Skip to comments.THURSDAY NIGHT'S NEWLY REVISED LIST OF VIOLENCE AGAINST REPUBLICANS . . . the list keeps growing!
Posted on 03/25/2010 3:47:35 PM PDT by MrChips
Here's an incomplete short list of violence/vandalism against Republicans: (Revised March 25, 2010)
Past Republican presidents who were assassinated: Lincoln: Garfield, McKinley
September 22, 1975: President Gerald Ford survives assassination attempt in San Francisco.
March 30, 1981: Just 69 days into his presidency, there was an assassination attempton President Ronald Reagan. President Reagan and three others were shot, one of them crippled for life. President Reagans lung was punctured.
January 19, 2001: When the Clintonistas left the White House, they threw paint on the walls, ripped all the Ws off the computer keyboards, trashed the Executive Wing. The Clintons moved a bunch of furniture and silver out of the White House. Mr. Bush chose not to press charges.
March 21, 2003: GOP Headquarters in Madison hit with bricks, paint bombs Journal Sentinel
In 2004, Republicans were subject to an aggressive and sometimes violent campaign of harassment and intimidation orchestrated by Kerry supporters. At least three Bush-Cheney offices were shot at during the election season. A swastika was burned into the front yard of a Bush-Cheney supporter in Madison, Wisconsin. Other incidents included offices burglarized, windows smashed, tires slashed and other property damage. The following is a timeline of documented election-related violence and intimidation against the Bush-Cheney 04 campaign and Republicans in 2004.
September 2, 2004: Gun Shot Fired Into Huntington, WV, Republican Headquarters.
September 3, 2004: Windows Broken, Anti-Bush Messages Scrawled At Gallatin County, MT, Republican Headquarters.
September 2004: John Kerry supporters and other libs/dems take to the streets of NYC destroying property, beating a NYC detective into a state of unconsciousness and harassing/threatening attendees during the 2004 GOP convention in NYC
September 6, 2004: Huntington, WV, Republican Headquarters Egged.
September 13, 2004: Swastika Drawn On Duluth, MN, Residents Lawn, Signs Also Defaced With Words Nazi And Liar.
September 16, 2004: Community College Professor In Florida Punched Republican County Chairman In Face.
September 22, 2004: West Elmira, NY, Resident Found Swastika Drawn On Bush Campaign Sign In His Yard.
September 23, 2004: Office Ransacked During Break-In At Vilas County, WI, Republican Headquarters, Obscene Words And Graphic Pictures Sprayed On Campaign Signs.
September 26, 2004: Windows Smashed And Signs Stolen At Oxford, MS, Bush-Cheney 04 Headquarters.
October 1, 2004: Laptops Of Executive And Field Director Stolen From Bush-Cheney 04 Headquarters In Seattle, WA.
October 1, 2004: Swastika Burned Into Front Yard Of Bush-Cheney 04 Supporter In Madison, WI.
October 2, 2004: Collinsville, OH, Resident Chains Down Bush-Cheney 04 Signs After Several Signs Stolen And One Was Replaced With Kerry Sign.
October 3, 2004: Burglary At Thousand Oaks, CA, Victory 2004 Headquarters Where Bush-Cheney 04 Banner Was Stolen From Outside Premises.
October 5, 2004: Gun Shots Fired Into Knoxville, TN, Bush-Cheney 04 Office, Shattering Offices Glass Front Doors. October 5, 2004: AFL-CIO ACTIVISTS RANSACK BUSH HEADQUARTERS IN ORLANDO, The Orlando Sentinel . . . part of 20 coordinated union attacks across U.S.
October 8, 2004: Two Men Were Caught On A Hidden Camera Tearing Down And Urinating On Bush-Cheney 04 Sign In Akron, OH.
October 9, 2004: Oxnard, CA, Supporter Placing Bush-Cheney 04 In Yards Verbally Abused, Knocked Down And Had Signs Stolen.
October 9, 2004: Bush-Cheney Signs Near Vail, CO, Cut In Half And Burned In Ransacking.
October 10, 2004: Office Windows Broken And Field Directors Laptop Bag and Purse Stolen In Burglary At Canton, OH, Victory Office.
October 11, 2004: Windows Broken, Petty Cash Stolen And Computers Tampered With In Burglary At Spokane, WA, Victory 2004 Headquarters.
October 13, 2004: Walls And Windows Of York, PA, Victory 2004 Headquarters Vandalized With Pro-Kerry Spray-Paint And Signs Outside Destroyed.
October 13, 2004: Window Smashed At Laconia, NH, Victory 2004 Headquarters.
October 13, 2004: Kerry Supporter Caught Stealing Bush Sign In Cape Girardeau, MO, Pulled Knife On Signs Owner And Was Arrested.
October 15, 2004: Someone Destroyed Large Plywood Bush-Cheney 04 Sign, Then Tried To Smash Debris Though Glass Door Of Santa Fe, NM, Republican Party Headquarters.
