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Posted at 4:42 PM ET, 01/ 8/2011

National tragedy: The shooting of Gabrielle Giffords

By Jonathan Capehart

As President Obama said from the White House, the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) and others at a public event in Tucson is not only a tragedy for their families, but it also "is a tragedy for Arizona, and a tragedy for our entire country. " And as Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said in his statement, "An attack on one who serves is an attack on all who serve. Acts and threats of violence against public officials have no place in our society."

But I would also add that neither does the red-hot, gun-loving rhetoric employed to express displeasure with national policies and national leaders. Twitter is abuzz with retweets of Sarah Palin's infamous message, "Commonsense Conservatives & lovers of America: 'Don't Retreat, Instead - RELOAD!' Pls see my Facebook page." Twitterers are also reminding people about Palin's infamous SarahPac map with 20 gun sites targeting House Democrats who voted for the health care bill. Giffords, who won reelection in November, was on that list.

No, we don't know yet what motivated the alleged gunman, 22-year-old Jared Loughner. But I know this much: all it takes is for one person with a gun and a grudge or grievance to turn violent rhetoric into horrific reality.

By Jonathan Capehart  | January 8, 2011; 4:42 PM ET
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Comments

It is pretty clear that the Tea Party terrorists will have to be brought to justice along with the media outlets and politicians like Palin who have incited their followers to commit acts of violence against those they disagree with.

Posted by: moderate_voter | January 8, 2011 6:07 PM | Report abuse

I see that liberals are applying the Rahm Rule: let no crisis go to waste. I think that's rather tasteless. Couldn't you wait one doggone day before starting that?

Posted by: EnjoyEverySandwich | January 8, 2011 6:11 PM | Report abuse

Violent rhetoric, 160 million firearms in private hands, video games, maybe even a Post columnist who calls for the public flogging of an honorable man whose only sin was to try and entertain the men and women under his command. Who really knows who's to blame?

Posted by: pcannady | January 8, 2011 6:11 PM | Report abuse

Sarah Palin has the blood of all these victims on her hands. She is as complicit as this sick young man. She offered the crosshairs and the admonition to "relock and reload." He merely brought the tools.

Posted by: csears | January 8, 2011 6:28 PM | Report abuse

It was Arizona Tea Party candidate Sharron Angle who called for "second amendment solutions if Democrats win". I certainly never heard anyone on the Left talking like that!

Posted by: thomasmc1957 | January 8, 2011 7:07 PM | Report abuse

I see that within minutes of this latest Christian Republican murders Sarah Palin removed death threats from her web site, and I see that Jesse Kelly is lawyering-up in case his death threats get him indicted as an accessory to these murders:

http://www.elmerfudd.us/jesse-kelly-kills-2-more.jpg

Typical Christian Republicanism. Rush Limbaugh, Bill O'Reilly, Saral Palin, Ann Coulter, Jesse Kelly, they all egg on their right wing terrorist supporters to go out and murder Americans, and when the people they ehip up with their theofascist hate speech murder people, they step back, raise their hands, and say "woah! we didn't kill anybody."

Get a copy of that screen capture above. The Palin domestic terrorist and her handlers as well as Jesse Kelly don't want you to see what was on their web sites before they murdered another 6 innocent Americans.

Posted by: DamOTclese | January 8, 2011 7:15 PM | Report abuse

First I will say please pray for and God help this wonderful lady pull through her ordeal and let's make sure the shooter receives his punishment for his actions. Second, let us also make absolutely sure Sarah Palin is held 110% accountable for the irresponsible, reckless 'cross hairs' domestic terrorist advertisements she has been peddling to the public and people like this shooter. You are an absolutely despicable, ignorant, pathetic excuse for human life Palin, shame on you. Gabreille was on Palin's 'cross hairs' list.

Posted by: Hillary08 | January 8, 2011 7:17 PM | Report abuse

There is no evidence that the shooter was anything more than a nut case, and you people know it. So, WAPO, fronting left wing agitators like Capehart in spewing innuendo that you know to be dishonest is nothing short of reprehensible. Shame.

Posted by: cwejohnson | January 8, 2011 8:24 PM | Report abuse

The liberal media is already at it, "red hot gun loving" and "extended magazines" comments are rampant and soon they will slip in George W Bush for some of the blame and push more gun control. Of course if you look at the liberal east coast cities with the strongest gun control laws they also have some of the highest gun violence but the rhetoric sure makes them feel good.

