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#SyriaStrikes: Right Decision, Wrong Process

Acts of war are ugly, but they’re also necessary at times. The world is safe because of war whether we like it or not. One place where we mustn’t shy away from acts of war is in the upholding of the global standard on the use of chemical weapons. The multilateral treaty developed at the Chemical […]

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Tale of the Tape: Independents CAN Change American Politics

Ever heard this joke? “American politics is like a highway of progress. Republicans stand on the right saying turn right, Democrats stand on the left saying turn left, and Independents stand in the middle, hopelessly waiting to be run over.” If you haven’t heard it, you have now, and you probably understand why people think it’s […]

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Pampered Public Servants; Hapless Household Incomes

Servant. According to Google this word defines “a person who performs duties for others, especially a person employed in a house on domestic duties or as a personal attendant.” Do you think you’d ever hire a servant and pay them a higher salary than you earn? Do you think anyone in their right mind would? […]

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Stop Making Excuses for Sexual Misconduct

In 2004, then Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld sent a memorandum to his Under Secretary in which he expressed concerns regarding recent allegations of sexual assault on service members deployed to Iraq and Kuwait. Soon after, the Department of Defense established the Care for Victims of Sexual Assault Task Force. This Task Force came up […]

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The Complex Reality of the Gun Debate

The gun debate in America is quite complex. On one hand, horrific events like the mass shootings of Sandy Hook, Las Vegas’ Route 91, Sutherland Springs, and Tehama County burn images into our brains, sensationalize the firearm problem, and make us call for immediate action to stop their occurrences. On the other hand, suicides, violent […]

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The Complex Reality of the NFL Kneeling Protests

America has made significant strides in equality since the 20th century, but it’s undeniable that racism still exists in all its disgusting glory in 2017. We’ve seen our first black president, yet we’ve also seen a resurgence of public appearances by the White Supremacy movement. America is at a crossroads, where a majority of the […]