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Midterm Elections~PRAY!

The 2014 United States midterm elections will be held on Tuesday November 4, 2014.

All 435 seats in the House of Representatives and 33 of the 100 seats in the Senate are open. 155 more words


A Proposal for Replacing the EPA

The year we moved to Cleveland, was the year the Cuyahoga River caught fire.

Leading up to this event, our country had seen fresh water lakes and rivers being polluted, and cities being subjected to air pollution and smog. 578 more words


Diminishing Returns on Wealth

“To take from one, because it is thought his own industry and that of his fathers has acquired too much, in order to spare to others, who, or whose fathers, have not exercised equal industry and skill, is to violate arbitrarily the first principle of association, the guarantee to everyone the free exercise of his industry and the fruits acquired by it.” – Thomas Jefferson… 1,274 more words


Forms of Government: A Week of Lessons

To start off our school year, my students are studying Ancient Greece and Rome. In the first chapter of their book, they learn about the city-states, including the various forms of government that were utilized. 315 more words

Libya government resigns to allow new cabinet

Libya’s prime minister and his cabinet have resigned to make way for a new government based on parliamentary elections held in June, a government statement said. 194 more words

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Australia at war in Iraq edging closer

Australia at war in Iraq edging closer

2 Sep 2014 The prospect of Australian participation in a war against Islamic State fighters in Iraq is edging closer with both Tony Abbott and Bill Shorten in lockstep yesterday branding the militants respectively “a death cult” and “an enemy of humanity”…Australia is yet to receive a request from Washington for deeper military involvement such as help with air strikes. 34 more words