Police carry protesters out of Wisconsin capitol

posted at 12:45 pm on March 10, 2011 by Ed Morrissey

Earlier today, a debate erupted on Twitter about whether police in Madison would stand aside and let demonstrators overrun the capitol in sympathy with the public-employee unions that planned another massive protest after last night’s vote in the state Senate.  So far, it appears that police have instead acted professionally, as they have begun to clear the capitol building of protesters that broke in last night:

Demonstrators were carried out of the Assembly by police Thursday as a new standoff shaped up at the Capitol as Gov. Scott Walker’s administration has again closed the building to the public.

As protesters said they were willing to risk arrest to block an Assembly vote on Walker’s bill on union bargaining, police began escorting or dragging some of them out. There is still a sizable group inside, however.

“Shame! Shame! Shame!” demonstrators shouting.

Taylor Tengwall, 21, of Duluth, Minn., said, “They grabbed me by the shoulders and took me out.”

Law enforcement gave early indications that they would play it down the middle.  First they decided to keep the building closed instead of opening it on time.  When “hundreds” of demonstrators demanded that the police step aside, they held their positions instead. Shortly after that demand, Madison police shut down the roads around the capitol building to cut off traffic.

As I argued on Twitter earlier, the police in Wisconsin have signaled their sympathy to the unions, but have conducted themselves professionally during the three weeks of the crisis.  At least thus far, they continue to do so. The demonstrators have a right to assemble on the Capitol grounds and protest, and the police are going to allow that, but they appear ready to secure the building and allow the legislature to meet.

It’s a good thing, too, because death threats have begun pouring into the state capitol, aimed at Republicans. Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald released the text of one through spokesman Andrew Wellhouse that threatened to “assault” several elected Republican officials at their homes:

“We have received several more threats over the past few weeks as well, and protesters have actually gone so far as to go up to (Fitzgerald’s) house and bang on the windows at 6 a.m. demanding that he come out,” Welhouse said.

Tim Donovan, a spokesman for the Department of Administration and Capitol Police, had no immediate comment Thursday morning.

Here’s an excerpt of the email provided by Welhouse:

“This is how it’s going to happen: I as well as many others know where you and your family live, it’s a matter of public records. We have all planned to assault (sic) you by arriving at your house and putting a nice little bullet in your head. However, this isn’t enough. We also have decided that this may not be enough to send the message. So we have built several bombs that we have placed in various locations around the areas in which we know that you frequent…”

The Assembly convened late, as its Majority Leader Jeff Fitzgerald was asked by the Capitol Police to hold off until they could secure the chamber. According to the live feed, which cuts in and out, they came into session a short while ago.

Update: Actually, it appears that the Assembly still has not come into session.  Several Democratic lawmakers in orange T-shirts had been milling around, but the Republicans want to wait until the police secure the building.  They are still milling around as of now (12:15), but appear to be taking seats.


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Is there a live feed for inside the Capital? The feed that Allah linked to last night is outside and I can’t endure any more off-key singing.

Religious_Zealot on March 10, 2011 at 1:41 PM

I guess the fleebaggers can come home now and join the paid thugs canvassing the neighborhoods of the Republicans for recall. Then they can take over and repeal it. Don’t laugh I’ve already heard talk of it.

sandee on March 10, 2011 at 1:41 PM

I don’t see enough mentions that the vast majority of these “protesters” are young, naive University of Wisconsin students with too much time on their hands. It seems if that was pointed out more often it would take away any small amount of legitimacy the “protesters” might claim.

BJ* on March 10, 2011 at 1:41 PM

Then they can take over and repeal it. Don’t laugh I’ve already heard talk of it.

sandee on March 10, 2011 at 1:41 PM

won’t happen anytime soon…the house and the govenor are republican.

right4life on March 10, 2011 at 1:42 PM

He’s just trying to get laid while the girls are all stirred up. Lots of possibilities but not much privacy. I don’t know how they handle that part.

a capella on March 10, 2011 at 1:41 PM

a straight liberal????

LMAO!!!!

Roy Rogers on March 10, 2011 at 1:43 PM

Apparently DOJ is looking into the thretening email.

Wethal on March 10, 2011 at 1:40 PM

Boy, that’s a relief!

a capella on March 10, 2011 at 1:43 PM

(That being said – Go East. Beat White Bear!)

