Jump to bottom


1 Locker  Sat, Jan 8, 2011 11:10:06am

Public Democrat event with banners and someone walks in and shoots the Dem rep in the head. Gee... I wonder who did it...

2 dragonfire1981  Sat, Jan 8, 2011 11:10:10am

I hate to think it, but a part of me immediately thought "right wing extremists" when I read the story, especially since she's a democrat lawmaker.

If that turns out to actually be true, I wonder how the GOP apologists will try to spin this.

In any event thoughts and prayers to her and her family.

3 dragonfire1981  Sat, Jan 8, 2011 11:18:15am

Information is slow to come out, but there was apparently at least 10 other people shot as well...


4 Locker  Sat, Jan 8, 2011 11:24:54am


Fox says shooter in custody and 3 of the others shot were her staffers.

5 Locker  Sat, Jan 8, 2011 11:26:11am

CNN says she died.

6 BishopX  Sat, Jan 8, 2011 11:30:28am

NPR is saying Giffords and at least 6 others are dead. Gunman was tackled by a bystander, and was apparently a young male.

NPR source

7 Locker  Sat, Jan 8, 2011 11:31:04am

msnbc says six others killed as well:

U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona and six others have died after a gunman opened fire at a public event on Saturday, Pima County sheriff's office in Arizona confirmed to National Public Radio.

8 BishopX  Sat, Jan 8, 2011 11:34:55am

A witness is claiming one of the people shot was a 10 year old boy.

9 Locker  Sat, Jan 8, 2011 11:41:05am

That article says it took 20 minutes for police and 50 fucking minutes for EMS to arrive. In fucking Tucson?! WTF?

10 BishopX  Sat, Jan 8, 2011 11:43:57am

Yeah, MSNBC is now saying that she is alive and in surgery. There's more in the overnight open thread.

11 Bob Dillon  Sat, Jan 8, 2011 11:57:29am

TUCSON, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and six others were killed on Saturday when a gunman opened fire at a supermarket in Tucson, Arizona, officials said.
A spokesman for the Pima County Sheriff's Office said Giffords and six others were killed when a gunman opened fire at the scene, where Giffords was hosting her first "Congress on your corner" event of the year. Others were said to be injured.

"My 1st Congress on Your Corner starts now," Giffords tweeted just before the shooting. "Please stop by to let me know what is on your mind or tweet me later."
Giffords, who is considered a member of the Blue Dog Democrats, was first sworn into office in 2007. She was re-elected to a third-term this past November.

12 Locker  Sat, Jan 8, 2011 11:57:39am

CNN reporting the White House believes a congressional staffer has died.

13 Bob Dillon  Sat, Jan 8, 2011 12:02:59pm

Lots of conflicting info.

WireUpdate U.S. Congresswoman Giffords critically injured in Arizona mass shooting [Link:]
42 seconds ago · reply

Drudge_Report BOEHNER: 'An attack on one who serves is an attack on all who serve'... [Link:]
about 1 minute ago · reply

msnbc_breaking LIVE VIDEO: Live: Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords shot in Arizona [Link:]
2 minutes ago · reply

USABreakingNews CNN: Federal judge among those critically wounded at Giffords event in Arizona. AP reports an aide to Giffords has died.
5 minutes ago · reply

BreakingNews Update: Hospital spokeswoman tells Reuters Rep. Giffords is in surgery. "She's alive."
5 minutes ago · reply

14 Lidane  Sat, Jan 8, 2011 12:05:44pm

re: #2 dragonfire1981

I hate to think it, but a part of me immediately thought "right wing extremists" when I read the story, especially since she's a democrat lawmaker.

If that turns out to actually be true, I wonder how the GOP apologists will try to spin this.

No kidding, especially since the Mama Grizzly singled out Giffords, placing her on her "Take Back the 20" target list:


In any event thoughts and prayers to her and her family.

And to the families of all the other victims as well. How utterly horrifying.

15 Bob Levin  Sun, Jan 9, 2011 2:47:41am

The most recent updates that I've read said that she is alive, but there are other fatalities, such as a 9 year-old girl. One of Gifford's aids had emergency medical experience, and this is probably what has kept her alive--to this point.

