Tag: Gabrielle Giffords

Union Boss With History of Violence Decries Vitriolic Rhetoric of Right

-By Warner Todd Huston Well, it’s the old “glass houses” story, isn’t it? AFL-CIO boss Richard Trumka weighed in on the criminal shooting in Arizona and naturally he blamed the whole incident on “too much vitriolic, hate-filled rhetoric that we hear on radio and television.” This from a guy who has many times used worse... Read more »

GOP Leaders Respond to Arizona Crime

-By Warner Todd Huston Over the weekend many of the leaders in the Republican Party responded to this criminal action perpetrated against a fellow member of Congress on Saturday. It is important that their words be heard because of the din of the Old Media and the Democrats is so loud as to have drowned... Read more »

Even As Arizona Shooting Story Unfolds, Some Media Already Blaming Tea Party/Sarah Palin

-By Warner Todd Huston Even as the early, sketchy details of the shooting incident in Arizona were still emerging some members of the left-leaning media were already trying to tie the killer to Tea Party activism in general and Sarah Palin in particular. Andrew Sullivan of the Atlantic.com was early to attempt to link lunatic... Read more »

Ill. Congressman Roskam Condemns Horrifying Attack on Member of Congress, Staff, and General Public

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Republican Chief Deputy Whip Congressman Peter Roskam (R,IL) released the following statement after the senseless attack against Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ), members of her staff, and members of the general public: “Today’s attack against Rep. Giffords, members of her staff, and citizens interacting with their representative in the Tucson area, is horrifying... Read more »

Murderous Attacker of Judge and Congresswoman, Anarchist, Communist, Currency Conspiracy Nut

-By Warner Todd Huston A 22-year-old man named Jared Loughner has been arrested for attacking a group of people outside an Arizona grocery store with a firearm. Wounded in the attack was Arizona Representative Gabrielle Gifford and killed in the attack was Federal Judge John Roll. A 9-year-old girl was also killed in the nearly... Read more »

Rep. Giffords Shot in Arizona! (Update: Fed Judge Also Shot)

-By Warner Todd Huston BREAKING: An obviously insane moron rushed up to a grocery store where Democrat Representative Gabrielle Giffords (Arizona, 8th District) was appearing and began shooting a pistol indiscriminately. Several of Gifford’s staffers were hurt and the Congresswoman herself was rushed to University Medical Center in Tucson. Her condition is not yet known.... Read more »