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Lady and the Trump

The results of last night’s Indiana primary make it all but certain that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will face each other in the November general election. 464 more words

Election 2016

"The Militia and the Right to Bear Arms,

One of the more popular claims among those who question Americans’ right to bear arms is that the Second Amendment establishes only a group right; that is, they argue that the right to bear arms belongs to the militia and therefore can be regulated as much as governments wish, so long as it is consistent with maintenance of a well-regulated militia. 1,250 more words

Essays And Reviews

Supreme Court Appointment Process: President’s Selection of a Nominee

Supreme Court Appointment Process: President’s Selection of a Nominee. Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress. Barry J. McMillion. April 1, 2016.

The appointment of a Supreme Court Justice is an event of major significance in American politics. 125 more words

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America's Last Election

If those of us in the Republican party cannot let go of the personal animosity that exists against each other and unite against the Democratic party, then the 2016 election will be the last election in American history. 3,274 more words

Politics

Legal angle of the high mountain oolong tea story

Clarissa Wei’s Taiwan Is Destroying Its High Mountain Oolong Tea Farms has gained a lot of traction online since its publication last Wednesday. While I applaud her effort to bring to the forefront important issues such as culture, tradition, farming, land use, and the environment to an English-speaking audience, I couldn’t help but notice that the article was lacking in details of the legal history and process that led to the ‘government’ destroying ‘virtually all high mountain oolong tea farms that are located 2,500 meters or more above sea level’, including Song Lu Tea Garden established by Chen Jindi and later owned by his daughter Chen Limei, the protagonist of the story. 488 more words

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Stealing Food if You’re in Need Is Not a Crime, Italian Court Finds

Roman Ostriakov, 36, couldn’t afford anything to eat, so he stole less than $5 worth of cheese and sausage from a supermarket in Genoa, Italy, in 2011. 445 more words

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