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How America has silently accepted the rage of white men

 

In the wake of one of the worst massacres in modern American history, our government's highest leaders will be silent about why things like this keep happening. "Warmest condolences" will be tweeted to families of those who lost their lives, minutes of mourning will pass and murmurs of mental health issues and lone-wolf actors will taper into silence. Taming homegrown terror and tightening gun control will be dismissed as inappropriate or unnecessary politicizing of a tragedy and quickly become secondary to more pressing issues on the administration's agenda. America has been here before.

 

In fact, America has been here 273 times in 2017 alone, according to the Gun Violence Archive, which compiles deaths and injuries from shooting incidents and defines a mass shooting as any incident where four or more people are wounded or killed. According to their tally, there have also been 11,698 deaths as a result of gun violence so far this year. Between 2001 and 2014, 440,095 deaths by firearms occurred on US soil, while deaths by terrorism during those years numbered 3,412. Today, America faces approximately one mass shooting per day on average.
 
Mass shootings are a violent epidemic that have been met with fatal passivity for far too long. If mass shootings were perpetrated mostly by brown bodies, this would quickly be reframed and reformed as an immigration issue. If thousands died at the hands of black men, it would be used to excuse police brutality, minimize the Black Lives Matter movement and exacerbate the "raging black man" stereotype. If mass shooters identified as Muslim, it would quickly become terrorism and catalyze defense and security expenditures.
 
But this is a white man's problem. According to an analysis by Mother Jones, out of 62 cases between 1982 and 2012 (a time period that would not include the actions of Dylann Roof or Stephen Paddock, among others), 44 of the killers were white men and only one was a woman. Since 1982, mass shootings in the United States have been committed by white men who are often labeled "lone wolves" or "psychologically impaired." As a result, the government that would otherwise be mobilizing its institutions to bring about reform remains a stalwart of the Second Amendment and mass shootings' greatest ally. An over-affinity for guns among white men, dangerous against any other backdrop, gets defended as patriotism by many conservatives or even as white pride by those on the alt-right.
 
In fact, according to a 2014 poll conducted by Fox News, nearly seven in 10 Republicans believed that gun ownership is patriotic. If espoused by other groups, this sentiment and this number might be considered threatening. Instead, it is welcomed in a way that many believe gives tacit encouragement to potential mass shooters.
 
Make no mistake: this is war culture that has dressed up as Uncle Sam and embedded itself into the American psyche. Any other path -- let's say, for example, abortion or foreign-born terror -- that led to the destruction of life on this level would be attacked as violently opposed to American values. But because this culture is embraced by the race and party that controls the government, it continues to be celebrated and defended in the spirit of love of country.
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1 hour ago, Middl3 said:

How America has silently accepted the rage of white men

 

In the wake of one of the worst massacres in modern American history, our government's highest leaders will be silent about why things like this keep happening. "Warmest condolences" will be tweeted to families of those who lost their lives, minutes of mourning will pass and murmurs of mental health issues and lone-wolf actors will taper into silence. Taming homegrown terror and tightening gun control will be dismissed as inappropriate or unnecessary politicizing of a tragedy and quickly become secondary to more pressing issues on the administration's agenda. America has been here before.

 

In fact, America has been here 273 times in 2017 alone, according to the Gun Violence Archive, which compiles deaths and injuries from shooting incidents and defines a mass shooting as any incident where four or more people are wounded or killed. According to their tally, there have also been 11,698 deaths as a result of gun violence so far this year. Between 2001 and 2014, 440,095 deaths by firearms occurred on US soil, while deaths by terrorism during those years numbered 3,412. Today, America faces approximately one mass shooting per day on average.
 
Mass shootings are a violent epidemic that have been met with fatal passivity for far too long. If mass shootings were perpetrated mostly by brown bodies, this would quickly be reframed and reformed as an immigration issue. If thousands died at the hands of black men, it would be used to excuse police brutality, minimize the Black Lives Matter movement and exacerbate the "raging black man" stereotype. If mass shooters identified as Muslim, it would quickly become terrorism and catalyze defense and security expenditures.
 
But this is a white man's problem. According to an analysis by Mother Jones, out of 62 cases between 1982 and 2012 (a time period that would not include the actions of Dylann Roof or Stephen Paddock, among others), 44 of the killers were white men and only one was a woman. Since 1982, mass shootings in the United States have been committed by white men who are often labeled "lone wolves" or "psychologically impaired." As a result, the government that would otherwise be mobilizing its institutions to bring about reform remains a stalwart of the Second Amendment and mass shootings' greatest ally. An over-affinity for guns among white men, dangerous against any other backdrop, gets defended as patriotism by many conservatives or even as white pride by those on the alt-right.
 
In fact, according to a 2014 poll conducted by Fox News, nearly seven in 10 Republicans believed that gun ownership is patriotic. If espoused by other groups, this sentiment and this number might be considered threatening. Instead, it is welcomed in a way that many believe gives tacit encouragement to potential mass shooters.
 
