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Tilting the Newtown 'Conversation'

Bob DD Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 11:51 AM
Let's shift the focus to "IF ONLY THERE WAS ONE LEGAL GUN OWNER IN THE SCHOOL OR A POLICE OFFICER?" How about police officers in every school? How about the mentally ill psycho problem?
Tom1312 Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 1:14 PM
I don't like the idea of police in schools, but do like the idea of RETIRED officers and veterans.
This would be far less expensive than trying to take arms from innocent Americans. Protection will cost money, complete gun control will cost money and LIVES.
Dreadnaught011 Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 1:37 PM

Locking a barn door after the horse is stolen costs money. What is so dandy about spending millions on sheer hindsight?

I'd rather everybody home-schools their own kids. We'll have a black helicopter patrolling the neighborhood.

Magna Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 3:16 PM
WE spend Billions upon Billions on wasted Liberal ideals and lost causes like Solar that should come from private investors -and yet when it comes to saving children's lives you want to skimp on Dollars for their safety ? Are you really that unhinged from reality -honestly ?
Spare no ideas or expense -this should not be up for any debate anyway.
It's too hard to try and make sense of a senseless event. Adam Lanza's merciless slaughter in Connecticut has forced everyone with a microphone to insist we have a "national conversation" about why this happens.

But this urgent need to talk is not an excuse for a reckless discussion. Sadly, that is where we're headed, with pundits hysterical, naive or both.

Predictably most in the media went straight to the Left's Alpha and Omega: blaming excessive "access" to guns. It was also an excuse to open fire on the National Rifle Association. For example, author Joyce Carol Oates...