Maybe this is why Stupak quit

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    A father and son have been arrested and charged with conspiring to threaten a U.S. official after they allegedly sent a letter to Rep. Bart Stupak (D-MI) threatening to kill him over his vote for the health care bill.
    Russell Hesch, 73, and David Hesch, 50, were charged with conspiracy to threaten to assault, kidnap or murder a U.S. official. They face up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
    In the most explicit threat from the letter, the author threatens to "paint the Mackinaw [sic] Bridge with the blood of you and your family members. ... Maybe you will be the main character of a story that parents tell their children as they cross the bridge decades from know [sic]. The red paint of Bart Stupak!"



    Father And Son Arrested For Threatening To Kill Stupak Over Health Care | TPM LiveWire
     
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    Totally unnecessary and I know if my family was being threatened by a bunch of whackjobs, I probably would step down too.
     
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    Isn't that frickin' charming?
     
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    Those two assholes probably couldn't find their butts with both hands.
    No, Stupak was worried about getting murdered. By the voters.
     
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    Got some personal insight we don't know about Rabbi?
     
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    i don't get it, wasn't stupak the dem who at first said he would not vote until the bill was having some anti-abortion clause in it, then, after inclusion, he voted for it?

    :confused:

    for which team do these nuts play?
     
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    No wonder you come across as being grossly ill informed. You are.

    Actually he wanted an anti abortion amendment. He never got it. Instead he got a presidential executive order affirming current policy. And he folded and voted like they told him, as if that was ever in doubt.
     
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    excuse me, raghead. looks like i got my US petty pol shit almost right.

    so there is no anti-abortion language added to the bill?
     
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    Thats correct. Stupak settled for a presidential decree affirming the Hatch Act. That and a quarter won't get you a cup of coffee.
     
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    yeah, well. ok. i am too lazy to check that. i guess he needs to be executed. like the unborn.
     

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