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POP-POP, THUMP-THUMP … 12 HOURS … EL PASO-DAYTON … SOULS CRINGE AND PLOT

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BY DAN VALENTI

PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY

(FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY AUG. 5, 2019) — Pop-pop-pop-pop-poppoppopopopop. Thump-thump-thump-thump-thump-thumpthumpthumpthump.

And just like that, in just 12 hours and an action-time of maybe five minutes in the United States of Amnesia, 29 innocent people were gunned down and 52 shot and wounded. Pop, pop … fizz, fizz … oh what a drag it is.

Now two more American cities will never be the same. El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio can speak together the thoughts expressed by Dayton mayor Nan Raley when she said, “What really goes through my mind is how this is completely preventable. When is ‘enough’ enough?” The answer to her question, evidently, is “never.” As to her first observation, mayor Raley is correct. Mass murder is “completely preventable,” though not in the way she suggests. Society will never succeed in preventing these insane acts by piling new laws on top of a garbage heap of existing legislation that obviously has failed.

THE PLANET gets the knee-jerk reaction of politicians after events such as these to call for more “gun control,” and there’s been a flood of that. But there’s always a “but,” and the however here is that gun control has no relation to arms manufacturing. From August 2018 to present, the small arms and ordnance market in the U.S. has risen 123% (gov.tribe.com). Restrictive gun laws simply drive weapons underground, with the Dark Web making it easy for would-be killers (nearly always young and male with high degrees of computer sophistication) to get their pieces. Even if one were to call upon Don Herbert magically vaporize the nearly 500 companies making these devices, there would still be an overflow of available pieces for sale. Jeannie is out of the bottle, and the bullets are out of the barrels.

So how can we say mayor Raley’s observation is correct?

Go inward, young man.

The answer lies in the human heart.

Look inside these mass murderers, and you will find dysfunction of the highest order ranging from absentee parents, failed schools that just passed them along to the next grade, lack of discipline, no moral or ethical training, heavy computer use (violent video games, extreme web sites, virulent social media), and a lack of character (talk to them about the freedom/responsibility see-saw, and they zone out). As long as society enables the raising of these kinds of kids, expect many more El Pasos and Daytons. In fact, as the Carpenters sang, “We’ve Only Just Begun.”

Research shows that 99.9875 of the murderers are single shooters. Loners. More than 95% are male (the vast majority under 35), with 70% of these shootings taking place in or around schools or businesses. Here’s THE PLANET‘s surefire solution:

  • Issue shoot-to-kill orders on all men under 30 years old found in public, day or night, 24/7.
  • Forbid young men to set foot in a school or marketplace.

Voila! The problem goes away.

Our plan makes much more sense than the politicians who jumped on El-Paso-Dayton, sensing a political opportunity — particularly the Democrat hope(less)fuls running for president. Beto O’Rourke, an El Paso native, was first to jump, then Pete Buttigieg. All of them piped in after that, all saying the same thing: “Blah blah blah-blah blah.”

President Trump, consoler in chief, did his required bit as well. He condemned the actions as acts of cowardice: “I know I stand with everyone” in condemning the shootings. “There are no reasons … that justify the killing of innocent people.”

All good people must agree with this.

“Seen all good people turn their heads each day so satisfied I’m on my way.”

What else is there to say?

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Virtue by calculation is a virtue of vice” — Joseph Joubert.

“OPEN THE WINDOW, AUNT MILLIE.”

LOVE TO ALL.

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Jonathan Melle
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Jonathan Melle

The rise in hate and gun violence is Donald Trump’s fault! Donald Trump uses racist and sexist language that makes extremists act out their neo-nazi and white nationalist fantasies!

Trump = Hitler

– Jonathan Melle

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

John,

So how would you reconcile that the Dayton shooter was an: avowed Socialist, Satanist, and Liz Warren supporter?

(Twitter took down his account but the genie is already out of the bottle)

Blame Trump? Blame the gun?

Blame everyone except the demented murderer!

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/dayton-shooter-reportedly-supported-gun-control-elizabeth-warren-and-socialism

“More information is being reported on Connor Betts, 24, the deceased gunman who shot and killed nine people and wounded 27 others in a mass shooting early Sunday morning.

