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America – A Very Young Country

I recently had the opportunity to talk with a foreigner about American history. He asked how long America had been independent. Continue reading

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Watching Gaddafi’s Madness

It’s said that power corrupts, and that absolute power corrupts absolutely.

Late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi presents an excellent example of this tendency. Continue reading

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Why College Students Don’t Vote – Some Anecdotes

College students, and young people in general, are famous for their low voting turn-out. In the 2010 midterms, an estimated 20.9% of 18 to 19-year-olds voted – far below the estimated 51% who voted in the 2008 presidential election. 18-to-29-year-olds … Continue reading

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