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Some background on the elderly couple murdered in the Delaware cemetery that I discussed in my Taki’s column “Racial Revenge?” from the Newark Post:

For couple slain in veterans cemetery, visiting son’s grave was a daily ritual
By Carl Hamilton [email protected] 2 hrs ago 0

U.S. Army veteran Paul Marino and his wife, Lidia, visited the grave of their son, Anthony, at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Bear almost every day for the past three years. …

The daily graveside visits served as a touchstone for the elderly Elkton, Md., couple – each day was another opportunity to express how deeply they loved Anthony and how heartbreakingly they missed him.

The couple would stand at the grave for 10 minutes or so. Sometimes they left fresh flowers; other times, they simply talked to their deceased son. “Hey, Anthony, Mom and Dad are here,” they would say.

Last week, however, that touching ritual turned tragic, when the Marinos were fatally shot just yards from Anthony’s grave in what appears to be a random act of violence.

Paul, 86, and Lidia, 85, were on the veterans cemetery grounds on the morning of May 8 to visit Anthony’s gravesite, as they had done perhaps 1,000 times before since their youngest son was laid to rest there in 2017.

But were they sufficiently Social Distancing? Walking through a cemetery could appear to endanger hundreds, if photographed with a sufficiently long telephoto lens.

At approximately 10:15 a.m. that day, a gunman randomly shot and killed the couple – sharply contrasting the tranquility of that cemetery. …

“My parents were in their 80s, but they were very healthy and active. They had five or 10 more years of good life left, I’m sure,” Ray said. “I thought they would die from natural causes someday – not be executed by a stranger in a cemetery.”

But they likely had comorbidities such as hypertension, so no big loss (according to numerous paragons of health).

Paul Jr. and Ray have so many questions about how and why their parents were gunned down, but, knowing that this was a random act of violence, they have resigned themselves to the fact that some answers will never come.

“I’ve been trying to figure all this out in my head, but there are some things we are just never going to know,” Ray said.

Delaware State Police officials identified Sheldon C. Francis, 29, of Middletown, Del., as the gunman who inexplicably ended the lives of Paul and Lidia Marino. But as of Thursday, investigators had not released a motive. …

The man who killed the twin brothers’ parents reportedly possessed a scoped rifle at the time but, according to information that DSP investigators provided the family, Francis apparently shot them with a handgun at relatively close range.

Thank God the killer didn’t use one of those scary rifles like rural whites have.

… The twin brothers also are certain that the same chilling reminder will be present every time they come to the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery to visit the gravesites of their parents, as well as that of their younger brother.

“We have to bury mom and dad where they were murdered,” Paul Jr. said. “A cemetery is supposed to be a peaceful and sacred place where you visit your lost loved ones.”

 
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  1. But, as the (MSM) would tell us if we forced them to notice, these victims were white, so shut up.

  2. Steve, any thoughts on the Jeff Goldblum street fight?

    https://twitter.com/KFCradio/status/1260186434650210304

    • Replies: @Lot
    @Anon

    Unfortunately that is not actually Jeff Goldblum.

    Fortunately there’s the same video from another angle with top quality slowmo and commentary:

    https://twitter.com/robinblackmma/status/1260199662281281537

    , @Black-hole creator
    @Anon

    Way to go Jeff. Oh, that was not really Jeff. Still funny, but it was just a couple of run-of-the-mill freaks.

    https://nypost.com/2020/05/14/jeff-goldblum-lookalike-gets-pummeled-in-round-2-of-viral-fight/

    , @Danindc
    @Anon

    Not on this thread you dummy

  3. I wonder why no background information on Sheldon C. Francis has surfaced? Facebook? Twitter? Contents of his cell phone?

    It’s almost as though the sort of intrepid reporters who dug deeply into Watergate do not actually want to look.

    • Replies: @Rob McX
    @anon

    If he were white he wouldn't be a "random shooter" and all his social media activity would be analysed and publicised.

    , @Anonymous
    @anon

    The entire incident stinks to high heaven. Even outright thugs do not just go out and murder two strangers at their son's graveside unless there is some "reason" to do so by their dim lights.

    Another false flag to rile up Americans and provoke reactions that in turn can be used to "justify" further escalation? Or some personal/criminal beef nobody is talking about, perhaps involving one of the children of the murdered couple?

    Replies: @Steve Sailer

    , @H. J. Daly
    @anon

    Because, you see, this was a "random" event, silly. Didn't you see all the "random"s? This guy has the inside scoop. You don't need to know any more.

    , @Honeypie4u
    @anon

    Those racist savages have always far it sexual assault and killed White people and our elderly and then say racist shit like they deserved it the soulless devils. They are domestic terrorist and should be cut down like the dogs they areThey are the reason for White protection groups and Jim Crow laws

  4. “At approximately 10:15 a.m. that day, a gunman randomly shot and killed the couple”

    “Francis apparently shot them with a handgun at relatively close range.“

    Here’s Wordnik’s definition of “random”.

    Having no specific pattern, purpose, or objective: synonym: chance.

    adj. Of or relating to an event in which all outcomes are equally likely

    So I guess we’re supposed to believe that he was shooting his gun in all directions and it just so happened that two of those bullets hit this couple who were standing side by side. That is amazing, beyond all odds. Literally, a once in a lifetime event.

    Does the AP style manual specify that all murder of whites by blacks be described as being “random” events.

    • Replies: @Inquiring Mind
    @ThreeCranes

    Well, young black males lack "agency", apparently. This belief is really quited racist, when you think about it.

    Replies: @Art Deco

    , @Almost Missouri
    @ThreeCranes

    AP Style Manual for black on white shooting:


    ... turned tragic ... appears ... random ... randomly ... random ... resigned themselves ... answers will never come ... we are just never going to know ... inexplicably ... not released a motive …

    [Keep it short. No photos. Don't mention race.]
     
    AP Style Manual for white on black shooting:

    ... black man ... chased by armed white ... shot dead ... shooting death ... unarmed black man ... white man ... similar cases ... shaken communities ... nationwide social justice protests ... mass protests ... black man who was killed ... has raised questions ... racial profiling ... Two prosecutors ... third prosecutor ... killed ... confronted ... white man ... killed ... .357 magnum ... shotgun ... pickup truck ... chased ... black man ... shotgun ... violently attack ... shotgun ... fired ... second shot ... firearms ... deadly force ... attack ... armed man ... aggressors ... confrontation ... unarmed person ...

    [Include maxumum lurid detail and insinuation, obsolete but highly flattering photo of deceased. Frequently mention race.]
     
    Or for extra credit white on black:

    ... unarmed black man ... two white men ... hate crimes ... graphic video ... Two white men ... armed ... pickup truck ...burglaries ... hunted down like an animal and killed ... sparked outrage ... justice advocates across the country ... grand jury ... viral video ... unarmed black people ... 17-year-old Trayvon Martin... sparked protests ... truck with guns hunting him down ... series of prosecutors ... dotted with Confederate flags ... history of mobs of white men ... black men dead ... killed ... killing ...predominantly white neighborhood ... decorated with Trump flags ... .357 magnum ... shotgun ... pickup truck ... shotgun ... attacked ... fought ... shotgun ... two shots ... gunshot ... black man ... white man ... firearm ... gunshot ... red with blood ... bleeding out ... racist murder ... racial profiling ... pursued by three white men ... targeted him solely because of his race ... murdered him without justification ... killed in cold blood ... fourth prosecutor ... black male ... Civil Rights Division ... Department of Justice, the FBI, and the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia ... federal hate crimes charges ... Attorneys of Arbery’s family ...

    [Maximum embellishment of maximum lurid detail. Indict neighborhood, region and people by implication. Justify mobs and retaliation. All race, all the time.]

     

    , @Lurker
    @ThreeCranes


    Does the AP style manual specify that all murder of whites by blacks be described as being “random” events.
     
    "murder of whites by blacks" - phrase not found.
    , @International Jew
    @ThreeCranes

    Random in the sense that Mrs Marino could just as easily have killed Mr Francis that day. It was like the flip of a coin that on that particular day, Mr Francis killed the Marinos, rather than the other way around.

    , @Fluesterwitz
    @ThreeCranes

    Exactly. The repeated use of 'random' is anything but.

  5. Anon[322] • Disclaimer says:

    “My parents were in their 80s, but they were very healthy and active. They had five or 10 more years of good life left, I’m sure,” Ray said.

    Maybe.

    “But they likely had comorbidities such as hypertension, so no big loss (according to numerous paragons of health).”

    Paul Marino was 10 years past average life expectancy for a Delaware male. Lidia 5 years for a female. Their deaths were tragic and senseless. To use them to score Covid points seems tasteless. Do you have children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren? What normal 86 year-old wouldn’t willingly sacrifice for the benefit of a grandchild who has seen their educational and economic future derailed by hysterical overreaction?

    • Replies: @ogunsiron
    @Anon



    Paul Marino was 10 years past average life expectancy for a Delaware male. Lidia 5 years for a femal

     

    Life expectancy at birth tells us nothing interesting in this context.

    There are lots of "remaining life expectancy" calculators that take current age into account. I just tried a canadian one. According to canadian actuaries, your average non smoking not too sick 80yo male should expect to live almost 8 more years.
    , @Jack D
    @Anon


    Paul Marino was 10 years past average life expectancy for a Delaware male. Lidia 5 years for a female.
     
    That's not how life expectancy works. At age 85 they had another 6 0r 7 years left on average.
    , @Anonymous
    @Anon


    What normal 86 year-old wouldn’t willingly sacrifice for the benefit of a grandchild who has seen their educational and economic future derailed by hysterical overreaction?
     
