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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Republican Rep. Madison Cawthorn told a crowd at a Turning Point USA event last month to "lightly threaten" lawmakers if they didn't support claims of voter fraud made against the legitimacy of the 2020 presidential election.

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I'm gonna git you after school!

#1 | Posted by madscientist at 2021-01-13 05:17 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"I'm coming after you" Not specific enough to stand up in court for a threat of violence probably but certainly intended that way.

#2 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2021-01-13 11:03 AM | Reply

@#2 ... "I'm coming after you" Not specific enough to stand up in court ...

It does appear that our legal system allows for a fairly severe level of threats and ensuing violence.

But if we, as a Country, try to stop it at the point it reaches the legal system, we have failed, because that is attacking the symptom, not the underlying problem.

Before we try to solve the problem, we have to define what we are trying to solve....

So...

How the firetruck do we heal the Country?


#3 | Posted by LampLighter at 2021-01-13 07:39 PM | Reply

"Republican Rep Madison Cawthorn told a crowd at a Turning Point USA event last month to "lightly threaten" lawmakers who didn't support claims of voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election."

So basically their political strategy is based on threats. How can anyone support that once they have learned it?
OK, you can pretend you didn't know that.
But will that protect you from the part of your mind that knows you did know that?
Live your life as you choose to do but don't pretend that when you make really awful decisions that no one notices.
I expect the same for myself.
And I am fine with that.

#4 | Posted by danni at 2021-01-13 09:32 PM | Reply

How the firetruck do we heal the Country?
#3 | POSTED BY LAMPLIGHTER

Ask the ones who made it ill.

#5 | Posted by TFDNihilist at 2021-01-14 07:45 AM | Reply

"But if we, as a Country, try to stop it at the point it reaches the legal system, we have failed, because that is attacking the symptom, not the underlying problem."

Fix the symptom first, understand the underlying problem later. Jail those who threaten us so they can't harm anyone.

#6 | Posted by danni at 2021-01-14 08:23 AM | Reply

Rep. Cawthorn might need to take a ride down the Capitol Steps...

#7 | Posted by catdog at 2021-01-14 09:40 AM | Reply

I'm coming after you?

Yeah that's enough to get your face beaten beaten in.

#8 | Posted by Tor at 2021-01-14 11:13 AM | Reply

No big deal anymore. Maxine Waters did the same thing towards Reps. As we all know, what one party does, the other party will do too. It's not a secret or difficult to understand. If you don't like a certain behavior, keep your party from performing that behavior. It's just a shame Libs, even on DR, completely ignored or supported the statements made by the Dems in the last 4 years about voter fraud, violence, harrassment, etc. and just can't accept it and demonize their own party for doing things that they claim are bad when the other side does the exact same thing.

#9 | Posted by humtake at 2021-01-14 11:48 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

No big deal anymore. Maxine Waters did the same thing towards Reps. As we all know, what one party does, the other party will do too. It's not a secret or difficult to understand. If you don't like a certain behavior, keep your party from performing that behavior. It's just a shame Libs, even on DR, completely ignored or supported the statements made by the Dems in the last 4 years about voter fraud, violence, harrassment, etc. and just can't accept it and demonize their own party for doing things that they claim are bad when the other side does the exact same thing.

#9 | Posted by humtake

WHATABOUT THE DEMS! Waahhhh!

Until the dems storm the capital to overthrow democracy, there is no pathetic "both sides" comparison you can sell anymore.

#10 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2021-01-14 12:08 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Humtake's "both sides" fetish is on display yet again. Jeebus Cripes, get a new shtick.

Advising people to "lightly" threaten members of congress is still advising people to threaten members of congress. Cawthorn is part of the new generation of GOP militants polluting our political landscape. Disgusting but not surprising.

#11 | Posted by cbob at 2021-01-14 12:37 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

I heard Representative Jason Crow say that the majority of GOP Congresscriters are "paralyzed with fear" of physical harm from their base. He said that some of them actually cried and said they would support impeachment, but out of fear for the safety of their families they would vote against it. During the impeachment debate, some of these idiots on the house floor claimed that Dems were inflaming the mob, and that was bad. So don't do the right thing out of fear of the mob. That is why we call that mob of racist, toothless, knuckle-draggers who attempted the coup on 01/06 "Terrorists." The same is true for the GOP wimps who voted against ratifying the election, some of those wienies reportedly voted with Combover Quisling out of physical fear. They no longer fear the mean tweet, which was their former excuse for supporting the biggest loser in American political history, now they do so out of FEAR OF HIS CULT!

Terrorism uses the threat of physical violence to change political action due to fear. The terrorists were successful. Their violent insurrection changed political action. I've said this before, IF YOU ARE AFRAID OF PHYSICAL VIOLENCE FROM YOUR BASE MAYBE YOU SHOULD GET THE HELL OUT OF POLITICS! Hopefully, the Republicans in the Senate will have more stones than all but 10 of the Reps in the house.

Oh, and Humgiver, I have NEVER heard of a Democratic lawmaker voting out of fear of physical harm from the Democratic base, or even Antifa, so STFU with your inane both-sides Bullcrap! The Terrorists are Republicans, they have ALWAYS been Republicans (Church bombings, the assassination of doctors, bombing abortion clinics, the murder of police officers, attempt to kidnap a state governor, and now violent insurrection). The blood is obviously all-over the hands of Republicans over the years.

#12 | Posted by _Gunslinger_ at 2021-01-14 02:42 PM | Reply

99.99% of the violent domestic terrorism is Republican. They should be hunted out from every doghouse, henhouse, warehouse, pancake house, penthouse and whorehouse.

Maybe this would be a great time for a couple dozen military exercises using similar names, or a Blackwater terrorist performance?

The ball has been deliberately dropped well ahead of the 20th.

#13 | Posted by redlightrobot at 2021-01-14 04:12 PM | Reply

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