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Campaign workers attacked
Galax Gazette (VA) ^ | Oct 28, 2008 | By Ben Bomberger

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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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: antichrist; democrats; election; liberal; obama; obamacriminals; obamaloons; smalltown; va2008
“There was no business that this gentleman had to do in the office. We didn’t do anything... We didn’t steal his signs. The people in the building were a 75- and 71-year-old man and their respective wives... they aren’t out there stealing signs.”
1 posted on 10/28/2008 6:04:41 AM PDT by Islander7
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To: Islander7

I am still unable to get my head around the pure hatred and mental paralysis of Obama supporters.


2 posted on 10/28/2008 6:06:29 AM PDT by pabianice (Inexplicable and infuriating.)
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To: pabianice; Islander7

These clueless, hate-filled punks are in for a very rude awakening next Tuesday evening.


3 posted on 10/28/2008 6:07:56 AM PDT by impeachedrapist (Bill Clinton, as Arkansas Attorney General did you make Juanita Broaddrick pay for her rape kit?)
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To: pabianice

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.


4 posted on 10/28/2008 6:08:49 AM PDT by Sender (Never lose your ignorance; you can never regain it!)
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To: Islander7

I hope they resisted arrest and that some police brutality was necessary.


5 posted on 10/28/2008 6:16:20 AM PDT by GBA
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To: Islander7

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.


6 posted on 10/28/2008 6:16:21 AM PDT by sergeantdave (We are entering the Age of the Idiot)
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To: impeachedrapist

Be easy on them. They’re just following their leaders orders to “get in peoples faces”


7 posted on 10/28/2008 6:18:48 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Obama is not qualified for the FBI, but he is qualified for the Presidency????)
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To: impeachedrapist

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”


8 posted on 10/28/2008 6:19:45 AM PDT by primatreat ("Flight animals, including moose,are a nice source of food and wonderful target practice".)
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To: Sender

The louder they scream and point fingers at us the guiltier they are of said action.

[I’m still trying to get it pithy....]


9 posted on 10/28/2008 6:19:50 AM PDT by Adder (typical basicly decent bitter white person)
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To: Islander7

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.


10 posted on 10/28/2008 6:23:24 AM PDT by mgc1122
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To: Islander7
These leftists are out of control. Another in a long line of attacks on Republicans and Conservatives this election cycle.

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.

11 posted on 10/28/2008 6:26:08 AM PDT by mlocher (USA is a sovereign nation)
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To: pabianice
I am still unable to get my head around the pure hatred and mental paralysis of Obama supporters.

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.

12 posted on 10/28/2008 6:32:03 AM PDT by Zevonismymuse
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To: Islander7

13 posted on 10/28/2008 6:37:36 AM PDT by maggief ("Europeans call it socialism, Americans call it welfare, and Barack Obama calls it change.")
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To: Islander7

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.


14 posted on 10/28/2008 6:43:06 AM PDT by TC Rider (The United States Constitution - 1791. All Rights Reserved.)
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To: Sender
The psychosis and hatred that permeate the Obamabot brain are something out of a Stephen King novel.

They are dangerous, and they will be prone to violence if their black racist loses on Tuesday.

15 posted on 10/28/2008 6:50:14 AM PDT by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them.)
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To: pabianice

[Adding this to the list]

Eddie Adams, Florida Republican Candidate, Gets Burned [Sabotage]
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/bloggers/2113907/posts

Republican HQ Manager’s Home Shot Up Over McCain Signs [Florida]
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2113052/posts

Police prepare for unrest on Election Day...
http://thehill.com/leading-the-news/police-prepare-for-unrest-2008-10-21.html


16 posted on 10/28/2008 6:58:01 AM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (We can win the economic meltdown debate: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2115485/posts)
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To: Islander7

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.


17 posted on 10/28/2008 6:58:52 AM PDT by dools007
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To: TC Rider

I think that is in Saul Alinsky’s playbook.


