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Control [Supposedly] "Sane" People and Politicians, Not Just Guns or the Supposedly Mentally Ill

I hope this post makes you angry..... .....but that you don't shoot anybody -- at least not anybody who's not affiliated with the NRA.
UPDATED on 3/3/18 to reflect the facts that:

1 -- It was learned thatfour (4) Broward Co. deputies -- not just one (1) -- "did nothing" during the 2/14/18 mass shooting at a school in Parkland, FL -- as 17 people were being murdered.

2 -- The Broward Co. Sheriff's office in general and school resource officer Scot Peterson in particular had been warned some 18 times about shooter Nikolas Cruz over the past decade (before he ever joined the JROTC that taught him to shoot -- at least two of those times being specific warnings that he might be planning to shoot up the school.

3 -- A 53-year old "favorite" school teacher who'd been recognized for his work and who'd been treated for at least two (2) mental health episodes fired a gun in an empty classroom in Dalton, GA.

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What Would Jesus Do About America's Social Injustice???

I'm sure that nobody who reads this needs me to teach them about the history of Black Americans. What American doesn't already know about the enslavement of Blacks on American soil or that Blacks are the only group with that distinction??? (MLK, Jr. highlighted that distinction.) In this blog post I don't aim to elicit pity for the plight of the Black American or to teach a history lesson. Instead I'll juxtapose what many people already know about American history, as I focus on the fight for social justice; and, I'll offer insights that I hope are borne in mind by the current wave of activists and advocates. After all, he who fails to learn from the mistakes of history is doomed to repeat them.

60+ Years Of Blacks "Fighting" For Social Justice
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. began fighting for social justice in 1955 and preached a message in which he admonished his followers to use non-violent resistance to effect social justice and an end to Jim Cro…