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posted by martyb on Monday October 02 2017, @04:18PM   Printer-friendly

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/10/02/554976369/section-of-las-vegas-strip-is-closed-after-music-festival-shooting

A gunman fired upon thousands of people attending a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip Sunday night, in a brutal attack that is blamed for at least 58 deaths, police say. In the mass shooting and panic that ensued, 515 people were injured. At least one of the dead is an off-duty police officer who was attending the concert.

Editorializing: Interesting how media always emphasize ISLAMIC terrorists, but downplay domestic terrorism as psychologically disturbed individual lone-wolfs.


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  • (Score: 3, Insightful) by khallow on Tuesday October 03 2017, @12:22PM

    by khallow (3766) Subscriber Badge on Tuesday October 03 2017, @12:22PM (#576544) Journal

    Isn't the the point with just about all goverments to regulate the peoples rights? Take some away and guarante others.

    Well, that and guarantee less and less as time goes on and the public becomes more accepting of the taking away of rights. You don't move to totalitarian police state instantly, the frog needs to be boiled slowly.

    The point of rights is that they are freedoms that the governments can't take away. When they can, then they aren't rights any more.

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