Posted by: topgun97365 | January 8, 2011 8:27 PM | Report abuse

Typical tasteless, knee-jerk anti-conservatism. Political violence in America has been almost overwhelmingly leftist, historically and recently.

Notwithstanding this, the fact that the shooter was described by a friend as ultra liberal neither explains his reasons or justifies partisan sniping. Regardless of his political positions, he was plainly demented. His violence was his own; it was not part of any political performance.

Posted by: Ken16 | January 8, 2011 8:40 PM | Report abuse

It's a national tragedy because a politician was shot? OK. It's really a national tragedy that 6 people are killed and you columnists use that as an excuse to spread more hate.

Posted by: jjtwo | January 8, 2011 8:41 PM | Report abuse

Terrorism, Jonathan. Just like Oklahoma City, just like 9/11, just different in scale. I don't know why we're all so reluctant to say "terrorism" when something like this happens.

Posted by: DaveinNorthridge | January 8, 2011 8:42 PM | Report abuse

Please pray for all who are injured and all that were tragically killed.
It may be related to politics but it is almost certainly related to a mental health issue. The alleged gunman may not be clinically insane but his internet postings are rambling and barely incoherent.
We have a crisis in this country and it is the state of mental health. Guns gave him an easy way to perpetrate these dastardly crimes but he could just as easily have used homemade materials to customize another weapon.
"Relock and Reload" is a terribly flip and careless comment but Sarah Palin is not responsible for what the mentally ill do. She should be mature enough to have more dialogue and less one-liners but all sorts of things prompt the actions of the mentally ill and it is simplistic to pin the blame on her especially at this point in time.
The immediate tragedy here is the innocents who have died and the innocents who are clinging to life. The long term tragedy is that budget cuts to mental health facilities will make it just that much harder for people like this man and the VT murderer to get help assuming someone can persuade them to do so. The help that could very well prevent the loss of life we are mourning right now.

Posted by: nicarobrooke | January 8, 2011 9:17 PM | Report abuse

It is a longstanding principle of common law that one intends the reasonably foreseeable consequences of one's actions.

Posted by: turningfool | January 8, 2011 9:21 PM | Report abuse

[@ 8:41 PM on January 8, 2011 jjtwo Posted: "It's a national tragedy because a politician was shot? OK. It's really a national tragedy that 6 people are killed and you columnists use that as an excuse to spread more hate."]
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You, the mayor of Tucson, and the Bats from the Belfry have said it all: "Political vitriol kills people, guns don't. We need to figure out a way to stop people like that from having guns."

Problem You-Tubes: he wasn't a person like that until he did that.

Maybe people that post this kind of vitriol should be investigated:

[@ 6:28 PM on January 8, 2011 csears Posted: "Sarah Palin has the blood of all these victims on her hands. She is as complicit as this sick young man. She offered the crosshairs and the admonition(sic & sick) to "relock(sic & sicker) and reload." He merely brought the tools."]
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Sounds like this dude (dudette, ?) is ready to join the mob with a pitchfork, we need to outlaw pitchforks.

And this kind of meanspiritedness needs to be brought to Justice:

[@ 6:07 PM on January 8, 2011 moderate_voter Posted "It is pretty clear that the Tea Party terrorists will have to be brought to justice along with the media outlets and politicians like Palin who have incited their followers to commit acts of violence against those they disagree with."]
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How looney can you get before your own heads hurt.

Posted by: FreeNomore | January 8, 2011 9:25 PM | Report abuse

Today's so-called conservatives believe that "personal responsibility" applies to everybody except themselves.

Sarah Palin, Sharron Angle, and people like them who use violent rhetoric against people with different political views DO have responsibility here.

Did they pull the trigger? No.

But it defies common sense to claim that they have NO responsibility when they stir the pot of hate like that do and then something like this happens.

I'm not arguing that they bear legal responsibilty - but they do bear moral responsibility.

Palin should come out and say that she was wrong for using violent rhetoric and that she made a bad choice when she put up that website.

Will she? I'm sorry to say that I very seriously doubt she will.

I never agreed with most of her political views, but I used to like her because I thought that at least her motivations were good. However I lost all faith in her when she resigned as governor as Alaska.

