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December 14, 2012 10:27 PM

Thoughts on the Newtown shootings

by Roger Kimball, from Roger's Rules

Details about the horrible school shooting in the Sandy Hook section of Newtown, Connecticut are still emerging. According to some reports, the shooter had “a dispute” with his mother, and so targeted her and her kindergarten class. As of this writing, it seems that 20 children and 7 adults, including the 20-year-old mad man who [...]

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