War Is Our Business

Aug 11, 2010
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Our country has been involved in quite a few wars in the last 100 years.  World War I seemed to be more or less justified, although some can claim that we timed things just right to place ourselves as the heroes riding in to save the day.  Diplomatic mistakes and overbearing surrender conditions created the […]

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What If The Environmentalists Are Wrong About Global Warming?

Jun 10, 2010
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How’s that “Drill, Baby, Drill” thing working out for you now? In the popular 1984 movie Ghostbusters, there’s a scene where the mayor of New York City is trying to decide if he should trust the Ghostbusters or not. On one hand he has a bunch of popular whackos who claim to be able to […]

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Dispelling The Health Care Rumors

Apr 08, 2010
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Dispelling the Health Care Rumors I’ve seen a lot of arguments on both sides of the health care debate in the past few months. A lot of smart things have been said, and a lot of flat-out untruths have been spread. I’m here to take on the ones that bother me the most. 1) The […]

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Sticking To Your Values

Mar 11, 2010
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“Sticking to Your Values” “If you don’t stick to your values when they’re being tested, they’re not values, they’re hobbies.” -Jon Stewart That might be my favorite modern quote, because it’s one that rings so true these days, on both sides of the aisle.  Every single president elect in recent times has stood up when […]

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The Military Needs to be More Fabulous

Feb 11, 2010
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Ask any republican politician and they’ll tell you we’re fighting a war, regardless of the fact that no war was ever declared by congress.  Despite this, combating terrorism is something that is often on top of the list of priorities of things to do when you’re running the United States, or attempting to scare the […]

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Tossing the Political Football for Personal Gain

Jan 14, 2010
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I used to live in New York City, Court Street in Brooklyn to be exact.  One fine Tuesday morning I woke up late and decided to take the subway in, rather than riding my bike.  It was a pretty typical, boring subway ride.  I came up out of the subway to a big booming sound […]

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Thankful Yet Hopeful

Dec 10, 2009
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Traffic is getting worse. People have less patience and shorter tempers. Americans are willing to nearly kill each other in the name of bargains. Yes, the holiday season is once again upon us. In this time of religious remembrance, I’d like to talk about things I’m thankful for and things I’d like to see in […]

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Losing the War On Drugs

Nov 19, 2009
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The two big wars the US is involved in these days are getting less and less popular by the minute, thanks in part to the 24-7 news coverage modern technology brings us.  I personally was fine with our invasion of Afghanistan and very much against our invasion of Iraq, but that’s not the topic I’m […]

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Health Care: Carrot or Stick?

Oct 15, 2009
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We are happy to announce the debut of a new feature, The Political Observers. Writers from each side of the political spectrum will share their views in the column, which will appear on Thursdays. Zarberg kicks it off today. Health care seems to be the dominant story on the news these days, and for very […]

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