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Another week, another shooting. My heart breaks for Aurora, Illinois. But before anyone mentions the failures of the mental health system, consider that, according to the Washington Post, the shooter had worked for the company for twenty years, and had … Continue reading

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As a follow-up to “We’re being held hostage. At gunpoint.” I would like to pass along a couple of links from the New York Times about “impulsive suicide.”  Making the means of suicide more difficult to get to reduces these.  … Continue reading

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We’re being held hostage. At gunpoint.

Obama nominated a very worthy candidate for Surgeon General. Dr. Vivek Murthy has degrees from Harvard and Yale, teaches medicine at Harvard, and is an attending physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.  He is involved in medical nonprofits and a … Continue reading

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Facts can be inconvenient, sometimes.

You know, all this insistence on the truth can sometimes get in the way of what I want to say. I was going to write a post about how responding to the Aurora and Wisconsin mass shootings with calls for … Continue reading

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Virginia Tech: such unspeakable tragedy. 33 dead, as of the time I read of it, and many more wounded. May the good Lord have mercy on us, and comfort the families of the poor students who died or were wounded, … Continue reading

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