Thursday, June 20, 2019

Oregon Losers Won't Play, Threaten Violence If Forced to Follow Rules

Hillary Borrud / Oregonian:
Oregon Republican senator threatens state troopers, warns them to ‘come heavily armed’  —  Tensions were already smoldering in the Oregon Senate Wednesday, when Sen. Brian Boquist, R-Dallas, poured gasoline on the situation, suggesting he would shoot and potentially kill any state trooper sent …
Hillary Borrud / Oregonian:
Oregon Senate Republicans leave the state to avoid climate bill vote  —  Oregon Republican senators have left the Capitol and scattered in various directions outside the state in order to avoid being rounded up by troopers for a high-profile climate bill vote scheduled today.
Elise Herron / Willamette Week:   One Republican replies: “If you send the state police to get me, Hell's coming to visit you personally.”
Bailey Vogt / Washington Times:   Oregon Republicans vacate state after governor threatens to use police force for climate change vote
Taegan Goddard / Political Wire:   GOP Lawmakers In Oregon Leave State
Big talk from empty suits. I say let the state police kill any who resist; their pig Gawd will know its own.

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