School Shootings And The Factors Of Mental Illness – Part One

photo of a group of male high school students

by Richard Cameron   With the most recent school shooting by Nikolas Cruz at the Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, a number of solutions are being considered – with added measures of gun control in the forefront. Whether, and to what extent additional gun control legislation will in any way address the problem, is debatable – and of course, as you have noticed, is being debated.  But in this first of a series of  reports we will focus on one of the other common denominators in the shootings. …

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Psychosis Abhors A Vacuum – What Fresh Madness Will Replace Confederate Monuments?

Toppled Confederate Soldier Monument

by Oletta Branstiter Psychosis Abhors A Vacuum What Do the Protesters Really Want? When the offensive monuments have all been toppled and hidden away, will the protesters be happy? What will replace these objects of their anger? Baltimore, Maryland Mayor Catherine Pugh ordered the removal of Confederate statues in the city after the violence that occurred in Charlottesville, VA. “After the removal of the Lee Jackson monument, activists had put the Madre Luz figure on top of the empty pedestal where the Lee Jackson monument stood. But then someone knocked it…

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