After The Debacle Of Trump And Long Suffering Gun Violence America’s Majority Good Has Finally Found Its Voice

It reached critical mass when millions of women and fair-minded men staged the great pussy march against Trump and all the violence and xenophobia that he represents. Then it struck a Hollywood mogul for sexual harassment in the workplace, and the fallout was immense. Now it is about to tear apart the NRA.

Yes, for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction, or what I like to call probability balance. Trump’s election was in large part a negative reaction against two terms of Obama’s goodness. Now karma is quickly snapping back hard against the forces of evil.

America’s youth has had enough of school and other sorts of mass shootings and violence in general. Sure America has always been a nation conceived (Revolutionary War) and refined (the American Civil War) in violence. But the kids are having none of it.

There was a time when the youth of America brought down a president (LBJ) and ended a pointless war (Vietnam). They are now gearing up for round two — “hey, hey NRA how many kids have you killed today.”

In many ways things still look bleak. Trump may in fact yet destroy American democracy, or the entire world for that matter, before the good folks see that he is safely escorted to jail for a whole host of lifetime crimes. Yes, my fellow Americans the good folks are on the march. Our nation’s ideals aren’t dead yet.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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