Having experienced a potential mass shooting at Mount Rainier National Park on New Year's Day 2012, and having had a sister who dealt with mental illness (bipolar and schizophrenia), I am concerned about the increase in mass shootings.
Albert Einstein said, "The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again expecting different results." I'd like to tweak that though a bit: The definition of insanity is doing nothing and expecting results.
Kudos to the Vancouver City Council for finally following the wishes of the people and voting to ban the sale and usage of fireworks within the city. Now they have nearly two years to come up with an enforcement plan. And good luck with that.
In his Oct. 5 letter "Too much 'defending' is worrisome," Howard Leighty said when he confronted one of the patriots defending the military recruiters, who are not allowed to carry, that he didn't see any terrorists. Dang. Guess it's working.
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