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Posted on 01/22/2013 10:55:10 AM PST by bgill
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There were 2 20-story jumpers that I knew about at the office tower I worked at for 3 years. One did a swan dive inside and a few years later, one jumped from the top of the exterior. Neither suicide made the local news.
The media doesn't cover every event or public death. There even is a policy to silence most coverage of suicides for fear of tipping someone else over the edge.
But when someone kills his family BEFORE killing himself, that will be "nightly news" item. Even if it wasn't your neighborhood, nobody famous, etc.
A gay Democrat lobbyist in Houston was murdered in his home (gunshot) and the house set ablaze by an arsonist (initially ruled an "accident" until the autopsy revealed the bullet hole, leading to further inquiry). That death didn't make the local tv news. The investigation fell flat.
Same with the assault/murder of the spurned gay lover who initiated the whole "Lawrence v. Texas" case by calling in the phony "assault 911" call on his lover and the "new boyfriend". Someone that "famous" and you'd think the media would be interested in learning just who DID kill him (or at least noting his death, since some idiots extrapolated that it was a "gay hating" neighbor who made the original police call.
Not all death makes the news. Only that which serves some agenda.
Meanwhile a rise in break-ins, armed robbery, identity theft, and other crime doesn't make the news.
Have any good article links regarding this by chance?
I can also remember a while back the guy that flew his plane into the IRS building in TEXAS was also a leftist.
..and the guy that shot up a few people at the Jewish community center (or was it a museum?) was a devout National Socialist.
I wondering if there is a page that documents this stuff? Maybe something to start documenting on our home pages?
No sinister black rifles involved, right? Just gang-bangin’ hair-tempered, disrespected homeys involved with Glocks?
That’s because “assault rifles” are involved in less than 1% of all fatal firearms shootings in this country.
“But, but, let’s not be unhasty, let’s not bicker and argue over ... let’s not let the facts get in the way of another good crisis!”
Your local, state and nat’l MSM
This reminds me of the article about "when is a school shooting not a school shooting", regarding the way the media will glomp a bunch of non-school related shootings into their stats because they were *near* school, or involved students from a school but which happened far far away.
Here's that article I mentioned:
When is a school shooting not a school shooting
Anyway, what it means is, if it happened between students at the school or even just near the school at all between any random people on the street, the media WILL call it a school shooting, Obama will interject himself for no reason, and so forth and so on.