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University of Rhode Island professorís retweet: Murder anyone who thinks teachers should be armed
Twitchy ^ | Twitchy

Posted on 12/18/2012 9:52:45 AM PST by Vasilli22

Four days ago, Erik Loomis, an assistant professor of American history at the University of Rhode Island, retweeted the above tweet. In case it disappears down the memory hole, here’s a .jpg captured for posterity:.......

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: banglist; democrats; guncontrol; murder; professor; secondamendment; unhinged
I can't believe a public university would employee someone so unstable. Oh wait, yes I can. Let him know what you think:

Erik Loomis, Ph.D., Assistant Professor U.S. environmental history, the Civil War, late 19th and early 20th century America, labor history, and the American West Contact: eloomis@mail.uri.edu or (401) 874-4078

1 posted on 12/18/2012 9:52:52 AM PST by Vasilli22
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To: Vasilli22

Found his blog:
http://www.lawyersgunsmoneyblog.com/author/erik-loomis


2 posted on 12/18/2012 9:57:18 AM PST by SandyInSeattle (2 Corinthians 4:8)
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To: Vasilli22

Arrest Mr. Loomis.


3 posted on 12/18/2012 9:58:04 AM PST by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: Vasilli22

Well, surprise, surprise! It’s a murderous watermelon mad professor.

The red guts of his bloodlust “green” solutions are quite final and just ooze out and slime everyone around him. He’s one of the Democrats’ “smart” ones.


4 posted on 12/18/2012 9:58:53 AM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: Vasilli22

Obviously Mr. Loomis is mentally unstable.He should not be allowed anywhere near our children, in fact I would say he is precisely the type of person who should be under constant supervision in a mental institution.


5 posted on 12/18/2012 10:01:14 AM PST by Mastador1
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To: WhiskeyX

Ping


6 posted on 12/18/2012 10:02:05 AM PST by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: Vasilli22

It seems to me the Loomis statement could be construed as antisemitic. Is Loomis antisemitic? I have read that all Israeli teachers are armed and well trained in the use of arms to protect the children they teach.


7 posted on 12/18/2012 10:03:45 AM PST by Texas Songwriter ( i)
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To: Vasilli22
Erik Loomis - Calls for murder


8 posted on 12/18/2012 10:05:01 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Vasilli22

There are PhDs that require extreme intellect and there are PhDs that one can purchase on the back of a cereal box.

Mr (not Dr) Loomis has obviously chosen the latter.

Sorry, Eric, but you just are not very bright. Stick to something within your limited intellect - such as teaching marshmallow topics in a marshmallow department in a university that obviously threw their standards out the window.


9 posted on 12/18/2012 10:05:12 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: Vasilli22

Since the prof consents to debate by homicide, I presume he’s prepared to lose his argument.


10 posted on 12/18/2012 10:07:20 AM PST by fattigermaster
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To: TexasCajun

Many in labor support a vigorous fight against climate change. Perhaps they can serve as a bridge to environmental organizations. What must happen is more meaningful dialogue between the UMWA and environmentalists. The UMWA’s primary mission is to protect its members’ jobs. Without coal, what happens to thousands of families in Kentucky, West Virginia, Tennessee, Virginia, and Pennsylvania? There’s no easy answer. But attacking the EPA is not going to bring union jobs back to Appalachia. Demonizing environmentalists only serves to alienate alliances with other progressives the UMWA and other unions need to fight for a better future.

11 posted on 12/18/2012 10:08:33 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Ray76

He probably still uses “guns in America” by Michael A. Bellesiles as a source text.


12 posted on 12/18/2012 10:10:09 AM PST by Bidimus1
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To: Vasilli22

Even better to let his dean and university president know how you feel.


13 posted on 12/18/2012 10:14:18 AM PST by Flightdeck (My four children have been robbed)
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To: Bidimus1

I’m thinking Dr. Seuss is more his debate level.

I do not like that gun I said,
I do not like it cuz I’m red.


14 posted on 12/18/2012 10:14:49 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: SandyInSeattle

Murder them with what weapon?


