Tag Archives: Briscoe Cain

O’Rourke Calls FBI After Death Threat From GOP Rep

Newsweek reports: A Texas Republican lawmaker has been reported to the FBI for a tweet in which he appeared to threaten presidential contender Beto O’Rourke after he had made an impassioned plea for tougher gun restrictions. Rep. Briscoe Cain was reacting to O’Rourke’s statement that he would push for a ban on the possession of certain military-style rifles used in …

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Texas Teacher Gets Death Threats From Trump Cultists After GOP Rep Blasts “Anti-Trump” Class Assignment

The Houston Chronicle reports: A Goose Creek CISD teacher’s apparent classroom mishap put her on the receiving end of threatening calls, including death threats, district officials said. The teacher, who was not identified, gave her 7th grade students an assignment where they read 10 student-written essays and determined what each essay inferred, hoping to increase the students’ critical-thinking skills. One …

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