In rural Belfair, Washington – in the quiet bucolic area north of Olympia – a guy in his forties shoots and kills four family members. A police SWAT team arrives at the home and the man then kills himself. News coverage commences.
One news article produces a graphic, showing how many ‘mass shootings’ we have had so far this year, in the evident uncivil war zone some call ‘the United States’:The incident quickly blends into the daily grind, becoming ‘just another tragedy’. We all get back to the business that the mainstream media wants us to find more important: spider veins, cooking with eggs, testing our Bible knowledge, etc.
The layers of lunacy; so many, and so entangled. Where does the insanity begin, and when did the sanity end? Are we as sick a people as this story suggests?