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Why isn't Sharron Angle in jail? [DOMESTIC TERRORISM]
I'm serious about this, although a lot of people think I'm full of it (I have no democratic friends it seems, or ones that even give 2 craps about politics).
Sharron Angle not-so-subtly threatened the use of weapons and violence if her constituents and campaign did not get what they wanted. There are many ways to interpret the 2nd Amendment, but there's only one real definition of it: Right to bear arms.
A lot of people see her using the "2nd Amendment Solution" is simply a radical, extremist talking point designed to attract attention.
I take it as domestic terrorism, using the threat of violence by somebody in power (she is in a power position, and has followers) to influence government operations.
People say that we shouldn't take her too seriously, but the fact is that her message of a "2nd Amendment Solution" is spreading strikes some fear into my heart. There are newspaper articles questioning whether or not this "Solution" is a bad thing. We've got other politicians saying things about armed insurrection and revolution.
If these people were Muslim, they'd be stuck on target reports for the military.
Am I taking this too far? Because people who use intimidation tactics like showing up for their own (or other peoples rallies) fully armed are using bully, terror and intimidation tactics. People who threaten the lives of others due to political discourse are fostering the aspect of terrorisms most fundamental tenet, whether it's something they intend to finish or not.
I've been reading up on this for a while now and I simply can't believe how bad the Militia Reaction to what is pretty much the same policies and practices we had 2 years ago, with some minor changes here and there and a Health Care bill.
THE QUESTION: WHAT CONSTITUTES REAL DOMESTIC TERRORISM, AND WHEN ARE THEY JUST BEING AN ASSBASKET?