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'Gun Culture' -- What About the 'Fatherless Culture'?

dfiscus Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 5:29 PM
The "ghetto" neighborhoods, or public housing, are always in disrepair-- broken windows, garbage piled up, dead grass. They complain to the city to fix it, but guess what, I didn't go down there and trash your neighborhood, YOU DID IT by allowing a few "bad apples" to poison your very own backyard. No sympathy or pity here. If you give people stuff, they don't appreciate it and don't care for it.

The face of gun violence is not Sandy Hook. It is Chicago.

In 2012, President Barack Obama's adopted hometown had 506 murders, including more than 60 children. Philadelphia, a city that local television newscasters frequently call 'Killadelphia," saw 331 killed last year. In Detroit, 386 people were murdered.

Since 1966, there have been 90 school shootings in the U.S., with 231 fatalities. Yes, Sandy Hook shocked us. But the odds of a child being killed at a school shooting are longer than the odds of being struck by lightning.

Of the 11,000 to 12,000 gun murders each...