Monday, November 30, 2015
Our hopeless corporate media and the slobs that follow them
I noticed (over the years) that our corporate media will immediately start making excuses for white men who participate in terrorism and violence on a mass scale, and will make attempts to humanize them. This is never true for black or Muslim men who participate in terrorism or violence on a mass scale. No, when that black guy in NYC shot two police officers dead, there was no talk about how we need to increase mental health services to counter this kind of threat. Instead, it was blamed on a popular movement against police brutality, which had nothing to do with it. But the recent terrorist attack at Planned Parenthood in Colorado has brought on lots of soul-searching about how we counter these mental health problems.
I think it is the guns. I think we need to get rid of the guns. This country is far to prone to violence to be allowed to have guns.
But I condemn all members of TEAM VIOLENCE (that is, anyone who uses violence to achieve their goals or to get what they want) no matter who they are, no matter what kind of child they were, no matter their mental health problems, no matter their age, race, religion, ethnic identity, background, living location, occupation or lack thereof, no matter what. I don't care if they are looney tunes, rappers, white supremacists, Christian terrorists, or Islamic terrorists, security guards, police officers, or just men with a chip on their shoulder. I condemn them all and do not want to have any thing to do with them.
And someone please explain to me why police officers can take white men who are mass shooters into custody without killing them, but that never, ever seems to happen with black men or Hispanic men.
And, one more thing - why are men so damn violent anyway?
Posted by Dancewater at 1:30 AM