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Marvin Heemeyer (The Killdozer Man) (wikipedia.org)
27 points by NotSwift 3 months ago | hide | past | favorite | 6 comments



"Sometimes reasonable men must do unreasonable things" remains my favorite quote from this incident.


If you have Netflix the documentary[0] came out at the beginning of the COVID quarantine. It was pretty interesting to watch. They weren't sympathetic to Heemeyer but the town was definitely being sketchy with how it handles permits.

[0] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tread_(film)


Yeah I think everyone can sort of relate to this guy, I would have had more sympathy with him if he hadn’t shot at people though. Fucking up the town and some factories in a tank, and not killing anyone, yeah that’s an extreme, but kind of cathartic thing to watch, but yeah shooting at people is taking it a bit too far.

Either way, bit of a legend.


It's also worth noting that based on the way the armor was put onto the bulldozer he had no intention to leave his dragon on his own.



There's a great laptop sticker of the killdozer




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