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  • Unfortunately, mass shootings have become so common in the U.S. here are my gun poems written over the last few years. A few have been published. I hope and pray that our political leaders will do something to solve the problem. The NRA’s position seems to be more guns for everyone is the solution.
  • They are so wrong. The widespread availability of super lethal weapons is the problem.   You simply can’t kill on a mass level with knives, or hammers, you need a high powered weapon designed to kill as many people as possible in the shortest time possible and you need to be so deranged that you want to kill as many people as possible in the shortest time possible. Universal background checks would help, treating guns like we treat cars would help. Red flag laws would help.
  • Miltiary  weapons must be banned
  • Guns should be registered, and owners should have to buy liability insurance.
  • We need universal background checks now!
  • The federal government should spend time and money studying the causes and prevention of gun violence.
  • Buying back assault weapons would be a good idea as well. I do agree with the NRA on one point, we should prosecute people who use guns in the commission of a crime and enforce all existing laws.
  • Gun violence in america

But sadly, nothing will be done and there will be another

Another mass shooting to start the day

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Index

The Resurgence Of Racism, What’s Going On?

So Many Gun Deaths –What’s Going On Found Poem

NRA How Low Can You Go?

Guns Are Not Our Friend

Just Another Gun Death In America

Another Day, Another Shooting

President Trump Words Matter

Chief Of Staff, You Are Absurd

NRA, Please Stop Talking

More Guns For Everyone In The World

Virginia Beach Massacre Never Again Ever

Virginia Beach Massacre

It’s A Gun Situation, Mr. President

Dear Speaker Ryan

I Don’t Get It

More Guns Than People Found Poem

Letter to Governor Abbot

When Will This Madness End?

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Resurgence of Racism =What’s Going On?

whats going on

These days
There seems to be
A resurgence
Of racism across the land
And the world

As populist leaders
And ex-leaders
Flame the fires
Of hate
Ever higher

As Jim Crow laws
Proliferate
And police become gangstas
And minorities
Are targeted by the police

The right media
Taken over
By the forces of hate
Officially becoming
The media of the white suprematism

And so, it goes
The hate continues to spread
And so many more
Will lie dying

That’s what’s going on
Marvin Gay
My friend

So Many Gun deaths –What’s Going On 

 

 

 

 

 

Marvin Gay once sang
What’s going on
Wonder what he would say
About all the thousands
Who lies dying?

Every single day
At the hands of madmen
With a gun

What would he say?
To this carnage in the streets

The list goes on and on
Never-ending carnage

Without any further commentary
137 mass shootings

Since January
137 incidents
There are much more

Since these only lists
Mass shootings
Of four or more

The List

Gun deaths in 2021

NRA How Low Can You Go?

I thought that the NRA
Could not get any lower
But today they did

They tweeted out
Their Mother’s Day message
A mom and her daughter
Holding military assault rifles

With the caption
“Momma Did not Raise a victim”

NRA add

NRA Mother’s Day Add

The add came out
On a weekend
That saw more than
seven mass shootings
All across the land

The NRA has no shame
Blood is on their hands
Because of them

We have not been able
To do anything at all
About the epidemic
Of gun violence

That is killing
Far too many of us
Turning so many people
Into Gun Ghosts
Joining the corona ghost army

Looking at that vile add
I said,

“Momma may not have raised a victim
But she did raise a monster

NRA
How evil
How despicable
Can you get

Celebrating gun violence
On Mother’s Day?

Just  Another Gun Death in America

Turning on the dismal dark news
Every morning at dawn

There is another grim story
To brighten my morning gloom

The Latest story – a lone gunman
Opens fire at time square
At sunset

Another deranged madman
With a gun and a grievance
Shooting up a crowd

As tourists scream
And flee the scene

Wondering if this is just
Another movie set
Scene went awry

Unfortunately,
No, it is life and death
Live and in living color

Just another Saturday night
Live in NYC
And across the land

As another madman’s life
unravels before the world’s eyes
Live and in living color

