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My Plan for Eliminating School Shootings

peaceman Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 11:20 PM
Given the current cultural and emotional environment we live, your points are well taken. Added security makes sense; arming all teachers is no answer but a disaster waiting to happen. There is a mountain of evidence that points to creating a healthier culture that in the long run is very preventative. You would have research papers directed towards culture, violence, the influence of media, as well as the influence of various types of belief systems that include the broad range of religious thinking and education. School programs like Montessori, Acceleratedlearning.com, and many others offer proven alternatives to current public schools approach which has been somewhat gutted over the years. Here is where our country needs to invest

As a candidate for president of the United States, it is incumbent on me to make a statement regarding the Sandy Hook massacre and to explain how my policies would help prevent other such massacres should I become president. As I discuss this sensitive topic, it is also incumbent on me to sound more rational and articulate than the incumbent. That will not be difficult.
 
As president, I plan to attack the issue in two ways. First, I will use the bully pulpit to influence voters and state lawmakers. Second, I will take direct action to influence...