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Old December 14 2012, 09:26 PM   #31
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The president is crying....
He had me tearing up, and I'm not a guy who tears up easily.
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Old December 14 2012, 09:31 PM   #32
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The CT news station is reporting we don't know if his father is dead, if his brother had anything to do with this, and that his girlfriend and friend are missing.
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Old December 14 2012, 09:39 PM   #33
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The last name of the guy is Lanza, the first name is either Ryan or Adam. They are brothers and there seems to be some confusion on which was the shooter. Regardless the guy went to his mother's class, killed her, then killed everyone in her class. There are no words for this.
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Old December 14 2012, 09:42 PM   #34
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This keeps getting more and more fucked up as they dig through the pieces. I just really don't get any of this...
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Old December 14 2012, 09:42 PM   #35
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20 children are dead, and 6 adults.
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Old December 14 2012, 09:43 PM   #36
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There is another crime scene in Newtown with one dead, but the police wont say more.
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Old December 14 2012, 09:44 PM   #37
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Another? Related?
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Old December 14 2012, 09:47 PM   #38
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This is so tragic and so depressing.
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Old December 14 2012, 09:47 PM   #39
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I guess, they won't say more, but if it wasn't related then I'd think they would say that. Maybe the dad isn't in NJ, maybe it's a girlfriend of the other friend reported missing. More info in 60 minutes the cop said.
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Old December 14 2012, 09:49 PM   #40
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And the shooter now has a name:
Which we should all do our best to forget. Let posterity treat him with the contempt he deserves.

The ancient Romans called it damnatio memoriae--a judgment that a person should not be remembered.

Let his name be blotted out forever.
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Old December 14 2012, 09:50 PM   #41
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^^^ I like that. A lot. Unfortunately, I don't think the media is going to allow us to forget for quite some time the way this is playing out.
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Old December 14 2012, 09:51 PM   #42
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The shooter is unknown...

Ryan, Kyle or Adam? I have heard all three. Let's call him "asshole bitch fucker".
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Old December 14 2012, 10:09 PM   #43
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^^^ I like that. A lot. Unfortunately, I don't think the media is going to allow us to forget for quite some time the way this is playing out.
Fortunately, lately the media is saying shooters' names less and less, but giving a title without the name.
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Old December 14 2012, 10:21 PM   #44
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^^^ I like that. A lot. Unfortunately, I don't think the media is going to allow us to forget for quite some time the way this is playing out.
Fortunately, lately the media is saying shooters' names less and less, but giving a title without the name.
Is that why I just got three news messages saying his name is Adam?
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Old December 14 2012, 10:29 PM   #45
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What does it matter what his name was? It could've been Scrooby McGee. The guy was pretty fucked-up and killed innocent people.

I don't want to start a political discussion, but the government needs to do something about gun violence in this country.
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