MUST WATCH TV
SCREAMS MY TV
THAT’S RIGHT FOLKS
DO NOT TURN OFF
YOUR TV SET

The NRA and their hired goons
Go on air
Offering useless thoughts
And meaningless prayers

Guns don’t kill people
Guns make us free
Guns are all American
Liberals want to take your guns
You need your AK 47
To blow away bambi

Or the thug BLM dude
Next door
Because Black Lives
Do not Matter to You

The only solution
Are more guns for all
An armed society
Is a polite society

Guns are the greatest gift
that America gave to the world
They are our friends
And protector
God bless our guns

Just another day
In their violent gun-ridden
Gun paradise that is America
is its imperial decline

The gun victims
Don’t hear their thoughts
And prayers

As they are now dead

Just another gun ghost
They join the thousands
Of gun ghosts
And the corona ghosts

Their voices
Crying in the wind
No one cares anymore
Just too many of them

Another Day in the NRA’s Paradise

Just another day in America
Land of the free
Home of the brave

And guns
lots of guns
More guns for all
Cries the NRA

Yes, another day
Another gun battles
Another white man
Who just wants to kill

President Trump sends his condolences
Thanks to the law enforcement
For an incredible job, well done
it was horrible

Hate has no place
In our country
And we will take of it
and do whatever we can do

Offering useless fake condolences
Nothing but false words
Empty words

Lots of things to do

It is a mental illness problem
But he fails to mention
The words gun at all
Not at all

And tomorrow and tomorrow
But he at least finally said
Hate has no role in-country
Nothing but prime bs
In my humble opinion

He did not mention
White supremacy
His rhetoric had nothing
Nothing to do about
This at all

And so tomorrow
I will turn on the TV
And we see nothing
Nothing had changed

And the dead
Will remain dead
The guns will fire again
Nothing will be done

Welcome to America
Land of the free
Home of the brave

And guns
lots of guns
More gun
Guns for all
God bless our guns

President Trump Words Matter

 

 

 

 

Mr. President words matter
President Trump,
Words matter
Your words matter

Your words of hate
Your words of division

Your words
Calling fellow human beings
Scum, vermis, invaders,
Animals, thugs, criminals

They matter a lot
Is it little wonder
That people listen
Give into the hate,
You spew forth

And some deranged people
act
On your call
For action

Against the invaders
On the border
They march to the border
To kill the invaders

Your words matter
Mr. President
And your false words
Of regret

Fool no one
The damage has been done
The hate has been spread
Just as you intended

And you
Have the gall
To call yourself
a Christian

You are the anti-Christ
The bible warns us about
You are not a Christian
So please quit pretending
To be what you are not

Please man up
Accept your responsibility
Set things right
apologize

The dead though
Don’t need your useless prayers
They need action
They need leadership

And you are the president
Please start acting
Like you give a damn

And if you do so
Perhaps
You will find
People will follow you

But please
Quit the words
Of hate
The words that hurt

And quit calling immigrants
Invaders and vermin
They are human beings
They are deserving of respect

This I ask of you
In Jesus’s name
Even though

I am not a Christian
Please, Donald Trump
Grow up

And become the president
Of the people
And end the war of words
And constant hate

Chief of Staff, You are Absurd

The president’s chief of staff
Said the other day
It was absurd

To suggest that the president’s words
Had anything to do
With recent mass shootings

Yet is it absurd
To see the lengths
To which the president’s supporters
Will twist and turn
Spinning away
The inconvenient truth

President Trump
Is a racist bigot con man
Who somehow
Conned his way
To become president

He calls immigrants
Criminals, vermin, animals
invaders
Infesting the country

The El Paso shooter
said that he went to the border
To shoot the invaders
And said
That he was a big Trump fan

It is not absurd
To connect these two huge dots
The president’s words
Has real-world consequences

Yes Mr. Trump is a racist pig
And his supporters
Are being absurd
To suggest otherwise

Guns kill people

GUNS KILL PEOPLE
GUNS KILL PEOPLE
GUNS KILL PEOPLE

Guns really do kill people
That is their Buddha nature
Their Karmic fate

It is not a mental illness
it is not video games
it is not a million other things

It is simply this
A gun is a weapon
A weapon designed to kill people
That is what guns do

