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6 shot after exiting Vegas school bus
AP Yahoo! ^ | 12/12/07 | RYAN NAKASHIMA

Posted on 12/11/2007 4:50:40 PM PST by charles m

LAS VEGAS - Six junior high or high school students were shot Tuesday after they got off a school bus, and two were critically hurt, police said.

Gunshots rang out in northeast Las Vegas just before 2 p.m., Officer Bill Cassell said.

Six young people were transported to area hospitals. Four had minor gunshot injuries and two were in critical condition, Cassell said.

At least two people are believed to have taken part in the shootings, he said. Police were not saying whether the shooting suspects were on foot or in a vehicle.

The shooting occurred less than a mile from two elementary schools, Woolley and Clyde Cox Elementary Schools. A Clark County School District official said the schools were not closed.

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Associated Press writer Kathleen Hennessey contributed to this report.

THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP's earlier story is below.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Six junior high or high school students were shot Tuesday after they got off a school bus, and two were critically hurt, police said.

Gunshots rang out in northeast Las Vegas just before 2 p.m., Officer Bill Cassell said.

Six young people were transported to area hospitals. Four had minor gunshot injuries and two were in critical condition, Cassell said.

At least two people are believed to have taken part in the shootings, he said. Police were not saying whether the shooting suspects were on foot or in a vehicle.


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To: dragnet2

“Lots of anger and tightly wound people...Walking mental time bombs, planning for the big day. Throw in tens of thousands of gang members, many here illegally, many with nothing to lose, that don’t fear jail one bit...A second home if you will.”

My wife was reading me the riot act tonight because I haven’t gotten my carry permit here in Colorado. I had one in Tennessee but never bothered when we moved because the town where we live just isn’t as dangerous as Nashville and you can carry in your vehicle here.


51 posted on 12/11/2007 5:43:07 PM PST by dljordan
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
This is the 4th major shooting within the last week. Very disturbing trend.

What trend? There are shootings every day, just like this. Its just the trendy thing to report for now. After a while they'll pick on something else.

Normally, shootings are just a local story. Gang shootings aren't even worthy of local news in places like LA or Detroit.

52 posted on 12/11/2007 5:43:55 PM PST by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: FoxPro
When we eventually get a school shooting a day, parents will stop sending their kids to public (government) schools.

I notice that the Colorado church shooter was homeschooled, and said to be from a devoutly religious family, but that doesn't make me think every Christian or homeschooled kid is going to go off the deep end.

53 posted on 12/11/2007 5:46:13 PM PST by Amelia
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To: Ramius
Gang shootings aren't even worthy of local news in places like LA or Detroit.

FWIW, my minority students tell me that gangs do their shootings in the community, not at school. They say it's only the crazy middle-class white kids who try to shoot people at school.

54 posted on 12/11/2007 5:49:50 PM PST by Amelia
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To: yorkie

INDEED.


55 posted on 12/11/2007 5:53:44 PM PST by Quix (GOD ALONE IS GOD; WORTHY; PAID THE PRICE; IS COMING AGAIN; KNOWS ALL; IS LOVING; IS ALTOGETHER GOOD)
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To: DaveLoneRanger; 2Jedismom; aberaussie; Aggie Mama; agrace; Antoninus; arbooz; bboop; bill1952; ...

ANOTHER REASON TO HOMESCHOOL

This ping list is for the “other” articles of interest to homeschoolers about education and public school. If you want on/off this list, please freepmail me. The main Homeschool Ping List by DaveLoneRanger handles the homeschool-specific articles. This is becoming a fairly high volume list.
56 posted on 12/11/2007 5:55:10 PM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: abclily; aberaussie; albertp; AliVeritas; Amelia; AnAmericanMother; andie74; AVNevis; bannie; ...

Public Education Ping

This list is for articles relating to public education. mcvey and republican professor have asked me to take over the list. If you want on or off this ping list, please FReepmail me.
57 posted on 12/11/2007 5:55:44 PM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: knarf

What Las Vegas is in Nevada, but Las Vegas != Nevada.

Las Vegas is filled with more head cases than you can count.


58 posted on 12/11/2007 5:56:17 PM PST by NVDave
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To: Gabz; evad; FoxPro; metmom; Amelia; leda; shag377
The shooter in Colorado was a home-schooled Christian.

Would it be fair to use him as an example of what home-schooled Christians are like?

59 posted on 12/11/2007 5:57:50 PM PST by SoftballMominVA (Never wrestle with a pig; he wants to get dirty anyway.)
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To: FoxPro

Fox - your post is so sad. I never knew anybody who ‘wanted to kill’ anyone. I am so sorry that you were dealt such horrible blows in your youth.

And, you lived close to the Va Tech shootings? That had to be a shock to you.

