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2013-01-30 -Lurid Crime Tales-
Mom loses second son to gun violence
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Posted by Fred 2013-01-30 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [1616 views ]  Top

#1 Both "kids" were in their 20's. To me that's not a kid and the interview and tone make it sound like there are little kids or at most early teens.

There's a cultural problem here that never gets addressed. Read Patrick O'Brien's tales of the British navy during the Napoleanic era and see what ages went with what responsibilities.

Pretty soon "Cradle to Grave" will mean that you never leave the cradle till they bury you.
Posted by AlanC 2013-01-30 07:10||   2013-01-30 07:10|| Front Page Top

#2 Neoteny is what happens to pets (i.e. they never grow up to be adults).

State funded pets for bureaucrats.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2013-01-30 08:15||   2013-01-30 08:15|| Front Page Top

#3 According to the Obama video The Life of Julia you are a child from cradle to grave and are taken care of by the state.
Posted by JohnQC 2013-01-30 09:37||   2013-01-30 09:37|| Front Page Top

#4 How are all these people getting shot when guns are illegal in Chicago?
Posted by SteveS 2013-01-30 11:49||   2013-01-30 11:49|| Front Page Top

#5 An esteemed City Councilwoman from Sacramento noted that empty guns shoot people ALL THE TIME.
Posted by Frank G 2013-01-30 12:00||   2013-01-30 12:00|| Front Page Top

#6 Two groups of young men GANGS had a confrontation about 1:40 p.m. and the man was shot.

At the risk of sounding insensitive the article makes no mention of comments from the father(s).
Posted by DepotGuy 2013-01-30 19:22||   2013-01-30 19:22|| Front Page Top

#7 Frank, not only can empty guns do that - today I was told in no uncertain terms that "assault weapons" could accidently kill kids if they're carried about. or even allowed to exist.
Posted by lotp 2013-01-30 21:39||   2013-01-30 21:39|| Front Page Top

#8 Terribly useful as a bludgeon, donchaknow.
Posted by trailing wife 2013-01-30 23:05||   2013-01-30 23:05|| Front Page Top

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