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12 01, 2011

Mothers of Intention — Aftermath of Tucson Edition

By | January 12th, 2011|Mothers of Intention|5 Comments

In the days since the massacre in Tucson and attempted assassination of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, many people have been weighing in on the tragedy.  Here are a few thoughtful posts worthy of your time: Ilina from Dirt and Noise takes a look at all the ways violence has permeated our society.  No one's got a [...]

9 01, 2011

The Shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and the Language of Violence

By | January 9th, 2011|Democrats, Republicans|11 Comments

Before the horrendous assassination attempt on Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and the shooting of 20 people, leaving six of them dead, Giffords knew that she had been specially marked by by her opponents.  Tea Party conservatives wanted her out of office, even though she is a conservative Democrat, and weren't afraid to use thinly-veiled calls [...]