More wisdom from musingsofanoldfart!


The recent shooting tragedies in Colorado and Wisconsin are terrible events. These tragedies heighten our fears and concerns about safety in our country. Yet, the greater tragedies in America occur every day, when someone who has access to a gun kills another. It is even worse when the victim is a teenager or child and the perpetrator is also a teenager or child. Yesterday, a 16-year-old killed someone he knew that was only 13. I mention the teenager and children homicides as this seems like something we adults should be so repulsed by that we try to fix it. Yet, we do not as there is too much money to be made by gun sales and the people who sell them invest so much money through the NRA in the politicians to have it their (the sellers’) way.

Let me say upfront I do not own a gun and will…

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