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New low in exploiting Giffords shooting
american thinker ^ | 1/9/11 | Thomas Lifson

Posted on 01/09/2011 10:26:16 AM PST by Nachum

Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse comes news that a Democrat group has used the shooting of Rep. Giffords, judge Roll, and others as a fundraising device. Warner Todd Huston reports on Big Government:

An extreme, left-wing Democrat group calling itself 21st Century Democrats has had the gall to send out an email blast using as a fundraising tool Saturday's criminal shooting of Representative Gabrielle Giffords in Arizona. Judge John Roll and four others were killed in the incident, (snip)

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: exploiting; giffords; low; new; reichstagfire

1 posted on 01/09/2011 10:26:19 AM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum
#11 January 9, 2011 at 9:47 am
Chisum commented:

Xian @ #3,,

Here you go.

I found this list at JOM.

Why don’t people who are so intent on blaming things politicians have said for this tragedy ever mention rhetoric from Democrats and liberals including:

President Obama:

“If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun,” Obama said in Philadelphia last night. “Because from what I understand, folks in Philly like a good brawl. I’ve seen Eagles fans.”

And “I need you to go out and talk to your friends and talk to your neighbors. I want you to talk to them whether they are independent or whether they are Republican. I want you to argue with them and get in their face.”

Or John Kerry who said on the Bill Maher show: “I could have gone to 1600 Pennsylvania and killed the real bird with one stone.”

Or Howard Dean “I hate the Republicans and everything they stand for…”

and: “This is a struggle between good and evil and we’re the good?”

and “we need to remember that the enemy here is George Bush, not each other.”

Or Senator Chuck Schumer who called a flight attendant a “bitch.”

Or the Florida Democrats who ran an ad calling for the assassination of Donald Rumsfeld

Or New York State Comptroller Alan Hevesi who called for Senator Schumer to “put a bullet between the president’s eyes?”

Or Jonathan Chait who said “I hate President George W. Bush.”

Or singer Rickie Lee Jones who aid of President Bush “You’re an ignorant, low-class, opportunistic man, both personally and politically, who does everything for political gain and nothing for the wellbeing of the people, and you should not be in office, and the kind of fascism you’re perpetrating on our country we don’t want, and you’re out. We’re done with you. Ffffhgggmm.”

And when asked if she would be willing to take Bush out for the benefit of democracy? “If I say that, I might get arrested when I go back. And I have to go home.” She’s thinking it out carefully. “I guess the question is, would I kill anyone? And the answer is, no. But would I feel sorry if someone killed him? No, I wouldn’t. It would depend on who killed him, I guess.”

Or “The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn” where they superimposed the words “Snipers Wanted” over an image of Bush delivering his acceptance speech at the Republican convention.

Or Nobel Peace Prize winner Betty Williams who said she could kill President Bush?

Or Randi Rhodes who joked about killing the President?

Or Reverend Wright who called Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, Condoskeeza [sic] Rice.

Or England’s Charlie Brooker who wrote: “On November 2, the entire civilised world will be praying, praying Bush loses. And Sod’s law dictates he’ll probably win, thereby disproving the existence of God once and for all. The world will endure four more years of idiocy, arrogance and unwarranted bloodshed, with no benevolent deity to watch over and save us. John Wilkes Booth, Lee Harvey Oswald, John Hinckley Jr – where are you now that we need you?”

2 posted on 01/09/2011 10:28:58 AM PST by B4Ranch (Do NOT remain seated until this ride comes to a full and complete stop! We're going the wrong way!)
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To: Nachum

What I’ve seen the last 24 hours looks like nothing but implicit, Chicago style threats from the Democrat leadership. They’re almost giddy with fantasies of declaring conservatives an imminent threat and sending out troops and rounding every Sarah Palin fan up.


3 posted on 01/09/2011 10:29:19 AM PST by Free Vulcan (The cult of Islam must be eradicated by any means necessary.)
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To: Nachum
The way the MSM and liberals behaved after Bush beat Gore in 2000 showed their true colors when their side loses a close election. That was the beginning of the angry rhetoric that has only gotten worse and worse ever since.

