Skip to comments.Gov. Blunt Statement on Obama Campaign’s Abusive Use of Missouri Law Enforcement
Posted on 09/27/2008 11:58:20 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, September 27, 2008 Contact: Jessica Robinson, 573-751-0290 Gov. Blunt Statement on Obama Campaigns Abusive Use of Missouri Law Enforcement
JEFFERSON CITY - Gov. Matt Blunt today issued the following statement on news reports that have exposed plans by U.S. Senator Barack Obama to use Missouri law enforcement to threaten and intimidate his critics.
St. Louis County Circuit Attorney Bob McCulloch, St. Louis City Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce, Jefferson County Sheriff Glenn Boyer, and Obama and the leader of his Missouri campaign Senator Claire McCaskill have attached the stench of police state tactics to the Obama-Biden campaign.
What Senator Obama and his helpers are doing is scandalous beyond words, the party that claims to be the party of Thomas Jefferson is abusing the justice system and offices of public trust to silence political criticism with threats of prosecution and criminal punishment.
This abuse of the law for intimidation insults the most sacred principles and ideals of Jefferson. I can think of nothing more offensive to Jeffersons thinking than using the power of the state to deprive Americans of their civil rights. The only conceivable purpose of Messrs. McCulloch, Obama and the others is to frighten people away from expressing themselves, to chill free and open debate, to suppress support and donations to conservative organizations targeted by this anti-civil rights, to strangle criticism of Mr. Obama, to suppress ads about his support of higher taxes, and to choke out criticism on television, radio, the Internet, blogs, e-mail and daily conversation about the election.
Barack Obama needs to grow up. Leftist blogs and others in the press constantly say false things about me and my family. Usually, we ignore false and scurrilous accusations because the purveyors have no credibility. When necessary, we refute them. Enlisting Missouri law enforcement to intimidate people and kill free debate is reminiscent of the Sedition Acts - not a free society.
I see it as being more like the Third Reich. But that’s just me.
Thank you Governor Blunt.
...and nothing from the chosen one?
bump. When I first saw that youtube with that vapid Nazi-woman, I thought it was a parody!!
o.Hussein and his minions were taken behind the woodshed for a little talk. :o)
Hear! Hear! A Republican with a spine...awesome!
It is communism. And I never thought I would see it in America. Communists have a chance to win an election. it is scary.
ping a ling
That`s just a taste of what`s to come when or if Barry becomes President !
Hussein has already stated he wants a million man internal political cadre .
Way to go Governor Blunt!
Does anyone know why Matt is withdrawing from politics?
Based on this statement, it certainly is not for lack of cojones.
Way to go, Governor Blunt! I hope that you can put a stop to this injustice!
I live in Missouri and I can’t believe that Obama’s campaign would use these scare tactics to intimidate us! He sinks to new lows everyday. We can’t elect that guy! This is only a picture of what will come with him in office.......a socialist police state!!
I told you they had a playbook.
I read over at the Daily Kos they were going to play a couple of audio hours of Rules for Radicals(not complete)title. Wonder how many no brainer non thinkers are going to listen to it.
Do these people seriously believe that a government controlled society is a good thing. LOL Wait until the whatever police get them and they will. They can whine now and play their games of follow what they describe as a leader; but sooner or later reality is going to smack them right across the face.
Sooner or later they are going to have to recognize by blindly following is going to hurt them.
This reads like a parody too, I cannot believe any of this is real.
Why is this not being reported nationally (I know.. dumb question)
great statement from Gov. Blunt. Seems those who would prosecute are themselves breaking the law and violating their oaths of office
I'm sure once this gets out, the chosen one will be calling a press conference to lie his way out of it. In usual fashion, the presser will be followed by the pundits who have Obama's back. They will help spin him out of this latest mess.
This would be front page news if McCain tried this crap.