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ACTION ALERT: Tell Sarah Palin: Violent Threats Have Consequences ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !


Society & Culture  (tags: tragedy, attempted assassination Giffords, violence, sarah palin, crime, society, usa )

Simone
- 1446 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Sarah Palin has a special responsibility and opportunity in the wake of the attempted assassination of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. For it was Sarah Palin and Sarah Palin alone who earlier put the crosshairs of a gun on Rep. Giffords. And so far,



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Lisa H. (180)
Sunday January 9, 2011, 11:28 pm
Thanks Simone! n/s. Here is a petition through Change.org as well. Maybe someone can make this a link? http://www.change.org/petitions/view/tell_sarah_palin_to_stop_inciting_violence
 

. (0)
Monday January 10, 2011, 12:09 am
Already signed/thanks Simone
 

Ana R (220)
Monday January 10, 2011, 6:23 am
Thank you, Lisa! Signed this petition on www.change.org.
noted
ty
 

Esther Z. (96)
Monday January 10, 2011, 6:33 am
Noted and signed.
 

Ludger W. (72)
Monday January 10, 2011, 6:33 am
signed, ty
 

Beverly L. (72)
Monday January 10, 2011, 6:47 am
Someone needs to put a muzzle on her. Noted and signed ~ thank you Simone!
 

Past Member (0)
Monday January 10, 2011, 6:48 am
Noted and signed, thanks Simone (129,225)
 

Peggy A. (109)
Monday January 10, 2011, 8:24 am
Signed,noted and shared.For additional comment to Sarah Palin on the petition,I wrote "Do us all a favor and crawl back into the hole you crawled out of.You are pathetic and nothing but trouble".Do you think she may get the idea that she is not liked.And to think she almost made it to be our vice president.Maybe the present administration isn't the best but I thank GOD that Palin is not in that vp.seat
 

Past Member (0)
Monday January 10, 2011, 8:34 am
Signed, noted.
 

Peggy A. (109)
Monday January 10, 2011, 8:34 am
Signed it again with my husband's name(with his permission of course).And this time I left this comment for her -"You have a special responsibility and opportunity in the wake of the attempted assassination of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. For it was you and you alone who earlier put the crosshairs of a gun on Rep. Giffords. And so far, your response has been Facebook prayers for the victims and an official denial that your widely distributed map involved gun sights at all. This is obscene duplicity at best." Oh I just love that woman.Yea,right. I wish I could put a spell on that bear rug she so proudly sits on and have it come back to life and let the bear get its revenge on the b****. Then this world would be a lot better

 

. (1)
Monday January 10, 2011, 9:08 am
Noted and signed. Thank you Simone.
 

Carol H. (229)
Monday January 10, 2011, 9:53 am
signed and noted with much pleasure! She needs to grow up!
 

JOAN MASSETTI (11)
Monday January 10, 2011, 10:25 am
TO MISS STIFF BRITCHES PLEASE DO THE WORLD & YOURSELF A GREAT BIG FAVOR CRAWL UNDER A ROCK AND STAY THERE... THE SIN IS ON YOU..........!!!!!! YOU ARE A MORON WITH THE BRAIN OF A ONE CELL AMOEBA !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!AS FOR PUTTING CROSSHAIRS ON A PERSONS NAME ,ACT HER TOLL --SOONER OR LATER KARMA WILL EXACT HER TOLL AND WE WON'T SHED A TEAR IN YOUR BEHALF !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

Constance F. (431)
Monday January 10, 2011, 10:27 am
Noted. Signed. With Comments. Thank you.
 

Kathy Javens (104)
Monday January 10, 2011, 11:11 am
Noted. This is what I left for S. Palin. Please just sit down, Don`t say anything, don`t do anything and maybe things will be better for you. They certainly will be better for the rest of us.
 

Vikram Chhabra (394)
Monday January 10, 2011, 11:15 am
Noted and signed!
 

Roger S. (18)
Monday January 10, 2011, 11:32 am
signed.
 

Melissa O. (43)
Monday January 10, 2011, 11:34 am
gladly signed and passed along. thanks for the op.
 

Janice P. (5)
Monday January 10, 2011, 11:34 am
Noted and signed.
 

Fern Walker (11)
Monday January 10, 2011, 11:36 am
sarah palin needs to get off animals and stop being so cruel!
 

Past Member (0)
Monday January 10, 2011, 11:48 am
signed. Thank you.
 

