Skip to comments.How Long Before Harassment of Trump Officials Gets Out of Control?
Posted on 07/11/2018 10:13:37 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
American politics is a wonder for the world to behold. Our free speech traditions produce all kinds of interesting folderol, over the top in its theatrics and yet usually deeply meaningful to those participating in it.
It was on display Monday, in front of the United States Supreme Court building, appearing seemingly by magic moments after President Donald Trump announced hed chosen D.C. Appellate Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy. The right was there. And the left, each itching to get their point across. They had signs, including some urging opposition to nominees not picked, pre-printed just in case. They chanted and opined for the cameras and had a raucous time as those in the crowdwhich was a lot smaller than it looked on TVtried to out-shout each other.
It was messy and it was noisy and it was wonderful. Its the way things in America are sometimes supposed to be when the stakes are high. But this kind of expression also has a dark side, one that some politicians and prominent figures on the left are irresponsibly stoking of late as part of their campaign of massive resistance to President Trump.
Go back to the Obama years or even to the Clinton presidency and you wont be able to find many or even any examples of political activists chasing down presidential appointees in shopping malls, harassing them at their homes, confronting them in restaurants, or taking the opportunity to dox folks by giving out phone numbers and addresses of people with whom they disagreed. The opposition to these administrations was fierce but largely remained, at a personal level, civil....
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just heard the recently retired head of ICE say that his wife and child were threatened and they now have security..
When some antifa gets shot.
I figured they’d be all for it.
It wouldn’t surprise me of the left killed someone, and the media said they deserved it because they were associated with Trump.
the left and their media have gone totally extreme, there are no limits anymore. its easy to see how leftist ideology was responsible for so many murders in the twentieth century.
How long till its out of control? Yesterday..
Its gone on long enough.
It’s already out of control.
Time for turnabout, publish the names and info for Democrat staffers on the Hill.
Bet it stops then.
I don’t know:
1 politician’s been shot already, and nearly died.
1 was attacked on his lawn, and sustained injuries requiring hospitalization.
Aren’t we there already?
Like the unions, the DNC always has violence in its hip pocket for when they need it. They have judges, lawyers with briefcases, congressmen and senators, rogue bureaucrats to do their bidding, and when necessary they have mobs, thugs, mentally crazed lunatics, to visit barely deniable violence upon their enemies.
I say only barely deniable, because violence loses much of its power if you don’t know who is behind it. They want you to know they are behind it, they just don’t want you to be able to prove it.
It’s already out of control.
Congressman Steve Scalise, Three Others Shot at Alexandria, Virginia, Baseball Field
Yesterday on the Brian Kilmeade radio show, UVA’s Larry Sabato decried the incivility and violence in the current political environment, but made no comment on which side it was coming from. Typical.
“The night before  voting took place, Sabato appeared on MSBNC and stated that Hillary Clinton would win 322 and Trump would win 216 electoral college votes.”
Its voter intimidation. They are trying to deter you from voting Republican.
Last year already, when a militant Democrat went on a gun rampage on Republican members of Congress.
Newsweak is Stalinist in their ‘memories’
Not long, if they start carrying snub nose, hammerless .38s.
It already is out of control, and getting worse.
The sooner the better.
That way the retaliation can get under way with legitimacy.
Hell, Jeff Sessions might even wake up long enough to do something.
A garbage truck derailed an Amtrak train carrying Republican Congressmen, one person (not a GOP official) died. VA, Jan 31, 2018.
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