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North Carolina will vote to opt out of “Obamacare” tomorrow — let Governor McCrory know you’re opposed

Do you want to live in a state where the working poor have health insurance? Tomorrow, the North Carolina General Assembly will be voting on Senate Bill 4, which would prevent the state of North Carolina from accepting federal money to expand Medicaid.  As a part of “Obamacare,” the federal government is offering states  $9… Continue reading North Carolina will vote to opt out of “Obamacare” tomorrow — let Governor McCrory know you’re opposed

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Let’s not pretend that everyone is suffering equally

Unless you’re a bankruptcy lawyer, a repoman, or you had a large amount of money bundled up in credit default swaps, you have probably been hurt by the recession, but it’s time for us to stop pretending that everyone has been hurt equally. Instead up stepping up and asking how we can share in sacrifices,… Continue reading Let’s not pretend that everyone is suffering equally

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Do you want guns in Shooters II?

Do you want guns in Shooters II?  How about on campus? Comment to non-Duke readers:” Shooters” refers to a club, popular amongst Duke students, of Karen Owen and Tucker Max fame.  Hopefully, it won’t refer to–well–actual shooters anytime soon.  I’m going to take a step back and acknowledge that the whole “do guns make us… Continue reading Do you want guns in Shooters II?