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Monday, November 23, 2015

THE CYCLE OF TERROR






This cycle only works when the terrorists are not white. Do not expect anything to be dropped on Dylann Roof inspiring KKK anytime soon.  If the next Dylann Roof kills 90 black and brown people, don't expect it.

On a side note, Farai Chideya makes the argument that white men are the only ones that really count in this society.  She made her case using Department of Justice statistics (or some such) on jail time. If a child's death doesn't make the news, the people that kill children don't stay in jail long at all-- or they didn't when the book was written in the 1980s.

I believed her when I read her book. But I really started believing her after Sandy Hook happened then gun laws didn't change. The NRA isn't a terrorist group but certainly the local terrorists best friend.

I don't know how we get off either hamster wheel.