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Will memory serve us right?

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9/11. It’s that time of year again. The amount of attention given to the events of 2001 is declining, but a few voices still exhort us: “Remember 9/11!” There are some memorable questions here: WHAT should we remember? Or perhaps, … Continue reading

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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 Government Change, Reform, Renewal: Suggested Topics for Discussion, Dialog, and Debate, Part 2

  by Guest Author Anthony J. Marsella, Ph.D., March 17, 2016 Demoralized from the broken myths I discussed in my last post, I decided to accept my friend’s challenge.  Some recommendations for changes that I feel are needed, and justified, … Continue reading

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Reflections on Government Change, Reform, Renewal, Suggested Topics for Discussion, Dialog, and Debate, Part 1

, by Guest Author Anthony J. Marsella, Ph.D., March 17, 2016 Introduction Several months ago, a friend and colleague familiar with my relentless idealistic aspirations for improving government, said to me: “So what would you change? How would you improve … Continue reading

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