Since I find myself wandering in the depths of the rabbit warren today, I’ve decided to share Brosephus’ post of two days ago. I actually meant to share it before now, but … the best laid plans of mice and women. As I have this week, Brosephus is weighing in on the latest mass shooting, and his words come from a very personal perspective, for he has literally “been there”. Thanks, Bro, for this heartfelt post.
1. Mass shooting.
2. Sadness and grief.
3. Thoughts and prayers.
4. NRA fearmongering.
6. Repeat steps 1-5.
It’s not like we don’t know what’s going to happen. It’s not like we don’t know it will happen again. The only thing we can’t pinpoint is the exact time and location of the next mass shooting. America has a gun problem, and we are like the world’s crackhead when it comes to gun violence. We have people who refuse to acknowledge we have a fatal addiction that kills, and that refusal is killing tens of thousands of Americans every year.
This particular topic is personal for a number of reasons. First, I’ve been at places where someone decided to shoot, one time even being close enough to the shooter to know he was shooting a revolver and seeing the sparks coming from the barrel. I’ve seen a person with…
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What the world needs now is love sweet love
not another gun to shoot at anyone.
And another white killer is taken in wounded, Look at me Ma, I’m on TV,
Would a black killer still be alive? Would there be a black killer doing this at all?
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That gives me an idea for a song! Jackie DeShannon … stay tuned!
No, a Black killer would look like a piece of Swiss cheese and dead as a doornail. But how many of the mass shootings in the past decade have been perpetrated by Blacks? None that I can recall. Blacks are too busy trying to stay alive themselves! Sigh.
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