Nelsen on March 10, 2011 at 1:02 PM

Greyhound alumnus here. I remember back in the day we called them White Boy Lake! haha. Go Hounds!

(ps not surprised to see a Duluth student protesting for the unions, but am happy to say many in my graduating class in Duluth aren’t just GOP, but really vocal about it, too. With age comes wisdom, I guess!

Renwaa on March 10, 2011 at 1:43 PM

Is there a live feed for inside the Capital? The feed that Allah linked to last night is outside and I can’t endure any more off-key singing.

Religious_Zealot on March 10, 2011 at 1:41 PM

If you’re looking for a Assembly floor feed, Ed has a link to Wisconsin Eye up above (it is overloaded, however).

steveegg on March 10, 2011 at 1:43 PM

Rush Limbaugh pointing out with help from a caller that the crowd of union goons protesting in Madison appears to be all-white.

Where is Wolf Blitzer on this to tell us that the crowd there ‘does not reflect America’? Anyone?

slickwillie2001 on March 10, 2011 at 1:44 PM

HUNDREDS OF MADISON WI STUDENTS WALK OUT- Leftist Mayor Leads March to Capitol
Posted by Jim Hoft on Thursday, March 10, 2011, 11:57 AM
Baxter Greene on March 10, 2011 at 1:39 PM

A teacher here in Philly is now doing time in the rubber room, and may actually get fired because she did this when there wsa a rally here in Philly a couple of weeks ago.

District rules require signed parental permission slips before students can be taken off school grounds in the company of a teacher. The potential legal liability in case a kid got hurt was enough to risk union wrath and suspend her.

Wethal on March 10, 2011 at 1:44 PM

At some point these people have to go home/back to work. Hopefully that will be soon. What a bunch of ugly pathetic crybabies…like the rest of us haven’t had to make changes and sacrifices in our workplaces? Tomorrow I’d start firing every single person who isn’t at their job and give that job to someone who will appreciate having it. Enough is right.

scalleywag on March 10, 2011 at 1:45 PM

I guess the fleebaggers can come home now and join the paid thugs canvassing the neighborhoods of the Republicans for recall. Then they can take over and repeal it. Don’t laugh I’ve already heard talk of it.

sandee on March 10, 2011 at 1:41 PM

is there a similar effort on the part of conservatives to recall the fleebaggers?

jimver on March 10, 2011 at 1:45 PM

sandee on March 10, 2011 at 1:41 PM

That’s their plan, but we’ll see how far it goes.

Unemployment in Wisconsin is dropping already.

http://www.wkbt.com/Global/story.asp?S=14218622

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s unemployment rate continues to improve, nudging down to 7.4 percent in January. That’s 1 1/2 points better than the national unemployment rate.

WisCon on March 10, 2011 at 1:45 PM

Trumka is a big thuggish liar.

Reality is indeed indignant, if present at all.

Schadenfreude on March 10, 2011 at 1:45 PM

How can anyone look at this “mob-acracy” and be anything but appalled? I just don’t get the polls in WI. How can you possibly feel sympathy for a position represented by the thugs overrunning the WI capitol?

PrincipleStand on March 10, 2011 at 1:45 PM

He’s just trying to get laid while the girls are all stirred up. Lots of possibilities but not much privacy. I don’t know how they handle that part.

a capella on March 10, 2011 at 1:41 PM

Recent reports indicate that a lack of privacy certainly wouldn’t prevent such activities at Northwestern University….. ;)

atlgal on March 10, 2011 at 1:46 PM

Jesse Jackson now seizing control of the mic.

steveegg on March 10, 2011 at 1:46 PM

Figures they had to carry a 21 year old out of stater. The smell of reefer must be strong in the capitol building today.

I’ve tuned into coverage now and then, are the police making any progress? Seems like our border where they carry one out, but three more slip in.

Daemonocracy on March 10, 2011 at 1:47 PM

Apparently DOJ is looking into the thretening email.

Wethal on March 10, 2011 at 1:40 PM

Also known as “nothing’s going to come of it, you can bet on it.”

Midas on March 10, 2011 at 1:47 PM

JJ proves once again why Carpetbagger, rabble leader, activist is such a noble calling.
Go banging on windows in TEXAS after dark and yo mama can pick you up at the morgue.
The cops look as if they now have adequate manpower,finally.

