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I mentioned in a Red Room comment to someone that I'll bet that Sherlock Holmes and Philip Marlowe would not be successful characters in today's publishing world.  Not as they were initially created.  The reason I gave was that the American public is seen as too ADHD, too hyper, too bent on...
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  Drugging Our Children To Death “Labeling a child, ‘mentally ill,’ is like hanging a sign around his or her neck saying, ‘GARBAGE: Take It Away.’” Thomas S. Szasz, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry. Along the smoke-free lanes and carefree byways of Calabasas and far acrossAmerican suburbia, a river of...
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I sat for a minute, looking at the counselor who had requested the meeting, trying to decide if I had heard her correctly. I felt my left hand press against my pounding heart. "Did you say, 'incapable of learning?'" I queried. "Yes," she responded, and proceeded to mouth...
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Pair of Surrey educators try to get the lead out By Alex Browne - Peace Arch News Published: June 25, 2009 3:00 PM School days – especially for elementary age children – are not the way many adults remember them. Learning disabilities, declining IQ levels, attention deficit disorder, autism and...
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Toymaker giant, Mattel and its subsidiary Fisher-Price, has been fined 2.3 million by the United States’ Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) for allowing toys containing lead into the United States. This is a clear message to both toymakers and consumers, that the “CPSC is committed to the...