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CNN’s Cuomo Slams ‘Thoughts and Prayers’ Sentiment — ‘What Are You Praying For?’
breitbart.com ^ | 11/9/18 | Trent Baker

Posted on 11/09/2018 11:41:00 PM PST by a little elbow grease

Thursday, CNN’s Chris Cuomo, host of “Cuomo Primetime,” reacted to the shooting that left 12 people at a Southern California bar dead Wednesday night.

“It was the worst mass shooting in a week,” Cuomo said. “Think about that. Twelve lives, stolen by a thief that visits us weekly. This is our new normal.”

Cuomo slammed people who offer their “thoughts and prayers” to shooting victims, saying they “mock those who lost loved ones.”

“You mock those who lost loved ones because if you gave it any thought at all you would never walk away from any of these without figuring out a better way to deal with them,” he said. “And prayer? You think leaving it to God is the answer? We pray for strength, we pray for wisdom, for resolve, but we clearly don’t want to act on any of those here, so what are you praying for?”

“We can do better. And we all have to live with doing nothing. The next time is coming. And more and more, you, me, our leaders, we’re all becoming part of the problem. Think and pray on that,” Cuomo concluded

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: borderlineshooter; chriscuomo; cuomo; godless; godlessness; hopesandprayers; prayer; shootings; thoughtsandprayers
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This country has deep troubles ........ mostly because of the LEFT'S evil control of the media and the schools.
1 posted on 11/09/2018 11:41:00 PM PST by a little elbow grease
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To: a little elbow grease

Apparently it is completely lost on these people the purpose of the thoughts and prayers is for those grieving loss in the wake of tragedy...the other things come later and are completely separate. It’s sad such a simple thing isn’t understood and is even ridiculed.


2 posted on 11/09/2018 11:43:34 PM PST by Republican Wildcat
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Here is another article on the same subject.

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Thousand Oaks Shooter Mocked ‘Hopes and Prayers’ in Pre-Shooting Facebook Post

https://www.mediaite.com/tv/thousand-oaks-shooter-mocked-hopes-and-prayers-in-pre-shooting-facebook-post/

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The shooter who took the lives of 12 people in Thousand Oaks, California bar posted a Facebook post mocking those who call for “hopes and prayers” after a shooting, according to CNN.

“I hope people call me insane.. Wouldn’t that just be a big bowl of irony,” Long wrote around the time he carried out the mass shooting. “Yeah.. I’m insane. But the only thing you people do after these shootings is ‘hopes and prayers’ or ‘keep you in my thoughts’ … every time… And you wonder why these keep happening.”

Typically after incidents like this week’s shooting, regular Americans, politicians, and celebrities offer their “thoughts and prayers” to the victims, which has turned the phrase into a meme about inaction on gun control.

3 posted on 11/09/2018 11:44:02 PM PST by a little elbow grease (duct tape and cable ties hold more worth than pussy hats andYOI! resistance)
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To: a little elbow grease

Thoughts and prayers for Cuomo.


4 posted on 11/09/2018 11:44:07 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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"Apparently it is completely lost on these people the purpose of the thoughts and prayers is for those grieving loss in the wake of tragedy...the other things come later and are completely separate. It’s sad such a simple thing isn’t understood and is even ridiculed."

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Thank you for that.

The purpose of the thoughts and prayers IS for those grieving loss in the wake of tragedy.

5 posted on 11/09/2018 11:46:06 PM PST by a little elbow grease (duct tape and cable ties hold more worth than pussy hats andYOI! resistance)
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To: a little elbow grease

He doesn’t get it. He is going to that other place anyways.


6 posted on 11/09/2018 11:46:33 PM PST by Revolutionary ("Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition!")
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To: Republican Wildcat

Apparently it is completely lost on these people the purpose of the thoughts and prayers is for those grieving loss in the wake of tragedy...the other things come later and are completely separate. It’s sad such a simple thing isn’t understood and is even ridiculed.
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Well said.

I noticed the “Thoughts and prayers don’t work!” meme a few shootings ago - Twitter was full of lefties saying only gun confiscation “works” and that thoughts and prayers don’t prevent the next shooting. When I saw this phrase attributed to the latest shooter, I assumed he was using the smirking meme of the left


7 posted on 11/09/2018 11:46:35 PM PST by ransomnote (IN GOD WE TRUST)
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"Thoughts and prayers for Cuomo."

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You are a very fine person to write that.

