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Old 01-08-2011, 04:23 PM   #76
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The shooters facebook page looks to be against illegal immigration. He talks about literacy and how the 8th district, the Senator's district is made up of illiterate people who do not speak english....

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Old 01-08-2011, 04:23 PM   #77
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UPDATE: The 9 year-old child has died, of the ten that were taken to the hospital.
My little cousin and my friend's son both turned 9 today. Made that even sadder to hear.

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Old 01-08-2011, 04:24 PM   #78
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Do you really think anyone decided to shoot a Congressman because of a computer graphic?

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Old 01-08-2011, 04:25 PM   #79
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No, but I can see a knee jerk tendency to take it down in light of the circumstances....

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and now he's sitting in a cell, wondering what's next
Well if there's any justice in this world(newsflash - there isn't) then what's next would be a slow painful death for him being slowly cooked over an open fire....medieval style.

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Old 01-08-2011, 04:26 PM   #81
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not at all, but the "perception" is all people need....that she was on a "list" of Congress people targeted by the Palin machine

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I can understand why Palin's PAC would act as it did, I can't understand could actually try to pin the shooting on it, however.

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Old 01-08-2011, 04:26 PM   #83
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Shifty, it doesn't say that anywhere in the article - do you have another source?

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Do you really think anyone decided to shoot a Congressman because of a computer graphic?
No, but it shows this type of rhetoric shouldn't be used. Her 2010 opponent did the same thing. Watch the interview. Everything adds up until someone decides they're going to do something horrible like this.

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More on the suspect:

Fox will be playing some of his You Tube videos once they have gone through them....



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The shooters facebook page looks to be against illegal immigration. He talks about literacy and how the 8th district, the Senator's district is made up of illiterate people who do not speak english....
The shooter is probably a TEA partier. I guess if she dies in his view it would be a good thing another liberal socialist Obama-lover would be dead.

Our political discourse has not been this volatile since the 60s and the Civil Rights movement...

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Violent video games don't cause school shootings but they get blamed for them when they happen

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Shifty, it doesn't say that anywhere in the article - do you have another source?

That has not been confirmed, but news is speaking of another person in custody.

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Shifty, it doesn't say that anywhere in the article - do you have another source?
Sorry I did read it but they're website was down just awhile ago. I'll find it.

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As a citizen of Arizona, this is very, very disturbing. I'm interested to find out motive. I hope the congresswoman pulls through. Very sad.

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No, but I can see a knee jerk tendency to take it down in light of the circumstances....
Exactly. I spent a good amount of time removing anything that might refer to planes and skyscrapers from marketing materials at work after 9/11. None of it had anything to do with 9/11, but we took it down anyway.

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The shooter is probably a TEA partier. I guess if she dies in his view it would be a good thing another liberal socialist Obama-lover would be dead.

Our political discourse has not been this volatile since the 60s and the Civil Rights movement...
How about we wait for confirmation, ignorance of the details simply put, make us look ignorant. Let's wait and see.....it is a strong possibility, but again let's wait and see.

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Old 01-08-2011, 04:31 PM   #93
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As a citizen of Arizona, this is very, very disturbing. I'm interested to find out motive. I hope the congresswoman pulls through. Very sad.

Fox News is going through the suspects You Tube videos as we speak, they are going to show some of them once they have gone through them. A motive is coming to light from comments on his Face book against illiteracy, non-english speakers. He talks about the Constitution not being followed, etc.

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What a GOON.

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How about we wait for confirmation, ignorance of the details simply put, make us look ignorant. Let's wait and see.....it is a strong possibility, but again let's wait and see.
Agreed. And if that is the case, that still doesn't mean the entire Tea Party movement is made up people who would do this sort of thing, so let's not go there either, everyone.

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To blame Palin is slippry slope since its almost like blaming manson for Columbine. But there is a message here that the retoric should be taken down a notch and be moreabout ideas. Mansn and violent video games areade for entertainment purposes and ,unless menaly unstable, are taken as entertainment. Politics s a place to debate ideas and there is really no place for having cross hairs or violent retoric.

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That has not been confirmed, but news is speaking of another person in custody.
"Police arrest man near Thornydale and Magee Roads who is suspected of being connected to the shooting of Giffords and others. A third man is being sought."

That was the quote, probably trying to confirm everything.

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Violent video games don't cause school shootings but they get blamed for them when they happen
Well not to draw rotten tomatoes, but there are people out there who fill their head with NOTHING but the suggestions of these images and rhetoric, and things like this can occur.

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To blame Palin is slippry slope since its almost like blaming manson for Columbine. But there is a message here that the retoric should be taken down a notch and be moreabout ideas. Mansn and violent video games areade for entertainment purposes and ,unless menaly unstable, are taken as entertainment. Politics s a place to debate ideas and there is really no place for having cross hairs or violent retoric.
You can't blame Palin for this. I can't stand the woman, but I would never believe she would ever advocate an act like this. That was never the intention of that image on her site.

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