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Stop peddling the Palin-led-to-Giffords-shooting lie
The Charleston Daily Mail ^ | November 25, 2011 | Don Surber

Posted on 11/25/2011 9:14:40 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

I have great respect for retired Navy Captain Mike Kelly’s service to this nation. I also admire the courage of Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. See Thursday’s post, “God bless you, Gabrielle Giffords.” But I find Captain Kelly’s tactics for selling his new book to be insulting , misleading and plain out wrong. More than that it is disturbingly dishonorable.

From the London Daily Mail:

But it was the lack of any contact from former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin that was ‘surprising’ said Mr Kelly.

Citing the book, Mr Morgan said that it revealed some ‘interesting insights’ into ‘political colleagues and people that [Gabby Giffords] had worked for and against.’

Speaking about a map for which Palin was responsible, with crosshairs over certain states including Arizona, Mr Morgan said that the Alaskan ‘doesn’t come out of this very well, I don’t think, because there was a woman who at the time had been putting these crosshair things on her website and stuff, including Gabby,’ he said.

Sarah Palin’s map had nothing to do with the attempted assassination of Congresswoman Giffords. The man who shot her knew nothing of the map and had stalked the captain’s wife for 3 years prior to the shooting that left 6 people dead.

What a disgusting thing to do — and Piers Morgan’s failure to challenge Captain Kelly on this misinformation is appalling but not surprising.

One more day. One more lie. Captain Kelly should apologize privately and publicly to Missus Palin for perpetuating this fallacy.

TOPICS: Conspiracy; Politics
KEYWORDS: arizona; giffords; palin; sarahpalin
Don't hold your breath, Don. This is what they do.
1 posted on 11/25/2011 9:14:44 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Prediction:..all part of the plan..

Gifford, sadly, won't be able to run again. She still has a long way to go. But they'll delay the decision until the last possible freeze out any possible Democrat who wants to run..and then, just before the filing deadline..HE will announce that she can't run, but he's running in her place..

Take it to the bank..and that explains why he's makign these comments now..

2 posted on 11/25/2011 9:20:15 AM PST by ken5050 (Support Admin Mods: Doing the tough, hard, dirty jobs that Americans won't do...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’ve never met a Navy Captain I was impressed with.

Most are just a**holes - like this clown.

3 posted on 11/25/2011 9:20:42 AM PST by Eldon Tyrell
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To: ken5050

I agree. He’s in pre-campaign mode. His campaign. Watch for him to officially change his residence to Arizona before the filing deadline (the month of May, I believe.)

4 posted on 11/25/2011 9:24:58 AM PST by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: Eldon Tyrell

Sadly, once they achieve 0-4 promotion; it is no longer about anything except the next promotion. The military no longer trains leaders, they train politicians.

The enlisted are more concerned about the Constitution than their lacky leadership.

The U.S. is not alone in this. Look at the new government in Egypt.


5 posted on 11/25/2011 9:30:07 AM PST by weps4ret (Democrats + Liberal Stream Media = Blood Liable)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The proof is in the pudding. Just take a gander on and check the sales of the “Mike Kelly” book about his wife “Gabby”. Going nowhere but. down, down, down!!! And...ditto for Piers Morgan!!! No one watches his show, period!!! Sadly fate placed Mr. Giffords in staggering harms way last January. A pure and simple insane individual did harmful damage to the Congresswoman. Of course, Obama. “dirt bag” that he is, the Democrat Party and...this disgrace to his country and NASA, Mike Kelly have all tired to make political hay or cash from the congresswoman’s horrible misfortune!!! Gabby Giffords, it is quite obvious, cannot ever, efectively represent her district in congress. The poor woman should resign, take her government pension and retire, working to put her life back into meaningful purpose for her well being!!! IMHO, she has not chosen a good shepard in her husband and partner, Mke Kelly!!! Mr. Kelly is more concerned with and about himself, then he is about Gabby;s welfare and recovery!!! He is a classic people user and self-centered person!!! I pray for Gabby Giffords, even though I cannot stand her politics, but she was in the wrong place and the wrong time which was not her fault whatsoever. If I were her hubby, I would be saying, come on, baby, it’s you and me and our loved ones. Let’s do the best we can to get our act together and just live for one another and our families and loved ones!!! Now that would be true love and devotion!!! However, I do not think Mr. Kelly is capable of that kind of love, political and self-centered animal he is!!!

6 posted on 11/25/2011 9:40:42 AM PST by JLAGRAYFOX
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The shooter became obsessed with Gabby Giffords at a town hall meeting when he didn't like the way she answered his question. So maybe we should blame Gabby Giffords. Makes as much sense as blaming Palin.
7 posted on 11/25/2011 10:37:17 AM PST by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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