Brittany D. (28)
Monday January 10, 2011, 12:13 pm
Signed
 

Lyn Z. (290)
Monday January 10, 2011, 12:32 pm
Noted & Signed
 

L S. (1)
Monday January 10, 2011, 12:35 pm
Signed with the following:

It's high time for us all to realize that incitements to violence have violent consequences, and clean up our acts accordingly. You are hardly alone in your use of such egregious tactics, Ms. Palin—indeed, they are far too widespread throughout our current public discourse—but you alone are responsible for the part YOU have played in using, sanctioning, and encouraging violent rhetoric. You call yourself a Christian. Well, real Christians are called on to Stand Up and take moral responsibility for their views, words, and actions—not hide behind outrageous obfuscations and empty platitudes. Show some real spine, Ms. Palin, instead of bravado posturing. Let it be seen that you haven't entirely abandoned both conscience and the tenets of your own religion. For once, please, Do the Right Thing.
 

Robert Shaffer (27)
Monday January 10, 2011, 12:38 pm
Signed and noted.
 

Krasimira B. (175)
Monday January 10, 2011, 12:38 pm
Signed the Change.org petition. Noted, thank you Simone and Lisa H.
 

Toni C. (508)
Monday January 10, 2011, 12:40 pm
Signed one on the Change site, noted and signed this one. Perhaps one of these days she'll finally get the message!
 

Krasimira B. (175)
Monday January 10, 2011, 12:40 pm
You cannot currently send a star to Lisa because you have done so within the last week.

Thank you Jill for forwarding.
 

Deanna Shoemaker Cabrera (7)
Monday January 10, 2011, 12:45 pm
I was all set to conclude she hadn't intended violence. AND THEN I learned she'd tweeted, urging her followers to reload. That did it for me.
 

Roger Garin-michaud (114)
Monday January 10, 2011, 12:46 pm
thanks !
 

Kay M. (348)
Monday January 10, 2011, 12:48 pm
noted
 

Lisa Wolfe (2)
Monday January 10, 2011, 12:56 pm
I have signed it. Thank you!
 

Mary G. (0)
Monday January 10, 2011, 12:58 pm
Signed! Thank you!
 

patricia lasek (317)
Monday January 10, 2011, 1:28 pm
signed
 

Yvonne White (233)
Monday January 10, 2011, 1:45 pm
"it was Sarah Palin and Sarah Palin alone who earlier put the crosshairs of a gun on Rep. Giffords."
Why has Homeland Security not questioned Ms. Palin about this incident? If ANY of us had such things on our websites, would we be Explaining ourselves & our where-abouts at the time - you betcha!
 

Tarlo Vladimir (50)
Monday January 10, 2011, 1:52 pm
Sarah Palin has violant nature.
 

Morris G. (18)
Monday January 10, 2011, 2:05 pm
CBS News is reporting that Loughner developed his grudge against Giffords in 2007 when he met her and did not like how she treated him. A note was found in his apartment expressing his hatred of her and threatening her related to their 2007 meeting. Sarah Palin burst on the national scene a year later when she was named McCain's running mate in August of 2008. The shooters hatred of Giffords evidently had nothing to do with Sarah Palin since it developed before he (or any of us) had likely ever heard of her.
 

Kathy Chadwell (365)
Monday January 10, 2011, 2:24 pm
Signed, Commented
palin you live by violence, you live by killing innocent animals. Now you can chalk up a 9 year old little girl.
Don't you dare call yourself a woman. Woman protect and have maternal instincts. YOU only know how to kill and provoke violence. You are a disgrace to women of compassion EVERYWHERE.
 

donald Baumgartner (6)
Monday January 10, 2011, 2:26 pm
Signed & GLADLY!!
 

Christopher Fowler (84)
Monday January 10, 2011, 2:31 pm
Sarah Palin seems to think that freedom of speech is license to say what you want with no repercussions.

I hope that her fellow Christian fascist/tea party/GOP friends learn this lesson before they begin being held accountable as severely as Palin should be held.

FOR Morris G.:

Whether Palin had a hand in the case of Rep. Giffords is neither here nor there. The violence rhetoric is the same as those that contribute to the climate of violence by nut-jobs and other extremists. There is no excuse for what Loughner did, no matter the cause, just as there was no excuse for the dirtbags that kill abortion doctors. The violence is encouraged by hate rhetoric from extremists, that confuse freedom with license.

