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Chicago, Baquba, and a Massacre Near You

traitorbill Wrote: Apr 07, 2013 8:03 PM
If people are so concerned about violence, why hasn't the government banned Islam?

As politically minded Americans still debate the meaning of, and proper response to, the Sandy Hooks massacre — and as politicians trot out old gun control programs utterly orthogonal to both public-space shootings and the normal violence that has been waning, not waxing, for years — violence around the world still presents a challenge.

In Baquba, Iraq, for instance, a suicide bomb and grenade attack killed over a score of people, and injured about 50 more. This was at a political rally. Very public. And very pointed, no matter how scattershot a bomb...