YES! – Combined with a poor economy, the violence of foreign wars comes home.
55% (17 votes)
NO! – The US just has a lot of, heavily armed and unstable people.
45% (14 votes)
Total votes: 31

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washnwmn 2 years 1 week ago

Not only the violence, but new forms of racism...perpetuated by the extreme conservative media.

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R.A. Stewart 2 years 2 days ago

Hard to answer this one--they are both true.

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