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October 24, 2014

The Importance of Being Exceptional

On the whole, is American exceptionalism a force for good? The question shouldn't be hard to answer. To make an exception of yourself is as immoral a proceeding for a nation as it is for an individual.

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Obama Meets With Ebola Survivor Nina Pham At White House

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GOP Senate Candidate Flip-Flops On Expanding Medicaid

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GOP Congressman Claims Mosques Are ‘Incubators' For Terrorism

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Former Obama Lawyer Out Of The Running For Attorney General

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Disputed Ten Commandments Monument Smashed To Pieces

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Bill Clinton To Campaign For Mary Burke In Milwaukee

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NY Officials: STAY CALM

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Utility Group Tries To Rally Black Caucus Against Solar Incentives

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Obama To NYC: Federal Help Is Available, If You Need It

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Scott Brown And Jeanne Shaheen Get Testy In Debate

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The Democrats' Closing Argument

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Why Conservatives Prefer Propaganda To Reality

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