Palin is accountable for her words and actions, evidenced by her website, just as anti-choicers are responsible, through their rhetoric of hate, their fliers targeting doctors with cross hairs, and giving out information on their "targets".

So when a political candidate known for such remarks as "re-arm and reload" or using hunting analogies as a response to cross party political issues and candidates, then they are responsible for the crazies that follow their words.
They are responsible for what they say and how they say it.

Proposing violence is the first act of a coward and the last act when reason has failed. Hold the violence-mongers accountable for their words and actions, particularly when those words and action are tied to heinous acts of violence, such as anti-choicers and the Tea Party darlings, like Palin.

Freedom of speech is not license to say what you want without repercussions. Palin and her ilk need to learn that lesson before a violent revolution is sparked by their words.
 

Anita Q. (0)
Monday January 10, 2011, 2:39 pm
Sarah Palin practically ordered the assasination of Gabrielle Gifford!!
 

Eva L. (96)
Monday January 10, 2011, 2:40 pm
noted, thank you!
 

Alice B. (241)
Monday January 10, 2011, 3:05 pm
NOTED & SIGNED: Terroristic Threats are CRIMES.

Palin is the 1st to object to the supposed impact of statements by her opponents - even when those 'opposing' her are simply interviewers like Katie Curak [I don't know how to spell that name correctly], during Palin's vice-presidential campaign.

She can't take the heat - that's why she's always PACKING IT.
 

Dotti Lydon (112)
Monday January 10, 2011, 3:06 pm
Noted, signed with an extra comment to Sarah. Posted to Facebook.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday January 10, 2011, 3:12 pm
signed
 

Patricia N. (41)
Monday January 10, 2011, 3:12 pm
Signed and noted. Sarah Palin took the target off her website after the shootings on Saturday and now they are trying to say it was cross hairs like surveyors use but Palin had " Don't Retreat - Reload ". She has been spewing hatred ever since she was on the ticket with John McCain. She says she is a Christian - NOT!
 

Gloria H. (88)
Monday January 10, 2011, 3:28 pm
Signed and suggested having a grown up read it to her.
 

Janyce S. (12)
Monday January 10, 2011, 3:46 pm
Thanks Simone Signed and noted
Sarah put on your big girl panties and act like a grown up. Please step back from your hateful rhetoric...words have consequences. You didn’t pull the trigger in the Tucson incident. However, you have been adding your words to the vile mix during your time in the lime light. Please use your words and influence for good. You couldn’t possibly want your children and grand children to inherit a world headed this sad and terrible direction.
 

TERRANCE N. (65)
Monday January 10, 2011, 5:08 pm
Gladly signed. Democrats should have held a hearing long ago on this hateful rhetoric from Fox news, and hateful rightwing radio. Now that one of their own political colleague have become a victim, now they will probably act. Or are the democrats waiting for something to happen to the president himself?
 

Jennifer R. (5)
Monday January 10, 2011, 5:16 pm
Sarah Palin is a bad person.
 

Natalie Batovsky (0)
Monday January 10, 2011, 7:11 pm
Signed
 

Charlene Rush (2)
Monday January 10, 2011, 8:04 pm
If some uneducated souls cannot see the phoniness in this woman, they need intense therapy.
 

resignd Cannot remove (139)
Monday January 10, 2011, 8:10 pm
She needs to stay home and make cookies and look at the Russian landscape from her window and keep her mouth shut, and keep her off the internet. What an embarrassment she is as a former Vice Presidential candidate to the world.
Why they keep giving her the spot light is unknown since she does not project knowledge, professionalism or anything positive. Frankly I think she is dangerous. Maybe they should turn her loose in the wild of Alaska with a big red X on her back and let the wolves flying in copters get her. How would that feel Sarah?
 

Lori Mabry (18)
Monday January 10, 2011, 8:10 pm
Mrs.Palin should be doing some serious soul searching right now instead of using her time vying for her next money making Alaskan reality series.
 

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Monday January 10, 2011, 8:41 pm
noted and signed
 

Angela Weber (27)
Monday January 10, 2011, 8:45 pm
Again, I can't sign because I am a Canadian, but I totally agree with this message and appreciate your efforts.
 

