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Living In A Post-Tucson World

Jim Burroway

February 23rd, 2011

Jeffrey Cox, Indiana deputy Attorney General responded to a report that riot police may be used to clear protesters from the Wisconsin Capital building, tweeted “Use live ammunition.”  You know, just like Libya’s Muammar al-Gaddafi. When challenged on his statement, Cox doubled down:

Cox remained steadfast in his position that the protestors should be killed when confronted on Twitter by Mother Jones’ Adam Weinstein, writing that “against thugs physically threatening legally-elected state legislators & governor? You’re damn right I advocate deadly force.” (There have been no reports that the protestors have physically threatened any elected officials).

Meanwhile, posters at Free Republic are calling on counter-protesters to an Atlanta pro-labor rally to arrive “with the usual accoutrements” because “the lefties are idiots who are very good at running their mouths… and also very good at keeping their distance from an armed American.”

Update: Cox was canned.

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Lindoro Almaviva
February 23rd, 2011 | LINK

and here is the contact information for the Indiana Attorney General.

Office of the Indiana Attorney General
Indiana Government Center South
302 W. Washington St., 5th Floor
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317.232.6201 317.232.6201
Fax: 317.232.7979

So far they have received about 100 calls,let’s make hit several hundred more

Lindoro Almaviva
February 23rd, 2011 | LINK

And the Peoplefor the American Way have a petition to have him fired:

http://site.pfaw.org/site/PageServer?pagename=Cox&autologin=true

Mark F.
February 23rd, 2011 | LINK

“Living In A Post-Tucson World”

What some right-wingers have to do with an obviously mentally ill man in Tucson who had no cogent political beliefs is beyond me.

Still, the guy should have been fired. Just the same as anyone who may have urged the union members to use violence.

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