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  • School Shooter

    05/22/2018 8:42:59 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 26 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 5/22/18 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    Another school shooting, another young white male in custody, seemingly non-existent red flag warnings of such violence, such horror. One CBS reporter concluded his on-the-scene-account of the Santa Fe school carnage by saying, "Still no motive." But of course, there is a motive. Why are school shooters primarily young, white, public school students, quiet, seemingly unassuming, yet loaded with so much anger that they take to the one object of their anger-their public schools-their hurt and their misery? The violence of pressure cookers, Molotov cocktails a shotgun and a .38 revolver expressed by this most recent, white male shooter. Look...
  • ‘We sell AR-15’s:’ Banner at SC pawn shop causing a stir.

    05/22/2018 4:23:24 AM PDT · by LiveFreeOrDie2001 · 19 replies
    WMBF News ^ | 5/21/2018 | Brad Dickerson
    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A pawn shop in Little River is getting a wave of attention after posting a tongue-in-cheek banner that takes a jab at a national sporting goods chain. The owners of Cross Roads Pawn and Audio in Little River put up the sign last Monday that reads “We sell AR-15s because we’re not Dick’s,” according to pawnbroker Brad Stamper. Staff were referencing the decision by Dick’s Sporting Goods earlier this year to stop selling AR-15 semi-automatic rifles. That move came after the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., that left 17...
  • Rep. Swalwell: Ban assault weapons, buy them back

    05/21/2018 8:47:31 PM PDT · by Bob434 · 67 replies
    Tucker Carlson Tonight ^ | May 21 2018 | Tucker Carlson Video
    May. 21, 2018 - 6:12 - Calif. congressman argues his gun control plan could prevent mass shootings and make our schools safer.
  • The Best Explanation for Our Spate of Mass Shootings Is the Least Comforting

    05/21/2018 9:33:48 AM PDT · by Blood of Tyrants · 66 replies
    National Revies ^ | 5/18/2018 | David French
    On another terrible day, I hate to introduce even more pessimism, but when we discuss mass shootings, one of the first questions we ask is the simplest and also the hardest to answer. Why? Why does this keep happening? Those who advocate for gun control have an immediate answer — the prevalence of guns in the United States. Yet guns have been part of the fabric of American life for the entire history of our republic. Mass shootings — especially the most deadly mass shootings — are a far more recent phenomenon. But Granovetter thought it was a mistake to...
  • Dem Sen Warner: No ‘Single Piece of Legislation’ Would Have Stopped TX School Shooting

    05/21/2018 5:58:25 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 38 replies
    brietbart ^ | 05/20/2018 | Pam Key
    Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) said there was not “a single piece of legislation” that would have prevented the recent school shooting in Texas. Warner said, “I don’t think there’s a single piece of legislation, but there’s a series of actions. Are there things we can do that would improve the safety of our schools? Absolutely.” He continued, “Should there be more mental health counseling for troubled teens, the number of the incidents caused by young men time and time again? Absolutely. Making sure people are safer with their own firearms? Absolutely.
  • Liberal Lies And Slanders Are A Slippery Slope To Trouble

    05/20/2018 9:19:09 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 21, 2048 | Kurt Schlichter
    How does the left think that normal people are going to react to the left’s rejection of the idea of rational discussion and debate and it’s attempt to keep them from participating in their own governance? What does the elite think lurks at the bottom of that slippery slope? Do liberals think the normals will A) meekly submit to abuse and be cowed into submission, or B) that the normals will grow even more militant and make their voices heard in other, nastier ways?Spoiler: The answer is B. Donald Trump is just one manifestation of the blowback against the rule-by-contempt our alleged betters currently...
  • Blood spilled from another US high school ... and video games are already being blamed

