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Tue Dec 18, 2012, 08:16 PM


This Man...

I know, not everyone on a military base is armed and would have rather the image stated surrounded by people trained in combat and warfare.

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Whovian Dec 2012 OP
Make7 Dec 2012 #1
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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 06:08 PM

1. Why didn't you simply edit the image...

... instead of posting something you know to be inaccurate?

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Response to Make7 (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 06:20 PM

2. Not everyone is a Photo Shop wizard. The point of the OP was pretty fucking clear ...

and tough to argue against.

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Response to 11 Bravo (Reply #2)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 06:59 PM

4. Why would people with guns attack the shooter with furniture?

[div class="excerpt" style="border: 1px solid #bfbfbf; border-radius: 0.4615em;"]According to eyewitnesses, Hasan had taken a seat at an empty table and bowed his head for several seconds when he suddenly stood up, shouted "Allahu Akbar!" and opened fire. Witnesses said Hasan initially "sprayed bullets at soldiers in a fanlike motion" before taking aim at individual soldiers. Eyewitness Sgt. Michael Davis said: "The rate of fire was pretty much constant shooting. When I initially heard it it sounded like an M16."

Army reserve Captain John Gaffaney attempted to stop Hasan by charging him, but was mortally wounded before he could reach him. Civilian physician assistant Michael Cahill also tried to charge Hasan with a chair, but was shot and killed. Army reserve Specialist Logan Burnett tried to stop Hasan by throwing a folding table at him, but he was shot in the left hip, fell down, and crawled to a nearby cubicle.

According to testimony from witnesses, Hasan passed up several opportunities to shoot civilians, and instead focused on soldiers in uniform. At one point, Hasan reportedly approached a group of five civilians hiding under a desk. He looked at them, swept the dot of his pistol's laser sight over one of the men's faces, and then turned away without firing.

Base civilian police Sergeant Kimberly Munley, who had rushed to the scene in her patrol car, encountered Hasan in the area outside the Soldier Readiness Processing Center. Hasan fired at Munley, who exchanged shots with him using her 9mm M9 pistol. Munley's hand was hit by shrapnel when one of Hasan's bullets struck a nearby rain gutter, and then two bullets struck Munley: the first bullet hit her thigh, and the second hit her knee. As she began to fall from the first bullet, the second bullet struck her femur, shattering it and knocking her to the ground. Hasan then walked up to Munley and kicked her pistol out of reach.

As the shooting continued outside, nurses and medics entered the building, secured the doors with a belt and rushed to help the wounded. According to the responding nurses, the blood loss inside the building was so heavy they were unable to maintain balance, and had difficulty reaching the wounded to help them. In the area outside the building, Hasan continued to shoot at fleeing soldiers, and civilian police Sergeant Mark Todd arrived and shouted commands at Hasan to surrender. Todd said: "Then he turned and fired a couple of rounds at me. I didn't hear him say a word, he just turned and fired." The two exchanged shots, and Hasan was felled by five shots from Todd, who then kicked his pistol out of his hand and placed him in handcuffs as he fell unconscious.[font style="font-size:0.8462em;"]


One doesn't have to be a PhotoShop wizard to edit text in a picture. Hell, the OP could have searched for a picture of Hasan on Google and typed in any text in their post that they felt would be accurate and to the point. I think that would have been better than using something that uses an invalid argument to reach a conclusion.

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Response to Make7 (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 06:56 PM

3. I did not create the image.


Thus, it would be a pain in the ass to recreate. Hense the textual addendum below the graphic to relay my opinion.

Considering the addendum, why moan about it unless you are of a differing opinion?

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