Um, as expected. I have an actuarial table around here somewhere which shows the number of deaths to political leadership toward mental health reform; not a pretty picture, and it's only for the barely penetrable public sector. Lord knows what's not happening on the dark side.
We appreciate a juicy rant as much as anyone, and note your asterisk in your adjacent SLOG rant (* I apologize in advance to the mentally disabled for offensively comparing them to politicians) but comparing mental illness to inept and selfish politics is entirely inappropriate, regardless of the daily freak-out.
Mind yer language, sir - and please review our Media Guide – Your Language Matters When Writing About Mental Illness @ http://www.mentalhealthportland.org/wp-con…
"We have met the enemy... and he is us."
16.7 MB PDF download so slow scrolling, terrible read on tablets, phones, laptops. They'll need to learn HTML, links, etc. Sad, mostly; slow train wreck.
I haven't bought a paper copy of Oregonian in 20+ years and studiously avoid their non-local content online; without significant editorial re-thinking this model also seems unsustainable. Journalists who set down local roots, breed kids, etc. need to learn to pee in their own backyard. I liked the obit for Michael Hastings yesterday, "he never balked at burning a bridge."
Wow. So right Joe. "I've done a lot of pretty rough interviews [with fluoride opponents]. When the right tries to put one over on you they're at least polite."
Burn this in your brain - http://kboo.fm/content/wednesdaytalkradioo…
We should all stand and salute this long, complex, thoughtful, zany and deeply ironic jest by Stephanie Pierce.
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