Re: Property Rights, Guns

Joe E. Dees (
Wed, 26 May 1999 15:07:53 -0500

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> From: "Joe E. Dees" <>
> >But not compared to the massacres which are now routinely
> >perpetrated in our schools by those to whom we look to carry the
> >future.
> I'm sorry, but "routinely" is not even close to true. The act is so
> unusual, that every single incident, even the ones that are stopped without
> bloodshed are reported nationally so thoroughly that the names of the towns
> where they happened are recognizable to 80% of the news-following public
> months later.
> Remember, when you see stories in the news, it means the events are
> unusual. If it happens all the time, the media stop telling us about it.
The frequency has accelerated to such a degree recently that parents are nervously counting the days until school lets out.
> Chris
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> C. J. Cherryh, "Invader", on why we visit very old buildings:
> "A sense of age, of profound truths. Respect for
> Chris Hibbert something hands made, that's stood through storms and
> wars and time. It persuades us that things we do may
> last and matter."
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