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Four Marines killed in a rampage shooting, coincidentally occurring a few weeks after another one

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Dick Whitman, Jul 16, 2015.

  1. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

  2. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

    RIP, Marines.

    Won't be a lot of outrage from the anti-gun people over this one. It may not even be discussed in certain circles.
    SBR likes this.
  3. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member


    If there was any reason why it would not be discussed it would be these are becoming so commonplace it's almost like a dog bites man story.

    As with any gun related crime, I am always curious about where and how the weapon was obtained and if the shooter was legally allowed to have a weapon. That does not change no matter who gets shot.
  4. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Have they determined what flag was responsible, and how soon we can get it down?
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  5. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

    They've released the name of the gunman. Inky will not be happy.
  6. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

    You should start a thread somewhere.
  7. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    Tried... people don't use it enough. :)
  8. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    You guys keep saying this, and it's silly.

    It was inappropriate for that dumb flag to keep flying at the South Carolina statehouse after Charleston. I said that 10 seconds after the shooting happened. It wasn't necessarily to blame - although it did lend official legitimacy to Dyann Roof's views - but you couldn't keep it up there any more. It should have come down years ago.
  9. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    I wonder what his motive was.
  10. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

    I can understand the annoyance of yet another symoblism-over-substance effort, but a racist gunman massacred 9 people in a church in a state that had the flag on its Capitol grounds. It was the perfect storm for the flag to be the "culprit."
  11. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Congrats on using the deaths of four people to land an impotent jab on a message board.
  12. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

    You once "hoped" that the Ft. Hood shooter was an American. That's a Shetland pony you're riding.
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