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so, another shooting in the belly of the empire… i wonder if Charlton Heston’s withery old cock just sprung to life? i wonder if Ted Nugent & Charlton Heston are sitting in front of the television together stroking each other’s hard hard members with one hand, whilst gripping their guns in the others? i wonder if James Holmes grew up in the same culture that dwells in the belly of the beast, the same culture that develops in the belly of the empire like cancer spreading, the same culture that worships guns like it does money, like it does “jesus,” like it does the violence that it propels across the heads of all who live outside its borders? hmmm. and the sound bite keeps pumping like house bass in our ears that it all happened at the premiere of the new Batman movie--- as if it never could have happened on opening night of “Madagascar 3,” or “Ted,” or “Brave,” or “Ice Age: Continental Drift”---as if Christian Bale & Tom Hardy somehow instigated a man to kill people in a public theater… so was Batman playing on Sept. 5th, 1949, in Camden, NJ? was Batman playing on Aug. 6th, 1966, at the University of Texas in Austin? was Batman playing on Sept. 25th, 1982, in Wilkes-Barne, Pennsylvania? was Batman playing July 18th, 1984? how about the 16th of October in 1991? how about 4/20/99? and 4/16/07? 3/10/09? 04/ 3/ 09? 11/ 5/ 09? yes, america, blame Aurora on Christopher Nolan, just like you did Marilyn Manson for Eric & Dylan, then walk away with your NRA stickers & your fist in the air every time a drone kills another bunch of people in Pakistan “accidentally.” THEY ARE ALL JUST “ISOLATED INCIDENTS,” RIGHT?

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