Monday, April 16, 2007
My Prayers Go Out to Blacksburg
I grew up about 25 miles away from the small university town of Blacksburg, Virginia. Today, Blacksburg was the scene of a horrific massacre that took place on the campus of Virginia Tech. At least 30 students were murdered in a senseless shooting rampage. My thoughts and prayers go out to the victims' friends and families. This incident has hit close to home for me.
As I told Scotty on The PES a short while ago, those in our community that constantly criticize the WSU and Pullman police departments for harrassing students, inappropriate e-mails, use of tasers, etc., etc., would do well to remember one thing: If, God forbid, something like that should ever happen here, it is those same police officers that would go running towards the sound of gunfire to save lives.
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