An obviously disturbed extremist wearing a t-shirt opposing infamous right wing bugaboo Agenda 21 appeared before the Miami-Dade County Commission and threatened to kill every one of the members, saying the Constitution gives him the right to do so if they sell his home after he failed to pay fines for environmental damage.
Showing up to a Miami-Dade County Commission meeting a little hot under the collar, seething over a local government decision? Not unusual.
Threatening bodily harm to elected officials — and pointing at them while doing so? That’ll get you arrested.
Jose Antonio Fernandez, 54, found that out the hard way Tuesday when he stepped to the microphone and warned that if the county were to take his property, he would have “the right to shoot every one of you…
Fernandez, sporting a prominent beard and a T-shirt that read “No to United Nations Agenda 21,” accused the commission of “confiscating the land of small farmers.”“You confiscated my land already,” he said.
“Now you want my house. I came here to tell you in public, if you sell my house, the ‘bleep’ is going to hit the fan,” he added, apparently more comfortable making threats than cursing. “And I’m going to board the entire house with me inside.”…
A judge ruled in 2011 that Fernandez’s nursery — which was on a separate property from his home — owed the county $316,000 in restitution that Miami-Dade has yet to receive…
“I dare you to sell my house,” Fernandez told commissioners Tuesday. “You have become tyrants. You have become a corrupted government. You have destroyed my family. And hundreds of families.
“And I said: enough. I am the people. And the time that you sell the house, my constitution gives me the right to shoot every one of you,” he concluded, pointing at the dais. “Shoot ’em.”
That’s a guy who should be locked up a long, long time.