Hateful ESPN Host: Palin Addressed ‘Dumb,’ ‘Angry,’ Phony Patriots at NRA Convention

Mike Lupica, the ESPN host and regular panelist on the network’s Sunday “The Sports Reporters” program, wrote in a column that former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin addressed “mean,” “dumb,” “angry,” and phony patriots at the NRA convention last Friday in Houston, Texas.

In a New York Daily News column published late Sunday evening, Lupica also called NRA attendees the “craziest and creepiest gun lovers on the planet” who are also “phonies” who think “they’re patriots and brave defenders of the Second Amendment.”

Outraged that Palin rightfully called out those like Lupica who have shamelessly tried to exploit senseless tragedies like Sandy Hook for more gun control, Lupica wrote NRA convention attendees were “contemptible people.”

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Illinois Lawmaker Explodes Over Dems’ Attempt to Sneak Significant Amendment Into Concealed Carry Bill: ‘Keep Playing Games!’

Pathetic Lying POS Liberal Garbage, NPR: Hitler’s Birthday Is Big on the Right

Pathetic… Rude Leftists Heckle, Whistle & Turn Their Backs on Margaret Thatcher’s Coffin at Funeral

More and More, The Left In This Country Prove To Be Disgusting People

RUSH: I actually think as everybody’s trying to figure out what happened in Boston, who did it, and why, let me just say something here at the top on this.

I have stated countless times — there’s nothing new today — I have stated countless times, the left politicizes everything. You recall me saying this. You recall me offering evidence of this. And they already are. I mean, yesterday, within moments of this happening, the left began to politicize it and began drooling, in some cases, and I’ve got the examples, drooling over the possibility that a right-wing extremist in the same vein as Timothy McVeigh did this. You see, it would be very bad, bad, bad for the regime if it turned out that that Saudi national was responsible. It would be very, very bad for Obama and the regime, believe me.

Folks, some of this might seem unsettling, but I don’t know any other way to do this. I mean, I can’t come in here and fake it. I react to what I hear, and when I hear the people, the institutions, the principles I believe in under assault, I’m gonna stand up and defend ’em. I can’t come in here and fake it even for a day, and I’m telling you that the effort is on to politicize this. You may have heard many of the efforts that some in the Drive-By Media, what is called the mainstream media, have already begun speculating. Already; they began immediately speculating and hoping. I kid you not. And I’ll give you examples of this as the program unfolds.

I don’t think you can rule out that we’re in an economic disaster in this country. There are people who are at their wits’ end over what to do economically. They can’t find work, can’t find a job, no apparent hope of it. This leads to all kinds of anger and chaos. So I wouldn’t rule out the fact that the sociology of a depressed and in-ruins economy is leading to all kinds of frustration in all kinds of people all over this country. Now, nobody knows what happened.

RUSH: Now, no one knows at this time who’s responsible for the bombs in Boston. Yesterday the president made a point of not calling it terror. Today he did. His former campaign aide, now commentator at MSNBC, says it’s probably related to tax day. Another bunch of people, a whole bunch of people from the left are saying, “Well, you know, it was Patriots Day.” One guy actually said, somebody at Slate or Salon or some such place, might have been somebody at CNN. Let me separate the papers here. Some guy named Paul Fisher (paraphrasing), “Today’s Patriots Day, important day to militia movements in our country, the same day Tim McVeigh chose to bomb Oklahoma City.”

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Liberal Garbage: Let’s hope the Boston Marathon bomber is a white American

As we now move into the official Political Aftermath period of the Boston bombing — the period that will determine the long-term legislative fallout of the atrocity — the dynamics of privilege will undoubtedly influence the nation’s collective reaction to the attacks. That’s because privilege tends to determine: 1) which groups are — and are not — collectively denigrated or targeted for the unlawful actions of individuals; and 2) how big and politically game-changing the overall reaction ends up being.

This has been most obvious in the context of recent mass shootings. In those awful episodes, a religious or ethnic minority group lacking such privilege would likely be collectively slandered and/or targeted with surveillance or profiling (or worse) if some of its individuals comprised most of the mass shooters. However, white male privilege means white men are not collectively denigrated/targeted for those shootings — even though most come at the hands of white dudes.

Likewise, in the context of terrorist attacks, such privilege means white non-Islamic terrorists are typically portrayed not as representative of whole groups or ideologies, but as “lone wolf” threats to be dealt with as isolated law enforcement matters. Meanwhile, non-white or developing-world terrorism suspects are often reflexively portrayed as representative of larger conspiracies, ideologies and religions that must be dealt with as systemic threats — the kind potentially requiring everything from law enforcement action to military operations to civil liberties legislation to foreign policy shifts.

