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Sweetwater Museum Director Resigns Amid
'Republicans Should Die' Facebook Post

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Posted By: greggojo, 3/7/2020 11:50:36 AM

The embattled Executive Director of the Pioneer Museum in Sweetwater submitted her resignation as of 5 p.m. Friday after posting Republican voters should die on Facebook on election day. According to a statement from the president of the board of directors of the museum, Melonnie Hicks submitted her resignation Friday. As we reported earlier, Hicks posted "I hope every single one of you pieces of s... that votes republican, dies today." The post went viral sparking a huge controversy.


Interestingly, some local conservatives were arguing that she should not be fired, because she was a very good museum director and also, conservatives should not join the Left in its cancel culture/one strike and you're out campaign. imho, this woman's demise is the direct result of the fire stoked by the Left against non-progressives. Common sense and human decency seem to have been abandoned by tens of millions of Americans.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Lucky5 3/7/2020 11:56:27 AM (No. 339505)
OP- that is just sad that any conservative would support someone that would wish on death on people who do not agree with them.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: JrSample 3/7/2020 12:15:02 PM (No. 339533)
Tell her to hope in one hand and defecate in the other, then tell us which fills up first.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Muncsdad 3/7/2020 12:16:34 PM (No. 339536)
Just another member of the tolerant Democrat thugocracy. Remember, ‘Hare has no home here...’. Hypocrites. Evil.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 3/7/2020 12:18:03 PM (No. 339539)
Chuckie Schoomer, when are you going to resign?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Vaquero45 3/7/2020 12:30:25 PM (No. 339554)
Liberalism is a mental disorder. It blinds people to the truth and makes them crazy.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: DARling 3/7/2020 12:32:08 PM (No. 339557)
If you take my tax dollars as salary and then declare that you hate my guts and wish I would die, then yes, you should not be able to keep your taxpayer-funded job. Conservatives need to get into the mud and fight like liberals do.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: JHHolliday 3/7/2020 12:32:21 PM (No. 339558)
I am all for not acting like the left and their cancel culture but this wishing death on people who simply don't agree politically is over the top. I am a trustee of our local historical society and museum property. Like most local museums, we are always short of funds and her nasty comment probably turned off donors to this one. A remarkably stupid thing for her to put on social media and damage the museum this way. Resignation was the right way for her to go.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Highvoltage 3/7/2020 12:32:57 PM (No. 339559)
Chuck Schumer is a person high in our government who issued a personal threat to Gorsich and Kavenaugh. In doing so he set a poor example that could result in some person trying to carry it out. This is the action of lowlife and should result in his impeachment. Hick is in local government but her posting was in the gutter. Good riddance!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: bgarrett 3/7/2020 12:36:48 PM (No. 339565)
Melonnie Hicks address is public record 600 New Mexico Ave, Sweetwater TX
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Reply 10 - Posted by: jalo1951 3/7/2020 1:00:01 PM (No. 339579)
It still amazes me how stupid social media makes some people. Really, really stupid.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: DVC 3/7/2020 1:16:22 PM (No. 339591)
Good news. Let's hope that her neighbors have nothing to do with this nasty person.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: unionriverman2316 3/7/2020 1:17:04 PM (No. 339592)
Just another liberal leftist POS. They are getting angrier and bolder by the day. Soon one of them will pick up a gun and try to carry out this wish. Pure, raw hatred as stoked by the Dem party for 3 1/2 years will ultimately end in violence.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: cjjeepercreeper 3/7/2020 1:17:24 PM (No. 339593)
That site wants me to turn my adblocker off. No thank you.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: cjjeepercreeper 3/7/2020 1:18:55 PM (No. 339597)
Link for those with adblockers.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 3/7/2020 1:27:07 PM (No. 339609)
Hey hicks! Back at ya! We deplorables heard you. Loud and clear! Your hatred for us is so obvious. Get’ll need it for the next 4 years!
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Northcross 3/7/2020 1:29:35 PM (No. 339611)
Posts 10 and 12 should be withdrawn.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: DVC 3/7/2020 1:32:03 PM (No. 339615)
She is a hateful person, and that is a good enough reason to not want her in any position of power. Clearly, she WILL use whatever power she has to harm conservative people or conservative causes. Good riddance.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 3/7/2020 1:37:37 PM (No. 339620)
It is astonishing and repulsive that a person with a position like this feels she has the right to go on social media and say things like this. It would be disturbing just to know she feels this way but to feel it is OK to shout your insanity from the rooftops is really troubling. The museum should still issue a statement that they repudiate anyone making such statements and that, had she not resigned, they would have required her resignation. We need to start sending a message to people that while you can say what you want and generally, government cannot trouble you, there still can be massive social consequences. Calling for people's death is NOT OK!
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Reply 19 - Posted by: bgarrett 3/7/2020 2:18:01 PM (No. 339657)
#17 Why? Thats what they do to us
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Reply 20 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 3/7/2020 2:23:37 PM (No. 339666)
Freedom of speech does not mean speech without consequences. She can be a hate-filled troll all she wants, but needs to recognize that it might limit her employment opportunities. Most employers don't want the notoriety that trolls bring with them.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: bgarrett 3/7/2020 2:24:31 PM (No. 339667)
Trump is right. We should attack them and punch back twice as hard. Oh wait,it was Obama who said 'Punch back twice as hard'
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Connor 3/7/2020 3:23:31 PM (No. 339716)
The depth of this hatred gives me goosebumps. It is so repulsive I just don't know what to say.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: wakeupcall 3/7/2020 3:42:16 PM (No. 339734)
The insane servants of Satan are alive and evidently well in California.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: SALady 3/7/2020 3:43:56 PM (No. 339735)
If you want to blow off steam and post some really hatefully and evil statements, there are plenty of sites on the Internet that you can use the anonymous name of your choice and knock yourself out. If you are such a sick puppy that you need to do that to feel good about yourself, have at it. Ultimately, it doesn't hurt anyone else -- just your own soul. But to post garbage like she did under her real name shows she is not only evil but also incredibly stupid. Sadly, I'm sure there is some lie-beral city or organization ready to award her with a job!!!! She will make the perfect lie-beral bureaucrat!!!!!!
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Jerico 3/7/2020 4:55:36 PM (No. 339764)
I don’t believe she should be fired. She did a dumb thing and has been outed as being hateful. That should be enough.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Strike3 3/7/2020 5:08:10 PM (No. 339774)
She's lucky that her job is the only thing she has lost - so far.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: cheeflo 3/7/2020 8:03:28 PM (No. 339906)
What makes apparently intelligent people say such stupid things? Do they think social media insulates them from the consequences? Would they say such things outside of social media, in person and out loud? I doubt it. You’d think they’d learn from the many episodes that haven’t ended well for the clever poster who wishes death and misfortune on strangers. But the key word is think, which they don’t do — it’s all about feeling, not thinking. The dopamine hit from posting a zinger on Facebook, even and maybe especially a vicious one, is all that seems to matter in the moment.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: DVC 3/7/2020 9:39:15 PM (No. 339966)
Is she black?
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