    No one's economic future will be derailed by the lockdown and education is mostly signalling mixed in with a generous helping of propaganda, the non-signalling component can be done remotely. Of course, I'm sure the gaggle of losers will be blaming this for their personal failures 20 years from now. "I could have been a doctor instead of a stocker at wal-mart if not for the corona-virus overreaction, and the fluoride in the toothpaste, and the GMO food, and the endless parade of pedo rings."

    What normal 86 year-old wouldn’t willingly sacrifice for the benefit of a grandchild who has seen their educational and economic future derailed by hysterical overreaction?
     
    There are many 86 year-olds who could give larger inheritances to their grandchildren by roping themselves at age 86 rather than continuing to run down their savings in retirement. Few do so. Our society could collectively decide to cut off funding medicare funding to those 86 and up, but it doesn't occur to you to advocate that. Everyone knows what this is really about: you are part of a cult led by a man who's willing to sacrifice the lives of his countrymen for the sake of his re-election campaign. You have no right to call anyone else tasteless. kay why ess

    Replies: @Mr. Anon, @John Burns, Gettysburg Partisan

    , @AnotherDad
    @Anon


    Do you have children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren? What normal 86 year-old wouldn’t willingly sacrifice for the benefit of a grandchild who has seen their educational and economic future derailed by hysterical overreaction?
     
    Oh please.

    Our kids' "educational and economic" future is not being derailed by this overreaction, unless they let it. Yeah, it changes things and so inevitably some people will end up worse off and some better off than they would have otherwise. That's true of any event. Heck it's true of even small, personal events. No one's path in life is written in stone.

    But all that's happened here due to the overreaction--rather than the virus--is a few months of lost productivity, a worse recession. In the end, we'll deal with this--a vaccine or letting it runs its course--and perhaps be continuously dealing with it. But this initial reaction is a transient.

    ~~

    In contrast ... mass immigration is actually eroding and destroying your kids future, substantively, seriously and forever. Displacement from good jobs. Suppressed wages. Higher house prices. Delayed and lost families and children! Plus ... more crowded cities. More traffic. More sprawl. Lost open space. A less law abiding society. A dumber, less productive nation. More crime. More socialism. More government bullying. Less social solidarity. Less national cohesion. Just an all around crowded, dumber and shittier country (it won't even have the pretense of being a "nation")..

    Not a transient. Continuous and ongoing ... and the effects ... forever. Compared to mass immigration the lockdown is not even a speed bump, it is literally ... nothing.

    If you're going to bitch, bitch about something real.

    Replies: @Rob McX, @Reg Cæsar, @John Burns, Gettysburg Partisan, @Mike Tre

  6. I couldn’t find a single mention of this story on CNN.

    A black guy gunned down a vet and his wife who was visiting the grave of his dead veteran son, and it does not exist for them and their readers. Imagine if the races was switched.

    • Agree: Black-hole creator
    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
    @Mycale


    Imagine if the races was switched.
     
    Yes. White people would use the right verb.
  7. @anon
    I wonder why no background information on Sheldon C. Francis has surfaced? Facebook? Twitter? Contents of his cell phone?

    It's almost as though the sort of intrepid reporters who dug deeply into Watergate do not actually want to look.

    Replies: @Rob McX, @Anonymous, @H. J. Daly, @Honeypie4u

    If he were white he wouldn’t be a “random shooter” and all his social media activity would be analysed and publicised.

  8. Looks like these Old White Racists get to skip out on paying reparations. Curse them!

    • LOL: Mr McKenna
  9. To say that this is tragic is an understatement. To say, at least they died together is a cop out. One died before the other, so they saw their soulmate die and we don’t know how long this POS terrorized them before he shot them. To say that the MSM won’t saturate the airwaves with this is of no consequence to me. That would just lead to “What about the time some white guy, blah, blah, blah. God rest their souls and comfort to their family.

    • Agree: Dan Hayes
  10. @Anon
    Steve, any thoughts on the Jeff Goldblum street fight?

    https://twitter.com/KFCradio/status/1260186434650210304

    Replies: @Lot, @Black-hole creator, @Danindc

    Unfortunately that is not actually Jeff Goldblum.

    Fortunately there’s the same video from another angle with top quality slowmo and commentary:

    • LOL: Louis Renault
  11. … what appears to be a random act of violence.

    … a gunman randomly shot and killed the couple…

    … knowing that this was a random act of violence…

    The more you repeat a lie, the more people will believe it. The more times you state an assumption as a fact, the more it becomes a fact in the public record.

    • Replies: @David In TN
    @Buzz Mohawk

    Ah, there are the magic words: "Randomly. Random act of violence." And law enforcement "hasn't found a motive."

    They never find the "motive" in these atrocities.

    , @Fluesterwitz
    @Buzz Mohawk

    Once is happenstance...

  12. @Anon
    Steve, any thoughts on the Jeff Goldblum street fight?

    https://twitter.com/KFCradio/status/1260186434650210304

    Replies: @Lot, @Black-hole creator, @Danindc

    Way to go Jeff. Oh, that was not really Jeff. Still funny, but it was just a couple of run-of-the-mill freaks.

    https://nypost.com/2020/05/14/jeff-goldblum-lookalike-gets-pummeled-in-round-2-of-viral-fight/

  13. The Narrative Maintenance Patrol worked overtime on this one.

    . . . that touching ritual turned tragic, when the Marinos were fatally shot just yards from Anthony’s grave in what appears to be a random act of violence.

    This double murder is tragic, sure, but remember that it’s tragic because it’s random. The Marinos were shot (passive voice), but such is the cruel universe in which we must pass our days, dodging missiles bursting forth from the indifferent heavens, erratic bolts hurled by an irritable and uninterested Zeus.

    At approximately 10:15 a.m. that day, a gunman randomly shot and killed the couple – sharply contrasting the tranquility of that cemetery. …

    Reader, did you not comprehend that this incident was random? It was random. Random random random. Also, it’s best to place this unfortunate random randomness into the proper aesthetic context: it’s sad a couple of oldsters got knocked off, sure, but at least now that cemetery’s nice and quiet again.

    Paul Jr. and Ray have so many questions about how and why their parents were gunned down, but, knowing that this was a random act of violence, they have resigned themselves to the fact that some answers will never come.

    “I’ve been trying to figure all this out in my head, but there are some things we are just never going to know,” Ray said.

    If you are wondering just what the hell was going on here, then achtung now, baby: see how Paul Jr. and Ray have responded, and follow their lead. Although they had questions, they know there will never be answers. Why not? Because random random random.

    Delaware State Police officials identified Sheldon C. Francis, 29, of Middletown, Del., as the gunman who inexplicably ended the lives of Paul and Lidia Marino. But as of Thursday, investigators had not released a motive. …

    And finally, Reader, here’s a bonus vocab lesson for you. If you get a little tired of saying the word ‘random’, ‘inexplicably’ means almost the same thing, and it sounds real smart.

    Just don’t ever forget that the ‘gunman’ who did, technically speaking, pull the trigger that day isn’t really human; he doesn’t have motives or thoughts or take actions that we might find intelligible.

    That’s all you need to know.

    • Replies: @Moses
    @The Last Real Calvinist

    Brilliant. Dead on.

    For extra credit write a story about Mr Arbery in the same style.

    , @Mr McKenna
    @The Last Real Calvinist

    “I’ve been trying to figure all this out in my head, but there are some things we are just never going to know,” Ray said.
     

    "Requiem for a Mass Media"
  14. Colin Flaherty has a field day with a reporter’s favorite word ‘random’. Who could possibly see a pattern?
    As the kids say it’s all so ‘rando’.

  15. @Anon
    “My parents were in their 80s, but they were very healthy and active. They had five or 10 more years of good life left, I’m sure,” Ray said.

    Maybe.

    "But they likely had comorbidities such as hypertension, so no big loss (according to numerous paragons of health)."

    Paul Marino was 10 years past average life expectancy for a Delaware male. Lidia 5 years for a female. Their deaths were tragic and senseless. To use them to score Covid points seems tasteless. Do you have children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren? What normal 86 year-old wouldn't willingly sacrifice for the benefit of a grandchild who has seen their educational and economic future derailed by hysterical overreaction?

    Replies: @ogunsiron, @Jack D, @Anonymous, @AnotherDad

    Paul Marino was 10 years past average life expectancy for a Delaware male. Lidia 5 years for a femal

    Life expectancy at birth tells us nothing interesting in this context.

    There are lots of “remaining life expectancy” calculators that take current age into account. I just tried a canadian one. According to canadian actuaries, your average non smoking not too sick 80yo male should expect to live almost 8 more years.

    • Agree: Bill Jones
  16. Anonymous[849] • Disclaimer says:

    Hey Steve: How about a blog post about this? Cheers, B

    https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/05/scott-galloway-future-of-college.html

    In 2017, Scott Galloway anticipated Amazon’s $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods a month before it was announced. Last year, he called WeWork on its “seriously loco” $47 billion valuation a month before the company’s IPO imploded. Now, Galloway, a Silicon Valley runaway who teaches marketing at NYU Stern School of Business, believes the pandemic has greased the wheels for big tech’s entrée into higher education. The post-pandemic future, he says, will entail partnerships between the largest tech companies in the world and elite universities. [email protected] iStanford. HarvardxFacebook. According to Galloway, these partnerships will allow universities to expand enrollment dramatically by offering hybrid online-offline degrees, the affordability and value of which will seismically alter the landscape of higher education. Galloway, who also founded his own virtual classroom start-up, predicts hundreds, if not thousands, of brick-and-mortar universities will go out of business and those that remain will have student bodies composed primarily of the children of the one percent.

    At the same time, more people than ever will have access to a solid education, albeit one that is delivered mostly over the internet. The partnerships he envisions will make life easier for hundreds of millions of people while sapping humanity of a face-to face system of learning that has evolved over centuries. Of course, it will also make a handful of people very, very rich. It may not be long before Galloway’s predictions are put to the test

    • Replies: @notsaying
    @Anonymous

    I don't think elite universities want to hand out degrees to tens or hundreds of thousands of additional people through internet courses. It would diminish the respect given to degrees earned on campus. Plus I question how many students could do the coursework.

