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Jan. 25, 2012

NYC vs. D.C.: What's the Better City For 20-Somethings?

Here are the differences between NYC and D.C. from the perspective of a single, 20-something female.
Jan. 25, 2012

Prince Fielder Reaches $214M 9-Yr Deal with Detroit Tigers; Are Top Athletes Overpaid?

With the Texas Rangers in 2000, baseball star Alex Rodriguez earned higher than the 2000 median household income with each swing of his bat. Are America's top athletes grossly overpaid?
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Jan. 25, 2012

What It's Like to Start a Food Truck in the Bay Area

Do you dream of quitting your day job and starting a food truck? Here's a glimpse of the not-so-glamorous life of one Bay Area food truck owner.
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Jan. 25, 2012

Israeli Government's Home Demolitions and Judaization of East Jerusalem are Destroying Israel

Land confiscation, house demolitions, destruction of Palestinian property and the Judaization of East Jerusalem are proceeding at unprecedented levels in 2011 and 2012.
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Jan. 25, 2012

Time to Repeal DOMA to Protect Gay Rights

Despite obstacles in the Republican-dominated House, the Senate Judiciary Committee's vote to repeal DOMA is a cornerstone decision in ensuring that America emerges on the right side of history.
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Jan. 25, 2012

Five Things From the State Of the Union That Just Don't Add Up

During his 2012 State Of the Union speech, President Obama delivered what amounted to little more than a campaign speech. Like most campaign speeches, the rhetoric soared. A few things he touched on, however, just didn't add up.
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Jan. 25, 2012

Chinese New Year Should Be A Public Holiday, But It'll Never Happen

A Chinese New Year holiday would benefit Asian families, but any law mandating it will never pass.
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Jan. 25, 2012

Obama's State of the Union: A "Stump Speech" Grandiose in Scope, Short on Specifics

From jobs to foreign policy, President Obama was very clearly speaking as Candidate Obama.
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Jan. 25, 2012

Obama's State of the Union Written at an Eighth Grade Reading Level

According to Smart Politics, Obama's State of the Union Addresses rank as three of the six most simplistically written of all time.
Jan. 25, 2012

'Hugo' & 'The Artist' Don't Matter: Media Needs Less Focus On Oscars, More On Real Issues

The Oscars are a perfect metaphor for all that's wrong with the American media. The public should demand that the media start focusing on real issues that are affecting people's daily lives.
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Jan. 25, 2012

On One Year Anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution, U.S. Should Reconsider Foreign Aid

Do we really want our tax dollars to continue fortifying a military establishment that permits the killing of its own people when they dissent?
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Jan. 25, 2012

Newt Gingrich Picks Up the Evangelical Vote

Newt Gingrich won South Carolina's GOP primary by convincing evangelical Christians to trust his economic policy and disregard his moral character. Will the pattern continue in Florida?
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Jan. 25, 2012

Obama's State of the Union Fails to Address Student Debt

In his Tuesday night speech, Obama only brushed on the college debt crisis.
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Jan. 25, 2012

Rand Paul Airport Pat-Down Shows How TSA Security Measures Harm our Health, Privacy, and Dignity

Rand Paul's airport security scuffle serves as a reminder that TSA gate security is badly designed and ineffective. TSA exposes innocent people to health risks and violate our personal liberty.
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Jan. 25, 2012

President Obama Reminds Americans to Work Together at State of the Union

Some of what President Obama proposed at last night's SOTU sounded wonderful, and some caused bipartisan heartburn. The theme: Working together, we can accomplish anything we set out to do.
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Jan. 25, 2012

In the State of the Union, President Obama Uses Foreign Policy to Reach Across the Aisle

The president has a solid foreign policy record, and he used this to appeal to Republicans who inevitably will attack his domestic policy throughout this election year.
Jan. 25, 2012

Does Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich's Rise Signal the End of Evangelical Influence in 2012?

Evangelical political influence has been waning in recent years. Does Rick Santorum’s poor performance and Gingrich's resurgence signal the end of evangelical politics in America?
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Jan. 25, 2012

Climate Change in the Arctic Brings Potential Conflict Between the U.S. and Russia

Climate change in the Arctic is creating new international challenges that the U.S. must be prepared to meet both through cooperation and preservation of our national interests.
Jan. 25, 2012

This March, WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange is Coming to TV Near You

The polarizing Assange will be speaking with political players, thinkers, and revolutionaries, but the guest list is still a guessing game. Here are some picks that would make for good TV.
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Jan. 25, 2012

Obama's State of the Union Should Remind Congress and the President to Work Together

The question remains whether the president and Congress can come together to solve the challenges surrounding the country's major issues.