September 23, 2016
There are a bunch of reasons for this. One has to do with sale taxes. But I think another, which will become more and more influential as time goes on (unless something changes radically) is that no one ever died when a swarthy young man with a gun tried to shoot up a web site.
The FBI said Saturday that there is no indication of a terrorism link in a shooting at a Seattle-area mall that killed 5.They've got pictures of the guy from the mall's security system and they're trying to say he's Hispanic. I say bullshit: that guy is Middle Eastern.
"We have no indication this was a terrorism act," an assistant special agent in the FBI's Seattle office said at a press conference Saturday morning on the shooting. "There is no evidence to support that."
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at September 24, 2016 08:37 AM (+rSRq)
Looks like he made a clean get-away.
If I was a betting man, I'd bet two things:
1. The mall is a posted "no-gun" zone.
2. His name is "Mohammed".
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at September 24, 2016 08:41 AM (+rSRq)
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at September 24, 2016 08:21 PM (+rSRq)
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at September 24, 2016 08:41 PM (+rSRq)
Wouldn't be surprised if the media had conveniently left out his middle name, though.
Posted by: Pixy Misa at September 24, 2016 10:02 PM (PiXy!)
Just a reminder - Washington State was one of those places which had tightened their gun laws because they wanted to 'do something' about gun violence.
Posted by: cxt217 at September 25, 2016 10:44 AM (Enheb)
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at September 26, 2016 11:10 AM (+rSRq)
Posted by: ubu at September 26, 2016 01:13 PM (SlLGE)
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at September 26, 2016 01:51 PM (+rSRq)
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at September 26, 2016 02:58 PM (+rSRq)
Posted by: cxt217 at September 26, 2016 04:05 PM (Enheb)
I don't have to agree with someone about everything in order to like them.
I don't have to hate them because we disagree about something.
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at September 26, 2016 04:48 PM (+rSRq)
Posted by: muon at September 26, 2016 09:18 PM (vMYTH)
They prefer it to doing laps outside because it's warm, dry, has drinking fountains and bathrooms, and it's always well lit.
And... it's perceived as being safer.
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at September 27, 2016 02:41 PM (+rSRq)
Enclose all spoilers in spoiler tags:
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Spoilers which are not properly tagged will be ruthlessly deleted on sight.
Also, I hate unsolicited suggestions and advice. (Even when you think you're being funny.)
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