America the bloodthirsty. America the trigger-happy. America the deeply fucked up
what kind of shithole country makes it easier to get shot than to get help?
when 16-year-old Ralph Yarl rang the doorbell of a house in a Kansas City suburb, he expected to collect his younger brothers and bring them home. what he got instead was a bullet in the head. because on the other side of that door was a bloodthirsty trigger-happy shithead.
when 19-year-old Renisha McBride had an accident with her car in Dearborn Heights, she knocked on the nearest door. she expected to get help. what she got instead was a bullet in the head. because on the other side of that door was a bloodthirsty trigger-happy shithead.
when 20-year-old Kaylin A. Gills pulled into the driveway of a house in upstate New York, she expected to be greeted by the friend who she thought lived there. what she got instead was a bullet in the head. because inside that house was a bloodthirsty trigger-happy shithead.
what the fuck has happened to our country?
the far-right screech-monkey media, the greedy gun-dealing fucks at the NRA, and the politicians wholly owned by the NRA have brainwashed their followers into believing that America is a scary hellhole overrun by those people. and you know what those people want: to break into your house and take your shit. and the only way to keep yourself safe is to get yourself a big fucking gun, and stand at the ready for the invasion that can and will happen at any moment. because a big fucking gun is the only thing those people understand.
post after post, thread after thread, bloodthirsty dipshits openly lust for armed confrontation. dreams of vigilantism dance in their heads.
they give each other tips on where best to keep your gun so that you’ll be able to spring into action when those people invade your house in the middle of the night.
these poor deluded souls are so wound up, so paranoid, so worked into a lather that their first reaction to hearing their doorbell ring is to reach for their gun.
who the fuck does that?
I don’t. do you?
what’s even worse, these trigger-happy dolts don’t just expect this to happen, they want it to happen. pure unadulturated bloodlust.
where are we going, America?
three incidents. two deaths (Ralph Yarl miraculously survived). three gun fetishists in custody.
and all I can do is shake my head.
finally, let me leave you with this, because social media never disappoints:
excuse me, why was he what?
I’m sorry, but there is no second amendment right to end the life of anyone who wanders into the “wrong” neighborhood.
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