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By Wendy Kaminer

The writer of i am Dysfunctional, you are Dysfunctional takes a hugely unique examine the explosive problems with violence and crime in the USA this day. From person responsibility to television violence to the dying penalty and the politics of crime regulate, Kaminer indicates that our discussions of legal justice were emotionally and demagogically pushed and that wisdom has develop into irrelevant--for liberals and conservatives alike.

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