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White Nationalist Paul Nehlen Loses GOP Primary For Paul Ryan's House Seat Acuna drilled by first Urena pitch, sparking melee

White Nationalist Paul Nehlen Loses GOP Primary For Paul Ryan's House SeatPaul Nehlen -- a white nationalist so racist and anti-Semitic he was kicked


Braves rookie Ronald Acuna Jr., who had homered in five straight games, was hit by the first pitch thrown by Miami starter Jose Urena on Wednesday night, sparking a melee that led to benches and bullpens for Atlanta and Miami emptying twice.
Paul Manafort's defense rests without presenting evidence Kobe's $6M investment has $200M return

Paul Manafort's defense rests without presenting evidenceThe trial of President Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort is coming to a quieter than expected end.


Kobe Bryant invested $6 million in the sports drink BodyArmor in March 2014. Coca-Cola bought a piece of the company Tuesday, and Bryant's stake is now worth $200 million.
Stranded Parrot 'Turns Air Blue' Cursing Out Firefighter During Rescue Attempt Instant hit: Ramos sparks Phils in team debut

Stranded Parrot 'Turns Air Blue' Cursing Out Firefighter During Rescue AttemptJessie the parrot was decidedly unimpressed when a firefighter came to rescue


Wilson Ramos, whom the Phillies acquired at the non-waiver trade deadline, wasted no time in making an impression with his new team, doubling twice, tripling and driving in three runs to lead the Phils past the Red Sox 7-4 on Wednesday night.
10 pieces to pack if you're planning a trip within your trip under $50 Ramsey on QBs: Allen 'trash,' Ryan 'overrated'

10 pieces to pack if you're planning a trip within your trip under $50From cross-country road trips to intercontinental excursions, it’s not out of


Jalen Ramsey didn't hold back when asked his opinions of the NFL's quarterbacks, telling GQ magazine that Josh Allen is "trash" and Matt Ryan is "overrated."
The Latest: Priest abuse report faults Cardinal Donald Wuerl Musk tunnel could help Dodgers traffic issue

The Latest: Priest abuse report faults Cardinal Donald WuerlHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a grand jury report on clergy abuse in six Pennsylvania Roman Catholic dioceses (all times local):


Elon Musk's The Boring Company, in cooperation with the city of Los Angeles, announced Wednesday it would build a privately funded tunnel from East Hollywood to Dodger Stadium that would significantly reduce time spent in traffic.


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The Importance of Free Press in a Democracy

Before we can understand the importance of a free press in a democracy, we need to grasp what it means to have a free press. The Cambridge Dictionary tells us that a free press allows all media outlets to express whatever opinions they desire. That means, it says, that they are enabled to “criticize the government and other organizations.” So why would that be relevant in a democracy?

Unfair Questions or Democracy At Work ?

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” -- The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

Why U.S. Engagement Policy Is The Correct One

Invariably, when one thinks of the efficacy of a nation’s military, the mind’s eye is drawn to the ability of that country to deliver a \"warhead onto the forehead\" of their enemies. Indeed, owing to the Pentagon’s slick packaging of the First Gulf War, modern conflict, in the American mind, became synonymous with high-tech toys, grainy videos of successful missile shots, and a quick resolution of hostilities.

Capitalism and The Wealth Gap

When it comes to the efficient delivery of goods and services, capitalism is the proven economic model that puts people to work and products on the shelves. Whether those jobs end up paying enough money to purchase the items on those shelves is another matter, however.

Living Wages Are A Global Problem

The recent protests for an increased minimum wage are part of a larger global protest. The purpose is the same for low wage earners all over the world; increase wages to match the cost of living, and allow workers to form unions if desired and needed. The global protest has gained media attention all over the world, but critics claim that is the only accomplishment the movement will have.

Ukraine: Not What It Seems

After tense days of fighting this week, people in Ukraine are mourning the dead and celebrating the removal of President Victor Yanukovych from power. The final struggle that began on February 18, was the bloodiest endured by the protesters of Euromaidan. By February 22 the fighting was over.

Religious Freedom Bill - Protecting The Faithful or Legalized Discrimination?

After a much heated national debate, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed the controversial bill that would have allowed people and businesses in the state to refuse services to LBGT people based on their religious belief.

Coup Or Civil War In Egypt

The day after new protests erupted in Egypt the military in a show of support presented an ultimatum to Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood-led government. Morsi was to step down from power and meet all of the demands of the Egyptian people, or face being removed by the military on Wednesday. As the ultimatum deadline draws closer in Egypt, Morsi refuses to leave, insisting that parliamentary elections are needed before he should be removed, and that he doesn't have permission from the United States to remove himself from power. Most recently he stated he will pay with his life to preserve the sanctity of the ballot box.

 

 
 
 
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