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White supremacist terrorist attack ignored   Racists & Gun Nuts

Started Nov-8 by DigYourGig; 133 views.
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From: DigYourGig

Nov-8

Ostrem’s rampage deserves far more attention because it represents the foremost terrorist threat in America today: White supremacist violence unleashed and encouraged by President Donald J. Trump.

Ostrem killed three Hispanic people, Pam MarquesVictor Vasquez, and Carlos Moreno, all parents. In the apartment complex where Ostrem lived, neighbors described him as “a bizarre, angry man who lived alone in an apartment with a stack of Bibles and virtually no furniture.” He was a “loner who would walk around carrying weapons” like a shotgun or bow and arrows.

When it came to relations with neighbors, Ostrem “was very racist towards Hispanics.”Another said he was “verbally abusive towards Hispanics.”

The local CBS affiliate reported Ostrem “often expressed dislike for Hispanics to their faces.” A Hispanic employee at the building said, “If he saw a Hispanic person, he would tell them to get out of his way.” One neighbor said Ostrem would say, “’This is America. You shouldn’t be here.”

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From: Knotpicky (RUTA)

Nov-8

Sounding like Trump, the Kansas militiamen said the Somalis were “a threat to American society” and hoped a bloodbath would “wake up” a lot more people to “decide they want this country back.”

The threat to American society are white supremacists and neo-nazis, and we need to wake up to this fact, drive them back under the rock they came from and take this country back. The biggest problem is the blinders on most whites, who don't want to see this threat, don't want to admit their own racism or their own complicity.

Rational gun laws might help some. Civilians do not need military grade or type of weapons.

ramseylurker

From: ramseylurker

Nov-22

Knotpicky (RUTA) said...

The biggest problem is the blinders on most whites, who don't want to see this threat, don't want to admit their own racism or their own complicity.

This is true, very very true.

 

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