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Wed Aug 1, 2012, 06:11 PM

Kelly Keisling, GOP Tennessee Legislator, Mass Emailed Obama 'Staged Assassination' Rumor

sigh...

WASHINGTON -- A Republican member of the Tennessee state legislature emailed constituents Tuesday morning with a rumor circulating in conservative circles that President Barack Obama is planning to stage a fake assassination attempt in an effort to stop the 2012 election from happening.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/31/kelly-keisling-tennessee-obama-rumor_n_1725053.html

They are just bat-shit crazy now.
What are they going to be like in Nov. when they lose again?


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Reply Kelly Keisling, GOP Tennessee Legislator, Mass Emailed Obama 'Staged Assassination' Rumor (Original post)
TeamPooka Aug 2012 OP
louis-t Aug 2012 #1
dionysus Aug 2012 #8
louis-t Aug 2012 #12
dionysus Aug 2012 #15
spanone Aug 2012 #2
socialist_n_TN Aug 2012 #5
47of74 Aug 2012 #3
TeamPooka Aug 2012 #4
bullwinkle428 Aug 2012 #6
TeamPooka Aug 2012 #14
NashvilleLefty Aug 2012 #7
Bolo Boffin Aug 2012 #9
Zoeisright Aug 2012 #10
TeamPooka Aug 2012 #13
Faygo Kid Aug 2012 #11
TeamPooka Aug 2012 #16

Response to TeamPooka (Original post)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 06:38 PM

1. Same old repug crap. They said Clinton was going to

"declare Marshall Law so he can stay in the WH". 'Member that one?

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Response to louis-t (Reply #1)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 12:09 AM

8. tons of DUers predicted the same thing about *

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Response to dionysus (Reply #8)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 11:59 AM

12. So I guess we're all full of

shit!

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Response to louis-t (Reply #12)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 11:29 PM

15. i guess sometimes, yeah.



on DU we've also been on the verge of invading iran since 2004

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Response to TeamPooka (Original post)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 06:55 PM

2. we've certainly got some yahoos down here in tennessee

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Response to spanone (Reply #2)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 10:09 PM

5. Yeah. Though Nashville is pretty smart until the Legislature is in session..........

Then our collective IQ drops about 30 points each.

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Response to TeamPooka (Original post)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 08:21 PM

3. Ugh

What the fuck is in the drinking water down there?

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Response to 47of74 (Reply #3)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 08:45 PM

4. hate?

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Response to TeamPooka (Original post)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 10:15 PM

6. Attention Michele Bachmann - someone is trying to steal your act!

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Response to bullwinkle428 (Reply #6)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 02:06 PM

14. +1

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Response to TeamPooka (Original post)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 11:02 PM

7. Ruh-roh, that means that someoone is planning

a real assassination attempt, and if it fails they are laying the groundwork that it was a "fake" attempt.

Although much of TN is blue and it really should be a Swing state, there are plenty of extremists here that would actually be stupid enough to try and assassinate the President - just because he's Black. Or at least partially black.

Don't give up on the entire State - but we do have some radicalists here.

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Response to TeamPooka (Original post)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 12:31 AM

9. This is one of those things where I don't know.

On the one hand, it's batcrap crazy, all right. Ludicrous poppycock meant to stroke some dollar bills out of a few nutbags' hands.

On the other hand, GOP candidates spreading this around sends a clear signal. Any dumbfuck who might seriously consider taking a shot at President Obama now knows just how they will be viewed. An attempt on President Obama's life will make him more sympathetic to the voting public, so that's one reason no self-respecting right-winger should attempt it. And if they do, then they will be turned into a Yellow Dog Commie Demmy-crat by the right-wing media faster than they could blink.

So which of these thought processes do I think Kelly Keisling is actually capable of?

Janet Moore, one of the recipients of Keisling's email, said she called the lawmaker Tuesday morning to express her disagreement with his decision to send the email. Moore, who lives in an adjoining legislative district in rural Tennessee, told HuffPost that Keisling told her that the rumor was "pretty ridiculous, isn't it?"

When she asked Keisling why he sent the email, if he found it ridiculous, she said that Keisling told her, "I wouldn't put anything past anybody."


Gonna have to go with door #1, Monty.

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Response to TeamPooka (Original post)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 12:35 AM

10. I reported him to the FBI. We all should.

Just for the hell of it.

https://tips.fbi.gov/

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Response to Zoeisright (Reply #10)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 12:11 PM

13. I wish I'd thought of that...

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Response to TeamPooka (Original post)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 12:37 AM

11. I recall JFK, RFK, MLK in every moment. This can't happen.

How DARE they fool with something like this. How DARE they.

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Response to Faygo Kid (Reply #11)

Fri Aug 3, 2012, 03:10 AM

16. they have no sense of decency

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