18 posted on 10/28/2008 6:59:48 AM PDT by comps4spice (Democrats caused the current financial mess. Do we really want to give them the Oval Office?)
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To: Islander7

The first sentence makes is seem like the police maced the GOP workers. On purpose or just stupidity?


19 posted on 10/28/2008 7:07:02 AM PDT by Jabba the Nutt (Barack Obama, the American Salvador Allende.)
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To: Islander7

This is Virginia?! These two dirty hippies must have moved there from California.


20 posted on 10/28/2008 7:10:36 AM PDT by atc23 (Community Organizer? You mean Street Hustler?)
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To: Islander7

There is an armed guard inside the door at the Republican office in Columbia, MO.


21 posted on 10/28/2008 7:12:25 AM PDT by listenhillary (4 legs good, 2 legs baaaad!)
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To: Islander7
Tie them both to trees, whip their backs to a bloody pulp, administer salt water washdown of both backs, parade through town after whipping


22 posted on 10/28/2008 7:27:44 AM PDT by NRA1995 (Dems didn't care about Carter's lack of experience....governor, peanut farmer)
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To: Zevonismymuse

as long as the sign is out, sit on the porch with a shotgun


23 posted on 10/28/2008 7:46:24 AM PDT by wastoute
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To: wastoute
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.

24 posted on 10/28/2008 7:48:41 AM PDT by Zevonismymuse
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To: maggief

Poster children for the spay/neuter clinic.


25 posted on 10/28/2008 7:55:35 AM PDT by RobinOfKingston (Democrats, the party of evil. Republicans, the party of stupid.)
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To: Islander7

The writer and editor sure did a good job concealing that it was a Democrat criminal assault on Republican campaign workers.


26 posted on 10/28/2008 8:02:14 AM PDT by Atlas Sneezed (Guns don't kill people, criminals and the governments that create them do.)
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To: impeachedrapist

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.


27 posted on 10/28/2008 8:04:37 AM PDT by odin2008 (EVIL TRUMPHS WHEN GOOD MEN DO NOTHING)
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To: odin2008
Let's see. On one side we have a group that wants to ban weapons, and on the other side we have a group that loves the 2nd Amendment and weapons.

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.

28 posted on 10/28/2008 8:15:00 AM PDT by impeachedrapist (Bill Clinton, as Arkansas Attorney General did you make Juanita Broaddrick pay for her rape kit?)
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To: Islander7
obama brown shirts in action alert!
29 posted on 10/28/2008 10:36:35 AM PDT by 2001convSVT ("People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence")
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To: Prole
I expect Obama to win, unfortunately.

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.

30 posted on 10/28/2008 7:13:52 PM PDT by Sender (Never lose your ignorance; you can never regain it!)
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To: Zevonismymuse; wastoute
Not my style...I prefer shooting people with a camera. I will post pictures.

Make sure the sign post is thick. Mix Vaseline with much Cayenne pepper. Apply to post and frame "Liberally."

The also sell "Skunk Gel."

31 posted on 10/28/2008 7:19:20 PM PDT by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: Sender
I hope that your prediction is wrong, also.

The damage wrought by the hostile black racists will be irreversible.

32 posted on 10/28/2008 7:23:36 PM PDT by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them.)
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To: NRA1995
I miss the days of boiling tar and chicken feathers, myself.

For the crimes of fraud and treason, the democrats deserve it.

33 posted on 10/28/2008 7:24:36 PM PDT by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them.)
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To: Islander7

Mark


34 posted on 10/28/2008 7:27:25 PM PDT by sport
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To: Sender

“...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.


35 posted on 10/28/2008 7:29:29 PM PDT by Let's Roll (Stop paying ACORN to destroy America! Cut off their government funding!)
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To: Grizzled Bear
Make sure the sign post is thick. Mix Vaseline with much Cayenne pepper. Apply to post and frame "Liberally."

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.

36 posted on 10/28/2008 7:31:04 PM PDT by Zevonismymuse
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To: Islander7

Son,

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.....


37 posted on 10/28/2008 7:33:12 PM PDT by taildragger (The Answer is Fred Thompson, I do not care what the question is.....)
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