October 15, 2004: Someone Lined Window Sill With Bullet Casings At Littleton, NH, Republican Headquarters.
October 16, 2004: Unknown Suspects Vandalized Large Bush-Cheney Campaign Sign In Hollister, CA, With Obscenities.
October 17, 2004: Stickers Placed Over Windows Of Gettysburg, PA, Victory 2004 Headquarters.
October 18, 2004: Eggs Thrown At Keene, NH, Victory 2004 Headquarters.
October 18, 2004: 21 Protesters Arrested At Bush-Cheney 04 Campaign Headquarters In Arlington, VA.
October 20, 2004: Rocks Thrown Through Windows At Multnomah County, OR, Republican Party Headquarters.
October 21, 2004: Bomb Threat Made Against Lake Havasu, AZ, Republican Party Headquarters.
October 21, 2004: Windows Smashed At Multnomah County Republican Party Headquarters In Portland, OR.
October 22, 2004: Break-In Discovered At Cincinnati, OH, Victory 2004 Headquarters.
October 22, 2004: Break-In Discovered At Flagstaff, AZ, Victory 2004 Headquarters. Perpetrators gained entry by throwing a cinder block through a plate glass window.
October 22, 2004: Chunk Of Concrete Tossed Through Glass Door Of Republican Headquarters In Santa Cruz, CA.
October 23, 2004: Two Kerry Supporters Arrested After Stealing Pro-Bush Signs From Activist And Pushing Police Officer At Edwards Rally In St. Petersburg, FL.
October 26, 2004: A Florida man has been charged with attempting to run over controversial Republican congresswoman Katherine Harris with his Cadillac.
November, 2004: Editors say Yale Free Press stolen Yale Daily News
November 2004, Election Day: 30 vans intended for getting out the vote in Milwaukee in 2004 had their tires slashed . . .Of the four men who were arrested, one is the son of Democratic U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Milwaukee, and one is the son of former acting Milwaukee Mayor Marvin Pratt.
June 8, 2004: Court sets release of Ryan's divorce file Chicago Tribune
May 10, 2005: Vladimir Arutyunian, a native Georgian who was born to a family of ethnic Armenians, threw a live hand grenade toward a podium where President George W. Bush was speaking at Freedom Square in Tbilisi, Georgia.
August, 2005: Reservist suspected of spray painting pro-Bush bumper stickers in Denver - Associated Press
October 26, 2006: A New Campaign Tactic: Manipulating Google Data. New York Times
October 30, 2006: RNC Chairman Ken Mehlman Responds To Todays Letter From DNC Chairman Howard Dean GOP October (?) 2006: Staffers from Chuck Schumers office steal the social security number of Michael Steele then run an illegal credit report
Sept 17, 2008: Sarah Palins E-Mail Hacked
September /October 2008: Sarah Palin effigy hanging in someones yard, and the burning of her church
October 1, 2008: Vandals destroy Republican candidate signs, PolitickOr.com
October 6, 2008: Laptop stolen from regional GOP headquarters CNET News
October 8, 2008: Tennessee Man Indicted in Hacking of Palin's E-Mail Account Fox News
October 22, 2008: Minnesota, Senator Coleman campaign: Senator's garage vandalized Associated Press
January, 2009: Hackers get Republican Senator Norm Colemans donors credit card info and post it on the internet
August (1st week?) 2009: a black gentleman who was a Tea Party participant named Kenneth Gladney went to a town-hall meeting hosted by Rep. Russ Carnahan, Missouri Democrat. While passing out "Don't Tread on Me" flags, he was viciously attacked by Service Employees International Union (SEIU) members. One called him a "nigger." A woman filming the violence also was accosted. NBC News.
Summer (?), 2009: a handicapped woman in a wheelchair was attacked by a protester at an Obama town hall in New Hampshire. Another protester kicked an armed man in the groin and spit into a camera filming it.
Summer (?) 2009: At a tea party in Milwaukee, a heckler attacked several people and rushed the stage while a speaker was talking, YouTube video shows. Police tackled and removed him
September, 2009: The Washington DC Tea Party appears to be a big success, but its not for lack of trying among the movements more lunatic opponents. Yesterday, the DC Metro police evacuated the offices of Freedomworks after several threats, including a bomb-threat phone call that police considered credible enough to investigate.
September 3, 2009in Thousand Oaks , California, a nationalized healthcare advocate attacked and bit off the finger of a Tea Partyer who was a healthcare opponent, Associated Press.
November 14, 2009: in Fort Lauderdale, Florida violence broke out between tea party protesters and pro-amnesty protesters who had e-mailed group members calling for "a militant confrontation" with "tea-baggers," the Christian Science Monitor reported.
November 14, 2009, in Phoenix, tea partyers were attacked by a group of neo-Nazis brandishing a swastika flag and a portrait of Adolf Hitler. Police intervened quickly, and no one was hurt.
