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The Way Jail Should Be – Tent City Jail

For those not familiar with Joe Arpio, he is the County Sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona. He keeps getting re-elected over and over again. These are some of the reasons why: Sheriff Joe Arpaio created the “tent city jail” to save Arizona from spending tens of millions of dollars on another expensive prison complex.Inmates sleep […]

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Websites Go Dark for Sandy Hook Moment of Silence

Major websites are going dark today at 9:30am as part of a national moment of silence for the Sandy Hook victims. No one knows exactly which websites, or how many, are participating in the event, though more than 100,000 people and websites have pledged to join the cause, according to Causes.com. The event is also […]

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Obama on Legal Marijuana Use by WA & CO Pot Smokers

Washington and Colorado residents rejoice today as President Obama comments on legal marijuana in an official statement aimed at the question of whether federal law enforcement officers should crack down on pot. “It does not make sense from a prioritization point of view for us to focus on recreational drug users in a state that […]

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Syrian Activists Disagree With United States on Chemical Weapons

With the tension in Syria still raging after months of fighting, many now wonder if Assad will turn to Syrian chemical weapons as a desperate last-ditch attempt to fight off rebels. After meeting with NATO foreign ministers in Brussels, Hillary Clinton said, “Our concerns are that an increasingly desperate Assad regime might turn to chemical […]

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Mitt Romney Cha Cha Slide Tweet – BU Student Goes Viral

Patrick Curran from Boston University posted a tweet that went viral during the presidential foreign policy debate.  We’ll call his tweet, the “Cha Cha Romney Slide”.  Anyway, he had around 124 retweets and tweeted he had become a celebrity.  A little while later he had 15,000 tweets and said, “I think I just became famous”. […]

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Fewer Horses And Bayonets : Obama’s Navy Comment

Obama’s, “Fewer Horses and Bayonets“, comment during the foreign policy debate was quite the blow to Romney.  If you start to see this viral comment from the final presidential debate you can now see where it came from. Obama’s Navy Comment: “You mention the Navy, for example, and the fact that we have fewer ships […]

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Obama’s Optimal Comment Causes a Stir

Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart aired a pre-recorded interview with the president and there is a little controversy regarding the attack on 9/11. Obama’s being analyzed for a comment he made regarding the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi that left the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans dead.  […]