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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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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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Causes of Middle Eastern Protests Misidentified and Misconstrued

Recently, an obscure YouTube film has been tied to numerous and wide-ranging violent protests throughout the Middle East. Lebanon and Pakistan are merely a few of the centers of protest. The real story, however, isn’t what the protesters are doing, … Continue reading

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The 1% vs. 47% on Welfare

Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has made (even more) headlines recently after a video surfaced showing him making rather interesting remarks at a fundraiser last May. His statement said something to the effect of how 47% of Americans are not paying … Continue reading

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Romney’s ’47 Percent’ Comment Proves He’s Out of Touch With the American Middle Class

Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney is scrambling to make amends with the American public Tuesday, just hours after nonprofit investigative news magazine “Mother Jones” leaked a video of him at a private Florida fundraiser last May openly expressing his resentment … Continue reading

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Rape/Abortion Issue Distracts From Important Similarities Between Obama and Romney

As everyone has probably heard by now, Missouri Representative Todd Akin recently gave Democracts and Obama supporters something to talk about besides Obama’s economic and foreign policy disasters. In an interview with a Missouri TV station, Akin was asked about … Continue reading

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The ‘Right to Life:’ Akin, Romney, the GOP and Abortion

Well, you know, people always want to try to make that as one of those things, well how do you—how do you slice this particularly tough sort of ethical question. First of all, from what I understand from doctors, that’s … Continue reading

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Todd Akin and ‘Legitimate Rape:’ The Controversy in Quotes

By now, most everyone has heard Missouri Congressman Todd Akin’s highly-publicized remarks on abortion and “legitimate rape.” The comments, delivered on local Fox news show “The Jaco Report,” have incurred a wrath of negative backlash from liberals and conservatives alike. … Continue reading

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A Quest for Truth: A List of the Top 8 Unbiased News Sources

For anyone interested in things like politics, society, religion, etc., it is often difficult to accept that the information we are receiving might be coming from biased sources. We all like to hold faith in the idea that the journalists … Continue reading

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