Looking at life... from an oblique angle / and I sometimes Twitter (normally only when riled up): @brindafella

Previous Entry :: Next Entry

Read/Post Comments (0)
Share on Facebook

School children and shootings... and the media's reaction

Okay, so everyone is shocked by a shooting at a college in Jokela, southern Finland.

Then, to top off with a joke, we celebrate a bunch of "medieval weapon-obsessed" high school kids who are shooting giant pumpkins around New Jersey.

Let's get our priorities and prejudices within due bounds.

Either teenage kids can have a catapult, trebuchet, gun, rifle, semi-automatic, hunting gun license, knife, pump action shot gun, hatchet, knuckle-duster, concealed gun license, baseball bat, 4x2, steel fence picket, razor-wire wrapped fence paling, or what-ever.... of s/he can not.

Read/Post Comments (0)

Previous Entry :: Next Entry

Back to Top

Powered by JournalScape © 2001-2010 All rights reserved.
All content rights reserved by the author.