April 17th, 2007

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Virginia Tech

Calm down, people. One whacko kid snaps, and the media is making like there'll be mass killings at school every day for the next year. The boy was insane, was being treated for it, but obviously it failed. There are insane people all over the world. Most of them are taken out of circulation before they cause this kind of damage, but every now and then one is going to slip through the cracks.

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On the other side of the coin, there was some major league heroism on campus, as well as the ultimate tragedy. I feel as sad for the victims and their families as I did for the Iraqi innocent victims of "Shock and Awe". Excrement occurs. We hope it does not occur to us.
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