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Forget Syria, There’s A Massacre Closer To Home We’re Directly Responsible For

By: Roy Klabin

Americans have demonstrated as lazy an outrage over the thousands of deaths in Syria,as they have for the thousands slaughtered in Mexico’s ongoing drug war. The arbitrary distinction over the use of chemical weapons seems laughable, considering the brutal and sadistic violence we’ve thus far tolerated in both conflicts. While our political machine redirects focus towards another Middle Eastern conflict with no end in sight, it might behoove us to admit that we’re far more responsible, obligated to, and better suited to deal with the war just south of our border.

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Change Promised…Promises Changed.

By: Roy Klabin

It’s been several years since our devastating economic collapse, and the financial institutions responsible seem to be among the only companies recovering. Families, unions and even cities continue to declare bankruptcy, while a wildly unpopular obstructionist congress prevents any real reform from being enacted. Amid all this, a singular voice of lucidity has emerged in the Senate, diligently attempting to hold overt complacency and corruption to task.

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The NSA isn’t the only online spy – we need to smarten up about our technology.

By: Roy Klabin

Not too long ago, grabbing your secretary's behind with a wink and smile was an acceptable form of praise. It took a long civil movement and sexual harassment laws to slowly push the tendencies of the vulgar out of the workplace.

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Hepatitis C Cure Found - 12 Week Treatment Has 90% Success Rate

By: Roy Klabin

The National Center for Biotechnology Information has released incredible results for a new oral drug treatment for Hepatitis C.

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Political Theater Following Mass Shootings Has Only Resulted In Increased Gun Sales

By: Roy Klabin

Despite optimistic trumpet horns for Bloomberg’s newly financed Anti-NRA efforts, the end result still remains a meaningless status-quo.

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Religious Fundamentalism Is A ‘Mental Illness’ That Could Soon Be ‘Cured’

By: Roy Klabin

The vast majority of us who find comfort in our spiritual beliefs and philosophical contemplations, often hang our heads in shame when

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Genetically Modified Babies, Cyborg Citizens and the Civil Liberties of Tomorrow

By: Roy Klabin

Politicians have always enjoyed segmenting us into predictable voting blocks over divisive wedge issues.

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The End of Gray Hair – Researchers Discover Way To Reverse Process

By: Roy Klabin

The age of silver foxes and vanity dye jobs may soon be over, according to a group of European researchers.

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Avatar In The Amazon – Tribesman Promise A Fight To The Death To Save Rainforest

By: Roy Klabin

Ecuador’s plan to sell over a third of its pristine Amazonian rainforest to Chinese oil industrials, has been met with a heartbreaking turn of events.

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New Deadly Coronavirus Reportedly Spreading – Fatalities in Several Countries

By: Roy Klabin

The World Health Organization has reported 30 cases of human infection with the new coronavirus.

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Massive Explosions Rock Damascus As Israeli Jets Attack Missiles Bound For Hezbollah

By: Roy Klabin

While the President continues to debate retaliation for Syria's crossing of the chemical weapon "red line" - Israel has taken security matters into their own hands.

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The Yelp Mafia: Internet Giant Extorting Small Businesses For Good Reviews

By: Roy Klabin

In the last few years, Yelp has come under increased fire for its sordid business practices. Accusations from hundreds of small...

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Anthony Weiner Would Make A Great Mayor For Skyscraper City

By: Roy Klabin

I'm glad I could get everyone's attention with a giggling innuendo. They were once good enough for Shakespeare and Dickens, so I'm not surprised by people's...

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Obama's Legacy is like any other President's: Full of Compromised Promises

By: Roy Klabin

On Monday, President Obama signed legislation which rolled back provisions on the STOCK Act (Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge.)

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The Death of Big Rock 'n Roll

By: Roy Klabin

As someone born in the 80s, I’ve enjoyed the various changing trends in music, but I can’t help notice someone has been missing from the party lately: Big Rock!

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"Oblivion" Review: A Disappointingly Boring Start to a Great Summer of Sci-Fi

By: Roy Klabin

It seems the only genre churning out any originality these days is sci-fi. Avatar, Inception, District 9 are but a few examples of big budget productions...

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