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Old 01-10-2013, 07:49 PM  
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One of the saddest examples of how far our media has fallen

Generally speaking I don't watch the news and I can't stand any of the major outlets. I am particularly anti places like MSNBC or Foxnews that have no objectivity. But this style of reporting should revolt everyone.

What happened to our news being objective analysis instead of blatant marketing for whatever idea a particular reporter wants to push???? I guess being objective is too boring and no one would want to watch...

So here's the highlight important bits
  • Intruder breaks into house
  • Women takes two children and retreats through THREE LOCKED doors and up into a crawlspace
  • Intruder hears someone in house, breaks through THREE LOCKED doors and opens crawlspace.
  • Woman shoots intruder when she has nowhere else to go

and the USAtoday seems to think that the point they should lead with and bold is.....

The man pleaded for her to stop, but she kept firing until she emptied her rounds

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/n...ruder/1821905/

Honestly do you think the media was intending to tell the facts of the story, or to build public opinion that what she did was wrong???

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I'm not personally a big self defense fan because I don't personally believe I could shoot someone except in the most extreme of cases. But damn I'm amazed at what this women did, she likely has little training and completely panicked and yet she still hit 5 of 6 shoots. Considering I believe police hit < 20% of shots fired on average that's amazing. She's either one hell of a shot or he was REALLY REALLY close. The simple reality is that I think in that situation the vast majority of people would be so scared that no matter what the guy says almost everyone is going to be pulling that trigger until they hit and empty chamber. It's not evil intent, it's unbridled panic.

Un ****ing believable by the media.....
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Old 01-11-2013, 11:41 AM   #31
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This, wish the basterd had been killed. Now he is wasting tax payer money in the hospital. People who break into others homes know the risk they it may be the last stupid thing they ever do.
A criminal committing a violent crime should have no rights.
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Old 01-11-2013, 11:41 AM   #32
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I'm quite sure the man she shot who was screaming "stop" would have offered her the same courtesy while he was raping her/her children while they screamed "stop".
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Old 01-11-2013, 12:13 PM   #33
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I'm quite sure the man she shot who was screaming "stop" would have offered her the same courtesy while he was raping her/her children while they screamed "stop".
Any gentleman would
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Old 01-11-2013, 12:23 PM   #34
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Seems like she definitely did the right thing, and the article, as Lit said, seems to paint her in a positive light overall. The headline is meant to grab attention.
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Old 01-11-2013, 12:33 PM   #35
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Who? What other posters said that? Show me where someone (other than arturnis) has said she should have stopped firing.
You were the other one that implied it:

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You're singling out one FACTUAL sentence in the entire article and then deeming it a smear job. OK.

Personally, I find that sentence hilarious. Like a maced rapist begging someone to stop kicking them in the balls!
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Old 01-11-2013, 01:05 PM   #36
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You were the other one that implied it:
I was implying that this guy getting shot in the face after being pleading for her to stop is like a rapist asking to stop getting kicked in the balls.

That's not me saying she should stop so she can get raped, you twit. That's me saying intruders and rapists don't deserve mercy.
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Old 01-11-2013, 01:10 PM   #37
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Did you say something?
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Old 01-11-2013, 01:14 PM   #38
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Did you say something?
Just pointing out that you're a delusional moron. You know, the usual.

You owe Fraz an apology also BTW.
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Old 01-11-2013, 02:21 PM   #39
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The fact the shitbag lived due to her running out of rounds is more proof high capacity mags should remain legal. I wish her weapon of choice would have offered 12 or more rounds~
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Old 01-11-2013, 02:56 PM   #40
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The fact the shitbag lived due to her running out of rounds is more proof high capacity mags should remain legal. I wish her weapon of choice would have offered 12 or more rounds~
Too bad she didn't have an AA12.
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Old 01-11-2013, 03:05 PM   #41
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Breaking into somebody's home is stupid. It doesn't have to end in death. If she shot him, and clearly gained the upper hand, she should have stopped, let the cops pick him up and let a jury decide his fate.

You idiots probably defend cops who murder idiots.
This is truly one of the all-time worst posts I've ever seen.

The mother****er broke into the house and broke through three locked doors to get at the mother and her kids. What do you think he planned to do, sing Cumbaya with them?

If she had put one bullet into him and then stopped shooting, she'd be almost as big an idiot as you are. And she would deserve to be anally raped, just as you deserve to be anally raped.
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Old 01-11-2013, 03:22 PM   #42
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Too bad she didn't have an AA12.
If she was going to rely on only a handful rounds it would have been nice if she was armed with a judge pistol. I am fairly sure after 2 close range 4-10 shots the rest would have been fired at a very still and quiet target~
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This is truly one of the all-time worst posts I've ever seen.

The mother****er broke into the house and broke through three locked doors to get at the mother and her kids. What do you think he planned to do, sing Cumbaya with them?

If she had put one bullet into him and then stopped shooting, she'd be almost as big an idiot as you are. And she would deserve to be anally raped, just as you deserve to be anally raped.
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Old 01-11-2013, 05:03 PM   #44
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I have some idiot Facebook friends sayin "See! She only needed 5 rounds to successfully defend herself! That's all anybody needs!"
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Old 01-11-2013, 05:11 PM   #45
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I think that this is absolutely HORRIBLE that this guy may survive. Someone take this lady to the shooting range.

THIS IS AN OUTRAGE!
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