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House Democrats Face Violent Threats After Health Care Vote
ABCNews ^ | 3/24/10 | DEAN NORLAND, DAVID CHALIAN, and DEVIN DWYER

Posted on 03/24/2010 3:55:30 PM PDT by Kartographer

At least 10 House Democrats who voted Sunday for health care overhaul have received violent threats to their lives or property, party leaders said today.

Connecticut Democrat on health reform: "More action and correction" coming soon.Several members have faced death threats and harassing phone calls while others have experienced vandalism at district offices or their private homes.

In one case, a gas line was cut outside the Virginia home of Rep. Tom Perriello's brother after a conservative activist posted the address online, mistakenly thinking it was the congressman's house. The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 111th; bhohealthcare; cwiiping; deaththreats; didtheleftiesdothis; leftistmethodology; perriello; tawanabrawley; threats
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1 posted on 03/24/2010 3:55:30 PM PDT by Kartographer
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To: Kartographer

Don’t blame us.

Congress started this war.


2 posted on 03/24/2010 3:56:36 PM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: Kartographer

Gee, maybe they should start listening to their constituents.


3 posted on 03/24/2010 3:57:01 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Kartographer

This is about stirring up their failing base.


4 posted on 03/24/2010 3:58:24 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Kartographer

The Redcoats had the same problem when they messed with the people.


5 posted on 03/24/2010 3:58:38 PM PDT by Ikemeister
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To: Kartographer

I don’t condone this but I’m not going to condemn it either.


6 posted on 03/24/2010 3:58:52 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Islam is incompatible with American traditions and values)
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To: Eaker; AK2KX; Ancesthntr; An Old Man; ApesForEvolution; aragorn; archy; ArmedSkeptic; AZ .44 MAG; ..
CW2 Ping


7 posted on 03/24/2010 3:58:53 PM PDT by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: Kartographer

And how many did Bush/Cheney/Rove receive for 8 years?


8 posted on 03/24/2010 3:59:08 PM PDT by tips up
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To: Kartographer

sounds like more propaganda


9 posted on 03/24/2010 3:59:11 PM PDT by MNDude (The Republican Congress Economy--1995-2007)
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To: Kartographer
Several members have faced ... harassing phone calls
TFB - you asked for it, you got it ... more to come.
10 posted on 03/24/2010 3:59:12 PM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Kartographer

All part of the radical agenda to demonize and reduce the resistance. They learned it well from their root radicals of the late 60’s and 70s.


11 posted on 03/24/2010 3:59:42 PM PDT by cranked
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To: Kartographer

Be afraid... very afraid.


12 posted on 03/24/2010 3:59:42 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: cripplecreek
Well, if ya sleep with Marxist dogs, ya might wake up with lead fleas. LOL


13 posted on 03/24/2010 3:59:49 PM PDT by Viking2002 (Old fishermen never die. They just smell that way.)
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To: Kartographer

Gee....follow the Constitution and you won’t have any problems, you “democratic” idiots! Sorry, we are not just going to lay down and take it.


14 posted on 03/24/2010 3:59:50 PM PDT by goodnesswins (My life. My fortune. My sacred honor. My family will not grow up in a communist country.)
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To: Kartographer

Blah blah blah - prove it!


15 posted on 03/24/2010 3:59:50 PM PDT by smokingfrog (You can't ignore your boss and expect to keep your job... WWW.filipthishouse2010.com)
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To: Kartographer

I guess the polls were right and the DNC was wrong on the issue of whether or not the American people wanted this, huh?


16 posted on 03/24/2010 4:00:48 PM PDT by 5thGenTexan
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To: Kartographer

Hmm, let`s see,

a centralized State begins to strip away inalienable Rights one by one. Joe Public feeling alone and small is no match for a Totalitarian State spending Trillions with millions of employees with which to crush him with. So what does Joe Public feel his only alternative is? Nothing ?

Did the Founders sit around a table and figure out how to mobilize a force to kill British red-coats and ferment a Revolution ?

Did they also say the tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of tyrants and patriots ?


17 posted on 03/24/2010 4:00:54 PM PDT by Para-Ord.45
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To: Kartographer

They’ll use this as an excuse to shutdown the tea party movement.


18 posted on 03/24/2010 4:01:15 PM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! www.FairTaxNation.com)
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To: Kartographer

ALL leftist LIES AND PROPAGANDA!!! I WILL NEVER BELIEVE ANYTHING IN THE US PRESS OR IN OUR CORRUPT AND EVIL gooberment!

