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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: 

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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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Southern Restaurant Scorched After Refusing to Serve Unvaccinated People

The unvaccinated are quickly becoming second class citizens in America.

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In these late-stages of the pandemic, there are a number of emerging plot lines that almost seem more controversial than those that we experienced at the beginning of this fiasco, and it makes us wonder if some of it isn’t just for show. For instance, in the restaurant industry, where just about every businesses owner is struggling mightily, there are a number of different approaches to dealing with this latest “delta” variant of COVID-19.  This is of particular note now that many establishments had reopened during the lull in cases, and are now hanging on for dear life during “delta”. But one restaurant in the deep south has thrown their prosperity aside, and are making the controversial decision to serve only vaccinated customers. An Atlanta restaurant is making the bold decision to serve only customers who are fully vaccinated. Argosy Restaurant and Bar, located in East Atlanta Village, is one of the first businesses in Georgia to mandate with signs that say “No Vax, No Service.” The company owner made the decision earlier this week after he and several of his employees, who were all fully vaccinated, contracted the virus as breakthrough cases. The owner has suggested that these breakthrough cases were worse for business than treating the unvaccinated as though they are second class citizens. “We did it strictly as a business decision after multiple staff members tested positive,” said restaurant owner Armando Celentano. “We had to close down during a busy weekend, losing out on tens of thousands of dollars.” The decisions certainly stirred up a great deal of conversation on social media, where the restaurant received both praise and criticism for its decision.

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US Women’s Soccer Team Skips Representing U.S.A. at Opening Ceremony

The ultra-woke U.S. women’s soccer team — big losers thus far — decided to skip representing the U.S.A. during the Olympics opening ceremonies.

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The ultra-woke U.S. women’s soccer team — big losers thus far — decided to skip representing the U.S.A. during the opening ceremonies at the Tokyo Olympics Friday. The famously anti-American soccer team claimed that they could not attend because they were scheduled to attend practice during the opening event, according to WXIA-TV. “Obviously we can’t be there, I don’t know who scheduled us to practice at this time,” chief anti-American team star Megan Rapinoe told the media. The women’s soccer team was all about protesting against the U.S.A. during its first Olympics game this week but lost to New Zealand in a crushing 3-0 final. Rapinoe added that this year’s gams are different than past games. “It looks quite different and feels quite different than in the past, but all of us are thrilled to be here,” she said. Team members Abby Dahlkemper and Rapinoe enacted a lame “private parade” and posted it to Twitter: https://twitter.com/USWNT/status/1418557013739536390 The America-hating women’s soccer team was not the only American team that skipped the opening ceremonies. Both the women’s and the men’s U.S. gymnastics teams also skipped the ceremonies. They similarly held their own version of the parade” https://twitter.com/InsideGym/status/1418539840564572160 Follow Warner Todd Huston on Facebook at: facebook.com/Warner.Todd.Huston.

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