Make no mistake: this is war culture that has dressed up as Uncle Sam and embedded itself into the American psyche. Any other path -- let's say, for example, abortion or foreign-born terror -- that led to the destruction of life on this level would be attacked as violently opposed to American values. But because this culture is embraced by the race and party that controls the government, it continues to be celebrated and defended in the spirit of love of country.

Based on what you posted here whites make up 71% of the mass murderers, which makes sense since they are 73% of the population.  

 

We also know that as a part of their population the minority arrest rate is 4 times higher than whites, they commit more total murders and non-negligent manslaughter despite there smaller population, whites are victimized by nonwhites nearly 6 times more often than nonwhites are victimized by whites, minorities account for 61% of incarcerated population but about 30% of total population, and they are 3 times more likely to commit a crime than whites, and interestingly enough in contrast to what you posted 54% of mass shootings since 1982 have been committed by white which again make up about 70% of the population.  

 

https://www.amren.com/news/2015/07/new-doj-statistics-on-race-and-violent-crime/

https://www.encounterbooks.com/features/11-critical-points-race-crime-america/

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demography_of_the_United_States

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crime_in_the_United_States

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4 minutes ago, Veritas101 said:

Based on what you posted here whites make up 71% of the mass murderers, which makes sense since they are 73% of the population.  

 

We also know that as a part of their population the minority arrest rate is 4 times higher than whites, they commit more total murders and non-negligent manslaughter despite there smaller population, whites are victimized by nonwhites nearly 6 times more often than nonwhites are victimized by whites, minorities account for 61% of incarcerated population but about 30% of total population, and they are 3 times more likely to commit a crime than whites, and interestingly enough in contrast to what you posted 54% of mass shootings since 1982 have been committed by white which again make up about 70% of the population.  

 

https://www.amren.com/news/2015/07/new-doj-statistics-on-race-and-violent-crime/

https://www.encounterbooks.com/features/11-critical-points-race-crime-america/

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demography_of_the_United_States

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crime_in_the_United_States

Silently accepting... another one and even going as far to make excuses for them...pitiful.

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3 minutes ago, CrookedHillary said:

Chicago last month had almost 50 murders..heres the real problem with violence https://ucr.fbi.gov/crime-in-the-u.s/2016/crime-in-the-u.s.-2016/tables/expanded-homicide-data-table-3.xls

Yeah you keep tossing that one up in every thread to try to deflect...another silently accepting asshole. Go clean you pocket knife or something while sneezing.

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2 hours ago, Middl3 said:

In fact, America has been here 273 times in 2017 alone, according to the Gun Violence Archive, which compiles deaths and injuries from shooting incidents and defines a mass shooting as any incident where four or more people are wounded or killed. According to their tally, there have also been 11,698 deaths as a result of gun violence so far this year.

By the way, this is a lie. 

Everything Middle believes, is a lie. 

 

There have been 10 mass shootings this year, including today's. 

Texas church mass shooting Sutherland Springs, TX 11/5/17 2017 PENDING    
Walmart shooting in suburban Denver Thornton, CO 11/1/17 2017 Scott Allen Ostrem, 47, walked into a Walmart in a suburb north of Denver and fatally shot two men and a woman, then left the store and drove away. After an all-night manhunt, Ostrem, who had financial problems but no serious criminal history, was captured by police after being spotted near his apartment in Denver. 3 0
Edgewood businees park shooting Edgewood, MD 10/18/17 2017 Radee Labeeb Prince, 37, fatally shot three people and wounded two others around 9am at Advance Granite Solutions, a home remodeling business where he worked near Baltimore. Hours later he shot and wounded a sixth person at a car dealership in Wilmington, Delaware. He was apprehended that evening following a manhunt by authorities. 3 3
Las Vegas Strip massacre Las Vegas, NV 10/1/17 2017 Stephen Craig Paddock, 64, rained a barrage of rapid gunfire down on thousands of concertgoers on the Las Vegas Strip late on a Sunday night, firing from a room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casinos. Shortly thereafter, he was found by law enforcement, deceased from a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside the hotel room. 58+ 489+
San Francisco UPS shooting San Francisco, CA 6/14/17 2017 Jimmy Lam, 38, fatally shot three coworkers and wounded two others inside a UPS facility in San Francisco. Lam killed himself as law enforcement officers responded to the scene. 3 2
Pennsylvania supermarket shooting Tunkhannock, PA 6/7/17 2017 Randy Stair, a 24-year-old worker at Weis grocery fatally shot three of his fellow employees. He reportedly fired 59 rounds with a pair of shotguns before turning the gun on himself as another co-worker fled the scene for help and law enforcement responded. 3 0
Florida awning manufacturer shooting Orlando, Florida 6/5/2017 2017 John Robert Neumann, Jr., 45, a former employee of manufacturer Fiamma Inc. fatally shot five workers at the company, and then killed himself on the scene. He'd been fired from the company in April. The attack took place a week before the one-year anniversary of the Orlando nightclub massacre. 5 0
Rural Ohio nursing home shooting Kirkersville, Ohio 5/12/2017 2017 Thomas Hartless, 43, shot and killed a former girlfriend and another employee of a nursing home, and then fatally shot the Kirkersville police chief responding to the scene. Hartless' former girlfriend had recently obtained a court protection order against Hartless. Investigators later found more than 60 firearms in the home of Hartless, who was also found dead at the scene of the attack. 3 0
Fresno downtown shooting Fresno, California 4/18/2017 2017 Kori Ali Muhammad, 39, opened fire along a street in downtown Fresno, killing three people randomly in an alleged hate crime prior to being apprehended by police. Muhammad, who is black, killed three white victims and later described his attack as being racially motivated; he also reportedly yelled 'Allahu Akbar' at the time he was arrested, but authorities indicated they found no links to Islamist terrorism. 3 0
Fort Lauderdale airport shooting Fort Lauderdale, Florida 1/6/2017 2017 Esteban Santiago, 26, flew from Alaska to Fort Lauderdale, where he opened fire in the baggage claim area of the airport, killing five and wounding six before police aprehended him. 5

