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Fri Jan 11, 2013, 10:56 AM

Why Hasn't There Been Info Coming Out Of Newtown On The Shooter?...

It seems to me that there has been somewhat of a news dearth on this story. We had 24/7 info - much of it that was confusing and wrong - and now we haven't really heard anything about the shooter since. I recall that they found his smashed computer and sent it off somewhere to be worked on. I haven't heard anything about how that is going nor any other info regarding the shooting since. What's going on?

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Reply Why Hasn't There Been Info Coming Out Of Newtown On The Shooter?... (Original post)
global1 Jan 2013 OP
geomon666 Jan 2013 #1
global1 Jan 2013 #7
Scuba Jan 2013 #2
Ken Burch Jan 2013 #42
Bluzmann57 Jan 2013 #3
fleur-de-lisa Jan 2013 #11
TwilightGardener Jan 2013 #19
WinkyDink Jan 2013 #25
zeemike Jan 2013 #30
LiberalEsque01 Jan 2013 #4
Recursion Jan 2013 #5
Tommy_Carcetti Jan 2013 #6
Recursion Jan 2013 #9
zeemike Jan 2013 #34
Brickbat Jan 2013 #8
Heimer Jan 2013 #15
HappyMe Jan 2013 #18
Heimer Jan 2013 #33
HappyMe Jan 2013 #35
ProgressiveProfessor Jan 2013 #10
GeorgeGist Jan 2013 #39
ProgressiveProfessor Jan 2013 #41
HappyMe Jan 2013 #12
Jennicut Jan 2013 #13
randome Jan 2013 #14
bluedigger Jan 2013 #16
1StrongBlackMan Jan 2013 #17
madinmaryland Jan 2013 #26
1StrongBlackMan Jan 2013 #28
NYC Liberal Jan 2013 #20
dragonlady Jan 2013 #23
tavernier Jan 2013 #24
NYC Liberal Jan 2013 #27
Capt. Obvious Jan 2013 #32
Paladin Jan 2013 #21
HappyMe Jan 2013 #22
Paladin Jan 2013 #38
GeorgeGist Jan 2013 #40
Capt. Obvious Jan 2013 #29
City Lights Jan 2013 #31
sendero Jan 2013 #36
Frustratedlady Jan 2013 #37
Bryn Jan 2013 #43
ManiacJoe Jan 2013 #44
Bryn Jan 2013 #46
Nine Jan 2013 #45
green for victory Jan 2013 #47

Response to global1 (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 10:58 AM

1. What else is there to know? n/t

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Response to geomon666 (Reply #1)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:00 AM

7. Do We Have A Motive Yet?...

What caused the shooter to go into that school? I don't recall any solid info on that. I thought that this type of info was important to understanding and possible prevention of future shootings.

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 10:59 AM

2. Haven't you heard? It was all a hoax so Obummer cud git R guns!!!

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Response to Scuba (Reply #2)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 08:21 PM

42. "Those kids are ALIVE and well and going to Gay Muslim Commie School in Havana, dadgum it!"



(you know that some crazyhead out there is thinkin' it).

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 10:59 AM

3. He's dead and insignifigant

Who cares about him? He's meaningless.

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Response to Bluzmann57 (Reply #3)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:04 AM

11. ^^^ Agree ^^^

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Response to Bluzmann57 (Reply #3)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:10 AM

19. No. He and his family hold the key as to why this happened--if his past and his

medical history can be examined, maybe we can find some answers.

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Response to Bluzmann57 (Reply #3)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:30 AM

25. Hardly.

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Response to Bluzmann57 (Reply #3)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:45 AM

30. Wanting to know why he did it has nothing to do with him.

But has everything to do with the problem.
My guess as to why there is no more information is that it does not reflect badly on Obama...if it did it would be 24/7....which is what the media wants to cover.

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:00 AM

4. The only thing..

 

I'd like to know is a full toxicology report. Was he on anything at all? Legal or not?

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:00 AM

5. Squirrel!

24-hour news cycle yields 24-second attention span.

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:00 AM

6. Information on motives and mental conditions of a deceased perpatrator often takes years to come out

What we thought we knew about Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold in the immediate wake of Columbine wasn't all entirely accurate as the pieces slowly got put together. (The Dave Cullen book on Columbine is an excellent read both into the minds and motives of Harris and Klebold, as well as some of the common misperceptions about them based on early reports.)

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Reply #6)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:02 AM

9. Yeah, if Columbine is any indication, it will take 5 years or so

Basically everything the media assumed about them was 100% wrong, but those assumptions still dominate popular culture. I expect a lot of surprises when the book on this comes out in 2017 or whenever.

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Response to Recursion (Reply #9)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:55 AM

34. It also takes time to concoct a story to cover it up.

The time being necessary to exploit the short memory of people and the ability of the official story teller to dismiss it all by saying they were 100% wrong.....(if it is possible for you to believe such a statement)

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:01 AM

8. Because it takes time to put an accurate picture together.

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Response to Brickbat (Reply #8)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:07 AM

15. You mentioned picture so..

It leads me to question, why aren't there more photos of this guy? He was 20? In every picture I've been able to find(other than the black and white one the media uses) appears to be at least 5 years old. No current yearbook photos or FB pictures?

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Response to Heimer (Reply #15)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:09 AM

18. Why?

What possible need could there be for photos?

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Response to HappyMe (Reply #18)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:50 AM

33. Better understanding of history

What type of person was this? How did they dress? What type of personality is being conveyed in the photo?

A picture is worth a thousand words sums it up. The fact that there is nothing on this kids background in the media leaves a big gaping whole when one tries to surmise a motive.

