Instead of our usual Weekend Music Thread, the historic March For Our Lives has taken place today (and is continuing in some places) so in this post we present exclusive video and photos from today's march in Los Angeles.
"The best way to fight fire is with fire," NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre explained. "So we are also advocating that fire departments around the country replace the water hoses on their firetrucks with flamethrowers."
The latest NRA propaganda just needs to be shot down quickly and effectively as it stalks this country. Everyone in the country should be armed intellectually with the facts, then the bad guys with the guns can be stopped by the good guys with consciences and solutions.
Is this part of a pattern? Are more Americans becoming mentally unstable or are they just acting out more on their derangement? Has insanity become mainstreamed?
Gun violence in America is so out of control now, that homicide by firearm is an every day occurrence. It's gotten so bad now, that the shootings where only two or three people are killed, are not even front page news on the national scale.
In the wake of the Orlando attack at the Pulse nightclub, Republicans in Congress had one decisive response to another horrible mass shooting. It was a swift and collective action that came without hesitation...they went silent.
The NRA agenda has been to proliferate not only gun ownership, but gun use. They have intentionally been putting guns in the reach of the violently hateful, mentally unstable and terrorists, to build an intense atmosphere of fear in this country. The idea is to make the citizens of the U.S. so fearful about becoming the victim of gun violence that even those opposing gun proliferation will finally give into their fear and buy guns.
Money is a figment of our collective imagination. Its value is what we say it is, it is its utility that is being undermined by hoarders.
Responding to the record flooding that has gripped South Carolina through torrential rains, the NRA's new think tank proposed that the only way to stop flooding from a bad storm, is with flooding from a good storm.
Walking around a store with an unloaded air gun that's for sale at that store when you're black allows police to legally murder you. Walking around a store with real and loaded weapons when you're white is exercising your 2nd Amendment rights.