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Fri Apr 6, 2012, 09:45 AM

Tea terror in Iowa : Democratic state rep receives racially charged threat with white powder

"DES MOINES The FBI and Iowa State Patrol are reviewing video shot in and around the Capitol as part of their investigation into a death threat made to a legislator from Des Moines earlier this week.

Security personnel and lawmakers agree the situation that led to a nearly four-hour lockdown at the Iowa Capitol on Tuesday could have been handled better.

Michael Dekota McRae, a clerk for Rep. Ako Abdul-Samad, D-Des Moines, opened an envelope containing a racially charged letter and white powder Tuesday afternoon. Hours later, a hazardous materials team determined that the powder, which smelled like laundry detergent, was not dangerous. Further tests are being conducted, but Logsdon said the investigation has not yielded a suspect."

Read more: http://www.qctimes.com/news/state-and-regional/iowa/iowa-lawmakers-call-for-review-of-how-threat-at-capitol/article_a10752a8-7f4f-11e1-9b89-001a4bcf887a.html#ixzz1rGdlIuQo

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Response to bullwinkle428 (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 09:48 AM

1. BUT THEY'RE NOT TERRORISTS, right? What's the difference between these people and the ones

they claim to rail against?

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Response to bullwinkle428 (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 12:36 PM

2. Oh, you fraidy-cat libruls. It was just some harmless powder.







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Response to bullwinkle428 (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 12:40 PM

3. Where's the outrage from Republican leadership!?!?!

This should be condemned from EVERY lawmaker.

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