    05/20/2018 7:33:14 AM PDT · by Salman · 47 replies
    The Register ^ | 18 May 2018 | Iain Thomson
    Once again, a mass murderer has opened fire at a school in America – this one is Santa Fe High School in Texas – and video games are already being blamed. Rather than, oh, say, gun control, or the lack thereof. Details are still coming in. The attack happened just a few hours ago. At this stage, it appears nine students and one teacher are dead, ten more wounded, explosives were potentially found at the school, and a suspect has been taken into custody. In his segment on Fox News covering the shooting, anchor Jon Scott was chatting to a...
  • The real cause of school shootings

    05/19/2018 2:35:42 PM PDT · by pwatson · 43 replies
    Pubmed ^ | Jan 2006 | Pubmed
    This is the cause behind the increase of school shootings. “We know that SSRI treatment can trigger mood changes in undiagnosed young bipolar patients resulting in agitation and disinhibition, and such effects may lead to suicide and violence.”
  • Emma Gonzalez: ‘Go Serve your ****ing Country’ If You Want to Shoot an AR-15 for Fun [ed]

    05/18/2018 5:13:37 AM PDT · by C19fan · 92 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 17, 2018 | Pam Key
    Thursday at the Education Writers Association’s Education Week forum, Parkland, FL Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivor and gun control activist Emma González urged those to “go join the Army” if they wanted to “have fun shooting off a weapon.” González said, “It’s just cheaper to take away the guns that aren’t imperative to living in America. You don’t need an AR-15 to protect yourself in bed from a robber at night. You don’t need an AR-15 to have fun at a shooting range.”
  • U.S. gunmaker Remington exits bankruptcy in tough gun climate

    05/18/2018 3:42:28 AM PDT · by Libloather · 28 replies
    Reuters ^ | 5/16/18 | Tracy Rucinski
    (Reuters) - U.S. weapons manufacturer Remington Outdoor Co Inc FREDM.UL said on Thursday it had emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy with less debt and more stable financing that may help it ride out a slowing market for firearms. **SNIP** Under the reorganization plan, inked two days before the Feb. 14 Parkland shooting, creditors including JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) and Franklin Advisors will take ownership stakes in the company in exchange for forgiving more than $775 million of debt. Remington also received a $193 million new lending package funded by seven banks, including Bank of America Corp (BAC.N).
  • Person Arrested After Shots Fired at Trump Golf Club: Police

    05/18/2018 1:46:54 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 29 replies
    NBC MIAMI ^ | 5/18/18
    South Florida authorities say a person is in custody after police responded to a call of shots fired at the Trump National Doral Golf Club near Miami that's owned by President Donald Trump. The Doral Police Department...
  • California Cities Are Free to Regulate Gun Stores Out of Existence

    05/17/2018 6:28:46 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 47 replies
    Reason ^ | May 15, 2018 | Declan McCullagh
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sent a clear message to millions of gun owners in California: You're living in a Second Amendment-free zone. In an order on Monday, without explanation or comment, the Court rejected a civil rights lawsuit brought by the Calguns Foundation and the Second Amendment Foundation. Those groups had hoped the justices would rule that the Second Amendment continues to apply even in the progressive enclaves of the left coast—and that law-abiding California residents possess the right to buy and sell firearms. Instead, the Supreme Court declined to hear the case, a decision that underscores its...
  • Why Do Liberals Think We Are Morally Obligated To Die To Make Them Happy?

    05/17/2018 4:34:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 17, 2018 | Kurt Schlichter
    All major liberal policy positions have one thing in common – normal people like you are always supposed to pick up the checks liberals write when running their mouths about caring and kindness. Some of these are annoying, like how the answer to the looming crisis of it maybe being slightly hotter in 100 years (or colder – it doesn’t matter) is that you ditch your SUV and ride on a bus where and when they tell you like a sucker. Some of these are expensive. Have you ever heard a liberal say, “Gosh, maybe instead of taxing hardworking people’s...
  • Senate to Consider Anti-Gunner for Powerful Ninth Circuit Court