Guns don’t care
They do as they are told
If you pull the trigger
They will kill the victim

That is what guns do
It’s a gun thing

That is why
In a civilized society
Like most of the world
Military assault weapons
Are locked up

Yet in America
The land of the free
Home of the brave

Everyone and his cousin
Must have their gun

Guns for everyone
Cries the NRA
That’s the solution

The president
And his supporters
Deny the obvious

Guns kill people
That’s all they do
It is a gun thing
You would not understand

So, mr. President
You can take your words
Your empty platitudes
Your empty soulless promises

Straight to hell
And back

Where with any luck
Satan will use you
As target practice

NRA, Please Stop Talking

Another day
Another mass shooting
Another incident

Of domestic terrorism
Another gunman
Killing people

Because just because
The NRA and their stooges
Come out
Flood the airways

With their noxious
Poisonous weasel words

The NRA says
Mass shootings
Are like the weather
You can’t control them

You can’t predict them
And you can’t prevent them

Just have to accept
It is all god’s will
Guns don’t kill people
If guns were outlawed
Only outlaws
would have guns

Only solution
Are more guns
For everyone

An armed society
They say
Is a polite society

Support for gun contro
is socialist/communist/fascist/anti-american/anti-christian nonsense

The beginning of tyranny
If only the jews had guns
Ihe holocaust would not have happened

Jesus would want us all
To be armed with machine guns

To protect us against the evildoers
It is the Christian thing to do
To blow away evildoers
With heavy arms

In America
Land of the free
Home of the brave

We can’t do anything
At all

About the mass carnage
Unleashed by madmen with guns
Who walks among us
Searching for their next victims

Any restriction of the right
To bear arms
Is tyranny at its worst

The nanny state run amuck
Talking about gun control
After a tragic event
is

Just not the appropriate time
We only need prayers
And meaningless thoughts

Universal background checks
Too onerous

Registering guns
Too burdensome

Researching gun violence
Waste of taxpayer money

Banning military-style assault weapons
Restricts my right to blow 
away
Bambi the deer
With an M16

The NRA will keep talking
Talking and talking
Another and talking
Preventing anything
From being done

And we will have another
Mass shooting event
Before the day is out

So, my plead
This day
to the NRA
And their stooges

Talk is cheap
Your comments
Are not helping

If you can’t
Be a part of the solution

Just stop talking
Please stop talking
And let the rest

Of us figure out
How to stop
The madness in the streets

And stop the carnage

So NRA

PLEASE

SHUT UP

JUST

STOP

TALKING

NOW!

More Guns for Everyone in the World

The NRA has decided
That the best solution
To the global problem
Of rampant violence
And crime everywhere

Is for the rest of the world
To become like the U.S.
Where anyone can buy a gun
An armed society
Is a polite society

The president is about to announce
A global campaign against gun control restrictions
As these restrictions are an undue burden
On the rights of the U.S.arms manufacture

To sell their guns everywhere in the world.
As everyone wants what we have to sell
The best weapons in the world.

Instead of trying to limit the damage
That unrestricted gun sale
Have done to the U.S.

President, our great leader
Wants to sell more guns
Everywhere in the world

And there are eager buyers
Lining up around the world
Eager to buy the best guns
The world has ever seen

We want to export
The gun madness
That has infected our society
Leaving behind so many dead bodies
So many gun ghosts

The dead were not consulted
For they remain dead
They do not vote
They have no voice

For the guns silenced
Then for good
Just as the guns intended
Just doing their gun thing after all

Humanity has evolved
From stones to arrows
To guns
To nuclear, biological weapons

And the U.S.
While proclaiming itself
a champion of human rights

Remains nothing but a country
Of gun runners
Merchants of death
And destruction

Trump Administration Advances Plan to Relax Gun-Export Rules

The Trump administration on Monday advanced a long-sought-after plan to relax export rules for American small arms, including semiautomatic rifles, handguns, and sniper rifles.

