Follow us on...
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook Watch us on YouTube
Register
Results 1 to 13 of 13
  1. #1
    Sinner's Swing! graeme's Avatar
    Join Date
    01.27.03
    Age
    10
    Location
    Dusseldorf, Germany.
    Posts
    3,946
    Favorite VH Album

    They're all shit
    Last Online

    11.19.17 @ 09:41 AM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 34 Times in 20 Posts

    Default Is this on the news yet?

    http://www.channel4.com/news/content...sp?id=21004441

    Another fucking whackjob does a school shoot up.
    A man could lose himself in a country like this.

    My blog at http://tollins.blogspot.de/

  2. #2
    Atomic Punk jrk5150's Avatar
    Join Date
    12.12.01
    Age
    48
    Location
    Massachusetts by way of the Great State of New Jersey
    Posts
    7,745
    Favorite VH Album

    5150
    Favorite VH Song

    Changes with the day
    Last Online

    12.15.17 @ 07:38 PM
    Likes
    30
    Liked 546 Times in 327 Posts


    Premium Member

    Donor

    Default

    Can't help but wonder if the news coverage on these just encourages the next one.

    Just can't figure out at what point this becomes a viable option for someone.

  3. #3
    Atomic Punk
    Join Date
    12.25.01
    Age
    53
    Location
    Carmel, Ca
    Posts
    7,954
    Favorite VH Album

    Fair Warning
    Favorite VH Song

    You\'re Kidding,right?
    Last Online

    05.31.14 @ 08:17 PM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 1 Time in 1 Post

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by IED
    Can't help but wonder if the news coverage on these just encourages the next one.

    .
    It does, there are studies that showthis to be the case.

    I'm not saying that the news shouldn't report it, they should just think about HOW they cover it.
    "Nothing is ever what it seems but everything is exactly what it is." - B. Banzai


    My Blog:

    http://axxman300tool.blogspot.com/

    http://www.myspace.com/axxman300

  4. #4
    Atomic Punk
    Join Date
    01.29.02
    Age
    49
    Location
    somewhere over the rainbow
    Posts
    22,946
    Last Online

    12.11.17 @ 04:37 PM
    Likes
    842
    Liked 1,229 Times in 448 Posts

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Axxman300
    It does, there are studies that showthis to be the case.

    I'm not saying that the news shouldn't report it, they should just think about HOW they cover it.

    Anything less would mean lower ratings, lower ratings = lower advertising rates, and that = lower profts...
    "Watch what people are cynical about, and one can often discover what they lack. -- Gen. George S. Patton

  5. #5
    Atomic Punk FORD's Avatar
    Join Date
    01.26.00
    Age
    51
    Location
    The Mighty Pacific Northwest
    Posts
    7,807
    Favorite VH Album

    All 6 of em!!
    Favorite VH Song

    Unchained
    Last Online

    10.22.17 @ 08:55 PM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 1 Time in 1 Post

    Default

    Why the fuck would anyone want to kill Amish people? (Unless their horse and buggy was holding up traffic on the freeway maybe)

    And if you must do such a fucked up thing, at least have a decency to NOT use a modern weapon. I'd guess if an Amish person had to die of a gunshot wound, they would prefer an old black powder rifle or something.

    Yeah, dark humor, I know. But it's just the irony of the whole thing......
    Eat Us And Smile

    Welcome back, Van HALEN!!!!

    ...It's the BAND and Dave is really the cat that can front VH. He sang his ASS off and was really cool. No cheese here guys, this is filet Mignon! - Steve Lukather's comment after witnessing a Van HALEN 2007 rehearsal

    "What then is this bleating of sheep in my ears?"- 1 Samuel 15:14

  6. #6
    Atomic Punk smithjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    04.12.00
    Location
    The US of A
    Posts
    16,463
    Favorite VH Album

    Women & Children First
    Favorite VH Song

    Fools/All things Halenized
    Last Online

    08.04.17 @ 11:33 PM
    Likes
    130
    Liked 29 Times in 14 Posts


    Donor

    Default

    I don't think the media should report on this kind of thing. Why give the perp more attention?

    And Amish people? I don't get it. Very sad.
    RIP - Classic Van Halen

    "A lot of people take Van Halen more seriously than we do." The Diamond One



  7. #7
    Eruption te5150's Avatar
    Join Date
    03.17.03
    Location
    Arizona
    Posts
    1,388
    Favorite VH Album

    5150
    Last Online

    09.24.13 @ 12:08 AM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Default

    When news outlets report on city council meetings where decisions directly affect your day-to-day life, no one tunes in.

    Voivod's right.

    Car chases are good TV. Doesn't mean a thing to your next day, but you watch it.

  8. #8
    Baluchitherium loveevhsince79's Avatar
    Join Date
    09.22.04
    Location
    Cols, OH
    Posts
    5,420
    Last Online

    10.23.15 @ 04:49 PM
    Likes
    2
    Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Default

    It's a sick world we live in. This guy lined those little girls up and shot them execution style in the head. I can't even fathom. Even when you keep to yourself bothering no one and live a life of grace, some psycho comes along and destroys it. Wow, just wow.

  9. #9
    no stinkin click! muffdiver's Avatar
    Join Date
    05.27.02
    Location
    canada
    Posts
    7,761
    Favorite VH Album

    all
    Favorite VH Song

    strung out....
    Last Online

    02.28.14 @ 07:54 PM
    Likes
    0
    Liked 4 Times in 4 Posts


    Premium Member

    Donor

    Default

    This shit is happening way too much lately....Fucking makes ya sick....

