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Sept. 12, 2012

Everyday Libyans Are Not Responsible for Christopher Stevens Death: They Are as Saddened as You Are

The death of U.S. ambassador Christopher Stevens is not an action condoned by the Libyan people. The people of Libya are just as horrified by the news as you are.
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Sept. 12, 2012

What It Means To Be American: Further Reflections on 9/11 and American Values

What does it mean to be American? In the aftermath of 9/11, this question was frequently thrown around with no clear consensus.
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Sept. 12, 2012

Obama vs Romney Polls: Obama is Winning in So Many Polls It Might As Well Not Be a Race Any More

Obama's strength among African Americans, Latinos, unmarried women and young people is translating into a powerful asset in the 9 swing states that will decide the election.
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Sept. 12, 2012

Nakoula Basseley Nakoula is Sam Bacile: Claims Role in Movie, Innocence of Muslims, That Sparked Deadly Libyan Consulate Attack

A relatively new Facebook page purportedly belonging to a filmmaker named "Sam Bassel" of California appears it may have a connection to the movie that spurred Libyans to storm a U.S. consulate.
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Sept. 12, 2012

Sam Bacile Film Sparks Egypt, Libya Protests: New Arab Democracies React to Free Speech With Frightening Violence

The danger, in cases of extremism, is that we marginalize the voices that should be the loudest: the voices calling for calm, respect, and mutual understanding.
Sept. 12, 2012
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Sept. 12, 2012

5 Biggest Threats to Free Speech on College Campus in Election 2012

In the first of a two-part series, I reveal ten of the most common violations of students' right to free speech on campus.
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Sept. 12, 2012

Mitt Romney Middle East Statement Proves He is Not Ready to be President

Mitt Romney's response to recent protests in the Middle East prove hes is not ready to lead, especially in the realm of foreign poilcy.
Sept. 12, 2012

The X Factor USA Auditions: Season Premiere Puts Adam Levine and Britney Spears in a Ratings War

'The X Factor' and 'The Voice' will battle it out for ratings on network television tonight. While the performances are key, it is the judges that draw the numbers.
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Sept. 12, 2012

Ron Paul is One of the Most Corrupt Congressmen: It Sucks If Allegations Are True, But it Would Not Be Apocalyptic

CREW have listed Paul as a "dishonorable mention" in their 2012 report for allegedly double-billing travel expenses. This is unfortunate if true but won't undo what Paul has done.
Sept. 12, 2012

iPhone 5 Release Date: When You Can Buy the iPhone and How Much it Will Cost

The new iPhone 5 has been announced, and now you can have your very own … if you have the cash.
Sept. 12, 2012

Go On Season Premiere Review: Matthew Perry Stuns in Deliciously Witty New Series

Matthew Perry stars in NBC's latest comedy, a fantastic new show that really has the qualities needed to go the distance.
Sept. 12, 2012

How Progressive Politics Are Killing Science

Progressive politics is the biggest threat to science, according to two science writers.
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Sept. 12, 2012

A Ron Paul Supporter and An Ex Marine Get Questioned By the FBI: Here Are 4 Reasons That America is Turning Into a Police State

Here are four examples and dangerous trends that should alarm all Americans who value the Constitution, the restraints it places on the state, and the protection of civil liberties.
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Sept. 12, 2012

How Deforestation Could Further Destabilize Liberia

Secret and illegal contracts are impacting Liberia’s ecologically-rich landscape, which could cause yet further turmoil for this war entrenched nation
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Sept. 12, 2012

McDonald's Adds Calorie Count Info to its Menu, Only To Tell You its Burgers are 790 Calories of Pure Fat

Though the fast food chain has opted to voluntarily add nutrition information to its menu, don't expect it to become a destination for healthy dining.
Sept. 12, 2012

iPhone 5 Release: Apple to Offer Money for Used iPhone 4

The Cupertino company will reportedly offer $345 for each used iPhone 4, to the lucky users who get to buy the new iPhone 5 once it releases on September 21.
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Sept. 12, 2012

US Ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, Killed in Protests Over Sam Bacile Video

U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other embassy staff were killed in a rocket attack on their car.
Sept. 12, 2012

The New Normal Series Premiere Review: Ryan Murphy New Show is Refreshingly Abnormal

