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Overview of the Same-Sex Marriage Issue

Overview of the Same-Sex Marriage Issue

The issue of same-sex marriage is something that divides a lot of Americans. Like so many other issues, this topic has a lot of different angles. An overview of the same-sex marriage debate shows how complex the issue is. However, perhaps solutions are simpler than the first appear. It seems that perceptions about same-sex marriage […]

Florida Bus Driver Controversy

Florida Bus Driver Controversy

The ability of people to be cold and uncaring is sometimes amazing, in a decidedly negative fashion. Reports of events from Florida highlight this sad fact. The controversy involves a bus driver in Broward County, Florida. It seems that when the driver brought eighth-grade student Andrew Shepard to his bus stop, Shepard was having a […]

Making Sense of the Bundy Ranch Saga

Making Sense of the Bundy Ranch Saga

Depending on who is talking, Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy might be a hero suffering against a repressive government or a racist who has trespassed on public land. His supporters might be concerned citizens or domestic terrorists. Of course, the truth is probably much less clear. Making sense of the Bundy Ranch saga is difficult, because […]

Notre Dame Defense in Transition

Notre Dame Defense in Transition

This year’s Fighting Irish squad looks to have significant potential. The offense is littered with young, albeit relatively unproven talent. There is plenty of speed at the skill positions and depth along the offensive line. Whether the offense can play up to its potential remains to be seen. However, it is the defensive side of […]

John Kerry on the Cold War

John Kerry on the Cold War

Secretary of State John Kerry has had plenty to say for the last few months. Of course, most of this has had to do with the problems in Ukraine. Recently, Kerry compared the current world state with the Cold War and came to fairly surprising conclusions. A few days ago, Kerry mentioned that the problems […]

Dragon Age: Inquisition to Reinvigorate the Franchise?

Dragon Age: Inquisition to Reinvigorate the Franchise?

BioWare has long been a major player in the role-playing genre of video and computer games. The company, now a part of Electronic Arts, has traditionally been known for story-based games that gives each player a great amount of choices in the path he or she takes in the game. Often, said choices have a […]

Vladimir Putin on the Internet and CIA

Vladimir Putin on the Internet and CIA

Vladimir Putin has become something of an infamous fellow lately. Since the unrest in Ukraine and Russia’s subsequent annexation of Crimea, Russia’s president has been cast as a villain. Putin has even drawn comparisons to Adolf Hitler. While such comparisons are probably a little extreme, there is no doubt that Putin has become a controversial […]

Political Discourse in America

Political Discourse in America

There are many issues in American society that tend to be very polarizing. Abortion and gun control are two very divisive issues. Religion, particularly its role in public, is another big issue. The recent healthcare reforms also tend to be very polarizing. These and other hot-button issues can inflame quite a bit of emotion. It […]

The Evolution of Godzilla

The Evolution of Godzilla

Since the 1950′s Godzilla has been perhaps the world’s most famous movie monster. Movies featuring the giant, mutated dinosaur have garnered praise, and sometimes ridicule. However, the fearsome monster has changed quite a bit over the years. With a new and highly anticipated installment of the Godzilla franchise coming out later this month, now would […]

Georgia Gun Law Analysis

Georgia Gun Law Analysis

Guns and gun control are two issues that spark quite a bit of emotion in people on both sides of the political aisle. A new law in Georgia regarding the right to carry firearms in public has caused a great deal of controversy. In light of this, it is perhaps a good idea to take […]

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