News: Today, Friday, is Deadline for You to Speak Out Against Reclassifying Electroshock Device

Info Your Deadline: Today Friday, 8 January 2010 is your last chance to demand oversight of the electroshock device in the USA. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is allowing public comment about their controversial proposal to approve devices used for electroshock — also known as electroconvulsive therapy or ECT — without any testing…

Tommy Doesn’t Play Much Anymore

A poem about the psychiatric drugging of children.   Tommy Doesn’t Play Much* Tommy doesn’t play much . . . any more. He doesn’t care . . . to . . . explore. He has no thoughts . . . of his own. He spends most of his time . . . alone. Tommy listens to his teacher. He’s a good little boy. He’s his parents’ . . . pride . . . and joy. Though when the firebell sounds, it don’t appear . . . Tom . . . can hear. Tommy don’t ask: “Where?” Or “When?” Since his shrink . . . gave him Ritalin.† He’s never a pain. He’s a good little boy. His parents’ drugged . . . pride . . . and joy. Tommy’s easy to…