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Right wing terrorist threats - Michigan

Discussion in 'North American Politics' started by sun rise, Dec 7, 2020.

  1. sun rise

    sun rise Śvāna Dharma
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    Right wing terrorist traitors are threatening officials for doing their jobs. They want these honorable officials to enable and endorse a coup by the sore loser of the election. And when they officials stand up for ethics and the rule of law, threaten them just like terrorists do including chanting obscenities and waving weapons around. If they keep this up, extreme measures by local and state government will be needed to restore law and order and to end the right-wing terrorist threats and actions.

    Michigan secretary of state says armed protesters gathered outside her home, claiming voter fraud

    Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said dozens of armed protesters gathered outside her Detroit home, chanting and shouting obscenities about overturning the results of the 2020 presidential election.
    Benson said her 4-year-old son was about to start watching "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" on Saturday night when a group of protesters began chanting into bullhorns in front of her house.
    The protesters made "unambiguous, loud and threatening" demands to overturn the election results, which the state certified in late November, she said in a statement.
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    "The individuals gathered outside my home targeted me as Michigan's Chief Election officer. But their threats were actually aimed at the 5.5 million Michigan citizens who voted in this fall's election, seeking to overturn their will. They will not succeed in doing so," Benson said in a Twitter post.
     
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    Trumo has a lot to answer for!
     
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    I hope these ****heels pick an fight with the National Guard!
     
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    Any bias for reporting only right wing terrs?
     
  5. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Abnormal before it was fashionable
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    Hey, at least give'm credit for not blaming me.
    BTW, things are quite peaceful here ins SE Michiganistan.
    A few sore losers & loudmouths....but no violence so far.
     
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    And where is the "religious right" to denounce these threats? So, carrying assault-type weapons and threatening people is somehow "Christian" and is supposedly all fine & dandy? And yet his approval rating still is high with them.

    But as both Ezekiel and Jesus lamented, all too many talk-the-talk but not walk-the-walk.
     
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  7. Polymath257

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    These people are dangerous. They clearly have the goal to overturn the legitimate election and install a dictatorship.
     
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    Revoltingest Abnormal before it was fashionable
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    I know some of these people. (Not any who
    brandish guns at other people's homes though.)
    They honestly believe it was stolen from Trump.
    Nor do the see him as a dictator...just the President
    who'll steer the country in the right direction.
    (Pun intended.)
    None I know are planning violence, although they
    fear it from the left.
     
  9. Twilight Hue

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    Right wing terrorist traitors? ROFLMAO!!!!

    But I'll give you this. People ought not to go to people's homes to address grievances. Its more appropriate to appeal those grievances at places of govt or office.
     
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    It's called "fascism".
     
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    Absolutely. They are attempting to overturn an election by threatening force.

    They are threatening elected officials (and un-elected officials) for doing their jobs.

    At the very least, they are a band of outlaws that need to be arrested for disorderly conduct with a weapon.

    They may think of themselves as patriots, but most traitors do.
     
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  12. Twilight Hue

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    They would be dangerous only if they actually did something dangerous.

    There is freedom addressing grievances and nothing wrong with exercising 2nd amendment rights at the same time.

    You ought to see how many people i passed on the road here in PA where people were carrying rifles and pistols on the shoulder. Of course they were wearing orange and carousing the woodline. "0]
     
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    I see it as posturing. Much like China does when it buzzes US forces.

    Join the party then. Let the left exercise those same rights.
     
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    A shared all around bipartisan trait.
     
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    Do you really think that if a bunch of people on the left armed themselves and protested at the home of a republican official to overturn the election in a state, that they would not be arrested? And that the right wing media wouldn't claim an immanent attempt to take over and call the protestors traitors?
     
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    Sounds like some really bad behavior.
    But "fascism", "terrorism", & "treason"?
    I don't think the sky is falling.

    Was anyone arrested?
     
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    I support those same rights and privilege. That includes the left if they do the same thing.

    Kind of a reminder of what the left did with Tucker Carlson awhile back.
     
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    I dunno. I'm not aware of anyone being arrested.
     
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    Did you support the right of the protestors last summer to protest?

    Or did you lump the few rioters into the mix and condemn them all?

    What if we include the long list of actual right wing terrorists with these protestors?
     
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    I support protest and free exercise of givin rights and privilege. Not rioting and looting. That goes for left and right wingers.
     
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