Kucinich Calls for New Direction to Approaching the Causes of Violence


by Congressman Dennis J. Kucinich
Washington, Jan 12, 2011

Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today called for a “new direction” and an “organized approach to deal with the causes of violence.” On the Floor of the House of Representatives, Kucinich spoke in support and compassion for Representative Gabrielle Giffords and the victims of an attack on Congresswoman Giffords life that left six dead and more than a dozen injured.

See video [below], the full text of his statement follows:

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An American Suicide Terrorist by William John Cox

by William John Cox
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
January 12, 2011

The shooter of Congresswoman Giffords acted as a domestic suicide terrorist on the political “battleground” of American politics. His YouTube postings and “goodbye” phone messages are ominously reminiscent of the traditional farewell videos of Islamist martyrs.

The deadly combination of suicide terrorists’ mental instability, their political and religious indoctrination, and readily available bomb materials and firearms explode in violence almost every day somewhere in the Middle-East.

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A Recipe for Political Violence by Ed Ciaccio

by Ed Ciaccio
Dandelion Salad
Featured Writer
January 10, 2011

1. Take a deranged person, preferably male (all those impotence issues and the allure of physical violence, which is supposedly so “masculine”);

2. Immerse said person in a culture which worships violence, especially gun violence, and glorifies it in most of its very effective and affective entertainment;

3. Put him in a nation which makes it absurdly easy for anyone to legally own automatic weapons with ammunition clips holding between 15 and 20 rounds (surely our Founders meant each of us to stockpile such automatic weapons when they wrote the Second Amendment, no? Wasn’t that their “original intent”?);

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