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Thu Dec 20, 2012, 06:08 PM

"President Kennedy Assassinated By Sword-Wielding Loner"

"President Kennedy Assassinated By Sword-Wielding Loner"

"Martin Luther King Jr. Laid Low By Meat Cleaver"

"Senator Robert Kennedy Murdered By Axe In California"

...said no headline ever.

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Reply "President Kennedy Assassinated By Sword-Wielding Loner" (Original post)
WilliamPitt Dec 2012 OP
villager Dec 2012 #1
99th_Monkey Dec 2012 #2
MrMickeysMom Dec 2012 #3
spanone Dec 2012 #4
Progressive dog Dec 2012 #5
madinmaryland Dec 2012 #6
Nevernose Dec 2012 #13
Neoma Dec 2012 #22
trackfan Dec 2012 #7
Cooley Hurd Dec 2012 #11
LanternWaste Dec 2012 #8
Initech Dec 2012 #9
yardwork Dec 2012 #16
Initech Dec 2012 #17
BainsBane Dec 2012 #10
Cooley Hurd Dec 2012 #12
BainsBane Dec 2012 #14
Cooley Hurd Dec 2012 #15
riderinthestorm Dec 2012 #18
needledriver Dec 2012 #19
Bucky Dec 2012 #21
Bucky Dec 2012 #20

Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Thu Dec 20, 2012, 06:12 PM

1. "mass casualties in piano wire garroting at workplace"

n/t

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Thu Dec 20, 2012, 06:16 PM

2. "20 dead, 43 wounded by crazed killer swinging ball-peen hammer" nt

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Thu Dec 20, 2012, 06:16 PM

3. I get it...

... but not without letting you get away with the LONE sword wielder comment. That was no lone sword, buddy.

Yeah, I get it.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Thu Dec 20, 2012, 06:17 PM

4. '...as mr oswald swung down from his perch in the texas depository, he nipped sen. connally,

seriously wounding him, while he deftly delivered a fatal blow to the President'.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Thu Dec 20, 2012, 06:17 PM

5. If the secret service had been better armed, Kennedy

would be alive today. Or maybe if Jackie had been armed, or every one of the spectators.
There must be some scenario that shows how arming everyone would protect us all-or not.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Thu Dec 20, 2012, 06:17 PM

6. "Julius Caesar assassinated by knife wielding conspirators".

Well, at least it is true, though 2,000 years ago.



Et tu Brutus??

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Response to madinmaryland (Reply #6)

Thu Dec 20, 2012, 07:48 PM

13. If there had been at least one person

Carrying a knife, Caesar might have lived. Oh, wait...

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Response to Nevernose (Reply #13)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 06:31 PM

22. Ahhh, I think only history lovers can appreciate that one.

Knew a guy that didn't know who Gandhi was.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Thu Dec 20, 2012, 06:29 PM

7. Here you go...

I only remember this because there is a picture of it in one of those "photos of the century" type collections.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inejiro_Asanuma

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Response to trackfan (Reply #7)

Thu Dec 20, 2012, 07:44 PM

11. There's ONE modern killing by sword...

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Thu Dec 20, 2012, 06:29 PM

8. The second swordsman is a myth...

The second swordsman is a myth perpetrated by the guillotine companies to... eh, I got nothin'.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Thu Dec 20, 2012, 06:39 PM

9. "Ping pong table collapses, kills 25"

Per today's latest stupidity.

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Response to Initech (Reply #9)

Thu Dec 20, 2012, 07:59 PM

16. Don't forget the flat screen TVs. I hear that they kill more people than anything.

Per the same source.

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Response to yardwork (Reply #16)

Thu Dec 20, 2012, 11:19 PM

17. Garden hoses kill people, should we be regulating garden hoses?

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Thu Dec 20, 2012, 07:21 PM

10. You forgot assassination by car

So much more serious than guns.

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Response to BainsBane (Reply #10)

Thu Dec 20, 2012, 07:45 PM

12. Cars do not move at the speed of sound...

Nice try, though...

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Response to Cooley Hurd (Reply #12)

Thu Dec 20, 2012, 07:56 PM

14. Do meat cleavers?

Hmmm. I need to upgrade my kitchen equipment.

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Response to BainsBane (Reply #14)

Thu Dec 20, 2012, 07:57 PM

15. That's the point. No other public weapon chucks its payload at the speed of sound...

Oy vey...

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Thu Dec 20, 2012, 11:26 PM

18. Klebold and Harris enter Columbine high school with knife cutters and...

are disarmed in the cafeteria by student-athletes, pinned to the ground by teachers, and are ultimately brought to justice.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 06:26 PM

19. Aircraft hijacked by box cutter wielding fanatics

Over 3000 die.

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Response to needledriver (Reply #19)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 06:29 PM

21. If the government outlaws boxcutters only outlaws will have airplanes

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 06:28 PM

20. Those electrons could've been used to make a point.

My guess is that you're drinking right about now. Hope you and that little lady of yours have a great Christmas.

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