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2013-01-06 Home Front: Culture Wars
Connecticut town to burn violent video games as Sandy Hook returns to school
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Posted by Fred 2013-01-06 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [215 views ]  Top

#1 Some video games are inapproprate for children (or mentally ill). The ratings system is a joke.
Public burnings is going a bit far (and since a lot of games are distributed over the net - there's nothing to burn...)
Posted by CrazyFool 2013-01-06 01:28||   2013-01-06 01:28|| Front Page Top

#2 So, I should not install my old copy of Unreal Tournament (on Windows 7, x64)?
Posted by Raj 2013-01-06 01:47||   2013-01-06 01:47|| Front Page Top

#3 CF, the rating system isn't a joke. It's parental responsibility that demands other do the parenting for them that's the sad cultural joke. Back when I was a wee tot, they were blaming comic books. Got to find someone/something to demonize for the ritual burning ceremony. Human nature hasn't changed from the first recordings of history.
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-01-06 08:04||   2013-01-06 08:04|| Front Page Top

#4 lulz Raj..."Headshot!"
Posted by Frank G 2013-01-06 09:22||   2013-01-06 09:22|| Front Page Top

#5 "What is government if words have no meaning?"

Giffords gave Loughner the wrong answer when he asked her the question above, so he decided to murder her.

Adam Lanza reportedly did not feel (or mentally process) physical pain.

The truly mentally ill will show an abnormal reaction to stimuli. Censorship would be useless.

If these neo-puritans were really concerned about realistically violent popular culture they'd go after the Gangsta Rap section of the music industry.

Gansta Rap is both music industry and organized violent crime.
Posted by Elmerert Hupens2660 2013-01-06 09:30||   2013-01-06 09:30|| Front Page Top

#6 The can burn my Atari PacMan when they pry it from my cold, dead hands (if I can remember where it is.)
Posted by Glenmore 2013-01-06 10:17||   2013-01-06 10:17|| Front Page Top

#7 Where's the outrage over all the pollutants that will result from this? plastic cases, plastic CDs, this will surely casue the polar ice cap to melt....
Posted by USN,Ret. 2013-01-06 11:06||   2013-01-06 11:06|| Front Page Top

#8 Simply a show for the Headlines.

NOT Intended to do anything else but cause people t jump at the sight.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2013-01-06 11:40||   2013-01-06 11:40|| Front Page Top

#9 Weed Eaters, hedge trimmers, and edgers take their toll as well. Where can I turn mine in ?
Posted by Besoeker 2013-01-06 11:51||   2013-01-06 11:51|| Front Page Top

#10 If Mayor Blossomburg had been mayor of NYC on 9/11 NYC would have rounded up all box cutters and fight similators for burning. Its the liberal thing to do.
Posted by Dino Shomomp7692 2013-01-06 14:39||   2013-01-06 14:39|| Front Page Top

Posted by Pappy 2013-01-06 18:03||   2013-01-06 18:03|| Front Page Top

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