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  •  Not even close (6+ / 0-)

    I believe Boston's crime rate is still lower than New Haven.  The bombing was out of the ordinary, this shooting is quite common.  Tonight people were shot and killed all over this nation, that is what happens when gun manufacturers can get their sales numbers to take higher precedence than the lives of the people of the nation.

    •  Well, to make a serious point (0+ / 0-)

      Both America's foreign interventions (in countries like Libya and Syria) and the easy availability of guns in the "homeland" are largely driven by the same weapons industry, which serves both military and private domestic markets.

      And it is hard not to see a connection between drone killings of random Muslim people being normalized and massacres like Sandy Hook

      This is not a bloodless process. - Barack Obama, at the launch of the Hamilton Project....

      by Alexandre on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 09:54:30 PM PDT

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