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Wed Feb 14, 2018, 03:55 PM

Thoughts and prayers have officially been issued by the White House

Deputy Press Secretary Lindsay Walters said President Trump is aware of the shooting: "Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected," she said.

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/florida-police-respond-to-school-shooting-with-reports-of-at-least-20-casualties-2018-02-14

Article published at 3:45 pm


There you go. Quick, aren't they?

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Reply Thoughts and prayers have officially been issued by the White House (Original post)
mnhtnbb Feb 14 OP
The Velveteen Ocelot Feb 14 #1
gratuitous Feb 14 #5
hatrack Feb 14 #2
renate Feb 14 #3
JDC Feb 14 #4
Best_man23 Feb 14 #6
fleur-de-lisa Feb 14 #7
Angry Dragon Feb 14 #8
The Velveteen Ocelot Feb 14 #23
mnhtnbb Feb 14 #9
moondust Feb 14 #10
SummerSnow Feb 14 #11
spanone Feb 14 #12
forgotmylogin Feb 14 #13
Luciferous Feb 14 #14
Phoenix61 Feb 14 #15
MichMary Feb 14 #16
Ligyron Feb 14 #17
MichMary Feb 14 #19
Tommy_Carcetti Feb 14 #22
alarimer Feb 14 #18
vercetti2021 Feb 14 #20
lpbk2713 Feb 14 #21
ProudLib72 Feb 14 #24

Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 03:56 PM

1. Well, then, that's all taken care of,

because of course it's much too soon to talk about gun control.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #1)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 03:58 PM

5. No, it's too late to talk about regulation of gun ownership

We missed the Goldilocks Moment again (the time when it was ju-u-u-u-u-ust right to talk about that "well-regulated" meaninglessness that was stuck into the Second Amendment for no apparent reason).

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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 03:56 PM

2. Gosh, he's really Shitbreath On The Spot, isn't he?

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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 03:57 PM

3. so... problem solved!

Those thoughts and prayers will be a big comfort.

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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 03:58 PM

4. They are completely incapable of anything but BS like this

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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 03:59 PM

6. "But its too soon to discuss this"

Wash, rinse, repeat....when will this ever end .

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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 04:01 PM

7. Oh my, I feel so much better.

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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 04:02 PM

8. Now is the time to talk about guns

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Response to Angry Dragon (Reply #8)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 06:19 PM

23. It's too soon. Columbine was 1999, but it's too soon.

Sandy Hook was 2012, but it's too soon. It will always be too soon because we don't want to upset the NRA.

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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 04:04 PM

9. I do wonder whether the shooter

was aware of the St. Valentine's Day Massacre in Chicago in 1929. Or motivated by today being Valentine's Day.
Or just another individual who had no business being able to get his hands on guns and Wednesday was good
for his schedule.

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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 04:04 PM

10. Did they use the opportunity to thank the NRA

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again for the generous campaign bribes...er...donations? Did they ask if the Holy Guns are okay?



I'll bet the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 will make it easier to move guns across state lines, help sell more guns, and facilitate more "big events" like today!

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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 04:04 PM

11. Oh happy day all is well.

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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 04:06 PM

12. ...and the nra goes on lockdown.

they won't make a peep.

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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 04:13 PM

13. I hypothesized he was already on the toilet with his phone...

preparing to tweet how Stormy Daniels is a six at best.

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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 04:13 PM

14. Thoughts and prayers don't stop bullets.

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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 04:22 PM

15. They should be quick

They have sadly had ample opportunity to practice "thoughts and prayers" for just this situation. I am so over the NRA hijacking our country but I'm not hopeful anything will change until it's an "important" child who is the victim of a sick, twisted, fuck of a human being. Maybe a Koch grandchild, or the son or daughter of a US Senator. Maybe then it will be personal enough they will get off their collective asses and fix this shit. Thoughts and prayers my ass. I want laws.

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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 04:35 PM

16. Oh, good grief.

It's something you say.

I just did a Google search, "President Obama, thoughts and prayers." Guess what?? He said it, too. Navy yard shooting, Umpquaa Community College shooting, Las Vegas shooting, Texas church shooting, etc.

There is soooooooo much to criticize in this current administration that we really don't need to get petty about it.

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Response to MichMary (Reply #16)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 04:38 PM

17. The saying was fairly new when President Obama offered it.

It's trite and meaningless now

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Response to Ligyron (Reply #17)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 04:43 PM

19. "Thoughts & prayers" has its own Wikipedia page

Apparently it was used at least as far back as Columbine.

It seems trite now, because these mass murders have become so common. It's a first reaction by many, when there really isn't much that is known, or much that can be said. JMHO.

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Response to MichMary (Reply #16)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 04:51 PM

22. Difference was, he followed up with that by pushing legislation and demanding actual action.

Trump and the Republicans just toss it out and wash their hands of the situation.

There's nothing at all wrong with offering one's thoughts and prayers. But it can't just be an empty gesture. That's why people are criticizing those on the right.

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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 04:42 PM

18. Literally the very LEAST anyone can do.

It does nothing and won't stop the next you. Fuck you, Trump, and anyone else whose only response is meaningless garbage like this.

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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 04:45 PM

20. Ok all settled then!

Just move along, nothing to see here! Don't pay attention to those that died. MORE GUNS MORE GUNS!!

Fuck these sick people.

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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 04:47 PM

21. "Now watch this drive."





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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 06:22 PM

24. Let me know when he mentions the good people on both sides

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