one shooting in mexico

by rdcosta @, Saturday, August 03, 2019, 16:36 (22 days ago)

Multiple people dead, 1 in custody in Texas shooting
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And people worry about 1 shooting in Zihuatanejo

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one shooting in mexico

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Sunday, August 04, 2019, 11:36 (21 days ago) @ rdcosta

Multiple people dead, 1 in custody in Texas shooting
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And people worry about 1 shooting in Zihuatanejo

Several Mexicans were intentionally shot and killed by this white nationalist Chump following psychocretin.

More blood on the hands of The Chump, his supporters and his enablers.

How many deaths, injuries and mass shootings must members of The Chump’s Base commit before Congress takes action and removes this national offense from office?

How many mass shootings using assault type weapons must occur before U.S. lawmakers do their damn job and reinstate their ban?
#StopHate
#GetThatDraftDodgingRacistSonOfABitchOutOfTheWhiteHouse!

one shooting in mexico

by Ironwood, Sunday, August 04, 2019, 12:26 (21 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

To the poster who presumably had second thoughts and just deleted their post:

Anyone who thinks Trump is not deranged is.....well....deranged.

one shooting in mexico

by midalake @, Sunday, August 04, 2019, 12:45 (21 days ago) @ Ironwood

To the poster who presumably had second thoughts and just deleted their post:

Anyone who thinks Trump is not deranged is.....well....deranged.

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one shooting in mexico

by jay, Sunday, August 04, 2019, 16:24 (21 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Trump didn't actually pull the trigger so he's not directly responsible. But his inflammatory rhetoric certainly contributed mightily. This is not new to Trump though. This sort of bullshit fear-mongering propaganda has been used by the right for decades. Republican strategy has been predicated to ignore the moderates, feed an unending stream of dishonest raw meat to their base to keep them in a frenzy and frothing at the mouth, and then hope for a huge turnout. That (and voter suppression and gerrymandering) has helped them eke out victories. But the downside is that this kind of rhetoric throws gasoline on an ammunition dump; that some of the most dimwitted and unhinged of their base will believe the bullshit and try to resolve problems with their semi-automatic second amendments. But Trump and Republicans will skate, as they always do, leaving misery and wreckage behind, as they always do, while we wait for the next mass shooting, which figures to be about the end of next week.

one shooting in mexico

by Quadra Paul @, Sunday, August 04, 2019, 18:19 (21 days ago) @ jay

End of the week you say? How about hours later?

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by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Sunday, August 04, 2019, 18:56 (21 days ago) @ Quadra Paul

End of the week you say? How about hours later?

It’s one thing when gringo psychocretins exercise their Contitutional rights killing each other. Another when they start targeting foreigners, in this case my fellow Mexicans. The USA is the only nation in the world with this problem so severe it is in a class by itself, but apparently some people are so deluded with their self-proclaimed exceptionalism that to the rest of the world it’s like observing mass hysteria among meth heads. Psychotic madness. The fact there have been over 2,000 mass shootings committed with firearms in the USA since Sandy Hook doesn’t bode well for The Land Of The Free. Looks to me like Nero is fiddling with himself while Rome burns. #PobrePueblo

Seeing action in the US after just one shooting - in mexico

by connie, Sunday, August 04, 2019, 21:41 (21 days ago) @ rdcosta

We will get some action WHEN: the Super Bowl, the World Series, the Oscars or Congress itself is shot up. Hundreds or thousands of them their "impotent" people being killed will change things.

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by Timmac @, Steilacoom, WA, Monday, August 05, 2019, 07:56 (21 days ago) @ connie

Just over a year ago, a congressman was shot at a congressional baseball practice. In addition one of the congressional policeman was shot. They both survived. The gunman did not survive. You would think that one of their own getting shot would encourage them to act but they did not. While it is unrealistic to think that legislating gun control is a complete fix, it is a step that could help.

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by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Monday, August 05, 2019, 08:19 (21 days ago) @ Timmac

Just over a year ago, a congressman was shot at a congressional baseball practice. In addition one of the congressional policeman was shot. They both survived. The gunman did not survive. You would think that one of their own getting shot would encourage them to act but they did not. While it is unrealistic to think that legislating gun control is a complete fix, it is a step that could help.

Especially considering the statistics showing overwhelming support for measures such as those suggested by Bernie Sanders and others. Lots of good ideas and potential helpful measures keep dying on the desk of Moscow Mitch, the person I blame the most for breaking the federal government.

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by jay, Monday, August 05, 2019, 10:05 (20 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Actually it's easy to enact sweeping changes, at least in concept.
Step 1. Raise five billion dollars. Ten would be better.
Step 2. Buy a solid majority of politicians at every level - state, local, and federal. Citizen's United made this easy. You don't even have to try to hide the corruption anymore.
Step 3. Make sure that they understand that to stay bought they have to enact sensible gun control measures.
Step 4. Win!
It's a lousy system but it's the system we're stuck with. And it's the same game the NRA has been playing for decades. If we're going to play that game, at least it would be in service to good public policy.

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by Timmac @, Steilacoom, WA, Monday, August 05, 2019, 13:11 (20 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

The house has actually passed a bill but Moscow Mitch refuses to bring it to the floor of the senate.