19 Dec

If you want to do something, read this and make your voice heard. We support and enable the very media ‘ecosystem’ that encourages the next shooter. Is this the world you want? Was it ‘news’. Vultures.

Thanks to Rich for giving me permission to re-blog this. Needs to be shouted from the rooftops, but you won’t hear it on CNN.



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I know the next shooter.

man-watching-tv-in-darkHe’s white, between 19 and 25.  He is thin and doesn’t do much with his hair.  It usually looks kind of messed, wavy, but he might have a buzzcut now.  It’s hard to say because he doesn’t leave the house much.  I think he’s an only child, not from a big family.  He is known to be very smart, perhaps brilliant, but socially awkward and withdrawn.

He enjoys computers, where a virtual world is more comfortable.  He either has been or is about to begin seeing a therapist, maybe even takes some medications to help him cope.  He either argues with his parents or just seems indifferent to them.  Classmates from high school barely remember him because he did very little to stand out.  He feels ignored, unwanted, and disliked.  Nobody notices him much.  Few remember his name.  He feels insignificant, as if he doesn’t…

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  1. erinleary December 19, 2012 at 3:45 pm #

    Thanks, Doug. This is absolutely right on. I appreciate you sharing it. I’m reblogging it as well – you are a great role model (or I’m a big copy cat).

    • dmmacilroy December 19, 2012 at 3:46 pm #

      Thanks Erin,

      This was a great piece by Rich. Could not help but try to get the word out.



  2. Running from Hell with El December 20, 2012 at 5:06 am #

    So glad you shared this. It is so true. And it makes me grit my teeth, how responsible the media is.

    • dmmacilroy December 20, 2012 at 9:59 am #

      Thanks El,

      I won’t watch them anymore and believe them even less. The best of them are still vultures. Thanks for sharing it.



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