Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Thursday, September 23, 2021

At least one person was killed and 14 others injured in a shooting at a Kroger in Collierville, Tennessee, police officials said Thursday afternoon. The shooter was also found dead, apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Police Chief Dale Lane said. Lane said at a news conference that 12 victims were injured, but town spokesperson Jennifer Casey later updated the total to 14.

More

Comments

Admin's note: Participants in this discussion must follow the site's moderation policy. Profanity will be filtered. Abusive conduct is not allowed.

"Twelve people were transported for injuries, while at least one person"

should be

"Twelve people were transported for injuries, while at least one person walked into the hospital."

#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2021-09-23 04:49 PM | Reply

Krogers are an absolute cess-pool. Makes Piggly Wiggly look like Nordstroms.

#2 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-09-23 05:03 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Cleanup isle 3

#3 | Posted by HanoverFist at 2021-09-23 07:29 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Feral Trumpism strikes again!

#4 | Posted by a_monson at 2021-09-23 08:09 PM | Reply

I'll never understand why the gunman doesn't just take care of that "self-inflicted wound" first. It would save us all a lot of thoughts and prayers.

#5 | Posted by chuffy at 2021-09-23 08:58 PM | Reply | Funny: 1 | Newsworthy 3

Guns Make America Great

#6 | Posted by snoofy at 2021-09-23 09:03 PM | Reply

Guns Make America Great
#6 |

I recently filled in a gap of my ignorance by passing a flag at the end of a driveway.
It let me know that America was founded on "God, Guns, and Guts!"

#7 | Posted by schifferbrains at 2021-09-23 09:17 PM | Reply

13 people just paid for Wayne LaPierres lifestyle in pain and suffering.

---- him.

#8 | Posted by Nixon at 2021-09-24 06:51 AM | Reply

Thank God his 2nd amendment rights weren't compromised.

#9 | Posted by danni at 2021-09-24 08:02 AM | Reply

Save some of this outrage for the 40 - 50 people suffering pain in Chicago every week.

#10 | Posted by phesterOBoyle at 2021-09-24 08:12 AM | Reply

#10 | Posted by phesterOBoyle

Are you somehow under the impression that those of us for gun control are not outraged by the Chicago stats or that those stats would not improve if there was real gun control? Both?

#11 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2021-09-24 08:38 AM | Reply

#5 | Posted by chuffy

These mentally deranged cowards always boggle my mind. Why do you want to take so many others out just to off yourself?

#12 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2021-09-24 08:40 AM | Reply

"Save some of this outrage for the 40 - 50 people suffering pain in Chicago every week."

Thanks, Second Amendment!

Far from being outraged, you love and cherish the 40-50 people suffering pain in Chicago every week.

#13 | Posted by snoofy at 2021-09-24 08:45 AM | Reply

#13
NO YUO is weak. Fail

#14 | Posted by phesterOBoyle at 2021-09-24 08:56 AM | Reply

Responsible gun owners strike again.

#15 | Posted by qcp at 2021-09-24 08:59 AM | Reply

#15 - responsible gun owners don't to that.

#16 | Posted by jakester at 2021-09-24 09:00 AM | Reply

PhesterOBoyle,

How can you cheer for the Second Amendment, then cry for all those gunned down in Chicago?

I really don't get it.

#17 | Posted by snoofy at 2021-09-24 09:30 AM | Reply

Fail

#14 | POSTED BY PHESTEROBOYLE

That your middle name, waterhead?

#18 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-09-24 09:30 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

"responsible gun owners don't to that."

At this point, what difference does it make?

The word "responsibile" is not found in the Second Amendment.

It is however found in pro-Second Amendment, pro-death to Americans propaganda, paid for by Russia.

#19 | Posted by snoofy at 2021-09-24 09:34 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"responsible gun owners don't to that."

Then how does anyone ever get shot? Are you saying that gun dealers are selling guns to irresponsible people day in and day out willy-nilly?