A Twitter account appearing to belong to Betts showed he supported socialist causes and was a supporter of presidential candidate Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, according to Heavy. ”

“Betts’ reported beliefs are different than those tied to the mass shooter who attacked a Walmart in El Paso hours before. In a manifesto that was linked to him, he wrote that he wanted to stop the “Hispanic invasion of Texas,” but also adds his bigoted beliefs “predate Trump and his campaign.” “

GMHeller
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GMHeller

“Ohio gunman described himself as pro-Satan ‘leftist’ who supported Elizabeth Warren”

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/aug/4/connor-betts-ohio-gunman-was-elizabeth-warren-supp/

Johnny Absurd
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Johnny Absurd

there are no reputable news sources backing that crap up

nice try though we are expecting lots more of the same through the election

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

Johnny, Leftist Connor Betts is as Absurd as You. His twitter account is complete with pictures, rants, and raves. Twitter has taken it down, but not before news outlets got to it. One of the people he murdered, was his sister. “On social media, the suspect’s biography started to emerge. On his Twitter page, reviewed by Heavy, he described himself as “he/him / anime fan / metalhead / leftist / i’m going to hell and i’m not coming back.” He wrote on Twitter that he would happily vote for Democrat Elizabeth Warren, praised Satan, was upset about the 2016 presidential election results, and added, “I want socialism, and i’ll not wait for the idiots to finally come round to understanding.” The Greene County Board of Elections lists his party as “Dem.” You can read a roundup of his tweets – which also dealt with… Read more »

Brody Hooper
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Brody Hooper

What’s a matter Matt that got you down. Hey Heller Johnny here is that guy who stalked you for years on topix

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

Would you believe Clinton/Communist News Network, Johnny?

https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/05/us/connor-betts-dayton-shooting-profile/index.html

Trump 2020
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Trump 2020

Mr. Melle, Trump.has full control of your mind.

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

Meanwhile, Joe Biden is falling into deeper state dementia:

” Former Vice President Joe Biden misstated the locations of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, while speaking to donors at a high-dollar fundraiser in San Diego on Sunday night.

Biden, 76, mistakenly referred to the shootings as “the tragic events in Houston today and also in Michigan the day before,” but later corrected himself, according to a pool report. Biden seemingly confused Houston for El Paso and Michigan for Ohio when speaking to donors about the shootings. ”

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/confusion-biden-offers-sympathy-for-the-tragic-events-in-houston-today-and-also-in-michigan

Shakes
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Shakes

Biden is the republican insurance in case trump loses.

Truthsayer
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Truthsayer

1) I agree with Dan that there’s a problem with our hearts and souls. 2) We treat each other like dirt and use social media to attack each other and spread false information because we can and it’s anonymous. 3) I am the FORMER owner of a Colt AR16, the sport version of the military M16. It was originally designed for use in Vietnam and for killing as many humans as possible. It was utterly useless for hunting. I also owned at the time multiple rifles and my end choice for hunting always ended at a bolt action rifle on the premise that I need to be a good enough shot to bring down an animal with a single round when hunting. 4) From my experience with owning an assault rifle, it served no other purpose than to look cool with your buds and… Read more »

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

Meanwhile, in gun banned liberal utopia Chicago, the MSM ignore the fact taking guns away from law abiding citizens don’t work.

It does not fit their agenda, so they choose to ignore it, and the roots of their failed liberal social engineering.

https://chicago.suntimes.com/crime/2019/8/4/20753570/several-wounded-douglas-park-shooting-roosevelt

Truthsayer
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Truthsayer

And in Texas, specifically El Paso, at the very scene of the latest attack, you had licensed gun owners packing pistols. How well did that work out? How is it that Great Britain has strict gun control, people do own licensed firearms, and their murder rate using guns is so low?

It is the height of arrogance for any American to argue that we need assault rifles. It is becoming increasingly apparent that we lack the mental or emotional capacity to be responsible.

Conservatives are as guilty of societal engineering – voter suppression, gerrymandering, cutting education and healthcare funds.

This is about all of us regardless of which way we lean. Or are we just too stubborn and stupid to pull together and finally do something?

Barbados
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Barbados

A couple of great posts Truthsayer. I used to be against of weapon ban. Now I am in favor b/c of the reasons you stated. Enuf is enuf.

