Heroic Principal Stabbed To Death Trying To Protect His Students

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Evil exists: primeval notions of violence, vengeance, as impossible to stamp out as the biological markers in our DNA that shape us as the wonderful and pathetic creatures we are. Yet out of every reprehensible, sinister act, we are simultaneously given the chance for redemption: an opportunity for a correlating heroic measure. Since the dawn... Read more »

Here’s Footage Of The Primary-School Attacker That Injured 22 Children In Guangshan

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Surveillance footage has just surfaced of the knife attack in Guangshan county on December 14 that injured 23 22 children (plus one adult). Min Yongjun, said to have been affected by doomsday rumors, burst into a Chenpeng village elementary school on Friday and began indiscriminately hacking and slashing with his kitchen knife. He also stabbed an elderly woman. All of the victims survived.

Response To China’s School Attack: Everyone Has Been Fired [UPDATE]

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It seemed very few netizens were happy with China’s response to Friday’s slashing at a Guangshan county primary school that injured 23 children, but now we know exactly how officials feel about it: everyone involved, basically, has been fired. Via Morning Whistle: Six local officials who are responsible for the attack has been removed on Monday, including... Read more »

Newtown And Guangshan: No One Is Happy With Their Government’s Response

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The attacks happened on opposite sides of the globe, but they’re still being viewed relative to one another. The conversation was initially about weapons, with the US getting called to task. (Some are still unhappy that President Barack Obama only alluded to gun control without saying it outright in his moving speech yesterday in Newtown, Connecticut.)... Read more »

Foreigner Slashes Waiter At Jianguomen Hotel, Steals Car, Hits Four Vehicles, All While Very Drunk

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Beijing News reports that on Friday afternoon, a foreigner got drunk at a downtown hotel, slashed a server with a kitchen knife, carjacked a minibus black Buick, crashed into four other vehicles, and hit a pedestrian. Then he tried to flee by foot before two passersby and a police officer subdued him. Several witnesses said they... Read more »

The Story Of The Boy Who Chopped Off His Sister’s Arm Over A Remote Control

Sibling rivalries can get intense, as history’s Li Shimin, the Prince of Qin, and his brother Li Jiancheng, the Crown Prince, has shown. But one little emperor in Kaili, Guizhou province took rather drastic measures against his sister not for power or wealth or dominion over a princedom or country, but a remote control. Guiyang Evening Paper has this... Read more »