LLS


19 posted on 03/24/2010 4:02:36 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Wolverine)
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To: skeeter

Still that’s no different than what the left was threatening to bank execs. Those homes could also have innocent (children) people in them. Threats are ridiculously immature though I’d like to see some proof they were were made. But cutting someone’s gas line is dangerous. Every life is sacred.

Cindie


20 posted on 03/24/2010 4:02:57 PM PDT by gardencatz (Proud mom US Marine! It can't always be someone else's son.)
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To: tips up

They made movies about killing Bush and it was called serious art.

I hope my congress critter has to look over his shoulder, for a long time.

ho ho ha ha have a nice Easter @ss holes


21 posted on 03/24/2010 4:03:36 PM PDT by reefdiver ("Let His day's be few And another takes His office")
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To: Kartographer

They feel threatened now? Pfft.. just wait ‘til they get home to their constituents!


22 posted on 03/24/2010 4:03:48 PM PDT by Obadiah (ObamaCare = VA hospitals for everyone!)
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To: tips up

Good point.

I was talking about this with someone more liberal than me.

And I asked them if they remember the shot out windows at a Bush-Cheney office in 2004. I asked them if they remember hearing about Sarah Palin’s church being burned to the ground by arsonists. And I asked them if they remember the Milwaukee election day 2004 tire slashings of vans rented by Repubicans in the get out the vote drive. In this latter case, the Democrat son of a Democrat Milwaukee elected official was convicted.

This more liberal person did not remember hearing about any of these cases in which liberals targeted the Republicans.

I do not condone any violence or vandalism or any of that. However, I do wish the MSM was honest in their reporting, that there are people at either extreme who take things too far. Their implication that good Democrats would never do anything like this against political opponents is demonstrably false. And the MSM should be called on it.


23 posted on 03/24/2010 4:03:49 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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lol maybe a lot of republicans got threats for voting no...only mess i saw was the illegal amnesty buch telling whites to get out of the usa and waving commie flags


24 posted on 03/24/2010 4:03:59 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: Kartographer

Well we know what the latest talking point/Alinsky tactic is.


25 posted on 03/24/2010 4:04:02 PM PDT by CajunConservative (Shut Up Mary!)
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To: Kartographer

With all the stories on vile threats from the opposition that have appeared today, it appears that the predicate for more um, “vigorous” law enforcement is being laid.

Just a random thought.


26 posted on 03/24/2010 4:04:18 PM PDT by Kay Syrah
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To: reefdiver

27 posted on 03/24/2010 4:05:10 PM PDT by Obadiah (ObamaCare = VA hospitals for everyone!)
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To: Kartographer; Grampa Dave; tubebender; hedgetrimmer; forester; marsh2; BOBTHENAILER
The Deemocrats do this all the time! They need to take a lesson from one of their "Godfathers," Harry S. Truman who said "If you can't stand the heat, git outa the kitchen!!!"

THEY are the experts at intimidation! They use it constantly, then run and hide behind the MSM's skirts screaming foul if they even think they are getting any of their own medicine!!! It NEVER fails!!!

28 posted on 03/24/2010 4:05:19 PM PDT by SierraWasp ("Contempt of Congress" used to be a minor crime. Now it's a badge of honor!!!)
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To: Ikemeister

I wonder how many callers were ACORN using stolen phones, a pay phone, etc? Threatening a public official is serious. Good Lord there are much better ways to get even like vote against them.


29 posted on 03/24/2010 4:05:44 PM PDT by Lumper20
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To: Kartographer

Stripping me of my freedom is a violent, evil act. Report on that ABC.


30 posted on 03/24/2010 4:05:46 PM PDT by The Iceman Cometh (0bama is my President...and he's out to get me!)
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To: Kartographer

Get over it!


31 posted on 03/24/2010 4:06:05 PM PDT by devistate one four (If you can't feed it, don't breed it! Kimber CDP II .45 OOHRAH! TET68)
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To: Para-Ord.45
Did the Founders sit around a table and figure out how to mobilize a force to kill British red-coats and ferment a Revolution ?

Don't know what your point is, but no. The sat around a table and figured out how to gain and keep liberty. They made demands, those were rejected, their rights were stripped away and then they were shot at.

What we have so far is rights being contested in a political process which is far from played out.

