Monday, June 13, 2016

Florida Shooter’s Strongest Ally Was The American Gun Lobby | gadflyonthewallblog

Florida Shooter’s Strongest Ally Was The American Gun Lobby | gadflyonthewallblog:

Florida Shooter’s Strongest Ally Was The American Gun Lobby

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“America is absolutely awash with easily obtainable firearms. You can go down to a gun show at the local convention center and come away with a fully automatic assault rifle, without a background check, and most likely without having to show an identification card. So what are you waiting for?”
-American-born al-Qaeda spokesmen Adam Yahiye Gadahn
Omar Mateen considered himself a terrorist.
He wanted to make that clear to posterity before ending a shooting rampage he initiated in Florida yesterday that left 50 dead and dozens more injured – the worst mass shooting in U.S. history (so far).
During the carnage at an Orlando gay nightclub, he allegedly called 911 to pledge his allegiance to ISIS. He just wanted us to know that.
Now that the shooter’s gone, just as he would have wished, pundits are making a lot of this phone call. Though his family claims he wasn’t particularly religious, media Florida Shooter’s Strongest Ally Was The American Gun Lobby | gadflyonthewallblog:


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