Thursday, June 07, 2007

Ala. lawmaker punches Senate colleague

Back in the 60's riots all took place in the streets, where riots belong in a civilized society.

Now, they seem to be breaking out in legislatures from Texas to Alabama.

Somebody call the riot police to those lawless, insane red states. (:-)

Ala. lawmaker punches Senate colleague - Yahoo! News:

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Simmering tensions in the Alabama Senate boiled over Thursday when a Republican lawmaker punched a Democratic colleague in the head before they were pulled apart.

Republican Sen. Charles Bishop claimed that Democratic Sen. Lowell Barron called him a 'son of a (expletive).'

'I responded to his comment with my right hand,' Bishop said. Alabama Public Television tape captured the punch.

Barron denied saying that to Bishop. He said the Jasper senator used an expletive to him and he was trying to get away when he was hit by Bishop on the side of the head near an ear. He said he had not decided if he would file charges.

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