Palin accuses media of ‘blood libel’ in casting blame on Arizona shooting

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Prominent Republican Sarah Palin on Wednesday accused critics of “blood libel” by blaming her rhetoric for contributing to the shooting rampage in Tucson that killed six and wounded 14, including Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords.

“Acts of monstrous criminality stand on their own. They begin and end with the criminals who commit them,” the conservative Tea Party favorite and former Alaska governor said in her first major response to critics.

“Especially within hours of a tragedy unfolding, journalists and pundits should not manufacture a blood libel that serves only to incite the very hatred and violence they purport to condemn. That is reprehensible.”

Ms. Palin, the Republican Party's 2008 vice presidential nominee, posted her remarks to her Facebook page in both a nearly eight-minute video and text.

Suspected gunman Jared Lee Loughner faces five federal charges, including the attempted assassination of Ms. Giffords, who was in critical condition with a bullet wound to the head after being shot at a constituent outreach event at a Tucson, Arizona, shopping mall.

Some commentators and bloggers questioned whether last year's election rhetoric from conservative Republicans including Ms. Palin and some Tea Party candidates created a climate that bred violence.

Politicians from both parties have urged a softening of the often bitter political tone.

Authorities have not cited a motive in the shootings.

Ms. Palin urged conservatives to “reload,” not retreat, after a fierce debate over President Barack Obama's plans to overhaul the healthcare system. She also published an electoral map identifying vulnerable Democratic congressional districts, including Ms. Giffords', with rifle cross-hairs.

Ms. Palin said blame should rest “not with all the citizens of a state, not with those who listen to talk radio, not with maps of swing districts used by both sides of the aisle, not with law-abiding citizens who respectfully exercise their First Amendment rights at campaign rallies, not with those who proudly voted in the last election.”





Al-Qaeda' promotion of hatred resulted in 911. They did not fly the planes themselves or strap a suicide vest on themselves, they recruited the gullible, the mentally ill to do that dirty work.

Sara Palin not only had a "gun sight-riddled" campaign map with 20 names highlighted by 'crosshairs.

Sara Palin is the far right of American politics what Ben Ladin is to Al-Qada, a gutless promoter of hatred that is aimed at setting loose the insane to kill people.

Famous Palin Quotes

March 29, 2010
"In Alaska, you know what we do with people like that? We hunt 'em down and shoot 'em between the eyes!

"Don't retreat, reload",

"Anyone who uses threats of violence will be in my crosshairs."

And this is the same group of people who object to a fire-arm registry.

It's not just those with scary faces who are dangers to society.

In Canada our Judiciary are politically appointed, pressure groups get to appoint judges or veto those who don't appear sympathetic to their cause. It results in psychopathic personalities being appointed to the bench where they kill people slowly, very slowly, its one of the most painful tortures available, ensuring that children never get to know their father, all part of the War on Men by the underbelly of the Canadian Judiciary.

Blood libel?

Her crosshairs map has to be considered with her statements that would lead any sane person to realize she was inviting the insane to put their sights on those Palin targeted.

"In Alaska, you know what we do with people like that? We hunt 'em down and shoot 'em between the eyes!

"Don't retreat, reload",


No doubt she heard God talking to her, telling her to place on her web site, cross-hairs on 20 Democrats.

She probably also was hearing the voices of god talking to her when she decided to take down the map, immediately after the shootings.

If the map was innocent, why take it down?

God probably told her to say

In Alaska, you know what we do with people like that? We hunt 'em down and shoot 'em between the eyes!

"Don't retreat, reload",

Sounds more like the promotion of hatred from a terrorist than a god fearing be it gun totten Alaskan pea brain.



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