Category Archives: Debates

From #ObamaCare To #TrumpCare: Why You Should #Care

TrumpCare The 2010 Affordable Care Act, better known as ObamaCare, tried to reform U.S. healthcare, sparking a divisive, seven-year political battle. Obamacare has failed to collapse, despite Republicans best efforts to undermine it. People like Obamacare. It’s their healthcare. They … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To The #Electors Of The #ElectoralCollege From A Concerned #Citizen

Jewish & Nazi Shoah U-Boat Catchers “We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” ~ Elie Wiesel At first glance, my book seems to have no bearing on the … Continue reading

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#BobDylan Wins The #Nobel #Prize For #Literature: “Art is a river that we drink from but do not own”

Press Release 13 October 2016 – The Nobel Prize in Literature 2016: The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2016 is awarded to Bob Dylan “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”. Bob Dylan won the … Continue reading

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Brexit Blunder: David Cameron’s Prophetic “Future Of Europe” Speech (28% of registered voters did not vote)

The United Kingdom on Thursday (23 June, 2016) chose to leave the European Union. Official referendum results : 51.9% for ‪Brexit‬ – 48.1% for Remain; The voter turnout was 72.16%; David Cameron announced that he will step down as prime minister by October. FLASHBACK: January … Continue reading

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Times Insider #BookClub: More on #College #Admissions Mania #MondayBlogs

Last Tuesday, the Times columnist Frank Bruni sat down for a live chat with an audience of Times Insiders, who dropped in with questions about Mr. Bruni’s latest book, “Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be: An Antidote to … Continue reading

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#ASMSG President Barack Obama: Why we must rethink solitary confinement

President Barack Obama (Andrew Burton/Getty Images) By Barack Obama January 25 Barack Obama is president of the United States. Source: The Washington Post In 2010, a 16-year-old named Kalief Browder from the Bronx was accused of stealing a backpack. He … Continue reading

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#ESLChat The Hurdle of Native Speaker Requirement for #English #Language #Teachers

Source: morocco world news By Abdelmounim Ait Hammou Casablanca – A stereotype about the effectiveness and superiority of English taught by native-speakers remains as thousands of highly-qualified and certified non-native speakers are still struggling to land a job outside their home … Continue reading

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#RNC #DNC Message For #USA Citizens Living Abroad: VOTING IN 2016 U.S. ELECTIONS

“A People Who Mean To Be Their Own Governors Must Arm Themselves With The Power Which Knowledge Gives” – The Federalist Papers Your vote counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for house and senate have been decided by … Continue reading

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#BookReview: Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee

From Harper Lee comes a landmark new novel, Go Set A Watchman, set two decades after her beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, To Kill a Mockingbird. Maycomb, Alabama. Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch – ‘Scout’ – returns home from New York City … Continue reading

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#HolocaustRemembrance Day: Jewish & Nazi Shoah U-Boat Catchers

Holocaust Remembrance: The twenty-seventh of January marks the liberation of the concentration and extermination camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau. On this date every year, the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, UNESCO commemorates the genocide perpetrated … Continue reading

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