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I've been hearing a lot of resignation in people's voices and tweets, in the face of the latest tragedy at #PowaySynagogueShooting. People are giving up hope that we can ever bend the curve on our #gunviolence epidemic.

--This thread is dedicated to destroying that despair.—
6 years ago, we watched those babies walk out of #SandyHook - & were torn apart, as a nation, by the memory of those who didn't make it.

Many of us had been told that we "couldn't" talk about guns.

But after Sandy Hook, many of us said "no more; we will not be silent."
A few bravely started talking and writing about why #gunviolence was a #publichealth issue. Those few, turned into a wave. The groundwork was slowly laid.
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It’s nice how @Morning_Joe took the issue of the #PowaySynagogueShooting at the Chabad and bent the story’s arc to make themselves the center of the story for 22 minutes while dumping on Trump. Because that’s what sick people do.
No kidding @Morning_Joe follows up that shitty segment by introducing their guest, Deputy Washington Editor of the @nytimes, Jonathan Weisman and author of the absolutely awful book “(((Semitism))) Being Jewish in the Age of Trump”.
Both @Morning_Joe and the @nytimes are mainstream media drivel so the first question wasn’t, “hey editor at the @nytimes, why did your paper run an antisemitic cartoon so vile it made Der Sturmer blush?” Instead it was, please lecture us all on white nationalism because irony
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1) "What do we say to death?"
"Not today."

2) Who's ready for a midnight thread?
3) What did @POTUS say about the #PowaySynagogueShooting?
"Looks like a hate crime."

Why would he say "looks?"


Because there is no hate crime there.
Or at least, not the KIND of hate crime we've been told.…
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#BREAKING OMG Shooting reported at Synagogue in Poway, near San Diego, California. THERE ARE INJURIES. Saturday is a holy day for Jewish worshippers. More significant because it’s the final day of Passover celebration. via @MSNBC
🚨MORE from local news 10: At least FOUR (4) PEOPLE SHOT at Poway SYNAGOGUE during Passover celebration, man detained for questioning. Exactly 6 months to the day since Pittsburgh massacre of Jewish worshippers ‼️…
🚨ONE FATALITY in Poway Chabad Synagogue Shooting, says Mayor. He called it a ”hate crime” against Jewish worshippers. Witness earlier said she saw a woman and the rabbi shot.
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