Days Since Last Movie Theater Shooting Attack: Zero

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And again. Another movie theater shooting incident. Apparently, no one was killed this time except the shooter, but these reports are still early. The suspect was apparently carrying a hatchet as well, and may have wounded someone with it.

(CNN)Police responded Wednesday to reports of an active shooter at the Carmike Hickory 8 movie theater complex in Antioch, Tennessee, a Nashville police supervisor said Wednesday.

The Metro Nashville Police Department reported shortly after 2 p.m. (3 p.m. ET) that the “suspect (is) dead.”

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117 comments

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aagcobb  Aug 5, 2015 • 12:46:43pm

As I said below, I expect the NRA to notify Republican politicians that the new talking point is that movie theaters need to station armed “good guys” in theaters for shoot outs.

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FormerDirtDart  Aug 5, 2015 • 12:47:18pm

Three movie goers treated for pepper spray exposure, one of which had superficial injury, possibly from the “hatchet”
Pepper spray thought to have come from assailant, but not confirmed yet
NFD media rep. on CNN

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lawhawk  Aug 5, 2015 • 12:48:22pm

Days since last theater shooting: 0

RESET THE CLOCK

Days Hours since last officer involved shooting: 0

RESET THE CLOCK

Fact is, that just hours before the theater incident, there was another officer involved shooting. This was in CA. Unarmed man who may have engaged in suicide by cop. Odd circumstances to say the least.

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SteveMcGaziBolaGate  Aug 5, 2015 • 12:48:32pm

Was anybody actually shot, besides the suspect?

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Fourth Football of the Apocalypse  Aug 5, 2015 • 12:48:32pm

Anybody besides the shooter dead?

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Eclectic Cyborg  Aug 5, 2015 • 12:48:42pm

Lone wolf! Mental health! Violent media! False flag!

Did I miss anything?

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TedStriker  Aug 5, 2015 • 12:50:27pm

Reposted from downstairs:

re: #145 TedStriker

Yeah…I saw that and know that area of town fairly well.

I was on my way to work a while ago, traveling Briley Parkway South to I-40 West to I-24 East; as soon as I got on 40, a Metro cruiser and a Metro cycle cop come blasting through towards 24. Making my way through the I-24/I-440 interchange, it was like a convoy of cop cars, with another 4-5 cruisers joining up going towards Antioch/Hickory Hollow.

I thought it might have been a big wreck somewhere down the interstate; I didn’t learn about the shooting until I got to work. From what we’ve heard, the shooter’s apparently dead, but I haven’t seen anything on victims yet (but, then again, I’m at work with the TV sound muted and captions on and the TV to my back, so they probably have said more about that).

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team_fukit  Aug 5, 2015 • 12:52:23pm

I used to work in movie theaters as a lad, and this time of year most cinemas -already do- have armed good guys with guns on staff (during busy seasons and weekend nights). Plain clothes off-duty police officers paid by the hour, usually.

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Ace-o-aces  Aug 5, 2015 • 12:54:57pm

re: #6 Eclectic Cyborg

Lone wolf! Mental health! Violent media! False flag!

Did I miss anything?

SHOOTER WAS REALLY A LIBERAL!!!!

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team_fukit  Aug 5, 2015 • 12:55:10pm

Under current conditions, the only way to stop a movie theater shooter would be with a precog.

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blueraven  Aug 5, 2015 • 12:56:36pm

re: #5 Fourth Football of the Apocalypse

Anybody besides the shooter dead?

Apparently only some superficial injuries. One person allegedly struck by hatchet, with a “bruise” on arm. 2 others sprayed with pepper spray by the shooter.

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Frenchy  Aug 5, 2015 • 12:57:57pm

re: #1 aagcobb

There is NO problem that cannot be solved with MOAR GUNZ!!1!

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Aug 5, 2015 • 12:59:13pm

re: #9 Ace-o-aces

SHOOTER WAS REALLY A LIBERAL!!!!

He was a Obama voter!!!11!!!

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blueraven  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:01:48pm

Nashville police spokesman said suspect is 51 year old local male. (unconfirmed)

Doused theater with pepper spray.

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:03:27pm

I’d say journalism is dead, but HuffPo isn’t journalism:

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b_sharp  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:04:14pm

I wish all mass attacks had such incompetent attackers. It would be better if they’d just keep their incompetence to themselves.

