Has Gifford's shooting warranted all of this?

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    The Congress is shutting down business for a week. There is talk of funding security for Congress when they are talking to their constituents. We have to remember this was a deranged individual who got a gun and shot this Congresswoman.

    It is not an everyday happening, matter of fact it has been decades since it has happened before. Does it warrant stopping business in Congress and funding security people at every town talk?
     
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    These facts are irrelevant to the hatred of the liberals. Their mission is to destroy Palin and the Republicans. Bear that in mind.
     
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    It was a deranged individual. But yes, while shutting down Congress seems to be over the top I do think some sort of security at public events would be appropriate. Unfortunately, there are more deranged individuals out there - and we've all heard of copycat syndrome.
     
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    You make good points. Thank you for your response.
     
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    And some of them post on USMB.
     
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    In this day and age, I am not surprised at all to the knee-jerk reactions some have taken.
     
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    When it comes to protecting themselves, making themselves rich, nothing is too much.

    Its a shame they will not do anything to end the rape of children. Like the death penalty for all child rapist.
     
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    Should the cost of this new security come out of their budget or should their be new funding for it?
     
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    yes
     
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    I think it is a wise decision. I don't think it's so much about this situation-but more about preventing where an incident like this can lead to. It gives some time for things to simmer down, before a copy-cat, or retaliation occurs-which would bring things to a much worse level. They're still going to vote on these issues, and still going to be meeting, but like I said in order to prevent things from getting too nutty-they can wait a week to vote on.
     
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