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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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Time To Reevaluate the American Injustice System

The latest embarrassment of our country’s judicial system came yesterday, when George Zimmerman was found not guilty of second degree murder against Trayvon Martin. There was no denial that Zimmerman murdered Martin, but somehow the murder was deemed not enough … 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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Happy Birthday Presidents!

Today is President’s Day, the United States holiday that celebrates both the birthdays of Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. President’s Day is celebrated on the third Monday of February, although the actual birthdays were February 22nd for Washington and … 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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North Korea Releases Anti-American Propaganda Film

It is no secret that North Korea is not a huge fan of the United States. For the last couple of years they have been testing out nuclear weapons and have threatened to use them against the U.S. However, this … 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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