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The War on Mental Health

girl buddy Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 4:32 AM
Every shooting has involved an individual taking or coming off of a drug for some type of disorder. Also, in all those tragic cases of mothers killing their own children, the same class of drugs were involved. THAT is what needs to be the topic of debate. These drugs ARE NOT SAFE!
renny4 Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 6:37 AM
And they are all Dems. or left--leaning:
At Ft. Hood, Muslim Army captain, Hasan, reg’d Democrat
Columbine, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, unregistered, but parents were reg’d Democrats
VA Tech shooter, Ross Ashley, reg’d Democrat (sent hate mail to Pres. Bush)
In AZ, Jared Lee Loughner who shot Congresswoman Gifford voted Dem. (registered Independent)
Aurora, CO, theatre shooter, James Holmes, reg’d Democrat (former OWS radical)
Newtown, CT, shooter, Adam Lanza, reg’d Democrat (anti-Christian)
Oklahoma City, bomber, Timothy McVeigh (militia member but family were union Democrats)
Hollywood, Charles Manson, not pol affiliated, but his followers were Democrats
Presidential assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald was a communist (had defected to the USSR
JasonCharleston Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 5:27 AM
It's going to be the tobacco lawsuit times 1000. These things are toxic waste. But also think of the number of suicides because of these drugs. Or the amount of crack addiction because of these drugs...because they are the real gateway drug to higher drugs.
girl buddy Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 6:39 AM
Exactly. There were more suicides in the military than killed in action. And they were taking or coming off of these drugs. I hope you are right about a lawsuit because politically, no one seems to have what it takes to address the facts about these drugs.

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...