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A Winter Haven man was arrested after posting on Facebook that he wanted to “go to literal war against liberals” and shoot members of Congress and their families depending on how the Supreme Court justice confirmation vote went, according to the Polk County Sheriff�s Office.

James Royal Patrick, Jr., 53, wrote the threats on his personal Facebook page. He said he would shoot “weak republicans” and any local or federal law enforcement members who responded to his home, according to the sheriff’s office.

“I can tell it seems I will be sacrificing my life for my country,” Patrick wrote. “But I am ready and will know who needs to be killed after the vote to put Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court.”

The article goes on to state the following:

Sheriff Grady Judd held a news briefing Thursday afternoon to share quotes from the Facebook posts and photos of guns and ammo that had been seized from Patrick’s house.

“Ladies and gentlemen, words matter,” he said. “And words will get you locked up in the county jail under a $500,000 bond.”

The Facebook posts included details about buying new ammo for a sniper rifle and a suppressor. He wrote that he had “just cleaned out the gun shop” and was stockpiling supplies in a tunnel under his house (Judd noted that deputies did not find a tunnel underneath the home). He also wrote that he was about to accept an offer on his house “to get more money to fund my plan to kill.”

“Getting ready if Kav is not confirmed,” he wrote. “Whoever I think is to blame, God have mercy on their soul.”

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  1. This saddens me, he has stooped to the level of the left and that is not where we should go. When the facts emerge, we may find there are other issues involved here.

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