ALBANY, NY (WTEN) - State Police are investigating a threatening e-mail sent to at least three Assembly members today.
The e-mail threatens the members and mentions violence with a rifle and bombs.
Here is a copy of the e-mail sent out. The subject says "Time to kill the wealthy" sent from a user named "Time ToKill".
"Hey King Andrew and friends! It's time to tax the millionaires!
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 b****** I can find. I going to work with 3 other guys and we will hit 4 locations all at once. We can pre-position magazines and pipe bombs nearby and kill quickly and get away. Do you get the picture? The police are set up to assemble a massive response against one incident and can't handle trouble breaking out all over the place. We can get in and out before you can assemble a response. And if we die, so what !?? We have nothing to lose. We can hit one of the restaurants where the tech employees like to go to with their families after work. How hard can be for us to figure out which restaurants those are? Gee, do you think they like upscale restaurants with sweets like the Cheesecake Factory?
How hard is it for us to stake out one of the obvious access roads to some tech company and tail an employee home and toss a liquor bottle full of flaming gasoline through their nice picture window into their cute house – we can use 4 cars and swap positions, so they never know, or we just lookup all of the recent property transactions and find out who just bought houses. Do you understand? How hard is it for us to walk onto the RPI campus in Troy or one of the nearby neighborhoods and shoot every spoiled b****** we can find? Do you understand?
The type of New York you want to create isn't the type of New York we want to live in. Let me explain it to you. From Ronald Reagan on forward all of the good paying jobs in this country have been disappearing and wealth has been shifting into the top 1%. The top 1% percent is your breed of people, the spoiled wealthy brats who had their road to success paved for them based on the position they were born into. All the rest of us ordinary folk, went into debt and got college degrees that turned out to be worthless. You see, it's pretty hard to gain traction when you're being undermined by cheap overseas labor.
You think these new tech jobs in Albany are going to help us? All of these new jobs are going to outsiders, kids from the Ivy League schools and neer-do-wells from the top 1%. None of the people who grew up in New York (our New York) are going to get any of those jobs.
Believe me, we understand that your invasion of wealthy tech people into the Capital District is going to drive up the cost of houses and apartments so that our folk, people in OUR New York, can't afford to live here. Even now, they've got real estate head hunters working for the nice, young tech folks, tossing around money and grabbing every house and apartment they can get their hands on.
What you're doing to the State workers great! Get rid of all the State jobs. So now, regular ordinary people that graduate from high schools around here can't get a middle class job.
Do you think we should retrain? Take a look at what happened to the ones who retrained for the "Internet Revolution" 10 years ago. In return for campaign contributions, the politicians who are supposed to be representing WE, THE PEOPLE gave tax incentives to their private sector partners to ship hundreds of thousands of high-tech jobs overseas and at the same time flooded the U.S. labor market with cheap overseas labor. And so now, people from that tech "revolution" are saddled with debt they can't rid of and have a degree that is useless for the latest "tech revolution".
And there are kids with a lot less education than us going to places like Albany High School, and their situation is beyond hopeless. My advice to them is to just shoot themselves in the head and get it over with, or better yet, go down to the Capitol building, shoot every 3-piece suit they can find by the doorways or the nearby sidewalks, and then shoot themselves in the head. Here's another business opportunity kids – do a home invasion up in Malta, take daddy to an undisclosed location and hold him for ransom. This how you can start getting your share of the American pie that has been taken from you!
You see, King Andrew, King Murdoch, and the billionaires of the Koch family, the world is full of our breed of people and we outnumber your breed of people. So here is your new job description, King Andrew and friends: you're going to stop shoveling wealth from the lower 99% into the top 1% and you're going to set aside your "no new taxes on anybody" pledge and start using the power of your office to start shoveling wealth from the top 1% down to all of the rest of us. You're going to start by RAISING the tax rate on millionaires in this state. You going to do it, or we are going to sow the kind of chaos you are unequipped to deal with. And you're going to find yourself in a country where you and your wealthy friends are going to be hunted."
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