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Apple Tax Evasion: Now Is the Time to Defeat International Tax Evasion

Corporate taxation has been in the news a lot recently. We need to eliminate tax shelters, crack down on fraudulent banks, and cultivate a culture of social responsibility to combat this behavior

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Pakistan Election 2013: How Will the World React?

Pakistan's election today is the most exciting in years. Unfortunately, what is being said and done on the campaign trail has numerous countries around the world concerned.

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The American Psychiatric Association's New ADHD Rules Are Flirting With Disaster

The American Psychiatric Association is publishing a new text redefining ADHD this month. This development is a disaster both for medicine, our children, and society.

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Boston Bombing: How Vladimir Putin Is (Loosely) Connected

Even though the second terrorist involved in the Boston attack has been captured, one person who ought to be held responsible for the mess remains at large: Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Margaret Thatcher Funeral: 5 Things She'll Always Be Remembered For

Margaret Thatcher, Britain’s first female Prime Minister, died at the age of 87 last week. Her tenure will be examined for years to come for several reasons.

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Minimum Wage Increase is Necessary in 2013

Multiple states have started debating whether or not they should raise the minimum wage as a result of President Obama's State of the Union. Republicans should support the effort.

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John Brennan: Why Did the GOP Initially Oppose Him, Then Backpedal?

President Obama had a hard time generating support for Brennan in the Senate Select Intelligence Committee, yet when the vote came down Republican opposition collapsed. What happened?

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Sequester 2013: The U.S. Military Will Still Be Strong After it Happens

Rather than embodying the end of American security, the sequester provides an excellent opportunity to curtail wasteful defense spending and refocus on future military threats.

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Chuck Hagel Confirmation Hearing: Why He'll Be Confirmed

President Obama and former Senator Chuck Hagel have used all levers of persuasion building a case for Hagel's appointment to the Pentagon, and that hard work will pay off shortly.

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Chuck Hagel is No Extremist: He Is the Perfect Fit For the Pentagon

He has controversial views and a thinner résumé than past nominees, but the political winds are at his back, making former Senator Chuck Hagel a shoo-in for secretary of defense.

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Minnesota Gay Marriage Bill: Can It Actually Pass?

Minnesotans opposed an amendment to the state constitution prohibiting gay marriage in November. That said, it's unlikely that a gay marriage bill will pass before the 2014 session.

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2012 in Review: 10 Most Historic Moments of the Year

2012 has been a significant year in America, with events pushing the country in a new direction that will affect all our lives for years to come.

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Syria War 2012: US Will Be At War With Syria Within a Matter of Weeks

With President Assad is on the verge of using Syria's chemical weapon stockpile against the rebels, America is poised to enter yet another war in a way unlike what we've seen in Iraq or Libya.

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Fiscal Cliff 2013: 5 Ways to Cut Military Spending

President Obama and Congress are in the midst of negotiations over the fiscal cliff. Luckily, there are five cuts we can make to military spending that can help balance the books.

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Petraeus Resignation: Peggy Noonan Says Petraeus Should Not Quit Over Affair

This comes from the same person who wrote a book on Reagan called "When Character was King." Double standard, anyone?

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Virginia Polls: Obama in the Lead in the Biggest Swing State Nobody is Talking About

Despite being the third most visited state this campaign and an electoral vote heavyweight, Virginia has fallen off the media's radar recently. Why is that?

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Minnesota and U.S. Election Results: Obama and Democrats Win Big

The elections tonight will determine whether President Obama or former Governor Romney wins the Presidency, and which parties will dominate Minnesota's political scene.

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Presidential Polls 2012: Obama Set For Slim Win in Ohio As Romney Struggles on the Ground

Although President Obama and former Governor Romney are neck and neck in the national polls, Obama leads in the swing-state polls and has the ground game needed to secure victory.

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Who Won the Third Presidential Debate: Obama Dominates Romney on Foreign Policy

President Barack Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney meet for the third time today in Florida to debate the current state and the future direction of American foreign policy.

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Who Won the Second Presidential Debate: Obama Beat Romney, Likely to Get a Small Bounce

President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney meet again to propose and debate their competing plans for the country's future.

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Vice Presidential Debate Results: Biden Trashed Ryan Last Night

On Thursday, we'll see Vice President Joseph Biden and Rep. Paul Ryan debate each other about their campaign's respective platforms for America's future.

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Who Won First Presidential Debate: A Complete Recap of Last Night's Debate Winners and Losers

Tonight we'll see Barack Obama and Mitt Romney face off for the first time, debating with each other about the course our country should chart and answering criticism of their policies.

