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  • Blame ‘Liberalism’ for Mass Shootings, Not Guns

    02/22/2018 9:55:00 AM PST · by davikkm · 3 replies
    IWB ^ | Chris Black
    In the aftermath of the Stoneman Douglas High School massacre, left wingers are pushing their well known gun-control agenda with a passion that would be admirable, provided it would serve a good cause. The Democrats and RINOs alike, together with their lapdog MSM argue that Nikolas de Jesus Cruz would have not killed seventeen of his former colleagues and teachers if AR-15 type semiautomatic rifles would have been banned. The argument is that criminal types looking to shoot up a public space, like a school, a cinema, a gay bar or whatever, would be deterred by gun control laws. Just...
  • Another Tragedy, Another Round Of Politicization

    02/20/2018 5:14:42 AM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies ^ | February 19, 2018 | Sheriff David Clarke (RET)
    Another deadly school shooting brings about predictable political behavior, something we always see after these horrific incidents. We can’t get through a reasonable grieving period after the recent shooting in a Florida high school before the event is politicized. The discussion we should have about empowering state law enforcement to handle persons who exhibit warning signs is suppressed by demagogues regurgitating calls for gun control. But first, we must allow grieving to take place.It’s not appropriate to have a discussion about solutions in the immediate aftermath of such incidents. When people are still in a high state of emotion, rational...
  • Florida school shooting activist in video six months prior

    02/20/2018 4:20:19 AM PST · by CondorFlight · 69 replies
    YouTube ^ | Aug. 7, 2017 | CBS2
    David Hogg, student activist in the Florida school shooting, was also featured six months prior to the shooting in this news story, on a California beach.
  • Anti-Gun School Shooter Witness Rehearses Spoon-fed Lines

    02/20/2018 4:14:13 AM PST · by gaggs · 38 replies
    An anti-gun Florida school shooter witness, David Hogg (whose Trump-hating dad works for the FBI), rehearses his spoon-fed linesThis is the same kid who repeated the lie that "there were 17 mass shootings so far this year" and Chris Wallace let him get away with it. Sickening. This is what the Deep State has resorted to, using highschool kids as pawns? I guess college students weren't effective enough. Yes, his father is retired FBI. Video link
  • Liberals try to claim Florida shooter was “trained by the NRA”

    02/17/2018 5:42:34 PM PST · by Kaslin · 54 replies
    Hot ^ | February 17, 2018 | JAZZ SHAW
    ince the Florida school shooting happened in an election year, liberals have been working valiantly to somehow tie the National Rifle Association to the tragedy. This isn’t a new phenomenon, but some of them seemed to think they’d struck gold when they found out about a marksmanship program operated at the school which the shooter previously belonged to. It turns out that the program received a grant to partially fund it from the NRA, leading to some hot take headlines which are melting down laptop and phone screens today. These include, “Nikolas Cruz was reportedly on an NRA-funded rifle team...
  • Feelings and a Lack of Shame – not Guns – Are the Problem in America

    02/17/2018 11:35:02 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    Albuquerque Jornal ^ | Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 | John Rosemond
    We’re a month, more or less, into the new year and America has already suffered two school shootings. As usual, the usual voices are calling for increased restrictions on the buying and selling of guns. But guns are not the problem, a contention I can prove. In 1963, at age 15, I packed my bags and went to live with my father in Valdosta, Ga., where I attended Valdosta High School. Hunting being a primary feature of male culture at VHS, I quickly acquired the necessary gear, including a Stevens double-barreled shotgun. During deer- and duck-hunting seasons, I rose well...
  • From Prozac to Parkland: Are Psychiatric Drugs Causing Mass Shootings?

    02/17/2018 11:20:08 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    The New American ^ | Saturday, 17 February 2018 | Selwyn Duke
    Whille mass killers generally have guns in their hands, another commonality is that they often have psychiatric drugs in their blood. The difference, though, is that it isn't guns that have the side effect of "homicidal ideation." If you develop digestive problems after a change in diet, do you look for the cause in foods you always ate or the new ones you started eating? While the answer is obvious, this common sense is painfully uncommon when analyzing the new phenomenon of continual mass shootings: Many blame the long-present “foods” — guns in this case — and ignore the new...
  • Why are white men more likely to carry out mass shootings?

