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Tilting the Newtown 'Conversation'

thomas2304 Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 12:50 PM
" Ours is a society imploding under an avalanche of violent video games, music, TV and movies. Surely, a serious "national conversation' should go there. " Actually no. the sole cause of this tragedy is (are) gun-free zones.
James2517 Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 12:52 PM
The sole cause is too many guns with easy access to these guns.
Tom1312 Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 1:07 PM
Well apparently not such easy access. No one else at the school had one.
James2517 Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 1:11 PM
Not many 1st graders I know carry guns in their backpacks.
Jim Tee Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 1:30 PM
But if they point their finger and say "Bang", they get expelled for six months.
Dreadnaught011 Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 1:32 PM
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...