Hey guys, in this episode Scott breaks down the Parkland Florida shooting. At this point, I'm sure everyone knows that on February 14th, 2018, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz shot and killed 17 people, mostly teenagers, at Marjory Stoneman High School. Scott offers his analysis by his lonesome due to the rest of the boys being stuck at work.
Scott starts by recounting the events of the day as reported by CNN. You can read the article here
Every time there is a similar shooting people ask the same questions. "Why did this happen?" as well as "How can we prevent this from happening again?"
The naive answer to either question is "Because of guns." and "By banning or further regulating guns." respectively. One might wonder why our grandparents were presumably spared the rash of mass shootings we see today. They certainly had guns, including semi-automatic rifles, and they had far more lax firearms regulations. Is it because of psychotropic medication? Is it because of gun free zones? Is it because of an inherent tendency in our culture? Is it because the security measures we have in place are monopolized, or all of the above? To that end, why would we ever allow our children to be gathered together without some form of effective security? Why would we create laws prohibiting the protection of our children?
In this instance one thing is overwhelmingly clear, government has failed us and our loved ones at every level. From the FBI to the Sheriff's office, to the schools. They have failed us miserably, they, have the blood of children on their hands, and we are forced to pay their salaries and fund their pet projects at the threat of violence. Fuck them... Fuck them in the neck...
The remaining articles Scott references throughout this podcast can be found below:
Hopefully, there is some better news next time we are in the Ancap Barber Shop. Worms...