Here’s a pretty powerful account of the shooting from Senator Rand Paul: https://www.vox.com/2017/6/14/15799782/steve-scalise-shooting-rand-paul After taking a short break from talking about politics, it looks like I’m back at it due to a horrendous event that took place in domestic terrorthis morning. A deranged man named James Hodgekinson from Illinois armed himself with […]

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After taking a short break from talking about politics, it looks like I’m back at it due to a horrendous event that took place in Alexandria, Virginia this morning. A deranged man named James Hodgekinson from Illinois armed himself with a rifle and made his way to Virginia, where American Congressmen, including Senators Rand Paul (R, KY) and Jeff Flake (R, AZ) were practicing for a bipartisan charity baseball game that would take place tomorrow. After asking a representative which team was the Republican one, Hodgekinson set himself up in an advantageous position and started firing upon the congressmen. Luckily, due to Majority Whip Steve Scalise being present at the practice, he was accompanied by armed security who were able to fire back and kill Hodgekinson