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Ian David Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 03:34 PM
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Busted: Tea Party emails members urging them to describe shooter as "liberal lunatic"
Edited on Sun Jan-09-11 03:34 PM by Ian David
Showing no sign of tamping down on divisive political rhetoric in the wake of the shooting of 20 people that left six dead in Tuscon Saturday, the Tea Party Nation group e-mailed its members Sunday warning them they would be called upon to fight leftists in the days ahead and defend their movement.

TPN founder Judson Phillips, in an article linked off the e-mail "The shooting of Gabrielle Giffords and the left's attack on the Tea Party movement," described the shooter as "a leftist lunatic" and Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik as a "leftist sheriff" who "was one of the first to start in on the liberal attack." Phillips urged tea party supporters to blame liberals for the attack on centrist Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona, who was shot through the head and is now fighting for her life, as a means of defending the tea party movement's recent electoral gains.

"The hard left is going to try and silence the Tea Party movement by blaming us for this," he wrote. Clinton used the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing to "blame conservative talk radio, especially Rush Limbaugh" and "The tactic worked then, backing conservatives off and possibly helping to ensure a second Clinton term."

"The left is coming and will hit us hard on this. We need to push back harder with the simple truth. The shooter was a liberal lunatic. Emphasis on both words," he wrote.

More:
http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2011/01/tea... /

Hat-tip to: http://twitter.com/OTOOLEFAN/status/24201535923691520

See also:

Tucson Tea Party Leader: We Won't Change Our Rhetoric After Giffords Shooting
http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...



Rand Paul Stomper Makes 18
http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...

Let's List the violent attacks by the Right Wingers
http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...

More at http://tinyurl.com/TeaTerror









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Oceansaway Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 03:36 PM
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1. K&R...n/t
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Vinca Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 03:36 PM
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2. If "moran" guy sees that photoshop he'll soil himself.
:rofl:
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mindwalker_i Donating Member (836 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 03:48 PM
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8. I've always wondered what that guy thought when
he sees his picture all over the net.
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nxylas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 07:35 AM
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56. Teabaggers don't think
Thinking can lead to socialism.
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SammyWinstonJack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 09:53 AM
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70. ...
:spray: :evilgrin:
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Can of Whoop-ass Donating Member (176 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 10:24 AM
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75. You assume
neanderthals think?
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Chiyo-chichi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 08:42 AM
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60. He's everywhere.
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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 03:38 PM
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3. They so own this one
Even if we end up finding out this kid never went to one tea bag rally, they own it because of their violent rhetoric.

Then there's this:

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TheMadMonk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 09:22 AM
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63. Problem is that particular bullet hole was 'shopped' in by OUR side.
'twould be nice, but even Moosolini is not quite that stupid.
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TheMightyFavog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 03:41 PM
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4. That explains the things I've been seeing in the threads about the shooting over at Fark...
Interesting.
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walldude Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 03:41 PM
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5. "The tactic worked then, backing conservatives off"
he said that with a straight face? Conservatives backed off?
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tblue37 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 03:48 AM
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46. Yes, they did tone down the rhetoric for a bit. But after Dr. Tiller was murdered, there
was no attempt to tone it down at all.
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defendandprotect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 10:49 AM
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79. Toning it down would be an admittance of their guilt in these murders .....so push ahead!!
:sarcasm:
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Odin2005 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 03:44 PM
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6. The blood is on their hands.
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Ian David Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 03:58 PM
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12. These are the same people running around claiming Hitler was a Liberal.
Because, you know... Hitler was such a big fan of religious, cultural, racial and sexual diversity, I guess.







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Rainbow Wave Donating Member (44 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 02:20 AM
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35. That is one of the stupidest memes ever.
I guess they base that on the fact that the word socialist was used in the name Nazi, but Rast Germany was known as the German Democratic Republic, and it was neither democratic nor a republic. Duh! Anyone with even a passing understanding of European history knows that the Nazis were fascists - the far right. Hell, even the dimwit neo-nazis in our country today know that they're on the far right. Double duh!
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lysosome Donating Member (205 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 02:44 AM
Response to Reply #35
44. Nope. It's been re-thunk. Communism is Nazism. So says glenn beck.
No, really, these people believe this crap.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFxNuM-qlgk
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molly77 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 03:12 PM
Response to Reply #12
95. My brother says the same thing.
Hitler was a socialist. Mussolini was a fascist.Graduated from the University of NC at Chapel Hill. Probably heard it at church though..
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BrightKnight Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 01:21 AM
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33. "Out, damned spot! out, I say! ...What need we fear who knows it, when none can call our power
Edited on Mon Jan-10-11 01:28 AM by BrightKnight
to account?"

