HARRIS: “Is it fair, Jon, to tie the President to this violence?”
KARL: “Dan, whether or not it’s fair, he’s going to have to answer those questions. The bottom line is this President has had rhetoric on immigration and on immigrants that has been deeply divisive. And this is going to be something that he is going to have to answer for.”
… Federal law enforcement investigators have told CNN that they are reviewing writings they believe to have been posted online by the suspect, Patrick Crusius, a 21-year-old white man from Dallas, but are yet to publicly confirm.
… Earlier in the year, Trump smeared all immigrants approaching the US-Mexico border as invaders when he said, “People hate the word ‘invasion’, but that’s what it is.”
Trump has also referred to Latin American refugees and asylum seekers as “rapists”, “criminals”, drug dealers” and “terrorists” while once declaring them to be “animals” not people.”
It’s worth remembering that when a Rwandan politician described Rwanda’s Tutsi minority as “cockroaches” it started a genocide that resulted in the deaths of upwards of one million people in that country.
Much of Trump’s political shtick is pivoted on the white nationalist notion that white Americans find themselves in a do-or-die struggle with non-white immigrants, and thus framing Hispanics, Muslims, Jews, African Americans, and other ethnic minorities to be an external threat, or “invaders”.
The Walmart – Cielo Vista Mall shooter in El Paso, Texas was identified this afternoon as Patrick Crusius from a Allen, Texas outside of Dallas.
In the manifesto he says he chose a gun-free zone as his target for obvious reasons.
Remember: it is not cowardly to pick low hanging fruit. AKA Don’t attack heavily guarded areas to fulfill your super soldier COD fantasy. Attack low security targets. Even though you might out gun a security guard or police man, they likely beat you in armor, training and numbers.
I was just assaulted by a man who first told me to go back to my own country, at Banff National park. Please share. @BanffNP I reported it to the proper authorities and I hope something happens. But I think it would be good if it goes viral. These people don't get to win. pic.twitter.com/FRe9xnq2tV
Beto O’Rourke returned to his former congressional district and decried what he described as President Trump’s attempts to stoke racism among Americans after a fatal mass shooting in El Paso. He said victims asked him for not only tighter gun safety laws, Read more
Robinson wrongfully jailed for exposing Islamic pedophile grooming gangs.
Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, who goes by the name Tommy Robinson, was jailed for contempt of court after live-streaming defendants outside Leeds Crown Court during a criminal trial on the sexual exploitation of girls in Huddersfield. His supporters claim he was jailed for journalism.
Tommy Robinson’s supporters clashed with the police on Saturday, 3 August as protesters took to the streets to demand his release from jail. The demonstrators reportedly threw chairs and bottles at police officers in the centre of the city. People have reportedly been arrested in the standoff.
The protesters, chanting “We want Tommy out”, were separated by a line of officers and vehicles from rival groups of activists.