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In response to the tragic shooting in Conn. today we will be doing a special show on Saturday morning begining at 8a (still only lasting 3 hours though). Guests will include Sgt. Tony Castillo of the Oregon PD, Supt. Renee Marazon of Maritime Acedemy, and Jodi Campbell of KidsPeace.org, she's the leader of the critical incidence response team. No gun talk just school safety and counselling

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Getting overtime for this gig? Doesn't your contract say that anything over 15 hours a week will be paid time and a half? Damn I was going to listen to Money Sense! Money Sense and Coast to Coast the only believable programs on WSPD I listen to in entirety. To have Fred talk about counseling is over-the-top! He's the one who needs counseling for his anger management issues! You can't be serious WSPD?

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Aside from being a proven liar, you really are a poor, pathetic human being. We have a national tragedy on our hands, one involving children, and yet you can't put your minuscule vendetta against Fred and WSPD aside for one minute. Did you ever really really stop to think there may be more listeners to WSPD than yourself? Believe it or not there are! Did you stop and think that just maybe, some of them may just want to listen to this special, if only just to reassure themselves of school safety and steps being taken to keep their kids safe? It appears you didn't because poor little Paul has to keep his petty argument with Fred going. You really are the lowest piece of trash...

I don't think cc would have a problem with me pointing out what an ass this poster is. All CC stations are calling in their morning shows for special edition shows on Saturday to deal with this tragedy, and are partnering with kidspeace.org to give listeners a source for help.
It's sad an individual like the poster would take this tragedy and find a way to turn it around to exhibit his hatred of not just a station,but an individual host. When you pray for the families this weekend include the poster please.

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I can tell you that no one listened to this program from all places AM talk radio! The media hype is, as always, overdone. We know the tragic facts from yesterday, we know that this station has been a NRA supporter in the past, we know this station advocates funding reductions for our schools, we know the host is troubled himself! So the whole event is nothing more than a ratings grab for a desperate bankrupt company. To blather on will do no good your gun shop sponsors will not approve.

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... to stay out of these side discussions until these devastated families have a chance to grieve. Even though I was bothered by some of what the president said - I kept thinking, don't comment, don't comment. But then you had to bring up the NRA (none of my own family being members, btw). This has nothing to do with the NRA. It has to do with evil

For starters, I was dismayed listening to the president's remarks. I was glad he was stopping to mark this tragedy. But, as per usual, he - AND THE MEDIA - managed to make this about HIM - his emotions, his crying, his children. Frankly, if I had just lost a child to violence, the last thing I would have wanted to hear was how parents who had not lost children were going to hug their own children that night. Everything in me silently screamed - THIS IS NOT ABOUT YOU. The comments should have focused solely on the victims and their families - period. Every freaking thing that happens worldwide is about this guy and how he feels about it emotionally? I'm sorry, but no it isn't.

And then, of course, he had to inject gun politics into his comments. I hope some policy-wonk speech writer did that, and that it wasn't his original idea. That debate can rage later on. I doubt the parents of these children care about the politics at the moment.

Here's what I would be wondering if I were the parents of these murdered children:

Number One: Why were 2 shooters originally reported? Who saw, and reported 2? Why is this question not being answered?

Next - How did any shooter get into that school? Naiive though I may be, I thought ALL public schools now had metal detectors. This question is also not being answered. All I have heard is that the school may have had some kind of buzz-in system.

So next question: Why would any reception person or guard buzz in somebody WEARING A MASK???? Because now we are being told the shooter had a mask on... and was (possibly) carrying something like 3 or 4 guns AND a rifle. So how do you even carry that much weaponry, let alone be buzzed into a school with it??

After Columbine, I was convinced that schools (where the students are like sitting ducks in classrooms) - had things like key-card entry systems - all outside doors locked during the day - and METAL DETECTORS. They also should have instant school-wide alarms go off, when an intruder enters by some illegitimate means. Now I find that they don't. I am flabbergasted. I am beyond flabbergasted.

So, because the media will continue to steer the conversation toward guns and the president's tears - I doubt we will get any clear answers to any of these questions.

As to AM radio - I listened to discussions of this tragedy for several hours on 4 different AM stations. TV - I didn't was too much time there. They are busy fitting the tragedy into their agenda, as usual. The Diane Sawyer interview with the teacher. I had to turn it off before I threw up. Because it's not about HER either - and I'm not sure she actually know that.

why don't you actually visit one sometime?

carry a weapon for your own safety because these liberal indoctrination centers are very, very, VERY, DANGEROUS !!!!

