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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 8:10 am    Post subject: Shocking...another school shooting today

https://www.cnn.com/us/live-news/santa-fe-texas-shooting/index.html

Last count I've heard is 8 have been murdered and the shooter is in custody.
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 8:18 am    Post subject:

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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 8:30 am    Post subject:

This is what I woke up to this morning. Can't wait for Trump to chime in with his arm teachers rant. 8-10 students killed. Explosive devices found and thought to be ready for use in the attack. Haven't heard what kind of gun/rifle used. I wonder if that's by design?
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 8:41 am    Post subject:

I am waiting for all the thoughts and prayers to make it all better
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 8:46 am    Post subject:

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I am waiting for all the thoughts and prayers to make it all better



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Texas attorney general says "thoughts and prayers of all Texans" are with Santa Fe

Attorney General Ken Paxton issued this statement following the shooting at Santa Fe High School this morning:

“The thoughts and prayers of all Texans are with the people of Santa Fe and those affected by today’s tragic shooting. As horrific reports come out of Santa Fe High School, my office stands ready to assist local law enforcement as needed.”


Not too much longer now, and all will be well in Santa Fe, and we can build up our thoughts and prayers for a few weeks for the next school shooting.
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 9:20 am    Post subject:

If eBay truly cares they will allow us to begin selling truckloads of thoughts and prayers at discount prices with free shipping
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 11:14 am    Post subject:

In BREAKING NEWS program interruption, it's being reported the weapons used were a shot gun and hand gun.
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 11:14 am    Post subject:

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This is what I woke up to this morning. Can't wait for Trump to chime in with his arm teachers rant. 8-10 students killed. Explosive devices found and thought to be ready for use in the attack. Haven't heard what kind of gun/rifle used. I wonder if that's by design?


Yes, no assault weapons were involved so the media will soon forget this one.
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 11:47 am    Post subject:

Still holds true so many years later

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In retrospect Sandy Hook marked the end of the US gun control debate. Once America decided killing children was bearable, it was over.


And such a sad quote from a survivor today:

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When asked whether she was surprised by the attack, she said:

It’s been happening everywhere. I’ve always kind of felt like eventually it was going to happen here too. I wasn’t surprised, I was just scared.

America, 2018: Where kids already just assume they’re going to be shot at in their classrooms.


https://splinternews.com/santa-fe-shooting-survivor-sums-up-americas-gun-crisis-1826143245
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 12:18 pm    Post subject:

If this investigation goes as those before, signs will be revealed. Signs indicating this was about happen.
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 12:27 pm    Post subject:

Maybe it's time we start seeing the images of these shootings on television.
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 12:40 pm    Post subject:

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Maybe it's time we start seeing the images of these shootings on television.

Don't you think the carnage would encourage those who're contemplating a shooting? It would feed a sickness.
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 12:52 pm    Post subject:

jodeke wrote:
ocho wrote:
Maybe it's time we start seeing the images of these shootings on television.

Don't you think the carnage would encourage those who're contemplating a shooting? It would feed a sickness.


I think it would have the opposite effect, if it had any effect on them at all.

As for the rest of us, if we want to collectively shrug off school kids getting shot on a regular basis the trade off should be we have to see what it looks like every time it happens.
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 12:59 pm    Post subject:

ocho wrote:
Maybe it's time we start seeing the images of these shootings on television.


body bags for dinner worked somewhat in the late 60's and early 70's
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 1:01 pm    Post subject:

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ocho wrote:
Maybe it's time we start seeing the images of these shootings on television.


body bags for dinner worked somewhat in the late 60's and early 70's


It's easy to ignore what you don't have to see.
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 1:17 pm    Post subject:

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The school shooting near Houston on Friday bolstered a stunning statistic: More people have been killed at schools this year than have been killed while serving in the military.

Initial estimates put the number killed at Santa Fe High School at eight. We can compare that to figures for the military compiled from Defense Department news releases, including both combat and noncombat deaths. Even excluding non-students who died in school shootings (for example, teachers) the total still exceeds military casualties.


This is sickening.
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 1:29 pm    Post subject:

Every time this happens I feel it in my bones. I have 3 kids in public schools. US schools are becoming more and more a dangerous place to be. My fiancé, mom, kids' mom, and sister in law all work in public schools. They all report doing "shooter drills" on the regular now. There was a shooting threat at my son's school earlier this year. They called it out and I kept him home that day.

I'm sure we all have connections with people who are potentially in the line of fire. It's a sad state of affairs when you're wondering "when" not "if" something will happen.