12 Gauge
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12 Gauge

Assault Rifle is a fake news term. For a rifle to be a assault rifle it would need to have automatic capability. Since 1935 fully automatic firearms have been restricted severly.

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

2nd amendment is not about hunting. It protects the God given right to protect oneself and against a tyrannical government. AR-15 rifles make fine hunting rifles and in fact are used by many. It functions no different than any semi-automatic hunting rifle. It is quite handy for multiple targets such as coyotes or feral hogs. The fact you state “it is utterly useless for hunting” proves you are ignorant of firearms or have a political bias. The AR-15 is also quite useful to those who choose to defend themselves against criminals. The left winged MSM ignores these incidents as it does not fit their stated agenda of gun confiscation of ALL firearms. If you don’t like that, get a Constitutional Convention together and try to repeal the 2nd amendment. “Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither… Read more »

Shakes
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Shakes

For God to give something he would actually have to exist. You do realize the Bible is fiction, don’t you?

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

I realize I need to ask God forgiveness for my sins.

You can discuss Yours with Lucifer. You’ll have plenty of time.

Shakes
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Shakes

Yeah, Lucifer is also a fictional concept.

William Munny
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William Munny

There is no such gun as an AR16.

The AR15 style rifle is the most popular sporting rifle in the U.S. And is used for hunting.

More people are killed with blunt objects than with all rifle types combined. That means hammers and Louisville sluggers are more likely to be used to murder you than ANY type of rifle.

100 round magazines are scary to some but they are very unreliable in an AR. They will constantly malfunction. They are looked at as a novelty in the firearms community.

Wilson
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Wilson

“No mother should ever again lose her life at the hands of someone packing an assault rifle while laying on top of her 2-year-old daughter as a human shield.”

Is that such a bad way to die? Plenty of mothers back up over their kids, bake them in cars, or kill themselves and the kids because they are checking their cellphones. A lesbian couple drove a car off a cliff filled with 6 adopted kids, you don’t have a solution for that because you don’t really care, you just watched a news episode and are reliving it like it’s a movie.

X-Lachs Lounge
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X-Lachs Lounge

This post is a total lie. What rifle did you use to hunt? Where did you hunt and which cartridge did you use.

Also how can the government buyback what ir never owned in the first place?

Pat
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Pat

We have to be careful about beginning to ban any guns since it can be the beginning of banning all guns. We don’t live in normal times in which people think logically and sensibly. Instead we have a far left party with a goal of removing all guns from the general public while at the same time they want to give government more and more power over our lives.

Socialist countries always make it their goal to have total control just like Venezuela confiscated all guns from their citizens in 2012. Now the people of that country are at the mercy of a tyrannical government.

Truthsayer
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Truthsayer

Do we honestly believe that if the government finally decided to take our guns that they couldn’t do it? Go fight the feds on anything. See how that turns out.

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

That would start a civil war.

And it is doubtful most enlisted servicemen would follow orders to go against their oath of service and violate Our Constitution.

An overreaching tyrannical government is the very reason the founding fathers ratified the Bill of Rights. They had just sent the British Tyrants back across the pond.

The school committee
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The school committee

Pat ,This liberal does not want to ban guns.Could we start by getting rid of the assault rifles and everyone know what that means. So can we also agree that as President its not enough to stand with Dayton and ElPasso.Trump drops the seed we are under invasion and how should we stop them.

Kermit Frog
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Kermit Frog

Ah Pat, the first people that get taken by the socialists and the fascists are the poets. And the journalists.

Bernie was right we have a bunch of homicidal people on the streets and this is a mental health issue. It seems worse under Trump – that Trunp incites. It’s hard to know that without statistics and data.

Why can’t they have waiting periods for young men under 21, like they have for women who want an abortion.

Why are there so many violent nut jobs? Do people feel powerless and enraged? It’s awful really.

Auto Phil
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Auto Phil

Truthsayer, I wholeheartedly agree with your post.

A ban on assault weapons does not have to equal a ban on all guns.

The incidences of domestic terrorism by creepy white guys will never end until there is an inability to carry it out. These mass murders will never stop until we take away or severely limit a person’s ability to murders tens or hundreds of people in a swift matter of minutes.

Laws, society, parents, schools, doctors, etc will never fix the human condition that makes these people psychopaths. But we can take away their access to mass murdering weapons. We can and we should. It shouldn’t be a political or constitutional discussion. It is purely a matter of public safety.

