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2012-12-28 10:37 by Karl Denninger
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I Demand A Ban On Assault Subways!

What's the common denominator?

A New York City man was pushed to his death in front of a subway train in the Sunnyside neighborhood of Queens, police said, in the second such fatality this month.

The victim was sent tumbling onto the tracks into the path of a No. 7 train shortly after 8 p.m. yesterday at the subway stop at Queens Boulevard and 40th Street, said Paul Browne, a spokesman for the New York City Police Department. Police have tentatively identified the victim as a 46-year-old man who lived in Queens and worked in a printing business, which Browne declined to identify. He had no family in New York, police said.

Let's see if we can find a common thread here....

Witnesses said the woman (suspect) was walking back and forth on the platform, talking to herself, police said. She took a seat alone on a wooden bench near the north end of the platform, and when the train pulled into the station, stood up and approached the victim from behind and pushed him, Browne said.

Talking to herself.... maybe hearing voices?

Hmmmm..... gee, there might be a common thread there eh?

And notice the Subway's response to this incident and the nanny-state calls for gates and railings:

“If we lived in a world of completely available unlimited dollars there may be a way to” prevent such incidents, said Joseph Lhota, the MTA chairman. “I don’t think this is something that can be solved by spending more money in the subway system.”

Nor will gun control "solve the problem" either.

All those who are proposing it are doing is acting with seditious intent toward the citizens of this nation and they should be called out on that intent and treated appropriately.