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March 23, 2012

George Zimmerman Race: White, Latino, or Jewish? In The Trayvon Martin Case, It Shouldn't Matter

Anyone is susceptible to being racist regardless of their race.
March 23, 2012

George Zimmerman Murdered Trayvon Martin, Obama Comments On Case Sparks Reflection

Martin’s murder calls for a critical evaluation of the laws and institutions that perpetuate racism and contributed to the murder of Trayvon and the protection of his killer.
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March 23, 2012

Overturn Citizens United, But My Government Shouldn’t Silence Me

Spending money is a form of speech and should be protected. The process to amend the Constitution to remove this protection has started.
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March 23, 2012

Iran Nuclear Weapon: Nuclear North Korea History Shows Why We Shouldn't Worry About Iran

Haven’t we heard of all of these doomsday scenarios before?
March 23, 2012

Groupon, Living Social, And Daily Deal Sites Are Doing More Harm Than Good With UK Investigation

Making an informed decision about the daily deal sites like Groupon and LivingSocial.
March 23, 2012

Taipei 101, Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, The Gherkin, The Lotus Temple, Mecca: 5 Coolest Buildings In The World

These are not simply the world's tallest, the most expensive, or the most famous buildings in the world. These 5 buildings were all completed sometime during the lifetime of millennials.
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March 23, 2012

Study: Obesity Related Diseases Do Not Raise Health Care Costs

A new study claims that obesity-related health care costs will soon overwhelm federal spending, but that's probably not the case.
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March 23, 2012

Taliban in Afghanistan Responds to Robert Bales Massacre

The Taliban has no standing to criticize Robert Bales because of their own brutal past.
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March 23, 2012

Affordable Care Act Heads to the Supreme Court: Why the Individual Mandate Matters

Everything you need to know about the Supreme Court's hearing on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, including the individual mandate and severability.
March 23, 2012

Live: Barack Obama Comments on Trayvon Martin Case: If I Had a Son, He'd Look Like Trayvon (+ video)

How do you think the president should weigh in on this issue?
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March 23, 2012

Barack Obama Campaign Frames Health Care and Gas Prices To His Advantage

One of the most essential qualities a politician and his campaign should have is the ability to frame issues. Barack Obama is slowly learning this skill, but the Republicans have an advantage
March 23, 2012

Did George Zimmerman Commit A Hate Crime In The Killing Of Trayvon Martin?

Until a more thorough investigation has been conducted, it is difficult to determine if George Zimmerman's actions were a hate crime.
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March 23, 2012

College Costs Are Too High, Science and Math Loans Are More Urgent

Higher education in the United States needs substantial reform in order to remain effective in the future.
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March 23, 2012

Catherine Ashton Comments On Toulouse Terror Attacks and Gaza Should Be Defended

Catherine Ashton's statements were sweeping but justified. In its response, the Netanyahu government is once again asking governments and the media for a pass for their human rights hypocrisy.
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March 23, 2012

Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, And Rick Santorum Sometimes Flip-Flop For Good Reasons

Not all flip-flops are created equal. Some are good.
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March 23, 2012

New York City Private Schools Cost $40,000

As groups such as Occupy Wall Street protest high student debt and the 1%, the price of independent schools across New York City breaks the $40,000 threshold.
March 23, 2012

'Hunger Games' Success Built Around On Strong Female Protagonist Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence)

The "Hunger Games" series has created a truly powerful lead female figure who hopefully signifies the advent of a wave of female leads in the same vein.
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March 23, 2012

Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, and Mitt Romney: Getting Personal

We must be aware of the various breeds of political commentary, and be able to discern the relevant from the irrelevant, the personal from the important.
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March 23, 2012

Virginia Ultra Sound Bill is a Violation of Civil Rights

Requiring women seeking abortions to undergo an unwanted and unnecessary medical procedure is both a violation of civil rights and a gross overstep by the Virginia legislature.
March 23, 2012

3 Things The Kim Kardashian Flour Bomb Teaches Us About Social Media Tactics

The PR and social media response to the Kim Kardashian Flour Bomb incident teaches important lessons on how to seize the moment in the news cycle to get your message out.