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  •  They are not capable of having a reasoned (2+ / 0-)
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    conversation.There needs to be better tracking of the mentally ill and better mental health care.

    The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives and the dreams shall never die. ~ Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy

    by cherie clark on Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 01:07:15 PM PST

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    •  My mother was clinically mentally ill (1+ / 0-)
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      the last 30 years of her life...

      but she didn't need to be fucking tracked--except by me and my brother--and she sure as hell was no threat to kill anyone.

      When you triangulate everything, you can't even roll downhill...

      by PhilJD on Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 03:50:31 PM PST

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      •  SO was my husband (1+ / 0-)
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        The Aurora shooter was psychotic he was seeing a therapist so he never showed up in the system. I think we could all be inconvenienced your mom and my x included if it saved lives.

        The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives and the dreams shall never die. ~ Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy

        by cherie clark on Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 05:34:21 PM PST

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