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A Disease in the Public mind - Part 2

In 1859, then President James Buchanan called the rise in hostility between the North and the South “an incurable disease in the public mind”.  Historian Thomas Flemming took that to mean that the Civil War was becoming inevitable even though it may not have been necessary to bring about the end of slavery in this country.   1,228 more words

COLLIN LEVY: The Wisconsin Targets Tell Their Story

Wall Street Journal — After victory in court, conservative activists talk on the record for the first time about their 21-month ordeal.

The John Doe investigation of Wisconsin conservatives collapsed last week with a powerful decision from the Wisconsin Supreme Court that called state prosecutors’ theory of campaign-finance law “unconstitutional” and “unsupported in either reason or law.” But the legal exoneration shouldn’t pass without noting the hardship the secret probe imposed on its targets and on political debate in Wisconsin. 34 more words

Politics

Three For Debate (2015)

1. This one.
2. That one.
3. Any which one.
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Could be whomever-
In this political endeavor.

Poetry

Immigration News- A video for class (High School)

¡Hola amigos!

Throughout the summer I’ve been looking for things to include in class and I came across a Vice news story that is so incredibly sad but eye-opening. 191 more words

Spanish Teachers

Integrity, honesty and Friendship

I got heated over something in Grumbine’s political mosh pit, of which I have been a member for over 6 years and an admin for almost as long.  358 more words

A Tidbit of the Gender Debate

This is an issue I have given a lot of consideration, and it is certainly one that requires discussion. I decided to take an unconventional approach, and I found it enlightening to think about and felt compelled to share it. 972 more words

Feminism

Even the Founding Father's Arguments are Worth Watching

If you think today’s political arguments are entertaining and funny then you should watch the founding father’s argument on deciding which bird to choose for the seal. 11 more words

Benjamin Franklin