    A lot of the important things that happen to people in college come from talking and interacting with professors and fellow students. You have to be on campus.

    I hope this prediction does not come true.

  17. @Anon
    “My parents were in their 80s, but they were very healthy and active. They had five or 10 more years of good life left, I’m sure,” Ray said.

    Maybe.

    "But they likely had comorbidities such as hypertension, so no big loss (according to numerous paragons of health)."

    Paul Marino was 10 years past average life expectancy for a Delaware male. Lidia 5 years for a female. Their deaths were tragic and senseless. To use them to score Covid points seems tasteless. Do you have children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren? What normal 86 year-old wouldn't willingly sacrifice for the benefit of a grandchild who has seen their educational and economic future derailed by hysterical overreaction?

    Replies: @ogunsiron, @Jack D, @Anonymous, @AnotherDad

    Paul Marino was 10 years past average life expectancy for a Delaware male. Lidia 5 years for a female.

    That’s not how life expectancy works. At age 85 they had another 6 0r 7 years left on average.

  18. • Replies: @International Jew
    @Clifford Brown

    What are they talking about??

    Replies: @Clifford Brown

  19. Geez, Steve, he was justifiably mad about structural racism. Get a clue!

  20. @Mycale
    I couldn't find a single mention of this story on CNN.

    A black guy gunned down a vet and his wife who was visiting the grave of his dead veteran son, and it does not exist for them and their readers. Imagine if the races was switched.

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar

    Imagine if the races was switched.

    Yes. White people would use the right verb.

  21. “But they likely had comorbidities such as hypertension, so no big loss (according to numerous paragons of health).”

    Come on, Steve. That’s a bit much. Parents of a veteran.

    • Replies: @Mr McKenna
    @Yojimbo/Zatoichi

    Sardonic humor is bitterly derisive by its very nature.

    , @dimples
    @Yojimbo/Zatoichi

    Yes, please do not blaspheme against the religion of the world's most exceptionally Useless Shithole. The veneration of its saintly veterans.

  22. @The Last Real Calvinist
    The Narrative Maintenance Patrol worked overtime on this one.

    . . . that touching ritual turned tragic, when the Marinos were fatally shot just yards from Anthony’s grave in what appears to be a random act of violence.
     
    This double murder is tragic, sure, but remember that it's tragic because it's random. The Marinos were shot (passive voice), but such is the cruel universe in which we must pass our days, dodging missiles bursting forth from the indifferent heavens, erratic bolts hurled by an irritable and uninterested Zeus.

    At approximately 10:15 a.m. that day, a gunman randomly shot and killed the couple – sharply contrasting the tranquility of that cemetery. …
     
    Reader, did you not comprehend that this incident was random? It was random. Random random random. Also, it's best to place this unfortunate random randomness into the proper aesthetic context: it's sad a couple of oldsters got knocked off, sure, but at least now that cemetery's nice and quiet again.

    Paul Jr. and Ray have so many questions about how and why their parents were gunned down, but, knowing that this was a random act of violence, they have resigned themselves to the fact that some answers will never come.

    “I’ve been trying to figure all this out in my head, but there are some things we are just never going to know,” Ray said.
     

    If you are wondering just what the hell was going on here, then achtung now, baby: see how Paul Jr. and Ray have responded, and follow their lead. Although they had questions, they know there will never be answers. Why not? Because random random random.

    Delaware State Police officials identified Sheldon C. Francis, 29, of Middletown, Del., as the gunman who inexplicably ended the lives of Paul and Lidia Marino. But as of Thursday, investigators had not released a motive. …
     
    And finally, Reader, here's a bonus vocab lesson for you. If you get a little tired of saying the word 'random', 'inexplicably' means almost the same thing, and it sounds real smart.

    Just don't ever forget that the 'gunman' who did, technically speaking, pull the trigger that day isn't really human; he doesn't have motives or thoughts or take actions that we might find intelligible.

    That's all you need to know.

    Replies: @Moses, @Mr McKenna

    Brilliant. Dead on.

    For extra credit write a story about Mr Arbery in the same style.

  23. @ThreeCranes
    “At approximately 10:15 a.m. that day, a gunman randomly shot and killed the couple”

    “Francis apparently shot them with a handgun at relatively close range.“

    Here’s Wordnik’s definition of “random”.

    Having no specific pattern, purpose, or objective: synonym: chance.

    adj. Of or relating to an event in which all outcomes are equally likely

    So I guess we’re supposed to believe that he was shooting his gun in all directions and it just so happened that two of those bullets hit this couple who were standing side by side. That is amazing, beyond all odds. Literally, a once in a lifetime event.

    Does the AP style manual specify that all murder of whites by blacks be described as being “random” events.

    Replies: @Inquiring Mind, @Almost Missouri, @Lurker, @International Jew, @Fluesterwitz

    Well, young black males lack “agency”, apparently. This belief is really quited racist, when you think about it.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
    @Inquiring Mind

    More precisely, everyone's level of agency is determined by a gentry liberal clerisy according to arbitrary criteria. Attributing agency to individuals is unsophisticated ('it's more complex than that' blah blah).

  24. @Anon
    Steve, any thoughts on the Jeff Goldblum street fight?

    https://twitter.com/KFCradio/status/1260186434650210304

    Replies: @Lot, @Black-hole creator, @Danindc

    Not on this thread you dummy

  25. Anonymous[228] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anon
    “My parents were in their 80s, but they were very healthy and active. They had five or 10 more years of good life left, I’m sure,” Ray said.

    Maybe.

    "But they likely had comorbidities such as hypertension, so no big loss (according to numerous paragons of health)."

    Paul Marino was 10 years past average life expectancy for a Delaware male. Lidia 5 years for a female. Their deaths were tragic and senseless. To use them to score Covid points seems tasteless. Do you have children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren? What normal 86 year-old wouldn't willingly sacrifice for the benefit of a grandchild who has seen their educational and economic future derailed by hysterical overreaction?

    Replies: @ogunsiron, @Jack D, @Anonymous, @AnotherDad

    What normal 86 year-old wouldn’t willingly sacrifice for the benefit of a grandchild who has seen their educational and economic future derailed by hysterical overreaction?

    No one’s economic future will be derailed by the lockdown and education is mostly signalling mixed in with a generous helping of propaganda, the non-signalling component can be done remotely. Of course, I’m sure the gaggle of losers will be blaming this for their personal failures 20 years from now. “I could have been a doctor instead of a stocker at wal-mart if not for the corona-virus overreaction, and the fluoride in the toothpaste, and the GMO food, and the endless parade of pedo rings.”

    What normal 86 year-old wouldn’t willingly sacrifice for the benefit of a grandchild who has seen their educational and economic future derailed by hysterical overreaction?

    There are many 86 year-olds who could give larger inheritances to their grandchildren by roping themselves at age 86 rather than continuing to run down their savings in retirement. Few do so. Our society could collectively decide to cut off funding medicare funding to those 86 and up, but it doesn’t occur to you to advocate that. Everyone knows what this is really about: you are part of a cult led by a man who’s willing to sacrifice the lives of his countrymen for the sake of his re-election campaign. You have no right to call anyone else tasteless. kay why ess

    • Troll: Je Suis Omar Mateen
    • Replies: @Mr. Anon
    @Anonymous


    No one’s economic future will be derailed by the lockdown.....
     
    Easy for you to say. What a load of crap. You don't throw 30 million people out of work without derailing a few economic futures. What about small businesses that will be destroyed?

    Replies: @Stan d Mute, @Anonymous

    , @John Burns, Gettysburg Partisan
    @Anonymous


    No one’s economic future will be derailed by the lockdown
     
    BULLSHIT
  26. But they likely had comorbidities such as hypertension, so no big loss (according to numerous paragons of health).

    Then you can call them two more COVID-19 deaths. Gotta get that numerator up.

  27. @Anonymous
    @Anon


    What normal 86 year-old wouldn’t willingly sacrifice for the benefit of a grandchild who has seen their educational and economic future derailed by hysterical overreaction?
     
    No one's economic future will be derailed by the lockdown and education is mostly signalling mixed in with a generous helping of propaganda, the non-signalling component can be done remotely. Of course, I'm sure the gaggle of losers will be blaming this for their personal failures 20 years from now. "I could have been a doctor instead of a stocker at wal-mart if not for the corona-virus overreaction, and the fluoride in the toothpaste, and the GMO food, and the endless parade of pedo rings."

    What normal 86 year-old wouldn’t willingly sacrifice for the benefit of a grandchild who has seen their educational and economic future derailed by hysterical overreaction?
     
    There are many 86 year-olds who could give larger inheritances to their grandchildren by roping themselves at age 86 rather than continuing to run down their savings in retirement. Few do so. Our society could collectively decide to cut off funding medicare funding to those 86 and up, but it doesn't occur to you to advocate that. Everyone knows what this is really about: you are part of a cult led by a man who's willing to sacrifice the lives of his countrymen for the sake of his re-election campaign. You have no right to call anyone else tasteless. kay why ess

    Replies: @Mr. Anon, @John Burns, Gettysburg Partisan

    No one’s economic future will be derailed by the lockdown…..

    Easy for you to say. What a load of crap. You don’t throw 30 million people out of work without derailing a few economic futures. What about small businesses that will be destroyed?

    • Replies: @Stan d Mute
    @Mr. Anon


    You don’t throw 30 million people out of work without derailing a few economic futures.
     
    How many of the “shut it down!” hysterics just happen to be on the dole I wonder. The silver lining in this shitstorm will reveal itself in a few months when State budgets are emptied by direct transfer payments and all the useless eaters on government payrolls get their pink slips. It’s no use whatsoever arguing with them, so it’ll be absolutely delightful to laugh at them when the sheriff evicts them and the repo man tows away their car.

