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Puerto Ricans can pay their debt to the US, by selling their Bodily Organs

The US business elite are bursting with ideas for Puerto Rico. They want to privatize the island’s schools, prisons, water supply, electrical grid, highways, public housing and airports. 301 more words


TWEET-BAIT: ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Is Pandering To The Smartphone Generation

This recent season of OITNB practised an emerging, annoying trend: Tweet-Bait. By planting references unlikely to be used in a prison, they keep themselves trending on social media… but they sacrificed any consistent immersive realism. 2,164 more words


The Insecurity of Social Security

There is an important role of society in providing some level of support or “social safety net” for those citizens who are hurt, sick or fall on hard times, and I have found that most citizens, on either side of the spectrum agree with this basic tenet.  778 more words


A More Perfect Union?

Last week, the United States Supreme Court delivered its decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, 576 U.S. ___ (2015), deciding unequivocally that “same-sex couples may exercise the fundamental right to marry in all States” and “that there is no lawful basis for a State to refuse to recognize a lawful same-sex marriage performed in another State on the ground of its same-sex character.” (Slip op. 959 more words


Secret Squirrel Presents A Plan To Run Amtrak On Time.

Secret Squirrel knows considerable about the railroads, and indeed, America’s in particular. Squirrel romped about Europe, taking trains, in Germany, Squirrel made a 5 minute train exchange, as in 5 minutes BETWEEN trains,and Squirrel noted that German trains ran on time, like clockwork, arrival and departure,the Deutsche Bahn. 440 more words

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Social Conservatives, Let's Privatize Marriage

Last week the Supreme Court rejected to hear appeals from five states on preserving their gay marriage bans, essentially paving the way for gay marriage to be legal in 24 states plus the District of Columbia. 867 more words

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