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  • Psychiatrist who treated Adam Lanza surrendered license and is now living in New Zealand.

    12/30/2013 7:44:56 AM PST · by fso301 · 80 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/30/2013 | Staff Writers
    The recently concluded investigation into Newtown killer Adam Lanza revealed that a psychiatrist who treated him as a teen has since surrendered his license. Dr. Paul Fox once held licenses to practice in Connecticut and New York but in 2012 he gave them both up in the face of charges he may have crossed a line in his relationship with a patient. Investigators reached Fox in New Zealand, where he now lives, in a telephone interview told detectives all he remembered about the cold-blooded killer.According to the Danbury News Times, Fox was cited for 'negligence on more than one occasion'...
  • A Criminologist Questions Sandy Hook (long in-depth analysis)

    04/18/2013 11:15:14 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 26 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 4-18-2013 | Jason Kissner
    Here, we are going to do something the MSM won't: provide context for the Sandy Hook event by conducting a statistical analysis of hard data on 30 years' worth of mass public shootings in the United States. Quickly, though, I want to show you an example of an MSM outlet's (CNN) utter failure to do its job on Sandy Hook/Newtown. A Sandy Hook timeline at CNN contains the following claims: 1. Police and other first responders arrived on scene about 20 minutes after the first calls. 2. The gunman took his own life, police said. He took out a handgun...
  • Senate Aide: Gun Law Wouldn't Have Stopped Newtown Massacre

    04/11/2013 7:44:45 AM PDT · by EXCH54FE · 10 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | Apr. 10, 2013 | DANIEL HALPER
    Republican Pat Toomey and Democrat Joe Manchin announced a gun bill compromise to expand background checks earlier today. The legislation is in direct response to the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December. "This amendment won't ease the pain ... but nobody here, not one of us in this great capital of ours in good conscious could sit by and not try to prevent a day like that from happening again," Manchin told the press at today’s announcement. But aides on Capitol Hill admit that there is not a thing in the bill that would have prevented the killer,...
  • Obama's Abuse of Dead Children

    04/10/2013 6:28:44 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 9 replies
    This is about doing the right thing for all the families who are here that have been torn apart by gun violence," President Obama declared on Monday, promoting his "common-sense gun safety reforms" in a speech at the University of Hartford, where the audience included parents of children who were murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School in nearby Newtown last December. "This is not about politics." Unless you disagree with him. "There is only one thing that can stand in the way of change," Obama said, "and that's politics in Washington." Members of Congress have a simple choice to make,...
  • Picture: Same woman appears as a grieving Sandy Hook Parent and as James Holmes' attorney

    04/08/2013 2:19:28 PM PDT · by Nachum · 29 replies
    Twing.com ^ | 4/8/13 | Nachum
    At the link an image which might suggest that the Attorney for mass muderer James Holmes was also one of the grieving parents of Sandy Hook. Third image places her with her husband as a 'crisis actor" with her husband. Last name "Sexton".
  • Connecticut store that sold gun to Newtown shooter's mom loses license

    04/05/2013 2:53:11 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 84 replies
    Ny Post ^ | 4/5/12 | AP
    Connecticut store that sold gun to Newtown shooter's mom loses license From ASSOCIATED PRESS Last Updated: 3:05 PM, April 5, 2013 Posted: 9:15 AM, April 5, 2013 NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A shop that sold a gun to the Newtown school shooter's mother has lost its federal firearms license. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives revoked the license of Riverview Gun Sales in East Windsor in December. The agency, which confirmed the revocation to reporters Thursday, didn't say why. Authorities raided the store for undisclosed reasons shortly after the December school shootings in which Adam Lanza killed 20...
  • Connecticut shop that sold a gun to Sandy Hook school shooter's mother Nancy Lanza loses its

    04/05/2013 4:06:00 PM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/5/13 | Daily Mail Reporter
    A Connecticut shop that sold a gun to the Newtown school shooter's mother has lost its federal firearms license. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives revoked the license of Riverview Gun Sales in East Windsor, about 15 miles north of Hartford, on December 20, and the 60-day time frame to appeal has expired. The agency didn't disclose why it revoked the license. 'It's been revoked. It's final at this point,' is all ATF spokeswoman Deb Seifert would tell reporters. Lanza Adam Lanza may have used a gun purchased from the store on his killing spree It was first...
  • Gun Shop That Sold to Lanza's Mom Loses License

