I had to wait 10 years to qualify for permanent residency in Japan. The Ministry of Justice is now looking to cut it to ONE. Permanent residency is a privilege not a right and I respect that although in the end I reckon 90% of the decision was based on how much tax I paid. 332 more words
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By now, there can’t be a single college football fan in this whole nation who doesn’t know about the University of Alabama’s current stature. Though the Crimson Tide lost the big game last week, we can’t ignore four national championships in the last eight years: in 2009, 2011, and 2012 under the BCS system, and in 2015 under the new FBS system. 1,118 more words
“Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.” 384 more words
Last night, I had a vision. Not a dream of what America could be, but a clear, sober glimpse at what America is. The glimpse, I think, is rarer than the dream. 497 more words
Veganism is all the rage, but some skeptics are calling into question its feasibility for the general public.
At first glance, 23-year-old Max Garnot doesn’t necessarily scream “vegan.” He’s slender, soft- spoken, and unassuming despite being heavily inked. 2,845 more words