Current Topics
Man Calls a Suicide Prevention Hotline, SWAT Team Shows Up and Kills Him
by NW Ponderer
Today at 04:36 AM
RETIREMENT
by NW Ponderer
Today at 02:41 AM
F/A/O Phil: Help !!!!!!!!!1!!!!!!!111
!!!!!!!!

by Jeffery J. Haas
Today at 01:11 AM
Ebola
by Scoutgal
Yesterday at 05:05 PM
Round Table For Week Of October 19th-October 25th, 2014
by Scoutgal
Yesterday at 05:02 PM
The Savage Breast: A Music Clip Thread
by Golem
Yesterday at 03:26 PM
Greta is pushing the 'Obama hates Fox News meme' in Tahmooresi case...
by Scoutgal
Yesterday at 03:14 PM
Hong Kong chief: "Democracy would see poorer people dominate Hong Kong vote"
by california rick
10/22/14 04:42 PM
Miscellaneous humor thread
by Golem
10/22/14 12:53 PM
What does the collapse of gay marriage opposition portend?
by Scoutgal
10/21/14 09:24 PM
Law Enforcement Against Prohibition’s 10 Reasons to ... War on Drugs
by Scoutgal
10/21/14 09:23 PM
Clyburn challenger: Gay couples are 'gremlins' (Anthony Culler)
by Scoutgal
10/21/14 09:22 PM
Why Conservatives are Always wrong
by pondering_it_all
10/21/14 05:06 PM
The Passing Parade: Obituaries: 2014
by Scoutgal
10/21/14 11:30 AM
Why aren't atheists allowed in Congress?
by logtroll
10/21/14 09:38 AM
Forum Stats
6003 Members
55 Forums
14409 Topics
248218 Posts

Max Online: 282 @ 05/29/08 01:08 AM
Google Adsense
Topic Options
#267861 - 01/21/14 06:01 PM Florida House candidate Joshua Black calls for hanging of President Obama
california rick Offline
Member
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 05/09/05
Posts: 36240
Loc: Portland, Oregon


via Tampa Bay Times

In keeping with the hallowed conservative tradition of saying incredibly lame and stupid things on Martin Luther King Day (really, why should MLK Day be any different from any other day?), Joshua Black a candidate for the Florida House of Representatives, took the opportunity Monday to go on the Twitters® and call for the hanging of Barack Hussein Obama for treason and stuff:

Quote:
As Americans honored the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, a Republican candidate for Florida House District 68 said President Barack Obama should be hanged for war crimes.

“I’m past impeachment,” Joshua Black wrote on Twitter. “It’s time to arrest and hang him high.”


As you see, Black is talking about a proper judicial procedure, not lynching, and he is a black person himself, so it was not really a "threat," it was a "call to action," and there is nothing offensive here, so move along you race-based bigots.

Just to clarify, Joshua Black thinks that Barack Obama should get exactly the punishment for treason that was meted out in the olden days: A trial by the Senate and a jury, and then hanging, just like they did to Benedict Arnold.

It’s really quite impressive when a Constitutional Conservative advocates double jeopardy and thinks that Benedict Arnold was executed, when in fact Arnold died in London in 1801 from gout.

For his part, Black did issue this clarification and apology today:

Quote:
Well, I need to make this clarification:

I was wrong about Benedict Arnold. I apologize for the confusion.

Isn't hanging a little archaic when Stand Your Ground™ is proven so effective in Flor-i-duh?

_________________________
Contrarian, extraordinaire



Top
#267862 - 01/21/14 07:06 PM Re: Florida House candidate Joshua Black calls for hanging of President Obama [Re: california rick]
rporter314 Offline
old hand

Registered: 03/18/03
Posts: 4832
Loc: Highlands, Tx
for all the idiots who want to execute folks i recommend they each be given the job of personally strangling the person to be executed
_________________________
ignorance is the enemy
without equality there is no liberty

Top
#267868 - 01/21/14 10:39 PM Re: Florida House candidate Joshua Black calls for hanging of President Obama [Re: california rick]
pondering_it_all Offline
old hand

Registered: 02/27/06
Posts: 4322
Loc: North San Diego County
Not to mention that his reason for the treason charge is ridiculous: Why should your original citizenship entitle you to special rights when you go join the army of our enemy? American citizens joined the Nazis or the Japanese armed forces during WW II. Should they have been exempt from killing during a military operation?

THEY were the traitors, not the CINC or his subordinates when they did their duty to win by killing the enemy.

Mr. Black is obviously confused by the nonsense touted by anti-Obama propagandists. OTOH, that might make him an ideal Representative of his constituency!

Top
#267869 - 01/21/14 11:22 PM Re: Florida House candidate Joshua Black calls for hanging of President Obama [Re: california rick]
california rick Offline
Member
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 05/09/05
Posts: 36240
Loc: Portland, Oregon

T-Baggers are pathological in their hatred of Obama and that is truly alarming.
_________________________
Contrarian, extraordinaire



Top
#267885 - 01/22/14 04:01 PM Re: Florida House candidate Joshua Black calls for hanging of President Obama [Re: california rick]
california rick Offline
Member
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 05/09/05
Posts: 36240
Loc: Portland, Oregon
_________________________
Contrarian, extraordinaire



Top

Who's Online
0 registered (), 18 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
xiawei, Marzman, kyleyoung8, Retread, solafeian
6003 Registered Users
A2