WITH a depressing inevitability, we have witnessed yet another mass shooting in America. This time the armed murderer opened fire in a bar full of young college students on the outskirts of Los Angeles, killing 12 people, including a police officer. Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean holds back tears as he confirms multiple deaths including Sergeant colleague and suspect at Thousand Oaks shooting The shooter has been named as 29-year-old former serviceman Ian Long. The people of the US, including those in mourning in LA, have walked this way before — far, far too many times. These gun deaths are becoming so commonplace that it’s a case of when, and not if, the next one will happen. There’s been the usual mealy-mouthed, utterly useless “thoughts and prayers” messages from politicians across the US, accompanied by a great deal of hand-wringing — but as always no action whatsoever on gun control to ensure that this never happens again. And so, of course, … [Read more...] about Guns and mass shootings cause so much sorrow across the US — will they never learn?