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Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks to a crowd in Boston on Saturday. (Photo: Boston Globe)
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Again. Our latest gun-fueled massacre - this one in Oregon - has prompted some pithy righteous responses: Those lamenting our murderous culture, our Congress owned by the loathsome NRA's "coalition of greed and fear," our inability to acknowledge that failing to act rationally against insanity is "a political choice (we) make." Never mind the thoughts and prayers. Look at these numbers, and act.

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