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Sunday, May 12, 2013

Just Another Day in Gun-Crazy USA: 19 Wounded During Mother's Day Parade

Posted by on Sun, May 12, 2013 at 9:04 PM

At this point one just wants to...

At least nineteen people in New Orleans, including two children, were injured on Sunday when multiple gunmen opened fire on a Mother’s Day parade, police said.

A 10-year-old boy and 10-year-old girl were grazed by bullets but are in good condition, New Orleans Police spokesman Garry Flot said in a statement. A woman and a man were in surgery Sunday evening, but there were no fatalities and most wounds were not life threatening, police said. According to police, most victims were grazed by bullets.


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NotSean 1
will they put me in the firing line?
Is it just a waste of time?
Posted by NotSean on May 12, 2013 at 10:08 PM · Report this
Chuckle, I bet the gun nuts in this shooting are some of YOUR kind. Doubt they are NRA members. More like NWA members.
Posted by Thug control on May 12, 2013 at 10:13 PM · Report this
Juts another day for the 5% of Americans responsible for 50% of all gun killings in the USA.
Posted by Aspiring Rappers on May 12, 2013 at 10:15 PM · Report this
evilvolus 4
And somebody was shot to death right outside my living room window around 4 this morning.
Posted by evilvolus on May 12, 2013 at 10:51 PM · Report this
venomlash 5
Please, anons, enlighten us as to whether brown people or guns are responsible for gun violence in this country. So counter-intuitive!
Posted by venomlash on May 12, 2013 at 10:54 PM · Report this
Simone 6
At this point one just wants to...

Think of Chris Hadfield returning from space.
Posted by Simone on May 12, 2013 at 11:02 PM · Report this
playswithknives 7
I'm from the New Orleans area, and you shouldn't include it in the national statistics. N.O. is a special case. Let it stand alone as a lunatic city-state.
Posted by playswithknives on May 13, 2013 at 12:24 AM · Report this
Cascadian Bacon 8
Well this might be a stretch for you but it just might be because of the FACTS of this incident .

"Police are still gathering information on the suspects. One of them is described as a black male in his late teens or early 20s with short hair, a white shirt, and blue jean shorts. "…
Posted by Cascadian Bacon on May 13, 2013 at 12:27 AM · Report this
Cascadian Bacon 9
And don't worry because the crime was perpetrated by "dark skinned males" in the "Chocolate City" we should not be hearing too much more from the press. There is no gang related inner city gun violence, nothing to worry your pretty little head about.

Now lets get back to banning the "assault weapons" that belong to the racist patriot militias,
Posted by Cascadian Bacon on May 13, 2013 at 12:31 AM · Report this
Don't worry @5, @8 just wants to role play Ruby Ridge for a bit.
Posted by FonsieScheme on May 13, 2013 at 5:36 AM · Report this
Nobody talks about why God's Speshul Americans open fire in populated areas. "Gentlemen" Americans of a less technologically advanced age took their pistols and seconds to a hill at dawn. Now men are spraying bullets at as many innocent people as possible. Nothing I read about gang warfare suggests that "street cred" points are awarded for shooting innocent people. The Mafia can hit without disturbing some seotuagenarian - A Toronto mob boss was found dead in a waste dump in Sicily, nothing about university students or pregnant women as collateral damage. The East Indian and Hong Kong gangs in BC's Lower Mainland can pick off their targets without robbing some bystander family of their toddler darlings. But Americans need to be speSHUL. "Don't expect us to have aim, we're speSHUL! speSHUL in the head!" All those guns and you pricks have no goddamn aim. Probably because having aim or showing respect for society isn't enshrined in your Bill of Rights or Constitution.
Posted by Goddam you gun-lovin' Yanks are Tards on May 13, 2013 at 6:43 AM · Report this
"Mayor Mitch Landrieu said the shooting was part of "the relentless drum beat of violence" on the streets of New Orleans."
Posted by another Democrap Urban HellHole on May 13, 2013 at 6:45 AM · Report this
So let's hear from those patriotic Americans how shooting into a crowd makes them freer, worthier human beings than other people from less gun-lovin' countries who are better with their aim. I know you won't want to miss this chance to explain how Americans are superior.
Posted by You voted GWBush in TWICE, after all on May 13, 2013 at 6:46 AM · Report this
Just wondering: what would gun fatalities look like if men didn't have access to guns? I'll say it: I bet this gun violence was perpetrated by males. Female shooters generally stick to their families or other trash grabbing their fave outfits on sale at Forever XXI.
Posted by Greater IQ extremes from the Y Chromosome on May 13, 2013 at 6:53 AM · Report this
And here am I getting ready for my day, heading downtown on the bus. I endure the silent sneers of those who belittle me because I don't take my real good gun into a cafe or parade or kiddie school to start shooting, because I don't have a real good gun. I'll collect for deportation. I'm sure America doesn't need non-violent people like me contributing to its "greatness".
Posted by OMG Guns make everything better!!! on May 13, 2013 at 7:10 AM · Report this
Max Solomon 16
19 shot and no one killed is a freaking miracle.

gang shootings are on my list of shit that's got to stop, along with accidental child shootings, familycides, and rampage shootings.

but when you have 300 million guns at large, a percentage of them are going to be in the hands of testosterone-addled dumbfucks.
Posted by Max Solomon on May 13, 2013 at 7:28 AM · Report this
@8,9, Your absolutely right we absolutely need to be armed to the teeth to protect our great nation from crazed Cascadian separatist. After all if Iraq and Afghanistan proved anything it proved the US Government is worthless at fighting radical extremist jihadist groups like Cascadian separatist.
Posted by Machiavelli was framed on May 13, 2013 at 7:54 AM · Report this
"19 shot and no one killed is a freaking miracle."

Well, we're talking gangbangers here. Not really skill at anything.
Posted by Used the thug gun grip no doubt on May 13, 2013 at 8:29 AM · Report this
johnjacobjingleheimerschmidt 19
....But since they were predominantly African American we don't have to spend too much time talking about it.
Posted by johnjacobjingleheimerschmidt on May 13, 2013 at 10:37 AM · Report this
"....But since they were predominantly African American we don't have to spend too much time talking about it."

Imagine The Stranger covering every shooting (even non-fatal) in the same area that they cover other shootings. That is, America. That would be an average of 20,000 suicides and 10,000 deaths plus at least another 10,000 non-fatal shootings. So around 40,000 incidents a year.

Over 100 a day.
But the problem would be that the majority would be suicide or non-White.
Which would not get the same page hits that the stories they do cover get.

Look at the stories that they do cover.
Look at the stories that they do not cover.
Posted by fairly.unbalanced on May 13, 2013 at 10:56 AM · Report this

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