Tag Archives: New York

A YEAR AFTER NEWTOWN

A year after the Newtown school was devastated by a gunman, our state and federal governments have still failed to address gun violence.  New York passed a gun law targeting mentally ill patients.  In Congress, a gun control law was … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS TRIALS

So many people get depressed over Christmas.  They expect much, and are crushed easily by the real behavior of their relatives. I have been fortunate to be not too stressed by the holiday.  My father was in the hospital one … Continue reading

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THE HYDROFRACKING OPTION

While I’m committed to environmental protection, I try to be rational on current issues.  In trying to reject extremism, I’ve taken second and third looks at certain controversies.  Yet in the matter of hydrofracking, I still find, outside of economic … Continue reading

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MENTAL ILLNESS AS A TARGET

Newtown’s mass killer Adam Lanza destroyed his hard drive before he took his weapons to the school.  Police have tried to have this hard drive repaired in an effort to reconstruct  Lanza’s state of mind.  But his state of mind … Continue reading

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