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Feb. 13, 2012

The Dark Side of Valentine’s Day Flowers and Chocolates: Exploitation of Adults and Children

This Valentine's Day, consumers might want to think twice about their purchases of flowers and chocolate. Much of the world production for these products is made with abusive labor violations.
Feb. 13, 2012

Would Grammy Winner Adele Be a Ron Paul Supporter?

In the past few years, Adele has benefited enormously from her music. However, Adele has complained about how much of her income goes to the government.
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Feb. 13, 2012

5 Things to Like About Mitt Romney

Romney gets a bad rap these days, especially from dog lovers, but here are five things to like about him as a candidate for president.
Feb. 13, 2012

Whitney Houston 'Star-Spangled Banner' Performance Even Better Than Chart-Topping 'I Will Always Love You'

Whitney Houston's performance of the "Star-Spangled Banner" is one of the best renditions ever.
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Feb. 13, 2012

Why U.S. Politics is Immoral

[Office Hours] Something is rotten at the heart of American politics — something that is the exclusive province of neither liberal nor conservative, Democrat nor Republican.
Feb. 13, 2012

Valentine's Day Spending: Average of $120 per Person

The average person who celebrates Valentine's Day spends $120. 15% of women will send themselves flowers on Valentine's Day.
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Feb. 13, 2012

Time for America to Intervene in Syria

The United States and the international community have a responsibility to protect the people of Syria.
Feb. 13, 2012

Why Americans Identify More With Beyonce Knowles & Peyton Manning Than Nancy Pelosi or Barack Obama

1 in 3 people admit that they are moderate to advanced celebrity worshipers. Despite explanations for this extreme phenomenon, it is not good for society.
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Feb. 13, 2012

Should a Struggling Britain Really Be Giving a Prosperous India Foreign Aid?

With the UK in a volatile economic situation it makes sense to cut foreign aid to India, especially if that is what the Indians themselves want.
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Feb. 13, 2012

With His Budget Proposal, Barack Obama Set to Further Deepen America's Spending and Debt Woes

Obama once said we can't spend as we please and "defer the consequences to the next budget, the next administration or the next generation." Yet that's exactly what he plans to do.
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Feb. 13, 2012

Arab League Calls For Joint UN Peacekeeping Mission in Syria to Curb Assad Crackdown

After the Security Council’s failed attempt to thwart violence in Syria, the General Assembly should support the Arab League’s peacekeeping mission in order to prevent further chaos.
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Feb. 13, 2012

Rick Santorum is Wrong to Say Female Troops Can't Perform on the Front Lines in War

In this modern age where women in combat have already proven their ability to face extremely harsh and uncompromising positions, it is absurd to assume that women cannot handle front-line jobs.
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Feb. 13, 2012

Why Sarah Palin and the Tea Party Have Lost Their Clout

By being the "just say no" party since winning the 2010 mid-terms, the Tea Party and its darling leader Sarah Palin have lost the national spotlight.
Feb. 13, 2012

Millennial House Hunters Face Home Buying Blues in the Cyber Age

With gaps in its online customer experience, the real estate industry hasn't made home buying any more enjoyable for the next generation of internet-savvy young adults... that's not a good thing.
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Feb. 13, 2012

Barack Obama Makes a Smart Choice On Keystone XL Pipeline

Obama is correct in rejecting the Keystone XL Pipeline project. This is part of a greater strategy that includes long-term jobs in the U.S. and environmental responsibility.
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Feb. 13, 2012

Barack Obama's 2013 Budget Fails to Make the Tough Cuts America Needs

For a president seeking reelection, the budget proposal is about shoring up support and giving the people what they want.
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Feb. 14, 2012

Don't Believe the Budget Bashing, Barack Obama's Capital Gains Tax Won't Harm the Economy

Obama's proposed capital gains tax increase would raise revenue without damaging investment too much. However, it's wrongly motivated by a desire for progressivity.