Swaths of Americans believe that Obama is planning to 'take their guns away'. Fueled on my the increasingly popular Glenn Beck and similar extreme right wing rhetoric, the mania is growing.
What is driving this? The same demographic emerged during the last Democratic administration--culminating in Timothy McVeigh. And now Richard Andrew Poplawski.
The picture to the right is of the three Pittsburgh police officers this simple-minded maniac gunned down last week.
I believe now is even more dangerous than back then: we are experiencing a brutal recession/depression with the unemployment rate rising daily. Lots of angry, disillusioned people armed to the teeth.
Add the racist variable into the equation and you having the makings of one violent, toxic combination...