Pat
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Pat

As Dan mentions, the criminals always know how to get guns.

The school committee
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The school committee

This is not about a criminal robbing a bank or robbing someone as we will always have that.This is about this President setting up deranged racist to shoot random people at his promotion, you guys will always let him off the hook so that the war on minorities continue.He needs to give a speech about mentally ill white guys getting assault rifles …..these people hear the President say we are being invaded and they start wondering how they can help.

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

It was Lieawhatha Warren not Trump.

On social media, the suspect’s biography started to emerge. On his Twitter page, reviewed by Heavy, he described himself as “he/him / anime fan / metalhead / leftist / i’m going to hell and i’m not coming back.” He wrote on Twitter that he would happily vote for Democrat Elizabeth Warren, praised Satan, was upset about the 2016 presidential election results, and added, “I want socialism, and i’ll not wait for the idiots to finally come round to understanding.” The Greene County Board of Elections lists his party as “Dem.” You can read a roundup of his tweets – which also dealt with Parkland, Florida and 9/11 – here and later in this article. Here’s his tweet on Donald Trump’s election victory:

https://heavy.com/news/2019/08/connor-betts/

The liberal schools are producing these murderers.

The school committee
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The school committee

What is a liberal school?

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

Public primary/secondary schools.

95% of colleges/universities.

Teaching firearm safety is bad, but teaching 6 year olds about LBGT sex is fine………

Shakes
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Shakes

Ahh… the moral purity of the Planet and it’s posters. Yeah I bet you detest the Westboro Baptist crowd….

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

“The incidences of domestic terrorism by creepy white guys will never end until there is an inability to carry it out. These mass murders will never stop until we take away or severely limit a person’s ability to murders tens or hundreds of people in a swift matter of minutes. ”

Creepy WHITE GUYS? That there sounds a little RACIST.

I guess You would support banning: trucks, buses, gasoline, propane, airplanes, ……….

The liberals stated goals have been to totally disarm Americans. In effect turning them in Sheep. They won’t be happy if you still own a butter knife.

Baa Baa Baa , Phil

Auto Phil
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Auto Phil

Pat, I agree – criminals know how to get guns. Regular weirdos who live on the internet in their mom’s basement, probably not as much. MadTrapper – it’s the truth. The perpetrators of these crimes are primarily white males with questionable social and familial identities. Yes, my statement aims to give knee-jerk reaction with a blatant stereotype, but it’s nearly the truth in the history of modern mass shootings. There is a HUGE difference between the ease of someone to walk into a WalMart with an assault rifle and murder 20 people and the ability of someone to kill masses of people in any other comparable way. The comparison is silly really. You can’t just hijack a plane. Building a bomb takes research, and intelligence, and planning, and precise execution. A car or other motor vehicle most likely does not have the ability to… Read more »

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

“A car or other motor vehicle most likely does not have the ability to take out 20 people in one fell swoop. ”

Nice France, July 14 , 2016

87 killed, 458 injured. Comparable to the Las Vegas shooting.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/0/westminster-nice-vehicle-rampage-attacks-uk-europe/

GOING TO BAN TRUCKS?

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

P.S. It seems from Auto Phil’s statements he is a racist.

If he claims otherwise, he must admit President Trump is not racist.

Can’t have it both ways, Phil

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

Phil, You are wrong. And a RACIST!!!!

Here is a list of 2019 mass shooters (4+ victims).

https://www.docdroid.net/grcnGaG/2019-shooters.docx#page=15

The school committee
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The school committee

I’m a liberal and it’s not my goal but we don’t want crazy white guys being able to buy these weapons

Info
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Info

Universal background checks seems to be a step in the right direction as far as gun control is concerned. However, it’s obvious that this is a complicated problem that requires complex solutions.

