‘This is not peace, it is an armistice for 20 years.’ (Ferdinand Foch. After the Treaty of Versailles, 1919).
Not so much a gunfight as a massacre of unarmed civilians.
Fiddling While Rome Burns
Carthago Delenda Est
"I used to roll the dice; see the fear in my enemies' eyes... listen as the crowd would sing, 'now the old king is dead, Long Live the King.'.."
Ingredients for a cross-religion war.Some witnesses said the gunmen had told Muslims to leave and said non-Muslims would be targeted."They came and said: 'If you are Muslim, stand up. We've come to rescue you," said Elijah Lamau.
He said the Muslims left with their hands up, and then the gunmen shot two people.
an Indian man standing next to him who was asked for the name of the Prophet Muhammad's mother was shot dead when he was unable to answer.
On the other side of the continent, Boko Haram have tried to start one in Nigeria (where the 1960's civil war remains a strong reason for people not to start another) but this attack in Kenya may be signs of a push for one on Africa's East Coast.
Wait, wait...I got it...obviously this Kenyan did this because I have a right to own guns. .
Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville