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Born This Way

Monday and we survived Weekend One of Carnival Parades. *whew*. I am exhausted, though, which is never a good thing for a Monday morning of a new work week. 1,515 more words

Writing

Net Neutrality-The First Amendment Issue of Our Time

Net neutrality has been around since the internet took off. It says that internet service providers cannot slow down certain websites. This is so that they don’t slow down certain to discourage traffic on that site, but it has become an increasingly hot issue over the past few years. 195 more words

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Satire or Fake News? Which Would You Choose?

Satire is the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people’s stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues. 309 more words

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Democracy or Plutocracy?

In 1976 under the Buckley vs. Valeo case, the Supreme Court ruled that donations to a single campaign could only reach a certain amount. Furthermore, donations above $100 must be reported and explained. 473 more words

Freedom Of Speech

Burning a Flag or Utilizing a Right?

 

Should burning the American Flag be considered symbolic speech, which therefore is protected by the First Amendment?

Burning the flag of the United States is a very controversial topic, but not enough light is shed on this important debate. 569 more words

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'Blasphemy Laws' in Democracy - Petition to the Government of Canada

Petition to the Government of Canada

Whereas:

  • It has been eight decades since the last conviction under Section 296, and thirty-five years since the last charge of blasphemous libel was laid;
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Politics

Net Neutrality: Infringement of rights?

Should the internet be free to be regulated by the companies that control it? Would it better for our government to regulate it like any means for transportation. 436 more words

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