Another American shooting


#1041

Plenty of them, almost all mass killings end with the perpetrator being shot by police or committing suicide.

Your continued use of the term machine gun exposes you as a clueless idiot. Cruz had an AR-15 which is a rifle. Shooting unarmed kids with a rifle from short range isn’t difficult. Coming up against a cop armed with a Glock 22, who takes you by surprise, is a different proposition.

You are defending cowards here, which of course means you are a coward yourself, as like attracts like.


#1042

I’m not defending you and your moron of a president, pal - far from it.


#1043

Why would the shooter be surprised by cops showing up?


#1044

Whether he was expecting them or not, he wouldn’t have stood a chance. Do you think the cops would just walk out in front of him? This was a lunatic teenager with a rifle, not a trained assassin.


#1045

So he wouldn’t be “caught by surprise” at all.

Most police in the US never draw their weapon in the course of a year. This didn’t happen in South Central and I would doubt that local police had their best Wyatt Earp on duty at the high school. An AR-15 outguns a Glock or whatever handgun most days of the week.


#1046

What a cunt


#1047

“Taken by surprise” doesn’t mean he had no expectation of encountering a cop. It means the cop had the advantage of surprising him, hopefully with a bullet, before he knows the cop is there. How frequently the average US cop draws his gun is irrelevant, they are all trained for this type of situation.

I am not suggesting a Glock could outgun an AR-15, but again the scenario isn’t a western duel.

There is simply no excusing him, or them, not going in.


#1048

These nutjobs plan these shootings, it’s not an off-the-cuff decision, they expect and want to go out in a ‘blaze of glory’ and the cops are part of that. There’s no surprise to it.

It’s a rabbit-hole discussion anyway. More guns in schools is bonkers.


#1049

Agree.


#1050

Evidence that teachers with guns is not a good idea…


#1051

Shots fired at Central Michigan University


#1052

Bro, snow is the only game in town today


#1053

Snow and the rape case are the only shows around here.


#1054

#1055

Shots fired on the North Lawn of the White House. Lock down.

Mogul and Muse safe. Repeat Mogul and Muse are safe. Not in residence.


#1056

Some poor bastard topped himself at the White House fence. DCPD “natural death squad” is at the scene.

Donald is safe in Mar a Largo and is currently escalating a trade war with the E.U. on Twitter.


#1057

Another one today.


#1058

YouTube HQ is under attack


#1059

Situation described as “very fluid” on RTÉ news there.


#1060

Are they using water pistols now?