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Steny Hoyer: Members are at risk
politico ^ | 3/24/10 | Jake Sherman

Posted on 03/24/2010 6:09:18 PM PDT by Nachum

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer is warning that some of his Democratic colleagues are being threatened with violence when they go back to their districts — and he wants Republicans to stand up and condemn the threats.

The Maryland Democrat said more than 10 House Democrats have reported incidents of threats or other forms of harassment about their support of the highly divisive health insurance overhaul vote. Hoyer emphasized that he didn’t have a specific number of threats and that was just an estimate.

TheFederal Bureau of Investigation, Capitol Police and sergeant at arms briefed Democrats behind closed doors today about the incidents of violence — the most high profile of which have been toward Democratic Reps. Thomas Perriello of Virginia, Steve Driehaus of Ohio and Louise Slaughter of New York.

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KEYWORDS: hoyer; members; risk; steny; tawanabrawley
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Can't imagine why they would get threats.
1 posted on 03/24/2010 6:09:19 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

It’s going to get worse.


2 posted on 03/24/2010 6:10:11 PM PDT by Principled (Get the capital back! NRST!)
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To: Nachum

“...and he wants Republicans to stand up and condemn the threats.”

Why not just tell the Socialist ringers to knock it off?


3 posted on 03/24/2010 6:10:33 PM PDT by jessduntno (B. Hussein Obama...I look at him and think, in the words of Biden, "Big F***ing deal.")
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To: Nachum

Yes its shocking, all they want to do is destroy america and enslave its citizens. Such an overreaction.


4 posted on 03/24/2010 6:11:03 PM PDT by HerrBlucher ("When the national government and Congress start going wild, it's up the states to rein them in.")
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To: Nachum

I’m wondering why myself.... humm maybe it’s because....


5 posted on 03/24/2010 6:12:18 PM PDT by VastRWCon
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To: Nachum

“You say you want a REVOLUTION...uh huh...”

/BEATLES


6 posted on 03/24/2010 6:12:26 PM PDT by GRRRRR (He'll NEVER be my President, FUBO!)
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To: Nachum

Ah, they’re setting the Reichstag fire.


7 posted on 03/24/2010 6:12:27 PM PDT by AmishDude (It doesn't matter whom you vote for, it matters who takes office.)
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To: Nachum

Some people called them bad names too. Tell the teacher and make them all sit in the corner.


8 posted on 03/24/2010 6:12:30 PM PDT by madprof98 ("moritur et ridet" - salvianus)
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To: Nachum

The democrats are deliberately stoking the anger.


9 posted on 03/24/2010 6:12:34 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Nachum

Republicans never get death threats, right?


10 posted on 03/24/2010 6:13:22 PM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: Nachum

“Now is not the time for open discussion or debate! Hey, look at this shiny object over here!”


11 posted on 03/24/2010 6:13:41 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: Nachum

KMA Hoyer...we have your game book....find another one you DA..


12 posted on 03/24/2010 6:13:50 PM PDT by OBXWanderer
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To: Nachum

They should go get a gun while they still have a chance.


13 posted on 03/24/2010 6:14:00 PM PDT by Nonstatist
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To: Nachum
"House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer is warning that some of his Democratic colleagues are being threatened with violence when they go back to their districts — and he wants Republicans to stand up and condemn the threats. "

The United States of America is being threatened with socialism, communism, and tyranny from ****heads like you, Hoyer. Sow the wind and reap the whirlwind.

14 posted on 03/24/2010 6:14:17 PM PDT by RabidBartender
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To: Nachum
History repeats itself. First the Democrats agitate everyone and then after they get everyone whipped into a frenzy, they start claiming that they are the victims. It sounds like something Hitler would do like "the fire at the Reichstag." Hitler burned the place and then used the arson to claim complete power over everyone. This is probably what they have planned for us.
15 posted on 03/24/2010 6:14:29 PM PDT by GinaLolaB
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To: Nachum

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer is warning that some of his Democratic colleagues are being threatened with violence when they go back to their districts — and he wants Republicans to stand up and condemn the threats.


YOU LIE !


16 posted on 03/24/2010 6:14:58 PM PDT by Lera (Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Nachum

OK! All SEIU members please stop the violence against democrates and blaming it on the right. There I feel better now!


17 posted on 03/24/2010 6:15:10 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (Cool heads prevail)
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To: Nachum
Yah,you filthbag.Many members *are* at risk.*Political* risk.In November.
18 posted on 03/24/2010 6:15:19 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Host The Beer Summit-->Win The Nobel Peace Prize!)
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To: Nachum
"House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer is warning that some of his Democratic colleagues are being threatened with violence when they go back to their districts...'


