Quotes of the day

posted at 10:01 pm on July 19, 2012 by Erika Johnsen

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The Mitt Romney who spoke in Bowling Green, Ohio, on Wednesday wasn’t robotic or stilted. Speaking without a teleprompter, he paced the stage, jabbing at the air with an index finger, shirtsleeves rolled up, surrounded on all sides by an amped-up crowd. There seemed to be a new fire in his belly, an unaccustomed passion. For Romney’s stumbling campaign, an adrenaline injection may have come from the most unexpected precinct: the famously uninspiring candidate himself. …

“What he’s saying,” Romney told the crowd in Bowling Green, “is that if someone has succeeded, if they built something, he’s saying they didn’t really build it — no, it was the government, it was the government that takes responsibility. So for the student in school that works hard to get on the honor roll, that’s not really them — it was their teacher that did that, and the government that paid for it. And if somebody came here across the border legally and brought their family seeking a better life, their success is not due to them — no, no, they didn’t build it; the government gets credit for that. And if a person in their job says, ‘You know what, I’m going to work hard an get more skills, and I got a promotion’ — that promotion, oh by the way, that’s not yours, that’s thanks to government. That’s where this leads.”

It was the vehemence with which Romney delivered these lines that was surprising — a forcefulness usually absent from his bland recitation of a stump speech calculated first and foremost to offend as few people as possible. By (arguably) dissing free enterprise, Obama, it seems, struck at the core of Romney’s being, arousing at long last the passion beneath his buttoned-up exterior.

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Mitt Romney made an impromptu swing by a Massachusetts body shop Thursday afternoon to again hammer President Obama over the president’s suggestion last week that the success of private enterprises in the United States were dependent on public infrastructure and programs. …

It wasn’t a gaffe. It was instead his ideology,” Romney said. …

“The president does, in fact, believe that people who build enterprises like this really aren’t responsible for it,” Romney said. “But in fact it’s a collective success of the whole society that somehow builds enterprises like this. My view, we have to celebrate people who started enterprises and employ other people.” …

“If you attack success, you’ll continue to see what we’ve seen over these past three and a half years, and that’s less success … I don’t think the president by his comments suggests an understanding of what makes America such a great nation,” Romney said.

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I think Obama has made the gaffe of the year when he said if you created a business, you didn’t build it. That phrase, ‘you didn’t build it’ should be hung around Obama until the end of his presidency.

I read the totality of the statement and it’s worse if you read it all. Essentially, he has a view that is antithetical to view that the majority of the Americans have, which is that enterprise, initiative of the markets are what drive American wealth and excellence and achievements. Government is parasitic on that and lives off the excess wealth in the form of taxation.

Obama has view at the heart of American excellence and achievement is government. not enterprise. And I think what Romney ought to do is take the headline in today’s lead editorial in the Wall Street Journal, ‘Solyndra versus Staples.’ And he has to have a simple slogan, Romney, which is, ‘Obama and his administration gave you Solyndra, using your money incidentally. I and my colleagues in the free enterprise system gave you Staples with all the jobs and all the wealth and all the accrued wealth it gave to the foundations with the pension and the universities that invested with us in those enterprises.’

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These defining moments take hold most devastatingly when they confirm what a large portion of the electorate already believes. Taken alone, it seems unfair that a single moment, an unguarded remark or a slip of the tongue can carry such weight. They’re often dismissed as “gotcha” moments, but when voters are able to nod and say, “I knew it,” these moments stick and do terrible damage. We have witnessed such a moment.


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Bazil9, its great to find a new friend and fellow refugee.

Good night to you both, I’m off to sleep… “perchance to dream”.

thatsafactjack on July 20, 2012 at 3:44 AM

Did you just quote the Golden Girls? Blanche? LMAO.
I hope you did..my fave show evah. The yolks in a bag?

Night to you too.

Night to everyone.

Catch ya’ll next week.

CMS..Again..left you the link-should you check in in the AM.

Not to worry..I will post it often till Nov.

Later gators!

bazil9 on July 20, 2012 at 4:56 AM

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 4:53 AM

Heard the news as soon as I woke up. Jumped on Twitter to find out more. Horrible news. FNC is reporting that a baby and several children are among those killed.

