Archive for February 2015

American Sniper Should Have Won Oscars for Best Actor and Best Picture

American Sniper Should Have Won Oscars for Best Actor and Best Picture
Bradley Cooper and Clint Eastwood deserved Oscars for their work on “American Sniper”. I say this not because I am unapologetically supportive of our military and veterans.  I say this because even though I have spent nearly every waking moment for the past several years working for and with issues affecting our military and veterans,... Read more »

Eddie Ray Routh Guilty of Murder of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield

Eddie Ray Routh Guilty of Murder of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield
Eddie Ray Routh killed Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield and will pay for his crime by spending the rest of his life behind prison bars. Some feel he should be in a mental institution and not prison. That would only be appropriate if he was mentally ill and did not know what he did was... Read more »

"American Sniper" Movie has Messages for All Americans

"American Sniper"  Movie has Messages for All Americans
This past weekend, I saw American Sniper. Not too long ago, I swore I’d never see another movie about war so my choosing to see this one, in a movie theater, is significant. I’m not the first mother of a child killed in war unable to watch war on the big screen. Or even on... Read more »
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Managing Symptoms of Mefloquine Toxicity and Post Traumatic Stress Injury

Recently, someone asked about certain symptoms of mefloquine toxicity and Post Traumatic Stress. This isn’t about the life-threatening ones, just the annoying and occasionally debilitating ones not talked about in polite society. This got me thinking about the mechanism of how mefloquine was intended to work and the neurological injury that is Post Traumatic Stress.... Read more »
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