Comment: Re Sandy Hook, I hope this challenge

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Re Sandy Hook, I hope this challenge

goes viral. Surely the vast majority of Americans aren't even aware of all the unanswered questions.

~ This I don't get (what no doubt America heard reporters repeat, or read in their newspapers), how the helicopter pilot who first came onto the scene described it as "chaotic." To see the footage for yourself, well, you be the judge: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=ZJL...

~ Nor does it make sense to me that Adam would have destroyed his hard drive yet leave out a 7'x4' spreadsheet, in 9-point type, with detailed information about mass shootings he allegedly compiled. FYI, a 7'x4' sheet of paper would be about half the size of this Mark Twain adage: http://www.dailypaul.com/278731/lanzas-7-x-4-foot-spreadshee...

As reported by the Daily News, here's how one law enforcement veteran described the spreadsheet:

“Names and the number of people killed and the weapons that were used, even the precise make and model of the weapons. It had to have taken years. It sounded like a doctoral thesis, that was the quality of the research.” http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/lupica-lanza-plotte...

Maybe it would have taken one person years to compile - one young adult who was not a researcher and had no specialized knowledge in that area, nor access to police files. How about a team of commissioned professionals? As I mentioned on some other thread...

I wonder how the information on the spreadsheet compares to, for instance, the info in the "new study commissioned by Mayors Against Illegal Violence" reported by the Washington Post (February, 2013). The Post notes the following:

"The researchers pored through the FBI database and recent media reports for every mass shooting since January 2009 — that is, incidents in which at least four people were murdered by guns."

A footnote states: "It’s worth noting that Mayors Against Illegal Guns, founded by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, is a group that strongly supports stricter gun-control laws. But for those who want to double-check their claims, the group lists every single mass shooting incident — as well as the relevant details — in the report."
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/02/02/s...

I wonder what it would look like if the data in the report were printed out on one really big sheet.

Edited 4/11 to add Washington Post link.

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
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