“So let us begin anew — remembering on both sides that civility is not a sign of weakness, and sincerity is always subject to proof. Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate. Let both sides explore what problems unite us instead of belaboring those problems which divide us.”- JFK

James
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James

Dan, Good post but closer to home, this letter points out how Harrington’s office is clearly focused on politics, rather than the office’s business. The writer doesn’t realize this group was founded by Harrington not just endorsed two candidates inside her office, along with Tyer. Does anyone have a problem with a DA’s office focusing on politics? How about obfuscating the truth? Isn’t it against the law for a public employee to run a fundraising election campaign anyway? This is going on inside our DA’s office. Letter: Election endorsements lacking credibility Posted Sunday, August 4, 2019 11:57 am To the editor: You can usually tell the credibility and value of an endorsement from a political group by using a little deductive reasoning. It didn’t take very much to evaluate the recent endorsement of four women candidates in Pittsfield by the Berkshire Chapter of the… Read more »

X-Lachs Lounge
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X-Lachs Lounge

Emmet Melle, believe it or note we have less gun violence than we did 20 years ago.

Jonathan Melle
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Jonathan Melle

There is a big difference between “statistics” and “reality”!

I demand gun control from Capitol Hill. These gun tragedies should not continue!

X-Lachs Lounge
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X-Lachs Lounge

Exactly what do you want to see happen Emmet?

X-Lachs Lounge
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X-Lachs Lounge

Melle, could you pass a background check?

Still wondering
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Still wondering

Absolutely not. He’s on disability for mental issues.

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

John, move to Chicago.

They have wonderful gun control.

Or better yet, move to Venezuela or China

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

John , I checked liberal managed, “firearm controlled” Chicago for you.

They had 40 shot and 3 dead this weekend.

It could be a lot worse if they let the law abiding citizens arm and protect themselves!!!

Chicago shootings leave 40 shot, 3 fatally; Mt. Sinai Hospital closes emergency room
WLS – Chicago WLS – Chicago Sun, Aug 4 4:07 PM EDT

https://www.yahoo.com/news/mt-sinai-hospital-closes-er-131441702.html

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

Weekend update.

7 Dead , 53 wounded in democrat “gun controlled” Chicago.

https://dailycaller.com/2019/08/05/chicago-weekend-shootings/

Agent 86
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Agent 86

I think you mean that there is a difference between statictics and your media manipulated perception.

William Munny
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William Munny

The vast majority of murders with guns are young black men killing other young black men.

Shakes
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Shakes

And twice as many as that are white men blowing their heads off. Just think, the more suicides we have, the less we have to invest in mental health!!!!

William Munny
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William Munny

Most of the crazy young white who attempt mass murder have troubled high school pasts. Very often school administrators and DA’s cover up information so the crazy behavior will never show up in a background check.

Tom Betit
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Tom Betit

Thankfully the Ohio police officers,showed zero hesitation to stop the perpetrator. Unlike the cowards of Broward county.
The shooting could have been worse, truly heroes.
That perpetrator was/or bullied in high school if true should of been looked into fully.

The Texas shooter drove ten hours to elpaso ? Seems very strange, or perhaps he is a fan/ protagonist of candidate Beto’s?
Or it’s a race based hate crime.

Both attacks Very dapraved behavior, someone had to see signs, of pending attack. Like parkland fla tragedy, that Springfield Massachusetts Fbi Julia Cowley Failed to forward perpetrators aunts concerns to Florida FBI.

GHOST RIDER
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GHOST RIDER

“…….your rifle is only a tool. It is a hard heart that kills.” This sums up mass shootings, courtesy of Gunnery Sgt. Hartman in Full Metal Jacket, 1987. Mass shootings with firearms go back years, about 40. Right after the end of WWII and the early years of Korea. A “Mass Shooting” is variously described as 3 or more Victims of a perp(s) at app the same time. The number of victims is appalling; however, according to recent news accounts, there has been 1 homicide per day in Baltimore and 7 shooting homicides per day in Chicago (that great City with the toughest guns laws in the country). So, in one month in Baltimore, there were as many homicides as Dayton and El Paso combined and in Chicago there were about 7 per day for a Dayton/El Paso total in 4 days! Now this… Read more »

Mr. Fritz
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Mr. Fritz

I agree, Ghost Rider.
People, get a license to carry and protect yourself and your family – it’s a constitutional right. Too many crazies on the streets. Fight back!
Gun control is NOT the answer.