She's proven herself to be nothing but a cheeky, mean-spirited fraud.

Posted by: sumipatel1985 | January 8, 2011 9:29 PM | Report abuse

...and people like The Negotiator-in-Chief, Our besteamed Host Poster, all the Jack-Wagon riders from the Wright Wing of the Despisemocrat Party, the ABMSNBDNCNNPBSR Public-Private, Government-Media Complex @ the moveon.ogre belfry, all think and say Sheriff Arpaio is the jack*ss?

Posted by: FreeNomore | January 8, 2011 9:39 PM | Report abuse

[@ 9:29 PM on January 8, 2011 sumipatel1985 Posted: "..."personal responsibility" applies to everybody...stir the pot of hate like...I'm...proven..."]
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Takes a pot stirrer to know one, seems to us...is there anybody good enough, right enough, wonderful enough to pass patel's test? You are old enough to know that people like you, who hold others to a virtual standard kept in your Ego Lock-Box, are the core of the problem in this country. You are so easily led around by your keyword trigger chip, you could be the next terrorist...

Posted by: FreeNomore | January 8, 2011 9:52 PM | Report abuse

Ms. Giffords was among a group of Democratic House candidates who were featured on the Web site of Sarah Palin’s political action committee with cross hairs over their districts, a fact that disturbed Ms. Giffords at the time.

“We’re on Sarah Palin’s targeted list,” Ms. Giffords said last March. “But the thing is the way that she has it depicted has the cross hairs of a gun sight over our district. When people do that, they’ve got to realize there’s consequences to that.”

Posted by: HughBriss | January 8, 2011 9:55 PM | Report abuse

Although Palin's comments were stupid (like most of her comments), I never heard her or others in the tea party wish someone would assasinate someone like i heard from the left about Pres. Bush.
The only reason nobody followed up on it was because the left either don't know how to use a weapon or don't own one (to validate their view on the 2nd amendment and hatred of those who do).

This is a deplorable act which should cause both sides to rethink their retoric about the opposition party -- they ain't the enemy, they're the opponent.... BIG DIFFERENCE!
Time to chuck the bad commedians turned political blabbermouths which just fuel this sort of thing to get their laughs (that's Beck, Olbermann, Maddow, Limbaugh, Matthews and company), and return to a less hate-filled disagreement. And yes, that ALL sides.

Posted by: MadiganT | January 8, 2011 10:04 PM | Report abuse

Fox News is pretty disgusting.

Look what they managed to get into two paragraphs of the lead story on the shooting death of 6 people and the wounding of the Representative and 11 others:

"Giffords, known as a fiscally conservative Democrat and gun rights advocate, underwent surgery at the University of Arizona Medical Center."

Then later on, same story:

"Giffords, a gun rights advocate, was first elected to Congress in 2006, when she rode a wave of Democratic victories. However, she separated herself from most in her caucus when she criticized President Obama last summer for not sending more National Guard members to the U.S.-Mexico border."

Why don't they just write:

"Giffords, who would have strongly favored gun ownership by the man who shot her."

Posted by: 54465446 | January 8, 2011 10:09 PM | Report abuse

Interesting to note that Canada, with comparatively strict gun control, has a homicide rate of 1.8 per 100,000 while the U.S. rate is 5.0.

Canada also does not have Fox News.

Posted by: bobskis | January 8, 2011 10:19 PM | Report abuse

God Bless the Tea Party, of which I am a proud member, and our Leader, the Blessed Sarah Palin. These people were warned when Sarah put them in the cross-hairs. They should have quit when they had the chance. Our people are finally taking the course of events into their own hands.

Posted by: schickelgruber | January 8, 2011 11:04 PM | Report abuse

"National tragedy"

Well, not so much. In fact, not at all.

Something for those with an AX to grind to use as an CAUSE to hurl hate? Absolutely.

All death is tragic, a loss, and a time to mourn.

We all live with risk. Members of congress should be no different. And those of you who are so quick to blame a political party, guns, god, whomever - there is only one person to blame. The killer.

Posted by: mdsinc | January 8, 2011 11:31 PM | Report abuse

This from the NY Times (but don't let the facts slow you down ... You go, girl!):

“As I knew him he was left wing, quite liberal. & oddly obsessed with the 2012 prophecy,” the former classmate, Caitie Parker, wrote in a series of Twitter feeds Saturday. “I haven’t seen him since ’07 though. He became very reclusive.”

