Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Just saying...

I almost wonder if all the political finger-pointing at Sarah Palin and co. (which I haven't hesitated to participate in) may be masking the real issue.

For the moment, we can't really know if the deranged criminal responsible for the Tucson shootings was directly -- or even indirectly -- influenced by right-wing rhetoric.

We DO know, however, that he was able, apparently legally, to buy the now-infamous gun that contained so many bullets.

Instead of so much debate about whether this tragedy was caused by the vitriolic political climate, it might be nice to see a little more discussion of gun control out there.

Just saying...


  1. A big part of the US population loves their guns.
    I saw a bumper sticker today that I have never seen before : "Don't blame me, I voted for
    the American one". (I guess the driver is a
    I know that France has changed a lot since I have left, but after 32 years in the US, I still
    get surprised.

  2. If I really stretch my imagination, I can understand why someone that hunts might need a simple kind of gun. BUT, there is no way I'll ever be able to grasp why automatic weapons are available to any old joe that wants one. Come on, that's ridiculous.