Sunday, January 9, 2011

Palin Speech = Hate Speech

Report Sarak Palin's horrific "crosshairs" graphic on Facebook.

The crazed shooter who killed six people in Tucson has no literal connection to Sarah Palin, the Tea Party, or the Republican Patry. The New York Times reports his mental illness, videos and online connections to anti-semitic hate groups, though. Who can say what connection there is (hey, Bristol Plain just bought a house in Arizona, with cash; coincidence? Yes.)

Palinites are already splitting infinitives and arguing semantics over the word "crosshairs" versus "gunsights."

But one thing is clear. The violence committed is merely the ultimate extreme version of the rhetoric spewed by this woman, her adherents, and the bulk of bilious rightwing politicians and media puppets.

Openly Gay Intern Daniel Hernandez Jr. Credited With Saving Life Of Rep. Giffords

Daniel Hernandez Jr., the 20-year old student intern credited with saving the life of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, confirmed to the Dallas Voice this morning that he is openly gay.

Hernandez, who confirmed that he is gay in an interview with Instant Tea on Sunday morning, is a member of the City of Tucson Commission on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Issues. “She’s been a great ally to the LGBT community,” Hernandez said of Giffords during the brief interview across a bad connection.

Read more at JoeMyGod, who notes: "The website for the Dallas Voice is presently showing an "Account Suspended" message. It's possible that this news has caused the site to temporarily exceed its hosting agreement. I'll update this post if more is learned."

Related news:

Jared Loughner YouTube Videos, MySpace Suggest Alleged Shooter May Have Ties To Hate Group

Heroic Woman Charged Jared Loughner, Averting 'Huge Greater Catastrophe'

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