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Dear Fox Business: Nature's Calling

David Trumble | Posted 07.31.2013 | Media
David Trumble

2013-05-31-DavidTrumblelouddobbs Watching a collection of supposed experts trying to positively align the idealised (and increasingly narrow) vision of a conservative "nuclear family" and the natural world should be funny, but instead it's just deeply worrying.

Mexican Police Officer Kills Neighbor For Celebrating Soccer Victory

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.30.2013 | Latino Voices

Soccer is Mexico’s most popular sport, raising passions that aren’t always channeled properly. It was amid a celebration for the dramatic vict...

Mental Health Problems in America: Reforms and Recovery Options

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 07.29.2013 | Impact
Preetam Kaushik

Reforms are being introduced in the form of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to ensure that the barriers that existed between physical and mental health care are demolished.

Frogs in Water About Our Freedoms

Tiziana Dearing | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics
Tiziana Dearing

Three converging trends put me on common ground with your average Tea Party member for the first time in my liberal-New-England-elite life: government action, technological advancement and American attitude.

All Men Must Die

Rek LeCounte | Posted 07.28.2013 | Politics
Rek LeCounte

Growing up in the military, I learned that Veterans Day was meant to celebrate peace and those who returned from service to America and her values of liberty, justice, and honor. As a point of distinction, Memorial Day commemorates sacrifice and loss: the ultimate cost of freedom.

What Does It Mean to Be an American?

Arden Phillips | Posted 07.21.2013 | Comedy
Arden Phillips

Some say that being an American means having the utmost pride in your country. But here are a few other characteristics that I think describe what it really means to be an American.

Mimicry? Mockery? Mimic. Cry.

Deepak Sarma | Posted 07.16.2013 | Religion
Deepak Sarma

By performing the play of the pilgrim, does the Indian-American elementary school student inadvertently become the oppressor? Or confirms the oppression? Or conforms to the oppressor?

Happy Birthday to The New World.

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 07.14.2013 | Arts
Sidonie Sawyer

500 years ago, Juan Ponce de Léon did not discover Florida. Traces were found of Spanish slaves coming from the Bahamas, who had visited first, without ever staying for long.

Listening to Young People on Sexual Health

Cecilia Attias | Posted 07.09.2013 | Impact
Cecilia Attias

Wherever we live, we should foster a constructive dialogue about sexual and reproductive health, and we should support young people when they are brave enough to speak out.

New Research Finds Correlation Between Trademark Registration and Economy

Drew Hendricks | Posted 07.07.2013 | Business
Drew Hendricks

Dr. Quinton Nottingham, statistician and Associate Professor in the Department of Business Information Technology at Virginia Tech, has established that a rise in trademark registration correlates to a rise in the stock market. The Dow, NASDAQ and the S&P all increase with increased corporate activity.

Christians Aren't Right Just Because The World Hates Them

Emily Timbol | Posted 07.07.2013 | Religion
Emily Timbol

It's time that Christians stop accepting this label of "hated" as a badge of pride, and start viewing it as a warning. It shouldn't be a chink in our armor against darkness. It should be a call to cause us to examine the weakness we have before we go into battle.

What Is the Best Beer in America?

Drew Hendricks | Posted 07.07.2013 | Taste
Drew Hendricks

Drink local and ignore the hype.

The Tragic Ironies of America: Our 21st Century Nightmare

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 07.06.2013 | Politics
J.J. Colagrande

Every semester I ask my first year college students: How many of you expect to earn more than $100,000 per year; every semester almost every student r...

My Prediction: A Nation at War; Return of the Draft

The Amazing Kreskin | Posted 07.02.2013 | Weird News
The Amazing Kreskin

I've given a lot of thought to what I'm going to talk to you about right now given the gravity of the most recent prediction I have been preparing to reveal. These are not logical things I'm going to say, but things that I feel very, very strongly about.

7th Annual Project Healing Waters Two-Fly Tournament Raises $220,000

Ed Felker | Posted 07.02.2013 | Sports
Ed Felker

Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing utilizes fly fishing and fly tying in the rehabilitation of disabled servicemen and women in Military Hospitals, VA Medical Centers and Warrior Transition Units all across the country.

How GirlFoward Helped Me Stand Out and Speak Out

GirlForward | Posted 07.01.2013 | Impact

2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgI was born in the beautiful city of Monrovia, Liberia. In my earliest memories as a child, the city was very peaceful. But then war broke out, and we eventually lost everything we had: peace, happiness, family members, communication, and our home.

Scientists Discover American Exceptionalism Gene

The Lapine | Posted 06.30.2013 | Politics
The Lapine

In a shocking discovery, an international team of biologists, led by the famous Dr. Gibbons, a renowned Dutch geneticist, have discovered a unique 'Am...

Syria and Chemical Weapons

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 06.29.2013 | World
Joe Peyronnin

Here we go again. Syria's apparent use of a small amount of chemical weapons against its own people has many Republicans and conservatives calling for President Barack Obama to intervene. Yeah, easy, right? Just like Iraq.

50 Beers for 50 States: Craft Breweries From Every State

The Daily Meal | Posted 04.25.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Just like there's state pride, there's also local brewery pride

Written in Blood: The Son by Philipp Meyer

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 06.25.2013 | Books
Ilana Teitelbaum

The Son is a novel that is an epic in the truest sense of the word: massive in scope, replete with transformations in fortune and fate, and drenched in the blood of war.

Can Racism Be Defeated?

Dinouk Colombage | Posted 06.22.2013 | World
Dinouk Colombage

Despite the good intentions of those who wish to create a common identity, the recognition of a person's race is paramount in overcoming the growing racism.

Why Are Greek Children Going Hungry?

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 06.22.2013 | World
Evaggelos Vallianatos

Some of the Greeks I talk to on the phone tell me Greece now is reliving some of the harsh realities of WWII German occupation when hundreds of thousa...

'America Sucks!'

Steve McSwain | Posted 06.18.2013 | Religion
Steve McSwain

Those were the words written on the subway wall. Disappointment. Frustration. Fearfulness. Sums up the "state of affairs" in America, huh?

To Be or Not to Be Pakistani

Sunil Sharan | Posted 06.16.2013 | Politics
Sunil Sharan

In an op-ed in the New York Times the day after the Boston bombings, Haider Javed Warraich expressed his fears about life as a Pakistani in America. H...

Texas Versus America

James Moore | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics
James Moore

Anyone else would be embarrassed about the timing. But not Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Why should he be bothered by the awkward juxtaposition of his Texas ad campaign in Illinois launching just as a damning report on the state of his state is released by the Texas Legislative Study Group (TSG)?