New: THE PUBLIC EYE:Looking Forward to 2020

Bob Burnett
Friday November 23, 2018 - 01:02:00 PM

The 2018 midterm-election results are in and it's clear the anticipated "blue wave" happened; Democrats rolled to a convincing victory in the House of Representatives -- gaining at least 39 seats. But it's also clear that Republican voters didn't give up; where he needed to, Donald Trump turned out his base. As a result, Republicans held onto the Senate and won key governor's races. This sets the stage for a very competitive race in 2020. -more-

ON MENTAL ILLNESS: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation-- The New ECT?

Jack Bragen
Friday November 16, 2018 - 10:19:00 AM

lElectroconvulsive Therapy, abbreviated ECT, involves putting electrodes on a person's scalp and running electrical current through the brain. Since the 1950's, it has had an increasingly negative perception among the general public, and with good reason. However, many psychiatrists, to this day, remain enthusiastic about it. -more-

Thousand Oaks, California Mass Shooting

Ralph E. Stone
Friday November 16, 2018 - 10:29:00 AM

I had another sense of déja vu while listening and reading about the mass killing at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, California, where, on November 9, ex-marine Ian David Long killed twelve people including Ventura County Sheriff’s Sergeant Ron Helus, and then killed himself. As many as 15 others suffered minor injuries from jumping out windows or diving under tables. -more-