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The Ineffectiveness of the UN
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"Like millions of people across the globe, my husband and I are outraged and heartbroken over the kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian girls from their school dormitory in the middle of the night.” Those words came from American First Lady... (more »)
Military's Paycheck
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Imagine we live in a country that has no military, no police officers and no protection. Would our country be six hundred billion dollars richer each year? Or would our country even exist? Throughout history the United States has had many... (more »)
Open Letter to Colleges
By , Arlington hts, IL
Dear Colleges, I hate you because you're too expensive. Now a day most teenage kids have the plan to go to college to advance their education and be able to get a job that is their career after college. But than you colleges make a... (more »)
Less Men, More Metal
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In Operation Iraqi Freedom, 4,474 soldiers were killed and 32,226 were wounded as taken from Operation First Response, and many others were MIA. Operation Enduring Freedom had 2,215 deaths and 20,026 casualties seen in National Defense Center... (more »)
Let's Get Rid of Daylight Savings Time
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Every year there is an increase in the amount of heart attacks and car accidents the day after Daylight Savings Time because of a lack of sleep. I think that we need to get rid of Daylight Savings Time because it is more of a joke than a help... (more »)
The New Force On the Block
As we all know the Nazi’s were very terrorizing. They were also very feared by most of the world.  They killed eleven million people in the holocaust. So they are clearly the most terrorizing army of the 20th century, but who’s... (more »)
Jaywalking: Illegal or Just Plain Dumb?
Jaywalking has always been a problem in America. Why? I couldn't tell you the answer. What I could tell you is that out of all things, Jaywalking shouldn't be something you get tickets and charges from. I mean seriously? You're basically getting... (more »)
High Protections, Low Standards
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Teachers earn tenure as easily as kids pass kindergarten. They have to behave themselves and know some basics, but nothing special is required. Lawyer Lloyd Duhaime stated the legal definition of tenure as an appointment for an indefinite... (more »)
Like a Girl
By , Cannon Falls, MN
You run like a girl. You hit like a girl. You get paid like a girl. Only, what about the girls winning olympic gold medals in running, like the 400 meter dash gold medalist in 2012 Sanya Richards-Ross? Or, girls like Tori Nelson who is a boxer... (more »)
Is This Execution or Murder?
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When we are young our parents teach us that two wrongs don’t make it right. So if two wrongs don’t make a right, why do we do just that? The death penalty kills killers, which is doing exactly what they did. Making us just as bad as... (more »)
War to Come
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*attention* I just want to say the next war will be coming people will fight against the government.. Why you may be thinking.I could give you many reasons. 1. reason is the government is puling border patrol and letting illegal immigrants into... (more »)
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Driving the Elderly
When I was younger, my 85 year old great grandpa would drive. I’m not saying he could; I’m just saying that he did. I cannot count the number of times he rear ended or backed into people. He was not qualified to be driving anymore, but his... (more »)
PARCC Testing
Imagine, the night before the big test and you can’t fall asleep. OHHHH!!! PARCC testing tomorrow morning!!! PARCC is an assessment that is aligned to the Common Core State Standards, which 3rd-11th graders take twice every year. To... (more »)
Environment
The environment has always been there for us, but are we doing our part for the environment?  Our part as human beings living on Earth, is to take care of what nature has to give us.  Nature gives us many aspects of life such as life,... (more »)
Are You "Ready for Hillary?"
 The question everyone has been asking since Hillary came out with her announcement to run for the presidency is “Are We Ready For Hillary?” To be completely honest, as much as she and her media team would like to make us... (more »)
Global Discussion on Drones as France
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On August 5th, 2009, two Hellfire missiles fired from an American Predator drone exploded in northwest Pakistan, killing a high-ranking Taliban leader, an accomplishment celebrated globally. The controversial aspect of UAVs, however, is the 530... (more »)
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