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Our “gun violence as solution” problem

In the wake of this horrible massacre today, I know everyone is thinking about what we can do to stop these tragedies from happening. How do we save and protect people better? Is this a gun control issue, a mental … Continue reading

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The violent societal consequences of our government’s use of violence

The violent societal consequences of our government’s use of violence “As I have walked among the desperate, rejected, and angry young men, I have told them that Molotov cocktails and rifles would not solve their problems. I have tried to … Continue reading

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Victims, Blood, Bullets, and IEDs – Realism in School Active Shooter Drills

“Crystal Lanham, a baby-faced freshman with long, gently-crimped brown hair, receives the dubious honor of being chosen as one of the gunmen’s hostages. She’s thrilled. “I just really wanna get shot,” she jokes. “Is that weird?” Continue reading

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Sandy Hook: Learning to Accept Death and Loss?

Sandy Hook = “A global agenda to keep the people calm and quite as they suffer loss… The battle for our minds has now become the battle for our hearts.” ~ Sofia Smallstorm Continue reading

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Gun control, mental health, and the end of the Second Amendment

With all of this talk about gun control and mental health, I would suggest people look into what mental “conditions” are now, with the aid of the new DSM 5, going to be classified as “mental disorders”, because no one will be allowed to own a gun if the feds pass mental health and reporting standards according to it. Continue reading

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When the US Government uses violence to solve its problems it teaches others to do the same

“Even when pressed by the demands of inner truth, men do not easily assume the task of opposing their government’s policy, especially in time of war. Nor does the human spirit move without great difficulty against all the apathy of conformist thought within one’s own bosom and in the surrounding world. Moreover, when the issues at hand seem as perplexing as they often do in the case of this dreadful conflict, we are always on the verge of being mesmerized by uncertainty; but we must move on…” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. Continue reading

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