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Liz Kennedy

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Bullies at the Ballot Box

Liz Kennedy | Posted September 11, 2012

This fall, there is a great danger that eligible Americans will find themselves facing bullies at the ballot box -- overzealous volunteers who take the law into their own hands to target particular voters.
Anjali Deshpande

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Dubiously Closing the Achievement Gap

Anjali Deshpande | Posted September 12, 2012

The Virginia Department of Education has essentially institutionalized low expectations.
Elite Daily

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The Top 10 Things Successful People Do To Reach Their Dreams

Elite Daily | Posted September 17, 2012

Success is something we all aspire towards. Unfortunately, it doesn't come easy and it won't just happen over night. It takes hard work, time and perseverance. To be successful, one must mirror the common practices of people who are already successful and follow in their footsteps. Amassing great wealth is...

Latinos and the DNC

Ryan Campbell | Posted September 13, 2012

To them, one party extends an olive branch to it's most sympathetic community members, fragile as it may be; the other, the middle finger of an angry, xenophobic white man frightened of change.
David Bier

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TRUST Act Deceit: Federal Government Deceives Sheriffs Into Detaining Immigrants

David Bier | Posted September 11, 2012

Despite the federal government's claim that the program targets only criminals, only 14 percent of ICE deportees as of late 2011 were even charged with a criminal offense. S-Comm should be ended in its current form. Until then, the TRUST Act is a good step toward limiting its effects.
David Leopold

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The Miracle of the Moment: Reflections on the Anniversary of 9/11

David Leopold | Posted September 11, 2012

We all remember, as if it were yesterday, the feelings of sadness, anger, fear, and anxiety that rose from the core of our souls as we saw the smoke rise from Ground Zero, the Pentagon in flames, and the smoking airplane wreckage in Shanksville, Pa.