“We’re All Vulnerable” – Rep McCollum On AZ Mass Shootings

Minnesota Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL) 4th District

By Bill Sorem
St. Paul, Minnesota, January 10, 2011,

“I think we’re all vulnerable when people think they can take it in their own hands to attack their government when they disagree with it.” — Representative Betty McCollum

Fourth District Congress Member Betty McCollum sets up condolence book in her office for the recent victims in the Arizona shootings. She also has a place on her web page to add condolences. She and Congresswoman. Giffords were close friends as part of the relatively small female contingent in the House of Representatives.

Signers expressed hope that some good can come of this tragedy, lowering the vitriol level in our political debate

Bill Sorem

Bill Sorem is a longtime advertising professional who started with Campbell Mithun and ended up with his own agency. After a tour as a sailing fleet manager in the Virgin Islands he turned to database programming as an independent consultant. He has written sailing guides for the British Virgin Islands and Belize, and written for a number of blogs. In 2010, he volunteered as a citizen journalist with The UpTake and has stayed on as a video reporter.

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