    04/05/2013 8:27:34 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 38 replies
    Newser/AP ^ | 04/05/2013 | Assoc. Press
  • Obama: Newtown children killed with ‘fully automatic weapon’

    04/05/2013 4:50:49 AM PDT · by TSA-Watch · 17 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 04/5/2013 | Vince Coglianese
    President Obama told a group of Democratic donors Wednesday night that the children killed in the Newtown, Conn. attack last December were shot with a “fully automatic weapon.”Speaking to donors at a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee fundraiser in San Francisco, Obama urged the need for “gun control,” and referred for the first time to an alleged “fully automatic weapon” involved in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, which took the lives of 20 children and 6 adults.
  • Connecticut’s Draconian Anti-Second Amendment Bill

    04/03/2013 5:38:49 AM PDT · by SJackson · 25 replies
    Frontpage ^ | April 3, 2013 | Arnold Ahlert
    Three and a half months after the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, a bipartisan task force of Connecticut legislators announced they have come to an agreement in principle on a package of new gun laws they characterize as the most far-reaching in the nation. ”Nobody will be able to say that this bill is absolutely perfect, but no one will also be able to say that this bill fails the test when it comes to being the strongest in the country and the most comprehensive bill in the country,” said Connecticut Senate President Don Williams, a Democrat....
  • Democrats Love to Exploit Sandy Hook Atrocities (Video)

    04/02/2013 8:21:17 PM PDT · by publius321 · 5 replies
    Innocent lives mean Nothing to Obama, Pelosi, Reed, Schumer, Franken & Wasserman Schultz. They are lovers of death and have the blood of 50 million innocent babies on their hands. Their blood lust is insatiable and they rejoice inside when these murders occur. They may not directly cause them but they probably would as often as possible if they were certain they would get away with it... (Video)
  • Newtown shooting details revealed in newly released documents

    03/28/2013 10:23:54 PM PDT · by neverdem · 10 replies
    CNN ^ | March 28, 2013 | Susan Candiotti. Greg Botelho and Tom Watkins
    Adam Lanza stayed at home mostly, a witness said, playing video games such as "Call of Duty." But on December 14, 2012, he went out -- armed with 10 30-round magazines for his semiautomatic Bushmaster .223 caliber model XM15 rifle and bullets for his two handguns and a shotgun. Lanza didn't make it home alive. Nor did the 26 people -- 20 of them schoolchildren ages 6 and 7 -- he shot dead in less than five minutes, firing one bullet roughly every two seconds he was at Sandy Hook Elementary School. These were among the details spelled out Thursday...
  • Sandy Hook shooter .... created chilling 7-foot 'score sheet' documenting past mass murders

    03/18/2013 11:16:20 AM PDT · by Uncle Chip · 44 replies
    The Daily Mail Online ^ | March 18, 2013 | Leon Watson
    Adam Lanza planned his Sandy Hook massacre in meticulous detail on a chilling 7ft long spreadsheet that police believe was used to keep score of killings, it was revealed today. Connecticut State Police found the 4ft wide document in Lanza's harddrive that was so big it required a special printer after the December 14 attack that left 26 people dead. It contained Lanza’s obsessive research - in nine-point font - about mass murders of the past, and even attempted murders. Among the tragedies Lanza studied were the 2006 mass shooting carried out by Charles Carl Robert IV in which he...
  • Are Sandyhook disbelievers barred from FR ?

