Samurai Swords, Books on Autism, Bloody Photographs Found in Adam Lanza’s Home

adam lanza's houseSandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza’s personal possessions have been revealed in new documents released by the police in Newtown, Connecticut.

Lanza, who killed 20 children and seven adults including his mother, owned the following items:

Ke$ha Snubs ‘Die Young,’ Says She Was Forced (But Not At Gunpoint) To Sing The Lyrics

Ke$ha gunKe$ha once called her greasy sophomore album, Warrior, “really positive, really raw, really vulnerable and about the magic of life,” and said that she rewrote the lead single “ten times” before deciding on the current version.

Now she’s singing a different auto-tune, denouncing “Die Young” after hearing that it had been pulled from radio stations because the lyrics could be considered insensitive to the families of the 6 and 7 year-olds lost in Newtown, Connecticut.

“I understand. I had my very own issue with ‘die young’ for this reason, I did NOT want to sing those lyrics and I was FORCED TO,” Ke$ha tweetedContinue reading “Ke$ha Snubs ‘Die Young,’ Says She Was Forced (But Not At Gunpoint) To Sing The Lyrics”

New Details on Adam Lanza and the Sandy Hook Massacre

Ryan Lanza current photo 1Ryan Lanza yearbook photoNew information about 20-year-old shooter Adam Lanza and his 27 victims was released today including the names of the deceased, a report from the Chief Medical Examiner, and descriptions of Lanza as told by classmates and neighbors.

Most who met or knew Adam said he was smart and quiet. The words “camera shy” appear in his 2010 high school yearbook in the place of a photo, which might explain why he did not have a Facebook page.

Former classmate Olivia DeVivo told the New York Times that the residents of Newtown “weren’t surprised” that he was behind the massacre because “he just didn’t really connect” with the community.

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Another Elementary School Shooting, Another Day to Not Talk About Gun Control

Connecticut shooting 2012Nearly 30 people, including at least 20 children, were gunned down this morning at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut just three days after the Clackamas mall shooting in Oregon.

News outlets, politicians and the Twitter/Reddit/Facebook generation are bringing their boxing gloves to the table today either in favor, or against a forum on stricter laws regarding guns. In one corner, we have men and women who, at some point, felt threatened enough by their surroundings to “need” a gun or two to “survive,” standing by others from rural red counties who were taught to hunt and clean a rifle at age seven.  Continue reading “Another Elementary School Shooting, Another Day to Not Talk About Gun Control”