to fame
on Dancing With The Stars??
(Yep, I feel the same way)
I reserve comment on this topic, rather allowing this comment:
Bristol Palin's dancing on TV set off man in standoff, complaint says
ED TRELEVEN | ***@madison.com | 608-252-6134 | Posted:
November 17, 2010 7:30 am
Allegedly set off by Bristol Palin's appearance on "Dancing with the
Stars," a rural Black Earth [Wisconsin] man kept police at bay outside
his home for
15 hours Monday and Tuesday before he surrendered to police.
Steven N. Cowan, 66, railed at the television as the daughter of
Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin appeared on the
program, his wife told police Monday after she fled from the town of
Vermont [Wisconsin] house, according to a criminal complaint filed in
Cowan had also been under stress because of a financial situation and
was receiving care for a mental health problem, the complaint states.
Cowan's wife, Janice, told police that her husband had been drinking,
but she did not think he was intoxicated.
The complaint charged Cowan with second-degree reckless endangerment.
According to the complaint, Cowan and his wife were watching "Dancing
with the Stars" when Cowan jumped up and swore as Bristol Palin
appeared, saying something about "the (expletive) politics." Cowan
upset that a political figure's daughter was on the show when he
think she was a good dancer, the complaint states.
According to the complaint:
Cowan went upstairs for about 20 minutes and returned, demanding his
pistols, which had been taken by his daughter about a month ago for
safety reasons. He was carrying a single-shot shotgun, which he
and fired into the television.
Cowan continued to yell, demanding his pistols. He re-loaded the
and pointed it toward his wife. She left the house and drove to Black
Earth, where she called 911. She told police she was afraid for her
Cowan kept sheriff's deputies at bay outside his home until 11 a.m.
Tuesday, when he surrendered without incident, sheriff's spokeswoman
Elise Schaffer said.
On Tuesday night's results show of "Dancing with the Stars," Bristol
Palin advanced to next week's finals of the competition.
and here is some info on Black Earth, Wis.:
further deponent sayeth not