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Tilting the Newtown 'Conversation'

Mick135 Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 3:36 PM
Fool? Maybe a different viewpoint, but a fool? Here's what works for me, and millions of others: "God, grant me the Serenity to accept the things i cannot chang, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference. Thy Will, not mine, be done." Some here will recognize the context; either way, it has helped me to live life in a world i often cannot understand or explain. Does that make me a fool as well? If so, I'll wear the name gladly, and with peace.
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...