Let’s play “Find The School Shooting”

I used to play this occasionally at The Zelman Partisans. The idea is to go through Everytown’s list of “school” shootings, and see what might actually be a school shooting. To pad the numbers Everytown will include stuff involving non-students on school grounds in the middle of the night, college frat parties, anything near a school whether or not it had anything to do with the school, “somebody thought they heard shots near a school, and — on one occasion — a “shooting” that I could find no record of anywhere. But of course when they talk about shootings, they want you to think of liitle boys and girls gunned down in elementary and high schools.

Back then, they didn’t include links for their sources, but I see they do now. That will make things easier.

So let’s go! I’m going to look at the ten most recent.

Ten “shootings.” Five, maybe even just four, were what normal people think of when they hear “school shooting.” 50% accuracy rate. Last time I played their rate was 55%. And the time before that, it was 57.1%.

Everytown is actually getting worse every time I check.

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Yeah; make the NBA register as a foreign agent.

China Applauds Return of NBA, Urges It to ‘Undertake Lobbying’ for China in U.S.
China’s state-run Global Times on Sunday touted the participation of the U.S. National Basketball Association (NBA) at China’s first International Consumer Products Expo, scheduled for May 7-10 in the city of Haikou. The Chinese paper suggested the NBA should “undertake a certain amount of lobbying within the U.S.” on Beijing’s behalf to repay its hosts for their generosity.

If they don’t, arrest their asses.

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Messaging

Remember when senile, fully “vaccinated,” Bye-Biden wore a ChinCOVID mask for a teleconference? It was a “message.”

White House: Joe Biden ‘Sending a Message to the World’ by Wearing Mask in Video Summit
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday the president wanted to send a message to world leaders about the importance of wearing masks.

“Because he is sending a message to the world that he is putting into place precautions, continuing to do that as leader of the United States,” Psaki said, when a reporter asked why Biden wore a mask on camera during the summit.

Sorry, Pcircles, the message was really The President of the United States is a freaking idiot.

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New Post at TZP on SCOTUS granting cert on a 2A case.

At The Zelman Partisans: Prediction: NYSRP et al v. Corlett

The US Supreme Court granted cert in NEW YORK STATE RIFLE & PISTOL ASSOCIATION , INC., ROBERT N ASH, BRANDON KOCH v. KEITH M. CORLETT. Some see this as a good thing; SCOTUS finally taking a 2A case. I’m not so optimistic.

Sneaky bastards. SCOTUS, that is.

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Sure would be interesting if this passed

Which it already did in the House. I’ve been looking over H.R.1280 – George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021.

Basically, it outlaws policing. Let’s start with this.

(6) RACIAL PROFILING.—

(A) IN GENERAL.—The term “racial profiling” means the practice of a law enforcement agent or agency relying, to any degree, on actual or perceived race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation in selecting which individual to subject to routine or spontaneous investigatory activities or in deciding upon the scope and substance of law enforcement activity following the initial investigatory procedure, except when there is trustworthy information, relevant to the locality and timeframe, that links a person with a particular characteristic described in this paragraph to an identified criminal incident or scheme.

Then they outlaw it.

SEC. 311. Prohibition.

No law enforcement agent or law enforcement agency shall engage in racial profiling.
[…]
SEC. 312. Enforcement.

(a) Remedy.—The United States, or an individual injured by racial profiling, may enforce this part in a civil action for declaratory or injunctive relief, filed either in a State court of general jurisdiction or in a district court of the United States.

But here’s the kicker. Definitive proof of racial profiling is…

(c) Nature of proof.—Proof that the routine or spontaneous investigatory activities of law enforcement agents in a jurisdiction have had a disparate impact on individuals with a particular characteristic described in section 302(6) shall constitute prima facie evidence of a violation of this part.

What if there’s a reason members of one particular group gets investigated more often? What if one group represents… say, 13% of the total population, but accounts for 26.6 percent of all crime? What if that 13% of the population accounted for 51.2% of all murders? What if the police have to investigate a black person more often because black people were the offenders?

