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Dec. 14, 2012

Kindle Fire HD vs Kindle Paperwhite Review: Which Is Right For You?

A look at the features of the latest Kindles, including the Kindle HD and Kindle Paperwhite with some helpful advice for choosing the right one for you.
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Dec. 14, 2012

Newtown Shooting: Mike Huckabee Blames Mass Killing on Lack of God In School

For the second time in five months, Mike Huckabee blames a mass shooting on a lack of God in society.
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Dec. 14, 2012

Guess How Much the NRA Spends Lobbying Every Year

In the wake of the tragic Newtown shooting, it's time to reveal the powerful influence of the NRA on Washington.
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Dec. 14, 2012

Adam Lanza is Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooter, Parent Found Dead in Home

Adam Lanza, 20, of Connecticut has been identified by police as the perpetrator of one of the deadliest school shootings ever at Sandy Hook Elementary School Friday morning.
Dec. 14, 2012

'Star Trek Into Darkness' Extended Trailer: A Look At All the Spoilers in the 9 Minute Trailer

The prologue preview of the upcoming "Star Trek Into Darkness" is fast approaching. Here is what we can expect, and what we hope to see from this amazing sneak peek!
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Dec. 14, 2012

Sandy Hook Shooting: Gun Control Should Not Be a Debate After This Massacre

Guns, video games, and poor parenting should not be blamed for the Sandy Hook mass shooting.
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Dec. 14, 2012

Ron Paul Supporters Might Turn Out to Be the Biggest Proponents of Equality for Women

Popular libertarian author Stefan Molyneux has said that feminism is "socialism with panties." But the truth is that for millennials, feminism might just be compatible with libertarianism.
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Dec. 14, 2012

Sandy Hook Mass Shooting: Gun Control Not the Issue, American Values Are

Today's tragic shooting in Connecticut has caused me to re-think my stance on gun-control, but my conclusion is not that guns must be banned, but rather the causes for violence addressed.
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Dec. 14, 2012

Only Three Countries Don't Offer Parental Leave: Guess Which One Isn't in Africa

The U.S. is known to be one of the most powerful countries in the world — but when it comes to a very important jobs issue, we lag far, far behind.
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Dec. 14, 2012

Rand Paul: The Guy Every Libertarian Hates

Rand Paul is not Ron Paul, pure and simple. Rand has a more hawkish foreign policy and less liberty-focused social views.
Dec. 14, 2012

Newtown Elementary School Shooting: Kids Become Part of a Disturbing Mass Shooting Routine

Mass shootings, and the reactions that follow, have become disturbingly routine in this country, to the point where it’s possible to tell the story of the aftermath before it happens.
Dec. 14, 2012

121212 Concert Review: The Biggest Rock Concert in History

The 12-12-12 concert wasn't perfect, but it was good enough for what must officially be considered the biggest rock concert in history.
Dec. 14, 2012

DC Comics Fires Top Female Writer For Refusing to Comply with Company's Sexism

The Hawkeye Initiative, an online parody of many classical female comic book portrayals, is perhaps the best way to protest sexism in the industry.
Dec. 14, 2012

Paul McCartney and Nirvana 121212 Concert YouTube: Watch Full Video Here

Paul McCartney joined legendary 90s band Nirvana on stage for their first concert in 18 years. The group closed out the 12-12-12 Sandy Relief Concert at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night.
Dec. 14, 2012

With U.S. Divorce Rates Soaring and Families Falling Apart, Sweden Has a Solution

The traditional American family is in decline. But in Sweden, divorce rates have dropped, and joint custody has increased. What's the difference?
Dec. 14, 2012

The Hobbit Movie Review: Peter Jackson Takes Audiences on an Aimless Journey

Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit' is a good movie buried in three-hours of unnescessary padding. In the midst of interesting scenes, there is a lot of unnecessary babble. Spoiler alert.
Dec. 14, 2012

The Guilt Trip Review: The Perfect Movie to See This Holiday Season

'The Guilt Trip' movie opens nationwide December 19. If you really love her, you'll go see it with your mom.
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Dec. 14, 2012

'Right to Work' Laws Explained: How They Impact You

How do right to work laws affect the size of your wallet and the economy of your community? Let's look at statistics to find out.
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Dec. 14, 2012

Sandy Hook Mass Shooting: How Can We Not Talk About Guns?

