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Pittsburgh synagogue shooting leaves multiple people dead and wounded

Sat Oct 27, 2018 6:28 pm

Pick any news source on this.

This is WaPo's:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2 ... cedc446709

This I hate in America mixed with the Second Amendment.

Our thoughts are with the victims and their families & friends.
 
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Sat Oct 27, 2018 6:48 pm

+50 dead or this is just a minor shooting
 
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Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:03 pm

If only the Rabbis had been armed, none of this would have happened......
 
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Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:07 pm

It’s been a while, I was hoping it would be a while longer.
 
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Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:26 pm

Redd wrote:
If only the Rabbis had been armed, none of this would have happened......


Funny you say that. Donnie T has said...

Trump wrote:
"If they had protection inside, maybe it could have been a different situation,"


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-46002549
 
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Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:37 pm

I know the MAGA crew and nationalists are never violent (insert epic eyeroll) but can we start labeling these acts of violence as right wing domestic terrorism yet? Like they did when "the guy speaks Arabic therefore it is Islamic terrorism!"
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Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:57 pm

Mr Trump added that the incident had "little to do" with US gun laws. "If they had protection inside, maybe it could have been a different situation," he said.


If I was planning a mass shooting in a school or some other public place the first person I kill would be the armed guard. I have surprise on my side, they go go first then I get to start shooting everyone else!

I thought this would be a fairly obvious tactic for anyone planning such an event.
 
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Sat Oct 27, 2018 9:15 pm

BlueberryWheats wrote:
Redd wrote:
If only the Rabbis had been armed, none of this would have happened......


Funny you say that. Donnie T has said...


Three cops dead, right? I know that this happened because our cops don't carry guns or something.
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Re: Pittsburgh synagogue shooting leaves multiple people dead and wounded

Sat Oct 27, 2018 9:48 pm

So is Trump going to distance himself from Qanon or are they going to be escorted out of the rallies? What's the plan here?
BlueberryWheats wrote:
Redd wrote:
If only the Rabbis had been armed, none of this would have happened......


Funny you say that. Donnie T has said...

Trump wrote:
"If they had protection inside, maybe it could have been a different situation,"


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-46002549

From the same folks that whine that taking god out of 'murrica has brought all this (historically low) violence :roll:

DocLightning wrote:
BlueberryWheats wrote:
Redd wrote:
If only the Rabbis had been armed, none of this would have happened......


Funny you say that. Donnie T has said...


Three cops dead, right? I know that this happened because our cops don't carry guns or something.

They didn't have enough guns?
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Sat Oct 27, 2018 9:53 pm

Convenient. So far this month we have an airline passenger, a bomber and a shooter. I wonder what next week will bring.
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Sat Oct 27, 2018 11:00 pm

DL717 wrote:
Convenient. So far this month we have an airline passenger, a bomber and a shooter. I wonder what next week will bring.


Rather inconvenient. These are not political stunts.
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Sun Oct 28, 2018 1:10 am

The thing is: I've abandoned Judaism as a religion, but to an anti-Semite, there is no way to abandon Judaism. To an anti-Semite, I will always be Jewish. And it's true, I suppose. I can abandon Judaism. I can become a Catholic or a Buddhist or a Muslim (I wouldn't, of course) and yet I will always be an Ashkenazi Jew. I can't change the cultural milieu or traditions in which I was raised.

"Jewish" is:
1) A religion
2) A culture
3) An ethnicity (a few of them, actually)

So to people like Mr. Bowers, who shot up that synagogue today, there is only one way to solve "the Jewish problem," and that is to kill us all.

But maybe he doesn't realize that men far smarter and more powerful than he have been trying to do that for six thousand years.

And yet we're still here. We're not going anywhere.
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Sun Oct 28, 2018 2:43 am

People just need to mind their own business and not worry about what their fellow countrymen are doing.

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Sun Oct 28, 2018 4:06 am

Once again, a mass murder by guns, this time targeting a Jewish temple. Of course the usual explanations, excuses, various parties to be blame have and will come out.
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Sun Oct 28, 2018 6:41 am

At first sight one might think the President is right saying "If they had protection inside, maybe it could have been a different situation." Yet it is an example of victim blaming. Just like the women who are raped wouldn't have been raped if they hadn't been out alone or dressed in a certain manner, these people might not have died if they had taken care of themselves better.

I don't believe that we can give in to such thinking. People should not have to expect that they will be targets of hate just for being who they are. The answer is not more guns but leaders making it clear that inciting hatred against others is unacceptable. In stead of political leaders of whatever persuasion fostering division, they should seek out what unites us and makes us all better people. That doesn't mean forgetting differences of opinion or policy but it does mean debating in a respectful manner, rather than hurling abuse, accusation and counter accusation.

