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Fury Erupts Over Viral Video of Mom Being Dragged From Daughters by ICE Agents

March 9, 2018

On a Saturday afternoon, a terrifying scene unfolded in a suburban California neighborhood. An SUV screeched to a stop in the middle of an intersection. Several armed men jumped out, grabbing a woman off the sidewalk, dragging her towards the…

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Chris Christie Deserves Credit For His Moving Speech About Drug Addiction And Treatment (VIDEO)

November 7, 2015

At a town hall in Belmont, New Hampshire, the Huffington Post captured a riveting and emotionally raw moment of New Jersey Governor and Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie speaking on the need for treatment for drug addicts. Speaking to an…

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Vengeful God, Spiteful Kids: How Religion Encourages Antisocial Behavior In Children

November 7, 2015

Does religion encourage morality? According to Pew Research Data, a majority of the world believes that religion is a necessary requisite to a moral framework. 53 percent of Americans subscribe to this view. Social science is increasingly calling into question…

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Four Texas Boys Jump Into Action To Keep 75-Year-Old Woman Out Of Jail (VIDEO)

June 14, 2015

Apparently, the police in Riesel, Texas don’t have anything better to do than watch the grass grow — although they’re doing a pretty good job of hassling the elderly, too. A 75-year-old woman, Gerry Suttle, received a call from the…

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There Is Good In The World: Hungry Vet Helped

May 20, 2015

I avoid the comments section of any article online as much as possible. The Comments Section is where rational thought, compassion, grammar and punctuation go to die, and I feel like I need a shower every time I make the…

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The Truth About Baltimore: Fear, Respect & Understanding

May 13, 2015

I’m a low-level Rick Steves acolyte. I watch his show and read his blog. I bought a Rick Steves backpack at his store in Edmonds, WA, and it served me very well on a two-week journey tripping around the U.K.…

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