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posted by takyon on Sunday June 12 2016, @06:00PM   Printer-friendly

A suspected Islamic terrorist opened fire at a gay nightclub in Florida, killing 50 people and wounding another 53 before he was killed by police. While authorities continue to investigate to determine whether this man had ties to ISIS, the terror organization has not been quiet in praising the attack. This comes three days after ISIS announced they would attack somewhere in Florida. Today's attack marks the largest act of terrorism on US soil since 9/11.

takyon: The gunman reportedly called 911 emergency services to pledge allegiance to ISIS. The President will hold a briefing momentarily. Compare this article to the original submission.

Original Submission   Late submission by physicsmajor

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  • (Score: 1, Insightful) by Anonymous Coward on Sunday June 12 2016, @08:11PM

    by Anonymous Coward on Sunday June 12 2016, @08:11PM (#358812)

    Because its hard to recruit when everyone is well taken care of and no injustices are being forced upon entire populations. The only thing that can combat such lunacy is education and time. Injustice begets further injustice; tolerance and education mean you take some hits in order yo minimize future ones.

    Obviously there are times when a violent counter action is warranted, but currently that is our go to option.

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  • (Score: 2) by The Mighty Buzzard on Sunday June 12 2016, @09:12PM

    There has never been, in the history of the world, a time when everyone was "well taken care of". And there never will be.

    My rights don't end where your fear begins.
  • (Score: 3, Insightful) by Dunbal on Sunday June 12 2016, @09:13PM

    by Dunbal (3515) on Sunday June 12 2016, @09:13PM (#358855)

    I know plenty of rich people who are also religiously batshit crazy. It doesn't just happen to the poor.