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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: 2) by hemocyanin on Monday October 02 2017, @10:36PM (2 children)

    by hemocyanin (186) on Monday October 02 2017, @10:36PM (#576273) Journal

    Then Bill Clinton took on Nixon's southern strategy and really made it work. Just look at our burgeoning prison system filled with "super-predators" (you know that's code for "not white folk").

    Whatever ... Democrats and Republicans share the exact same foreign policy positions. That's why Bush's two wars became seven under Obama. Anyway, if you think about it, almost every major war we've been in from WWI up to Afghanistan/Iraq, was initiated by a Democrat (*). I guess the Republicans were just trying to catch up so people wouldn't start to doubt their hawkishness, because unlike Democrats, they were mostly talk, no action.

    (*) Grenada/Panama, major? Not really; Iraq I? kinda too short.

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  • (Score: 2) by Grishnakh on Tuesday October 03 2017, @03:20PM (1 child)

    by Grishnakh (2831) on Tuesday October 03 2017, @03:20PM (#576619)

    The stupidity on this board is incredible.

    WWII (or rather, America's entry into it), for one, wasn't started by a Democrat, it was started by a Japanese invasion.

    And Iraq I wasn't a "war"? Holy shit, you're stupid.