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Another Great Moment in Journaljizzm, as an inanimate object is given free will and the ability to fire itself while the ClueFucked Journalijizzmer sits around scratching his pointed noggin (via IB Classical Values):
Yesterday afternoon, Nahdirah Jaamar dropped by a rowhouse on Salford Street to pick up her younger brother and ran into her 4-year-old cousin, Dyshon Boyd, a boisterous toddler that family members called “Pooh Bear.”
Dyshon gave Jaamar, 15, a big hug and a kiss, and ran off.
Roughly a half-hour later, the 4-year-old lay dying from an apparently self-inflicted bullet wound, another young victim of Philadelphia’s gun epidemic.
Try “Parental Stupidity Epidemic”, and couple it with “Journalistic ClueTardedness Epidemic” while you’re at it.
“Oh NOES! We’ve become infected by feral guns roaming the street, committing random acts of mayhem!”
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Well, well, well, that didn’t take long.
The news had hardly broken that lives were saved in Colorado thanks to a brave, private citizen armed with a legal weapon before the impeccably credentialed and unbiased “journalists” of the MSM threw away their planned 14-installment eulogy for the poor misunderstood goblin and started devoting time to sliming the heroine instead:
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The security guard being credited with shooting the gunman responsible for the killings at a church and missionary training center in Colorado had been fired as a police officer in Minneapolis.
Minneapolis police say Jeanne Assam worked for that city’s department from 1993 to 1997, but was fired for lying during an internal investigation.
At least we know that the MSMidiots are capable of doing research. When it comes to digging out information in order to vilify and question a bona fide hero, that is. When that is what is at stake, they can dig 10 years back in order to find out that the Evil Private Citizen had lied. About what? Oh, but that’s the kicker:
The president of the Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis says police were investigating a complaint that Assam swore at a bus driver while she was handling an incident on a city bus. He says Assam denied that she swore at the driver, but her actions were caught on tape.
Oh. My. G-D!!!!!1!!!one!!!11!
She cussed! At a BUS DRIVER! What a psycho! What a mentally unstable MANIAC! What a, a, MONSTER! BURN HER!
Yep. The Associated (with terrorists) Press can dedicate all manner of resources to finding out that an upstanding citizen credited with saving an untold number of lies fibbed about cussing at a bus driver 10 fucking years ago, but when it comes to doing even the most basic of fact checking on their latest terrorist stringer provided fable out of the Middle East… Not so much.
Rope. Tree. Journalist.
Some assembly required.
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A lucky survivor from the Van Maur mall shooting tells his story here. (H/T Funkmaster A for the link)
When I realized that I had no gun, fear instantly struck me, along with anger, and severe panic.
I ran hard.
A potential sheepdog turned into an instant sheep. He was lucky because he got out alive, but as he so eloquently puts it, he was forced to be lucky because he was legally barred from choosing any other course of action.
I kept going, and due to luck, I was fine. There was only one shooter, and he did not set any boobytraps.
That’s all. My decisions were fairly limited and all I could do is go where the doors and hallways took me.
Which fortunately was out of the mall and into the parking lot and safety.
I feel that I am alive today because of luck. I chose to run, but it was not a choice. I was forced to run. Many will say that is the right choice. I say it is the choice that requires luck. ALOT of luck with the position I was in.
Use of deadly force at times may also require luck. But, it also depends upon skill, awareness, and practice. These are things I can control, and these are things I trust far more than luck
Indeed. Control over your own destiny. Relying on your self for your own preservation and well being. What a novel concept. Seems to me that used to be what we strove for. Apparently though our betters feel we are better served by “Gun Free Zones”, paying some one else to put their lives on the line to protect us, and illusions of utopian safety rather than the real security of self reliance.
So he was just one of the lucky ones who was far enough away and unseen by the shooter and able to get away right? Not quite.
Honestly, and as God as my witness, when I saw him shooting and as watched for a few seconds trying to figure out what he was going to do and what I should do, the thought that when through my mind was, “If I had a gun, I have a perfect shot.”
Yes, a perfect shot. I had a full side profile, I was close, and no one was visible behind him execept a wall. I had a clear shot during the second round of fire.
He was 30 yards away from the shooter, on his flank, and the shooter was unaware he was there, firing towards his front. It could have ended right there. It very well may have ended right there.
