Arizona Posts Archive
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Wednesday 01/12/2011, 1:46pm
While Sarah Palin tries to make herself out as the real victim of the shootings in Arizona, even going so far as to compare herself to Jewish victims of “blood libels,” the right-wing echo-chamber has been busy spinning the shootings in Tucson. After Tea Party Nation head Judson Phillips called Jared Lee Loughner “a liberal lunatic,” conservatives eagerly promoted his claims. NewsMax claimed that Loughner has links to “left-wing politics” since his favorite books include “‘The Communist Manifesto’ by Karl Marx, Adolf Hitler’s... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Tuesday 01/11/2011, 6:33pm
TPM: How Glenn Beck And Fox News Successfully Painted AZ Shooter As Hitler, Marx Devotee Alan Colmes: Pawlenty On Palin’s “Crosshairs”: “I Wouldn’t Have Done It.” The Plum Line: Paul Begala to right wing: Why so defensive about Arizona shooting? Steve Benen: A Trip Down Memory Lane With Newt Gingrich. Texas Freedom Network: Far Right Fails in GOP Speaker Vote. Joe.My.God: Bishop Robert Evans: Satan Is Trying To Bring Gay Marriage To Rhode Island. MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Tuesday 01/11/2011, 6:18pm
NOM pulled the Rhode Island ad off of YouTube, luckily it’s still on Good-As-You. The Supreme Court will rule soon on Bishop Harry Jackson’s petition to hear a case on the status of DC’s marriage equality law. Jim Garlow and California Republicans plan to rally against the ruling that the cross at the Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial is unconstitutional. Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver and “historian” David Barton are teaming up for “South Carolina Awake!” Apparently, a Tea Party Express fundraising email concerning the... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Tuesday 01/11/2011, 5:48pm
Opponents of birthright citizenship have mobilized in Congress and in fourteen state legislatures to pass legislation that would reinterpret the 14th Amendment to deny birthright citizenship. At a forum of state legislators who support scrapping birthright citizenship, Republican State Rep. Daniel B. Verdi of South Carolina compared illegal immigration to “the malady of slavery” and Republican State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe said such legislation would help “bring an end to the illegal alien invasion.” Eagle Forum’s Phyllis Schlafly praised their efforts in a column... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Tuesday 01/11/2011, 12:30pm
After calling for politicians and political commentators to tone down violent and hateful political rhetoric, Sheriff Clarence Dupnik is now experiencing himself the force of right-wing hostility and rancor. Dupnik never suggested that the deeply disturbed shooter was directly influenced by political debate, but called into question the use of vicious rhetoric and violent imagery that has become all too commonplace in political discourse today. “The anger, the hatred, the bigotry that goes on in this country,” Dupnik said, “is getting to be outrageous.... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Kyle Mantyla, Monday 01/10/2011, 6:38pm
Michael B. Keegan @ Huffington Post: Denouncing Violent Rhetoric, the Sheriff Gets it Right. Towelroad: Iowa Christian Group Blocks Gay Candidate Fred Karger from Debate. Stephanie Mencimer @ Mother Jones: Does Bachmann Believe Congress Should be Run by Christians? Alvin McEwen: Pete LaBarbera accuses me of being a hypocrite while ignoring his own activities. Steve Benen: Rand Paul's Bill Frist Moment. Good As You: Nice. Kevin Drum: The Wages of Sin Are....Nothing Much. Huffington Post: Westboro Baptist Church To Picket Funerals Of... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Monday 01/10/2011, 1:21pm
Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik’s impassioned plea for greater civility and tolerance in politics following the shooting in Arizona has spurred a backlash among far-right politicians and commentators whose campaigns and careers are centered on divisive and indignant rhetoric. Dupnik, who singled out no political party or ideology, condemned the extreme language that could provoke an unhinged individual into violence: “When you look at unbalanced people, how they respond to the vitriol that comes out of certain mouths about tearing down the government. The anger, the hatred,... MORE
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6/13/13 @ 1:42pm
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6/7/13 @ 3:15pm
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6/7/13 @ 12:30pm
Citing the Book of Mormon, Glenn Beck Warns That 'We Are at the End'
6/14/13 @ 4:41pm