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Entries by Robert David Jaffee from 07/2011

Guns and Mental Illness: A Toxic Combination

| Posted 07.07.2011 | Media

Though I have never been violent, I should be barred from owning a gun. It defies logic to permit someone with severe mental illness, especially one who has a history of violence or was recently discharged from the hospital, to possess a firearm.

President Obama's 'Evolving' Position on Military Suicides

| Posted 07.08.2011 | Politics

Only 25 of the 155 suicides in the U.S. Army last year took place in the field of combat. So why won't the White House send condolence letters to the families of troops who took their lives outside a war zone?

Anxiety Strikes Boys of Summer

| Posted 07.11.2011 | Sports

Baseball players, like all people who perform before the public, have always battled nerves. The difference is that we now live in a 24/7 Internet age where all of us are under potential scrutiny all the time.