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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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The Unnecessarily Complicated System of Taxes

“In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes” – Benjamin Franklin As most of you know, today is the last day for you to file your taxes on time. Therefore, the question must be brought up again: Why … Continue reading

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Canada Eliminates Penny: Should U.S. Follow Suit?

The 155 year history of the Canadian penny came to a close on February 4th, 2013. The devaluation of the Canadian dollar meant that the penny was now worth one twentieth of what it was worth when first introduced. At … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Dave (1993)

Summary This movie is about an ordinary guy named Dave (Kevin Kline) who selected to act as a replacement for the President of the United States after the President decides to take some time off. Unfortunately, the president ends up … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Zero Dark Thirty

Overview: Zero Dark Thirty is a film based on the true story of the decade long man hunt for Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden following the attacks of 9/11. The movie was directed by Kathryn Bigelow, and stars Jessica Chastain … Continue reading

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