The United States as a Mass-Killing Machine
Abby Zimet: On Numberless Dead Bodies and Weapons of War Being Necessary to the Security Of A Free State
Congress, for God’s sake and all of ours, do your job.
I listened to the learned
seeking meaning, hundreds crowded
into the Beth Shalom basement,
police in armor at the entrance.
Imagine someone with nothing left to lose as a virus
armed with a gun and desperate to spread its bullets.
Some men are very nearly monsters, capable of killing without compunction or remorse. In the everyday civilian world, we generally seek to lock them up. In war, they have a chance to fully flower.
The public needs to recognize ecofascism as a dangerous cloud gathering on the horizon.
Despite racist and anti-immigrant scapegoating, data shows that most American terrorists are resentful White men inspired by White supremacist and misogynist rhetoric.
Everyone knows who to blame for these massacres: Trump, an accomplice to white nationalist terrorism.
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