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2018-02-24 05:53:25 PM  
sigh.
 
2018-02-24 06:00:44 PM  
It is almost starting to sound like making guns, especially the bigger and nastier ones, more difficult to obtain is the only rational option.
 
2018-02-24 06:02:55 PM  
Well, none of us can tell the difference between a good cop and a bad one anymore, either.

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Either the government de-escalates or the inevitable happens.
 
2018-02-24 06:18:12 PM  
He was standing there, looking all minority-like. What were they supposed to do, not shoot him.
 
2018-02-24 06:42:56 PM  
But police storming an active school shooter situation full of teachers also holding guns could not possibly go awry, because Donnie said so on Twitter.
 
2018-02-24 07:00:52 PM  

duppy: But police storming an active school shooter situation full of teachers also holding guns could not possibly go awry, because Donnie said so on Twitter.


We all know teachers are an existential threat to America - the entire GOP tells us this constantly, and they never lie - so killing them is a patriotic duty, as they are, by definition bad women with guns.
 
2018-02-24 07:19:31 PM  
This story needs more national attention.
 
2018-02-24 07:24:45 PM  
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2018-02-24 07:27:25 PM  
'Murica.
 
2018-02-24 07:41:44 PM  
Oh sh*t, the good guy was holding the bad guy's gun, because he disarmed him when he and a few other people wrestled bad guy to the ground.

Soooo good guy with bad gun?

*facepalm*
 
2018-02-24 07:44:53 PM  

lindalouwho: Oh sh*t, the good guy was holding the bad guy's gun, because he disarmed him when he and a few other people wrestled bad guy to the ground.

Soooo good guy with bad gun?

*facepalm*


Cops have chosen to be Warriors.

Supporting Trump.
 
2018-02-24 07:45:21 PM  
It's really very simple, subby.

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2018-02-24 07:52:04 PM  
The important thing is that no police officers were injured during the production of the fiasco
 
2018-02-24 08:06:02 PM  

RINO: He was standing there, looking all minority-like. What were they supposed to do, not shoot him.


Do we know what colour the shooter and the poor man who got shot actually were?
 
2018-02-24 08:07:35 PM  
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2018-02-24 08:18:53 PM  

MikeyFuccon: RINO: He was standing there, looking all minority-like. What were they supposed to do, not shoot him.

Do we know what colour the shooter and the poor man who got shot actually were?


Well, they interviewed the victim, and I bet someone could get the mugshot if they wanted.
 
2018-02-24 08:20:46 PM  
Isn't this a comedy trope? The people disarm the gunman, cops show up not knowing what the hell is going on and start shooting.
 
2018-02-24 08:21:01 PM  
The cops ARE the bad guys with guns.
 
2018-02-24 08:21:08 PM  

duppy: But police storming an active school shooter situation full of teachers also holding guns could not possibly go awry, because Donnie said so on Twitter.


If being unarmed is no defense, what difference does it make?
 
2018-02-24 08:21:29 PM  
Decency wins in November or war prevails.

fark you Trumpers.

Love some more Putin, you traitors.
 
2018-02-24 08:21:35 PM  

Russ1642: The cops ARE the bad guys with guns.


Whoa. Edgy.
 
2018-02-24 08:23:33 PM  

Exluddite: It is almost starting to sound like making guns, especially the bigger and nastier ones, more difficult to obtain is the only rational option.


Unless you're one of the brave, highly trained professionals who responded to the gunman at the church.  They're the only ones professional enough to have that responsibility, so it's important that proposed gun regulations specifically exempt retired and off-duty law enforcement and focus on segments of the population that are more prone to substance abuse and domestic violence, like gun owners.
 
2018-02-24 08:24:08 PM  
and that is why, during mass shootings, people with legal guns LEAVE THE AREA. Because they do NOT want to be confused with the shooter! Seriously, good guy with a gun doesn't work if you put the shooter down somehow but then you get mistaken for them.

/seriously if you're carrying during a shooting, leave with your hands up
 
2018-02-24 08:25:35 PM  

duppy: But police storming an active school shooter situation full of teachers also holding guns could not possibly go awry, because Donnie said so on Twitter.


Police are under no legal obligation to protect you.
 
2018-02-24 08:25:50 PM  
And nobody will hold these reckless idiots accountable.
 
2018-02-24 08:28:10 PM  

Ow! That was my feelings!: Decency wins in November or war prevails.

fark you Trumpers.

Love some more Putin, you traitors.


Putin played both sides to sow discord.
 
2018-02-24 08:29:19 PM  

wildcardjack: cops show up not knowing what the hell is going on and start shooting


That, and how to lie about it on police reports is pretty much all you need to wear a badge in the US.


Don't forget to let children face armed gunmen alone while you hide behind a concrete pillar and execute any dogs in the neighborhood.
 
2018-02-24 08:30:06 PM  

SecretAgentWoman: It's really very simple, subby.

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And we're done with this thread. Last one out lock the doors.
 
2018-02-24 08:31:13 PM  

Ringshadow: and that is why, during mass shootings, people with legal guns LEAVE THE AREA. Because they do NOT want to be confused with the shooter! Seriously, good guy with a gun doesn't work if you put the shooter down somehow but then you get mistaken for them.

/seriously if you're carrying during a shooting, leave with your hands up


THIS THIS THIS
 
2018-02-24 08:31:36 PM  

Ringshadow: and that is why, during mass shootings, people with legal guns LEAVE THE AREA. Because they do NOT want to be confused with the shooter! Seriously, good guy with a gun doesn't work if you put the shooter down somehow but then you get mistaken for them.

