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DOJ has suspect behind two Republican death threats [ admitted sending e-mails threatening to kill]
lacrossetribune.com ^ | Feb 11 2011 | Tribune staff

Posted on 03/11/2011 5:04:14 PM PST by NoLibZone

The Wisconsin Department of Justice says it has identified a person behind at least two threats made against elected officials in recent weeks.

The suspect admitted to sending two e-mails threatening to kill Gov. Scott Walker and seven Republican Senators, presumably including La Crosse's Dan Kapanke.

The case will be presented to the district attorney where the threat originated, according to the DOJ, which did not identify the suspect.

"If you and your goonies feel that it's necessary to strip the rights of 300,000 people and ruin their lives," one e-mail read, "We will ‘get rid of' (in which I mean kill) the 8 of you."

The DOJ did not specify who received the message.

Kapanke, who was not immediately available today, said Thursday he was the subject of two e-mailed threats, which he called "disgusting."

He said he was concerned for his family but didn't plan to drastically alter his routine.

"I'm a pretty trusting guy," he said. "I love to be with people. I'm going to continue to do that but be a little more cautious."


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: deaththreats; republicans; unions; walker; wi; wisconsin; wisconsinshowdown

1 posted on 03/11/2011 5:04:17 PM PST by NoLibZone
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To: NoLibZone
"suspect admitted to sending two e-mails threatening to kill Gov. Scott Walker and seven Republican Senators."

This will only be covered on Fox News

2 posted on 03/11/2011 5:05:35 PM PST by NoLibZone (Impeach Obama, then try him for treason. / Homosexuals reject diversity.)
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To: NoLibZone

They ought to put him in jail and throw away the key! That email was horrible!


3 posted on 03/11/2011 5:06:05 PM PST by Castigar
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To: NoLibZone

Prosecute him to the fullest extent of the law, and keep all union members off that jury.


4 posted on 03/11/2011 5:08:06 PM PST by kittymyrib
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To: NoLibZone

Russ Feingold??


5 posted on 03/11/2011 5:08:43 PM PST by Howie66 (I can see November (2012) from my house.)
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To: NoLibZone

Wonder when they will release the information on the suspect?!


6 posted on 03/11/2011 5:08:52 PM PST by bushwon ("If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait till it is free"--PJ O'rourke)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

ping

I hope they nail these creeps.


7 posted on 03/11/2011 5:10:13 PM PST by Jean S
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To: Jean S
I hope they nail these creeps.

Nothing will happen in this Banana Republic.

8 posted on 03/11/2011 5:13:48 PM PST by Digger ((If RINO is your selection, then failure is your election))
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To: NoLibZone

Exile him to Ill. where he an become a blossoming member of their state political subculture.


9 posted on 03/11/2011 5:14:48 PM PST by Nonsense Unlimited
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To: NoLibZone

Let’s see....no name, no bio, no political affiliation.

Can’t be a Republican or they would have said it was. Who does that leave?


10 posted on 03/11/2011 5:20:20 PM PST by Politicalmom (America-The Land of the Sheep, the Home of the Caved.)
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To: Digger
Nothing will happen in this Banana Republic.

No Digger, Wisconsin has proved that we are not a Banana Republic.

We took the state back from the democrats in November and took the power away from the public service unions this week.

11 posted on 03/11/2011 5:20:43 PM PST by Jean S
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To: NoLibZone

I had a call from a fund raiser for a republican committee last night and I told him to buzz off and stop calling me. About 4 to 5 minutes I get a call by a guy disguising his voice threatening my life with all type vile threats. I asked him if he was a union goon from Wisconsin or if he got his training in a federal prison prior to release and he continued his threats so I told him his phone number was recored on my VoI and I hung up...


12 posted on 03/11/2011 5:24:03 PM PST by tubebender (Now hiring Tag Line writers. Full time low pay)
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To: NoLibZone

Civility bookmark.


13 posted on 03/11/2011 5:24:22 PM PST by IrishCatholic (No local Communist or Socialist Party Chapter? Join the Democrats, it's the same thing!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; Delacon; ...

Thanks NoLibZone.
threatening to kill Gov. Scott Walker and seven Republican Senators
The death threats have been smeared all over the usual leftist shill sites, and FB for that matter.