    Americans apparently need a reminder where money actually comes from - the majority seems to have forgotten about producing things of tangible value. If our farmers weren’t the biggest welfare queens in the nation, this would be a great time for them to serve their urban superiors a lesson, but perhaps they will learn just the same when the legions of unemployed/unemployable, destitute and hungry, walk into the suburbs looking for food and shelter.

    Replies: @Anonymous

    , @Anonymous
    @Mr. Anon

    I'm sure they would have gone out of business within the year anyway. Just as everyone who dies of corona must be obese, a smoker, and a few months from death anyway. Moron?

  28. @Yojimbo/Zatoichi
    "But they likely had comorbidities such as hypertension, so no big loss (according to numerous paragons of health)."

    Come on, Steve. That's a bit much. Parents of a veteran.

    Replies: @Mr McKenna, @dimples

    Sardonic humor is bitterly derisive by its very nature.

  29. @The Last Real Calvinist
    The Narrative Maintenance Patrol worked overtime on this one.

    . . . that touching ritual turned tragic, when the Marinos were fatally shot just yards from Anthony’s grave in what appears to be a random act of violence.
     
    This double murder is tragic, sure, but remember that it's tragic because it's random. The Marinos were shot (passive voice), but such is the cruel universe in which we must pass our days, dodging missiles bursting forth from the indifferent heavens, erratic bolts hurled by an irritable and uninterested Zeus.

    At approximately 10:15 a.m. that day, a gunman randomly shot and killed the couple – sharply contrasting the tranquility of that cemetery. …
     
    Reader, did you not comprehend that this incident was random? It was random. Random random random. Also, it's best to place this unfortunate random randomness into the proper aesthetic context: it's sad a couple of oldsters got knocked off, sure, but at least now that cemetery's nice and quiet again.

    Paul Jr. and Ray have so many questions about how and why their parents were gunned down, but, knowing that this was a random act of violence, they have resigned themselves to the fact that some answers will never come.

    “I’ve been trying to figure all this out in my head, but there are some things we are just never going to know,” Ray said.
     

    If you are wondering just what the hell was going on here, then achtung now, baby: see how Paul Jr. and Ray have responded, and follow their lead. Although they had questions, they know there will never be answers. Why not? Because random random random.

    Delaware State Police officials identified Sheldon C. Francis, 29, of Middletown, Del., as the gunman who inexplicably ended the lives of Paul and Lidia Marino. But as of Thursday, investigators had not released a motive. …
     
    And finally, Reader, here's a bonus vocab lesson for you. If you get a little tired of saying the word 'random', 'inexplicably' means almost the same thing, and it sounds real smart.

    Just don't ever forget that the 'gunman' who did, technically speaking, pull the trigger that day isn't really human; he doesn't have motives or thoughts or take actions that we might find intelligible.

    That's all you need to know.

    Replies: @Moses, @Mr McKenna

    “I’ve been trying to figure all this out in my head, but there are some things we are just never going to know,” Ray said.

    “Requiem for a Mass Media”

  30. @ThreeCranes
    “At approximately 10:15 a.m. that day, a gunman randomly shot and killed the couple”

    “Francis apparently shot them with a handgun at relatively close range.“

    Here’s Wordnik’s definition of “random”.

    Having no specific pattern, purpose, or objective: synonym: chance.

    adj. Of or relating to an event in which all outcomes are equally likely

    So I guess we’re supposed to believe that he was shooting his gun in all directions and it just so happened that two of those bullets hit this couple who were standing side by side. That is amazing, beyond all odds. Literally, a once in a lifetime event.

    Does the AP style manual specify that all murder of whites by blacks be described as being “random” events.

    Replies: @Inquiring Mind, @Almost Missouri, @Lurker, @International Jew, @Fluesterwitz

    AP Style Manual for black on white shooting:

    … turned tragic … appears … random … randomly … random … resigned themselves … answers will never come … we are just never going to know … inexplicably … not released a motive …

    [Keep it short. No photos. Don’t mention race.]

    AP Style Manual for white on black shooting:

    … black man … chased by armed white … shot dead … shooting death … unarmed black man … white man … similar cases … shaken communities … nationwide social justice protests … mass protests … black man who was killed … has raised questions … racial profiling … Two prosecutors … third prosecutor … killed … confronted … white man … killed … .357 magnum … shotgun … pickup truck … chased … black man … shotgun … violently attack … shotgun … fired … second shot … firearms … deadly force … attack … armed man … aggressors … confrontation … unarmed person …

    [Include maxumum lurid detail and insinuation, obsolete but highly flattering photo of deceased. Frequently mention race.]

    Or for extra credit white on black:

    … unarmed black man … two white men … hate crimes … graphic video … Two white men … armed … pickup truck …burglaries … hunted down like an animal and killed … sparked outrage … justice advocates across the country … grand jury … viral video … unarmed black people … 17-year-old Trayvon Martin… sparked protests … truck with guns hunting him down … series of prosecutors … dotted with Confederate flags … history of mobs of white men … black men dead … killed … killing …predominantly white neighborhood … decorated with Trump flags … .357 magnum … shotgun … pickup truck … shotgun … attacked … fought … shotgun … two shots … gunshot … black man … white man … firearm … gunshot … red with blood … bleeding out … racist murder … racial profiling … pursued by three white men … targeted him solely because of his race … murdered him without justification … killed in cold blood … fourth prosecutor … black male … Civil Rights Division … Department of Justice, the FBI, and the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia … federal hate crimes charges … Attorneys of Arbery’s family …

    [Maximum embellishment of maximum lurid detail. Indict neighborhood, region and people by implication. Justify mobs and retaliation. All race, all the time.]

  31. One of Corona-chan’s finest wiles is how she creates space for dorks to fantasize in, to dream of imposing dork-brained shit on the rest of us—making us teleconference eternally with doll-collecting creeps whose rooms we can smell by sight; kicking all the comfortably shirtless guys off the beach forever; switching people’s rights on and off based on their license plate numbers (to maximize the unanticipatable arbitrariness of social rules, like an autism sim), etc.

    Now, as the chance to make those fantasies real is fading, dorks are getting bitchy and vengeful.

    I mean the governor of Michigan, Madison’s public health officers, et al.

    Nobody we know.

    [exaggerated fake coughing]

  32. But they likely had comorbidities such as hypertension, so no big loss (according to numerous paragons of health).

    Than again, maybe the sniper just thought he was enforcing the lockdown.

    • Replies: @Polynikes
    @Mr. Anon

    Well think about how many people they may have put at risk by venturing out in public to their son’s grave.

    They got a funeral and a thousand visits to that grave. That’s a thousand more than the people buried without funerals over the last two months. If you ask me those greedy old geezers paid the price for engaging in non-essential activities. What kind of privileged white super-elderly would wantonly flaunt a government mandated lockdown when minorities are disproportionately dying of the wu flu?

    Replies: @Steve Sailer

  33. “But they likely had comorbidities such as hypertension, so no big loss (according to numerous paragons of health).”

    You’re so bitchy lately, Sailer. If you got high blood pressure, just drink more water and lay off the salt. Simples. And a little more earthy advice for ya:

    If you’re a frail chemotard,
    Cinch up that mouthdiaper
    As you step off your yard.

    Otherwise, Get Out Live Life!

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    @Je Suis Omar Mateen

    The will be there
    When there is no hope
    There is no escaping
    The day of the rope

    #BeheadThoseWhoDenyCorona

  34. @ThreeCranes
    “At approximately 10:15 a.m. that day, a gunman randomly shot and killed the couple”

    “Francis apparently shot them with a handgun at relatively close range.“

    Here’s Wordnik’s definition of “random”.

    Having no specific pattern, purpose, or objective: synonym: chance.

    adj. Of or relating to an event in which all outcomes are equally likely

    So I guess we’re supposed to believe that he was shooting his gun in all directions and it just so happened that two of those bullets hit this couple who were standing side by side. That is amazing, beyond all odds. Literally, a once in a lifetime event.

    Does the AP style manual specify that all murder of whites by blacks be described as being “random” events.

    Replies: @Inquiring Mind, @Almost Missouri, @Lurker, @International Jew, @Fluesterwitz

    Does the AP style manual specify that all murder of whites by blacks be described as being “random” events.

    “murder of whites by blacks” – phrase not found.

  35. But they likely had comorbidities such as hypertension, so no big loss (according to numerous paragons of health

    ).

    Damn. Can we be any more on tilt from the fear of the kung flu? A story about a nice couple meeting a tragic end isn’t enhanced by displaying one’s own insecurities.

    • Replies: @Goddard
    @Polynikes

    Dude! iSteve was being ironic.

  36. @Mr. Anon

    But they likely had comorbidities such as hypertension, so no big loss (according to numerous paragons of health).
     
    Than again, maybe the sniper just thought he was enforcing the lockdown.

    Replies: @Polynikes

    Well think about how many people they may have put at risk by venturing out in public to their son’s grave.

    They got a funeral and a thousand visits to that grave. That’s a thousand more than the people buried without funerals over the last two months. If you ask me those greedy old geezers paid the price for engaging in non-essential activities. What kind of privileged white super-elderly would wantonly flaunt a government mandated lockdown when minorities are disproportionately dying of the wu flu?

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    @Polynikes

    Their walking through a virtually empty cemetery could infect hundreds, if photographed with a sufficiently long telephoto lens.

  37. @Buzz Mohawk

    ... what appears to be a random act of violence.
     

    ... a gunman randomly shot and killed the couple...
     

    ... knowing that this was a random act of violence...
     
    The more you repeat a lie, the more people will believe it. The more times you state an assumption as a fact, the more it becomes a fact in the public record.

    Replies: @David In TN, @Fluesterwitz

    Ah, there are the magic words: “Randomly. Random act of violence.” And law enforcement “hasn’t found a motive.”

