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Drones: Harming US Relations at home and Abroad
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Every day it seems there is news about a new drone strike in Pakistan or Yemen. These drone strikes have become a mainstay of the United States counter terrorism program. Though this technology is innovative and quite amazing, it is causing the... (more »)
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Voices of America
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We have rights as the people of America, as a whole we refuse them by letting others make the decisions for us. We are nothing without the bold who stand for the silent. Day by day goes by and with each our rights from which our country were... (more »)
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Young Voters Get Noisy
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Actions speak louder than words, and on November 4th, American voters made a lot of noise. They got out and voted for change and renewal of the American dream, after eight long years of failed politics. One group played a particularly important... (more »)
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Dear Mr. President (Elect)
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Dear President-Elect Obama, For the first time in eight years I am actually proud to say that I am an American. For over half of my life I have lived under George W. Bush's administration, and have witnessed the country fall apart. Once a... (more »)
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Still Hoping for Change
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I’m Canadian, but I was glued to the TV last Tuesday when Barack Obama became the first African-American president of the United States. Obama’s win was a step in the right direction, but for the step America has taken forward; two steps have... (more »)
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Patriotism
Dear President Obama, For the next four years you were elected to preside over the United States. You were given the task of rebuilding our country's economy from the poor state it is currently in. I believe that a great deal of attention should... (more »)
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Gay Rights
This was written in response to gay marriage being banned in California. The founding fathers based the birth of America around the Unalienable Rights, the rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. That every man and woman,... (more »)
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THE WAR IN IRAQ
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There are many reasons for the existence of the war the U.S. is tangled in still today. In my opinion the war has gone on long enough. Nothing is being done right, most people would agree. The way the U.S. has handled this situation is... (more »)
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Barack
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Barack Obama is the new president of the United States. I think that is an excellent thing. Because Barack Obama is not crazy, and McCain isn’t institutionalized crazy, just war veteran crazy. Barack Obama is a better president because... (more »)
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The Mumbai Attacks: A Conquest for Revenge
Revenge…what does it really mean? It is fueled by uncontrollable anger just waiting to strike out. It can invoke terrible evils out of even the most good-hearted men. Revenge has only three goals: to consume, to corrupt, and to ensnare.... (more »)
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Letter to George Bush This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Dear Mr. Bush, Much is being made of the inauguration of President Obama. But amidst all the celebration, I couldn’t help but think about how you must be feeling leaving office and transferring your position to another. You served as... (more »)
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Still Not Colorblind This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
I often heard about the presidential election on the news. You probably did too, if you expose yourself at all to the sickly sun of the American media. Journalists, reporters, and every other member of the information army practically wet... (more »)
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Bodies Revealed: A Non-Linear Essay
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“I am going on a diet,” she announced. “But McKenzie, you’re only six! Besides, you’re beautiful!” I shot back. “But,” she insisted, “I need to lose weight.” “No, you do not.... (more »)
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Black and White
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Poetry reflects many things. It reflects our lives. It reflects our thoughts. It reflects feelings and experiences. It also reflects the author’s attitude and soul. It can also reflect a society. Poetry can reflect crucial issues common in... (more »)
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A Curved Construction This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Patriarchy, Monarchy, Matriarchy, Oligarchy … So many arches yet not one can uphold its burdens. (more »)
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Good Morning America: Are You Obsessed With Sex?
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What do you get when you cross a TV personality, a city council candidate, some poisonous drugs, and pop culture? That’s right! You do get severely pathetic future. Unfortunately, that seems to be steadily increasing threat against the once... (more »)
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