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coyote Donating Member (900 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-02-11 09:49 AM
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21. I will never understand something like this.
How could you ever recover mentally from something like this?

Simply horrible.
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  -4 children dead in Texas mass shooting Dennis Donovan  Dec-01-11 07:47 PM   #0 
  - Oh, those poor babies...  CaliforniaPeggy   Dec-01-11 07:49 PM   #1 
  - My heart aches for those poor defenseless children..  auntAgonist   Dec-01-11 07:52 PM   #2 
  - Another senseless tragedy, thanks to the United State's lax gun laws. The 'gun rights' crowd in this  apocalypsehow   Dec-01-11 07:54 PM   #3 
  - Yes, but that's just the way it is. We must endure these things to accommodate their gun fetish.  PSPS   Dec-01-11 08:06 PM   #5 
  - What's saddest about your spot-on reply is that's basically what the "gunz rulz!" crowd's arguments  apocalypsehow   Dec-01-11 08:21 PM   #6 
     - Since gun violence is at a 50 year low and steadily declining  hack89   Dec-01-11 08:56 PM   #12 
     - Quote your irrelevant statistic to the mother of those four dead kids in Texas - I'm sure she'll be  apocalypsehow   Dec-01-11 08:59 PM   #14 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Dec-02-11 05:42 AM   #17 
     - How large must the number of deaths be before "angst" is justified?  LanternWaste   Dec-02-11 12:25 PM   #23 
        - We calmly accept many other things that kill many more people  hack89   Dec-02-11 12:40 PM   #24 
           - That's nonsense, but putting that aside, we take positive steps to reduce/mitigate the deadliness of  apocalypsehow   Dec-02-11 03:48 PM   #27 
              - Let's discuss the flaws in your logic.  hack89   Dec-02-11 04:29 PM   #29 
                 - Find some flaws, and we'll discuss them. I don't reply to non-responsive fictions. n/t.  apocalypsehow   Dec-02-11 05:50 PM   #33 
                    - So guns are regulated like cars - got it. nt  hack89   Dec-02-11 06:16 PM   #36 
                       - So popcorn is sugared like cotton candy - got it. Meanwhile, #54 awaits. n/t.  apocalypsehow   Dec-02-11 06:26 PM   #38 
                          - I laid it out in black and white- show me where I am wrong. nt  hack89   Dec-02-11 06:30 PM   #39 
                             - You've been shown, but refuse to heed. This is a common feature of obfuscation. n/t.  apocalypsehow   Dec-02-11 06:35 PM   #40 
                                - I showed what you wanted is existing law. Not complicated at all. nt  hack89   Dec-02-11 06:37 PM   #42 
                                   - You showed no such thing, but rather asserted it without the slightest evidence to substantiate the  apocalypsehow   Dec-02-11 06:41 PM   #44 
                                      - So you maintain I need a driver license and registration for a car I never drive on a public street?  hack89   Dec-02-11 06:43 PM   #45 
                                         - *Yawn* Is the phony rhetorical question, like, the only reply you know when you're back into a  apocalypsehow   Dec-02-11 06:49 PM   #48 
                                         - I got it now - sorry I didn't catch on earlier  hack89   Dec-02-11 06:50 PM   #49 
                                            - Your concession is duly noted. n/t.  apocalypsehow   Dec-02-11 06:52 PM   #50 
                                            - I love a good sense of humor. nt  hack89   Dec-02-11 07:54 PM   #51 
                                         - In my state such cars still need to be registered and insured  TorchTheWitch   Dec-02-11 08:45 PM   #52 
                                            - Perhaps a better example would be farm vehicles  hack89   Dec-03-11 05:20 AM   #54 
     - With all due respect  Gringostan   Dec-03-11 06:14 AM   #56 
  - Gun violence is at a 50 year low and steadily declining  hack89   Dec-01-11 08:59 PM   #13 
  - Your talking point really doesn't impress me - tell it to the mother of those four dead kids. n/t.  apocalypsehow   Dec-01-11 09:01 PM   #15 
     - So tell me exactly what law would have prevented this? nt  hack89   Dec-02-11 05:44 AM   #18 
        - Oddly enough, in most civilized countries on this planet earth they have laws that prevent these  apocalypsehow   Dec-02-11 03:38 PM   #26 
           - None of those countries have insane drug laws and the resulting violence.  hack89   Dec-02-11 04:33 PM   #30 
              - Non responsive dodging & obfuscation. Also, false: drugs are illegal in every one of those countries  apocalypsehow   Dec-02-11 05:52 PM   #34 
                 - They they have extensive gang violence in all their cities? Really? nt  hack89   Dec-02-11 06:17 PM   #37 
                    - Non responsive. n/t.  apocalypsehow   Dec-02-11 06:37 PM   #41 
                       - I said that most gun violence is drug and gang related?  hack89   Dec-02-11 06:39 PM   #43 
                          - It's "relevant" only in the sense that if we had gun laws like Japan's & Europe's, there'd be whole  apocalypsehow   Dec-02-11 06:45 PM   #46 
                             - So what was my initial assertion? I think you are confused.nt  hack89   Dec-02-11 06:46 PM   #47 
                             - When Susan Smith murdered her children, did you launch a vendetta against cars?  Fair Witness   Dec-03-11 10:21 AM   #58 
  - Think of the loss  Gringostan   Dec-03-11 06:00 AM   #55 
  - I would be interested in knowing how an undocumented person got a gun.  msanthrope   Dec-03-11 06:21 AM   #57 
  - Sickening on so many levels  TheCowsCameHome   Dec-01-11 08:04 PM   #4 
  - That's one of the saddest things I've heard!  Auntie Bush   Dec-01-11 08:21 PM   #7 
  - The IRA? Do you mean the Irish Republican Army? If so, the  coalition_unwilling   Dec-01-11 08:31 PM   #9 
  - I think the poster meant NRA.  hack89   Dec-02-11 05:46 AM   #19 
     - Duh! Of course! I don't know how I failed to catch that it was a  coalition_unwilling   Dec-02-11 10:27 AM   #22 
  - Check your own states requirements for firearm ownership,  oneshooter   Dec-01-11 08:46 PM   #11 
  - That's an interesting comment from someone in a state that allows concealed carry with no permit  slackmaster   Dec-02-11 04:57 PM   #32 
  - You can cite to where this murderer had a permit?  PavePusher   Dec-03-11 11:18 AM   #59 
  - What a tremendous tragedy..........  Swede Atlanta    Dec-01-11 08:28 PM   #8 
  - For a while in South Florida there were a lot of men who, before shooting themselves...  Sarah Ibarruri   Dec-01-11 08:33 PM   #10 
  - How horrible!  Rhiannon12866   Dec-01-11 09:41 PM   #16 
  - That poor mother...  neovente   Dec-02-11 08:36 AM   #20 
  - I will never understand something like this.  coyote   Dec-02-11 09:49 AM   #21 
  - Great sadness. I hope this mother can explain to the rest of us what triggered this  midnight   Dec-02-11 12:41 PM   #25 
  - Wonder if the number of children killed by guns has gone up?  kiranon   Dec-02-11 03:51 PM   #28 
  - Here's a site where you can structure the question any way you want, and get real data to answer it  slackmaster   Dec-02-11 04:55 PM   #31 
  - How horrifying!  potone   Dec-02-11 06:15 PM   #35 
  - One of the saddest things I've heard on here, concerning happenings in Texas.  AverageJoe90   Dec-03-11 04:19 AM   #53 

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