The top line on the graph has had a substantial number added to it in the past couple of weeks, most recently with the mass murders in Oregon yesterday. And the unacknowledged, and seemingly unending, war goes on.
The unacknowledged war
Perhaps we need to reexamine our definition of what
constitutes war. Deaths from gun-related violence in this
country from 1989 through the end of last year outnumber
all the U.S. military deaths from wars that this country
has been involved in since its founding. Does that not sound
as if we are engaged in a war within the borders of this
country? Moreover, this is a war that is waged in large part
against unarmed women and children.
I wonder if there is anything that could be done to stop this