Alison Clement

observations from a novelist who sometimes wants to say something small and see it published immediately

Tag Archive for ‘guns’


  –has it really come to this, that it would be a huge uphill battle to ban something that has no purpose except to kill up to thirty-three people before anyone can stop you?                   Katha Pollitt     The Nation   1/31/2011

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don’t be a hater

> Today I was using the Google to look for an old friend named Amos Zook but instead found an account of that massacre of Amish school girls—remember? Little girls were lined up at their blackboard and executed by a man they knew, a man who delivered milk to their families. How could I have forgotten that?  How could such a crime be absorbed and then set aside?

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