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Why Communism is Grand
Right now we are all here at school a place that seems to be run and funded by the government, but it isn’t really. If you actually look at it, it is funded by the people through taxes that our taken from people’s hard earned money.... (more »)
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What If?
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What if you were to say one single word and you simply died? What if every time a penny dropped to the floor from anywhere in the world a new baby was born? What if right now while your reading this and enjoying life, what if your really... (more »)
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North versus South Korea
Korea’s division was caused by the fall of the Japanese empire after WWII, with the Americans taking the south, and the Russians taking the north.  It’s hard to believe that these two countries used to be united.  Compared... (more »)
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Change Laws Change Lives
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Over two hundred years ago our forefathers wrote the constitution of the United States and made our right to bear arms in the second amendment. However, many things have changed over the years and what seemed to be a great idea then,... (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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#11
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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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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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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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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