THE DIRTY ARMY: Nik, today I turned on the news after returning from the library on my college campus only to find out that there has been yet another school shooting, this one happening in a school library at Lone Star Community College in Houston. Due to the increasing number of school shootings that are reoccurring, (there have been 5 since January 1st) I no longer feel safe on my campus especially in heavily populated places such as the library, gym, cafeteria etc. I am an extremely happy go lucky, out going, fun loving and adventurous 19 year old girl, however since seeing this last shooting I am extremely paranoid and have become overwhelmed with anxiety constantly thinking that my school could be next. I know the gun laws have been extremely controversial since Sandy Hook and even The Dark Knight movie theatre shootings, but something needs to be done, there needs to be some kind of action taken. I personally believe that Obama is a complete idiot so I’m not surprised he hasn’t taken action yet, however I do not enjoy living in constant fear of my life every time I leave my dorm room. I don’t want my anxiety to over take me and me end up dropping out of school but I cant help to wonder what if my school is next and why the f*cking President isn’t doing his job to protect the people of this county. Nik, I want to keep living the care free, happy life that I have but I dont know what to do about my safety and how to feel about living somewhere that has been the target of these shootings all over the county time after time. Please help.
Why don’t we just get TSA to monitor the entrances of our schools? Mental detectors seem to work for the violent High Schools.- nik