In a year
- Where the gop has elected to the US Senate Joni Ernst, who has said that she would not hesitate to use her handgun against government officials who do not respect her rights;
- Where the gop has elected to the US Senate Cory Gardner, who believes that life begins at conception, making illegal all abortions and most birth control;
- Where the gop has re-elected to Congress Michael Grimm, who is under indictment for dozens of felonies involving millions of dollars in unreported income and and other massive frauds;
- Where the gop has re-elected as governor of Georgia Nathan Deal, who wants to see hospitals have the right to turn away any and all uninsured people regardless of the fact that they are in the stages of heart attacks, strokes, or massive bleeding; and
- Where the gop in Wisconsin has elected to Congress Glenn Grothman, who as a state legislator introduced bills to 1) re-instate the seven-day work week and eliminate paid sick leave, 2) to classify single parenthood as a contributing factor in child abuse, 3) to prohibit early and weekend voting, 4) to prohibit the disinfection of municipal water supplies, among many others.
|All this pales when you take a look at Montana resident Gilbert Bruce Meyers.|
The following is from the official decision of the Montana Supreme Court, issued in the case of State v Gilbert Bruce Meyers, Case No. DA 06-0462, issued September 11, 2007. The decision affirmed in part and reversed in part Meyers' conviction, but note that what was reversed was only the part where the trial court failed to
The finding of the court included the following:
1. Testimony and other evidence established that in August 0f 2005, Meyers repeatedly hit his eight-year-old son with a shoe. This was witnessed by his wife, who pleaded with him to stop, but that he did not do so until striking the boy between ten and 15 times. With her five children telling her that they “can’t keep living like this”, and that “it has to stop”, Mrs. Meyers then took her children to the police station.
2. Meyers was ultimately convicted of Assault on a Minor, and sentenced to four years in prison, but that was suspended on certain conditions, which included Meyers neither residing in nor being employed in the county where the assault occurred, and paying restitution. This was done despite a pre-sentence investigation report finding that Meyers’ children were afraid of him, just knowing that he was still at large, and that Meyers’s
Clarena Brockie is on the faculty of and serves as Dean of Student Affairs at Aaniiih Nakoda College. Myers is a convicted child abuser. That is what the gop is electing to local, state, and federal offices across the country.