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Sat Oct 3, 2015, 09:31 AM

5. Yes, that idea was properly not well received. However...

As a person who is newer to DU than you I am a bit disapointed that so many people chose to make personal attacks on you rather than logical ones on you idea. I think you handled responses to those very nicely. It makes me hesitant to post here though.

I have to agree with PSPS (http://www.democraticunderground.com/10027223950#post6) that "at least you're trying to find a solution." Of course, I also agree with the majority of people in that thread that your idea is not that great. Probably not constitutional and very much prone to the whims of cliques of kids in school to be so very mean and downright evil to their fellow students. Fortunately, most of us grow out of that phase. The rest join the GOP. Many of whom then run for Congress or President.

I have a very difficult time seeing how we're going to do anything to combat this issue here in the US. Given the lack of courage among our elected officials and the rulings of the courts changing things seems quite insurmountable right now. Especially when you have a major news person, Brian Williams (aka, liar) saying there is nothing that can be done and the major candidates for President in the GOP are making similar sorts of statements.

These events have been turned into something no worse than a major traffic pile-up on some freeway that takes the lives of the same relative numbers of people in one incident. "Tragic, but what can you do?" Well, one is an accident. The other is not.

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