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The Invisable War
 

The Invisible War: Military Sexual Assault Bill Fails

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There were 3,553 reported sexual assaults in the Military in 2013. As we all know sexual assaults are one of the most under reported crimes in the United States. So we could easily be looking at 6,000 total sexual assaults...More

 

Fed publicizes plans for additional economic stimulation

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The Federal Reserve said that it arranged the choice of more economic easing following the release of August's poor jobs report. Those efforts have been formulated, and were publicized on Thurs. Article resource: Fed Economic Stimuls Drive down borrowing expenses...More

The GOP needs to ultimatly answer why they dismiss the U. S. Constitution.
 

Why the GOP dismisses the U. S. Constitution...

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The Republican party today is so ideologically driven, they completely dismiss the Constitution of the United States when they try to implement Legislation, or they disagree with the rights of the American people. Today's GOP seems to disagree with every...More

Sandra Fluke
 

Rush Limbaugh Renews Attack on Sandra Fluke

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On Wednesday's show , Rush Limbaugh used an online ad campaign to dust off his misogynistic attack on Sandra Fluke. The ads attempt to attract young people to Obamacare by, in Limbaugh's view, promising fellatio. Her mouth is wide open...More

 

Money Madness: Why and How College Athletes Should be Paid

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Free markets and college football. Deeply embedded into the sociocultural fabric of American life, these two time-honored traditions are incompatible. Why is scandalous headline after scandalous headline born from the act of receiving compensation for working hard, an act that...More

 

God Colors Outside The Lines

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The subject of Father Scott's homily on Sunday was "tunnel vision," something our local parish priest knows a lot about since it was not until he was in his twenties and well out of high school that Father Scott finally...More

 

Justice Ginsburg: Unfairly Criticised?

There has been some ongoing debate about Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and some comments she made about constitution making in countries that are endeavoring to rewrite, or develop whole new constitutions. I would like to examine whether she is being...More

 

Supreme Court Nomination Hearings: Joke or Serious Exercise?

I recall vividly in the summer of 1987 when Court of Appeals Judge Robert Bork was before the Senate Judiciary Committee going through the ordeal of a hearing on his nomination to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court...More

 

What Is Lacking?

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A few years ago I was asked to give a short talk on the subject of Roe v. Wade. As I have always been interested in the Supreme Court and the individuals who have served on it, I readily agreed...More

 

L'affair Snowden - What We Have Learned

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Ok. Snowden is on the run. “It’s espionage!” “He’s a traitor!!”. Yeegads. All for telling us that our government is listening to us and wants to listen to the globe. “We have warrants!” shouts Obama, And then in a whisper...More