Dehumanising people and talking of building walls has created the biggest wall between people, a wall made not of bricks or metal but a wall made of hostility to competing ideas. Remember that old saying: a house divided against itself?
 
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Sun Oct 28, 2018 6:57 am

People keep telling me that the more guns there are in a given setting = the more safe we can all feel. Why, then, aren't guns permitted at Trump rallies?
 
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Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:03 am

"Thoughts and prayers for the victims."

There, fixed the problem for you. Next!
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Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:28 am

I really wish right wing figures would stop stoking their crazies. I also wish trump would start just saying "Nazis are bad".

That is all. Everyone to the left of crazy- remember the importance of voting.
 
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Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:42 am

Has Trump gone on the "all sides do it" tengeant yet ?

Yesterday he was saying that the guy was crazy (did he say wacko or something ?) and that the death penalty should be restored. The death penalty is already there for such federal crimes. And executing crazy people ?
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Sun Oct 28, 2018 12:51 pm

What's so sad is the continued complete denial by Trump & his administration, and his blind supporters, at the full speed with which domestic right-wing terrorism is growing in the country.
 
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Sun Oct 28, 2018 3:23 pm

DocLightning wrote:
BlueberryWheats wrote:
Redd wrote:
If only the Rabbis had been armed, none of this would have happened......


Funny you say that. Donnie T has said...


Three cops dead, right? I know that this happened because our cops don't carry guns or something.


3 cops died? Where?
 
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Sun Oct 28, 2018 3:39 pm

dmg626 wrote:
DocLightning wrote:
BlueberryWheats wrote:

Funny you say that. Donnie T has said...


Three cops dead, right? I know that this happened because our cops don't carry guns or something.


3 cops died? Where?


Pittsburgh 2009.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2009_shoo ... e_officers
 
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Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:14 pm

Castor seeds are not ricin, just give false positives for ricin. It's sad that every time a right wing terrorist does something awful the right justifies it because of that one Bernie guy shooting up that baseball game. Really?
 
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Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:54 pm

Give it two days and the next news cycle will push this story away for more outrage of some kind or another.

Frankly, I'm outraged!!
 
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Sun Oct 28, 2018 6:12 pm

With the new Brazilian president we shall see if more guns solve anything.

Meanwhile I'll add Brazil to the list of countries I'm not eager to visit.
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Sun Oct 28, 2018 6:19 pm

This was mass shooting #294 in the USA in 2018


How many have there been in Germany, the UK, the Netherlands, Japan, Australia etc. ?
 
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Sun Oct 28, 2018 7:19 pm

I've been shot at twice in my life. I never saw the shooter in either situation. One was in Boy Scouts hiking during deer season. Some trigger-happy moron heard us hiking and decided that we might be deer so he shot in our general direction. We all started screaming and the shooting stopped after two rounds, but we never saw the guy.

The other was five years ago in my living room when bullets came into our house from someone shooting at...presumably someone running down our side of the street. We never saw the shooter in that case, either.

I think that people don't realize that in real-life situations, you can't tell where the shooting is coming from and that bullets move much faster than you can see, hear, or think. AND in real-life situatons, you aren't expecting the shooting. In both cases, it took a few seconds to register what was happening. I'm still alive by sheer dumb luck. You probably *won't* have an opportunity to draw your weapon and return fire.
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Sun Oct 28, 2018 7:34 pm

Then there is the issue that guns in schools present the same problem as guns in homes. In order to be effective, a gun has to be readily available and loaded. This makes them an accident waiting to happen.
 
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Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:19 pm

DocLightning wrote:
I've been shot at twice in my life. I never saw the shooter in either situation.


I get what you’re saying but you weren’t shot at, those bullets were not targeting you, you were in the wrong place at the wrong time. Scary as hell but it you were hit it would have been accidental.
 
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Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:47 pm

Kiwirob wrote:
dmg626 wrote:
DocLightning wrote:

Three cops dead, right? I know that this happened because our cops don't carry guns or something.


3 cops died? Where?


Pittsburgh 2009.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2009_shoo ... e_officers


Really? Did the poster mean something that happened 9 yrs ago?
 
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Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:17 am

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How many have there been in Germany, the UK, the Netherlands, Japan, Australia etc. ?


All of these countries have proven that eliminating guns only makes criminals move to the next conveniently available weapon. It isn't the inanimate object - its the hate filled mentally ill person.
 
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Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:33 am

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All of these countries have proven that eliminating guns only makes criminals move to the next conveniently available weapon.

Please explain your reasoning behind that statement.. Its obvious that a violent person, or a person in a violent state of mind will choose whatever weapon is available including their fists. But how can you see the "next conveniently available weapon" in Europe as being less lethal than guns?

Or are you just playing with words?
 
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Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:09 am

salttee wrote:
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All of these countries have proven that eliminating guns only makes criminals move to the next conveniently available weapon.

