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January 10, 2011


A rare occasion where a Clinton doesn't make the blame roster..

What about 'teh gays'. Why should they get off scot free?

Krugman turned off the comments on his blog, and for good reason. The amount of hate I've seen people spewing in the comments on some sites is just purely sickening.

As you said, if other people there had pulled a weapon and started firing, the death toll would have been much, much worse, although I doubt that any of these armchair Rambos would have done anything more than hide behind the nearest dead body and piss their pants. Or shoot themselves in the foot trying to unholster their weapon.

You don't have to attend a mega church to know that there is significant percentage of our population that is somewhere between highly impressionable and downright crazy. For the Republicans to deny culpability in stoking these people to commit acts of violence is unconscionable. But, then, what do you expect from the party of no accountability.

Let's see: A dozen people wounded, 6 dead (including a 10 year old child for christsake!) and that was with only one shooter. I guess the body count is never high enough for these freaks is it? Yeah, now they're all bitchin' up and whining "it's not our fault". I'll keep that in mind next time I encounter some lard-assed piece of shit with the "Liberal Hunting Permit" sticker on the bumper of his gas-guzzling monster truck (Actually did see one of those stickers recently, they guy who had it posted looked like the only "fighting" he had ever done was 10 rounds with a Taco Bell mega-burrito).

What scares me now is that these freaks are so itching for a gunfight that some poor sucker is going to get gunned down just for reaching for his wallet.

Any chance that we're going to re-evaluate the wisdom of people attending political rallies carrying the biggest firearm they can lift ?

You're not a son of Reagan, you're a son of a bitch - and a stupid one, at that. This isn't a fucking movie. If five people pull handguns in a crowd of people and attempt to shoot one of them, two things will happen:

1. More then half the shots fired will miss, hitting bystanders, and the other would-be heroes.

2. The bullets that do hit the shooter will overpenetrate and hit bystanders, and the other would-be heroes.

But hey - it works in the movies, so what the hell. [Tommy T]

Let me also add that it might just take a second or two for the bystanders to notice that there was a shooting going on, dig into their back packs for their guns, shoot themselves in the foot while pulling them out, and eventually turn their guns on some innocent bystanders. Meanwhile, the intended victim would be dead.

I guess it was too confusing to write your rant one time and just address it to all the traitors, huh? [Tommy T]

I have noticed an inordinate number of double, triple, quadruple posts over the years. I just have this vision of some angry old man (AOM) banging on the “send” button and wondering why he doesn’t see his comment. (BTW, thanks for the “Preview” feature at FD.)


I told you you’d have your work cut out, but you did it well.


Thanks, all.
The "It's (fillin the blank)'s fault" part just kinda wrote itself.

And Kibitzer - you gonna friend me, or what?


And Kibitzer - you gonna friend me, or what? :-)


Damn. Now I'm going to have to figure out what a My Face is. I'll look into it.


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