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The Newtown Tragedy

bullrider Wrote: Dec 16, 2012 11:48 AM
The Founders had seen America through decades of oppressive government. They were determined that would never have to happen in the future by making sure the citizens could take up arms against such a government that oppressed them. Natural law GIVES us that right! If the right to bear arms is outdated then so too is the right of free speech.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 and restrict how far you spread ideas, as determined by the government. 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...