For those of you on the left, I know it is hard. You are confused, bewildered and deeply, deeply saddened. Maybe even triggered. You probably missed work or school yesterday, called in sick or simply didn’t get out of bed. That’s ok though because your Indigenous Women’s Studies prof said it was ok to skip the exam today. Everyone is getting an A as a morale builder. So cheer up.
A severely mentally ill man stabbed a tenant in his apartment and then stabbed his apartment manager before her boyfriend was able to draw his gun and keep the assailant from harming anyone else. This was a highly deteriorating situation that police believe would have gotten worse had the concealed carrier not been present to draw his firearm.
President-Elect Trump, more policy tweaks, more promises of more government free money and more symbolic gestures won't fix anything. You must dig out the rot in our system of governance, destroy needless and burdensome state-cartel-imposed costs and encourage transparency, competition, accountability and locally based community-economy solutions.
Had you known history, you would have realized political parties – such as your Democrats – care little (if at all) about your rights. Sure, they speak your language when necessary, but they only seek power for themselves. And those who use that party for their personal benefit, those who fund your protests and control the media, lock you out of their private communities, similar to those who control the Republican party.