    02/16/2018 7:36:35 AM PST · by Trump20162020 · 54 replies
    Sky News ^ | February 16, 2018 | Rebecca Taylor
    Between 1982 and 2017, 92 of 95 mass shootings in the US were carried out by men, and only three involved a woman. After another mass shooting in a school, Americans are seeking to solve the problem of gun violence. Nikolas Cruz has been charged with 17 counts of murder after a shooting at his old school, where he had been expelled for "disciplinary reasons". Of 95 mass shootings carried out in the US between 1982 and 2017, 92 of the perpetrators were male. The final three are made up of two women, and one case of one man and...
  • All but two of the 25 worst mass public shootings occurred outside the United States

    02/15/2018 7:11:57 PM PST · by rogerantone1 · 19 replies
    After the Charleston massacre, President Obama made this comment: “the unique mayhem that gun violence afflicts upon this nation.” Of course, regarding mass public shootings, Obama doesn’t need to look any further than France, which last year suffered 532 casualties (killings and woundings) versus 527 in the US during the first seven full years of the Obama administration from 2009 through January 2017.
  • The Deadliest School Massacre in American History Is a Bombing...from 1927

    02/15/2018 1:25:11 PM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies ^ | February 15, 2018 | Chris Reeves
    In the aftermath of Wednesday's deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, politicians and pundits alike are using the tragedy as an opportunity to push for gun control legislation and demonize anyone who opposes such laws as evil, inhuman monsters solely motivated by NRA lobbying dollars. Given the immediate climate of scaremongering, it's worth pointing out that to this day, the deadliest school massacre in United States history was committed not with a gun, but a bomb.On May 18th, 1927, the last day of classes at the only school in the small town of Bath, Michigan was interrupted by a deadly...
  • Politico Op-Ed: Blame Men and Toxic Masculinity For Mass Shootings

    01/23/2018 6:15:27 PM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies ^ | January 23, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    Yeah, Politico decided to run this op-ed, which says that toxic masculinity and men should be blamed for mass shootings. Not only that but the writer places doubt about the mental illness angle of this debate: we begin a new year, it’s time to have a more nuanced discussion about what might really be to blame for the trend of mass shootings in America—as well as the gun violence epidemic more broadly. No, it isn’t mental illness. It’s gender. If we want to stop the problem of mass shootings, we need to fix the problem of toxic masculinity.If you take...
  • Media Continues to Push Activists’ Count of Mass Shootings

    06/16/2017 10:07:02 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 9 replies
    Washington Free Bacon ^ | 06/16/2017 | Stephen Gutowski
    In the wake of Wednesday's attack on Republican congressmen at a park in Alexandria, Virginia, a number of national media outlets have published activists' claim that there have been more than 150 mass shootings in the United States so far this year. The Washington Post, Fortune, the Huffington Post, Bustle, and MSNBC all cited the figure in pieces related to the attack on the congressmen. The figure was calculated by the Gun Violence Archive which was founded as a non-profit in 2013 with the intention of building on work tracking gun violence started by the liberal political magazine Slate. By...
  • Why America Is Prone to Mass Shootings

    08/26/2015 7:24:52 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 48 replies
    Live Science ^ | August 26, 2015 | Stephanie Pappas
    A strange paradox is emerging in America: Overall violent-crime rates are down, but active shooter events — in which a person is trying to kill multiple people in a populated area — appear to be on the rise, according to Federal Bureau of Investigation statistics. Meanwhile, a just-released study finds that although the United States has just about 5 percent of the world's population, the country has 31 percent of the world's mass shooters. The reasons for these numbers are complex, researchers say, but the data suggest that the availability of guns, and perhaps the American obsession with fame, may...
  • WikiLeaks: Clinton Campaign Discards Shootings That Do Not Further Gun Control Agenda

    10/14/2016 12:19:37 AM PDT · by Ray76 · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Oct 12, 2016 | AWR Hawkins
    An email contained in WikiLeaks’ ongoing releases from John Podesta’s email account shows Hillary Clinton’s campaign staff discarding shootings that fail to further the gun control agenda.
  • What will it take?

