Oregon Calls In Out-Of-State Help To Round Up Rogue Republicans

Oregon State Police monitor a checkpoint near the Malheur Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Oregon on January 29, 2016. Eleven people including Bundy have been arrested since Tuesday, when Robert "LaVoy" Finicum -- the mov... Oregon State Police monitor a checkpoint near the Malheur Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Oregon on January 29, 2016. Eleven people including Bundy have been arrested since Tuesday, when Robert "LaVoy" Finicum -- the movement's de facto spokesman -- was shot dead near the town of Burns in a bloody twist to the drawn-out standoff with the federal government. / AFP / Rob Kerr (Photo credit should read ROB KERR/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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Oregon state police said that they’re calling on “out-of-state resources” to round up Republican state senators who fled the statehouse Thursday to prevent a vote on major climate change legislation.

Per the Associated Press, starting Friday, the rogue lawmakers will be fined $500 each day they aren’t present as punishment for stalling the vote. Luckily for them, supporters have already dumped over $16,308 into a GoFundMe.

“It is absolutely unacceptable that the Senate Republicans would turn their back on their constituents who they are honor-bound to represent here in this building,” Gov. Kate Brown (D) said in a statement.

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  1. You know, when the Democrats did this in Wisconsin to protest then Gov. Snotty Walker’s (eventually successful) moves to gut Union rights in the state, everybody cheered.

    Now?

    Just say’in.

  2. Round up their families and put them in migrant detention centers, that should bring them out of the woodwork pretty quick.

  3. Lose their kids too…

    Or would that be too cruel?

  4. Deport them to Guatemala as undocumented.

    Your OneWordAnswer™: No.

  5. Texas Democrats did this a number of years back in 2003 over redistricting and the usual suspects either cheered or jeered. I think using law enforcement for political reasons is a bad idea in general.

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