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'If Trump loses, I'm grabbing my musket,' former congressman tweets

Former Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh said speaking of "acts of civil disobedience."

from CNN

Ex-congressman: 'If Trump loses, I'm grabbing my musket' -

Update: Joe Walsh Backs Off Abortion Comment: During a heated debate Thursday, Congressman Joe Walsh said advances in medicine made it so there are no longer cases when an abortion would be necessary to save the life of a mother. Story:

from Business Insider

Former Republican congressman: 'I'm grabbing my musket' if Trump loses the election

Shocking to imagine that a Republican congressman is calling for Palestinians to have second-class citizenship in a land far away from ours, but here's Joe Walsh, whose district swings Democratic and includes a lot of Chicago's northwestern...

Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, was unequivocal when WND asked him, “What makes you so certain that Hillary Clinton lied?” "because" he replied "I heard her with my own ears." “Because,” King replied...

from BuzzFeed

Republican Congressman Demands The Court Overturn Stanford Sexual Assailant's "Pathetic" Sentence

"As a grandfather, I want to know that my granddaughters are growing up in a society that has zero tolerance for this crime," Rep. Ted Poe said. "No means no."

from Salon

Joe Walsh defends “If Trump loses, I’m grabbing my musket” tweet: “It means protesting”

A former Illinois congressman said Friday he's standing by a Twitter post he sent after the fatal shooting of police officers in Dallas in which he said President Barack Obama should "Watch out" and "Real America is coming after you."

from The Huffington Post

Steve King: I Was Being 'Kind' By Referring To Obama's Guest As 'Deportable'

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa): "I decided I’m going to soften my language a little bit, and I did, and they’re still offended."... "They want to live in a perpetual state of outrage. They're constantly scanning something they can be outraged against." [Is he mistakenly talking about his own party?]

from Opinionator

A Capital Under Slavery's Shadow

Sheriff's Sale of Free Negroes-Ad in the Alexandria Gazette, Feb. 25, 1861.