Domestic Terrorists and Gun Control: It’s not a “mental health” issue

We have, once twice again in as many weeks, suffered the national tragedy and embarrassment of another two more mass murders by domestic terrorists. But, as per usual, because these specific individuals are white males, you will not hear them labeled as such in the public discourse or in the news media, by Congressional leaders or the President. However, you’ll hear a lot about “mental health” in the coming weeks as we once again gnash our collective teeth about—and ultimately fail to act on—gun control.

No Witnesses

In the vote to hear from witnesses and subpoena documents from the Executive Branch, Senators voted down the motion 49–51, meaning any one of the Senate Republicans could have changed the outcome. Any one of them could have stood up for what is right and just and ethical in the face of an overwhelming tide of corruption and power-hungry madness. But they, not a single one of them, didn’t.

The Republican Party is Corrupt. Full Stop.

I’ve said it so many times, I’ve lost count, lost breath, and lost the vociferousness with which I say it… but I’ll say it again: The Republican Party has been tearing this country apart, deliberately, since the rise of the Gingrich Congress. And, you know what, let’s expand it. Their actions have been intentionally detrimental…