Col.John Wm. Reed on March 10, 2011 at 1:48 PM

Too bad the cops weren’t screaming “PEACEFUL!” all the while. That would’ve been funny.

Christien on March 10, 2011 at 1:09 PM

Great idea. Post Rodney King it is the practice of the California Highway Patrol to shout, “Quit resisting” as they beat the crap out of someone that needs it. It keeps spectators happy and doesn’t impede the administration of justice. I would recommend this effective practice to the Wisconsin authorities.

Mason on March 10, 2011 at 1:48 PM

Yeah… this is exactly what the Republicans and Teapartiers did during Obamacare… /rollseyes

MeatHeadinCA on March 10, 2011 at 1:48 PM

“People are really upset that the Republican senators passed this bill illegally — they did not give 24 hours notice,” Fiksel said. “We feel like it’s a slap in the face.”

As we see time and time again…the facts and reality on the ground don’t support the typical faux moral outrage coming from liberals….
……….so they have to make sh!t up:

*
(via Instapundit)

Wis. Senate Clerk: Only Notice Required for Committee Meeting Was Posting on Bulletin Board

Jim Lindgren • March 10, 2011 10:45 am

http://volokh.com/2011/03/10/wis-senate-clerk-only-notice-required-for-committee-meeting-was-posting-on-bulletin-board/


Questions have been raised whether the 2-hour notice given of the Wisconsin Senate committee meeting was adequate. Rob Marchant, the Clerk of the Senate issued this statement (tip to Wheeler Report):

There was some discussion today about the notice provided for the legislature’s conference committee. In special session, under Senate Rule 93, no advance notice is required other than posting on the legislative bulletin board. Despite this rule, it was decided to provide a 2 hour notice by posting on the bulletin board. My staff, as a courtesy, emailed a copy of the notice to all legislative offices at 4:10, which gave the impression that the notice may have been slightly less than 2 hours. Either way, the notice appears to have satisfied the requirements of the rules and statutes.


2D UPDATE: Here is the relevant provision of the Wisconsin Open Meetings Law:


19.87 Legislative meetings.
This subchapter shall apply to all meetings of the senate and assembly and the committees, subcommittees and other subunits thereof, except that:

(1) Section 19.84 shall not apply to any meeting of the legislature or a subunit thereof called solely for the purpose of scheduling business before the legislative body; or adopting resolutions of which the sole purpose is scheduling business before the senate or the assembly.

(2) No provision of this subchapter which conflicts with a rule of the senate or assembly or joint rule of the legislature shall apply to a meeting conducted in compliance with such rule.

…Grow up liberals and start practicing the “open minded tolerance,civility and intelligence” that you are always “talking” about.

Baxter Greene on March 10, 2011 at 1:49 PM

Jesse Jackson now seizing control of the mic.

steveegg on March 10, 2011 at 1:46 PM
.
Megan let him rant so that all who cared to see could see what a jerk he is.
Jessah also has great family values as does 3J his lame kid.

Col.John Wm. Reed on March 10, 2011 at 1:51 PM

I did not know the Jackson family were from Madison.

Roy Rogers on March 10, 2011 at 1:53 PM

Well Jessie, how is this about race?I haven’t heard you connect the two so why are you there? Well have mic will travel….

sandee on March 10, 2011 at 1:53 PM

Baxter Greene on March 10, 2011 at 1:49 PM

More importantly, Senate Rule 93 requires the notice only needs to be on the legislative bulletin board.

steveegg on March 10, 2011 at 1:54 PM

ATHENS, WI

stenwin77 on March 10, 2011 at 1:55 PM

Jesse Jackson now seizing control of the mic.

steveegg on March 10, 2011 at 1:46 PM

Cripes, I thought we were done with him when even Obama distanced himself from Jackson during the election.

JetBoy on March 10, 2011 at 1:55 PM

Heh…where is Sharpton? Doesn’t he and JJto the second speechify together? Is he showing up later?

sicoit on March 10, 2011 at 1:56 PM

I am so sick and tired of these union punks. This is just so far beyond rediculous.

Tea partiers were villified, scoffed at, and accused of nonsensical things. Even after the Dems in D.C. passed the Obutthead care crap…nothing of this magnitude took place. Yet…here we are. Liberals going banana’s and having a hissy fit of non historic porportions.

Petulant brats is all they are. It’s always gimme gimme gimme, without a note of thanks, or appreciation as to where it comes from. I’m just fed up, and disgusted by all of this.