Here’s a live stream from KUSA at the scene

http://www.9news.com/video/9newsonline.aspx

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 5:01 AM

UPDATE:

Live video coverage of Aurora, Colorado mass shooting from @9News (KUSA) -Story metadata:
Submitted 4 mins ago from http://www.9news.com by editor

http://www.9news.com/video/9newsonline.aspx

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 4:56 AM

Foxnews is reporting it live also. And I was just about to go to bed, here on the left coast.

Jimmy Doolittle on July 20, 2012 at 5:03 AM

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 4:56 AM

Sorry canopfor, I didn’t see you had already posted the live link for Channel 9 news.

Body armor and gas masks? Gas Masks?

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 5:08 AM

@marcambinder: EMS chief: total of 50 patients in numerous emergency departments. Not including DOAs. — Scanner #TheaterShootings #Aurora

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 5:12 AM

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 4:53 AM

Heard the news as soon as I woke up. Jumped on Twitter to find out more. Horrible news. FNC is reporting that a baby and several children are among those killed.

Here’s a live stream from KUSA at the scene

http://www.9news.com/video/9newsonline.aspx

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 5:01 AM

Flora Duh:

I was sending links to tips,when it broke across reuters,so I then booted over to Breaking News,and there it was,and the news links
started.

Chief of Police Press Confrence,is coming around 5:30AM!

And yes,I heard a baby as well!

Me and my two sons are going to watch it tonight!!:)

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 5:13 AM

@marcambinder: EMS chief: total of 50 patients in numerous emergency departments. Not including DOAs. — Scanner #TheaterShootings #Aurora

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 5:12 AM

Flora Duh:

I’m going with terrorist act,besides,the State Department
less than 3 days ago,issued a World Wide Warning to US in
terests!!:)

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 5:17 AM

@BreakingNews More: Aurora police say 1 person has been arrested and is in police custody – @AP

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

More: Aurora police say 1 person has been arrested and is in police custody – @APStory metadata:
Submitted 3 mins ago by editor

UPDATE:

Police Chief states 14 dead!

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 5:24 AM

RT @9NEWS: 14 confirmed dead #theatershooting from @AuroraPD Dan Oates

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 5:24 AM

@BreakingNews More: Aurora police say 1 person has been arrested and is in police custody – @AP

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Flora Duh:Surreal….eh!:)

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 5:26 AM

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 4:56 AM

Sorry canopfor, I didn’t see you had already posted the live link for Channel 9 news.

Body armor and gas masks? Gas Masks?

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 5:08 AM

Flora Duh:Kinda sounds like the infamous Los Angles Bank robbers!

Hey,were both working the same street,as long as the
updates,get updated,btw,I’ve sent it all in to tips!:)

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 5:29 AM

Flora Duh:

I wonder if this clown,took the Democrats seriously,
about Bane/Batman,that was up on Drudge!!

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 5:32 AM

Suspect made statements about explosives in his apartment, police evacuate North Aurora, Colorado apartment block – @NBCNewsStory metadata:
Submitted 7 mins ago by editor

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 5:38 AM

The Colorado Muslim Society (CMS), or Masjid Abu-Bakr, is arguably the most visible Muslim community in the Denver Metro area. Located in the suburb of Aurora, just southeast of Denver, Abu-Bakr is a Sunni community whose membership spans virtually every part of the global Muslim community. Currently Masjid Abu-Bakr is completing the final stages of its multi-million dollar expansion, thus doubling the size of its prayer facilities.

RasThavas on July 20, 2012 at 5:44 AM

I wonder if this clown,took the Democrats seriously,
about Bane/Batman,that was up on Drudge!!

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 5:32 AM

I must admit my first thought was wondering if there was a connection.

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 5:46 AM

How very tragic. Prayers ascending for everyone…

OmahaConservative on July 20, 2012 at 5:46 AM

Video from inside the theater http://t.co/5LW6znLW via @newsman26

Just In: Explosives found at shooting suspect’s home in Aurora – @CBSDenver

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 5:51 AM

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 5:32 AM

I must admit my first thought was wondering if there was a connection.

