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The War on Mental Health

clarityseeker2 Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 9:55 PM
"The Huffington Post reported today that mental health solutions alone..." "...mental health solutions alone can't..." "...mental health solutions alone can't thwart gun violence." ___________________________________________________________________ Fascinating how they (Libs) dance around the issue of mental health, not wanting to even address it with any real degree of seriousness. What they are focused on, like rabid dogs, is gun control, assault weapons, "clips", plastic grips, etc., etc., etc.
clarityseeker2 Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 9:59 PM
Christie Hefner (Playboy) was interviewed this week. In essence she said, "among many variables, climate change is the cause of escalated gun violence."
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Did she dare mention any of these "other" variables, given that even she admits there are many?
Does she mention just one other----like mental health laws? NOPE.
What she opts for, in taking her time to express herself, in consuming the interview, the airspace, the attention of the audience (and she was not even questioned by her feckless interviewer, Joe Scarborough), is to throw out there that ONE VARIABLE, "climate change"...
Carlos_7 Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 9:57 PM
Maybe they've had run-ins with the "white coats" in the past :-)

The Huffington Post reported today that mental health solutions alone can't thwart gun violence.

[B]y shifting the debate away from gun control and toward mental health concerns, proponents run the risk of further stigmatizing mental illness, discouraging those who confront it from seeking professional help. "Most gun violence is just not committed by people with mental illness, were we somehow to stop violence by anyone with a mental illness -- as unlikely as that outcome might be -- we would be safer, but only a teeny bit safer. As much as these incidents attract everybody's attention and concern, they are...