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Marine veteran arrested at labor union rally in Wisconsin issues a statement (Update)
Paulding County Republican Examiner ^ | June 3, 2012 | Christopher Collins

Posted on 06/04/2012 6:59:33 PM PDT by pistolpackinpapa

Paulding County Republican Examiner reported that on Friday, a U.S. Marine veteran was detained and arrested by police after being heckled and yelled at a rally hosted by former President Bill Clinton for Democrat Tom Barrett

The veteran’s name is David Willoughby, the son of Naples, Florida Tea Party founder Barry Willoughby. Early this evening, he released an email statement concerning his arrest and detainment. In relating his experience, he said, “My name is Dave Willoughby. I am the one in the video.”

“Without being told what I had done, I was handcuffed and escorted off premise. Placed in a squad car and taken to a police station. I asked if I should have my rights read to me and was told "You're not being arrested." My personal property was taken from me, I was fingerprinted, mug shot taken and locked in a dark jail cell, lights off, still handcuffed, “said Mr. Willoughby.

“I sat in that jail cell, looking out of a meshed wire window, at a large American flag flying in the background. Where am I? How can this be happening? What did I do wrong? I prayed for strength. When I swore the oath to protect and defend the Constitution, I never realized until recently, how vulnerable our precious freedoms actually are.”

“I did nothing wrong, “said Willoughby. “There were literally hundreds of cameras at this event. I challenge all media to find one shred of evidence, which would support the actions of the Milwaukee PD officers.”

Whether charges against David Willoughby will dropped is not known at this time.

(Excerpt) Read more at examiner.com ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: marine; milwaukee; scottwalker; tombarrett; wisconsin
Somebody needs to raise some hell!!!
1 posted on 06/04/2012 6:59:44 PM PDT by pistolpackinpapa
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To: pistolpackinpapa

I’m make an effort to keep abreast with this incident.


2 posted on 06/04/2012 7:03:47 PM PDT by rovenstinez
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To: pistolpackinpapa

Willoughby ought to get a large protest in front of the police department made up of vets like himself. I would bet the chief and arresting officer would hunker down in the back room scarfing doughnuts.


3 posted on 06/04/2012 7:05:20 PM PDT by healy61
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To: pistolpackinpapa

Many conservatives who support the police are going to learn the hard way that the police are NOT our friends, but are made up of union thugs.

A lot of Hitler’s early leaders were culled from the ranks of the police forces.


4 posted on 06/04/2012 7:07:21 PM PDT by stockpirate (Romney, Ann Coulter & our ruling republican elites, are Big Government socialists, Grand Ole Sociali)
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To: pistolpackinpapa
Whatever happened to "We Support the Troops!","God Bless The U.S.A.!" "United We Stand!", "We're Number One!", "USA! USA! USA!"

FUBO!!!

5 posted on 06/04/2012 7:08:46 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Free Stuff or Freedom! You Decide 2012.)
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To: pistolpackinpapa
"Somebody needs to raise some hell!!!"

No disrespect intended but why aren't you raising hell? People have got to stop waiting for everybody else to do something.
At least that's what I do. I piss everybody off because I refuse to be bullied by punks. One of my sons lives in Milwaukee and I've been on him and his friends to get busy making it known what the jack booted thugs in the Milwaukee police department are doing to those they serve.
Of course this is just some of what I'm doing and my opinion. I can't tell you how many times I've contacted my Senators and Representatives.

I'm just saying.

6 posted on 06/04/2012 7:12:36 PM PDT by Whats-wrong-with-the-truth (Romney (aka - obomney)... Just put the (D) behind your name and be done with it.)
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To: stockpirate
"A lot of Hitler’s early leaders were culled from the ranks of the police forces."

And the military. Remember the Freikorps. They became the foundation of the SA.

7 posted on 06/04/2012 7:20:17 PM PDT by xkaydet65
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To: pistolpackinpapa

One word for that brave marine. SUE!


8 posted on 06/04/2012 7:36:40 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: Whats-wrong-with-the-truth; pistolpackinpapa

Today, raising hell means Hannity, Mark Levin, Rush, even ACLU since his civil liberty was infringed for all to see. A lawyer would love this.