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 5:46 AM

Flora Duh:Yup:)

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 5:56 AM

Have they said yet how close it is to Masjid Abu-Bakr ?

RasThavas on July 20, 2012 at 5:56 AM

The Colorado Muslim Society (CMS), or Masjid Abu-Bakr, is arguably the most visible Muslim community in the Denver Metro area. Located in the suburb of Aurora, just southeast of Denver, Abu-Bakr is a Sunni community whose membership spans virtually every part of the global Muslim community. Currently Masjid Abu-Bakr is completing the final stages of its multi-million dollar expansion, thus doubling the size of its prayer facilities.

RasThavas on July 20, 2012 at 5:44 AM

RasThavas:Interesting,heres the Denver site!

http://www.denverislamicsociety.org/

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 5:59 AM

LIVE:

Denver shooting at Batman film showing
Key Points
***********

At least 14 people are reported to have been killed and some 50 injured after a shooting incident at a Batman film premiere in the US city of Denver

A gunman wearing a gas mask is said to have set off a device and then opened fire at the Century Theater cinema at the Aurora Mall
Police have confirmed they have a suspect in custody
All times BST
==================

Live Text

Reporters: Olivia Lang and Matthew Davis

Skip To Latest Live Text
************************

1054:

An eyewitness has said the attacker was dressed all in black and was wearing a riot helmet, bulletproof vest and goggles.
1049:

Of the 14 who died, 10 were killed at the scene and four others died in hospital from their injuries, Dan Oates from the police says.

1044: Jenn, Denver

emails: Aurora is known to have a very high crime rate and to be honest, as unfortunate as the circumstances, this is not that surprising for the area.
1044:

Brenda Stewart from KOA News Radio in Denver told the BBC World Service that when people in the theatre first heard the gunshots, “they thought it was part of the movie at first, then maybe it was a prank. Then all of a sudden people started hitting the ground, running out of the theatre”.
1043:

Frank Fania from Aurora police department tells CNN that the suspect is a younger adult male. He says he could not give an exact age but he believed he was in his early 20s.
1038:

The FBI say they are working with the local police. They say it is still early in the investigation, but that there is no terrorism link so far.
1032:

Police Chief Dan Oates said city police are checking the area for explosives.
—————–

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18922685

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:01 AM

Update: Children were present in Century movie theater screening of Dark Knight Rises – @9News

Submitted 10 mins ago by editor

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:02 AM

BREAKING NEWS TOPIC,as it happened to the latest,as it comes in!

Aurora, Colorado Dark Knight Rises shooting
*******************************************

http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/aurora-colorado-dark-knight-rises-shooting

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:03 AM

I feel like I’m going to throw up after reading about that terrible tragedy. So many innocent victims who were just there to have fun and enjoy a movie. So….pointless.

Vegi on July 20, 2012 at 6:05 AM

canopfor, from your link – “This Sunday, June 3rd: Muslim Community from all the Masajid in Colorado stands together for our 1st Muslim Community Center in Colorado at Marriott DTC starting at 6:00 pm.”

A few weeks ago I was in the Denver area. I stayed at a Marriott and I think it may well have been in Aurora (I wasn’t familiar with Denver, so I don’t know for sure what part it was) and the area was crawling with Muslims.

RasThavas on July 20, 2012 at 6:07 AM

Frank Fania from Aurora police department tells CNN that the suspect is a younger adult male. He says he could not give an exact age but he believed he was in his early 20s.

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:01 AM

I wonder how long the police will go before someone manages to get the “suspects” name out of them.

RasThavas on July 20, 2012 at 6:11 AM

… or a description a little less open that – early 20s.

RasThavas on July 20, 2012 at 6:14 AM

sky9 showing a robot approaching a car in theater parking lot.

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 6:16 AM

Just so senseless…

OmahaConservative on July 20, 2012 at 6:18 AM

A few weeks ago I was in the Denver area. I stayed at a Marriott and I think it may well have been in Aurora (I wasn’t familiar with Denver, so I don’t know for sure what part it was) and the area was crawling with Muslims.

RasThavas on July 20, 2012 at 6:07 AM

RasThavas:

Well,I’m not sure what the distance is between the Mosque and the
Cineplex is!:)

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:26 AM

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:01 AM

I wonder how long the police will go before someone manages to get the “suspects” name out of them.

