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Sunday, June 13, 2021

A Michigan man who threatened the lawyer for the whistle-blower who spurred the first impeachment of former President Donald Trump was ordered to spend a year and a day behind bars.

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... Brittan Atkinson, 54, of Beaverton, was accused of sending an email to the whistle-blower's attorney, Mark Zaid, in November 2019, saying "all traitors must die miserable deaths" and that "we will hunt you down and bleed you out like the pigs you are."

Atkinson pleaded guilty in December to making an interstate communication of threat to injure....


#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2021-06-13 03:49 PM | Reply

Womp womp! Hope the lose the key to his cell.

#2 | Posted by a_monson at 2021-06-13 07:09 PM | Reply

Trumpnazis are so stupid we are going to have to build more jails.

#3 | Posted by bored at 2021-06-13 07:12 PM | Reply

Hmmm. When this knob gets got he will be 55, unemployed and with a parole officer asking about him. I hope he likes his new life as an itinerant farm laborer...

#4 | Posted by catdog at 2021-06-13 07:49 PM | Reply

Well if these idiots continue soon we'll have a majority white prison population. Not a bad thing.

#5 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-06-13 09:26 PM | Reply

Trump: "If you don't fight like hell you're not going to have a country anymore."
Giuliani : "Let's have trial by combat."

#6 | Posted by LesWit at 2021-06-14 03:02 AM | Reply

Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.

There is no shortage of stupid people who support Fat Nixon.

#7 | Posted by Nixon at 2021-06-14 07:07 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Threaten lives and get "cancelled"?
Oh, my.
~ GQP Snowflakes

#8 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2021-06-14 07:11 AM | Reply

#4 CATDOG-and (to the best of my knowledge) you can't expunge a felony conviction from your record for 10 years after. Farm laborer it is.

#9 | Posted by Yodagirl at 2021-06-14 11:05 AM | Reply

He's being credited with time served, so he'll only be in prison about 7 months. However, I'm sure the one day was tacked onto the sentence to make sure it triggered all of the rules about being sentenced to more than a year in regards to restriction of behavior after release.

#10 | Posted by StatsPlease at 2021-06-14 07:07 PM | Reply

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