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Texas Shooting: Playing the Numbers

Marc Munroe Dion on

In Texas, where life is cheap, and so are the senators, a plucky church security force member raised his gun in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost, and shot dead a gunman who'd already killed two people.

Praise Jayzus! Praise his holy name!

And, of course, pass the ammunition!

The killing of the killer is being touted as one of those "only a good guy with a gun can stop a bad guy with a gun" situations.

Prayer, we know, is useless. Even in the house of God, prayers will be met with dead silence.

Unless, of course, some devotee of Jesus is packin' a piece.


Before the three bodies were chilly, the holy gunfire was being touted as another victory for the armed American.

"Without that hero and his gun, the death toll might have been a dozen," they say.

I agree.

But I have to wonder about the number.


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