In 2008, Candidate Obama told his supporters, “If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun.” It looks like James T. Hodgkinson took him seriously.

2017_06 16 Hit listJames T. Hodgkinson, the shooter who opened fire on dozens of Republican congressmen and staffers at a baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, on Wednesday, had a hit list of Republican names in his pocket that was recovered by the FBI.

Names on the list included members of the House Freedom Caucus, which contains the lower chamber’s most conservative members.



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2 responses to “Premeditated

  1. chrissythehyphenated

    Wounded Congressman Steve Scalise is out of surgery but remains in critical condition. The bipartisan Congressional Baseball Game was held last night and had 24,959 in attendance. (More than the number of fans that showed up at MLB games in Minneapolis, Chicago, or Detroit!) Democrats won the game, and gave the trophy to the GOP to be placed in Scalise’s office.

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  2. chrissythehyphenated

    “When an irreligious wife-beater and voyeur shoots up a strip mall that contains an abortion clinic, the whole pro-life movement is suspect… However, when a leftist or a Muslim kills those who don’t share his views, we’re supposed to blot that out of our minds. That would ‘politicize’ a tragedy,” writes John Zmirak.

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