/seriously if you're carrying during a shooting, leave with your hands up


What's the farking point of carrying then???
 
2018-02-24 08:31:56 PM  
Drop the mag, kick the mag as far away as you can, lock open the slide, set it on the ground.

Still holding a gun when the cops show up is the definition of insanity
 
2018-02-24 08:32:16 PM  
Would you want to be an armed Black teacher when the police respond to a shooting in your school?
 
2018-02-24 08:32:50 PM  

Thong_of_Zardoz: Ringshadow: and that is why, during mass shootings, people with legal guns LEAVE THE AREA. Because they do NOT want to be confused with the shooter! Seriously, good guy with a gun doesn't work if you put the shooter down somehow but then you get mistaken for them.

/seriously if you're carrying during a shooting, leave with your hands up

What's the farking point of carrying then???


Exactly.
 
2018-02-24 08:34:00 PM  
"If you ban guns, then only criminals will be the ones with guns." 

Yup. Makes it a lot easier to tell who the bad guy is, huh?
 
2018-02-24 08:34:36 PM  

Thong_of_Zardoz: Russ1642: The cops ARE the bad guys with guns.

Whoa. Edgy.


Why is a simple fact considered edgy?
 
2018-02-24 08:35:15 PM  
According to my extensive research1, police officers have highly trained, keen senses that allow them to rapidly assess any situation, no matter how strange, and immediately identify the correct culprit and eliminate them, completely free of even the most basic biases.

1 Smith, Will, Men In Black (1997)
 
2018-02-24 08:36:45 PM  
Proof that we should arm teachers in schools.
 
2018-02-24 08:37:04 PM  

Peki: "If you ban guns, then only criminals will be the ones with guns." 

Yup. Makes it a lot easier to tell who the bad guy is, huh?


Especially when he is shooting you.
 
2018-02-24 08:37:47 PM  

Ringshadow: and that is why, during mass shootings, people with legal guns LEAVE THE AREA. Because they do NOT want to be confused with the shooter! Seriously, good guy with a gun doesn't work if you put the shooter down somehow but then you get mistaken for them.

/seriously if you're carrying during a shooting, leave with your hands up


What do you mean it wouldn't work? Bad guy with gun is down, mission accomplished. Whatever happens after that happens but the important thing is good guy with a guy made a selfless sacrifcie to protect others. Isn't that the narrative?
 
2018-02-24 08:37:59 PM  

Thong_of_Zardoz: Ringshadow: and that is why, during mass shootings, people with legal guns LEAVE THE AREA. Because they do NOT want to be confused with the shooter! Seriously, good guy with a gun doesn't work if you put the shooter down somehow but then you get mistaken for them.

/seriously if you're carrying during a shooting, leave with your hands up

What's the farking point of carrying then???


Because it makes you feel safer....?
 
2018-02-24 08:40:24 PM  
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2018-02-24 08:42:04 PM  

Thong_of_Zardoz: Ringshadow: and that is why, during mass shootings, people with legal guns LEAVE THE AREA. Because they do NOT want to be confused with the shooter! Seriously, good guy with a gun doesn't work if you put the shooter down somehow but then you get mistaken for them.

/seriously if you're carrying during a shooting, leave with your hands up

What's the farking point of carrying then???


I'd suppose personal protection, not to be a hero.
 
2018-02-24 08:42:54 PM  

PapermonkeyExpress: Ow! That was my feelings!: Decency wins in November or war prevails.

fark you Trumpers.

Love some more Putin, you traitors.

Putin played both sides to sow discord.


No, Putin played one side that loved him long time.

And still does.
Those are the traitors I'm talking about. 100% chance they have a AK. 1000% chance.
 
2018-02-24 08:43:10 PM  

Ringshadow: and that is why, during mass shootings, people with legal guns LEAVE THE AREA. Because they do NOT want to be confused with the shooter! Seriously, good guy with a gun doesn't work if you put the shooter down somehow but then you get mistaken for them.

/seriously if you're carrying during a shooting, leave with your hands up


Exactly. The police cannot tell if you are a good guy with a good gun, a good guy with the bad person's gun, a bad guy with a good person's gun, or a bad guy with a bad gun.

This is why this whole situation is just not good. Good Guys With Guns just cannot be the ones to stop Bad Guys With Guns, even if it seems as cut&dried as this situation.
 
2018-02-24 08:43:28 PM  

skepticultist: According to my extensive research1, police officers have highly trained, keen senses that allow them to rapidly assess any situation, no matter how strange, and immediately identify the correct culprit and eliminate them, completely free of even the most basic biases.

1 Smith, Will, Men In Black (1997)


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2018-02-24 08:43:50 PM  
Let's arm teachers!
 
2018-02-24 08:44:12 PM  

rzrwiresunrise: Proof that we should arm teachers in schools.


After we slash budgets just so we can get armed teachers marching on Congress.
 
2018-02-24 08:46:11 PM  

Buttknuckle: Let's arm teachers!


Oops I'm late to the party,  I guess
 
2018-02-24 08:47:53 PM  

lindalouwho: Thong_of_Zardoz: Ringshadow: and that is why, during mass shootings, people with legal guns LEAVE THE AREA. Because they do NOT want to be confused with the shooter! Seriously, good guy with a gun doesn't work if you put the shooter down somehow but then you get mistaken for them.

/seriously if you're carrying during a shooting, leave with your hands up

What's the farking point of carrying then???

I'd suppose personal protection, not to be a hero.


Yeeeeee-Hawwwww!!!!
 
2018-02-24 08:48:18 PM  
Of course this situation wouldn't have occurred if only all of the church members were armed... instead all of the members would've been shot by the police as they stormed in.
 
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