“He was a political radical & met Giffords once before in ’07, asked her a question & he told me she was ‘stupid & unintelligent,’ ” she wrote.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/09/us/politics/09shooter.html?hp

Posted by: couwnt | January 8, 2011 11:41 PM | Report abuse

My sympathies to the innocent bystanders.

Posted by: carlbatey | January 8, 2011 11:52 PM | Report abuse

If Capeheart was a serious journalist, he would understand that it's important not to jump to conclusions before facts come out.

A little class and a lot of prayers are needed right now.

Posted by: diehardlib | January 8, 2011 11:53 PM | Report abuse

This lunatic could have shot the congresswoman because she was too liberal or not liberal enough - blaming Fox and Sarah Palin for the same type of rhetoric that got Obama elected (tell me the left didn't say absurd things about President Bush) is quite premature. Words don't create killers, guns don't shoot themselves and unhinged individuals usually give plenty of clues but our politically correct society doesn't allow for intervention until an act is committed. Having said that I would not have any problem restricting handguns and automatic weapons as they serve no societal purpose whatsoever.

Posted by: billthebeast | January 9, 2011 8:06 AM | Report abuse

The fact that the FBI director is heading the investigation tells you a great deal about this threat. There is much that has not been reported because mainstream media stopped doing its job to inform people, a long time ago. The FBI and the ATF have their hands full investigating state run militias and hate groups with affiliations to the tea party. There are Libertarian affiliated groups such as Oath Keepers who are armed members of the military and police dept. whose ranks are in the thousands. This is a growing, internal,national security threat and it must be better exposed and better understood by every American.

Posted by: gmrenson | January 9, 2011 8:55 AM | Report abuse

The rhetoric in this country is out of control. Those who have fanned the flames are guilty. I call for the worst offenders to admit their culpability and step down. Therefore, I am requesting that Obama resign from office so the healing can begin.

Posted by: jy151310 | January 9, 2011 9:07 AM | Report abuse

We know nothing about why this guy acted, except that he appears to have mental illness. Yet the lefties are already acting to try to bury Sarah Palin and the Tea Party over this, over the word "targeted" which a google search finds used in all sorts of political contexts. For shame those who immediately seek to use this tragedy for political advantage!

Posted by: Nemo24601 | January 9, 2011 9:48 AM | Report abuse

"No, we don't know yet what motivated the alleged gunman, 22-year-old Jared Loughner".

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And, yet, you and every other left-winger have placed the blame on Palin. If anything happens to a conservative, should we blame Obama for his "punish the enemy" speech? We know that he meant that we should vote for Democrats, but an unbalanced nutjob could very well have taken his comments literally. We also know that Palin meant that we should vote out anyone in the "crosshair", but, apparently, the left doesn't see the metaphor in her case.

Posted by: bethg1841 | January 9, 2011 11:49 AM | Report abuse

Let me see if I can follow the logic here.
1. Capehart thinks this was an evil act -- OK, we all agree.
2. Capehart thinks that Sarah Palin says evil things -- dubious.
3. Therefore, Capehart thinks Palin is to blame. QED?

Liberals think conservatives are evil, and conservatives think liberals are stupid. Judging by this column, the evidence is in favor of the latter.

Posted by: mitchtownsend | January 9, 2011 12:32 PM | Report abuse

Leftists and Democrats want us to focus on the (alleged) “red-hot" political rhetoric after the tragedy yesterday. Maybe they should start with President Obama. He's clearly the worst offender.
http://gatewaypundit.rightnetwork.com/2011/01/did-barack-obama-cause-the-shootings-yesterday-in-tucson

** Obama: “They Bring a Knife…We Bring a Gun”
** Obama to His Followers: “Get in Their Faces!”
** Obama on ACORN Mobs: “I don’t want to quell anger. I think people are right to be angry! I’m angry!”
** Obama to His Mercenary Army: “Hit Back Twice As Hard”
** Obama on the private sector: “We talk to these folks… so I know whose ass to kick.“
** Obama to voters: Republican victory would mean “hand to hand combat”
** Obama to lib supporters: “It’s time to Fight for it.”
** Obama to Latino supporters: “Punish your enemies.”
** Obama to democrats: “I’m itching for a fight.”

