It Pays to Keep An Open Mind
When I was knee high to a grasshopper, I remember asking my father one night: “Daddy, what’s a planet?” to which…
Health Care Has Been Getting Worse
Health Care in this country is coming to a crisis. Health Care has been getting worse for the last ten years or longer.…
The New Society
There is one thing in common with the accumulation of great power and total freedom. They both come with even greater…
Are You Prepping for Cold Weather Power Outage?
If you live where it gets cold and sometimes colder than cold, you may have been the victim of a cold weather power…
Apple Vs Samsung Lawsuit
The lawsuit between Apple and Samsun may be heating up even more after yesterdays pre-trial ruling that Samsung can’t…
Marijuana Atm Machine
A new business is about to explode in Colorado"marijuana ATM machine". With the new law in Colorado amendment 64, which…
Pure Opinion Articles (454)
Is Investment Parenting A Waste Of Time?
Are you the sort of parent who pushes your child to do all sorts of activities? According to Dr Caplan, a well known parenting guru from the George Mason University in Virginia, America, if you do so then you’re probably wasting your time. In his new book to be published…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   May 16, 2011  
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Charlie Sheen Gets Fired And Ready to Make A Change In His Life
Charlie Sheen gets fired via text message. That’s the latest, and I’m sure there is more to come. In recent weeks, the world has been watching the “Charlie Sheen debacle” and today there is another story added to the mess. Last week Sheen created a Twitter account and in less…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 08, 2011  
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The MAC King Has Died! Long Live the King
His arrival was timely. The era of Thomas Edison like inventors had sprung anew. Only the outward appearances had changed  Now there were young college entreprenues that were translating established forms of communication into a personal experience with NO HOLDS BARRED! The sky was the limit and the only restriction…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Oct 06, 2011  
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Are You Ready For A Police State
When the Federal Government starts spying on its citizens and harassing them for something you may have said, that is the beginning of a Police State. When police can arrest you and hold you indefinitely without charging you, that is the beginning of a Police State. If you are not…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jun 03, 2011  
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Thrift Store Shopping: Great Deals Right In Your Hometown
A lot of people these days LOVE to shop at Wal-mart and the mall and K-mart and all these chain stores and think that $20 for a hoodie that barely fits is a good deal. Well, for those that only have $20 to their name, such as I, think that…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 08, 2011  
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Violent Video Games And Children
Today I came across a topic in the news that really resounded with me. A decision has just been made by the California Supreme Court to not ban retail stores from selling violent video games to minors, i.e. children under the age of 18. Again, they decided NOT to ban…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jun 28, 2011  
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The Sagacity Of Art
Overcoming the Threshold of Censors via the Soul's Sensors Define art. Art is the transmutation of that which is abstract into that which is material, or it is the transformation of that which is felt by an artist beyond the ordinary realm into an observable form or practice. Art may…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Nov 30, 2011  
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Ipad mini Rumor or Fact
From  IPods  to  Iphones  Apple  products  have  always  seemed  to  amaze  the  customers. Apple has not only  out done itself with its computers the Mac and Mac book pro. Apple  is now come out with a newer  and  better  Iphone. The  Iphone  4s  not only has a sleeker look but…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Oct 17, 2011  
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The Latest Super Injunction - Privacy Laws Through the Back Door?
Another day and another super injunction. The UK newspapers are full of discussions about the latest super injunction. Yesterday judges put in place a super injunction to protect the family of a well known married actor who has allegedly been having an affair. The judges have said that this injunction…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Apr 21, 2011  
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What Vancouver is Not
Many stereotypes come to mind when thinking of Vancouver. Environmentalism, healthy living, expensive real estate, trends, hockey, food, and culture, but there are some missing ingredients one might expect to find among this list that simply cannot be attributed to Vancouver. Few cities can match Vancouver’s culture of fitness and…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 08, 2015  
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What Will Happen In 2012?
There has always been a fascination with the end of days scenario and how it will play out. Periodically throughout history there has been a renewal of interest in the subject matter. Speculation of what will happen in 2012 is once again exploding this topic in popularity as that date…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jan 01, 2012  
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The Zimbabwe Spirit
References, many and varied have been made about Zimbabwe. While everyone's entitled to their own opinion; whether as a result of personal experiences or falling victim to recycled information which has been strewed, misconstrued and re-construed, ultimately leaving an impression that Zimbabwe is just screwed. I am, therefore, not going…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jul 26, 2012  
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Peek A Boo It's A Pervert
I truly believe that perverts are people who are desperate for a relationship, and since they can't find love for their horny selves they choose to assualt minors, perferably women. It could also be a mental thing they have going on in their head, it could possibly be from child…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 29, 2013  
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Dr Conrad Murray - Trial By Television - How Would You Fare?
