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Another suburban school shooting

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  • Richard Risemberg
    Another school shooting, in yet another suburb, as always.... ... Not immune to existential angst the rough and tumble seems to help alleviate, is it?
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 6, 2001
      Another school shooting, in yet another suburb, as always....

      > Many parents who work in downtown San Diego considered
      > the school, like the community, to be safely removed from the
      > sometimes rough-and-tumble life of the bigger city.
      > The campus has become slightly more integrated of late, but it's
      > still 85% white and, to some, seemingly immune from the ethnic
      > tensions of other communities.

      Not immune to existential angst the rough and tumble seems to help
      alleviate, is it? Isolation is its own hell.

      > Mayor Randy Voepel insisted Monday afternoon that anybody
      > looking to find a sick community would not find it in Santee. Voepel
      > said the town of stucco homes and cul-de-sacs is a place of Little
      > League, soccer games and hot dog cookouts. The crime rate is one
      > of the lowest in Southern California, he said.

      And the happiness rate? All those dead-end streets can live up to their
      name..."cul de sac" is French for "the bottom of the bag"...where you
      end up when there's nothing left.

      Here's the link:

      http://www.latimes.com/news/state/updates/lat_shoot010306.htm
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      Richard Risemberg
      http://www.living-room.org
      http://www.newcolonist.com

      "Life is complicated and not for the timid."
      Garrison Keillor
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