    They never find the “motive” in these atrocities.

  38. @Anon
    “My parents were in their 80s, but they were very healthy and active. They had five or 10 more years of good life left, I’m sure,” Ray said.

    Maybe.

    "But they likely had comorbidities such as hypertension, so no big loss (according to numerous paragons of health)."

    Paul Marino was 10 years past average life expectancy for a Delaware male. Lidia 5 years for a female. Their deaths were tragic and senseless. To use them to score Covid points seems tasteless. Do you have children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren? What normal 86 year-old wouldn't willingly sacrifice for the benefit of a grandchild who has seen their educational and economic future derailed by hysterical overreaction?

    Replies: @ogunsiron, @Jack D, @Anonymous, @AnotherDad

    Do you have children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren? What normal 86 year-old wouldn’t willingly sacrifice for the benefit of a grandchild who has seen their educational and economic future derailed by hysterical overreaction?

    Oh please.

    Our kids’ “educational and economic” future is not being derailed by this overreaction, unless they let it. Yeah, it changes things and so inevitably some people will end up worse off and some better off than they would have otherwise. That’s true of any event. Heck it’s true of even small, personal events. No one’s path in life is written in stone.

    But all that’s happened here due to the overreaction–rather than the virus–is a few months of lost productivity, a worse recession. In the end, we’ll deal with this–a vaccine or letting it runs its course–and perhaps be continuously dealing with it. But this initial reaction is a transient.

    ~~

    In contrast … mass immigration is actually eroding and destroying your kids future, substantively, seriously and forever. Displacement from good jobs. Suppressed wages. Higher house prices. Delayed and lost families and children! Plus … more crowded cities. More traffic. More sprawl. Lost open space. A less law abiding society. A dumber, less productive nation. More crime. More socialism. More government bullying. Less social solidarity. Less national cohesion. Just an all around crowded, dumber and shittier country (it won’t even have the pretense of being a “nation”)..

    Not a transient. Continuous and ongoing … and the effects … forever. Compared to mass immigration the lockdown is not even a speed bump, it is literally … nothing.

    If you’re going to bitch, bitch about something real.

    • Agree: notsaying, Old Prude
    • Replies: @Rob McX
    @AnotherDad


    In contrast … mass immigration is actually eroding and destroying your kids future, substantively, seriously and forever.
     
    Definitely. If the battle against immigration is lost, nothing else matters much. You can damage a nation by promoting sexual and social degeneration too, but these things can often be reversed when people's healthier instincts reassert themselves. That's why the nation-wreckers are so keen on diversity and go crazy at any mention of closing the borders. If you're a billionaire wishing to invest in ruining a country, immigration offers the best return on your money.

    Replies: @AnotherDad

    , @Reg Cæsar
    @AnotherDad



    What normal 86 year-old wouldn’t willingly sacrifice for the benefit of a grandchild who has seen their educational and economic future derailed by hysterical overreaction?
     
    But all that’s happened here due to the overreaction–rather than the virus–is a few months of lost productivity, a worse recession. In the end, we’ll deal with this...

     

    We bounced back well enough from the double-whammy* hysterical reactions of WWI and the Spanish flu. Mister, we could use a man like Warren Harding again...

    *Some would add the triple-whammy of women's suffrage, but it's hard not to see that, at least in the teens and twenties, women were smarter voters than men. Just as later they stopped the ERA.
    , @John Burns, Gettysburg Partisan
    @AnotherDad


    If you’re going to bitch, bitch about something real.
     
    Oh, this is ridiculous. I happen to agree with you that immigration is a bigger problem, but you're almost hysterically understating the problems from the flu and lockdown. Don't own a small business, do you?

    Replies: @AnotherDad, @Anonymous

    , @Mike Tre
    @AnotherDad

    "But all that’s happened here due to the overreaction–rather than the virus–is a few months of lost productivity, a worse recession."

    This is not all we've lost. Baffling how some of you celebrate or dismiss the removal of your liberties.

    Replies: @AnotherDad

  39. @Mr. Anon
    @Anonymous


    No one’s economic future will be derailed by the lockdown.....
     
    Easy for you to say. What a load of crap. You don't throw 30 million people out of work without derailing a few economic futures. What about small businesses that will be destroyed?

    Replies: @Stan d Mute, @Anonymous

    You don’t throw 30 million people out of work without derailing a few economic futures.

    How many of the “shut it down!” hysterics just happen to be on the dole I wonder. The silver lining in this shitstorm will reveal itself in a few months when State budgets are emptied by direct transfer payments and all the useless eaters on government payrolls get their pink slips. It’s no use whatsoever arguing with them, so it’ll be absolutely delightful to laugh at them when the sheriff evicts them and the repo man tows away their car.

    Americans apparently need a reminder where money actually comes from – the majority seems to have forgotten about producing things of tangible value. If our farmers weren’t the biggest welfare queens in the nation, this would be a great time for them to serve their urban superiors a lesson, but perhaps they will learn just the same when the legions of unemployed/unemployable, destitute and hungry, walk into the suburbs looking for food and shelter.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    @Stan d Mute


    Americans apparently need a reminder where money actually comes from
     
    Yes, we need a lesson in economics from the endless parade of internet commenters who've been predicting the government's going to run out of money for decades. Though usually only when there is a Democratic President. How many of you morons were complaining about the deficit a year ago?
  40. @Polynikes
    @Mr. Anon

    Well think about how many people they may have put at risk by venturing out in public to their son’s grave.

    They got a funeral and a thousand visits to that grave. That’s a thousand more than the people buried without funerals over the last two months. If you ask me those greedy old geezers paid the price for engaging in non-essential activities. What kind of privileged white super-elderly would wantonly flaunt a government mandated lockdown when minorities are disproportionately dying of the wu flu?

    Replies: @Steve Sailer

    Their walking through a virtually empty cemetery could infect hundreds, if photographed with a sufficiently long telephoto lens.

  41. @AnotherDad
    @Anon


    Do you have children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren? What normal 86 year-old wouldn’t willingly sacrifice for the benefit of a grandchild who has seen their educational and economic future derailed by hysterical overreaction?
     
    Oh please.

    Our kids' "educational and economic" future is not being derailed by this overreaction, unless they let it. Yeah, it changes things and so inevitably some people will end up worse off and some better off than they would have otherwise. That's true of any event. Heck it's true of even small, personal events. No one's path in life is written in stone.

    But all that's happened here due to the overreaction--rather than the virus--is a few months of lost productivity, a worse recession. In the end, we'll deal with this--a vaccine or letting it runs its course--and perhaps be continuously dealing with it. But this initial reaction is a transient.

    ~~

    In contrast ... mass immigration is actually eroding and destroying your kids future, substantively, seriously and forever. Displacement from good jobs. Suppressed wages. Higher house prices. Delayed and lost families and children! Plus ... more crowded cities. More traffic. More sprawl. Lost open space. A less law abiding society. A dumber, less productive nation. More crime. More socialism. More government bullying. Less social solidarity. Less national cohesion. Just an all around crowded, dumber and shittier country (it won't even have the pretense of being a "nation")..

    Not a transient. Continuous and ongoing ... and the effects ... forever. Compared to mass immigration the lockdown is not even a speed bump, it is literally ... nothing.

    If you're going to bitch, bitch about something real.

    Replies: @Rob McX, @Reg Cæsar, @John Burns, Gettysburg Partisan, @Mike Tre

    In contrast … mass immigration is actually eroding and destroying your kids future, substantively, seriously and forever.

    Definitely. If the battle against immigration is lost, nothing else matters much. You can damage a nation by promoting sexual and social degeneration too, but these things can often be reversed when people’s healthier instincts reassert themselves. That’s why the nation-wreckers are so keen on diversity and go crazy at any mention of closing the borders. If you’re a billionaire wishing to invest in ruining a country, immigration offers the best return on your money.

    • Replies: @AnotherDad
    @Rob McX


    Definitely. If the battle against immigration is lost, nothing else matters much. You can damage a nation by promoting sexual and social degeneration too, but these things can often be reversed when people’s healthier instincts reassert themselves. That’s why the nation-wreckers are so keen on diversity and go crazy at any mention of closing the borders. If you’re a billionaire wishing to invest in ruining a country, immigration offers the best return on your money.
     
    Well said Rob! Solid gold, end to end.
  42. There are zero comments underneath the story on the source newspaper website…. If you ever needed a stark proof of the death of this country’s will to live in a decent society.

    • Replies: @International Jew
    @indocon

    Zero comments or no comment section at all? My hometown's paper has Facebook comments under every story, but they're usually empty, even on controversial topics. Used to be different, but the paper systematically blocked (shadow-banned to be precise) me and other conservatives, and the libs, who used to come mostly just to denounce us, don't feel the need to jump in any more.

    , @David In TN
    @indocon

    I don't think comments are generally allowed on this kind of story.

  43. Random. That’s right up there with “Arab immigrant sprays gunfire while shouting ‘Allah akbar’; motive unknown”.

  44. @AnotherDad
    @Anon


    Do you have children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren? What normal 86 year-old wouldn’t willingly sacrifice for the benefit of a grandchild who has seen their educational and economic future derailed by hysterical overreaction?
     
    Oh please.

    Our kids' "educational and economic" future is not being derailed by this overreaction, unless they let it. Yeah, it changes things and so inevitably some people will end up worse off and some better off than they would have otherwise. That's true of any event. Heck it's true of even small, personal events. No one's path in life is written in stone.

    But all that's happened here due to the overreaction--rather than the virus--is a few months of lost productivity, a worse recession. In the end, we'll deal with this--a vaccine or letting it runs its course--and perhaps be continuously dealing with it. But this initial reaction is a transient.