“What if’s” are of course pure conjecture. “If” he had gotten the CCW he had put off. “If” the Van Maur mall hadn’t banned law abiding citizens from exercising the civil liberty of self-defense. “If” he had been carrying that day. “If” he had thought clear enough to engage the shooter. “If” he had gotten off a good shot. Plenty of “If’s”.
But we sure as fuck know what happened when the “if’s” were removed, don’t we.
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The Puppy Blender, who by the way is a law professor, has the following suggestion regarding the Omaha mass murder (link thanks to LC Shamalama):
It seems to me that we’ve reached the point at which a facility that bans firearms, making its patrons unable to defend themselves, should be subject to lawsuit for its failure to protect them. The pattern of mass shootings in “gun free” zones is well-established at this point, and I don’t see why places that take the affirmative step of forcing their law-abiding patrons to go unarmed should get off scot-free.
He’s absolutely right, you know, for all of the reasons that he states.
There is, at this point, no reasonable argument, much less a compelling one, against a correlation between “gun free zones” and the likelihood that they’ll be the target of mass shootings, so nobody making their property a “gun free zone” can convincingly argue that they had no way of knowing or that they were acting in good faith.
At this point, it is abundantly clear to any reasonable person that banning legal carry of weapons poses an increased risk to the individual, so the logical conclusion is that if you ban firearms on the premises, you take it upon yourself to provide adequate security for visitors. And if you fail in doing so (remember that even the mall security guards were unarmed), you become liable.
Sue the shit out of them.
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Sometimes we hate being right, and this is one of those times.
When the terrible news broke about the horror at the Westroads Mall in Omaha, Nebraska, our second thought (our first thought was a combination of sheer horror and prayers to G-d for comfort and strength to the loved ones of the victims) was “we’re willing to bet that this is yet another one of those ’subhuman beast somehow, mysteriously ignores ‘gun free zones’ signs and goes to town on innocent victims in what amounts to a ‘free fire zone’ cases.”
We also had a pretty solid feeling that the MSMidiots would somehow, mysteriously, fail to report on that “tiny” fact. Well guess what? We were right. Again:
The horrible tragedy at the Westroads Mall in Omaha, Neb. received a lot of attention Wednesday and Thursday. It should have. Eight people were killed, and five were wounded.
A Google news search using the phrase “Omaha Mall Shooting” finds an incredible 2,794 news stories worldwide for the last day. From India and Taiwan to Britain and Austria, there are probably few people in the world who haven’t heard about this tragedy.
But despite the massive news coverage, none of the media coverage, at least by 10 a.m. Thursday, mentioned this central fact: Yet another attack occurred in a gun-free zone.
Gee, we wonder why? They certainly had everything else covered, didn’t they? Within hours they breathlessly reported everything about the psycho bastard: His history as a “troubled youth”, the make and model of his weapon, the contents of his suicide note, everything except for his shoe size. But somehow, inexplicably, they failed to notice that yet another mass murder committed with a gun was committed in a “gun free zone.”
Which is, by the way, about as “professional” as writing 15 articles about a “mysterious plane crash” and not once mentioning that the engines had fallen off or that the plane hadn’t been refueled prior to take-off.
If the MSM journaljizzmers with their impeccable credentials and googly-umpteen layers of rigorously fact-checking editors fail to notice the signs plastered all over the mall, is it any wonder that a psychopath criminal misses them too? The poor guy probably wasn’t aware that he was breaking the law. If only he’d seen the signs, he would surely have had second thoughts and decided not to go murder eight innocent people. After all, bringing a gun to a “gun free zone” is a CRIME, right? And we all know that if there’s ONE thing that cold-blooded, heartless, psychopathic murderers respect, it’s the law.
Back here in the real world, if you do some basic Google research (we wouldn’t expect anybody to match the flawless in-depth research done by the Einsteins of the MSM. They’re so much better than we are, after all), you’ll find that every single massacre like this one that has been committed since some gummint imbecile dreamed up “gun free zones” has been committed in one. Every. Single. One.
If we were the scientifically minded type, we might almost think that there’s some sort of correlation here. But that would be ridiculous, because surely The Deciders™ in the MSM would have noticed and reported on that, if that were the case. Must be nothing but a coinky-dink.
Now, of course, the thing that you’re bound to get thrown in your face if you suggest that maybe
Open Season on Innocents, er Victims Guaranteed to be Defenseless, er Gun Free Zone signs aren’t all that safe and therefore not much of a good idea (except from the criminal’s point of view, of course), is that “nobody would’ve been able to do anything anyways, even if they had been carrying, because those things just happen too fast.”
