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Guest column/We must do something to stop senseless carnage

October 6, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Hypocrisy, hypocrisy, hypocrisy, we are a nation of hypocrites. As I drove through Weirton and Steubenville I noticed that all the flags were flying at half-staff to "honor" the dead and wounded of the Naval Yard mass shooting. "The Today Show" on NBC reported that a fund had been started to assist the families of the dead; they also reported that this had happened in Aurora and Connecticut. How wonderful we are as a society. The morning news lead story was the senseless shooting of individuals in Chicago by an individual or individuals with assault weapons and multiple shot ammo clips. Lower the flags again and start a fund for these victims ... everything will be OK until the next shooting.

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