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  • Waffle House shooting leaves 4 dead, several injured; gunman sought

    04/22/2018 5:13:36 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 56 replies
    FOX News ^ | April 22, 2018 | Katherine Lam
    At least four people were killed and several others were injured early Sunday when a gunman opened fire at a Waffle House in Nashville, Tenn., police said. The alleged gunman, Travis Reinking, 29, began shooting at patrons around 3:25 a.m. Sunday at the Waffle House, located about 16 miles southeast of downtown Nashville, before fleeing the scene, Metro Nashville police said. Authorities had initially said Reinking was a person of interest, but later said he has been identified as a suspect. "If you see a nude guy walking around this morning call the police department," Don Aaron of the Metro...
  • Naked Man Goes Crazy On Metro Train, Attacks Riders (Video)

    04/15/2018 7:15:16 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 24 replies
    Washington DC Patch ^ | April 14, 2018 | Dan Taylor
    WASHINGTON, DC -- A naked man has been arrested after attacking Metro riders Thursday morning at the Dupont Circle station in D.C., according to multiple reports. At 5:45 a.m., the man reportedly was acting aggressively toward Metro riders. Specifically, Steve Chenevey of Fox 5 tweeted that the man assaulted someone on the train, exited the train at Dupont and then "did naked calisthenics on the platform." The man reportedly ignored orders from responding police officers, prompting an officer to use a stun gun on him. He was then taken into custody. Two victims had minor injuries, according to the Washington...
  • 20 Examples of Liberals vs. Also Liberals

    04/14/2018 6:23:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 14, 2018 | John Hawkins
    1) Liberals: Conservatives are so paranoid! No one wants to take your guns.Also liberals: Repeal the 2nd Amendment! No one needs AR-15s! Gun owners are murderers and terrorists!2) Liberals: College kids need to be protected from hurtful words with safe spaces because they’re so fragile and the poor dears need to be able to stay on their parents’ insurance until 26!Also liberals: 16 year-olds should be able to vote! 3) Liberals: You can’t criticize Islam! We must be respectful to all religions!Also liberals: Of course, there’s nothing wrong with using your tax dollars to build a life-size nativity scene made out of pig...
  • SUV carrying family appears to have been intentionally driven off California cliff, police say

    04/02/2018 5:14:53 AM PDT · by madprof98 · 68 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 4/2/18 | Kristine Phillips, Kevin Sullivan and Marwa Eltagouri
    The family’s mixed races have fueled suspicion and anger about the crash, reflected in hundreds of comments left on Facebook postings mourning the family. Many of the comments questioned the motives of white women who adopted black children. Meanwhile, those who knew the Harts described them as inspiring and devoted parents who had been unfairly subjected to criticism and assumptions about their motives for adopting the children. Friends also said that the couple tried to keep their children insulated from death threats and hateful emails prompted by the viral picture of Devonte.
  • I Tried to Befriend Nikolas Cruz. He Still Killed My Friends.

    03/28/2018 10:34:45 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 94 replies
    The New York Times ^ | March 27, 2018 | Isabelle Robinson
    PARKLAND, Fla. — My first interaction with Nikolas Cruz happened when I was in seventh grade. I was eating lunch with my friends, most likely discussing One Direction or Ed Sheeran, when I felt a sudden pain in my lower back. The force of the blow knocked the wind out of my 90-pound body; tears stung my eyes. I turned around and saw him, smirking. I had never seen this boy before, but I would never forget his face. His eyes were lit up with a sick, twisted joy as he watched me cry. The apple that he had thrown...
  • Graham: Trump firing Mueller would be 'the beginning of the end of his presidency'

    03/18/2018 8:21:40 AM PDT · by Magnatron · 86 replies
    CNN Fake News ^ | 18 March 2018 | Jennifer Hansler
    Sen. Lindsey Graham gave a stern warning Sunday to President Donald Trump against firing special counsel Robert Mueller. "As I said in the past, if he tried to do that, that would be the beginning of the end of his presidency," the South Carolina Republican said on CNN's "State of the Union."
  • 'AMW' host John Walsh: We need a mental illness registry for would-be gun owners

