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OPEN LETTER TO MEDIA HYPOCRITES FROM ISLAMIC COMMUNITY NET
by Islamic Community Net
Monday Apr 16th, 2007 10:51 AM
Local Virginia news media: "gunman"
Associated Press: "gunman"
Reuters: "gunman"
AFP: "shooter"
Fox: "shooter"
Dajjal Bush: "horrified" at "shooting"
OPEN LETTER TO MEDIA HYPOCRITES FROM ISLAMIC COMMUNITY NET
Islamic Community Net
Mon Apr 16, 2007
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/islamiccommunitynet/message/12128


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Assalamu aleikum.

Local Virginia news media: "gunman"
Associated Press: "gunman"
Reuters: "gunman"
AFP: "shooter"
Fox: "shooter"
Dajjal Bush: "horrified" at "shooting"

These are the terms dajjal Bush and his corporate media hacks are deploying for the maniac (or maniacs, there is some suggestion that at least two are involved) who today massacred at least 22 students at Virginia Tech University - and wounded at least 20 more.

Search through all the articles below and you will find one term that is definitely missing: "TERRORIST".

And even though the TERRORIST massacred over twenty people in a bloody college massacre of historic proportion, he won't actually be called a "TERRORIST" - not unless and until he (or they) turns out [may Allah (S.W.T.) forbid it] to be a Muslim.

In that latter case, of course, he (or they) will THEN be called a "TERRORIST". Because according to the supine corporate media that subserves the regime of dajjal Bush, we Muslims are the only "TERRORISTS". No one else is, no matter how many they massacre, no matter how horrific the circumstances.

Now, it's true that most TERRORISTS don't strike at college campuses. So, here's a clue to the corporate media hypocrites from Islamic Community Net about where to find TERRORISTS:

http://www.patandkat.com/pat/weblog/images/suspected-terrorist-button.jpg

Please note that 5 articles follow:

*22 dead in VT shootings (Virginia Daily Press hypocrites)
*Gunman Kills 21 at Virginia Tech (Associated Press hypocrites)
*At least 20 killed in Virginia Tech shooting: official (Reuters hypocrites)
*Shooting on US campus leaves multiple victims (AFP hypocrites)
*Police: At Least 21 Dead After Virginia Tech University Shooting (Fox hypocrites)

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22 dead in VT shootings
VIDEO: Gunman dead after shootings at Ambler Johnston, Norris Hall
BY MIKE HOLTZCLAW
(757) 928-6479
April 16, 2007
http://www.dailypress.com/news/dp-sou--virginiatechshoo0416apr16,0,97940.story?coll=dp-widget-news

At least 22 Virginia Tech students are dead and many others have been injured in a pair of campus shootings this morning.

Initial reports said there was only one fatality, but at a noon news conference campus officials announced that there were more than 20, and more than two dozen others injured. At the news conference, the officials also said the gunman himself was dead, though earlier reports had him in police custody.

In TV news reports, witnesses described the gunman as a young Asian man.

At least one local student, Denbigh Baptist graduate Matt Webster, was among those shot. According to family friends, Webster was shot in the arm while attending a class. The extent of his injuries was not known, but they are reportedly not life-threatening.

The assaults took place in the West Amblin Johnston Hall dormitory and the Norris Hall classroom building. None of the victims or suspects has been identified by police.

"Police have one shooter in custody, and as part of routine police procedure they continue to search for a second shooter," the university said in a written statement.

The first shooting occurred at West Ambler Johnston Hall, a co-ed dormitory with 895 students. The second shooting was at Norris Hall a short time later.

Steve Mehr, a Virginia Tech freshman from Tabb High School, said he knew something was wrong before he heard about the shooting.

"I was walking home from my 9 o'clock class and hearing sirens everywhere," he said. "I had no idea what it was about, but people were running to their dorms and the buildings were locked down, so you had to have your key card to get in If that's happening, you know something's going on."

Mehr described the campus as being in "a very hectic state."

He said he has a friend on the fourth floor of West Ambler Johnston Hall, where the first shooting took place. As he spoke by phone from his fifth-floor dorm room in Pritchard Hall, he looked out the window and described heavily armed police officers on the grounds. At one point, he said he heard gunfire -- "a lot of gunfire" -- but he later said the officers appeared to be checking the area.

Brenden Hill of Newport News, who graduated from Virginia Tech in December and still lives just off campus, was still waiting for more information on the shootings, which prompted university officials to lock down the campus.

"The weather has been so bad out here that I don't know if a lot of students were out in the first place," Hill said. "The weird thing is that we've had some bomb threats the last couple of weeks, and everybody is a little frustrated with the Blacksburg Police Department. The campus police is usually pretty good about getting information out to us, but there's very limited information being distributed on this thing today."

On Friday, a bomb threat on campus forced the cancellation of classes in three buildings, and earlier this month the Torgerson Hall dormitory was evacuated after a bomb threat.

