The man credited with saving U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ life is being honored in Chicago.
Disraeli, noted English author and British Prime Minister, wrote: “With words we govern men.” Due to the recent tragedy in Tucson, we as a nation have had to assess our political speak.
U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) has a Congressional office in the most violent police beat in the city, but he emphasizes that has not decided whether to move his office in the wake of the shootings in Tucson.
The TV talking heads have decided, in their ultimate wisdom, that it’s the rhetoric in politics that’s polarizing America and stirring people up. But just who is responsible for that rhetoric?
U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says it’s time to tone down violent political language, in the wake of the Arizona shooting spree that critically wounded U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.)
Members of Illinois’ congressional delegation were offering words of sympathy and support for U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and more than a dozen other people who were shot in a deadly attack in Arizona on Saturday.