Hmmmn. Wasn't it President Obama himself who told us that our political debate did not cause the tragic shootings in Tuscon in his much-heralded speech? Personally I should like to have seen a renewed effort to increase penalties for criminals who use firearms to commit their crimes. Instead, this is what we get: a new center on civility. Says it's funded by private donations, but my bet is that within a few years the taxpayers will be propping it up.