July 20th, 2012, 07:41 PM #1
Hollywood claims it has nothing to do with the "batman shooter"
He claims he was the "Joker".
By Daniel Macht and Emily Feldman
A graduate student masquerading as Batman's nemesis the Joker opened fire in a Colorado movie theater during a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" killing 12 and injuring another 59 early Friday, authorities said.
James Holmes -- who was wearing body armor and a gas mask when taken into custody outside the theater in Aurora, Colo. -- told police he was the Joker and warned them that his nearby apartment was rigged with explosives, but said little else before refusing to cooperate, NBC News reported.
MONKEY SEE, MONKEY DO. Do you disagree?
Isn't it our society, and video/visual depictions of violence and not the free access to weapons that is the real problem?They say technology slows down for no one. I know it outruns my wallet. I figure its because my wallet isn't light enough yet.
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July 20th, 2012, 09:43 PM #2http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iE9TN...eature=related
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July 21st, 2012, 03:48 PM #3
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Isn't it our society, and video/visual depictions of violence and not the free access to weapons that is the real problem?
Is this what you want?
The truth lies in the middle, of course. That's why movies carry MPAA restrictions and games have E-M ratings. Where we are failing is on the weapons side and on the psychological health side.Good job, friend-of-friends!
July 21st, 2012, 04:31 PM #4
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Nope. Can't blame Hollywood -- or music -- as people will do horrible things regardless of the media they absorb.
Can't even blame weapons. Then again, why does someone need an AR-15? You know, the same gun that ends up being purchased illegally by street gang bangers and Mexican cartels.
Media report in Richmond, CA found weapons being purchased legally in Texas were being shopped around on the black market for ridiculously low prices.
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