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7 dead in drive-by shootings, including attacker, in Santa Barbara area
Fox News ^ | 5/24/14

Posted on 05/24/2014 6:10:03 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

A gunman went on a drive-by shooting rampage in a Santa Barbara student enclave and at least seven people were killed, including the attacker, authorities said.

Investigators believe a gunman driving a black BMW acted alone in the shootings late Friday night near the University of California, Santa Barbara.

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: bmw; ca; california; elliotrodger; girls; guncontrol; guns; islavista; santabarbara; shooting; student; uc; usc; youtube
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I'm gonna go ahead and guess that this happened in a....wait for it......GUN FREE ZONE.
1 posted on 05/24/2014 6:10:03 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Well, no perp description, so I guess I know what that means.


2 posted on 05/24/2014 6:12:18 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: SoFloFreeper

Terrorist attack?

Drugs?

Gangs?


3 posted on 05/24/2014 6:12:23 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I’m gonna go ahead and guess that the MAIGgots and moms lookin’ for a little “action” are already crankin’ up their press releases. I think they have a boiler plate release in place and just have to fill in some blank spots like who, where, body count, firearms used etc.


4 posted on 05/24/2014 6:12:24 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: Gaffer

Mom Morrocan, dad British. Money’d kid. Serious personality issues.


5 posted on 05/24/2014 6:13:47 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: SoFloFreeper
I started to glance at the title, and was expecting ChiTown...

"Student enclave" sort of added "context" to the act in SB.

6 posted on 05/24/2014 6:15:06 AM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: SoFloFreeper

He must have been respectable ... he drove a Beamer.


7 posted on 05/24/2014 6:17:27 AM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: rktman
firearms used etc.

Firearms used is already filled in with "semiautomatic assault rifle."

8 posted on 05/24/2014 6:17:44 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: rktman

Ah, OK, terrorist attack.

Morrocan.

I recall my child’s teacher wanted to take some kids to Morocco. I sent her an article about al quaida blowing up the market place and said no way.


9 posted on 05/24/2014 6:17:51 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Global Warming! Obviously the recent wildfires set off the killer’s behavior.


10 posted on 05/24/2014 6:23:05 AM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (100% pure organic, free-range conservative)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Info on this post re: the shooter. It’s all over social media since about 12:00 am or so, who it was. From what I can tell, officially they still haven’t released his name. He had very public warning signs for a year or more by his: youtube videos, blog, forum postings on a bodybuilder site and puahate.

Horrific

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3159649/posts


11 posted on 05/24/2014 6:23:26 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: yldstrk
Fracking?

Global Warming Climate Change Climate Disruption?

Racism?

War on women?

12 posted on 05/24/2014 6:24:31 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: rktman

I was just reading the linked Fox page....


13 posted on 05/24/2014 6:25:37 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: SoFloFreeper

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2638049/7-dead-drive-shooting-near-UC-Santa-Barbara.html

How come I have to get information form the Brits and not from home ‘”journalists”?


14 posted on 05/24/2014 6:29:18 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Gaffer

looks kind of Asian and White... is that what you assumed? his video is very creepy... this happened on the street my niece lives on... she is graduating from UCSB this spring... she is currently on a vacation in Southeast Asia, so she was not there when it happened... of course, she is upset... and grateful to have heard from most of her friends at this time...


15 posted on 05/24/2014 6:31:03 AM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: yldstrk
Terrorist attack? Drugs? Gangs?

more like war on women... it was retribution... he was 22 and still a virgin... never had a girlfriend... never even kissed a girl... he was getting back at women for rejecting him, and at obnoxious guys who get to have sex with the gals who rejected him... he says all of this in his creepy video...

16 posted on 05/24/2014 6:34:15 AM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: machogirl

his name is Elliot Rogers...


17 posted on 05/24/2014 6:35:06 AM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Sudden Jihad Syndrome?


18 posted on 05/24/2014 6:36:00 AM PDT by Incorrigible (If I lead, follow me; If I pause, push me; If I retreat, kill me.)
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To: machogirl

Commentors on story site blaming Tea Partiers.


