Skip to comments.Helpful union surrogate vows to chase Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s daughter to soccer game
Posted on 12/15/2012 10:47:16 AM PST by SeekAndFind
The great thing about Democracy – as I’m sure you’ll all agree – is that once the campaigns, debates and battles are over and the people have spoken, everyone can pick up the pieces and get on with productive work to advance the principles each side believes in. Clearly, such is the case in Michigan, where defeated but undaunted union advocates have already begun dusting themselves off and …
LANSING A speaker at a union protest against right-to-work legislation said if Gov. Rick Snyder signed the bill he would get “no rest” and that protesters would be at his “daughter’s soccer game.” …
The Rev. Charles Williams II made the comments Tuesday to loud cheers before a group of thousands of union workers. After his promises to harass Gov. Snyder, he introduced Rep. Richard Hammel, D-Mt. Morris Township, and House Minority Leader Tim Greimel, D-Auburn Hills. Williams is a Detroit-area pastor and left-wing activist.
Gov. Snyder later that day signed a bill into law making Michigan a right-to-work state. One of his daughters is a 16-year-old high school student.
Well, that’s just lovely. The truly ironic part of all of this is that Governor Snyder wasn’t even working on the whole Right to Work thing as the initial part of his term. He was pushing for some fiscal sanity and spurring job creation. It was the people of the state who elected representatives in the legislative branch who brought the issue forward. At that point the governor had to weigh the merits of the legislation and act upon it. And yet those who came out on the short end of the stick feel that democracy is best served by chasing his 16 year old daughter around to school events.
Should the governor be worried? Well, given the calm, reasoned welcome that Steven Crowder received from these guys, it should certainly give him pause. The governor, of course, should have access to some form of personal security which will hopefully keep him and his family safe from violence, but the same can not be said for everyone else in the state who may be hoping to find a job. But in the meantime, Reverend Williams and his flock will be hanging around the soccer field.
Unfortunately for this logistical brain trust, there was still one wrinkle in their plan.
It appears that union protesters would have little luck finding the governor at the soccer field. According to a player profile on AnnArbor.com, his daughter participates only in softball and volleyball.
Ah, well. At least your heart’s in it. Let’s go to the video on this chipper Saturday morning.
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This threatening clown is a “reverend”? He may be (in some phony “church” like the “Reverend Al Sharpton”) but he is not a man of God.
Sounds like the AFL-CIO-UAW has gone feral. Maybe they could be added to the 'in season' list of game animals in Michigan.
Call out the National Guard on these phonies.
And yet if you hang an empty chair in your own yard you will get a visit by the Secret Service.
But if a union goon threatens a sitting Governor’s family?
Ummm, Rev......I don't think you are supposed to partake in such events. Perhaps several Bible studies can help, though I doubt it.
BTW if anyone wants to help encourage Rick Snyder to sign the bill to allow guns in schools that’s sitting on his desk, here is a thread.
and here is his twitter address if you want to send a direct message.
welcome to dictatorship.
I hope the governor kicks his ass just for general purposes and does it himself. Leave the kids alone.
It’s time to ban all Unions, as they are increasingly the main source of violence in America.
This is the type of guy you want to keep an eye on. He has made threats and he could come armed and dangerous.
Were I the Governor, I’d have the State Police arrest any protestor at the soccer game on suspicion of “stalking to commit pedophelia.”
My first thought also. Don’t they have laws against stalking in Michigan? If not, they need one.
ask Sarah Palin How civil the left is after an election
the progressive left are America’s brown shirts
The tyrannical left have always been totalitarians at heart and now that the union gravy train is going off the rails and the dues money circuit - from members to union honchos to the Democrat party - is threatened they’ve dropped any pretense of decency or civility and are showing themselves for the thugs they really are. This kind of threat against a sitting governor’s teenage daughter should be seriously investigated and any hint of it being carried out should be prosecuted. Unfortunately, that probably won’t happen and the ‘reverend’ will claim he was just joking (what a sense of humor) or that his remarks were simply ‘rhetoric’ or taken out of context. Anything but the ugly truth that those kinds of very personal threats demonstrate the slimy underbelly of unionism (and it’s proponents on the left) today.
"Honey, that was a double tap and the bad man won't bother you again".
As Governor of the State, he has at his disposal the Michigan Department public safety, the Michigan State Patrol or his own personal security detail to prevent any threats to his daughter from the Rev.
Perhaps this is a project for the Patriot Guard Riders biker group, the group that protects funerals from lunatics.
A public hanging would go a long way toward calming down those thugs.
Let's face it folks, the the jungle drums of war echo in the streets.
Virtually all of us are ex-military.
Aren’t these the “peace and love” people?
The governor of a state is a power in his own right. He has "resources"....he has access to organizations and individuals that he can use to ensure the safety of his family, his self, and the people of Michigan.
An implied threat against his children has been made. Lots of people heard it. I would assume that the Governor takes the threat very seriously. He knows who made the threat, where the person who made the threat works and most likely where he lives.
If the governor is a real man and a real governor, he will "reason" with the person who made this threat and convince the person that he should agree to STFU, or if not, be prosecuted for terrorism.
The Michigan Supreme Court on making a terroristic threat..
`committed an act of terrorism by using or threatening to use one of the enumerated substances or devices. . . . Thus, the use or threatened use must constitute the means by which the offender committed an act of terrorism. The statute does not state . . . that it applies if the offender `committed an act of terrorism by using or threatening to use, or threatened to use, the enumerated items. The statute also provides that . . . `act of terrorism means that term as defined by [Michigan Compiled Laws § 750.543b]. Under [§ 750.543b], a threat may constitute an act of terrorism; acts of terrorism must be violent felonies as defined by [§ 750.543b(h)], which specifies that a violent felony is one that includes as an element the `threatened use of physical force ... or the ... threatened use of . . . an explosive device, or an incendiary device. But not all threats are acts of terrorism, even if they qualify as violent felonies. To constitute an act of terrorism, a threat must be a violent felony and also must itself be `a willful and deliberate act that the offender `knows or has reason to know is dangerous to human life and `is intended to intimidate or coerce a civilian population or influence or affect the conduct of government or a unit of government through intimidation or coercion. [Michigan Compiled Laws § 750.543b(a).]
The case arose concerning the punishment for the teen-ager who was convicted for this felony after he sent an email to a resident of another state.
The Republican House, Republican Senate and Republican Governor in Indiana should pass legislation to provide armed security for the daughter, if she doesn’t have it already. A threat has been made and the insane left knows no bounds.
sounds like stalking to me.
Yes at this point it looks like the threat is just a misdemeanor punishable by up to $1000 and 5 years probation. It would become a felony after their second threat or appearance.
He coud still be arrested on say a Friday night or Saturday when there wouldn’t be any way for him to get bailed out unitl Monday.
This would give him a little time to rethink his cowardly idea.
This is Alinksy 101. Read the book, people!
And all the guns are FULLY AUTOMATIC. You don't have to believe me. Just go ask Sen. Chuck U Schumer (RAT-NY) how badly he wants to ban "automatic weapons."
Thanks for the correction.