    03/11/2018 5:31:08 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 102 replies
    TMZ ^ | March 11, 2018 | Staff
    The host of America's Most Wanted, who also helped create a national registry for sex offenders, says the same system is needed for mentally ill people looking to buy guns. We got John Walsh Saturday at LAX and asked what he made of Florida's new gun law -- in which the age limit to purchase guns was raised to 21 ... and teachers can now be armed. He says it's a step in the right direction, but also thinks arming teachers is the wrong way to protect schools from potential shooters -- he wants trained pros on the ground instead....
  • Mike Pence Accepts Joy Behar's Apology for Calling His Christian Faith a 'Mental Illness'

    03/09/2018 2:34:43 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 62 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 03/09/2018 | Brandon Showalter
    Joy Behar has apologized to Vice President Mike Pence for comparing his Christian faith to a "mental illness" after the network and its sponsors received tens of thousands of complaints. The Washington Post reported late Thursday that a phone call took place between Behar and Pence during which she apologized for her remarks on the ABC daytime talk show "The View" last month. The two reportedly spoke about how they were both raised Roman Catholic and Pence told her he was confirmed with the name "Christopher." "Yes, she did speak to Vice President Pence, they had a great, very nice...
  • Professor Calls for 'Anti-Gun Types' to Attack the NRA and 'Leave No Survivors'

    03/08/2018 6:26:21 PM PST · by tschatski · 110 replies
    An Ohio professor is reportedly under investigation for making a Facebook post calling for anti-gun activists to "storm the NRA headquarters" and "make sure there are no survivors." James Pearce, an adjunct professor at Southern State Community College in Hillsboro, wrote the post on June 13, the day after the terrorist mass shooting attack in Orlando.
  • Britain flooded with super-strength cannabis which could be driving mental health problems

    02/27/2018 5:25:49 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 48 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 27 February 2018 • 10:30PM | Sarah Knapton
    Nearly all cannabis on Britain’s streets is now super-strength skunk that could be fueling the rise in mental health problems, scientists have warned. Researchers at King’s College London tested almost 1,000 police seizures from Kent, Derbyshire, Merseyside, Sussex and the capital in 2016, and found 94 percent were of a dangerously high potency. In 2005, just 51 percent of cannabis sold on the street was sinsemilla, also known as skunk. Dr. Marta Di Forti, Medical Research Council Clinician Scientist at King’s College warned that the powerful drug placed Britain’s 2.1 million cannabis users at risk of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression,...
  • FBI Tip-Line Caller Said Nikolas Cruz ‘Is Going to Explode' [Transcript of call]

    02/23/2018 2:21:40 PM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 95 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | February 23, 2018 | Del Quentin Wilber
    A person close to accused Florida shooter said she wanted ‘clear conscience’ if he ‘just starts shooting’ A person close to the teenager accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school warned the FBI she was concerned he would “get into a school and just shoot the place up,” according to a transcript of her call with a bureau tip line operator more than a month before the massacre. More recently, Mr. Cruz “switched it to he wants to kill people,” the unidentified woman told the operator in a somewhat rambling conversation. “Something is gonna happen,” she said....
  • BREAKING: An individual driving a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier near the White House

    02/23/2018 12:44:04 PM PST · by vladimir998 · 93 replies
    Secret Service Twitter ^ | 23 Feb 2018 | Secret Service
    BREAKING: An individual driving a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier near the White House at 17th & E. UPDATE: The female driver of the vehicle was immediately apprehended by Secret Service Uniformed Division Officers.
  • Stop Mistaking Evil for Mental Illness

