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American Exceptionalism

Exceptionalism is defined as “the perception that a country, society, institution, movement, or time period is extraordinary in some way and thus does not need to conform to normal rules or general principles.” I have always been proud of our … Continue reading

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Obama Ends Appeal Against Plan B

In April of this year, U.S. District Judge Edward Korman ruled that the contraceptive Plan B, known as the morning after pill, can now be sold over the counter with no age requirements. The Food and Drug Administration went through … Continue reading

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Minimum Wage Debate: 3 Perspectives

President Barack Obama is proposing a new plan to Congress to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to $9 per hour. Obama says this would increase the earnings of 15 million low-income people, narrow the gap between … Continue reading

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Human Genome Project Part 2: The Brain

The original Human Genome Project was completed, for the most part, in 2003. Now, with the support of the Obama Administration, scientists are planning a decade long effort to conduct a similar investigation into the brain. The goal is to … Continue reading

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The Gun Control Debate: My Take

In the wake of the Newtown shooting last month, there has been much debate over gun control in the United States. President Obama has come out and said that the country needs stricter gun control laws, and has been attempting … Continue reading

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