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  •  Ah, the idyllic life that is small town America. (9+ / 0-)

    Halfway Oregon, population 337 is the very epitome of the laid back rural lifestyle where no one seems to be in much of a hurry and the worries and hustle and bustle of big city life is worlds away.

    Holy shit!

    Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep thoughts can be winnowed from deep nonsense. Carl Sagan

    by sjburnman on Wed May 01, 2013 at 12:06:22 PM PDT

    •  Here in Colorado a rural high school in (4+ / 0-)
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      Aquarius40, sjburnman, Lonely Texan, fumie

      Jefferson County had a non-student gunman open fire several years ago.  One of the girls killed had lived down in the Denver area during Columbine and her family moved with her to the mountains to get away from urban violence.  She died because her family tried to save her from urban bad guys.

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