Skip to comments.Government Shutdowns and Death Threats...Bring It On .
Posted on 03/12/2011 4:43:28 AM PST by IbJensen
Maybe youve heard this one. What do you get when fourteen Democrat Senators go AWOL from their jobs in Wisconsin? You get fiscal responsibility, the tools to balance an out-of-control budget and a boatload of evidence that the Progressive Left is prone to violence and thuggery over process. Thank you very much and goodnight. Be sure to tip your waiters, waitresses and bartenders on the way out. Youve been great.
Seriously, does anyone else find it abhorrently hypocritical for Progressives and Democrats to proclaim an abdication of process in the Republicans out-maneuvering of them on the issue of limiting not eliminating collective bargaining rights for public-sector union employees, especially when their own national leadership just jammed Obamacare down our throats? Wasnt deem-and-pass an abdication of the process? Werent behind closed door meetings used to craft Obamacare; meetings where Republicans were excluded in total, an abdication of the process? Wasnt the democratic process abandoned when lawmakers were given a 2,700 page piece of legislation and less than 72 hours to absorb its content?
Spare me the tears about abandoning the process...and if youre a Wisconsin Democrat and a State Senator, dry your eyes in Illinois. Elections, as the Obama Democrats have espoused, have consequences. Remember Mr. Obamas I won and You can ride with us if you want, but youve got to sit in the backseat comments?
One thing that is abundantly clear through the recent Progressive onslaught in government is this: If Progressives dont get their way, if they arent allowed special privilege in the process, if their cronies and benefactors arent positioned to get rich off of the taxpayers so they can fill their political coffers, they cry about the process; the evil that has befallen the democratic process. They can disenfranchise their minority constituents, usurp and waive established rules in governmental chambers and falsely demonize anyone who doesnt tow their line of thinking and thats just politics; their version of the democratic process. But confront them with the US Constitution or a state constitution, for that matter and hold them to the rules as they are established; demand that they take their elected seats and honestly debate the issues, and we get the waa-waa-waa that is Harry Reid bemoaning a threat to a Nevada cowboy poetry jamboree, Nancy Pelosi tearfully recalling the violence in 1970s San Francisco and now, death threats for Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin for their audacity to hold true to their campaign promises of executing fiscal responsibility in a bankrupt state.
WEAU-TV, NBCs affiliate in Eau Claire, WI, has published an email attained by Wisconsin radio station Newsradio 620 WTMJ-AM. I am leaving the spelling and grammatical errors in the email as they presented:
Please put your things in order because you will be killed and your familes will also be killed due to your actions in the last 8 weeks. Please explain to them that this is because if we get rid of you and your families then it will save the rights of 300,000 people and also be able to close the deficit that you have created. I hope you have a good time in hell.
Read below for more information on possible scenarios in which you will die.
WE want to make this perfectly clear. Because of your actions today and in the past couple of weeks I and the group of people that are working with me have decided that we've had enough. We feel that you and the people that support the dictator have to die. We have tried many other ways of dealing with your corruption but you have taken things too far and we will not stand for it any longer. So, this is how it's going to happen: I as well as many others know where you and your family live, it's a matter of public records.
We have all planned to assult you by arriving at your house and putting a nice little bullet in your head. However, we decided that we wouldn't leave it there. We also have decided that this may not be enough to send the message to you since you are so "high" on Koch and have decided that you are now going to single handedly make this a dictatorship instead of a demorcratic process. So we have also built several bombs that we have placed in various locations around the areas in which we know that you frequent. This includes, your house, your car, the state capitol, and well I won't tell you all of them because that's just no fun. Since we know that you are not smart enough to figure out why this is happening to you we have decided to make it perfectly clear to you.
If you and your goonies feel that it's necessary to strip the rights of 300,000 people and ruin their lives, making them unable to feed, clothe, and provide the necessities to their families and themselves then We Will "get rid of" (in which I mean kill) you. Please understand that this does not include the heroic Rep. Senator that risked everything to go aganist what you and your goonies wanted him to do. We feel that it's worth our lives to do this, because we would be saving the lives of 300,000 people. Please make your peace with God as soon as possible and say goodbye to your loved ones we will not wait any longer.
YOU WILL DIE!!!!
It would seem that whoever wrote this letter along with the group of people that are working with the individual didnt hear or didnt understand Pres. Obamas Arizona speech, you know, the one where he said we needed civility in our political discourse.
And as Progressive and union activists, unwashed and belligerent as they are, continue to trash the Wisconsin State Capitol Building, even as Wisconsin State Troopers remove them from the grounds so that the people elected to office by the whole of the Wisconsin electorate can do their jobs, Progressive Democrats in Washington DC are threatening to shut the government down.
Oh, they are doing everything in their power to blame it on the Republicans in Congress, but, once again, all the congressional Republicans, Conservatives and Libertarians are doing is being faithful to the voters in the last election the whole of the voters in the last election who demanded fiscal responsibility so that we, as a nation, dont leave the next generation destitute...broke...bankrupt.
It has been reported that the government shutdown being threatened by congressional Democrats isnt really a complete shutdown. The Associated Press reported that: Social Security checks would still go out. Troops would remain at their posts. Furloughed federal workers probably would get paid, though not until later. And virtually every essential government agency, like the FBI, the Border Patrol and the Coast Guard, would remain open.
