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What Does “Secure The Border” Actually Mean?

  IIP > IOP In 1986, President Ronald Reagan passed the Immigration Reform and Control Act which was supposed to be a long-term, if not permanent, solution to the immigration problem, and in exchange, what I call “immigrants outside the process (IOPS) already in the country for four years were...

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GoPro: Maybe It Is About You

  Entrpreneurs everywhere share a maniacal focus on their product, the problem their product is trying to resolve, and on reconciling the two to make everything work. They eat, sleep, breathe and live their idea up to the point of not eating, sleeping, breathing or living at all. If it...

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Paper Chase: Soccer Is Here To Stay

  GDP shrank at 2.93% last quarter. Analysts blame it on the bad weather and expect a rebound in the 2nd quarter. That news has not stopped equity markets.   New home sales rose 18% in may which is a positive sign from a year long slowdown. This news is...

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Lebron James: Already Home

  Oh, they want me to fall Fall from the top They want me to drop They want me to stop They want me to go I’m already gone The shit that I’m on I’m already home   This is the chorus from Jay Z and Kid Cudi’s Already Home...

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These Modern Times

  Does rap music spawn violence?  Plus, celebrity sightings in NYC, community policing, and music by Knife Show. Check out this episode!   The Link Between Rap and Violence Hip-hop does not cause crime. If anything the opposite is true. As the popularity of rap music increased, crime in the...

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Showtime At The Apollo: Back and Better

  In its 80 years of existence, the Apollo Theatre has been where stars are born and legends are made. The names include James Brown, Michael Jackson, Ella Fitzgerald, Gregory Hines, Stevie Wonder, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Count Bassie and Luther Vandross. While it is no longer a cultural icon,...

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Paper Chase: Amazon Fire

  The Fed has stated they are not concerned with inflation in spite of an increase in prices. In their recent announcement, they revealed they would continue to reduce bond purchases by 10 billion dollars per month, and interest rates will remain low until 2015.   Dubai has overtaken London’s...

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Fall In Line

  Lawrenceville graduate and friend of Killing The Breeze Lola Bakare has written a beautiful piece on this subject which we posted on our Facebook page and you can read here.   Fall In Line Controversy arose at The Lawrenceville School in Princeton, New Jersey this past March when their...

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Paper Chase: Millennial Investing

  Middle east tension has resulted in rising oil prices with crude reaching their highest levels.   Retail sales rose 4.3% which was lower than what economists expected. It’s an important number for it tells us about demand of consumers who make up 2/3 of the economy.   Tesla has...

Hobby Lobby vs. Supreme Court

No Easy Answers For Supreme Court in Hobby Lobby Case

  Ruth Bader Ginsburg along with pundits of all stripes have justifiably raised their concern with the Hobby Lobby ruling, but not all the problems have been adequately addressed. The fact that this case even exists illustrates the dangers of government over reach into the freedom of individuals. Because of a...