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Newtown, and a New America

chris73 Wrote: Dec 24, 2012 8:41 AM
I'm opposed to arming teachers. Kids nowadays have zero respect for authority, just take a walk in an inner school and you will see my point. If a teacher is assaulted, threatened or challenged and utilize that firearm we have just created another mess. My brother is a teacher in the inner city and he is always being challenged by his students and he is a big boy! David is correct, locking the doors and keeping them locked is the way to go. If there are arm guards in every school, who is paying for it, unintended consequences and for how long? Then you have to look at training, psyche evaluations etc... We are doing what, Americans always do, try to solve a problem by creating another problem. We seem to never learn our lesson.

An entire country is in shock as we continue to watch the funerals of these innocent children and adults in Connecticut. It's not merely shock, but horror and revulsion, at the second-bloodiest school shooting in our history. It is sickening even to rank them in this way, to admit that there have been so many as to require it, but it is true: yet another child has killed yet more children in cold blood.

We don't have to worry about foreign terrorists coming to our country: we are better at hurting ourselves than they are at hurting us, and we always...