Tag Archives: Tucson

ARIZONA: Tucson Tea Party Says It Won’t Change Its Campaign Rhetoric

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Wingnuts Pile On Sheriff Dupnik

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Arizona Legislators Give Standing Ovation To Gay Shooting Hero Daniel Hernandez

Moments ago, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer led her state’s legislators in a standing ovation for openly gay hero Daniel Hernandez, who is credited with saving the life of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

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Tucson Sheriff Blames Right-Wing

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CNN Interviews Gay Hero Daniel Hernandez On Rep. Giffords Shooting

(Via – AmericaBlog)

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MSNBC Interviews Gay Hero Daniel Hernandez On Giffords Shooting

No mention of Hernandez being gay, sadly.

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Openly Gay Intern Daniel Hernandez Jr. Credited With Saving Life Of Rep. Giffords

Daniel Hernandez Jr., the 20-year old student intern credited with saving the life of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, confirmed to the Dallas Voice this morning that he is openly gay. Hernandez, who confirmed that he is gay in an interview with Instant Tea on Sunday morning, is a member of the City of Tucson Commission on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender …

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Is This The Accomplice?

The Pima County Sheriff’s Department has released this photo of a man they believe may have been an accomplice in yesterday’s shooting. This image was captured by security cameras at the Tucson-area Safeway where Rep. Giffords was holding her meeting. Police have not yet revealed what relationship, if any, the man in this photo may have had with the shooter. …

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Tucson Mayor: We Must Return To Civility

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Alan Grayson On Giffords Shooting

“I know nothing about the man who shot Gabby, and what was going through his mind when he did this. But I will tell you this – if he shot Gabby out of hatred, then it wasn’t Gabby he was shooting, but rather some cartoon version of her, drawn by her political opposition. Because there is no way – NO …

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Sheriff Clarence Dupnik’s Press Conference

After discussing the details of the shooting and the investigation, Sheriff Dupnik rightfully lays into the climate of violent rhetoric which surely led to today’s tragedy.

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President Obama Reacts

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Giffords’ Surgeon: I’m Optimistic

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This Is The Shooter

From an undated photo on the Arizona Daily Star: “Jared Loughner, a volunteer, stands in the background during the Tucson Festival of Books.” (I cropped out the main subject of the photo.)

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Sarah Palin’s Rifle Crosshairs Targeted Rep. Gabrielle Giffords For Elimination

The mainstream media MUST DEMAND a response from Palin over this. I screamed my fucking head off about this map last year for just this reason.

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BREAKING: Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) Shot In Head, At Least Six Others Dead In Tucson Supermarket Massacre

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) was shot in the head today at an event she was staging at a supermarket in her home district in Tucson, Arizona. Conflicting reports say that twelve others were shot. The shooter is in custody and no motive is yet known. I’ll update this post as details emerge. UPDATE: Progressive websites are already pointing out that …

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ARIZONA: Tucson & Flagstaff Sue Own State Over Immigration Law

Concerned about its impact on tourism, the Arizona cities of Tuscon and Flagstaff are suing their own state government over the recent immigration law. They are the first municipalities in Arizona to approve legal challenges to the law. Earlier this week, proposed litigation in Phoenix took a hit when the city attorney said Mayor Phil Gordon lacks the authority to …

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The Really Super Bowl

A crucial final moment of last night’s Super Bowl was interrupted for Comcast customers in Tucson, Arizona by a switchover to a sex scene on pay-per-wank channel Club Jenna. Apparently, it was an inside job. Heh, job. Comcast believes the pornography that interrupted its feed of the Super Bowl Sunday night was the result of foul play, a company spokeswoman …

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