The headline gets barely a blink, it’s become so commonplace. Maybe it gets a little more attention because it happened at Planned Parenthood; but we’ll be over it just as soon as the next ISIS soundbite bypasses America’s frontal lobe and goes straight to its amygdala.
Who knows why it happened?
The shooter believed heavily altered videos of PP ‘wrongdoing’…
He believed he was smiting the wicked, because ‘all lives matter’…
He had a personal ax to grind with someone who done him wrong…
He was compensating for the lack in his tackle, or.…
He just doesn’t like Fridays?
It happened because it could.
It’s odd how a slim majority of Americans are so utterly terrified by atrocities committed oceans away from them, that they will at least consider abandoning key provisions of the Bill of Rights and centuries of fundamental principles surrounding it; yet, the Second Amendment is not just upheld by them, but expanded, both in scope and rigor, in ways never imagined by the Founding Fathers.
All of those history lessons about the Fall of the Roman Empire? Take a closer look: this is what decadence looks like.
Budding fascists used to be shown the door at their first outrageous suggestion, but Donald Trump, who is both pig ignorant and diabolically crafty, has been able to parlay his xenophobic stream of consciousness and a boatload of television exposure so that he is now the presumptive Republican nominee for president.
His appeal? Pure unbridled selfishness run amok. His partisans don’t care who suffers, just so long as they get theirs.
The politician’s promise used to be “ a chicken in every pot;” now its a gun in every hand.
Smith and Wesson is over the moon.