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Helpful union surrogate vows to chase Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s daughter to soccer game
Hotair ^ | 12/15/2012 | Jazz Shaw

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 …

Nope.

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.

CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: 2012; corruption; democrats; labor; liberalfascism; liberals; liberalviolence; michigan; ricksnyder; snyder; union; unions; unionscum; unionviolence

1 posted on 12/15/2012 10:47:28 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

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.


2 posted on 12/15/2012 10:50:00 AM PST by laconic
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To: Springman; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; madison10; ...
And these people want us unarmed.

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Weekly/biweekly Michigan legislative activism thread December 7, 2012
3 posted on 12/15/2012 10:50:13 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SeekAndFind
The union puke hollering about 'killed 20 people with a firearm' started this whole business of and now that he's got an additional 27 under his belt from killing off a couple of elementary school classes, they want to go after the Governor's daughter ~ at a school event.

Sounds like the AFL-CIO-UAW has gone feral. Maybe they could be added to the 'in season' list of game animals in Michigan.

4 posted on 12/15/2012 10:51:44 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: SeekAndFind

Call out the National Guard on these phonies.


5 posted on 12/15/2012 10:55:26 AM PST by Post5203 (I bought 6 marines a beer at a bar recently and not one said thanks. I won't do that again.)
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To: SeekAndFind

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?

Nobody cares...


6 posted on 12/15/2012 10:55:46 AM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: SeekAndFind
"The Rev. Charles Williams II made the comments Tuesday to loud cheers before a group of thousands of union workers."

Ummm, Rev......I don't think you are supposed to partake in such events. Perhaps several Bible studies can help, though I doubt it.

7 posted on 12/15/2012 10:58:34 AM PST by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: SeekAndFind

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.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2968896/posts

and here is his twitter address if you want to send a direct message.

https://twitter.com/onetoughnerd


8 posted on 12/15/2012 11:00:35 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SeekAndFind
One might suspect that harassing/threatening the family of a state official might be a *Federal* crime.
9 posted on 12/15/2012 11:00:37 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Benghazi: What Did Baraq Know And When Did He Know It?)
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To: SeekAndFind
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.P<> Well bless their hearts. It's a ball, they know that much. Doesn't matter which sport. It's like guns. All guns are AK47's. Type and calibre don't much matter.
10 posted on 12/15/2012 11:00:42 AM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Post5203

welcome to dictatorship.


11 posted on 12/15/2012 11:02:45 AM PST by RC one (Akin/Mourdock-2016)
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To: SeekAndFind
Only a hate filled THUG would try to destroy the life of a innocent child for dues money. It would be better if a millstone were tied around his guys neck.....
12 posted on 12/15/2012 11:02:58 AM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: laconic

I hope the governor kicks his ass just for general purposes and does it himself. Leave the kids alone.


13 posted on 12/15/2012 11:11:29 AM PST by healy61
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To: SeekAndFind

It’s time to ban all Unions, as they are increasingly the main source of violence in America.


14 posted on 12/15/2012 11:13:25 AM PST by rintense
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To: SeekAndFind

This is the type of guy you want to keep an eye on. He has made threats and he could come armed and dangerous.


15 posted on 12/15/2012 11:15:51 AM PST by VanDeKoik
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To: SeekAndFind

Were I the Governor, I’d have the State Police arrest any protestor at the soccer game on suspicion of “stalking to commit pedophelia.”


16 posted on 12/15/2012 11:16:04 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: Gaffer

My first thought also. Don’t they have laws against stalking in Michigan? If not, they need one.


17 posted on 12/15/2012 11:18:09 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (It's not about the guns. It's about the control.)
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To: SeekAndFind

ask Sarah Palin How civil the left is after an election

the progressive left are America’s brown shirts


18 posted on 12/15/2012 11:31:53 AM PST by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: SeekAndFind

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.


19 posted on 12/15/2012 11:41:21 AM PST by Jim Scott
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To: SeekAndFind
I'd accompany my child to every event and drop the first scumbag that looked crossways at her.

"Honey, that was a double tap and the bad man won't bother you again".

20 posted on 12/15/2012 11:45:54 AM PST by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: 2banana

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.


21 posted on 12/15/2012 11:47:34 AM PST by Colorado Cowgirl (God bless America!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Perhaps this is a project for the Patriot Guard Riders biker group, the group that protects funerals from lunatics.


22 posted on 12/15/2012 11:48:15 AM PST by samadams2000
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To: SeekAndFind

A public hanging would go a long way toward calming down those thugs.


23 posted on 12/15/2012 12:21:10 PM PST by gotribe
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To: laconic
YOU are an evil, cracker RACIST!

Let's face it folks, the the jungle drums of war echo in the streets.

24 posted on 12/15/2012 12:25:39 PM PST by Aevery_Freeman (The trouble with the "masses" is that they never achieve the "m")
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To: samadams2000
We do but it might not be wise to have us in full color at events like this.

Virtually all of us are ex-military.

25 posted on 12/15/2012 12:27:58 PM PST by Aevery_Freeman (The trouble with the "masses" is that they never achieve the "m")
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To: SeekAndFind

Aren’t these the “peace and love” people?


26 posted on 12/15/2012 12:31:35 PM PST by logic101.net (Was Orwell wrong about anything besides the date?)
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To: 2banana
I don't know anything about Gov Snyder except that he is a Repub and he likes RTW laws. If he likes RTW laws, then I like him.

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.

27 posted on 12/15/2012 12:47:02 PM PST by B.O. Plenty (Give WAR a chance.......)
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To: SeekAndFind

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.


28 posted on 12/15/2012 2:07:24 PM PST by calico_thompson
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To: SeekAndFind

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.


29 posted on 12/15/2012 2:57:11 PM PST by Graybeard58 ("Civil rights” leader and MSNB-Hee Haw host Al Sharpton - Larry Elder)
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Thanks cripplecreek.


30 posted on 12/15/2012 3:20:26 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: SeekAndFind

sounds like stalking to me.


31 posted on 12/15/2012 3:28:50 PM PST by bravo whiskey
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To: bravo whiskey

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.

https://www.msu.edu/~safe/facts/mi_stalking.htm


32 posted on 12/15/2012 3:48:56 PM PST by samadams2000
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To: samadams2000

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.


33 posted on 12/15/2012 4:01:33 PM PST by 2111USMC (aim small, miss small)
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To: logic101.net

This is Alinksy 101. Read the book, people!


34 posted on 12/15/2012 4:18:53 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Enterprise
All guns are AK47's. Type and calibre don't much matter.

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."

35 posted on 12/16/2012 7:44:37 AM PST by upchuck (America's at an awkward stage. Too late to work within the system, too early to shoot the bastards.)
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To: Graybeard58

MI


36 posted on 12/16/2012 7:52:12 AM PST by upchuck (America's at an awkward stage. Too late to work within the system, too early to shoot the bastards.)
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To: upchuck

Thanks for the correction.


37 posted on 12/16/2012 4:32:54 PM PST by Graybeard58 ("Civil rights” leader and MSNB-Hee Haw host Al Sharpton - Larry Elder)
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