Personally, I wouldn't waste much time praying for that stain on humanity, Cuomo.

8 posted on 11/09/2018 11:48:28 PM PST by a little elbow grease (duct tape and cable ties hold more worth than pussy hats andYOI! resistance)
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To: All; bitt

ping


9 posted on 11/09/2018 11:52:18 PM PST by a little elbow grease (duct tape and cable ties hold more worth than pussy hats andYOI! resistance)
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To: a little elbow grease

It is as if the major media news outlets interview their prospective employees by a team of mental health experts, and if they are found to be deeply disturbed then they are hired.


10 posted on 11/09/2018 11:55:42 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: a little elbow grease

Bingo 100%. Two problems no one is trying to solve and they can be solved.


11 posted on 11/10/2018 12:00:42 AM PST by Williams (The New Democrat Slogan: Choke It Down!)
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To: a little elbow grease

Providing ‘thoughts and prayers’ is the right thing to do. Posting on social media that you are doing such is a fruitless endeavor. It is humblebragging of the highest degree & lessens the actual act of giving thought & prayer. God does not check Facebook or Instagram. Do it in private, do it selflessly, & there will be nothing for the leftists to mock. Wearing your religion on your chest gets you nowhere & is absolutely unnecessary for ones personal relationship with God.


12 posted on 11/10/2018 12:07:35 AM PST by brent1a
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To: a little elbow grease

His actions may very well classify him as a reprobate.


13 posted on 11/10/2018 12:08:30 AM PST by Maudeen (http://ThereIsHopeinJesus.com/)
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To: a little elbow grease

What an anti-religious putz!


14 posted on 11/10/2018 12:10:24 AM PST by Unam Sanctam
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To: a little elbow grease

But it’s okay to say this when the islamofascits blow up, shoot, stab and run over people eh Chris?


15 posted on 11/10/2018 12:32:33 AM PST by Abbeville Conservative (Sarah Palin, the only cure for the RINO virus.T)
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>> the LEFT’S evil control of the media

You’re probably a subscriber.


16 posted on 11/10/2018 12:49:59 AM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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the LEFT’S evil control of the media -----

You’re probably a subscriber.

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LOL

You're probably brain dead.

17 posted on 11/10/2018 1:21:39 AM PST by a little elbow grease (duct tape and cable ties hold more worth than pussy hats andYOI! resistance)
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His actions may very well classify him as a reprobate.

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Yes, but certainly not "deplorable".

;-)

18 posted on 11/10/2018 1:22:58 AM PST by a little elbow grease (duct tape and cable ties hold more worth than pussy hats andYOI! resistance)
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Cuomo:

“You mock those who lost loved ones because if you gave it any thought at all you would never walk away from any of these without figuring out a better way to deal with them,” he said. “And prayer? You think leaving it to God is the answer? We pray for strength, we pray for wisdom, for resolve, but we clearly don’t want to act on any of those here, so what are you praying for?”

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Evil, brain-dead slime.

19 posted on 11/10/2018 1:52:05 AM PST by a little elbow grease (duct tape and cable ties hold more worth than pussy hats andYOI! resistance)
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Mr. Cuomo...What that shooter did was beyond belief because he did not hide his hate for those victims behind words. He just walked in unnoticed and began to shoot. No one knows what his motivation really was, but, from reports, it is entirely possible that even pain medication following a motorcycle accident could have had a role in that. So, in God’s eyes, who is worse, that shooter, or folks like you on CNN who pseudo murder President Trump 24/7, day after day, an attempt which goes back to before his was elected to the Presidency. Might I add that your hatred extends to his supporters, as well. Regarding thought and prayers..That is about all most of us can do when we hear and know of the suffering of others with whom we are not acquainted. You may not understand it, but “thoughts and prayers,” are powerful spiritual tools beyond the material that have the force to comfort, sustain and to give strength to the suffering, not in reserve, but as it is needed. It is not guns, knives, beatings or even war which is our enemy, Mr. Cuomo. It is always man’s inhumanity to man (women, likewise), which has it’s genesis in the envy, jealousy and lust for power over others in the human heart. The actual murders are visible and known, but the real evils are often covered in the darkness where they cannot be exposed until they have destroyed the good they hate. How about those babies murdered on a daily basis for money and gain, Mr. Cuomo? It is a good thing that I am not God.


20 posted on 11/10/2018 2:02:51 AM PST by jazzlite
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