The ongoing active shooter situation at the Navy Yard has us all flustered. How is it possible that a team of armed thugs could waltz into our Navy’s headquarters and begin executing Americans so easily? What motivated these criminals?

Without invoking the Nidal Hasan narrative, it could simply be workplace related violence. Also, could be a domestic issue overblown. However, if there is a hostile team in place, then this is something much, much bigger. Team action suggests some ideology is in play. Early reporting told us that one shooter is black. If true, then white supremacists can probably be ruled out.

Also, it’s reported that part of the shooting occurred from the 4th floor overlook into the cafeteria. This is an attempt to maximize the number of kills. During the breakfast hours and a place of low security awareness, the shooter had his choice of targets.

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