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.…
Modern Packaging (if you ain't broken, you soon
Do you remember the old days when you bought a can or bottle or carton of something and to consume it, all you had…
Battlefield USA – The Outcry Against Senate
Amid a din of breathless, fear-induced bloviating, the US Senate voted on 28, November 2011, to approve amendments…
Declawing Cats | Torture In A Civilized Society
Declawing a cat is tantamount to torture. Every time I hear anything about declawing a cat I get chills. I think of…
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…
PC David Rathband - Who Really Killed Him?
On 4th July 2010, PC David Rathband was a normal policeman out doing his job. Everyone was on a higher alert because…
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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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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Emergency Preparedness - Is It Time?
What is thought of when emergency preparedness comes up, or does it? Flood or fire insurance. Extra cans of beans? A box of energy bars? 72 Hour Bug-Out Kits? Ham Radios? Flashlights? Emergency preparedness is all of the above and then some. It is a state of mind. It is…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Dec 19, 2011  
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6 Ways to Stop Bullying
As a mother of a recently bullied son, I have become intimately aware of the growing concern of bullying. I have come to the realization there are many fallacies surrounding bully stereotypes and the victims of bullying. Growing up I envisioned bullies being the original victims, and they in turn…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Aug 25, 2013  
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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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Mitt Romney And Seniors
A lot of Seniors are asking the question. Who will the Republican nominee for President be? Well that question has been answered. Barring a major faux pas it will be Mitt Romney. So who is Mitt Romney and what is his stance towards Seniors. For me the who is easy…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Apr 12, 2012  
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Wining the Lottery: Daydream Or Nightmare?
The lure of winning millions by only spending a dollar is why millions purchase lottery tickets. It's the hope of riches beyond your wildest dreams that have customers coming back for more. The harsh reality is that the chances of winning the Powerball or MegaMillions jackpots are slim to none,…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Aug 16, 2012  
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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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Fired for Facebooking
Should a person be fired for face booking, tweeting or socializing on any of the social media websites or should employers understand that their employees need an outlet or some sort of break from life's ever draining problems? Understanding why employees abuse of the internet social media's during and outside…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Feb 10, 2012  
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Why Singapore And Other Countries Beat US In Math A Nd Reading
There is a stereotype in place that, compared to Americans, Asian children are extremely smart. particularly in the areas of math, science and reading, kids grow up to best other American students in these areas. In fact, Singapore primary four students rank as the best in the world in math…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Nov 24, 2014  
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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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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 he replied: “It’s a star.” “And what’s a star?” I persisted. “It’s a planet.” He patiently answered. I wasn’t convinced… This seemingly unimportant event set me on what was…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jun 09, 2012  
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Why I'm Feeling Grumpy at Christmas
This is the year when I officially joined the ‘Grumpy Old Women Brigade’. My nearest and dearest would probably say that I’ve been a paid up member for years, but I think I’m reasonable cheerful most of the time. Well until now... Now it’s Christmas, I’m beginning to think they’re…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Dec 22, 2012  
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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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Ethics For Elected Officials And Politicians
In the United States we do not have a democracy but a republic. That means we do not have the population calling the shots. That responsibility falls on our representatives who we vote into office or are appointed by our representatives. Those who represent us in Washington have left our…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 08, 2012  
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Those Kids You Rode Bikes With
Remember those kids you rode bikes with, played sports with, hung out at the skate park with? We all remember some of them, but there are some whose face we only recall if we see an old photograph. Their name is long forgotten, if we ever even knew their real…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Sep 03, 2015  
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Polar Bear Mom’s…do they Know More About Time Outs Than I Do?
Tonight wonderful story reported on the ABC World Evening News touched me. It also made me wonder about how much polar bear moms know about discipline. From what I saw, I could learn a thing or two about time outs from a great polar mom. The story showed footage of…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 18, 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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Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?
Have you ever been at a place of inconvenience when the lights went out? Have you ever wished you had been just a wee bit more thoughtful about planning for some kind of eventuality? Can you prepare for all unplanned for events? Of course not. Can you prepare for most…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jan 01, 2012  
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Exploring Expletives – Plan B
There is a child in my house. If I drop the pickle jar on the marble tile when we have three minutes to get out of the house, or I ram my toes square into the coffee table legs while sprinting to answer the door, it is just a reflex…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Dec 17, 2013  
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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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Secret Service Has New Regulations
We all know that people make mistakes and learn from them, but when you represent a nation, people with you hold them to a higher standard, then the mistakes is magnified. The Secret Service scandal is no different in terms of what must be held to that regard.WASHINGTON—Secret Service tightened…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Apr 28, 2012  
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I truly believe that perverts are people who are desperate for a relationship, and since they can't…
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