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March 21, 2012

Trayvon Martin Case Proves 'Stand Your Ground' Laws Encourage Vigilante Violence

Stand Your Ground laws continue to protect vigilantes in Florida and elsewhere.
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March 21, 2012

George Zimmerman Outrage Mounts As 'Stand Your Ground' Law Defends The Unprovoked Attacker

As Florida's 'Stand Your Ground' law protects George Zimmerman following the killing of the unarmed Martin, we ask: How far will this law go to protect murders?
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March 21, 2012

Karl Rove is Wrong, President Obama is Strong on Foreign Policy

The decisive foreign policy successes of the Obama administration confirm a robust foreign policy, despite critique from Karl Rove and Ed Gillespie in the March/April Foreign Policy Magazine.
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March 21, 2012

Trayvon Martin Shooting Shows Why Vigilante Justice is Dangerous

A look at Florida's homicides stats reveals that the state's "Stand Your Ground" law has resulted in a rise in vigilante killings by private citizens.
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March 21, 2012

Breaking: Tim Tebow Trade to Jets Mistake, Rex Ryan Thought He Was Trading for "T-bone"

In a historic blunder, the New York Jets mistakenly acquired Tim Tebow because head coach Rex Ryan believed the Broncos were offering him a T-bone steak.
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March 21, 2012

Trayvon Martin Killing: George Zimmerman Should Be Brought To Justice

Florida's 'Stand Your Ground' law takes away the accountability of people like Zimmerman. Trayvon Martin's killing is not a matter of self defense.
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March 21, 2012

With 8,000 Deaths and Rising, Syria Demands U.S. Intervention Now

The alarming escalation of the systematic crackdown of the Syrian people at the hands of their own government demands greater attention from the U.S.
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March 21, 2012

6 Reasons You Should Study Abroad in College

During the spring of my junior year, I studied abroad in Tunisia, and what followed was the most enriching and intellectually stimulating semester of my life. Here's why you should do the same.
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March 21, 2012

In Trayvon Martin Case, the Sanford Police Are Delusional And Lazy

Leaving aside the very probable race-related issues, there are deeper problems with the Sanford Police surrounding the Trayvon Martin killing.
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March 21, 2012

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Shun Entering Politics, While Young Russian Protesters Fight For It

Despite the heavy hand of Putin, young Russians have opted to work within the system. Occupiers have shown no such desire, even at the local level. The reason is cynicism.
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March 21, 2012

Lynndie England: The Worst American Alive Today

We must not forget how Lynndie England changed American history in a horrible way.
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March 21, 2012

Newt Gingrich Past Points to a Future Boehner vs. Cantor Feud

The Gingrich House and the Boehner House have much in common. If history is any indicator, Boehner may soon face substantial internal pressure.
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March 21, 2012

George Clooney View of Integrity in Politics is Not Necessarily True

In his movies Ides of March and Good Night and Good Luck, Clooney implies that personal integrity should be the cornerstone of democratic politics. This might not be the case.
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March 21, 2012

Toulouse Shootings and the Future of French Unity

The killings of French servicemen and Jewish civilians will tempt individuals and politicians to resort to shortcuts and accusations, but these actions are not the solution.
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March 21, 2012

Israel Boycott Movement is a Front for the Destruction of Jewish State

The BDS movement currently spreading on campuses hides behind the facade of pursuing Palestinian rights. Its actual goal is the destruction of Israel.
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March 21, 2012

Why Tax Cuts for the 1% Are Self-Defeating

GOP arguments on tax fairness are paradoxical. Ironically, their favored policies would only move us further away from the ideal conservative vision of the economy and taxes.
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March 21, 2012

Pakistan Demands End of U.S. Drone Strikes

A Pakistani parliamentary commission’s call for an end to drone strikes on its territory in order to rebuild diplomatic ties with the U.S. is likely to be rejected.
March 21, 2012

Trayvon Martin Case vs. Kony 2012: Why is Martin’s Murder Not More Popular?

The Kony 2012 campaign and Trayvon Martin both involve the brutal story of a perpetrator and victim. Why, then, has the Martin case not captured as much attention?
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March 21, 2012

Kony 2012: 100 Million Hits. What Next?

After 100 million hits in just 10 days, should the debate we are engaging in be about how the video could have been made differently, or should the question be what is the next step?
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March 21, 2012

France Jewish School Shooting Shows French Politicians Must Stop Using Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric

As France deals with the fallout from the Jewish school shooting, it must be emphasized that French society is not broken, but that the election's divisive war of words need to dialed back.
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March 21, 2012

President Obama May Be Keeping a Journalist in Prison in Yemen

The U.S. ignores accusations that it is keeping a Yemeni journalist in jail for his uncovering an American connection to airstrikes. This hurts U.S. counter-terrorism operations in the country.
March 21, 2012

Journalists Woodward and Bernstein to Millennials: There is Still Need For Traditional Reporting

The famed journalists say that social media today would not have been able to do what they did in the Watergate scandal.