Thursday, February 23, 2012

Granny Get Your Gun?

After several Democrats suggested that right wing 'hate radio' and other conservatives might have contributed to the shooting of Gabby Giffords, president Obama felt the need to give a healing national speech on our widening divisions. He was looking at you, TEA Party.

Since then we've seen very little activity from the "baggers" however we have seen all kinds of violence around Occupy Wall St demonstration camp outs.

And today there were two stories on Drudge of perhaps a seminal nature; one talking about threatening letters sent to members of Congress. These letters evidently came from a group calling itself "MIB" (Men in Black?) and contained the following warning:
Television comedians Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert also received letters stating that similar powder-filled mailings would be sent to 100 senators and that 10 percent of them would contain "lethal pathogens," CBS News has reported.
Contacting Stewart and Colbert to announce threats? Sounds rather Occupy-ish. Amateurish yes, but so are lone-wolf jihadists. Then this, a letter to the USA Today:
Your piece accuses the protesters of sitting around and doing nothing. So maybe they should take up their Second Amendment-sanctioned guns and storm Wall Street and our nation's capitals. If our country doesn't change, it could very well come to that one day. Rich Latta; Austin
This guy gave his name so it's less threatening, but it's the thought that counts.  This on top of various reports suggesting the reincarnation of OWS could be something to behold.  No wonder Washington DC officials are taking a 'fortress mentality' towards our nation's capitol.  Janet Napolitano are you getting this?  Or is it gonna take another speech, for crying out loud? 

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