19 posted on 03/24/2010 6:15:25 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the next one...)
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To: jessduntno
I hope there is a deafening silence...
20 posted on 03/24/2010 6:15:41 PM PDT by hstacey
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To: Nachum
"House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer is warning that some of his Democratic colleagues are being threatened with violence when they go back to their districts — and he wants Republicans to stand up and condemn the threats."

Okay, Steny.

Just as soon as you show us which Democrat condemned this:


21 posted on 03/24/2010 6:15:52 PM PDT by FLAMING DEATH (Are you better off than you were $4 trillion ago?)
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To: Nachum

ABC News just included a hit on Palin implying she was instigating this. They said her Facebook page had a call to “reload” with crosshair targets pointed at the district seats currently occupied by 18 Democratic Congressmen.


22 posted on 03/24/2010 6:16:18 PM PDT by CedarDave (Hey Mitt, how's that no-apology book tour going? Any other than ivy-tower elites energized yet?)
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To: cripplecreek

“The democrats are deliberately stoking the anger.”

So is the media! It’s pretty blatant.


23 posted on 03/24/2010 6:16:31 PM PDT by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: VastRWCon

When the people fear their government, there is tyranny...when government fears the people, there is liberty...

—Thomas Jefferson


24 posted on 03/24/2010 6:16:44 PM PDT by DrewsMum (Am I the only one that forgets I'm not on FB & tries to "like" freeper comments?)
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To: cripplecreek
True, democrats are winners in the arts of disinformation.

Warning: Ferdinand E Marcos declared martial law in the Philippines after HE successfully staged a grenade attack in Manila in the 60's. A state of emergency! That put his republicans on ice for 25 years. Many more to an early grave. Mr Obama is more evil than Marcos.

25 posted on 03/24/2010 6:18:07 PM PDT by Broker (Stranger in a very strange land.)
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To: skr

What happened to the SEIU attack on the black man in st. louis??


26 posted on 03/24/2010 6:18:27 PM PDT by biggredd1
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To: Nachum
"Can't imagine why they would get threats."

It'll be so much better once they get all get back to their home districts for Easter Break.

27 posted on 03/24/2010 6:18:34 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Nonstatist

“They should go get a gun while they still have a chance.”

Seriously...they should do what we’re doing...get ready. It’s a trans-formative POtuS in the White House, remember?


28 posted on 03/24/2010 6:18:51 PM PDT by jessduntno (B. Hussein Obama...I look at him and think, in the words of Biden, "Big F***ing deal.")
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To: penelopesire
"So is the media! It’s pretty blatant."

I would laugh my ass off if they were successful and the crowds drug Chrissy Matthews into the streets for a bit of tar and feathers and a ride about town on a rail!

I would pay good money to see it too!

29 posted on 03/24/2010 6:19:16 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the next one...)
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To: Nachum

They get as many threats as the Republicans; except Bush who their supporters threatened with death almost everyday of his Presidency.


30 posted on 03/24/2010 6:21:10 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: CedarDave

Good on her.


31 posted on 03/24/2010 6:21:19 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: Principled

They don’t know what a “Big freaking Deal it will Be”


32 posted on 03/24/2010 6:21:23 PM PDT by Sir Beowolf (We The People!)
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To: Nachum
they rammed through a bill that 70% of the American people didn't want, they ignored their own constituents and kneeled to Pelosi and Reid, took bribes to vote against their own citizens, burdened our children and grandchildren with massive debt and socialized healthcare, and paid taxpayers pay for abortions. And all through a shady reconcilliation bill that circumvented accepted legislative procedure.

They sold people into servitude to the state.

They are oligarchs, not victims. In other countries, there would be hundreds of thousands of people in the streets, leaders in effigy, bricks and stones and old produce thrown, so they are getting off light.

They are trying to cast themselves as the vistims and the Goebbels media is playing the violin for them.

33 posted on 03/24/2010 6:21:42 PM PDT by Puddleglum ("due to the record harvest, rationing will continue as usual")
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To: Nachum

God is the one that the “baby killer party” members should be frightened of.


34 posted on 03/24/2010 6:22:16 PM PDT by texican01
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To: jessduntno

If Bummer can find a way to toss them under a bus once they have outlived their usefulness to him... they will. Rats should be warned. There is no honor among Marxists.


35 posted on 03/24/2010 6:22:20 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: Gay State Conservative

Little Stevie Driehaus from Ohio is at risk in November, and was deemed expendable by Pelosi and Obama; he has done nothing but whine the last 10 days. First, a right wing ad (before the vote) depicted a photo of him and his children (a photo that he had previously used in his campaign)- he whined that the kids were out of bounds. OK, maybe. Today he is whining in fear because a right wing blog posted his home address. and he also whined because Boehner rightly called him a loser to Steve Chabot this fall. That’s ok, I’m sure Little Stevie was offered a cushie job in Washington next year in turn for throwing all of his values behind him, throwing his job away, and voting in direct opposition to what the citizens in the 1st congressional district of Ohio wanted.

