• More than a coincidence?
    December 29,2012
     

    More than a coincidence?

    Is it just pure coincidence that Hurricane Sandy and Sandy Hook Elementary School both involved people being killed in America, or is there something more sinister about it? The name “Sandy” is what alarms me. Was this awful scene in Connecticut the work of a madman who stopped taking his anti-psychotic meds and had access to guns, or something more evil? He was taking meds for a time.

    Right after the Hurricane Sandy Relief Concert the shootings in Connecticut happened. It may be mere speculation, but maybe someone should check it out. Terrorists are getting more clever these days and don’t always take credit for what they have done. Yes, gun control is needed. As Wyatt Earp used to post at the town limits: “Check your guns with the sheriff or go to jail.”

    Sure, it was Dodge City in 1880, but so what? Things are just as violent now as back then. Gun nuts need to turn their guns in to the sheriff for safekeeping, and we don’t need them running around with M-16 assault rifles or other automatic weapons. This isn’t Vietnam. Maybe they need a deer rifle, but check it in with Marshal Earp or get thrown in the slammer. We all need to be more careful and watch out for possible terrorist situations and gun nuts.

    Peace, brother.

    Tom King

    Shaftsbury

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