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America, the land of ugly hostility

Yesterday was an embarrassing day for America. Two events—not related, but both involving journalists—highlighted how ugly this country can be and still is. It was a day that made me wish the Internet did not exist. 1,563 more words

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Virginia Shooting Hoax: Crisis Actors “Mission In Life” Is Gun Control

from Activist Post: 

YouTube reporter Redsilverj exposes the same ole’ crisis actor script in latest Virginia shooting. Alleged family members appear on TV the same day their loved one is brutally murdered. 185 more words

The International Reporter

Crazy Talk

When Vester Flanagan shot and killed Alison Parker and Adam Ward on live television, the familiar old trope of blaming gun violence on mental illness resurfaced. 949 more words

Adam Ward

Gun reform, not gun control

With the increasing crime rates as a result of a gun and with public deaths including Charleston, Newton and more recently involving the two journalists in Virginia – it comes as common sense that something must be done. 296 more words

American Politics

On Violence and Gun Control

Well, here we are again, my friends.  Looking at the aftermath of another day riddled with horrific gun violence in a very public fashion.  And once again, it’s time to rev the engines on the hottest debate to flood through the laymen and women of this country… gun control. 277 more words

Grumblings

Author Rick Perlstein: Mental health and gun laws

Rick Perlstein talks gun control with listeners following the shooting of the WDBJ cameraman and reporter in Virginia yesterday.

http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podcasts/pattivasquez/RickPerlstein20150826.mp3

Patti Vasquez

The fragile link between gun control and mental health

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Kathy Harkey has been volunteering and working the National Alliance on Mental Illness or NAMI Central Virginia for nine years. Harkey got involved with the non-profit agency after her oldest son committed suicide years ago. 354 more words

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