Posts Tagged ‘Andrew Jackson

So Whose Fault Is It?

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Thursday, October 30th, 2008

WHY I VOTE.


Voting.  We’re taught to view it as our civic duty, one of only three remaining “sacrifices” this country actually asks of its citizens (the first of the other two being to pay your taxes, which – I’m ashamed to say – a sizable percentage of this country cheats, and the second being to register for the selective service upon reaching age 18 – a sacrifice from which an entire sex is exempt.) So given how little modern American actually asks of us, it’s not surprising that the majority of us view voting as something like a chore.  In many ways I’m no different.  From age five onward, I was reminded every November that voting is just one of those things responsible people do; like saving 10% of every paycheck or never having sex without a condom.

 

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THE TRAGEDY OF JOHN EDWARDS.

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Sunday, January 27th, 2008

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If there’s one thing I will never fully understand about the mainstream media’s blatant bias that provoked them to crown Hillary Clinton and Barak Obama as this year’s legitimate Democratic Party contenders, it is why they consciously decided to relegate John Edwards to tier-two status. 

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