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Bill Maher Uses Children's Book To Explain Donald Trump's Deal With Democrats Is NFL climate ripe for Kaepernick's return? (Yahoo Sports)

Bill Maher Uses Children's Book To Explain Donald Trump's Deal With DemocratsBill Maher believes there’s a simple explanation for why “fast-talking city slicker” President Donald Trump reportedly cut a deal with Democrats over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program earlier this month.


Colin Kaepernick

With hundreds of players now taking part in social activism at games, Colin Kaepernick shouldn't seem like such a big distraction anymore.


Forget Cheat ‘Sheet’ — Student Outwits Professor With Enormous 'Cheat Poster' Brady, Patriots rally past Texans in thriller (Yahoo Sports)

Forget Cheat ‘Sheet’ — Student Outwits Professor With Enormous 'Cheat Poster'When Professor Reb Beatty of Maryland’s Anne Arundel Community College arrived at his accounting class to administer a test last week, he hardly could have imagined that he’d be the one getting outsmarted. In a Sept. 20 Facebook post that’s since gone viral, Beatty explained that he’d told his students that they were allowed to bring in a “3x5” cheat sheet to use during the test. Beatty, however, failed to specify the unit of measurement he was referring to.


Tom Brady threw five touchdown passes and New England needed every one in a wild victory over the visiting Texans.


NK Foreign Minister to UN: Trump’s ‘Insults’ Make Attack 'Inevitable’ Will Wade join LeBron again after Bulls buyout? (Yahoo Sports)

NK Foreign Minister to UN: Trump’s ‘Insults’ Make Attack 'Inevitable’In startling remarks made at the United Nations on Saturday, North Korea’s foreign minister said the escalating rhetoric increased the chances of a conflict.


Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade and the Bulls have reportedly agreed on a buyout. Cleveland, San Antonio and Miami are among his most likely landing spots.


Video Shows California Police Officer Shooting Man Multiple Times Outside 7-Eleven Game-winning Lions TD wiped away by replay (Yahoo Sports)

Video Shows California Police Officer Shooting Man Multiple Times Outside 7-ElevenHuntington Beach police officer was captured on a video struggling with a suspect and then shooting him multiple times in a convenience store parking lot.


Lions suffer excruciating loss after controversial replay review

It appeared Golden Tate scored the game-winning touchdown late against the Atlanta Falcons, but a controversial call reversed it and the Lions lost.


Companies Look to Bridge U.S. ‘Middle Skills’ Gap Beckham's controversial TD celebrations (Yahoo Sports)

Companies Look to Bridge U.S. ‘Middle Skills’ GapCompanies like Toyota, Boeing, General Motors and Dow Chemical are all starting or expanding specialized job training programs to bridge the gap in technical skills for "middle skills jobs."


Odell Beckham Jr. flagged for crude TD celebration. (AP)

The Giants star mimicked a dog urinating after scoring his first touchdown, and the refs penalized him for it. Then he scored again and his celebration took a different tone.




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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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