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Let’s accept two facts: too many police officers have been killed in the line of duty. Too many black people have been killed. What is not so clear are the questions about why those killings are occurring, and even less … Continue reading

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I saw a set of bumper stickers on a car that sums up the disgust many people have for the silliest of silly seasons in recent political history: Clinton/Sharpton 2016 and Trump/Springer 2016. Since I can’t bear to watch any … Continue reading

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The impact of serious debt has threatened the United States several times, and we never seem to learn from our experiences because we are a nation that does not give serious consideration to our own financial history let alone the … Continue reading

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Were it not for the incredibly massive financial strength of the United States and the dependence of other nations on the continuing solvency of America, our country could have failed and brought the rest of the developed world down with … Continue reading

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To repeat the ambiguous assertions made at the end of blogpost 1, it would seem at once highly likely that the industrial and economic might of the United States will always be sufficient to maintain the American way of life, … Continue reading

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As of this writing, February, 2016, the national debt of the United States is $18,994,034,667,585.44 and increasing an average of a staggering $2.38 billion a day since September 40, 2012. The estimated population of the United States as of the … Continue reading

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6.    It is incumbent on a combination of sincere students of the problem to determine what the factors leading to violence are and to determine ongoing strategies to combat those factors. That process will take decades, but it must begin … Continue reading

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Guest Blog from Bonnye Matthews http://www.booksbybonnye.com In 1988 I had an explosive reaction to something at work. In seconds I went from normal to abnormal. I had difficulty controlling my arms and legs, difficulty speaking in a normal voice, and … Continue reading

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Conclusions: 1.    Connections between mental illness and gun violence are complicated, and not as directly causal as the NRA, other gun advocates, or the anti-gun lobby would have the public believe. It is not as simple as “guns don’t kill … Continue reading

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The latest iteration of the “madman” killer is the entrance onto the media stage is the dangerous loner. These killers are the “unstable, angry White men who should never have had access to firearms.” Metzl and MacLeish, op cit in … Continue reading

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