Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Something to Know - 16 January


    1.  Many of you you may know about the security problems at USC (University of Southern California), and its history of tragic news stories regarding non-student bad guys on or near the campus.  This article relates the problems in the university community and its neighbors:

2.  The Neo-cons.  The Albany News Bureau has scored this column from the SF Chronicle.  It gives insight on some of the blather that is accompanying the nomination of Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense:

3.  EJ Dionne's column here is for the benefit of those who did not see/hear Obama's presentation on his action on guns and violence:

4.  I guess it is to be expected, but the NRA has really dipped into the bottom of the tank of fear-mongering, bad taste, and foul and loathsome behavior.  Their ad rebutting the president is enclosed with this analysis:


"I want my children to have all the things I couldn't afford. Then I want to move in with them."
       -- Phyllis Diller
"There are people who, instead of listening to what is being said to them, are already listening to what they are going to say themselves."
       -- Albert Guinon
"I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world."
       -- Oscar Wilde
"All things are difficult before they are easy."
       -- Dr. Thomas Fuller

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