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Goodwill to Men

From RedState.com, By: Erick Erickson (Diary) | December 16th, 2012 –

It was as if an earthquake rent
The hearth-stones of a continent,
And made forlorn
The households born
Of peace on earth, good-will to men!
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And in despair I bowed my head;
“There is no peace on earth,” I said;
“For hate is strong,
And mocks the song
Of peace on earth, good-will to men!”

erick_erickson1On Friday in Connecticut, more than two dozen, mostly children, were gunned down in an act of evil.

I once read an account that young men killed on the beaches of Normandy, as they lay dying, called out for their mothers.  I tear up at even the glancing thought of the cries of the children in Connecticut and dare not take the mental walk down that road.

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