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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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Let’s Talk About Defunding the Police.

The idea of defunding law enforcement in the United States has recently become an exceptionally controversial topic of debate. Most people see different sides of the coin when it comes to police depending on where you live or even what your ethnic background is. It’s also safe to assume that …

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Black vs. Blue: A Battle of the BLMs

In a sweet-sounding sentiment, a Blue Lives Matter group in New York makes an innocent statement regarding their humble organization.  “We are Blue Lives Matter NYC, a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization created to help Law Enforcement Officers and their families during their time of need,” their website states. “Members of …

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