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Response to Heimer (Reply #33)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:55 AM

35. It's going to take a long time.

There is a bunch of computer stuff to go through, toxicology reports, interviews by authorities to be done.

There is no reason for "one ...to surmise a motive". Leave it to those that know what they are doing. Those that were killed deserve better than tabloid fodder.

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:03 AM

10. The crime is solved and the dead buried

Why should any more resources be spent on this. Box the evidence for the requisite time and be done with it. If something comes up later...get out the boxes.

We have an almost prurient curiosity on the details, but why should the cops spend any more time and other resources on it when its done?

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Response to ProgressiveProfessor (Reply #10)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 03:00 PM

39. Ignorance is bliss.

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Response to GeorgeGist (Reply #39)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 08:18 PM

41. What data is needed that is not already there?

Not everything is public yet, but what more do you think needs to be investigated at this point?

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:04 AM

12. It takes time to piece everything together.

Better to wait for the authorites to do their jobs thoroughly, than come out with wrong tabloidy crap.

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:05 AM

13. There really has not been anything new from the local news here in Connecticut.

The investigation is ongoing is all I have heard.

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:06 AM

14. Lanza and his mother are dead. His father lives elsewhere. The neighbors already weighed in.

There may be nothing else at this point.

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:08 AM

16. There is no urgency to unravel the full story.

The immediate threat has been resolved and apparently there are no obvious accomplices or abettors to prosecute. There are a lot of valid questions remaining, but they are not a priority for LEO at this time. Someone will write a big book about it all in a couple of years.

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:08 AM

17. Because ...

It was a false flag operation designed by the Muslim President as a pretext to initiate a gun grab, so that the UN can institute Agenda 21 and convert the U.S. into a socialist state.

That has to be it ... I saw it on the intertubes:

http://www.examiner.com/article/prof-newtown-didn-t-happen-blames-obama-for-hoax

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Response to 1StrongBlackMan (Reply #17)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:30 AM

26. Heh! I think that was lifted from the Lee Mercer for President campaign!!

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Response to madinmaryland (Reply #26)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:34 AM

28. Why'd you do that ...

Why'd you link to that page? I read, just the front page and now my head hurts! Did anything on that page make sense?

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:12 AM

20. Personally I think having the media plaster his photo all over

and talk about him nonstop gives him exactly the "glory" (in his mind) that he wanted.

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Response to NYC Liberal (Reply #20)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:20 AM

23. And encourages others to seek some of that "glory" with their own terrible actions n/t

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Response to NYC Liberal (Reply #20)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:29 AM

24. agree agree agree

I wouldn't give these nons one second of publicity.

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Response to tavernier (Reply #24)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:30 AM

27. I prefer we talk about the victims.

They're the ones who should be remembered.

We always know the names of the shooters in these tragedies...but how often can we name any of the victims?

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Response to NYC Liberal (Reply #20)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:50 AM

32. He's soaking in that glory now

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:16 AM

21. No Surprise That Our Gun Enthusiasts Want This Matter To Disappear..... (nt)

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Response to Paladin (Reply #21)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:20 AM

22. Oh ffs.

Nobody said that.

There is no more information available at this point.

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Response to HappyMe (Reply #22)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 12:05 PM

38. Clearly Inferred. I Stand By My Original Post. (nt)

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Response to HappyMe (Reply #22)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 03:02 PM

40. see post #10

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:44 AM

29. BECAUSE IT WAS ALL A HOAX

AND THE MEDIA IS IN ON IT

j/k

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:47 AM

31. The media suffers from ADD, and that story is so last month. eom

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 11:58 AM

36. I've been asking this..

.. since about a week after the incident. I've never seen such a blackout on information on a crime like this before.

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 12:01 PM

37. The one mystery would be whether or not he was on some prescribed drug...

which caused him to do this horrible thing.

If so, that should be noted in the event there are others out there showing similar side-effects. Some parent may be wondering why their child, spouse or friend, etc., is acting so strangely and hearing the names of the meds might spur them to talk with the dr.

Every day we hear ads for various meds with side-effects that would scare many from taking it. I know they have to alert people to the side-effects, but if they are that bad, why release them to the public?

I guess I am not that confident that our pharmaceuticals have the patient in mind as much as the money. Skeptical, I know.

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 08:24 PM

43. Any report of how he got the guns?

I haven't seen reports of how he got into his mother's guns. Did he break in gun safebox? Or did he break glass of gun cabinet to get guns? Or did he just get the key to gun safe? Or were the guns hanging on the wall? Were the guns in his room in the basement where he played on his computer? So far I haven't seen this kind of report. I am curious about this one.

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Response to Bryn (Reply #43)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 08:28 PM

44. The police have not yet released that info.

However, interviews with the cops say that we will be surprised with the findings.

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Response to ManiacJoe (Reply #44)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 08:51 PM

46. Thank you! I'd love to know about this one.

If a report for this one hasn't come out yet it could be very interesting. I am still waiting for this info. Was his mother too trusting and naive not to keep her guns secured? Or if he figured out a way if he didn't get the key if they were secured in a tight gun safebox. All I know is that the guns were next to his room in the basement.

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 08:37 PM

45. Yes, I really would like to know more.

So much of what was reported was wrong, as you said, and now we hear nothing. It boggles my mind that so many posters here are so uncurious. I want to know everything. I want to hear from his doctors as to what his mental conditions really were. I want to know what medications he was on. I want to know for certain if he was taken to target ranges. I heard he had gone to the school the day before and had an altercation. Is it true? If so, what was it all about? Is it true he was unable to feel pain? And basically a million other questions.

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 09:29 PM

47. interesting video no one seems to have known him recently

 

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