Hill, a football player who still works out on campus while preparing for the NFL draft, said he was planning to go to the athletic complex -- very close to West Amblin Johnston Hall -- later in the day.

"But everything is shut down right now," he said. "I'm worried about some of my teammates over there. I hope they're all OK."

Daily Press staff writer Norm Wood contributed to this report.

http://www.dailypress.com/news/dp-sou--virginiatechshoo0416apr16,0,97940.story?coll=dp-widget-news


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Gunman Kills 21 at Virginia Tech
By SUE LINDSEY
Associated Press
Apr 16, 2007
http://apnews.myway.com/article/20070416/D8OHQA5O0.html

(AP) Shootings at a dorm and classroom on the Virginia Tech campus Monday, April 16, 2007, left at least...

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) - A gunman opened fire in a dorm and classroom at Virginia Tech on Monday, killing 21 people and wounding another 21 before he was killed, police said.

On the Web site, Tech reported the shootings at opposite sides of the 2,600-acre campus at West Ambler Johnston, a co-ed residence hall that houses 895 people, and said there were "multiple victims" at Norris Hall, an engineering building.

All entrances to the campus were closed and classes canceled through Tuesday.

"There's just a lot of commotion. It's hard to tell exactly what's going on," said student Jason Anthony Smith, 19, who lives in the dorm where shooting took place.

Aimee Kanode, a freshman from Martinsville, said the shooting happened on the 4th floor of West Ambler Johnston dormitory, one floor above her room. Kanode's resident assistant knocked on her door about 8 a.m. to notify students to stay put.

"They had us under lockdown," Kanode said. "They temporarily lifted the lockdown, the gunman shot again."

"We're all locked in our dorms surfing the Internet trying to figure out what's going on," Kanode said.

Madison Van Duyne, a student who was interviewed by telephone on CNN, said, "We are all in lockdown. Most of the students are sitting on the floors away from the windows just trying to be as safe as possible."

It was second time in less than a year that the campus was closed because of a shooting.

In August 2006, the opening day of classes was canceled and the campus closed when an escaped jail inmate allegedly killed a hospital guard off campus and fled to the Tech area. A sheriff's deputy involved in the manhunt was killed on a trail just off campus.

The accused gunman, William Morva, faces capital murder charges.

http://apnews.myway.com/article/20070416/D8OHQA5O0.html


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At least 20 killed in Virginia Tech shooting: official
Reuters
Mon Apr 16, 2007
http://www.reuters.com/article/newsOne/idUSN1631133620070416


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - At least 20 people, including the suspected gunman, were killed in a shooting rampage at Virginia Tech university on Monday, police and university officials said.

The rampage took place in two separate areas of the campus during the morning. Police said they believed a single gunman was responsible.

"This is a tragedy of monumental proportions," Virginia Tech president Charles Steger told reporters.

It was one of the worst shootings on a university campus in the United States since Charles Whitman went to the top of the tower in the middle of the University of Texas campus in Austin on August 1, 1966, and opened fire on people 27 stories below.

He killed 15 people, including his mother and wife the night before, and wounded 31 others.

Virginia Tech, with 26,000 students, is located in the southwest corner of the state, about 240 miles from Washington.

http://www.reuters.com/article/newsOne/idUSN1631133620070416


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Shooting on US campus leaves multiple victims
AFP
April 16, 2007
http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=070416153754.khtfl0f5&show_article=1

A US university in Virginia said Monday a shooting on its campus had left multiple victims, urging students to stay behind closed doors in a website announcement.

There has been "a multiple shooting with multiple victims," said Virginia Tech, adding one gunman had already been arrested and police were searching for a possible second shooter.

Gunfire first broke out earlier Monday in a residence of the campus based in the small US town of Blacksburg, and was then heard in a second building, called the Norris Hall.

"Those on campus are asked to remain where they are, lock their doors and stay away from windows," said the campus, which has some 25,000 students, as it cancelled all classes for the rest of the day.

"Police have one shooter in custody and as part of routine police procedure, they continue to search for a second shooter.

"All people in university buildings are required to stay inside until further notice," added the university, located some 425 kilometers (264 miles) southwest of Washington.

http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=070416153754.khtfl0f5&show_article=1


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Police: At Least 21 Dead After Virginia Tech University Shooting
Fox News
Monday, April 16, 2007
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,266310,00.html

BLACKSBURG, Va. — At least 21 are dead and another 21 are wounded after a shooting at Virginia Tech University Monday morning, police said.

Campus police said there was only one shooter and he is now dead. They are unsure if the shooter was a student and it was unclear if he was shot by police or took his own life.

"Today the university was struck by a tragedy we consider of monumental proportions," Virginia Tech President Charles Steger said during a press conference shortly after noon. "I cannot begin to convey my own personal sense of loss over this senseless, incomprehensible, heinous act."

