"Find other sources: Finally, if you read an article that terrifies you, find another source to see what they say. CBS News might alarm you in one way, while NPR will calm you down after you read their take (or vice versa). The fact is, you can spin the news in a lot of ways, so reading a few different sources is…

» 10/30/14 11:48pm Yesterday 11:48pm

In a 2006 Special Report, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) estimated that 705,600 mentally ill adults were incarcerated in State prisons, 78,800 in Federal prisons and 479,900 in local jails. In addition, research suggests that "people with mental illnesses are overrepresented in probation and parole…

» 10/28/14 7:14pm Tuesday 7:14pm

I am always reluctant to characterize opposing views as lesser simply because I disagree with those views. That being said, we have our fair share of ignorance in Toronto (and surrounding areas). The Fords still have the mea-culpa, salt-of-the-earth fallibility aesthetic and it still plays with the electorate. *shrug* » 10/25/14 5:58pm Saturday 5:58pm