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President Bush’s call to end the ‘civilian-military divide’ is spot on

Former President George W. Bush has remained out of the spotlight over past few years, but in a recent public appearance he took the time to call out the 99…

Venezuela receives paltry coverage as violence continues

More than two weeks ago protestors took to the streets in Venezuela, and nobody in the United States media noticed. …

Genocide tears apart the Central African Republic

The Central African Republic, one of the world’s poorest and politically unstable countries, has long faced the social strife and lingering effects of the region’s genocidal past. But since last…

Ragnarok, the Viking apocalypse: Shameless Publicity Stunts Work

Get ready to tell your parents you love them and rapid fire Instagram your soon to be deceased dog. Ragnarok, the Viking apocalypse, comes to fruition this Saturday. As one…

Deep dish is not pizza, says Justice Scalia

Last week, Supreme Justice Antonin Scalia issued a decisive opinion in which he held that Chicago style deep dish "pizza" is not really pizza at all.…

Email release will harm Walker nationally, but not in Wisconsin

The National media was sent into a frenzy yesterday over the release of thousands of pages of emails between Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and his aides, which seem to indicate…

Bill Nye the Enlightenment Guy: Why he should stop debating psuedoscientists

You may have heard that Bill Nye has taken to having televised debates with people who believe the earth is 4,000 years old. That sounds like a fun show to…

#SochiProblems: American’s aren’t ‘whiny,’ the criticism is par for the course

An article by Sarah Kaufman of PolicyMic is making its rounds on Facebook lately. It’s called “#SochiProblems Is More of An Embarrassment For America Than It Is For Russia.” Taken…

Lawyers behind Big Tobacco lawsuit go after ‘Big Food’

In the 1998s, the federal government went after the tobacco industry. Their efforts culminated in a $246 billion settlement, a ban on youth-oriented tobacco marketing practices and sweeping regulations from…

The President’s Asia tour, take 2: Why South Korea and Japan made the list

On Wednesday the White House released a memo announcing Obama’s upcoming trip to Asia. The president will visit Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines. Which specific countries the…

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