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Jon Stewart: The Difference Between Corporations and People

  Jon Stewart: The Difference Between Corporations and People   Jon Liebewitz opens up a can of whoop ass on JP Morgan and other corporations who insist that, as Mitt Romney put it, “Corporations are people.” Watch.   Related articles Jon Stewart on Religious “Persecution” In America (surfer53.wordpress.com) Jon Stewart and Leno both have fun […]

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Ron Paul and the Just War Theory

This is the sort of thing that would especially annoy someone like Rick Santorum, because the Just War Theory is of Catholic origin. St. Augustine of Hippo was the first in the faith to come up with the Just War Theory. The concept was simple. War is only justified to defend one’s oneself or one’s […]

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No army can sto…

No army can stop an idea whose time has come. -Victor Hugo Related articles Starting a Project! (joefonseca.wordpress.com) The Sun Will Rise (theindigohope.wordpress.com) French Pyrenees Mountains : A lovely trip along the Cirque de Gavarnie. – 20 photos. (misterheath1.wordpress.com) Nothing can sto… (randallfincke.wordpress.com) Aregbesola’s billboards: The electoral act 2010 as amended stipulates that electioneering must […]

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10 Reasons to Reject Organized Religion

Despite what may come out of this, I am not attacking faith or any one religion in particular. Organized religion as a whole has done a lot of harm in the world. 1. It has led to murder and persecution of people on the basis of their beliefs or lack thereof. 2. It causes people […]

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Cooking A Duck Breast

I am posting this because a lot of people are intimidated by duck, largely because of their assumption that every cut is fatty. When it comes to the breast, the skin is where virtually all of the fat is, and if you cook the duck breast properly, you can avoid all the fat and still […]

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Study Suggests Male Birth Control Pill May Be Possible

Originally posted on CBS New York:
[worldnow id=9600170 width=420 height=266 type=video] NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A new study may have found a way to make a male birth control pill a reality. As CBS 2’s Dr. Max Gomez reported Wednesday, a male contraceptive has been sought for years, but every time something looked promising, it…

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Top 10 Things Parents Can Do To Screw Up Their Teen’s Life

1. Take full control over his/her educational future starting in junior high school. 2. Try to make them “learn from your mistakes.” 3. Believe in your own infallibility. 4. Make unreasonable assumptions. 5. In your own arrogance, expecting your teen to tell you everything. 6. Pass judgment. 7. Try to make their lives easier than […]

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The Sextortion of Amanda Todd

This is a Canadian-made TV special that looks into Amanda Todd‘s story and how bullying has run rampant in our society. Related articles The Sextortion of Amanda Todd (mcclisablog.wordpress.com) Amanda Todd, sextortion and cyberbullying: Ask the experts (cbc.ca) New details in Amanda Todd case reveal terrors of online sexploitation (theprovince.com) The Sextortion of Amanda Todd […]

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Rights: How Activism Should Really Work

I think we are going about these issues of rights and freedoms all wrong. We have focused on the oppressed, trying to help them function in a world gone mad, or use the oppressed to change the minds of the oppressors. Be nice, we say. Respect others. But what we don’t do is deal with […]

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No Boyfriend For Me, Says Malala

No Boyfriend For Me, Says Malala Inasmuch as she is a regular teenage girl, she is also a product of her upbringing. We sometimes tend to forget that she IS a devout person of faith, practicing Islam perhaps as it was meant to be observed. I was hoping she’d end up with a nice boyfriend, […]

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