Tuesday, April 6, 2010
Sen. Patty Murray Receives Death Threat And Washington State Man Finally Arrested
The FBI has finally arrested someone making death threats to elected officials, and it WAS ABOUT TIME that this country’s law enforcement takes these nut jobs seriously. We as a Nation need to take control and bring these Fanatical Christian Militias, Radical Teabaggers who think it is acceptable to destroy personal property and make threats to others who do not agree with their political beliefs. It is also time to start investigating what charges can be brought on those making speeches with statements like, “Don’t Retreat…Reload!”
Charles Alan Wilson, a Washington State man has been charged with threatening to kill Democratic Sen. Patty Murray over her support for health care reform, leaving voicemail messages at her office saying she had a target on her back and "it only takes one piece of lead."
Federal agents arrested Charles Alan Wilson, 63, without incident in Yakima, Wash., on Tuesday.
Murray's office in Seattle reported the threats amid a rash of ugliness aimed at lawmakers who supported the sweeping federal health care legislation. Some lawmakers have been spit on and several have reported receiving threatening calls.
FBI spokesman Bill Carter said Wilson is believed to be the first person in the country arrested for such threats.
The messages to Murray were left on voicemail from a blocked telephone number, FBI Special Agent Carolyn W. Woodbury wrote in a probable cause statement. Agents said they traced the calls to Wilson's home in Selah, near Yakima.
Wilson has a .38-caliber revolver registered to him and has concealed weapons permit.
To confirm Wilson was the caller, one agent telephoned him and posed as a member of a group working to repeal the health care legislation, the statement said.
According to an excerpt of the conversation, Wilson confirmed he repeatedly called Murray as well as Washington's other Democratic senator, Maria Cantwell. He then stated: "I do pack, and I will not blink when I'm confronted. ... It's not a threat, it's a guarantee."
Murray's office told the FBI it had been receiving harassing messages from the caller for months, but they became more threatening as Congress was voting on the health care legislation.
Charles Alan Wilson was recorded saying on March 22, "There's a target on your back now. It only takes one piece of lead. Kill the fucking senator! ... Now that you've passed your health-care bill, let the violence begin."
In other messages over the next several days, Charles Alan Wilson said, "I hope somebody puts a fucking bullet between your fucking eyes," and "I do believe that every one of you fucking socialist democratic progressive fuckers need to be taken out. I want to fucking kill you."
I am guessing that some of my fellow Republicans are proud of Charles Alan Wilson, but for me, I see nothing but STUPIDITY AND IGNORANCE!!!! Rush, Sarah, Glen, Shawn, and Bill be damned!!