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(Rochester Democrat and Chronicle)   Shooter of Webster NY Firemen identified, it was a 62 year old white male previously jailed for beating his grandmother to death with a hammer. Pro and anti hammer comments to the right   ( divider line
    More: Followup, white male, hammers, volunteer firefighters, grandmother, Rose Spengler  
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2012-12-24 05:10:53 PM  
6 votes:

But video games don't cause violence.  Got it.
2012-12-24 03:30:31 PM  
5 votes:
Hammer don't hurt em.

2012-12-24 07:49:34 PM  
4 votes:
2012-12-24 06:31:40 PM  
3 votes:

/hot, like a fire
2012-12-24 03:55:19 PM  
3 votes:

2012-12-24 03:17:56 PM  
3 votes:
Every school needs to be protected by a licensed carpenter.

Or, you know, Jesus - he was a carpenter, right?
vpb [TotalFark]
2012-12-24 03:05:32 PM  
3 votes:
It's good that we have guns to keep people like that away from hammers.
2012-12-24 07:07:59 PM  
2 votes:

NewportBarGuy: Coco LaFemme: Why wasn't he still in prison?

Obviously he was rehabilitated. Duh!

I know what you think it means. Me, I think it's a made-up word, a politician's word. A word so young fellas like you can wear a suit and tie and have a job
2012-12-24 06:59:43 PM  
2 votes:

Just what purpose does this serve anyway? These things come with high-capacity magazines and are designed to fire a nail as quickly as the user can pull the trigger; some even have drums. A drum of nails?! Why can't you carpentry nuts understand that a manual hammer-and-nail combo is adequate for your uses, or does shiat like this help stroke your damaged little ego?
2012-12-24 06:52:21 PM  
2 votes:
2012-12-24 06:37:19 PM  
2 votes:
It was that frigging Thor movie.
2012-12-24 06:30:01 PM  
2 votes:

munko: what about nails?

He's not really available for comment right now:

2012-12-24 05:58:25 PM  
2 votes:
I just want to say I am pro-hammer.

/but anti-skub
2012-12-24 05:29:40 PM  
2 votes:

the right to bear hammer-hands
2012-12-24 05:23:01 PM  
2 votes:

Coco LaFemme: He beat his grandmother to death with a hammer.

Why wasn't he still in prison?

They have to make room for all the people busted with a few ounces of pot.
2012-12-24 03:55:56 PM  
2 votes:
Apparently, his grandmother tried to touch it.
2012-12-24 03:43:24 PM  
2 votes:
2012-12-24 03:43:20 PM  
2 votes:
When all you have is a hammer...
2012-12-24 03:30:09 PM  
2 votes:
I'll bet that left a bad impression
2012-12-24 03:08:16 PM  
2 votes:
In later statements to police, Spengler admitted he'd hit his legally blind grandmother several times with the handle of a hammer during a violent argument over her going into the basement, where he'd warned her not to go for her own safety.

Nice. Out of concern for her safety, he kills her. On the positive side, I imagine he could explain the drug laws to us.

And I blame that old "If I had a Hammer" song. It was only a matter of time.
2012-12-25 09:26:45 AM  
1 vote:
Was he also a father raper and a mother stabber?
2012-12-25 12:14:56 AM  
1 vote:

Benjamin Orr: Name one instance of prohibition that has worked in the US

The prohibition of slavery has worked pretty well, no?
2012-12-25 12:00:31 AM  
1 vote:
Gun? Got it covered.
Hammer? You know it.

Came for this, posting to leave satisfied.
2012-12-24 10:48:33 PM  
1 vote:
Those firefighter thugs should have armed themselves before invading his sovereign home.
2012-12-24 08:57:07 PM  
1 vote:
It must have been...
2012-12-24 08:16:42 PM  
1 vote:
2012-12-24 08:06:46 PM  
1 vote:
You know who else liked hammers?
2012-12-24 07:43:21 PM  
1 vote:

Pray 4 Mojo: [ image 512x384]

Hammers and nails are just plain lazy.

2012-12-24 07:32:58 PM  
1 vote:

/Hammers don't kill people, arms do.
2012-12-24 07:25:15 PM  
1 vote:
Settle down, gun-grabbers.

If he didn't have a gun he would've just used a hammer. Nothing can be done.
2012-12-24 07:19:50 PM  
1 vote:
2012-12-24 07:06:25 PM  
1 vote:

Good Christmas/Hanukah/Kwanzaa/Festivus tidings to all you Farkers, be you hammered or abstemious!
2012-12-24 06:52:24 PM  
1 vote:
it was a 62 year old white male previously jailed for beating his grandmother to death with a hammer.

Reminds me of this guy. Alan Shore must have gotten him out of jail.
2012-12-24 06:43:42 PM  
1 vote:

shower_in_my_socks: He was clearly a video game nut.

He looks more like a rap music afficianado to me
2012-12-24 06:43:41 PM  
1 vote:

Ein! Zwei! Drei! HAMMA!
2012-12-24 06:41:46 PM  
1 vote:

sno man: Therion: How about we stop publishing their names and giving these farking assholes the publicity/notoriety they crave; and have all news media refer to shooters as "the farking asshole who ..."?

The notoriety they get to fap to after they're dead? That notoriety?

It's more like a motivating factor. Some people want a gravestone to be remembered... Some people want something different. Crazy guy gets his need to be remembered fulfilled by asshole media who profits waving bloody rags
2012-12-24 06:37:08 PM  
1 vote:

SarahDiddle: I just want to say I am pro-hammer.

/but anti-skub

2012-12-24 06:36:29 PM  
1 vote:

Mike_LowELL: [ image 200x175]

But video games don't cause violence.  Got it.

If they did, I'd have been jailed long ago for jumping on turtles and throwing them at people.
2012-12-24 06:33:11 PM  
1 vote:
2012-12-24 06:31:35 PM  
1 vote:

is unamused.
2012-12-24 04:45:18 PM  
1 vote:
2012-12-24 04:03:21 PM  
1 vote:
And what law-abiding citizen did he get his gun from?
2012-12-24 03:57:02 PM  
1 vote:

Coco LaFemme: Why wasn't he still in prison?

Obviously he was rehabilitated. Duh!
2012-12-24 03:36:30 PM  
1 vote:
RsTFA he in custody?  Dead?  WTF?
2012-12-24 03:16:30 PM  
1 vote:
Sure am glad he was allowed to buy/keep his gun, depending on when the gun purchase happened.
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