Thursday, January 13, 2011

Calif. Man Busted for Threat to Kill Congressman - Jim McDermott threatened over opposition to tax cuts

Calif. Man Busted for Threat to Kill Congressman - Jim McDermott threatened over opposition to tax cuts:
(Newser) – A California man has been arrested for making threatening phone calls to Democratic Rep. Jim McDermott over his stance on extending tax cuts. 'Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, or George Washington—if any of them had ever met Jim McDermott, they would all blow his brains out. They’d shoot him in the head,' Charles Habermann said in a late-night call last month to the lawmaker's Seattle office, according to an FBI transcript. Helpfully, he stated his real name and address at the start of the calls, officials noted.

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