Mayor Lori Lightfoot ripped Texas U.S. Senator Ted Cruz and “coward Republicans” in response to conservative criticism of Chicago gun laws, writing on Twitter, “Keep our name out of your mouth.”
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Dmitriy N. Andreychenko, 20, was charged with making a terrorist threat. He had entered the store carrying a tactical rifle, a handgun and 100 rounds of ammunition, the police said.
I went to sleep Saturday night with El Paso on my heart, only to wake up to the news about Dayton. As with those in El Paso, the victims in Dayton were targeted. No accident -the target place of ch…
Source: Monday Open Thread | The Massacre in Dayton😢😢 | 3CHICSPOLITICO
These terrorists want to do quickly what the policymakers insist must be done slowly, so the terrorists stew in their anger. They are angry at immigrants because their numbers are ascendant — through both immigration and higher birthrates — and, those immigrants threaten an even more accelerated displacement of white people from a numerical majority. They are angry at white liberals for courting the demise of white supremacy. They are angry at white liberal white women in particular for championing a woman’s right to choose and for not having more babies. They are angry at black people for even existing. It is not lost on me that this summer is the 100th anniversary of the “Red Summer,” when violent anti-black white supremacists rioted in cities across the country, killing many, just as the Great Migration — the mass migration of millions of black people mostly from the rural South to the urban North — was getting underway. Violence is the way the white terrorists respond to demographic shifts and demographic terror. It’s not simply a matter of whether Trump’s rhetoric, or that of any other politician, led these shooters to do what they did. Maybe. It is also about recognizing
Charles Bethea speaks with Jorge Sainz about Sainz’s experience offering emergency-care help at an El Paso, Texas, hospital that took in victims from a mass shooting there on Saturday.
Source: A Mexican-American Pediatrician Describes Treating El Paso’s Shooting Victims | The New Yorker
The most important takeaways from the El Paso shooting are twofold: 8chan’s /pol board continues to deliberately radicalize mass shooters. The act of massacring innocents has been gamified.
Source: bellingcat – The El Paso Shooting and the Gamification of Terror – bellingcat
Abbott, in his remarks, focused on the issue of mental illness, noting that after a shooting last year in which 10 people died at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas, one of the biggest lessons for avoiding mass shootings is to address mental illness. “Mental health is a large contributor to any kind of violence or shooting violence,” he said.
Source: El Paso shooting: Police say multiple people dead, suspect in custody after mall attack – Los Angeles Times
Margarita Brooks died Thursday after a shot fired by an Arlington officer hit her in the chest, the authorities said.
Germany’s domestic intelligence agency says a conspiracy of neo-Nazis compiled a list of political opponents and ordered 200 body bags and quicklime in preparation for a potential collapse of state order, named “Day X.” Most of the more than 30 preppers, who called themselves Nordkreuz (Northern Cross), were associated with Germany’s police and military, including several former and one active member of the elite forces unit of the state police of Mecklenburg Western-Pomerania.
Source: German neo-Nazi doomsday prepper network ′ordered body bags, made kill lists′ | Germany| News and in-depth reporting from Berlin and beyond | DW | 29.06.2019
The BfV also believes that the group, which communicated via the messenger app Telegram, was preparing for Day X with “enormous intensity,” and had used data from police computers to compile a list of 25,000 names and addresses.
These mostly belonged to local politicians from Germany’s main political parties, the Christian Democrats, Social Democrats, Greens, and the Left party. All of of the politicians were considered supporters of “pro-refugee” policies.