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PTSD

I’m proposing a new addition to the DSM V or VI or VII or whatever number we are up to at this point. Below I’ve enumerated the classic PTSD symptom criteria in the DSM-5. Then, in a nice bold, bright … Continue reading

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PTSD-President Trump Stress Disorder

I don’t think I’m going to be coming up with any answers here. More just remarking on the problem, which is PTSD. In a nutshell, staying informed about what is happening in our world means living in a state of … Continue reading

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Gratitude Gives Way as Shoppers Rampage

This isn’t funny at all. It’s bizarre.  Unfathomable.  It’s one of those incidents that makes me feel like America is just a big, mindless appetite, ravening and rampaging. What am I talking about?  This. Suddenly, witnesses and the police said, … Continue reading

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Saturday Stuff (Sorry – No Good Title This Morning)

This video by the other Sarah is to die for!  (Jimmy Kimmel, what were you thinking????) httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AgHHX9R4Qtk And here’s another offering (thanks for this, too, BJE), on the ultimate cruelty of the Palin pick.  It’s a good read – and … Continue reading

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Cognitive Dissonance USA Style: Women Make Strides, and DV is on the Rise

Even as we celebrate women athletes heading to Beijing to compete in the Olympics, it must be sadly noted that domestic violence and deaths of US women at the hands of those “closest” to them is on the rise. With … Continue reading

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Mitts Tidbits … and Other Lunchtime Fare

Cincinnati’s own Heather Mitts is recovering well from her last injury, and looks to be on track for an Olympic Roster slot. The recently-turned-30 defender has had some PTSD, according to her hometown paper The Enquirer, as USWNT mates Leslie … Continue reading

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Bob Barr the Libertarian Spoiler … Memorial Day Musings … and Other Monday Meanderings

One can only hope that Mr. Barr, the new Libertarian nominee for President, will do for the Republicans what Mr. Nader did for the Democrats in 2000. Anything that will help turn the tide is good in my book. While … Continue reading

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