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  •  Ontheleftcoast, I hate to be the one to tell you, (3+ / 0-)
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    Lying eyes, Sue B, a2nite

    but in your comment you did exactly what they expect many to called it "the killings in Connecticut."

    It's Sandy Hook and should always be that. It's that phrase that spread far and wide in the media that they are trying to eliminate from our vocabulary.

    SANDY HOOK should not be forgotten.

    •  Or the Newtown tragedy/massacre nt (1+ / 0-)
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      •  I rotate through different forms (0+ / 0-)

        Sorry if it offends you in someway but my habit is to try and use different forms to describe the incident. To me it actually means more that way.

        What's wrong with America? I'll tell you. Everything Romney said was pre-chewed wads of cud from Republicans from the last 30 years and yet he managed thru a combination of racism and selling the (false) hope of riches to get 47% of the national vote.

        by ontheleftcoast on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 09:30:17 AM PST

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        •  I'm not offended at all and this is not a (0+ / 0-)

          personal indictment of you in any way. I was merely pointing out the fact that your verbiage is success for the NRA lobby that aims to desensitize the citizenry to the horror of Sandy Hook. It's an advantage for them if we think and speak of it in less sinister ways than it was/is.

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