I raised my children just down the street from where the Colorado shooter was raised. My kids even played in that house and yard, when they were little. That shocked me.

We must not allow ourselves to become ‘numb’ to what seems to be happening in our country. We must continue to be alert, and (if we can) pray.

Hugs to you — and I mean that. HUGS!


60 posted on 12/11/2007 6:03:36 PM PST by yorkie ( For God so loved the world........................ that He didn't send a committee.)
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To: charles m

Jeez...what the heck is going on????!!!


61 posted on 12/11/2007 6:04:48 PM PST by Conservative4Ever (Hoping my 'carbon footprint' has crushed a few liberals)
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To: charles m
Damn, Vegas has MS-13 too? Thought it was just in Texas.

We've got MS-13 in Virginia.

62 posted on 12/11/2007 6:05:02 PM PST by nina0113 (If fences don't work, why does the White House have one?)
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To: SoftballMominVA

He may have been homeschooled because of his problems not because homeschooling caused them as was suggested on another thread.

I know a kid who was headed for JD. The public school kicked him out. They didn’t want to deal with him any more so his mother was forced to homeschool him. Now if he had gone off the deep end, everyone could point to the fact that he had been homeschooled, which was actually a result of his problems not the cause of them. It would paint a very inaccurate, unflattering picture of homeschoolers and be used with glee by those who wish to bash it.


63 posted on 12/11/2007 6:09:03 PM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: nina0113; nicmarlo; Borax Queen; Quix

MS-13 is very active in 33 states. (Probably more than that - but here is a link with some MS-13 information)

http://www.keystosaferschools.com/ms-13.htm


64 posted on 12/11/2007 6:09:06 PM PST by yorkie ( For God so loved the world........................ that He didn't send a committee.)
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To: dljordan
I was so touched I’m going down and empty the safe and take them all to the police station to turn them in. Sniff!

Save yourself a trip, I'll come by and pick them up & drop them off for you.

65 posted on 12/11/2007 6:09:24 PM PST by nina0113 (If fences don't work, why does the White House have one?)
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To: wintertime

Well, 300,000 is the number they quoted on CNN - but I truly doubt it is that large.

If I were a parent of a child in public school in Vegas - I would probably move to Muleshoe, Texas or anywhere small.


66 posted on 12/11/2007 6:12:35 PM PST by yorkie ( For God so loved the world........................ that He didn't send a committee.)
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To: charles m

Are you kidding? We’ve got them all over the place here in Florida. They’re in at least half of the states in our country.


67 posted on 12/11/2007 6:12:49 PM PST by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: yorkie

Thanks.

Does anyone have seriously accurate info about the NWO folks liasing with gangs?

I don’t doubt it . . . but I only have read generalized statements. I’m a bit curious on more up-to-date info.


68 posted on 12/11/2007 6:13:32 PM PST by Quix (GOD ALONE IS GOD; WORTHY; PAID THE PRICE; IS COMING AGAIN; KNOWS ALL; IS LOVING; IS ALTOGETHER GOOD)
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To: SoftballMominVA; Gabz; evad; FoxPro; metmom; Amelia; leda; shag377
Would it be fair to use him as an example of what home-schooled Christians are like? ( Softballmom)

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

What parent in their right mind would send a child to a school with a gang problem? I don’t care what religion or non-religion the school is.

Oh yeah! I forgot! ( silly me!) Parents who can’t **ransom** their children from the government indoctrination camps, by paying private tuition or homeschooling, have no choice.

If these parents refuse to turn their kids over to the government school workers armed police will force them. If these parents resist, they face imprisonment. If they are sufficiently resistant, armed police will kill them. ( Real bullets in those guns on the hip.)

Aren’t government schools great! ( barf!)

69 posted on 12/11/2007 6:15:55 PM PST by wintertime (Good ideas win! Why? Because people are not stupid.)
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To: yorkie

bad stuff that.


70 posted on 12/11/2007 6:16:51 PM PST by nicmarlo
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To: yorkie
“What’s going on in this country?”

An election, and important decision from the Supremes.

Every firearms incident will be reported at length like a Florida shark attack to influence the primaries, the Supremes, and the general election.

All of the leading candidates are pro-gun control. If the Supremes get the impression from reading the Washington Post that firearms don’t belong in the general population, they’ll rule in favor of more restrictions.

71 posted on 12/11/2007 6:17:34 PM PST by DBrow
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To: metmom

“It would paint a very inaccurate, unflattering picture of homeschoolers and be used with glee by those who wish to bash it.”

You are SO RIGHT!

People will use ANYTHING to promote their cause.

Homeschoolers do NOT deserve to be summed up based on the Co situation.
To do so would be wrong.


72 posted on 12/11/2007 6:18:01 PM PST by M0sby (((PROUD WIFE of MSgt Edwards USMC)))
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To: charles m

Sounds like Nevada is a Quagmire. We have lost the War in Nevada. We should get out now...


