The Connecticut School Shooting – What Are You Going To Do About It?

Written by Irwin Podhajser on December 18, 2012

The politicians on both side of the aisle will take opportunities to add political arguments to the tragedy in Connecticut. Gun control, violence in video games and the state of our mental health system will be front and center for the next couple of weeks.

I’m not here to say that our country doesn’t need healthy debate on these issues and others, I’m just saying that all these issues have nothing to do with the underlining problem that was the cause of this horrific tragedy.

What is this underlining problem? Evil! Yes it is that simple and that complex. Evil is with us, it has always been with us and it always will be with us.

The full version of this column is now only available in Doug Giles’ book, “Sandy Hook Massacre: When Seconds Count, The Police Are Minutes Away”.

Irwin spent the first 15 years of his adult life as a youth pastor in Miami Florida. He then went on to a career in marketing and television where he launched the first Spanish-language television station in southwest Florida and created multi-million dollar ad campaigns. He is currently the President of DrTV Network which is a multi-level television network dedicated towards healthy living. He also serves as Chairman for The Advanced Television Broadcasting Alliance.