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  • Who Is to Blame?

    07/29/2012 11:43:48 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 13 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | JULY 29TH, 2012 | Debbie Leininger, staff writer
    What began as a highly anticipated premier for movie-goers in a Colorado community suddenly turned to tragedy when an unstable man entered the theater and began shooting. Lives were lost, scores were injured, and the nation will relive this episode over and over on news outlets for years to come. As accusations are made and calls for gun control fill the airwaves, the question arises: “How did immorality, violence, and death corrupt a once Christian-influenced American culture? The answer to that question lies within the Christian community. In 2011, a twenty-year “State of the Church” study by the Barna Research...
  • Doctor of Colorado suspect had been disciplined by medical board

    07/29/2012 1:37:33 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 55 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | July 29, 2012 | Molly Hennessy-Fiske
    <p>AURORA, Colo. -- Dr. Lynne Fenton, the University of Colorado psychiatrist who was treating James E. Holmes, according to a court filing by his attorneys, was disciplined by the Colorado Medical Board in 2005.</p> <p>Fenton was also reprimanded for failing to maintain a medical chart or to enter appropriate entries for the charts relating to herself, her husband or the employee, 7News reported.</p>
  • Bloggers Connect James Holmes To OWS

    07/28/2012 5:33:35 PM PDT · by ElIguana · 51 replies
    America's Conservative News ^ | 07/28/2012 | America's Conservative News
    A growing number of alternative media publications are now claiming that an unidentified man in an October 2011 photograph of an Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protester getting carted off by law enforcement officials in New York is of none other than the Colorado Killer, James Holmes.
  • The Lessons Of Aurora

    07/26/2012 11:49:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 26, 2012 | Maggie Gallagher
    This is not a good week to be a journalist. Watching the massive 24/7 coverage of the massacre in Aurora, Colo., coverage that will only serve to inspire some future twisted male mind to seek infamy -- to die hated but not unnoticed -- one cannot help but be disgusted. As journalists, it's understood to be our duty to do things like call up a mother in San Diego to inform her that her son killed 12 people, all so we can then report endlessly on what her cryptic response means or did not mean. Airtime must be filled; an...
  • Forget the Creep

    07/26/2012 10:38:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 26, 2012 | Emmett Tyrrell
    What does James Holmes, the Colorado killer, have in common with Jared Loughner, Andres Behring Breivik, Seung-Hui Cho, Dylan Klebold, and Eric Harris? They all have massacred innocent people on a massive scale. Yet they have something else in common. They are all nobodies or losers, as the phrase has it. All were on a downward incline from a not very lofty ascent. They were troubled, but there are other troubled souls in our society. They were fascinated with violence, but so are others. Why else would major entertainment corporations invest so much money in clang & bang, blood &...
  • Yes, Guns Kill, But How Often Are They Used in Self-Defense?

    07/26/2012 3:56:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 26, 2012 | Larry Elder
    About the tragedy in Aurora, Colo., rapper/actor Ice-T made more sense -- and has a better understanding of the Second Amendment -- than gun-control proponents. Asked by a London news anchor about America's gun culture, Ice-T said: "Well, I'd give up my gun when everybody does. Doesn't that make sense? ... If there were guns here, would you want to be the only person without one?" Anchor Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Channel 4 News: "So do you carry guns routinely at home?" Ice-T: "Yeah, it's legal in the United States. It's part of our Constitution. You know, the right to bear arms...
  • Outrage Is Not an Argument

    07/25/2012 11:16:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 25, 2012 | Jacob Sullum
    Hours after last Friday's massacre in Aurora, Colo., New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg demanded that the two major parties' presidential candidates explain how they plan to prevent such senseless outbursts of violence. "No matter where you stand on the Second Amendment, no matter where you stand on guns, we have a right to hear from both of them concretely," Bloomberg said in a radio interview. "What are they going to do about guns?" Whether you accept the premise that something must be done about guns, of course, might be influenced by where you stand on the Second Amendment and where...
  • Those Without A Functioning Cerebral Cortex

    07/24/2012 7:36:55 PM PDT · by Absolutely Nobama · 14 replies
    Alan Levy's Soul | 7/24/12 | Alan Levy
    Al Michaels: Second and ten...Vick hands off to McCoy...Big hole here! 25....30....up to the 40! McCoy is finally taken down by number 91, Justin Tuck. Chris Collinsworth (during the replay): Big time hustle here, Al. Tuck was all tangled up here with number 79, right tackle Todd Herremans, and he ran down the Eagles' fastest player from behind. Tuck doesn't know the meaning of the word "quit". Uh-oh! Here's a flag! Al Michaels: Let's get the call from Ed Hoculi. Ed Hoculi: Holding, number 79 offense! 10 yard penalty, repeat second down. When New York takes possession, they too will...
  • Why Governor Calls Shooter 'Suspect A'

