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  •  there are hateful, murderous psycopaths in every (2+ / 0-)
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    earicicle, Mark Lippman

    culture, ethnicity, nationality, and sub-group. It is usually impossible to predict who is going to snap, and do something horrible. Are you suggesting we don't let anyone in to this country? Because that is the only way we could 100% prevent letting someone bad in.
    Of course, this doesn't touch on the fact that there are U.S. citizens who are murderous psycopaths, as well.

    I don't think the author was trying to explain anything about the two brothers' motivations, but he was trying to give us some context for our questions (and thank you for that, BTW, Mark Lippman).

    •  Where do you get this idea? (0+ / 0-)
      Are you suggesting we don't let anyone in to this country?
      No, I am actually quite angry that these two murderers have likely fucked it up for many legitimate asylum seekers in the future, particularly Chechens.
      •  my question, and I think it's a difficult (1+ / 0-)
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        Be Skeptical

        but important one (certainly not as black & white as the right wing is suggesting): how do we predict who is going to be murderous?

        I share your anger/grief that the 2 brothers have likely f***ed up immigration for many innocent people.

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