January 10, 2010
Mounting evidence has linked the 22-year-old gunman who severely wounded Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, killed a federal judge and killed or wounded 18 others in Tucson, Arizona to the political right.
According to a memo issued by the Department of Homeland Security in the aftermath of the shooting spree at a Tucson, Arizona strip mall Saturday, Internet activity by the gunman, Jared Lee Loughner, linked him to American Renaissance, which DHS described as an “anti-government, anti-immigration, anti-ZOG [Zionist Occupation Government], anti-Semitic.” The online publication of the organization advocates white supremacy and racial separation.
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I thought the following comment from the article above was the most telling part of this tragedy:
Congresswoman Gifford’s father, when asked if his daughter had any enemies, replied, “The whole Tea Party.”I also recommend strongly that you read Dade's excellent post on the tragedy and its ramifications here.