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(25,859 posts)
Tue Jul 12, 2016, 08:58 PM Jul 2016

A feeling of deja vu...

So we had a sniper in Dallas, Texas shooting innocents from his perch, although early news reports suggested multiple gunmen.
Where have I heard this before?

So they took the wounded to Parkland Memorial Hospital via the Stemmons Freeway.
Where have I heard this before?

There is remarkable heroism of law enforcement spreadeagled over threatened women at the risk of their own lives.
Where have I heard this before.

The killer was killed before trial (N.B. I am NOT complaining about this at all: just pointing out the similarities!)
Where have I heard this before?

The country is in shock over the senselessness of it.
Where have I heard this before?

There is endless discussion and the country is split along various lines as to what should be done in the aftermath.
Where have I heard this before?

Many people feel that the country is falling to pieces in front of our eyes after this occurrence.
Where have I heard this before?

A man known as a President of the United States of America smiles at the worst possible time during a solemn occasion and is captured by a photographer/videographer. ( I will say this: at least when Lyndon Johnson smiled at his aide conspiratorially at his swearing in, he didn't break into a strange dance like W. did during the funeral service)
Where have I seen this before?

This is all so troubling...

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A feeling of deja vu... (Original Post) PCIntern Jul 2016 OP
hey! where you been? welcome back Gabi Hayes Jul 2016 #1
I'm back. PCIntern Jul 2016 #2

Gabi Hayes

(28,795 posts)
1. hey! where you been? welcome back
Tue Jul 12, 2016, 09:01 PM
Jul 2016

and, with that most eloquent post, did you jump inside my brain, or what?



(25,859 posts)
2. I'm back.
Tue Jul 12, 2016, 09:06 PM
Jul 2016

You didn't think I'd miss another quadrennial masterpiece of illogic and tomfoolery did you??

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