Thursday, October 22, 2015

A black man is elected President of the United States for the first time and this is what happens

Barack Obama's 1st inauguration took place on January 20, 2009.

Oh, hooray for the red, white & blue!!
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There are now more guns than people in the United States.  (Washington Post, 10/5/2015)
If that 310 million number is correct, it means that the first year of Barack Obama's presidency was an inflection point: It marked the first time that the number of firearms in circulation surpassed the total U.S. population.

Related reading:
Guns in America:  The Business of Fear.  (Reuters, 7/30/2012)
How the Gun Industry Got Rich Stoking Fear About Obama.  (The Nation, 8/22/2012)

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