Teachers…you should all be fired anyway. You’ve set a piss poor example, for the children. I’m just grateful you aren’t teaching my kids. Shame on the Wisconsin Republican? No!!! SHAME ON YOU !!!!!!!!!

capejasmine on March 10, 2011 at 1:56 PM

Dear Lord –

What a sideshow. What you are seeing, gentle readers, is the world’s largest temper tantrum.

kingsjester on March 10, 2011 at 1:56 PM

Well Jessie, how is this about race?I haven’t heard you connect the two so why are you there? Well have mic will travel….

sandee on March 10, 2011 at 1:53 PM

The crowds look pretty WHITE to me.

stenwin77 on March 10, 2011 at 1:57 PM

Cripes, I thought we were done with him when even Obama distanced himself from Jackson during the election.

JetBoy on March 10, 2011 at 1:55 PM

you take your life in your hands when you get between jesse and a microphone

right4life on March 10, 2011 at 1:57 PM

And the left is already calling the death threats and such as GOP plants…

JetBoy on March 10, 2011 at 1:58 PM

Watching the live feed –

- the irony police are working overtime. One of the Assembly Dems is crying about the Capital being closed and saying that it is a “stain on Democracy.”

Of course, he has nothing but praise for his fellow Democrats abdicating their sworn duty and running away.

Religious_Zealot on March 10, 2011 at 1:58 PM

you take your life in your hands when you get between jesse and a microphone

right4life on March 10, 2011 at 1:57 PM

And a TV camera…

PS: Nice to be in agreement with you on something :).

JetBoy on March 10, 2011 at 1:59 PM

Welcome to the future home of Ground Zero
The beginning of America’s second Civil War

That’s the label Uptake has put on their livefeed from Wis. Sick…and delusional.

Rocks on March 10, 2011 at 2:00 PM

With all the firefighters that are at the protest.. I sure hope nobody gets the stupid idea to start setting union leaders houses on fire…

..cause that would be very bad.

GoodBoy on March 10, 2011 at 2:00 PM

Of course, he has nothing but praise for his fellow Democrats abdicating their sworn duty and running away.

Religious_Zealot on March 10, 2011 at 1:58 PM

Not to mention his fellow Democrats (and possibly himself) allowing the protesting goons to illegally occupy the Capitol overnight last night and forcing the delayed opening of the Capitol.

Barca can go <expletive deleted> himself.

steveegg on March 10, 2011 at 2:01 PM

And the left is already calling the death threats and such as GOP plants…
That’s a good one. I guess last night when they tried to overturn the bus the Republicans were riding to their cars they were plants. And when they were pounding on their car windows when they were trying to drive away, those were plants to. Riiiighttt

sandee on March 10, 2011 at 2:02 PM

Live feed

Wethal on March 10, 2011 at 2:03 PM

I see that ALL of the Dem Assembly persons are wearing Orange union shirts.

I can’t quite make out what they say, though.

If they were honest, they would say “100% bought and paid for by the unions”

Religious_Zealot on March 10, 2011 at 2:04 PM

Religious_Zealot on March 10, 2011 at 2:04 PM

Look for the Union label.

kingsjester on March 10, 2011 at 2:06 PM

I see that ALL of the Dem Assembly persons are wearing Orange union shirts.

I can’t quite make out what they say, though.

If they were honest, they would say “100% bought and paid for by the unions”

Religious_Zealot on March 10, 2011 at 2:04 PM

I think they all say “I’m with stupid”

JetBoy on March 10, 2011 at 2:06 PM


Threatening Letter Sent to WI Republican Senators: “You Will Be Killed and Your Families Will Also Be Killed”

….as the “adults” of the democratic party yelled “this is what democracy looks like”.

Mobs destroying property,assaulting women,yelling death threats,threatening rape,and cheering on their elected officials who run from their responsibilities is what “democracy” looks like in Hugo’s Venezuela…….not how intelligent and mature adults handle themselves in America.

…the democratic party is an absolute disgrace to the democratic process laid our by our founding fathers.
Nothing but a bunch of petulant,uninformed,liberal activists that only follow laws and ethics when it benefits their agenda.