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Ace-o-aces  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:04:51pm
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ObserverArt  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:07:06pm

I am convinced the GOP is a party of spoiled children. Reading the bit about the Paul’s guy getting indicted and blaming it on Obama is another fine example.

They all lie and tell stories to get people fighting, cheat and copy, blame others for their mess, act like they never said anything bad when caught, mimic each other’s bad behavior, refuse to do what is right and they know better and throw tantrums when they don’t get their way.

What a bunch of brats. Rich kid brats. Why does anyone support them, it only rewards the bad behavior?

Time for a GOP timeout! Vote the little monsters out of office.

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blueraven  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:09:00pm

heh

bubba!

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blueraven  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:10:54pm

2 backpacks of suspect to be detonated shortly. One is still inside theater.

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Bubblehead II  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:11:43pm

Bomb squad is going to blow one of the back packs to render it safe.

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Ian G.  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:12:49pm

re: #17 Ace-o-aces

I think I just had a stroke reading that. There’s no hope for sensible gun policy when the people controlling the debate think Die Hard is a documentary.

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Frenchy  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:12:49pm

re: #19 blueraven

His awesomeness only grows.

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FormerDirtDart  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:13:26pm

Damn, it’s might get messy in the next few minutes
Bomb Squad isn’t comfortable with at least the bag assailant was wearing on his chest, going to “neutralize” it.

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blueraven  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:14:12pm

CNN reporting suspect is older white male wearing chemical mask.

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FormerDirtDart  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:14:42pm

re: #25 blueraven

CNN reporting suspect is older white male wearing chemical mask.

surgical mask

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Ace-o-aces  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:15:41pm

re: #22 Ian G.

I think I just had a stroke reading that. There’s no hope for sensible gun policy when the people controlling the debate think Die Hard is a documentary.

There are more tweets after that. Yeah, it got even dumber.

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Bubblehead II  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:17:05pm

Shooter was 51 yo white male. LONE WOLF!!

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FormerDirtDart  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:18:14pm

As a 51yo white male, I don’t think I’ll be riding my bike with a backpack to go to the store for at least a few days

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Jenner7  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:18:56pm

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SteveMcGaziBolaGate  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:19:03pm

re: #29 FormerDirtDart

I’m a 51 yo male and I’m taking my backpack to school, but I’ll leave the mask off for now.

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blueraven  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:19:47pm

Honestly, this sounds like a copycat of the Lafayette shooting.

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Wendell Zurkowitz (slave to the waffle light)  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:21:37pm

re: #6 Eclectic Cyborg

Lone wolf! Mental health! Violent media! False flag!

Did I miss anything?

don’t forget to mention the hatchet

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SteveMcGaziBolaGate  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:21:47pm

re: #32 blueraven

Honestly, this sounds like a copycat of the Lafayette shooting.

Except it doesn’t seem that he actually shot anybody

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:21:59pm

re: #19 blueraven

heh

bubba!

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People are losing their shit:

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Wendell Zurkowitz (slave to the waffle light)  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:22:17pm

re: #1 aagcobb

As I said below, I expect the NRA to notify Republican politicians that the new talking point is that movie theaters need to station armed “good guys” in theaters for shoot outs.

When I think “Party of Lincoln” my first thought is of guns in a theater…

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Dr. Matt  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:22:58pm

“It’s too soon to start talking about gun control”

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Dave In Austin  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:23:21pm

re: #30 Jenner7

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Feel lucky. I have to call Ted Cruz….. Talk about “Why bother”..

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Wendell Zurkowitz (slave to the waffle light)  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:23:44pm

re: #32 blueraven

Honestly, this sounds like a copycat of the Lafayette shooting.

which film was playing?

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:24:38pm

re: #39 Wendell Zurkowitz (slave to the waffle light)

which film was playing?

Mad Max: Fury Road

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Jenner7  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:24:51pm

re: #38 Dave In Austin

Oh dear….I’m sorry.

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Dr. Matt  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:25:07pm

re: #40 Backwoods_Sleuth

Mad Max: Fury Road

Classic feminism movie.

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:25:19pm

re: #38 Dave In Austin

Feel lucky. I have to call Ted Cruz….. Talk about “Why bother”..