When Bush beat Fortunate Son John Kerry in 2004, the "lie after lie after lie" mantra began, as well as the filibustering of judicial nominations.

The MSM and liberals went into full political assassination mode in 2006 when the Mark Foley scandal allowed them to parlay the nastiest of innuendo into a strategy to sweep out Republicans and replace them with marginal moderate Democrats in "red" districts. It was a bunch of macaca, but it emboldened them.

The 2008 election of Barack Obama was based on a false narrative of Obama's life story that has angered ordinary Americans as they came to learn that Obama lied his way into the Oval Office in order to nationalize many private industries for the unions.

The 2010 mid-term election threw out the Democrats in an historic wave that was being called a racist plot by the Tea Party.

The MSM and liberals have been buildiing the argument since 2000 that running against Democrats is racist, that campaigning against Democrats is hate speech, and that winning against Democrats is illegitimate.

They tried to indict the Tea Party, but couldn't back up their inciteful rants with facts or video evidence.

It's not surprising that the only people who actually engaged in violence are the angry liberals themselves. This has been escalating since 2000, but it has been the Left that has felt free to operate with no rules and no fear of punishment or reprisals.

-PJ

4 posted on 01/09/2011 10:30:49 AM PST by Political Junkie Too ("Comprehensive" reform bills only end up as incomprehensible messes.)
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To: Nachum
FTD.com Flowers.com

Ms. Giffords, Tucson, AZ should get them there. Nice Tea Party, bad exploitive leftists.


5 posted on 01/09/2011 10:31:17 AM PST by I see my hands (How's that ballot box working out for you?)
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To: Nachum
Ok, So we know that he did it ( multiple witness), and with out a shadow of doubt that he did it.

Therefore he is guilty.

No trial needed. Once he enters his plea the judge should just sentence him to be hung the next day.

6 posted on 01/09/2011 10:31:19 AM PST by troy McClure
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To: Nachum

Thi$ is what the commie lib$ do. Exploit every tragedy that come$ along. There are $ome big buck$ in exploiting the$e thing$.


7 posted on 01/09/2011 10:31:42 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (DNC memo - "Don't let this thing go to waste! Exploit! Exploit! Exploit!")
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To: Nachum
Let them use it, they apparently forgot the backlash they received from the Sen. Paul Wellstone memorial in 2002


8 posted on 01/09/2011 10:32:00 AM PST by darkwing104 (Lets get dangerous)
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To: Nachum
The liberals can't reach a new low - just another low.

Recycling the lie that Sarah Palin had crosshairs on her maps intended to be calling for the assassination of members of Congress is sick - even if they had been crosshair symbols that is an obvious lie and of course, they were, in fact, not even crosshairs but surveyor symbols that are used to identify places on a map. This sort of stuff starting flying around immediately upon the tragedy in Arizona - they were not focused on the loss of human life and injured - they immediately started salivating and getting excited over how they could use it to slander conservatives. This is inflammatory conduct on their part, which they use to try to accuse their political opponents of doing what they themselves are actually doing. They have no decency. We must strengthen our resolve to defeat these people. People on the left who bring this sort of destructive rhetoric into our politics are not looking for common ground with conservatives and everyday Americans but looking for any opportunity to engage in vicious slander on those they disagree with and destroy them.

9 posted on 01/09/2011 10:34:43 AM PST by Republican Wildcat
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To: Free Vulcan
What I’ve seen the last 24 hours looks like nothing but implicit, Chicago style threats from the Democrat leadership. They’re almost giddy with fantasies of declaring conservatives an imminent threat and sending out troops and rounding every Sarah Palin fan up.

Conservatives did a good job finding out truth about the shooter and making the libs look like hysterical bitches with egg on their faces.

10 posted on 01/09/2011 10:35:57 AM PST by dragonblustar ("... and if you disagree with me, then you sir, are worse than Hitler!" - Greg Gutfeld)
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To: Free Vulcan
The DU has no less than six stories implying Palin inspired the shooting. Their debauchery is getting sick.
11 posted on 01/09/2011 10:37:40 AM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: Nachum

The Sherrif just concluded his news conference by attacking “political hate speech” and “paranoia about how government operates.” he also severely criticized 2nd amendment rights. Caled Arizona “The Tombstone of the United States.”

