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A Sad Day

There's not much sense to be made of the shooting and killing of four Amish girls today in Pennsylvania. In fact, it seems futile to attempt to make any sense of it. Getting angry achieves little, though it's hard to keep from being angry at such a cowardly and heinous act. The news outlets will talk about it some more, and we'll see psychologists on television trying to explain the shooter's frame of mind or what the victims felt in their last minutes. And then we'll all forget about it and go on with our lives until something else happens.

I have nothing to offer beyond condolences and sympathy to the people who are suffering from this incident, and from last week's incident in Colorado.

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