I’ve got McConnell and Paul.

I win!

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Wendell Zurkowitz (slave to the waffle light)  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:26:04pm

re: #42 Dr. Matt

Classic feminism movie.

actually, I do recall that there was some serious backlash against that role for its strong female leads…

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blueraven  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:26:31pm

re: #34 SteveMcGaziBolaGate

Except it doesn’t seem that he actually shot anybody

No, but the suspect (at least what we know of him) and choice of venue are very similar.

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Franklin  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:27:30pm

I live in MA so why bother :)

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team_fukit  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:27:42pm

re: #44 Wendell Zurkowitz (slave to the waffle light)

Right, the MRA people were livid about Mad Max Fury Road because they thought Charlize Theron’s character emasculated Max

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FormerDirtDart  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:28:22pm

And…Now CNN is preparing to switch back to their minute-by-minute coverage of MH370, as there is no doubt hours of riveting details to be reported

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Ace-o-aces  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:29:37pm

I sincerely hope this guy is just fucking with me.

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Wendell Zurkowitz (slave to the waffle light)  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:30:13pm

re: #49 Ace-o-aces

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I sincerely hope this guy is just fucking with me.

no, he is just fucking stupid

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Bubblehead II  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:30:23pm

re: #37 Dr. Matt

“It’s too soon to start talking about gun control”

What else is new. It’s always to soon to talk about gun control.

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Dr. Matt  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:31:24pm

He had a surgical mask, pepper spray, a hatchet, and a firearm. If he has green hair we’ll know the Joker lives in Tennessee.

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Amory Blaine  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:31:59pm

Not going to the movies anymore.

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Wendell Zurkowitz (slave to the waffle light)  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:33:24pm

re: #53 Amory Blaine

Not going to the movies anymore.

certainly not any with strong female leads…and I was so looking forward to Frozen II

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ObserverArt  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:33:29pm

re: #35 Backwoods_Sleuth

People are losing their shit:

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So it’s all Big Bill’s fault he fed TRUMP’s® ego.

All it took was one thin mint* and ka-boom!!!

*Hat tip to Mr. Creosote scene in Python’s “Meaning of Life”

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FormerDirtDart  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:34:09pm

re: #53 Amory Blaine

Not going to the movies anymore.

I haven’t been to the movies in ten and a half years

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Ace-o-aces  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:34:10pm
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Bubblehead II  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:35:43pm

re: #55 ObserverArt

So it’s all Big Bill’s fault he fed TRUMP’s(r) ego.

All it took was one thin mint* and ka-boom!!!

*Hat tip to Mr. Creosote scene in Python’s “Meaning of Life”

So does this make Trump a Dem plant?

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Blind Frog Belly White  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:37:47pm

re: #57 Ace-o-aces

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So, you hear a couple popping sounds, and you turn around, and start shooting at where you thought they came from.

Now you’re the one making a very loud sound, accompanied by a flash of light.

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Jebediah, RBG  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:38:31pm

re: #57 Ace-o-aces

So your buddy there is saying it is A-OK for all the “good guys with guns” to start blasting at each other, right? ID’ing your target is apparently only for pansy liberal gun-grabbers (and everyone ever who was PROPERLY trained in firearm use…)

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Dr. Matt  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:38:42pm

re: #59 Blind Frog Belly White

So, you hear a couple popping sounds, and you turn around, and start shooting at where you thought they came from.

Now you’re the one making a very loud sound, accompanied by a flash of light.

These dipshits have been playing too much Call of Duty.

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Wendell Zurkowitz (slave to the waffle light)  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:39:01pm

re: #59 Blind Frog Belly White

So, you hear a couple popping sounds, and you turn around, and start shooting at where you thought they came from.

Now you’re the one making a very loud sound, accompanied by a flash of light.

There is no need to argue this point with any rational person, and absolutely no use in arguing it with any gunfucker

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ObserverArt  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:39:30pm

re: #58 Bubblehead II

So does this make Trump a Dem plant?

It would not surprise me to find out some of the GOP party faithful will be thinking that way. Even Reince Priebus might think that.

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Mike Lamb  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:39:45pm

re: #57 Ace-o-aces

So if I understand this person correctly…the proper course of action is to fire in the direction of loud sounds and bright flashes of light?

