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Florida School Shooting

Post by Mentat » Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:34 pm

Shooting at Parkland, Florida school - reports
Police in Parkland, Florida, are responding to reports of an active shooter at a local high school.

The Broward Sherriff's Office said it was "working a developing incident" at Stoneman Douglas High School.

"There are reports of victims," it added, warning that the shooter was still at large and urging people to avoid the area.
Can we please just get a year free of these shooting? :|
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Re: Florida School Shooting

Post by Pyrrho » Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:57 pm

Mass shootings will never end in this country.
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Re: Florida School Shooting

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Re: Florida School Shooting

Post by Doctor X » Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:26 am

Pyrrho wrote:Mass shootings will never end in this country.
Mass-murder will never end in this world.

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Re: Florida School Shooting

Post by Grammatron » Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:02 am

Doctor X wrote:
Pyrrho wrote:Mass shootings will never end in this country.
Mass-murder will never end in this world.

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Murder will never end in this world.

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Re: Florida School Shooting

Post by Doctor X » Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:05 am

Grammatron wrote:
Doctor X wrote:
Pyrrho wrote:Mass shootings will never end in this country.
Mass-murder will never end in this world.
Murder will never end in this world.
Murder will never end in this solar system . . . plus one!




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Re: Florida School Shooting

Post by Grammatron » Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:16 am

You mom is a solar system.

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Re: Florida School Shooting

Post by Doctor X » Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:31 am

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Re: Florida School Shooting

Post by Mentat » Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:25 am

Another gun nut. Looks like it wasn't entirely unexpected.
Chad Williams, 18, told Reuters news agency that Mr Cruz was "crazy about guns" and would regularly set off the fire alarm before he was eventually expelled.

"He was kind of an outcast. He didn't have many friends," he said.

Maths teacher Jim Gard echoed the view that Mr Cruz had a reputation for bad behaviour.

"There were problems with him last year threatening students, and I guess he was asked to leave campus," he told the Miami Herald.

He added that the school had sent out an email warning teachers about Mr Cruz's threats.

Student Matthew Walker told ABC News that Mr Cruz was known for posting pictures of weapons on social media.

"Everything he posts is about weapons. It's sick," he said.

These images have begun circulating on social media and are apparently taken from two separate Instagram accounts belonging to Mr Cruz.

The accounts, which have since been deleted, include a number of images of knives and guns.

One picture shows a box of ammunition and another shows numerous rifles spread on a bed.

In several images a masked man is shown holding up large knives to the camera.
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Re: Florida School Shooting

Post by Anaxagoras » Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:42 am

More students died in this shooting than in Columbine, but somehow it all seems much less shocking, like it's almost become a routine now.
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Re: Florida School Shooting

Post by Pyrrho » Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:27 am

In my case, it's because I no longer believe that it is preventable. All anyone can do is to donate to help the grieving families pay for funerals and to help the injured pay their medical bills.
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Re: Florida School Shooting

Post by Mentat » Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:18 pm

Apparently he had a thing for hurting animals as well as the violence fetish. There were huge red flags about this dipshit. Another violent thug nobody was able to deal with until it was too late.

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Re: Florida School Shooting

Post by gnome » Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:31 pm

So far this morning he is already a MAGA Trumper, a Nazi, Antifa, Muslim, Communist, and a Democrat voter.

Nice to know we're still rushing to bucket him into the right politlcal boogeyman category. Priorities, you know?
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Re: Florida School Shooting

Post by Mentat » Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:43 pm

He is what he is - he put that hat on himself, not anybody else.
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Re: Florida School Shooting

Post by gnome » Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:16 pm

If I were a teenager about to try and go out in a blaze of glory, I would pledge my support to multiple violent ideologies just to make sure people talked and argued about my reasons forever. By the end I might even believe some of them.

Kind of the inverse of being "radicalized"... I would become murderous first, then either present as radical to troll people, or latch on to a radical ideology to find a justification for my murderous intentions.
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Re: Florida School Shooting

Post by Mentat » Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:32 pm

I'm not saying what his intentions are, other than that there were glaring indications this could happen. Animal violence, copious threats, the trouble at school, constantly brandishing weapons, covering his face with choice head wear, the fact that other students had suspected it . . .

There's no need to assume that political radicalization led to this. It's just as likely that political radicalization attracts already sick minds of various subcultures, and that is the root cause. But unfortunately because of political associates it's not proper to be frank about these particular subcultures exhibiting some of these warning signs. And so they go unchallenged.
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Re: Florida School Shooting

Post by Pyrrho » Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:18 pm

FWIW which is probably $0.02, American.

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015 ... f-violence
Thresholds of Violence
How school shootings catch on.
The problem is not that there is an endless supply of deeply disturbed young men who are willing to contemplate horrific acts. It’s worse. It’s that young men no longer need to be deeply disturbed to contemplate horrific acts.
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Re: Florida School Shooting

Post by Pyrrho » Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:28 pm

Some of the victims:

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-43070359

Coach and security guard was a hero:
Aaron Feis
The MS Douglas Eagles, the football team at the school, confirmed Mr Feis's death on Twitter. "He died a hero," they wrote.
Head football coach Willis May was told by a student that Mr Feis had jumped between her and the attacker, pushing her through a door to safety.
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Re: Florida School Shooting

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:33 pm

I just heard on the radio, somebody is blaming video games.
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Post by Pyrrho » Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:41 pm

I'll see their video games and raise with the report that he was a member of a white supremacist paramilitary group, which has said that that is true.
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