Steger said school officials are notifying victims' next if kin, and state police and the FBI are still investigating the various crime scenes. They are still trying to identify all the victims. The university will set up counseling centers for students and faculty.

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At 7:15 a.m. Monday, a 911 call came in to the campus police department concerning an incident at West Ambler Johnston, a residence hall, and that there were multiple shooting victims, Steger said. While that investigation was underway, a second shooting was reported in Norris Hall, located at the opposite end of the 2,600-acre campus.

Virginia Tech Police Chief Wendell Flinchum said at least one person was killed at West Ambler Johnston, a residence hall, but several others were injured in that shooting. At least 20 were killed in classrooms in Norris Hall, an engineering building, Flinchum said.

Flinchum said the Norris Hall gunman was dead, but wouldn't say whether the shooter killed himself.

A spokeswoman at Montgomery Regional Hospital said 17 students were being treated there for gunshot wounds and other injuries, and Carilion New River Valley Medical Center in Christiansburg reports that four people with gunshot wounds were being treated there. Carilion spokeswoman Sharon Honaker said one was in critical condition and three others were stable.

President Bush was "horrified" of news of shooting rampage at Virginia Tech, said White House spokeswoman Dana Perino. The White House is monitoring the incident.

The school's Web site earlier said one shooter was in custody and officials searched for a second shooter as "part of routine police procedure," but during the press conference Monday, police said they believe there was only one shooter.

Police also said there is no evidence the two shootings at opposite ends of campus were related.

Virginia Tech student Blake Harrison said he was on his way to class near Norris Hall when he saw chaos.

"This teacher comes flying out of Norris, he's bleeding from his arm or his shoulder ... all these students were coming out of Norris trying to take shelter in Randolph [Hall]. All these kids were freaked out," Harrison said.

The students and faculty were barricading themselves in their classrooms after what one person described as an Asian student wearing a vest opened fire.

The shooter was "wearing a vest covered in clips was just unloading on their door, going from classroom to classroom … they said it never seemed like it was going to stop and there was just blood all over," Harrison said.

Matt Merone, a campus senior, was on his way to campus Monday morning when he saw a police officer grab a male student who was bleeding from his stomach area and put him into a vehicle, which whisked him away. He told FOX News that his roommate saw the first shooting.

Student Amanda Johnson was walking between Norris and Randolph halls around 9:45 a.m. when she heard six shots fired.

"I've been target shooting since I was a little kid so I knew what the sounds were," said Johnson, who saw a male student jump out of a Norris Hall window to escape. She and others helped him get into a car.

The FBI joined police on the scene to investigate.

All classes have been canceled and students and most faculty have been told to stay inside. Tuesday classes have also been canceled but the campus will open at 8 a.m. EDT. Faculty and staff on the Burruss Hall side of the campus drillfield are being released and asked to go home effective immediately. Faculty and staff on the War Memorial Hall side of the drillfield are asked to leave at 12:30 p.m.

The campus newspaper also reported that because of serious wind, helicopters cannot be used to transfer the injured. Ambulances are apparently being used to transport the victims to Montgomery Regional Hospital.

"There are police driving throughout the neighborhoods with a loudspeaker saying, 'this is an emergency, everyone stay inside, we're looking for suspicious activity," Brittany Sammon, a senior Virginia Tech student staying at an apartment off campus, told FOX News on Monday. "There's no one outside at all, there's no traffic, there's nothing … everyone's doing what they said."

Sammon, who has a brother and roommate confined to their buildings on campus, said she first got the e-mail from the school regarding the shooting at 9:30 a.m. Monday.

"It was just very short and brief and kind of scary, because it didn't have any details at all in it," she said. "It's definitely nerve wracking."

Anyone who observes anything suspicious or has information about this case is encouraged to contact the Virginia Tech Police at (540) 231-6411.

The West Ambler Johnston dorm, commonly known on campus as West AJ, houses about 895 students and is located near West End Market and Dietrick Dining Center.

Virginia Tech has the largest full-time student population in Virginia, with more than 25,000 students. It consists of eight colleges and graduate school and offers 60 bachelor's degree programs and 140 master's and doctoral degree programs.

The main campus includes more than 100 buildings located on 2,600 acres, and includes an airport.

Last August, the campus was closed when an escaped jail inmate allegedly killed a hospital guard and a sheriff's deputy involved in a massive manhunt. The accused gunman, William Morva, faces capital murder charges.

On April 13, the campus closed three of its academic halls after they received a letter stating that explosive devices were in the building. Classes were canceled for the remainder of the day. A bomb threat was also made against Torgerson Hall on April 2.

"For some reason, this just seemed a little different … it was more than just a sick joke someone was playing," one student told FOX News about those bomb threats.

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,266310,00.html
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Monday Apr 16th, 2007 3:16 PM
is bush ''horrified'' at police profiling and assaults on non white males and others?
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