John McCain's 2016 challenger urges him to resign because of brain cancer diagnosis
Kelli Ward, the osteopathic physician who failed to beat McCain in Republican primary in 2016, has urged McCain to resign after it was revealed McCain has an aggressive brain cancer.
She said that "I hope that Sen. McCain is going to look long and hard at this, that his family and advisers are going to look at this and they're going to advise him to step away as quickly as possible. So that the business of the country and the business of Arizona being represented at the federal level can move forward."
She's ... continue reading
Syria vs. Syria?
Last week, the devastation of a chemical attack in Syria was covered in the news. The story was presented by news media as an attack of a rebel group ...
Lamar Odom: It's a slippery Slope
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Think of Rachel
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Being in my late 20s, I feel like I am at least somewhat on the cutting edge of technology and social media. I use Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Googl...
Has racism evolved?
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It's Sex, It's free, why not? AMURICA the BYUTIFEL
It's a Wednesday night and I'm pacing anxiously around the printer in my college computer lab. "Where is my shit!?" After forty-five minutes, it decides to spit out my screenplay and I run out of the lab. Then hunger strikes -- a quick solution presents itself, I decide to get take out at one of the Mexican restaurants... continue reading
Rape in America
Inauguration. See, that wasn't so hard, but that word has been the kryptonite of facebookers, tweeters, insta-grammers, bloggers, and even--gasp, the news media *cough* FOX news *cough* on this, the day of Barack Obama's inauguration to his second term (which I claim as a victory for the U.S.A.). It seems as though a ... continue reading
God vs. Mental Illness
The second I wrote that headline, I looked down and shook my head. "Here we go again," I thought to myself. "Why can't I just stay away from controversial subjects?" The other night I got involved in a debate (not an argument- it was far more respectful than that) about the anti-vaccination movement over Facebook, and ... continue reading
An End to the Marijuana Prohibition?
As more and more details emerge about the Sandy Hook tragedy, I find myself finding it physically difficult to click on the articles. Everything I read affects me more and more, and sometimes I just don't know if I can handle it. As a parent, reading that your nightmare actually happened to someone else i... continue reading
With weed being legalized recreationally in two states (though one with many restrictions), will weed someday be federally legal?
The prohibition of alcohol proved a couple things. One, we love our booze. Two, if you try to take it away, we’ll get it our own way. Organized crime really got its start because of the a... continue reading