My fellow board member, Rinata, disputed this statement; "...you are unaware of the fact that it is the left that is typically and repeatedly responsible for actual violence in our society..." One of those political themes, supported by the left-wing press, and readily believed by the easily-led, is that political violence is suckled in the bosom of right wing cabals Lets investigate the veracity of this view. 1. The current spin: a. There are more death threats aimed at President Obama: At a congressional hearing into the White House security breach that took place last week, when Tareq and Michaele Salahi "crashed" the White House state dinner, Secret Service Director Mark Sullivan said the current threat level against the president is normal. "The threats right now ... is the same level as it has been for the previous two presidents at this point in their administrations," Sullivan said. Secret Service: Threats Against Obama No Higher than Normal - Political Hotsheet - CBS News b. McCain-Palin rallies? The Times Leader of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., reports that the Secret Service can find no evidence that anyone shouted Kill him! in reference to Barack Obama at a recent Palin event (via Little Green Footballs). The story was originally reported by a competitor, the Scranton Times-Tribune, which is standing by its reporter, David Singleton: Mr. Singleton said the remark came from his right, amid booing that followed Mr. Hacketts mention of Mr. Obama. very distinctly heard, Kill him! Male voice, he said. It was definitely back in the back. Media Nation So what about those death threats? c. During the Bush presidency, liberals had actually produced books and movies about the fantasy of President Bush being assassinated. 2. Historic review: every presidential assassin in the history of the nation has been a liberal- or has not been associated with a political outlook- none were right-wingers. a. John Wilkes Booth was opposed to President Lincolns Republican war policies. THE MURDERER OF MR. LINCOLN. - Extraordinary Letter of John Wilkes Booth Proof that He Meditated His Crime Months Ago His Excuses for the Contemplated Act His Participation in the Execution of John Brown. Commissioners of Public Charities and Correct b. Charles J. Guiteau, who shot President James Garfield, was part of a utopian commune, the Oneida Community, where free love was practiced. Ackerman, Dark Horse: The Surprise Election and Political Murder of President James A. Garfield, p.135 c. Leon Czolgosz, who killed President McKinley, was a socialist and anarchist, whose act was instigated by a speech he heard by socialist Emma Goldman. American Experience | Emma Goldman | Transcript | PBS d. John Schrank, who shot and wounded Teddy Roosevelt in 1912, seemed to have no affiliation other than opposition to a third term. Theodore Roosevelt shot in Milwaukee — History.com This Day in History — 10/14/1912 e. Giuseppe Zangara, who came close to killing President Roosevelt in 1933, (he killed Mayor Cermak) hated the rich and sought to make even with the capitalists. Franklin D. Roosevelt Assassination Attempt - FBI Freedom of Information Act Files - Miami Public Pages f. Lee Harvey Oswald, who shot JFK, had been a communist ever since he read a communist pamphlet about the Rosenbergs. g. Sirhan Sirhan, who killed Robert Kennedy, was a Palestinian who hated Kennedys support of Israel. h. Arthur Bremer shot George Wallace in 1972, due to Wallaces support for segregation. Arthur Bremer Biography from Basic Famous People - Biographies of Celebrities and other Famous People Upon his release, Bremer showed no remorse: shooting segregationist dinosaurs is not like shooting people because they are extinct by act of God. This mention of God was the only blemish on Bremers otherwise impeccable liberal credentials. Coulter, Guilty, p. 260. i. Lynette Squeaky Fromme, tried to shoot President Ford because she was incensed about the plight of the California redwoods. Gerald Ford Oultived His Obituary Writer j. Sara Jane Moore also tried to kill President Ford because the government had declared war on the left. Interview: Woman Who Tried To Assassinate Ford 1/03/07 | abc7news.com k. John Hinckley shot President Reagan to impress a girl. The jury found him not guilty by reason of insanity. which is as good a definition of liberalism as Ive heard. Coulter, Guilty. P. 260. Welcome to the real world, Rinata.