RasThavas on July 20, 2012 at 6:11 AM

RasThavas:And,Nationality too would be nice!

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:30 AM

Anybody else listening to 9 News live stream just hear that azzhole claiming to be the the police chief?

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 6:32 AM

RasThavas:And,Nationality too would be nice!

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:30 AM

Amen buddy…

OmahaConservative on July 20, 2012 at 6:32 AM

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 6:32 AM

No, what did he say?

OmahaConservative on July 20, 2012 at 6:33 AM

Anybody else listening to 9 News live stream just hear that azzhole claiming to be the the police chief?

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 6:32 AM

Flora Duh:You got to be kidding,yes,I heard him,and wondered,
why he doesn’t sound that serious as a policeman would!:)

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:35 AM

Obama has been notified of Auroa shooting by Homeland Security.

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 6:36 AM

RasThavas:And,Nationality too would be nice!

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:30 AM

Amen buddy…

OmahaConservative on July 20, 2012 at 6:32 AM

OmahaConservative:Yup!!:)

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:36 AM

Obama has been notified of Auroa shooting by Homeland Security.

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 6:36 AM

Just started the live stream. Was watching local ABC affiliate before…

OmahaConservative on July 20, 2012 at 6:38 AM

No, what did he say?

OmahaConservative on July 20, 2012 at 6:33 AM

Didn’t catch it that closely but he started to say that someone else had died and something about Goldman Sachs. That’s when the anchor realized what was going on and cut the call.

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 6:38 AM

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 6:38 AM

Thanks, I am listening now…

OmahaConservative on July 20, 2012 at 6:41 AM

FBI: Authorities treating this as an active shooter investigation, no indications at this early point of any ‘nexus to terrorism’ – @NBCNews

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 6:43 AM

I’m Reposting,I posted it two days ago!!

Hmmmmmmmmmmmm…….

Worldwide Caution

July 18, 2012

The Department of State has issued this Worldwide Caution to update information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness. This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated January 24, 2012, to provide updated information on security threats and terrorist activities worldwide.

The Department of State remains concerned about the continued threat of terrorist attacks, demonstrations, and other violent actions against U.S. citizens and interests overseas. Current information suggests that al-Qaida, its affiliated organizations, and other terrorist organizations continue to plan terrorist attacks against U.S. interests in multiple regions, including Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. These attacks may employ a wide variety of tactics including suicide operations, assassinations, kidnappings, hijackings, and bombings.

Extremists may elect to use conventional or non-conventional weapons, and target both official and private interests. Examples of such targets include high-profile sporting events, residential areas, business offices, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, schools, public areas, and other tourist destinations both in the United States and abroad where U.S. citizens gather in large numbers, including during holidays.

U.S. citizens are reminded of the potential for terrorists to attack public transportation systems and other tourist infrastructure. Extremists have targeted and attempted attacks on subway and rail systems, aviation, and maritime services. In the past, these types of attacks have occurred in cities such as Moscow, London, Madrid, Glasgow, and New York City.
(More….)

http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/pa/pa_4787.html

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:44 AM

so I turn on the tv with mark halperin adamant that what obama said was taken out of context and upset with Mitt for doing it and YET had no problem with obama insisting that mitt will take away medicare if mitt is elected…

SO, lying and scaring seniors is OK, but QUOTING the president is not good at all…

then he grudingly admits that at least the GOP has an idea about what to do about medicare

cmsinaz on July 20, 2012 at 6:44 AM

FBI: Authorities treating this as an active shooter investigation, no indications at this early point of any ‘nexus to terrorism’ – @NBCNews

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 6:43 AM

Flora Duh:But,the news also mentioned Obama was notified.
I would well imagine that its standard operating
procedure to alert the President,hmmmmmmm!:)

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:46 AM

6 patients taken to local children’s hospital ranging in age from 6 to 31-years-old – @NBCNews

Submitted 2 mins ago by editor

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:47 AM

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:01 AM

holy cow….have been saying prayers for the folks in CO….

apparently morning joe doesn’t care…switched over to cnn and fox to hear about…

cmsinaz on July 20, 2012 at 6:47 AM

Just In: President Obama notified of Colorado shooting by Homeland Security advisor Brennan – @NBCNews

