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  •  I repeat (0+ / 0-)

    the town is 60 square miles of territory.

    "Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies." - Groucho Marx

    by Greg Dworkin on Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 07:35:38 AM PST

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    •  And so? (1+ / 0-)
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      That explains why hearing gunshots near the school is a commonplace thing?  I just read, on redstate.com, of all places, someone from Tennessee saying that he lives in a right-to-carry state, but guns are not allowed to be fired anywhere near schools.

      •  you're measuring precise distances on google (0+ / 0-)

        as if it means something. What's close? What's near? What did the guy mean by often? Once a day? Once a year for a lifelong resident?

        I'm not defending shots near a school, or anywhere. There are things people should not do, but on occasion do anyway, like let their little kids ride on sit-down lawn mowers. It horrifies me, and sometimes does not go well (gruesome results), but people do it.

        No one should shoot at coyotes anywhere near a school, or at all. But...

        "Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies." - Groucho Marx

        by Greg Dworkin on Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 10:47:29 AM PST

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