How Much Is The Life Of A Mentally Ill Person Worth?

A man allowed his brother to freeze to death and only got a one-year sentence for it. If that’s not enough to make you angry, that one year isn’t a year in prison or even a year in jail; it’s a year of probation. Bruce Simmons’ frozen body was emaciated, dressed only in a makeshift…
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Statute Of Limitations On Genocide?

As we get further and further in time from World War II, the number of remaining veterans is continuing to dwindle. So is the number of remaining Nazis, and the number of full-fledged war criminals. One of those alleged war criminals was recently found living in Minnesota. He is 94 years old, and he lied…
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Evil, Good, And The Boston Bombing

I realize that I’m about to anger a lot of people right now, but I saw a few things about the Boston bombing last night on social media that were upsetting, not just to me, but to others as well. And these are just my opinions. They don’t reflect anyone else’s, nor my company’s opinions.…
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The Shootings

I don’t really have a lot to say about the Friday shootings in Newtown, Conn., other than to say how very sorry I am. Of course this is unhelpful. I do have a few scattered thoughts on the subject, however. 1. People started looking at gun control issues almost immediately. This may or may not…
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Poison, Snakefighting, Racial Slurs, And Deathtraps

Life is really kind of weird, when you think about it. Today I got yet another shot–this time, a flu vaccine. I don’t get these for myself, so much, as for other people I might come into contact with. My own immune system is pretty effective against these types of things, but apparently 90 percent…
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