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Report: El Paso Shooter Claimed to Be Radicalized Before Trump
 
Several media outlets are reporting that the gunman who killed 20 people and wounded 26 at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas claimed in a manifesto that his white supremacist views had nothing to do with President Donald Trump.

The Washington Post reported Sunday: “Authorities believe … wrote the document, though they are still gathering evidence.” It also noted that the author “stresses that he has maintained his white supremacist ideology for many years, predating President Trump and his 2016 campaign, which he says did not influence his reasons for carrying out the attack.”

CNN added: “The writer wrote that their opinions on immigration predate President Trump, and the writer appears to have held these beliefs for years.

https://truepundit.com/report-el-paso-shooter-claimed-to-be-radicalized-before-trump/
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Re: Report: El Paso Shooter Claimed to Be Radicalized Before Trump
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2019, 08:14:41 AM »
The country has to come to grips with the fact that there will always be dangerous maniacs waiting their chance to kill large amounts of people for whatever reason. Or no reason.
When you have an armed society like we have, these things, unfortunately, will happen.
What would be a lot worse, for now and into the future, is a disarmed society totally at the mercy of a tyrannical government or segment of the population.
We should do our best to try to keep deranged people from going off with the knowledge that stopping all them will be impossible.

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Re: Report: El Paso Shooter Claimed to Be Radicalized Before Trump
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2019, 09:59:27 AM »
The country has to come to grips with the fact that there will always be dangerous maniacs waiting their chance to kill large amounts of people for whatever reason. Or no reason.
When you have an armed society like we have, these things, unfortunately, will happen.
What would be a lot worse, for now and into the future, is a disarmed society totally at the mercy of a tyrannical government or segment of the population.
We should do our best to try to keep deranged people from going off with the knowledge that stopping all them will be impossible.

It happens in disarmed societies as well.  There is always access to illegal guns in every country.  And also simple access to a Large Truck that can be driven through any crowd of people.
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Re: Report: El Paso Shooter Claimed to Be Radicalized Before Trump
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2019, 10:15:06 AM »
It happens in disarmed societies as well.  There is always access to illegal guns in every country.  And also simple access to a Large Truck that can be driven through any crowd of people.
Unfortunately, yes.

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Re: Report: El Paso Shooter Claimed to Be Radicalized Before Trump
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2019, 10:27:59 AM »
Unfortunately, yes.

And even more:

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What would be a lot worse, for now and into the future, is a disarmed society totally at the mercy of a tyrannical government or segment of the population.

While you are completely right, it goes farther.  The first impact is the disarmed legal society is at risk from the armed illegal society.  This plays out in Chicago and other areas already.  Higher crime rates where society does not have the means to defend themselves.
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Re: Report: El Paso Shooter Claimed to Be Radicalized Before Trump
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2019, 10:37:31 AM »
Yes, this 21 y/o loser hasn't changed his political beliefs for "several years." He seems to have been deeply involved in his theories in his early teens as are most kids./s
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Re: Report: El Paso Shooter Claimed to Be Radicalized Before Trump
« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2019, 07:09:13 PM »
goat wrote:
"When you have an armed society like we have, these things, unfortunately, will happen."

See my thoughts on that here:
http://www.gopbriefingroom.com/index.php/topic,371302.msg2027976.html#msg2027976


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