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There Were Two Crowds in DC

I questioned the validity of these images when I first saw them but it turns out the crowd on the D.C. mall was somewhat smaller than Obama’s first inauguration in 2009. The images are real but let’s consider what we’re … Continue reading

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It’s Not Trump’s Flag

The Supreme Court ruled in 1989 that burning an American flag was a protected first amendment right of free speech. A proposed amendment in 1990 to criminalize burning the flag fell short. So what are flag burners protesting? It must … Continue reading

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Opinion: Self Driving Cars

Uber has just rolled out a pilot program in Philadelphia. Customers can request a self-driving car when calling for a ride. The program has spent 18 months in development and is being testing in Philadelphia because of the difficulties driving … Continue reading

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Third Party Candidates 2016

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are not the only candidates running this November. But who are the other candidates and why should we consider voting for them? New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson is running on the Libertarian ticket. He is … Continue reading

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Time Capsule Opened

A time capsule buried in 1795 by Sam Adams and his cohorts was opened today in Boston Mass. I imagine we’re all thinking the same thing.  

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No News is Good News

It’s that time of year when the Toy Hall of Fame inducts new members. There are classics up for consideration like little green army men and Operation, as well as newer toys such as Rubic’s Cube. Pots and pans, bubbles … Continue reading

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Swallowing the Spider (Syria) to Catch the Fly (ISIS)

In a rare move of bipartisanship Congress has approved a plan to fund Syrian rebels to deal with ISIS. President Obama has vowed that American troops will not be on the ground in combat roles but that we will offer … Continue reading

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