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Daniel Koas

Entries by Daniel Koas

Our Voting Problem

(9) Comments | Posted October 25, 2012 | 10:27 AM

Political discussion this year is as heated as ever. How involved should government be in our everyday lives? What is the best way to approach our national debt? Should the federal government keep funding Big Bird? However, despite the divisive nature of the upcoming election, both parties agree on one...

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You May Say I'm A DREAMer

(7) Comments | Posted April 3, 2012 | 8:34 AM

Over 11 years ago, a new, bipartisan bill was introduced on the on the Senate floor. This piece of legislation, aptly entitled the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act, or DREAM Act, had the potential then -- and still has the potential now -- to transform individual lives,...

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All The News Not Fit To Print

(2) Comments | Posted January 23, 2012 | 7:38 AM

The plotline is idealistically simple: A dog runs outside, fetches the newspaper, and bounds back to his owner. As the sun is rising over a perfectly-maintained neighborhood, the man sits down with his morning coffee, unfolds the paper, and begins to read. My reality is different, to say the least:...

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The Best Man for the Job Is Already in It

(8) Comments | Posted January 10, 2012 | 8:19 AM

With the neck-in-neck results of the Iowa caucus blanketing the airwaves and a shifting focus to the upcoming primaries in New Hampshire, almost every media outlet has one question on its mind: Who is winning the battle for the Republican nomination? And while it is admittedly easy to get caught...

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