Skip to comments.Commentary: A Horrifying and Lethal Case of Boredom
Posted on 08/24/2013 7:08:16 AM PDT by Hojczyk
Beyond that, it is yet another painful sign of how gun violence has become far too rampant in America and access to firearms has become far too effortless. Anyone with determination including teenagers can get a hold of a semi-automatic firearm as easily as buying hand sanitizer in a drug store.
Moreover, there is something so deeply amiss in a world where teenagers shoot and kill passersby simply to deal with their sense of boredom. For many, that was the void once filled by sports, the arts, pastimes and hobbies even television. This sad incident in Oklahoma should remind the nation of the need for more homes to benefit from the presence of mentors who can provide guidance to a generation of young people for whom such models are painfully absent.
Instead of straining to make this a racial incident and indictment of the civil rights leaders, this event should be looked at squarely as an example of how the nations porous and lax gun laws have intersected with a deep-seated cultural void to produce young people with a lack of character and basic human decency.
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“Sucks having to carry around 3 pound “hogsleg” everywhere but what else are we going to do?”
Well, a Glock with 17 rds of ammo is only two pounds.
A Taurus 738, KelTec 3A, or a Ruger LCP are all about 10-12 ounces...
Once you start carrying regular, you feel naked without.
They snuck up and shot the guy in cold blood from behind. I'm all for CC, heaven knows, but he could have had a mini gun and it wouldn't have mattered.
Yes, let’s get past the actual assailants, and blame the gun. They are victims, too. The NRA and the Tea Party are really the bad guys here.
So to recap, black shoots white, blame the gun. Rodeo clown wears Obama mask, civil rights hate crime emergency alert. Ok. I think I’ve got it now.
This is BET and it looks like most if not all of the comments are good arguments by white people. Most of them are great.
Where are the black folks? They probably understand that the white folks are right.
To the one guy who said, “Agreed, this (Lane) was not a shooting,” read their facebooks, as someone suggested.
Someone else asked, “Would he have shot Chris Lane if he was black?” I’ll give you four guesses.
I don’t know why people are taking this “boredom” excuse at face value as they seem to be.
It wasn’t “boredom” that caused this horrific crime - it was hate and lack of any moral foundation or compass. Putting a name like “boredom” to it simply accepts the perps “explanation” at face value.
This is not a race issue. Its a gun violence issue.
I love this reaction.
In the book, “Brave New World”, the word, mother. was shameful and too embarrassing to utter. Well!...Huxley foresaw the direction of the culture. Birth certificates have now been changed in some states to list the names of parent A and parent B.In the Marxist driven media the words, mother or father, are banished and children are now raised by “caretakers’ and “guardians”.
In this article the word “father” would be, oh, so shocking and offensive to those who merely have had sperm donors play their part as either “parent A” or “parent B”. To use the traditional words, mother and father,would just too, too hurtful for those “citizens” whose “household” ( don’t dare use the word “family”) is less than traditional.
the two “O’s”....oprah and obama could have saved the black community/culture....but they have chosen to USE it instead. Keeping their Plantation was more important....someday they will get their due.
You have just given me my new favorite phrase: newspeak horse’s ass.
I cannot believe how the leftist race hustlers are blaming this on “boredom”. Seriously.
I’ve held this opinion for more than 35 years now, ever since I first realized the conservative side of the equation was logical and correct.
Those comments are like from conservatives and freepers. I don't notice any names like DeMarcus, DeAndre, Anfernee, etc.
Just doing a Google search on the word flashlight and the Homeland Security SWAT team will be crashing through the windows.
I haven’t read the news in the past week. To what is this photo related? ( I will do the Google search.)
Zimmerman isn’t Jewish, although it’s a fairly common Jewish name. It means carpenter in German.
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