This video from the USA is called 9 year old Christina Taylor Green Born 9 11 2001 Killed 1 8 2011 at Giffords Shooting.
As more information has emerged about the 22-year-old gunman who carried out a massacre Saturday outside a Tucson supermarket, the American media has sought to downplay the clear connection between his attempted assassination of a Democratic member of the House of Representatives and the politics of the ultra-right: here.
Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, and other far right-wing demagogues have been quick to defend themselves from the charge of fostering a climate of poisonous political hatred in the United States, in the aftermath of the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Gifford and the killing of Federal Judge John Roll, along with the injuring or killing of 10 other victims: here.
Jewish Groups: ‘We Are Deeply Disturbed’ By Palin’s Use Of Anti-Semitic Term ‘Blood Libel,’ She Should Apologize: here.
Jason Linkins: Hey, everyone. Not to unnerve you, but apparently, days after a madman went on a murdery rampage with a Glock in Arizona, Arizonans are heading to gun stores in droves to purchase the very same weapon used by Jared Lee Loughner. It’s as good an example as anything to demonstrate that there really is no such thing as bad publicity, only an implacable, gnawing cynicism that permeates our existence and sends us, sobbing, into a fetal position: here.
Will Potter, author of Green is the New Red.com, points out that Sarah Palin’s notorious “crosshairs” map, in which the districts of Gabrielle Giffords and other Democratic House members are marked with gun sights, would have qualified her as an “animal-enterprise terrorist” had she been targeting executives of animal-testing laboratories instead of Congressional supporters of the new health-insurance law: here.
Tea Party Billionaire David Koch Denies Climate Change, Shrugs Off His Carbon Pollution: Lee Fang, ThinkProgress: “This week, ThinkProgress conducted an impromptu interview with David Koch – one of the richest men in America, co-owner of the conglomerate Koch Industries, and a top financier of right-wing front groups – after we found him leaving the swearing-in ceremony for Speaker John Boehner (R-OH). In the first part of the interview, Koch said that he ‘admire[s]’ the Tea Party movement, and that ‘the rank and file are just normal people like us.’ As ThinkProgress has detailed, Koch operatives orchestrated the first anti-Obama Tea Party protests, channeled Tea Party groups into increasing the Koch’s personal wealth, and organized Tea Parties for Republican campaigns and lobbying drives”: here.
Republican quits party leadership post because of Tea Party threats: here.