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Blog Entry #11 The NFL and Player Concussion

A class action suit by more than 4,000 former NFL players against the NFL is currently being settled.  The players claim that the league covered up a link between football and brain damage.  In 2011 defensive back Dave Duerson committed suicide, and … Continue reading

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Blog Entry #10 Guns as Free Speech?

According to momsdemandaction.org, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America was created to demand action from legislators, state and federal, companies and educational institutions to establish common-sense gun reforms. The group could be compared to Mothers Against Drunk Driving, which … Continue reading

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Blog Entry #9 The Ever Changing NFL Bullying Story

The conflict between Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin has been getting a lot of attention lately because the situation is atypical. Both men are professional football players on the Miami Dolphins. Incognito has been suspended by the NFL for using … Continue reading

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Blog Entry #8 Actually, We Can’t Keep It

It seems that President Obama cannot escape controversy in regards to his new health care plan. This time around, heads have spun because of his most recent fallacy. Obama said, “If you like your plan, you can keep your plan”. … Continue reading

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Blog Entry #7 How Do We Secure Personal Data?

According to Information Week, Vietnamese criminals posing as a U.S.-based private investigator successfully tricked Experian into selling them social security and driver’s license numbers, bank account and credit card data and birth dates. Experian is one of the three main global … Continue reading

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Blog Entry #6 The Obama Administration and the Press

The Committee to Protect Journalists released a study on Obama’s refusal to give journalists access to White House information. When Barrack Obama first ran for office, one of his several campaign promises was, “no more secrecy”. He made a promise … Continue reading

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Blog Entry #5 Paid Partisan

A study done by the National Bureau of Economic Research asked basic factual questions about politics. The kicker of this experiment was half of the people surveyed were given a tangible reward for the right answers. Gregory Huber said that … Continue reading

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Blog Entry #4 Battling Messages on Obamacare

When it comes to president Barrack Obama’s new Affordable Care Act, a.k.a., Obamacare, the views are severed. Our society continues to be battered by ads in support and ads in strong opposition of the presidents new law. And yes, Obamacare … Continue reading

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Blog Entry #3 Technology is Making Us Smarter Than You Think

Technology Making Us Smarter Than You Think The way the internet has changed our lives over recent decades has taken a great deal of criticism. Many people argue that the loss of face to face communication is making us socially … Continue reading

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Blog Entry #2 The Danger of Freelance Journalism in Syria

There is no shortage of information when it comes to the drama taking place outside the Syrian border. Mass media from any nation can stand back and report at a safe distance. The information that we thrive for from within … Continue reading

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