    02/08/2013 8:28:52 AM PST · by knarf · 142 replies
    various and youtube ^ | February 8, 2013 | knarf, various youtube
    I looked and saw no crazy threads disbelieving Sandyhook
  • Newtown shooter motivated by Norway massacre, sources say

    02/26/2013 9:43:11 AM PST · by Moonman62 · 42 replies
    CBS ^ | February 18, 2013 | Bob Orr, Pat Milton
    Law enforcement sources say Adam Lanza was motivated by violent video games and a strong desire to kill more people than another infamous mass murderer. Sources say Lanza saw himself as being in direct competition with Anders Breivik, a Norwegian man who killed 77 people in July 2011. Breivik killed eight with a bombing in downtown Oslo. He then moved to a nearby island where hunted down and fatally shot 69 people, mostly teenagers attending a summer camp. Two officials who have been briefed on the Newtown, Conn., investigation say Lanza wanted to top Breivik's death toll and targeted nearby...
  • Sandy Hook DA cites 'potential suspects,' fears witness safety

    02/06/2013 11:30:20 AM PST · by ExxonPatrolUs · 283 replies
    http://digitaljournal.com ^ | February 5, 2013 | By Ralph Lopez
    Connecticut State's Attorney Stephen Sedensky has argued that unsealing warrants in the Sandy Hook case might "seriously jeopardize" the investigation by disclosing information known only to other "potential suspects." Sedensky said that unsealing the warrants would also: ""identify persons cooperating with the investigation, thus possibly jeopardizing their personal safety and well-being." "
  • What Language is Spoken at Sandy Hook?(TRANSLATION NEEDED)

    01/27/2013 12:08:22 PM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 19 replies
    YOUTUBE ^ | Jan 27 2013 | Veracity4Truth
    Can anyone translate the foreign language part of this?
  • Police Continue Investigation Of School Shootings

    01/26/2013 8:44:56 PM PST · by Uncle Chip · 19 replies
    The Newtown Bee ^ | January 24, 2013 | Andrew Gorosko
    Police this week continued their investigation into the December 14 mass shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in seeking to document exactly what happened and learn the motive of the gunman who shot and killed 20 first-graders and six educators at the Dickinson Drive building. State police spokesman Lieutenant J. Paul Vance said that state police had a private meeting with members of the families of the deceased on January 15 to update them on the progress of the probe and to answer questions. Lt Vance declined to provide details on that 90-minute meeting. "We're doing our best to keep...
  • Criminal charges weighed in Newtown deaths (sandy hook massacre)

    01/25/2013 9:12:50 AM PST · by RummyChick · 254 replies
    ctpost.com ^ | 1/24 | ken dixon
    HARTFORD -- The prosecutor investigating the Newtown school massacre told a new panel Thursday not to expect a final report on the Dec. 14 slaughter anytime soon. Danbury State's Attorney Stephen J. Sedensky III announced that while no criminal prosecution seems likely to emerge from the mass murder and suicide, he wants to suppress much of the evidence from the public anyway. "This is an ongoing criminal investigation, for which I have obtained extensions of time from the Superior Court to keep documents sealed, so that the investigation may continue unencumbered by distractions," Sedensky said. "The rules of professional responsibility...
  • Debunking the Sandy Hook Debunkers

    01/21/2013 6:36:54 AM PST · by libstripper · 75 replies
    Ameridan Thinker ^ | January 21, 2013 | Jack Cashill
    During the age of Obama, the major media have gone fully AWOL. If they fear that their reporting will lead to inconvenient discoveries, they simply stop their advance, lay down their notebooks, and disappear. This trend began in the Clinton years and picked up momentum after the 1994 electoral debacle, but the Clintons at least worried that the media might turn on them. If Barack Obama ever had any such anxiety, the nonreporting on Fast and Furious, Benghazi and now Sandy Hook has had to reassure him. Sandy Hook is particularly disturbing because the truth is, or at least should...
  • Still No Police Report, or Toxicology Results, on Sandy Hook Killer

    01/18/2013 11:44:00 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 45 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | January 17, 2013 | Elizabeth Harrington
    While President Barack Obama is moving ahead with executive orders and legislation to further tighten gun control in response to the mass murder committed by Adam Lanza at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., neither the toxicology report on Lanza’s corpse nor the police report on his crime have been completed. Lanza attacked the school on Dec. 14, killing 26 people, including 20 children. Before going to the school, he killed his mother at the home where he lived with her. When police arrived at the school during his murder spree, Lanza shot and killed himself. … Despite...
  • TODAY SHOW - NO "ASSAULT WEAPONS" USED IN SANDY HOOK MASSACRE

