After a horrific massacre such as the one in Newtown, Connecticut, the word “senseless” gets a lively airing.
For example, the very Bushmaster AR-15 used by Adam Lanza in Newtown and by James Holmes in Aurora is perfectly legal.
On an emotional level I understand why many residents of Newtown would like the media to leave.
“All across this land of ours, we have wept with you,” President Obama said Sunday night in Newtown, Conn.
Had he ever done something like in Newtown, every self-important shrink on TV would have claimed they'd have seen it coming.
The general court began at Newtown, and continued a week, and then was adjourned fourteen days.
Well, sir, I shall be over at Newtown this afternoon—with the cart.
The hopes of Newtown were perhaps not wholly extinct for some time after.
Winder with the Stonewall Brigade bivouacked at Newtown, twelve miles north.
In 1632 a tax was voted for fortifying Newtown, the modern Cambridge.