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Why Is America Falling Behind The Rest Of The World? — ‘The Why’


Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why is America falling behind the rest of the world?” Good question. (We’ve little space today for comedic comments.  So let’s just agree that this is a trick question since no matter ...

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Why Are The Powers That Be Afraid Of Donald Trump? — ‘The Why’

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Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why are the powers that be afraid of Donald Trump?” you ask? Good question.  Timely too. (Sorry. No room for snarkiness today. We’ve got a lot to discuss.) It’s simple. Trump cannot ...

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Why Is It Legal To Burn An American Flag? — ‘The Why’

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Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why is it legal to burn an American flag?” you ask? Good question. Timely too. (OK, it wasn’t really “timely” we just held on to it figuring it would fly better around ...

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Why Did People Give Up On Fighting Gay Marriage? — ‘The Why’

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Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why did people give up on fighting gay marriage?” you ask?  Good question. Timely too. (Besides, it sure beats answering the question: “Why do they say things like ‘versatile’, ‘bear’, ‘cub’ and ...

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Visa Denied to Mexican Transplant Patient. Twice.

Mexican Transplant Patient Denied Visa By U.S. Twice

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Jose Chua is suffering from a critical health condition. He needs a transplant of two organs for living. The procedure can be carried out in the United States but his visa application has been denied twice. Since the situation is ...

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President Obama Urges Iranians To Welcome Better US Relations

US And Iranian Diplomats Shake Hands

Tehran, Iran – US President Barrack Obama seems to be on a streak with foreign relations this year. The president has agreed to working together with Cuba to end a life-long embargo, and recently suggested that the Iranian government move ...

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Why Did The Washington Monument Shrink 10 Inches? — ‘The Why’

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Welcome to the newest edition of The Why.  “Why did the Washington Monument shrink 10 inches?” you ask?  Good question. Timely too. (Mind you, if not for the Google “gods”, we’d have something really clever to say regarding the cold, ...

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Why America Funds Some Terrorist Groups And Not Others

Reagan Meeting With Afghan Fighters In White House

There is an old saying that goes something like this: “The enemy of my enemy is my friend.” And that same logic is often applied in the world of global conflict. At times your own interests are best served by ...

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Census Data: California Most Populous US State

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California ranks at the top of the list of most populous state in the U.S. according to U.S. Census data released Tuesday. The state hosts 38.8 million people followed by Texas with 26.8 million people. New York dropped slightly behind ...

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New Genetic Study Unravels Complex Ethnicity Of Americans


Attracting various people from all over the world, the United States is a true melting pot. It has long been known that different ethnic and racial groups exist in the country but it has never been established before just which ...

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