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America, America...

Oh, say! Can you see by the dawn’s early light
The tragic result of inalienable right?
The bearing of arms
Causing little but harm
As the ‘civilised’ world attempts to stay calm… 105 more words

Zap the brain to get more lenient judges

Humans manage to live successfully in large societies mainly because we are able to cooperate. Cooperation rests on commonly agreed rules and, equally important, the punishment bestowed upon their violators. 280 more words


Featured topic: PERCEPTIONS

Dear Dr. K,
I am entering my second (sophomore) year here at XXXX and feel as if my social circle of friends is falling apart drastically. 531 more words


Here's a crock of social science bullshit--black family dissolution is because of incarceration rates?

How bout just the opposite–black male criminality was only one aspect of the decline of black morality and virtue–resulting in dissolution of the black family. 109 more words

Holding Children Together While We Come Apart. Helping Our Kids Through Divorce

“Are you guys getting a divorce?”

My nine-year-old was eavesdropping on a terrible argument through the insulation of running water and a closed bathroom door. Valid question, as I had isolated her from the procrastinating eruption of our marriage since the day she was born. 1,821 more words

Trina Dye

Feds abuse another law -- defendant charged with clearing his browser history

A law designed to prosecute corporate fraud – but that requires work, integrity, dedication

Khairullozhon Matanov is a 24-year-old former cab driver from Quincy, Massachusetts. The night of the Boston Marathon bombings, he ate dinner with Tamerlan and Dhzokhar Tsarnaev at a kebob restaurant in Somerville.

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How do we Hold a Child’s Mind Accountable?

By Morris B. Hoffman

The Marshall Project

We humans are a morally messy species, constantly jostling one another at the marketplace of desires. But we also have built-in restraints. 276 more words