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Aug. 24, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie Cast: Henry Cavill in Talks to Play Christian Grey

'Man of Steel' Henry Cavill, who is said to be the prototype for Christian Grey, is reportedly in talks with the producers of 'Fifty Shades of Grey' the upcoming movie.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Syria Civil War: What the US Invasion of Syria Would Look Like

There are several options on the table for the U.S. to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons. However, a U.S. military invasion should not be one of them at this point.
Aug. 24, 2012

McKayla Maroney is Not Impressed She May Become a Model and Actress

"I have an agent and I love fashion and modeling and all that kind of stuff," the unimpressed 17-year-old Olympic medalist said.
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Aug. 24, 2012

If Ron Paul is Not Allowed to Speak At the RNC, Then the GOP Deserves to Lose the Election

The GOP is making clear it won't let libertarians speak at the RNC. But sidelining this demographic means the GOP is sidelining one of it’s biggest assets in election 2012.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Jeffrey Johnson is the Empire State Building Shooter: Fifth Avenue Gunman Worked At Hazan Imports

Midtown continues to see road closures and a large police presence.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Jeffrey Johnson Empire State Building Shooter: Mayor Michael Bloomberg Press Conference Updates

Two are dead after a shooter opened fire Friday morning outside of the Empire State Building.
Aug. 24, 2012

Tom Daley Gay Rumors: Diver Shows Off Girlfriend, May Star in One Direction Video

The British Olympic diver’s media blitz has no end in sight. Daley is spotted going out with rumored girlfriend Kassidy Cook, while rumors say he’ll start in One Direction’s next video.
Aug. 24, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie: Why People Who Hate Christian Grey Need to Chill

Though domestic violence advocates have called for the public burning of "Fifty Shades of Grey," the book -- and upcoming movie -- does more good than harm.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Reelecting Barack Obama Will Help to Destroy American Civil Liberties

Abandoning the ideals of an individualist society in favor of the collectivist utopia embraced by President Obama is the path to tyranny.
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Aug. 24, 2012

David Axelrod, Stephanie Cutter, And How the Obama 2012 Team is Its Own Worst Enemy

President Obama may end up being done-in by his own conflicted campaign before we even get a chance to vote in November.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Oprah Endorses Michael Tubbs: Young Democrat Wants to Rebuild His Broken Home Town

Michael Tubbs, a recent Stanford graduate, is making waves in his inspiring run for Stockton City Council.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Jeffrey Johnson: Empire State Building Shooter Will Become the Face of the US Gun Control Debate

And only because his story will get a disproportionate amount of media coverage in New York.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Israel and Iran War Odds: Why Rumors of Attack are Just Israeli Political Maneuvering

Without the support of the United States and the Israeli public, a war with Iran would be a foolish move for Israel.
Aug. 24, 2012

50 Shades of Grey: Christian Grey is Saving Barnes and Noble, and the Publishing Industry

"Fifty Shades of Grey" helped to increase Barnes & Noble's revenue by 2% -- to $1.45 billion from $1.42 billion.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Immigration Reform: The Xenophobic Crisis in Greece

Golden Dawn, a far-right political group in Greece notorious for its anti-immigrant rhetoric is supported by the economic crisis and a volatile environment to spread their hateful message.
Aug. 24, 2012

When Plagiarism Goes Viral: Fareed Zakaria, Jonah Lehrer Show Shift in Standards

Fareed Zakaria, Jonah Lehrer, and at least dozens of Coursera students were recently caught plagiarizing. But in the age of social media, soon this may be no crime.
Aug. 24, 2012

Neil Young Vinyl Records Are Not Just for Hipsters, They Are The Key Ingredient to Really Enjoying Music

Vinyl records are a forgotten way to really embrace hearing a full album. Neither trendy nor outdated, records make listening to music an event like watching a movie or reading a book.
Aug. 24, 2012

Minka Kelly as Jackie Kennedy: The Butler Movie Spans White House Life from Truman to Reagan

'The Butler' is about as star studded as they come: Oprah, Mariah Carey, Jane Fonda. The film spans 30 years in the White House. Check out the film's all-star presidential line up.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Why Tom Head and Todd Akin Contribute to the Dumbing of America

Todd Akin and Tom Head's ridiculous comments underline the fact that a society which doesn't respond to inflammatory stupidity with universal contempt cannot remain safe for reasoned discussion.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Obesity Crisis in America: Why Better Labels, Not Bans, Will Combat Obesity Epidemic

If we want to fight obesity while preserving personal choice, food labeling is the way to jump start the weight loss.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Zygotes Have Rights Too: The Case Against Abortion

Nary a single scientist or doctor will disagree that a human zygote is alive.
Aug. 24, 2012

50 Shades of Grey: Why Christian Grey is Getting Even Hotter

A British women's advocacy group is calling on readers to dump their copies of "Fifty Shades of Grey" in a bonfire due to the book's encouragement of abusive relationships.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Brandon Raub and the Victory for the Bill of Rights

A former U.S. Marine had been institutionalized for posts he made on Facebook.
Aug. 24, 2012

Prince Harry Vegas Photos: A Free Speech Issue, But One Not Relevant to Public Interest

