THE PUBLIC EYE: Saving the 2014 Election

By Bob Burnett
Friday May 09, 2014 - 11:11:00 AM

Six months out from the midterm election, Democratic prospects appear grim. A ABC News / Washington Post poll found President Obama’s approval rating at a new low (41 percent). 53 percent of respondents said they preferred to have Republicans in charge of Congress, “to act as a check on Obama’s policies.” But there’s still time for Democrats to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat. -more-

ON MENTAL ILLNESS: The Mentally Ill Subculture

By Jack Bragen
Friday May 09, 2014 - 11:16:00 AM

Persons with mental illness can usually relate to each other on a common wavelength. To illustrate this, I will bring up the analogy of my dog and cat. They are of different species, and yet, when the dog was introduced, my wife and I taught them to get along with each other. -more-