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America’s Disturbing Issue With Recognizing Terrorism

America has a real issue with recognizing terrorism consistently. Continue reading

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vs. John Peter Smith Hospital

There is a dead woman at John Peter Smith hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. There is a dead woman on a ventilator at John Peter Smith hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. There is a dead woman at John Peter Smith … Continue reading

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I Really Don’t Want My Children Going to School in Texas.

My wife and I frequently talk about education, especially in a compare-and-contrast sense. See, my wife is from California, whereas I’ve lived in Texas my entire life, and over the course of these conversations we’ve been having, I’ve come to … Continue reading

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September 11th, 2001: 12 Years Later…

America is in a rut. Well, that’s probably not the best choice in diction. America is stuck in the past. Eh, that’s not as eloquent, but it makes more sense. Basically, the point of this post is to look at … Continue reading

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Standing Your Ground

Since the trial of George Zimmerman, there has been a lot of debate over the legitimacy of “Stand Your Ground” laws. Many claim they are a valid measure for home protection, others cite they open the door for racially-motivated murder. … Continue reading

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The NFL’s New Pro Bowl Format: A Vain Attempt to Avoid Confusion

As the title implies, the NFL has decided to make some changes to how the annual Pro Bowl is conducted… effective this season. I’m not sure I’m going to be a fan of it, honestly. It all started innocently enough. … Continue reading

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America Has Been Hijacked!

My wife and I have been discussing the Zimmerman verdict for the last couple of days, and while I resolved to not debate the legitimacy of said verdict, I feel that I should at least deliver a statement. The only … Continue reading

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On the State of Hip-Hop

There is a BIG difference between hip-hop and rap, at least where I’m concerned. To me, hip-hop is more political and socially conscious, lyrical, creative, raw, and brash, whereas rap is bitches, hoes, cars, and yeeeeeeaaaaaahhhhhh! So, I think it … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Ann Coulter

Dear Ms. Colter, My name is Robert Franklin and I am a student living in Texas, which as you know, is one of the most conservative pieces of land in all of America. The reason why I am writing this … Continue reading

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The Queensryche War: Which Side Do I Choose?

I’ve been a fan of Queensryche since I was old enough to stand. Some of my earliest memories musically involve the prog-quintet from Bellevue, including listening to a beaten-up cassette copy of Empire on my TalkBoy. Their 2012 split and undeniably confusing … Continue reading

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