201511.25
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Feasting, Drinking, and Driving

Family and friends gather around the table and its centerpiece, a giant turkey overflowing with stuffing, ready to be slathered with gravy or cranberry sauce, accompanied by sweet potatoes, and washed down with beer and wine.  As the food is passed around and the green bean casserole stays mysteriously intact, the conversation begins: “I told…

201511.06
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Turning Our Focus to Problem-Solving

Last weekend, approximately 6,000 non-violent inmates were to be released from federal prisons across the nation, reigniting a discussion about our justice system and how we, as a nation, address the crime we face on a daily basis.  While every new politician proclaims an increasing need to be “tough on crime,” we should take a…