  10. #10
    Atomic Punk ZeoBandit's Avatar
    Join Date
    01.29.02
    Age
    41
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    17,830
    Favorite VH Album

    F.U.C.K.
    Favorite VH Song

    Humans Being
    Last Online

    12.14.17 @ 05:57 AM
    Likes
    54
    Liked 40 Times in 29 Posts


    Donor

    Default

    Workers raze school where Amish girls were killed
    POSTED: 11:07 a.m. EDT, October 12, 2006

    Story Highlights
    Heavy machinery called in to remove schoolhouse where 5 girls were shot dead
    Amish community seeking closure to horrific events of October 2, locals say
    Classroom had been boarded up since gunman went on shooting rampage
    Five girls wounded in Pennsylvania attack still being treated in hospital

    NICKEL MINES, Pennsylvania (AP) -- Workers using heavy machinery rather than hand tools early Thursday demolished the one-room Amish schoolhouse where a gunman killed five girls and wounded five others.

    Construction lights glared in the mist as a backhoe tore into the overhang of the school's porch around 4:45 a.m., then knocked down the bell tower and toppled the walls.

    Within 15 minutes, the building was flattened. By 7:30, the debris was gone. (Watch machines tear away chunks of the school -- :45)

    The schoolhouse had been boarded up since the killings 10 days earlier, with classes moved to a nearby farm. The Amish planned to leave a quiet pasture where the schoolhouse stood.

    "I thought there was widespread feeling in the community that it was important to remove the building," said Herman Bontrager, a Mennonite businessman who is serving as a spokesman. "Especially for the children, but not only for the children."

    The Amish are known for constructing buildings by hand, without the aid of modern technology, but for this job they relied on an outside demolition crew to bring closure to a painful chapter for their peaceful community.

    A group of 20 to 30 people, many of them in traditional Amish dress, gathered nearby to watch as the schoolhouse was leveled. One Amish man shook his head when asked if he would comment on the demolition.

    "It seems this is a type of closure for them," Mike Hart, a spokesman for the Bart Fire Company, said as loaders lifted debris into dump trucks to be hauled away.

    "I think the Amish leaders made the right decision."

    The destruction of the West Nickel Mines Amish School came a week after the funerals for the five girls killed by gunman Charles Carl Roberts IV. Roberts came heavily armed and apparently prepared for a long standoff. He held the 10 girls hostage for about an hour before shooting them and killing himself as police closed in.

    The five girls wounded in the October 2 shooting are still believed to be hospitalized. The hospitals are no longer providing any information about the patients at the request of their families.

    Hart, who has been coordinating activities with the Amish community and whose company will help provide security, said private contractors were handling the demolition, and the debris would be hauled to a landfill.

    He has said classes were expected to resume for the school this week at a makeshift schoolhouse in a garage on an Amish farm in the Nickel Mines area.
    "What we are dealing with here, is a complete lack of respect for the law" - Jackie Gleason, Smokey and the Bandit

    www.geocaching.com - The site where you are the search engine.

  11. #11
    Atomic Punk
    Join Date
    01.29.02
    Age
    49
    Location
    somewhere over the rainbow
    Posts
    22,946
    Last Online

    12.11.17 @ 04:37 PM
    Likes
    842
    Liked 1,229 Times in 448 Posts

    Default

    This story was just on the CBS Evening News tonight...

    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/nati...icle-1.1542337
    "Watch what people are cynical about, and one can often discover what they lack. -- Gen. George S. Patton

  12. #12
    Atomic Punk LLFHS's Avatar
    Join Date
    03.08.04
    Location
    Secret Witness Protection Location
    Posts
    31,731
    Favorite VH Album

    Anything Mike played on
    Favorite VH Song

    Anything Mike played on
    Last Online

    07.30.17 @ 08:59 PM
    Likes
    34
    Liked 60 Times in 35 Posts


    Donor

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by voivod View Post
    This story was just on the CBS Evening News tonight...

    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/nati...icle-1.1542337
    Just can't find the words.
    LowLifeFlatHeadScum

    [sigpic][/sigpic]


    Your Hacked Nude Photo Here!

  13. #13
    Atomic Punk MF5150's Avatar
    Join Date
    06.05.04
    Age
    29
    Location
    Toronto
    Posts
    16,331
    Favorite VH Album

    Balance
    Favorite VH Song

    Seventh Seal/Me Wise Magic
    Last Online

    12.16.17 @ 09:55 AM
    Likes
    299
    Liked 414 Times in 249 Posts

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by LLFHS View Post
    Just can't find the words.
    Same here.


    I mean what do you say after reading something so heartwarming yet tragic?
    My man, when you are fantasizing, don't go for attainable, you can get attainable at the local Applebee's. - Dave's Dreidel

 

 

Similar Threads

  1. Weekly Entertainment and Music News (METALLICA, G-n-R, RATM NEWS THIS WEEK!)
    By FH in forum VH Fans Meeting Place (Non-Music)
    Replies: 53
    Last Post: 08.16.02, 06:45 AM
  2. Replies: 74
    Last Post: 07.27.02, 12:42 PM
  3. WEEKLY Music & Entertainment News (Superhero Movie News Galore This Week!)
    By FanHalen in forum VH Fans Meeting Place (Non-Music)
    Replies: 49
    Last Post: 07.11.02, 11:17 AM
  4. WEEKLY Movie & Music News(METALLICA & QUEENSRYCHE NEWS THIS WEEK)
    By FanHalen in forum VH Fans Meeting Place (Non-Music)
    Replies: 31
    Last Post: 07.06.02, 07:54 AM
  5. WEEKLY Movie & Music News (MORE BTTF DVD NEWS INSIDE!!)
    By FanHalen in forum VH Fans Meeting Place (Non-Music)
    Replies: 73
    Last Post: 06.01.02, 04:33 AM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •