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Rotten666 1
Now is the time to be a real leader. I want to hear solutions from the president, as he will likely have most of the country behind him.

Tipping point.
Posted by Rotten666 on December 14, 2012 at 12:23 PM · Report this
Will in Seattle 2
Agreed.

Tipping point.
Posted by Will in Seattle http://www.facebook.com/WillSeattle on December 14, 2012 at 12:32 PM · Report this
Cato the Younger Younger 3
More like Coward in Chief
Posted by Cato the Younger Younger on December 14, 2012 at 12:36 PM · Report this
Original Andrew 4
Nothing is going to happen. Obama doesn't care, Congress doesn't care, and the NRA/gun owners certainly don't care. Let's not delude ourselves into thinking otherwise.
Posted by Original Andrew on December 14, 2012 at 12:36 PM · Report this
dwightmoodyforgetsthings 5
Completely inconsequential. The roll of mourner-in-chief is pointless bullshit. America's obsession with these tragedies makes us scared, stupid, and encourages the next lunatic to try to do it bigger and better. I'd be so happy if the President just sent out a one paragraph letter that said "Of course I'm heartbroken by a massacre of children. Now everyone hug your kids and get on with your life." But behavior that rational just isn't politically possible anymore because this country has gotten too stupid.
Posted by dwightmoodyforgetsthings http://www.reddit.com/r/spaceclop on December 14, 2012 at 12:39 PM · Report this
Max Solomon 6
@4: plenty of people in the adminstration and congress care. they also know that nothing can be done politically with the GOP in charge of Congress, & that the NRA's 40 year campaign has stifled all debate and led us to this point.
Posted by Max Solomon on December 14, 2012 at 12:39 PM · Report this
pfffter 7
@4 Yeah, with that attitude, you're right, nothing will change.

Write your representative and senators. Sign the demand change pledge.

http://www.demandaplan.org/

Donate. Build a voice stronger than the NRA. Hold the fuckers who accept their money accountable.

Posted by pfffter on December 14, 2012 at 12:41 PM · Report this
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Crazy people can get guns, and shoot people. So, let's enable defense by giving more people more guns.

Realistic solutions can't be talked about in daylight. The cycle continues, and innocent people die.

Welcome to the arms race of the new Cold War.
Posted by bitethemailman on December 14, 2012 at 12:43 PM · Report this
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Boy oh boy. I guess you can count on those awful constitutional lawyers not to exploit the deaths of children to push a pet political agenda.
Posted by GermanSausage on December 14, 2012 at 12:45 PM · Report this
Original Andrew 10
@ 7,

When the horrid, sadistic, hate-crazed, old white people start getting shot up, then maybe we'll get reasonable gun control laws, but until someone gives the leaders at NRA headquarters an Abe Lincoln scalp massage, it ain't gonna happen.
Posted by Original Andrew on December 14, 2012 at 12:51 PM · Report this
The Accidental Theologist 11
#BanTheNRA
Posted by The Accidental Theologist http://accidentaltheologist.com on December 14, 2012 at 12:52 PM · Report this
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America needs compassionate policies...comprehensive healthcare and mental health care....a ratcheting down of the contentious public conversation... AND GUN CONTROL.
Posted by go bulldogs on December 14, 2012 at 12:53 PM · Report this
Keekee 13
Abe Lincoln scalp massage. Nice.
Posted by Keekee on December 14, 2012 at 12:54 PM · Report this
pfffter 14
@10 You should change your handle to "LearnedHelplessness"
Posted by pfffter on December 14, 2012 at 12:56 PM · Report this
dwightmoodyforgetsthings 15
The media needs to take responsibility for it's roll in this shit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PezlFNTG…
Posted by dwightmoodyforgetsthings http://www.reddit.com/r/spaceclop on December 14, 2012 at 1:19 PM · Report this
treacle 16
Ok gun control, sure.

But what the fuck is wrong with our society where people become so mentally unstable and/or lonely and isolated that they think it's a good plan to go and shoot up a bunch of people in a public place? WTmotherfuckingF?!

Is it just the alienation of urban anomie? Are the stresses of modern life (so fucking expensive, shite social support, retarted emotionlist politics) just too much for these people? Are families broken down so much that they don't see this happening in their offspring? Or are they too dumb in general? It's so baffling.

Yes, access to automatic weaponry is a problem.... but underlying that is the far greater problem the social illness that is loneliness and mental instability.

You know, "Bob" Dobbs said that watching our society slowly crumble would be too much for the average mind to handle. He was clearly right.

