Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Shot In Arizona

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    For goodness sakes folks, I just had to move another 51 posts.

    Don't. Politicize. This. Thread.

    Quite simple really.
     
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    Yesterday was a sad day in our history.

    I pray for a speedy recovery for Congresswoman Giffords and for the peace and comfort for the families of those who had their lives so tragically stolen from them.

    Immie
     
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    We should remember, and pray for, the other 5 people who were also injured - some in serious condition. I understand that the Congresswoman is the most well known, but others have died, and some are still struggling for life. Let's not forget them and their families.
     
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    Analysis From Meno, one of Loughner's favorite books;

    Plato is trying to convince a world that has always been certain in it's knowledge that not only does the world not understand but is incapable of understanding virtue.

    Most virtuous men are so by holding "right opinions" rather than true knowledge.


    This is what was in this kids head.
     
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    So what are you trying to imply?
     
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    Nope. He committed a FEDERAL crime. If he'd broken into her house to rob it and shot her in the process, THAT would be a state crime. Shooting her while she acted in her capacity as a US Congressmember . . .
     
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    it seems he has broken both state and fed law
    so both will get a piece of him
     
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    Stop with the Flame Wars. Nobody is interested in it. You want to Parrot back and forth the same Bullshit 50 Times Over, start your own Thread in the Romper Room.
     
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    Here's an evaluation on that issue by a psychologist:
    Psychologists view Loughner as a man with 'serious mental issues going on'[page two]


    " Whether the delusions he harbors have anything to do with this [shooting] is unclear," said Mr. Kucharski. "He may well have an elaborate delusional system in which she played a role."

    Mr. Loughner was also intently interested in the phenomenon of "conscious dreaming" or "lucid dreaming," in which the dreamer controls the dream. His longtime friend Bryce Tierney told Mother Jones magazine that Mr. Loughner had become "more interested in this world than our reality."

    Mr. Tierney, whose comments provide the most-comprehensive window into Mr. Loughner's mind to date, said his friend told him that, "I'm so into it because I can create things and fly. I'm everything I'm not in this world."

    Dreaming was "his waking life, his reality," Mr. Tierney said. "He sort of drifted off, didn't care about hanging out with friends. He'd be sleeping a lot."

    Mr. Loughner's mental state appeared to deteriorate as he entered his late teens and early 20s, another sign of a thought disorder such as bipolar or schizophrenia. He dropped out of high school after an uneventful academic career, but then ran into trouble repeatedly at Pima Community College."
     
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    I'm so glad to hear that Gabby is doing so well with such a horrific type of wound. They took her off the breathing tube and she was able to breathe on her own. So far no swelling of her brain.
    I think God is looking after her.
     

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