In a private briefing with members of Congress, State Department officials outlined a proposed rule change that would transfer oversight of gun exports to the Department of Commerce. The proposed rule will be published in the federal register later this week, where it will be subject to public comment for 45 days. While it is unlikely, Congress could block the change using powers under the congressional review act.

The shift, which was first proposed by the Obama administration in 2012, is championed by gunmakers who say it will make them more competitive in the international market. Critics argue an export policy that favors commercial interests could put the national security of the United States at risk or harm diplomatic efforts.

“Weakened congressional oversight of international small arms and munitions sales is extremely hazardous to global security,” said Senator Ben Cardin of Maryland, a democrat who serves on the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, in an emailed statement. “this decision is also politically tone-deaf as our nation reckons with a gun violence epidemic.”

A State Department spokesman said that the change would ease the regulatory burden on American gun makers and allow them to compete better globally.

Currently, the Department of State monitors exports of nearly all weapons through the U.S. munitions list. Since 2002, the department has been required to notify Congress of overseas sales of firearms worth more than $1 million.

In 2016, the State Department alerted the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to a proposed sale of more than 26,000 rifles to the Philippines. Cardin at the time objected to arming the regime of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who had inaugurated a wave of thousands of extrajudicial killings as part of a crackdown on drugs. The weapons deal was canceled as a result.

The proposed rule change would transfer control over the sale of small arms to the commerce control list, and congress would no longer be notified of large purchases.  Some arms control experts say reduced oversight could provide criminals, terrorists, or hostile states an opportunity to purchase American weapons.

Under Department of Commerce weapon-export rules, “companies aren’t required to provide as much information about brokers or shipping” as they must under State Department supervision, said Colby Goodman, who examines American weapons exports as director of the security assistance monitor program at the center for international policy in Washington.

“The world of firearms exports is full of questionable, dubious characters.”

The rule change has been long in the making. It was first proposed in 2012 by the Obama administration, but abandoned shortly after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. At the time, the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security criticized the change because it could make it easier for transnational criminal organizations or terrorists to get American-made guns.

In September, Reuters reported that the trump administration was interested in reviving the rule change to encourage more international arms sales. With the formal commencement of the public comment period, the preparation has become policy reality.

In April, the Trump administration said it would now consider economic factors in addition to security when it comes to selling American weapons overseas.

The Trump administration has argued that the change would aid the domestic gun industry by cutting down on export regulation. American consumer sales of firearms have suffered since the 2016 election. After years of elevated sales in anticipation of possible new gun-control measures imposed by democratic lawmakers, domestic demand subsided as republicans took full control of the federal government.
– alex yablon

more guns for everyone

Virginia Beach Massacre Never Again 

another gun
another gun

In Virginia beach
In a night of horrific scumbagery violence
Rarely seen in this jaded age of ours

EVERYONE WAS GONE IN LESS THAN AN HOUR

In a spasm of horrific scumbagery violence
In just a few short minutes
Nothing more than that
In just a few moments
All 12 victims were murdered

By a disgruntled employee
Everyone he knew was shot
And killed for no reason

Caused by the demons
His soul was so infected

Murderous demonic voices
All in his head
Screaming kill them all kill them all
Screaming no stop violence in his head
All the time

Causing him to start shooting

everyone he saw
Regardless of who they were
Or where they were
Everyone must die
Screamed the demonic
Voices in his head

No one can be left alive
Everyone must die
Virtually all must die

In his internal video game
Everyone must die
Regardless of who they were
Or where they were

DEATH TO ALL HUMANS
SCREAMED THE VOICES
IN HIS HEAD

As he hunted his victims
Killing as many as he could

Just another day
Gone wrong
All across america
In every town
Nowhere is safe anymore

Virginia Beach Massacre 2

Virginia beach massacre
Just another night in America

An active shooter
Unleashes a night of
Scumbagery violence
rarely seen

In this jaded wild world
Gone in one hour

In a spasm of horrific
scumbagery

In just less
Than 30 short minutes
Nothing more that

In just a few
Short 30 moments
All the victims

Were murdered while
At their daily work
Just at the Wrong place,
At the wrong time

