From the ashes of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, and in particular, from the ashes of the war fields in Afghanistan and Iraq, rises a new threat to the United States that cannot be fought with weapons.
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I recently learned something very disturbing, and I doubt that any of you reading this would not feel the same way.
I spent this past weekend at home for the first time in two months. It was nice to be home and catch up with my family. The added plus was I got to spend time with my six-month old niece.
Whoever said that men start wars was almost right. The main thing nowadays that starts wars is oil — black gold. Men just help it along.
When publicly elected officials have the power to work in secrecy, what have we, the public, lost? When a right to gain access to information that should be deemed “public” is denied, where do we turn to in order to learn from our mistakes?
Politics, hate ’em! But, my vote counts, so my opinion does too. I do not publicly declare my party preference so from an impartial point of view, American voters are getting swindled. The presidential debates really deprived us of our right to be informed.
One of the nation’s greatest debates became even more controversial with the Federal Food and Drug Administration’s approval of the abortion pill RU486. The series of two pills, designed to induce a pregnant woman to expel her fetus within the first seven weeks, will be marketed in the United States as Mifepristone.
Our nation went to the polls two weeks ago to cast its votes in America’s midterm elections. I was at school all day, but was able to rush home and cast my ballot, making it to the polling place 15 minutes before it closed.