Another Shooting

Democratic Congressman Earl Blumenauer from Oregon responded to the two deaths at Reynold’s High School in Troutsdale, “Another shooting. I always hope tragedy will inspire action. Simple common sense steps make difference. Start w/universal background checks.”

It is sickening that Blumenauer tries to use a tragedy to change gun laws.

He has high hopes for the tragedy. His desire to change gun laws would at best lead to less deaths.  Yet he wants to use two new deaths to get there.  He is subtlety celebrating killings in order to get his obtuse, biased way. He dismisses the tragedy in order to move his anti-gun politics along.

What a cold, calculating fiend.

If Blumenauer cared about the Troutsdale killings he wouldn’t use them to change gun laws which may or may not work.  He would be mourning the death of the innocent victim of the suicidal maniac.

But all he is interested in is proving his simpleminded anti-gun position.

The corpses surround him and all he cares about is his ideological position. Enough is enough.  Spare us from ideological thinkers who can’t think.

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David Lawrence

David Lawrence

David Lawrence has a Ph.D. in literature. He has published over 200 blogs, 600 poems, a memoir “The King of White-Collar Boxing,” several books of poems, including “Lane Changes.” Both can be purchased on He was a professional boxer and a CEO. Last year he was listed in New York Magazine as the 41st reason to love New York.

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