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The Newtown Tragedy

MudontheTires Wrote: Dec 15, 2012 10:52 PM
"The problem is that public debate around gun control has eroded because the gun lobby has paid for it to do just that" And the mindless irrationality of the gun controllers has nothing to do with it?

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...