Sunday, October 18, 2020

A Grim Milestone

I missed this the other day but here it is, from the Gun Violence Archive:


As I type this, we are on the 290th day of the year. With more than 500 mass shootings in America in 2020, that works out to 1.72 mass shootings on average every single day, or three mass shootings in America every two days.

As with the Hunter Biden scandal, in a serious nation with a core group of actual, serious journalists, this would be shouted from the rooftops and be one of the top three issues being discussed during Presidential debates. But this isn't and it won't. 

Over 500 mass shootings in America in 2020 with 2 1/2 months and the most contested election in modern history to go, that number is sure to go up and as has been the case all year, the vast majority of these shootings are in the black and other non-White communities. With tens of thousands shot and thousands killed, doesn't that seem like a more pressing problem for the black community than a handful of questionable police shootings?

Congrats "America". The diversity that is our greatest strength is rapidly changing America into something unrecognizable. 

5 comments:

  1. Thus the body count of CW2 begins to escalate.

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    1. Wait until the bodies start dropping somewhere other than the ghetto.

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  2. Off-topic, but I see where our betters are demonstrating their moral superiority again.

    I'm queasily wondering: was it really Masha Gessen, or did the Toob have another screen with underage sheep porn going?

    Come to think of it, inquiring minds don't want to know.

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    1. It is becoming ever more obvious that our ruling class is staffed mostly with people who are insane and perverts. We are going to need a lot more rope.

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    2. Guys, let's be honest. At least he got something useful done during a phonecall with New Yorker writer-twits.

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