my condolences to the families…

The info-graphic has it.  Newspaper prints a black bar for one death, adding up to 29 for some previous mass shooting.  Compared to 20 for another.  And 50 for this one.  Showing that, yep, this one has roughly two or roughly three times more casualties than those previous ones.

I’ve come to understand some of the — hm– more “ugh”ish political commentary for some of these things do, at least, reflect back to what the person believes.  If they view things in the prism of that as casualty, than this the tragedy will confirm that casualty.  It works around on all sides of the political spectrum.  But what I can’t wrap my head around is the unseriousness of Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump… Tweet away…

What has happened in Orlando is just the beginning. Our leadership is weak and ineffective. I called it and asked for the ban. Must be tough

Stop at the first sentence.  Keep in his framework of Islamic Terrorism, and Islamic Terrorism on American soil, and I’m struck by historical stops and gaps.   9/11?  Boston Marathon?  Does everything begin again?

Somewhere out there, and maybe this is pure cynicism on my part, a Rainbow Flag with the words “These Colors Don’t Run” are being sold … or, you know… the already existing “These Colors Don’t Run” rainbow items are seeing an increase in sales due to new (perhaps confused, perhaps not so confused) meaning.

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