Baxter Greene on March 10, 2011 at 2:07 PM

I think they all say “I’m with stupid”

JetBoy on March 10, 2011 at 2:06 PM

ReWrite™ because you missed the strikethrough.

steveegg on March 10, 2011 at 2:08 PM

Gosh I am shocked that they would say those things about conservatives. Really, really shocked ;)

hboulware on March 10, 2011 at 2:08 PM

The T-shirt:

I sold my soul and all I got was an Assembly job and this stupid T-shirt.

ROCnPhilly on March 10, 2011 at 2:10 PM

And a TV camera…

PS: Nice to be in agreement with you on something :).

JetBoy on March 10, 2011 at 1:59 PM

LOL very true..at the very least he would cut a very sensitive part off you…..

right4life on March 10, 2011 at 2:12 PM

LOL, Jesse Jackson was just rattling off all the liberal talking points, most of which have absolutely nothing to do what is actually happening.

He is a senile buffoon.

WisCon on March 10, 2011 at 2:12 PM

JetBoy on March 10, 2011 at 1:59 PM

oh and we agree on abortion…I was impressed the way you defended the unborn against mjbrutus in that one thread.

right4life on March 10, 2011 at 2:13 PM

Can’t get onto the live feed. I’m missing all the fun!!!!

csdeven on March 10, 2011 at 2:13 PM

OT Saudis open fire on protesters. Stock market plunges says drudge.

hboulware on March 10, 2011 at 2:13 PM

And the left is already calling the death threats and such as GOP plants…

JetBoy on March 10, 2011 at 1:58 PM

…of course…
……and all the videos of democrats assaulting and threatening people were nothing more than innocent victims driven crazy by Sarah Palin’s calls to “reload”…

…Because everybody knows that when liberals aren’t calling for assassinations,vandalizing recruitment centers,calling for the gang rapes of Conservative leaders,and issuing death threats to elected officials in state capitals….
………..they are peace loving,civil people.

Funny how these same liberals use to be in the streets with all of this moral outrage concerning war…..
………..now that a democrat is running the war machine…
…………..they have to focus their hatred on something else.

Baxter Greene on March 10, 2011 at 2:15 PM

Can’t get onto the live feed. I’m missing all the fun!!!!

csdeven on March 10, 2011 at 2:13 PM

Okay; I’ll give you another source – http://www.wfrv.com/news/live

steveegg on March 10, 2011 at 2:16 PM

Ok really go look at the two headline photos at Drudge and tell me you do not see a resemblance. Dear Lord what is happening

hboulware on March 10, 2011 at 2:16 PM

OT Saudis open fire on protesters. Stock market plunges says drudge.

hboulware on March 10, 2011 at 2:13 PM

its gonna be a wild ride…I’m sure obama will call for drilling in the US now…BWAHAHAHHAHAHAH

right4life on March 10, 2011 at 2:18 PM

These idiot Dem Congresspeople are trying to depose Majority Leader Fitzgerald.

WisCon on March 10, 2011 at 2:22 PM

Religious_Zealot on March 10, 2011 at 2:04 PM

Look for the Union label.

kingsjester on March 10, 2011 at 2:06 PM

Violent Rhetoric? UNcivilly?

♫ Look for the Union label ♫

Chip on March 10, 2011 at 2:23 PM

And of course the petulant WEAC Rats are trying to delay with an attempt to remove the speaker. I can only hope this counts as part of the 2 hours of debate alloted for the budget repair bill.

steveegg on March 10, 2011 at 2:23 PM

Just wait until the ENTITLEMENT FUNDS really do get an overhaul. They are going batsh*t crazy over this small thing…

SouthernGent on March 10, 2011 at 2:24 PM

Donna Siedel (D) has the gall to blame the reps for the incivility in WI.

csdeven on March 10, 2011 at 2:25 PM

steveegg on March 10, 2011 at 2:16 PM

Awesome! Thanks.

csdeven on March 10, 2011 at 2:26 PM

And of course the petulant WEAC Rats are trying to delay with an attempt to remove the speaker. I can only hope this counts as part of the 2 hours of debate alloted for the budget repair bill.

steveegg on March 10, 2011 at 2:23 PM

Remove the speaker?Is that possible?

sandee on March 10, 2011 at 2:26 PM

He is a senile buffoon.

WisCon on March 10, 2011 at 2:12 PM
.
His nutz are missin’or loose.

Col.John Wm. Reed on March 10, 2011 at 2:27 PM

One of the Republican reps is giving a pretty handy dismissal of this latest stalling tactic. If anyone can watch the live feed right now it’s pretty interesting.