15 posted on 12/18/2012 10:17:31 AM PST by DPMD
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To: Flightdeck

post the contact info if you have it..


16 posted on 12/18/2012 10:19:19 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Vasilli22

Any teacher who objects to being armed can be give the opportunity to explore the adventures in the welfare office and unemployment agency.


17 posted on 12/18/2012 10:19:28 AM PST by BuffaloJack (Children, pets, and slaves get taken care of. Free Men take care of themselves.)
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To: Vasilli22
Erik Loomis, an assistant professor of American history at the University of Rhode Island

The blood of the Sandy Hook massacre rests on Erik and his ilk who sacrificed these children and adults for the misguided notion that criminalizing self-defense will make us safer.

18 posted on 12/18/2012 10:19:36 AM PST by TheDon (Criminalizing self defense contributed to the Sandy Hook massacre.)
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To: DPMD

This nutjob is exactly why people must be armed.


19 posted on 12/18/2012 10:21:21 AM PST by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: Vasilli22

Their kill list is growing by leaps and bounds.


20 posted on 12/18/2012 10:21:34 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Vasilli22

The name is spelled “Loomis”, but it’s pronounced “Loon”.


21 posted on 12/18/2012 10:21:56 AM PST by Flick Lives (We're going to be just like the old Soviet Union, but with free cell phones!)
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To: Bidimus1

oops the correct title

Arming America: The Origins of a National Gun Culture


22 posted on 12/18/2012 10:22:37 AM PST by Bidimus1
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To: BuffaloJack
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23 posted on 12/18/2012 10:23:30 AM PST by MtnMan101
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To: TheDon

He should be Alinsky’d.

Perfect candidate for it.


24 posted on 12/18/2012 10:23:30 AM PST by EQAndyBuzz (You cant bring something to its knees that refuses to stand on its own)
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To: Vasilli22

What a great example of irony.

Well done Mr. Liberal Professor


25 posted on 12/18/2012 10:25:26 AM PST by SoftballMominVA
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To: Mastador1

Sounds like a threat to public safety. Hope law enforcement can collect him and help him find the help he cleary needs.

He’s advocating killing persons who simply hold a certain opinion. Can only imagine the road-rage this guy has in traffic.

In the interest of workplace safety and the security of the children attending his school, suggest his employer carefully consider the risks of having such a person on staff. If nothing else, protection from future liability - when he finally loses it and do go ballistic, it will be on record that he had violent intentions.


26 posted on 12/18/2012 10:26:13 AM PST by Made In The USA (I'm not yelling, just... just talking enthusiastically..)
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To: Vasilli22

Someone needs to ask this dufus where he’d buy the gun he’d use to kill anyone with. Oh, I get it. Only liberals can own guns.

I know liberals who don’t believe the government should say you can’t own guns. Obviosly this person owns a gun. Because she’s all for the government forcing you to buy insurance. I don’t even argue with them anymore. They defeat their own arguments if you’ll let them talk long enough. That’s what the professor just did.


27 posted on 12/18/2012 10:30:52 AM PST by Terry Mross ( I don't watch the "news". Someone ping me if anything big happens.)
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To: TurboZamboni

http://www.uri.edu/publicsafety/police/TIPS%20Line.html


28 posted on 12/18/2012 10:36:32 AM PST by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: Vasilli22

Seriously, this guy should be fired just like the idiot that harrassed the girl at Chic fil A.


29 posted on 12/18/2012 10:40:00 AM PST by Terry Mross ( I don't watch the "news". Someone ping me if anything big happens.)
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To: DPMD

Salad tongs, I guess. Since he’s anti-gun and all.


30 posted on 12/18/2012 10:43:21 AM PST by SandyInSeattle (2 Corinthians 4:8)
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To: Vasilli22

Note: Firearms are not even among the top 5 killers of children.

Over 1065(!) are killed EVERY DAY (world-wide) by the following:

Road crashes: They kill 260,000 children a year and injure about 10 million. They are the leading cause of death among 10-19 year olds and a leading cause of child disability.