If Leftists really want to consider the atmosphere of violent language, they should start at the White House.

Posted by: KaddafiDelendaEst | January 9, 2011 12:51 PM | Report abuse

Brace yourself: The satanic Westboro cult will protest at little Christina’s funeral.
http://hillbuzz.org/2011/01/09/brace-yourselves-democrat-fred-phelps-and-westboro-hate-group-announce-plans-to-picket-9-year-old-shooting-victim-christina-greenes-funeral-a-new-low-for-democrat-hate-groups/

“The Left does some truly despicable things in this world, but this is a new low for Democrats. Former three-time Democrat gubernatorial candidate Fred Phelps Jr. (commonly called just “Fred Phelps”) and his Westboro Hate Group have announced plans to disrupt the funeral of 9 year-old shooting victim Christina Greene.”

/spit

Posted by: KaddafiDelendaEst | January 9, 2011 1:01 PM | Report abuse

regardless of why he did it. it's a twofer for the tea party. gov. brewer will name the poor lady's replacement, with a rep. or a dem. that is unelectable. so angle gets her 2nd amendment remedy and palin gets to take down one crosshair.

Posted by: blinwilly | January 9, 2011 4:07 PM | Report abuse

[@ 4:07 PM on January 9, 2011 blinwilly Posted: "...regardless..."]
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Definitely a regardless post by a irregardless poster, swooped down here in the Jack***Wagon from the Wright Wing of the Despisemocrat Party, the ABMSNBDNCNNPBSR Public-Private, Government-Media Complex @ the moveon.ogre belfry that have given all the President's Mice, upside down glasses that keeps them seeing, hearing, and saying just what the Kevorkians of the World order want them to hear, and who are the cause of the tragedy in Tucson. These mutants from dis-educational land hold others to a virtual standard, kept in their Ego Lock-Box, and are the real core of the problem in this country. They are easily led around by their keyword trigger chip, and could be the next terrorist...think back to when the President (and some congress people) called out SEIU and the ACORN crazies to show up at a Wall Street Executive's house, screaming and intimidating, all the while they and the whole bunch of you people, the irresponsible parties, looked on dispassionately, as if they had nothing to do with it.

Posted by: FreeNomore | January 9, 2011 5:29 PM | Report abuse

Maybe we need to outlaw pitch-forks, they could kill people.

Posted by: FreeNomore | January 9, 2011 5:36 PM | Report abuse

The U.S. Marshals Service should be immediately dispatched by the Attorney General to provide protective services to members of Congress when they make scheduled in advance public appearances in their home districts.

This initiative could also be supported by deputizing the numerous retired law enforcement officers out there who would be glad to make a couple of extra bucks a couple of days a month.

Posted by: john_bruckner | January 9, 2011 5:53 PM | Report abuse

"He wanted the media to freak out about this whole thing. He wanted exactly what's happening."- Bryce Tierney

Yes, a schizo who was clearly imbibing on the Toxic Tea Party Brew: Rogue Fatalism, Xenophobia, Constitutionalism, Accusations of Government Treason, Second Amendment leveraging. Take a shot of Glen Beck's Goldschlager for good measure. Read library of "Individual vs. State" themed books. Bake at 113 in Arizona, mecca of bigotry.

Sarah Palin provided an easy target for him to fulfill a prophecy of glorious martyrdom. Jared the American terrorist, may the Tea Party engrave face on their touted new gold coins. A new standard indeed.

Posted by: MeasureThis | January 10, 2011 7:02 AM | Report abuse

[@ 4:07 PM on January 9, 2011 blinwilly Posted: "...regardless..."]
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Definitely a regardless post by a irregardless poster, swooped down here in the Jack***Wagon from the Wright Wing of the Despisemocrat Party, the ABMSNBDNCNNPBSR Public-Private, Government-Media Complex @ the moveon.ogre belfry that have given all the President's Mice, upside down glasses that keeps them seeing, hearing, and saying just what the Kevorkians of the World order want them to hear, and who are the cause of the tragedy in Tucson. These mutants from dis-educational land hold others to a virtual standard, kept in their Ego Lock-Box, and are the real core of the problem in this country. They are easily led around by their keyword trigger chip, and could be the next terrorist...think back to when the President (and some congress people) called out SEIU and the ACORN crazies to show up at a Wall Street Executive's house, screaming and intimidating, all the while they and the whole bunch of you people, the irresponsible parties, looked on dispassionately, as if they had nothing to do with it.


