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The Newtown Tragedy

nimh2 Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 1:11 PM
Cops (and firemen) get paid to go into "harms way", but they rarely do. Cops have all this armor (and "assault weapons") -- it is easy for so-called "swat" teams to use it on unsuspecting "citizens" that are in possession of an "unauthorized" substance, but when the "rubber hits the road", (real carnage involving innocent children) they act like wusses. If I were there, I would have prepared myself and entered the building ASAP. That is what law enforcement is supposed to do. Law enforcement in MY country is a cruel joke. . .

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...