Saturday, January 08, 2011

Tragedy In Tucson, AZ: Cong. Gabrielle Giffords Shot, Reported Dead, Now FOX Says She's Alive. Fed. Judge Reported Dead

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) was shot, reported dead but FOX News says she's alive but in critical condition and in surgery.

12 others have been shot.

The gunman apparently shouted something at the Congresswoman before firing.

Prayers and best wishes with her, her family and others affected by this tragedy.

Even more sickening...liberal bastards like Marcos "Screw Them" Molitsas of the Daily Kooks is already blaming Sarah Palin (???) for this, and others are blaming the Tea Party. Can you assholes stop for one minute?

Ironically, I was just reading about her at a story referenced at This Ain't Hell yesterday. She was proposing a Congressional pay cut and funding by five percent. She also voted against Nancy Pelosi from what I understand, when it came to minority leader.

UPDATE: Sarah Palin had posted this at her Facebook page, most likely after hearing the erroneous reports Giffords had been killed.
My sincere condolences are offered to the family of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the other victims of today's tragic shooting in Arizona.

On behalf of Todd and my family, we all pray for the victims and their families, and for peace and justice.

- Sarah Palin
While liberal scumbags are leaving nasty comments on her page due to a SarahPAC ad "targeting" Giffords district for a seat change in the November election. Um, excuse me, targeting Giffords for shooting was not what she implied, you hateful, idiotic libs.

UPDATE: 3:49 P.M. EDT; Federal Judge John Roll was one of those shot, and was killed.

Gateway Pundit gives a name: Jarod Laughner, referenced as the alleged shooter. No confirmation or details yet. I did find a YouTube channel belonging to a Jared Lee Loughner, not sure if it's the same person or a different spelling. He lists "Mein Kampf" and "The Communist Manifesto" as favorite books, no references to Tea Party or anything like that. Some weird film about currentcy.

1 comment:

Keir said...

Only last week the media was used to advocate the execution of Michael Vick for killing dogs. Last April Republican Congressman Paul Broun used the occasion of the 15th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing: "Fellow patriots, we have a lot of domestic enemies of the constitution, and they're right down the Mall, in the Congress of the United States – and right down Independence Avenue in the White House that belongs to us. It's not about my ability to hunt, which I love to do. It's not about the ability for me to protect my family and property against criminals, which we have the right to do. But it's all about us protecting ourselves from a tyrannical government." The year before, this same Broun singled out then-Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, as one such "domestic enemy of the constitution". He was re-elected last November with 67% of the vote. As a teacher of 20th century history here about 7 miles from Dachau in Germany, I know all about how self-serving demagogues like Palin will sacrifice people's lives for their own ends and use God and patriotism to justify it.