    02/21/2018 6:41:09 AM PST · by DWW1990 · 26 replies
    www.TrevorGrantThomas.com ^ | 2/21/2018 | Trevor Grant Thomas
    I know almost nothing of the mental condition of confessed mass murderer Nikolas Cruz, and almost certainly, neither do you. There are few, if any, who can give a reliable opinion of the young man’s psychiatric state as he walked into [a FL h.s.] and killed 17. Nevertheless, after his killing spree... many in the media, along with the public at large, were willing at least to imply, if not directly describe, Mr. Cruz as someone who was “mentally disturbed,” “mentally ill,” “crazy,” a “nut-job,” a “psycho,”... and so on. Those with a wide array of varying political and spiritual...
  • Another Tragedy, Another Round Of Politicization

    02/20/2018 5:14:42 AM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 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...
  • Rob Reiner: Trump a ‘Mentally Ill Sociopath,’ Time to ‘End This Sickness’

    02/19/2018 5:40:54 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 137 replies
    <p>Rob Reiner escalated his attacks on President Donald Trump on Sunday, taking to social media to demand that GOP “patriots” take a stand to “end” what he called the “sickness” of his presidency. The 70-year-old LBJ filmmaker — a frequent critic of the president who previously launched a committee to explore possible Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race — blasted Trump in a Twitter post in apparent response to a school shooting in Florida this week that left 17 people dead and 15 others injured.</p>
  • Augusta woman arrested for trying to rip off boyfriend's genitals

    02/18/2018 9:23:37 AM PST · by aomagrat · 31 replies
    WIS TV ^ | February 16th 2018 | Bryan Randall
    AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - An Augusta woman was arrested Sunday night for reportedly attempting to tear off her boyfriend's genitals. At around 8:16 p.m. on Feb. 11, deputies responded to a home on Alden Drive for reports of a domestic situation. Deputies spoke with the victim, who told them that while he and his girlfriend, forty-seven-year-old Melinda Dillashaw were sitting around the house, he told her to start cleaning the house, which he says was fully covered in animal feces. He says that angered Dillashaw and she started a verbal altercation, which turned physical when she grabbed him by the...
  • Sally Field Tries to Play Matchmaker Between Her Son... and Olympic Figure Skater Adam Rippon [Sad]

    02/17/2018 3:00:25 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 65 replies
    USMAGAZINE ^ | 2/17/18 | L Stanton
    Sally Field has no qualms about being her son’s personal matchmaker — and has her sights set on this year’s most popular Olympic figure skater, Adam Rippon! On Friday, February 16, Sam Greisman, the Mrs. Doubtfire actress’ 30-year-old son, shared a screenshot of their conversation in which they were talking about Team USA’s Rippon. “Sam… he’s insanely pretty. Find a way..” she advised during their chat. Alongside the tweet, Greisman wrote, “Just some really helpful advice from my mom on how to deal with my Olympic crush.
  • 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...
  • Nets Push Fake News Trump Made It Easier for Mentally Ill to Buy Guns

    02/16/2018 7:06:40 AM PST · by rktman · 19 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 2/15/2018 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    Fresh off their disinformation campaign in the immediate aftermath of the Parkland, Florida school shooting in which they falsely claimed there had been 18 school shootings this year, the three major network news outlets (ABC, CBS, and NBC) moved on to another fake news topic they wanted to push on the American people: President Trump and the GOP made it easier for mentally ill people to buy guns. The accusation that a bill designed to remove restrictions and allow the mentally ill to purchase guns was passed by the GOP and signed by President Trump had long been debunked. As...
  • The Motives Behind the Massacre

    02/16/2018 5:37:05 AM PST · by Kaslin · 50 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 16, 2018 | Pat Buchanan
    "Enough is enough!" "This can't go on!" "This has to stop!" These were among the comments that came through the blizzard of commentary after the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County. We have heard these words before. Unfortunately, such atrocities are not going to stop. For the ingredients that produce such slaughters are present and abundant in American society. And what can stop a man full of hate, who has ceased to care about his life and is willing to end it, from getting a weapon in a country of 300 million guns and killing as...