Tag Archives: Gabrielle Giffords

Tying to make sense of last night’s mass murder in Colorado

I should be spending my evening thinking about just what in the hell I’m going to do at tomorrow’s Shadow Art Fair, but I can’t stop reading about last night’s horrific events in Colorado. Predictably, a lot of people, like our friend Roger Ebert, are taking the opportunity to argue that more meaningful gun control […]

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Since we haven’t had a good Glenn Beck thread in a while…

We can argue all day all day long as to whether or not Sarah Palin’s violent imagery and rhetoric contributed in any way to Jared Loughner’s decision last week to kill his Congresswoman, Gabrielle Giffords. What can’t be argued, however, is that, several months ago, Palin’s fellow Fox News personality, Glenn Beck, played a pivotal […]

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Obama on the deaths of the men and women in Tucson

I’d already watched Sarah Palin’s recorded statement on the Arizona shootings when I’d decided to track down video of President Obama’s speech at the Tucson memorial service for those men and women who were killed or wounded on Saturday. I know that, in the past, I’ve expressed a great deal of dissatisfaction with the President, […]

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Arizona Republicans leaving office in fear of fellow Republicans

Saying, “I love the Republican Party but I don’t want to take a bullet for anyone,” Arizona Legislative District 20 Republican Chairman Anthony Miller tendered his resignation this weekend. The following clip comes from Think Progress: Just hours after 22-year-old gunman Jared Loughner launched a shooting spree at a Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) constituent event […]

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Dear Sarah Palin

A cousin of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, an abortion rights advocate by the name of Lynn Paltrow, posted what I found to be a very reasonable letter to Sarah Palin today. I’d encourage you to read the whole thing, but here’s how it ends. …Your response so far, has been to defend the images and language […]

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