#20 | Posted by qcp at 2021-09-24 11:26 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 3

#16 | Posted by jakester / #10 | Posted by phesterOBoyle

So because there are so many irresponsible gun owners that injure/murder in a calculated fashion, randomly injure/murder people in acts of insanity, injure/murder people in fits of rage, injure/murder people "accidentally", allow others to injure/murder people through careless actions (theft, easy access, etc), etc whether single individuals, groups of people or themselves - How do you purpose we fix this mess?

Justified Self defense shootings are a drop in the bucket. Suicides and criminal shootings account for virtually all shootings.

So maybe it is up to folks like you to offer a real and effective way we can address these problems other than opening up guns and carry for all which has just exacerbated the problem.

#21 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2021-09-24 11:55 AM | Reply

My thoughts and prayers are with the people of (insert city, school, church, concert venue, event here) for this horrific act of evil and to the families of those impacted by this tragedy.

#seeyounexttime

#22 | Posted by lee_the_agent at 2021-09-24 01:22 PM | Reply

#15 - responsible gun owners don't to that.

#16 | POSTED BY JAKESTER

Yeah... and "No true Scotsman would beat his wife".

Logical fallacies for the weak minded.

#23 | Posted by gtbritishskull at 2021-09-24 03:19 PM | Reply

#23 - it's not a logical fallacy. If someone uses a gun to commit murder, they are not a responsible gun owner. Duh.

Your assertion is like saying someone who weaves in and out of traffic at 90 MPH is not a reckless driver.

#24 | Posted by jakester at 2021-09-24 04:48 PM | Reply

#24 | Posted by jakester

That is a logical fallacy. I guess I would consider it a Causal Fallacy.

You can be a "responsible" gun owner right up until the point you do something wrong. In fact, I will say there is no such thing as a 100% responsible gun owner. I have yet to meet one anyhow that never takes an irresponsible action while handling a gun and that includes myself. Yes I have erred.

Any time I am around hunters with guns or at the range I can point out something virtually every person there does wrong while in the that area. Many of them realize it and quickly correct but others are just far too casual. "Familiarity breeds contempt" is a saying because it is true. Even the most serious gun owners have lapses and I dare say that those that handle them all the time are among the worst.

#25 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2021-09-24 05:33 PM | Reply

"Any time I am around hunters with guns or at the range I can point out something virtually every person there does wrong while in the that area. "

An innocent mistake as you describe does not make one an irresponsible gun owner. An egregious act of non-compliance to gun safety protocol does, however. To expound on my car analogy, someone who accidentally goes over the speed limit by a few MPH once in a while is not necessarily a reckless driver.

It appears you agree with me that someone who uses a gun in an act of violence is not a responsible gun owner. That is all I am saying. You are right, someone might be one until he isn't.

#26 | Posted by jakester at 2021-09-24 05:45 PM | Reply

#26 | Posted by jakester

Innocent mistakes result in gun deaths and injuries all the time - is that being irresponsible only if they kill or maim someone or not even then because it was just an innocent lapse? If they forgot to lock their safe that one time and were robbed then their guns were used to kill someone or many? You are arguing a slippery slope.

#27 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2021-09-24 07:52 PM | Reply

If they forgot to lock their safe that one time and were robbed then their guns were used to kill someone or many?

Just allowing your guns to be stolen will get you in deep ---- in Canada.

#28 | Posted by REDIAL at 2021-09-24 07:55 PM | Reply

#27 - if the result in an unintended discharge -- whether someone is killed or maimed or not -- I would say that is irresponsible gun handling.

#29 | Posted by jakester at 2021-09-24 07:55 PM | Reply

#28 - as it should be.

#30 | Posted by jakester at 2021-09-24 07:56 PM | Reply

#28 - if the gun is stolen, but has a triger lock, is that still a deep ---- issue, Redial?

#31 | Posted by jakester at 2021-09-24 08:02 PM | Reply

Are you allowed to shoot thieves there?

