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018: Guns, Mental Illness, and Mass Violence In America

I come to you today to present a reasonable, current, and unbiased examination of American culture as it relates to guns, violence, and mental health in response to the building social fallout from the violence in Newtown, CT, Aurora, CO, Brookfield, WI, etc. I am seeing too much of the ignorant single-minded partisanship that is tearing this country apart. People are digging into their ideas using misinformation, ignorant inflammatory rhetoric, and outdated concepts. I really only hope to use this space to prompt reasonable, constructive conversation about how this country can effectively move forward from these tragedies with purpose.

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009: The Tuesday Breakdown 12.03.12 Holiday Wishlist Edition Part 2

Another Tuesday, Another List. Today we continue and finish my Holiday Wishlist rundown, just in time for my birthday tomorrow.

11. Some Days You Just Don’t Have The Energy For The French Press. [$19.95 – $299.95]

Or maybe you have say, 8 other people waking up from a night of drinking and your piddly little press [no offense intended, I love my press] just isn’t going to cut it. Time to call in the BFG of coffee makers, the Technivorm Moccamaster. Capable of making 40 ozs of perfect coffee in mere minutes, it fits the bill for fueling up for a day of cloistered work-from-home or assuaging the hangovers of your closest amicis. And hey, why not whip up something greasy and delicious to go along with that all that hot java lava.

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