Keep Ignoring This Particular Problem Until It Swims Up and Bites Us … Again

Shooting At Washington DC Navy Yard Reportedly Leaves Several Woundedmass_shooters

The MSM (and liberals with Twitter accounts) resorted to the typical template with last week’s Washington DC Navy Yard mass murder shooting:

First, get the facts completely wrong, even the person’s name/identity … Just be first with the dirt
Second, continue to push the lie(s) because it fits the gun control agenda
Third, barely, if that, correct the error(s)
Fourth, still push the blame on the gun, even if it is not the gun used
Fifth, find somebody else to blame (always first blame the NRA, then the GOP and/or “Bible-thumping Second Amendment law-abiding Americans)
Sixth, stupidly and wrongly blame the TEA Party/conservatives/”rightwingers” (even though some of the recent shooters have been democrat/liberal-leaners … and Obama and gun control supporters)
Seventh, (“He played video games? Thank Gaia!”) Blame the video games!
*Eighth (continued below the fold), completely ignore the fact that almost all of the mass shootings are happening in “Gun Free Zones” … Yes, even military bases

You see, it is never the shooter’s responsibility, or their history of mental illness and its occasionally volatile medications. It is always a deflection of responsibility and blame and condemnation of the gun(s), the Second Amendment, those who persist in defending the Constitution’s Bill of Rights, the other political party, violence-based entertainment, global warming/climate change…

However, while we are grasping at blame cards, Ann Coulter does find a viable source of blame that absolutely does connect with the mass murderers in America over the last four decades:

There’s been another mass shooting by a crazy person, and liberals still refuse to consider institutionalizing the dangerous mentally ill.


But Alexis couldn’t be institutionalized because the left has officially certified the mentally ill as “victims,” and once you’re a victim, all that matters is that you not be “stigmatized.”

But here’s the problem: Coddling the mentally ill isn’t even helping the mentally ill. Ask the sisters of crazy homeless woman “Billie Boggs” how grateful they were to the ACLU for keeping Boggs living on the streets of New York City. Ask the parents of Aaron Alexis, James Holmes (Aurora, Colo., movie theater shooter), Jared Loughner (Tucson, Ariz., mall shooter) or Seung-Hui Cho (Virginia Tech shooter) how happy they are that their sons weren’t institutionalized.

Tellingly, throughout the last three decades, the overall homicide rate has been in free fall, thanks to Republican crime policies, from 10 per 100,000 in 1980 to 4 per 100,00 today. (You might even call them “common sense” crime policies.) But the number of mass shootings has skyrocketed from 4 per year, between 1900 and 1970, to 29 per year since then.

Something seems to have gone horribly wrong right around 1970. What could it be? Was it the introduction of bell-bottoms?

That date happens to correlate precisely with when the country began throwing the mentally ill out of institutions in 1969. Your memory of there not being as many mass murders a few decades ago is correct. Your memory of there not being as many homeless people a few decades ago is also correct.

But liberals won’t allow the dangerous mentally ill to be committed to institutions against their will. (The threat of commitment is very persuasive in getting disturbed individuals to take their medicine.) Something in liberals’ genetic makeup compels them to attack civilization, for example, by defending the right of dangerous psychotics to refuse treatment and then representing them in court after they commit murder.


In the decades since the deinstitutionalization movement began, more and more people kept being killed as a result of that movement — including the deinstitutionalized themselves. According to Torrey, between 1970 and 2004, the mentally ill were responsible for at least 4,700 murders in California.

Liberals will pretend to have missed the news that the Washington Navy Yard shooter was a paranoid schizophrenic. They refuse to acknowledge that the mass murder problem — as well as the homeless problem — only began after crazy people were thrown out of institutions in the 1970s. They tell us crapping in your pants on a New York City sidewalk is a “civil right.” They say that haranguing passersby on the street about your persecution by various movie stars is a form of “free speech.”

Only after a mass murder committed by a psychotic with a firearm do liberals spring to life and suggest a solution: Take away everyone’s guns.

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“Not Guilty” in a Court of Law … “Guilty” in the Media and the Street


Saturday night the jury, after 3 weeks of trial testimony and 11 hours over 2 days of deliberation, found George Zimmerman “Not Guilty” in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Late in the afternoon the jury sent a question to the trial’s Judge Nelson, for clarification on the ‘manslaughter’ charge. The media, who had set aside all other news, to be sure, since the jury was handed the case began the back and forth speculation over what said jury was contemplating. Even their request of the judge had the judge and both sides of the case wanting clarification of the jury’s query of the charge. It was a good chance the jury had easily discarded the second degree murder charge regarding the evidence (or lack there of) relating to Zimmerman’s actions that night, and were seriously examining the evidence’s relationship to manslaughter qualifications as read to them from the 27 pages by Judge Nelson. After a short couple hours more the courtroom filled with everyone involved in the controversial trial to hear the final verdict. The prosecution’s charges against George Zimmerman did not fit, so they must acquit. So let it be written. So let it be done.

The jury in the George Zimmerman trial sat for three weeks through the weak and vague evidence of the prosecution against George Zimmerman. They will discover, as they get caught-up on the outside news after being released from sequestration last night, the prosecution finagled a manslaughter option at the last minute when they had to face the fact they had no 2nd degree murder case against Zimmerman and hoped to play on the all-women jury’s emotions so they would settle on a compromise of manslaughter … cutting the baby in half. I would love to hear the jury members’ reactions when they realize the prosecution had even tried to get presiding Florida Circuit Court Judge Debra Nelson to allow a 3rd degree murder and child abuse option. Nobody can tell if any members of the Zimmerman murder trial jury will come forward for television interviews. They are not obligated to. Given the rage and death threats in the street over Zimmerman’s acquittal nobody can blame any of the 6 female jurors if they wish to protect themselves and their families by remaining anonymous. But you have to wonder if the identities of these six jurors will be safely kept, considering this media’s ability to bribe and poke until a leak is flowing.

Ahhh … The American mainstream media…

It has to be noted who was directly responsible for spinning this case from the start. It was the MSM. Even George Zimmerman’s defense attorney took the MSM to task, and in their face, in the post-verdict press conference. They clearly had an agenda every step of the trial in painting a half Hispanic man as “white” to spin Zimmerman with a racial/racist motive, and portraying his actions that night as against the law … from leaving his vehicle – to following Trayvon through his own gated community – to legally owning and carrying a gun – to defending himself when he was being physically attacked. While the prosecution kept bringing up these details in the trial the perception being presented, also by the media, was that Zimmerman had broken laws all through that tragic night through his actions. While they might have been unwise, they were not illegal.

The fallout from this trial will be the manipulation by mob rule in even forcing the state of Florida to take the case away from local authorities and take it to trial. Yes, mob rule. The demonstrations (and death threats) from the professional race-baiters, the complicit media, and even the interloping of Obama and some democrats in the Congress. All of this designed, encouraged, and fueled by the MSM to make that horrible night into something it was not.

For your consideration:

“KUHNER: The media lynching of George Zimmerman: A tragic death was spun to fit a racial narrative”

“Guilty Until Proven Innocent: How the Press Prosecuted Zimmerman While Stoking Racial Tensions”

“Dershowitz: Zimmerman Prosecutors ‘Should Be Disbarred’”

“AP Reporter on Zimmerman Verdict: ‘So We Can All Kill Teenagers Now?’”

MSNBC: “Sharpton: ‘Slap in the Face to Those Who Believe in Justice in This Country’ …’Atrocity … A sad day in the country.’

“NBC Incorrectly Claims Zimmerman Jury Is All White”

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