73 posted on 12/11/2007 6:18:58 PM PST by gridlock (Recycling is the new Religion.)
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To: myprecious

There’s a novel called “Bug Jack Baron” by Norman Spinrad that tackles international terrorism by ridiculing them when they are alive, and dissing them when they’re dead. An interesting concept similar to the one you wrote. A good story, too, with lots of action.


74 posted on 12/11/2007 6:20:55 PM PST by DBrow
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To: MaxMax
The media needs to stop printing the names of these punk murderers!

Amen!

75 posted on 12/11/2007 6:22:08 PM PST by Stegall Tx (Do you really want your kids sleeping with anything named "Muhammad"?)
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To: knarf

North Las Vegas, homeboy.


76 posted on 12/11/2007 6:24:07 PM PST by The KG9 Kid
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To: Ramius; Extremely Extreme Extremist

Ramius, I agree, see my #77. This is like shark attacks, or 1994- every front page of every newspaper had an “assault weapon” story, every TV news, radio...until AWB passed, then it seemed the problem cleared up in a week or so.


77 posted on 12/11/2007 6:25:58 PM PST by DBrow
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To: charles m

Prayers up for the injured....


78 posted on 12/11/2007 6:30:40 PM PST by Peace4EarthNow (Come to know Jesus as your Savior, so YOU TOO can be saved!!)
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To: Ramius
Normally, shootings are just a local story. Gang shootings aren't even worthy of local news in places like LA or Detroit.

Might be news to you, but Las Vegas Nevada has a higher crime rate per capita than LA, California.

In fact, Las Vegas has higher crime in both property and violent crime catagories than does LA, California.

Another fact is Las Vegas crime rate is rising, while LA, Cal has dropped dramatically.

Another fact is LA, Cal has lower crime than most all cities in this country of comparable size.

Interesting huh?

79 posted on 12/11/2007 6:38:59 PM PST by dragnet2
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To: charles m

bttt


80 posted on 12/11/2007 6:39:28 PM PST by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: Gabz

Adding my prayers with yours and bumping your accurate observations.


81 posted on 12/11/2007 6:43:31 PM PST by prairiebreeze (I am unapologetically celebrating CHRISTMAS!!)
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To: SE Mom

I’ve been away from the news for a few hours...is it gang related?


82 posted on 12/11/2007 6:44:16 PM PST by RDTF (Remember Pearl Harbor)
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To: dragnet2

Actually... That’s really quite interesting.


83 posted on 12/11/2007 6:44:55 PM PST by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: FoxPro; Squantos; B4Ranch
It is inevitable. When I was in highschool, I wanted to kill everybody. I didnt because it was unimaginable. Now it is inevitable. The kids have been given a green light by the Columbine and VA Tech killers. Killing lots of people is now comprehensible, and should I say "an option".

When you and I were in high school, we had parents. There are fewer and fewer stay-at-home moms, and fewer stay-with-yer-wife fathers. Boomers have trusted the socialists to raise their kids, raised taxes to pay for it - making mom have to work, and hollywood and video games have given the green light to fantasize wasting your enemies. Yah, it is inevetible for some. The rest of us can concentrate on being parents. Funny how this crap not only happens, but is run 24/7 just before landmark 2A situations... SCOTUS, and the 2008 elections. Curious. A little too curious.

84 posted on 12/11/2007 6:46:23 PM PST by glock rocks (A near majority of Americans have below average intelligence.)
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To: knarf

“What the hell’s goin’ on in Nevada?”

My thoughts exactly...., however, it could involve Harry Reid. There needs to be an investigation.


85 posted on 12/11/2007 6:51:34 PM PST by A. Morgan (Each terrorist we kill lowers the carbon foot print of the war)
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To: Mad Dawg
>"How'd I do? Was I persuasive? I just about threw up writing that crap ..."

Maybe so, but the stoned liberals think yer Jesus!

86 posted on 12/11/2007 6:53:37 PM PST by rawcatslyentist (Smithers hand me that icecream scoop. This isn't rocket science, it's brain surgery.)
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To: Quix
Does anyone have seriously accurate info about the NWO folks liasing with gangs?

The Bavarian Illuminati controls MS-13 through the Council on Foreign Relations. Everbody knows that.

87 posted on 12/11/2007 6:55:02 PM PST by Strategerist
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To: charles m
Has there ever been an attack at a gun show?

Maybe we should ban gun free zone and we all should start packin’. These spineless people will not have the will to do this crap when the lead start flyin back at ‘em.

88 posted on 12/11/2007 6:57:31 PM PST by do the dhue (They've got us surrounded again. The poor bastards. General Creighton Abrams)
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To: MaxMax

At most the media should say that the shooter was an effeminate cross-dressing homo-erotic Klansman...