It was revealed laughner previously was INVITED to an event with Congresswoman Gifford. A real conservative republican I guess. /s


12 posted on 01/09/2011 10:39:11 AM PST by Williams (It's the policies, stupid.)
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To: Nachum

More and more, this is looking to be a ‘Reichstag Fire’ type event. Just look at how the liberals and the media are using it to serve their ends.

We need not go passive, or allow ourselves to be backed into a corner under their waves of propaganda and lecturing. It’s time to man up and circle the wagons!


13 posted on 01/09/2011 10:39:18 AM PST by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: B4Ranch

Or how about the dem political hack who said what the dems need is an OKC bombing type event? Don’t recall the jerk’s name, but it wasn’t that long ago, and this dopey kid might have thought he was helping out by doing this.


14 posted on 01/09/2011 10:39:58 AM PST by MizSterious ("Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable." -JFK)
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To: Nachum

Anyone expecting Democrats to display good character and decency hasn’t been paying attention for the past twenty years.


15 posted on 01/09/2011 10:41:50 AM PST by pallis
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To: darkwing104

Things in DUmmieland are eerie. I frequently go there to do some OPFOR research after a big news event, but I can’t remember seeing them this worked up.

There is the occasional lost post pointing out that the shooter was such a whackjob that trying to assign motivation is meaningless, but the vast majority are either gleeful or outraged calls for this tragedy to be used as a tool to destroy Palin and suppress any conservative voice in the media.

It’s beyond the usual kookiness and solidly in the realm of completely unhinged. If this keeps up, I think you are right, it’s going to make the Wellstone circus seem like a model of decorum.


16 posted on 01/09/2011 10:48:03 AM PST by M1911A1
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To: M1911A1

The lib’s hatred will consume them.


17 posted on 01/09/2011 10:56:45 AM PST by dragonblustar ("... and if you disagree with me, then you sir, are worse than Hitler!" - Greg Gutfeld)
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To: Nachum

The donate now on the mentioned web page seems to be missing.

Did it get yanked already?


18 posted on 01/09/2011 10:56:52 AM PST by listenhillary (20 years in Reverend Wright's church is all I need to determine the "content of his character")
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To: B4Ranch

You can add to that list liberal democrat Alec Baldwin who called for Rep. Henry Hyde and his family to be dragged into the street and shot.


19 posted on 01/09/2011 11:01:28 AM PST by Godebert
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To: listenhillary

Which page?


20 posted on 01/09/2011 11:24:48 AM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

FTA

Naturally once you click on the link you are taken to a page that prominently displays the group’s DONATE NOW button. It is not in the slightest way discreetly designed. As soon as you go to this so-called prayers page you see a large button asking for donations and another one underneath it urging visitors to “sign up” for email blasts and information.

The link in the article http://www.21stcenturydems.com/

The page seems to be blank.


21 posted on 01/09/2011 11:28:13 AM PST by listenhillary (20 years in Reverend Wright's church is all I need to determine the "content of his character")
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To: Nachum

It would not surprise me to find the Leftists have already printed up a set of “Talking Points” to blame Republicans and Tea Party memebers for every ill that befalls the US.

All you have to do is fill in the blank spaces.


22 posted on 01/09/2011 12:05:00 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (I visited GEN TOMMY FRANKS Military Museum in HOBART, OKLAHOMA! Well worth it!)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

If it bleeds, it leads?


23 posted on 01/09/2011 12:10:31 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: KoRn

“More and more, this is looking to be a ‘Reichstag Fire’ type event.”

It either already is or will be carefully crafted into being.

What you do not understand, you fear.
What you fear, you hate.
What you hate, you seek to destroy.

The TEA Party movement was “too successful” and must now be destroyed...”by any means necessary”.

This is the classic liberal/progressive/Marxist/Fascist/tyrannical method of getting rid of any “opposition” to their plans of the total enslavement of a free people.


24 posted on 01/09/2011 4:23:34 PM PST by Salamander (Cursed with Second Sight)
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