    01/17/2013 6:38:37 AM PST · by AngryCapitalist · 314 replies
    Today show ^ | 12-15-2012 | NBC
    Pete Williams reports that no AR USED AT SANDY HOOK! Only 4 handguns found, Lanza left his rifle in the car. This is why Sandy HOOK was never mentioned at yesterday's signing by Barry. http://video.today.msnbc.msn.com/today/50208495#50208495
  • NBC Admitted: No ‘Assault Rifle’ Used in Newtown Shooting

    01/17/2013 9:57:45 AM PST · by MeganC · 48 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | 15 January 2013 5:10pm | Kyle Becker
    When the president surrounds himself with children while giving his announcement that reasonable gun control measures are necessary, bear in mind that those ‘assault rifles‘ the government is sure to be going after were not even used in the Newton, Connecticut elementary shooting. As NBC admits in the video above, four handguns were used to carry out that despicable atrocity. This directly contradicts other reports.
  • Former Pa. Gov. (Rendell): The ‘Good Thing’ About Newtown Is That it Was ‘So Horrific,’

    01/11/2013 2:09:23 PM PST · by DTogo · 61 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Jan. 11th, 2013 | Becket Adams
    “The good thing about Newtown is, it was so horrific that I think it galvanized Americans to a point where the intensity on our side is going to match the intensity on their side,” said the former mayor, referring to the current debate between gun control advocates and supporters of the Second Amendment.
  • SCHOOL NURSE REVEALS THE CHILLING DETAILS FROM CT SHOOTING:

    01/09/2013 7:23:16 PM PST · by Uncle Chip · 217 replies
    The Blaze ^ | December 17, 2012 | Erica Ritz
    Sally Cox: "…The popping kept going off. And I just dove underneath my computer desk.... I could see his feet and his legs from the knees down... his feet were facing in my direction. And I just froze with fear. And then ... he turned around and I could hear him walk out. I heard the door close and then I just heard popping starting all over again. And then the secretary, she was down behind my desk and we pulled the phone off the desk and she called 911. ... she said, “... please send help right away. We...
  • Israeli secret agents engineered Newtown massacre, says prof from public university

    01/08/2013 2:11:06 PM PST · by oliverdarcy · 46 replies
    Mossad death squads are responsible for the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, a professor emeritus at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) alleged in an op-ed in an official Iranian state news outlet late last month. Dr. James H. Fetzer wrote that members of Israel’s feared security force known the Mossad had conducted the shooting to “strike fear in the hearts of Americans.” “The killing of children is a signature of terror ops conducted by agents of Israel,” he wrote. “[W]ho better to slaughter American children than Israelis, who deliberately murder Palestinian children?”
  • Conspiracy theory professor says Sandy Hook shooting may not have happened

    01/08/2013 9:51:11 AM PST · by Nachum · 76 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/8/13 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Outrageous claims made by a professor who specializes in conspiracy theories are set to provoke grieving family by saying that the Sandy Hook massacre may not have happened at all. James Tracy, a tenured history professor at Florida Atlantic University, wrote a lengthy post on his personal blog saying that the shooting that left 20 children and six teachers dead may not have happened the way that it is widely believed, if it happened at all. Backed solely by the erroneous early reports filed during the midst of the horrendous incident, Mr Tracy 's claim is preying on the confusion...
  • FAU prof stirs controversy by disputing Newtown massacre

    01/08/2013 9:22:07 AM PST · by Uncle Chip · 120 replies
    Sun Sentinel ^ | January 8, 2013 | Mike Clary
    A communication professor known for conspiracy theories has stirred controversary at Florida Atlantic University with claims that last month's Newtown, Conn., school shootings did not happen as reported — or may not have happened at all. Moreover, James Tracy asserts in radio interviews and on his memoryholeblog.com. that trained "crisis actors" may have been employed by the Obama administration in an effort to shape public opinion in favor of the event's true purpose: gun control. "As documents relating to the Sandy Hook shooting continue to be assessed and interpreted by independent researchers, there is a growing awareness that the media...
  • Adam Lanza wore earplugs, rapidly changed clips, shot up cars in parking lot: report

