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Americans around the country are counting down the days until ‘House of Cards’ returns. Aaron Sorkin’s ‘The Newsroom’ was just renewed for a third season. Sorkin’s most famous show, ‘The West Wing’ goes down in history as one of America’s greatest television series. Politically-themed television shows are incredibly popular andContinue Reading

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Over the past few decades, we’ve all come to understand that there is a “new normal” when it comes to security.  We’ve watched 9/11, the London Metro bombings, and the Nairobi mall shooting in various stages of shock, denial, and finally numb acceptance.  In the next few weeks, the world’sContinue Reading

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Last Thursday, former Arkansas governor and presidential candidate Mike Huckabee stated: “If the Democrats want to insult the women of America by making them believe that they are helpless without Uncle Sugar coming in and providing for them a prescription each month for birth control because they cannot control theirContinue Reading

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Republicans and Democrats are taking up poverty as a priority issue, with Democrats fighting for a higher minimum wage and Republicans zeroing in on promoting a market-based approach to the problem. With an eye to 2016, Republicans are attempting to claim the issue as their own as they wish toContinue Reading

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See the opposing argument here. Old Christmas is dead, but hold your tears and don’t mourn quite yet. The New Christmas is worthy of all your joy and praises, but more importantly, your money. The Old Christmas feelings of cherishing what you have and rejoicing in what you can giveContinue Reading

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See the opposing argument here. *WARNING* this piece is satirical in nature. Well, its Christmas season once again, time to go out and get all the gifts for our friends and family, watch classic movies and spend time with loved ones. As the days grow shorter and Christmas Day drawsContinue Reading