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TWENTY SEVEN shot dead including 18
children at Connecticut elementary as
´student´s father´ and a second shooter
massacre entire class in worst school
shooting in American history

Daily Mail [UK], by Rachel Quigley

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 12/14/2012 1:53:15 PM

At least 27 people are dead--including 18 children--after a gunman believed to be a student´s father opened fire today at an elementary school in Connecticut. Police were dispatched to Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown after they received reports of shots being fired by a gunman in one of the kindergarten classrooms of the school at 9.35am. There are preliminary reports a student´s 20-year-old father was the shooter and that he went from classroom to classroom firing at students and teachers with a .223-caliber rifle. An entire classroom of students is unaccounted for and frantic parents are desperately seeking information


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Reply 1 - Posted by: crabam, 12/14/2012 1:56:15 PM     (No. 9065636)

Horrible tragedy. I can´t imagine what the parents are going through.

Just like some of the readers have been talking abour racially profiling arab muslims at airport, we need to start racial profiling of young white males in their 20s-30s at all schools and malls.

Search Google for major shootings in the USA… search the shooters name…. there are wackos of every size, shape, color and ethnicity… The school shooters are almost all young white males in their 20’s-30s.

I believe in responsible gun ownership… but too many crazies out there and unfortunately you and I have to put up with the inconvenience …. Just my two cents.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 12/14/2012 1:57:40 PM     (No. 9065639)

For further information, please also see:

"´There were screams coming over the intercom... and the children were told to close their eyes´: Terrified students recall horrifying scene after gunman opened fire at Connecticut elementary school" by Lydia Warren of the Daily Mail --


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Reply 3 - Posted by: pmarc078, 12/14/2012 2:02:45 PM     (No. 9065648)

#1 a mass killing that happens every few months is an "inconvenience"?

wow. kinda like when obama referred to the embassy killings as "not optimal"....

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Reply 4 - Posted by: crabam, 12/14/2012 2:04:13 PM     (No. 9065652)

#3... I was referring to searches at airports as "inconvenience" not the shootings... sorry I should have been clearer.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: novakid, 12/14/2012 2:06:27 PM     (No. 9065655)

Itis a good thing that schools are "gun free zones." Imagine if one of the teachers had had a weapon (and the training)for defense; someone might have gotten hurt!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bpl40, 12/14/2012 2:09:06 PM     (No. 9065658)

How can a 20 year old be the father of an elementary school student?? Became one at the age of 13? Something horribly wrong here. Our hearts go out to the families..

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Reply 7 - Posted by: spahrkl, 12/14/2012 2:13:28 PM     (No. 9065671)

drudge just reported a knife slashing in China, I think the number envolved is 20.

Now, these two event happening at the same time provides proof that insane people use any agent to accomplish their horrific deeds. It isn´t confined to any one object.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All, 12/14/2012 2:15:35 PM     (No. 9065674)

Still too early to know exactly what happened, either the body count or the nature of the perp(s).

But not too early for the usual suspects to start blaming the NRA and "lax" gun laws.

Very sad all around.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: JoniTx, 12/14/2012 2:16:25 PM     (No. 9065675)

Terribly difficult to understand. Heartbreak and sadness. God Bless all.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Dreemaun, 12/14/2012 2:17:51 PM     (No. 9065682)

I would be curious to see how many of these young white male shooters are addicted to violent video games. I think they get bored with "pretend" shooting and they want to see what it would feel like to shoot at live targets (humans). So very sad at any time of year, but especially right before Christmas.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: spahrkl, 12/14/2012 2:19:42 PM     (No. 9065686)

rechecked the Drudge article. Twenty two
children are envolved. These killers are not only insane butI they are cowards to attack children! I too feel very heart heavy for the parents who have lost a child! Whether it be a son who lost his life in Benghanzi or a child in America!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: octrojan, 12/14/2012 2:23:37 PM     (No. 9065693)

Not insane, #11. Evil. It´s a copout to always claim anyone who does something evil is insane. I´m sure this jerk is very sane.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 12/14/2012 2:23:41 PM     (No. 9065694)

How is it that such things occur more and more often in America, yet many people cannot or will not admit that something is very wrong with our country. The left will blame this on gun ownership, but people do not go out and kill innocent children unless their souls have been overtaken by evil. God save us from the evil one.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: question_complexity, 12/14/2012 2:24:01 PM     (No. 9065697)

With ultra-violent video games and Tarantino-style movies, our natural, instinctive revulsion to blood, torn and mangled bodies, etc. is being "programmed" out of us. Particularly true of people who are already mentally unstable.

What used to be "unthinkable" is now easily enacted with video games and transferring that "experience" to the real world is not that big of a leap to some people.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: belwhatter, 12/14/2012 2:25:23 PM     (No. 9065701)

Another profoundly sad tragedy - it is less of a gun problem than it is a culture problem. Americans need to sit back and take a good look at themselves and the moral turpitude of society - we see the results of the ´me´ generation daily thrust in our faces. IMHO,it is past time for the pendulum to swing back and leave the madness of this hedonistic society in ashes.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: simple simon, 12/14/2012 2:27:05 PM     (No. 9065704)

If you have children STILL in a public school you are a brain-dead fool or extremely selfish to risk your kids mental and physical well-being for a dual income.

