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Arabs Uncovered
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When we talk about discrimination against women, the first thing that comes to mind for most people, it’s "The Arabs", as we have heard in the news. When it comes to the media shows, most of the time we see the oppressed and... (more »)
dead boys’ mothers This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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there is a mother, somewhere. her belly is swollen with promise of button nose and child’s laughter. soon after, there are boys lying dead on concrete left to rot in the road. they are not given burial. see, it is... (more »)
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Concealed Carry
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Concealed Carry “Everybody get on the ground!,” a shadowy figure shouts as he fires two shots in the air in your local bank. Everyone is paralyzed in fear and cowers at the sharp sound of gun shots. You’re with your lovely spouse and your... (more »)
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Violence
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If you take a look around, what things do you notice? Violence would have to be one. There are many things going on nowadays, but violence has to be in the top 5. When you look in the news you see things about kids doing some terrible things,... (more »)
America Needs to Decrease Our Military Spending
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The people's taxes of the United States of America is not being used how we want or should be used. The Federal Government of the United States estimated that they will spend approximately $3.9 trillion and the military budget will roughly... (more »)
Too Much Control
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Nobody likes it when our parents go through our texts or social media. How would you feel if the government was given permission to control the internet? Well, now they have and we have the FCC to thank for that. Net neutrality- it is... (more »)
Is Non-Conformity Dangerous?
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     From something as small as a child speaking his mind to something as large as nationwide protest, nonconformity is everywhere and vital for progress. Whether it be a rebellious teen and an overbearing parent or a new progressive movement... (more »)
Necessity of the State of the Union Address
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Why does the United States even have a State of the Union Address anymore? Sure, it was first established for the right reasons; it was a way for the President to communicate to Congress the current “state of the Union,” but... (more »)
Why Conservatives Always Loose
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Conservatives always loose. One reason for this is that the very essence of Conservative policies is that they want no change, and they dig in and resist it. Whether it was the southern plantation owners in the Civil War who wanted to keep... (more »)
Don't Shoot the Sandhills
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Shooting Sandhills is putting a rare species of cranes at risk of extinction. If people hunt Sandhill Cranes the rare Whooping Crane might be mistaken for a Sandhill. Sandhill Cranes may destroy plants but IFC (International Crane Foundation)... (more »)
Cuts For Scientific Funding; Just or Not?
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“In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.” – Albert Einstein.  Justice is a concept of moral rightness based on ethics,... (more »)
Order in the Court!
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Judicial corruption is constantly in the news. There are 2,000,000 prisoners in the U.S., more than any other country, even China. Why so many? Corruption. The unbelievable amount of corruption in our justice system must end, as it stands in the... (more »)
Our Constitutional Second Ammendment Rights
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The fact that the government is threatening to ban gun rights in this country is outrageous and unconstitutional. In recent events, you have most likely seen the horrors that have been committed using firearms. Among these are the Aurora... (more »)
US Relations with Cuba
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Imagine this: You’re sitting back, smoking a nice, fat, Cuban cigar next to a roaring fire, in an old, oak rocking chair in a flannel bathrobe, in your grandfather’s cabin up in the Appalachian Mountains. Wait, no. You can’t.... (more »)
Why It Is Entirely Impractical To Have Peace On...
Regardless of the rhetoric from naive, optimistic English majors and hippies, the well known Latin phrase from Flavius Vegetius “Si vis pacem, para bellum” or, in English, “If you want peace, prepare for war” will always... (more »)
Is God Still Alive?
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According to the research conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life, “There are 5.8 billion religiously affiliated adults and children around the globe, representing 84 percent of the world... (more »)
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