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TedStriker  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:40:26pm

re: #58 Bubblehead II

So does this make Trump a Dem plant?

“A plant? I thought men like you were usually called a fruit.”

- Miss Scarlet to Mr. Green, Clue

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Ace-o-aces  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:40:56pm

re: #64 Mike Lamb

So if I understand this person correctly…the proper course of action is to fire in the direction of loud sounds and bright flashes of light?

I’m serious, I really really really hope this guy does not own a gun.

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GlutenFreeJesus  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:41:58pm

I really think every rightwing gun-crazy idiot is just like this guy.

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Dr. Matt  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:42:06pm
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Mike Lamb  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:43:41pm

re: #66 Ace-o-aces

I’m serious, I really really really hope this guy does not own a gun.

But he’s just articulating what every single yahoo that derides theaters as “gun free zones” or who don’t go to a theater unless they can be armed are thinking. He/she is far from a lone wolf (see what I did there?).

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Iwouldprefernotto  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:43:49pm

re: #64 Mike Lamb

So if I understand this person correctly…the proper course of action is to fire in the direction of loud sounds and bright flashes of light?

Yes. and then the slower ggwg (good guy with guns) will start shooting in your direction. Repeat as necessary. Side effects include death.

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Bubblehead II  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:43:59pm

re: #63 ObserverArt

It would not surprise me to find out some of the GOP party faithful will be thinking that way. Even Reince Priebus might think that.

Well the TPers probably will not buy into it as he is currently hitting all the chords in their resonation chamber.

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Eventual Carrion  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:44:32pm

re: #57 Ace-o-aces

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So when Shat in a Cave fires their gun at the bad guy(s), his gun will flash and roar so the next good guy can target him since the other person can’t see shit in the dark but the flash and silhouette of a possible accomplice (or good guy, who knows).

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Eventual Carrion  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:45:34pm

re: #64 Mike Lamb

So if I understand this person correctly…the proper course of action is to fire in the direction of loud sounds and bright flashes of light?

4th of July is a hoot around his house.

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:46:02pm

Mixed metaphor, but it works:

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Usually refered to as anyways  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:46:33pm

Apologies Charles,

I posted these yesterday and it was suggested to have my name on them.
So I set up a twit account and I passed and got in!
@aussiecred

So I have added my virgin name to the images, be gentle.
Feel free to share LGF’ers.

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:46:43pm
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klys (maker of Silmarils)  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:47:46pm

re: #48 FormerDirtDart

And…Now CNN is preparing to switch back to their minute-by-minute coverage of MH370, as there is no doubt hours of riveting details to be reported

Well, you do need to know how far apart the rivets are spaced, and whether they used the proper materials, and if there was any possibility of metal fatigue, and…

/ducks

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:47:55pm
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BeachDem  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:48:03pm

re: #43 Backwoods_Sleuth

I’ve got McConnell and Paul.

I win!

Not so fast there, Sleuth—Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott.

They never respond to ANYTHING—just don’t care. Even when Timmy was my Rep (and a freshman rep at that, so you know he wasn’t all that busy) and we physically went to his office, never got so much as a form letter/email thanking us for stopping by.

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Wendell Zurkowitz (slave to the waffle light)  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:48:38pm

re: #76 Backwoods_Sleuth

NRA logic:

We could reduce drunk driving deaths if more people would drink and drive

Only if they drove at night with no headlights on.

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:49:18pm

re: #79 BeachDem

Not so fast there, Sleuth—Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott.

They never respond to ANYTHING—just don’t care. Even when Timmy was my Rep (and a freshman rep at that, so you know he wasn’t all that busy) and we physically went to his office, never got so much as a form letter/email thanking us for stopping by.

OK, I also have Thomas Massie as my rep.
He’s Rand Paul’s protege.

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Eventual Carrion  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:49:36pm

re: #78 Backwoods_Sleuth

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Shorter PBO:
Call someone who gives a fuck what you want, because you have obviously mistaken me for someone who does.

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klys (maker of Silmarils)  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:51:43pm

Someone is on a roll:

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:53:33pm

re: #83 klys (maker of Silmarils)

Someone is on a roll:

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FormerDirtDart  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:53:38pm
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Romantic Heretic  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:53:42pm

re: #70 Iwouldprefernotto

Yes. and then the slower ggwg (good guy with guns) will start shooting in your direction. Repeat as necessary. Side effects include death.