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Obama vs Romney Swing State Polls Show Romney Must Win the Presidential Debate

Defying expectations, President Obama's convention bounce has not faded away. Romney has mere days to turn this situation around.

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Voter ID Laws Will Not Give Romney the 2012 Election, Despite the Best Efforts of Republicans

Republicans around the country have been pushing to institute voter ID laws, which threaten to disenfranchise numerous Democratic voters. Unfortunately for Romney, its not going to work.

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Barack Obama DNC Speech Video: Youtube, Analysis, and Speech Highlights

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will lay out the Democratic Party's vision tonight, on Day 3 of the 2012 Democratic National Convention. Follow along live.

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Obama Speech Yesterday: Youtube Video and Analysis from DNC 2012

It's Bill Clinton and Elizabeth Warren's turn to take up the mantle for the Democratic Party on Wednesday evening on Night 2 of the Democratic National Convention.

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5 Reasons Why the Mitt Romney RNC Speech Does Not Change My Vote

At the Republican National Convention Mitt Romney laid out his vision of how to create a better future for America, and why Americans ought to support him. He didn't win my vote.

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Bill Clinton DNC 2012 Speech: Video, and DNC Convention Highlights

Follow along for the latest updates covering the 2012 Democratic National Convention.

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Mitt Romney Defies Conventional Wisdom by Picking Paul Ryan as VP

Mitt Romney's pick of Paul Ryan as his VP nominee defies many conventional ideas about Romney and his presidential run.

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Democrats vs Republicans: Who is Winning the 17 Most Important States (Part III)

The strength and image of local parties will likely have a big impact on how politics will change after November, both at the local and federal level. What does the situation look like now?

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Democrats vs Republicans: Who is Winning in the 17 Most Important States (Part II)

The strength and image of local parties will likely have a big impact on how politics will change after November, both at the local and federal level. What does the situation look like now?

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Democrats vs Republicans: Poll Performance in 17 Most Important States (Part I)

The strength and image of local parties will likely have a big impact on how politics will change after November, both at the local and federal level. What does the situation look like now?

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Military Spending Cuts Could Destroy International Peace

While defense spending can be cut, the Pentagon shouldn't be disemboweled. International peace and prosperity is not built on a foundation of free markets, but of arms and diplomacy.

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President Obama's 'Olympic Games': 5 Pros and Cons of Using Cyber Weapons

Earlier this week the New York Times published an article on Obama’s use of cyberweapons, revealing technical factors that citizens should keep in mind when discussing the topic.

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For U.S. to Get Out of Economic Slump, Simply Build Better Roads and Ports

Changing our policies towards roads and ports would fix a majority of our international and domestic freight problems, improving America's commercial strength.

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Mitt Romney Flip Flops Are Not Necessarily Wrong

People should not condemn flip-flops outright, only when politicians appear to be violating their core principals for doing so.

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Cyber Warfare Coming of Age in America

America's cyber warfare effort has evolved regarding the type of weapons being built and the process used to acquire them. While cyber weapons are improving, their use is still limited.

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Millennials Fear Not: America's Education System Has a Bright Future

Technological, social, and academic trends give reason to hope that American education will continue to improve student’s lives and the economy as a whole.

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Mitt Romney the Flip-Flopper: Should We Rip Politicians For Changing Sides?

People should condemn flip-flops selectively, when they appear to be instrumental and to violate core principles, as these symbolize opportunism rather than sagacity.

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Why the Military Can Do Much More With Less

Defense spending hawks say the U.S. needs enough power to counter future unforeseen threats, but this argument is defective and encourages waste.

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Republicans Losing Their Credibility on National Security and Defense

Frederick Kagan, one of the Republican’s foremost national security experts, lambasted President Obama's defense strategy, a sign that the GOP is out of touch on national security issues.

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How the U.S. Education System Can Reclaim its Math and Science Glory

The U.S. is falling behind in math and science education. The country needs to promote a new school track system focused on STEM subjects to cultivate the next generation of scientists.

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Hatred of Congress Hurts the Country

People who are exasperated with Congress and roundly curse our representatives as incompetent, spineless, or even traitors are wrong.

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Maritime Disputes a Likely Source of Future Conflict

Due to increasing economic competition and climate change, a source of future conflict will be for control over the seas.

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Save the Budget, Save the Nation: Cut the Army

The Army should bear the brunt of upcoming defense cuts, because it is the least well-suited of the armed forces to deal with future threats.

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Rick Perry's Mid East Policy: A Disaster in the Making

Perry's critique of the revolution in Egypt but praise for the protests in Syria and Iran shows he doesn't understand Middle East politics, or the workings of democracy.

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