FG, I'll try and clear up a piece of this for you. Schools do NOT have metal detectors. The cost of installing metal detectors, and staffing them (they don't work on their own, you need at least a few armed security personnel to run them), would be astronomical. I'm sure you've noticed that the electorate is not too keen on funding the schools lately. In a district like TPS, there are over 50 buildings with students, a few more with staff but no students. Even in a smaller district, say Anthony Wayne, there are 3 elementary, a middle school, junior high, and high school. The cost of running full-time metal detectors at each building is prohibitive.
As far as the two shooters - I don't know. But often reports immediately after these incidents are wrong on key details - it is simply what von Clausewitz called the fog of war.
And yes, schools use a buzz in system. A secretary or security personnel will buzz in a visitor - btw, schools see dozens and dozens of visitors every day. There is no way to ascertain the intent of a visitor until you let them in to the building to speak with you. And let's face it, most of the time, the visitor is there for a good reason; there is no reason to fear a visitor.
As far as the mask - I doubt someone buzzed in someone wearing a mask. Perhaps he put it on after, or entered the door as someone was leaving (very common) or maybe he just shot the damn door.
I am flabbergasted that you think schools are run this way. An alarm goes off and children willingly scurry to safety. No. This is why people who run schools deserve to be better compensated - because people (voters) like you (with all due respect - seriously) don't have any appreciation for the complexity or the gravity of the job. Your view of what goes on in schools is clearly very inconsistent with reality.

FG to NOT run it through her ideological, religiosity filters!
This shooting occurred at what most people would assume is an ideal public school setting. It was a small town, many miles from a big city. There is very little violent crime there. The children in school are mostly well prepared to be there,coming from relatively upscale neighborhoods. It is one of the last places one would think of as a dangerous place to be a student.
Having taught in a city school district for 35 years, I can attest that, the number of violent acts per year in schools is grossly exaggerated. For many students, the school is a respite from a chaotic neighborhood and home life. Even in the worst neighborhoods, the school is generally much safer than the surrounding environment. There are nearly 100,000 public schools in America today. How many murders are committed each year in any public school? In 2009-2010 the latest year for which I was statistics, there were 11 total school deaths, including those going to and from school.
If we want a police state, we can be safer. How many additional police would we need to staff every one of those 100,000 schools? How high would taxes need to be raised to hire the additional police personnel? How much would the metal detectors cost? Maintenance alone would be a high cost! Wouldn't one be wise to start a business which would specialize in repairing metal detectors, if there were suddenly half a million more of them being used every day?
Gun owners must be more vigilant about securing their guns. According to reports, this mass murderer could NOT buy a gun, because there is a waiting period for such a purchase. The waiting period is put into law to prevent the type of murders which occurred. Too often, these types of murders are done on a relatively short time line. An unstable person becomes upset over a real or perceived insult. (S)he is angry and wants to lash out at the world in general, and someone(s) in particular. During a waiting period, a high percentage of these people will cool down and comprehend the heinous nature of the crime (s)he is contemplating. By having easy access to guns at his mother's house, this disturbed and agitated young man, was able to secure weapons while still in a state of delirious rage. If he had had to wait, would he have still done this horrific crime? Maybe. But we'll never know, because he did not have to wait to obtain all the weapons he needed.
Secure your weapons! Keep them away from those who are mentally disturbed, even if that means you will have to use violence yourself to keep these sick people from getting these weapons of terror. If you want the responsibility of owning guns, keep them out of the wrong hands at all costs! Never buy a gun unless you are fully prepared yo use it!

personality. It is profoundly sad that you believe that our President was trying to use this unspeakable tragedy to further his own agenda. Do you truly believe that when the President talked about hugging his own children he was insulting those who lost children to a deranged murderer?
Here are just a couple of others who made similar gestures. When NY Giants receiver, Victor Cruz, found out that he was the favorite football player of one of the child victims, he called that family and expressed his condolences to each of the family members. Surprise! They accepted his call! He also wrote the child's name all over the football equipment he will be wearing while playing in today's game. Nice job, Victor! FG probably thinks you're doing this just to draw attention to what a good guy you want to appear to be. Are you planning a future run for public office?
After knocking out his opponent in a championship fight, UFC heavyweight, Pat Berry stated to the crowd, "If you got kids, go hug them like it's your last day." Great job, Pat! Way to draw attention to yourself, and stab in their hearts those parents who lost children in this unspeakable tragedy. Are you planning to run for elected office soon?
FG -- You're a sad person. The next time you are inclined to keep your comments to yourself, please keep your comments to yourself. Or, maybe, first run your comments by someone you trust who has a conscience larger than her/his political agenda.
One good thing for you is you have four more years to vent your venomous hatred of our President, and blame him for everything that is wrong with America. I'm wondering how long it will take before you post some obscure extremist source which somehow links our President to the murderer. Isn't this all part of the giant, left-wing plot to take away all of our guns?

Wolfboy, I don't remember anyone EVER asking your opinion.

I'll bet your hard on for talk radio show hosts is due to the fact that nobody ever asks what you think because nobody cares what you think. We can look up what you pass of as "knowledge" by reading the Moveon.org website that supplies you with your talking points.