32 posted on 03/24/2010 4:06:11 PM PDT by palmer (Cooperating with Obama = helping him extend the depression and implement socialism.)
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To: smokingfrog

I agree. While I don’t doubt there are people who will blow off steam and sound threatening, I don’t believe much these people say because they will say whatever suits their agenda. Lying is like breathing to them.


33 posted on 03/24/2010 4:06:21 PM PDT by brytlea (Jesus loves me, this I know.)
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To: Kay Syrah

I’m with you, and I don’t believe that there were massive numbers of threats from The.Right — I wonder if there are leftists POSING as conservatives who’ve done the dialing on the telepones......


35 posted on 03/24/2010 4:06:51 PM PDT by hennie pennie
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36 posted on 03/24/2010 4:07:01 PM PDT by Obadiah (ObamaCare = VA hospitals for everyone!)
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To: smokingfrog
Blah blah blah - prove it!

I'm right there with you...this is a setup. Let's see some arrests and indictments.

37 posted on 03/24/2010 4:07:04 PM PDT by Night Hides Not (If Dick Cheney = Darth Vader, then Joe Biden = Dark Helmet)
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To: Kartographer

“I want you to get in their face.” — Barack Obama


38 posted on 03/24/2010 4:07:43 PM PDT by Lockbox
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all part of the strategy...

ram through communism.

then claim victimhood.


39 posted on 03/24/2010 4:08:33 PM PDT by nhwingut (Palin/Bachmann '12)
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To: Kartographer

BS stories THEY are threatening US!


40 posted on 03/24/2010 4:09:00 PM PDT by Williams (It's the policies, stupid)
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To: Man50D
I have a suspicion about such acts possibly being done by agents provoceteur
41 posted on 03/24/2010 4:09:23 PM PDT by Fred Hayek (From this point forward the Democratic Party will be referred to as the Communist Party)
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But cutting someone’s gas line is dangerous.

Yes it is, but my guess is the congressman cut his own line and counted on the MSM to spread the lie that his political critics did it.

Its one of the Leftists favorite tactics.

42 posted on 03/24/2010 4:09:24 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Kay Syrah
Can you spell Reichstag fire boys and girls??
43 posted on 03/24/2010 4:09:32 PM PDT by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: Dilbert San Diego
“I do wish the MSM was honest in their reporting.”

It won’t happen.

Since all Democrats lie, and the media is 97% Democrat, well, you know the result.

44 posted on 03/24/2010 4:09:42 PM PDT by Rational Thought
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To: tips up

Well, you have to admit. It WAS different when they did it.

I mean, who could take a douchebag like this seriously?

45 posted on 03/24/2010 4:09:50 PM PDT by FLAMING DEATH (Are you better off than you were $4 trillion ago?)
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To: smokingfrog

Alinsky tactics: Create chaos.


46 posted on 03/24/2010 4:10:11 PM PDT by Ladysmith ("A community organizer can't bitch when communities organize." Rush Limbaugh)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

“Their implication that good Democrats would never do anything like this against political opponents is demonstrably false. And the MSM should be called on it.”

Agreed!


47 posted on 03/24/2010 4:10:37 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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Excellent, excellent point...they made a movie about the fictional assassination of President Bush. They celebrated it, enjoyed it, and I’m supposed to give a damn that some democrats are feeling ‘threatened’? Bah.

Shep Smith just played a so-called ‘threat’ left on Stupidpak’s voice mail. The woman said he was a piece of $&!# and that millions of people wished him ill. Is that really a ‘threat’? Wishing?

My first impulse is that most of these political rats are either lying or fabricating the events. They swore an oath to uphold the Constitution and violated that, so why wouldn’t they lie about being spat on or called a name?


48 posted on 03/24/2010 4:11:36 PM PDT by LostInBayport (2010 - The Second American Revolution. The first shot was fired 1/19/2010 -- here in Massachusetts!)
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For me to believe this, i want to see the specific threats. Otherwise it is made up BS because they know the people did not want this bill. Won’t help them without specific info.

These old hippies suffer from drug induced paranoia. Only the brain damaged could come up with this sh*t.


49 posted on 03/24/2010 4:11:58 PM PDT by dforest
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House Dems aren’t the least bit concerned that their health care vote threatens the Constitution, our freedoms, and our country’s future.


50 posted on 03/24/2010 4:12:28 PM PDT by windsorknot
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