Commentary on current events, politics, government, and popular culture from John Sheirer, author of the book, Make Common Sense Common Again.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Thoughts on the Charleston shooting. (John Sheirer's monthly newspaper column.)

"The Charleston shooter allegedly purchased his murder weapon with birthday gift money when he turned 21. I wish his present had been a tour of Boone Hall’s slave houses or a good history book. Perhaps someone could have enrolled him in a local GED program to earn the high school education he lacked. He might have developed the critical thinking skills needed to debunk the racist trash he devoured on right-wing websites."

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