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Old 06-12-16, 07:35 AM
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This is horrible.


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Watch as everyone blames it on Obama, then the guy who did it could be a Muslim, and other crazy crap until the truth comes out. And Trump will claim if he was President, this wouldnt have happened.

Its tragic, but sadly all the internet media has turned into this thinking now.

Im guessing this could be a hate crime, probably caused by all the anti-bathroom types to all the haters of gay /lesbian rights
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Yes, I'd start the investigation treating it as a terrorist act. If 20 people are dead and another 42 are wounded, someone must have been planning to commit a massacre. That's just too many bullets for someone to have gotten into a fight, gone out to his car, and come back with a gun.
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Originally Posted by salamander2 View Post
Watch as everyone blames it on Obama, then the guy who did it could be a Muslim, and other crazy crap until the truth comes out. And Trump will claim if he was President, this wouldnt have happened.

Its tragic, but sadly all the internet media has turned into this thinking now.

Im guessing this could be a hate crime, probably caused by all the anti-bathroom types to all the haters of gay /lesbian rights
What a...unfortunate post.




My thoughts are with the families of the victims, and with any who are struggling to survive.
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Waiting for Ted Cruz to say radical Islamic terrorist over and over again for the next week.
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Waiting for Ted Cruz to say radical Islamic terrorist over and over again for the next week.
yep, since it happened at a gay bar, I am suspecting it might been a planned hate crime by some lunatics, who got too rallied up over the recent anti-gay sentiments, but we shall see.
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I'm not sure about it being a hate crime. At a church a block from here, someone pulled out a knife and started stabbing members of the choir. He wasn't anti-Christian; he was crazy.

It occurs to me that I know a gay guy from Orlando. He may well have known some of the victims.
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Probably an Islamic redneck
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#UPDATE #Orlando Shooter OMAR MATEEN is US citizen from Port Saint Lucie, FL. His parents are from Afghanistan. He was born 1986. #Pulse
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Probably an Islamic redneck
Or simply an islamist.
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Originally Posted by Pharoh View Post
Or simply an islamist.
Or simply just mentally fucked up. Which is the category I put anyone in who justifies doing something like that. It doesn't matter what anyone else has said or done to make them feel justified in doing it.

But we live in a blame culture so the shooter is never to blame. So... guns, candidates, religion, etc.. blaming something else makes us feel better.
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Horribly sad and tragic event.

If he is a Muslim with ties to a terrorist organization then it will just add fuel to Trumps and his wish to ban Muslims.
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Originally Posted by Michael T Hudson View Post
#UPDATE #Orlando Shooter OMAR MATEEN is US citizen from Port Saint Lucie, FL. His parents are from Afghanistan. He was born 1986. #Pulse


I read that this was not the case.
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Originally Posted by Why So Blu? View Post
I read that this was not the case.
Just confirmed on CNN by Homeland Security.
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This all really sucks.

My facebook feed has already deteriorated into people defending the 2nd amendment while simultaneously trying to destroy the 1st.
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A terrible tragedy.

There is no simple fix for this..

Besides common criminals who don't care about other lives, there are a lot of mentally ill people who are around who can fake their illness where others can't see it and they can get access to guns. One small thing and they go postal..

You can't take away guns at the same time as well due to push from gun lobby as well as gun rights..

You can't win one way or the other..
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Originally Posted by General Zod View Post
Or simply just mentally fucked up. Which is the category I put anyone in who justifies doing something like that. It doesn't matter what anyone else has said or done to make them feel justified in doing it.

But we live in a blame culture so the shooter is never to blame. So... guns, candidates, religion, etc.. blaming something else makes us feel better.
Yes, the shooter is to blame. Period.

However, he doesn't have to be mentally fucked up. Most terrorists aren't. At least not by our standards of mental illness.

And motivation matters.
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Just confirmed on CNN by Homeland Security.

I was just on there and they have not released the name of the gunman. I read domestic terrorism but not the identity. I typed in the guy's name into Yahoo and I get a hits from gossip rags but no credible sources.
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Originally Posted by salamander2 View Post
yep, since it happened at a gay bar, I am suspecting it might been a planned hate crime by some lunatics, who got too rallied up over the recent anti-gay sentiments, but we shall see.
Do you not see the hypocrisy of going off on the right saying they are going to jump to conclusions and blame Obama and Islam then you turn around and assume it has to be someone who was riled up by anti-gay sentiments?
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I just saw the name on a banner on the front page of CNN.
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Now updated to 50 dead, 53 injured
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Update the thread title. The casualty list is up to 50 dead, 53 injured
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I was just on there and they have not released the name of the gunman. I read domestic terrorism but not the identity. I typed in the guy's name into Yahoo and I get a hits from gossip rags but no credible sources.
It's been confirmed. The chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security released the name on CNN.
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I heard the shooter also had an explosive vest and potentially had explosives in his car. Has anyone else heard this and has it been confirmed at all?
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I heard the shooter also had an explosive vest and potentially had explosives in his car. Has anyone else heard this and has it been confirmed at all?
CNN says "Law enforcement sources told CNN that the suspect had possible explosive devices strapped to his body and in his vehicle, but a U.S. official said later that no explosives were found."

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