89 posted on 12/11/2007 6:57:50 PM PST by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspelll.)
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To: mad_as_he$$
MS-13 is in every major city and spreading. They have established outposts in the Midwest in smaller cities to take advantage of the illegal immigrants there.


But, according to our president, we need to welcome these folks into our country and give them a chance at the American dream. They're really nice people just like you and me.

/sarc
90 posted on 12/11/2007 6:58:33 PM PST by Deo volente
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To: Ramius

Yep... When I grew up in the suburbs of Chicago there was news of yet another gang shooting nightly it seems... I wouldn’t place this incident in the same “class” as the Church Shootings, nor the Mall Shooting, personally. Gang violence is a completely different “creature” if you will from people who “snap” and commit mass murders.


91 posted on 12/11/2007 6:59:27 PM PST by LibertyRocks
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To: Strategerist

No, everybody does not know that. Fred Thompson for example. (CFR member)


92 posted on 12/11/2007 7:02:16 PM PST by yorkie ( For God so loved the world........................ that He didn't send a committee.)
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To: Strategerist

Ahhhhhh, the voice of an expert.


93 posted on 12/11/2007 7:02:21 PM PST by Quix (GOD ALONE IS GOD; WORTHY; PAID THE PRICE; IS COMING AGAIN; KNOWS ALL; IS LOVING; IS ALTOGETHER GOOD)
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To: Quix
Ahhhhhh, the voice of an expert.

Cmon, don't you think it's ODD there haven't been any pictures of Bush Sr. with his shirt off in the last 5 years?

That's because Yale's Skull & Bones are the go-betweens moving the money between the CFR and MS-13; Bush is covered with gang tatoos, which he keeps covered up.

The pieces all fit together.

94 posted on 12/11/2007 7:05:16 PM PST by Strategerist
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To: Strategerist

There ARE things to be concerned about that are happening in our world, Strategerist and I personally find that your sarcasm doesn’t help to uncover truths that may exist... I would caution you to be careful in automatically dismissing anything you find “uncomfortable” to deal with. I don’t believe everything I read, but more often than not there are nuggets of truth, and to dismiss everything is plain naive, IMHO.


95 posted on 12/11/2007 7:11:16 PM PST by LibertyRocks
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To: Gabz
You both need to get off the “bash all public schools” bandwagon that is so pervasive on this forum.

Well, let's be factual.

Big city public school schooling is overly expensive, poorly run, indoctrinating instead of educating and, dare I say it, dangerous.

Now, if you want to dispute that statement with facts, have at it.

96 posted on 12/11/2007 7:15:32 PM PST by evad
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To: dljordan
My wife was reading me the riot act tonight because I haven’t gotten my carry permit here in Colorado.

Listen to your wife.

We can't get them in my state. People carry anyway.

97 posted on 12/11/2007 7:19:32 PM PST by evad
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To: Gabz; evad; FoxPro; metmom; SoftballMominVA; Amelia; leda; shag377
To be fair, I have included all of your pings.

You both need to get off the “bash all public schools” bandwagon that is so pervasive on this forum

No they do not, and it is not pervasive enough by one 100th of one percent.

The public school system has given us the modern day social and political realities of America today.

As one who once worked in education, I am appalled at how totally the pursuit of the end of America, and the manner in which the achievements, ideals, values, pride and dignity of Western Civilization are so thoroughly demeaned in all of public education, both normal and higher.

Were it to fall apart and crash burning to the ground, this country would be the greater for it.

It is no longer an asset, but a public disgrace. - Abolish it, in toto.

The founding fathers would be once again moved to revolutionary action.

Decadent: adj; fallen from a higher plane or ideal.

98 posted on 12/11/2007 7:20:04 PM PST by bill1952 (The right to buy weapons is the right to be free)
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To: LibertyRocks
I would caution you to be careful in automatically dismissing anything you find “uncomfortable” to deal with.

I don't dismiss anything I find "uncomfortable," I dismiss anything I find "silly."

99 posted on 12/11/2007 7:23:38 PM PST by Strategerist
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To: MaxMax
That’s right you whores in the MSM, keep pumping up these punks who are killing people, keep making them think they will be famous. We know you want our guns and you are going to do everything you can to frighten America into banning guns.

And the press should not print the names of anyone who commits such crimes.

Oh the globalists are toasting each other tonight as they celebrate their plan to destroy America - fill it with smut and violence, pit the races against each other, take God or any sense of moral responsibility out of our schools, tax the sh#t out of everyone, fill the airwaves with sports and gibberish...

They are winning America.. Wake up and smell the rooting flesh of freedom and independence.

100 posted on 12/11/2007 7:26:07 PM PST by Beatthedrum
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