Posted by: FreeNomore | January 9, 2011 5:29 PM |
that's a mouthful of hate there partner. i don't see in my post where i blamed anyone. but the facts still reamin it's a twofer for the teaparty. and i don't remember anyone being shot from any of the examples you gave.

Posted by: blinwilly | January 10, 2011 8:05 AM | Report abuse

Is this any different than the NUT MUSLIM who shot and killed several folks at the TEXAS military base?

I don't think so. Lunatics come in "ALL" sizes and shapes, colors and religious backgrounds. The HATE mongers, especially the MEDIA need to get a grip and STOP dividing the country. Rather than spitting out YOUR opinion (thereby inciting your reader base) why don't you try something new. Reporting the news.

Posted by: frankn1 | January 10, 2011 8:58 AM | Report abuse

Keith Olbermann,blamed Sarah Palin's rhetoric, saying that if she did not "repudiate her own part… in amplifying violence and violent imagery in American politics, she must be dismissed from politics."

This from a angry man of the Left ? AFTER an angry man of the Left – has tried to murder a conservative pro-gun, border-security-friendly Democrat ?

Shameful.

The assassin was a nutcase and a Jew-hater. His favorite books Marx’s Communist manifesto and Mein Kampf (think National Socialism). The New York Times identified him as a Leftist. He could have been a welcome guest at William Ayers home !

Yet posters here like Olbermann – themselves haters of all things Christian and conservative – are blaming the Tea Party ? Sarah Palin ?

Unbelievable and shameful.

800 leftists arrested at this summers G20 for violence so common-place at leftist rallies as to barely get mention in the American press... A thousand peaceful Tea Party rallies… and the Palin-hating Left is still spouting angry rhetoric ? and blaming the Right ?

Unbelievable.

Posted by: pvilso24 | January 10, 2011 9:43 AM | Report abuse

There is this sort of misleading neutralism citing the "heated political rhetoric."

It isn't the left, the moderates or democrats in specific that have infused their followers with the adrenal-rush of violence and warfare against the nation's government: to wit, "Gather your Armies" Don't retreat, RELOAD!" "second-amendment remedies" allusions to pit-bulls, gun-sights targeting political adversaries,mama grizzly bears, venomous snakes warning "don't tread on me" all the way to secessation from the union. It isn't the liberals or the moderates that are commemorating the last time there was secessation, followed by armed-insurrection that resulted in more dead Americans than in all the was we've ever fought.

But, Rhetoric is just that- words. However, on the right side of the spectrum we've been treated to a senate candidate hosting an event where his burly supporter held down a female critic by placing his foot on her head, and an insistent journalist was taken away in hand-cuffs for "asking questions." We've all seen both the racist signs and the automatic weapons at their political rallies- what is there comparable coming from the other side of the spectrum?

The right and its apologists (or better, their propagandists) are desperately trying to equate the outrage on the left (outrage against all, and more; that I have cited above) with their cozying up to, incitiment of and manipulation of the most divisive, extreme and dangerous elements in our society. But it isn't us on the left that are forming militias to kill federal and local autorities, it isn't democrats that are flying planes loaded with incendiary material into Government tax-offices, and it isn't us shooting congresswomen with whom we disagree.

Remember, it is the rightwing conservatives that love to label us as "tree-huggers" whom love to spout-off about love and peace while we all sing Kimbaya"

Because to those on the right- all of those things are something to be ashamed of- bad qualities for any "Real American" to harbor.

Posted by: interactidiomas | January 10, 2011 10:33 AM | Report abuse


from Schickelgruber:
"God Bless the Tea Party, of which I am a proud member, and our Leader, the Blessed Sarah Palin. These people were warned when Sarah put them in the cross-hairs. They should have quit when they had the chance. Our people are finally taking the course of events into their own hands."
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The above is unmistakable evidence the tea party is far from blameless in this unspeakable incident. Not only that, this sick person applauds what happened,

Posted by: averagejane3 | January 10, 2011 1:10 PM | Report abuse

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