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  •  To the people who are dead and injured (9+ / 0-)

    it is a distinction without a difference.
    To Fox News, however, it is ALL the difference.
    When it was thought that a young Saudi was involved, of course it is terrorism. A young American white boy...well...nah.

    Maya Angelou: "Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest."

    by JoanMar on Wed Apr 17, 2013 at 11:36:46 AM PDT

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    •  I have wondered about the difference between (1+ / 0-)
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      suicide bombings that kill dozens and suicide shootings that kill dozens. Why is one an act of terror and one not?

      Does it even matter anymore? Our kids are dying in the streets and in the schools. Terrifies me to think about it.

      Bombs don't seem that much different from assault weapons to me; both are intended as instruments of mass death and destruction. And dead is dead no matter the spin.

      •  Those with evil intent ... (0+ / 0-)

        who cannot lay their hands on guns will find another way.

        "Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity, and I am not sure about the universe." -- Albert Einstein

        by Neuroptimalian on Wed Apr 17, 2013 at 04:43:57 PM PDT

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