Arizona Shootings

Link to full text of speech TUCSON — President Obama called Wednesday for an end to the political finger-pointing that has erupted in the aftermath of the gunman’s rampage here five days ago, urging Americans not to use the tragedy that took six lives to turn on one another. In a widely anticipated address, a […]

From the Huffington Post Arizona – -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 […]

Arizona — Sarah Palin has posted a nearly eight-minute video on her Facebook page condemning those who blame political rhetoric for the Arizona shooting that gravely wounded U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Last spring, Palin targeted Giffords’ district as one of 20 that should be taken back. Palin has been criticized for marking each district with […]

A few days following the Arizona shooting, talking head Rush Limbaugh threw his two cents in by saying that Loughner is smiling in the picture because he knows he is backed by the Democratic Party. He said that Loughner is getting the exact attention he always wanted. RELATED: Arizona Shootings

When Dick Gregory once decried “America’s habit of freaking out over bold acts of outrageous lawlessness,” he didn’t have to add as long as its white people that are committing those acts. He didn’t have to. We know Mr. Gregory. His omissions speak as loud as his words. And look at us now. We have […]

PHOENIX – U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is breathing under her own power and generally “holding her own” in her third day of recovery from a near-fatal gunshot wound, doctors said Tuesday.

Washington – President Barack Obama mourned victims of an Arizona gunman on Monday and steered clear of a debate on whether harsh political rhetoric inspired the attack on a congresswoman. As many members of his own Democratic Party decried the often rabid level of political discourse in the country, Obama said he is grieving for […]

PHOENIX– Jared Loughner, the suspect in the Tucson, Arizona shooting rampage that left six dead, is being held without bail and has been assigned Judy Clarke, a lawyer who defended Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Timothy McVeigh, as his attorney. PICTURES: Arizona Shooting Victims Loughner entered the courtroom Monday handcuffed and wearing a tan inmate uniform. […]

Jared Loughner may not have attended a Tea Party rally or registered with any Tea Party groups, but he shares several similarities with the Tea Party movement. 1. Anger Against The Government The first obviously is his anger against the government. His violent act reflected the anger against government for health care, and immigration symbolized […]

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has presided over a national moment of silence for severely injured Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the people who were killed during an assassination attempt against her. On the White House South Lawn, Obama was joined by first lady Michelle Obama and White House staff members on a cold morning. […]

PHOENIX– A 22-year-old man described as a social outcast with wild beliefs steeped in mistrust faces a federal court hearing on charges he tried to assassinate Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in a Tucson shooting rampage that left six people dead.

The big story right now is the murder of a federal judge, John Roll, and the attempted murder of Representative Giffords (D-AZ) by a deranged young man (the police have him in custody and are currently seeking a possible accomplice) at a mall in Tuscon. A number of other people were also killed and wounded […]