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Fri Jul 24, 2015, 07:34 PM

Angry misogynist murders women at showing of film by feminist comedian

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Angry misogynist murders women at showing of film by feminist comedian; police worry “we may not find a motive.”

Police in Lafayette, Louisiana are evidently struggling to understand why the outspokenly misogynistic, racist and anti-Semitic John Russell “Rusty” Houser murdered two women and wounded 9 other moviegoers at a showing of “Trainwreck,” a film written by and starring Amy Schumer, a feminist comedian with a Jewish father, who jokes frankly about sex.

Col. Michael D. Edmonson, superintendent of the Louisiana State Police, wondered aloud about Houser’s motives at a press conference:

Why did he come here? Why did he do that? … We may not find a motive.

It seems to me that Houser’s likely motive is staring them in the face.

Because it turns out that Houser was pretty well-known, at least to regular viewers of one local TV talk show in Columbus, GA, as an angry right-wing fanatic who hated women. As one former host of the show recalled,

He was anti-abortion. … Rusty had an issue with feminine rights. He was opposed to women having a say in anything.

Houser evidently appeared on the live show dozens of times as a “gadfly” whose appearances “would generate calls.”

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Reply Angry misogynist murders women at showing of film by feminist comedian (Original post)
ismnotwasm Jul 2015 OP
shenmue Jul 2015 #1
tblue37 Jul 2015 #2
Starry Messenger Jul 2015 #3
raccoon Jul 2015 #6
johnp3907 Jul 2015 #4
sufrommich Jul 2015 #5
JTFrog Aug 2015 #7
ismnotwasm Aug 2015 #8

Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Fri Jul 24, 2015, 07:38 PM

1. True

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Fri Jul 24, 2015, 08:06 PM

2. And the same mouthpieces insisted the Charleston massacre was about

religion, not race.

“It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends on his not understanding it.”

― Upton Sinclair, I, Candidate for Governor: And How I Got Licked

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Fri Jul 24, 2015, 08:09 PM

3. Great post.

"When misogynists murder women, almost no one calls it terrorism.

Elliot Rodger, who left behind an assortment of misogynistic videos and a book-length diatribe, was a terrorist.

“Rusty” Houser — who left behind no manifesto but who was well-known for his odiously anti-woman and neo-Nazi views — was almost certainly a terrorist as well.

NOTE: According to court filings, Houser had “a history of mental health issues, i.e., manic depression and/or bi-polar disorder.” (Which are actually the same thing.) While this could certainly have had an effect on his state of mind, it says nothing about his motives. Bipolar disorder does not cause people to become misogynistic neo-Nazis who murder women."

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Response to Starry Messenger (Reply #3)

Sun Jul 26, 2015, 03:18 PM

6. You got that right. It wasn't because of his mental illness, but because he

was just a hateful racist misogynist dickhead.

Bipolar disorder does not cause people to become misogynistic neo-Nazis who murder women."

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Fri Jul 24, 2015, 08:33 PM

4. So true.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Sat Jul 25, 2015, 07:26 AM

5. Every article "police still looking for a motive".

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 07:09 PM

7. I wonder what will turn up about the hatchet man who targeted Mad Max: Fury Road movie in Nashville.

 

I remember an article talking about how angry the dude bros were over the strong female lead role.





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Response to JTFrog (Reply #7)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 08:07 PM

8. It could be

It's very easy to dismiss those types as wing nuts-- but they are an angry group of people with fucked up ideas they spread like a virus

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