It is Monday, 6 August of Her Majesty’s 2012, and this is what America looks like. Sharron Angle’s wet dream about 2nd Amendment Remedies is coming true, but instead of armed insurrection against the tyrannical government The People are taking down perceived enemies of the state, like
In case anyone was counting, seventeen (17) days elapsed between the Aurora theater massacre and the most recent act of domestic terrorism, a shooting at a Sikh temple outside Milwaukee, Wisconsin yesterday morning that left seven people dead including the gunman, a 40-year old white male who carried out the attack with a 9mm semiautomatic pistol.
Sikhism is a 500-year old monotheism that originated in the Indian state of Punjab. Often mistaken for Muslims because of their head-dresses and south Asian descent, members of the American Sikh community are no strangers to violence and intimidation. Yesterday’s mayhem marks at least the seventh act of violence against Sikhs since the attacks of September 11, 2001.
According to NBC, the shooter had “no obvious connection to domestic terror or white supremacist groups and apparently was not on any list of suspected terrorists.” However, the Daily Beast is reporting that the shooter was ex-military, sported 9/11 commemorative tattoos, and “likely held similar views” to domestic white terrorist groups. UPDATE: Suspected shooter Wade Michael Page, a native of Colorado, was a frustrated neo-Nazi and made shitty hardcore white supremacist music.
Whether it’s from wildfires or gunfire, Congress fiddles while America burns. Seventeen days is now the over/under for the next mass shooting in ‘Merica. Place your bets with publius1981 at gmail dot com.
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