. (0)
Monday January 10, 2011, 10:01 pm
while i don't like any of ms. palin's stances on issues,i do not believe she was responsible, that said, she has to take more responsibility for her words, as do most other hard right & a few hard left "commentators".

they have to realize that while they may not mean violence in their rhetoric, all it takes is one whack to misinterpret or take them literally.

we don't yet know if this man even read or ms. palin's garbage, as it could be he just had this idea in his twisted mind.

i will add that the right needs to tone it down,not only the rhetoric, but the manner i which it is delivered. so many of them are so loud & to many, that translates into anger; rush, o'reilly, hannity, coulter, reagan, etc.

to both sides, the tea partiers, etc. tone it down, in volume & content!

 

Melanie Clark (13)
Monday January 10, 2011, 10:48 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks.
 

Rosemary Rannes (640)
Monday January 10, 2011, 11:36 pm
Definitely signed and posted on my Twitter page http://twitter.com/#!/babar2/status/24731223309946880 TO REACH GOAL! Almost there Simone with 98% so far! Thank you.
 

Rosemary Rannes (640)
Monday January 10, 2011, 11:41 pm
Lisa signed on Change.org thanks and posted to my Twitter page http://twitter.com/#!/babar2/status/24732199999766528
17, 602 SIGNATURES NEEDED ! COME ON PEOPLE !!!!!!!!!
 

Sinikka D. (141)
Monday January 10, 2011, 11:54 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks Simone and Lisa!
 

Lika S. (130)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 12:38 am
Done, thanks!
 

Yvonne F. (177)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 1:04 am
Doesnt' this woman have any advicers? Since she don't seem to be able to think for herself she ought to.
 

Richard E Cooley (0)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 2:12 am
Sarah Palin needs to own up to her hate speech & take responsibility. As they have been saying "speech does have consequences".
 

Valjean O. (23)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 2:39 am
Done, Palin nauseates me
 

Bill C. (91)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 4:12 am
Noted and signed with pleasure. Thanks, Simone.
 

Victoria S. (19)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 4:20 am
Thanks for the link Lisa H.
Couldn't sign the CREDO action petition outside of the US, but I could sign on Change.org
http://www.change.org/petitions/view/tell_sarah_palin_to_stop_inciting_violence
 

Geynell Eskite (68)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 5:05 am
Signed. Seriously Sarah, please just take your separatist nut-job husband, Limbaugh, Beck, Angle, Bachmann, Boehner, Jan Brewer, and anyone else you like, and move to an island somewhere. You guys can start your own Right-wing Utopian society. Every citizen will carry a gun, be a Christian, pay for their own health care, outlaw homosexuality, and mandate that all children will be home schooled so they can learn about how Noah brought dinosaurs on the ark with him during history class. You can found your very own illiterate, misinformed, gun-totin', God-fearing, greedy little country.

Then you can leave the rest of us alone to live in sanity, to pursue equality, scientific enlightenment, establish social safety nets or our citizens, and enjoy peace. You know....all the things you hate.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 6:10 am
Thanks Simone.

Lisa, here's the link to the Change.org petition that you posted.
 
http://www.change.org/petitions/view/tell_sarah_palin_to_stop_inciting_violence
 

leanne Torio (244)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 6:54 am
She should be held up on terrorist charges!!!! Make an example of this - she should not get away with this!!
 

leanne Torio (244)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 9:00 am
I mean brought up on charges of "hate crimes" - I say she just got enough rope and now has hung herself hopefully!
 

Kathy Chadwell (365)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 9:11 am
Leanne the terrorist charges work for me.
If they can so quickly call animal rights terrorists (animal rights have never killed anybody) then why should she get special treatment. palin is a terrorist in my book
 

Abdessalam Diab (151)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 10:56 am
Noted and signed.Thanks
 

William Y. (54)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 4:43 pm
signed with pleasure.
 

Corinna M. (40)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 8:55 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Jada S. (9)
Wednesday January 12, 2011, 11:54 am
Noted & signed
 

offline away busy sorry (63)
Wednesday January 12, 2011, 8:26 pm
signed both.
 

Penelope Ryan (177)
Thursday January 13, 2011, 6:29 pm
The best thing that could happen for the US and our animals is for her to just shut up and go sit on her porch and look at Russia.
 

Henriette Matthijssen (148)
Friday January 14, 2011, 7:04 pm
Sarah Palin should keep her mouth shut rather then uttering violent threats, as by flapping her mouth off she removed all doubt from our mind that she is indeed insane! I signed. Thanks.
 

Mary T. (185)
Saturday January 15, 2011, 4:49 pm
Noted and already signed, I really love some of these comments, I also think she should just shut up and go look at Russia from her back yard and stay there, Thanks John for bringing her out in the open for us to see how stupid she is.
 
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