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The Benefit Of The Doubt

Cambridge Dictionaries online defines giving someone “the benefit of the doubt” as the following:

To believe something good about someone, rather than something bad, when you have the possibility of doing either. 1,033 more words

The Reality of Hunger Games

Many people view the movie, The Hunger Games, as a metaphor representing several national issues including, a critique of our political system, a cautionary tale of… 395 more words

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Behind The White Curtain

I come from a long line of white flighters and it all started in South Philly.  My great grandmother Kitty always said, “Don’t be the one to sell your house to a schvartze; you will be labeled as the culprit that brought down the neighborhood and people will talk about how you ruined the block for decades.” As my childhood flew by, our family and friends gradually took flight out of the city. 575 more words

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Fractivists Unite

Water is the most important element to the human body so why are we allowing our Government and big corporations to pollute the water system? The answer is money, power, capitalism, corruption and most importantly big corporations controlling… 423 more words

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The Navy Takes A Dump

On June 23, 1993, the Seattle Times wrote an article that states, “Protected by exemptions in federal laws, the Navy estimates its 452 ships will dump about 1.2 million pounds of plastic overboard this year – trash that private vessels must keep on board.” Now, 20 years later how many pounds of trash do you think are “dumped over the side” as sailors refer to it? 492 more words

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The Native American Comeback

Are you desperate for money? Do you have bad credit? Are you on the verge of killing yourself because you’re so deep in debt? Don’t you worry; all your money problems will be over as soon as you trust in Western Sky Financial! 326 more words

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Babel's Top 10 Reasons Why People Enlist in the Military

After serving 4 years in the Navy and having 6 years to reflect, I put together my reasons why people enlist in the service. I believe that only a small percentage of 18 year old kids sign their life away for the good of this country and they were born in a rinky -dink town in Texas. 139 more words

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