At least 17 people were killed and 15 injured after a former student opened fire on Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on Wednesday, police said.
Here we are again, another day, another shooting, another terrorist attack, another act of domestic terrorism. Homegrown terrorism is terrorism targeting victims “within a country by a perpetrator with the same citizenship” as the victims. The Anti-Defamation League told ABC News they have information they believe to be credible linking Nikolas Cruz, the Florida school shooting suspect, to a white supremacist group called Republic of Florida. Jordan Jereb, a leader within the group, told The Associated Press that shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz had participated in the group’s paramilitary drills in Tallahassee.
Here we are again, another day filled with lip service by elected officials blaming everyone but themselves. Another shooting brings plenty of opportunities to show “leadership after the fact”, lies to re-assure the uncaring masses that they are still protected, and the peddling of a fake sense of security. It’s another opportunity for “experts” to tell the nation how this tragedy could have been avoided, and where the weapon was purchased. It didn’t take much time for the impressive list of NRA bribed officials to be released: Richard Burr $6,986,620, Roy Blunt $4,551,146, Thom Tillis $4,418,012, Cory Gardner $3,879,064, little Marco Rubio $3,303,355, Joni Ernst $3,124,273, Rob Portman $3,061,941, Todd Young $2,896,732, Bill Cassidy $2,861,047, and Donald Trump $21 million + ad campaigns.
Here we are again, another day when thoughts and prayers will be offered to satisfy the uneducated. If prayers didn’t work before the shooting, what makes a moron believe  they would work afterward? Luckily, students who survived the Parkland, Florida, shooting on Wednesday are vocalizing their grief and outrage on Twitter, where they are flatly refusing to accept the usual empty condolences, thoughts, and prayers from pundits, legislators, and Donald Trump.
Let’s face the truth: these murderous rampages are proofs that we are a nation of violent idiots. It’s not something that happened overnight in a country which was founded and thrives on violence. No new gun laws, no bribe-taking officials, no news conferences, no super duper expert commentaries are going to change that. And for the millionth time, we are left with the usual promise, “we are going to make sure this doesn’t happen again”.
Until then , let’s have the moral fortitude to call a duck, a duck.

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