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Newtown

Sadness can’t describe my feelings. From NYT: Dr. Carver said that in the seven autopsies he himself had performed, the victims had from 3 to 11 wounds. With the examinations complete and the families informed, the authorities released the names of those killed. Among the children, there were 12 girls killed and 8 boys. All of the children were in the first grade, officials said. Sixteen of the 20 were 6 years old; the rest were 7. One little girl had just turned 7 on Tuesday. With the release of each name, the grim reality of Friday’s nightmare stung a little

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Black Friday Madness

I don’t understand why people stand out in the cold and rush to buy Christmas gifts. It is almost like group hysteria or hypnosis. I can’t imagine that the aggravation that comes with elbowing your fellow neighbors is worth it. From AP: A woman shot pepper spray to keep shoppers from merchandise she wanted during a Black Friday sale, and 20 people suffered minor injuries, authorities said. The incident occurred shortly after 10:20 p.m. Thursday in a crowded Los Angeles-area Walmart as shoppers hungry for deals were let inside the store. Police said the suspect shot the pepper spray when the

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Chris Botti and a mini-news Roundup

I’m still looking over the president’s numbers. I thought his speech was excellent. I think he struck the right tone. Now, no matter what he actually said last night, he has to take his speech and sell it to the American people. This is the key. Authorities are still scrambling over the suspected bomb plot. The targets are, supposedly, New York and/or Washington. That was very ugly football last night. Beautiful offense. No sign of defense. Representative Tom Price is simply trying to get attention. These days, you need to say something outlandish in order to get media attention. Being thoughtful

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