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So when some nut case shoots up a political gathering of Democrats, it's Sarah Palins fault.
But when a pro-gay rights activist shots up a religious rally because of some rhetoric from a gay rights group, it's nonsense.

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins told reporters "reckless rhetoric" from such organizations as the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a nonprofit civil rights group, had spurred the shooting.

The SPLC called Perkins' charges "outrageous" and dismissed the suggestion that its criticism had incited violence.


Aug 17, 2012 - 10:19 am
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That's human nature...when your side does it, it's ok for some reason or another, when your opposers do it, it's hate..Funny some are so blinded they can't just see wrong from right. If you cross legal lines, own it. The act is wrong no matter who does it.
We all want free speech but when you don't like what someone has to say, you can always shoot the place up. Someday people are going to have to realize sometimes it's just best, once everyone knows how each other feels, to just shut the hell up and go home. We still all gotta share the planet. Might as well learn to live with each other.


Aug 17, 2012 - 10:37 am
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"That's human nature...when your side does it."

That's not the point.  The point is that the "unbiased" media is solidly on the left.  No political leader has come out saying this latest shooting means gay people are bad, or that we need more guns. 

When the left can pretend a neo nazi skinhead is a right winger, it's front page news.  The President runs out telling us we have to search our souls as if we shot someone.

Aug 17, 2012 - 12:32 pm
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"That's human nature...when your side does it."

That's not the point.  The point is that the "unbiased" media is solidly on the left.  No political leader has come out saying this latest shooting means gay people are bad, or that we need more guns. 

When the left can pretend a neo nazi skinhead is a right winger, it's front page news.  The President runs out telling us we have to search our souls as if we shot someone.


@fcabanski:

Ah, logic returns.  So when somebody shoots a Democratic congresswoman, it can't possibly be due to politics or ideology--the shooter is just crazy.  But when somebody shoots an institution of conservative values, the shooter must obviously be motivated by politics and ideology?
 
I find the argument that the SPLC must be involved as incredibly idiotic.  It didn't work for video games, for rap music, for "hate" music, etc.--a murderer is a murderer, period, and blaming actions on background factors is ludicrous. 
 
The most popular news channel in the country is Fox.  The most popular radio talk shows include Rush and other conservative speakers.  When the most watched media are decidedly not left-wing, then why do you cry about small-time players like MSNBC when you can simply turn it off?  Conservatives discredited the left-wing sector of the mainstream press a long time ago. 
 
Rather than trying to convince the two independents still left in Kingwood, maybe you should donate some money to Romney or contribute in some other way to the 2012 race.  We know Texas will swing red, but any funds the campaign takes can be used in battleground states.  If you've already maxed out the $2.5/5k personal limit, there are PAC's and NGO's connected to his campaign that would be happy to interface.

Aug 17, 2012 - 01:50 pm
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@kpdad has a decent point.

I personally think they are all nut jobs. I just like to point out how when one does it, the news media has powerpoint presentation examples and such, and now, not a heck of a lot. And the right is trying to instill some left wing org. is at fault.

It would seem we are just being manipulated by both sides. 

Whatever they tell us, take with a grain of salt.

Aug 17, 2012 - 02:01 pm
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