Skip to comments.No rise in mass killings, but their impact is huge
Posted on 12/16/2012 6:55:47 AM PST by marktwain
Grant Duwe, a criminologist with the Minnesota Department of Corrections who has written a history of mass murders in America, said that while mass shootings rose between the 1960s and the 1990s, they actually dropped in the 2000s. And mass killings actually reached their peak in 1929, according to his data. He estimates that there were 32 in the 1980s, 42 in the 1990s and 26 in the first decade of the century.
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I personally will never take prescribed drugs unless absolutely required -- I've been lucky so far.. I am in my seventies and my luck continues vis-a-vis prescribed medicines; Obamacare dictates that PELOSI (Palliative End of Life Optimum Serenity Initiative) is all I get at my age. :)
Until I am banned I will keep posting these facts.. I am shocked to see the MSM employees apparent refusal to mention pharmaceuticals in all these horrors.
I am proud to be labeled an idiot (by only one FReeper so far) for posting my belief that it is certainly possible that given the ruling class New Normal
IMO it could be that the New Normal are using (taking advantage of) these shootings to help them disarm the citizens. Their steadfast refusal to deal with causes and instead focus entirely on getting rid of guns is like they "arrange" the shootings IMO.
Very interesting. But how many millions are taking those drugs now?
In the US, "one abortion at a time" = 3,500 abortions every single day.
Included in that number are at least 4 "late-term" babies who are killed by partial birth abortion, every single day -- in one "clinic" alone in Englewood, NJ.
That particular abortuary admits to performing 1,500 partial birth abortions of 2nd and 3rd trimester infants, every year.
See visualops reply #13. There are some very good points.
IMO by now more attention should have been focused on those very few likely (showing signs) to commit these horrors.
I say again that IMO the ruling class New Normal some of whom I named do not want to fix the problem until all the guns are gone from the hands of the citizens.
If we sent all the nutburgers to Colorado or Washington State we could give them all a lifetime supply of marijuana to smoke up. That way it’ll keep ‘em mellowed out enough not to want to commit any crimes.
According to experts on the subject, The U. S. is not a violent nation compared to others.
No, not at all. The endocrine system is regulatory: from what I know so far, pituitary is responsible for growth, thyroid for metabolism, and parathyroid for feeding the brain. My thyroid is being treated with meds because it’s naturally slow, haven’t had the pituitary checked, and my parathyroid is overactive, requiring surgery to fix the problem.
The 1929 date seems quite suspect, given the chart accompaning this article by the researcher, Grant Duwe: http://www.aolnews.com/2010/03/01/opinion-the-rise-and-decline-of-mass-shootings/
The leftists, progressives, and liberals who demand banning and confiscation of weapons in the USA, are silent about, and just voted for more of, the monthly lobbing of missiles from the Palestinian quarters around Israel.
"The Bath School disaster is the name given to three bombings in Bath Township, Michigan, on May 18, 1927, which killed 38 elementary school children, two teachers, four other adults and the bomber himself; at least 58 people were injured. Most of the victims were children in the second to sixth grades (711 years of age) attending the Bath Consolidated School. Their deaths constitute the deadliest mass murder in a school in U.S. history."
See my post #31
Thanks for the research. I’ve been running around and getting ready for Christmas.
That was one heck of a bomb. I never heard of this massacre. Of course, the MSM would NEVER tell mention it since eeevil guns weren’t used and bombs are already banned.
The numbers of people in the USA on antidepressants will astound you. Medication is prescribed for all sorts of things that are simply part of life that people no longer want to deal with as adults. Life should be relatively easy, we should not be disappointed, or have to settle for less than ideal, we shouldn’t stay married to people who aren’t the perfect spouse, we shouldn’t tan the hide of a misbehaving child, etc etc etc.
I have read more than I cared to and learned more than I wanted to know about drug companies (and doctors) not wanting to reveal that drugs stop working after a while, that many antidepressants you can’t stop taking because they’ve fubared your brain (google antidepressant withdrawal syndrome), and on and on.