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Using Gabby Giffords as a mascot
Washington Times [DC], by Charles Hurt

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/9/2013 8:45:51 AM

What does it tell you when a new group founded to clamp down on gun-ownership rights announces its formation by trotting out the celebrity victim of a crazed gunman? It means the group does not really wish to have a serious and open discussion about the complex and troubling factors that have led to the explosions of mass violence we have seen in recent years committed by increasingly unstable, psychopathic outcasts. Instead, the group would prefer to turn to its frail and lovely celebrity, point to the bullet wound on her head and attempt to seize the moral

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: FenwayFrank, 1/9/2013 9:13:07 AM     (No. 9106671)

Americans for Responsible Solutions are no more than pimps.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Coy860, 1/9/2013 9:44:31 AM     (No. 9106718)

Heard a radio ad yesterday with Kelly ..stating that he and his wife both own guns and pushing this group.
My questions is this, should brain damaged people be tested before being allowed to own guns?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 1/9/2013 9:44:41 AM     (No. 9106719)

We already have. Its called how about enforcing the laws we already have on the books? And I do not want to enter the slippery slope of having the government decide who is ´mentally fit´ in any way shape or form. It will lead to a massive disaster for this country.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 1/9/2013 9:46:37 AM     (No. 9106726)

Ditto #1. Check out her husband, he´s using this to his advantage. Downright disgusting.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: coldoc, 1/9/2013 9:48:31 AM     (No. 9106729)

There is an interesting article making the rounds about one subject no-one is addressing. The rampant use of anti-depressant drugs which appears to be a common thread in these murders. It has yet to be revealed what meds lanza was on. Maybe there´s your effective screening for gun access.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mainecoonmama, 1/9/2013 9:57:41 AM     (No. 9106737)

I cannot stand the husband. He is mean and vindictive. I can see his handprints all over this "mascoting" of Gabby.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: old dog, 1/9/2013 10:12:15 AM     (No. 9106771)

just think: Gabby an jim Brady singing accapela about getting rid of guns; oops what about the mental defects that shot them. seems as though both we using big pharma´s prozac and other anti-depressants; oh! thats right they were off their meds!!!!! oH yes and their respective mates each has to ride on their spouses tragic injuries; but we know who has the "deep pockets".....

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Bobn.T, 1/9/2013 10:19:34 AM     (No. 9106789)

Somewhere in the back of my mind, I seem to remember a song about a puppet on a string.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: lakerman1, 1/9/2013 10:40:57 AM     (No. 9106833)

Kelly is a famewhore, in my opinion.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 1/9/2013 10:44:57 AM     (No. 9106842)

This is nothing but a publicity stunt. kelly is positioning himself for candidacy, maybe for senate, maybe for governor of Arizona. Fantastic GOP candidate Martha McSally barely lost to Gifford´s successor ron barber due to sympathy vote and possible fraud. McSally led on election night, but predictable extended vote count pushed barber over the top. Word on the street is that McSally intends to try again. I´m concerned that kelly will be hard to beat for same reasons barber was. kelly is a rat. He will pull out all stops to exploit his wife´s terrible brain injury for political gain.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 1/9/2013 11:10:44 AM     (No. 9106883)

Like virtually all democrats, Giffords is just saying what she´s told to say, and doing what she´s told to do...

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Rolfnader, 1/9/2013 11:32:31 AM     (No. 9106925)

I dunno, maybe I´ll reread "Watership Down .

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Reply 13 - Posted by: tipover, 1/9/2013 3:25:05 PM     (No. 9107480)

Note that Gabby Giffords does not speak in sentences or express full thoughts during interviews. The interviewer presents a question or opinion that requires a 1-word reply. Sad use of her problems by others that she should "trust".

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Reply 14 - Posted by: frenesi1, 1/9/2013 3:47:51 PM     (No. 9107530)

Agree with #10

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