19 posted on 05/24/2014 6:36:17 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

It’s California.....
. Should we give a damn?


20 posted on 05/24/2014 6:37:36 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: latina4dubya

he’ll make a perfect democrat politician ENTITLED Arrogant homely bitter...and aggressive


21 posted on 05/24/2014 6:38:00 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: SoFloFreeper

We must move to ban black BMWs.


22 posted on 05/24/2014 6:39:22 AM PDT by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: luvbach1

Of course.


23 posted on 05/24/2014 6:40:55 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Here is the youtube video of the shooter before he did it. What a society we have created. He name is Elliot Rodgers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWWGtee14pA


24 posted on 05/24/2014 6:42:09 AM PDT by realcleanguy
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To: latina4dubya

I guess since the Brits and social media have printed it, our media might get around to it soon?


25 posted on 05/24/2014 6:42:28 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: machogirl

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Wf9ijiWiU2U#t=1936

The link to the Real Housewives (French) of Beverly Hills episode in which the Hunger Games red carpet is shown. (the link is directly to the red carpet video with the shooter, his father, and stepmother)


26 posted on 05/24/2014 6:45:12 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: latina4dubya

I was commenting on the fact that the FoxNews linked story didn’t contain any description at all. They did provide a link to KYET-TV which likely has a video or pictures of the perp, but they chose to leave any perp description or picture out of the corporate FoxNews story, and I find that odd yet typical of national news organizations, FoxNews included.


27 posted on 05/24/2014 6:47:35 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: rktman

That’s his step-mom; mother is Asian, dad a Brit. He was second unit director on The Hunger Games


28 posted on 05/24/2014 6:49:32 AM PDT by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

“We have obtained and we are currently analyzing both written and videotaped evidence that suggest that this atrocity was a premeditated mass murder,” Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said during an early morning news conference Saturday.

Brown said that a YouTube video appeared to be linked to the shooting.

In the video, a young man, sits in the driver’s seat of a car as he promises “retribution” and discusses his “loneliness, rejection and unfulfilled desires.”

“Girls gave their affection and sex and love to other men but never to me,” he says. He adds that it’ll be his last video.

Police haven’t confirmed whether the person who posted the video or man in it is the suspect.


29 posted on 05/24/2014 6:49:37 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: realcleanguy

His videos are...I don’t have the words. (his channel before youtube takes it down) His uploads are all about loneliness, girls, love, and envy.

http://www.youtube.com/user/ElliotRodger/feed


30 posted on 05/24/2014 6:49:37 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: SoFloFreeper
His father.
31 posted on 05/24/2014 6:53:03 AM PDT by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: from occupied ga

Yup. Even it it happened to be a muzzle loader or cap and ball revolver.


32 posted on 05/24/2014 7:02:35 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Here is a youtube vid of his archived posts on forums (someone captured them before deletion. i saw these on the forum about 2:00 am and by 3 or so, these were gone)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIQHzQ1gcX0


33 posted on 05/24/2014 7:03:19 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: yldstrk

The punk seemed to fancy himself looking at the selfies in the Daily Mail article.


34 posted on 05/24/2014 7:06:48 AM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: yldstrk

In this case, the daddy’s British, but as we all know, US sources seem to be under orders to report only what the Left wants reported. Details about mass murder by a gay-looking Moroccan mix ist verboten.

The killer should have listened when James Carville opined about about trailer parks and hundred dollar bills; at UCSB, a BMW and loads of daddy-cash are baseline expectations. Based on the D.M. photos, if the killer really wanted to attract girls (doubtful), he should have tried not to look like a gay Arab. (I don’t mean to be homophobic — frustration over gender confusion might be the cause of his rampage).


35 posted on 05/24/2014 7:14:49 AM PDT by Chewbarkah
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To: SoFloFreeper
He was nuts....

All over sex...


36 posted on 05/24/2014 7:22:00 AM PDT by Dallas59 ("Remember me as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I, As I am now, so you will be")
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To: realcleanguy

Wow....


37 posted on 05/24/2014 7:23:05 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (The 0baMao Experiment: Abject Failure)
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To: Gaffer

One of Holder’s people.
Had it been a white Christian, Tea Party person it would have been in sky lights.


