With just 2 years left before the close of the 2nd decade of the 21st century, the United States is bound to surpass Norway as the global record holder with the most number of people shot to death by a lone gun man, given the fact so little has changed to instill more gun control in this county while so much active effort has been taken to prevent it.Read more "A Decade of Unprecedented Death: Record Breaking Mass Shootings & The Need for Global Gun Control"
The Republicans have used the blame game tactic for far too long to avoid issues that require the most dire attention. If now isn’t the time to discuss gun control laws does that mean we wait for the next mass shooting where the number of dead bodies sets a new record extending past Las Vegas’ tragedy?Read more "Negating the Republican Blame Game: A Liberal Editorial"
Remember that nursery school one liner of a rhyme adults often say to children around this time of year to justify the heavier than usual precipitation associated with the month of April?
“April showers bring May flowers.”
Even with that being the atmospheric case, the 3rd week of the 4th calendar month has been delivering a lot more than just a heavier flow of rainfall in recent memory. The time period astrologically known as the last week of Aries has also been raining down buckets of fire and hailstorms of bullets upon our heads with yearly regularity, as well.
Over the last 25 years and throughout much of history, the most notorious news breaking events that have taken place during the 3rd week of April have all involved the following traits: Violence, Large scale fires or explosive bursts of flame, and every variation of firearm imaginable.
Events such as:
Oklahoma City Bombing, Siege of the Branch Davidians in Waco, Texas, Columbine High School Shootings, Virginia Tech Shootings, BP Explosion and Oil Spill