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Father of Texas Shooter to Greek Antenna News: My Son Isnít a Criminal, Heís a Victim
The Pappas Post ^ | May 19, 2018 | Gregory Pappas

Posted on 05/19/2018 11:16:18 PM PDT by Trump20162020

In a sometimes-surreal interview with Greek television news channel Antenna, Antonios Pagourtzis, the father of the accused school shooter in Texas said that his son wasn’t a criminal, but a victim.

His comment came during a telephone interview that the network broadcast on their newscast in Greece.

Pagourtzis denied any responsibility in his son’s murderous rampage that killed ten people in a Texas school, criticizing people who said that there was blood on his guns.

“The guns were clean,” Pagourtzis said in the interview, adding that he as hurt that a lot of the negative press about him was coming from his homeland, Greece.

But the most shocking statement in the interview was when the grieving father stated categorically that his son wasn’t a criminal— but, in fact, a victim. He blamed others who may have “bothered” his son, whom he described as a strong kid.

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TOPICS: Society
KEYWORDS: antoniospagourtzis; dimitriospagourtzis; dumbass; greece; greek; murderer; pagourtzis
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1 posted on 05/19/2018 11:16:18 PM PDT by Trump20162020
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To: Trump20162020

A victim of “everybody gets a trophy”, and “your a victim of American Success”. I blame the nea.


2 posted on 05/19/2018 11:27:11 PM PDT by JoSixChip (He is Batman!)
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To: Trump20162020

The father is either in shock and should not be giving any interviews, or deeply in denial and still should not be giving any interviews. He needs a lawyer.

I read an article today saying the shooter had spent the last two months trying to get this girl to date him. Her bereaved mother said the girl was never interested in him and tried to tell him many times. Finally, a few days ago, she told him in very clear terms she did not want to be with him. They happened to be surrounded by other students.
A few days following that public humiliation (that he set himself up for) the boy was running through the school corridors shooting people. This girl was the first person he killed. She was in her Art Class.

Did his father have no idea how weak, brittle and fragile his son’s ego was, that he could not handle rejection any better that this? I get it, that the shooter is 18 or 19, legally an adult. But it takes a while for the psyche to deteriorate to such a state. Did no one in the family see anything since he’s been a teenager?
Schizophrenia, if that’s what it is, often settles in during late adolescence. Is there a mother of the shooter in the picture? I have heard no mention of any mother or other family members just yet.


3 posted on 05/19/2018 11:31:30 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: Trump20162020

Sorry, Zorba, but some punks hassling your kid ain’t an excuse for him shooting up the school.


4 posted on 05/19/2018 11:31:48 PM PDT by irishjuggler
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To: Trump20162020

“the guns were clean ...” I clean them myself.

My son just happened to be there.


5 posted on 05/19/2018 11:31:50 PM PDT by A strike (Academia is almost as racist as Madison Avenue.)
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To: Trump20162020

If he was Black, Muslim, Gay, Illegal Alien or Female then his victimhood would be being debated as we type. He would have a hook to hang.

....but alas he appears to be only a straight, White, Christian cultured, American citizen male.


6 posted on 05/19/2018 11:34:40 PM PDT by Az Joe (Gloria in excelsis Deo)
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To: Trump20162020

With “fathers” like these, no wonder these left wing monsters walk around feeling entitled to murder people.

I am thoroughly sick of the blame the gun not my liberal kid mantra

I went to the Greek church and it is a leftist cesspool of nonsense. Aside politics they are very industrious and know how to make money in business, crafts, engineering and the arts, but sadly they are thoroughly brainwashed by one of the most corrupt entitled spoiled clergy I know. And now with the slavic Orthodox priests coming in, that beautiful church has invited some even more trashy mentality.


7 posted on 05/19/2018 11:34:48 PM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: Trump20162020

Sorry. As a father, he failed major. And still doesn’t get it.


8 posted on 05/19/2018 11:42:12 PM PDT by lizma2
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To: lee martell

How heartbreaking for her family.
Yes, the shooter’s father should STFU. He will probably hear that from a lawyer soon enough.


9 posted on 05/19/2018 11:50:03 PM PDT by GnuThere
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To: Trump20162020

Most of the most notorious of the mass murderers of recent years were suffering from “affluenza,” with each one of them very special and spoiled rotten.


10 posted on 05/20/2018 12:00:10 AM PDT by familyop ("Welcome to Costco. I love you." - -Costco greeter in the movie, "Idiocracy")
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To: Trump20162020

Too bad they can’t take a horsewhip to this deranged “father”.


11 posted on 05/20/2018 12:01:01 AM PDT by SmokingJoe
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To: A strike

The guns were so clean that my son just happened to be there when they went off.


12 posted on 05/20/2018 12:04:34 AM PDT by A strike (Academia is almost as racist as Madison Avenue.)
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To: Az Joe

You have a point. The overly aggressive Trayvon was seen as a victim and still is. Even after attacking the adult and bashing his skull repeatedly into the ground, he was the good little boy with his purple drank.


13 posted on 05/20/2018 12:18:55 AM PDT by Yaelle
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To: A strike

I had a crush on a girl when I was 16. She told me she wasn’t interested. Broke my heart mom said get over it. 18 happened all over again. I figured women stink. Ducked the draft and enlisted. 1 1/2 years later fell for another girl. We will have been married 46 years this November. Dad’s advice was don’t marry a girl and that ain’t interested in what you believe in and make sure one of those things is God. His advice happened when I was 16. I had a dad and mother. Too bad some kids don’t.


14 posted on 05/20/2018 12:29:14 AM PDT by Equine1952 (Carry, practice, pray it don't happen. You ain't carrying you lose automtically.)
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To: Trump20162020

Not to excuse him, but is English his first language? The “blood on his guns” idiom seems to escape him, and he takes it literally.


15 posted on 05/20/2018 12:37:33 AM PDT by gundog (Hail to the Chief, bitches.)
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To: Az Joe

I’m not sure he is straight. His cap with the peace sign had a bisexual pride pin on the back of it.


16 posted on 05/20/2018 12:40:16 AM PDT by FreedomForce
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To: Equine1952

I got turned down a lot in High School. No big deal. Joined the AF and disappeared till my 40th reunion. By then I had been ballroom dancing with my wife for nearly 20 years. When the music started playing, we put on an exhibition. It took me 40 years to become mr popular. We will be married 33 years in June and I loved the comment from several of my female classmates, “At least one of the guys learned how to dance.”


17 posted on 05/20/2018 12:56:42 AM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: Equine1952
"...Dad’s advice was ..."

Well, my Daddy said Son you better see the world. I wouldn't blame you if you wanted to leave. But remember one thing thing, don't lose your head, to a woman that'll spend your bread.
--- Rod Stewart.

18 posted on 05/20/2018 1:12:14 AM PDT by CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC ("Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt" - Pr. Herbert Hoover)
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To: OrioleFan
Some decades back, a woman related advice given her by her Grandma: "Never marry a man who doesn't have sisters, or who can't dance".

Very wise! My own grandmother's advice was: "Long courtships and short engagements".

19 posted on 05/20/2018 1:18:56 AM PDT by CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC ("Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt" - Pr. Herbert Hoover)
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To: CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC

Long courtships. Yep. My wife and I dated for 6 years.


20 posted on 05/20/2018 1:27:19 AM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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