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The Trauma Toll of School Shootings

Last week’s Florida school shooting has left the immediate community and the country filled with shock and sadness. Families, friends, children, staff, police, first responders and the media covering the event are all likely to be deeply traumatized. Even if you weren’t there, watching repeated media accounts of the tragedy can cause anguish and anxiety. […]

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Should 16-Year Olds Be Allowed to Vote?

“The real adults in the room are the youth from Parkland, Florida, who are speaking out about the need for meaningful gun control laws. They are proving that civic engagement among young people can make a difference. The ironic part? They can’t even vote yet.” So says Joshua Douglas, a law professor specializing in election […]

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The History of the 2nd Amendment

Gun enthusiasts frequently cite ‘the right to bear arms’, but do your listeners know the origin of the 2nd Amendment? Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, author of “Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment,” can shed light on the subject. She’ll take you back to colonial times to explain why guns were so important to the colonists. […]

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Florida School Shooting Experts

John Matthews, mass shootings/security expert These types of security and response plans and training are exactly what he has been traveling the country, doing for decades at churches, schools and event venues. John is a highly-decorated law enforcement vet, has worked with the Department of Homeland Security and has (as part of the organization he […]

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Faith in the Wake of Irma and Harvey

Many doctors, psychologists, and political leaders now realize the powerful impact faith and religious beliefs play in our ability to bounce back after Harvey, Irma and other disasters. People who have something to believe in beyond what they can see with their eyes handle the “storms” of life better when their normal life is shaken […]

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02/21/17 RTIR E-zine: Wicked Tuna, NAFTA, American Heart Month

February 21, 2017 01. Trump/Netanyahu Meeting – One State Solution? 02. Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is 03. Wiki-leaks, Illegal Leaks and Donald Trump 04. Trump’s Age & Hair-Loss Drug = Dementia? 05. Capt. Dave Marciano of Nat Geo’s ‘Wicked Tuna’ 06. Amazon Kid Hit ‘Annedroid’ Creator 07. Black History Month: Will the World […]

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12/8 RTIR E-zine: Economic Crash, College Break, Relationship Mistakes

December 8, 2016 01. Trump Tax Cuts and the Federal Deficit 02. Recount Upshot: ‘Victories’ by Mere Pluralities 03. WSJ Foodie Gail Monaghan – Holiday Cooking 04. HoHo Hold the Line on Holiday Shopping Debt 05. Finally – What’s Really in a Hot Dog? 06. Will Your Family Survive the Economic Crash? 07. Make Resolution […]

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