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Arizona shooting has investigators looking at threats to Leland Yee

Original post made on Jan 19, 2011

With potential 2012 Republican presidential candidate Sarah Palin and her confrontational style of politicking in the news in connection with the Arizona shootings, Palin-related threats to state Sen. Leland Yee have resurfaced.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Hank Lawrence
a resident of Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on Jan 19, 2011 at 8:02 am

The Almanac's characterization of "Palin related threats" is disingenuous journalism at its worst. Palin has never made threats of violence. What you printed is libelous and you owe the Almanc readers a retraction and an apology. Mr. Boyce you should be ashamed of yourself.

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Posted by Richard Hine
editor of The Almanac
on Jan 19, 2011 at 8:35 am

Richard Hine is a registered user.

I think the story is clear: the threats were related to Sen. Yee's efforts to get information about Sarah Palin's $75,000 contract to speak at California State University at Stanislaus. It doesn't say that Sarah Palin made the threats.

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Posted by Hank Lawrence
a resident of Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on Jan 19, 2011 at 9:26 am

Mr Hine,

With all due respect, the implication was that Sarah Palin incited this egregious behavior when in fact she had nothing to do with it. She has also gone on the record many times deploring the use of violence.

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