Sunday, January 09, 2011

Did Sarah Palin Call For The Shooting Of Gabrielle Giffords?

Anyone with a brain knows that Sarah Palin is the amongst worst of the right-wing Christian nutters that America has ever produced.  Back in March 2010, she uploaded a picture of the USA with gun targets representing the Democrats that she wanted her nutter right-wing followers to take aim at - maybe not literally, but her sheep aren't all that smart.

Now, yesterday at a Congress on Your Corner event on Tucson, Arizona (one of the States with one of Sarah Palin's targets over it), while Gabrielle was talking at this event, a (no doubt, but yet to be proved) right-wing religious nutbag shot Gabrielle at close range in the head, shot and killed US District Court Judge John M Roll and apparently as many as 18 people may have been hurt.

So, is it alright for an American Christian terrorist to go around shooting politicians that he's been told are "bad" whereas it is an abhorrent state of affairs if an Islamic terrorist does the same?  Is America going to step up here and treat this terrorist the same as all other terrorists?  Is America going to launch an investigation into why he did this and if Sarah Palin's "Unrelenting Dumb" is part of the cause, will she be held responsible for her part in this terrorist tragedy?

Now, I truly hope that Gabrielle pulls through this well and that she stands for re-election and comes in with a stronger vote than she did last time.  I also hope that her husband, NASA Astronaut Captain Mark Kelly still gets to fly the last planned Shuttle mission on which he is rostered.

Hopefully, this is the beginning of the public downfall of one of the worst periods in American political history - Sarah Palin.

(Edit: Also, I forgot to post this link to a Flickr photo of Sarah Palin's Twitter account where she asked her right-wing religious nutcases last year to "Don't Retreat, Instead - RELOAD".)

(Update: It seems that Jared Lee Loughner (the alleged shooter) isn't a religious nutter, just a nutter needing a cause and it seems that Sarah Palin's "crosshairs" cause was the one he felt suited him best.  And that Sarah Palin's spent the day scrubbing the Internet of her hate links and posts seems to indicate that at least *SHE* think that there is some validity in the link between her actions and calls to arms and Jared's actions in shooting people today.)


The Outspoken Wookie


Anonymous said...

If you look on the shooter's youtube page, it lists the "Communist Manifesto" as one of his favorite books. He was no right winger buddy!


Hilton Travis said...

I did. And I edited my post well before you read it to update my comments.

He was enough of a fucking nutter that Sarah Palin's bullshit made sense to him. And if you think she's not responsible, then why has she spent today trying to wipe out her call to arms from her previously published Twitter andf other posts? She obviously thinks she's a part of the cause of this incident.

Anonymous said...

Such outspoken rhetoric is highly inflammatory. May I suggest that you read more about the assailant before making such unfounded extreme comments? The man was a nut and hardly a Palin supporter, or conservative, or religious. Your comments are dangerous.

Caitie Parker's twitter posts:
"3 years ago when I saw him last he was more leftist."
"also probably more libertarian & definitely socially liberal"
"liberal in wanting to change the way the world was run, we both wanted to. He took it to an extreme I never would've"
"he had a lot of friends until he got alcohol poisoning in '06, & dropped out of school. Mainly loner very philosophical"
"As I knew him he was left wing, quite liberal. & oddly obsessed with the 2012 prophecy."

"he was a pot head & into rock like Hendrix,The Doors, Anti-Flag. I haven't seen him in person since '07 in a sign language class"

Liberal media, including violence filled entertainment media, and "values neutral" liberal education are destroying our society and help set this nut into motion, not the conservatives!