9 posted on 06/04/2012 7:39:16 PM PDT by RitaOK (No Romney! Few are unafraid, but I thank God for the few. We are the resistance.)
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To: pistolpackinpapa

This guy made GRETA!!!


10 posted on 06/04/2012 7:44:06 PM PDT by RitaOK (No Romney! Few are unafraid, but I thank God for the few. We are the resistance.)
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To: stockpirate

I’m a cop. If what this Marine says is true, there is no doubt in my mind that he was arrested. Many of us remember our oaths and are not “union thugs”...


11 posted on 06/04/2012 7:45:26 PM PDT by Crapgame (What should be taught in our schools? American Exceptionalism, not cultural Marxism...)
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To: tennmountainman

Sometimes the ACLU can be our friend...


12 posted on 06/04/2012 7:45:26 PM PDT by lightman (Adjutorium nostrum (+) in nomine Domini--nevertheless, Vote Santorum!)
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To: pistolpackinpapa

One thing I remember about the video I saw of this is the guy giving the orders in the red shirt sure did seem to be enjoying himself at this guys expense.


13 posted on 06/04/2012 7:52:23 PM PDT by Delta 21 (Oh Crap !! Did I say that out loud ??!??)
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To: Whats-wrong-with-the-truth

Contacting Senators and Representatives is about as useless as a semi-colon on a texting keyboard. I still do it, however, and get a form letter back in reply. I live about 1500 miles from Wisconsin. I guarantee you that if I lived in Milwaukee, I’d contact Mr. Willoughby and ask him what I can do to help him in this situation. I’d be willing to organize a protest in front of the Police Station calling for an investigation into his First Amendment Rights being violated. Trust me; I’m hell raiser from way back. I’m so pi**ed over how the Democrats/Liberals are destroying this nation, I’m looking for a reason to get in someone’s s**t.


14 posted on 06/04/2012 7:58:14 PM PDT by no dems (TED CRUZ: A PROVEN CONSERVATIVE FOR U.S. SENATE FROM TEXAS.)
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To: pistolpackinpapa

bookmark. this will not go unnoticed.


15 posted on 06/04/2012 8:00:07 PM PDT by dadfly
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To: Delta 21
ooops... guy in the red cap. Maybe he was just a bystander, but I dont think so.
16 posted on 06/04/2012 8:00:32 PM PDT by Delta 21 (Oh Crap !! Did I say that out loud ??!??)
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To: pistolpackinpapa

Lots of cameras. I just hope he can sue the individual police and their unions as well as the union thugs orchestrating this. A general law suit will just be against the taxpayers.


17 posted on 06/04/2012 8:14:20 PM PDT by MtnClimber (To the left wrong is right, down is up and backward is "Forward")
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To: xkaydet65; stockpirate

Woah, there. Maybe big city cops but the ones in small towns in Georgia can be counted on. And then to add on the military? Loosen the tin foil hats...


18 posted on 06/04/2012 8:26:01 PM PDT by USAFJeeper (Who Dat Nation - Loving the Manning Face!)
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To: stockpirate; pistolpackinpapa
Many conservatives who support the police are going to learn the hard way that the police are NOT our friends, but are made up of union thugs.

I was once 100 percent pro-law enforcement, until events I personally have knowledge of and others occurred.

I now see those in law enforcement as agents of a corrupted, extremely controlling government.

Not all cops are bad, but unfortunately, they all work for government and do what they are told.

I strongly suggest people do not call the police, ever, unless absolutely 100 percent necessary. Take care of matters yourselves it at all possible.

Always try to avoid bringing government into the mix.

19 posted on 06/04/2012 8:31:05 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: USAFJeeper
Maybe big city cops but the ones in small towns in Georgia can be counted on.

Rural law enforcement agencies can be some of the most corrupt at any government level.

20 posted on 06/04/2012 8:32:46 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: healy61
Willoughby ought to get a large protest in front of the police department made up of vets like himself.

Anyone read about the Bonus March of 1932? Veterans descended on the capital and pitched tents to protest non-payment of bonuses.The Army,commanded by a an officer named McArthur, was called out to quell the protest and encampment.Before it ended the troops opened fire and a number of vets were killed and wounded.

