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Response to msongs (Reply #2)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 04:54 PM

13. Can we get some REAL data on this?

I am curious.
I grew up in the 50s,
and have no memory of anyone EVER walking into a school and killing indiscriminately.

I can recall criminals barricading themselves and having shoot outs with the police,
but NOTHING like what we have seen over the last 20 years.

My first recollection of these types of mass murders were in the 80s,
and it was Post Office workers "going postal".

Is this really just a product of If it Bleeds it Leads Media Hype?
I don't think so.

We, in the USA, have undergone some very deep Social and Cultural changes since the 50s and 60s.

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