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59 dead after shooting on Las Vegas Strip; suspect ID'd

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TPreston    5,389
10 minutes ago, oldtimefighter said:

 

Why wasn't all of the crowd armed? They could have returned a rain of hellfire back that could have left Mandalay Bay Casino in rumble within minutes

Alcohol and guns what could go wrong, Also  how are the other people ment to know that these shooters are not the bad guys 

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oldtimefighter    3,070
1 minute ago, TPreston said:

Alcohol and guns what could go wrong, Also  how are the other people ment to know that these shooters are not the bad guys 

You know there was invisible /s at the end of that statement right?

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techbeck    7,351
13 minutes ago, John. said:

Can't be having one of your own citizens labelled as a terrorist, because it means you're not doing something right.

Or enough info has not been released yet to determine the motive.  Americans, as well as citizens from other countries, have been labeled terrorists and working with them. 

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+Code Name: Lockdown    9,241
30 minutes ago, techbeck said:

Because we do not have enough info to go off of right now.  Give it time.

But the term "Terrorism" is often thrown around so haphazardly when the perpetrator is not of a predominantly white background.

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+Raphaël G.    3,074
10 minutes ago, oldtimefighter said:

You know there was invisible /s at the end of that statement right?

I honestly didn't get it either. There are 2 dangers to an invisible /s at the end of such statement:

 

1. Text doesn't make your intentions and intonation clear

2. Some people strongly believe that what you stated is the solution to violence

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oldtimefighter    3,070
11 minutes ago, Raphaël G. said:

I honestly didn't get it either. There are 2 dangers to an invisible /s at the end of such statement:

 

1. Text doesn't make your intentions and intonation clear

2. Some people strongly believe that what you stated is the solution to violence

Trust me it is not "dangerous".  It wasn't a standalone statement, I thought my comment as whole made it obvious where I was coming from.

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+John.    1,396
19 minutes ago, oldtimefighter said:

Trust me it is not "dangerous".  It wasn't a standalone statement, I thought my comment as whole made it obvious where I was coming from.

The trouble is 1) It was a comment on the internet, and 2) It's 2017. It's gotten really difficult to tell if people are being sarcastic or just deranged.

 

Also, does anyone know the current exchange rate of prayers to aftermath support? 

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oldtimefighter    3,070
8 minutes ago, John. said:

Also, does anyone know the current exchange rate of prayers to aftermath support? 

What does that mean?

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+John.    1,396
12 minutes ago, oldtimefighter said:

What does that mean?

Sorry that was me being a bit salty. I get fed up looking at my twitter timeline after any tragic event, and it's just full of Pray for (insert place name here), as if that'll help? Serves no purpose other than to make you feel better about yourself. Why not donate instead?

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ctebah    3,389
10 minutes ago, John. said:

Sorry that was me being a bit salty. I get fed up looking at my twitter timeline after any tragic event, and it's just full of Pray for (insert place name here), as if that'll help? Serves no purpose other than to make you feel better about yourself. Why not donate instead?

I agree.

 

It’s a horrible tragedy but prayers don’t do anything.

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The Evil Overlord    18,442

BBC news reporting that Sherrif Joe Lombardo has declared it as a lone wolf attack. Some random psychologist appears to be trying to explain or justify his action.

 

What utter ######!

 

I'm Indian, and if I was the shooter in that hotel, I would instantly have been branded a terrorist.

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SecretAgentMan    309

Such a sad day.  My condolences go out to all those who have had to suffer through a terrible tragedy.  :(

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oldtimefighter    3,070
22 minutes ago, John. said:

Sorry that was me being a bit salty. I get fed up looking at my twitter timeline after any tragic event, and it's just full of Pray for (insert place name here), as if that'll help? Serves no purpose other than to make you feel better about yourself. Why not donate instead?

Holy crap! CNN is interviewing someone who says he believes in God now because he survived the shooting. WTF?

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+John.    1,396
20 hours ago, The Evil Overlord said:

BBC news reporting that Sherrif Joe Lombardo has declared it as a lone wolf attack. Some random psychologist appears to be trying to explain or justify his action.

 

What utter ######!

 

I'm Indian, and if I was the shooter in that hotel, I would instantly have been branded a terrorist.

 

20 hours ago, oldtimefighter said:

Holy crap! CNN is interviewing someone who says he believes in God now because he survived the shooting. WTF?

Case in point. 

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+Red King    2,476

News, like but not limited to cnn, is milking the story for views

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techbeck    7,351
57 minutes ago, John. said:

Sorry that was me being a bit salty. I get fed up looking at my twitter timeline after any tragic event, and it's just full of Pray for (insert place name here), as if that'll help? Serves no purpose other than to make you feel better about yourself. Why not donate instead?

Prayer is a comfort to a lot of people whether you are the one saying the prayer, or the one hearing it.   So whether or not you find it beneficial, many do.  And do you know that people are not donating as well?

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SecretAgentMan    309
3 minutes ago, J. X. Maxwell said:

News, like but not limited to cnn, is milking the story for views

Ah, yes.  You had to mention CNN but FOX and other networks are also reporting on this tragedy.  They aren't milking anything btw.  :rolleyes:

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+Kyle    98

This isn't about race, this isn't about news networks, this isn't about religion. 50+ people are dead. Respect of life is all that matters here, and it's deplorable to try to justify this with your ridiculous internet political agendas. 

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techbeck    7,351
1 minute ago, Kyle said:

This isn't about race, this isn't about news networks, this isn't about religion. 50+ people are dead. Respect of life is all that matters here, and it's deplorable to try to justify this with your ridiculous internet political agendas. 

(Y)

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Dysphoria    2,119
2 hours ago, John. said:

Why, if the shooter has an English name, is this not described as a terrorist attack? 

Not true... we had a Sudanese immigrant opened fire just a bit more than a week ago at a Tennessee church and not a beep from the media of a "terrorist"

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The Evil Overlord    18,442
3 minutes ago, Kyle said:

This isn't about race, this isn't about news networks, this isn't about religion. 50+ people are dead. Respect of life is all that matters here, and it's deplorable to try to justify this with your ridiculous internet political agendas. 

If you're blanket covering my post in that comment, you've not noticed the post was a reference as to what makes this a terrorist incident. A mass shooting of any sort is an act of terror when the intention was to harm and kill as many as possible.

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The Evil Overlord    18,442

WTAF!

 

IMG_20171002_151620.thumb.jpg.c1a45cd6146945d3abb6c610394da75a.jpg

 

I swear, stupidity knows no bounds.

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+John.    1,396
2 minutes ago, The Evil Overlord said:

WTAF!

 

IMG_20171002_151620.thumb.jpg.c1a45cd6146945d3abb6c610394da75a.jpg

 

I swear, stupidity knows no bounds.

IS would claim responsibility if I fell over in the shower.

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Dysphoria    2,119
15 minutes ago, Euphoria said:

Not true... we had a Sudanese immigrant opened fire just a bit more than a week ago at a Tennessee church and not a beep from the media of a "terrorist"

@TPreston you dont have to be happy about it... I know I am not happy...

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Open Minded    988
19 minutes ago, Kyle said:

This isn't about race, this isn't about news networks, this isn't about religion. 50+ people are dead. Respect of life is all that matters here, and it's deplorable to try to justify this with your ridiculous internet political agendas. 

You don't get it.  When it's a WHITE guy that does ###### like this, bringing up race is totally cool.

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