Testing the Fence

This happened: We had multiple false reports of school shootings today. Green Bay, Kenosha, Milwaukee, even Oshkosh had to deal with this swatting insanity.

The problem is, this doesn’t feel like a prank or a joke. This feels like a test run, like the raptors testing the electric fence in Jurassic Park. This feels like someone is planning something–something seriously bad–and they’re trying to see if they can confuse the police enough to maximize the damage and casualties.

As I told Prime earlier today, this is probably how any major civil unrest will start: a bogus report of an attack on one side of town, an actual terrorist attack on the opposite.

I spent most of today on high alert, while trying to fight off a panic attack. I’m not a student, I don’t have children, but there was a sense of dread hanging over me throughout the day. Like I was waiting for the next terrible thing to happen.

I have been feeling that sense of dread since January 6th. It hasn’t gotten much better.

Honestly, I don’t know if it ever will.

About Silverwynde

I'm a Transformers fan, Pokémon player, Brewers fan and all-out general nerd. I rescue abandoned Golett, collect as many Bumblebee decoys and figures as I can find and I've attended every BotCon--official and non--since 1999. I'm also happily married to a fellow Transfan named Prime and we were both owned by a very intelligent half-Siamese cat, who crossed the Rainbow Bridge on June 16, 2018. We still miss him. But we're now the acting staff of a Maine Coon kitty named Lulu, who pretty much rules the house. Not that we're complaining about that.
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