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April 28, 2012

Proof That America's Criminal Justice System Discriminates Against Minorities

African-Americans in the U.S. have a 28-32% chance of going to prison sometime during their lifetime, Hispanics a greater than 15% chance, and Whites less than a 6% probability.
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April 28, 2012

Ron Paul Wins Massachusetts Delegates in District Caucuses

Ron Paul has won 2 of the 3 available delegate slots in Massachusetts’s 1st District in Saturday's state caucuses.
April 28, 2012

'Girls' on HBO: Finally a Realistic Show for Women About Sex, STDs, and Body Image

The sex scenes of HBO's Girls resonate with millennial women and give them a more realistic view of sex and its often negative consequences.
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April 28, 2012

Ron Paul Could Get a Huge Boost in 2012 From Stephen Colbert Super PAC

Colbert has racked up thousands in Super PAC donations, and Ron Paul could use the money. What will Colbert do with his surplus of cash?
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April 28, 2012

Marco Rubio is a Natural Born Citizen, and Eligible to Be Mitt Romney VP

Some Republicans claim that because Rubio's parents were not natural born U.S. citizens, he's ineligible to be VP. That's ridiculous.
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April 28, 2012

Soda Is Not the #1 Cause of Obesity

There's no doubt that soda makes us fat, but treating it as the primary cause of obesity could actually exacerbate the problem.
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April 28, 2012

Does Bill Clinton on the Campaign Trail Help or Hurt President Obama?

Utilizing Clinton for the 2012 campaign is smart politics, and the Obama campaign knows it.
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April 28, 2012

Why Do They Hate Us? Mona Eltahawy is Right About Misogyny in the Arab World

Mona Eltahawy's recent article in Foreign Policy has caused a stir, but she's right about women in the Arab world.
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April 28, 2012

French Elections 2012: Dominique Strauss-Kahn Accuses Sarkozy of Engineering Prostitution Scandal to Win Re-election

Dominic Strauss-Kahn has gone on the offensive in France, claiming in a newspaper interview that Sarkozy is responsible for his fall from grace.
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April 28, 2012

Why the Supreme Court Should Uphold Arizona's Immigration Law to Spark Real Immigration Reform

Ironically, if the Court deems SB 1070 constitutional, it may finally provide the spark for real, comprehensive federal immigration reform.
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April 28, 2012

Republicans, Take Note: Here's What Mitt Romney Must Do to Win the Youth Vote

Eight millennials share their thoughts about how Romney could win their vote. It's not totally helpless for the GOP.
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April 28, 2012

Bin Laden Anniversary: Bill Clinton Claims Romney Would Not Have Killed Osama [+Video]

On Bin Laden's anniversary, the Obama and Romney campaign are battling over who will protect national security the best. Expect more of this kind of Super PAC-funded showdown to come.
April 28, 2012

SpaceX Could Create Thousands of Florida Jobs [+Video]

Floridians can be excited about private space companies like SpaceX, because they can create thousands of new jobs for the state.
April 28, 2012

How Jon Stewart Became the Voice for Millennials

With his unique blend of comedy, satire, and commentary, Jon Stewart has become the preeminent news source for millennials concerning politics and current events.
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April 28, 2012

CISPA Would Allow Big Corporations to Steal All Your Data

CISPA fails to improve security for anyone, but it does make data theft easier if you are a large enough corporation.
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April 28, 2012

CIA Expands Drone Use, But Has it Stopped Investing in Human Intelligence?

With the Pentagon's new premium on intelligence collection and the CIA's expanded targeted drone powers, are we are seeing a puzzling role reversal within the realm of U.S. national security?