U.S. Representative Gabrielle Gifford of Arizona was shot in the head outside a grocery store in Tucson while holding a public event, U.S. National Public Radio reported Saturday.
At least three of her staff members were also shot by an unidentified gunman who ran up and began shooting indiscriminately, according to media reports. The FBI is involved in the investigation. A suspect is in custody.
Gabrielle Gifford was shot in the head POINT BLANK. News reports says she along with 6 others are dead. Accounts are conflicting, saying she is in *grave condition and is in surgery.*
Just so we don’t get amnesia, last March Sarah Palin made a list of 20 Democrats who were pro HCR bill in her “Reload & Retreat crosshairs.
SEE MAP OF Sarah Palin’s list of 20 targeted Democrats. Rep Gifford is #4 on the list.
Sarah Palin told her followers:
Commonsense Conservatives & lovers of America: “Don’t Retreat, Instead – RELOAD!”
Then she created a map of the U.S. with the targeted Democrats pinpointed . . . by using rifle sight cross hairs.
Ten Democrats have been threatened in one way or another. Here’s a partial list, from Daily Kos.
So now is this a “cutesy game that Palin and her ilk have been playing? 3 CHICS thinks not. The unread and ignorant who follow the Palins and Becks take them DEAD serious. Now let’s see what the media has to report about this.
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Please send up prayers for Ms. Gifford, her family, and all the families of the victims.
Upate U.S. District Arizona Judge John roll has died. President Obama has confirmed in his announcement.
In February, when U.S. District Judge John Roll presided over a $32 million civil-rights lawsuit filed by illegal immigrants against an Arizona rancher, the Marshals Service was anticipating the fallout.
When Roll ruled the case could go forward, [U.S. Marshal David Gonzales] said talk-radio shows cranked up the controversy and spurred audiences into making threats.
In one afternoon, Roll logged more than 200 phone calls. Callers threatened the judge and his family. They posted personal information about Roll online.
“They said, ‘We should kill him. He should be dead,’ ” Gonzales said.
Roll, who is the chief federal judge in Arizona, said both he and his wife were given a protection detail for about a month. Source