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I'm not sanguine about what President Obama can do on his own in regards to gun violence. But at the moment he's the only politician in Washington even speaking of it as an urgent matter. His meeting with Attorney General Lynch will be one to watch this coming week.

A belated Happy New Year to all readers of The People's View. This place wouldn't exist without you.

More regular posting will recommence with the first week of 2016. It's going to be an exciting year for this country.

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