Pictures of Prince Harry's antics in Las Vegas are not of public interest, just interest of interest to the public.
Aug. 24, 2012

American Bible Challenge Debut: New Game Show Tests Your Biblical Knowledge

If you like a challenge, this new program on the Game Show Network might just make your blood boil, or give you boils on your skin.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Hugo Chavez is No Working Class Hero, and Venezuela is in For Big Change Next October

Chavez was dramatically rebuffed by state steel workers on Monday, proving that he has lost all connection with his leftist working class base.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Jeffrey Johnson Empire State Building Shooter: Another Day, Another Shooting

It has been a summer of shootings, how much longer will Americans cry for sensible gun laws before we are forced to give up?
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Aug. 24, 2012

Romney Birther Joke: People Have No Need to See His Birth Certificate

Mitt Romney tossed some red meat to the birther crowd at a campaign stop on Friday.
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Aug. 24, 2012

An Open Letter to America and Israel, From Iran Leader Ayatollah Khamenei

What's on the mind of the ole' Ayatollah. Oh, you know, the usual.
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Aug. 24, 2012

In Obama and Romney Job Creation Policies, There is No Right Answer

Who can really do more for the economy? We will never know.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Obama vs Romney: New Data Shows the Economy, Jobs Are Not What Voters Care Most About

New data from the Pew Research Center may shed some insight into what voters are thinking about the president, and how Obama should adjust his platform if he wants to be re-elected.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Kelly Ayotte, Nikki Haley, and Susana Martinez Prove RNC 2012 Trumps DNC in Female Leadership

The Obama re-election campaign sees women more for their reproductive organs than for their leadership skills.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Mitt Romney Tax Returns are None of Our Business: Not Releasing Them is a Well Calculated Risk

Despite being under heavy scrutiny by the Obama Campaign, Mitt Romney should not release his tax returns
Aug. 24, 2012

True Blood Finale and Sunday Night Football: Why They Matter

The transition from "True Blood" to "Sunday Night Football" is not always an easy one. Fortunately, Al Michaels and Chris Collinsworth are huge fans of porny vampires suckling on Cajun fairies.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Iran War Odds: Negotiations Must Be Based on History, Not Wishful Thinking

As rumors of an Israeli attack swirl, we must rely the horrific events of the past to inform the diplomacy of the present.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Personhood Amendments Fail to Recognize When Life Actually Begins

When life begins is debatable science. So called 'personhood' amendments would have widespread consequences which are often ignored.
Aug. 24, 2012

Olympic Hangover: US Olympian Nick Symmonds Breaks Beer Mile American Record

After a disappointing Olympic finish, American runner Nick Symmonds triumphs in the "beer run" with a new American record.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Should I Get an MBA: Talk to Your ROCC Stars Before Climbing the MBA Mountain

You need to consult trustworthy people before deciding whether to pursue graduate school. Here's how to identify them, and what to listen for.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Jewish Teens Beat 3 Palestinians Nearly to Death in Jerusalem, Western Media Ignores It

Three Palestinians were nearly lynched on August 17th by more than a dozen Jewish teens. No coverage was seen in the Western press until 3 days after the event, and has been very limited since.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Council for National Policy Backs Todd Akin: Press Conference to Explain Decision to Stay in Race

Todd Akin will hold a press conference explaining his decision to stay in the U.S. Senate race in Missouri
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Aug. 24, 2012

Abortion Debate: Female Voices Are the Missing Ingredient in Health Care Debate

The debate on woman's health care rights is missing one component: a woman's voice. Woman are under-represented in Congress and therefore there voice is not adequately represented in the debate.
Aug. 24, 2012

Obamacare Lawsuit: Christian Colleges Sue Over Birth Control Mandate

Universities fight back against Obama's assault on religious freedom.
Aug. 24, 2012

iPhone 5 Becomes Big Brother, as Social Media Mines More Information Than Ever

The rise of online presence has made the world a much smaller place, as we share an increasing amount of personal information in the hopes of -- well -- sharing.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Great Recession Will Be Nothing Compared to Looming Catastrophe

American consumers account for 70% of our economic activity. Leveraging them out of debt and back into a buying mode is key to long-term recovery.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Wall Street vs Main Street: Two Radically Different Takes on the Economy

Optimism on Wall Street has pushed stocks higher, but consumer sentiment continues to plummet. What explains this divergence?
Aug. 24, 2012

In Joseph Gordon Levitt, Hollywood Has Found The Next Superstar

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is being eyed as Hollywood’s next super leading man and he deserves the attention.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Todd Akin Missouri Senate Race: 5 Reasons Why He Might Win

Despite Akin's infamous "legitimate rape" interpretation, he'll probably win the Missouri ticket. Here's are 5 reasons why.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Making a Profit is Not Evil, So Stop Demonizing Wall Street

Despite the criticisms of the left, maximizing shareholder value benefits the greater good.
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Aug. 24, 2012

Todd Akin Withdraw Scandal: Obama Finds New Life Among Slew of Political Distractions

With the media focusing on social issues this week, has the economy permanently faded from the spotlight as the main issue in 2012?