‘Time to kill the wealthy’ at Catallaxy Files
Several influential New York state lawmakers have received threatening mails saying it is ‘time to kill the wealthy’ if they don’t renew the state’s tax surcharge on millionaires, according to reports.
‘It’s time to tax the millionaires! ‘reads the email, according to WTEN in Albany. ‘If you don’t, I’m going to pay a visit with my carbine to one of those tech companies you are so proud of and shoot every spoiled Ivy League [expletive] I can find.’
State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos reportedly received the email, as did State Assembly Majority Leader Ron Canestrari. The governor’s office did not tell the New York Daily News whether the governor received the email.
The email, with the threatening subject line of, ‘time to kill the wealthy,’ was detailed and disturbing.
‘How hard is it for us to stake out one of the obvious access roads to some tech company, tail an employee home and toss a liquor bottle full of flaming gasoline through their nice picture window into their cute house,’ wrote the author of the email.