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MISSION ACCOMPLISHED… Tucson Tea Party Leader Receives Death Threats This Week
gateway pundit ^ | 1/12/11 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 01/12/2011 1:25:58 PM PST by Nachum

After blaming the tea party for the mass slaughter on Saturday one tea party leader is receiving death threats. The sheriff’s office told Tucson tea party leader Trent Humphries to stay home.

The Tuscon Tea Party leader started receiving death threats since the shootings at the Safeway on Saturday. Talking Points Memo reported, via Free Republic:

Trent Humphries, the leader of the largest tea party group in this mourning southern Arizona city, has nothing but praise for the way President Obama has led the nation through the aftermath of Saturday’s mass shooting at a constituent event for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ). But Humphries won’t be there tonight when Obama speaks at a memorial rally intended to unify Tucson after six people were killed in the tragedy.

Humphries says he’s been getting threats at his home from people who seem to hold him and his organization partially responsible for the shootings Saturday.

Humphries told TPM he’s called the Sheriff’s department more than once in the past few days to make them aware of threatening phone calls.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: accomplished; bloodlibel; deaththreats; dupnik; giffords; leftists; mission; obama; palin; sheriffdupnik; tea; teaparty; tucson
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1 posted on 01/12/2011 1:26:02 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Obviously TEA Party members eating their own < /s>


2 posted on 01/12/2011 1:27:10 PM PST by DBrow
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To: Nachum

Thanks to the Marxist MSM!


3 posted on 01/12/2011 1:28:34 PM PST by blondee123 (Obama: “They bring a knife, we bring a gun” "Punish your enemies")
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To: Nachum

Mr. Humphreys, take your weapon when you leave home. Take advantage of the 2d Amd. Protect yourself from coward liberals who do not have the guts to face you. They can only shoot you in the back. Dimocrats are cowards. Liberals are cowards. Pure and simple. Cowards.


4 posted on 01/12/2011 1:31:55 PM PST by RetiredArmy (As the end times approach, I hope each here will discover the LORD. Seek Him out!)
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To: Nachum

Radicals like Deputy Dupenuts are stirring up more violence, and they should be held responsible for agitating the leftist lunatics.


5 posted on 01/12/2011 1:32:14 PM PST by pallis
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To: Nachum

It appears as though “Sheriff” Dipstik’s vitriol and heated rhetoric is starting to take hold in his “Mecca of prejudice and bigotry”.


6 posted on 01/12/2011 1:32:16 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer ("New laws are always a "good idea" until the first time you have to enforce them." - Unknown)
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To: Nachum

“Humphries told TPM he’s called the Sheriff’s department more than once in the past few days to make them aware of threatening phone calls.”

Good to be on record, but with that Sheriff death threats don’t get past his doughnut and cup of coffee apparently as the killer Loughner was reported to the Sheriff for death threats multiple times prior to the shootout at the Safeway store.


7 posted on 01/12/2011 1:32:29 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Nachum

There’s a war coming


8 posted on 01/12/2011 1:32:45 PM PST by maine yankee
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To: Nachum

Get up. Get out. Go to work. This cannot stand!


9 posted on 01/12/2011 1:33:13 PM PST by GoCards (Why me? Why not me?)
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To: Nachum

The propaganda is achieving its desired end. Not just intimidating your opponents, but making sure your own don’t consider changing sides, don’t listen to Palin, don’t listen to the tea party folks.

Most of the violence in America comes from the Left and has for decades. This administration is the first, though, to openly promote physical intimidation of its opponents as a tactic.

The thugs and revolutionaries around Obama are kicking this game up to a whole new level. Blood libel has consequences and the consequences are premeditated and intentional. And self-justifying.


10 posted on 01/12/2011 1:35:44 PM PST by marron
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To: Nachum

Seems the narrative is working in part.

The unhinged will start attacking the Tea party.


11 posted on 01/12/2011 1:36:18 PM PST by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: RetiredArmy

Yeah, I don’t think he wants to carry at the memorial service. ‘Tea Partier Brings Gun To Obama Event’. He’s damned if he does and damned if he doesn’t.


12 posted on 01/12/2011 1:36:49 PM PST by ReneeLynn (Bachmann ping list. Ping me or Onyx to get on.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

It appears as though “Sheriff” Dipstik’s vitriol and heated rhetoric is starting to take hold in his “Mecca of prejudice and bigotry”.
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Bares Repeating


13 posted on 01/12/2011 1:36:52 PM PST by Marty62 (Marty 60)
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To: Nachum

The only media influences Loughner had were violent Hollywood films and Violent California Video games.

Both are major DNC political campaign contributors.


14 posted on 01/12/2011 1:37:10 PM PST by NoLibZone (Five time DNC backed candidate Fred Phelps: "God sent the shooter".)
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To: Nachum
The sheriff’s office told Tucson tea party leader Trent Humphries to stay home.

That one ranks up there with voter intimidation at the hands of the black pampers.
15 posted on 01/12/2011 1:37:13 PM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Nachum

I think an aggressive analysis from where those “threats” come from might be interesting.....


