Tag Archives: mass shootings
In response to the Isla Vista rampage attack, Ezra Klein points out that publicizing the crimes only inspires others. This is the same point I made here in response the Columbia rampage attack.
I just saw this NY Times article from April 2013. Although unspoken, the obviously most effective way to fight back is to use a gun.
The most recent shooting at Fort Hood was precipitated by the shooter being denied a request for leave. This is the latest in a long list of rampage killings. Like many in the “Running Amok” style, the killer suddenly starts … Continue reading
Last September Mona Charen wrote a very perceptive article on the nature of mass shootings in United States. She writes “The guns-blazing mass attack has become the American psychosis…In the 20th century, many parts of the third world saw a … Continue reading