    05/16/2018 5:49:52 PM PDT · by Jed Eckert · 18 replies
    Gun Owners Of America-Alert ^ | 16 May 2018 | Michael Hammond
    Senate to Consider Anti-Gunner for Powerful Ninth Circuit CourtContact Your Senators to Oppose Bennett!Dear Friend: Repeatedly, President Donald Trump has criticized San Francisco’s leftist Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals for assuming the role of “super-legislature” and blocking his agenda. Yet, Trump has nominated a leftist, anti-gunner to fill a seat on that court, and the Senate Judiciary Committee has approved that nomination -- despite GOA’s opposition to the nomination. The nominee for the nation’s second highest court is Mark Jeremy Bennett who, as Hawaii’s Attorney General, opposed the Supreme Court’s determination in Heller that the Second Amendment is an individual...
  • Students reaching their highest potential every day… [Broward Candidate Targeted By Parkland]

    05/16/2018 11:30:52 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 3 replies
    EVERY STUDENT CAN SUCCEED. I know this. Why? I was a teacher in Broward County Public Schools where I worked with your kids each and every day. What is the formula for this success? Teachers, administrators and school staff working in concert to nurture the minds of empowered students that will shape tomorrow. Together, as a District, we have to focus on each student’s strengths and how we reach them to put them on the right path to their brightest future. Our state leading district, must continue to strengthen the successful programs that I have championed such as our JROTC...
  • David Hogg targets new company for boycott over GOP #FLGov candidate @AdamPutnam’s support [tr]

    05/16/2018 8:26:16 AM PDT · by C19fan · 66 replies
    Twitchy ^ | May 16, 2018 | Greg P.
    Down in Florida, there’s some talk among liberals to #BoycottPublix, the giant Florida grocery store chain, over its financial support of GOP gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam because Putnam is supporter of the NRA:
  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz: The NRA Is 'Just Shy Of A Terrorist Organization'

    05/16/2018 3:32:50 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 61 replies
    MSN ^ | May 15, 2016 | Nick Wing
    Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) had stern words for the National Rifle Association on Tuesday, responding to the gun group's new president attacking student survivors of the shooting in Parkland, Florida, for allegedly engaging in "civil terrorism." “The NRA is kind of just shy of a terrorist organization,” Schultz told HuffPost. "They have done everything they can to perpetuate the culture of violence that we have in our country with the spread of assault weapons across the nation."
  • Please, Please Buy This Gun Company [Remington] [Barf]

    05/15/2018 12:37:35 PM PDT · by C19fan · 22 replies
    NY Times ^ | May 14, 2018 | Andrew Ross Sorkin
    Remington Outdoor, one of the country’s oldest and largest gun makers, is getting ready to emerge from bankruptcy. The question is whether somebody — anybody — will buy the company, especially at such a politically and emotionally polarized time for the gun industry. The usual suspects of potential buyers are circling, including rival gun manufacturers like Sturm, Ruger & Company and some small financiers willing to accept whatever criticism would come from buying Remington. More tantalizing is a pie-in-the-sky idea: whether a beneficent billionaire, like Michael R. Bloomberg, could buy the company and either try to transform it or shut...
  • Parkland parents running for school board

    05/15/2018 10:52:45 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 10 replies
    The sHill ^ | 5/15/18 | A Anapol
    Two parents whose daughters were killed in the February school shooting in Parkland, Fla., are running for two seats on the county school board. Lori Alhadeff and Ryan Petty, whose daughters Alyssa Alhadeff and Alaina Petty were two of the 17 people killed at Marjory Stoneman... Both campaigns are linked to Broward Parents for Better and Safer Schools, a political action committee led by Democratic consultants that was set up after the shooting.
  • Now Mossberg Cuts Off Dick's!

    05/15/2018 9:08:19 AM PDT · by 2harddrive · 60 replies
    Guns America ^ | May 9, 2018 | S.H. BLANNELBERRY
    Mossberg announced Wednesday that it will be SEVERING its relationship with Dick’s Sporting Goods and its subsidiary Field & Stream.