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Let Me Remind You Why You Love Coffee

For most, it’s become ritual; your daily cup of coffee. Some will say that it’s the perfect pick me up, and others (including myself) will swear by it’s magical powers to make them do anything and everything without a substantial amount of struggle. Let’s face it, coffee runs the world....

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I Got You: Fantasy Football 2015 – Round 1, Pick 4

  We use a 12 team snake draft in the Yahoo Fantasy Football format.   Round 1, Pick 4 Gronk was available. Gronk was drafted.   Round 2, Pick 21 Tough pick here, but i went with T.Y. because of Luck. Evans and Jeffery were also available.   Round 3,...

Advice For My Teenage Brother: Do Nice Guys Finish Last?

Advice For My Teenage Brother is a column where I give advice to my teenage brother who is 17 years my junior. Unbound by any parental obligations to shape his mind a particular way or financially account for any of his mistakes, I can flex my brotherly instinct and tell...

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Trump, Bernie, and the Primary Process In 2016

  Presidential primaries are the selection process to determine which candidate will appear on the ballot for a given political party in the nationwide general election. At the national convention, the delegates of the parties choose who they want to run for President. Delegates to the national convention are chosen...

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Hillary’s Email: There’s No “There!” There

  Democrats’ overall opinions of the major Democratic contenders for president have changed little despite six eventful weeks of campaigning. Hillary Clinton remains the best liked among her party faithful. She enjoys a net favorable score of +60, which is essentially where she stood in July. – Gallup   Federal...

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When White People Weren’t White

  America would be a grand land if only every Irishman would kill a Negro, and then be hanged for it. I find this sentiment generally approved. – William Freeman (1881) The largest mass lynching in U.S. history took place in New Orleans in 1891 — and it wasn’t African-Americans...

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I Got You: Fantasy Football 2015 – Round 1, Pick 12

  We use a 12 team snake draft in the Yahoo Fantasy Football format.   Round 1, Pick 12 No Gronk available. Odell Beckham Jr. was the highest rated player left, and I always go upside.   Round 2, Pick 13 C.J. Anderson was the obvious pick here. I am...

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I Got You: Fantasy Football 2015 – Round 1, Pick 5

  We use a 12 team snake draft in the Yahoo Fantasy Football format.   Round 1, Pick 5 Gronk at 5. Easy come, easy go.   Round 2, Pick 20 A.J. Green is an elite receiver in this league. I expect him to bounce back this year.   Round...

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Why Birthright Citizenship Is So Simple

  “All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside.” This phrase (particularly “subject to the jurisdiction of”) is at the heart of the controversy of birthright citizenship. Unfortunately, for people...