14 posted on 03/11/2011 5:25:26 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: Politicalmom
This should be really interesting since they're not releasing the name yet.
15 posted on 03/11/2011 5:26:37 PM PST by Qbert ("I seem to smell the stench of appeasement in the air" - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: NoLibZone

I’ll bet he’s a democrat.......


16 posted on 03/11/2011 5:31:13 PM PST by umgud
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To: umgud

Another article says it’s a female.


17 posted on 03/11/2011 5:36:26 PM PST by free me (Sarah Palin 2012? You Betcha!)
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To: umgud
I bet he's a Democrat big-wig. Or the minor son of a Democrat big-wig.
18 posted on 03/11/2011 5:37:32 PM PST by Missouri gal
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To: Howie66

whew, I had put my beer down just in time!

Good one!


19 posted on 03/11/2011 5:40:05 PM PST by Ladysmith ("There is no right that allows one person to place a burden on another." - Quinn)
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To: NoLibZone; All

What’s the FR over and under on Keith, Ed, Rachel and Chrissy??


20 posted on 03/11/2011 5:41:54 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: NoLibZone
"The Wisconsin Department of Justice says it has identified a person behind at least two threats made against elected officials in recent weeks."

Good thing. Holder's Fed DOJ would bury it just like they do when they refuse to enforce immigration laws in Arizona.

21 posted on 03/11/2011 5:47:00 PM PST by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: NoLibZone

Liberals are just like Islamoterrorists. It gets old watching them run around shouting, “I KEEL YOU! I KEEL YOU!” What a bunch of morons.


22 posted on 03/11/2011 5:49:44 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Look for the union label and just say, NO!)
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To: Politicalmom

Could be an Amish Guy mad about his electric rates.


23 posted on 03/11/2011 5:54:08 PM PST by KingNo155
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To: YHAOS

Your right about that, Holder wouldn’t do anything. These are more of ‘his’ people.


24 posted on 03/11/2011 5:54:45 PM PST by Never on my watch (WTF happened to my country?)
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To: NoLibZone
The suspect admitted to sending two e-mails threatening to kill Gov. Scott Walker and seven Republican Senators, presumably including La Crosse's Dan Kapanke.

"Hey, those guys aren't my people, so what's the big deal?"


25 posted on 03/11/2011 5:58:38 PM PST by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy in whatever room he walks into.)
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To: NoLibZone

Suspect is a female:

“...The department says the female suspect was identified and located Thursday night. No other information about the person was released.”

http://www.nbc15.com/home/headlines/117741593.html


26 posted on 03/11/2011 6:04:38 PM PST by Qbert ("I seem to smell the stench of appeasement in the air" - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: All

Let’s hope it was a white guy who hasn’t donated to the democrat party so at least there’s even a chance of a prosecution . . .


27 posted on 03/11/2011 6:05:24 PM PST by trailz
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

ping


28 posted on 03/11/2011 6:07:56 PM PST by Jean S
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To: KingNo155

Funny! Thanks for the laugh!


29 posted on 03/11/2011 6:18:57 PM PST by Sunshine Sister
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To: NoLibZone

Based on the suspect’s weak grasp of English he’s either a public skool grad or a current teacher!


30 posted on 03/11/2011 6:20:43 PM PST by relictele
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To: Politicalmom
Having read the full text of the threat, and having read a hell of a lot of student writing in my time, I'd guess the author as being a moderately bright 16- or 17-year-old white suburban high school girl or college freshman with literary pretensions, an irrational idealization of the leftist radicals of the 1960s, an anarchist idiot boyfriend about two years older who has filled her head full of quasi-political nonsense, a completely fallacious understanding of the protections the 1st Amendment affords free speech, and no concept at all of what "tried as an adult" means.

And unless and until she's kicked upstairs out of the juvenile court system, we'll never know anything more about her.

31 posted on 03/11/2011 6:27:59 PM PST by Flatus I. Maximus (Everything you know about McCarthyism is wrong.)
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To: Howie66

‘Russ Feingold?’

ROFLMAO!