Meanwhile, Fred GETS PAID to share his opinion. Fred has people who tune in his radio program to SHARE HIS OPINION.

It must suck to be you. Knowing that someone is PAID to share their opinion while nobody gives a flying rats ass what your pathetic Moveon.org supplied, UAW spoon-fed excuse for "thoughts" are.

So bitchboy, share your opinion on one of the burning questions that I KNOW you can answer and that people KNOW you have the answer to.

Which lite beer is best with BBQ pork rinds?
Someone of your caliber, who beats his wife, has spent time in jail for drunk driving, wears sweat stained tank tops, has American Union made cars up on Union made cider block in their front yard, MUST have the answer to that red-neck question.
Go ahead. You have the floor, and maybe someone might actually give a shit what you say about THAT BURNING WUESTION OF OUR TIME!

Don't blame me,
I didn't vote for a
socialist.

This makes me sick. That motherfucker killed all those little kids. I'm speechless.

Well, if you want to kill a lot of children, and not be stopped while you're doing it, then taking a few guns and heading for a public school is what you should do. After all, you know that nobody in the school is armed, mandated by Liberals in clear violation of two levels of government constitution.

Whoops! Looks like I've found the real problem here.

Nothing will change from this latest shooting, of course. Liberals won't allow it to change, at least the change that needs to happen (allowing the adults in public schools to arm themselves in self defense). So there will be another school massacre. And then, another. Then another. After that one, another. Etc.

Looks like Liberals like making kids dead this way. I suppose that's fair enough, since I'm OK with a certain body count when people make use of their right to keep and bear arms and then fuck it up. The only real difference here being, I admit it. Liberals will never admit their policies are direct causes of dead kids.

Seriously, where would a teacher keep her gun, so she could have stopped the kid who burst into her classroom, guns blazing? She’d have had to have a holster, or have the gun tucked in her waist at the small of her back, the way all the hot LEO women do it on TV. And I seriously doubt teachers are going to teach small children with guns hanging from their waists. So where would the gun go? Between her boobs?

If the gun were at her desk, or in her purse, she’d not have been able to grab it in time if someone walked in firing (let’s face it, first person the shooter would likely go for is the adult). And how exactly would a teacher keep a gun in her desk or her purse and stop kids from getting to it – I mean, this is a class of 5 and 6 year olds? It would have to be in a locked desk. But, the lock would have stopped her from getting her gun in time if the guy just walked into the room, gun blazing (guns don’t kill people, locks kill people).

And how exactly does a teacher open fire in a room full of five year olds and not hit one of the kids? I suppose we could arm the kids too.

Are you suggesting that teachers from other rooms should have abandoned their kids and hunted the hunter, leaving their six year old students all alone in the middle of a shooting rampage? The parents would have loved that.

You have the right to keep and bear arms. Common keeping of a firearm, knife or club on your person, has been done for centuries through the use of some form of holster. These holsters have centuries of tested utility.

Why are you Liberals so gleefully unable to understand the right to keep and bear arms in places either collectively public and personally private?

The real cause of this shooting, and you know it, is that every adult in that public school was illegally disarmed. By the same token, it was only tolerated since schools are heavily overstaffed with Liberals, so it's no real loss when they are gunned down.

This sort of thing was foreseen centuries ago. 'Among other things, being disarmed causes one to be despised.' Find out who said that, you idiot.

to be an idiot which he is, he has no conception on how to think out of the box on his own. He is a progressive drone.

"DTOM" {1776} " We The People" {1791}

By the same token, it was only tolerated since schools are heavily overstaffed with Liberals, so it's no real loss when they are gunned down.

You’re a sick fucking bastard. Because many educators are liberals it’s no big deal that they get murdered? Wow – you are completely fucked in the head.

Ask her some tough questions. For example: Why does the Maritime Academy suck at meeting state requirements?

There's a city full of walls you can post complaints at

Yes, the next time I have her on and it's not about children dying I will ask her about not meeting state requirements. Thanks for the suggestion.

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Get over yourself and realize you're part of the problem. I'll let Charlie Brooker explain it to you:

There's a city full of walls you can post complaints at

If the news coverage is spectacular, some bored, deranged individual perceives mass murder as a means to rise above the crowd for her/his "fifteen minutes of fame," even if that fame is posthumous. It is past time for the media to take some responsibility here. Report blandly, and do not over-report. It's really that simple. CNN and Fox News were all over this story hour after hour.
The question is, did any of these reports make any of our children safer? If anything, the opposite is true. Was the young man whose plot was foiled influenced by the coverage of the carnage in Connecticut? Maybe!

"Report blandly, and do not over-report. It's really that simple. CNN and Fox News were all over this story hour after hour."