Act of a demotic
a deranged madman with a gun
Voices screaming kill

The voices scream

DEATH

TO

ALL

HUMANS

The voices scream
Oover and over
All must die now

Just another night
In America
Home of the free
Land of the brave
And guns for all

It’s a gun situation, Mr. President

President Trump

You are wrong once again
You said that the tragic events in Texas
And Las Vegas was not “gun situations”
But rather mental health problems

And that in Texas
If there had been
Fewer gun controls
Perhaps fewer people

would have died

President Trump
I know you a smart man
The smartest man in the world
According to you

So please contemplate this fact
According to the latest findings
It is a gun situation

The reason the U.S.
Is number one in gun deaths
Is because we are number one
in gun ownership

We have so many gun deaths
Because we have so many guns
45% of the world’s guns in fact

And 33 percent of the world’s shooters
are Americans killing other Americans

And most of them, the majority of them
Are white people killing other White people
Except for white Cops
They like to kill black and brown people
For some reason

Almost never is it a black person
Or an Asian person
Or a female shooter

No islamic terrorists
Most are in fact
Self-proclaimed
White Suprematist Christians

So, Mr. President
When will you come to your senses?

And do what 90 percent of the public wants
Enact nationwide effective gun controls?

And tell the NRA
They can take their
Blood money elsewhere

When Mr. President
When will you act
When will you take charge

And become a president of the people
Instead of the president of the NRA

Comment: Sent this to President Trump whoa dded me to his suckers email list – I was soon getting hundreds of emails a day from everyone including the NRA telling me that I was a valued member of team Trump and had to donate money to keep the socialist democrats from taking my guns away. End comment

Based on the following article
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/07/world/americas/mass-shootings-us-international.html

Prayer works

Dear speaker Ryan

I want to tell you something
The dead don’t want your prayers
the dead don’t care
That you pray for them
They are dead after all

And you and your so-called christian
Are to blame
You refuse to do anything
Anything at all to stop the carnage
In our streets

The U.S. is flooded with guns
And more are sold every day

Millions of people
Don’t have health coverage
Millions are barely surviving
And your answer

Our dear great compassionate speaker
Your answer
Is prayer works
Government action does not

You act as if the gun violence
Plaguing our country
Was like the weather
Beyond our control

So, here’s my prayer for you
and your colleagues

When you die
i pray that god
will send you?

And your friends
Straight to hell

Where satan and his demons
Will use you for target practice

That’s my prayer to you
And as you know
Prayer works

Comment: Sent to Speaker Ryan who never responded, but he did not put me on his sucker email list. End Comment

I don’t get it

Mr. Speaker
I admit I don’t get it
how does prayer
stop gun violence?

Prayer did not work in Texas.
26 people were murdered
While praying.

God if he exists
Does not care
About the poor people
Who died in his church

Because a mad man
Got a gun

And no, they were not praying
To be delivered from death
No one deserves to die like this

So, my prayer to you
Is simply this
Get off your rear end
Rally the country

And do something
About gun violence

That’s a prayer
I hope works

Add house speaker Paul Ryan to the list of republicans offering only thoughts and prayers in the wake of sunday’s mass shooting in a texas church, because taking meaningful action is always off the table with him and his party.

Speaking with Fox News Channel’s laura Ingram last night, Ryan reiterated that the victims and their families need more prayers because “prayer works.”

Prayer doesn’t work.

26 people were murdered while praying. Even Christians ought to admit that prayer doesn’t make a damn bit of difference and their god will do whatever their god wants to do, even if it means letting people die in the church because a domestic abuser got his hands on a semi-automatic weapon.
Not that Ryan would ever say that.

Instead, he just blamed the “far secular left” for not getting it.

Read more at ryan blames the secular left for gun violence

More guns than people found poem
We don’t have more automobiles
Than people in the united states of America.
we don’t have more televisions than people.

We don’t have more radios than people
We don’t have more cell phones than people.
What we do have is more guns than people.

Lots more guns
More guns than anywhere else
In the world

45% of all guns in fact
393 million firearms
A population of 326 million.
That means there are 120.5 firearms
For every 100 American citizens,

It’s a sad fact.
If every single person in the United States
Possessed a gun, including babies, elderly people, and the infirm

— even including those hospitalized and on their deathbeds

— there would still be 67 million guns left over.

sixty-seven million.

