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On Dec. 17, 2012, just days after the Newtown, CT shooting tragedy that killed 20 children and 6 adults, Roger Hedgecock, conservative talk radio host and former mayor of San Diego, California, responded on his show by blaming "liberals", Democrats in general, political correctness, and added a comparison of President Obama to Hitler. This video contains audio from Hedgecock's talk show on station 760 KFMB AM in San Diego on that day:
   "Funny how all of these school massacres blue states."
   "I am so tired of this politically correct society, it is producing these killers.  I want to say that as clearly as I can. I think this politically correct society, after 50, 60 years of this stuff, is producing these killers. It is the product of political correctness."
   On the Newtown, CT shooting again: "Liberals, you own this.  Your gun-free zone has killed people...Liberals, you have caused these people to die. "
   On Hitler: "In 1932 the man was simply bringing hope and change to Germany."

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  •  If you ever need (1+ / 0-)
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    to hear a succinct and infuriating statement of today's Repug talking point, you can always count on Roger. The man makes Rush seem smooth.

    These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert, to fleece the people... -Abraham Lincoln

    by HugoDog on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 02:19:25 PM PST

  •  I can't be the only one whose first response to (6+ / 0-)
    "Funny how all of these school massacres blue states."
    was "Well, that's where all the schools are."


    Rush Limbaugh: The Lead Paint of Talk Radio.

    by here4tehbeer on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 02:40:02 PM PST

  •  Are Roger Hedgecock and Darryl Issa (1+ / 0-)
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    cut from the same cloth, or what?

    These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert, to fleece the people... -Abraham Lincoln

    by HugoDog on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 02:58:28 PM PST

    •  if hedge was bloviator when issa was running he (1+ / 0-)
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      may have had a lot to do with issa's success.

      the cal economic catastrophe was largely due to idiot tax legislation that wouldn't have passed without 24/7 talk radio BS. and then spinning the enron disaster (for bush/rove). the grey davis recall would never have happened either without blowhards like hedgecock dominating the airwaves with lies, which is where issa first appeared big, if i remember correctly.

      BTW whenever stephanie miller mentions hedgecock she says hedgehog, and then her right hand man yells the correction: COCK!

      This is a list of 76 universities for Rush Limbaugh that endorse global warming denial, racism, sexism, and GOP lies by broadcasting sports on over 170 Limbaugh radio stations.

      by certainot on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 03:58:15 PM PST

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  •  Colorado is blue? (0+ / 0-)

    Or maybe Columbine wasn't actually a school.

    "I was a big supporter of waterboarding" - Dick Cheney 2/14/10

    by Bob Love on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 03:05:05 PM PST

  •  If it rains? (0+ / 0-)

    That's the fault of liberal political correctness.  And if it doesn't rain?  Same deal.  

    "The extinction of the human race will come from its inability to EMOTIONALLY comprehend the exponential function." -- Edward Teller

    by lgmcp on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 03:29:10 PM PST

  •  This is news (2+ / 0-)
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    "Liberals, you own this.  Your gun-free zone has killed people...Liberals, you have caused these people to die. "
    Guns don't kill people. Gun-free zones kill people.

    I also was not aware that Tucson, AZ was a blue state. I think John McCain, Jan Brewer and Joe Arpaio would be surprised to hear this.

    Apparently the Clackamas Town Center mall shooting in Oregon means that Oregon is now a blue state.

    The 2008 Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church shooting in Knoxville, Tennessee means that TN is blue state.

    The choice of our lifetime: Mitt Romney, It Takes A Pillage or President Barack Obama, Forward Together.

    by FiredUpInCA on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 03:36:49 PM PST

    •  Exactly! I realized the same thing. (0+ / 0-)

      The gun nuts say guns are just inanimate objects that don't kill people, but then they say signs that read "gun free zone" kill people! Incredible.  

      Thanks for being fired up!

  •  Agrees With Child Killer, Terrorist Anders Breivik (0+ / 0-)

    Breivik stalked and killed 70 kids to protest "political correctness," specifically that self proclaimed Nordic white supremacists and genocidal antisemites like himself weren't getting enough respect. It's all in his "manifesto."

    How far does Hedgecock's agreement with Breivik go? Is the solution to give more political power to genocidal antisemites?  Would that ease the sting of "political correctness?"

    And how does he know that's what triggered the kid in Sandy Hook anyway?

    There’s always free cheddar in a mousetrap, baby

    by bernardpliers on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 03:39:36 PM PST

  •  The good news: San Diego has come a long way (0+ / 0-)

    Progressive Bob Filner is now Mayor.

    A liberal is a conservative who's been hugged.

    by raatz on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 05:36:13 PM PST

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