Skip to comments.Campaign workers attacked
Posted on 10/28/2008 6:04:41 AM PDT by Islander7
Two people were arrested Monday afternoon after an altercation led to five Republican campaign workers being sprayed with Mace at their headquarters in Galax.
Galax Police Chief Rick Clark said officers were dispatched shortly before 1 p.m. to the Galax Republican headquarters on East Grayson Street when a caller reported someone had sprayed office workers with Mace.
Responding officers arrested Daniel Cason Meinecke, 29, and Cara Annis Hindman, 26, both of Galax.
Meinecke was charged with one count of misdemeanor assault, Hindman was charged with five counts of misdemeanor assault.
Galax Republican Chairman Mike Stevens said he was one of the volunteers sprayed. He said a man and woman came into the office and asked for campaign yard signs for the Democratic ticket of Barack Obama and Joe Biden.
After being told the Obama-Biden campaign office was up the street, Stevens said, the man said he was aware of that, but that he thought Democratic signs were being stolen and stashed at the Republican office.
Stevens told him that nobody there had stolen signs, not were they stashing any in the building.
A confrontation escalated and, Stevens said, the man began to use some four-letter words.
Stevens said there were older women in the office and he asked the couple to leave the building.
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I am still unable to get my head around the pure hatred and mental paralysis of Obama supporters.
These clueless, hate-filled punks are in for a very rude awakening next Tuesday evening.
It’s ironic that the left frequently refer to conservatives, Republicans and Freepers as Nazis or brownshirts or fascists, but when we see actual brownshirt activity, it is invariably done by the haters on the left.
I hope they resisted arrest and that some police brutality was necessary.
These brownshirts never attack men. They always go after women, children and seniors. The campaign offices need able men standing guard and ready to go to war on these leftists when they attack.
Be easy on them. They’re just following their leaders orders to “get in peoples faces”
I really believe in “right to carry”.. There would not have been anything to report except to call the cops and have them send an ambulance. When 911 ask “ why the ambulance”, he could say “ someone lost his gonads in the office”
The louder they scream and point fingers at us the guiltier they are of said action.
[I’m still trying to get it pithy....]
No need to involve the judicial system IMO ... just take these flakes out back and provide a little well deserved and long overdue street justice.
Of course, our side is devious too. We dare to ask a simple tax question of Obama, and dare to ask questions of Biden. Dispicable.
We have similar aggressive thugs out here in California. People supporting the Prop. 8 Amendment against Gay Marriage are being harassed. A friend of mine had a family member followed and harassed when she was distributing sign this weekend.
I wonder what will happen to me when I put up my "No Poo-Poo on the Pee-Pee; Vote Yes on 8" sign this weekend. I'm kind of scared but I am willing to take one for the team.
Even money bet that there are stolen McCain/Palin signs in the back of the Dem HQ. We all know how the Dems like to project their sins onto the Republicans.
They are dangerous, and they will be prone to violence if their black racist loses on Tuesday.
[Adding this to the list]
Eddie Adams, Florida Republican Candidate, Gets Burned [Sabotage]
Republican HQ Manager’s Home Shot Up Over McCain Signs [Florida]
Police prepare for unrest on Election Day...
Panic, panic and panic. These frustrated scum are just striking out. Virginia will support McCain and they know it. What these people did was not even intended to intimidate. It was just a temper tantrum. There will be more violence as the week goes on and the pollsters can no longer maintain their campaign of deception.
At some point even they will have to report reality in order to come out of this election with some modicum of credibility.
I think that is in Saul Alinsky’s playbook.
The first sentence makes is seem like the police maced the GOP workers. On purpose or just stupidity?
This is Virginia?! These two dirty hippies must have moved there from California.
There is an armed guard inside the door at the Republican office in Columbia, MO.
as long as the sign is out, sit on the porch with a shotgun
Not my style...I prefer shooting people with a camera. I will post pictures.
Poster children for the spay/neuter clinic.
The writer and editor sure did a good job concealing that it was a Democrat criminal assault on Republican campaign workers.
I think we all will have a rude awakening next week. I was sitting at my favorite Sonny’s restaurant in a booth. In the booth behind me were 3 gentlemen(thugs) and they were talking about how if their man obama loses, it’s all out war in the streets. I don’t know if this will happen, but I think it’s been coming for a long time. I wonder if voters are worried about such a possibility and they are voting obama because of fear of riots and violence. The people that I talked to seem to shy away from the question.
I hope it doesn't come to that, but I like our chances.
And if it does come to that, it will be the media's fault. They refused to do their job in vetting a Presidential candidate, and they promoted riduculously false assumptions about his likelihood of winning.
If he does lose, look for riots in several US cities, chaos in Kenya and the UN, the Euros and the Arabs in mourning, along with numerous worldwide editorials on the stupid Americans who squandered their last chance to be citizens of the world.
Look for the Palestinians to rev up the intifada, for al Qaeda to release a new dismal weekend at Binnie's video, and for global condemnation of America. Look for OPEC to give ominous warnings, look for China to disapprove, look for the MSM to cry and scream foul and accuse the Republicans of cheating and voter suppression.
Look for the stock market to go up sharply and for businesses to breath a sigh of relief. Look for ACORN to cry foul and then disappear. Look for Reid and Pelosi and Chavez and Castro to be in a foul drinking mood.
Look for a newly empowered and emboldened Democratic Congress to vow revenge and obstructionism. Look for thousands of stoned MTV voters to say, "Dude, what happened? I was playing WOW and like, the old dude won."
But unfortunately, I fear that we will soon be facing President Obama. I hope I'm wrong.
Make sure the sign post is thick. Mix Vaseline with much Cayenne pepper. Apply to post and frame "Liberally."
The also sell "Skunk Gel."
The damage wrought by the hostile black racists will be irreversible.
For the crimes of fraud and treason, the democrats deserve it.
“...when we see actual brownshirt activity, it is invariably done by the haters on the left.”
Just as when actual voter fraud charges are filed, it is invariably against the left.
Now you're talking. I can rub habenaro peppers on there as well. The hubby will dig the post holes 2-3 feet and we will screw the sign to a 4x4 so they will have to work hard to remove.
It is not a good thing to go through life looking like Jim Morrison in his Fat and Bloated Stage in Paris before he kicked the bucket.....