Please explain your reasoning behind that statement.. Its obvious that a violent person, or a person in a violent state of mind will choose whatever weapon is available including their fists. But how can you see the "next conveniently available weapon" in Europe as being less lethal than guns?


Look at recent attacks in Europe - guns may not be conveniently available but vehicles are and they've been used.

The mayor of London is trying to implement rules for knives similar to what Chicago has done for guns. If it wasn't an issue, I doubt he'd be wasting his time. It isn't as simple as "get rid of something that could be a weapon and we'll be safe" and we're fooling ourselves if we think it is. If people don't respect one another then we'll never get there.
 
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Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:31 am

How do you explain this?

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Mon Oct 29, 2018 3:42 am

Wacker1000 wrote:
A3801000 wrote:
How many have there been in Germany, the UK, the Netherlands, Japan, Australia etc. ?


All of these countries have proven that eliminating guns only makes criminals move to the next conveniently available weapon. It isn't the inanimate object - its the hate filled mentally ill person.


But - by sheer coincidence I'm sure - those countries do not have anywhere near as many mass killings, there are very few mass shootings, and very few mass stabbings. 'The next conveniently available weapon' is clearly not as effective as guns for killing people, which means that reducing guns has been successful in lowering the killings.

I'm sure I'd agree that it was about the person if in those countries killings still happened like they do in the USA... but the USA is the only developed country where this happens so regularly. Clearly it's a problem with the gun laws there, to deny that is pure ignorance.

And yes, yes, 'over my dead body' and all that.
 
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Mon Oct 29, 2018 3:46 am

Wacker1000 wrote:
A3801000 wrote:
How many have there been in Germany, the UK, the Netherlands, Japan, Australia etc. ?


All of these countries have proven that eliminating guns only makes criminals move to the next conveniently available weapon. It isn't the inanimate object - its the hate filled mentally ill person.


‘No Way To Prevent This,’ Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens

https://www.theonion.com/no-way-to-prev ... 1823016659
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Re: Pittsburgh synagogue shooting leaves multiple people dead and wounded

Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:22 am

Wacker1000 wrote:
salttee wrote:
Wacker1000 wrote:
All of these countries have proven that eliminating guns only makes criminals move to the next conveniently available weapon.

Please explain your reasoning behind that statement.. Its obvious that a violent person, or a person in a violent state of mind will choose whatever weapon is available including their fists. But how can you see the "next conveniently available weapon" in Europe as being less lethal than guns?


Look at recent attacks in Europe - guns may not be conveniently available but vehicles are and they've been used.

The mayor of London is trying to implement rules for knives similar to what Chicago has done for guns. If it wasn't an issue, I doubt he'd be wasting his time. It isn't as simple as "get rid of something that could be a weapon and we'll be safe" and we're fooling ourselves if we think it is. If people don't respect one another then we'll never get there.


Knives require contact. Cars require contact. With a gun, you can spray bullets and kill hundreds in seconds. Look at Vegas as an example.

All the mass shootings in the US, if someone had a knife do you honestly believe they would have been able to kill as many people?

You're using typical classic deflection/red herring arguments, right out of the NRA playbook.
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Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:31 pm

Kiwirob wrote:
DocLightning wrote:
I've been shot at twice in my life. I never saw the shooter in either situation.


I get what you’re saying but you weren’t shot at, those bullets were not targeting you, you were in the wrong place at the wrong time. Scary as hell but it you were hit it would have been accidental.


Irrelevant. Most of the people in Vegas and Orlando never saw the shooter, either.
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Mon Oct 29, 2018 3:43 pm

My political comment: In any population at any time about 20% of voters could be described as so conservative that Nazi or Fascist is more or less accurate. The Republican party generally cannot win an election without those 20%. Over the last 35 years those 20% have figured out how to whipsaw the rest of Republicans into increasingly accepting their fascist program. Immigrants are bad, homosexuality is evil, transgender does not exist, imports ruin the country, abortion is evil (except when my mistress needs one), talk about how evil big banks and businesses are (but secretly give them all the power they want). And of course only my Jewish friends are OK, the rest are evil. Rant over.

ps - I once was an Eisenhower Republican, but of course he was a conscious agent of the communist party. (and of course we now have Putin upholding western values - and loved by the party)
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Re: Pittsburgh synagogue shooting leaves multiple people dead and wounded

Mon Oct 29, 2018 4:52 pm

More white christian terrorism.

Look the other way.
 
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Mon Oct 29, 2018 5:37 pm

DocLightning wrote:
Kiwirob wrote:
DocLightning wrote:
I've been shot at twice in my life. I never saw the shooter in either situation.


I get what you’re saying but you weren’t shot at, those bullets were not targeting you, you were in the wrong place at the wrong time. Scary as hell but it you were hit it would have been accidental.