The number of guns
Owned by civilians
Is an outrage,

A profanity,
a sign that this country
This supposed Christian

Peace-loving country
Has lost its collective mind.
But not to the national rifle association it isn’t
The NRA has taken the position
That what we need is more guns, not less.

They say that more guns equal less crime,
You need guns to defend yourself and your property,
These groups tell us.

If more people had more guns,
criminals would be less likely to commit crimes
Because they wouldn’t know who was armed
And locked ready for bear
Ready to defend themselves.

An armed society
is a peaceful polite society

“the only way to stop a bad guy with a gun
Is a good guy With a gun”

Said NRA chief executive
Wayne Lapierre
After the Sandy Hook School Massacre
In Connecticut
Had killed 20 children
And six schoolteachers and staff

The good guy theory
Is their rationale
Behind arming teachers

Arming teachers
Is the argument
They have for all

The so-called
Open carry laws
That has been passed.

Not one of the 19 mass shootings this year
Was stopped by a good guy
With a gun

The NRA
Said an armed civilian
Shot the bad guys

With a gun
In Dayton

It took
66 shots to bring down the killer.
They fired 40 rounds of.45 caliber ammunition,
16 rounds of 233-millimeter ammunition
And one shotgun round

It is madness
Every mass shooting
Proves how mad it is

Can you imagine what
It must have been
Like in the epoch nightclub bar
In Dayton
Or on the street in Odessa?

Guns were going off
People all around you
Were hit wounded, dying
Bleeding everywhere
If you were carrying a gun a handgun,
What would you have done?

Hide get behind someone
Run?

That’s what i would do
That’s what people did
Dayton and Odessa

These mass shootings
Are acts of terror

People are terrorized
Sacred to death.

They are lucky
To be alive

In a country with more guns
Than people
The good guys
With a gun

Myth is obscene

In a country with more guns than people,
the “good guy with a gun” myth
is an obscenity.
It’s a lie.

GUNS DON’T SAVE US
THEY KILL US

Based on the following article

We don’t have more automobiles than people in the united states of America. We don’t have more televisions than people. We don’t have more radios than people. We don’t have more cell phones than people.

What we do have is more guns than people.

A recent report published by the small arms survey in Geneva, Switzerland, found that there are more than 393 million firearms owned by civilians in this country. We have a population of 326 million. That means there are 120.5 firearms for every 100 American citizens, according to the Washington post. It’s a fact. If every single person in the united states possessed a gun, including babies, elderly people, and the infirm — even including those hospitalized and on their deathbeds — there would still be 67 million guns left over.  Sixty-seven million. 

The number of guns owned by civilians is an outrage, a profanity, a sign that this country has lost its collective mind. But not to the national rifle association it isn’t. Not to the gun owners of America, another major gun lobby organization with over two million members, which is frequently critical of the NRA for being too soft on gun rights. These well-funded lobbies for gun manufacturers and gun owners have long taken the position that what we need is more guns, not fewer. They say that more guns equal less crime, despite FBI statistics that show conclusively that violent crime, and especially crimes involving firearms, is higher per capita in areas of the country with more guns.

You need guns to defend yourself and your property, these groups tell us. If more people had more guns, criminals would be less likely to commit crimes because they wouldn’t know who was armed and ready to defend themselves.

“the only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is with a good guy with a gun,” said NRA chief executive Wayne Laprier after the sandy hook school massacre in Connecticut that killed 20 children and six school staff. He said the same thing again after the Parkland, Florida, school massacre, which left 17 students and faculty dead. It has become the NRA’s favorite myth.