If you’re lucky.

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:54:23pm
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Charles Johnson  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:55:03pm

re: #78 Backwoods_Sleuth

Fucking asshole Republicans. Man, am I ever getting sick and tired of this shit.

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Dr. Matt  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:55:30pm

re: #85 FormerDirtDart

Birth control? BAN IT! Abortion? BAN IT! Gay marriage? BAN IT! Guns? Look, banning things never works. People will find ways to get them.
— Nick Martucci (@BlunderingIdiom) August 4, 2015

No one is proposing to ban guns. But, interesting, abortion is highly regulated. Birth control was highly regulated until the ACA. Yet, is still regulated and no one has unfettered access to it. Moreover, marriage of any sort is regulated.

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:56:15pm

Paxton’s bad week just got worse:

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:58:46pm

And, in other news, Andrea Mitchell is still an idiot:

PBO never said 19,000.
And GWB took office in 2001.

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Kid A  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:59:01pm

Wingnut logic: The only way to stop abortion is to criminalize it so that more women get abortions.

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thedopefishlives  Aug 5, 2015 • 1:59:38pm

re: #88 Charles Johnson

Fucking asshole Republicans. Man, am I ever getting sick and tired of this shit.

Is it bad that I’m laughing about the President’s matter-of-fact response? It comes across as, “Hey, dumbshit, next time, just come ask me and you can avoid looking stupid in front of the entire country.”

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ObserverArt  Aug 5, 2015 • 2:00:38pm

How about a game for the guns nuts. Call it “Shoot Right or Forever Shut The Hell Up!”

Get a closed theater. Put all kinds of gun nuts with big mouths (you know who they are) in it with pistols loaded with paint bullets. Every entrant has a different colored paint so that it identifies the shooters. Tell them after the lights are out and the movie is started at a random point a lone gunman will stand up and fire 9 blanks as they move around the theater. It is then the jobs of all the big mouth gun nuts to identify the shooter and shoot him to eliminate the threat.

After the shooting calms down a bit, turn the lights back on. Anyone with paint from another entrant’s gun is now considered dead and the one that shot them is also eliminated for killing someone that isn’t the shooter. They are all now charged to “Forever Shut The Hell Up” about guns forever.

If the real gunman is left without any paint on him, then they whole lot of them are now charged to ” Forever Shut The Hell Up” about guns.

Anyone that fails to shoot is also encouraged to “Forever Shut The Hell Up” about guns for being wrong about how they could stop the shooter.

I have a feeling with gun nuts that flap their jaws all the time it is safe to say there will be innocents killed. There is also a pretty good chance the real shooter might not get shot with paint. So, a good chance a whole hell of a lot of nuts will be told to ” Forever Shut The Hell Up” about guns. I’m pretty sure there will be all kinds of shooting as the nuts will be out to prove a point.

1 - I don’t know if there can be paint gun rounds that fire like a real gun with a muzzle flash and some smoke. It would be great if the game could have as realistic a gun fight as possible. It needs to be as real as possible to prove a point.

2 - I shouldn’t be the one to run the game. I might forget to put in the paint bullets and use real live rounds.

3 - NRA head Wayne LaPierre has to be contestant number one.

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Kid A  Aug 5, 2015 • 2:01:33pm

re: #91 Backwoods_Sleuth

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Kid A  Aug 5, 2015 • 2:02:07pm

re: #94 ObserverArt

This should be promoted as a page.

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Aug 5, 2015 • 2:03:26pm
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Backwoods_Sleuth  Aug 5, 2015 • 2:04:29pm

heh

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Aug 5, 2015 • 2:05:22pm

bwahahaaa

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Eventual Carrion  Aug 5, 2015 • 2:05:41pm

re: #97 Backwoods_Sleuth

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Who is this General Failure and why is he reading my hard drive?

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Aug 5, 2015 • 2:06:01pm

re: #100 Eventual Carrion

Who is this General Failure and why is he reading my hard drive?

Jade Helm….

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ObserverArt  Aug 5, 2015 • 2:06:20pm

re: #71 Bubblehead II

Well the TPers probably will not buy into it as he is currently hitting all the chords in their resonation chamber.

