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Why I Understand George Zimmerman's Mentality

(9) Comments | Posted July 19, 2013 | 7:03 PM

I was at a bar when I got the news -- George Zimmerman not guilty. My friend immediately burst into tears, and I, well, I did what I normally do in these situations -- I went numb. That's no fun on a Saturday night.

Not numb like Novocaine...

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Young People Will Vote If You Text Them

(1) Comments | Posted November 5, 2012 | 1:34 PM

"Young people don't vote because they're apathetic" is a common claim about young voter habits. Young people vote at lower rates compared to their older counterparts, not because they don't care, but because the voting process is confusing.

My first time voting was stressful. I'm a Utah native,...

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