38 posted on 05/24/2014 7:34:39 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Ah. Santa Barbara. A town so rich it’s drive- by shooters use BMW’s. ( yes they did)


39 posted on 05/24/2014 7:34:57 AM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..)d)
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To: Gaffer

Not exactly: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2638049/7-dead-drive-shooting-near-UC-Santa-Barbara.html


40 posted on 05/24/2014 7:46:00 AM PDT by vladimir998
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To: Izzy Dunne

The Koch brothers.


41 posted on 05/24/2014 7:50:34 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: Izzy Dunne

The issues with these mass murders are:

1. cultural
2. racial
3. sexual


42 posted on 05/24/2014 8:06:31 AM PDT by Finalmente
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To: vladimir998

Go look at post # 5 and #15. Sheesh...


43 posted on 05/24/2014 8:09:12 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: SoFloFreeper
The young man in the video promises to take revenge on sorority girls who had rejected him over the years.

Women are attracted to power, money, or fame. This should have motivated him to acquire the knowledge and skills to get a good paying job. Then he could have hired all the beautiful escorts he could handle instead of feeling sorry for himself and wanting to kill them. Sheesh.

44 posted on 05/24/2014 8:33:15 AM PDT by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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To: SoFloFreeper

What the hell is going on at UCSB??? In the past 6 months, they've had a crazy fan rush the court, a professor go after a pro life demonstration, a gang rape,....and now this...

45 posted on 05/24/2014 8:41:28 AM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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This priviledged idiot was driving a BMW-—and he put something on the web the night before he did this.

Was complaining about NOT getting ‘any dates’ with the girls he wanted & “Never’ having been kissed.

Just how far does the feeling of ENTITLEMENT go???

He didn’t appear to be black, but I pretty sure he wasn’t Swedish or Norwegian!!


46 posted on 05/24/2014 8:54:54 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: SoFloFreeper
Why do girls hate me so much?

http://www.youtube.com/user/ElliotRodger/videos
47 posted on 05/24/2014 9:25:16 AM PDT by conservative98
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To: ridesthemiles
Just how far does the feeling of ENTITLEMENT go???

To those who feel entitled there is no limit. Either you subscribe to the philosophy that you have to work to achieve things, or you go the other way and decide that everything that you want should be yours simply because you exist (And you are wonderful or you have been told repeatedly by political whores that the fact you do nothing and have nothing is someone else's fault) and you want it (see 0bama voters)

"Every election is a sort of advance auction of stolen good." H. L. Mencken

48 posted on 05/24/2014 9:42:58 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: Pharmboy

The young man was clearly the murderer, as he boastingly planned to be. However, the parents have got to be thinking, did we overlook certain signs for years? I’m presuming they weren’t aware of his madness, not to that degree. His anger may have become intensified because he had an almost androgenous look to him. Some pre- teen girls like that,(i.e. Justin Bieber) but many women seem to prefer a more adult look (Brad Pitt).

I was struck by his comments that he was isolated. Why? Maybe he had some form of Asbergers Syndrome, a type of high functioning autism, where the subject has very little sense of intuition, and social cues are missed or wrongly interpreted. He often posted to some website based on guys who felt rejected by women and were bitter about it. I read some posters on that site were calling his murders a ‘heroic’ action. That is a dangerous site, and should be taken down asap.


49 posted on 05/24/2014 9:56:33 AM PDT by lee martell
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To: lee martell
Interesting points, but autistic people are asocial yet he sought interpersonal relationships; he just felt he deserved more than he was getting, since he thought all the cute blond sorority chicks should want him rather than the 'brutes' they dated.

I was also struck by his androgyny, and wondered if he was a self-hating gay--could be. But ultimately, I still feel that his parents told him how wonderful he was day and night, but the world did not agree--this crushed him.

He was not crazy--a bit sociopathic--but not crazy. He was totally self-absorbed and had no feelings for how others might feel. That is part of sociopathy.

50 posted on 05/24/2014 10:05:28 AM PDT by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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