I agree. It would be the old-school GOPers. They probably already see him as a major problem, all they need is someone to blame…why not a Clinton?!

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Mattand  Aug 5, 2015 • 2:07:13pm

re: #78 Backwoods_Sleuth

All sorts of mic dropping around the White House these days.

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goddamnedfrank  Aug 5, 2015 • 2:09:29pm
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Charles Johnson  Aug 5, 2015 • 2:10:19pm
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EPR-radar  Aug 5, 2015 • 2:13:43pm

re: #104 goddamnedfrank

Perhaps the assertion is that Iran actually had centrifuges in 2001, contrary to the best available information.

How this possibility could help the wingnut cause is not clear.

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Aug 5, 2015 • 2:14:17pm

I guess metal poles are no match for pee:

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Fourth Football of the Apocalypse  Aug 5, 2015 • 2:15:22pm

re: #91 Backwoods_Sleuth

Obama claims Iran had no centrifuges when Bush 43 took office 8 years later had 19,000. Does he know they had none in 2001?
— Andrea Mitchell

Good grief, she been talking to Palin?

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ObserverArt  Aug 5, 2015 • 2:16:07pm

re: #96 Kid A

This should be promoted as a page.

Well, I don’t know a whole hell of a lot about guns…so I have no idea how realistically this could be done. And since we are dealing with gun nuts it would have to be a solid factual game that could be setup. Knowing gun nuts, any little bit of wiggle room about how my game would never work would be taken.

Maybe with some help from some of the LGFers that are familiar with guns and paint gun games could let me know if it is feasible. If it is, I might do up some graphics and rewrite it a bit and do a page.

Help Lizards! Should I do a game page? Maybe a weekend project?

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Belafon  Aug 5, 2015 • 2:16:08pm

@106 EPR-radar:

If Iran already had marijuana in their blood centrifuges, then it’s OK if we shoot them in the head go to war with them.

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Fourth Football of the Apocalypse  Aug 5, 2015 • 2:22:14pm

re: #110 Belafon

@106 EPR-radar:

If Iran already had marijuana in their blood centrifuges, then it’s OK if we shoot them in the head go to war with them.

WMD!! WMD!!! WMD!!! Iran and Al Q did 911!!!

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ElCapitanAmerica  Aug 5, 2015 • 2:35:06pm

Cue the usual suspects mocking this incident with “Hey, why don’t we ban all hatchets”. Haven’t bothered to do a search on twitter, but betting somebody probably already said it …

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Feline Fearless Leader  Aug 5, 2015 • 3:34:30pm

re: #107 Backwoods_Sleuth

I guess metal poles are no match for pee:

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Future Mythbusters challenge.

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BeachDem  Aug 5, 2015 • 4:06:20pm

re: #81 Backwoods_Sleuth

OK, I also have Thomas Massie as my rep.
He’s Rand Paul’s protege.

Well do I remember donating to Bill Adkins in your honor in 2012 (I believe we traded donations—you gave to Gloria Tinubu, I gave to Adkins—they both, of course, lost!)

You got creepy Tom Massie; I got do-nothing Tom Rice. Sigh.

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Backwoods_Sleuth  Aug 5, 2015 • 4:10:41pm

re: #114 BeachDem

Well do I remember donating to Bill Adkins in your honor in 2012 (I believe we traded donations—you gave to Gloria Tinubu, I gave to Adkins—they both, of course, lost!)

You got creepy Tom Massie; I got do-nothing Tom Rice. Sigh.

#WINNING!

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meteor  Aug 5, 2015 • 9:13:22pm

I have a fear that more crazy people will do attacks in theaters now, because a lot of people are there at once.

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team_fukit  Aug 5, 2015 • 9:43:05pm

Updates on this story:

According to CBS News around 10pm tonight:

A man armed with a hatchet and a pellet gun unleashed a volley of pepper spray at audience members inside a Tennessee movie theater Wednesday before being fired at by a police officer and shot dead by a SWAT team as he tried to escape out a back door, police said.

Late Wednesday, Metro Nashville police identified the suspect as 29-year-old Vincente David Montano of Nashville. His motive remained unclear, police spokesman Don Aaron said.

Legit mental health problems, pepper spray and a pellet gun… seems like something very, very awry and/or suicide by cop (or maybe not, since he was trying to get away?).


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