My absolute and deep condolences to the families who had such a terrible, terrible loss today...
Posted by treacle on December 14, 2012 at 1:22 PM · Report this
Supreme Ruler Of The Universe 17

Another crazed young shooter in his twenties.

Doesn't quite fit the SLOG profile.

But it should...
Posted by Supreme Ruler Of The Universe http://www.you-read-it-here-first.com on December 14, 2012 at 1:48 PM · Report this
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I think you should pull the name of the gunman off this post. I think every other media source should, too, even though I know it won't happen.

I want those who do this sort of thing to remain anonymous. More specifically, I do not want the other angry lone nuts of the world to know that they will be guaranteed infamy for causing so much suffering on this earth. Because that contributes to the problem - probably more than you appreciate.

I implore you to not mention the gunman's name. Ever. Even if you get it right this time.
Posted by Morosoph on December 14, 2012 at 2:03 PM · Report this
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His Name is Robert Paulson! His Name is Robert Paulson! His Name is Robert Paulson!
Posted by drewm1980 on December 14, 2012 at 3:21 PM · Report this
Haboob 20
The hearts of America go out to the families and victims of this
horrendous act of savagery,there are just no words that can bring
comfort to there families! All I know Is Dam you NRA Dam you to
Hell! But wait maybe we should blame it on vicious video games,
where you run thru kill as many as possible and if you get wiped out no problem just hit restart.What IF that's the main little word
could such an act of violence been carried out with a machete a
hatchet, knife or box of pencils? And now we all look to Obama to
make it right fix it so as to never happen again! As long as there evil people in the world evil things will happen.Why don't we just take it to the top and blame it on God for letting it happen in the first place! I hope one of you have the answer,because I surly don't! Having lost a son to a gun shot, I still can't offer you words that will ease your grief.
Posted by Haboob on December 15, 2012 at 1:37 AM · Report this
Haboob 21
The hearts of America go out to the families and victims of this
horrendous act of savagery,there are just no words that can bring
comfort to there families! All I know Is Dam you NRA Dam you to
Hell! But wait maybe we should blame it on vicious video games,
where you run thru kill as many as possible and if you get wiped out no problem just hit restart.What IF that's the main little word
could such an act of violence been carried out with a machete a
hatchet, knife or box of pencils? And now we all look to Obama to
make it right fix it so as to never happen again! As long as there evil people in the world evil things will happen.Why don't we just take it to the top and blame it on God for letting it happen in the first place! I hope one of you have the answer,because I surly don't! Having lost a son to a gun shot, I still can't offer you words that will ease your grief.
Posted by Haboob on December 15, 2012 at 1:51 AM · Report this
one Nation Under a Groove 22
As the Nation Reflects So Should We
We here at Seattle School District Exposed would like to take a moment to acknowledge resent events. The loss of 26 innocent people (20 children and 6 adults) at Sandy Hook Elementary has rocked us and the nation to the very core. Our deepest sympathy and condolences go out to the families of the victims and the families of children who's lives have been forever changed.

It has been no secret that SSDE has felt the the Seattle School District has been failing to adequately provide security and protection to our children. In light of this recent tragedy we feel obligated to once again bring this matter to the forefront.

After looking into the matter during the school board election we have found that while "Security Specialists" are assigned to High Schools and Middle Schools no Elementary School has been assigned one. The rationale behind not giving Elementary Schools "Security Specialists" is that there aren't enough "severe" incidents at Elementary Schools to need "Security Specialists". In short, employing a "Security Specialist" to stay at an Elementary School is not cost effective. A better business model being employing "Security Specialists" to mobile patrols that conduct checks and respond to Elementary Schools.

The ideal situation would be that no school would ever need security. This however is sadly not the case. While the need for security has been reduced to triage, it has been applied wrongly in this situation. The school districts criteria for security has obviously been about severe instances among students. When one looks at the elementary level of "severe" instances one must look out side the student body for the threat, children are more vulnerable to adults than any preteen or teen. It is the violence of others that we must take into account.

Every High School in the district has at least two security guards some three. Every middle school has one. But not one is assigned to an Elementary School. These "Mobile Security Specialists" are to make security checks and respond to "Severe" incidents at Elementary Schools. The thought that they respond to trouble is somewhat comforting, but that they would have a response time like the police is not.

This is something that we feel needs to be addressed. This is not meant to be confrontational or political, now is not the time for hyperbole. We as a community, and as a city, have to look at these children and ask ourselves if our pride is worth more to us than protecting our children.
Let us know what you think.

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Posted by one Nation Under a Groove http://onenationunderagroove2012.blogspot.com/ on December 29, 2012 at 12:23 PM · Report this

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