Driehaus was mentioned in the Drudge Report article as one of those being threatened.

No violence, other than a brick through the window of the local Dem office, which I do not condone.

All of this pales, of course, in comparison to the physical abuse heaped upon conservatives over the last 10 years. Where was the media then?

Driehaus ONLY won the 1st Ohio Congressional District due to strong backlash against Bush, and the fact that he ran as a pro-life fiscal conservative. Little Stevie has shown that he is neither, having voted with Pelosi 94% of the time. Driehaus comes from the very heavily Catholic, mostly German (and conservative) west side of Cincinnati. Driehaus has nothing to fear (physically) from the citizens of Cincinnati. But we will probably never let him forget about this vote.

He might have problems, however, when around the guys he went to high school with at Elder, in the Price Hill section of the west side. Elder guys (It’s an all male Catholic HS) admire tough, stand-up men, who say what they are for and then follow through. Men of conviction. They do not tolerate wussy’s. Stevie is currently in hiding.

If it was such a great bill, why does America hate it? Why do the people who voted for it feel so stressed and threatened?

And why doesn’t the wonderful health plan cover them, as well? Why are they excluded?? Never mind, I know why...


36 posted on 03/24/2010 6:23:07 PM PDT by Clarence (back to lurking now...)
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To: Puddleglum; All

(thanks to salamander)

37 posted on 03/24/2010 6:23:39 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: Nachum

They brought it upon themselves. They thought that they were invincible and that they could slam this in the face of the voters and that they would suffer no recourse.

They deserve anything that they get. They dont have to worry, they wont be there after November anyway.


39 posted on 03/24/2010 6:24:03 PM PDT by Concho
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To: HiTech RedNeck

“If Bummer can find a way to toss them under a bus once they have outlived their usefulness to him... they will. Rats should be warned. There is no honor among Marxists.”

I wonder if Nan will get the coveted Ice Pick in the Ear Award for Meritorious Service?


40 posted on 03/24/2010 6:24:18 PM PDT by jessduntno (B. Hussein Obama...I look at him and think, in the words of Biden, "Big F***ing deal.")
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To: FLAMING DEATH
Do you recall back in 08 when President Bush was at that press conference in Iraq and the reporter threw the shoe at his head. The press said that was how Iraq's communicated anger and it should be understood. Two faced ass hats in the media are going to bring about the biggest change in power in US history in November.
41 posted on 03/24/2010 6:24:20 PM PDT by crosslink (Moderates should play in the middle of a busy street)
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To: Nachum

I’ve just been re-reading Ann Coulter’s “Guilty”: she observes that political assassins are basically all liberals, except for the handful who were simple psychos.


42 posted on 03/24/2010 6:24:20 PM PDT by Tax-chick (It's a jungle out there, kiddies. Have a very fruitful day.)
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To: CedarDave
Just saw the earlier thread by Kristinn that links to her facebook page. It was on Twitter where she said "Don't Retreat, Instead-RELOAD!".

James Clyburn: Sarah Palin, Republicans 'Aiding and Abetting Terrorism' Against Democrats

43 posted on 03/24/2010 6:24:33 PM PDT by CedarDave (Hey Mitt, how's that no-apology book tour going? Any other than ivy-tower elites energized yet?)
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To: jessduntno

ringers...knock it off...

Sorry, couldn’t resist! ;D


44 posted on 03/24/2010 6:25:50 PM PDT by tanuki (Obamacare, Cap and Tax, Amnesty, in that order....)
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To: GinaLolaB

Hamas does it all the time.


45 posted on 03/24/2010 6:25:59 PM PDT by jazminerose
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To: biggredd1

What attack? /s


46 posted on 03/24/2010 6:27:13 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline.)
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To: AmishDude

Wow, that is precisely the situation. Excellent analysis. The Obamunist takeover is just beginning.


47 posted on 03/24/2010 6:27:34 PM PDT by hampdenkid
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To: Lurker

...and then ask why it wasn’t done before the vote!


48 posted on 03/24/2010 6:27:55 PM PDT by sand lake bar
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To: tanuki

ringers...knock it off...

“Sorry, couldn’t resist! ;D”

I just heard a couple of clappers cheering for you...


49 posted on 03/24/2010 6:29:09 PM PDT by jessduntno (B. Hussein Obama...I look at him and think, in the words of Biden, "Big F***ing deal.")
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To: jessduntno

> Why not just tell the Socialist ringers to knock it off?

Reichstag Fire?


50 posted on 03/24/2010 6:29:23 PM PDT by XEHRpa
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