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Mon Mar 9, 2015, 10:49 PM

A taste of that good ole' Christian love we hear so much about.

Death threat rebuked at council

An expletive-laced, anonymously written letter to a Klamath Falls city councilwoman for her outspokenness on a free speech issue, got the attention of the city council Monday night.

The address on the envelope was handwritten, with no return address, but Councilwoman Trish Seiler said, at first, the letter she received Feb. 14 didn’t stand out from the rest of her mail … until she opened it. “I didn’t recognize the handwriting,” Seiler said about the envelope. “It was just like any letter one might get.”

The 400-word, typewritten letter was littered with bigoted remarks, name-calling and racial slurs. It concluded by calling for her beheading by overseas terrorists.

Seiler read a statement, declaring she wouldn’t be intimidated by the letter, copies of which she provided to the Herald and News and to the police department.


The person claims “Christian morality” formed what is now the United States, and then wrote, “Maybe we could have the privilege of seeing your wonderful Muslims behead your (expletive) ugly (expletive)!!!”


Yes, yes, yes, I know, the title of the OP is not the headline of the article, it's my opinion. It's not an ad hominem, it's not bigotry, it's not anything other than how I feel about what some Christian just did to an elected official.

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Response to cleanhippie (Original post)

Mon Mar 9, 2015, 11:03 PM

1. Hmmm. I'm thinking perhaps that letter should be read aloud


this coming Sunday in churches in and around Klamath Falls. Since clearly the writer is a good Christian, and so therefore couldn't possibly object.

I don't need the sarcasm thing, do I?

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Wed Mar 11, 2015, 09:26 AM

2. Stupid American! Almost makes me want to renounce my US citizenship!


The letter, which is signed by “American Citizen for saving Americans for America,” blames Seiler for myriad issues the author believes are taking down the United States.

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