    01/07/2013 2:34:19 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 327 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 1/7/13 | PHILIP CAULFIELD
    Investigators puzzled by why Sandy Hook gunman Adam Lanza wore earplugs during the massacre if he knew he was going to kill himself. Separately, evidence shows Lanza reloaded his weapon before the magazines were spent, leading to questions about whether he was influenced by the first-person shooter games he spent hours playing.
  • Sandy Hook Shooting: Grieving Parents Hoax..Worked for Home Security as Crisis Actors

    01/06/2013 9:13:10 AM PST · by Nachum · 164 replies
    news Ninja ^ | 1/6/13 | Inside the News
    From Godlike Productions Forum: Another pair of actors in Sandy hoax exposed. 100% BUSTED! Two parents “Nick” and “Laura Phelps” [link to edition.cnn.com] “Nick and Laura Phelps also are struggling with what to tell their two children, a first-grader and a third-grader.”“When I saw those teachers, I locked eyes with them separately. If I could go back, I would embrace them,” Nick Phelps said, “because I had no idea what they had gone through.” [not the guys in the video in that article]
  • Sandy Hook shooting: What happened?

    12/18/2012 10:46:51 AM PST · by marktwain · 48 replies
    CNN ^ | 17 December, 2012 | NA
    At the police station, dispatchers began to take calls from inside the school. Authorities say the first emergency call about the shooting came in at "approximately" 9:30 a.m. "Sandy Hook school. Caller is indicating she thinks someone is shooting in the building," a dispatcher told fire and medical personnel, according to 911 tapes. Police and other first responders arrived on scene about 20 minutes after the first calls. Police report that no law enforcement officers discharged their weapons at any point. The gunman took his own life, police said. He took out a handgun and shot himself in a classroom...
  • Adam Lanza's Hard Drive Damaged Beyond Repair? Motive for Shooting Hidden

    12/18/2012 7:00:28 AM PST · by KansasGirl · 180 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 12/18/12 | Brittney Villalva
    Adam Lanza's hard drive, which was found destroyed in his Connecticut home, may be beyond repair police say, leaving them at a loss to explain the shooter's motive. When police first discovered the tainted hard drive, they believed that it could serve as a key piece of evidence in discovering why a 20-year-old man would terrorize an elementary school filled with children. It appears, however, that the shooter did not want his motive unveiled. "The computer's hard drive appeared to have been badly damaged with a hammer or screw driver," law enforcement authorities told ABC News on Monday. Two other...
  • Connecticut gunman attended school where he killed 26, governor says

    12/16/2012 12:20:49 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 17 replies
    NBC ^ | 12/16/12 | M. Alex Johnson
    An explanation still hasn't emerged for why a man killed 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School, but it does appear that he attended the school as a youngster, Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy told NBC News on Sunday. Adam Lanza, 20, shot his mother multiple times in the head in her home before driving to the school in her car and killing 20 children and six adults in two classrooms Friday in Newtown, Conn., authorities said Sunday. The gunman then shot himself in the head as emergency crews arrived at the scene.
  • Nancy Lanza feared son, Adam, was ‘getting worse’; ‘he was burning himself with a lighter’

    12/16/2012 12:53:37 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 136 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 12/16/12 | MATTHEW LYSIAK AND STEPHEN REX BROWN
    Less than a week before her son would launch his horrifying attack on Sandy Hook Elementary School, gun-loving mom Nancy Lanza knew "she was losing him" and that "he was getting worse." -snip- Adam, who the coroner's office said Sunday shot Nancy Lanza, 54, several times in the head before unleashing a nightmarish attack that killed 20 schoolchildren and six others Friday, was prone to hurting himself, the drinking buddy said. "Nancy told me he was burning himself with a lighter. In the ankles or arms or something," he recalled of a conversation they had about a year ago. "It...
  • Adam Lanza: A 'Quiet, Odd' Loner Living On The Fringes

