3-4 Mass Killings a Year Is the US New Norm

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  1. paradigmsearch profile image90
    paradigmsearchposted 8 months ago

    Why is everyone so surprised? https://www.census.gov/popclock/ There's over 300 million of us and that average is going to continue to increase as societal pressures continue to mount. It will easily be an average of one every month by the end of year 2020.

    A solution to the problem? There is none. It will be accepted as routine, just as our national average of 50+ murders a day is considered perfectly normal. Frankly, am surprised that number is not a lot higher. A population of over 300,000,000 and only 50+ murders a day? Amazingly low actually.

    Every year, living in our society gets more complicated. Every year, more and more people will reach their breaking point.

    As for me? Have lived my life and am keeping it simple. I deal with what I can and ignore the rest. This mess is for you younger folks to clean up. Good luck.

    1. Credence2 profile image80
      Credence2posted 8 months agoin reply to this

      The "right" is greasing the skids to make this carnage a sociatal norm. Within a gun clutching culture and set of values, we shall hurtle into oblivion.

      I am quietly located to avoid direct confrontation with the most unpleasant reality of a Fortress America.

      1. paradigmsearch profile image90
        paradigmsearchposted 8 months agoin reply to this

        I'm financially trapped in a high crime area myself. Oh well, resignation and all that.

  2. Live to Learn profile image80
    Live to Learnposted 8 months ago

    I think the right sees this problem as more than a gun problem and would like to address the illness, not the symptom.

    Why now? Where are the mass shootings through all those years of gun ownership, up to the present problems?

    1. paradigmsearch profile image90
      paradigmsearchposted 8 months agoin reply to this

      Our entire human history shows that our species is a mess.

      We have two options:
      1. Arm citizenry to prevent governments that goes bad.
      2. Or not.

      1. Live to Learn profile image80
        Live to Learnposted 8 months agoin reply to this

        LOL.

      2. Greensleeves Hubs profile image95
        Greensleeves Hubsposted 8 months agoin reply to this

        roll Only in America are those the only two options that some can see.

        1. Live to Learn profile image80
          Live to Learnposted 8 months agoin reply to this

          I suppose we can thank the English for that.

 
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