This is what encourages this type of behavior! To have hours and hours of extensive coverage can only promote copy cat shootings for their 15 minutes of fame. Special WSPD, CNN and Fox News coverage on Saturday and into the next week for the ratings does a disservice to all children and parents. These kids and parents watch all the negative coverage and will internalize the fear. I've avoided all the media coverage for the sake of the children and future children being safe in their respective schools. I avoided the newspaper articles. the pictures of horror in respect for these families. We watched the Hallmark Channel. Christmas dog was a uplifting positive movie.

On another note, LibCanBlowMe is a very disturbed person. I hope this person does not own a gun and is not allowed access within a 1000 feet of our schools. I hope she can reach deep down within herself and find the will, the power to turn off the excessive negative media coverage and find peace in her's life.

Merry Christmas!

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"On another note, LibCanBlowMe is a very disturbed person. I hope this person does not own a gun and is not allowed access within a 1000 feet of our schools. I hope she can reach deep down within herself and find the will, the power to turn off the excessive negative media coverage and find peace in her's life."

But, since NOBODY cares about your lame-ass opinions, I could care less what you think and NOBODY ELSE cares what you think. Fred gets paid for his opinions, you get made fun of. Understand?

It's just fun to point out what a snivieling little worthess troll you are. If only you would get over yourself, maybe turn off Comedy Central and get your news from somewhere else, you might be worth arguing with.

Quick! There is a radio talk show host hiding under your bed! Better call mommy so she can scare away that evil talk show host who gets paid for his opinion.

Don't blame me,
I didn't vote for a
socialist.

There are more than one way to destroy children in the education setting. Killing them outright with weapons of mass destruction is one way, not meeting state requirements would be another.

yes blah blah blah. not meeting the parental requirements is another. not keeping your kid off drugs and alcohol a third. are you so stupid that you don't realize that the interview was about school safety, not school graduation/education requirements? don't answer that, I already know the answer.

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Fred your true feeling come to the surface. The interview was not about school safety, it was about the media frenzy, the need to promote, to be number one! Please think about these poor families, just move on to your next divisive hate story.

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Not sure which hate filled interview you are referencing. Here's a list of who was Saturday maybe you can be more specific about which one fed the frenzy.
Sgt. Tony Castillo, Oregon PD on the ALICE program which is in use at local school systems and designed to protect kids in events like this.
Jodi Campbell, www.kidspeace.org an organization designed to provide mental help therapy for children suffering with mental and behavioral problems.
Brad Reeger, Supt. Sylvania Schools on what Sylvania does regarding school safety
Jim Gant, TPS on their school safety programs
Att. Gen. Mike DeWine on the state's school response registry
Which of these fed the frenzy poster? Which of these had a gun agenda? Which of these glorified the shooter or took advantage of the victims?
You obsession with WSPD, and me could lead some to believe that you should seek help just as the shooter should have.

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Since you are taking time away from the electronic media (not this board though) maybe you'll have time to answer the question I posed above since apparently your boycott didn't start until after my show which you "never" listen to anyway.Looking forward to your answer.

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Prairie Home Companion
12/15/2012
http://prairiehome.publicradio.org/www_publicradio/tools/media_player/po...

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Of course you did you liar that's how you knew what interviews I did. It's not even on at the same time you stupid ass.

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Review what was posted before. You began this blog with all pertinent info about your interviews. I told you I listened to Prairie Home Companion on Saturday. Does it matter that they are not on at the same time? I allocate so much time everyday for my computer time while listening to other sources.

FYI: I refused to be "used" by self promoting radio jocks. Nothing positive will be gained by listening to you and others about the media overexposed shooting. Limit yourself to local news because you are way out gunned on the national scene. Most times your show can be condensed to about 5 to 10 minutes of everyday. Between the excessive commercial time and the predictive repetitive nature of your extreme rhetoric, its just a waste of my time and its not healthy.
Its a wonder the rest of Toledo doesn't see through your facade and see the troubled person you are. You do know that job stress, the fear of losing ones job can lead to mental illness issues. There are warning signs of what appears (my opinion) to be stress related depression. Please review below and seek a counselor if need be?

Signs of depression:
http://www.health.com/health/gallery/0,,20521449_5,00.html
Irritability

Instead of seeming down, men who are depressed often show signs of irritability. "If they talk about an emotional component, it could be sadness with irritability," says Dr. Cook.

In addition, says Klapow, negative thoughts are a common aspect of depression. "Men will report feeling irritable because they are having negative thoughts constantly," he says.

