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  •  I think it can be explained... (4+ / 0-)

    by the the mass media. The people who do something like this want to go out in a blaze of glory. Make a mark on the world that is bigger than what the previous nutcase left. If there were no mass media than there would be no mechanism to such fame and notoriety, and the incentive to commit this type of crime would be diminished.

    •  if that were true (2+ / 0-)
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      buddabelly, Laconic Lib

      they'd go out in a bigger blaze if they attacked a police station.
      It's more about getting even with people.

      (Is it time for the pitchforks and torches yet?)

      by PJEvans on Sat Dec 15, 2012 at 05:44:20 PM PST

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      •  PD is a hard target, they shoot back, the great (1+ / 0-)
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        Thousandwatts

        majority of these type of shootings are soft targets/gun free zones.....

        They want to inflict maximum pain before suicide by cop.....

        Vaya con Dios Don Alejo
        I want to die a slave to principles. Not to men.
        Emiliano Zapata

        by buddabelly on Sat Dec 15, 2012 at 09:45:48 PM PST

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