SHOOTING MEMBERS OF CONGRESS AND OTHER NEWS OF THE DAY! AND, WHO IS ON FIST BASE!

Today I read, “Lawmaker Steve Scalise injured in a GOP baseball shooting; gunman James T. Hodgkinson dies in custody“: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/lawmaker-steve-scalise-injured-in-gop-baseball-shooting-suspect-james-t-hodgkinson-dies-after-shootout/ar-BBCFi8H?ocid=spartandhp

Personally, I found it despicable to hear of a member of the U.S. Congressman being shot. What has happened to my United States of America?

Then, as I read the story, I discovered that the Congressman who was shot, was Republican Majority Whip, Rep. Steve Scalise, and third highest ranking Republican in Congress.

And I remembered that Republican Whip Scalise had caused quite a flap when appointed Whip, because he was a racist Congressman from Louisiana, who had received support in his election from David Duke, former KKK Grand Master and a notable racist activist which Scalise had tried to hide.

SCALISE TY NEWS SCANDAL

Then, in the 2016 election, David Duke considered running against Scalise: “Before the Republican National Convention, former KKK Grand Wizard David Duke was thinking about running for Congress against House Republican Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana (who in turn once sold himself to voters as “David Duke without the baggage”): Brian Butler in the “New Republic”; https://newrepublic.com/minutes/135432/donald-trump-made-people-like-david-duke-feel-theyre-no-longer-fringes

SCALISE REPUBLICAN WHIP GUEST A WHITE SEPRMACIST CONVENTION

Scalise had earlier in his career been a paid speaker at a meeting of a KKK affiliate of Duke’s and his campaign had received other financial support from David Duke.

When appointed Republican Whip, there was considerable opposition from some Republicans, to Scalise being appointed Whip, because of his racist past.

SCALISE WITH CONF FLAG AND DUKE

So I immediately wondered about the shooter’s purpose in shooting Scalise based on Scalise’s racist past.

The shooter, James Hodgkinson had died of gunshot. Rep. Scalise had surgery and survived his gunshot, however he remains in great danger.

As I read the entire article, I wondered about the ethnicity of Hodgkinson and his purpose in shooting of Scalise; it was never mentioned in the article.

So, I was amazed by how much was actually written about the connection of the shooter to the Bernie Sanders campaign and nothing about the racial issue. And, Sanders was interviewed extensively about Hodgkinson’s activism in Sanders ongoing campaign!

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However, there was nothing mentioned in the article about the Republican Majority Whip’s racism; it occurred to me that racism was never even mentioned, despite the noted racism of Scalise and the article never mentioned the race of shooter. I imagine if the shooter had been other than White, or a Muslim, it would have indeed been a larger part of the article, instead of the association of the shooter being with the Bernie Sanders campaign, which was discussed exclusively.

And of course, I am very concerned about the bias of prime time news media. 90% of all American prime time news media, is owned by 6 corporate conglomerates. American news media, is seemingly, less news, than it is Corporate America, Republican propaganda.

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