    12/16/2012 6:40:36 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 91 replies
    Hartford Courant ^ | 12/15/12 | JOSH KOVNER and EDMUND H. MAHONY,
    -snip- Adam Lanza had lived with his mother in the 4,000-square-foot, $700,000 house. His parents were divorced in 2009. He had two bedrooms that were clean and orderly when law officers swept into the house after the shootings Friday morning. Lanza apparently lived in one of the rooms and kept his computer gear and other items in the other one, the sources said. Law officers found evidence that Adam Lanza played graphically violent video games, the sources said.
  • Sandy Hook Shooting – Discrepancies (not conspiracies….. yet)

    12/16/2012 11:17:22 AM PST · by Uncle Chip · 88 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | December 16, 2012 | Sundance
    The net is flooding with conspiracy theory about this shooting. Most of them are total bunk. However there are major issues with the initial, and evolved reports; and indeed something is not passing the sniff test for me either. One website has begun collecting a list of all the discrepancies (here). We are going to thin it down to the pertinent ones; can you think of any to add to the list? Starting with…. why the pictures of a 20 year old shooter as a child? Where’s the recent pics? 1.) According to the official story, Adam Lanza was found...
  • Newtown: Just Leave Us to Grieve in Peace

    12/16/2012 6:25:14 AM PST · by upchuck · 30 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Sunday, December 16, 2012 | Clarice Feldman
    [snip] But that and everything else in my clipping file faded to insignificance when reports of the Newtown, Connecticut school massacre hit the wires. There have been school shootings before but this one was particularly painful to learn about. In the first place the children were so young and innocent -- kindergartners. In the second, it is the season when young children are especially full of happiness. Their homes are filled with Chanukah and Christmas decorations and gifts. Their houses smell of yummy things to eat. Families make a special effort to be together for the holidays. [snip] Now families...
  • Report: Connecticut Shooting Was Revenge Killing

    12/16/2012 10:12:03 AM PST · by chessplayer · 112 replies
    Chief Connecticut Medical Examiner H. Wayne Carver has released the names of those killed by 20-year-old Adam Lanza on December 14. Besides proving anew that the lives of far too many innocent people were taken by a cold blooded criminal, the report suggests that the killings were carried out in an act of revenge. According to the report, Lanza shot the 20 child victims -- eight boys and 12 girls -- at close range and shot each victim between three and eleven times. Other reports indicate that Lanza "visited Sandy Hook Elementary the day before [the shooting] and was involved...
  • Rahm Wants New Gun Laws in Wake of Newtown School Shooting

    12/15/2012 8:48:46 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 44 replies
    nbcchicago.com ^ | December 15, 2012 | Alexandra Clark and Emily Florez
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel is looking for current gun laws to change. "There is no parent and no grandparent in America that is not a resident to Sandy Hook, Conn.," Emanuel said Saturday afternoon while attending a ceremony for a new police building in District 12. "There is nobody that had their child last night, that didn't hold them a little closer, pull them in a little tighter, didn't hug them a little more. Emanuel stressed a need for gun laws to assure an event like the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School does not happen in Chicago. The mayor is...
  • Agents visit Conn. gun shops after school massacre

    12/16/2012 12:24:07 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 58 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec. 16, 2012 3:05 AM EST | John Christoffersen and Matt Apuzzo
    While white-steepled churches and President Barack Obama prepared to comfort a grieving town Sunday, federal agents planned to fan out to dozens of gun stores and shooting ranges across Connecticut, chasing leads they hoped would cast light on the life of school shooter Adam Lanza. Among the questions to be answered: Why did his mother, a well-to-do suburban divorcée, keep a cache of high-power weapons in the house? What experience did Lanza have with those guns? And, above all, what set him on a path to shoot and kill 20 children, along with the adults who tried to stop him?...
  • Bill Bennett on "Face the Nation" saying we need to get rid of "assault weapons"

    12/16/2012 8:31:12 AM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 113 replies
    Cannot believe what I am hearing? What happened to the Conservative person I used to know. Absoluley disgusting.
  • Gun Control is Evil Misspelled.

