We need to flip the script on how we speak about school shootings and Columbine, in particular.
This is 1999 Wayne LaPierre, just after the Columbine shooting.
Dave Cullen was having none of Trump's 7-minute distraction
If the National Rifle Association (NRA) were not so dangerous to the physical health and general welfare of the people of the United States, they'd probably qualify as some of the most unintentionally hilarious people on the planet. Seriously, you can't make this stuff up.
For Richard Castaldo, the fight to keep his home out of foreclosure is only the latest in a life that has been full of extraordinary challenges. When he was 17, Castaldo became one of the first students shot during the Columbine High School massacre. Now, he's turned to Occupy Los Angeles to overcome this latest obstacle.
"This isn't just Columbine."
News of the day for October 5, 1999 - Train accident outside London kills 8 (rises to 26). MCI Acquires Sprint in largest telecommunications merger in history. Supreme Court to weigh in on Campaign reform. Pres. Clinton vows to ratify Nuclear Test Ban treaty. New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson urges legalization of drugs. College Tuition up 3% - 58% of all financial aid is in form of Student Loans. Nuclear Power Plant leak in South Korea. Appeals from parents to Attorney General to include Christian symbols on commemorative tiles for Columbine massacre.
Media Matters got this video from David in Colorado who received a telemarketing phone call from the NRA. The caller is working from an obvious script complete with worldwide conspiracies including: Hillary Clinton, Cuba and Iran. Perhaps my
*Conservatives from The Weekly Standard and The Daily Caller admit to host of The Big Picture, Thom Hartmann, that closing the gun show loophole would be a good idea. Somehow, between breathless fanboy posts alerting his readers to the every
News for May 20, 1999 - One month to the day after the Columbine massacre, another shooting starts up at Heritage High in Conyers Georgia and once again, the country reacts with shock.
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