Irrelevant. Most of the people in Vegas and Orlando never saw the shooter, either.


The guy in Vegas intended to shot those people, both your situations were really just dumb luck, not saying they weren’t scary but you weren’t the target, you must know the term collateral damage?
 
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Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:26 pm

Kiwirob wrote:
DocLightning wrote:
Kiwirob wrote:

I get what you’re saying but you weren’t shot at, those bullets were not targeting you, you were in the wrong place at the wrong time. Scary as hell but it you were hit it would have been accidental.


Irrelevant. Most of the people in Vegas and Orlando never saw the shooter, either.


The guy in Vegas intended to shot those people, both your situations were really just dumb luck, not saying they weren’t scary but you weren’t the target, you must know the term collateral damage?


His point is that in many, if not most, shootings scenarios you rarely even see the shooter before potentially being shot. In mass shooting scenarios especially things are chaotic and accurately identifying the shooter can be hard even for trained professionals. All of these factors greatly reduce the probability of an armed bystander successfully neutralizing the shooter before being shot themselves (either by the shooter, other armed bystandards who are confused, or police who are confused) or accidentally shooting innocent persons.
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Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:59 pm

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This MAGA shooter was convinced that Jews were harboring violent refugees--now where would he get an idea that refugees are violent and are paid by Soros/the Jews? :scratchchin: This is common GOP dogma now.


Here's an NPR story about one place it has been coming from

U.S. Agency Investigates 'Taxpayer-Funded Anti-Semitism' Against George Soros
"George Soros has his eye on Latin America," the narrator says over an ominous score. "But Judicial Watch, a legal research group in the United States, has its eye on Soros, and on what it views as his lethal influence in undermining democracies."

Judicial Watch, a conservative activist group, has attracted scrutiny in recent weeks for its own full-throated campaign against Soros. It has been raising money on Facebook with ads featuring the face of the liberal Hungarian philanthropist, circled in red with a call to action: "Expose Soros!"

Fox Business recently condemned statements made by the organization's director of investigations and research, Chris Farrell, who pushed a conspiracy theory about Soros during his appearance on Lou Dobbs Tonight. Farrell baselessly claimed that a caravan of Central American migrants is funded by the "Soros-occupied State Department."

https://www.npr.org/2018/10/30/66205293 ... orge-soros


Straight out of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion.
 
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salttee wrote:
Fox Business recently condemned statements made by the organization's director of investigations and research, Chris Farrell, who pushed a conspiracy theory about Soros during his appearance on Lou Dobbs Tonight. Farrell baselessly claimed that a caravan of Central American migrants is funded by the "Soros-occupied State Department."

Typical Fox BS and cop out to blame the guest when senile garbage peddler Lou has been hawking conspiracy theories for years
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Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:45 pm

There was a time when conservatives would have a march and the KKK and other racist would show up. At that time conservatives would be fine and not march with them. to the sides and let the racist march and be screamed and ostracised by the watchers. In most cases they would need to be surrounded by police for their protections,,,, Now when they show up they simply go"Oh we don't believe what they believe" and march on.

So until the trump supporters stop marching and consorting with the racists then all Dt supporters are racist.

When you are standing next to a racist and not calling them out what are people to think?
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Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:44 am

I remember the fall of 1958 when the Democratic fringe-group called the Ku Klux Klan blew up the Temple in Atlanta shortly before children were to arrive for their "Sunday School".
While many people were bemoaning "another" anti-semitic attack, many others, especially war Veterans in the Jewish community got reaquainted with their marksmanship skills.
Once the Klan realized we were becoming armed they left us alone. Yeah, the Second Amendment applies to Jewish Americans as well.

Over the years there have been countless anti-semitic attacks here in to the US. Even when all the kids were murdered at the day school a few years back the mainstream media made no big fuss about it.
Sadly, with just a week remaining before our Mid-Term Elections, the mainstream media is clearly using this terrible episode to energize it's liberal base. ( No mention of the 43 people shot last weekend alone in our most gun-controlled city----Chicago).

Even the Rabbi of the Congregation in Pittsburgh received threats for welcoming our President. Ridiculous!

However, in the short history of the U.S. this country has seen far worse polarization and survived.

For those who might be interested in some recent good op/eds from Conservative sources I will give you a few links:

From the Federalist:
http://thefederalist.com/2018/10/28/the ... bad-faith/

and
http://thefederalist.com/2018/10/30/a-v ... losing-it/

From Breitbart:

https://www.breitbart.com/the-media/201 ... tatistics/
and
https://www.breitbart.com/the-media/201 ... farrakhan/
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Re: Pittsburgh synagogue shooting leaves multiple people dead and wounded

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He's accusing "the left" of politicizing an incident, isn't it ironic ?

Who did propose to "improve" the death penalty and something else I forgot, while the bodies were still warm ?
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