Submitted 9 mins ago by editor

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:48 AM

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:01 AM

holy cow….have been saying prayers for the folks in CO….

apparently morning joe doesn’t care…switched over to cnn and fox to hear about…

cmsinaz on July 20, 2012 at 6:47 AM

cmsinaz:Ya,this is bigger than MJ!Yup,my gut sank watching it break,
and I`m going tonight with my sons to see it!:)

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:50 AM

They will “put a blanket on it”. Remember the Muslim Call to Prayer is “one of the prettiest sounds on Earth”.

O/T: Have you heard about this?

kingsjester on July 20, 2012 at 6:50 AM

Keep your prayers ascending folks…

OmahaConservative on July 20, 2012 at 6:52 AM

and I`m going tonight with my sons to see it!:)

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:50 AM

please be careful…

cmsinaz on July 20, 2012 at 6:52 AM

OmahaConservative on July 20, 2012 at 6:52 AM

They are. God protect us…because this Administration will not.

kingsjester on July 20, 2012 at 6:53 AM

With that WORLDWIDE Warning,from the State Department,now
makes me think of RED FLAGS,especially the timing of the
Israel Bus Bombing!

Is this just a nutjob,or a wave of terror,beginning to sweep across
the planet!!

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:53 AM

kingsjester on July 20, 2012 at 6:50 AM

*shaking the head*

cmsinaz on July 20, 2012 at 6:54 AM

They are. God protect us…because this Administration will not.

kingsjester on July 20, 2012 at 6:53 AM

Truth…

OmahaConservative on July 20, 2012 at 6:54 AM

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:50 AM

please be careful…

cmsinaz on July 20, 2012 at 6:52 AM

cmsinaz:I will,Be Alert,and vigil with your surroundings!:)

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:54 AM

Ruaidhri_ tweeted:

RT @7NewsMorning: PHOTO outside #Century16 right after mass shooting at #DarkKnight in Aurora http://t.co/3dtDLKNG

Submitted 9 mins ago from twitter.com by editor

https://twitter.com/7NewsMorning/status/226266490305908736/photo/1

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:55 AM

I’m glad channel 9 is reporting w/o commercials…

OmahaConservative on July 20, 2012 at 6:56 AM

OmahaConservative on July 20, 2012 at 6:54 AM

2nd that

cmsinaz on July 20, 2012 at 6:56 AM

cmsinaz on July 20, 2012 at 6:56 AM

I have relatives in Aurora. Keep the prayers ascending, please!

OmahaConservative on July 20, 2012 at 6:58 AM

O/T: Have you heard about this?

kingsjester on July 20, 2012 at 6:50 AM

kingsjester:

Yup,sent it in to tips about 2:30AM.I heard the Navy was
cleared,then all branches!

This is absolutely,DEGRADING for the US Military!!

The Progressive Pandoras Box is wide-open!!:)

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:59 AM

But,the news also mentioned Obama was notified.
I would well imagine that its standard operating
procedure to alert the President,hmmmmmmm!:)

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:46 AM

Yes, that raises questions. But I’ll hold off on speculation until more is known about the gunman.

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 6:59 AM

I’m glad channel 9 is reporting w/o commercials…

OmahaConservative on July 20, 2012 at 6:56 AM

OmahaConservative:Me too:)

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 7:00 AM

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:59 AM

Yes. Inappropriate. Period.

kingsjester on July 20, 2012 at 7:00 AM

so all cnn has said is it is a white male…

cmsinaz on July 20, 2012 at 7:00 AM

Extraordinary that Children’s Hospital is doing triage on adults…

OmahaConservative on July 20, 2012 at 7:01 AM

I have relatives in Aurora. Keep the prayers ascending, please!

OmahaConservative on July 20, 2012 at 6:58 AM

Oh my! Yes prayers are still ascending. Have you tried contacting your relatives?

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 7:01 AM

so folks were in costume for the movie, so the shooter had no problem blending in…

24 YO WM

cmsinaz on July 20, 2012 at 7:01 AM

cripe OC, more prayers coming…

cmsinaz on July 20, 2012 at 7:02 AM

The private sector is doing fine.

