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2019-08-05 -Lurid Crime Tales-
24 Mass Shootings during the Obama Regime Somehow Escapes News
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Posted by Besoeker 2019-08-05 07:35|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [433 views ]  Top

#1 I guess this is a little harder to scrub than Kamala-mala-ding-dong's record as Cali AG. Fortunately journalists don't even need to plug their ears, screw their eyes shut and chant "la-la-la I can't hear you!" After all, they're professionals...
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-08-05 08:50||   2019-08-05 08:50|| Front Page Top

#2 Of course, Trump has only been in office two years; Obama was in office for eight. On the other hand, Obama had an average of 3 mass shootings a year. So if Trump had the same rate, there would have been six mass shootings so far.
Posted by Rambler in Virginia 2019-08-05 09:10||   2019-08-05 09:10|| Front Page Top

#3 No one ever had a double digit number before Bath House.
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-08-05 09:33||   2019-08-05 09:33|| Front Page Top

#4 No one ever had a double digit number before Bath House.

But why? Kinda makes you wonder, doesn't it?
Posted by Abu Uluque 2019-08-05 11:17||   2019-08-05 11:17|| Front Page Top

#5 If you want to find statistically meaningful patterns in the data set, you will need much larger numbers than these. 1-3 incidents per year won't tell you anything at all.

The only possible trend is the increase from <1 incident year in the Reagan era to ~1/year in the 1990s and aughts to ca. 3/year since 2009.

What this really indicates is the increasing significance of COPYCAT behavior, and the drivers of copycat behavior are
1) the self-reinforcing tendency of such social phenomena
2) dramatic cultural changes i.e. how people think, what they value, and institutional changes in how the culture at large drives thought & behavior.

#1 is like many social phenomena - tulip crazes, hula hoop mania, conspiracy theories etc. It has a logic of its own, and swells until it's broken.

Re #2, the obvious huge change since 2009 is the rise of social media, which fuels copycattism.

Another change is the decline of the family as a source of stability in young American boys' lives.

Related to this breakdown, another potential fundamental cause should be studied: whether the rate of child abandonment and violent child abuse by American men has significantly increased since 1990.

If the answer to the above Q is No meaningful increase in abuse, then we need to examine the effect of the Left's demonization of men and masculinity that ramped up substantially after the Berlin Wall came down and the Left abandoned economics in favor of going all in on the Culture Wars.
Posted by Lex 2019-08-05 14:45||   2019-08-05 14:45|| Front Page Top

#6 To clarify, there is without question an obvious and meaningful long-term trend that has nothing whatsoever to do with who or which party occupies the White House.

Obviously, the driver of this trend is not politics or legislation but AMERICAN CULTURE.

We have a truly $hitty popular culture that harms our young men. That much is clear. How it harms them and who dies the most harm are less clear.
Posted by Lex 2019-08-05 14:48||   2019-08-05 14:48|| Front Page Top

#7 BREAKING: 'Copycat' Attack thwarted at Florida Walmart
Posted by Lex 2019-08-05 16:40||   2019-08-05 16:40|| Front Page Top

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