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Comment 38 by Roger J. Stanyard :

root2squared

Comment 17 by Roger J. Stanyard : root2squared asks "Is there is any evidence to show that the shooter was a Palin supporter or that he was influenced by the cross-hairs graphic?" Nobody is saying there is; read the OP article in full. Maybe you should read it again. The implication is clear: that Palin's rhetoric at least in part contributed to this. If that was not implied, then using this to criticize Palin would be a cheap political move, not to mention, senseless.

I'll say it again - nobody is claiming he was influenced by the graphics; what the suggestion (polemic if you like) is that he was influenced by the toxic politics of the Teabagger movement, or extreme right if you like.

If that is the case, then Palin is accountable on the matter as she is the de facto leader of the movement. Either she has power with responsibility or power without responsibility, the perogative of the whore through the ages.

Sorry about the strong language but politics is a very serious business where power, influence and ideas matter.

He was not in any way influenced by Palin or even the tea party movement in the SLIGHEST bit. again here is his official youtube profile. here He was more influenced by the communist manifesto and hitlers mein kampf. According to some reports by student peers that knew him ad based on his videos he was also an Atheist unfortunately. This does not fit the description of a Tea-Partier.

Mon, 10 Jan 2011 18:29:37 UTC | #576166

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Comment 26 by root2squared :

Comment 17 by Roger J. Stanyard :

root2squared asks "Is there is any evidence to show that the shooter was a Palin supporter or that he was influenced by the cross-hairs graphic?"

Nobody is saying there is; read the OP article in full.

Maybe you should read it again. The implication is clear: that Palin's rhetoric at least in part contributed to this. If that was not implied, then using this to criticize Palin would be a cheap political move, not to mention, senseless.

Soooo, Did Jared Loughner claim that " i was influnced by palins rhetoric!!" yet? i think not.

Mon, 10 Jan 2011 17:59:21 UTC | #576146

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Comment 19 by Richard Dawkins :

Google the name of Gabrielle Giffords and you get more than 90 million hits. Salman Taseer rates just over one million. It’s not immediately obvious why the week’s two assassination attempts should receive such unequal coverage. On the face of it, one might think that the successful assassination of a state governer should receive a bit more than one ninetieth as much public attention as the unsuccessful (so far) assassination of a member of the House of Representatives.

The two crimes are worth comparing further. Both were committed with legal guns: legal in the one case because it is the sacred right of every American to be armed to the teeth, even if psychotic; legal in the other case because the murderer was a trusted bodyguard of the man he killed. One killer is an unintelligent nutcase, incited by the sort of violent political rhetoric which, thanks to Rupert Murdoch and others, has become mainstream in America. The other killer is a devout Muslim, incited to do his Islamic duty by mullahs and imams, by whose efforts religiously motivated murder has become a mainstream ideal in Pakistan. He, but not his American counterpart, is now showered with rose petals, and if he ever comes to trial the judge and prosecuting counsel will be in mortal danger. The aftermath to the assassination of Salman Taseer has brought home the fact that the state of Pakistan is in grave danger of religiously inspired descent into chaotic anarchy.

Both countries have nuclear weapons. In Pakistan there is a very real risk that these may fall into the hands of those who incited the murderer of Salman Taseer and showered him with rose petals. In America, it would be nice to think that there is no immediate risk that the much larger nuclear arsenal will fall into the hands of those responsible for inciting the murder of Gabrielle Giffords. Yet it is impossible to forget that one such individual was the Republican candidate for Vice President in the recent election.

Richard

Soo Richy, looks like you have a political agenda here hmmmm>? Yeah the assassin was influenced by the likes of Ruper Murdoch and others with "violent rhetoric" in mainstream America? So where exactly is this violet rhetoric, i don't see anyone calling for the assassinations of anyone. As for the shooter himself Jared Loughner he was certainly NOT influenced by pali or anyone on the right or left. His profile o youtube is hereYou can see that he liked to burn American flags and liked reading the communist manifesto and hitlers mein kampf.

Mon, 10 Jan 2011 17:39:36 UTC | #576137

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I always find it frightening when play the fear-monger card of "science funding will be in trouble under republican control!" tactic. Where Neil Degrasse Tyson explains eloquently herethat republicans are more supportive of science. DemocRATS like to cut science funding and use that money for social programs ad expanding govt. Conservatives know that science funding = more economic prosperity. They want to invest money on the tech stocks and innovations for profit which is legitimate. Republicans are overall much better at understanding how to set up a budget and setting up entrepreneurship, while liberals are mostly lawyers.

Thu, 06 Jan 2011 03:20:28 UTC | #573919

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Comment 114 by Nunbeliever :

American capitalism died out in 1913! Damn, why did no one inform McCarthy about that? All those politicans bragging about how superior capitalism as an economical system is. All the demonizing regarding communism as inferior to capitalism. When actually American capitalism died out in 1913. What a bummer ;-)

Yes, Ingvar Kamprad lives in Switzerland. Does that make your arguments more valid. No, so why on earth do you mention all these non-squiturs? Beats me.

Can you drop out of college in your social democracies and still become wealthy and influential?

I am sure you can, but why on earth would you want to drop out of college? Not suprising USA has the problems it has if americans in general think like you do. Drop out of college and succeed! That's the american way! To hell with knowledge and stuff! That is for loosers! Some honest hard work is all you need. You don't believe. Well, out of a few hundred million I can mention a few examples of people becoming rich and famous and stuff even though they dropped out of school, could not read nor write, had an IQ below 10 and ate raw corn for their entire lives! What more evidence can you ask for. (The last few sentences ought to be proncounced with a true Texas accent).

This discussions ends here, for my part.

Easy. Someone who wants to drop out of college may do so perhaps because they know how to succeed in life? In a recent "wikileaks cables" Richard Branson whom started his own business at age 15 ( here ) as well as leaving school at that age made a statement that British entrepreneurs are "over educated" and that schooling does not prepare one for the business world. This is very true because a fact that someone like YOU is that education is useless IF you are not creative. Christopher Hitchens is an intelligent well educated guy, but as he stated several times he " is not good at anything". He is not good at science,mathematics or even sports. Experience is what counts most in life.

Also, i stated that Invar does not live in sweden to MAKE a good point. Swedish taxes are way too high ad a by-product of social democracy. Rich ppl don't want to live under such a system. Where ever there is a large concentration of rich people, there will be many opportunities for success and economic growth because of the jobs they create.

( the post should be pronounced in that sissy Finnish accent btw. )

Sat, 01 Jan 2011 18:09:49 UTC | #571946

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