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University Prof. Offended By Images at Pro-Life Rally Gets Arrested After Odd Obscenity-Laced Tirade

‘Reprehensible’: Beck’s Fiery Response to Boston Bombings and President Obama

Glenn Beck on Tuesday responded to the tragic events surrounding the bombings in Boston, laying out his thought on everything that has occurred in the last 24 hours and blasting President Obama for initially refusing to call it “terrorism.”

“Our President yesterday wouldn’t even come out and say that it was an act of terror,” Beck began.

“He had to have somebody make a statement after his statement. I found it reprehensible. I don’t care who did it,” he added. “I don’t care if it was the head of the Tea Party Patriots. If they did it, it was terror. Period. Because I have a feeling that if it was the Tea Party Patriots that did it, boy, he would with glee deem it terror.”

Following Monday’s deadly blasts, President Obama in a brief address to the nation vowed to hunt down those responsible for the attacks. Absent from his remarks, however, were specific mentions of “terrorism.” A White House official quickly clarified in a statement to POLITICO that the administration indeed views the attacks as “acts of terrorism.”

Still, Beck decried the tendency on the part of some to live a “life of denial … pretending that the terror doesn’t exist.”

“Labeling things ‘workplace shootings’ or ‘workplace incidents’ is not going to heal us,” he added. “If we refuse to face the things that are real in our life, and face the consequences of the things that we ourselves (in some cases) are responsible for, it will only make things worse.”

“I also know that we are not responsible for acts of terror. Acts of terror are created by madmen. Period,” he added:

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Predictable… As Americans Grieve Boston Bombings – Left-Wing Blogs Go On Attack

Sad, but predictable.
As Americans grieve the Boston Marathon bombings, the left-wing blogs are more interested in attacking conservatives and scoring political points.

So much for coming together in a time of crisis.

Of course, John Podesta’s Media Matters led the charge.

As the nation mourned the April 15 bombings at the Boston Marathon, media figures used the attacks to offer conspiracy theories, make Islamophobic comments, and push petty political and personal attacks…

…WaPo’s Rubin Uses Bombings To Take Apparent Jab At Washington Post Colleague Over Gosnell Coverage

Conservative Washington Post blogger Jennifer Rubin used the attacks to take an apparent shot at a colleague. Rubin tweeted that she was “not writing on Boston” because “it is a local crime story for now.”

As Alex Seitz-Wald explains at Salon, Rubin’s comments were a sarcastic reference to the controversy over media coverage of the murder trial of Kermit Gosnell. To the ire of conservatives, Rubin’s Post colleague Sarah Kliff tweeted last week that she wasn’t covering the Gosnell story because “I cover policy for the Washington Post, not local crime.”

After several people admonished Rubin on Twitter, she claimed that her remarks were simply a reference to the fact that she wanted to hold off on speculation about the attacks and avoid writing until more details became clear. In a post on her Washington Post blog, Rubin wrote:

I broke my own admonition on Twitter today, using poor phrasing to convey my dismay with outfits like the New York Post racing to be first (and wrong as it turned out) before they knew the extent of the attack. But that sort of observation should wait.

Hoft: Bombings Make Obama The “Worst. President. Ever.”

In an April 16 post on his Gateway Pundit blog, popular conservative blogger Jim Hoft claimed that the bombing made President Obama the “Worst. President. Ever.” He added that it’s “pathetic” that Obama did notlabel the bombings “terrorism” during his remarks after the event.

In a previous post, Hoft claimed that the decision to not immediately label the attack terrorism or “a terrorist attack” was “crazy” and “just nuts.”

What a horrible website.

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Two NASCAR Drivers Advised Not to Do Interviews in Media Center to Avoid Appearing With NRA Logo

ESPN said that sources confirmed to the outlet that two drivers have been advised by their PR people not to conduct interviews in the Texas Motor Speedway media center in order to avoid the NRA logo from appearing behind them.

The move is just the latest in media hysteria that has resulted from the NRA sponsoring Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race, the NRA 500.

Earlier in the week Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy (D) urged Fox not to air the race in an attempt to demonize the NRA, which has been critical of some of the gun control measures that have cropped up in the wake of the Newtown massacre.

“This celebration of guns is inappropriate in the immediate wake of the Newtown massacre,” Murphy said in a statement. “But most importantly, broadcasting this race, which will highlight the NRA and its radical agenda during this time, sends a harmful signal to the families affected by gun violence, as well as the millions of Americans who support sensible gun control measures and enjoy your sports programming.”

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