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Don't Stigmatize Murderers!
Ann Coulter Dot Com ^ | 28 May 2014 | Ann Coulter

Posted on 05/29/2014 12:48:10 AM PDT by Rummyfan

Mass murder at a sunny college campus in a beach town would normally be considered "newsy," but Elliot Rodger's massacre at the University of California-Santa Barbara last Friday is getting surprisingly little press.

This is not a good case for liberals: The killer was an immigrant, a person of color, and the majority of his casualties resulted from attacks with a car or knife. It makes as much sense to rant about the NRA as to blame the Auto Club of America or the National Knife Collectors Association.

Rather, what we have is yet another mass murder committed by a schizophrenic -- just like those of Seung-Hui Cho, Jared Loughner, James Holmes and Adam Lanza.

Yes, they all used guns. Also, they were all males. They were all college-aged. They all had hair. Those are not distinctive characteristics.

When the last five mass murderers share something that only 1 percent of the population has, I think we've found the relevant common denominator.

Rodger had been seeing therapists since he was 8 years old. Just last year, his psychiatrist, Dr. Charles Sophy, prescribed him Risperidone, an anti-psychotic. But after looking up what Risperidone was for -- schizophrenia -- Rodger decided "it was the absolute wrong thing for me to take" and never did.

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


TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: anncoulter; coulter; gogol

1 posted on 05/29/2014 12:48:10 AM PDT by Rummyfan
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Mental illness is not a factor to the opportunistic, hysterical gun grabbers.


2 posted on 05/29/2014 12:50:37 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Rummyfan

Sad case of a weirded out man, deep in illusion.


3 posted on 05/29/2014 12:55:22 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Rummyfan

Nikolai Gogol, great writer.


4 posted on 05/29/2014 12:57:18 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Gene Eric

Sometimes sin can be of such a kind that it overtakes a person’s entire mind. And I’m a poet and don’t know it, I rhyme every time :-).


5 posted on 05/29/2014 12:57:45 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Rummyfan
From the article:Remember the good old days when someone like this was institutionalized.
6 posted on 05/29/2014 12:58:03 AM PDT by upchuck (Support ABLE, the Anybody But Lindsey Effort. Yes, we are the ABLE!!)
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To: nickcarraway

Did he ghostwrite the madman’s manifesto?


7 posted on 05/29/2014 12:58:35 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: upchuck

The obsessions about sex would have been seen as crazy in the older days. Now it’s just “normal.”


8 posted on 05/29/2014 12:59:17 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Rummyfan

Bookmark


9 posted on 05/29/2014 1:01:07 AM PDT by aquila48
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To: upchuck

Trouble is, he wasn’t complaining about what the lava lamp said. He was complaining about how the lovers looked. And because we are so bleepedly oversexed in this land today, Nobody Cared.


10 posted on 05/29/2014 1:02:57 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Gene Eric
Mental illness is not a factor to the opportunistic, hysterical gun grabbers.

With some of the lunacy that comes from the gun-grabbers, I'm not so sure...

They are just afraid of being institutionalized.

11 posted on 05/29/2014 1:05:38 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: Smokin' Joe

I think he means, they don’t care about trying to keep the maddest of madmen away from society.


12 posted on 05/29/2014 1:08:02 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Rummyfan

Permanent link:

http://www.anncoulter.com/columns/2014-05-28.html


13 posted on 05/29/2014 1:10:05 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Smokin' Joe

Yup.

Given the violence normally stems from the Left, its collective desire to eradicate guns makes sense. The problem, however, is that we’re not all deranged Leftists that need to be corralled.


14 posted on 05/29/2014 1:11:14 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Rummyfan

Wow! Ann knocked that one out of the park.


15 posted on 05/29/2014 1:14:35 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

>> Sometimes sin can be of such a kind that it overtakes a person’s entire mind.

I don’t mean to sound grim, but existence is intrinsically evil, and not necessarily in the animated sense.


16 posted on 05/29/2014 1:19:22 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
I think he means, they don’t care about trying to keep the maddest of madmen away from society.

I reiterate:

With some of the lunacy that comes from the gun-grabbers, I'm not so sure...

They are just afraid of being institutionalized.

Much of their hoplophobia that cannot be directly traced to posturing for profit, seems to be a personal fear of either their ineptitude or what they might do with a firearm should they have one, projected onto others.

Then there are the ones who want to control everyone...

Neither is a particularly mentally healthy subset of the human race, imho.

17 posted on 05/29/2014 1:19:32 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: Gene Eric
The problem, however, is that we’re not all deranged Leftists that need to be corralled.

Not even all of the leftists are that deranged, but those who are cannot imagine being any other way.

