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The Culture Of Death

Powerful piece over on TruthDig. In Trump, the NRA, Mass Shootings and the American Culture of Death, Bill Blum argues that America has reached a point at which violence, death, gun ownership, and the exclusion of certain out groups have all merged with a final stage of high capitalism in which most people are considered…

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Abolish the Anachronistic Second Amendment!

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By Michael E. Berumen For some years now, after one horrific mass-shooting and another, many liberals begin their lamentations and calls for more reasonable gun control with a de rigueur introductory qualification, “I support the Second Amendment, but…” or “I support the right to bear arms and I own weapons myself, but…” Here are my…

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Run, run, run

By Peter H. Salus The New York Times, the BBC and many other media today reported: “I really believe I’d run in there even if I didn’t have a weapon,” Mr Trump told a group of state governors gathered at the White House. Well, I call BS! Mr. Trump is a bully and a coward.…

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We’re Looking For A Few Good Reads

This week, the horrible events at Parkland led the news, of course. Among the many articles on the subject were: It seems that just after the shooting, Russian bots jumped into the fray, posting pro-gun messages across the web. See for example this piece by Erin Griffin in Wired. This is really disturbing. It is…

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Whistling Past the Graveyard

We’re Just Whistling Past the Graveyard if We Don’t Focus on Defeating Republicans at Every Level By Michael E. Berumen In the wake of the most recent school shooting tragedy in Florida, there is the customary hue and cry of media cognoscenti, gun control activists, and many politicians professing outrage. Social media are abuzz with…

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What Was The FBI Supposed To Do?

One thing you can say about the Trumpian Rightists—no matter how horrible a situation is, they can figure out a way to distort it for propaganda. Take for example the recent mass killing in Florida that left seventeen young people dead. In a matter of hours, Trump and his enablers had recast the story into…

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