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Let the Profiling Begin!

(4) Comments | Posted November 13, 2010 | 12:54 PM

Newly re-elected Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed SB 1070 back in April of 2010. The law essentially obligates Arizona police officers to stop and ask for US citizenship documentation from anyone who looks Latino, thereby making the assumption that appearing Mexican makes a person a potential illegal immigrant.

A lot...

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Steroids: Baseball's Misunderstood Savior

(3) Comments | Posted May 8, 2009 | 12:37 PM

Let's get off A-Rod's back. It's not his fault that his name lends itself way too easily to the hilarious "A-Roid." In fact, let's give all the steroid taking athletes a break. I'm talking about "Juicin'" Giambi, Manny "Roid-mirez," Barry "Captain McRoidsalot" Bonds, and all the rest. Critics may describe...

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Air Obamas

(2) Comments | Posted October 31, 2008 | 1:06 PM

Barack Obama has already inspired high fashion on the runways of Milan. Now, New York City artist Jayson Atienza is bringing Obama style to the world of sneakers.

I'm sure Obama could use them when he's playing hoops, but I think they'd be a cool accessory for the...

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Canada Seems Nice

(10) Comments | Posted October 29, 2008 | 6:20 PM

If McCain wins this election, I'm leaving the country. I know a lot of people are saying that, but I won't leave because I fear a McCain-Palin White House. Don't get me wrong, that would really, really suck. But I've survived eight years of Bush-Cheney, so I'm pretty sure that...

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Lady Liberty Wants You to Vote

(1) Comments | Posted October 10, 2008 | 11:24 AM

You know that the race is heating up when the household night lights start discussing it. In this video, Lady Liberty discusses "The War," George W. Bush, and why you should vote this year.

Don't forget to add Lady Liberty as your friend on Facebook.

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I am Freaking the F--K Out

(39) Comments | Posted October 2, 2008 | 6:22 PM

I am not a very political person. I mostly vote Democrat, but I'm not a psycho about it. If there's a good Republican out there, sure, I'll vote for him. I certainly have never been vocal about the political process before now. As you can see, my...

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(3) Comments | Posted May 4, 2007 | 1:02 PM

You're not Harvard material. Or maybe you are, but you just don't know it yet. Keep reading. Applications to Harvard have reached an all time high. This year, 22,955 students applied for undergraduate admission, and a mere 2,058 were accepted. Droves of high school valedictorians were turned away, as if...

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