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Mercury poisoning cannot silence a nation

Earlier this month, 140 nations united in order to adopt an innovative international treaty gaged at combating overly harmful mercury emissions. Mercury, a commonly used element and consumed through fish, possesses a great risk to humanity; thereby, invoking severe health issues. As a result, years of negotiation have led to the aim of transitioning former industrial processes to those which ...

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Unions bring Hostess to its knees

By Stephen Cavallaro   In late November, famous Hostess Brands was forced to close down 33 bakeries and more than 500 distribution centers due to the inability to meet the demands of union members.   While Hostess regrettably discharged over 18,000 individuals, the legendary bakery conglomerate quickly began preparing their assets for sale. Now, as Hostess acquires millions through liquidation, ...

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Court infringes on corporate faith

As the mainstream media clouds our minds with fantasies of an apparent war on second-amendment freedoms, a different amendment is subtly being attacked– freedom of religion. This first-amendment right has undergone severe interpretation by the Supreme Court over the last few months, leaving certain religious fractions satisfied and others downtrodden.   Shouldn’t Christian business owners entail the same privileges as ...

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Economic aid breaking the bank

The United States has a rich history of holding an immense amount of international influence. Today such influence continues as the current administration works to dictate and manipulate the changing political tides of the Middle East. Founding father and first president George Washington said “the great rule of conduct for us in regard to foreign nations is, in extending our ...

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Deck the halls with marijuana

As the year comes to an end, progressivism sweeps through the United States. States across the country have pledged to take a stance to secure liberty for future generations. Their goal? To bring back and instill civil liberties for all citizens. A major tenet of the rising Libertarian Party is the legalization of marijuana. A situation that libertarian leader and ...

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Voter fraud ends voter integrity

Voter fraud: a series of scandalously petty techniques used to illegally forge votes. The major contenders of voter fraud are independent political groups who claim affiliation with one of the major parties. While voter fraud is not as common as some would believe, it is still a relevant means of weighing the polls in our nation. Therefore, this oppressive and ...

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SPLOST, spending for the future

Imagine if everyone contributed a few cents or dollars with every non-food and prescription purchase, and then said contribution went to help all citizens of Lowndes and the surrounding counties. Think of all of the incredible new public works and institutions that would be available to everyone. For the last several years, the Special-purpose local-option sales tax (SPLOST) has done ...

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Women are Republicans too

As we move closer to November and the political theater intensifies; we are constantly being faced with radical new claims and accusations created by the candidates. “The war on women,” an exaggerated and worn-out phrase by the Obama administration is used to describe the Republican Party’s attitude towards women’s rights and their involvement in politics. This overly simplistic stance has ...

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Women in Republican politics

As we move closer to November the political theater intensifies; we are constantly being faced with radical new claims and accusations created by the candidates. “The war on women,” an exaggerated and worn-out phrase by the Obama administration is used to describe the Republican Party’s attitude towards women’s rights and their involvement in politics. This overly simplistic stance has dominated ...

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How do you feel about the current political climate?

“Rivalries in political parties are stopping progress.” Joshua Rhudy sophomore physics major   “I do not feel for politics.” Kristin Hall freshman music major   “Politics are a good thing if you keep up with them, but i have not kept up with them lately.” Megan Weigle-Eany freshman early childhood education major   “I understand politics, but i definitely do ...

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