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Crunchy Frog

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15. I think that's what the Repugs want. For mass shootings to just be part of the new normal.
Thu Nov 8, 2018, 01:05 PM
Nov 2018

Are they just trying to get us conditioned to high levels of mass violence? Are they trying to get us all desensitized? Is this part of their larger agenda for the country?

I can feel myself becoming more desensitized too.

I think a lot of it has to do with the timing of it. WhiskeyGrinder Nov 2018 #1
Correct. Liberal Jesus Freak Nov 2018 #7
Information is still coming in... Pachamama Nov 2018 #2
There were multiple posts last night at around 11 P.M. PST. However, I agree, I would think there still_one Nov 2018 #3
A mid-term, an AG being fired, and a mass-shooting. LanternWaste Nov 2018 #4
Probably mostly just time if day unc70 Nov 2018 #5
Kids shot up in CT steve2470 Nov 2018 #6
I'd say we are overloaded and numb. That hardly means we don't care. hlthe2b Nov 2018 #8
Well, so far there is zero information MosheFeingold Nov 2018 #9
White guy shoots students from right wing university greymattermom Nov 2018 #10
I saw that there were lots of college students there that night Crunchy Frog Nov 2018 #14
I've been thinking the same thing. Hassin Bin Sober Nov 2018 #11
I think that's what the Repugs want. For mass shootings to just be part of the new normal. Crunchy Frog Nov 2018 #15
I think that's the real trend here. Kaleva Nov 2018 #12
Just another day in America Calculating Nov 2018 #13
One thing I've noticed lately, is little discussion among our PRO-GUN (Gun Control & RKBA (Group) hlthe2b Nov 2018 #16
And the Gun Control Reform Activism group is almost dead. Kaleva Nov 2018 #17
I think your point is explained more by the fact that gun control issues are discussed in GD hlthe2b Nov 2018 #18
But the OP is making the arguement that even in GD, mass shootings don't get the attention... Kaleva Nov 2018 #20
Well spotted. I also have wondered where the Gungeon geniuses are, but not enough to go looking. Hekate Nov 2018 #23
I started a thread on it at 6:22 am. There was no info at that time other than the # of fatalities FSogol Nov 2018 #19
Okay, stop everything and look at the bodies. Mueller, who's that? Trump's military stunt? Nah. Hekate Nov 2018 #21
Or maybe you can try proposing solutions. Blue_true Nov 2018 #22
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