Bradford North
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Bradford North

Not to ruin everyone ‘s fun but did the city start filling in the GE cistern? If so who’s doing the work? How much will it cost? Did the labor and materials go out to bid? The eagle reported that it’s 30 feet deep and 100 feet by 100 feet. That’s a lot of fill. Can the mayor just spend money for this project without council approval?
Can anyone answer these questions? Pittsfield took possession of this concrete lined hole long ago. Who was stupid enough to take it from GE without making GE restore it? What were they thinking? What possible use did it have?

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

Blame ex-Mayor Doyle, Devillars from the EPA, and Jack Welch.

I’ll wager there is a large plume of PCBs from the cristern, the city now owns they are sweeping under the rug.

I won’t pay for The Left Winged Parrot. Where is this hole located?

Bradford North
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Bradford North

On the edge of springside park behind Broadview Terrace and Benedict Rd.

Bradford North
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Bradford North

GE built it about 100 years ago to have water for fire protection. They pumped water from Silver Lake and stored it in the cistern in case of a fire. I think when the city improved its water delivery system GE stopped using the cistern and somehow the city ended up with it. This was before Doyle and Welch. 40s or 50s maybe early 60s. If anyone can pin dow the dates please reply

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

“GE built it about 100 years ago to have water for fire protection.”

Would that be when they lit the toxins floating on Silver Lake on fire?

GE pumped Silver Lake full of many toxins. Wherever that water ended up is a toxic waste site.

Thanks Gerry Doyle!!!!!

Bradford North
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Bradford North

I found an eagle article that says it was checked for PCBs and it tested clean.. Take that what it’s worth..

Bradford North
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Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

Do you remember ~20 years ago, there was a local paper just glowing about how Pittsfield should accept the consent decree from the crooked Devillars of the EPA?

Devillars got a cushy job from GE. Neutron Jack Welch was happy . And Pittsfield/Berkshire County got screwed!

The newspaper simply lost all remaining integrity and semblance of journalism. Words that describe it now are boring, bird, and parrot.

Does anyone believe what they print now?

Johnny Absurd
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Johnny Absurd

Excellent questions but I doubt that is public information sir. Mr. Shakes would suggest you file an FOIA or just stop being so nosy. The mayor has it under control. Her control. Or her handlers control, whatever.

Someone is gonna make a buck or two and you gonna pay for it but don’t be getting curious about whose pockets the dough will land in.

Tom Betit
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Tom Betit

Thankfully the heroic Dayton police department responded without hesitation neutralizing the assailant in seconds
Unlike the cowards of broward hiding at parkland school massacre .

Very troubling that it seems there were indicators, which went ignored. This like parkland seem preventable, like Simons rock
Shooting right here in the Berkshires in early 90’s

“If you see something,say something “

The school committee
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The school committee

These mass murderers are white and crazy.

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

“These mass murderers are white and crazy.”

AGREED!!!

All the Clintons should be in jail!!!

Magoo
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Magoo

Tsc
Mental health affects all races, religions and genders.
Wayne lo perpetrated one of the first mass shootings at Simons rock in 92.
Oriental, liberal and entitled.
That some entry level working stiffs come unglued is not a surprise.

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

You are shaky ground TSC.

There were over 200 mass (4+ victims) so far 2019.

Do the math:

https://www.docdroid.net/grcnGaG/2019-shooters.docx

acheshirecat
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acheshirecat

Here is a link to shootings in Chicago alone this year. Many would qualify for mass shootings. Not sure what type of firearm was used in these shootings, probably hand guns.

https://www.facebook.com/shootingsinchicago/

Make Cider
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Make Cider

What you have in the city is the Peda Alamo effect,what you do is surround the real danger (PEDA) site with toxix attractions like the Housy River,Silver Fake,King Kong street dump,and failing-dale skool toxic mountain. ThIs should make you forget about anything that will be filled in at the mega acre gulag.

Non Esero Uno Stronzo
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Non Esero Uno Stronzo

So what?

This Just In
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This Just In

Linda Tyer is one of the highest paid Mayors in the U.S.A.

Jonathan Melle
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Jonathan Melle

The lovely Linda Tyer should be paid double what she gets now. The lovely Linda Tyer is the best Mayor of Pittsfield, EVER!
I hope she wins re-election in 2019! Please vote for Linda!

X-Lachs Lounge
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X-Lachs Lounge

I think I speak for many here. We are very grateful that you won’t pass a background check for any type of firearm.

