Sandy Hook “Truthers” Say Man Is Lying About That Day

    January 16, 2013
    Amanda Crum
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A group of people who believe the Sandy Hook Elementary shootings either never happened or didn’t happen the way the public was made to believe are targeting a man who says he took a group of children and a bus driver into his home for safety, saying he’s lying.

Gene Rosen said he was startled to see a small group of children and one adult in his driveway that morning, and when he went outside to see what was going on, the kids told him they couldn’t go back into their school because their teacher was dead. The teacher, Victoria Soto, had been shot in her classroom by Adam Lanza just moments earlier; the kids had escaped.

Rosen says he allowed the group into his home and gave them juice, trying to comfort them during the most horrific morning of their young lives. But now he’s being targeted by a group of people who call themselves “truthers” and says he’s in fear for the safety of his family now that his home address and phone number have been compromised.

“I’m getting emails with, not direct threats, but accusations that I’m lying, that I’m a crisis actor,” Rosen said. “The quantity of the material is overwhelming.”

Since the day of the shootings in December, many people have been confused as to what to believe actually took place due to the extremely confusing, scattered information the media released. Because there were so many conflicting stories in the early hours of that day, some believe the entire thing is a conspiracy. Others say that we shouldn’t believe everything we’re told, including a Florida professor who wrote a lengthy blog post on the issue.

“While it sounds like an outrageous claim, one is left to inquire whether the Sandy Hook shooting ever took place — at least in the way law enforcement authorities and the nation’s news media have described,” he said.

As for Rosen, he says he was just doing what he thought was the right thing.

“My grandson and my granddaughter have taught me how to be with children,” Rosen said. “I went upstairs to my grandson’s toy box and I brought down all these stuffed animals and I gave one to each of the children. It was my grandchildren who taught me how to be with these children. I am so thankful for that.”

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  • Lyelah

    Don’t listen to these lunatics, Mr. Rosen! You did a great thing! God bless you!

    • Andre

      Why were the kids with the bus driver down the road at 9:30 AM?

      • Mel

        That would be because there was a shooting at their school. As if that needed to be explained.

        • javier

          Ur stupid there’s a shooting so students wonder around???I think not there not just ganna see there teacher gt shot then walk down along the street?? Idiots thes days so brainwashed and confused

        • Mel

          I am confused did he kill them or not

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        • Keisha com

          U are sassy

  • Lyn

    I aggree with Lyelah, I’m so-o-o-o glad that he was there to help those children!! You are a HERO!!! May God Bless You, Mr.Rosen!! :)

  • everythingontv

    I cant believe everyone believes what they see on the news is 100% real…Everyone is so brainwashed to believe everything the government and the media say..wake up sheeple..the people that rule the world are very evil….

  • marilou

    Lunatics…yeah right. Its lunatic to see a man whose daughter supposedly died laugh and make jokes and in a split second go into crying mode before he speaks to reporters….its lunatic to see two girls who supposedly died …on camera after the shooting took place…..it was a hoax!!! Have we heard anymore reports on what exactly happened that day from police? Noo!! Thats because it wasnt real. We havent heard from any parent or anyone living there since it happened..Why??? Cause it didnt happen. Its been too quiet on the news lately from that town since it happened….any other school shooting we heard from people for weeks and months after..why hasnt there been a peep from anyone ??? Why?? BECAUSE IT NEVER HAPPENED PERIOD!! It was a setup by the government to ban guns period.

    • Mary

      I don’t know about it now happening, but I wonder why the news stations are not covering it too. Columbine went on for month and months after it happened. Could it be the society has become so desensitized to this type of tragedy that we move on quicker? As for this guy – his story changes with the rising of the sun each day. Pretty soon he’ll be saying he preformed CPR on the bus driver!

  • http://google kansas

    i feel reall bad for the people that belive this if it really didnt happen i thought it did and i cryed for the family of them babys who hasnt seen what life can give them and who dose that says there kids are dead and there not that so hate full and what ever that guy thought was rite is what he just give him so spase for god sack

  • Overtake Don

    Thanks Marilou. . . Somewhere I heard that in the United States one is presumed innocent until proven guiily, and as free thinking humans, we are endowed with the gift of reason. . . With a dash of ol school common sense. . . And you’re right. . . If something stinks, it must be shit. And this shit stinks.

  • Overtake Don

    Thanks Marilou for reminding.your fellow Americans that CNN is not federal court, and in this country one is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Thanks also for utilizing that gift so peculiar to humans which is reason and the Greek definition of Skepticism, which actually means to “Look About and Consider”‘, not to disbelieve.
    And don’t forget some good ol common sense. Yes, the reason why something stinks, because it is crap