#32 | Posted by willowby at 2021-09-24 08:35 PM | Reply

"It appears you agree with me that someone who uses a gun in an act of violence is not a responsible gun owner."

Hunters use guns in acts of violence.

Police too. And soldiers. Though technically I suppose they may not own the gun.

#33 | Posted by snoofy at 2021-09-24 08:39 PM | Reply

*
I wouldn't advise shooting someone over a $2.00 bag of chips

#34 | Posted by ChiefTutMoses at 2021-09-24 08:41 PM | Reply

if the gun is stolen, but has a triger lock, is that still a deep ---- issue, Redial?

I expect not. Storage rules are mostly to keep your kids from shooting themselves. If someone steals you gun and breaks off the trigger lock, that's on them.

#35 | Posted by REDIAL at 2021-09-24 08:44 PM | Reply

Are you allowed to shoot thieves there?

No.

#36 | Posted by REDIAL at 2021-09-24 08:45 PM | Reply

"I wouldn't advise shooting someone over a $2.00 bag of chips"

The police will shoot you for less.

#37 | Posted by snoofy at 2021-09-24 08:49 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

#36

Somebody breaks into my house, they're getting shot. Since you're in Canada, do you politely ask them to leave.

#38 | Posted by Willowby at 2021-09-24 08:57 PM | Reply

Somebody breaking into my house is not something I worry about.

#39 | Posted by REDIAL at 2021-09-24 08:59 PM | Reply

"If someone uses a gun to commit murder, they are not a responsible gun owner."

What about afterwards, when they're no longer committing murder?

How about before? Responsible, right up until they pull the trigger, or were they never really responsible to begin with, based on the whole murder thing?

#40 | Posted by Snoofy at 2021-09-24 09:04 PM | Reply

#39 - surely Canadians are allowed to defend themselves, aren't they?

#41 | Posted by jakester at 2021-09-24 09:08 PM | Reply

I'm pretty sure Redial can defend himself. Your illusions of Canadians are just that.

And the French aren't surrender monkeys. History is a weak subject in the US.

#42 | Posted by bruceaz at 2021-09-24 09:17 PM | Reply

I've no doubt he can.

Does that mean I'm not allowed to wonder if Canadians are allowed to defend themselves? I'm pretty sure he's not the only one in that country. Or are you trolling?

French? What brought them up? Oh. More trolling I guess.

#43 | Posted by jakester at 2021-09-24 09:21 PM | Reply

Ofcs. I'm not trolling and my post wasn't directed to you.

#44 | Posted by bruceaz at 2021-09-24 09:24 PM | Reply

#44 - sorry. Your post immediately followed mine and I took off my mind reading hat, so I'm sure you can understand my mistake.

#45 | Posted by jakester at 2021-09-24 09:28 PM | Reply

PS - the French *are* surrender monkeys:

France surrenders to the Allies 1814 in the Napoleonic Wars
France surrenders to the Allies 1815 in the Napoleonic Wars
Abandoning the puppet Empire of Mexico in 1867 after the US put pressure on them. Maximilian I of Mexico
France surrenders to Germany in 1870 in the Franco-Prussian War
France Surrenders to Germany in 1940 in the Battle of France

#46 | Posted by jakester at 2021-09-24 09:30 PM | Reply

You put on your mind reading hat.

#47 | Posted by bruceaz at 2021-09-24 09:30 PM | Reply

I love this, who took on the brunt of WWI? Where were the trenches? The youth of France was decimated.

#48 | Posted by bruceaz at 2021-09-24 09:35 PM | Reply

I give up. Who?

#49 | Posted by jakester at 2021-09-24 09:38 PM | Reply

Not a history buff?

#50 | Posted by bruceaz at 2021-09-24 09:42 PM | Reply

I enjoy history. You?

