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Story ID:9649
Written by:Frederick William Wickert (bio, link, contact, other stories)
Story type:Musings, Essays and Such
Location:Every city Every state USA
Person:Mike Dickinson
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By Fred Wickert

I have heard my share of insanity during elections but now I don’t think it will get any more insane or worse than this. I may be wrong but I cert6ainly hope not.

Today is Friday. On Wednesday one Mike Dickinson, Virginia Democratic candidate for a seat in the United States House of Representatives sent in a Tweet to Twitter. In his Tweet he said that he wants to decimate the Tea Party, the NRA , the Bible Thumpers and Fox News Zombies and then he ended his Tweet with the message, “Vote for me.”

It began to get quite a bit of attention . The media, or part of it anyway, drew attention to it. Twitter shut his page down in response to the attention it was getting, but not for long. Twitter put it back on. The word “Decimate,” according to the dictionary means “To destroy a great number or proportions of,” or “To select by lot and kill every tenth person of.”

Dickinson came back on Twitter and Tweeted some more. He got even nastier than before. In his remarks he claimed the Tea Party is a modern day KKK. He wanted to get rid of those who watched FOX News. He called for the small government and pro-Constitution movement to be eradicated.

He said, “Lady Liberty has a cancerous tumor called the Tea Party. Time to eradicate it!” He claimed the Tea Party only wants freedom for white men. He called the NRA pure trash.

I did not see it but I have heard that Thursday night he went on FOX News. He appeared on the show called, “On the Record” hosted by Greta Van Susteren. I find that amazing since his Twitter comments the day before. He admitted and defended his remarks on Twitter and promised that if elected in November that he would engage in a massive abuse of power against millions of Americans.

Today is Friday. I listened all day to the news. Part of the time it was TV and part of the time it was the radio. I never heard any mention of it at all. Tonight it is all over the internet, but the major news media, no mention at all. I believe if some politician had dared to say such outrageous things twenty years ago, one could probably hear nothing else on the news. How times have changed. How can something like that attract so little attention? Is this nation asleep? Or has it died?

I am sure that in his day, Hitler might have approved. Stalin and Lenin could go along with it. Maybe Pol Pot and Mao Tse Tung could have supported it. That is not surprising. For the American Media and the politicians in Congress and elsewhere to be so silent and ignore it boggles my mind. What happened to America? Where did it go?

This guy is a Democrat running for a seat in Congress from the state of Virginia. Every Democrat from Obama on down should be outraged he could say something like that. They should be outraged a Democrat could ever say something like that in public and they should all be distancing themselves from it. The sad thing is, they are not. Nobody is speaking out against it. I guess they see nothing wrong with it.

If you are a Christian and read the Bible, if you are a Conservative and believe the Tea Party has some value, if you are an NRA member or if you believe in and support the second amendment, if you believe in the Constitution of the United States and if you believe in smaller and less intrusive government and if you watch or listen to FOX News, the most watched news in the country by the way, then you hd better be sure you get out and vote this November, and if you value your country and your freedom, you better vote for the Republican candidate.

Unless of course you agree with Congressional Candidate Mike Dickinson, Democrat from Virginia. Now you know what he stands for, and due to their silence and lack of protest, I guess it is also what the other Democrats stand for too. It sure looks that way.

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