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What in the world is up with this ‘Boys Will Be Boys’ mentality? Society sinks to new lows by degrading women

Whether it’s Steubenville, Ohio or New Delhi, India, and “boys will be boys” reaction to it, it’s the same the world over as the news recently tells us. As I wrote in my book, “Women’s Roots, Status and Acomplishements in Western Civilization,” we women are still struggling for equality, no matter how much progress we […]

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Basterdizing the Second Amendment

For more than 200 years, “The right to bear arms” in America’s Second Amendment, has been basterdized to fit the wishes of gun owners. The Second Amendment reads, “A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.” […]

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Insights on Newtown, Conn. shooting: It’s not guns but gender at root of mass killings

As the writer of one of the first books on Shooters, written in 2001, who isolated a suggested cause of this phenomenon, I am aggrieved that we are making no attempt at seeking remedies, even as the random mass shootings escalate. We learned how to lock down schools, send SWAT teams to “neutralize” shooters, and […]

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A modern murder mystery for the blogging and Twitter age

It’s that time when the weather turns cold and people begin nesting. Many of the fun activities include spending time indoors with loved ones playing board games, cuddling up to a good book, making your favorite dishes to enjoy with family and friends or just kicking back and relaxing with a good TV show or […]

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The enduring lesson Malala teaches us about ‘Women’s Roots’

Malala Yousafzai, the 14-year-old Pakistani girl who was shot in the head for daring to blog for the BBC that girls had a right to be educated in her country, historically joins a log list of girls and women who have fought for centuries for that right, considered an undeniable right for their brothers. “I […]

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Perspective about anti-American violence erupting across the Muslim world

Acclaimed author June Stephenson, Ph.D., of “Tyrants in Our Time” shares her expertise and insights about the wave of violence sweeping across North Africa and the Middle East. The Palm Desert resident, who has written more than 20 books, says the wave of protest is a part of a cycle of for these new and […]

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Another Week, Another Shooting

Another shoot ’em up. This time in a Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, a shooting rampage left seven dead. Immediately there is the search for motivation because why would anybody enter a place of worship (or a theatre) and open fire indiscriminately on people the shooter does not even know? Is the man crazy? […]

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Latest Shooting Tragedy in Aurora, Colo., Won’t End Until We Stop the ‘Let Boys Be Boys’ Stereotype

After a massacre, as in the Aurora, Colorado Theatre, people at first are stunned, and then they ask the most natural question, “Why?” They search for a motivation, scan the shooter’s computer, his notes, his purchases, and his apartment. They talk to his friends to determine his mind-set, locate his parents, girl friends, or acquaintances. […]

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A Letter to ‘The Guantanamo Lawyers’ — U.S. Supreme Court Turns Its Back on Fairness

Here is a letter I wrote to authors Mark Denbeaux and Jonathan Hafetz of “The Guantanamo Lawyers” upon hearing the news that the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear the appeal of detainees of Guantanamo prison. June 12, 2012 Distinguished Gentlemen: Today, I read in the L.A.Times that the U.S. Supreme Court will not hear […]

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Dispelling the Myth of the ‘Single-Mom Mess’

What a bunch of hog-wash. In an editorial piece titled, “The single-mom mess,” that appeared in the Los Angeles Times’ op-ed section on June 3, Kay Hymowitz quotes from a variety of sources to make her point that single moms are producing inferior citizens. Yet none of her conclusions are the result of a scientific […]

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