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Senator Asks DOJ to Investigate SWAT-ting Attacks on Conservative Bloggers. Think Holder will do anything?

Quietman ~PWCM~JLA 2012/06/07 15:26:38
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A number of conservative bloggers allege they have been targeted through the use of harassment tactics such as SWAT-ting (fooling 911 operators into sending emergency teams to their homes), in retaliation for posts they have written, and now Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., has stepped into the matter. He has sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder urging him to investigate the SWAT-ting cases to see if federal laws have been violated.


“I am writing with concern regarding recent reports that several members of the community of online political commentators have been targeted with harassing and frightening actions. Any potentially criminal action that incites fear, seeks to silence a dissenting opinion, and collaterally wastes the resources of law enforcement should be given close scrutiny at all levels,” Chambliss wrote in the letter.


“Regardless of any potential political differences that may exist, threats and intimidation have no place in our national political discourse. Those who choose to enter into that political discourse should not have to worry about potential threats to their or their family’s safety,” Chambliss continued. “While I am certain that local law enforcement is reviewing each of these instances, I am asking you to please look into each of these cases as well to determine if any federal laws may have been violated. Future targets of SWAT-ting, whether engaged in political speech or not, may not be so fortunate as to escape physical harm.”

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  • Reggie☮ 2012/06/08 13:40:51
    No
    Reggie☮
    +1
    It was probably his idea in the first place.
  • WhereIsAmerica? ~PWCM~JLA 2012/06/08 00:22:35
    No
    WhereIsAmerica? ~PWCM~JLA
    +1
    That liar and crook? No way.
  • Striker 2012/06/07 18:05:38
    No
    Striker
    +1
    Don't "Ask", ORDER or you'll just keep spinning your rules.
    AND then when Holder disobeys the order, it's time you can dispose of him. Suggest the disposition be brutal.
  • M A 2012/06/07 17:42:01
    No
    M A
    +1
    Holder will go blind all of a sudden
  • whitewulf--the unruly mobster 2012/06/07 16:41:17
  • Mike 2012/06/07 16:29:21
    No
    Mike
    +1
    He'll do Absolutely nothing
  • Tasine 2012/06/07 16:14:40
    No
    Tasine
    +3
    Nope. We conservatives are on his radar already, and I've suspected Holder himself of stationing hired hands on websites such as this to counter and counteract conservative blogs. Socialists leave no stone unturned.

    I've had no one call me or show up at my home, and I have no complaints, BUT I have recently noticed that someone I don't know and seemingly targets ME for something I have said when others had made worst comments than had I.......yet that person hadn't argued with them, just with me. I've had one or two follow me from thread to thread.
  • frank 2012/06/07 16:02:49
    No
    frank
    +3
    What makes you think he will start now?
  • tommyg - POTL- PWCM-JLA 2012/06/07 16:01:46
    No
    tommyg - POTL- PWCM-JLA
    +2
    Probably not. I know I'm not holding my breath.
  • mal 2012/06/07 15:58:20
    No
    mal
    +3
    He is corrupt......
  • beach bum 2012/06/07 15:44:33
    Undecided
    beach bum
    maybe
  • stevmackey 2012/06/07 15:36:01
    No
    stevmackey
    +4
    He probably instigated them.

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