Thanks to our glorious government!

MJBrutus on July 20, 2012 at 7:04 AM

so all cnn has said is it is a white male…

cmsinaz on July 20, 2012 at 7:00 AM

How do they know that? I’ve not seen any reports with details about the gunman other than he was thought to be in his 20′s.

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 7:04 AM

“a White male?” Something does not sound right.

kingsjester on July 20, 2012 at 7:04 AM

Oh my! Yes prayers are still ascending. Have you tried contacting your relatives?

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 7:01 AM

Not on the phone, but yes via email. The ones I am in close contact are 75-90ish. It is their kids and grandkids I am concerned about…

OmahaConservative on July 20, 2012 at 7:05 AM

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 7:04 AM
kingsjester on July 20, 2012 at 7:04 AM

that’s what I heard….in custody and that fbi and/or police are searching his apartment for any other bomb materials…

cmsinaz on July 20, 2012 at 7:05 AM

2012 Aurora shootings

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_Aurora_shootings

Location of Movie Theatre
File:USA Colorado location map.svg
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:USA_Colorado_location_map.svg

======================================================

Alleged shooter

The 24-year-old alleged shooter was a heavily armed suspect that was wearing a bulletproof vest and gas mask, walked into the emergency exit of theater 9, threw a smoke bomb and began to fire.[7] The suspect was found by a car in the theater parking lot with a riffle and handgun, and did not resist arrest.[8] Once apprehended the suspect told authorities that there was explosives in his residence. Investigators rushed to the apartment in North Aurora and which was quickly evacuated. Investigators confirmed explosives were found.[9]

Several news outlets initially reported that two gunmen were involved, however police have not yet found evidence of a second perpetrator.[6]

Area hospital intakes

Children’s Hospital Colorado- 6 victims
Denver Health Medical Center- 11 victims
Swedish Medical Center- 3 victims
University Medical Center- 20 victims[citation needed]
The Medical Center of Aurora- 15 victims

The youngest victim reported was a 6-year-old being treated at Children’s Hospital Colorado. Four people out of the fourteen dead, died at one of the hospitals.

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 7:05 AM

Isn’t it always a white guy?
/////////

OmahaConservative on July 20, 2012 at 7:06 AM

OmahaConservative on July 20, 2012 at 7:05 AM

absolutely…

cmsinaz on July 20, 2012 at 7:06 AM

OmahaConservative on July 20, 2012 at 7:06 AM

Those d!@n Presbyterians.///

kingsjester on July 20, 2012 at 7:07 AM

/////////

OmahaConservative on July 20, 2012 at 7:06 AM
i’m expecting to hear right wing extremist from the lsm in short order, sad to say

who knows…

cmsinaz on July 20, 2012 at 7:08 AM

oopsie on the ikestray

cmsinaz on July 20, 2012 at 7:08 AM

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 7:05 AM

thanks big C

cmsinaz on July 20, 2012 at 7:09 AM

Suspect arrested by police in movie theater shooting is a 24-year-old male – @ABC

Submitted 3 mins ago from abcnews.go.com by editor
——————————————————-

Mass Shooting at Colo. Movie Theater, 14 People Dead
July 20, 2012
**************

A shooting at a screening of “The Dark Knight Rises” at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., early today has left at least 14 people dead and at least 50 people injured, authorities confirmed.

Police now have now apprehended a 24-year-old male and recovered a gun after the shooting at approximately 12:30 a.m. at the Century 16 Movie Theaters at the Aurora Town Center in the Denver suburb.

Witnesses said that the man appeared at the front of the theater with a rifle, handgun and gas mask. The man then threw a canister that released some kind of gas, after which a hissing sound ensued, and he then opened fire on the crowd packed into the early-morning screening of the film, according to people in the theater at the time.

“We were maybe 20 or 30 minutes into the movie and all you hear, first you smell smoke, everybody thought it was fireworks or something like that, and then you just see people dropping and the gunshots are constant,” witness Christ Jones told ABC’s Denver affiliate KMGH. “I heard at least 20 to 30 rounds within that minute or two.”