Which isn’t a completely astoundingly asinine and imbecilic argument. Because yes, Virginia, they can happen even in areas where everybody and their cousins thrice removed are carrying. Yet, somehow, they don’t seem to happen there, do they?
The civic value of law-abiding citizens bearing arms isn’t in “we need somebody there to return fire”, although that certainly is a bonus if the situation drags out for a while. It’s in deterrence. Because somebody in such a place just might be carrying, and they just might be right next to you when you pull your rifle out of your duffel bag, or whichever method you’ve decided to use in your sick, deranged, criminal mind. And then your “blaze of glory” will suddenly turn into a hollowpoint unceremoniously planted between your beady, piggy eyes before you even get a chance to take aim.
Remember: Most of those notorious nutcases want to be noticed, they long for their deaths to “mean something.” If there’s one thing they don’t want, it’s to be executed on the spot by a law-abiding, gun-toting civilian like the common criminals that they are. The slime that committed the Omaha atrocity ended his suicide note with “now I’ll be famous.” (See what good that’s going to do you in Hell, you swine). And if you don’t believe us, we invite you to look past incidents up, because even if you don’t believe that murderers prefer “Gun Free” zones, the criminals certainly seem to.
And, of course, in addition to pure deterrence, allowing law-abiding gun owners to carry adds greatly to the probability that one is in the immediate vicinity of the goblin when he decides to carry out the atrocity.
It’s not a guarantee, nothing but death, taxes and corruption in politicians is guaranteed, but neither is locking all the doors and windows in your house a guarantee against burglary. That doesn’t mean that you’re going to leave them all open in the future, does it? Think about it.
We pray that Almighty G-d may embrace the ones left behind and grant them peace, strength and comfort, and we pray that the imbecilic “gun free zone” laws are repealed as soon as possible.
Before they and the politicians who embrace them claim any more innocent victims.
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Hat Tip to LC Mrs. M-ITT™ for the linkage AND warning, as I’d still be cleaning chunks of brain matter from the keyboard, and I sure can’t afford to lose anymore. Sorry for the length, it was just too deserving of a thorough fisking, nay begging for one.
Boston, being the bastion of liberalism that it is, decides to cast aside that pesky warrant thing and go right to throwing it’s doors wide-open to searches for weapons. After all, it’s for the chilllrrren and keeping those evil guns that the gang-bangers always seem to have at hand, from going on autonomous killing-sprees. The Constitution and Bill of Rights are living, breathing documents, subject to penumbras and just about whatever a black-robed wearing tyrant says right?
So, we here at Teh Rott Management submit for your consideration, the following:
SPEW WARNINGS are IN EFFECT !!!
Police to search for guns in homes City program depends on parental consent
Boston police are launching a program that will call upon parents in high-crime neighborhoods to allow detectives into their homes, without a warrant, to search for guns in their children’s bedrooms. [Emph Mine]
Any numbers of things come to my mind about this. The first being the likelihood of any contraband found during a consensual search will always be questioned in court, without a specific written “Consent to Search” boilerplate document. Chances are the evidence obtained will be suppressed. Next item, “Plain-View Doctrine”. Once the consent to enter the residence is given, the police are permitted to seize any and all contraband that is reasonably visible. So dad or mom, just forgot to remove the crack-stem from the coffee table, and voila, it’s seized, mom and/or dad arrested and the kids go to Child Abductive Services. Call it the “Law of Unintended Consequences” or Bad Karma. You can’t pick and chose with constitutional law. Or worse yet the little goblin-in-training isn’t all that keen about surrendering it’s favorite gat quite yet and decides to “give it” to the man one round at a time. Shit Storm Ensues.
The program, which is already raising questions about civil liberties, is based on the premise that parents are so fearful of gun violence and the possibility that their own teenagers will be caught up in it that they will turn to police for help, even in their own households.
They’re YOUR kids you wastes of protoplasm that just happened to propagate. If you’re too stupid to keep an eye on what’s in your kid’s room and what to do about it don’t expect the gubmint to swoop in and fix your problem without direct and immediate bad consequences to you. Let’s think about this very carefully, something the liberal GFW crowd is singularly unable to do. Were talking inner city here, the majority of the kids that might actually possess guns, won’t be in school to begin with and furthermore whoever is at ‘home’ (if at all) for them is about as likely to cooperate with the police, as Rosie would part with her favorite V-12 turbo-charged vibrator. Besides the kid will be packing the gun, not hiding it in a shoebox under his bed you simpering, simians. Of course, once the police have left (I’m sure they’ll blend right in with the plainclothes) the local gangs get to use the place for target practice. It doesn’t take rocket science to realize what’s going to happen to the ’snitch” and he/she and the home WILL be considered as such.
