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Shakespeare Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-03-07 07:29 PM
Response to Reply #88
89. Oh, I'm not dodging.
And I think I've made myself crystal clear. I can't ask on this forum WHY this happens without being accused of (gasp!) male-bashing.

Well, too fucking bad.

Until we can honestly and bluntly discuss WHY it happens, we will never take a single step towards solving the problem.
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  -Woman injured in shooting at CNN Center (CNN 2:01 pm EDT) tiptoe  Apr-03-07 12:55 PM   #0 
  - Did MSNBC scoop this before CNN?  slackmaster   Apr-03-07 12:56 PM   #1 
  - I'm sure the folks @ CNN were a little busy at the time.  xultar   Apr-03-07 12:58 PM   #6 
  - Multiple shots fired inside CNN building (MSNBC 10:51am PT)  tiptoe   Apr-03-07 01:12 PM   #13 
  - That's terrible  buff2   Apr-03-07 12:57 PM   #2 
  - At least 2 wounded in shooting near CNN Center complex (Developing)  tiptoe   Apr-03-07 12:58 PM   #3 
  - It wasn't the CNN bldg. It was the Omni Hotel next door.  napi21   Apr-03-07 12:58 PM   #4 
  - They are connected and share common space  RubyDuby in GA   Apr-03-07 01:15 PM   #16 
     - UPDATING THIS STORY AT 4 PM EASTERN... no names released yet.  Radio_Lady   Apr-03-07 02:53 PM   #70 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-03-07 12:58 PM   #5 
  - I think he broadcasts out of NYC not Atlanta. n/t  CottonBear   Apr-03-07 01:02 PM   #8 
  - Two people critically injured at CNN in Atlanta; near Omni Hotel.  Radio_Lady   Apr-03-07 01:01 PM   #7 
  - Omni Hotel is a public space. CNN building has security, passes & IDs req'd  CottonBear   Apr-03-07 01:07 PM   #10 
     - Thanks for explaining that, Cotton Bear. I've only been to Atlanta once... and never to that site.  Radio_Lady   Apr-03-07 01:26 PM   #19 
        - You're welcome. RubyDubyinGeorgia just found out her co-worker was there  CottonBear   Apr-03-07 01:31 PM   #22 
        - The ironic thing is that they have metal detectors sitting off to the side that were used  RubyDuby in GA   Apr-03-07 02:09 PM   #52 
           - So sad. We just came through security checks at Portland and Hawaii airports.  Radio_Lady   Apr-03-07 02:11 PM   #56 
  - Did someone forget that guns aren't allowed in the CNN building?  lebkuchen   Apr-03-07 01:05 PM   #9 
  - The shooting took place in the adjacent and connected Omni Hotel. n/t  CottonBear   Apr-03-07 01:08 PM   #11 
  - I assume guns are allowed in the Omni, then.  lebkuchen   Apr-03-07 02:10 PM   #55 
     - I don't think guns are allowed there but I'm not sure what a gun license allows.  CottonBear   Apr-03-07 02:25 PM   #60 
  - CNN should hire Fox's vaunted Security Force  Bozita   Apr-03-07 01:09 PM   #12 
  - Holy shit! One of my co-workers was there for lunch and got trampled in the stampede  RubyDuby in GA   Apr-03-07 01:13 PM   #14 
  - yuck  jollyreaper2112   Apr-03-07 01:16 PM   #17 
  - Oh no! I hope he'll be OK. What a nightmare.  CottonBear   Apr-03-07 01:21 PM   #18 
     - 4 very short blocks  RubyDuby in GA   Apr-03-07 01:29 PM   #21 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Apr-03-07 01:14 PM   #15 
  - It is now reported by local station that one person is dead.  RebelOne   Apr-03-07 01:28 PM   #20 
  - Rebel One, appreciate the link. What I don't appreciate is DUers trashing  Radio_Lady   Apr-03-07 01:31 PM   #23 
  - I think it is horrible to wish injury or death on anyone much less joke about it. n/t  CottonBear   Apr-03-07 01:35 PM   #26 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-03-07 01:36 PM   #27 
  - Well, please do not blame me. I didn't do any trashing. n/t  RebelOne   Apr-03-07 01:38 PM   #28 
  - RebelOne, sorry for the confusion. I know you didn't do it.  Radio_Lady   Apr-03-07 01:42 PM   #29 
  - Oh, that's really fucking low. Glad I missed the threads.  Redstone   Apr-03-07 02:58 PM   #73 
  - ANOTHER "domestic situation"  Shakespeare   Apr-03-07 01:31 PM   #24 
     - Male victim of domestic violence by a female checking in here  slackmaster   Apr-03-07 01:43 PM   #30 
     - You have my condolences.  Shakespeare   Apr-03-07 01:45 PM   #31 
     - Being in the minority does not trivialize my experience  slackmaster   Apr-03-07 01:47 PM   #34 
        - I didn't say it trivialized your experience.  Shakespeare   Apr-03-07 01:50 PM   #36 
           - That "statistical reality" is flame bait in this kind of context  slackmaster   Apr-03-07 01:52 PM   #40 
              - The hell it is.  Shakespeare   Apr-03-07 01:52 PM   #41 
              - Baloney  slackmaster   Apr-03-07 01:53 PM   #43 
                 - Not baloney.  Shakespeare   Apr-03-07 01:56 PM   #45 
                 - Um, you said "Men, try to blahblah..." You swept the 99.99% of  TOJ   Apr-03-07 02:34 PM   #62 
                    - Yes, I absolutely said that.  Shakespeare   Apr-03-07 02:40 PM   #64 
