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  • The idea that any gun club, that anybody, would rejoice over a Columbine is almost too atrocious to deserve a reply.

    Supremes to Hear Second Amendment Case

  • CARROLL: After his arrest, investigators headed to Bonelli's home, where they found what they described as Columbine memorabilia.

    CNN Transcript Feb 14, 2005

  • But I'd also like to remember that the name "Columbine" comes from the state flower of Colorado, a beautiful white and lavender bloom that dots the meadows and fields in the Rocky Mountains.

    Columbine

  • 'Columbine' is the black cat, with whom he used to come waltzing in, directly on the dining-room door opening, in the height of joy; like Harlequin and Columbine, as I once heard remarked and did not forget.

    Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • That's the behavior of those dirtbags in Columbine, Virginia Tech, etc., which is how we get these zero tolerance policies in the first place.

    On Knives, School, and West Point

  • Administrators claim to have zero tolerance of bullying, yet when bullying exists and any one victim says or writes something worrisome like, "If I had been in Columbine, I might have snapped," that kid gets snapped up by a principal or psychiatrist and silenced instead of heard; diagnosed instead of given empathy and curiosity.

    Carol Smaldino: To Mayor Bloomberg: Stop the Bullying

  • Bowling for Columbine is the terrible academy award winning necropheliac blood-lust movie that's only twisted purpose was too prove that everyone in America was bad and they deserve money and glory.

    Online Distribution of Red Band Trailers Draws Controversy | /Film

  • Blaming guns for Columbine is like blaming spoons for Rosie O'Donnell being fat!

    Hunters on Acting

  • For all of us who do remember a time before the name Columbine ushered in horrible images, we have a responsibility to keep that time alive, if only in memory, so that memory can shape a more innocent future.

    Lost Innocence

  • I just saw it on the local news--typical short little piece: teacher called Columbine killers "heroes," was arrested.

    When will they arrest you in Wisconsin for commenting on a blog?

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