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bigdarryl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-06-09 12:52 PM
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I fear someone is going to get SERIOUSLY hurt at one of these townhall meetings
Eventually they will start to get challenged by the other side and I fear a clash will erupt with someone getting killed or seriously hurt you heard it hear first
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JVS Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-06-09 12:56 PM
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1. I can't wait until some astro-turf activist gets tased
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scheming daemons Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-06-09 01:04 PM
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4. I want to see a dude in a Brooks Brothers suit going "don't tase me, bro!"
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daninthemoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-06-09 01:00 PM
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2. What we need is butterfly nuts to safely round up the kooks.
Just like the cartoon dog catchers. Ndet em up, load em in the back of a dog truck, and haul em to the pound where they can bark and howl for each other.
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scheming daemons Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-06-09 01:05 PM
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5. Butterfly nuts are pretty small... how would they help?

:-)
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gkhouston Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-06-09 01:36 PM
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10. They would leave teeny, tiny backwards B's on the victims' faces??
It wouldn't do to be obvious...
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NewJeffCT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-06-09 01:02 PM
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3. We just need to turn out & not let them speak
make them such a small minority that they feel outnumbered.

The problem is, my rep (Chris Murphy D-CT) had a town hall meeting yesterday that got overwhelmed by Freepers. How come they knew about it but I did not? I had gotten emails from his office before about towns halls, but not this time for some reason?

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havocmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-06-09 01:07 PM
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6. Possibly. But, are we going to be so fearful we hide and let bullies win?
Lots of people are killed in cars. Most people drive or at least ride.

Gonna live life or let fear destroy it?

Boo.
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lapfog_1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-06-09 01:08 PM
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7. At the "town hall" (which wasn't really) I went to yesterday
there was almost a fist fight when a Mexican American family joined the line to meet the congress woman (Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona) right behind a group of wing nut (with their signs and crap). I was in line in front of the wing nuts and didn't hear what started the commotion but it got to the "Why don't you go back where you came from" shout answered with the "My family has been hear 6 generations, long before this was part of the United States" (this was in Douglas Arizona, a border town that was part of the Gadsden Purchase).

A police man walked over and asked if there was a problem. The wing nuts wanted to call INS or Border Patrol because "they wanted to report an illegal" and "it's our right!".

here is my report on the meeting...

http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...
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daninthemoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-06-09 01:23 PM
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9. that sucks.
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uponit7771 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-06-09 01:15 PM
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8. Not if they take the meetings to "certain" zip codes, let the birthers shout in Southeast KC
Edited on Thu Aug-06-09 01:15 PM by uponit7771
...or South Dallas or South Central California etc. :-)

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