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    Adverse Effects of a Desk Job

    Out of the top ten most common jobs, only three can be classified as a desk job. While there are benefits and detriments from all types of jobs, it seems to be more common for health complications to happen from a desk job. Physical Health Risks According to Edward R. Laskowski, M.D, from the Mayo Clinic, “Research has linked sitting…

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    NRA Gets Blamed For Mass Shootings

    If you haven’t heard yet, there have been two highly talked about mass shootings recently. On August 3rd there was a shooting in El Paso, Texas at a food festival that killed 22 people and injured 24 others. The very next day there was another shooting, this one took place at a Dayton, Ohio Wal-Mart and claimed the lives of…

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    Blessings Abound, Even In Injury

    A family member of mine has been experiencing back problems recently. This person has been in intense pain and discomfort for a couple of weeks now. As if that weren’t enough, they have been unable to go about their daily routine as they normally would. That is a big challenge, as this family member prefers to stay active, busy, and…

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    Ilhan Omar Tweeted, “Allahu Akbar” After Benghazi Attack

    On September 11th, 2011, two government facilities were attacked by Islamic terrorists in Benghazi, Libya. Four Americans were killed, including the U.S. Ambassador to Libya, John Christopher Stevens. This caused major uproar among politicians and citizens alike. Then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was under fire for her failure to properly handle warning signs in the days before the attack.…

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    Volunteering At A MCCL Fair Booth

    Earlier this summer I volunteered to man the Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) booth at my local county fair. I decided to do this because I think it is important to get involved with the issues we feel strongly about. In my case, I strongly believe that abortion is the murder of an innocent human being and is therefore…

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    Censorship of Conservatives

    Is censorship towards conservatives on social media platforms really happening? With the intent on getting to the bottom of this question, I delved into the social media platforms of Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Google. According to an LA Times opinion piece, social media platforms “are free to make their own rules on what speech to allow and what speech…

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    A Good Wife Can Change Your Life

    With the rise of what I like to call “toxic feminism”, there has been a drop in the number of young men who wish to get married. Perhaps they are turned off of it by toxic feminism’s insistence that women can do anything men can, plus extra. Then again, maybe it is because so many marriages end in divorce and…

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    Integrity, Do You Have It?

    All week long I have been working on ideas for this Saturday’s article. I began writing on the MMR vaccine, but the motivation I had for it dwindled fast. Then I started one on the political lobbying of Planned Parenthood and how it compared to that of the NRA. However, when I was nearly finished with it I realized there…

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    #MeToo: Pros and Cons

    The #MeToo movement has been unfaltering for almost two years. With this movement, like any other movement, there has been both positive and negative reactions. Sexual abuse awareness became more known because of the movement and concrete changes are being made. Some abuses are being missed or even used for wrong reasons. Pros Publicity helped the original MeToo organizer Alyssa…

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    Political Manipulation Of The Truth, Also Known As Lying

    When it comes to being a politician, many skills, characteristics, and talents are required for success. Not the least among these is the art of lying. It might be called something else, something softer, such as “misinformation” or “untruth.” However, this is only an attempt to further deceive the general populace. Yes, the cold, hard truth is that we are…