Jonathan Melle
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Jonathan Melle

I am like Yoda. I don’t need a firearm. I use the force like a Jedi Knight.

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

John, the FARCE is very strong in You!

Agent 86
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Agent 86

Try a laxative. In your case it’ll help.

Mr. Fritz
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Mr. Fritz

Get some help Jon.

Drew Z
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Drew Z

Average pay is 58 g.

Johnny Absurd
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Johnny Absurd

Compensation for political and school personnel in Pittsfield is upscale for sure. The power structure rules.
The residents of Pittsfield are robbed from every possible angle. There is no beating the way this legalized thievery is set up. Smart people with the means leave. It is that simple. If you have a choice you owe it to yourself and family to check out your residential options in other places.

Kleptocrat
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Kleptocrat

Pittsfield has become a Kleptocracy

Johnny99
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Johnny99

55 shootings this weekend in Chicago, mostly black on black, 1600 shot this year, mostly black, hundreds murdered by gun.

Who cares?

Wheres the Black Lies Matter Fools?

Why doesn’t Obama go back where he came from and try and fix Chicago instead of criticise Trump – Obama had 8 years and did nothing to reduce gun violence and in-face you could argue he set race relations back years, and set the stage for a nut job like Trump to get elected. Obama was the true racist no Trump.

Jonathan Melle
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Jonathan Melle

Barack Obama was one of the best U.S. Presidents, EVER! I voted for Obama in 2008, and again in 2012.

I hope Donald Trump is voted out of office in 2020!!!!

Pat
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Pat

Russian interference in our elections began during the Obama years when Obama was promising the Russians he would have more flexibility after the elections when he didn’t realize he was whispering on a hot mic. Flexibility for what has never been answered and should be in light of Russia running wild during the Obama years.

Johnny Absurd
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Johnny Absurd

How many innocent children who never bothered anybody has Trump put in cages this week? What will happen to them? Are they headed for trafficking?

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

Criminal Alien families should be kept together, and deported ASAP.

The cage thing, and pictures the liberal MSM used. are props. The cages and pictures were taken during emperor Barry Sotero’s reign.

If they stay, trafficing, is in their future, and that would drug trafficing. Lot’s of these “children”, are teenagers already in gangs like MS-13

Brody Hooper
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Brody Hooper

Matt enough Trump Derangement Syndrome

The school committee
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The school committee

You will not ever believe in domestic terrorism.

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

Sure I do.

The recent mass shooters are.

One of which is a progressive, with hatred of minorities. Another is a far left wing nutcase/satanist/democrat/Trump hater.

So is Antifa and KKK

12 Gauge
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12 Gauge

MS-13 and other gangs are domestic terrorists. In Pittsfield many on the West Side are terrified.

12 Gauge
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12 Gauge

What has Tyer done about domestic terrorist gangs on the west side and morningside?

C.Trzcinka
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C.Trzcinka

Just because all legal actions are flawed doesn’t mean we can’t change the probability of deaths by guns. The first step is to recognize that most gun deaths are suicides, not mass shootings. Suicides can be reduced, especially by gun dealers, most (all?) of whom do not want to sell to people who will kill themselves. More back ground checks are clearly needed but these checks would not have affected most mass shootings. What might affect them is to heavily tax ammunition. The young men who shoot are not well off financially. If a 223 round cost a civilian $10 per round, they might not be able to afford the magazines full of ammo. Many years ago my Dad told me you could get a Thompson submachine gun in a Sears Catalog but it cost as much as a car. The second amendment says… Read more »

Shakes
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Shakes

There would just be illegal ammo then. Or home loaders.

Agent 86
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Agent 86

You are devolving into Melle territory.

The school committee
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The school committee

Most people can understand a weapon made for the battlefield has no special right to be sold to John Doe. Thats called capitalism.

12 Gauge
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12 Gauge

No military on the planet uses the AR15.

X-Lachs Lounge
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X-Lachs Lounge

A nonsense post from someone who is capable of much better.

12 Gauge
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12 Gauge

Liberal DA’s and Liberal school administrators cover up crazy high school students so they never get red flagged in a background check. Hippa laws prevent crazies from being entered into the NCIS computer and this information doesn’t show up in a background check. Hold everyone responsible at every age.