16 posted on 01/12/2011 1:38:32 PM PST by mo
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To: Nachum

The left inciting hatred and violence again.


17 posted on 01/12/2011 1:38:40 PM PST by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: Nachum
"The sheriff’s office told Tucson tea party leader Trent Humphries to stay home.

If this was the Pima County Sheriffs dept. then this is the first time the Dupnik headed dept. has been proactive in the face of death threats.

Interesting that they chose to "help" a conservative by restricting his movements.

18 posted on 01/12/2011 1:40:26 PM PST by NoLibZone (Five time DNC backed candidate Fred Phelps: "God sent the shooter".)
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To: Nachum

The Sherriff is the one who’s responsible for it, because for all of the nonsense that he’s been spreading about the whole incident, it’s been HIM and his side that have riled up the kooks. he should be ashamed of himself.


19 posted on 01/12/2011 1:40:46 PM PST by WinOne4TheGipper (Truman: The buck stops here. Obama: Buck? What buck? Did I tell you how it's all Bush's fault?)
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20 posted on 01/12/2011 1:42:08 PM PST by devolve (. . . . . . Wagya Butt for only $100 pound . . Some are too dense to leave their own houses . .)
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To: marron; Egon; Orgiveme
This site has a catalog of various assassination attempts over the years: overwhelmingly either whackos or leftists (but I repeat myself).
21 posted on 01/12/2011 1:44:13 PM PST by RhoTheta
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To: maine yankee
There’s a war coming

That's what they want. Glenn, and others, have been warning us against taking any action, because the want us to take action. That'll give them all the reason they need to clamp down.

22 posted on 01/12/2011 1:45:55 PM PST by AnglePark
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To: Nachum

And other Republicans being forced to resign...

http://tpmmuckraker.talkingpointsmemo.com/2011/01/arizona_district_goper_resigns_i_dont_want_to_take.php?ref=fpblg


23 posted on 01/12/2011 1:47:57 PM PST by blade_tenner
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To: blade_tenner

This needs to be sent to all in media. etc. THis makes me so mad!


24 posted on 01/12/2011 1:52:42 PM PST by GoCards (Why me? Why not me?)
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To: redgolum

The fuse is lit. It’s only a matter of time before it hits powder.


25 posted on 01/12/2011 1:54:22 PM PST by Dead Corpse (III%. The last line in the sand)
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To: Nachum

Headline seems a tiny bit misleading. Humphries called them “threatening phone calls”. No use of the word “death”.


26 posted on 01/12/2011 1:54:51 PM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Islam is a violent and tyrannical political ideology and has nothing to do with "religion".)
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To: Nachum

I’m sure Deputy Dupa would **love** it if conservatives stayed home. Then you’d hear about how many Tea-Partiers stayed home.


27 posted on 01/12/2011 1:57:59 PM PST by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (*********************End automatic pay raises for congresscritters**)
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To: Nachum
Solid proof that the lamestream media is Left-biased.

Case closed. Any fair judge would need no more evidence.

28 posted on 01/12/2011 2:00:21 PM PST by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: AnglePark

They were SO hoping this Loughner was a “right wing Tea Party nutcase” so that they could use the power of the state to persecute their ideological opponents.


29 posted on 01/12/2011 2:01:56 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: AnglePark
Bull spit. As usual, we'll wait for them to strike first.

Pacifism in the face of overt aggression will not win this fight.

30 posted on 01/12/2011 2:02:24 PM PST by Dead Corpse (III%. The last line in the sand)
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To: blade_tenner
Visited that link. It appears to be a bunch of brainwashed, liberal nutjobs populating that site, judging by the comments. The libs are totally running with the idea that this was the fault of the Tea Party and Sarah Palin. The Democrats are truly unhinged, which means it is a scary time for this country.
31 posted on 01/12/2011 2:05:40 PM PST by Major Matt Mason (Democrat Motto - "A lie will travel halfway around the world before the truth can put its pants on.")
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To: marron

MSNBC-especially Chris Matthews- has a big hand in this.


32 posted on 01/12/2011 2:07:23 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: Nachum

Not surprising after three days of the MSM, Dem pols and “Oatmeal for Brains” Sheriff Dupenik doing everything they can to foster hatred and anger towards TEA Party conservatives.


33 posted on 01/12/2011 2:16:28 PM PST by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/28/08 and why?)
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To: rockinqsranch

At this point in time I personally do not trust Sheriff Dupa to be a Crossing Guard.


34 posted on 01/12/2011 2:18:41 PM PST by Petruchio (I Think . . . Therefor I FReep.)
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To: Nachum

Tea Party members have demonstrated that we solve problems at the ballot box.

Liberals, Progressives, Socialists? Well you decide.


35 posted on 01/12/2011 2:24:01 PM PST by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is the 4th of July, democrats believe every day is April 15.)
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To: AnglePark
Glenn, and others, have been warning us against taking any action, because the want us to take action.

Who has engaged in violent acts so far? Liberals or conservatives?

That'll give them all the reason excuse they need to clamp down.

