Posted July 23rd, 2012 at 09:08 AM by Swamper
As some of you may know, I am a pretty big fan of comic books, mostly Spider-Man. There's just something about superheroes that inspire me. Here these guys are, putting their personal well-being and happiness behind their want to do something good, to protect those that can't protect themselves. It's a noble, inspiring thing.
So where are the superheroes in real life? I'm sure most of you have heard about the shooting in Aurora, where a man shot many many people while everybody ran. No one stood up and went after him. I saw in the news big men talking about how awful it was. They ran, and left a six year old girl to die. Is this what we have become? A people more concerned with their own welfare than with the welfare of others? Of women and little children? There were a couple of heroes; two guys took bullets for their girlfriends, and I salute them for that. Those men are real heroes.
It's kinda ironic, in a sick way. These people were going...