I turned on the television earlier this evening to listen to the news and the breaking story on the BBC News in the UK was the live trial of Dr Conrad Murray, who is currently on trial for the involuntary manslaughter of Michael Jackson who died two years ago.  I…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Sep 28, 2011  
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A World Without Steve Jobs
I never met Steve Jobs, I wish I had the chance to talk to this genius and to get a glance of his personality. I would have liked to see how his mind worked and how the world looked through his eyes. We all know the story of how Steve…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 22, 2012  
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Questions Women Ask Men That They Should Never Answer
Poor Pippa Middleton. Ever since her she glided up the aisle in the wake of her old sister, at the Royal Wedding she has been at the centre of fervent gossip mostly about her beautiful body and fantastically shaped rear. There are now facebook pages dedicated to the appreciation of…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   May 13, 2011  
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No More Control - Planet Of Slavery
Planet Of Slavery Slavery should be a growing concern to everyone. Today more people are enslaved than at any other moment in the history of man and yet most people do not even realize that they are by definition slaves. Of course many would argue that this is not the…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jan 04, 2012  
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Are Boycotts Just for Boys? The United States’ Gaycott
Being gay is like having asthma. You do not choose it; it is part of who you are as much as the mole on your arm or the colour of your eyes. Where the similarity ends is that asthmatics do not get persecuted for requiring an inhaler. With less than…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Dec 19, 2013  
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Wal Mart Shoppers Kids Pepper Sprayed - Man Tazed At Walmart - How To Make It In America
Wal Mart shopper's kids pepper sprayed. Man tazed at Wal Mart. My god, what's with this store? What's with this black Friday thing, anyway? Since when do you need body armor to pick up a few trinkets for Christmas? How to make it in America. This question used to be…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Nov 25, 2011  
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Gay Marriage | Racist Presidents | Does This All Relate?
Lets talk about Gay Marriage. But first I want to say something slightly controvercial. Lets talk about how it is that people call Obama racist but dont call Romney prejudice. And yes, this is all related to the same topic. Here is what I am talking about. Recently there was…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   May 12, 2012  
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Abortion: A Prickly Issue
The recently concluded Vice-Presidential Debate had discussed a very vital moral/religious issue : Abortion. There is a lot of opinion generating on this. While I do support the view that termination of a foetus is basically a couple's personal choice, I also support the view that abortion without any coherent…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Oct 16, 2012  
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When Was the Great Depression
After World War I, the Great War, the population of the United States and some other countries enjoyed prosperity. Despite the prohibition of alcohol, the people enjoyed illicit booze, wild dancing, new cars and fancy clothes. When was the Great Depression? It began with the stock market crash of 1929…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jul 06, 2011  
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On Santorum’s Absolution Of Catholic Priests
Shunning, Guilt, Delusion, Obsession, Technophobia, Misogyny, Homophobia, Excommunication, Penance—all these things are part of religion as practiced today. But none is as highly strange as the Roman Catholic practice of demanding celibacy from its personnel, both male and female. The highly publicized scandals and yet more scandals concerning criminal sex…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Feb 29, 2012  
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Personal Choice And The London Riots
Two nights ago I was watching an old edition of Extreme Makeover – Home Edition from America with Ty Pennington. If you’ve never seen the programme, Pennington and his colleagues descend on a family who have made a huge difference in their communities, but live in terrible conditions and build…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Aug 16, 2011  
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The Difference Between A Yard Sale, A Flea Market, And An Estate Sale | A Buyers Perspective
My mom owned a combination antique and thrift store for more than 35 years and one of the best ways to replenish her stock was to run around to yard sales, church rummage sales, estate sales, and flea markets. She also held estate sales throughout the years. I became very…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 07, 2012  
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Participate In the Sport Using the Top Wow Gold Sites Suitable Mindset
For anyone who is one of several PVP #@*acb$123@#$##D#leiyan participants with Whoa,Since most of us expend a lot more time frame amongst people, most of us place to ignore the unique seek to buying wow gold participate in that video game. Of course, were actively playing that video game simply…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Aug 11, 2015  
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Sleep And Your Health - Short Sleepers
Sleep is one of those subjects that arouses quite strong views in people. Some people swear that they can’t get by on anything less than 12 hours sleep a night, without feeling ill, whilst others are quite content with 8 hours a night. Some people always complain of feeling tired,…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Apr 27, 2011  
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What Wouldn’t Jesus Do?
I have dim memories of my Catholic upbringing, so pardon any errors in my recounting of certain parables. I remember one story about Jesus seeing a bunch of guys standing around a pit into which an ox had fallen. These guys had a problem—they could all get together and extricate…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Dec 19, 2011  
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Painbody And National Identiry
I wonder if it ever happened to you that a situation escalated in such a manner that you could not control your feelings anymore. It was not you, not the real you who was there in that moment. Have you seen your partner, a family member or a friend in…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Aug 16, 2013  
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Celebrities on Twitter Lead the Charge to Tell All
It sometimes seems that the public appetite for celebrity gossip knows no bounds. Not only are millions of newspapers and magazines bought each week and devoured for their celebrity content, many people scour the internet and read celebrity blogs such as the one written by Perez Hilton.. And more recently…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Oct 19, 2011  
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