The “good guy with a gun” theory is their rationale behind arming teachers. It’s the argument they have for all the so-called “open carry” laws that have been passed. At this point, 31 states allow people to openly carry firearms in public without a license. Another 15 allow open carry with some form of state-issued license. All 50 states allow people to carry concealed firearms with varying forms of restrictions and licensing. The idea is the more “good guys with a gun,” the better.

according to ABC news, “there have been at least 19 deadly mass shootings in the U.S. so far in 2019.” There were two mass shootings last month on a single day, aug. 3. The first, in El Paso, Texas, was at a Walmart. Twenty-two people were killed and 24 were wounded. That night in Dayton, Ohio, 10 people were killed and another 17 were wounded in a shooting that happened in less than 30 seconds. On aug. 31, a shooter in Odessa, Texas, killed seven people and wounded 25, including three police officers.

Not one of the 19 mass shootings this year was stopped by a “good guy with a gun,” an armed civilian. Police shot the “bad guys with a gun” in Dayton and Odessa. In Dayton, it took them 66 shots to bring down the killer. They fired 40 rounds of .45 caliber ammunition, 16 rounds of .233 millimeter ammunition, and one shotgun round. The killer took only 40 rounds to kill seven and wound 17 with his ar-15 style weapon. The alleged shooter in El Paso somehow evaded dozens of responding police officers before surrendering.

Both Texas and Ohio allow open carry of firearms without a license, and yet in neither place was there a civilian “good guy with a gun” to stop the carnage amid panic and chaos. An armed U.S. soldier with a concealed carry license in El Paso drew his weapon before deciding to shuttle fleeing children safely out of the shopping mall.

You have probably heard most of the arguments against these open carry laws. How will cops responding to an active shooter incident know who the shooter is, and who is just a passer-by carrying a gun? What’s going to happen in a crowded store like Walmart when there finally is a shootout between a killer and “good guys with guns?” Won’t a lot of innocent bystanders be being killed? If well-trained, heavily armed police can’t kill an active shooter with less than 66 bullets, how can we expect an armed teacher in a grade school to do it?

It’s madness. Every mass shooting proves how mad it is. Can you imagine what it must have been like in the el paso walmart, or outside the bar in dayton, or on the street in odessa? Guns were going off. People all around you were hit, wounded, dying, bleeding. Even if you were carrying a handgun, what would you have done?

Hide. Get behind something. Run. That’s what i would do.  That’s what people did in El Paso, Dayton, and Odessa.

These mass shootings are acts of terror. People are terrorized, scared to death. They’re trying to stay alive.

In a country with more guns than people, the “good guy with a gun” myth is an obscenity. It’s a lie. Guns don’t save us. They kill us.

More guns

every day more guns
gun deaths everywhere
more man men with guns
shooting everyone
you cannot escape

So many deaths
you cannot count
five today
more tomorrow

NRA cries
need more guns
guns for all

More guns
More deaths
Guns

When will this Madness end?

Yet again we turn on the TV
And witness horrible scenes
Of unparalleled violence, hatred, and despair

An old man consumed by his own demons
Opens fire from a hotel room
Killing 58 people injuring hundreds

In Las Vegas, Sin City
And the cry goes out throughout the land
Why yet again this tragedy?

The usual suspects are rounded up
It’s the culture, stupid, cry the conservative voices
Guns are the price of our freedom
Guns Don’t Kill People

The only solution is more guns for everyone
The only solution for a bad guy with a gun
Is a good guy with a gun

An armed society is a polite society

No, it’s the guns, cry the liberal pundits
We must confiscate the guns

Ban Assault weapons
And join the rest of the world
Where such carnage does not occur

And we sit around and argue
Knowing that there will be a next time
And another time and time and time again
Until the end of time

What is the sickness in our souls
That allows for this hatred to fester so
Deep within the minds of our killers

Nothing will change
Until we confront the evil
That lurks deep within each of us

There will be another Las Vegas
Soon enough

Dear Governor Abbot

You say that you are a Christian
Yet you have the gall
to say that the proper response
To the evil acts of the deranged gun man
Who shot up a church
Is to work closer with God

And that evil people will find ways
To commit evil acts
And that there is nothing the government
Can do to stop this madness

It is the price of our freedom
Why can’t you wake up
And see that you can lead
The way out of this madness?