Drowning: It kills more than 175,000 children a year. Every year, up to 3 million children survive a drowning incident. Due to brain damage in some survivors, non-fatal drowning has the highest average lifetime health and economic impact of any injury type.

Burns: Fire-related burns kill nearly 96,000 children a year and the death rate is 11 times higher in low- and middle-income countries than in high-income countries.

Falls: Nearly 47,000 children fall to their deaths every year, but hundreds of thousands more sustain less serious injuries from a fall.

Poisoning: More than 45,000 children die each year from unintended poisoning.

http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2008/pr46/en/index.html


31 posted on 12/18/2012 10:44:57 AM PST by jonno (Having an opinion is not the same as having the answer...)
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To: Flightdeck

Good point.

College of
Arts & Sciences
Dean’s Office
257 Chafee Hall
10 Chafee Road
Kingston, RI 02881
Phone: 401-874-4101

President’s Office
Green Hall
35 Campus Avenue
Kingston, RI 02881-1303
Phone: 401-874-2444
Fax: 401-874-7149


32 posted on 12/18/2012 10:51:01 AM PST by Vasilli22
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To: TexasCajun

Besides being a dangerous lunatic, the guy is also stupid. Gad!


33 posted on 12/18/2012 11:04:32 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: Vasilli22
Murder anyone who thinks teachers should be armed

Irony and hypocrisy collide in a single statement devoid of any reason whatsoever.

34 posted on 12/18/2012 11:08:31 AM PST by RatRipper (Self-centeredness, greed, envy, deceit and lawless corruption has killed this once great nation.)
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To: Vasilli22

Imagine if some professor said “Murder anyone who tries to ban guns”. The media would erupt. I encourage everyone to email and CALL the school as many times as you can. I’ve already called twice.


35 posted on 12/18/2012 11:09:26 AM PST by stuck_in_new_orleans
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To: stuck_in_new_orleans

Excellent point.


36 posted on 12/18/2012 11:12:32 AM PST by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: Vasilli22

Oh, he’s a “professor” in liberal dogma. No onder he posts such garbage. But it is amusing to see how low his opinion is of public school teachers.


37 posted on 12/18/2012 11:14:31 AM PST by RavenATB
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To: Vasilli22

You can’t murder me unless you have a gun....
If you try, I will use MY gun...
Bring it.....


38 posted on 12/18/2012 11:21:44 AM PST by matginzac
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To: All

This is why I call them Gun Control Nazis


39 posted on 12/18/2012 12:41:20 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (Seems that the ones who understand little about the economy are economists)
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To: Vasilli22

Letter I just mailed.

December18, 2012

College of Arts & Sciences
Dean’s Office
257 Chafee Hall
10 Chaffee Road
Kingston, RI December 18. 2012
02881

President’s Office
Green Hall
35 Campus Ave
Kingston, RI 02881-1303

Re: Erick Loomis

Dear Sir or Madam,

Much has been said about the state of mind of the shooter at the elementary School in Connecticut and what may have provoked him to do such a horrible thing. Many have said he should have been diagnosed as mentally unstable and should not have been allowed in an open society.

I am writing you to say that you have this same type person, Eric Loomis, on your campus and in fact he may be as unstable as the shooter in Connecticut!!

My Loomis recently tweeted @rudepunditt “First fucker to say the solution is for elementary school teachers to carry guns needs to be beaten to death”. This is exactly the type of language that could cause some unstable person to go out and kill. I believe and hope you would agree that we can have a civil debate on this without the need for inciting violence?

As a member of the NRA and an advocate of teachers being armed, I now fear that my travels which take me on occasion to your fair state may put me at the risk of being harmed because of this type of tweet by Mr. Loomis.

It is my belief that you should immediately have a psychiatric evaluation of Mr. Loomis and provide the public with proof that Mr. Loomis is a stable person capable of teaching in an institution such as yours. Failure to do so and blood could possibly be on your hands because of his tweets.

Respectfully,

H.L.Johnson

CC: The Honorable Lincoln D. Chafee
Governor State of Rhode Island

Editor, Narragan-SouthKingstonPatch


40 posted on 12/18/2012 12:42:03 PM PST by bestrongbpositive
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To: TurboZamboni
post the contact info if you have it..

