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Romney and Obama extol profoundly different conceptions of what is just. No wonder they both think they’re right
The presidential debates get heated, while congress seeks re-election
Scott Brown’s simplistic conception of Warren’s Native American heritage does not fit in the age of Obama
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We shouldn’t be surprised that both sexes have gender stereotypes about women (and men)
Bacon shortage hoax aside, there is a major crisis looming in our meat supply
Anyone who’s worked on a campaign knows how hard it is for a candidate to show his true self, yet the debates can give voters some important insights
The first Muslim-American elected to Congress explains why we need to judge new governments in the Middle East by their actions, not their religious affiliation
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