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Lindsey Graham: Blasey's Testimony Won't Sway My Vote 'Unless There's Something More' Roethlisberger, Steelers put drama to bed with win in Tampa

Lindsey Graham: Blasey's Testimony Won't Sway My Vote 'Unless There's Something More'Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Sunday continued to voice skepticism about


Instead of panicking over a winless start through two games, Pittsburgh quelled the concerns by earning its first win of the 2018 season.
Beto O'Rourke Went To Whataburger After Debating Ted Cruz, Air-Drummed A Who Song Roughing the passer calls questioned by Big Ben

Beto O'Rourke Went To Whataburger After Debating Ted Cruz, Air-Drummed A Who SongLikeability has never been Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's strong suit. Even his


Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger says NFL viewership could be affected by the rash of roughing the passer penalties, four of which were called Monday night, tying for the most in a game since 2001.
Interstate Left Covered In Fish After Hurricane Florence Floodwaters Recede Sources: Butler uninterested in rejoining Wolves

Interstate Left Covered In Fish After Hurricane Florence Floodwaters RecedeFirefighters in North Carolina put their hoses to a different use over the


Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau met with All-Star forward Jimmy Butler on Monday and tried to convince him to eventually rejoin the team in the preseason, league sources told ESPN.
3D gun advocate accused of sex with minor is jailed in US Bama plans stadium tweaks after LB's scary fall

3D gun advocate accused of sex with minor is jailed in USAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3-D printed guns was back in the U.S. Sunday after being arrested in Taiwan, where police say he flew after learning he was being investigated for allegedly having sex with an underage girl.


Alabama linebacker Dylan Moses' collision with a security guard during Saturday's game appears to have prompted upcoming changes at the Bryant-Denny Stadium to improve safety.
Donald Trump's New Presidential Cadillac Limo Steps Out FitzMagic runs out, but QB still throws for 411

Donald Trump's New Presidential Cadillac Limo Steps OutFirst look at the new version of Donald Trump's presidential limousine, nicknamed the Beast, on duty in New York City.


Bucs QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, whose "FitzMagic" was the talk of the NFL the first two weeks, struggled early with three first-half interceptions Monday night but still managed to engineer a late rally that came up just short in a 30-27 loss to Pittsburgh.


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The Importance of Free Press in a Democracy

Before we can understand the importance of a free press in a democracy, we need to grasp what it means to have a free press. The Cambridge Dictionary tells us that a free press allows all media outlets to express whatever opinions they desire. That means, it says, that they are enabled to “criticize the government and other organizations.” So why would that be relevant in a democracy?

Unfair Questions or Democracy At Work ?

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” -- The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

Why U.S. Engagement Policy Is The Correct One

Invariably, when one thinks of the efficacy of a nation’s military, the mind’s eye is drawn to the ability of that country to deliver a \"warhead onto the forehead\" of their enemies. Indeed, owing to the Pentagon’s slick packaging of the First Gulf War, modern conflict, in the American mind, became synonymous with high-tech toys, grainy videos of successful missile shots, and a quick resolution of hostilities.

Capitalism and The Wealth Gap

When it comes to the efficient delivery of goods and services, capitalism is the proven economic model that puts people to work and products on the shelves. Whether those jobs end up paying enough money to purchase the items on those shelves is another matter, however.

Living Wages Are A Global Problem

The recent protests for an increased minimum wage are part of a larger global protest. The purpose is the same for low wage earners all over the world; increase wages to match the cost of living, and allow workers to form unions if desired and needed. The global protest has gained media attention all over the world, but critics claim that is the only accomplishment the movement will have.

Ukraine: Not What It Seems

After tense days of fighting this week, people in Ukraine are mourning the dead and celebrating the removal of President Victor Yanukovych from power. The final struggle that began on February 18, was the bloodiest endured by the protesters of Euromaidan. By February 22 the fighting was over.

Religious Freedom Bill - Protecting The Faithful or Legalized Discrimination?

After a much heated national debate, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed the controversial bill that would have allowed people and businesses in the state to refuse services to LBGT people based on their religious belief.

Coup Or Civil War In Egypt

The day after new protests erupted in Egypt the military in a show of support presented an ultimatum to Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood-led government. Morsi was to step down from power and meet all of the demands of the Egyptian people, or face being removed by the military on Wednesday. As the ultimatum deadline draws closer in Egypt, Morsi refuses to leave, insisting that parliamentary elections are needed before he should be removed, and that he doesn't have permission from the United States to remove himself from power. Most recently he stated he will pay with his life to preserve the sanctity of the ballot box.

 

 
 
 
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