    ~~

    In contrast ... mass immigration is actually eroding and destroying your kids future, substantively, seriously and forever. Displacement from good jobs. Suppressed wages. Higher house prices. Delayed and lost families and children! Plus ... more crowded cities. More traffic. More sprawl. Lost open space. A less law abiding society. A dumber, less productive nation. More crime. More socialism. More government bullying. Less social solidarity. Less national cohesion. Just an all around crowded, dumber and shittier country (it won't even have the pretense of being a "nation")..

    Not a transient. Continuous and ongoing ... and the effects ... forever. Compared to mass immigration the lockdown is not even a speed bump, it is literally ... nothing.

    If you're going to bitch, bitch about something real.

    Replies: @Rob McX, @Reg Cæsar, @John Burns, Gettysburg Partisan, @Mike Tre

    What normal 86 year-old wouldn’t willingly sacrifice for the benefit of a grandchild who has seen their educational and economic future derailed by hysterical overreaction?

    But all that’s happened here due to the overreaction–rather than the virus–is a few months of lost productivity, a worse recession. In the end, we’ll deal with this…

    We bounced back well enough from the double-whammy* hysterical reactions of WWI and the Spanish flu. Mister, we could use a man like Warren Harding again…

    *Some would add the triple-whammy of women’s suffrage, but it’s hard not to see that, at least in the teens and twenties, women were smarter voters than men. Just as later they stopped the ERA.

  45. @Anonymous
    Hey Steve: How about a blog post about this? Cheers, B

    https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/05/scott-galloway-future-of-college.html



    In 2017, Scott Galloway anticipated Amazon’s $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods a month before it was announced. Last year, he called WeWork on its “seriously loco” $47 billion valuation a month before the company’s IPO imploded. Now, Galloway, a Silicon Valley runaway who teaches marketing at NYU Stern School of Business, believes the pandemic has greased the wheels for big tech’s entrée into higher education. The post-pandemic future, he says, will entail partnerships between the largest tech companies in the world and elite universities. [email protected] iStanford. HarvardxFacebook. According to Galloway, these partnerships will allow universities to expand enrollment dramatically by offering hybrid online-offline degrees, the affordability and value of which will seismically alter the landscape of higher education. Galloway, who also founded his own virtual classroom start-up, predicts hundreds, if not thousands, of brick-and-mortar universities will go out of business and those that remain will have student bodies composed primarily of the children of the one percent.

    At the same time, more people than ever will have access to a solid education, albeit one that is delivered mostly over the internet. The partnerships he envisions will make life easier for hundreds of millions of people while sapping humanity of a face-to face system of learning that has evolved over centuries. Of course, it will also make a handful of people very, very rich. It may not be long before Galloway’s predictions are put to the test

    Replies: @notsaying

    I don’t think elite universities want to hand out degrees to tens or hundreds of thousands of additional people through internet courses. It would diminish the respect given to degrees earned on campus. Plus I question how many students could do the coursework.

    A lot of the important things that happen to people in college come from talking and interacting with professors and fellow students. You have to be on campus.

    I hope this prediction does not come true.

  46. Anonymous[307] • Disclaimer says:
    @anon
    I wonder why no background information on Sheldon C. Francis has surfaced? Facebook? Twitter? Contents of his cell phone?

    It's almost as though the sort of intrepid reporters who dug deeply into Watergate do not actually want to look.

    Replies: @Rob McX, @Anonymous, @H. J. Daly, @Honeypie4u

    The entire incident stinks to high heaven. Even outright thugs do not just go out and murder two strangers at their son’s graveside unless there is some “reason” to do so by their dim lights.

    Another false flag to rile up Americans and provoke reactions that in turn can be used to “justify” further escalation? Or some personal/criminal beef nobody is talking about, perhaps involving one of the children of the murdered couple?

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    @Anonymous

    I spent a fair amount of time comparing the close relations of the murdered couple to close relations of a couple of medium importance Mafioso of the same name. I didn't find anymore connections between these Marinos and the mafioso as between these Marinos and the all time great quarterback named Marino.

    By the way, one NFL hall of fame quarterback was the son of a big time mobster.

    Replies: @David In TN, @Anonymous

  47. International Jew [AKA "Hebrew National"] says:
    @ThreeCranes
    “At approximately 10:15 a.m. that day, a gunman randomly shot and killed the couple”

    “Francis apparently shot them with a handgun at relatively close range.“

    Here’s Wordnik’s definition of “random”.

    Having no specific pattern, purpose, or objective: synonym: chance.

    adj. Of or relating to an event in which all outcomes are equally likely

    So I guess we’re supposed to believe that he was shooting his gun in all directions and it just so happened that two of those bullets hit this couple who were standing side by side. That is amazing, beyond all odds. Literally, a once in a lifetime event.

    Does the AP style manual specify that all murder of whites by blacks be described as being “random” events.

    Replies: @Inquiring Mind, @Almost Missouri, @Lurker, @International Jew, @Fluesterwitz

    Random in the sense that Mrs Marino could just as easily have killed Mr Francis that day. It was like the flip of a coin that on that particular day, Mr Francis killed the Marinos, rather than the other way around.

  48. International Jew [AKA "Hebrew National"] says:
    @indocon
    There are zero comments underneath the story on the source newspaper website.... If you ever needed a stark proof of the death of this country's will to live in a decent society.

    Replies: @International Jew, @David In TN

    Zero comments or no comment section at all? My hometown’s paper has Facebook comments under every story, but they’re usually empty, even on controversial topics. Used to be different, but the paper systematically blocked (shadow-banned to be precise) me and other conservatives, and the libs, who used to come mostly just to denounce us, don’t feel the need to jump in any more.

  49. International Jew [AKA "Hebrew National"] says:
    @Clifford Brown
    https://youtu.be/S2SF34Bg4_k?t=946

    Replies: @International Jew

    What are they talking about??

    • Replies: @Clifford Brown
    @International Jew

    How America should react to the 2019 El Paso massacre.

  50. @Anonymous
    @anon

    The entire incident stinks to high heaven. Even outright thugs do not just go out and murder two strangers at their son's graveside unless there is some "reason" to do so by their dim lights.

    Another false flag to rile up Americans and provoke reactions that in turn can be used to "justify" further escalation? Or some personal/criminal beef nobody is talking about, perhaps involving one of the children of the murdered couple?

    Replies: @Steve Sailer

    I spent a fair amount of time comparing the close relations of the murdered couple to close relations of a couple of medium importance Mafioso of the same name. I didn’t find anymore connections between these Marinos and the mafioso as between these Marinos and the all time great quarterback named Marino.

    By the way, one NFL hall of fame quarterback was the son of a big time mobster.

    • Replies: @David In TN
    @Steve Sailer

    That this famous QB's father was a mob figure was known at the time by many sportswriters but was not mentioned. A recent book gives the details.

    , @Anonymous
    @Steve Sailer

    Thanks for the due diligence. I still suspect there must be some history that the perpetrator and/or his victim's family don't want to talk about, perhaps something very personal.

    Replies: @anon, @Art Deco, @David In TN

  51. At least in this case “we’ll never know” the motive because the police shot the killer dead.

  52. @AnotherDad
    @Anon


    Do you have children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren? What normal 86 year-old wouldn’t willingly sacrifice for the benefit of a grandchild who has seen their educational and economic future derailed by hysterical overreaction?
     
    Oh please.

    Our kids' "educational and economic" future is not being derailed by this overreaction, unless they let it. Yeah, it changes things and so inevitably some people will end up worse off and some better off than they would have otherwise. That's true of any event. Heck it's true of even small, personal events. No one's path in life is written in stone.

    But all that's happened here due to the overreaction--rather than the virus--is a few months of lost productivity, a worse recession. In the end, we'll deal with this--a vaccine or letting it runs its course--and perhaps be continuously dealing with it. But this initial reaction is a transient.

    ~~

    In contrast ... mass immigration is actually eroding and destroying your kids future, substantively, seriously and forever. Displacement from good jobs. Suppressed wages. Higher house prices. Delayed and lost families and children! Plus ... more crowded cities. More traffic. More sprawl. Lost open space. A less law abiding society. A dumber, less productive nation. More crime. More socialism. More government bullying. Less social solidarity. Less national cohesion. Just an all around crowded, dumber and shittier country (it won't even have the pretense of being a "nation")..

    Not a transient. Continuous and ongoing ... and the effects ... forever. Compared to mass immigration the lockdown is not even a speed bump, it is literally ... nothing.

    If you're going to bitch, bitch about something real.

    Replies: @Rob McX, @Reg Cæsar, @John Burns, Gettysburg Partisan, @Mike Tre

    If you’re going to bitch, bitch about something real.

    Oh, this is ridiculous. I happen to agree with you that immigration is a bigger problem, but you’re almost hysterically understating the problems from the flu and lockdown. Don’t own a small business, do you?

    • Replies: @AnotherDad
    @John Burns, Gettysburg Partisan


    Oh, this is ridiculous. I happen to agree with you that immigration is a bigger problem, but you’re almost hysterically understating the problems from the flu and lockdown. Don’t own a small business, do you?
     
    No i don't--i'm retired. However, my wife owns a small business which was netting us maybe 50k. It was in the travel sector and it is vaporized. Unlikely that it will ever come back and be as profitable, and unquestionably the growth path it was on is over.

    But,
    a) like a lot of the carnage that's fundamentally the virus not the "lockdown".
    b) shit happens. Recessions happen. Businesses fold. And then people with gumption--maybe not the same people--build anew.


    Immigration isn't just "a bigger problem", the some recession it is essentially the *only* problem. The character--genes and culture--of the people in your nation determine its future, your posterities future.
    , @Anonymous
    @John Burns, Gettysburg Partisan

    Assessing small business failures is challenging because they often”fail” and spring up again as if by magic when convenient. I have a neighbor who has been in and out of business several times. Every time he has a lawsuit against him or a serious collection action or a divorce. He always gets a new location, and despite alleged nonpayment of rent it is always the same commercial real estate company. And he usually has the same staff. He has learned to title his Lambo and his boat to a shell corporation and keep the car at his sister’s house so the TV news doesn’t show him in it.

