Civil Rights

The Hillary Makeover

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ABC’s Diane Sawyer Interviewed Hillary Clinton on TV last week and it seems Clinton is playing coy with the American public as to whether or not she’ll run for president in 2016. And before she even throws her tote bag in the ring, comments are already being tossed about that she’s old and infirm. PEOPLE…
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The Battle Between Brands And Generics

One of the most interesting, albeit predictable, studies in the field of marketing and economics was released by the University of Chicago graduate school in June 2013. Bart Bronnenberg, Jean-Pierre Dubé, Matthew Gentzkow, and Jesse Shapiro Society examined the way people buy over-the-counter pain relievers. They had observed that people are willing to pay more…
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One Florida Circus May Be Leavin’ Town

Circus season is winding down here in Florida, but it’s just getting started up in Tallahassee – home to the Florida legislature, the place where good governance goes to die. Mind you, it’s not that the two chambers are the only show around. After all, this is the land where strip clubs offer free flu…
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Humans Killing Humans Is Never Humane

On April 29th, an Oklahoma death row inmate, Clayton Lockett, was killed by lethal injection. Sounds like just another good ol’ fashioned American execution, right? In this case, normality took a seat on the sidelines. After 13 minutes, the state of Oklahoma halted the procedure when the unconscious inmate woke up and began to breathe…
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The “Guns Everywhere Law” Keeps Us Safe Nowhere

It was a long week in Atlanta, so I headed to a dirty unkempt bar to start “taking a bit of the edge off.” Now, I’m getting ready to have my first of many drinks when my periphery catches a scene so confusing, it makes me think I should just drive home and lay off…
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