Daniel O'Connell
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Daniel O'Connell

I find Chris Rock’s suggestion for gun control valid….make every bullet cost $ 100 each

Johnny Absurd
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Johnny Absurd

How about if you shoot somebody they cut your dick off and make you watch porn for ten hours a day?

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

How about a public hangings. Let the liberal MSM have broadcast rights.

No lengthy imprisonments that cost the taxpayers millions.

shakes
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shakes

If you love Russia justice so much, you should move there.

The school committee
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The school committee

Trump will move to Russia a week before he leaves office.

Mad Trapper
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Mad Trapper

Comrade Shaky,

You are the one that loves socialism/communists not me.

If Russia is too cold for you you could try: Cuba, Venezuela , or China .

Melts
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Melts

So the tune into wtbr and this guy
Is doing commercials! What happened to the music format
Anyone?

Johnny Absurd
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Johnny Absurd

Are their any bylaws regarding that station and are they being abided by? If not who is in charge of enforcing them?

Johnny99
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Johnny99

Vote Shot Gun Joe who said shootings happened in Houston and Michigan.

https://youtu.be/jafkVM-jnbE

The school committee
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The school committee

President Trump said the Ohio shootings happened on Toledo

Johnny99
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Johnny99

So vote for Trump.

Shakes
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Shakes

I can guarantee if the Dems nominate Biden, we will have 4 more years of Republican buffoonery.

Sgt. Bazooka
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Sgt. Bazooka

All of the democrat candidates are substandard.

Johnny Absurd
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Johnny Absurd

For a birds eye view of how dysfunctional the city of Pittsfield is please read the current iBerkshires story regarding parking in Pittsfield. Are Larry, Moe and Curly running the corner office?

JohnnyComeLately
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JohnnyComeLately

No. Linda, Jimmy, and Kufflinks.

Same poop, different year. Dispicable that this city can’t even get parking right, let alone the big stuff, like crime, parks, streets, and schools. Let’s hire the consultant we hired several years ago, to get an updated study. Birilliant.

Not to mention the Pathetic Economic Development Authority (PEDA) – they replaced the guy in charge with another GOB, but kept the other guy on the payroll. Wait till that building is complete – it will be a complete waste of your tax dollars – if they build it, they won’t come

Mr. Fritz
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Mr. Fritz

Spot on, JCL!
Complete dysfunction in City Hall. Vote Mazzeo or the retired cop for mayor.

JohnnyComeLately
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JohnnyComeLately

Well, as far as I know, the mayoral primary is next month and nobody is campaigning. None of the mayoral challengers are even close to being Peter Arlos – They can’t just stand for election – they need to run, and run big, or the show’s over.

The school committee
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The school committee

They are consolidating education in North County and in South County and begging Mayor Mazzeo to speak to department head Mccandless about cutting cost through consolidating kids into schools.

Benigno Numine
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Benigno Numine

McCandless should cut his calories.

The school committee
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The school committee

Does anyone remember how Cramer always tells people to keep buying the market while he gets out.

The school committee
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The school committee

Ex Mayor Tyer can not cut school cost.My water bill is up 45% .

X-Lachs Lounge
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X-Lachs Lounge

Get a meter Peter. It’l take em a while to adjust the rates upwards. Your fellow democrat chose the most expensive upgrade. Democrats have no common sense. She’s one of the highest paid mayors in the country so she can afford it. She doesn’t give a shit.

Bradford North
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Bradford North

Barry, where fort art thou? What’s the story on the Springside cistern? Where did the mayor get the money to fill it? How much did it cost? Where did the money come from? Who’s doing the work? Did the job go out to bid? Why did Pittsfield take possesion of this stupid hole in the first place?

B. Clairmont
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B. Clairmont

She took it out of her paycheck, It didn’t go out to bid, I did the work and make twice what she paid me!

Barry

GHOST RIDER
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GHOST RIDER

My friends and i used to play soldier at that place in the ’60;s.. It was so cool! An elevated place and a man hole to crawl into then shoot your enemies when they came after you! You didn’t crawl too far into the tunnel on the lower East part, there were worms growing off the side and then the 4′ tube just dropped vertical! Some kids even fired off .22’s inside the vault and the “ping ping” was scary but awesome! NOBODY EVER GOT HURT! Now a kid falls down a hole and the world comes apart………JHC!

Planet Valenti