Skip to comments.House Democrats Face Violent Threats After Health Care Vote
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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Don’t blame us.
Congress started this war.
Gee, maybe they should start listening to their constituents.
This is about stirring up their failing base.
The Redcoats had the same problem when they messed with the people.
I don’t condone this but I’m not going to condemn it either.
And how many did Bush/Cheney/Rove receive for 8 years?
sounds like more propaganda
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.
Be afraid... very afraid.
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.
Blah blah blah - prove it!
I guess the polls were right and the DNC was wrong on the issue of whether or not the American people wanted this, huh?
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 ?
They’ll use this as an excuse to shutdown the tea party movement.
ALL leftist LIES AND PROPAGANDA!!! I WILL NEVER BELIEVE ANYTHING IN THE US PRESS OR IN OUR CORRUPT AND EVIL gooberment!
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.
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
They feel threatened now? Pfft.. just wait ‘til they get home to their constituents!
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.
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
Well we know what the latest talking point/Alinsky tactic is.
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.
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!!!
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.
Stripping me of my freedom is a violent, evil act. Report on that ABC.
Get over it!
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.
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.
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......
I'm right there with you...this is a setup. Let's see some arrests and indictments.
I want you to get in their face. Barack Obama
all part of the strategy...
ram through communism.
then claim victimhood.
BS stories THEY are threatening US!
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.
It won’t happen.
Since all Democrats lie, and the media is 97% Democrat, well, you know the result.
Well, you have to admit. It WAS different when they did it.
I mean, who could take a douchebag like this seriously?
Alinsky tactics: Create chaos.
“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.”
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?
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.
House Dems aren’t the least bit concerned that their health care vote threatens the Constitution, our freedoms, and our country’s future.