What do G. Gordon Liddy & Mike Huckabee in common? Each has, at some point, believed it acceptable, albeit momentarily so, to joke about direct & indirect acts of violence against political rivals.

“That was Barack Obama, he just tripped off a chair, he’s getting ready to speak. Somebody aimed a gun at him and he dove for the floor.”

Mike Huckabee, Former Governor of Arkansas & Presidential Candidate, National Rifle Association (NRA) Conference (May 16, 2008, Kentucky)

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.Mike Huckabee, former Republican Presidential aspirant, Governor (R-AR) and Baptist Minister, has recently found ..himself, rather, his name, included within conversations regarding Republicans who believed the ..topic of Violence Against Political Opponents, humorous. Governor Huckabee, throughout the ..2008 Primary process, has proven himself a Statesman and Civil Contender, seldom bending to ..desire of the “cheap insult

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Few believe that Governor Huckabee’s one-liner was anything more than a quip intended to entertain the approximate 6,000 Nation Rifle Association (NRA) conference attendees. Many will, however, question the judgment of elected officials who carelessly advance the notion that it is acceptable to humorously discuss violence against those with whom we don’t agree. Americans have unfortunately become accustomed to hate-filled rhetoric from both the Left & Right of the political spectrum:

Ted Nuggent [Sean Hannity], Veteran Music Entertainer [Fox News Channel, Show Host & Conservative Commentator] During a recent performance, Nuggent went on a rant against Senator Obama, stating “Hey Obama, you might want to suck on one of these, you punk!’ Obama, he’s a piece of sh*t and I told him to suck on my machine gun! ” When asked to address the entertainer’s comments, Sean Hannity, a Nuggent supporter, noted that he “found nothing wrong with what he said ” and “would invite him on the program again“. Hannity went on to laugh at the suggested violent acts made by Nuggent against Senator Hillary Clinton & other female members of Congress. [Video]

G. Gordon Liddy, the Nixonian Age conspirator turned Conservative Radio Talk Show host, routinely encouraged millions of American listeners to improve upon their firearm prowess by ..using an image of, then President Bill Clinton & First Lady Hillary Clinton, claiming “I thought it ..might improve my aim.

.Alec Baldwin, Actor on “Late Night With Conan O’Brien” referring to Republican Congressman .. Henry Hyde and his family: “I’m thinking to myself if we were in other countries, we would all, right now, all of us together … would go down to Washington and we would stone Henry Hyde to death! We would stone him to death! Wait! … Shut up! No shut up! I’m not finished. We would stone Henry Hyde to death, and we would go to their homes and we’d kill their wives and their children. We would kill their families. on “Late Night With Conan O’Brien” referring to Republican Congressman Henry Hyde and his family: “I’m thinking to myself if we were in other countries, we would all, right now, all of us together … would go down to Washington and we would stone Henry Hyde to death! We would stone him to death! Wait! … Shut up! No shut up! I’m not finished. We would stone Henry Hyde to death, and we would go to their homes and we’d kill their wives and their children. We would kill their families.

 

Ann Coulter, Author, Conservative Pundit on “Late Night With Conan O’Brien” referring to Republican Congressman Henry Hyde and his family: “I’m thinking to myself if we were in ..other countries, we would all, right now, all of us together …

 

 

 

Al Franken, Actor & Author on NBCs “Today” show referring to Karl Rove & Lewis Libby and his family: “Karl Rove and Lewis Libby should be “executed“. Franken also repeated his previously stated remarks on Late Night with David Letterman, providing addition context, but the same conclusion.

 

 

 

Michael Savage, Author & Social/Political Commentator on the MSNBC television version of The Savage Nation” referred to an unidentified caller to his show as a “sodomite” and that the.caller should “get AIDS and die.” MSNBC has since fired Michael Savage for his comments.

 

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Governor Huckabee, as a former elected official and once Republican Primary candidate, is aware by now, that the safety & protection of our elected officials is a constant and challenging priority. While Conservative & Liberal pundits and entertainers may not consider acts of violence against our leaders and institutions to represent a significant threat to our sovereignty, our elected officials should not be as reckles

Senator Obama will likely excuse the former Governor’s comments, and instead attempt to minimize the focus on this matter, thus allowing the candidate to remain “On Message“. This strategy [remaining “On Message”] has been the chosen fallback plan for Senator Obama’s campaign for the last several months, expending few resources and energy to addressing the challenge. Unfortunately, the Obama campaign has been forced to address the issue of his safety, and the safety of his staff, several times during his campaign.

Associated Press, May 6th, 2008 – TERRE HAUTE, Indiana – Authorities evacuated and searched three Barack Obama campaign offices in Indiana Tuesday in response to a bomb threat made while people voted in the state’s primary.

Fox News Video, Chicago, May 21st, 2007 – Illinois – International Imperial Wizard of the National Knights of the Ku Klux Klan advised that, if elected Senator Obamawould be shot“. [Video]

As victory for either Republican or Democrat is a priority for both political parties, the rhetoric, and more importantly the acceptance of careless comments, is escalating. Throughout the remaining weeks of the nomination process and election cycle, unfortunately, we will certainly continue to witness the dumbing down of Christian standards of decency and our unfortunate decline of Civility.

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