Lady Macbeth

-Shakespeare
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barbtries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 03:44 PM
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7. even though the guy
was apparently more of a skinhead than a leftist. say leftist, say liberal. we make our own reality, never forget that. fuck the truth it has a liberal slant.

these people make me sick.
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ZombieHorde Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 03:54 PM
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9. Not surprised, recommended. nt
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AsahinaKimi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 03:57 PM
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10. Tea baggers have NO words for the victims..
All they try to do is cover their own backsides.
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Bernardo de La Paz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 12:48 PM
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89. Yes, unusually so in this tragic shooting
Often, when there is a tragedy, even one involving someone they don't like, some freepers will compete with each other to be the first to post "Prayers up!" I didn't see a single such post this time. Very strange, ... or just the FreeRepublic & Teabags drifting ever more embittered and vicious, a trend over the years.
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stubtoe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 03:57 PM
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11. Nice job, Ian.
Let's get this out there where the cat can sniff it.
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Supersedeas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 04:08 PM
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13. how can the Corp Media not connect the dots: OK City, Anthrax, Abortion Clinic shootings, now this
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AspenRose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 07:01 PM
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24. Because they are part of the problem.
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molly77 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 03:14 PM
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96. Notice the FBI investigates anti war protesters and Quakers
KKK and Neo Nazi pretty much have a free pass.
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Arugula Latte Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 11:11 AM
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81. Only Muslims are terraists, okay?
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Kber Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 03:11 PM
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94. Don't forget the shooting at the Holocaust museum a few years back.
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DCKit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 04:19 PM
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14. Thanks for the roundup.
They should've kept their mouths shut regarding the sheriff. What he said is going to resonate with a lot of people, even some teabaggers.

Of course, if they want to shed some members who aren't considered hard-core enough....
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Parker CA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 04:21 PM
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15. Kick and Rec!
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pnorman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 04:29 PM
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16. That's just what I was tryig to Google! Thanks!
n/t
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madrchsod Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 04:34 PM
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17. the sheriff was on the teevee/radio about the arizona law...
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/2010/04/29/201...

i think he knows a lot about the militant teabaggers
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AC_Mem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 05:36 PM
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18. K&R!
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Name removed Donating Member (0 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 05:44 PM
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19. Deleted message
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DrSyn Donating Member (1 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 06:51 PM
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20. Really?
Can't we just categorize him as a nutjob? Seems like his "beliefs" are all over the map, left and right.
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eridani Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 04:29 AM
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47. His memes aren't though
Government is a conspiracy, and gold and silver should be monetary standards.
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liberation Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 05:30 AM
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49. Can you just provide which one of his "beliefs" could be construed to be anywhere near the left
Edited on Mon Jan-10-11 05:31 AM by liberation
side of the map?

Or are you just worried he is going to make teabaggers look real bad now that the ultimate consequences of their "logic" are starting to come home to roost.
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tavalon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 06:42 AM
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55. He is clearly mentally ill
And, because of it, he was an easy mark. Used by Palin, Beck, etc., to do their dirty work. He was used by the right wing as an assassin. Most liberals don't use people that way. We expect the people who are in our big tent to use their big brain, not get brainwashed for any of our causes.
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valerief Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 12:13 PM
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83. What belief is left? The common good belief? Or the end the war belief?
Oh, right. He doesn't hold those beliefs.
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bengalherder Donating Member (718 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 12:35 PM
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87. If people are trying to mine his 'reading list', good luck.
Dollars to donuts he never read any of it, except maybe Peter Pan.

It looks like a pretentious list of stuff he thought he SHOULD read.