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11 minutes ago, Middl3 said:

Yeah you keep tossing that one up in every thread to try to deflect...another silently accepting asshole. Go clean you pocket knife or something while sneezing.

You should try not lying, for a change. 

 

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39 minutes ago, kfools said:

Ok. Whites do a lot of lone wolf mass shootings. The data is obvious about that. Now, tell us your solution to the problem. Wait......I bet it's gun control right?

Actually it is only a small part of the solution. teaching acceptance and kindness is a great start..but shooting up churches I dunno man. It should come from the parents and church. Hate is learned. Talking about it helps...deflection is part of the problem..a big part. Kinda like sexual harassment and assault,  racialism and all the rest. It has to be talked about before it can be fixed..not covered up.

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8 minutes ago, Middl3 said:

Over 3 victims is classified as mass murders. I did not make up the rules on this.

You're a liar.  Your source is a liar.   Even Mother Jones says you're a liar. 

Why do you hate white men, is it because you can't get one?

 

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13 hours ago, Middl3 said:

How America has silently accepted the rage of white men

 

In the wake of one of the worst massacres in modern American history, our government's highest leaders will be silent about why things like this keep happening. "Warmest condolences" will be tweeted to families of those who lost their lives, minutes of mourning will pass and murmurs of mental health issues and lone-wolf actors will taper into silence. Taming homegrown terror and tightening gun control will be dismissed as inappropriate or unnecessary politicizing of a tragedy and quickly become secondary to more pressing issues on the administration's agenda. America has been here before.

 

In fact, America has been here 273 times in 2017 alone, according to the Gun Violence Archive, which compiles deaths and injuries from shooting incidents and defines a mass shooting as any incident where four or more people are wounded or killed. According to their tally, there have also been 11,698 deaths as a result of gun violence so far this year. Between 2001 and 2014, 440,095 deaths by firearms occurred on US soil, while deaths by terrorism during those years numbered 3,412. Today, America faces approximately one mass shooting per day on average.
 
Mass shootings are a violent epidemic that have been met with fatal passivity for far too long. If mass shootings were perpetrated mostly by brown bodies, this would quickly be reframed and reformed as an immigration issue. If thousands died at the hands of black men, it would be used to excuse police brutality, minimize the Black Lives Matter movement and exacerbate the "raging black man" stereotype. If mass shooters identified as Muslim, it would quickly become terrorism and catalyze defense and security expenditures.
 
But this is a white man's problem. According to an analysis by Mother Jones, out of 62 cases between 1982 and 2012 (a time period that would not include the actions of Dylann Roof or Stephen Paddock, among others), 44 of the killers were white men and only one was a woman. Since 1982, mass shootings in the United States have been committed by white men who are often labeled "lone wolves" or "psychologically impaired." As a result, the government that would otherwise be mobilizing its institutions to bring about reform remains a stalwart of the Second Amendment and mass shootings' greatest ally. An over-affinity for guns among white men, dangerous against any other backdrop, gets defended as patriotism by many conservatives or even as white pride by those on the alt-right.
 
In fact, according to a 2014 poll conducted by Fox News, nearly seven in 10 Republicans believed that gun ownership is patriotic. If espoused by other groups, this sentiment and this number might be considered threatening. Instead, it is welcomed in a way that many believe gives tacit encouragement to potential mass shooters.
 
Make no mistake: this is war culture that has dressed up as Uncle Sam and embedded itself into the American psyche. Any other path -- let's say, for example, abortion or foreign-born terror -- that led to the destruction of life on this level would be attacked as violently opposed to American values. But because this culture is embraced by the race and party that controls the government, it continues to be celebrated and defended in the spirit of love of country.

 

Is there any fuckery that America does not accept?

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