For them, the fear of weapons may be a healthy thing, if they are afraid they cannot control themselves well enough to not present a danger to those around them.

It is in projecting their emotional problems onto others where they start drifting away from the saner part of the bell curve.

18 posted on 05/29/2014 1:26:45 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: Gene Eric

Animated? Like a cartoon?

A Christian salvation experience can bring a madman out of his madness. It’s not always instant like the New Testament attesting miracles and sometimes the road can be pretty frighteningly bumpy. But holiness can bring a road to sanity, of course with the devil yanking this way and that all the while.


19 posted on 05/29/2014 1:38:51 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Smokin' Joe

There COULD be a sympathy factor. Dunno. They may just not be as enamored of normalcy.


20 posted on 05/29/2014 1:40:27 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Smokin' Joe

Certainly, and of course I’m generalizing in the classifications.

>> It is in projecting their emotional problems onto others where they start drifting away from the saner part of the bell curve.

Definitely. The emotional perspective is often the intolerant one. And for as long as we remain human, the vie for reason will never end.


21 posted on 05/29/2014 1:42:48 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Gene Eric

I see big love problems in this guy’s worldview. This is asking for trouble.


22 posted on 05/29/2014 1:44:14 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

No, not like a cartoon, but manifesting in ways we observe and perceive as behavior.


23 posted on 05/29/2014 1:47:22 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Rummyfan

“Yes, they all used guns. Also, they were all males. They were all college-aged. They all had hair. Those are not distinctive characteristics.”

They were also all Americans. Why does America produce more of these murderers than anywhere else? Is our society breaking down?


24 posted on 05/29/2014 1:57:24 AM PDT by paristexas
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To: Rummyfan

We are simply are dealing with demonic possesed persons who kill.


25 posted on 05/29/2014 2:55:53 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: Smokin' Joe

Here’s another example where supposed perceived slights allegedly led to multiple murders:

http://www.boston.com/sports/football/patriots/2014/05/28/patriots-player-due-court-killings/HGByxiF62jcdM1m0GnM4uO/story.html?p1=Must_Reads


26 posted on 05/29/2014 3:00:54 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: upchuck

Remember the good old days when someone like this was institutionalized.


Yes.

I grew up in an area that had a state mental hospital (adult) 12 or 15 miles to the west and a state school (children) 8 miles or so to the east.

In the 1970s due to a “consent decree” both were shut down (it took years) and the residents turned out into the community. Some of them were not equipped to live on the outside, but were “mainstreamed” anyway. One I knew of personally (her son was an aquaintance) ended up suicide by automobile.

The process may or may not have been a success overall, but its effect on the community was undeniable.

As with everything liberals do, it was OVERdone but they feel good about themselves so to the devil with “results,” “success” and such hateful conservative concepts.


27 posted on 05/29/2014 4:14:20 AM PDT by Peet (Liberals are the feces that are created when shame eats too much stupid. -Dale Gribble)
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To: upchuck

We did have institutions that held them against their will.

Agreed that some of them were not nice places, and we could do better by them, but the public was safe from their predations and craziness.

Then there is the idiot liberal judge, who says they have a right to be crazy, and free to maim and kill the rest of us, and that we can’t do anything about them until they actually hurt someone


28 posted on 05/29/2014 4:37:25 AM PDT by Ouderkirk (To the left, everything must evidence that this or that strand of leftist theory is true)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

He could have written some of Obamas Speeches.


29 posted on 05/29/2014 4:48:58 AM PDT by ABN 505
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To: Peet

true all over NY and probably the country. It’s really sad. Probably almost all of the “street people” (not the homeless in shelters or social services placement in hotels, etc, but the people living in subway tunnels or the wood) would have been institutionalized. A lot of truly random violent crime (which is rare, but people die) wouldn’t happen. But we turned those people out into the cold instead of making their care better, and scratch our head when they didn’t get jobs, start families, and settle into society.


30 posted on 05/29/2014 5:02:21 AM PDT by NYFriend
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To: Smokin' Joe
Much of their hoplophobia that cannot be directly traced to posturing for profit, seems to be a personal fear of either their ineptitude or what they might do with a firearm should they have one, projected onto others.

Indeed. Look at how the rabidly anti-military portray the military, as if people who join the military are repressed mass murderers looking for legitimacy. All I see is that the anti-military fanatics fantasize about killing so much, and are so afraid of their own sick fantasies, that they are blind to the real reasons anyone might have to join the military.

After 14 years in the military, I can honestly say that I've never had the desire to kill anyone or even damage property. I also have never felt a desire to hurt or kill someone when handling a weapon. But it is impossible for a leftist nut to understand these things.

31 posted on 05/29/2014 8:22:31 PM PDT by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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