Author Archives: kathiemm

Had enough massacres yet?

First of all, perhaps we should stop harping on “gun control.” The hard-core right-wing NRA devotees will never stop fighting all kinds of control. That’s a dirty word to millions. It’s in their bible: “Don’t you dare try to control … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Orlando Massacre: The Hate-Violence-Hate Cycle and Beyond

The Hate-Violence-Hate Cycle by Dr. Anthony J. Marsella  Hate begets violence begets hate! An endless descent into destruction, all under the guise of justification.   The hate-violence-hate cycle is hard wired and soft wired; but it is wired, and becomes reflexive.   How do … Continue reading

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Forgotten People ©

Human Lives . . . by guest author Anthony J. Marsella, PhD Recently, as I read the daily news from different I-phone app news’ sources, I came across a posting on several sites, about an accident in Florida. An old … Continue reading

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Self-evident or reserved for the power elite? Part 2.

by Kathie Malley-Morrison For our July 4, 2016, post, we asked whether Americans have honored and promulgated the principles stated in our Declaration of Independence. Our answer: Not unless it suited the interests of the ruling powers within the nation … Continue reading

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