Ask Paul B: If Your See Something, Hear Something; Say Something (Who’s Got a Gun and Acting Weird?)

Dear Paul B,

Do you believe this recent shooting in Las Vegas tells us that guns are not necessary to be owned by everyone. It sure seems as though every nut-case in the world does…don’t you think? What is the answer to this problem? Two officers and a civilian killed. Who is next?


Dear Sam,

It is most disturbing to me that there were “signs” once again that there would be a conflict/hostility from these two. Two residents (names were mentioned) told police that the two spoke of “killing police,” and discussing conspiracy theories and going underground until the “time was right.” These two also dressed in combat fatigues often, and was described as quite militant, by one of their neighbors. I am certain that the police were NOT notified of this obvious abnormal, suspicious and potential violent behavior. Why didn’t these neighbors alert the local authorities? This is simply preposterous that these neighbors wouldn’t place a call to police when they met this sick, desperate couple first opened their mouths! Odd how my neighbor is quick to call police if my car is blocking the sidewalk for five minutes while I unload some heavy goods. Yet, these peeps thought nothing when these people outwardly shared their plan of death and destruction. PEEPS, please help police to reign in these sick monsters before blood is shed. Your son, friend, wife or classmate could be the next to die while you turn a deaf ear to violence.

Paul B

Music video by Aerosmith performing Janie’s Got A Gun. (C) 1994 UMG Recordings, Inc.


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