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>A lot of you have been asking WHY this happened in Littleton, Colorado----a
>nice, safe, suburban, white middle and upper class place to live. What is
>going wrong? A lot of reasons are given, i.e.; video games, violent
>and TV, gun culture, absent parenting, to name a few. Yes-these reasons
>contribute, but it not a good idea to generalize about the actions of these
>gunman. These boys had a very serious psychiatric disorder and were bent
>suicide. They were very sick boys. (Understatement of the year) The other
>piece of the puzzle: Why take 13 people out with you? And all of you
>Charleton Heston wannabees & 2nd Amendment people out there, I ask you:
>Would these boys be able to kill if they were armed with sticks? Did you
>know the NRA starts them early? Why, you can buy bibs with NRA all over
>They have brochures with children pointing guns. I guess they are thinking
>of the future gun buyers.
>I work in an urban school. Why didn't this happen in Chicago ( where I
>or New York, L.A., etc.? My theory is that, believe it or not, the gangs
>hold the school very sacred. They have their baby sisters and brothers
>attending there. I see them in their gang colors and jacket emblems
>the hands of their siblings and walking
>them to their classes in our school. They don't bother the schools as far
>experienced. I think underneath it all, they want their little sister and
>brother to get their education, and not make the same mistake they did.
>want a better life for them. In many of the families at our school they
>the "daddys" --most of my families do not have a dad as the head of the
>household. Just my opinion.
>Thanks for reading--