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The Newtown Tragedy

bullrider Wrote: Dec 16, 2012 11:44 AM
And the Founding Fathers never expected that we could use 'the right of free speech' to glorify violence to millions of Americans at one time, or to spread a complete lie across the nation in seconds. If the right to bear arms is outdated by technology then so too is the right of free speech. I propose 'sensible' limits on what you can say, and when, and to whom, and how you do it. That's all. You should have a license proving your ability to speak intelligently and reasonably, and be permitted to do so in some approved forums with professional moderators to ensure compliance. That's all I ask for YOU.

As the mother of five-year-old twins in a small town not too far from New York city, yesterday's events in Newtown hit close to home -- literally and figuratively.  It's hard to imagine the depths of shock, sorrow and anguish rippling throughout our community in the wake of yesterday's hideous crime.

It is a terrible, terrible thing to be reminded, once again, of how powerful, how senseless and how ugly the face of evil can seem.  It is terrible even to have to acknowledge that such evil exists in the world.  But it does, and there's no use in...