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April 3, 2012

Iran economy is in shambles not because of U.S. sanctions, but because of Ayatollah

While many blame Iran's economic troubles on successful sanctions, the actual cause is and always has been the Iranian government.
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April 3, 2012

Student debt exceeds $1 trillion dollars, taking heavy toll on millennials

Even though the economy is seemingly turning around, the total outstanding student loan debt is not likely to decrease in the future.
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April 3, 2012

'Al-Qaeda Coming Soon' Poster Raises Alarm That Terrorist Group is Plotting New York City Attack to Avenge Osama Bin Laden's Killing

A new poster circulating in jihadist chat rooms has raised alarm that Al Qaeda is potting a major attack on New York City to avenge the death of Osama Bin Laden.
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April 3, 2012

20 Winning Education Reform Ideas From a Retired Teacher

All children have the right to an “opportunity” to learn, the right to walk through the doors of learning. Once they are inside, learning becomes a privilege and a responsibility — not a right.
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April 3, 2012

War with Iran won't be stopped by Barack Obama's new set of sanctions

A foreign policy approach that imposes sanctions instead of negotiations is a misguided and failed approach dragging America to the brink of war.
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April 3, 2012

Rick Santorum's war on science will cost the GOP votes with millennial voters

Republicans are losing their appeal to voters with their anti-intellectual and anti-science rhetoric. If they want to prevent this from happening, they need to embrace science.
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April 3, 2012

African food sovereignty must focus on building locally-controlled food systems

G-BIACK's work is an example of the sorts of agricultural approaches that need to be mainstreamed to contest high-input agriculture
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April 3, 2012

Ron Paul Supporters Wrongly Banned from the Military, While Neo-Nazis Permitted to Serve

The military recently punished an Army reservist for openly supports Ron Paul, but has knowingly allowed a neo-Nazi to serve in the Missouri National Guard.
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April 3, 2012

Romney Will Dominate Washington DC Primary, Santorum Not Even a Factor

While DC is on most days the hub of national politics, the nation’s capital is decidedly low-key on primary voting day.
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April 3, 2012

General Services Administration Scandal Will Become a GOP Weapon in 2012 Elections

Martha Johnson, Obama's GSA administrator, may be liable for overseeing one of the most troubling fiscal fiascos of the Obama Administration.
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April 3, 2012

Oakland School Shooting and Trayvon Martin Show Why America Needs Stricter Gun Laws

The recent tragedies involving the gun-violence deaths of Trayvon Martin and the Oakland victims represent the deadly consequences of America's love affair with firearms.
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April 3, 2012

Egypt Muslim Brotherhood Candidate Khairat al-Shater Shows Party is on Verge of Divide

The Muslim Brotherhood is now running a candidate for president, despite pledges to stay out of the race. Have they overplayed their hand, or will the party's base continue to fall into line?
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April 3, 2012

Washington DC Could Care Less About Republican Primary

DC can be segmented into a number of very different sub-populations, the most obvious binary split being between natives of the district and recent immigrants.
April 3, 2012

Kentucky National Championship is a Great Thing For College Sports

College sports programs belong to their fans while professional sports organizations belong to their owners.
April 3, 2012

Kentucky Fans Rioting After Winning NCAA Basketball Championship is Shameful

While the University of Kentucky has reason to celebrate, the resulting violence and property damage does a disservice to the athletes and their achievement.
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April 3, 2012

Maryland Primaries More About Democrats Than Republicans

A look at Tuesday's Maryland primary.
April 3, 2012

NCAA National Championship between Kentucky and Kansas helps revive New Orleans

Superdome sporting events brings hope and profit to New Orleans businesses.
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April 3, 2012

Obama Statements on 'Activist' Supreme Court and the Fate of Obamacare Are Unfair

As Obama positions himself should the individual mandate be struck down, he should be careful not to unfairly cast the Supreme Court as an enemy of the people.
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April 3, 2012

Detroit City Council Debates Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Plan to Appoint State Emergency Manager

Detroit leaders oppose Gov. Rick Snyder's proposal to impose an independent emergency manager, but they desperately need this kind of outside help.
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April 3, 2012

In George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin case, we should wait for all the facts to emerge

Let’s collect the evidence and allow a jury to decide whether Zimmerman’s actions are justifiable.