  53. @Anonymous
    @Anon


    What normal 86 year-old wouldn’t willingly sacrifice for the benefit of a grandchild who has seen their educational and economic future derailed by hysterical overreaction?
     
    No one's economic future will be derailed by the lockdown and education is mostly signalling mixed in with a generous helping of propaganda, the non-signalling component can be done remotely. Of course, I'm sure the gaggle of losers will be blaming this for their personal failures 20 years from now. "I could have been a doctor instead of a stocker at wal-mart if not for the corona-virus overreaction, and the fluoride in the toothpaste, and the GMO food, and the endless parade of pedo rings."

    What normal 86 year-old wouldn’t willingly sacrifice for the benefit of a grandchild who has seen their educational and economic future derailed by hysterical overreaction?
     
    There are many 86 year-olds who could give larger inheritances to their grandchildren by roping themselves at age 86 rather than continuing to run down their savings in retirement. Few do so. Our society could collectively decide to cut off funding medicare funding to those 86 and up, but it doesn't occur to you to advocate that. Everyone knows what this is really about: you are part of a cult led by a man who's willing to sacrifice the lives of his countrymen for the sake of his re-election campaign. You have no right to call anyone else tasteless. kay why ess

    Replies: @Mr. Anon, @John Burns, Gettysburg Partisan

    No one’s economic future will be derailed by the lockdown

    BULLSHIT

  54. @AnotherDad
    @Anon


    Do you have children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren? What normal 86 year-old wouldn’t willingly sacrifice for the benefit of a grandchild who has seen their educational and economic future derailed by hysterical overreaction?
     
    Oh please.

    Our kids' "educational and economic" future is not being derailed by this overreaction, unless they let it. Yeah, it changes things and so inevitably some people will end up worse off and some better off than they would have otherwise. That's true of any event. Heck it's true of even small, personal events. No one's path in life is written in stone.

    But all that's happened here due to the overreaction--rather than the virus--is a few months of lost productivity, a worse recession. In the end, we'll deal with this--a vaccine or letting it runs its course--and perhaps be continuously dealing with it. But this initial reaction is a transient.

    ~~

    In contrast ... mass immigration is actually eroding and destroying your kids future, substantively, seriously and forever. Displacement from good jobs. Suppressed wages. Higher house prices. Delayed and lost families and children! Plus ... more crowded cities. More traffic. More sprawl. Lost open space. A less law abiding society. A dumber, less productive nation. More crime. More socialism. More government bullying. Less social solidarity. Less national cohesion. Just an all around crowded, dumber and shittier country (it won't even have the pretense of being a "nation")..

    Not a transient. Continuous and ongoing ... and the effects ... forever. Compared to mass immigration the lockdown is not even a speed bump, it is literally ... nothing.

    If you're going to bitch, bitch about something real.

    Replies: @Rob McX, @Reg Cæsar, @John Burns, Gettysburg Partisan, @Mike Tre

    “But all that’s happened here due to the overreaction–rather than the virus–is a few months of lost productivity, a worse recession.”

    This is not all we’ve lost. Baffling how some of you celebrate or dismiss the removal of your liberties.

    • Replies: @AnotherDad
    @Mike Tre



    This is not all we’ve lost. Baffling how some of you celebrate or dismiss the removal of your liberties.
     
    If it wasn't for mass immigration the past 50+ years we would not be governed by people so dismissive of our liberties.

    If not for mass immigration, those politicians who overstepped would be called to account and fired in the next election.

    With mass immigration continuing, we aren't going to have any our traditional Anglo-Saxon/American liberties around much longer.

    Replies: @Mike Tre

  55. @Yojimbo/Zatoichi
    "But they likely had comorbidities such as hypertension, so no big loss (according to numerous paragons of health)."

    Come on, Steve. That's a bit much. Parents of a veteran.

    Replies: @Mr McKenna, @dimples

    Yes, please do not blaspheme against the religion of the world’s most exceptionally Useless Shithole. The veneration of its saintly veterans.

  56. @John Burns, Gettysburg Partisan
    @AnotherDad


    If you’re going to bitch, bitch about something real.
     
    Oh, this is ridiculous. I happen to agree with you that immigration is a bigger problem, but you're almost hysterically understating the problems from the flu and lockdown. Don't own a small business, do you?

    Replies: @AnotherDad, @Anonymous

    Oh, this is ridiculous. I happen to agree with you that immigration is a bigger problem, but you’re almost hysterically understating the problems from the flu and lockdown. Don’t own a small business, do you?

    No i don’t–i’m retired. However, my wife owns a small business which was netting us maybe 50k. It was in the travel sector and it is vaporized. Unlikely that it will ever come back and be as profitable, and unquestionably the growth path it was on is over.

    But,
    a) like a lot of the carnage that’s fundamentally the virus not the “lockdown”.
    b) shit happens. Recessions happen. Businesses fold. And then people with gumption–maybe not the same people–build anew.

    Immigration isn’t just “a bigger problem”, the some recession it is essentially the *only* problem. The character–genes and culture–of the people in your nation determine its future, your posterities future.

  57. This Story makes my blood boil, An innocent couple in their 80’s murdered while visiting their sons grave is outrageous and the MSM ignore it entirely. Disgusting.

  58. @International Jew
    @Clifford Brown

    What are they talking about??

    Replies: @Clifford Brown

    How America should react to the 2019 El Paso massacre.

  59. @Mike Tre
    @AnotherDad

    "But all that’s happened here due to the overreaction–rather than the virus–is a few months of lost productivity, a worse recession."

    This is not all we've lost. Baffling how some of you celebrate or dismiss the removal of your liberties.

    Replies: @AnotherDad

    This is not all we’ve lost. Baffling how some of you celebrate or dismiss the removal of your liberties.

    If it wasn’t for mass immigration the past 50+ years we would not be governed by people so dismissive of our liberties.

    If not for mass immigration, those politicians who overstepped would be called to account and fired in the next election.

    With mass immigration continuing, we aren’t going to have any our traditional Anglo-Saxon/American liberties around much longer.

    • Replies: @Mike Tre
    @AnotherDad

    I completely agree with that assessment but it doesn't excuse or minimize this overreach.

  60. @indocon
    There are zero comments underneath the story on the source newspaper website.... If you ever needed a stark proof of the death of this country's will to live in a decent society.

    Replies: @International Jew, @David In TN

    I don’t think comments are generally allowed on this kind of story.

  61. @Rob McX
    @AnotherDad


    In contrast … mass immigration is actually eroding and destroying your kids future, substantively, seriously and forever.
     
    Definitely. If the battle against immigration is lost, nothing else matters much. You can damage a nation by promoting sexual and social degeneration too, but these things can often be reversed when people's healthier instincts reassert themselves. That's why the nation-wreckers are so keen on diversity and go crazy at any mention of closing the borders. If you're a billionaire wishing to invest in ruining a country, immigration offers the best return on your money.

    Replies: @AnotherDad

    Definitely. If the battle against immigration is lost, nothing else matters much. You can damage a nation by promoting sexual and social degeneration too, but these things can often be reversed when people’s healthier instincts reassert themselves. That’s why the nation-wreckers are so keen on diversity and go crazy at any mention of closing the borders. If you’re a billionaire wishing to invest in ruining a country, immigration offers the best return on your money.

    Well said Rob! Solid gold, end to end.

  62. @Steve Sailer
    @Anonymous

    I spent a fair amount of time comparing the close relations of the murdered couple to close relations of a couple of medium importance Mafioso of the same name. I didn't find anymore connections between these Marinos and the mafioso as between these Marinos and the all time great quarterback named Marino.

    By the way, one NFL hall of fame quarterback was the son of a big time mobster.

    Replies: @David In TN, @Anonymous

    That this famous QB’s father was a mob figure was known at the time by many sportswriters but was not mentioned. A recent book gives the details.

  63. Anonymous[396] • Disclaimer says:
    @Stan d Mute
    @Mr. Anon


    You don’t throw 30 million people out of work without derailing a few economic futures.
     
    How many of the “shut it down!” hysterics just happen to be on the dole I wonder. The silver lining in this shitstorm will reveal itself in a few months when State budgets are emptied by direct transfer payments and all the useless eaters on government payrolls get their pink slips. It’s no use whatsoever arguing with them, so it’ll be absolutely delightful to laugh at them when the sheriff evicts them and the repo man tows away their car.

    Americans apparently need a reminder where money actually comes from - the majority seems to have forgotten about producing things of tangible value. If our farmers weren’t the biggest welfare queens in the nation, this would be a great time for them to serve their urban superiors a lesson, but perhaps they will learn just the same when the legions of unemployed/unemployable, destitute and hungry, walk into the suburbs looking for food and shelter.

    Replies: @Anonymous

    Americans apparently need a reminder where money actually comes from

    Yes, we need a lesson in economics from the endless parade of internet commenters who’ve been predicting the government’s going to run out of money for decades. Though usually only when there is a Democratic President. How many of you morons were complaining about the deficit a year ago?

  64. Anonymous[135] • Disclaimer says:
    @Mr. Anon
    @Anonymous


    No one’s economic future will be derailed by the lockdown.....
     
    Easy for you to say. What a load of crap. You don't throw 30 million people out of work without derailing a few economic futures. What about small businesses that will be destroyed?

    Replies: @Stan d Mute, @Anonymous

    I’m sure they would have gone out of business within the year anyway. Just as everyone who dies of corona must be obese, a smoker, and a few months from death anyway. Moron?

  65. @Inquiring Mind
    @ThreeCranes

    Well, young black males lack "agency", apparently. This belief is really quited racist, when you think about it.