The key word here is essential. As envisioned by our Framers, the federal government was only supposed to be about essential services. It wasnt supposed to be about an out-of-control, all-encompassing bureaucracy encroaching into every avenue of our lives. For that matter, state government wasnt meant to exist at a level that caused any undo financial hardship on the populace but for the essential services. The dream of America or the American Dream (and no, not Van Jones Progressive American Dream) was about opportunity and equal justice not social justice for all. When government hinders those constitutionally guaranteed rights, government has crossed the line; become too big, too powerful.
I for one welcome a shutdown of the federal government. I know this sounds anarchic, but hear me out.
First, if the government is shutdown, as it were, spending would be dramatically decreased; at least excessive spending would be decreased.
But more importantly and understanding that the essential services would continue to function it would seem to me that, should one of the GAO bean-counters chronicle which services were mandated as non-essential, we would have a workable blueprint from which to make budget cuts and downsize federal government.
Yes, it would have to be tweaked but if all of the essential services were still to be running, and American government by definition was designed to be limited to essential services, well...
There is one more thing to note about the inanity of the Progressive Left, their bullying tactics and their propaganda. Do you recall all of the fear-mongering that the Progressive Left stoked-up about the Tea Party, you know, the gun-toting, militia, domestic terrorist, prone to violence rhetoric? If they truly believed that, if it were really true, would they be levying death threats to a group they believed to be so violent and so well armed? Doubtful.
Truth be told and history bears this out as fact, Marxists, the parent ideology of the Progressive Movement, have always advanced their cause through violence in the end. Germany. Russia. Wisconsin. Look it up.
Then less government agencies at ALL levels of government for a greater savings.
Next: legislatures and their bloated staffs!
that DEATH email was written by a .. TEACHER’s Union member????
On March 10 2011, as a result of the 2011 Wisconsin Protest the firefighters union (who was exempt from collective bargaining restrictions) withdrew $194,000.00 from a branch (M&I capitol Square Branch) in the hopes of starting a bank run before the bank was ordered closed to stem the withdrawals. two individual firefighters came in and requested a cashiers check of 100,000.00 each to close out their accounts and other individuals came and demanded withdrawals of and additional 206,000.00.
The DU has a post of the doors shut and handcuffs on the door knobs. If you read up M&I Bank Run Closes the Bank.
On December 17, 2010, Bank of Montreal (BMO) agreed to purchase Marshall & Illsley in an all stock transaction valued at about 4.1 Billion USD. It is expected taht Marshall & Illsley will be combined with BMO’s Harris Bank subsidairy based in Chicago.
Menards, Johnsonville Sausage, Sargento Cheese, M&I banks and the Wisconsin restaurant Association have been informed that will be boycotted because they made corporate donations to the Walker Campaign.
Menards based in Eau Claire is similar to Home Depot, Lowe’s
Johnsonville Sausage “Charlie Murphy is cooking Johnsonville Brats fame”
Sargento Cheese “the persicknety (sp) cheese people”
3 Madison restaurants have withdrew from the Wisconsin restaurant Association this is as of march 11, 2010.
Does not this sound like barack Obama in his Chicago daze in his Community Agitator Days and in his days after as a Lawyer - closes banks because the poor could not buy houses in Chicago.
Compare the union protests to the Tea Party protests in 2009 and everything is crystal clear.
Leaving office to go to another state to avoid giving a quorum to the body you left, should be considered a resignation and a new election should be held to replace the absent member.
Yet there is no basic right to negotiate with monopoly power extracting resources from a democratically elected government. For the teacher union in Wisconsin, collective bargaining means that those who supply their labor to the public school system essentially can fix their wages and benefits and force all workers to join the union (or pay not to join).
As one commentator put it, it's equivalent to all airline companies meeting to fix ticket prices and capacity -- obviously a practice that would swiftly be stopped under antitrust law.
Are there any photos of the damage to the Capitol and the beautiful grounds around it?
Nah. I don't think so. Not even Wis Teachers are that semi-illiterate.
This is what I posted yesterday when this email was first posted in an article.
This email was written by One person, and there isn't any group of 'we'. It's also written by a He not a She. A young 20-25 White Male who is uneducated. A HS Grad at the most - barely made the grade - and has a menial job. But he can't hold one job for long.There's a lot of little tips, key words and phrases in that email that give him away.
His car is old, what we'd call a 'Beater'. He's a Loner with no friends and lives at home with his mother - no father in picture. He's a drug user, probably Pot. And has a Police record for minor offenses - like Drug Possession and/or shop-lifting. But hasn't spent any time in jail.
He spends most of his time on the computer, playing games on-line. The games are Violent in nature like Grand Theft Auto, or others where Police and/or Military are killed. His only contact are through people he chats with on-line like with the other Game Players.
In real world speak: He's a LOSER. He blames everyone but himself for all his problems.
It's really sad. That was a beautiful building, I had been in it many times while I was going to school in Madison. I sat in the chambers to learn about government, and I also got a lesson on the inaccuracies of the media. Sometimes what was reported in the news was not what happened in the chambers. And all this while in high school, good things learned at an early age.
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Yeah, all the libs here in Wisconsin are foaming at the mouth, jumping up and down about the “dirty trick” the Pubbies pulled on them. This is after fourteen of their senators left the state to avoid having a quorum for legislation. They then have the gall to accuse the Pubbies of pulling a fast one by enacting legislation without having a full body present. You can’t make this stuff up.
Those government union jobs certainly pay well. This must have been a checking or savings account to be so liquid as to be withdrawn like this, not a retirement account. Also, if it was an even 100 thou, then another bank has the rest of their money so they can stay within FDIC limits.