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Secret Service Director Resigns Following Recent White House Security Breach

Secret Service Director Resigns Following Recent White House Security Breach

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On Wednesday afternoon, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned amid heavy criticism over a White House security breach. In September, a man named Omar Gonzalez jumped over the White House fence, overpowered one Secret Service officer, and made it pretty far into the building before he was subdued. He was armed with a knife. Luckily, the […]

The Ugly Truth: Why The United States Will Never Destroy ISIS

The Ugly Truth: Why The United States Will Never Destroy ISIS

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The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) has come to the forefront of the world’s attention in recent months. It has captured a great deal of territory across Syria and Iraq, and has shocked the world with its brutal tactics. At present, ISIS appears to be an extremely formidable foe. It is well-trained, […]

The Secret Service Let An Ex-Con With A Gun Ride An Elevator With Obama

The Secret Service Let An Ex-Con With A Gun Ride An Elevator With Obama

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The Secret Service allowed an armed ex-convict to ride in an elevator with President Obama earlier this month. The extreme violation of Secret Service protocol took place when the president visited the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta on September 16 to develop a response to the Ebola outbreak. The security contractor’s criminal […]

This Is Why Protestors In Hong Kong Are Fighting Tyranny With… Umbrellas

This Is Why Protestors In Hong Kong Are Fighting Tyranny With… Umbrellas

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Hong Kong, one of China’s biggest financial centers, erupted over the weekend in clashes between pro-democracy protestors and police. What began as peaceful protests last Wednesday escalated into a massive police crackdown by Friday. The protests began under the name Occupy Central (Central is the name for downtown Hong Kong), very similar to the Occupy […]

The Secret Service Let An Ex-Con With A Gun Ride An Elevator With Obama
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The Secret Service Let An Ex-Con With A Gun Ride An Elevator With Obama

The Secret Service allowed an armed ex-convict to ride in an elevator with President Obama earlier this month. The extreme violation of Secret Service protocol took place when the president visited the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta on September 16 to develop a response to the Ebola outbreak. The security contractor’s criminal […]
US Attorney General Eric Holder Resigned: Here’s Everything You Need To Know
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US Attorney General Eric Holder Resigned: Here’s Everything You Need To Know

United States Attorney General Eric Holder resigned yesterday, September 24, 2014. President Barack Obama made a formal, televised announcement from the White House, assuring citizens that Holder would not step down until his replacement has been named. The news came amongst airstrikes and threats of terror in the Middle East, which ensured that this story would not […]

This Newspaper Clipping Perfectly Explains How Complicated The ISIS Situation Is
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This Newspaper Clipping Perfectly Explains How Complicated The ISIS Situation Is

This Daily Mail reader offered a very interesting and concise perspective on what’s currently going on in the Middle East. Obviously, everything is a bit jumbled at the moment. The Islamic State (ISIS) has provided a common enemy for a number of countries, even ones that traditionally despise each another. This newspaper clipping offers an appropriate […]

Rhode Island Governor Candidate Smokes Marijuana During Her Campaign Ad
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Rhode Island Governor Candidate Smokes Marijuana During Her Campaign Ad

Anne Armstrong is a write-in candidate for Rhode Island’s gubernatorial race. A marijuana dispenser and patient herself, Armstrong’s primary objective is revealed in this recent campaign ad. She has dedicated her entire platform to debunking the stigmas attached to marijuana and making it available for all. She says in her video, We’ve been lied to […]

I Guess No One Noticed Alaska Legalized Weed Almost 40 Years Ago
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I Guess No One Noticed Alaska Legalized Weed Almost 40 Years Ago

In the not-so-distant future, campaigns for legalizing weed will be a thing of the past. Most states have loosened their possession laws already, and it’s only a matter of time until marijuana is legalized across the board. Some states, including Colorado and Washington, already legalized the drug. Other states are fighting to do the same. […]