It is a horrible place to raise your kids and gets worse with each day.


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Reply 17 - Posted by: 4Justice, 12/14/2012 2:29:07 PM     (No. 9065707)

Yes and don´t forget the fact that people are no longer taught to respect life or others. Everything today is me, me me me me!

Guns have nothing to do with the killing. The guy could have killed even more of the children with a bomb (which is actually easier to get one´s hands on than a gun). I am so sick of the lefties...they are going to use this as another campaign to outlaw guns or restrict them so much that nobody can get them (except the elite in power)

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Gagolfer, 12/14/2012 2:29:27 PM     (No. 9065708)

Apparently his mother was the kindergarten teacher there. Seems he wiped out all or most of her class. No children from her class have been brought out. Killed his father first in NJ.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: maggie2u, 12/14/2012 2:31:42 PM     (No. 9065712)

All over America today people are praying, ´dear God, don´t let this be a black man, dear God, don´t let this be a white Christian, dear allah, don´t let this be a muslim.´
When the vast majority of those groups are not violent but what we need to do is start banning all the violent movies, TV shows, video games. All of us here see this daily on our TV sets. Have any of you ever watched Criminal MInds? How they come up with the most insane plots showing the most horrific murders is beyond me. I stopped watching that show after just a few months. I see advertisements for other shows that show a pornography of violence. How does this affect the minds of young people?
We have successfully banned God from the marketplace and have replaced HIm with the glorification of sex and violence. We have lost our souls.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: 4Justice, 12/14/2012 2:33:11 PM     (No. 9065716)

Oh by the way, have you folks seen some of the stuff that is in movies nowadays? In both full feature movies and in short films. The extreme gore and evil that is portrayed in these so-called horror or crime movies is beyond anything imaginable. I saw a film where this doctor´s sick obsession was indulged. He paid a prostitute to cut off his body parts so he could eat them. And then the kid saw it all and kept a finger (to start the sick process over again in his life). I mean this stuff is beyond sick.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Italiano, 12/14/2012 2:37:15 PM     (No. 9065725)

Same asinine post on multiple threads. Tiresome.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: bullhead, 12/14/2012 2:44:37 PM     (No. 9065736)

Romans 1: 28 And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them up to a debased mind to do what ought not to be done. 29 They were filled with all manner of unrighteousness, evil, covetousness, malice. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, maliciousness.

Unless there is great turning to our Creator, I fear we in the USA, and the World, are going to see more and more of the tragic results of "debased minds."

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Reply 23 - Posted by: ramona, 12/14/2012 2:48:10 PM     (No. 9065739)

I haven´t yet seen the report that it was the kindergarten teacher´s son - but interesting to note that last week a young man murdered his father, an instructor at Casper College in Wyoming, and now this. Copy cat? (Well in Casper the father´s girlfriend was murdered first with a gun; then jr. used a bow and arrow on his dad).

As I said in the first thread down below, I am absolutely sickened. I spend a lot of time in elementary classrooms and to think that in a nice quiet neighborhood, in a school with decent security, that such horror can ensue.

As you can imagine my colleagues at the college here are knee-jerk blaming the NRA/gun lobby. No thought given to the fact that we have made it near impossible to teach traditional moral/religious values, that the family is no longer considered the building block of a strong healthy civilization, that there are no restrictions on the gratuitous violence and sex that our youngest children are exposed to, the glorification of the drug and ghetto and gang culture- and how all of that might have created a monster who can kill a classroom of innocent 5 year-olds.

No doubt we will hear soon enough about the mental health of the shooter. We´ll get all the details. But for now I am shaken to the core. This isn´t supposed to happen in America.
Ramona (the Pest)

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Reply 24 - Posted by: TXknitter, 12/14/2012 3:14:41 PM     (No. 9065791)

Demonizing and profiling ALL young white males? Oh the progressives will be right on it. More pertinent questions as to mental illness, and first thing I always wonder is what psychotropic drugs could he have been taking? The media never wants to even ask the question.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Hermoine, 12/14/2012 3:21:20 PM     (No. 9065804)

I would like to know if this guy was on Adderall or Ritalin. I´m convinced there´s a link. All the school shootings in the ´90s involving young men or adolescent boys had one thing in common: the use of Adderall, Ritalin or other ADHD drugs.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Italiano, 12/14/2012 3:23:58 PM     (No. 9065809)

NBC is making it all about Obama. Nauseating.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: TXknitter, 12/14/2012 3:44:26 PM     (No. 9065857)

#27 Yes - that is documented now. Totally ignored vital information.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 12/14/2012 4:47:56 PM     (No. 9065951)

How can you protect your children when their teacher´s own child is the attacker? She may have been a wonderful teacher, but the children in her class were placed in danger because someone in her family was violent.

Pray for the parents of these murdered children.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: laotzu, 12/14/2012 5:45:46 PM     (No. 9066054)

Government, you get an F today.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 12/14/2012 5:54:12 PM     (No. 9066072)

#27 - was wondering that too.
At 20 years old, he is certainly of the "Ritalin generation".

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