NC Rep: Health Care Reform Led To Death Threat

A North Carolina congressman says he has received a death threat from someone upset with the debate over changing the health care system.

Multiple media outlets report that a caller told a staffer for Democrat Rep. Brad Miller that the congressman could lose his life because his position on health care.

The U.S. Capitol Police confirmed Friday they were looking into a threat against a congressman, but wouldn't provide details.

On Friday, hundreds of people from a group called Triangle Conservatives peacefully protested Miller's support of President Obama's health care proposal at his Raleigh office.

Miller says he is not listening to the fringes on either side of the issue and is supporting what is best for the people in his 13th Congressional District.

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  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Aug 9, 2009 at 09:13 AM
    So, you didn't notice the gas prices? You also didn't notice the protesters in my little town at Stewarts Parkway? You haven't notice the layoffs in the news here, You haven't caught the news of what the plan is not going to cover, you just did you blissfull ride and everything was just lovely, face in the breeze, flowers and nice people. Well, people in NC are mostly nice, however, now they are standing up to the one on behalf of their parents and children instead of going for rides. Why, because of you socialist marxist dictator that wants to control their lives. Thanks, we would rather do that ourselves than to have government do the job for us. Maybe you haven't heard about the medicaid and medicare elders have. Well, thats better then "YOU PLAN", that Obama is pushing, yet, both those programs are failures. I am guessing you have no parents or you would be defending "them". No, Obama is more important and party rhetoric. Keep drinking the koolaide the chosen on made for you.
  • by Lavon Location: Goldsboro on Aug 9, 2009 at 08:23 AM
    Snake Oil- Yesterday I left to go motorcycle riding. I rode from Goldsboro to Wilmington and pretty much rode the Coast all the way back through Pine Knoll Shores, Emerald Isle, and Atlantic Beach. I went through Morehead City where I met a bunch of nice guy's that were riding Harley's, Goldwings, etc... We all rode back from Morehead City, back through New Bern, Kinston, and back to Goldsboro. People were out on the beaches having a good time relaxin, the children were playing in the water, everyone just enjoying the beautiful day yesterday. Snake Oil now after all that riding and sight seeing I did yesterday I still can't find death and destruction and doom and gloom. Will you please show me where "The End Of America" is? And Snake Oil after all the gas stations I stopped to to fill up yesterday. I still can't find the long gas lines you talk about. WHERE IS ALL THIS DOOM AND GLOOM SNAKE OIL?????
  • by Lavon Location: Goldsboro on Aug 9, 2009 at 08:12 AM
    Ok Ted you said by the end of the year. Im writing this down right now as im typing. Ok folks don't forget that Ted said America is going to be bankrupted by the end of the year. Hey Ted what bankruptcy court do you think Obama is going to file bankruptcy? Do you think he's going to file Chapter 11 or Chapter 13 Ted? LOL!!!!!!
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Aug 9, 2009 at 05:09 AM
    Lavon, take it easy on the koolaid it may make you fat, which is not allowed with the new healthcare plan. Wasn't you that had the solution to the problem as "print more money"? This shows posters here how out of touch you are with economics. We ran out of money, Obama even admitted it, didn't you pay attention? This plan has us borrowing from the world again when we already owe trillions from "his" deficit.
  • by Ted Location: Greenville on Aug 8, 2009 at 09:27 PM
    At the rate he's going and assuming he gets everything he's asking for I'm guessing sometime before the end of the year.
  • by Lavon Location: Goldsboro on Aug 8, 2009 at 07:51 PM
    Can anyone give me a date and time for when Obama is supposed to bankrupt the country? LOL!!!!
  • by B Location: NC on Aug 8, 2009 at 06:48 PM
    vote 4-5 times like they did!
  • by Cactus Location: Strabane on Aug 8, 2009 at 04:31 PM
    Buzz is correct, no death threats, find another way. We all know our health care system sucks big time. Health care reform will be the biggest decision our government will make in the twentieth century, so why rush. The American people are mad at Obama, democrats and republicans for not working together to achieve a real health care system. We also know congress is not capable of operating health care, look at the VA. Obama and his cheer leaders (Nancy and Reid) need to slow down, if they were to really explain their reform bill the people may be more receptive. Why are the democrats complaining about "organized rebellion" to their bill, its OK for the NAACP, unions, Al Sharpton, Jessie Jackson and community organizers (Obama says get in their face), but not OK for angry Americans. Sorry congress we are not as stupid as you think.
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Aug 8, 2009 at 03:04 PM
    You reap what you sew? You don't read the bill and try to pass it? What were you thinking? Pary alliance is now more important for dems than the people they represent. Just remember this in the next election. Koolaide drinkers like lavon will dissappear in 2010 after they face the rath of the blue dog. Sorry lavon, enjoy it while you man bankrupts the nation you don't care about. Well, the rest of us do and we don't speak Chinese.
  • by pete Location: grifton on Aug 8, 2009 at 12:14 PM
    Go to the national guard website.they are looking guards to control anybody who disagrees with this socialist regime,or you can become an Obama snitch.

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