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Top 10 Reasons Politicos Should Watch Super Bowl XLIX

Super Bowl Sunday is the highest of Holy Days for sports fans and NFL fans alike. But what about those outliers? What if your team isn’t playing, or you only care about college sports — or worse you’ve been invited to a Super Bowl Party but know nothing about who to root for or why? 674 more words

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NBC BLK: The State of the Union is Now a Reality TV Experience

Do you remember the first gimmick you saw on a reality show? After years of watching strangers living together, just being “real,” MTV realized the only way to keep the viewers attention was to have the… 787 more words

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The Root: State of the Union, Part 6: What President Barack Obama Will Say and Why

President Obama’s sixth State of the Union address may sound a lot like his second way back in 2011. Which means the president has to stand before the public and lay out his agenda for the future while knowing full well that after a horrible showing by the Democrats during the midterms, much of what he is suggesting will likely never reach his desk, let alone the public. 698 more words

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We can't breathe: Obama's last chance for change

No one in the United States is actually surprised that a grand jury in New York City decided not to indict Daniel Pantaleo for the death of Eric Garner. 1,041 more words

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Charles Barkley: Wrong on Race, Ferguson and Eric Garner

There is nothing wrong with professional athletes expressing their opinions about social or political issues. Just because you slip on a helmet or swing a racquet doesn’t mean you don’t have the right to voice an opinion on politics, the economy, faith or any other issue in America. 1,064 more words

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