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How Thousands of Mass Shootings are Ignored Because their Deaths Don’t Serve a Political Agenda

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Sadly, every time Americans experience a tragic shooting, whether it’s Charleston, Aurora, Sandy Hook, or mainstreet USA, there is an overwhelming response by supposed “objective” media and political groups alike, who use death and destruction to promote their agenda.

Newsflash — If you have to use murder and violence to get others to accept your ideas, you may need to rethink your ideas.

The murderous villains in all of these cases have already used this death and destruction to make their point. Yet vultures land on these still warm corpses to use senseless violence to promote their ideas, in turn immortalizing evil. Through this action, they are doing exactly what these psychopaths wanted; perpetuating the turmoil that they sought out through the use of violence.

It could take decades for psychologists to study these killers in an attempt to find reasons for their heinous crimes. Yet still, we may never know what goes on in someone’s head for them to be able to kill so many innocent people.

However, there are mass shootings going on in this country, on nearly a daily basis, of which the cause is well known, yet no one is talking about it.

On a daily basis, we hear about how if the #BlackLivesMatter movement really cared about black lives then they would say something about the black on black crime in poverty-stricken neighborhoods across the United States. This assertion comes from opponents of the #BlackLivesMatter movement and is usually made by police apologists who ignore the fact that police kill black men at a much higher rate than whites.

African-Americans make up only 13 percent of the population, yet they are the victims in 26 percent of all police shootings. That is nearly 3 times the rate of whites.

The outrage by the #Black Lives Matter movement is founded in statistical evidence which shows that the system inherently and with extreme bias disproportionately targets blacks.

However, these two things, police killing black men and black men killing black men, are not mutually exclusive. They are closely tied together, and the reason they are tied together is something that the #BlackLivesMatter movement, its supporters, and its opponents continue to ignore.

America has a dirty secret, and that secret is that black lives do not matter; at least not to the state they don’t. Black on black violence in poor communities doesn’t even meet the Mother Jones standard for mass shootings, even in instances of a single person killing multiple individuals. Black lives lost to black lives are simply tallied up as numerical entries in crime statistics databases and nothing more is said. This is horrible.

Mass shootings happen on nearly a daily basis in poor communities from coast to coast, and no one jumps up on their soap box and decries them. This lack of concern for poor lives is likely due to the fact that it is hard to exploit gang violence for a political agenda outside of the single point of gun control.

Democrats blame guns for the violence while Republicans blame gun control. Meanwhile, both sides are missing the giant pink elephant in the living room.

At the center of this tragic violence plaguing American streets is a giant Leviathan which lays waste to all lives it comes across, it’s called the American Drug War.

America has the largest prison population in the world. It is estimated that victimless crime constitutes 86% of the federal prison population. That means the only reason that these individuals are incarcerated is because the state deemed their non-violent personal choices, “illegal.” The majority of that 86% is for illegal drugs only.

Most of the people who are thrown in prison are non-violent. However, when they are locked in cages with society’s worst and treated like cattle in a factory farm, they come out forever changed. America is breeding a torturous and violent environment, and they have the audacity to call this the “justice system.”

As former Congressman Ron Paul pointed out on national television on Jan 16, 2012;

[Black peope] are tried and imprisoned disproportionately. They suffer the consequence of the death penalty disproportionately. Rich white people don’t get the death penalty very often. And most of these are victimless crimes. Sometimes people can use drugs and get arrested three times and never committed a violent act and they can go to prison for life. I think there’s discrimination in the system, but you have to address the drug war. I would say the judicial system is probably one of the worst places where prejudice and discrimination still exists in this country.

If you honestly believe that any lives matter, it is your duty to call for an end to the drug war.

When the government makes certain substances illegal, it does not remove the demand. Instead, the state creates crime by pushing the sale and control of these substances into the illegal black markets. All the while, demand remains constant.

We can look at the prohibition of alcohol and the subsequent mafia crime wave that ensued as a result as an example. The year 1930, at the peak of prohibition, happened to be the deadliest year for police in American history. 300 police officers were killed, and innumerable poor people slaughtered as the state cracked down on drinkers.

Outlawing substances does not work.

Criminal gangs form to protect sales territory and supply lines. They then monopolize the control of the constant demand. Their entire operation is dependent upon police arresting people for drugs because this grants them a monopoly on their sale by outlawing competition.

However, the illegality of drug possession and use is what keeps the low-level users and dealers in and out of the court systems, and most of these people are poor black men. As Dr. Paul pointed out, black people are more likely to receive a harsher punishment for the same drug crime as a white person.

This revolving door of creating and processing criminals fosters the phenomenon known as Recidivism. Recidivism is a fundamental concept of criminal justice that shows the tendency of those who are processed into the system and the likelihood of future criminal behavior.

The War on Drugs takes good people and turns them into criminals every single minute of every single day. The system is setup in such a way that it fans the flames of violent crime by essentially building a factory that turns out violent criminals.

The system knows this too!

When drugs are legalized, gang violence drops — drastically. Not only does it have a huge effect on the localized gangs in America, but the legalization of drugs is crippling to the violent foreign drug cartels too. 

Until Americans educate themselves on the cause of this violence, uninformed and corrupt lawmakers will continue to focus on controlling the symptoms. They will also continue to ignore the countless lives lost to it.

We will see more senseless killings and more innocent lives stripped of opportunity by getting entangled in the system.