A lot of immature folk do stuff like that.
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Commie Pinko Dirtbag Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 01:39 PM
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92.  No. We cannot. You fail. Go away. Troll.
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molly77 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 03:16 PM
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97. Nope, they are on the right. You can't Jon Stewart this particular crime.
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sweetloukillbot Donating Member (378 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 03:00 AM
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45. One other thing I've seen the "liberal" meme based on is that Giffords is a blue dog...
I don't subscribe to that basis, but I have seen some nasty comments to the effect that he was a far-left liberal who hated her pro SB-1070 stance with some cherry picked anti-blue dog quotes from Kos to back it up. Of course there are also some of those "Hitler was a liberal" and "MLK was a Republican" things thrown in there as well.
I'm not necessarily going to call him a Teabagger or blame Beck and Palin, though. He seems far beyond any of their ravings in some weird Paultard Libertarian conspiracy fringe of the right wing. Teabaggers are crazy, but I don't think they're THAT obsessed with correct grammar and such.
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jtown1123 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 08:31 AM
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58. He had a random high school "friend" who said he was very liberal
I and many others think this girl probably meant "libertarian." He called a woman who got an abortion a "terrorist" so I'm pretty damn sure he's no "liberal."
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faustbos Donating Member (2 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 08:41 AM
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59. I saw 1 thing.... though it's a stretch
I noticed he ranted about currency and specifically about "In God We Trust" on US currency.

I would imagine the right will get a 2fer for that one... liberal ( i mean really would a conservative every consider that phrase a problem), and presumably... atheist,,, or at least that conclusion will be jumped to in favor of the separation of church and state.

It did concern me though, because if there is one thing that can trump the usual scape goating,,, liberal, minority, poor, gay, etc.... its lack of faith. I'm an out gay liberal atheist, and i've found the one thing that can really get people going, is the atheist...

I'm just waiting for this one to become "news"
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The Wizard Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 09:26 AM
Response to Reply #19
64. Don't assume he read anything.
He's an idiot.
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eleny Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 06:54 PM
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21. No where to hide from their public rhetoric filled with vitriolic speeches, screeds and signage
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WillyT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 06:55 PM
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22. K & R !!!
:kick:
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SalmonChantedEvening Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 07:00 PM
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23. Simple? Yes.
Truth? No.
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blackspade Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 08:33 PM
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25. Fucking Scumbags.
I'm so pissed at these idiots it's not funny.
These people are cockroaches.
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Raine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 08:41 PM
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26. Is this not what they wanted? Why give "credit"
Edited on Sun Jan-09-11 08:45 PM by Raine
to someone else. I thought they promoted themselves as the meanest, toughest bastards around, now they want to turn tail and run. :shrug: Of course getting 9 year old children killed doesn't do much in giving you a tough image. x(
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DawgHouse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 09:31 AM
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65. Very good point. n/t
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sulphurdunn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 09:18 PM
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27. I came across this on WND
In her Twitter postings, Parker wrote of Loughner, "As I knew him he was left wing, quite liberal and oddly obsessed with the 2012 prophecy."

She also described him as "more left."

Read more: Media covering up alleged shooter's liberal politics? http://www.wnd.com/?pageId=249293#ixzz1Aat6051K

Ms Parker supposedly knew Loughner in high school. Loughner is reported to be 22 years old. He would have graduated from high school in 2007 (he did not graduate). The earliest references I can find regarding the 2012 Mayan prophecy is the same year the movie was made (2009). Therefore, it is unlikely Loughner would have known about the prophecy before 2009. Hence, Ms. Parker's reference to his fascination with the subject in high school, as well as his political leanings, become suspect.
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progressoid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 10:33 PM
Response to Reply #27
31. Everything on WND is suspect.
I don't waste my time with that crap.
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TalkingDog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 12:18 AM
Response to Reply #27
32. World Net Daily? Home of Bat Boy?
http://conwebwatch.tripod.com/stories/2008/wndliar08.ht...

Or things just as outlandish. They might as well have Bat Boy as Loughner's high school friend.
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The Wizard Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 09:31 AM
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66. Bat Boy's Mom
or Bachmann
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Can of Whoop-ass Donating Member (176 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 10:37 AM
Response to Reply #66
78. Is that
Michael Reagan next to Eddie Munster?
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Shandris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 12:29 PM
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86. Do not confuse me with supporting ANY statement attributing this...
...man's beliefs to the left.

However, I am a person who is doggedly committed to truth in debate. That said...

The Mayan 2012 thing is something that a very small number of people have known about for YEARS. It wasn't common topic, it certainly wasn't in the news, but I knew about it before Y2K had ever been dreamt up. I would not discount this Parker on that one thing alone.

