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You Might Be Incredibly Surprised By What David Hogg Just Said About the Texas Shooting

Well ….. on second thought, maybe not.

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David Hogg has barely been in the spotlight long enough to become predictable, and yet he has in three months of beating the same old gun control drum, and beating it incredibly loudly, turned into an almost satirically huge stereotype of the uninformed, rhetoric-laden gun control advocate.

The just-turned-18-year-old was, up until recently, in the news nearly every week with some new explosive statement about gun control or plan to blackmail businesses associated with the NRA, gun manufacturers, or Laura Ingraham into getting behind his cause.

Supporters of the Second Amendment no doubt cringed at the thought of Hogg’s response to the latest school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas on Friday, but, shortly before a stream of all the same inane ranting against the NRA and the Second Amendment, he had a brief moment of clarity and said something actually true: 

He probably has no idea how much he has struck at the core of the horrific trend of school shootings, since he spends the vast majority of his time blaming people who have absolutely nothing to do with school shootings and are actually much more capable and successful at securing our nation’s schools and citizens.

But it’s true.

As we as a society glorify school shooters, we create a series of antiheroes that other young, angry, ill-adjusted men across the country who have been left behind from the modern progressive era in every imaginable way.

This young man in Santa Fe was not the first school shooter to have an apparent interest in the Columbine shooters, and it was reported following the Parkland shooting that the shooter’s brother became fascinated with his brother’s fame.

 

What’s ironic here, of course, is that Hogg himself is a perfect example of the way young men seek fame, influence, and ultimately power, and he no doubt fails to notice this as he calls for us not to make the Santa Fe shooter notorious while simultaneously urging the nation to take the advice of a bunch of teenagers when it comes to our most sacred rights.

He’s also completely unaware that by making this statement, he’s extracting from every other argument against guns he’s ever made, separating the weapon of choice from the mind of the criminal who carried out the senseless massacre.

Regardless, truth is truth, and Hogg ought to be given credit for this tiny glimmer of wisdom, however much he still has to learn about gun violence.

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Secret Service Shamed After Drunk Agents Assault Cab Driver in South Korea

There is a history of poor behavior from the Secret Service during Democratic administrations.

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You can tell a lot about a White House by the extracurricular nonsense that hits the press surrounding it.

For instance, after one of President Joe Biden’s dogs began biting random people on the grounds, we started hearing murmurs of just how terse and stressful the place had become, with dog behavior experts suggesting that the mood at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue might have a lot to do with the aggression.

This week, the Biden administration beget more bad behavior, but this time it wasn’t from one of the First Pets.

Two U.S. Secret Service agents in South Korea were sent stateside ahead of President Biden’s arrival following their involvement in an off-duty alcohol-related incident.

The two agents, whose identities have not been made public, are on their way back to Washington, D.C. where they will face disciplinary action, a source familiar with the matter told Fox News.

Both agents apparently became intoxicated while not on duty. One of the agents then got into an altercation with a cab driver.

There could be more trouble coming, as well.

In South Korea, officials send mediators to the scene of low-level disputes and then determine if criminal charges would be filed.

One of the agents was interviewed by authorities and no charges have been filed.

The government released one of its usual, dry, boilerplate-esque missives.

“The Secret Service is aware of an off-duty incident involving two employees which may constitute potential policy violations,” USSS chief spokesman Anthony Guglielmi told Fox News. “We have very strict protocols and policies for all employees and we hold ourselves to the highest professional standards.”

There is a history of poor behavior from the Secret Service during Democratic administrations, with a notable incident having occurred in 2012, involving Barack Obama’s agents and a Colombian prostitute.

You can tell a lot about a White House by the extracurricular nonsense that hits the press surrounding it. For instance, after one of President Joe Biden’s dogs began biting random people on the grounds, we started hearing murmurs of just how terse and stressful the place had become, with dog behavior experts suggesting that the mood at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue might have a lot to do with the aggression. This week, the Biden administration beget more bad behavior, but this time it wasn’t from one of the First Pets. Two U.S. Secret Service agents in South Korea were sent stateside ahead of President Biden’s arrival following their involvement in an off-duty alcohol-related incident. The two agents, whose identities have not been made public, are on their way back to Washington, D.C. where they will face disciplinary action, a source familiar with the matter told Fox News. Both agents apparently became intoxicated while not on duty. One of the agents then got into an altercation with a cab driver. There could be more trouble coming, as well. In South Korea, officials send mediators to the scene of low-level disputes and then determine if criminal charges would be filed. One of the agents was interviewed by authorities and no charges have been filed. The government released one of its usual, dry, boilerplate-esque missives. “The Secret Service is aware of an off-duty incident involving two employees which may constitute potential policy violations,” USSS chief spokesman Anthony Guglielmi told Fox News. “We have very strict protocols and policies for all employees and we hold ourselves to the highest professional standards.” There is a history of poor behavior from the Secret Service during Democratic administrations, with a notable incident having occurred in 2012, involving Barack Obama’s agents and a Colombian prostitute.

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See No Evil Flags

A Political Cartoon By A.F. Branco Exclusively for Flag and Cross ©2022

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A Political Cartoon By A.F. Branco Exclusively for Flag and Cross ©2022

See more A.F. Branco cartoons on his website Comically Incorrect.

A Political Cartoon By A.F. Branco Exclusively for Flag and Cross ©2022 See more A.F. Branco cartoons on his website Comically Incorrect.

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