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The right to keep and bear arms.Protect it.Cherish it. Never let it be taken away from you.
“Witnesses described a scene of mayhem at the school in this leafy lakeside community, saying the shooter prowled the building looking for victims while shouting slogans for “revolution.”
Dunblane, Finland, Colombine, Hoddle Street, Strathfield, Monash University, Port Arthur, Virginia Tech.
ALL GUN FREE ZONES.
The wind blows softly over the lawns….
..and the dead whisper…“If only I had had a gun…”
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Few things amuse us more than to pick up the mindless mewlings of a self-righteous, grandstanding arsehole and mock them until they quit twitching and, thanks to the Imperial Blogsis, we’ve found just such a thing:
The Student Pledge Against Gun Violence is simple. It reads:
“I will never bring a gun to school.
“I will never use a gun to settle a personal problem or dispute.
“I will use my influence with my friends to keep them from using guns to settle disputes.
“My individual choices and actions, when multiplied by those of young people throughout the country, will make a difference. Together, by honoring this pledge, we can reverse the violence and grow up in safety.”
The results of this pledge speak for themselves: This has created a landslide of historical proportions, guaranteeing safety from harm for all. Just ask 32 students at Virginia Tech. Oh wait, that’s right. You can’t. But it sure sounds good, doesn’t it?
In 1996, the United States Senate passed a resolution [pdf document] proclaiming the first Day of National Concern, followed by a Presidential Proclamation by President Bill Clinton.
And what can possibly stand in the way of a Presidential Proclamation [could we have a fanfare here, please? — Ed.] and a Day of National Concern™ (complete with dramatically furrowed brows, we’re sure)?
Funny, though, because all of our research shows that every single school massacre committed by deranged goblins has happened after, not prior to this dramatic move against violence, not to mention the famed push to declare all schools
Gun Free Open Season for Psychopaths Zones.
Since then, more than ten million young people have signed on to this pledge.
And not a damn thing has changed as a result, as is always the case with liberal, do-gooder, feel-good instead of doing something responses to anything.
Ryan Vigil decided to convince as many of his classmates as he could at Highlands High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico to sign it, too.
And then, last Thursday, he was gunned down.
…as a result of his strange idea that it would be funny to drive around the neighborhood, throwing golf balls at random people. Jesus wept. We’re really, really trying to give a damn here, but somehow the Give a Damn Process™ just fails to initialize. Ever been hit by a golf ball? That fucking hurts. Those things are hard, and anybody disputing the fact are more than welcome to show up at the Imperial Palace, where we’ll be more than happy to pelt you with them for hours on end, free of charge.
Ryan - a third-baseman for his school’s baseball team - participated in an ill-advised schoolboy prank with some of his friends as they drove around town and tossed golf balls at people. The kids reportedly tossed some at an alleged methamphetamine user, who later found the boys and allegedly shot Ryan in the head.
Action, meet consequence. Consequence, meet action. Nice to meet ya.
“[Ryan] always had a smile on his face,” Highlands High School baseball coach Anthony Lovato said.
Even when he was using strangers’ noggins for target practice? What a champ!
He had an extremely hard work ethic - [he was] a great kid to be around.”
Unless he was bored and happened to be in possession of a handful of Callaways™, of course.
Today is the National Day of Concern for 2007, a day when we can all rededicate ourselves to preventing even one more senseless gun death.
It is? Thanks for reminding us. We’ll promptly do our bit by finding a few moronic goblins and shooting them in the face. See y’all later.
We can remember Ryan, and remember the pledge that he and many of his classmates believed in and signed.
Would throwing a few hard objects in the face of the author of this tripe count for Extra Credit?
And we can also simply consider the words of Ryan’s High School Principal, Nikki Dennis, who said, “If you write any headline, he’s an example of the random violence facing our nation.
Nothing random about it, if you ask us, unless you’re referring to his victims. Asshole kid commits aggravated assault against innocent passers-by, victims throw him out of the gene pool in self-defense. Adult swim only, now go to Moron’s Paradise, will you?