Imagine the radio call:

Dispatch: 1-Adam-12, respond to home invasion in progress at 123 Main.

Adam-12: Dispatch, what’s the race of the invader?

Dispatch: Two black males.

Adam-12: Negative, Dispatch. 13% of our arrestees this year already were black. Any more would be disparate.

Dispatch: Roger, 1-Adam-12. Stand down, and I’ll inform the complainant.

If this monstrosity passes, every cop in the country would be wise to quit. That will be fun. Cops stand down, everyone goes vigilante and takes care of the problem themselves.

My sister suggests we handle it with dumpsters: one for recyclables, one for regular trash, and one marked “Biohazardous Waste” for the bodies.

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Past the PNR

There’s no escaping the fall of American civilization. The nation is too freaking stupid to recover.

Students claim soap dispensers are proof of systemic racism. Here’s my rebuttal.
Well, I’ve got a new one you can add to the list: soap dispensers.

Yes, you read that correctly. According to a recent online debate on “systemic racism” put on by the Bruin Republicans that I attended, soap dispensers are proof that white people are systemically racist against black people, according to some of my peers.

But it’s not just any dispensers, mind you. It’s those high-tech automatic ones. The reason is simple. As one UCLA student claimed during the debate, automatic soap dispensers “don’t see her hands” due to the dark pigment of her skin. As another student reiterated, soap dispensers are racist because they force “black and brown bodies” to show their palms — “the only light areas of the skin” — in order to get soap out.

PIR. The only “color” they see is infrared.

I wouldn’t even have rebutted that. I’d have just told them, “You are too fucking stupid to live.”

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And since I’m one the subject of the senile Bye-Biden

He wants the Navajo to let Jill go.

“Let My Wife Come Home!” – Joe Biden Has Super Awkward Exchange with Navajo Nation During Climate Summit (VIDEO)
At one point Joe Biden pointed at the leader of the Navajo Nation and demanded they give his wife back .At one point Joe Biden pointed at the leader of the Navajo Nation and demanded they give his wife back.

“Let my wife come home! She likes the Navajo Nation too much! She keeps being out there! She’s been out there for two days. She was out there before – I don’t know! You know what I mean?!” Biden said.

The clip is a very strange — even for Biden — ramble; I’m not even sure what he was trying to say. And it finally finally ends with his plea.

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I think Gropin’ Joe Bye-Biden confused “coronavirus” with “computer virus”.

The idiot — who is fully “vaccinated” — wore a mask for…

a teleconference

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Whoopsie. Indianapolis FOP caught in a big lie.

The Fraternal Order of Police are trying to blame the prosecutor for not “red flagging” the FedEx shooter.

A week after the deadly mass shooting at an Indianapolis FedEx facility, the Indianapolis Fraternal Order of Police is criticizing the Marion County prosecutor for failing to monitor the shooting suspect under the state’s red flag law.

The law, named after slain Indianapolis Police Officer Jake Laird, allows law enforcement to seize firearms if a suspect demonstrates mental instability.
[…]
Police seized a shotgun and placed the teen on temporary hold.

Prosecutors then decided not to file a petition with the court to add the suspect to the red flag list, because his family agreed to forfeit the firearm.

But that isn’t how it works, per IC 35-47-14-3:

“Sec. 3. (a) If a law enforcement officer seizes a firearm from an individual whom the law enforcement officer believes to be dangerous without obtaining a warrant, the law enforcement officer shall submit to the circuit or superior court having jurisdiction over the individual believed to be dangerous an affidavit describing the basis for the law enforcement officer’s belief that the individual is dangerous.”

The officer who seized the gun is the one who was supposed to file the affidavit, triggering the “red flag” process. Not the prosecutor.

Say, has anyone outside of the entire online firearms community wondered why the FBI was called in on one allegedly suicidal teenager?

Or where an apparently unemployed 18 year-old got the money to buy two not particularly cheap rifles? Not to mention currently expensive ammo that’s virtually unobtainium?

AR-556
MSRP: $800+

HM15
$1,179.00

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