Other depression signs and symptoms:

1) Escapist behavior, such as spending a lot of time at work or on sports
2) Alcohol or substance abuse
3) Controlling, violent or abusive behavior
4) Inappropriate anger
5) Risky behavior, such as reckless driving
6) Infidelity or unhealthy sexual relationships
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/male-depression/MC00041

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I took your advice and sought professional help. The doctor had me go for an MRI to see if I had any tumors or problems with my synapses. According to the technician and I quote "we took MRI's of your head but we didn't find anything" . Hahahahhahhah get it, they looked in my head but didn't find ANYTHING!!! Hahahaahahahh

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Fredrick 2012 has been a tumultuous year. Many of your coworkers have been canned at CC. Many have taken pay cuts. You personal life was on public display while you fought with the spouse. Don't be ashamed it happens everyday. People become overwhelmed and need help. Make a resolution to seek help in 2013. Maybe you need a change in direction, a more positive line of work.

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My only joy this year after the public dispaly of my personal life, the pay cuts(not mine), the cannings(not me) has been my ability to tweak the poster on a daily basis and show him for the ignorant fool he is. I know it's petty, it's childish, it's possibly a mental disorder, but it's so damn much fun for the few minutes each day it takes. Please don't suggest I get help to take away the last thing I truly enjoy in this otherwise miserable, pitiful, three hour a day life.

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This is good! the first road to recovery is to admit, to make public your problems. As with the alcoholic you must own up to the problem. I think we're making progress. Now answer just a few questions for me. Do you own a gun? If yes would it be considered an assault weapon? Do you watch or listen to any prepper (Doom & Gloom end of the world stuff) programing? Have you ever been rejected for a Concealed Carry Permit? Do you have any history of mental illness? Knowing your anger issues do you have a history of violence? Ever been arrested? We'll take a break here.

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I do own. Might be considered an assault weapon by the uninformed which would include you. Not prepping. Never been rejected since I never tried to get one. No history of mental illness, but that means I've never been diagnosed. No history of violence. Never been arrested. Whew that was taxing I need a rest.

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http://www.toledofreepress.com/ Obviously I'm a publicity hog. You aren't still mad because I made you look like a jack ass the one time you managed to get on air are you? New Year coming up, let bygones be bygones. I won't remind people about what an ass you are and you try not to prove me wrong.

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Fredrick now now we're regressing into your dark negative skeptical cynical world of hateful extremism. You need to reset you thought process. Think happy thoughts! Think of the good in people. Welcome your black neighbors as equals! When you meet Johnny D shake his hand and say how we doing my good friend! Sound sincere. The world of right wing radio has almost destroyed you and those you love. Is it worth the cost? 2013 will soon be here to start anew. Think about what we've covered here. I hope it helps my friend.

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It does help. My therapist says I should not hold back on my feelings of anger and resentment which is why he felt it was a good thing to mention your only on air appearance. He said I should face the fact that it's okay if I'm better than you, that I shouldn't be afraid to admit it out loud. He thinks you should come for a visit also but I told him you don't need any help. He said the same thing about the good in people that you said and in fact said that it was the fact that you might be good but stupid that made me so angry.

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Do not take this in anger. I'm here to help. I think you are delusional. You need to separate yourself from the fantasy land of extreme right wing media. It has consumed you! Melding your ego into this dangerous realm calls for intervention. Maybe a trusted family member can help organize this intervention. Its not your fault, anger and hate is consuming this country resulting in Newtowns, preppers, and Glenn Beck rallies. To dwell on this and other negative events is a red flag for depression. Over the holidays talk with your brother and maybe he'd be the one that changes your life.

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I know you are trying to help, it's appreciated. I'm trying to separate myself from the delusional right wing agenda just as you've done with the liberal union driven agenday. I look to you as an example of someone who broke away from union influence and now thinks for themselves. I know how the anger can consume people. I've seen people on here post other people's private business in an attempt to hurt them, I've seen posters resort to name calling and childish nicknames, I've seen posters use the same posts over and over again trying to belittle people. It's not pretty I agree. I'm going to take your advice though and see how that works out.. If for some reason I am unable to sign in on SB during the break since my internet service is spotty, could you also post all your suggestions at ToledoTalk? Thanks.

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Addictions are hard to break I too have seen these posters/radio hosts resort to name calling on the radio and through their youtube videos. Over and over blasting the sensibilities of Toledoans by their counter cultural message. Its appalling but it happens. Can they change? Absolutely!

http://historymike.blogspot.com/2006/06/wspds-fred-lefebvre-equates-fink...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWUtc3RS2TI&feature=share&list=UUU2Mhbd5o...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcR2lZHnKyk&list=UUU2Mhbd5ogr0hLhMiAgrSCg...

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who lost their lives while trying to shield children?

Unfortunately, the country is used to homicides against adults...children however becomes another story...

Our nation now "mourns" these childrens death (and rightly so). However, our nation (and primarily women) would have been fighting tooth and nail to kill them through abortion 5-6 years ago. How can a nation that publically supports abortion and defines abortion as "women's rights"... then turn right around and pretend to be mourning for children killed when they are only 5-6 years old? What is the distinction betweem the two?

Our nation is merely reaping the evil fruits of our labor and hypocrisy. Our nation wants God out...and He is out. This is the result. We actually believe we are evolving into something better....in truth...without God's blessings and hand of protection...we are proving to be the sinful savages we really are.

I mourn for these poor innocent children. I mourn for the millions of innocent children slaughtered in government sanctioned abortion clinics...and I mourn for our country which is Godless and evil....and which God can only look down and be thinking..."Alas! Ye Hypocrites!

Koonz, for you to bring abortion into this conversation which has nothing to do with what happened shows what a jack off and loser you are. Ye hypocrite this you simple bitch!

One of the main reasons I am not responding to every pathetic attempt by a board liberal, above (an ACLU atheist apparently) ... to pick a fight about godlessness vs. godliness - is that I doubt - seriously doubt - the capacity for pro-aborts to really mourn these little innocent children. Everything for the godless is about politics - because absent knowledge of God, politics IS their God. It must be really confusing for liberals when their secular messiah chooses to quote scripture (which I am guessing somebody else had to look up for him, absent a good concordance) right after his gun-politics.

Your comment "... then turn right around and pretend to be mourning for children killed when they are only 5-6 years old? What is the distinction between the two?" EXACTLY!

Former Governor Huckabee was on radio today making similar observations about liberals/media insisting that God be driven from public consciousness, and then want to define for all of us what is right and what is wrong. With no moral code in place - right or wrong - based on WHAT? They can't answer that - ever.

The more attention we give to the a-holes who do this stuff the more it will happen.

MikeyA

Sad commentary on how the media glorifies those who perpetrate these horrific events.

It is almost criminal the way the media exploits tragedies like this. I heard it well put this morning on Opie and Anthony they won't show a drunk guy running onto the field of a baseball game because "they don't want other people to do it" yet they have no problems giving every last detail of this incident!

I have stayed away from the t.v. Because this is all they are running and I don't want to contribute to the problem.

MikeyA

Yes Dale and MikeyA we all agree this does nothing but aggravate the situation. I've taken the week off of listening to this sensational small talk from small minds. All the outlets are doing this all over again and the armed nutjobs are taking note of the infamy. How much more do we need to know? GIVE US ALL A BREAK!

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You should stop listening altogether.

MikeyA

What happen to Zeit or is he GZ?

"DTOM" {1776} " We The People" {1791}

Doubtful Zeit is GZ.

They both were posting here during the same time. GZ, like me, posts to several sites under his GZ moniker and doesn't hide his beliefs.

I have wondered if Zeit changed his moniker. If he posted it I missed it.

Either way, he would just love the wolfie/willard combo.

Same think with Darkseid. I think he'd enjoy responding to FG's posts.

MikeyA

Are you sure one is not the other,because they seem to have similar intellect when responding to posts.

"DTOM" {1776} " We The People" {1791}

I'm just not the hero type. Clearly. With this laundry list of character defects, all the mistakes I've made, largely public.

The truth is... I am Iron Man.

After taking another poster's advice and seeking professional help I've had a couple of sessions already and have made some interesting discoveries. One is that many people suffer from some type of mental "illness", many don't realize it.
As part of therapy I was asked to describe people on here that annoy me and so I described the poster and showed my therapist a few of his posts, and some of the photos of him in costume at various protests. Dr. Mellender came up with this quck diagnosis:
Avoidant personality disorder
Hypersensitivity to criticism or rejection-as evidenced by his abusive language in posts
Feeling inadequate- as evidenced in his attack on those more successful than he
Social isolation- his removal from other sites similar to this
Extreme shyness in social situations- his use of masks to hide his true self
Timidity- use of alias when giving his opinion, fear of rejection of that opinon causes him to not identify himself
I have to thank the poster for suggesting therapy,it's helped me realize I'm fine. I have an outlet for my anger and frustration, the confidence to state those fears, the healthy ego to identify myself, and someone willing to pay me for speaking my mind. I hope he finds the same.

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NRA PRESS CONFERENCE
12/21/2012

The National Rifle Association's 4 million mothers, fathers, sons and daughters join the nation in horror, outrage, grief and earnest prayer for the families of Newtown, Connecticut ... who suffered such incomprehensible loss as a result of this unspeakable crime.

Out of respect for those grieving families, and until the facts are known, the NRA has refrained from comment. While some have tried to exploit tragedy for political gain, we have remained respectfully silent.

Now, we must speak ... for the safety of our nation's children. Because for all the noise and anger directed at us over the past week, no one — nobody — has addressed the most important, pressing and immediate question we face: How do we protect our children right now, starting today, in a way that we know works?

The only way to answer that question is to face up to the truth. Politicians pass laws for Gun-Free School Zones. They issue press releases bragging about them. They post signs advertising them.

And in so doing, they tell every insane killer in America that schools are their safest place to inflict maximum mayhem with minimum risk.