Old ‘Rusty’ ain’t been in the news as of late! He’s most likely p*ssed that he wasn’t able to hide out in IL with the rest of the Fleebaggers over this, LOL!

Moment of Glory? DENIED! LOL!


32 posted on 03/11/2011 6:33:24 PM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: NoLibZone

So who is he?


33 posted on 03/11/2011 6:35:15 PM PST by arasina (So there.)
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To: Flatus I. Maximus

Let it be a teacher and she flips on her Union Bosses. Then they can sue them civilly


34 posted on 03/11/2011 6:35:15 PM PST by scooby321
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To: Jean S

I was watchin’ Katie Couric on the national news tonight.

She was actin’ more ‘shifty’ than usual... :)


35 posted on 03/11/2011 6:35:57 PM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Ol’ Rusty is a TEACHER now at Marquette U, so he was probably out on the front lines.


36 posted on 03/11/2011 6:40:36 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Flatus I. Maximus

http://images.starpulse.com/Photos/Previews/Forrest-Gump-p10.jpg


37 posted on 03/11/2011 6:47:54 PM PST by Para-Ord.45
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To: Politicalmom

Did anyone check his BC, if he has one?


38 posted on 03/11/2011 7:25:57 PM PST by 353FMG (Liberalism = Communism under the guise of compassion.)
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To: kittymyrib

No, no, no...

These fellows will be awarded the just established Holder Medal for Heroism.


39 posted on 03/11/2011 7:31:04 PM PST by Dick Bachert (2012 CAN'T COME SOON ENOUGH FOR ME. HOW ABOUT YOU?)
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To: NoLibZone
If he/she is from Dane County there will likely never be a conviction. We've crossed the line to Communism here. It'll probably be coming to all your hometowns soon if things don't change.
40 posted on 03/11/2011 7:36:51 PM PST by Hamilcar_Barca
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To: Para-Ord.45

41 posted on 03/11/2011 7:38:47 PM PST by TheCause ("that these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States")
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To: NoLibZone

Where is the hue and cry over the “vitriol” that the Left screamed when Giffords was shot and they blamed Palin and Rush?

Where is the NYT? CBS? PBS?


42 posted on 03/11/2011 9:17:46 PM PST by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: Politicalmom
I note particularly that they put the word "Republican" in the title. After all, the threats were against Republicans, weren't they?

Of course, the real reason for doing that is to create or reinforce an irrational association between the words "Republican" and "death threats". Which is all that most readers will take away from this thing.

43 posted on 03/12/2011 11:37:46 AM PST by thulldud (Is it "alter or abolish" time yet?)
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To: NoLibZone; Diana in Wisconsin; Jean S
Does anyone have an update on the alleged perp?

The silence from the media is deafening.

44 posted on 03/13/2011 10:09:17 PM PDT by Principle Over Politics (>>> Escape TO Wisconsin, not FROM it. <<< recalljim.com)
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To: NoLibZone; Diana in Wisconsin; Jean S
Does anyone have an update on the alleged perp?

The silence from the media is deafening.

45 posted on 03/13/2011 10:09:33 PM PDT by Principle Over Politics (>>> Escape TO Wisconsin, not FROM it. <<< recalljim.com)
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To: NoLibZone

“I’m a pretty trusting guy,” he said. “I love to be with people. I’m going to continue to do that but be a little more cautious.”

Dan? Don’t be STUPID. You’re dealing with mentally ill lunatics here! How long ya served in ‘The People’s Republik of Madistan?’ We know these people like the backs of our hands!


46 posted on 03/14/2011 6:04:31 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: Principle Over Politics

I haven’t heard a word about it. I hope they nail the jerk!

Meanwhile, they’e boycotting Wisconsin businesses who’ve donated to Walker, spraying obscene graffiti on a bank and gluing doors shut at UWM and at a local grocer’s while hailing the “FaB 14” as heroes.

It’s sickening.


47 posted on 03/14/2011 2:15:10 PM PDT by Jean S
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To: NoLibZone

BUMP!!!

How long are they going to cover for this alleged perp?


48 posted on 03/14/2011 3:09:41 PM PDT by Principle Over Politics (>>> Escape TO Wisconsin, not FROM it. <<< recalljim.com)
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