Tag Archives: Gun violence

Florida Text Shooter Was Also Texting

Remember the man who shot another moviegoer in a Florida theater for texting during the movie trailers? According to court documents, the shooter was also texting just before shooting another man for texting. The revelation comes from court documents released … Continue reading
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Suspicious Customers

Artist – Ed Hall In other news, Senator Rand Paul has placed a hold on the nomination of Dr. Vivek Murthy for Surgen General because Murthy once correctly stated that gun violence is a public health threat. Rand Paul is … Continue reading
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Chart of the Day

Gun deaths will soon surpass vehicle deaths for young people according to the Center for American Progress. In 2010, 6,201 young people between the ages of 15 and 24 died by gunfire. Guns were a close second to the leading … Continue reading
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Nation of Takers

Artist – Jen Sorensen A shooting at the Columbia Mall in Maryland left 3 people including the shooter dead today. A fourth victim was wounded but not killed. This is now a routine. There may not be any real football … Continue reading
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War on Men

Artist – Tim Eagan Good news everyone, Allen West says he plans to run for office again in 2016. I suppose we can look forward more of those Call of Duty-esque campaign ads. There was a shooting at South Carolina … Continue reading
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We’re Number One!

In school shootings. While the year is young, we’re on pace for a banner year in school shootings. [In] the first 14 school days of the year, there have been at least 7 school shootings. For sake of comparison, there … Continue reading
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Deadly Weapon

Artist – David Horsey According to local police, the student shooter at Berrendo Middle School in Roswell, New Mexico used a sawed-off shotgun which he obtained from his family. 12 years old. Leon says she was walking toward the gym, … Continue reading
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Holder: FBI Prevented 150 Shootings in 2013

According to Attorney General Eric Holder, intervention on the part of the FBI prevented nearly 150 shootings over the past year. WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI says it has helped to disrupt or prevent nearly 150 shootings and violent attacks … Continue reading
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A Vow of Poverty

Artist – Tim Eagan A student opened fire at Arapahoe High School near Denver, Colorado today, injuring at least 1 other student before killing himself. The gunman was targeting a specific teacher according to local law enforcement. You’ll have to … Continue reading
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The Government Takeover That Wasn’t

Artist – Nick Anderson In other news, gunfire broke out at the largest high school in the Pittsburgh Public School system today, injuring at least 3 students. BREAKING: Police say 4 are taken into custody in shooting of 3 students … Continue reading
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Karaoke Night

Artist – RJ Matson Based on hand-written notes found in his belongings, authorities believe the gunman who opened fired at LAX today held anti-government views. A note he was carrying reportedly stated his intention to kill “TSA agents and pigs.” Continue reading
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Video: Navy Yard Shooter

The FBI released this video today of the Navy Yard shooter moments before he opened fire. It’s a little creepy. More “good guys with guns” would not have prevented this. And as we now know, Alexis killed a good guy … Continue reading
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What Could Go Wrong?

Artist – Tim Eagan What could go wrong? Two bad guys with guns could blow each other away in a road-rage shootout because one of them didn’t have his carry permit revoked as it should have been. Continue reading
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National Game Registry

Colbert breaks character for a brief moment before reminding us how ridiculous the discourse in this country is. He’s right, television is violent. I mean Eric Bolling just kicked himself in the balls. Continue reading
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Taxpayers Cover the Cost of Most Gunshot Wounds

While we’re on the subject of guns and mass shootings, here’s something to consider. Taxpayers have largely picked up the hospital tabs for victims of gun violence in the United States – around 80 percent of their emergency department and … Continue reading
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Back to the Weather

Artist – David Fitzsimmons TPM has a profile of the man entrusted by the Koch Brothers to manage Freedom Partners, the secret group that spent over $230 million in 2012. The guy is exactly what you would expect. Short’s first … Continue reading
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Bush Doctrine

Is Stand Your Ground law just a stepping stone to the Bush Doctrine? Lawyers defending William T. Woodward seem to think so. In his defense, his lawyer is not only making a novel legal argument that Florida’s Stand Your Ground … Continue reading
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Gun Fail Roundup

There are so many stories in the news today about guns being accidentally discharged and wounding or killing someone, there’s no way I could share them all, but here’s a few that caught my attention. First we have a man … Continue reading
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Face of the GOP

Artist – Pat Bagley Remember the man who was shot for trying to stop his friend from driving drunk? He died today. For Freedom and Liberty! Continue reading
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Here’s a Great Idea

Let’s allow guns in bars so we can witness more incidents like this one. CLEVELAND — A man was shot Saturday evening while trying to stop his another man from driving while intoxicated. According to police, the incident happened around … Continue reading
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