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drray23's Journal
drray23's Journal
June 2, 2022

the Tulsa police captain is demonstrating what effective communication

after a shooting looks like. He is not hiding anything, giving all the factual information, timeline, etc...
suspect had a long gun ( captain has not said yet if it was an AR) and a handgun.

update: I edited to reflect that he is not the chief of police but the captain whose officers responded.

June 2, 2022

big contrast between Tulsa chief of police and the clowns from Uvalde.

453 pm they get a call for active shooter
456 pm they get there
501pm enter and make contact with victims and suspect.

they did not dally around, just went in as they heard the gunshots. The suspect had killed himself but the police went in, the few of them that responded. That likely prompted the killer to shoot himself and ended the slaughter.

update. cnn showing a cellphone video a bystander took. police came in, pulled long guns from the trunk of the patrol car and ran in. That police department was equipped and well trained.

May 25, 2022

leading cause of death for kids in the United States.

It's mind bogling.

Firearms became the leading cause of death for American children and teenagers in 2020, according to researchers who analyzed Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data.

This sad fact represents a major shift in risks for young people in the U.S. For over 60 years, car accidents were the leading cause of death for kids and teens. Car accidents are now number two, while drug overdoses are number three.

May 23, 2022

cawthorn screwed up big time

he pissed off enough of the gop that they are out to destroy him not just run him out of congress.

When they needed it , they had no problems unearthing all sorts of scandals that Cawthorn was implicated in. From sexual escapades to crypto fraud, staffing issues, etc..

My working hypothesis is that most if not all the deplorables ( boebert, gossar, Gaetz, etc...) have similar scandals in their background. It's practically a requirement to be a magat .

I hope these deplorables get the same treatment.

May 20, 2022

Was not Musk's twitter financing based on

Tesla not dropping more than 40 % ? It's now at 39 or so. That might sink the whole deal since the other backers can now relinquish the financing and leave him to hold the bag.

May 18, 2022

msnbc needs to upgrade their magic board computer.

Kornacky is trying to annotate it and that thing is slow as molasses.

May 18, 2022

I will be dammed !

I was sure Cawthorne would cry fraud and not concede. It's reported that he just called his opponent and did so.

May 18, 2022

Chris Hayes made a very good point regarding the ability of the GOP

to rid their ranks of people they find despicable. Case in point, Cawthorn.

If they have let the ultra Maga take their party its entirely because of their cowardice. Had they pushed back against MTG, Boebert or the like earlier they would have been able to avoid the takeover.

May 18, 2022

any minute now cawthorn is going to tweet his election was stolen.

he is going to contest it for sure.

May 18, 2022

It's looking like Cawthorne might get axed..

So far the returns aren't good for him. Could not happen to a more deserving chap.

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