Category Archives: Government

Exploring Russia’s Anti-Gay Propaganda Law

In recent years, the LGBT community and their straight allies have begun to make significant progress in expanding gay rights worldwide. Same-sex marriage is now legal in over a dozen states in the U.S., including the newly added state of … Continue reading

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Top HealthCare.gov Security Official Steps Down

A top official involved in the failed rollout of the HealthCare.gov health insurance marketplace is resigning from his position, this according to an announcement made by the Centers of Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) on Wednesday. As Chief Information Officer … Continue reading

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Illinois Lawmakers Approve Gay Marriage

On Tuesday, Illinois lawmakers approved a bill that will soon make that state the 15th in the country to legalize gay marriage. The bill, introduced by Senator Heather Steans (D) in January of this year, originally passed the Senate in … Continue reading

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Drone Strikes Killing More Civilians Than U.S. Admits

America has been known for various things throughout the many long years that it’s been a world power, freedom being chief among them. What’s most curious about America’s recent spate of bad publicity, then, is how often it’s the innocent … Continue reading

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Rand Paul: Plagiarizer?

Last week, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow publicly accused Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) of plagiarizing parts of his October 28 speech at Liberty University from the reference site Wikipedia. Just days later, BuzzFeed also reported that Paul copied an entire section … Continue reading

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Common Problems with HealthCare.gov

The Affordable Care Act is in full crisis mode with the Obama administration trying desperately to salvage the website that would finally allow every American to have affordable health insurance, HealthCare.gov. The site has been plagued by complaints, mostly technical, … Continue reading

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New Snowden Leak: NSA Taps Google and Yahoo Servers

A new report in the Washington Post Wednesday reveals that the NSA has secretly tapped Google and Yahoo’s overseas servers, this according to documents leaked by former contractor Edward Snowden. According to a top-secret accounting dated Jan. 9, 2013, the … Continue reading

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The GOP and the Government Shutdown

Is the GOP Shutdown from the Shutdown? With the latest government shutdown now behind us, we are left with everyone giving their take on its impact. Whether it is those who are attempting to hash out the economic impacts, to … Continue reading

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Prop 8, DOMA, & the Supreme Court: What’s at Stake? Gay Marriage, Gay Rights & the Constitution

This week, the Supreme Court will hear two landmark cases that have the potential to shape the future of America and LGBTQ rights around the globe. On Tuesday, March 26, 2013, the court will hear a case on the constitutionality of … Continue reading

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Job Growth Will Increase Regardless of the President Elect

Whether you support Romney, Obama, or another candidate, job growth in the U.S. is destined to increase, even without drastic administrative changes.  Over the past several months, the number of jobs added to the private sector has not been that … Continue reading

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