This kid apparently obtained his firearms from his father who legally owned them. Shouldn't his father be held liable? Why are they not in a safe/locker or at very least hidden? The kid obviously had access to both guns and ammo. Where's the common sense? If there won't be any banning of the weapons, shouldn't there at least be some basic laws pertaining to ownership, licensing, and responsibility?
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 1:49 pm    Post subject:

ocho wrote:
jodeke wrote:
ocho wrote:
Maybe it's time we start seeing the images of these shootings on television.

Don't you think the carnage would encourage those who're contemplating a shooting? It would feed a sickness.


I think it would have the opposite effect, if it had any effect on them at all.

As for the rest of us, if we want to collectively shrug off school kids getting shot on a regular basis the trade off should be we have to see what it looks like every time it happens.


I don't think it's being shrugged off. It's more a feeling of helplessness. People don't know what to do. I don't think visualizing, further traumatizing victims families, is the way. See something, Say something should be emphasized. I'll wager some friends, family members of Dimitrios Pagourtzis saw signs. His Instagram posting said a lot about him. LINK
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 1:56 pm    Post subject:

Time to donate to the NRA

When will enough people demand the CIA put the NRA on a terrorist watch list?

Accepting Russian money to disrupt our society..

pouring over 40 mil into Trump

Trump immediately overturns or doesn't sign mentally ill no guns bill..

Republicans are creating a very sick world.. very ill

And yes.. put the shootings on TV and splice in the NRA speeches Trump blabbers at...
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 1:58 pm    Post subject:

jodeke wrote:
ocho wrote:
jodeke wrote:
ocho wrote:
Maybe it's time we start seeing the images of these shootings on television.

Don't you think the carnage would encourage those who're contemplating a shooting? It would feed a sickness.


I think it would have the opposite effect, if it had any effect on them at all.

As for the rest of us, if we want to collectively shrug off school kids getting shot on a regular basis the trade off should be we have to see what it looks like every time it happens.


I don't think it's being shrugged of. It's more a feeling of helplessness. People don't know what to do. I don't think visualizing, further traumatizing victims families, is the way. See something, Say something should be emphasized. I'll wager some friends, family members of Dimitrios Pagourtzis saw signs. His Facebook posting said a lot about him. LINK


It is sort of like talking about the nation we aren't allowed to talk about
Guns are somehow the holy grail of being an American..
Talking about reforming either one gets you into some weird arguments
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 2:50 pm    Post subject:

This totally freaked me out for a different reason.

I went to Santa Fe High School as well.

In Santa Fe Springs, Ca.

Took me a moment to see this was near Houston.

Either way, this gun situation needs to be solved!

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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 4:41 pm    Post subject:

aren't prayers just thoughts that are aimed in a straight line generally into outer space?
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 4:43 pm    Post subject:

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jodeke wrote:
This is what I woke up to this morning. Can't wait for Trump to chime in with his arm teachers rant. 8-10 students killed. Explosive devices found and thought to be ready for use in the attack. Haven't heard what kind of gun/rifle used. I wonder if that's by design?


Yes, no assault weapons were involved so the media will soon forget this one.


how confident are you that you're right about this?
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 6:35 pm    Post subject:

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venturalakersfan wrote:
jodeke wrote:
This is what I woke up to this morning. Can't wait for Trump to chime in with his arm teachers rant. 8-10 students killed. Explosive devices found and thought to be ready for use in the attack. Haven't heard what kind of gun/rifle used. I wonder if that's by design?


Yes, no assault weapons were involved so the media will soon forget this one.


how confident are you that you're right about this?


Probably rightfully so. At this rate the next one is less than a week away.
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 7:19 pm    Post subject:

Huskers wrote:
Still holds true so many years later

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(((Dan Hodges)))
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In retrospect Sandy Hook marked the end of the US gun control debate. Once America decided killing children was bearable, it was over.


And such a sad quote from a survivor today:

Quote:
When asked whether she was surprised by the attack, she said:

It’s been happening everywhere. I’ve always kind of felt like eventually it was going to happen here too. I wasn’t surprised, I was just scared.

America, 2018: Where kids already just assume they’re going to be shot at in their classrooms.


https://splinternews.com/santa-fe-shooting-survivor-sums-up-americas-gun-crisis-1826143245


What is worse is that they are being shot by their classmates, not some evil criminal. Just another screwed up kid. I will continue to blame my generation for letting so many kids grow up without suitable moral compasses.
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