A 26-year-old woman is being charged with allegedly sending email threats to a handful of Wisconsin lawmakers during the state's contentious battle over collective bargaining rights earlier this month.Somehow too, this crazy loon wasn't arrested. Can't imagine all the hype and controversy that would take place if this were a conservative woman threatening Democrat pols.
The woman, Katherine Windels, is being charged with two felony counts and two misdemeanor counts, for sending computer messages threatening injury or harm, and for propagating bomb scares.
According to a criminal complaint filed in the Dane County Circuit Court, Windels, under the alias "Lisa Patterson," first sent threatening emails to State Senator Robert Cowles on March 9, stating that "Because of your actions today and in t=e past couple of weeks I and the group of people that are working with me =ave decided that we've had enough. We feel that you and your republica= dictators have to die." (Spelling errors appear as in original complaint provided to CBSNews.com.)
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The email went on to outline a plan that involved "arriving at your house and=putting a nice little bullet in your head," as well as planting bombs "in various locations around =he areas in which we know that you frequent" - such as "your house, yo=r car, the state capitol, and well I won't tell you all of them becaus= that's just no fun."
In a second e-mail, sent by the same alias to 15 Wisconsin state Senators, Windels warns of having planted strategically-located bombs, and threatens, "you will be killed and your familes=will also be killed due to your actions in the last 8 weeks."
"Please explai= to them that this is because if we get rid of you and your families then =t will save the rights of 300,000 people and also be able to close the def=cit that you have created. I hope you have a good time in hell," says the e-mail, the subject line of which reads: "Atten: Death threat!!!! Bomb!!!!"
The woman, when questioned about the emails, said "I sent out emails that I was disgusted and very upset by what [Republican lawmakers] were doing," according to the complaint.
The report states that Windels told investigators she had not intended to follow through with her threats, and when questioned about a particular line in the email, she said, "I know I said that, but I don't know why I said that."