    Replies: @Art Deco

    More precisely, everyone’s level of agency is determined by a gentry liberal clerisy according to arbitrary criteria. Attributing agency to individuals is unsophisticated (‘it’s more complex than that’ blah blah).

  66. @anon
    I wonder why no background information on Sheldon C. Francis has surfaced? Facebook? Twitter? Contents of his cell phone?

    It's almost as though the sort of intrepid reporters who dug deeply into Watergate do not actually want to look.

    Replies: @Rob McX, @Anonymous, @H. J. Daly, @Honeypie4u

    Because, you see, this was a “random” event, silly. Didn’t you see all the “random”s? This guy has the inside scoop. You don’t need to know any more.

  67. Anonymous[223] • Disclaimer says:
    @Je Suis Omar Mateen
    "But they likely had comorbidities such as hypertension, so no big loss (according to numerous paragons of health)."

    You're so bitchy lately, Sailer. If you got high blood pressure, just drink more water and lay off the salt. Simples. And a little more earthy advice for ya:

    If you're a frail chemotard,
    Cinch up that mouthdiaper
    As you step off your yard.

    Otherwise, Get Out Live Life!

    Replies: @Anonymous

    The will be there
    When there is no hope
    There is no escaping
    The day of the rope

    #BeheadThoseWhoDenyCorona

  68. @Polynikes

    But they likely had comorbidities such as hypertension, so no big loss (according to numerous paragons of health
     
    ).

    Damn. Can we be any more on tilt from the fear of the kung flu? A story about a nice couple meeting a tragic end isn’t enhanced by displaying one’s own insecurities.

    Replies: @Goddard

    Dude! iSteve was being ironic.

  69. @ThreeCranes
    “At approximately 10:15 a.m. that day, a gunman randomly shot and killed the couple”

    “Francis apparently shot them with a handgun at relatively close range.“

    Here’s Wordnik’s definition of “random”.

    Having no specific pattern, purpose, or objective: synonym: chance.

    adj. Of or relating to an event in which all outcomes are equally likely

    So I guess we’re supposed to believe that he was shooting his gun in all directions and it just so happened that two of those bullets hit this couple who were standing side by side. That is amazing, beyond all odds. Literally, a once in a lifetime event.

    Does the AP style manual specify that all murder of whites by blacks be described as being “random” events.

    Replies: @Inquiring Mind, @Almost Missouri, @Lurker, @International Jew, @Fluesterwitz

    Exactly. The repeated use of ‘random’ is anything but.

  70. @Buzz Mohawk

    ... what appears to be a random act of violence.
     

    ... a gunman randomly shot and killed the couple...
     

    ... knowing that this was a random act of violence...
     
    The more you repeat a lie, the more people will believe it. The more times you state an assumption as a fact, the more it becomes a fact in the public record.

    Replies: @David In TN, @Fluesterwitz

    Once is happenstance…

  71. Your daily reminder that leftists are typically nasty human beings who are devoid of virtue and shouldn’t be allowed to have power over anyone in any capacity. There are about 15 different examples in this thread of their typical behavior on display.

  72. A staple of black on white murders is how slowly the authorities give details. Very slowly.

    In this case we learn after nearly a week it wasn’t by “sniper fire.” Although he had a telescoped rifle, the killer shot the Marinos up close with a handgun.

  73. Anonymous[307] • Disclaimer says:
    @Steve Sailer
    @Anonymous

    I spent a fair amount of time comparing the close relations of the murdered couple to close relations of a couple of medium importance Mafioso of the same name. I didn't find anymore connections between these Marinos and the mafioso as between these Marinos and the all time great quarterback named Marino.

    By the way, one NFL hall of fame quarterback was the son of a big time mobster.

    Replies: @David In TN, @Anonymous

    Thanks for the due diligence. I still suspect there must be some history that the perpetrator and/or his victim’s family don’t want to talk about, perhaps something very personal.

    • Replies: @anon
    @Anonymous

    I still suspect there must be some history that the perpetrator and/or his victim’s family don’t want to talk about, perhaps something very personal.

    Why do you suspect that?

    , @Art Deco
    @Anonymous

    He lived about 16 miles away from them (and nowhere near the cemetery, either). He's young enough to be their grandson. When Mr. Marino retired, it's a reasonable wager this chap and his brother were around 8 or 9 years old. The Marinos appear to have lived in Elkton in 1992 and perhaps earlier. As of 2006, the killer's family was living in Philadelphia, about 50 miles away from the Marinos.

    , @David In TN
    @Anonymous

    You "suspect." Yawn.

    The standard apologia for black on white murder, especially used by "Goodwhites." Do you "suspect" Mrs. Marino was having sex with the killer? Or did the Marinos meet the killer to buy drugs?

    Replies: @Art Deco

  74. @Anonymous
    @Steve Sailer

    Thanks for the due diligence. I still suspect there must be some history that the perpetrator and/or his victim's family don't want to talk about, perhaps something very personal.

    Replies: @anon, @Art Deco, @David In TN

    I still suspect there must be some history that the perpetrator and/or his victim’s family don’t want to talk about, perhaps something very personal.

    Why do you suspect that?

  75. Anonymous[192] • Disclaimer says:
    @John Burns, Gettysburg Partisan
    @AnotherDad


    If you’re going to bitch, bitch about something real.
     
    Oh, this is ridiculous. I happen to agree with you that immigration is a bigger problem, but you're almost hysterically understating the problems from the flu and lockdown. Don't own a small business, do you?

    Replies: @AnotherDad, @Anonymous

    Assessing small business failures is challenging because they often”fail” and spring up again as if by magic when convenient. I have a neighbor who has been in and out of business several times. Every time he has a lawsuit against him or a serious collection action or a divorce. He always gets a new location, and despite alleged nonpayment of rent it is always the same commercial real estate company. And he usually has the same staff. He has learned to title his Lambo and his boat to a shell corporation and keep the car at his sister’s house so the TV news doesn’t show him in it.

  76. @anon
    I wonder why no background information on Sheldon C. Francis has surfaced? Facebook? Twitter? Contents of his cell phone?

    It's almost as though the sort of intrepid reporters who dug deeply into Watergate do not actually want to look.

    Replies: @Rob McX, @Anonymous, @H. J. Daly, @Honeypie4u

    Those racist savages have always far it sexual assault and killed White people and our elderly and then say racist shit like they deserved it the soulless devils. They are domestic terrorist and should be cut down like the dogs they areThey are the reason for White protection groups and Jim Crow laws

  77. Puke Delaware cops ready to destroy barbershops and arrest Christians going to church on Easter Sunday but can’t or wont protect an elderly couple visiting their sons grave and won’t release any nasty info on the killer. The layoffs for the police can’t come soon enough.

  78. @AnotherDad
    @Mike Tre



    This is not all we’ve lost. Baffling how some of you celebrate or dismiss the removal of your liberties.
     
    If it wasn't for mass immigration the past 50+ years we would not be governed by people so dismissive of our liberties.

    If not for mass immigration, those politicians who overstepped would be called to account and fired in the next election.

    With mass immigration continuing, we aren't going to have any our traditional Anglo-Saxon/American liberties around much longer.

    Replies: @Mike Tre

    I completely agree with that assessment but it doesn’t excuse or minimize this overreach.

  79. @Anonymous
    @Steve Sailer

    Thanks for the due diligence. I still suspect there must be some history that the perpetrator and/or his victim's family don't want to talk about, perhaps something very personal.

    Replies: @anon, @Art Deco, @David In TN

    He lived about 16 miles away from them (and nowhere near the cemetery, either). He’s young enough to be their grandson. When Mr. Marino retired, it’s a reasonable wager this chap and his brother were around 8 or 9 years old. The Marinos appear to have lived in Elkton in 1992 and perhaps earlier. As of 2006, the killer’s family was living in Philadelphia, about 50 miles away from the Marinos.

  80. @Anonymous
    @Steve Sailer

    Thanks for the due diligence. I still suspect there must be some history that the perpetrator and/or his victim's family don't want to talk about, perhaps something very personal.

    Replies: @anon, @Art Deco, @David In TN

    You “suspect.” Yawn.

    The standard apologia for black on white murder, especially used by “Goodwhites.” Do you “suspect” Mrs. Marino was having sex with the killer? Or did the Marinos meet the killer to buy drugs?

    • Replies: @Art Deco
    @David In TN

    Ordinarily, your default hypothesis is that when someone shoots someone else, they had some sort of association beforehand. That's the way it usually works, and police officers investigating homicides start with immediate associates if they haven't got someone caught red-handed or someone who has turned himself in. The problem with that in this case is that it's challenging to think of a scenario within the limits of people's typical pattern of association where they would have crossed paths, much less had altercations which might result in a vendetta. What does anonymous 'suspect' it is? Don Ciccio Mr. Marino was Antonio Andolini Donovan Francis' malicious supervisor 30 years ago and now his son is getting his dish best served cold (while getting himself killed in the process?

  81. @David In TN
    @Anonymous

    You "suspect." Yawn.

    The standard apologia for black on white murder, especially used by "Goodwhites." Do you "suspect" Mrs. Marino was having sex with the killer? Or did the Marinos meet the killer to buy drugs?

    Replies: @Art Deco

    Ordinarily, your default hypothesis is that when someone shoots someone else, they had some sort of association beforehand. That’s the way it usually works, and police officers investigating homicides start with immediate associates if they haven’t got someone caught red-handed or someone who has turned himself in. The problem with that in this case is that it’s challenging to think of a scenario within the limits of people’s typical pattern of association where they would have crossed paths, much less had altercations which might result in a vendetta. What does anonymous ‘suspect’ it is? Don Ciccio Mr. Marino was Antonio Andolini Donovan Francis’ malicious supervisor 30 years ago and now his son is getting his dish best served cold (while getting himself killed in the process?

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