U.S. Army soldiers from Ft. Rucker patrol the downtown area of Samson, Alabama after a shooting spree March 10, 2009. At least 10 people including the suspected gunman and his mother were killed in the shooting spree and car chase in southern Alabama on Tuesday, authorities said. REUTERS/Mark Wallheiser
And the fact that a long held belief of mine has just vanished in a bloody mist. I always thought that if one of these deranged spree killers tried this shit in Alabama, that the armed citizenry would have him down and out before the cops ever got there. Didn't happen.
The victims and their families are in our prayers. The people who ordered federal soldiers onto our streets in violation of Posse Comitatus ought to be (brought to justice).*
* Original suggestion redacted on advice of counsel.