Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Dream of the Melting Pot

Americans like to describe their country as a melting pot, a place where people from all over the world can come to live, raise their families and find opportunities.  The things is, we’re not even close to that.  Sure, we’re … Continue reading

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Time Magazine’s List of Most Influential People?

Time magazine has released the names of its candidates for the Most Influential People for 2012.  Readers of the magazine are given the opportunity to participate in an unofficial poll as to who they think qualifies for this honor, although … Continue reading

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Doomsday Preppers

I promise you, that having written this post, I will not write about this program in the future, but just bear with me for this one.  We have seen some strange reality shows, from the HWs, which now seem benign … Continue reading

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Bethenny Ever After – Maternal Instincts

There were some lighthearted moments in this episode.  Julie and Bethenny stalked Cookie and the dog walker, Paolo, to see how Cookie behaved when she was with someone other than family.  Wearing blond wigs and dark glasses, the two women … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court and the Affordable Care Act

As I mentioned a couple of days ago, the United States Supreme Court will be hearing arguments regarding the constitutionality of the health care reform law, beginning today, March 26th. With an allotted time of six hours for oral arguments, … Continue reading

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Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” Law

Unless you have been living under a rock for a couple of weeks, you know about the shooting death Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida.  Everyone from Nancy Grace to President Obama has weighed in on the tragedy, and it has … Continue reading

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Health Care Reform – Taiwan

On Monday, March 26th, the Supreme Court of the United States will begin hearing arguments regarding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as “Obamacare”.  It is a law that has polarized a country, driven on all sides … Continue reading

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