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First Amendment, National Day Of Prayer Unconstitutional
 

Public Prayer: Join us for a discussion on the recent Supreme Court Decision

On Friday, May 16th 2014 at 11pm EST we will host a discussion on the U.S Supreme Court Decision regarding Public Prayer.
Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news
 

THE POLITICUS: STATE OF AFFAIRS

Today, May 7th 2014 at 7pm EST we will host a discussion on the following topics via Google Hangout: * ACA: Will it be a net negative or positive for Democrats in 2014 midterms?
Donald Sterling Racist Comments, Donald Sterling, Racist Comments
 

Donald Sterling Racist Comments

This is the full audio of Donald Sterling Racist Comments. It's over 9 minutes long. Update 4.27.14 @ 5pm: Extended Audio of Donald Sterling Racist Remarks
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Seven Million - Check. Untold Millions - Unchecked.

The healthcare push led to 7 million sign-ups, surpassing the Administration's targets, and giving a boost to this new program, while getting more Americans covered.
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Is Money Speech?

A short while ago I was asked my opinion of Citizen’s United v.
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Results or Process: How Should We Evaluate Judges?

A few days ago I was asked which of the Justices on the US Supreme Court I admire the most.  My answer shocked the friend who asked the question: Justice Antonin Scalia and Justice Stephen Breyer.
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Crystal Ball Musings for 2014

What will happen in 2014? Will the Tea Party finally gasp its last breath in the midterm elections? Will the GOP find its conscious?
 

Why respect a Republican/Democrat?

“Why should I respect a Republican or Democrat’s political views on campus when he or she draws conclusions completely contrary to my own?” Some of us at Duke answer this question with, “I shouldn’
 

Citizens United and the Perils of Super PACs

Michael Stinnett - 9/03/2013: Legal rulings such as Citizens United and lax campaign financing laws have undermined the democratic process allowing wealthy donors to buy elections; so-called Super
Have we moved beyond the time when civil rights are a political issue?
 

Are civil rights a bipartisan issue?

Many commemorated the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington protest, one of the defining moments of the civil rights movement. The hopes, dreams and aspirations of Martin Luther King Jr.