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Mon May 8, 2023, 07:48 AM May 2023

Thoughts about gun scum [View all]

We have to acknowledge the reality that at the rotten core of America is a subculture that loves guns, death, vengeance and violence. We have groomed our society for decades, all the way from the seemingly innocent days of John Wayne and cowboy movies through the gruesome unlimited violence that is portrayed in 2023 on every movie, television and phone screen. We have become fully desensitized to violence and it was a deliberate strategy by those wishing to put their boot on the necks of the American people, not to mention those who are profiting every single day from American blood-lust.

Someone asked me recently; would a fascist like Kevin McCarthy change his mind, if one of his children or grand children were murdered in a mass shooting? The answer is simple - no. These "representatives" are fully and completely beholden to their constituents who are too stupid and brainwashed to demand reasonable gun laws, and they are too beholden to the monied interests that drive the firearms industry. Vicious depraved gun scum, no more no less.

This is all going to get much, much worse before it gets better. This will not end until there is a full-blown civil uprising in this country. You don't have to look back very far in human history to understand that human beings will eventually revert to savagery.

After that catastrophic event? We'd like to hope that our democracy will emerge intact, but there is surely no guarantee. The divisions are nearly insurmountable at this point.

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