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'Civility Roundtable' hopes to foster respect

Original post made on Oct 7, 2011

The Tucson, Ariz. shooting of Congresswoman Gabby Giffords brought the nation together in a state of shock and mourning. Shortly thereafter, President Barack Obama made a stirring speech and implored us to usher in a new era of civility, respect and understanding towards our neighbors.

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Posted by gcoladon
a resident of North Whisman
on Oct 7, 2011 at 4:23 pm

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Ken, kudos to you for bringing the community together to discuss an important topic like this. I hope to see more events like this in the future.

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Posted by curious
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Oct 7, 2011 at 5:35 pm

It is clear that the shootings in Cupertino by a community activist reflect the lack of civility in this area so I hope Pres. Obama speaks on this topic and gives us advice on his next fund raising trip through the Silicon Valley. Perhaps the roundtable can request his help.