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Is Horse Racing Ethical?

The horse racing industry, once dominating the world of American sports, has become a subject of controversy. The recorded deaths and abuses of horses in the industry has created a growing scrutiny of the sport, with many questioning if it is ethical to continue.  According to the Jockey Club’s Equine …

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Genius is Over-Rated

Nothing in life comes for free. This mantra can be extended to the acquirement of mastery or prowess in a given field. Whether it be mastering multivariable calculus or hyper-realistic art, no glory or success in life can be maintained through effortless means. Contrary to popular belief, being a genius …

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Guantanamo Bay Must Close Down

Following the national security attacks on September 11, 2001, former president George W. Bush launched a “War on Terror.”  The environment was similar to that of the Red Scare in the 1920s. Suspected Muslims and Brown ethnic groups were incarcerated in masses with the sole reason for their detainment being …

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What’s happened to the United State’s Global Image?

After Nixon’s notorious Watergate scandal, his Vice President and eventual successor, Gerald Ford, uttered this optimistic line in his inaugural speech, “our long national nightmare is over.” Present-day America is currently facing many “national nightmares,” and neither a new year nor a presidential inauguration will put an automatic halt to …

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How to do Individualism the Right Way

In a world run by politicians and their motives, the citizens must have a developed view of the world around them. Most advertise political awareness to adults, but minors have a lot to say and learn about the way in which they are governed.  It is important for everyone, especially …

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The Rising Demand for Young Leaders in Office

As November approaches, the future of young voters will depend on two candidates – both of whom are over 70. Critical decisions for the country rest on men who qualify for senior citizen benefits; this fact emphasizes a desperate need for young people in government.  Powerful youth are pivotal in policy-making, as …

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