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Jan. 23, 2012

Who Won the Florida NBC GOP Debate? Newt Gingrich First, Ron Paul Second, Mitt Romney Last

In a slug fest between Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich, it was the latter who came out on top.
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Jan. 23, 2012

Why Mitt Romney Is More Like Ronald Reagan Than You Think

Despite the criticisms, Mitt Romney is more like Ronald Reagan than the far right wants to admit.
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Jan. 23, 2012

Ron Paul Foreign Policy on Foreign Aid and the Middle East is Wrong

Ron Paul’s anti-defense spending agenda is not his fatal flaw; but his anti-foreign aid stance is.
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Jan. 23, 2012

Who Is Winning the NBC Florida Republican Presidential Debate?

GOP candidates square off ahead of the Florida Primary. The gloves are off. Welcome to the GOP Octagon.
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Jan. 23, 2012

Why Pepsi and Coca-Cola are Model Corporations

Corporate profits and social responsibility are all too often seen as a zero-sum trade off. Beverage giants Pepsi and Coke are proving that this doesn't have to be the case.
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Jan. 23, 2012

Honduras, Murder Capital of the World, Proof that NRA's Gun-Freedom Dream is Flawed

Honduras is a living example of the NRA's gun liberty ideals, especially its chaotic and undeniably more dangerous effects.
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Jan. 23, 2012

What Questions Would You Ask Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich at Tonight's Republican Debate?

If I were the moderator of tonight's debate, I would ask the candidates questions about what differentiates them from President Obama.
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Jan. 23, 2012

Occupy Nigeria: A Possible Leap Towards Reform in a Fractured Country?

Through the use of protests and a national strike, Nigerians who are normally divided across ethnic, religious, and class lines rallied under one voice in an effort to eliminate corruption.
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Jan. 23, 2012

Live Stream Video: GOP Tampa Debate, Mitt Romney Gets Aggressive with Newt Gingrich in Florida

Gingrich, Romney, Santorum, and Paul set for showdown in Florida tonight.
Jan. 23, 2012

SOPA and PIPA Will Not Stop Internet Piracy, Business Solutions Will

SOPA and PIPA got internet juggernauts in a tizzy, but internet piracy is not new. Stopping piracy requires an economic, not a legislative, fix.
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Jan. 23, 2012

At Florida GOP Debate, Newt Gingrich Should Answer Questions About Marianne Gingrich and His "Open Marriage"

Newt Gingrich has lashed out at the media for asking him about his personal life, but NBC should press him on his open marriage at tonight's GOP debate.
Jan. 23, 2012

Apple's iPad Textbooks Will Harm U.S. Schools and Widen the Achievement Gap

Until now, education has been universal in this country, and now Apple is trying to increase the price tag.
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Jan. 23, 2012

Department of Homeland Security (@DHSgov) is Now Following You on Facebook and Twitter

The DHS recently announced that it has been monitoring social media websites like Facebook and Twitter. Is this a threat to our civil liberties?
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Jan. 23, 2012

As U.S. Rejects Keystone XL, Canada Should Turn to China to Fill Trade Gap

Obama's rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline opens a unique opportunity for Canada to diversify its trade relations while also improving its bargaining position with the U.S.
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Jan. 23, 2012

6 High-Profile Political Marriage Scandals

With the character of our politicians being a recurring issue, six cases of political leaders from both parties using poor judgement are worth noting as election 2012 nears.
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Jan. 23, 2012

Rand Paul and Ron Paul Overreact to TSA Pat-Downs

The TSA isn't harassing people out in the streets – you only encounter their coercive government power when you go to the airport.
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Jan. 23, 2012

Parallels Between Northern Ireland and America: Can a Nation Born of Violence Ever Find Peace?

Can a nation-state founded on violence experience life without it?
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Jan. 23, 2012

How Qatar Rose to Become a Leading Player in Middle East Politics

Relying on oil, a geographic safe haven, and a progressive vision, Qatar has risen to become the star of the Gulf and a regional force to be reckoned with.
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Jan. 23, 2012

Why the ABC News Interview With Marianne Gingrich Very Much Matters to the Voting Public

It is perfectly appropriate to scrutinize a candidate's personal history, no matter how loudly they object.
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Jan. 23, 2012

Indian Democracy at Risk With Salman Rushdie's Decision to Cancel Appearance at Jaipur Literature Festival

If the basic right to freedom of speech cannot be protected for all, India does not deserve the title of democracy.
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Jan. 23, 2012

Warning: Newt Gingrich Surges After Winning Florida Debate, Drinking His Kool-Aid Will Sink the GOP

Republican obsession with former Speaker Newt Gingrich borders on the delusional as they willingly ignore his repeated failings and disastrous Speakership.