BakerAllie on March 10, 2011 at 2:29 PM

And of course the petulant WEAC Rats are trying to delay with an attempt to remove the speaker. I can only hope this counts as part of the 2 hours of debate alloted for the budget repair bill.

steveegg on March 10, 2011 at 2:23 PM

On what grounds?

gophergirl on March 10, 2011 at 2:29 PM

Remove the speaker?Is that possible?

sandee on March 10, 2011 at 2:26 PM

It is a privilged motion, but it won’t work. They tried to do that to the Speaker Pro Tempore in the middle of the 61-hour marathon session.

steveegg on March 10, 2011 at 2:31 PM

On what grounds?

gophergirl on March 10, 2011 at 2:29 PM

Under the #NewTone “By Every Means Available” principle. It will fail, and it will merely delay the inevitable passage.

steveegg on March 10, 2011 at 2:32 PM

It is a privilged motion, but it won’t work. They tried to do that to the Speaker Pro Tempore in the middle of the 61-hour marathon session.

steveegg on March 10, 2011 at 2:31 PM

Are they trying the ol’ “he broke the law” routine?

JetBoy on March 10, 2011 at 2:34 PM

Apparently DOJ is looking into the thretening email.

Wethal on March 10, 2011 at 1:40 PM

Uhh, would that be the Eric Holder Just-Us Department? You know, the guy who works for the Community Organizer in Chief who encouraged the thugs from around the nation to converge on Wisconsin?

THAT DoJ?

oldleprechaun on March 10, 2011 at 2:35 PM

Hey maybe they can start throwing chairs like some of those Asian Congresses!That would be fun….

sandee on March 10, 2011 at 2:36 PM

Are they trying the ol’ “he broke the law” routine?

JetBoy on March 10, 2011 at 2:34 PM

Just the same old “Repubs unfairly shut down the debate” and outright lying about only getting 2 minutes notice about the vote.

BakerAllie on March 10, 2011 at 2:37 PM

Barca is apoplectic!

csdeven on March 10, 2011 at 2:39 PM

Are they trying the ol’ “he broke the law” routine?

JetBoy on March 10, 2011 at 2:34 PM

They’re pulling everything out of their arses.

steveegg on March 10, 2011 at 2:39 PM

“a clean open democracy” Hahahahaha!!! These demrats are completely unhinged! He must be talking to the Fleebaggers.

csdeven on March 10, 2011 at 2:41 PM

Dem Rep barking about civility now. This is rich.

BakerAllie on March 10, 2011 at 2:42 PM

Barca has a lot of nerve. I wish I could be there to root on the republicans. I’ve emailed them my support. I think WI is going to be on a good track to turning around what has happened there. The dems are a bunch of cry babies.

Brat4life on March 10, 2011 at 2:43 PM

Pocan is drinking from the same trough of Kool-Aid as the rest of the demrats.

csdeven on March 10, 2011 at 2:43 PM

now Pocan is saying this is all illegal. He said he’s deadly serious about removing the speaker.

Brat4life on March 10, 2011 at 2:44 PM

Pocan is drinking from the same trough of Kool-Aid as the rest of the demrats.

csdeven on March 10, 2011 at 2:43 PM

Point of order – Pocan is the source of that Kool-Aid.

steveegg on March 10, 2011 at 2:44 PM

Unions in WI are making a run on the M&I Bank whereby they have removed $192,000 out of members individual accounts because the unions are taking on an assault of supporters Governor Walker. (Rules for Radicals)

lyfsatrip on March 10, 2011 at 2:45 PM

now Pocan is saying this is all illegal. He said he’s deadly serious about removing the speaker.

Brat4life on March 10, 2011 at 2:44 PM

So there it is…”illegal”!!!one!!111!

If I roll my eyes anymore over these Dems, they’ll be permanently rolled.

JetBoy on March 10, 2011 at 2:47 PM

Wow. They really are scared of Koch aren’t they?

csdeven on March 10, 2011 at 2:47 PM

Unions in WI are making a run on the M&I Bank whereby they have removed $192,000 out of members individual accounts because the unions are taking on an assault of supporters Governor Walker. (Rules for Radicals)

lyfsatrip on March 10, 2011 at 2:45 PM

WOW

gophergirl on March 10, 2011 at 2:48 PM

I just visited the Koch website. I wonder if these idiots realize how many jobs the Kochs provide in this country?

csdeven on March 10, 2011 at 2:49 PM

Apparently DOJ is looking into the thretening email.

