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March 4, 2012

Stop Pushing Millennials Into Buying Our First Home

While the media decries falling home-ownership rates among young people, there's no real reason why millennials shouldn't simply rent a house and invest in the stock market.
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March 4, 2012

Ron Paul Loses Washington Caucus

Winning the Washington caucus would have also underlined that libertarian ideals can win over voters in big states.
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March 4, 2012

Mitt Romney's Mormonism Should Not Be Fodder For Liberals in Election 2012

Should he win the Republican nomination, liberals must make a point of condemning anti-Mormon prejudice directed against Mitt Romney, even as we work to guarantee his defeat in November.
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March 4, 2012

Renew Bush Tax Cuts, Eliminate the Capital Gains Tax, and the Best Small Government Solutions to Get the Economy Moving Again

How do we get the economy moving? Unleash the power of the individual. Get rid of the restrictions to velocity imposed by the government on the taxpayer and small business owner.
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March 4, 2012

Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act Rightly Overturned By Court

The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act violated free speech and failed to protect citizens.
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March 4, 2012

Solving the National Debt is the Biggest Issue in the 2012 Campaign

There are no more trust fund surpluses to raid. Interest debt will equal total personal tax collected. It's time to deal with our national debt crisis.
March 4, 2012

Rush Limbaugh Birth Control Controversy Begs Question: Does the Media Only Inflame By Reporting on Such Distasteful Remarks?

As a journalist, it’s a tough call choosing to write about sexist media figures like Rush Limbaugh, because I don’t want to draw attention to people like him.
March 4, 2012

Attack Linking Girl Scouts With Planned Parenthood, Abortion, and Homosexuality is Ill Informed and Distasteful

A state representative's comments are not only ill informed and insulting, but they try to discredit an patriotic organization that promotes community, leadership, and education among girls.
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March 4, 2012

Blunt Amendment Showdown Highlights Need to End Employer-Based Health Care Plans

The government should phase out the current employer-based health care system gradually and empower Americans to purchase their own private health insurance directly in competitive markets.
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March 4, 2012

Gary Taubes, Tom Naughton and the Top 5 People Doing the Most to Address Obesity

There are a lot of people proposing solutions to the obesity epidemic. Here are the top 5 individuals when it comes to health and nutrition.
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March 4, 2012

Before Applying to Colleges, Visit College Campuses

The college process is daunting and complex, and visiting colleges is just one aspect that may be overlooked. My personal experiences suggest that visiting campuses before applying is essential.
March 4, 2012

5 Organizations and People Devoted to Animal Welfare

Pets, livestock, and wildlife need our care, concern, and protection in ways we rarely think about. Here are some charitable individuals and organizations working on behalf of animals.
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March 4, 2012

Barack Obama Understands the Changing Philanthropic Sector

This guy was a community organizer, remember?
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March 4, 2012

President Obama No Friend to Charity

President Obama gets great press for "helping the poor," but the administration's policies have already harmed charities. Reducing charitable tax deductions will devastate more.
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March 4, 2012

Monsanto Wins Class-Action Law Suit Against Coalition of Organic Farmers

This past week a federal class-action law suit brought forth by a coalition of organic farmers against Monsanto was dismissed. An Occupy Monsanto movement looms on the horizon.
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March 4, 2012

The Syrian Dilemma: A Call for U.S. Government Restraint

Providing arms to the resistance movement in Syria would be a reckless move for the U.S. government. Direct action against Assad must be taken, but not by America.
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March 4, 2012

The 5 Most Popular PolicyMic Stories This Week

Time to get caught up on the stories people were reading, sharing, Tweeting, Facebooking, and commenting on this week.