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  •  I think this was the fatal mistake (9+ / 0-)

    “He went to the guy’s arm to try to stop him...

    That's not "reasoning with", that's a guaranteed way to escalate the problem.  The husband may not have known that, and didn't deserve to die for it, but it's sort of "Dealing with dangerous people 101"

    “Texas is a so-called red state, but you’ve got 10 million Democrats here in Texas. And …, there are a whole lot of people here in Texas who need us, and who need us to fight for them.” President Obama

    by Catte Nappe on Tue Jul 23, 2013 at 02:58:10 PM PDT

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    •  If there were mere "mistakes' involved, please (1+ / 0-)
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      detail how, in your mind we end up with a corpse and a murder charge.

      Seems a bit incongruous to me.

      There can be no protection locally if we're content to ignore the fact that there are no controls globally.

      by oldpotsmuggler on Tue Jul 23, 2013 at 07:19:35 PM PDT

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