Skip to comments.No words (Newtown, CT)
Posted on 12/16/2012 12:23:14 PM PST by Perseverando
The horror is unimaginable. The knee jerk reaction of the left to politically exploit this mass murder to advance gun control is vile, debased, inhuman. Daniel Greenfield nailed it when he said, the only way to stop a man with a gun is with a gun. Read Ruth King's post:
"My Say on the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut" Ruthfully Yours, on December 15th, 2012
First: I have had a home in Newtown, Connecticut since 1965. My children spent all school and summer vacations there. My grandchildren all learned to swim there and we enjoyed countless barbecues, lawn parties, and family milestones there. My home is not in the borough of the Sandy Hook district where the unspeakable tragedy occurred. However, as facts emerge, I am learning from neighbors about their friends and family members who were directly affected. Newtown is a lovely place to be. It is a town where neighbors help one change a flat tire, volunteer as ambulance drivers and firemen, and rush to plow one out in a blizzard, or help pump out flooded cellars or clean up lawns after severe storms. It is a town that always honored veterans and is always festooned with the American flag on its lawns.It is also a town where so many people own and use guns for recreational shooting and target practice. My husband owned and collected handguns for three decades. He was also a doctor who always responded to neighbors need for medical help in emergencies or second opinion advice.
The happiest years of my life were spent there. On Independence Day in 1996, the rescue in Entebbe occurred and my non Jewish friends rushed to my home with joy to break the news and we all danced a hora on the lawn. I love Newtown
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My hope is that this will not disintegrate into another hysterical demand for banning guns. My friend Daniel Greenfield says it best:
THE ONLY WAY TO STOP A MAN WITH A GUN IS WITH A GUN
Will there be a movement afoot to limit the number of guns someone has? I live by myself and have several guns. Some of them would have been used by my husband, but he is no longer on this earth, so now I have these guns.
If it was broadcast to the public that I have more than one gun, would the public think there must be something wrong with me?
I just hated that the mom was dumped on because she had 6 guns. Maybe, when the divorce happened, the husband left some guns there. We don't know and besides she could have 50 guns if she got them legally.
Oh, I forgot another gun I have. It's a long rifle used in the revolutionary war. Very long and uses powder and ball. Several years ago, I had it professionally cleaned. It used to hang over the fireplace. Does that one mean I might use it to shoot someone? The only way I would know how to use that antique, is to use it as a club. It is very heavy.
Endless. Everybody has to say something about it. A lot of something. My Fakebook “friends”, whom I’ve never met, and who are living on some other continent, have to post lists of victims and anti-gun manifestos. A lot of something and then more.
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