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Will Biden-Trump Rematch Signal the End of Two Party System?

The overwhelming majority of the approximately 240 million Americans who voted in the 2020 Presidential election will surely experience an uneasy sense of deja Vu and feelings of dread come November 2024. (Pew Research). Those who will attempt to honor their patriotic duty and participate in the next election cycle will be left with two unenviable choices. A dreaded rematch between an 81 year old incumbent, whose become nothing more
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Israeli Ground Invasion of Gaza Would Set off Middle Eastern Fight to the Death

The October 7th, 2023, massive surprise attack perpetrated by Hamas militants against several towns and cities in the South of Israel, with all its violence, hostage taking, killing of civilians and now cataclysmic repercussions for the citizens of Gaza is a date that will forever live in infamy. No matter you're position on the most contentious issue in the world for the last 75 years, as human beings we can't
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Will Elon’s Musky Influence Lead Twitter Towards Total Xstinktion?

According to Bankrate.com, Elon Musk's estimated worth was 232 Billion dollars as of July 2023, making him the world's richest man. Elon Musk's business acumen has been heavily scrutinized since his acquisition of Twitter. The eccentric billionaire purchased the social media giant in April 2022 for a reported 44 billion dollars. ( info courtesy of  apnews.com) Since his acquisition, the site once beloved by hundreds of millions of people has
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Cryptocurrency, a Breeding Ground for Scammers or Future of Economics

One recent news story that propelled the subject of this piece into the mainstream of society was the December 14, 2022, arrest of Sam Bankman-Fried in the Bahamas. Known as the "crypto king" prior to his apprehension, and at his financial peak, reportedly worth 26 billion dollars as of November of 2022. The epic downfall of a con-man, who manipulated the Ultra Capitalism model so blatantly wouldn't normally pique my
Sports Gambling
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A Non-Chemical Romance: Gambling

A Non-Chemical Romance: Gambling and the Unhealthy Infatuation With Pro Sports I look back on a significant chunk of my childhood with a fair amount of regret. From the ages of 11-18 playing sports, watching sports and religiously following my "favorite" teams within the four major professional leagues in the United States consumed an unhealthy amount of my time. I was among the top athletes in my very small town,
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Artificial Intelligence, Humanitys Greatest Gift or Terrifying Curse?

The incredible strides in the advancement of Artificial Intelligence have become a contentious but fascinating topic recently within the news media and some of the largest corporations in the world. Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pinchai made several unsettlingly ominous statements regarding the dangers of Artificial Intelligence whilst appearing on CBS 60 Minutes in April 2023. Anchorman Scott Pelley posed a question concerning the potential consequences of a.i.'s effect on the
U.S. Mexico Border
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The U.S. Mexico Border: A Tainted History of Prejudice, Exploitation and Broken Policies

"Immigration is the sincerest form of flattery." (Jack Paar) I felt it necessary to begin with a poignant quote in this attempt to make sense of the century long travesty that has been America's immigration policy . Since it's inception the United States has prided it's self on welcoming the world's downtrodden, I don't feel the need to quote the Statue of Liberty's famous statement of acceptance. Those very prolific
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Survivors Guide to a Breakout of World War III

A warm welcome back to Robert after a short absence from our pages. As anyone would expect, Robert is viewing his subject from the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, while I am observing it from mainland Europe. There are aspects to this issue that Robert and I see in a different light, but his overall 'Take' on the abominable prospect of the world slipping into WW2 after 80 years
Freedom of Speech
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When Freedom of Speech Can Cross the Line

"If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they may not want to hear." A simple yet immensely meaningful quote from an English student Alexander Butcher. My retort to such a statement is when does certain speech go too far, or can our first amendment rights ever cross the line? ( Orwellfoundation.com) Being a writer and independent podcaster I'm a staunch believer in freedom
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Surveillance Capitalism and It’s Effect on the Citizens of the World

In an age where the right to privacy continues to be relegated to an antiquated notion, whether it's governments spying on it's citizens or corporations watching your every move, our lives seem forever compromised. Surveillance Capitalism is defined as: An economic system centered around the capture and commodification of personal data for purpose of profit. Google and You Tube are two of the most egregious examples of this ever growing,