From related FR thread from yesterday, post 71:

Here's the University President's (Dr. David M. Dooley, Ph.D) phone number...(401) 874-2444 and link to his web page...www.uri.edu/president/

41 posted on 12/18/2012 12:43:22 PM PST by matt1234
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To: Ray76

TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses
CHAPTER 11-42
Threats and Extortion
SECTION 11-42-2

§ 11-42-2 Extortion and blackmail. – Whoever, verbally or by a written or printed communication, maliciously threatens to accuse another of a crime or offense or by a verbal or written communication maliciously threatens any injury to the person, reputation, property, or financial condition of another, or threatens to engage in other criminal conduct with intent to extort money or any unlawful pecuniary advantage, or with intent to compel any person to do any act against his or her will, or to prohibit any person from carrying out a duty imposed by law, shall be punished by imprisonment in the adult correctional institutions for not more than fifteen (15) years or by a fine of not more than twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000), or both.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 277, § 17; G.L. 1909, ch. 343, § 17; G.L. 1923, ch. 395, § 17; P.L. 1934, ch. 2113, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 606, § 17; G.L. 1956, § 11-42-2; impl. am. P.L. 1956, ch. 3721, § 1; P.L. 1980, ch. 95, § 1; P.L. 1992, ch. 461, § 1.)

TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses
CHAPTER 11-42
Threats and Extortion
SECTION 11-42-4

§ 11-42-4 Threats to public officials. – (a) Whoever knowingly and willfully delivers or conveys, directly or indirectly, a verbal or written threat to take the life of, or to inflict bodily harm upon, a public official or a member of his or her immediate family because of the performance or nonperformance of some public duty, because of hostility of the person making the threat toward the status or position of the public official, or because of some other factor related to the official’s public existence, shall be guilty of a felony and shall be imprisoned for not more than five (5) years, or fined not more than five thousand dollars ($5,000), or both.

(b) For purposes of this section:

(1) “Public official” means a person who is elected or appointed to office in accordance with the constitution, a statute, or a city or town charter, or who is a judge, assistant attorney general, special assistant attorney general, or law enforcement officer, or in the case of an elective office any person who has filed the required documents for nomination or election to that office or who is appointed by the governor to serve as the director or his or her designee of a state department which is established, and the qualifications and duties of which are prescribed by statute to discharge a public duty for the state of Rhode Island;

(2) “Immediate family” means a public official’s spouse, child, or children.


42 posted on 12/18/2012 12:48:29 PM PST by WhiskeyX
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To: Ray76
U.S. Code; Title 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE; Part I – CRIMES; Chapter 113B - TERRORISM § 2331. Definitions;...(5) the term “domestic terrorism” means activities that— (A) involve acts dangerous to human life that are a violation of the criminal laws of the United States or of any State; (B) appear to be intended— (i) to intimidate or coerce a civilian population; (ii) to influence the policy of a government by intimidation or coercion; or (iii) to affect the conduct of a government by mass destruction, assassination, or kidnapping; and (C) occur primarily within the territorial jurisdiction of the United States.
43 posted on 12/18/2012 12:49:53 PM PST by WhiskeyX
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To: Vasilli22

Looks like one of those full-time students that still lives at home with mommy & daddy.


44 posted on 12/18/2012 1:30:29 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Vasilli22
Murder anyone who says teachers should be armed.

With what?

Unless, of course, he's calling for an armed force of some kind with special permission to carry weapons so they can kill everyone this crank disagrees with.

45 posted on 12/18/2012 1:37:51 PM PST by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: bestrongbpositive

Well done.

I’m not too concerned about Mr. Loomis’ statements inciting another, his statements are a precursor of possible future violent acts by Mr. Loomis himself.


46 posted on 12/18/2012 3:35:49 PM PST by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: TexasCajun

Yep. Spent 16 years getting his “education”.


47 posted on 12/20/2012 7:57:37 AM PST by Vasilli22
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