“Write that he was a good kid, a really good kid.”
I’ll make a note of that and immediately teach my kids to throw hard objects in the face of strangers to prove how good they are.
Preferably liberal gun-fearing wussy assholes.
They’re less likely to be armed, after all.
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A seven year old draws a stick figure of somebody holding a gun in his notebook and gets suspended.
Of course, if the silly little tyke had been a girl with a desire to get statutorily raped, the same school would probably insist that she had a Constitutional right to get birth control pills without the parents’ knowledge.
This country has gone stark, raving, frothingly insane.
UPDATE: Re: the birth control pills for pre-teens issue: The Imperial Educational Advisor has it exactly right (again). What eleven-year-olds being raped (remember that we still have laws about minors being humped?) need isn’t a hush-hush under the table pill, they need law enforcement. Not only is advocating pill distribution to children taking control away from the parents (remember that outmoded concept?), it’s aiding and abetting rape of children.
Yes, people. Having sex with a minor is a crime, and should be treated as such. Preferably by cutting off the genitals of the offender with a very dull, rusty knife.
UPDATE the Second: Not that it should come as a surprise to anybody that Publik Skool “Teachers” are eager to get rid of any incriminating evidence without the parents’ knowledge. They seem to have a personal angle here (link thanks to LC nerbygirl).
A young teacher in Iowa sheepishly admits he fondled a fifth-grader’s breast. But he doesn’t lose his teaching license until one persistent victim and her family go public - 40 years after the first accusation.
A middle-school teacher in Pennsylvania targets a young girl in his class and uses the guise of love to abuse her sexually.
No wonder they’re so much in favor of just shoving it under the rug by either putting their rape victims on the pill or giving them access to “no questions asked” abortions.
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Our only surprise is that we haven’t heard from Greta van Cistern yet (link via LC & IB DRJ):
MADISON, Wis. — The state’s top law enforcement official is drawing criticism for encouraging the public not to answer reporters’ questions about a north woods shooting by an off-duty sheriff’s deputy that left seven dead, including the gunman.
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen last week said law enforcers would not answer questions about the case in the city where it took place, and he relayed a request that Crandon residents ignore reporters asking questions. He then left the podium without taking questions.
A week after the shooting, authorities have released little or no information on autopsy findings, certain 911 calls made during a manhunt and crime-scene evidence. The crime is one state’s biggest homicide cases, and in addition to being a deputy, the shooter was also a part-time officer on the Crandon police force.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel said in an editorial Thursday that among the questions left unanswered is whether there was a problem with the police response, and whether psychological screening is needed for police recruits.
“The news media must give the survivors room to grieve in private,” the editorial said. “But they must also do their job — report on a matter of great importance to the state. Unfortunately, Van Hollen has signaled that he may make the media’s job harder.”
…and Heaven forbid that the Almighty “Deciders” in the MSM should have to actually work for their money? Doesn’t this guy know who they are? Hasn’t he heard of their Constitutionally secured right to set up cameras in your bedroom, kitchen and living room at the drop of a hat to secure their ratings and ad income?
Now, I’ll be the first to admit that there are questions regarding this case that are indeed within “public’s right to know”, and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel of course points out only these. When a government official, such as a deputy, freaks out and goes bonkers on a murdering spree, then there are legitimate questions about how on Earth he managed to fall through the cracks and end up a ticking time bomb in uniform. No argument there. We the People have entrusted the government with certain powers, and when those powers end up being abused, then we most certainly have a right to know just what led up to it and how to prevent it again. If we can’t be trusted with that knowledge, then we can’t trust them with the power, period.
But we all know that that’s not what the MSM is really talking about. That’s just the smokescreen they’re laying out to obscure their real agenda. Sure, they’d like to cover the official side of it too, but as we all know from reading the newspapers and, even more so, watching the dummy tube every night, what really gives them a hard-on for tragedy is setting up cameras, lights, carnie rides and concession stands in the front yards of the bereaved. Heck, if they could get away with it, they’d shove a web cam in the casket too. It’s the “human interest” angle, don’t ya know, and it’s good for ratings and circulation numbers which, again, is great for ad revenue. We are, sadly, a nation of rubberneckers. Anybody who has ever driven a car on the freeway will know, as anything from a flat squirrel over a car pulled over on the shoulder to a 6 car pile-up will cause a complete slowdown because of vultures hoping to catch a glimpse of mayhem, and the press knows it too.
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