This page has been archived.
Comments are closed.

Jump to top

Create a PageThis is the LGF Pages posting bookmarklet. To use it, drag this button to your browser's bookmark bar, and title it 'LGF Pages' (or whatever you like). Then browse to a site you want to post, select some text on the page to use for a quote, click the bookmarklet, and the Pages posting window will appear with the title, text, and any embedded video or audio files already filled in, ready to go.
Or... you can just click this button to open the Pages posting window right away.
Last updated: 2016-01-01 10:29 am PST
LGF User's Guide RSS Feeds Tweet

Help support Little Green Footballs!

Subscribe now for ad-free access!Register and sign in to a free LGF account before subscribing, and your ad-free access will be automatically enabled.

Donate with
Square Cash Shop at amazon
as an LGF Associate!
Recent PagesClick to refresh
QAnons: Biden Is Really Trump, So We Won After All!I really have no capacity left to express my utter despair at this point.
Khal Wimpo (part of the vote-stealing cabal)
6 hours, 6 minutes ago
Views: 88 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 1 •
Mogwai - Ritchie Sacramento (Official Video) The official music video for Mogwai – Richie Sacramento, the second single taken from 'As The Love Continues', you can pre-order it at CreditsDirector and build : Sam Wiehl ( : Kit MonteithSpecial thanks to Polyphoria, Aglobex, NatureManufacture ...
12 hours, 1 minute ago
Views: 141 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 •
Amanda Shires - That’s All (Official Lyric Video)Music video by Amanda Shires performing That's All (Official Lyric Video). (C) 2020 Silver Knife Records marketed and distributed by Thirty Tigers
1 day, 19 hours ago
Views: 315 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 •
The KLF - Justified & Ancient (Official Video)The KLF - Justified & Ancient (Official Video) An Atlas AdventureDirected by Bill ButtKLF Communications Listen to Solid State Logik 1:
2 days, 8 hours ago
Views: 381 • Comments: 1 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 3 •
Freddie Washington 2010 KSBR Bash If you listen to music at all, then you've heard Freddie & probably liked it. He's played or toured with Herbie Hancock, Michael Jackson, Al Jarreau, Aaron Neville, Lionel Richie, Anita Baker, B.B. King, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Whitney ...
2 days, 23 hours ago
Views: 397 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 4 •
Barry Gibb - Too Much Heaven (Visualizer) Ft. Alison Krauss ‘GREENFIELDS The Gibb Brothers Songbook, Vol. 1’ out now: Listen to more Barry Gibb here: Socials -Facebook: @GibbBarryInstagram: #barrygibb #greenfields Music video by Barry Gibb performing Too Much Heaven (Visualizer). A Capitol Records Release; © ...
3 days, 20 hours ago
Views: 731 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 4 •
#Thegreatpoolpondconversion - 210110We received the second check valve and installed it.It works as it should.They should both ease up the startup workload on the small pumps.We can forget about this for a while or longer. We bought a bunch more plants. Some ...
5 days, 13 hours ago
Views: 687 • Comments: 1 • Rating: 7
Tweets: 0 •
No One’s Disciple — Theremin Trees A reflection on something of special importance at this time: the dangers of magical heroes, human and divine. You can support the channel at: the importance of individuality4:08 heroes, harmful and helpful6:29 religious disciples7:22 a little learning9:20 hero ...
1 week ago
Views: 951 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 3 •
Alicia Keys - Wasted Energy (Audio) Ft. Diamond Platnumz, Kaash PaigeAlicia Keys - Wasted Energy (Audio) ft. Diamond Platnumz, Kaash Paige Alicia Keys - ALICIA: Follow Alicia Keys:Instagram: instagram.comFacebook: facebook.comTwitter: @aliciakeysWebsite:
1 week, 2 days ago
Views: 1,391 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 4 •
Trump Pledges an Orderly Transition of Power After Violent Insurrection Seth Meyers' monologue from Thursday, January 7. Late Night with Seth Meyers. Stream now on Peacock: Subscribe to Late Night: Watch Late Night with Seth Meyers Weeknights 12:35/11:35c on NBC. Get more Late Night with Seth Meyers: ...
1 week, 2 days ago
Views: 1,166 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 2 •