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The Editors begin a constructive conversation about treating the mentally ill.

Conrad Black argues that the Tucson shooting exposes problems more serious than our “rhetoric.”

Michael Knox Beran examines what our fascination with the psycho tells us about ourselves.

Charles Krauthammer wrote a classic piece on parallel events in 1995.

NRO hosts a symposium on the Tucson shootings.

Neal B. Freeman sees a fitting culmination to Charlie Crist’s career in his new perch in personal-injury law.

John Lott speaks to Kathryn Jean Lopez about the unintended consequences of gun-control legislation.

Victor Davis Hanson expects that circumstances will force us to get serious on the budget, energy, and defense, in 2011.

Michael Barone differentiates America’s psychotic killers from other countries’ assassins. 

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