published Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Tennessee man accused of threatening congressman’s family arrested

A Lenoir City, Tenn. man accused of threatening the family of U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., was arrested on Wednesday, officials said.

Glendon Swift, 62, was charged with threatening to assault or murder a member of the immediate family of a U.S. official, FBI spokeswoman Stacie Bohanan said in a news release. If convicted, he could receive a maximum of 10 years in prison, she said.

Court documents reported that an unknown male left two voice mail messages at Cantor’s Glen Allen, Va., office on Oct. 27. In the screaming, profanity-laden messages, the caller said he was going to destroy Cantor, rape his daughter and kill his wife, Bohanan said.

The phone number was traced to Swift, Bohanan said.

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onetinsoldier said...

Poor dumb guy exploded, but considering it's Cantor I'm willing to forgive him today.

November 3, 2011 at 7:21 p.m.
joneses said...

And the dummycrats say the Republicans are the party of hate? Dummycrats are nothing but hypocrits.

November 3, 2011 at 8:17 p.m.
7Seventeen said...

Republithugs like to take any little stupid thing like this that happens and use it to smear Democrats from coast to coast. Somebody wants you to believe that a national political party can be blamed for the actions of drunk drunk Lenoir City hillbilly. Somebody must think you are just as stupid and gullible as they are.

November 3, 2011 at 9:50 p.m.
hambone said...

62 years old, bet he was turned down for Social Security, no job ,no health insurance or Medicare.

Now he's got free room and board, plus free health care. LOL

November 3, 2011 at 11:12 p.m.
joneses said...

Actually the dummycratic party gets more and more violent everday. Look at what Leo Gerard, President of the United Steel Workers said. He said the WSO should become more militant and start taking over bridges to get their point across and this fool we have as a president is the biggest hate promoter in this country.

November 4, 2011 at 3:46 a.m.
ibshame said...

joneses wrote: "Actually the dummycratic party gets more and more violent everday.....this fool we have as a president is the biggest hate promoter in this country."

 Highly unlikely considering the section of Tennessee this man came from that he ever voted for a Democrat to do anything.  As for the violence that's a laugh.  The biggest problem for Dems is they have allowed themselves to be pushed around by the tea party bullies. It's not the Dems who showed up at rallies brandishing guns and it certainly was not a Dem who shot Congresswoman Gabby Gifford.  As for President Obama being the biggest hate promter in this country even that's a joke.  He just ended a war that G.W. Bush started which resulted in a net loss of life for over 4000 U.S. soldiers, 30,000 wounded soldiers and cost billions and billions of dollars, all for nothing.  He and his VP lied to Congress, lied to America, lied to the world about non-existant WMD's. He invaded a country which had zilch to do with 911 and as a result of his actions Al Qaida had no problem recruiting terrorists to declare Jihad against the U.S.  When Bush left office the country was deep, deep, deep in debt, the jobs being lost in this country were into the hundreds of thousands each day and the economy was on the verge of collapse.  The events leading to this castrophe occured before Barack Obama was even running for President. The leader of the Republican Party in the United States Senate, Mitch McConnell, told the American people on the floor of the U.S. Senate after Barack Obama was sworn in as President that his main objective was to make Barack Obama a one-term President.  He didn't say he was willing to work with the President to turn this country around.  No, instead he basically told the American People he's going to do everything he can to oppose the President. He has done just exactly that to the point he voted against an infrastructure bill that would have repaired dangerously damaged bridges in his  home state of KY and provided thousands of jobs.  And you talk about promoting hate?  It would be funny if it wasn't so warped and ignorant based on your own hate.
November 4, 2011 at 8:03 a.m.
joneses said...

Ibshame. Did not Obama, Pelosi and ried spen 1 trillion dollars on a stumulus bill that failed to create on job? McConnel and the Republicans had no power to stop anything when Hussien Obama, Pelosi and Ried had total control. By the way, why do I never hear Hussien Obama brag about what he has accomplished. All he ever does is tell lies about the Republicans doing this or that. Why are you not talking up what a great job he has done we he had all the power?

November 4, 2011 at 8:12 a.m.
ExecAsst said...

7Seventeen said: "Republithugs like to take any little stupid thing like this that happens and use it to smear Democrats from coast to coast."

Boy, you've got that backwards!!! It's the Democrats (or Dummycrats as correctly called above) who accuse, taunt, and attempt to smear Republicans on a constant basis. Better yet, I have another, more appropriate name which I prefer to call those Democrats: WPLs (Whiny Pathetic Liberals)!!!

November 4, 2011 at 9:48 a.m.
tipper said...

These clowns have you all fighting among yourselves. They love it. It takes the focus off all their behind closed doors and under the table deals that steal your jobs, your money, your childrens' educations, and your civil rights.

November 4, 2011 at 12:44 p.m.
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