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Agents visit Conn. gun shops after school massacre
Associated Press ^ | Dec. 16, 2012 3:05 AM EST | John Christoffersen and Matt Apuzzo

Posted on 12/16/2012 12:24:07 AM PST by Olog-hai

While white-steepled churches and President Barack Obama prepared to comfort a grieving town Sunday, federal agents planned to fan out to dozens of gun stores and shooting ranges across Connecticut, chasing leads they hoped would cast light on the life of school shooter Adam Lanza.

Among the questions to be answered: Why did his mother, a well-to-do suburban divorcée, keep a cache of high-power weapons in the house? What experience did Lanza have with those guns? And, above all, what set him on a path to shoot and kill 20 children, along with the adults who tried to stop him? …

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Connecticut
KEYWORDS: banglist; ctmassacre; sandyhook; sandyhookshooting; sandyhookweapons
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To: Fresh Wind

Which s why the Second Amendment uses the term “ARMS” and doesn’t use the term “Muskets”.

My Lib B-I-L brings up the technology of the day (Muskets)when discussing the Second Amendment. I asked him where the word “internet” is listed in the First Amendment.

End of discussion, which was fine by me.


21 posted on 12/16/2012 3:14:13 AM PST by Kickass Conservative (They Live, and we're the only ones wearing the Sunglasses...)
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To: Olog-hai

Why are federal agents doing ANYTHING on this case?


22 posted on 12/16/2012 3:44:50 AM PST by jocon307
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To: Kickass Conservative
”cache of high-power weapons”

Pray tell, exactly what is a “cache”, and what is considered a “high powered weapon”, a Phaser, Disrupter, Death Star?

If that was a cache, my Family must own a National Guard Armory.

I don't know, but I think there are generally at least a dozen golf clubs in a set, and they're not called a "cache". The question of the power of the 5.56 NATO cartridge has been debated since it's introduction. I don't think you'd want to try hunting big game with it. As is typical, the press doesn't know what it's writing about and has no interest in learning.

23 posted on 12/16/2012 3:55:44 AM PST by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: Olog-hai

:Among the questions to be answered: Why did his mother, a well-to-do suburban divorcée, keep a cache of high-power weapons in the house? :

Because it was her right.

“And, above all, what set him on a path to shoot and kill 20 children, along with the adults who tried to stop him?”

Because he was a sick, evil bastard created by a society that abandoned all social norms and standards of Judaeo-Christian morality and ethics.


24 posted on 12/16/2012 4:11:05 AM PST by ZULU (See video: http://gatesofvienna.blogspot.com/2012/09/the-first-siege-of-vienna.html)
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To: Olog-hai

How about the psyco son purchasing the arms under his mother’s name for his use?


25 posted on 12/16/2012 4:14:03 AM PST by chemicalman (The more support I see,the harder I want to work,and the more determined I am not to let folks down.)
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To: dr_lew

“They pretty much say right out loud in the news reports that it was the divorce that precipitated this catastrophe”

We should ban divorce “it’s for the children”.

(/sarcasm off)


26 posted on 12/16/2012 4:15:40 AM PST by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: Olog-hai; All

http://www.infowars.com/im-going-to-kill-myself-on-friday-and-it-will-make-the-news/


27 posted on 12/16/2012 4:15:44 AM PST by Las Vegas Dave
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To: funfan

You know, I am wondering if Adam Lanza was seeing the same school psychologist that was there, and died at Sandy Hook elementary.

Now that you mention that Adam’s mother had battled with the school district it could lead me to believe that that battle may have had to do with his “mental health” in some way and maybe Adam blamed his Mom and the district for messing with his head.

Question is. Was someone messing with his head?


28 posted on 12/16/2012 4:21:28 AM PST by dforest
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To: dforest

Has it been reported if the shooter was taking ADD or ADHD drugs throughout his childhood?


29 posted on 12/16/2012 4:40:38 AM PST by wintertime
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To: Olog-hai

“And, above all, what set him on a path to shoot and kill 20 children, along with the adults who tried to stop him? “

No adult who lived in America 50 or more years ago would have any problem understanding the inescapable effects degraded deviant culture will eventually have.


30 posted on 12/16/2012 4:43:56 AM PST by TalBlack (Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: wintertime

I haven’t heard that he was, but he may have. Some of those drugs they give them make for very dark moods.

I have seen it first hand. And if they get off the drugs, they become really wild.


31 posted on 12/16/2012 4:47:48 AM PST by dforest
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To: wintertime

Another thing. Many times the kid may have Aspbergers and they are treated with ADHD drugs. They are also pale and seem to have dark circles under the eyes.

In the photos he looked very thin. While on the meds they don’t eat properly. If taken off the meds, they gain weight and look healthier.


32 posted on 12/16/2012 4:52:02 AM PST by dforest
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To: funfan
It could have been his sophomore year picture. I don’t know where the media gets graduated from unless they mean from the homeschool curricula.
33 posted on 12/16/2012 4:54:11 AM PST by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: dforest

Was someone messing with his head?

Have you seen his pictures? I tell you he looks like a nut to me.


34 posted on 12/16/2012 4:58:58 AM PST by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: Olog-hai

“cache of high-power weapons in the house?”

3 is a “cache”?

Look, when the dad leaves, the mom needs protection. If she turns to a gun, who can blame her sheesh


35 posted on 12/16/2012 5:00:30 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: dr_lew

you are correct the selfish dad left to pursue tail and the kids suffer the most as is always the case


36 posted on 12/16/2012 5:01:31 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Olog-hai

One thing that bothers me. I heard on FOX today that each of those kids had been shot at least eleven times.

They said there were two handguns found and a rifle in the car.

How did two guns do all that is such a short time frame because at the first shots, there were people in the school calling the cops?


37 posted on 12/16/2012 5:17:21 AM PST by dforest
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To: yldstrk
“cache of high-power weapons in the house?” 3 is a “cache”?

Yes. An "arsenal" is 4.

38 posted on 12/16/2012 5:19:34 AM PST by nonsporting
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To: Drill Thrawl

‘cause you are! He had this already figured out.

Looks like all his books are going to play out in a way.


39 posted on 12/16/2012 5:19:54 AM PST by dforest
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To: Olog-hai

Why did his mother, a well-to-do suburban divorcée, keep a cache of high-power weapons in the house?

Why not?


40 posted on 12/16/2012 5:20:04 AM PST by Kent1957
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