I hereby issue this disclaimer:
" The opions expressed in any comment that I may write on any subject are mine alone and don't reflect the beliefs or opinions of my employer, Central Maine Healthcare, or any of its affiliates." 12/28/2010
it was 13 times, and a number of those were to put down animals that had been hit by vehicles and the best of my knowledge, neither of them were ever discharged at a human. The threat was enough. Of course I may not have been told everything, but ...
There is no need! but if someone is going to do it, I would rather it be a trained teacher than some armed security guard sitting next to a metal detector frisking children who's backpacks look questionable. Big city may have a need, the rest of us don't, but if it 's going to be done anyways I'd rather it was done with as little disruption to student's daily routines as possible, and this is, in my opinion (not that it matters) the right way to go.
I hadn't even considered the Avatar. I just thought it was a neat picture at the time I put it up. If it will make you less likely to judge, I'll post a picture of christ holding a lamb.