While the premise of Ryan Murphy's new show The New Normal may not be all that new, the show charms with adorable character dynamics and sharp one-liners.
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Sept. 12, 2012

US Embassy Attacks in Libya and Cairo Are a New Kind of Terror

Attacks on the U.S. Embassy in Cairo and the murder of a U.S. diplomate in Libya prove we are at a pivotal point in our foreign policy. But don't be fooled, this is not history repeating itself.
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Sept. 12, 2012

John Christopher Stevens: US Ambassador's Murder Raises Some Uncomfortable Questions

Should the murder of the U.S. ambassador to Libya, along with three other Americans, make us take a look at some uncomfortable truths that have come in the wake of the Arab Spring?
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Sept. 12, 2012

Terry Jones Responsible for Consulate Killings, Says MSNBC Pundit

Mike Barnicle becomes one of the first pundits to call for the criminalization of speech that offends Muslims.
Sept. 12, 2012

Andy Warhol Meets Barack Obama: Q&A with Young Artist Dedicated to the Art of Politics

Political art is alive and well, particularly in this presidential election season. I interview 25-year-old artist Eric Giddings about his Obama portraits and the role of art in politics today.
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Sept. 12, 2012

US Ambassador to Libya Killed: Attack Not Representative of Libyan People, Only a Few Extremists

Libyans are not responsible for this heinous act, so Americans must avoid the temptation to cast blame on the entire country for the senseless acts of a select few.
Sept. 12, 2012

New Bob Woodward Book: The Price of Politics Gives New Look Inside the Economic Crisis

Woodwards upcoming book "The Price of Politics" may not take in the whole story of America's financial woes, but its likely insights into major politicians and debates make it worth the read.
Sept. 12, 2012

Kris Jenner Breast Implant Interview Airs on Today Show During 9/11 Moment of Silence

NBC neglected to include a moment of silence for Tuesday's anniversary of 9/11 and instead replaced it with an interview with Kris (Kardashian) Jenner discussing her new breast implants.
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Sept. 12, 2012

Bob Woodward Book Shows Obama Was Unprepared to Tackle the National Debt

Bob Woodward's new book "The Price of Politics" is essential for understanding the talks which went on regarding the debt ceiling in 2011, and how Obama was unprepared for such economic struggle.
Sept. 12, 2012

iPhone 5 Release Date: How Apple is Keeping Its Trademark Cool Brand With New iPhone

Apple has built its empire on ease of user experience and brand-name cool, but will it be able to sustain that with the new iPhone 5?
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Sept. 12, 2012

US Embassy Attacks: Mitt Romney Slams President Obama on Egypt and Libya Response

Have your say on whether Republican presidential nominee wrongly criticized President Obama for his handling of the Egypt.
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Sept. 12, 2012

Germany Court Ruling Will Save the Euro Zone

A German court has ruled in favor of the German participation in the ESM and therefore made it possible for European recovery to commence.
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Sept. 12, 2012

Romney Response to US Embassy Attack: Why His Criticism is Simply Political Opportunism

Romney's bizarre attempt to condemn President Obama and take charge of American foreign policy by advocating the same response is not the leadership America needs in the wake of the tragedy.
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Sept. 12, 2012

Euro Zone Crisis Fears Ease as German High Court Approves Bailout Mechanism

Germany's Constitutional Court on Wednesday ruled that the country may fund the country's share of the proposed European Stability Mechanism bailout fund, rejecting requests for an injunction.
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Sept. 12, 2012

Chicago Teachers Union Has It Backwards: The Children Must Come First

The strike in Chicago has placed me in a position of judgment of tax dollar stewardship and a deep concern for the children.
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Sept. 12, 2012

As the Birth Control Debate Continues, Have a Happy First Annual Global Female Condom Day

Take a break from national debates on birth control to pay homage to one misunderstood method: the internal condom.
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Sept. 12, 2012

Embassy Attacks in Cairo and Libya Prove the Arab Spring Effectiveness is Up for Debate

For many, the 'Arab Awakening' movement widely known as the 'Arab Spring' brought drastic shifts within the global policy. The impact of this 'spring' is still up for debate.
Sept. 12, 2012

Chris Brown Neck Tattoo: Rihanna is Not the Battered Face

As his new controversial tattoo demonstrates, Chris Brown's behavior is only going to get worse from here on out unless he seeks help.