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Winning through Non-Participation

When Americans haven’t been happy with a new law or decision, they’ve chosen various methods of protest to bring about changes to them. However, the old ways of bring forth the winds of change are no longer working. We have marches on Washington larger than anything M.L.K., Jr. ever accomplished, and for equally common sense causes, but we are ignored. Some people have been foolish enough to try to use

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I Want Your Fear: How Andrew Wakefield Changed the Vaccination Conversation through Greed and Deception

The anti-vaccine movement has now hit fever pitch and is encroaching on daily life in American culture. A whooping cough epidemic that swept through the U.S. not long ago was dubbed the worst in 70 years, according to the California Department of Health. San Diego was hardest hit with over 1,800 cases reported up to December 2014. This didn’t have to happen. An available vaccine of high efficacy has already

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America’s Rights

The only thing as bad as the naïve, self-promoting bureaucratic, self-pitying, excuse-making, manipulative, overly idealistic, pretentious, system-sucking Democrat is the self-righteous, birth-entitled, Christian “Right,” “everyone-has-a-choice” preaching, bean-counting, in-denial-of-their social advantage, and blind to how the other half must live Republican. The only thing as great as the forward thinking, solution focused, empathetic, compassionate, self-sacrificing, social-class sensitive, conscientious, environmentally aware, at once pragmatic and idealistic, strong yet humble public serving Republican

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In Response to Dana Zimbleman’s “Cowards in the Shadows”

One thing I learned in Vietnam is that it is easy to point out someone else’s fear when the bullets are not aimed at you. In “Cowards in the Shadows,” Dana Zimbleman attacks the media, unnamed sources, and the hysterical left. While she makes some valid points, she ignores some pertinent facts that undermine her argument. She makes liberal use (pun intended) of rhetorical tricks known as logical fallacies. Ad

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