#51 | Posted by jakester at 2021-09-24 09:44 PM | Reply

Yes

#52 | Posted by bruceaz at 2021-09-24 09:46 PM | Reply

Speaking of history

France financed the American revolution

Thanks France

- - not jhakasster pendejo

#53 | Posted by ChiefTutMoses at 2021-09-24 09:57 PM | Reply

Yeah well, the British thought we should help foot the bill for the French and Indian war; hence the taxation. G. Washington fought in that war. Guess which side.

#54 | Posted by bruceaz at 2021-09-24 10:08 PM | Reply

#54 - the French were instrumental in helping the colonials win the American Revolution (but you now that) I always thought it was payback for the French Indian war, even though the French and the Brits were at odds anyway. If not for the F/I war, I don't think the French would have been so keen on helping the colonials. After all, they had their own interests in the new world.

#55 | Posted by jakester at 2021-09-24 10:14 PM | Reply

#38 -----. If someone breaks into my house I am going to roast them slowly over an open fire. Unless there is a fire ban, rules are rules.

#56 | Posted by bored at 2021-09-24 10:18 PM | Reply

See, you look at things as separate events. It was a world war on how the world was to be divided amongst the colonizers.

You know the Japanese thought they were freeing people from colonialist in WWII.

#57 | Posted by bruceaz at 2021-09-24 10:25 PM | Reply

#57 - I don't. My uncle, a very learned world historian always told me that the Napoleonic wars was the first world war, but he said arguably the F/I war was since it stretched all the way to the western Pacific, specifically the Phillipines.

#58 | Posted by jakester at 2021-09-24 10:30 PM | Reply

The French would have turned on the colonists or at best simply not aided them during the American Revolution if they had won the F/I war. They figured the colonists would be easier to defeat than the British. But I think they were surprised at how strong the colonists were and decided to keep their claims west of the Mississippi.

#59 | Posted by jakester at 2021-09-24 10:32 PM | Reply

Ghengis Khan , Alexander, there's been a few

#60 | Posted by bruceaz at 2021-09-24 10:35 PM | Reply

#60 - no, those donn't count as World Wars. They were confined to one continent (Eurasia, I know technically two, but no ocean was crossed) and for Alexander the Great, small part of Africa.

#61 | Posted by jakester at 2021-09-24 10:39 PM | Reply

#59 Napolen sold the west of the Mississippi to finance his greater goal of conquering the 'civilised' world. And he looted Haiti for the same reasons. Deforested it.

One of the reasons that Dominica fares a tiny bit better than Haiti.

And we have invaded and meddled in both to no end. And our hands aren't clean in the rest of the Carribean; central or south america

#62 | Posted by bruceaz at 2021-09-24 10:47 PM | Reply

After the holiday bombing in Nashville, what is happening to TN

#63 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2021-09-24 10:49 PM | Reply

"One of the reasons that Dominica fares a tiny bit better than Haiti."

That was 200 years ago. I think Papa Doc's disastrous reign has a lot more to do with Haiti's current problems than Napoleon.

#64 | Posted by jakester at 2021-09-24 10:51 PM | Reply

#63 - good music.

#65 | Posted by jakester at 2021-09-24 10:52 PM | Reply

Alex the great, small part of Africa.

Oh thank god for that

Darius/ Xerxes

#66 | Posted by bruceaz at 2021-09-24 10:52 PM | Reply

Papa Doc, yes I agree but in exchange for independence there was a price. French provincial furniture so loved was created by the deforestation of Haiti.

Love Tejanos history thought.
Might is right

#67 | Posted by bruceaz at 2021-09-24 10:58 PM | Reply

"I think Papa Doc's disastrous reign"

That was 50 years ago. You don't think.

#68 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-09-25 01:59 PM | Reply

After the holiday bombing in Nashville, what is happening to TN

#63 | POSTED BY GONOLES92

Let Freedom Ring!

#69 | Posted by donnerboy at 2021-09-25 06:44 PM | Reply

Comments are closed for this entry.

Home | Breaking News | Comments | User Blogs | Stats | Back Page | RSS Feed | RSS Spec | DMCA Compliance | Privacy | Copyright 2021 World Readable

Drudge Retort