21 posted on 06/04/2012 8:55:48 PM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: pistolpackinpapa

If any wavering voters read this thread, THAT is the picture of Barret’s Wisconsin, THAT is the picture of America with a re-election of this cretin now in the White House. Obama has already told the Russians he’ll have more “flexibility” after his re-election!


22 posted on 06/04/2012 9:00:07 PM PDT by Rembrandt (Part of the 52% who pay Federal taxes)
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To: healy61

Make it a Friday. I have some time off I can take to go next door to Wisconsin.


23 posted on 06/04/2012 9:51:44 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (Steampunk- Yesterday's Tomorrow, Today)
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To: pistolpackinpapa

ROMNEY NEEDS TO SHOW UP AND HAVE A JOINT PRIME TIME TV NEWS CONFERENCE WITH THIS DEVIL DOG


24 posted on 06/04/2012 10:21:15 PM PDT by TomasUSMC ( FIGHT LIKE WW2, FINISH LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM)
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To: dragnet2; stockpirate; pistolpackinpapa; Crapgame
I was once 100 percent pro-law enforcement, until events I personally have knowledge of and others occurred.

Amen fellow FReeper. Crapgame mentioned memory, which immediately make him granpa aged cop, and how some cops are not union thugs. He is right, when they were Peace Officers I did ride-alongs with them and they were fine fellows deserving of support. The new officers are Law Enforcement and are as useful as a dead cat and dangerous as a dog with rabies. There are a FEW good ones but I'd throw the baby out with the bathwater on this, get rid of all of them and start fresh. The bathwater is too polluted to save.

25 posted on 06/04/2012 11:11:58 PM PDT by SandwicheGuy (*The butter acts as a lubricant and speeds up the CPU*ou)
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To: pistolpackinpapa
Lawsuit?

Maybe Bob Barr of the ACLU would be interested.

26 posted on 06/05/2012 3:05:43 AM PDT by Godebert (NO PERSON EXCEPT A NATURAL BORN CITIZEN!)
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To: TomasUSMC

ROMNEY NEEDS TO SHOW UP AND HAVE A JOINT PRIME TIME TV NEWS CONFERENCE WITH THIS DEVIL DOG
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That is an awesome idea. And say to the people of WI: “Barack Obama would not come to Wisconsin and stand up with Tom Barrett and the Union thugs, who are backing him. But I’m glad to be here today to stand with this Marine and great American.”

(I said Marine instead of “Ex” Marine because the Marines say “Once a Marine, always a Marine.”)


27 posted on 06/05/2012 3:30:41 AM PDT by pistolpackinpapa
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To: USAFJeeper

Our military leaders are in fact pushing the Sea Treaty, and yesterday a general wrote that our government should use US troops for law enforcement in the US.


28 posted on 06/05/2012 9:52:03 AM PDT by stockpirate (Romney, Ann Coulter & our ruling republican elites, are Big Government socialists, Grand Ole Sociali)
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To: dragnet2

Wow. I thought conservatives had a much brighter outlook on life. Pardon me while I take away your broad brush, and wish you well.


29 posted on 06/05/2012 6:11:37 PM PDT by USAFJeeper (Who Dat Nation - Loving the Manning Face!)
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To: stockpirate

Let me just say that as a 22 year vet and a DoD civilian employee, your delusional. One retired General forgetting the cardinal rule of our military, never to be used against its own people does not a policy make. Active duty and civilian leadership of the ,military do not espouse political policy. Its kind of against the rules.


30 posted on 06/05/2012 6:14:49 PM PDT by USAFJeeper (Who Dat Nation - Loving the Manning Face!)
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To: USAFJeeper
Wow. I thought conservatives had a much brighter outlook on life.

Is that a government sponsored message from 1940s? ...harhar.

I'm confident America wasn't won or built by yes men with Pollyanna smiles, with Boy Scout attitudes. Most are positive and upbeat, but not while being fleeced, assaulted and robbed. At that point, the grey poupon country club attitudes and ideals get a bit scarce.

"Pardon me."

31 posted on 06/06/2012 11:52:27 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: pistolpackinpapa

This guy needs to get a lawyer who will sue filthy, urine-flowing-down-the-street, scumbag-infested Milwaukee into bankruptcy.


32 posted on 06/06/2012 11:59:56 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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