As always your take on mass shootings, gun violence and the methods that the big media outlets use to try and whip up everybody's anxiety level is SPOT ON! When one thinks of how much money is spent each year protecting government officials, from the president on down to the house and senate, why can't we as a country spend some dollars protecting our schools? All we need to do in my mind is spend less money on grants to study things like "why do bears sh*t in the woods" or better yet, how about we stop sending tax refunds to people in prison?

I have a sign that hangs in my office that gets a lot of positive comments from everyone that reads it. I wish I could take credit for having come up with it, but I did not. It goes like this:

You cannot legislate the poor into prosperity by legislating the rich out of prosperity.

What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving.

The government cannot give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody else. Always remember that the government has only what WE the TAX PAYING CITIZENS gave them. Governments produce nothing of value to sell and therefore their only source of income is from TAXES and FEES imposed on their citizens.

You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it.

When half the people get the idea that they don't have to work because the other half is going to take care of them, and when the other half gets the idea that it does no good to work because somebody else is going to get what they worked for, that is the beginning of the end of any nation.

If the kids are as important as everybody says they are (and I believe they are), it's past time for us to tell those that WE elected to get off their collective butts and start protecting our schools. It would also be wise for our "leaders" to at least try to wrap their heads around the mental health issues and take some positive steps towards dealing with those as well.

Keep up the good fight!

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omg lol so your argument is that there are actually so many mass shootings every year that 2022 is not an outlier? Stellar.

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