Here comes the gun-control push again, never mind that Elliot Rodger stabbed his three roommates to death — no gun needed for that sordid tale. He seriously wounded at least one using his BMW as a weapon, and it appears the 22-year-old should not have been living alone without parental supervision, whatever his age. He has been under psychiatric care for some time, maybe off and on — it’s not clear. We know that the mentally ill often do not tend to their own conditions, in fact, often deny it. A diagnosis of “highly-functioning” whatever (in this case Aspergers — one arm of Autism) turns out to be a deadly weapon as well.
Note the sunglasses on the unhappy “disturbed boy” in the photo above (Elliot on the far right). In one of his videos he bragged about his $300 sunglasses, said he was “magnificent.” The glasses look to be the same as the $300 pair.
Really? He has $300 sunglasses, expensive clothes and lives in a dive with people he likely hated, because he seemed to hate everyone. Where did Elliot get the money to legally buy the guns you want taken from us? Who allows a 22-year-old like Elliot Rodger to be on his own?
Rodger, like most of the others, was a devoted liberal. He followed the Young Turks on YouTube, a far-left group led by a goof named Cenk Uygur who once was an MSNBC host. So, foiled once again, liberals can make only their broader propaganda points. Source: Powerline
Elliot’s father Peter was a unit director on the 2012 Hunger Games movie. I didn’t see the movie, but I did read the books. Almost immediately I was sickened by the thought that a dictator would force children from about 9 districts (left after some catastrophe — maybe nuclear) to compete until they killed each other, leaving only one alive. The idea was so repugnant that it chilled me, still does — and this family — now — vows to make it their “mission” to see to it that it never happens again. Money talks. Can’t wait to see this “vow” in action — and his future movies.
Forgive me for laughing. Ridiculous.
I am not opposed to violent movies. I don’t see those I don’t want to see. I see those I want to see. There are things I can’t watch, and so I cover my eyes until the story moves beyond it. I don’t want anyone censoring movies, as long as they are properly rated, but I do notice that the makers of some of the most vile historical lies, and violent films are anti-Second Amendment. There are many out here just like me. We’re not buying your hypocrisy.
The attorney for the Rodger family said “this world needs to address mental illness and the ramifications from not recognizing these illnesses.” Well, isn’t that swell? Who didn’t recognize that Elliot was a disaster-in-the-making? Allegedly, Elliot was diagnosed a number of years ago and has seen “multiple therapists.” His grandmother said he was “a disturbed boy.”
Elliot’s father is Peter Rodger, an assistant director on The Hunger Games movie. Peter hired attorney Alan Shifman, who released a full statement explaining that the Rodger family sends their “deepest condolences.”
“My clients’ mission in life will be to try and prevent any such tragedies from ever happening again. This country, this world needs to address mental illness and the ramifications from not recognizing these illnesses,” he said. Source: Hollywood Life
Shifman also said the family is “staunchly against guns,” and “supports gun-control.”
How about families being responsible for their own families, especially for their “disturbed” children, and especially then they are financially capable of doing so? That’s a good place to start.
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