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Mitch Edelman

Mitch, an avid bridge player and amateur photographer, lives in Finksburg with his wife, Sue, and their three cats. Mitch retired after 38 years at Social Security Administration, where he managed database and web development. He was also an adjunct faculty member at UMBC, in the department of Computer Science and Engineering.
Edelman: To address gun violence, remove barriers that keep us from being armed with data

Gun violence is among the most persistent, wicked and destructive problems facing our nation. It’s critical to have valid information about what causes this societal disease in order to take effective steps to mitigate it. We don’t.

Edelman: Tweets about Baltimore, Cummings just more abuse, name-calling that ‘now seem perfectly normal’

We returned to the world of news only to be assaulted by the headlines that were almost enough to put me back on the plane to find some distant village where the people had never heard of “the squad” and “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess” rhetoric from a president who thrives on division, insult, and conflict.

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