    06/16/2016 8:29:09 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/16/16 | Obie Usategui
    It was not an "if" but "when". The handwriting was on everyone's walls, for all to see. I have for the past few weeks stayed quietly away, gently watching the Trump-Clinton feud coming of age as election time draws closer. Many Americans, I assure you, are not the slightest bit aware of the enormity of what is at stake in these elections and the ensuing consequences to the nation, depending on who we elect to be our next president. The Orlando massacre has now earned its uninvited place as the worst mass shooting ever in U.S. history of the nation...
  • Disgusting: Mizzou Race Activist Scolds White People At Orlando Shooting Vigil

    06/15/2016 5:29:56 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 39 replies ^ | June 15, 2016 | Matt Vespa
    What is with this school? The University of Missouri seems to be a breeding ground for unhinged progressives, who appear to have turned a vigil remembering the victims of the Orlando attack into some weird lecture about race. The College Fix had the details concerning what Mizzou graduate and activist Tiffany Melecio said before addressing the diverse crowd, namely how she was nervous getting up on stage because of all the white people in attendance. “I was really nervous to get up here because there’s a lot of white people in the crowd, and that wasn’t a joke,” she said...
  • Rep. Alan Grayson: An AR-15 Rifle Can Fire ‘700 Rounds In A Minute’

    06/14/2016 4:09:27 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 60 replies ^ | June 14, 2016 | Matt Vespa
    No, Rep. Alan Grayson—an AR-15 rifle cannot shoot 700 rounds per minute. And CNN’s Erin Burnett did nothing to press him on this outrageous claim during her on-camera interview with him Sunday. Now, the AR-15 wasn’t the rifle used in the Orlando attack, which left 49 people dead in the worst mass shooting in American history. It also was a likely terrorist attack, but let’s discuss these remarks by Grayson because it shows how the anti-gun Left has no clue what they’re talking about.Alan Grayson claims AR-15 can fire 700 rounds per minute, which is ridiculous “If I may just say...
  • A Christian Message to LGBT Americans

    06/14/2016 5:32:09 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 132 replies ^ | June 14, 2016 | Michael Brown
    I know that many of you are not only hurting today, you are also angry. And your anger is not just directed at the Muslim terrorist who slaughtered so many of your people. You are also angry at Christians like me, believing that we have helped to create the toxic, hateful atmosphere that led to the horrific massacre.A gay activist in Charlotte, North Carolina with whom I’ve shared meals and interacted many times, expressed his anger towards what he called the “sanctimonious bulls—t” of conservative Christian leaders, saying, “You helped cause this massacre. Your anti-LGBTQ theology assisted in helping others,...
  • Who to Scapegoat? Guns or Muslims?

    06/14/2016 5:02:14 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 61 replies ^ | June 14, 2016 | Debra J. Saunders
    A terrorist shot and killed 49 innocent Americans in Orlando Sunday morning. After the carnage, the political food fight started. On the right, people fault Islamic extremism. When President Obama refuses to use the term "radical Islamic terrorism" that gives conservatives a chance to pounce. I know -- I've been one of them. We argue that if politicians aren't willing to use the term Islamic extremism, then they can't defeat it. It's true: You have to know who your enemy is, before you can vanquish your enemy. But using the right words is not a game-changer. Donald Trump drew water...
  • Footage shows people running from Ivory Coast attack(doesn't happen in other countries!)

    03/13/2016 9:51:37 AM PDT · by rktman · 5 replies ^ | 3/13/2016 | unknown
    Gunmen have attacked a hotel at the beach resort of Grand Bassam in Ivory Coast, with casualties reported. Unverified footage posted online shows people running away from the beach.