Tag Archives: Gabrielle Giffords

Socialist Party USA’s Billy Wharton on the Paranoid Style and the Surveillance State

From Socialist Party USA co-chair Billy Wharton at the Examiner via Third Party and Independent Daily:

If there is a political crisis, there is an opportunity. Jared Lee Loughner’s attempted assassination of Representative Gabrielle Giffords in Arizona certainly created a crisis. The New York Police Department (NYPD) is now ready to cash in on the opportunity.… Read more ...

Lee Wrights: Blame Arizona shooting on the shooter

http://wrights2012.com/:

BURNET, Texas (Jan. 13) – It will be all too easy and popular to claim that the shooting in Arizona that killed six people was caused by the vitriol prevalent in American political discourse, but as usual the easy and popular explanation of this tragedy will avoid the truth, R.… Read more ...

Wayne Root – Lessons from the Giffords Tragedy

The Lesson: Get More Guns in the Hands of Law Abiding Citizens!
Wayne

“Laws that forbid the carrying of arms…disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes…Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man.”  –Thomas Jefferson

The key to success in life is often what lessons you learn from failure, tragedy and challenge.

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Arizona Green Party continues to advocate for non-violence after tragedy in Tucson

From an Arizona Green Party press release, as posted by Ian Wilder at onthewilderside.com

The Arizona Green Party is both saddened and outraged in response to the acts of domestic terrorism that plagued not only the City of Tucson this weekend, but our whole nation. Our hearts go out to Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords as well as all the victims and their families, friends, and communities affected by this senseless tragedy.… Read more ...