Thousands of people die
Each year from guns in this country
Turning everyone into prisoners
Into their own homes
Afraid to walk outside

For fear that a nut job
With a gun
Will blow them away
In Church, at the store
In traffic

And you and your NRA buddies
Think the answer
Is to arm everyone to the teeth

And I wonder how Jesus
Would react to how
You have so misunderstood his message?

You Sir are not a Christian
And you Sir are going to not like
What God has to say to you
On Judgement day

“We have evil that occurs in this world, whether it be a terrorist who uses a truck to mow down bikers in New York City, whether it be a terrorist who uses bombs or knives to stab people, or other terrorist who use vehicles, whether it be in Nice, France, or any other place in the entire world, who mow down people.

And I’m going to use the words of the citizens of Sutherland Springs themselves, and that is, they want to work together for love to overcome evil, and you do that by working with God.”
Texas Governor: Fight Gun Massacres By ‘Working With God’

NOVEMBER 6, 2017 BY MICHAEL STONE

Texas Governor Gregg Abbott claims prayer and “working with God” is the only way to prevent mass shooting events like the recent church massacre in rural Texas.

In a deplorable bit of pandering Abbott said that the proper response to Sunday’s shooting is to confront evil through prayer and forge “a stronger connection to God.”
Governor Abbott said:

We have evil that occurs in this world, whether it be a terrorist who uses a truck to mow down bikers in New York City, whether it be a terrorist who uses bombs or knives to stab people, or other terrorist who use vehicles, whether it be in Nice, France, or any other place in the entire world, who mow down people.

And I’m going to use the words of the citizens of Sutherland Springs themselves, and that is, they want to work together for love to overcome evil, and you do that by working with God.
Most reasonable people reject Abbott’s impotent call to prayer and a “stronger connection to God.” In a statement concerning the recent Texas church massacre, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said that action was rquired:

We have a solemn obligation to the victims of Sutherland Springs, Las Vegas, Orlando, Newtown and the many tragic shootings that occur each day to respond not only with prayer and unwavering love, but with action.

As for Governor Abbott, his position as a dangerous religious extremist is well established.

Last June Abbott signed into law legislation allowing publicly funded agencies to deny non-Christians the ability to adopt a child in need.

In addition, in a move meant to shame women who have abortions, the Republican governor of Texas ordered state health officials to add new abortion regulations that would require the burial or cremation of post abortion fetal tissue.

Bottom line: Texas Governor Gregg Abbott is a dangerous religious extremist who believes the proper response to Sunday’s church massacre is prayer and other efforts to forge “a stronger connection to God.”

comment:  Poor Governor Abbot does not like me. I sent him a letter asking him to show me where I can find in the bible justification for  forcing woman to hold a funeral at their expense for a fetus and how can this be seen as a Christian compansion thing to do?  He never answered.

Fetal Funerals are Not Christian!

When will this Madness end – short version

 

 

 

 

 

Yet again we turn on the TV
And witness horrible scenes
Of unparalleled violence, hatred and despair

An old man consumed by his own demons
Opens fire from a hotel room
Killing 60 people injuring hundreds
In Las Vegas, Sin City

And the cry goes out throughout the land
Why yet again this tragedy
The usual suspects are rounded up
It’s the culture, stupid cry the conservative voices
And there is nothing we can do

It is like the weather
Bad shit happens
Guns are the price of our freedom

Guns Don’t Kill People
The only solution is more guns for everyone
The only solution for a bad guy with a gun
Is a gun guy with a gun

An armed society is a polite society
No, it’s the guns, cry the liberal pundits

We must confiscate the guns
Ban Assault weapons
And join the rest of the world

Where such carnage does not occur
And we sit around and argue
Knowing that there will be a next time
And another time and time and time again
Until the end of time

What is the sickness in our souls
That allows for this hatred to fester so
Deep within the minds of our killers
We are all responsible here

The negligent parents
The overworked schools
The soulless corporate world

That treats everyone like disposable commodities
The lack of human connection
The TV and movie purveyors
Of pornographic violence

Nothing will change
Until we conflict the evil
That lurks deep within each of us
There will be another Las Vegas
Soon enough

Two weeks later the greatest mass shooting in a Church occurred in Texas

Sadly nothing has changed

The End

 

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