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Richard Aronoff

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RSA (Richard Aronoff) says...

Well, well, well. While some of you were celebrating the cancellation of the summit, North Korea blinked. Of course, if CNN and MSNBC are your only sources of news, you probably don't know that.

RSA (Richard Aronoff) says...

Dear TDS sufferers: Here is Trump's letter to Kim....

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/...

People whose occupations have never required them to make deals, should not comment on the mechanics of making a deal.

RSA (Richard Aronoff) says...

There is a big difference between wanting to make a deal and being desperate to make a deal. Obama was desperate to make a deal resulting in an arrangement where military sites could not be inspected. From the beginning, Trump said he would walk away. Kim will tone down the rhetoric because he has no other choice. And people who take pleasure in the cancellation are despicable.

RSA (Richard Aronoff) says...

Such Heated Idiocy Takes Having Everlasting Absurd Discipline.

RSA (Richard Aronoff) says...

Gary Stussie: I don't know how old you are but I suspect that any bullying kids experienced when you were in school was face to face. But social media makes bullying much more insidious. A single post can be shared many, many times and in some cases can be done anonymously.

Dorothy H-R: Once again there has been a disturbance in the force because I completely agree with you. Adults who allow unsupervised firearms access to minor children should face serious consequences.

And would some of you please look up the legal term "proximate cause"? If there were no guns, these shooters would use something else. Consider the fact that the city of London has banned knives as a result of stabbing attacks.

RSA (Richard Aronoff) says...

I didn't "blame" anyone. I asked why social media can't flag threatening content. I also asked why the school seems to have done nothing about the way this kid was bring treated. Try reading my comment again ---- slowly./

RSA (Richard Aronoff) says...

Riiiiight! Because "gun nuts keeping their toys" is such an intelligent point of discussion. You are typical of the progressive / liberal tactic in debate: just berate, don't try to persuade.. Did you learn nothing from the "basket of deplorables" debacle?

RSA (Richard Aronoff) says...

You need to check out what Abraham Lincoln said about the benefit of remaining silent.

RSA (Richard Aronoff) says...

The shooter had a social media presence that should have set off alarms all over the place. Why is it that the social media companies can't come up with a program that will flag the sort of content that the shooter posted? I don't believe that you have any expectation of privacy after you've posted something on social media.

So now we will have endless discussions about how these things can be prevented and no discussions about proximate causes --- what made the shooter decide to do this?

For example, the young woman from Parkland said to a rally something along the lines of "Yes, we all ostracized him, but you didn't know him. Anyone think being ostracized fits the definition of being bullied. Did the school do anything about that? Apparently not.

This kid didn't wake up this morning and decide to make bombs and take his father's shotgun and pistol to school because it seemed like a good idea at the time. He needed some serious help. Clearly, he never got any.

RSA (Richard Aronoff) says...

That expression of gratitude would be enough to cover 90+ semesters of tuition.

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