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Many more words of "thoughts and prayers" will be uttered by the do nothing President and GOP Senate.....meanwhile, fools will blame mental illness while hateful people will seek out their weapons of choice. Same ole; same ole.....

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Before we even know the details of the gunner except he was white Cent and others on the left are placing the blame on the GOP.

It's a pleasure to see Kid recognizes that only those "on the Left" have the ability to see the GOP has done nothing of consequence to curb mass murders and the hate in white males.  In fact, they support a moron who fosters and relishes in the hate.....

We have a segment of our country that thanks to President Obama and our media are showing their dislike for our police. Like the police are the bad guys...this could be the the reason the killer did what hew did ..he could have mental problems...lets wait to see.  Laughable!!!  Simply laughable.  I guess some think it's a good idea to blame others who actually tried to get universal background checks, curb weapons of war and red line laws.  Again, what a joke!!!

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   And that is all that the TX GOV will do, form a task force to learn what happened...report due after 2020 election.    NOTE - no legislation will be passed unless Greg calls a special session....chances of that happening, very very low.

 

   Reading about the meeting is more bs. of Red Flags and invasion of everyone's free speech rights being abused by giving social media ( FB / Google-Alphabet / Twitter more access and will report to the State - what could possibly go wrong.    

  

   After all, it is just another Sat, so running errands involves taking a weapon of mass destruction with you....just in case. 


Good to know. Thanks. 

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   And that is all that the TX GOV will do, form a task force to learn what happened...report due after 2020 election.    NOTE - no legislation will be passed unless Greg calls a special session....chances of that happening, very very low.

 

   Reading about the meeting is more bs. of Red Flags and invasion of everyone's free speech rights being abused by giving social media ( FB / Google-Alphabet / Twitter more access and will report to the State - what could possibly go wrong.    

  

   After all, it is just another Sat, so running errands involves taking a weapon of mass destruction with you....just in case. 

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I just heard on Fox News (have to watch it this morning for my job) that Texas has convened a domestic terrorism task force.  Which is good. The entire country should be on top of that. 


Why is the leadership at your job punishing you so?

 

Why are white men carrying out more mass shootings?

 

After another weekend of mass shootings, Americans are once again debating the problem of gun violence.

 

In Texas, Patrick Crusius has been named as the suspect in what has become America's eighth deadliest mass shooting, after killing 20 people and injuring 26 more in Walmart.

 

Just hours later, Connor Betts opened fire outside a bar in Ohio, killing nine people including his sister.

 

He was shot dead by police officers responding to the situation.

 

Their names now join a roll call of mostly white men attached to the atrocities.

The US Congress defines a mass shooting as a single incident where three or more people are murdered.

 

Another definition that is often used classifies it as when at least four people are shot (either injured or killed).

 

Of 114 mass shootings - using the Congress definition - between 1982 and May 2019, 110 were carried out by men.

 

The final four are made up of three women, and one case of one man and a woman working together in the San Bernardino attack in December 2015.

According to Statista analysis, in the same time-frame 64 of the perpetrators were white, while 19 were black, 10 Latino and eight Asian.

 

About 60% of America is white-only, while current stats show white people carry out about 58% of shootings. But as a proportion of all races and shootings, white people far outstrip others.

 

Although some experts disagree on what is classed as a mass shooting, after the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre Congress defined it as a single incident where three or more people are murdered.

 

This was done to enable states to ask the attorney general to intervene and investigate.

 

However, organisations such as the Gun Violence Archive categorise a mass shooting as an incident where four people are shot, either wounded or killed, and put the figure at 251 shootings this year.

 

At many of these there were no fatalities.

 

In July, FBI director Christopher Wray told a Senate committee: "I will say that a majority of the domestic terrorism cases that we've investigated are motivated by some version of what you might call white supremacist violence, but it does include other things as well."

 

He added: "We take domestic terrorism or hate crime - regardless of ideology - extremely seriously, I can assure you, and we are aggressively pursuing it using both counter-terrorism resources and criminal investigative resources and partnering closely with our state and local partners.