                       - Did you say that I'm more offended by broad-brush statements than domestic violence?  TOJ   Apr-03-07 02:44 PM   #67 
                       - Well, let's see.  Shakespeare   Apr-03-07 02:47 PM   #68 
                       - Ah, you are indulging in Mass Internet Mind Reading(tm)  slackmaster   Apr-03-07 07:14 PM   #86 
                          - No, I'm pointing out that there apparently is a problem with your gender acting out violently....  Shakespeare   Apr-03-07 07:19 PM   #87 
                             - Nice attempt at a dodge  slackmaster   Apr-03-07 07:27 PM   #88 
                                - Oh, I'm not dodging.  Shakespeare   Apr-03-07 07:29 PM   #89 
                 - Ummm....I'm a domestic violence survivor. I dealt with it daily.  Maddy McCall   Apr-03-07 02:08 PM   #51 
                    - Every day and every night, too, yes? And even when it DIDN'T happen for a while, you were  Redstone   Apr-03-07 03:02 PM   #74 
                    - Me too  slackmaster   Apr-03-07 03:09 PM   #76 
              - Would you both please calm down. I have personally interviewed men who were abused by women.  Radio_Lady   Apr-03-07 01:56 PM   #46 
                 - I really don't need you to mediate my arguments.  Shakespeare   Apr-03-07 01:59 PM   #48 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-03-07 02:09 PM   #53 
                    - Then perhaps your should reconsider your comments.  Shakespeare   Apr-03-07 02:12 PM   #57 
                    - Correct me if I'm wrong....I'm just observing here...  Maddy McCall   Apr-03-07 02:13 PM   #58 
                 - OK, I am calm now  slackmaster   Apr-03-07 02:03 PM   #50 
                    - You're welcome, Slackmaster. I understand sexist double standard more than I can tell you about in  Radio_Lady   Apr-03-07 02:38 PM   #63 
                       - Prejudice is ugly no matter who is indulging in it  slackmaster   Apr-03-07 02:42 PM   #65 
                          - You are correct. My personal situation has improved greatly. The kids  Radio_Lady   Apr-03-07 02:49 PM   #69 
     - I'm sorry; I don't understand. Are you keeping track of WHAT? Logged and filed?  Radio_Lady   Apr-03-07 01:47 PM   #33 
        - What facts?  slackmaster   Apr-03-07 01:49 PM   #35 
           - You can say whatever you want, but there was no way to figure this was sarcasm!!!  Radio_Lady   Apr-03-07 01:51 PM   #37 
              - Point taken  slackmaster   Apr-03-07 01:53 PM   #42 
              - Lord. Who needs to calm down??  Maddy McCall   Apr-03-07 02:10 PM   #54 
                 - ..  Radio_Lady   Apr-03-07 02:42 PM   #66 
     - I've stopped worrying about...  Hell Hath No Fury   Apr-03-07 01:47 PM   #32 
        - Yup. Kinda hard to ignore those numbers.  Shakespeare   Apr-03-07 01:51 PM   #39 
        - About half of DU consists of men  slackmaster   Apr-03-07 01:54 PM   #44 
           - Nowhere did I suggest that most of you are.  Shakespeare   Apr-03-07 01:57 PM   #47 
        - .  Maddy McCall   Apr-03-07 02:14 PM   #59 
           - ..  Radio_Lady   Apr-03-07 02:30 PM   #61 
              - Huh?  Maddy McCall   Apr-03-07 02:53 PM   #71 
  - Turner security officials say it was one of their officers who shot a suspected gunman at the CNN  CottonBear   Apr-03-07 01:32 PM   #25 
  - It was just a matter of time.  HEyHEY   Apr-03-07 01:51 PM   #38 
  - Please PM me what building you work at... in Vancouver, BC..  Radio_Lady   Apr-03-07 02:02 PM   #49 
  - Guns, guns, we need more GUNS in this country!  Redstone   Apr-03-07 02:57 PM   #72 
  - Do note that the situation was ended by a guy with a gun  slackmaster   Apr-03-07 03:08 PM   #75 
     - And STARTED by a guy with a gun. Your point being...?  Redstone   Apr-03-07 04:04 PM   #78 
        - Guns: A power so great they can only be used for good or evil  slackmaster   Apr-03-07 05:51 PM   #79 
           - Again, your point being...?  Redstone   Apr-03-07 05:52 PM   #80 
              - I think I made my point  slackmaster   Apr-03-07 05:57 PM   #81 
                 - If the first gun wasn't there, the second wouldn't have been needed. Pretty simple.  Redstone   Apr-03-07 07:02 PM   #83 
                    - What would you have done to keep the first gun from being there?  slackmaster   Apr-03-07 07:08 PM   #84 
                    - Banned handguns, that's what I would have done. They only exist for one reason: To kill people.  Redstone   Apr-03-07 09:06 PM   #91 
                       - Sometimes people need to be killed  slackmaster   Apr-04-07 10:09 AM   #93 
                    - False  Township75   Apr-03-07 07:09 PM   #85 
                       - And, on the other hand, I should know better than to argue with A Gun Nut, shouldn't I?  Redstone   Apr-03-07 09:03 PM   #90 
  - UPDATE: It's the woman who died.  Shakespeare   Apr-03-07 03:50 PM   #77 
     - Bummer  slackmaster   Apr-03-07 05:57 PM   #82 
     - And isn't that the case, FAR too many times.  Redstone   Apr-03-07 09:07 PM   #92 

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