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July 19, 2012

27.3% of Single Parent Households Live in Poverty

Only 6% of married families in America live in poverty yet 29% of single moms and a growing number of our elderly have raise our poverty level to record heights.
July 19, 2012

SpaceX Spends 320 Times Less on Building the Dragon Than NASA Does on the Orion

Comparing NASA's Orion program to SpaceX's Dragon gives an illuminating example of why the agency should look at updating its policies.
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July 19, 2012

Huma Abedin: The Newest Political Superstar, Despite Michele Bachmann Attacks

Huma Abedin, who has faced false accusations of links to Muslim extremists, is coming into the light as America's next rising star politician.
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July 19, 2012

Kate Upton Fat Controversy: Model Shows Off a Positive Body Image For All Women

A new survey revealed that 7 out of 10 women think that they're fat, at least three times a day. And, unlike other models, healthy-looking Kate Upton is a positive role model for women.
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July 19, 2012

Scientology Led to Katie Holmes Divorce, Mormonism Could End Mitt Romney

The recent split between Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes has brought allegations of abuse to light. Mormonism might come under scrutiny next, and Romney should be prepared.
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July 19, 2012

George Zimmerman Witness 9 Fallout: Sex Abuse Allegations Show He is Dangerous

New accusations of sexual abuse by Zimmerman's cousin represents important evidence in the Trayvon Martin case.
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July 19, 2012

Nelson Mandela Day 2012: Why Mandela Fought for South Africa Freedom

A beloved and respected leader of South Africa and of the world, a man who represents the best in all of us, Nelson Mandela celebrates his 94th birthday Wednesday.
July 19, 2012

Emma Watson Should Not Play Anastasia Steele in 50 Shades of Grey the Movie

Emma Watson is legitimately sweet and innocent, she doesn't need to be cast as the half-willing victim of some sadist in the upcoming film version of "Fifty Shades of Grey."
July 19, 2012

Justin Bieber New Tattoo Shows Increasing Popularity of Body Art

In the United States, tattooing one's body used to be class divider. Today, it's an equalizer.
July 19, 2012

Direct TV and Viacom Dispute: Why SpongeBob SquarePants, The Daily Show, and Stephen Colbert Are Still in the Dark

It’s been over week since DirecTV customers have seen Sponge Bob Square Pants, The Daily Show, much less the smiling face of Steven Colbert. There's no light at the end of the blackout tunnel.
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July 19, 2012

Nelson Mandela Day 2012: 7 South African Heroes Who Have Changed the World

In celebration of International Mandela Day here is a look at some of South Africa's other heroes and their contributions to both to South Africa and the world.
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July 19, 2012

Jennifer Carroll Oral Sex Scandal: 3 Key Take-Aways

Does Carroll's choice to comment solely on her sexuality imply that she views being a lesbian as worse than either abuse of power or marital infidelity?
July 19, 2012

Who Got Voted Off Big Brother: Willie Hantz Rules the House

Big Brother 14 has started off with a bang, as houseguests find out that they will be coached by all-stars Britney Haynes, Dan Gheesling, Janelle Pierzina, and Mike "Boogie" Malin.
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July 19, 2012

China in Africa: 6 Myths

While there are many popular myths about the "evil" tactics in China's engagement with Africa, most of these myths are largely unfounded and biased views of reality given China's actual actions.
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July 19, 2012

Facebook Voter Registration By Washington State Will Become Commonplace

The State of Washington has recently announced that it will integrate its online voter registration capabilities into Facebook. This is safe, fair, and smart.
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July 19, 2012

DISCLOSE Act Shows Republicans Hide Behind Their Super PACs

Why won't they DISCLOSE their donors?
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July 19, 2012

Obama vs Romney: GOP Candidate Starting to Lose it On Campaign Trail

The Romney campaign is freaking out. It's almost like Rick Santorum didn't prepare them for a real campaign.
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July 19, 2012

Syrian Revolution: 10 Things President Assad Did to Make Enemies With America

The following is a short list of reasons why the U.S. supports Assad's ouster.
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July 19, 2012

Boy Scouts Gay Policy: Boy Scouts of America Rightly Continues Its Ban on Homosexuals

As a private organization, the Boy Scouts of America has every right to keep its policy intact. Homosexuals need to accept the ruling, instead of further trying to impose their will.
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July 19, 2012

Peru Child Labor: US Must Help End Human Rights Violations

Will Peru be able to end child labor, and if so what does this mean for the country's poor? Is the country's new proposal worth the investment?
July 19, 2012

Marissa Mayer Pregnant: Yahoo Finally Shows Innovative Spirit By Hiring Pregnant CEO

Yahoo's decision to hire a pregnant CEO may finally rescue the company from its slouch toward irrelevance.
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July 19, 2012

44 Photos That Prove Obama's Got This Election in the Bag

These photos have already decided the election...
July 19, 2012

Toy Story 4 Movie Will Be a Disappointment

The Toy Story series is a timeless classic and Pixar definitely does not need to make it again.
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July 19, 2012

Libertarians Would Run Olympics 2012 Better Than Security Firm G4S

The Olympics would not exist in a free market. It would be just too much of a liability.
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July 19, 2012

Syrian Revolution: Free Syrian Army Bombing Attack is Cowardly

The Free Syrian Army just killed four government officials in a cowardly bomb attack which will only bring more death and chaos to Syria.
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July 19, 2012

Huma Abedin Deserves Better — Especially From Michele Bachmann, a Fellow Woman in Politics

There is a concrete lesson of bipartisanship to be learned here.
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July 19, 2012

Why the Obama 'You Didn't Build That' Speech is Such a Scandal

The president's appalling campaign speech in Roanoke, VA five days ago was long, full of anti-business statements, and self-aggrandizing. Many think it reflects his true views on governance.
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July 19, 2012

Student Loan Forgiveness for Disabled Students Now a Reality After ProPublica Investigation

The Education Department proposed new rules on Tuesday to revamp its troubled program for forgiving the federal student loans of borrowers who become disabled.
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July 19, 2012

Syrian Revolution: Damascus Bombing Marks Grim Turning Point

Four Syrian regime officers were killed at a national security headquarters in Damascus. The best and worst case scenarios for the region are yet to be played out.
July 19, 2012

John McCain Receives Money From Arizona Cardinals Super PAC

Pro sports team like the Arizona Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs are getting more involved in politics than ever before. We can thank the Supreme Court for at least part of this new phenomenon.
July 19, 2012

Bristol Palin, Samuel L. Jackson, and 9 Hilarious PSAs on Teen Pregnancy and More

Nine outrageous and ineffective public service announcements.
July 19, 2012

Marissa Mayer Pregnant Proves Anne Marie Slaughter Wrong

With Marissa Mayer's annoucement that she is leaving Google to become the new CEO of Yahoo and that she is expecting her first child in October, Mayer proves that women can have it all.
July 19, 2012

London Olympic Traffic: Another Reason Brits Are Not Happy About Hosting the Olympics

Blunders, strikes and cock-ups, why people in England are not exactly excited about the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
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July 19, 2012

6 Most Important Congressional Districts to Watch for in Election 2012

Things may be heating up in the presidential race, but there are plenty of fireworks in congressional districts all across the map.
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July 19, 2012

Haiti Crisis is Actually Getting Better, Not Worse

The New York Times needs to stop framing Haiti as a stuck-in-the-mud third world country, and start portraying it as what it is: a growing nation filled with real people and real dreams.