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Chuck Pinkey

May 7, 2013

Let's do what's needed to keep America safe


People say that Muslims are publicly condemning such attacks.  That may be true, but if so, could you speak up?  I’m having trouble hearing you.  

If Christians immigrants were flying planes into buildings, killing thousands of innocent Americans in the name of Christ, rest assured the Vatican, Cardinal Dolan, Father Murphy, Reverend Young and Mother Katherine would be screaming for them to stop, and this column would be calling for a halt to immigration from any and all Christian nations.

Thoughts of the week: 1. From Fred — “Isn’t it strange that after a bombing, everyone blames the bomber, but after a shooting, the problem is the gun?” 2. From Bill — “My guns aren’t illegal. They’re undocumented.” 

CHUCK PINKEY is a retired area businessman. He can be reached at The views expressed in this column do not necessarily reflect those of The Daily Star and its editorial board, but the author thinks they ought to.

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