This is what I think: If a person who owns a firearm is caught committing a crime against humanity then not only is his immediate family quarantined but also his neighborhood is cordonned off and every home within a block radius around is searched and if guns are found, then the same thing happens until an entire neighborhood is gun free. It will give the police something to occupy themselves because they are no longer going to be hunting down and prosecuting people who smoke marijuana.…Continue
Added by Mardene Yvette Abarbanell on December 24, 2012 at 3:42pm — No Comments
As the news of this terrible shooting in Newtown, CT hit the airwaves, I felt connected in ways I didn't expect. As one who spent many years teaching kindergarten, I knew, I just knew how hard those teachers worked to make their students feel safe and loved and to shelter them from harm. I also know that those who were unable to save all their kids are going to be despairing and wondering what else they could do.
As a mom, I held my children a little closer to my…Continue
Added by Amanda Morin on December 16, 2012 at 5:28pm — No Comments
Wait a minute...yes they have. There are lots of online gurus who say this all the time. Can’t write? No problem! Can’t tell the difference between an infinitive and a run-on sentence? Who cares!…Continue
I had another post ready, but as I sit hear reading the Sunday New York Times, another, possibly more pressing issue hit me: Deaf Ears. As the US (and possibly the world) economy unravels and our political systems appear ineffective - our leaders seem to have blinders and deaf ears.
The article "Amid Criticism on Downgrade, S.&P. Fires Back" The article details that:
"The day after Standard & Poor's took the unprecedented step of stripping…Continue
Added by Meryl Jaffe on August 8, 2011 at 1:11pm — No Comments
A World of Contradiction
There are times when you are walking down the street, happy and in your own little world, only to have the world at large suddenly reach out and slap you right upside your head. I had one of those moments this morning. There I was, strolling through my morning walk when I looked up and saw this:…Continue
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