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  •  Apparently, though, not quite as crazy (16+ / 0-)

    as this guy:

    California Lawmaker Pushing Gun Control Got Death Threat
    Eric Lach February 15, 2013, 3:34 PM 4231

    Four weeks ago, California state Sen. Leland Yee (D) got a death threat “unlike any other” he has ever received.

    The author of the email specifically stated that if I did not cease our legislative efforts to stop gun violence that he would assassinate me in or around the Capitol,” Yee said in a statement released Thursday. “He stated that he was a trained sniper and his email detailed certain weapons he possessed.”
    Thursday’s statement came after authorities made an arrest in the case. On Tuesday, law enforcement officials arrested Everett Basham, 45, a Silicon Valley engineer, according to The Los Angeles Times.

    In his statement, Yee said “illegal weapons and bomb-making materials” had been found during a search of Basham’s home. Chief Scott MacGregor, head of the California Highway Patrol’s protective services division, told reporters at a press conference that authorities are “not suggesting that [Basham] was anywhere near taking action on the threat” against Ye, but instead that “he was arrested for making the threat,” according to the Times.

    "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

    by kovie on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 05:44:49 PM PST

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