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Newtown: Just Leave Us
to Grieve in Peace

American Thinker, by Clarice Feldman

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Posted By:DW626, 12/16/2012 5:09:26 AM

As I do every Friday, I sort through my week´s clipping files in preparation for this column. I was going to write about energy. The optimistic assessments of natural resources and the fracking technique to extract them has every potential of changing our economic future for the better and the repressive regimes of the Middle East for the worse. This despite the uninformed blather about its dangers and constraints to its use, and the ridiculous wasted billions on government subsidies and grants funneled into a make-believe solar energy future.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Judith, 12/16/2012 6:29:09 AM     (No. 9068621)

I was talking to a friend last night about this tragedy. I mentioned the Tshirt that asks God why he let this happen in this school and the attending comment from God that He is not allowed in school. I then wondered if the school, the public even the parents would allow the surviving children the comfort of knowing that these children are now safe with and loved by, God? Will our society at least allow the kindness of knowing they are with God?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Fiesta del sol, 12/16/2012 6:51:22 AM     (No. 9068630)

Soledad O´Brien was beyond disgusting yesterday. She pretends to care about the kids, but her opportunistic liberalism shone brightly through.

If you go to David Freddoso´s twitter feed, he has a disgusting picture of the media hounding the victim´s families. Jackals.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JAN, 12/16/2012 8:37:31 AM     (No. 9068760)

CNN was stomach turning. Their crass exploitation of the murdered children made MSNBC seem nearly honest.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ramona, 12/16/2012 8:49:37 AM     (No. 9068791)

Yes, thank you, Clarice.
Ramona (the Pest)

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Udanja99, 12/16/2012 9:07:00 AM     (No. 9068826)

Missing from Clarice´s list of what not to do is the pResident showing up to hog the spotlight and milk the tragedy for his own gain.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Udanja99, 12/16/2012 9:09:33 AM     (No. 9068828)

Forgot to add - if LEO´s are withholding info on the killer´s motive, it must be bad news for the left. If he was a right winger it would already be the only thing the media was talking about.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: CEP, 12/16/2012 9:16:14 AM     (No. 9068845)

What is a LEO?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: southernboy, 12/16/2012 9:21:59 AM     (No. 9068853)

#8 LEO Law Enforcement Officer

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Reply 9 - Posted by: CEP, 12/16/2012 9:29:30 AM     (No. 9068865)

Thank you #9, I guess I´m old because sometimes I have trouble with the shorthand.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: reilly, 12/16/2012 10:20:45 AM     (No. 9068993)


Clarice is right again.



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Reply 11 - Posted by: Raristotle, 12/16/2012 10:34:38 AM     (No. 9069026)

Regarding the desire for a hiatus in discussing the political ramifications of this event, to conservatives, this makes sense. Most conservatives believe this is a time to reflect on God, the sacrifices of Christ, family, friends, Heaven, Hell, and the nature of good and evil. This is a time that we use the occasion to tell our children and family that we love them. We do this, because when immense tragedy strikes, we go back to our first principles. This is natural.

To the hardened Left, they naturally go back to first principles as well. However, their first principles aren´t founded in God; they´re rooted in state-serving politics. "Never let a crisis go to waste" is one of the Ten Commandments of the Left. Thus, they can´t help themselves in politicizing this event. E.g., Bloomberg´s first public statement after this event was "Ban all guns." Democrats are now scheming to use this to their political advantage. This is one of our (the Right´s) political weaknesses. While we´ve called a truce and cease-fire in politics because of the Newtown massacre, the Left is still fighting. And give them credit--they continue to win the national debate. But we will continue to do the right thing and pray for the victims´ families and friends and make donations to these communities. To many on the Left, this is our weakness; in reality, it´s our strength.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Trust No One, 12/16/2012 12:14:50 PM     (No. 9069220)

Couldn´t he just tweet his message. That would have as much emotion as him being there in person.

Will the memorial be held in a Church? Wouldn´t that just take the cake.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: No Representation in CA, 12/16/2012 12:26:40 PM     (No. 9069242)

#13: Your handle says all that I feel about this narcissistic publicity hound who has to make it all about Him.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Majorch2, 12/16/2012 1:28:15 PM     (No. 9069332)

The non-denominational service will be held at Newton High School

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