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Posted by Daniel Martin on September 16, 2011 at 1:01am
With the election just days away, we thought it would be interesting to take a look at some of the issues that were ignored in this campaign by both candidates. Some of those issues include poverty, immigration, crime and perhaps under that…Continue
Started by We Op-Ed in 2008 Presidential Election Oct 31, 2008.
I heard Dr. Francis Collins, director of the Human Genome Project, on NPR last week discuss his new book The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for…Continue
Started by geoffrey in Provocateurs Feb 26, 2008.
In light of this talk about free trade and what model works best for developing economies, I was wondering about people's thoughts on the merits of Import-Substitution-Industrialization in the early stage of a developing economy. According to some,…Continue
Started by Bill in Economy Apr 25, 2008.
While the history of racial profiling is most familiarly associated with cases dealing with police officers pulling over a disproportionate number of drivers who are black, let's focus this debate on airport security, Arab or Muslim Americans post…Continue
My very impoverished understanding of the Second Amd. is that it either protects the collective right to a well regulated militia, or it protects the individual's right to own a gun. Which one of these rights the second amendment protects is…Continue
There has been a lot of nervous hand-wringing over the possibility of a recession in the US economy lately, and I wonder if a good part of the brewhaha doesn't stem from a fundamental confusion about the definition of the term. A recession is a…Continue
At first I assumed that the nearly universal coverage of Reverend Wright's provocative statements was due to the fact that cable news had nothing to talk about with 7 weeks to go until the Pennsylvania Primary. I wasn't so naive as to think that…Continue