How have our nation's priorities gotten so far out of order? Think about it. We care about our money, so we protect our banks with armed guards. American airports, office buildings, power plants, courthouses — even sports stadiums — are all protected by armed security.

We care about the President, so we protect him with armed Secret Service agents. Members of Congress work in offices surrounded by armed Capitol Police officers.

Yet when it comes to the most beloved, innocent and vulnerable members of the American family — our children — we as a society leave them utterly defenseless, and the monsters and predators of this world know it and exploit it. That must change now!

The truth is that our society is populated by an unknown number of genuine monsters — people so deranged, so evil, so possessed by voices and driven by demons that no sane person can possibly ever comprehend them. They walk among us every day. And does anybody really believe that the next Adam Lanza isn't planning his attack on a school he's already identified at this very moment?

How many more copycats are waiting in the wings for their moment of fame — from a national media machine that rewards them with the wall-to-wall attention and sense of identity that they crave — while provoking others to try to make their mark?

A dozen more killers? A hundred? More? How can we possibly even guess how many, given our nation's refusal to create an active national database of the mentally ill?

And the fact is, that wouldn't even begin to address the much larger and more lethal criminal class: Killers, robbers, rapists and drug gang members who have spread like cancer in every community in this country. Meanwhile, federal gun prosecutions have decreased by 40% — to the lowest levels in a decade.

So now, due to a declining willingness to prosecute dangerous criminals, violent crime is increasing again for the first time in 19 years! Add another hurricane, terrorist attack or some other natural or man-made disaster, and you've got a recipe for a national nightmare of violence and victimization.

And here's another dirty little truth that the media try their best to conceal: There exists in this country a callous, corrupt and corrupting shadow industry that sells, and sows, violence against its own people.

Through vicious, violent video games with names like Bulletstorm, Grand Theft Auto, Mortal Kombat and Splatterhouse. And here's one: it's called Kindergarten Killers. It's been online for 10 years. How come
my research department could find it and all of yours either couldn't or didn't want anyone to know you had found it?

Then there's the blood-soaked slasher films like "American Psycho" and "Natural Born Killers" that are aired like propaganda loops on "Splatterdays" and every day, and a thousand music videos that portray life as a joke and murder as a way of life. And then they have the nerve to call it "entertainment."

But is that what it really is? Isn't fantasizing about killing people as a way to get your kicks really the filthiest form of pornography?

In a race to the bottom, media conglomerates compete with one another to shock, violate and offend every standard of civilized society by bringing an ever-more-toxic mix of reckless behavior and criminal cruelty into our homes — every minute of every day of every month of every year.

A child growing up in America witnesses 16,000 murders and 200,000 acts of violence by the time he or she reaches the ripe old age of 18.

And throughout it all, too many in our national media ... their corporate owners ... and their stockholders ... act as silent enablers, if not complicit co-conspirators. Rather than face their own moral failings, the media demonize lawful gun owners, amplify their cries for more laws and fill the national debate with misinformation and dishonest thinking that only delay meaningful action and all but guarantee that the next atrocity is only a news cycle away.

The media call semi-automatic firearms "machine guns" — they claim these civilian semi-automatic firearms are used by the military, and they tell us that the .223 round is one of the most powerful rifle calibers ... when all of these claims are factually untrue. They don't know what they're talking about!

Worse, they perpetuate the dangerous notion that one more gun ban — or one more law imposed on peaceful, lawful people — will protect us where 20,000 others have failed!

As brave, heroic and self-sacrificing as those teachers were in those classrooms, and as prompt, professional and well-trained as those police were when they responded, they were unable — through no fault of their own — to stop it.

As parents, we do everything we can to keep our children safe. It is now time for us to assume responsibility for their safety at school. The only way to stop a monster from killing our kids is to be personally involved and invested in a plan of absolute protection. The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. Would you rather have your 911 call bring a good guy with a gun from a mile away ... or a minute away?

Now, I can imagine the shocking headlines you'll print tomorrow morning: "More guns," you'll claim, "are the NRA's answer to everything!" Your implication will be that guns are evil and have no place in society, much less in our schools. But since when did the word "gun" automatically become a bad word?

A gun in the hands of a Secret Service agent protecting the President isn't a bad word. A gun in the hands of a soldier protecting the United States isn't a bad word. And when you hear the glass breaking in your living room at 3 a.m. and call 911, you won't be able to pray hard enough for a gun in the hands of a good guy to get there fast enough to protect you.

So why is the idea of a gun good when it's used to protect our President or our country or our police, but bad when it's used to protect our children in their schools?

They're our kids. They're our responsibility. And it's not just our duty to protect them — it's our right to protect them.

You know, five years ago, after the Virginia Tech tragedy, when I said we should put armed security in every school, the media called me crazy. But what if, when Adam Lanza started shooting his way into Sandy Hook Elementary School last Friday, he had been confronted by qualified, armed security?