    07/24/2012 10:26:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 24, 2012 | Debra J. Saunders
    Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper had the right idea when he refused to utter the suspected gunman's name in the Aurora multiplex theater shootings, which left 12 dead and 58 wounded. Instead of naming the alleged killer, Hickenlooper referred to him only as "Suspect A." At a prayer vigil Sunday, Hickenlooper read the names of each of the 12 people killed in the incident. After each name, the crowd repeated the refrain, "We will remember." "We want to focus on the victims, survivors and first responders," the governor's spokesman, Eric Brown, explained, "not the killer." Victim Jessica Ghawi's brother Jordan was...
  • Missing the Point About Aurora

    07/24/2012 7:11:15 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 24, 2012 | Mona Charen
    Public discussion and debate about the Aurora, Colo., horror has missed the point. With numbing predictability, liberal opinion leaders in the press have focused on gun laws as the potential solution for such atrocities, while conservatives have responded that maniacs will find ways to kill people and therefore, nothing can be done about rampage shootings. Others have speculated that our excessively violent entertainments are tipping borderline types into spasms of real violence. I'm no fan of degraded entertainment, yet I suspect that saturation media coverage of these events is probably more culpable. But surely a more fruitful avenue of inquiry...
  • Our Founders' Wisdom on Reducing Violent

    07/24/2012 5:45:54 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 24, 2012 | Chuck Norris
    Who wasn't shocked and disheartened by yet another tragic mass shooting, this time in Aurora, Colo.? Like millions of Americans, my wife, Gena, and I send our heartfelt condolences and prayers to the victims of this murderous spree and their families. We, too, commend the heroes who gave their lives to save others. Truly, every victim of this reprehensible executioner is in some way heroic, for the victims were injured or died in the midst of a culture war in which even our theaters and schools have become battlegrounds. Moreover, we salute and support the Colorado peace officers, emergency...
  • Will Obama "Pimp" The Colorado Shooting To Eradicate The Constitution?

    07/22/2012 4:12:38 PM PDT · by ElIguana · 13 replies
    America's Conservative News ^ | 07/22/2012 | America's Conservative News
    Could the Obama administration be using political terrorism to attain the political goal of wrecking the 2nd Amendment and popularizing the up-coming UN gun-control treaty? It's not unthinkable.
  • The Dark Knight Movie Massacre & Why I Carry a Gun Everywhere I Go

    07/22/2012 7:04:54 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 121 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 22, 2012 | Doug Giles
    I would venture to guess that the folks filing in to see the latest Batman installment in Aurora, Colorado last Thursday evening didn’t figure on over 70 of them getting shot before the credits rolled. The last count I received before filing this column was 12 dead and 59 wounded. As the news starting pouring in about what happened in the theater this week when Satan’s spawn James Holmes donned Kevlar and a small battery of weapons and opened fire on an unsuspecting crowd, I kept thinking, “One fast-thinking and trained person who was armed/licensed with a concealed weapon could...
  • Knee Jerks: There's Nothing the Left Won't Exploit

    07/22/2012 6:14:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 22, 2012 | Derek Hunter
    After he booby-trapped his apartment with explosives, James Holmes walked into a theater Friday night and opened fire on a crowd waiting to see the first showing of the new Batman movie. He shot scores and murdered a dozen. Holmes acted for reasons unknown, but his actions were pure evil. His actions also were his alone. It doesn’t matter if he was bullied as a kid, recently dumped or whatever else anyone comes up with as a possible motive. Nothing “caused” him to do this other than whatever evil lives inside him. But that hasn’t stopped many progressive liberals in...
  • Violence in Films and Killing Sprees: Why it's Time to Say NO to Hollywood's Offerings

    07/21/2012 4:13:16 PM PDT · by InHisService · 100 replies
    Consequential Commentary ^ | 7-21-12 | Mary C. Kirchhoff
    Hollywood consistently churns out movies that are filled with very graphic and gory violence. While I'm not blaming them for what this sick killer did, let's face it: we live in a culture that embraces violence. How do we embrace it? By paying our hard earned money to see movies where people are shot with guns, mutilated, killed and blown up on a regular basis.
  • Should ABC Fire Brian Ross For Linking Colorado Mass Murderer To Tea Party

    07/21/2012 1:10:38 PM PDT · by Kfobbs · 61 replies
    Examiner ^ | July 21, 2012 | Kevin Fobbs
    During a morning news segment of Good Morning America, Anchor George Stephanopoulos, and Brian Ross, ABC News Chief Investigative Correspondent erroneously and callously linked an innocent Colorado man with the same name to this tragedy without making any attempt at verification of his identity. His only “alleged crime” was being a member of the Tea Party. So in an instant, the name of an innocent man was automatically linked to one of the most despicable acts of violence perpetrated against the nation’s citizens, and the Tea Party was demonized. This was done, because ABC’s Brian Ross neglected to follow the...
  • Vanity: A Convenient Crime

    07/20/2012 3:19:37 PM PDT · by TheRuralDisenfranchised · 16 replies
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  • In Colorado Shooting, Gun Laws Come Into Focus

    07/20/2012 10:47:17 AM PDT · by AtlasStalled · 53 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 07/20/12 | Steve Eder
    While much remains unclear about the shooting – which took place 30 minutes from Columbine High School where 13 people were shot to death in 1999 - it is likely to reinvigorate the debate over gun laws. Here are some highlights from the State Patrol’s primer on the state’s gun laws.