Sat Dec 15, 2012, 07:42 PM
struggle4progress (76,019 posts)
"... As a country, we have been through this too many times. Whether it's an elementary school
As a country, we have been through this too many times. Whether it's an elementary school in Newtown or a shopping mall in Oregon or a temple in Wisconsin or a movie theater in Aurora, or a street corner in Chicago, these neighborhoods are our neighborhoods, and these children are our children. And we're going to have to come together and take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this, regardless of the politics.
This evening, Michelle and I will do what I know every parent in America will do, which is hug our children a little tighter, and we'll tell them that we love them, and we'll remind each other how deeply we love one another. But there are families in Connecticut who cannot do that tonight, and they need all of us, right now. In the hard days to come, that community needs us to be at our best as Americans, and I will do everything in my power as President to help ..."
President Obama Cries While Speaking About Children Killed in Connecticut Shooting
By Rennie Dyball
12/14/2012 at 03:45 PM EST
Give me the courage to change what I can change, the patience to accept what I cannot change, and the wisdom to hide the bodies of people I had to kill because they pissed me off -- St Francis, Revisited
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Sun Dec 16, 2012, 09:48 PM
Tarheel_Dem (18,504 posts)
2. "we have been through this too many times".
Indeed, we have. I wish the POTUS could introduce something tomorrow, and not even wait until the new year. By then, some of the pain will have dissipated, and the M$M will be on to the next shiny new thing.