Skip to comments.N.C. Marine charged with threatening Obama
Posted on 02/27/2009 6:31:43 AM PST by mnehring
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what about all threats against Palin or Bush? Just freesdom of expression?
So what was the supposed threat?
Threats against Palin? They burnt down her church.
And obama is going to Lejeune?
He is alleged to have threatened to shoot him.. not smart at all..
I wonder if the Marine has a defense fund.
There are better people do defend, if this guy did make the statement he did, he is an idiot.
You should never make threats against a President, no matter how dispicable they are.
I despise Carter, Clinton and Zero with every fiber of my being, but I wouldn’t be stupid enough to threaten them with violence.
It’s not as if he threatened to kidnap Bush or made a film about whacking him.
Exactly, no matter what you feel about a president, an attack on him is an attack on the office which is basically declaring war on this country. You don't like him, go the legal channels.
“It was this type of conduct that may have allowed for the recruitment of Marine Lance Corporal Kody Brittingham, who, as of last December, was found to be heavily connected with the white nationalist movement and is now under federal investigation for premeditating a plot to assassinate Obama.”
Have no info on credibility on the source, but if Europe knows about this it is interesting. Nothing in the news here.
Agreed. Threatening any president with violence is over the top.
If someone is going to do something illegal it is not smart a all to go around babbling about it.
Why not start one?
Don't ask for my money though. Anybody (military or civilian) stupid enough to threaten any POTUS (elect) is too stupid to be worth it.
While I agree it wasn’t smart of him to make a threat, there may be extenuating circumstances. Perhaps the Marine is suffering from post traumatic stress, or maybe he lost his house, or maybe he is pissed that he isn’t going to get a raise while deadbeats are going to get their mortgages paid.
Like what, voting? Legal channels like ACORN?
What’s your opinion on the two officers that are questioning the CiC’s eligibility?
> There are better people do defend, if this guy did make the statement he did, he is an idiot.
It is true, he is an idiot if he said this. However, he is only a 20 year-old idiot and he is entitled to a defense. Twenty-year-olds aren’t always known for being particularly bright — they’re often overgrown teenagers.
And Obama is on his own. He runs with a rough crowd. Some of his friends among the Leftwingtards and mad bombers he pals around with will probably take care of all his (and our) problems sooner rather than later.
Frankly, I'm not concerned with that guy's safty ~ and he's obviously not either.
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