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The End of Truth Be Told?


It was during a split second of unfeigned awareness – over a medium-sized cup of lychee berry frozen yogurt that I was sharing with my mom – that I decided to start writing. We’d been talking politics when a knowing … Continue reading

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The Politics of Empathy – How Obama Can Pass the American Jobs Act


The unsettling sounds of NPR hummed through the car on my drive to school this morning. “…poverty in the United States…at a new high…sixteen percent of Americans are impoverished…” Almost two months have passed since President Obama proposed the American … Continue reading

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Talking Points


The following are– in my opinion– the most important points and quotations from President Obama’s Oval Office Speech on the Gulf Spill: “Already, this oil spill is the worst environmental disaster America has ever faced…we have to recognize that despite … Continue reading

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Fessing Up


Earlier today, my grandpa was telling me about an incident that his company had once encountered with another company, with whom his company had genial relations. It was clear that one of the companies had made a pretty significant error … Continue reading

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Whenever You’re Ready


Monday, May 3, 2010. 13 days since the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion. Dear President Obama, Now would be a good time to fully withdraw your support of offshore drilling and use this incident as a major argument for curbing … Continue reading

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