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  •  It's classic terrorism, althugh the term is (1+ / 0-)
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    polluted by it's misuse by the right wing.

    •  We don't know that for sure yet (0+ / 0-)

      its increasingly probable that this was an act of violence to influence a political agenda, but it's still possible that this is simply some poor bastard who was just plain disturbed or had some bizarre personal vendetta against her. I wouldn't be surprised to learn that the shooter was without a job or something.

      My style is impetuous.
      My defense is impregnable.
      YOU'RE NOT ALEXANDER!

      by samfish on Sat Jan 08, 2011 at 05:26:40 PM PST

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      •  Well, I read his youtube videos He sounds (0+ / 0-)

        schizoprhenic or otherwise psychotic. That doesn't mean it isn't political terrorism. It was a Congresswoman and a Federal Judge.
        It might be personal.
        At any rate, labels etc. are not of much use right now.

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