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The tea baggers are taking their cues and shutting down our democracy -again. They did it in 2000. Now they are doing it with healthcare reform. They tell Chris Dodd to cmmit suicide. They physically threaten dem congress persons. Tonight we learn of death threats against Rep Miller of NC just for wanting to host a townall. The police are involved and its deemed too dangerous to go on with t he event. Tommorrow we have a chance to tell these people no!

These Right wing tactics are ones we know well. My family learned them back in Europe. In the 30s poltical discussion was shut down by thugs comming to potlical salons etc and by using threats and violence shut down their right to speak openly.

TOMMORROW IS THE PERFECT TIME FOR DEMS TO SAY NO TO THIS. SPEAKER PELOSI AND REP POLIS ARE HAVING A PRESS CONFERENCE IN DENVER ON HEALTHCARE. MALKIN HAS PUT UP THE RADAR AND IS URGING ALL BIRTHERS AND TEA BAGGERS TO SHUT DOWN THE SPEAKER. IF YOU LIVE NEAR CO CAN U PLEASE HELP BY GOING TO LINKS BELOW AND ATTENDING THE EVENT?

Here is the 411 Please recommend this diary as this EVENT IS TOMMORROW. The tea baggers and birthers are out to get Pelosi and Polis tomorrow. The Speaker is having a presser. Lets not let her be humiliated or be forced to be shut up by these folks.

This is a last minute Protest Alert

Nancy Pelosi, Jared Polis and Diana DeGette will be at Denver’s Stout Street Clinic Tomorrow.

When: August 6, 2009
Time: 2:00 PM
Where:
Stout Street Clinic
2100 Broadway
Denver, CO
Front Range & Broomfield 912 Groups will be attending. Spread the word, any 912 or Tea Party support will be appreciated!
Stout Street Clinic Map
Stout Street Clinic
2100 Broadway
Denver, CO 80205-2526
(303) 293-2220

http://michellemalkin.com/...

If anyone here will go to protect our democracy from being hijacked please go tot this link and hook up with those who are going!
http://action.firedoglake.com/...

In other news the tea baggers are terrorizing our fellow members of Congress and we must be aggressive and make sure these events are fair to constituents. Rep Miller today has received many death threats-so serious the police are involved.

Dem Congressman's Office: His Life Has Been Threatened Over Health Care Bill
By Eric Kleefeld - August 5, 2009, 5:54PM

Rep. Brad Miller (D-NC) will not be hosting any town hall events this August -- instead, he's making himself available to constituents for one-on-one meetings about health care reform -- and at least part of the reason is this: His offices have received threatening phone calls, including at least one direct threat against his life.

"We had no town hall events scheduled for the August recess anyway, but in light of everything that's happened -- we have received a threatening phone call in the D.C. office, there have been calls to the Raleigh office," said Miller communications director LuAnn Canipe, in an interview with TPM. The threatening call in question happened earlier this week.

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They haven't heard anything back from the police yet, but they did get the caller's number. So this could develop into something soon enough.

(Special thanks to TPM Reader ML.)
http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/...

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Congressman Gene Green of Houston had a town hall-notice a pattern-and faced boos, howls and threats. And luckily the reporter asked how many were actually living in his dsitrict. Turns out not many. The tea baggers drove in like they did for Tom DeLay in the 2000 Florida coup.
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http://thinkprogress.org/...

Originally posted to pronin2 on Wed Aug 05, 2009 at 06:22 PM PDT.

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