March 22, 2010: Bullet shot through window of Republican Congressman Eric Cantor's Richmond, Virginia campaign Office.
March 24, 2010: Republican Congresswoman Jean Schmidt of Ohio receives telephoned death threats.
March 24, 2010: Republican Congresswoman Jenny Brown of Florida receives telephoned death threats.
I also recall that someone burned down Sarah Palin's Church during the campaign - it was confirmed as arson.
How about Ann Coulter just a couple of nights ago in Canada.
Thanks. I will add it and revise the list when I get more additions.
You forgot the first assassination attempt of Gerald Ford on September 5, 1975 by Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme, a Manson Family follower. Sarah Jane Moore was a radical leftist too
Thanks. I’ll add it.
OMG. I feel 100% that much of what the Dem’s are saying now is happening is made up and are lies.
Great list,Mr. Chips—I’ll bet David Horowitz could add a few items.
“Teaching hatred for the normal majority is the key to power for radicals.” (See American Thinker article linked below.)
.. the community organizer...must first rub raw the resentments of the people; fan the latent hostilities to the point of overt expression. ~ Saul Alinsky, Rules for Radicals http://www.amazon.com/Rules-Radicals-Saul-Alinsky/dp/0679721134
THERE IS ONLY THE FIGHT - An analysis of the Alinsky Model. ~ Hillary Clinton, BA Honors Thesis, Wellesley College, 1969.
(Barack) Obama worked in the organizing tradition of Saul Alinsky, who made Chicago the birthplace of modern community organizing.... ~ The Nation
Barack Obama and Alinskys Rules for Psychopaths American Thinker ^ | September 25, 2008 | James Lewis http://www.americanthinker.com/2008/09/barack_obama_and_alinskys_rule.html
A psychopath is a person without conscience; someone who constantly breaks the moral rules of the community. Saul Alinsky was a community organizer who found a career that fit that personality disorder. In the Orwellian upside-down world of the Left, community organizers disorganize communities. That is the meaning of revolution, to overturn whatever exists today in the raw pursuit of ones own power.
Alinsky boasted about his close alliance with Frank Nitti, Al Capones second in command in the Chicago Mob during the 1930s. Al Capones Mob were domestic terrorists, and not for any noble cause either. They poisoned the Chicago politics of their era. Alinskys close alliance with Frank Nitti tells us something crucially important today. Alinsky was also a lifelong ally of the Stalin-controlled Communist Party, at a time when Stalin was known to have murdered tens of millions of people. He was proud of building a bridge between organized crime and the power hungry Left. That tacit alliance may continue today.
Alinskys personality fits the definition of a psychopath someone who has no guilt or shame toward others. But Alinsky also discovered how to teach psychopathic behavior to college students. That is the key to his success: To persuade hundreds of thousands of ignorant young people that it is much more moral to be immoral.
Or, as Bill Ayers famously said, Bring the Revolution home; kill your parents.
Bill Ayers is now a highly influential professor of education. That is not an accident; it reflects a deliberate program of radical agitation and propaganda through the school systems.
If you want to know who brought down American education, Bill Ayers is part of the answer.
A lot of the Boomer Left is marked by psychopathic behavior, in politics and in the rest of life. That is why the actions of the Left are so shocking to many of us.
Alinskys disciples including Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama have a warlike political style. They learned politics as war from the Master.
Obama is so well-trained in Alinsky tactics that he used to teach workshops on it.
That is why Obama can knowingly violate Federal law against usurping the presidential power to negotiate with Iraq before ever getting elected. Actual election to head of state by the voters means nothing, just as it means nothing to Nancy Pelosi and Steny Hoyer, who have negotiated with Syria and the Muslim Brotherhood in clear violation of law while serving in Congress.
Teaching hatred for the normal majority is the key to power for radicals. But Alinsky taught that you cant easily hate millions of people.
To do that effectively you need a one-person scapegoat to focus all your hatred on. Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.
That is the politics of personal destruction, and it doesnt matter if the target is black like Clarence Thomas, or a woman like Sarah Palin, or a severely wounded war veteran like John McCain.
That is why Obama is now instructing his followers to get in their faces of those Americans who are not down for his cause. Obama acts like a nice guy, but he is a political warmonger. Hes been very clear about that: If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun. Thats the language of gang war. [snip] [Continued at above link]
Great list, and one I’ll be using with rabid lefties.
What might be helpful would be to do one up with hyperlinks to “mainstream” news accounts of these incidents, since some stupid leftist will surely say they don’t believe these things happened.
Great list bump!
How about the Black Panther Militant with a billy club outside of the polling place in Philadelphia.
How about the racist attorney general Eric Holder letting him walk.
Bookmarked. Lots of great information here and in the replies.
Gratias ago tibi.
good one! I will add it.
Thanks. I addit it to my next revised list.
DO you remember when Obama said get in their faces? I’ll add it if I have a date and occasion.
Is it okay if I post this on other forums?
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