All loss of life is a tragedy and those who selectively draw attention to certain cases do so, not in an attempt to stop it, only to capitalize off of its tragedy. If those same people really cared about the preservation of life, they would address the fact that the drug war and the resultant police state are far more deadly than psychopaths with guns.

 

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  • It probably doesn’t make the news ::eye roll:: for the same reason that one person dies EVERY 60 SECONDS from heart disease. No one cares because we have too many people in the world.

    • Too many people? No. We aren’t even close to the fabled “over crowding” point. If you were to take every single person in the world and put them in one single city, it would take up a land mass just over the size of Texas. More so, it doesn’t find its way on the news because it doesn’t serve a political agenda.

  • theyre happening in gun free zones places with very strict gun regs….more laws is the problem, NOT the solution

  • We trained them, wake up!

  • Take guns from good people and the bad people win .

    • hum well considering the Oregon shooter and the others in the media the last 6 months or so and before that…thew were not “gang banger…felons..ex -cons with illegal guns” no…they were all law abiding good guy citizens with legally owned and purchased guns….that somehow are being deemed “mentally ill” in the aftermath…yes they may have been good people…but did they or should they have had any rights to have or possess guns..being they could snap at anytime and kill..NO …so some good people don’t need guns …an they do need to be taken away from some…this makes them not good people it makes them a risk and therefore BAD people…your bad people are winning because they are really the good people…that just haven’t snapped yet…an stupidity to the problem is helping anybody out…being a marine who is also a felon {18 yrs ago}and not allowed to protect myself or my family ever…seeing people give the right to have a gun to mentally ill persons…just because there”good guys”with no criminal record IS ASININE …

    • Anyone can snap at any time but I have the Constitutional right to keepvand bear arms not only tovprotect myself and family from nut jobs but also our nation from a tyrannical government . Sorry you lost your right by making a bad decision .but leave my rights out of it

    • Jim’s got it.

  • This is a misuse of the term mass shooting. I suspect TFTProject is not unaware of the actual definition. The overall point can be made without this misuse.

  • Now can we have one for auto deaths as well!! How nearly all deaths from auto accidents are ignored because there is more money in selling cars and oil than keeping people safe from idiots in toyotas!!

  • And most of those are felons killing other felons. Those stats are proven. Trash taking out the trash-nothing to see here.

  • And how about mass stabbings ( which is prevelent in Japan and China where It’s almost impossible to get a gun ), like what took place in a school in Pennsylvania were the kid stabbed 21 students, didn’t hear much about that or new ” knife” control laws.

    • How many kids died in PA.? I f that was a automatic rifle you can bet your sweet little ass a whole bunch would have,

    • Your going to fight a government that spends 585billion this year on it’s military? Check your true penis size pal. Gun nuts are like talking to militant feminist.

    • All 21 students that were stabbed — survived.

  • lol we cant take the guns away from the good guys or the bad will win…..B.S….considering the Oregon shooter and the others in the media the last 6 months or so and before that…thew were not “gang banger…felons..ex -cons with illegal guns” no…they were all law abiding good guy citizens with legally owned and purchased guns….that somehow are being deemed “mentally ill” in the aftermath…yes they may have been good people…but did they or should they have had any rights to have or possess guns..being they could snap at anytime and kill..NO …so some good people don’t need guns …an they do need to be taken away from some…this makes them not good people it makes them a risk and therefore BAD people…your bad people are winning because they are really the good people…that just haven’t snapped yet…an stupidity to the problem is helping anybody out…being a marine who is also a felon {18 yrs ago}and not allowed to protect myself or my family ever…seeing people give the right to have a gun to mentally ill persons…just because there”good guys”with no criminal record IS ASININE …

  • no shit..lol

  • Stay alone American s. Everyone wants to watch you suffer while you people are blind to this crap.

  • Human history build on a fucking blood…. As long as humans exists on this beautiful mother earth blood will be spilled regardless of the cause and effect…

  • Daily basis? Whatever.

  • Groups that keep bringing up race, color and religion are just planting seeds of hatred, pretty sure most of it is intentional, what they should be doing is taking direct action, directly against the people responsible, not generalizing them with innocent people and setting people against each other more. It’s only Us vs The State and it’s lapdogs.

  • not right

  • ninjas everywhere, beware!

  • “While Media Focuses Only On Guns, 50 Are Killed In China Knife Attack”
    http://countercurrentnews.com/2015/10/while-media-talks-only-on-in-china/

  • Sheer wickedness, people ! Wake up to yourselves.

  • I can believe tha!

  • Gun control didn’t work out so well for the government before… a little thing called the Revolution. Over guns.
    http://www.davekopel.org/2A/LawRev/american-revolution-against-british-gun-control.html

  • In his remarks about the Oregon college shooting, President Obama said “this is something we should politicize” and asked news organizations to publicize firearm violence statistics. So I’ve put together a FAQ for the president.

    1. What percent of deaths are homicides? ANSWER: 0.6%
    2. What percent of homicides are from mass shootings? ANSWER: 0.2%
    3. Is the rate of firearm violence increasing or decreasing? ANSWER: The rate of firearm homicides is down 49% since 1993.

  • Well because their not really happening are they. Can u say hoax. Yes we can.

  • Just because Libertarians actively avoid discussing a topic; doesn’t mean people never said anything. — This whole “they never said anything until” narrative is a bullshit narrative to rationalize ignoring yet another murderous rampage by the elephant in the room.

  • No body talks about it until the government is trying to distract people