A man who talked to a couple who was inside the theater told ABC News, “They got up and they started to run through the emergency exit, and that when she turned around, she said all she saw was the guy slowly making his way up the stairs and just firing at people, just picking random people,” he said. “The gunshot continued to go on and on and then after we didn’t hear anything,” the couple told the man, “we finally got up and there was people bleeding, there was people obviously may have been actually dead or anything, and we just ran up out of there, there was chaos everywhere.” (More…)

http://abcnews.go.com/US/mass-shooting-colorado-movie-theater-10-people-dead/story?id=16817842#.UAk7x6CneSp

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 7:09 AM

I understand the police playing this close to the vest. They are loathe to give out information that could be used to derail potential prosecution. No matter how quickly more info comes out, it will seem painfully slow. The latest I read is 14 dead and 50 injured (not necessarily gunshot injuries). Prayers for the victims.

SKYFOX on July 20, 2012 at 7:09 AM

United States – Ramadan 2012

Start: July 20 – End: August 18

RasThavas on July 20, 2012 at 7:10 AM

Video: KUSA coverage of movie theater shooting

http://www.breakingnews.com/

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 7:10 AM

OMG, a three month old was shot…

OmahaConservative on July 20, 2012 at 7:10 AM

“As we do when confronted by moments of darkness and challenge, we must now come together as one American family…”

Yeah, right! After you’ve spent the past 3.5 years doing all you can to divide us.

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Dear Lord, just heard the youngest victim was 3 months old, shot point blank.

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 7:11 AM

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 6:46 AM

Yes, that raises questions. But I’ll hold off on speculation until more is known about the gunman.

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 6:59 AM

Florah Duh:I fully agree!:)

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 7:13 AM

May the fact that the suspect (a young white male in his 20′s?) did not put up a fight or engage in a shootout make it less likely that he is a fanatic terrorist? No clue at this point about what is going on.

bayview on July 20, 2012 at 7:13 AM

Mornin’ Peeps.

annoyinglittletwerp on July 20, 2012 at 7:15 AM

switched back to morning joe, they spent 5 minutes on the shooting tops…

pathetic…

cmsinaz on July 20, 2012 at 7:15 AM

Dear Lord, just heard the youngest victim was 3 months old, shot point blank.

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 7:11 AM

Accelerated prayers ascending. What a fcuking monster this gunman is…

OmahaConservative on July 20, 2012 at 7:15 AM

Yeah, right! After you’ve spent the past 3.5 years doing all you can to divide us.

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Dear Lord, just heard the youngest victim was 3 months old, shot point blank.

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 7:11 AM

Florah Duh:The baby,(omg),and It rings…..Hollow,from Hopey!:)

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 7:15 AM

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 7:11 AM

is that dear leader’s response?

cmsinaz on July 20, 2012 at 7:17 AM

Batman Rises starts July 20
Ramadan starts July 20

RasThavas on July 20, 2012 at 7:17 AM

And the media narrative has begun…

@BrianRoss Suspect in #colorado #batman #shooting described as 24 yrs old, driving car with Tennessee license plates

@BrianRoss #colorado gun laws tightened after Columbine shooting with tougher background checks by Colorado Bureau of Investigation on ppl buying guns

@BrianRoss No shortage of gun shops in the #Aurora area, more than 20 listed plus pawn shops #Colorado #batman #shooting

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 7:17 AM

is that dear leader’s response?

cmsinaz on July 20, 2012 at 7:17 AM

Yes, part of it.

UPDATE: 9 News reporting the 3 month old is a patient at one of the hospitals.

Flora Duh on July 20, 2012 at 7:19 AM

Mornin’ Peeps.

annoyinglittletwerp on July 20, 2012 at 7:15 AM

annoyinglittletwerp:Morning Lone Star:)

canopfor on July 20, 2012 at 7:20 AM

OMG. I just got up and turned on Fox. My dad was transferred to Denver in the late 50s from Houston and the first apt we lived in was in Aurora, although I have no memory. We lived in Littleton for about 6 years before moving back to TX. Those were some of the best years growing up as a kid. Nothing and nowhere is sacred anymore and having a CHL is becoming a necessity now. Dark days we’ve been living in for some time now.

TxAnn56 on July 20, 2012 at 7:20 AM

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