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Old 10-12-2015, 11:06 AM   #1
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3 shot in another mass shooting

http://m.nydailynews.com/new-york/wo...icle-1.2393697

Oh wait, it happened at a nightclub by a black dude. This is just a club incident. Nothing to see here!
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mass shooting is 4 or more people. sorry you can't math.
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Oh wait, it happened at a nightclub by a black dude. This is just a club incident. Nothing to see here!
Not exactly sure what you're trying to get at here...
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Not exactly sure what you're trying to get at here...
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The women should have shot back.
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Meh.

We care less about impulsive acts than premeditated ones. We care less about what happens to people out drinking at 4 am than what happens to people sitting in school or their workplace at 10 am.

Maybe we shouldn't, maybe we should care about everything all the time equally. But we don't seem to. And our media consumption patterns bear that out.
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Meh.

We care less about impulsive acts than premeditated ones. We care less about what happens to people out drinking at 4 am than what happens to people sitting in school or their workplace at 10 am.

Maybe we shouldn't, maybe we should care about everything all the time equally. But we don't seem to. And our media consumption patterns bear that out.



Pretty big distinction between the OP article, and someone shooting up a church/school/worlplace as far as the media, and public goes.
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Oh wait, it happened at a nightclub by a black dude. This is just a club incident. Nothing to see here!

Are you waiting for Al Sharpton to weigh in?
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If only there were any number of Yosemite Sam hero wanna-be goons with guns... there could have been more bullets flying. Goons with guns is the best safeguard against other goons with guns, they say.
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Are you waiting for Al Sharpton to weigh in?
Any minute now

I was under the impression that gun violence was a cause for concern, especially with our president. I guess it's only some gun violence that warrants national discussion.


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I was under the impression that gun violence was a cause for concern, especially with our president. I guess it's only some gun violence that warrants national discussion.


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Yes, that's "your bad". With an average of ~27 people murdered with a firearm per day in 2013, not to mention all the violent crimes using a firearm that didn't result in death, the media is definitely forced with picking and choosing which stories to bother telling the people about and the politicians would have less than an hour per day if they just wanted to talk about each of the victims of homicide by firearm... I didn't think you were so naive as to not grasp that basic concept and recognize that with such statistics the only reasons to bother talking about any of them is personal knowledge of the victim/perpetrator OR personal gain.
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Yes, that's "your bad". With an average of ~27 people murdered with a firearm per day in 2013, not to mention all the violent crimes using a firearm that didn't result in death, the media is definitely forced with picking and choosing which stories to bother telling the people about and the politicians would have less than an hour per day if they just wanted to talk about each of the victims of homicide by firearm... I didn't think you were so naive as to not grasp that basic concept and recognize that with such statistics the only reasons to bother talking about any of them is personal knowledge of the victim/perpetrator OR personal gain.
oh, so there's an agenda?
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If only there were any number of Yosemite Sam hero wanna-be goons with guns... there could have been more bullets flying. Goons with guns is the best safeguard against other goons with guns, they say.
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Yes, that's "your bad". With an average of ~27 people murdered with a firearm per day in 2013, not to mention all the violent crimes using a firearm that didn't result in death, the media is definitely forced with picking and choosing which stories to bother telling the people about and the politicians would have less than an hour per day if they just wanted to talk about each of the victims of homicide by firearm... I didn't think you were so naive as to not grasp that basic concept and recognize that with such statistics the only reasons to bother talking about any of them is personal knowledge of the victim/perpetrator OR personal gain.
True, but slightly disingenuous. The narrative has been "angry white guys with guns kill people." Not once has the POTUS or any major politician ever said "black men and children in the inner cities are killing each other, the single largest source of gun violence." No one wants to blame African Americans for anything...that's racist apparently, even if true.

So yeah, AoG is right in some ways. There is an angle as to how they're reporting these deaths, and it's to avoid talking about inner-city violence in communities of color. You're correct in that there are so many of them, it's impossible to talk about all. That said, you could talk about it broadly and frankly, that's just not happening. For a POTUS that grew up and campaigned in Chicago, witnessed these deaths for years, knows all about how draconian the gun laws are there, etc., he has been dead silent about laying blame on those communities for their violence rates. That's sticking his head in the ground.
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...and if unarmed they should have just rushed him...
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Goon with guns checking in, partner...
I bet yer a real force to be reckoned with when it comes to putting a paper target in it's place. Those shooting ranges can really test your nerve.

Not feeling any safer. Carry on...
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