Obviously, we're all thinking about the horrifying events
in Connecticut right now. I suppose there will be more to say later, especially when the right-wingers start spinning their predictable paranoid yarns about mind control and the Great Gun Round-Up. Right now, though, let's put one oddity
on the record...
CBS News reports that a potential second shooter is in custody and that SWAT is now investigating the home of the suspect. CBS News’ John Miller reports that authorities went into the suspect’s home after seeing what appeared to be a body inside.
A witness tells WFSB-TV that a second man was taken out of the woods in handcuffs wearing a black jacket and camouflage pants and telling parents on the scene, “I did not do it.”
I'm sure that there will be soon be a reasonable explanation for this incident. But let's not allow the report of a second gunman slide away without
Woah! Looks like the bizarre conspiracy theories are already blazing. The links are here
From the latter:
This shooting was a government engineered conspiracy so Obama has an excuse to take away our guns and turn America into a police state, like Alex Jones has been warning us about. Anyone who disagrees is a government sheep.
I'm just a Tea Party Patriot who can see through the government agenda to take away our guns via staged shootings.
Boring. The first link, however, offers us a promising headline...
How The CIA Trained Shooter In Connecticut! Shooting Tied To European Court Ruling Against The CIA!
Unfortunately, the story below that headline is just rehashed yada-yada about MKULTRA. The "European court ruling" bit is no more than a particularly loopy exercise in post hoc ergo propter hoc
I do wish that our right-wing weirdos would put more thought into their efforts. If the paranoids can't show more creativity, then we might as well not even have