And that's all I have to add. Like I said, don't take it as me supporting her view of him -- I think he makes his views readily apparent in the drivel he has posted online, regardless of what he once MAY have believed. I just wanted to clear the record on that one little piece.

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bengalherder Donating Member (718 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 12:39 PM
Response to Reply #27
88. The 2012 stuff has been around a couple of decades at least.
It's a new age meme, originally. Check out Jose Argulles and John Major Jenkins.

However, there has been no proof offered that this girl went to school with him, and many who actually did describe him as an unstable anti-semite.
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surrealAmerican Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 09:18 PM
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28. Boy, talk about gullible ...
They know they are making this up, yet they believe it anyway.

....fooled by their own lies....
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Maru Kitteh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 09:48 PM
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29. K & R
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Turborama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 10:25 PM
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30. Hi Ian, I remember you started an OP about incitement to violence by right wing media & politicians
Or something similar around March last year, and I contributed to it trying to keep it live.

Do you know the one I mean and have you got a link to it?

Personally, I think there should be a thread like that pinned to the top. How about we get a group started just to post all this stuff in so we can catalog it all and for easy access?
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Swamp Rat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 01:30 AM
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34. k&r
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Tx4obama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 02:21 AM
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36. Jared Lee Loughner is a registered Republican - See photo in comment #42
Edited on Mon Jan-10-11 02:43 AM by Tx4obama
Jared Lee Loughner is a registered Republican

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LisaL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 02:25 AM
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39. That's not proof.
That image doesn't even have the city spelled correctly.
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Tx4obama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 02:31 AM
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42. EDIT: Apparently the voter registration form is fake. SORRY folks.
Edited on Mon Jan-10-11 03:00 AM by Tx4obama
Text deleted.

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Spryboy Donating Member (77 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 02:22 AM
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37. Jared Lee Loughner is a registered Republican
Jared Lee Loughner is a registered Republican:

http://tinyurl.com/2bky9e6
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LisaL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 02:26 AM
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40. No he wasn't.
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eridani Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 04:38 AM
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48. How would you know both his birth date and his voter ID or driver's license?
Edited on Mon Jan-10-11 04:38 AM by eridani
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upi402 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 05:36 AM
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50. It was reported that he was an Independant
But that was on the TV News so is likely bullshit. You can bet there's coverup going on. Fox and CNN are probably doing a big dump run even today.
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Jamastiene Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 02:24 AM
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38. K&R
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Kurovski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 02:27 AM
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41. K&R. (nt)
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saras Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 02:38 AM
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43. A matter of perspective
When you're spiraling down the toilet to the right, every direction except further down the toilet looks like it's to the left.
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PufPuf23 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 05:43 AM
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51. The shooter writes like a most paranoid Ron Paul follower.
Pols, media, and media owners must tone down the rhetoric and provide legitiment journalism; otherwise violence will increase and be primarily from the unhinged rightwing.

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upi402 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 06:14 AM
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52. Those were my thoughts
and the solution seems obvious... and will be impossible.
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Jennicut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 10:02 AM
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72. Yup. He reminds me most of that type...Alex Jones slash Ron Paul mentality.
Not necessarily tea bag but totally paranoid. Is that left or right or just plain crazy?
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LawnKorn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 06:24 AM
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53. The Right Wingers don't get to frame this one
Loughner was pegged as a mentally unstable follower of the right almost from the beginning. Their attempt to frame the assassination attempt on Representative Giffords as a product of a Liberal is a fail.
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MaeScott Donating Member (295 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 06:42 AM
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54. Mika just referenced a so called acquaintance that called him "left liberal"
....flood her Blackberry with this post.
I went to FR and they are slinging another okeefe-breitbart creation they call the last hints liberal that says she was the assailant's friend and he was such a liberal lefty. You know how the right loves a hoax.
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Supersedeas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 08:17 AM
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57. Note how quickly television pundits pick up on this talking point and run with it
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Ian David Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 08:48 AM
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61. See also: What you sow, you shall reap....... (a photo tour of the RIPENED FRUIT of RW propaganda)
Edited on Mon Jan-10-11 08:48 AM by Ian David
What you sow, you shall reap....... (a photo tour of the RIPENED FRUIT of RW propaganda) :
http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...