Better gun regulations have to be a part of the conversation in the wake of the Sandy Elementary School shooting and others like it. Guns are fundamentally different from other kinds of weapons.
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Dec. 14, 2012

Restoring the Great Barrier Reef: New Discoveries Offer Hope for Damaged Reef Systems

New and exciting findings of shallow water coral populations, growing at great water depths, may provide hope for Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.
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Dec. 14, 2012

Millennials: Let's Find Our (Dis)Satisfaction or Risk Irrelevance Forever

The only cultural or societal shift that we can fairly claim is wearing skinny jeans with skinny ties.
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Dec. 14, 2012

Marijuana Legalization: Obama Hints at Easing the War On Drugs

In comments to Barbara Walters, Obama seems to be opening the door to marijuana legalization on a national scale.
Dec. 14, 2012

Beyonce's Pepsi Endorsement Disappoints Fans ... And Everyone

If someone offered to pay you millions of dollars to endorse a product that isn’t healthy, would you do it? This is a question many celebrities have to answer, and they usually say "yes."
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Dec. 14, 2012

Fiscal Cliff 2013: Not Necessarily a Doomsday Scenario For the Military

Unlimited money doesn’t build a military capable of defending the United States – but careful planning and honest threat assessment does.
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Dec. 14, 2012

Top 5 Things No One Ever Told You About Getting a College Degree

College education is an investment, and like any investment, it has costs to be minimized and benefits to be maximized. Here's how.
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Dec. 14, 2012

Standardized Testing Gets Even More Controversial With New Sex Ed Test

A revolutionary standardized health education test for high school and middle school students in Washington, D.C., should be the national standard for sex ed evaluation.
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Dec. 14, 2012

How the TSA Assaults the Dignity of All Americans

As a direct result of "Security Theater," millions of Americans have suffered humiliation at the hands of the TSA. This latest occurrence is yet more cause for ending these atrocities.
Dec. 14, 2012

Zero Dark Thirty Movie Review: Kathryn Bigelow Turns the Osama Bin Laden Manhunt Upside Down

'Zero Dark Thirty,' in theaters December 19, brings "the greatest manhunt in history" down to the quotidian level. What Martha Gellhorn did for war journalism, Bigelow does for film.
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Dec. 14, 2012

DOMA: GOP Authorized $500,000 in Secret to Defend DOMA, While Publicly Opposing Spending

House Administration Committee Chairman Dan Lungren authorized a secret $500,000 increase to the DOMA defense fund while railing against ineffective government spending.
Dec. 14, 2012

This is the Worst Way to Send a Political Message Ever

An Ohio dry cleaner's decision to emblazon coat hangers with pro-life slogans inadvertently highlights the problems with anti-abortion advocacy.
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Dec. 14, 2012

Stephen Colbert Fails Vetting Process To Become Next Senator from S.C.

A senate seat is opening up in South Carolina and Stephen Colbert was topping the list as a potential candidate. That was until the governor vetted him.
Dec. 14, 2012

Michigan Cares About Right to Work, But Not the Right to an Abortion

At 2 A.M. this morning, the Michigan House of Representatives passed one of the most anti-choice pieces of legislation in the nation.
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Dec. 14, 2012

Right to Work Dispute Shows Unions Can't Stand Competition

Labor unions seem sure that right to work in Michigan is a significant blow to their power. They might be right.
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Dec. 14, 2012

All I Want for Christmas is Tolerance

As the holidays approach, practicing religious tolerance is more important than ever.
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Dec. 14, 2012

US Latino Population Predicted to Explode: Can the GOP Survive It?

Republicans risk abandoning the present and future if they cannot adapt to changing cultural realities.
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Dec. 14, 2012

This Arab Nation Made it Mandatory For Women to Be in Positions of Power

Women are underrepresented on corporate boards worldwide. Recently, several countries have instituted quotas for female representation. This week, the UAE joined the list.
Dec. 14, 2012

Who Are the Golden Globe Nominees? Full 2013 List

Not big surprises here, 'Lincoln,' 'Argo,' and 'Les Mis' topped the Golden Globe Award 2013 nominations. The good news is that Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the ceremony on January 13.
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Dec. 14, 2012

Fiscal Cliff 2013: Even Dogs Know Higher Taxes Won't Work

It's time for a deal; even dogs are getting into the act to try to encourage Washington to do something.
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Dec. 14, 2012

Obesity Crisis: Why the Military is Sounding Off On Young People's Waistlines

Rising rates of obesity and lower levels of exercise among America's youth is threatening our ability to maintain a physically fit military.
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Dec. 14, 2012

Pope Twitter Account: Is the Vatican Really Moving Into the 21st Century?

The myth that a revolutionary shift is happening because a movement or group is using social media should have been debunked by now.