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Focusing on Assault-Style Guns Is a Distraction

By at January 18, 2013 | 7:00 am | 0 Comment

Focusing on Assault-Style Guns Is a Distraction

Twenty children and six adults were killed in a Connecticut elementary school, 10 days short of Christmas; one wonders what will convince us to stop killing our kids. Almost before the shooter, 20-year-old Andy Lanza, had stopped pulling the triggers on his two pistols, knees across the nation began to jerk. “Get rid of the […]

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Shooting Straight with the Gray Ghost, Take Two

By at January 14, 2013 | 7:00 am | 0 Comment

Shooting Straight with the Gray Ghost, Take Two

On the morning of January 17, 1989, a loser named Patrick Purdy attacked Cleveland Elementary School in Stockton, California. He fired more than 100 rounds from a Chinese assault rifle, killing five children and wounding more than 30. Purdy then committed suicide by shooting himself in the head. Sounds familiar, does it not? Exactly one […]

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Pennsylvania squarely in President Obama’s State of the Union

By at January 26, 2011 | 9:59 am | 0 Comment

Pennsylvania squarely in President Obama’s State of the Union

President Obama’s State of the Union Speech lacked his trademark energy. Obama talked about the need to improve education and invest in renewable energy. He offered up a plan to win in a global economy that is becoming increasingly competitive. The atmosphere in the gallery was cordial and refined in the weeks after the deadly shooting in Arizona that left Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in critical condition.

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