I think you mean 'excuse.' The left has been stretching credibility to the enth degree for years trying to blame every act of violence on conservatives and then they call for more restrictive laws on firearms and speech. That indicates that they already have a reason for clamping down. Their premeditation is clear.

36 posted on 01/12/2011 2:28:32 PM PST by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/28/08 and why?)
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To: marron
The sheriff’s office told Tucson tea party leader Trent Humphries to stay home.

“I do not give you permission to travel there. Without the proper papers access is verboten.”

Sound familiar ?

37 posted on 01/12/2011 2:33:23 PM PST by maine yankee
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To: Dead Corpse

No one’s recommending you not defend yourself against aggression; Glenn carries a gun, I carry a gun.

If you’re ready to march out and start a war, a revolution, go ahead — that’s fine — see where it gets you, and the country.


38 posted on 01/12/2011 2:57:14 PM PST by AnglePark
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To: TigersEye

Hey, I don’t disagree with you one bit. But, if you think revolution’s the answer, a war in the streets, I disagree.

They’re desperate, and on the ropes. One more election and they’ll lose power for decades. Their insane ramblings, nonsense, and violence damages their brand more and more every day.

There’s a war coming, all right, but it’s at the ballot box in 2012; the upcoming election may be the most important we’ll ever see.


39 posted on 01/12/2011 3:05:03 PM PST by AnglePark
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To: blade_tenner

Anthony Miller was a McCain supporter in the recent Senate race and apparently believed that the Tea Party was responsible for the shootings on Saturday, and resigned before they came to shoot him. What an idiot.


40 posted on 01/12/2011 3:08:44 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: DBrow

Not the Tea Party but a Black Rino and a couple of others in Arizona are claiming they got death threats and are quitting their jobs. Rinos are trying to eat the Tea Party.

I think they are angry over losing the battle over immigration enforcement. He resigned in time for Obama’s show. He did not present any evidence like a police reports documenting death threats so I don’t beleive him.


41 posted on 01/12/2011 3:14:32 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: Dead Corpse

The fuse was lit sometime ago. The only question is what is on the other end. A fire cracker or a bomb.


42 posted on 01/12/2011 3:28:05 PM PST by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: AnglePark
But, if you think revolution’s the answer, a war in the streets, I disagree.

I think it is inevitable. Especially if every accusation they make is met with mea culpas and other submissive gestures. I expect Republicans will have an historic victory in the 2012 election. I don't think it will solve the problem of the increasing dissolution of Constitutional rule. More to the point, it won't stop liberals from provoking violence. I expect them to increase it.

43 posted on 01/12/2011 3:29:05 PM PST by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/28/08 and why?)
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To: cripplecreek

More like house arrest.


44 posted on 01/12/2011 3:44:13 PM PST by CarryaBigStick (My office is an Airtractor 402)
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To: TigersEye
I think it is inevitable. I don't, and will only believe it when the leading, trusted conservative voices in this country tell me it's inevitable.
45 posted on 01/12/2011 3:52:57 PM PST by AnglePark
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To: CarryaBigStick

Kinda like the gestapo making the Jews stay in the ghetto.


46 posted on 01/12/2011 3:53:55 PM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: cripplecreek
Vitriolic 'optics' from Dems.
47 posted on 01/12/2011 3:58:02 PM PST by 4Liberty ( How do you spell "moral hazard"?: $ 19, 0 0 0, 0 0 0, 0 0 0, 0 0 0.)
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To: AnglePark
I'm sorry that you need an "expert" to tell you which way the wind is blowing.

What really puzzles me though is that you ignored both of the points I originally made to you and instead replied based on an assumption that I want a revolution. An assumption that is entirely erroneous FWIW.

48 posted on 01/12/2011 4:01:19 PM PST by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/28/08 and why?)
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To: TigersEye

My apologies, TigersEye — I misunderstood, and I’m guessing now you were saying a war is coming, but it’s coming from the Left.

I did agree, however, with your initial points — that the violence and rhetoric comes primarily from the Left, and they’ll use any excuse to push their agenda. I agree completely, but misunderstood the intent behind your post.

And I agree they’ll continue — even ramp up — the rhetoric, tantrums, and violence, but it’s nothing new; they’ve been doing it for time on end, especially when they’re out of power.


49 posted on 01/12/2011 5:41:48 PM PST by AnglePark
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To: AnglePark
Thank you, that was what I meant. The question is only 'can they provoke a war?' It won't even matter if you and I have a high threshold before responding in kind if they succeed in provoking those who have a lower threshold. Once it's on we will only have the choice of defending ourselves (and our values and principles) or sitting on the fence.

However, they can win without anyone firing a shot if they can intimidate enough of us into staying at home. If 0bamaCare is not soundly repealed it will be all over. The economy will fail, medicine will be forever ruined and the philosophy of law will turn away from individual liberty to collective rights. That change in legal philosophy will not remain confined to matters of health care. We will know if 0bamaCare survives before Nov. 2012.

50 posted on 01/12/2011 6:12:30 PM PST by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/28/08 and why?)
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