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Urging Florida To Ignore Military Votes Fits Trump's True Pattern With The Troops Ohtani tops Yanks' duo for AL Rookie of the Year

Urging Florida To Ignore Military Votes Fits Trump's True Pattern With The TroopsWASHINGTON ― Two days after skipping a visit to an American military cemetery


Shohei Ohtani became the fourth Japanese-born player to win Rookie of the Year, as the Angels' two-way sensation beat Yankees duo Miguel Andujar and Gleyber Torres to the American League award.
An injured Yemeni child's image went viral. Then she disappeared to Saudi Arabia. Butler 'mirrors spirit of Philadelphia,' Brown says

An injured Yemeni child's image went viral. Then she disappeared to Saudi Arabia.Over a year after an airstrike killed Buthaina's immediate family, remaining relatives are accusing Saudi authorities of kidnapping the girl in a bid to hide a powerful symbol of the war in Yemen.


Brett Brown says he can't wait to begin working with Jimmy Butler when the forward joins the 76ers for Wednesday's game against the Magic.
How You Can Help Victims Of California Wildfires Hall of Fame NASCAR racer Pearson dies at 83

How You Can Help Victims Of California WildfiresThe three wildfires raging on both ends of California have exacted a


David Pearson, a three-time champion in what is now NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series, and the winner of 105 Cup races, died Monday at 83, the Wood Brothers Racing team confirmed to ESPN.
Rahm Emanuel: Midterm elections were 'a blue wave with a red undertow' Sources: Melo's reps looking at potential teams

Rahm Emanuel: Midterm elections were 'a blue wave with a red undertow'The "This Week" Powerhouse Roundtable debates the week in politics, including the impact of Democrats taking control of the House in the 2018 midterm elections.


Carmelo Anthony's reps are exploring potential landing spots for the veteran forward, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, as his time with the Rockets may be nearing an end.
eBay is releasing its Black Friday deals early Warriors offer $100 monthly passes with no view

eBay is releasing its Black Friday deals earlyIn a move to give competitors a run for their money, eBay has launched the


How badly do Golden State Warriors fans want to just get into the building for a home game? We'll soon find out.


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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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