Skip to comments.Rep. Gabrielle Giffords opens eyes for first time since Tucson shooting
Posted on 01/12/2011 11:16:43 PM PST by icwhatudo
"At the memorial service for the victims of the shooting in Tucson, Arizona, President Obama said that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords opened her eyes for the first time after his (Wednesday) visit.
It was the first time she had opened her eyes since the shooting that wounded her Saturday outside a Tucson grocery store. "We all started crying," Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) said in a phone interview from Air Force One later Wednesday night. "Other than the birth of my children, it was the most incredible moment I have ever had."
Also in the room were Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...
If they did, it was because their plan did not work out like they planned it.The only peole they care about is themselves individually. It was their guy that shot them and her. To this time and date,I have read only two responses on this forum and have heard nothing from the media expresing sympathy for the nine year old girl the sorry sob shot in the , according to the media,back of the head. The ones , except the two, were alluding to the fact that he was mentally ill and could not get treatment and how bad it was for his parents. To which I say bullcrap! He had the presence of mind to purchase the firearm, buy the ammo and load the firearm, plan and carry out the shooting, and attempt to flee the scene. In addition to the deliberate act of shooting the child. There are thousands, if not millions, of mentally ill individuals roaming the streets on a daily basis and they do not purchase firearms and deliberately shoot nine year ols girls in the back of the head. The bastard is pure evil.
The first three Dunes were classic...the last three deteriorated to smarmy...the Brian Herbert versions later are okay in a 20th century military sci-fi kind of way...the first Dune though, magical...magritte
The campaign rally of a "memorial service" was clownish and off-putting.
The speech was canned sugar and rat poison.
Here’s your chance, Obama. Your predecessor raised Lazarus from the dead - I’m sure you can out-do him by raising up six and instantly healing a brain injury.
Bring forth, o glorious messiah - we’re waiting!
“The writing of history is largely a process of diversion. Most historical accounts distract attention from the secret influences behind great events.”
- The Bashar Teg
“Truth suffers from too much analysis.”
- Ancient Fremen Saying
“Memory never recaptures reality.
All reconstructions change the original,
becoming external frames of reference
that inevitably fall short.”
- Mentat Handbook
I already heard a radio news report that his poll numbers are up with 53% approval.
Conservatives need to push this - He’s another Clinton-level liar. It is disgusting and cheap to exploit death and suffering this way.
Obama’s deity complex rears its ugly and arrogant head. The mere presence of The One was sufficient to spur this miraculous moment. All Hail the Great Obama! (barf alert)
Article must have been “scrubbed” because now it reads:
“Giffords was able to respond to simple commands” and later in the article it says:
“Giffords cannot speak because she is on a ventilator, and cannot see because of the area of her injury and the surgery requires her eyes be kept closed”
Irregardless, it is vomitous to any give implication whatsoever that Barry had anything to do with her eyes opening - An AP article was particularly sickening as it states:
“In an electrifying moment, the president revealed that Giffords, who on Saturday was shot point-blank in the head, had opened her eyes for the first time shortly after his hospital visit”
It’s scary out there.....
Not sure why first link no longer working, try this:
Wednesday’s Obama Miracle? ...”she could open her eyes and respond to simple commands Sunday” Peter Rhee, M.D. http://bit.ly/dUWNGr
Then Barry went and healed the lepers afterwards.
I sent an email to email@example.com and told him that this was factually incorrect and that Dr.Rhee had said on Sunday that she had opened her eyes.
The Anti-Christ won't need a teleprompter.
Are you defending Obama?
I tried to post (late) last night but FR was slow, down, timing out, etc.
It’s probably best because I was so angry I’m sure I would’ve said something that I’d regret in the morning. This circus was the START of the campaigning. It wasn’t like any memorial service I’ve ever attended. It was a *Wellstone, light* service.
As other FReepers said, Gabby has opened her eyes before yesterday. BO had NOTHING to do with it but they media will play this lie over and over again and attribute this to his presence. Lie after lie....over and over until the brainless masses collectively know it must be true!
BTW...at the very end when BO and MO were shaking hands...did you notice a black girl come out of almost nowhere, make her way to MO for a BIG HUG? Did you notice that she was wearing the “Together We Thrive” shirt?
Now, someone tell me this wasn’t a campaign pep rally.
Obama went in her ICU room (what a rude thing) and shuts down the hospital to visit her just so he can (bottom line) campaign and try to fake a hail mary pass to the center. Obama opened his arms and her eyes opened he is the MSM savior.
HURL is beyond words. Matthews will probably tingle.
Everyone is going along with the lie, it seems. Even her husband. One of her aids was on Greta last night. She was asked about the “miracle”. The aid was not jubilant, like you would expect. She just kind of rambled on and said a few things that didn’t make any sense and the moved to the next questions.
So, she didn’t really open her eyes before she opened her eyes.
My goodness... with the overt and proved media lies... you believe their polling results?
I posted the question of why about the eye openings on my FB page last night. I asked why the discrepancy. I’ve been accused of trying to start an Obama conspiracy theory with the question and have no respect for the dead or living. I said I don’t like being lied to, especially in light of the dead and living. Folks are trying to make excuses for Obama. I guess they are hurting so bad, they need to have a miracle.
Thank you... fox will ignore you... they are no better than any other propaganda outlet... but thank you for doing it.
I saw that too and had exactly the same reaction. She seemed almost irritated, very unfocused at the questions. Probably because of the goofy way Greta opened her show - "She opened her eyes".
And about Fox reporting the truth about when she actually opened her eyes - there was a news conference with Giffords doctors and they were asked specifically about this. Their spin is that yesterday was the first "spontaneous" opening of her eyes as opposed to opening her eyes when asked to do so. That is the way Fox is now reporting it. That's not what Obama said and definitely not the way he was trying to portray it.
However, in that article was a link to a Tucson Sentinel source article. It's still there. Below is the statement, the link, and a screenshot.
"Giffords is in a drug-induced coma in intensive care. Doctors frequently awaken her to check her responsiveness, and she could open her eyes and respond to simple commands Sunday - an encouraging sign, Rhee said."
Are you joking? There is article which said the doctors wake her up every few hours to check on her. She didn’t miraculously awake by the sight of Pelosi or Obama.
Thank you. I only made it through the first 3. You saved me the trouble but that was decades ago I fear
Good point! But I was lol when I read that...ha!
What is stunning is not that OB made this statement for we know who he thinks that he is... But the stupid Media Journalists sound exactly like Chris Matthews...they’re all in love aknew!
Do you know where I can find documentation that Gabby opened her eyes on Sunday, and not after a visit by THE One as the media is claiming? The link on your post does not work.It really bothers me that the media are scripting this to look like Obama’s visit had a healing influence on her.