    12/16/2012 6:29:18 AM PST · by CharlesMartelsGhost · 16 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | December 16, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    If you’re the biblically minded sort, then the trouble began when a jealous Cain clubbed Abel to death, but if you’re evolutionarily minded, then it’s a “chicken and egg” question. Violence had no beginning, except perhaps in the Big Bang; it was always here, coded into the DNA. The issue isn’t really guns. Guns are how we misspell evil. Guns are how we avoid talking about the ugly realities of human nature while building sandcastles on the shores of utopia. The obsession with guns, rather than machetes, stone clubs, crossbows or that impressive weapon of mass death, the longbow (just...
  • Guns, Guns, Guns

    12/16/2012 4:32:11 AM PST · by expat1000 · 20 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | Dec 15, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    If you're the biblically minded sort, then the trouble began when a jealous Cain clubbed Abel to death, but if you're evolutionarily minded, then it's a 'chicken and egg' question. Violence had no beginning, except perhaps in the Big Bang, it was always here, coded into the DNA. If people are just grown-up animals, more articulate versions of the creatures who eat each other's young, and sometimes their own young, there is as much use in wondering about the nature of evil as there is in trying to understand why a killer whale kills. But debating how many devils can...
  • The Sandy Hook Murders: What To Do?

    12/16/2012 1:17:28 AM PST · by zeestephen · 72 replies
    PowerLine ^ | 15 December 2012 | John Hinderaker
    If we are going to take mass shootings as an occasion to infringe constitutional rights, the most effective place to start would be the FIRST Amendment [Freedom of the Press].
  • Police oppose Gun Control on Public Radio

    12/15/2012 4:42:18 PM PST · by marktwain · 35 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 16 December, 2012 | Dean Weingarten
    While the old media still act as gatekeepers to promote the failed policy of gun control, people are finding ways to spread the alternative message of freedom and responsibility. My brother heard a retired police officer call in to Wisconsin Public radio yesterday. The officer said that they trained hard, but they were always too late. The answer was not more gun control, but to adopt the Israeli solution of arming teachers and older students. Then listening to a national public radio program, onpoint.wbur.org, that has a special on the Connecticut school shooting, he heard a different officer make almost...
  • I have an idea

    12/15/2012 4:56:53 PM PST · by PWK arch · 105 replies
    I am truly bothered
  • 'Nothing Will Ever Be The Same'

    12/15/2012 11:47:01 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 32 replies
    Hartford Courant ^ | 12/15/12 | MATTHEW KAUFFMAN
    -snip- One of those killed, first-grade teacher Victoria Soto, died after hiding her students, a source told The Courant. Soto was a teacher in room 10, the classroom next to where the shooting began, the source said. She hid her students — 15 or 16 of them, some possibly in a bathroom — before the gunman entered the room. He wanted to shoot more people, the source said, but, seeing no one but Soto, he shot her, then left the room, the source sad.
  • Gunman's mother owned weapons used in Connecticut school massacre

    12/15/2012 9:07:22 AM PST · by WilliamIII · 40 replies
    NBC ^ | Dec 15 2012 | Pete Williams and Kari Huus
    The weapons used in Friday’s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., were legally purchased and registered to Nancy Lanza, the mother of the gunman, Adam Lanza, two law enforcement officials told NBC News.
  • Twelve little girls and eight little boys: Police name Connecticut massacre victims as it is

    12/15/2012 2:00:38 PM PST · by ColdOne · 82 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 12/15/12 | David Mccormack
    full title...Twelve little girls and eight little boys: Police name Connecticut massacre victims as it is revealed gunman shot each child up to 11 times in 'revenge' attack after fighting with teachers the day beforeThe manner of death for each of the victims was homicide, Carver said. He added that two of the victims were shot at extremely close range, and each child was shot between three and 11 times. Carver told reporters: 'I think everybody was hit more than once.' Parents were not called in to identify their children. Rather, Carver's staff compared photos of the children given by...
  • Things that don't add up... (CT shooting)

    12/14/2012 11:24:47 PM PST · by djf · 260 replies
    Now I've been watching this news for most of the day. Remarkably, it seems to change every few minutes. First, we had the name change. Who exactly did the shooting? Ryan? Adam? Someone else? Then, we hear that someone in camo garb or something was apprehended in the woods. When I first heard this, I assumed it was the brother and that was why there was confusion about the name. But turns out that the brother was actually at work - and was not in the woods. So who was in the woods? We hear that the mother is a...