 

"We the FBI don't investigate the ideology, no matter how repugnant. We investigate violence."

 

The anti-defamation league reported in January 2019 that right-wing extremists were "linked to at least 50 extremist-related murders in the United States in 2018", the most since 1995. It also found "73.3% of all extremist-related fatalities can be linked to domestic right-wing extremists, while 23.4% can be attributed to Islamic extremists".

 

Although there is frequent speculation about the mental health concerns of those who carry out the devastating acts, there is less conversation around whether the gender of the perpetrator is a larger issue.

 

more at:  https://news.sky.com/story/why-are-white-men-more-likely-to-carry-out-mass-shootings-11252808

 


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I just heard on Fox News (have to watch it this morning for my job) that Texas has convened a domestic terrorism task force.  Which is good. The entire country should be on top of that. 

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Well, whaddya know. Another mass shooting in Texas. Interestingly, the last line from the CBS piece I just read about the shooting says this:

 

"On Sunday, 10 new laws easing restrictions on guns take effect in Texas."

 

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/shooting-in-texas-odessa-midland-at-least-6-dead-3-police-injured-mass-...

 

Better double down on those thoughts and prayers!

 

 

http://www.politifact.com/personalities/donald-trump/statements/byruling/false/ (13 pages of lies and growing)
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Centristsin2010 posted

Many more words of "thoughts and prayers" will be uttered by the do nothing President and GOP Senate.....meanwhile, fools will blame mental illness while hateful people will seek out their weapons of choice. Same ole; same ole.....

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Before we even know the details of the gunner except he was white Cent and others on the left are placing the blame on the GOP.

We have a segment of our country that thanks to President Obama and our media are showing their dislike for our police. Like the police are the bad guys...this could be the the reason the killer did what hew did ..he could have mental problems...lets wait to see.



https://www.politico.com/story/2016/07/obama-war-on-cops-police-advocacy-group-225291

Police group director: Obama caused a 'war on cops'
By BIANCA PADRÓ OCASIO 07/08/2016 11:19 AM EDT Updated 07/08/2016 05:47 PM EDT

The head of a law enforcement advocacy group lashed out at President Barack Obama in the wake of the Dallas shootings that left five police officers dead, accused the president of carrying out a "war on cops."

“I think [the Obama administration] continued appeasements at the federal level with the Department of Justice, their appeasement of violent criminals, their refusal to condemn movements like Black Lives Matter, actively calling for the death of police officers, that type of thing, all the while blaming police for the problems in this country has led directly to the climate that has made Dallas possible,” William Johnson, the executive director of the National Association of Police Organizations, said in an interview with Fox on Friday morning.


Johnson said although the Thursday night shooting of law enforcement officers reminded him of “the violence in the streets in the 60’s and 70’s,” he pointed out how Obama’s response appeared different than his predecessors.

“I think one of the big differences then was you had governors and mayors and the president — whether it was President Johnson or President Nixon, Republican or Democrat — condemning violence against the police and urging support for the police,” Johnson said. “Today that's markedly absent. I think that's a huge difference, and that's directly led to the climate that allows these attacks to happen.”

"It's a war on cops," Johnson also said. "And the Obama administration is the Neville Chamberlain of this war."

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I keep waiting for the years and years of thoughts and prayers to kick in.

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Why are almost all of the mass killings in America committed by white males?  I am a white male and I would like to hear the answer to this.  What say you?


Must be just another racial divide.  Or not looking at the full picture.

You might just be going by bigger numbers in the same incident - more national news.

" Mass" in this subject is statistically counted as an incident where (4) or more are killed or wounded in the same incident.

 

Do you know if what you said is true considering all the individual incidents under that definition that happen in this country on a daily basis?  

 

Stats can be found at Gun Violence.org., inclusive of where they happened but don't think it is broken down by the race of the offender.

 

Does it really matter - everybody bleed just the same.

Does it really matter - if guns are the problem

 

What are you trying to link this racial reasoning to - anger, evilness, poverty, education, political persuasion, disfunctional families, medical reasons?

 

 

 

 

 

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