Reader letters Jan. 23
Sandy Hook loss is casualty of freedom
To the editor:
As someone who has lived in four different countries and traveled to several others over the last 11 years, I can tell you that no people who I have encountered continually demand that their government institutions solve every problem imaginable like Americans do.
From the dangers of electric garage doors to the eradication of bed bugs, there seems to be nothing that Washington isn’t charged with fixing.
Then, there are those horrific incidents of violence perpetrated by a mentally unstable person that sends many Americans into a tizzy and raises their collective voices for Washington to do something urgently. Cries of, “this can never happen again,” call out for new laws and measures to prevent future tragedies.
And so, we have the ...