Monthly Archives: June 2013

Debating whether or not America is a Force for Good

Now that recent stories have come out about America’s widespread NSA tentacles, along with more news about how drones have been killing far more civilians than actual terrorist targets in countries, the world is asking an important question: Does America … Continue reading

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The Church’s Underground Baby Trade

If you thought religious figures were all moral and decent… we have to talk. What people in Spain have known for just a few years is that nuns and doctors had been working together to commit unbelievable crimes. Imagine a … Continue reading

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Rotten America – Big Prison, Arrest Quotas, and What Education Really Pays For

Sure, learning the times table isn’t going to make you any less likely to stab someone at age 25, but one thing that education critics don’t understand is that it’s the experience in its entirety which is important, not each … Continue reading

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Is Japan About to Become an Offensive Military Power?

“Aspiring sincerely to an international peace based on justice and order, the Japanese people forever renounce war as a sovereign right of the nation and the threat or use of force as a means of settling international disputes. In order … Continue reading

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Are Patents Protecting Ideas or Stifling Innovation?

A patent is a form of intellectual property that can be granted with the presupposition that an invention for public consumption will come out of it later. Parents are good because it allows “the little guy” the time to make … Continue reading

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Can Dogs Sniff Out Cancer? Can Rats Sniff Out Tuberculosis?

I know what you’re thinking – “dogs can sniff out cancer? What a bunch of nonsense!” And do you really want to trust rats with detecting a disease, when they were responsible for so much of the spread of disease … Continue reading

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