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myrna minx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 08:48 AM
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62. K&R n/t
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ck4829 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 09:37 AM
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67. K&R
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cherish44 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 09:39 AM
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68. Cover your asses much?
Sorry but if this email isn't an admission of a guilty conscious, I don't know what is...Of course the stupid teabaggers will fall for this spin hook line and sinker
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MaeScott Donating Member (295 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 09:46 AM
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69. Exactly. nt
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lpbk2713 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 09:58 AM
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71. Over 10,000 views



This one has gone global.

Someone is certainly paying attention.

Hey assholes, just like the half-wit half-governor, you are about to fade away into obscurity.


:rofl:





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judesedit Donating Member (450 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 10:18 AM
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73. The baggers have to say something since the shooter wasn't black, Hispanic, muslim, gay or a woman
He was a WHITE 20-something "Christian???" male! And a TOTAL REDNECK. Just the type they are trying to breed.
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judesedit Donating Member (450 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 10:18 AM
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74. Just like Timothy McVeigh!
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kaffy4x4 Donating Member (42 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 10:30 AM
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76. We all know the right wing
rhetoric has been and continues to fuel the weak and disturbed minded out there to take horrific action, killing or trying to kill people. We have plenty of examples but it takes real courage by people like the sheriff and the lady that disarmed the gunman, to stand up and say it out loud in plan language to their faces.

It's time to take there example, not just pundits on news shows but all of us in our daily lives to call them on it. Just a simple comment of "I don't like that kind of violent speech, or hate speech." If you call into CSPAN and have heard a former caller or the person being interviewed saying some violent statement, then mention it on air.

Stop watching Fox. Stop listening to Rush Limbaugh, Hannity and all the other over the top people who make their living by exciting violence and hate. I know many people who do watch and listen, only for the outrage. They think by confronting what O'Reilly said in their video is doing something...it's not. The only way to kill this sort of thing is to not participate.

Switch your focus on what good stuff is going on in Washington, there's plenty of stuff to discuss and evaluate.

Face it, it takes two to tango. The dance is over when one stops dancing.
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slater71 Donating Member (586 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 10:31 AM
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77. Neal Boortz is doing just that right now.
He said they took him off the air today in Tuson. He is using the same words that the email told them to use in describing the shooter and the sheriff. They still don`t get it.
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Zambero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 11:10 AM
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80. Might he be a Sarah Palin "Lock & Load Liberal"?
Of course we all know that just about any garden variety liberal would be immediately provoked into violent action by listening to rhetoric of "2nd Amendment Solutions" (a-la-Sharron Angle), or looking over the list of Palin's "targeted" Democratic congressmen, not to mention having Giffords' most recent GOP opponent inviting prosepective constituents to an M-16 / live ammo shoot-em-up campaign rally. Yup, we sure know where this Loughner guy was coming from, don't we? The American left is at it again!

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bergie321 Donating Member (797 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 12:00 PM
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82. I'm Surprised
That they didn't mimic Sarah Palin's orders:

Don't retreat, reload.
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valerief Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 12:16 PM
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84. K&R
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OnyxCollie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 12:25 PM
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85. K&R. nt
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Metta Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 01:19 PM
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90. kick. nt
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marew Donating Member (854 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 01:38 PM
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91. I just visited Free Republic! What a trip!
They are nuts. One guy was even denying the fact that those were gun sights on Palin's map. Unbelievable!
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lpbk2713 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 01:40 PM
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93. Who needs the Comedy Channel



... when there's Freepville. :rofl:


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affrayer Donating Member (261 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-10-11 03:27 PM
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98. Here's How The Teabaggers Roll!
Gabrielle Giffords: Tea Party Target

Giffords' Republican opponent in the race, Jesse Kelly, whom she narrowly defeated, held a campaign event in which he invited supporters to shoot a machine gun. Get on target for victory, an ad for the event read. Help remove Gabrielle Giffords from office. Shoot a fully a automatic M16 with Jesse Kelly, the ad continued.

As Giffords father rushed to the hospital after his daughter was shot, the New York Post asked him if his daughter had any enemies. Yeah, he said. The whole Tea Party. He continued: "They always get threat. We dont really have any information. The police department was supposed to call us but they didnt."


This may explains why the teabaggers are ramping up their propaganda about their feign innocence.
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