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  • The references I've seen to "worst" qualify it with "school shooting".
    • I would agree with brian here. However, I am already tired of the media reporting on it. A lot more could be said...but not here and not now.
    • I can't comment on the pudge posting because it is a "no foes" whatever that means.

      The big "political" problem I see is that the court system ruled him "crazy" but that never went anywhere. The system the gun shop owner doesn't get updated with that information (so he sells a gun to the guy after all the correct procedures are followed). The school isn't notified either, so they have a crazy man living on campus waiting to explode.

      It is kind of like the wall between police powers and the CIA/FBI pre-9/11. T
    • I have seen "worst act of gun violence" and "worst mass killing," both today, neither of which are accurate. (Worst is subjective anyway. I don't care how many people were killed in your shooting; if another shooting involved somebody who is dear to me, then that one's the worst.) In particular, this article [msn.com] earlier today said "worst act of gun violence," and now says "worst mass shooting." Author seems to have changed it after I emailed him. I still tend to think the mass shootings of Indians in the 1

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    • "worst act of gun violence" [google.com] presently returns two articles calling it that using those exact words. I've heard others, but am having a hard time figuring out exactly how they were worded. "worst mass killing" [google.com] also returns some results, but right now the top one links to an article which seems to have been changed. Now it calls it "America's worst-ever massacre." Right. :(

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      J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers