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

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 The Mighty Buzzard on Tuesday October 03 2017, @09:34PM (1 child)

    by The Mighty Buzzard (18) Subscriber Badge <> on Tuesday October 03 2017, @09:34PM (#576791) Homepage Journal

    Calling me a patriot in one breath then questioning my courage and patriotism in the next? What's a fellow to think except that you're being sarcastic?

    My rights don't end where your fear begins.
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  • (Score: 2) by meustrus on Tuesday October 03 2017, @09:50PM

    by meustrus (4961) on Tuesday October 03 2017, @09:50PM (#576801)

    OK, I apologize for the over-the-top characterization. I'm definitely not questioning anybody's patriotism here, and I certainly don't think you are a coward.

    My point is merely that in a hypothetical revolutionary future, America stands in the space of the British in the revolutionary war that founded America. And I have a really hard time believing that anybody who has argued against me here would be willing to fight against America. You're all too damn patriotic.

    If there isn't at least one reference or primary source, it's not +1 Informative. Maybe the underused +1 Interesting?