Will you at least admit it's possible that 26 innocent lives might have been spared? Is that so abhorrent to you that you would rather continue to risk the alternative?

Is the press and political class here in Washington so consumed by fear and hatred of the NRA and America's gun owners that you're willing to accept a world where real resistance to evil monsters is a lone, unarmed school principal left to surrender her life to shield the children in her care? No one — regardless of personal political prejudice — has the right to impose that sacrifice.

Ladies and gentlemen, there is no national, one-size-fits-all solution to protecting our children. But do know this President zeroed out school emergency planning grants in last year's budget, and scrapped "Secure Our Schools" policing grants in next year's budget.

With all the foreign aid, with all the money in the federal budget, we can't afford to put a police officer in every school? Even if they did that, politicians have no business — and no authority — denying us the right, the ability, or the moral imperative to protect ourselves and our loved ones from harm.

Now, the National Rifle Association knows that there are millions of qualified active and retired police; active, reserve and retired military; security professionals; certified firefighters and rescue personnel; and an extraordinary corps of patriotic, trained qualified citizens to join with local school officials and police in devising a protection plan for every school. We can deploy them to protect our kids now. We can immediately make America's schools safer — relying on the brave men and women of America's police force.

The budget of our local police departments are strained and resources are limited, but their dedication and courage are second to none and they can be deployed right now.

I call on Congress today to act immediately, to appropriate whatever is necessary to put armed police officers in every school — and to do it now, to make sure that blanket of safety is in place when our children return to school in January.

Before Congress reconvenes, before we engage in any lengthy debate over legislation, regulation or anything else, as soon as our kids return to school after the holiday break, we need to have every single school in America immediately deploy a protection program proven to work — and by that I mean armed security.

Right now, today, every school in the United States should plan meetings with parents, school administrators, teachers and local authorities — and draw upon every resource available — to erect a cordon of protection around our kids right now. Every school will have a different solution based on its own unique situation.

Every school in America needs to immediately identify, dedicate and deploy the resources necessary to put these security forces in place right now. And the National Rifle Association, as America's preeminent trainer of law enforcement and security personnel for the past 50 years, is ready, willing and uniquely qualified to help.

Our training programs are the most advanced in the world. That expertise must be brought to bear to protect our schools and our children now. We did it for the nation's defense industries and military installations during World War II, and we'll do it for our schools today.

The NRA is going to bring all of its knowledge, dedication and resources to develop a model National School Shield Emergency Response Program for every school that wants it. From armed security to building design and access control to information technology to student and teacher training, this multi-faceted program will be developed by the very best experts in their fields.

Former Congressman Asa Hutchinson will lead this effort as National Director of the National School Shield Program, with a budget provided by the NRA of whatever scope the task requires. His experience as a U.S. Attorney, Director of the Drug Enforcement Agency and Undersecretary of the Department of Homeland Security will give him the knowledge and expertise to hire the most knowledgeable and credentialed experts available anywhere, to get this program up and running from the first day forward.

If we truly cherish our kids more than our money or our celebrities, we must give them the greatest level of protection possible and the security that is only available with a properly trained — armed — good guy.

Under Asa's leadership, our team of security experts will make this the best program in the world for protecting our children at school, and we will make that program available to every school in America free of charge.

That's a plan of action that can, and will, make a real, positive and indisputable difference in the safety of our children — starting right now.

There'll be time for talk and debate later. This is the time, this is the day for decisive action.

We can't wait for the next unspeakable crime to happen before we act. We can't lose precious time debating legislation that won't work. We mustn't allow politics or personal prejudice to divide us. We must act now.

For the sake of the safety of every child in America, I call on every parent, every teacher, every school administrator and every law enforcement officer in this country to join us in the National School Shield Program and protect our children with the only line of positive defense that's tested and proven to work.

Statements made are the opinion of the writer who is exercising his first amendment right to freedom of speech. Freedom of speech in the United States is protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and are generally permitted.

The Washington Post
Could Aurora, Colo., shooting suspect inspire copycats?
July 23, 2012
By Paul Farhi
http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/putting-a-face-on-evil/201...

Quote from article:

"Within hours of the first gunshots, a nobody had become somebody. James Eagan Holmes, the young man accused of killing 12 people in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater, had a name, a face and a backstory: graduate-school dropout, high-school soccer player, loner.

The news media’s focus on Holmes also inspired some familiar criticism. Was the attention to the details of an alleged mass killer’s life not just wrong but also potentially lethal? Could the media’s gaze inspire the next nobody to commit a similar act in a sick attempt to become somebody, too?" (MORE)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/putting-a-face-on-evil/201...

Statements made are the opinion of the writer who is exercising his first amendment right to freedom of speech. Freedom of speech in the United States is protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and are generally permitted.

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