Wethal on March 10, 2011 at 1:40 PM

Uhh, would that be the Eric Holder Just-Us Department? You know, the guy who works for the Community Organizer in Chief who encouraged the thugs from around the nation to converge on Wisconsin?

THAT DoJ?

oldleprechaun on March 10, 2011 at 2:35 PM

Let’s hope that there is a federal prosecutor and FBI office chief that are willing to go rogue and actually enforce the law. Even at that it is a big career risk.

slickwillie2001 on March 10, 2011 at 2:49 PM

lyfsatrip on March 10, 2011 at 2:45 PM

Do you have a link? I used to bank there before hubby joined the service.

Brat4life on March 10, 2011 at 2:50 PM

Alleged email sent to Republican Senators in Wisconsin:

Please put your things in order because you will be killed and your familes will also be killed due to your actions in the last 8 weeks. Please explain to them that this is because if we get rid of you and your families then it will save the rights of 300,000 people and also be able to close the deficit that you have created. I hope you have a good time in hell. Read below for more information on possible scenarios in which you will die.

WE want to make this perfectly clear. Because of your actions today and in the past couple of weeks I and the group of people that are working with me have decided that we’ve had enough. We feel that you and the people that support the dictator have to die. We have tried many other ways of dealing with your corruption but you have taken things too far and we will not stand for it any longer. So, this is how it’s going to happen: I as well as many others know where you and your family live, it’s a matter of public records. We have all planned to assult you by arriving at your house and putting a nice little bullet in your head. However, we decided that we wouldn’t leave it there. We also have decided that this may not be enough to send the message to you since you are so “high” on Koch and have decided that you are now going to single handedly make this a dictatorship instead of a demorcratic process. So we have also built several bombs that we have placed in various locations around the areas in which we know that you frequent. This includes, your house, your car, the state capitol, and well I won’t tell you all of them because that’s just no fun. Since we know that you are not smart enough to figure out why this is happening to you we have decided to make it perfectly clear to you. If you and your goonies feel that it’s necessary to strip the rights of 300,000 people and ruin their lives, making them unable to feed, clothe, and provide the necessities to their families and themselves then We Will “get rid of” (in which I mean kill) you. Please understand that this does not include the heroic Rep. Senator that risked everything to go aganist what you and your goonies wanted him to do. We feel that it’s worth our lives to do this, because we would be saving the lives of 300,000 people. Please make your peace with God as soon as possible and say goodbye to your loved ones we will not wait any longer. YOU WILL DIE!!!!

http://market-ticker.org/akcs-www?post=182012

shuzilla on March 10, 2011 at 2:50 PM

LOL these fools are completely unhinged.

WisCon on March 10, 2011 at 2:50 PM

Just in – the final vote will happen at 3:30 pm Central come hell or high water.

steveegg on March 10, 2011 at 2:50 PM

Just in – the final vote will happen at 3:30 pm Central come hell or high water.

steveegg on March 10, 2011 at 2:50 PM

Oh, boy. I’m gonna need more popcorn.

JetBoy on March 10, 2011 at 2:52 PM

Keep us posted, everyone still watching.
I can’t stand to listen to these orange shirted trolls whine anymore.

BakerAllie on March 10, 2011 at 2:52 PM

Man, those teabaggers are really out of control!
What?

carbon_footprint on March 10, 2011 at 2:52 PM

Richards is lying too. And he just pulled the Reverend Jackson card! LOL

csdeven on March 10, 2011 at 2:52 PM

To listen to these idiots complain about not following the rules after their own Senators *fled the state* is just too much!

WisCon on March 10, 2011 at 2:52 PM

Somebody hand Obama a fiddle and a toga

sdd on March 10, 2011 at 2:53 PM

Cullen wants the doors opened so the union thugs can storm the building and stop the vote. Beautiful!

csdeven on March 10, 2011 at 2:54 PM

Hey DEMS and Obama (and your ilk),

Anytime you’re ready to start that adult conversation you always beat the Tea Party and Repubs over….I ‘ll be sure not to count on you guys to engage in said conversation! These people are dead to me. They have solidified the definition of “mockery” as it pertains to the political process.

SPGuy on March 10, 2011 at 2:55 PM

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