The Problem With English
They say the English language is one of the most difficult languages to learn – and it is. Take a word like r-e-a-d,…
Online Think Tank Censors Speech on US Income
Dear TED: Though your name isn't John, this is a “Dear John” letter: it is to inform you that I'm breaking up with…
Electronic Cigarettes Are Not 'quit Smoking Aids'
There prevails the idea that the smoking revolution that is electronic cigarettes and other vaping products are some…
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…
Abandon Ship
Funny old world we all live in now and I am having great difficulties trying to put my finger on all this. Have the…
Careful What You Wish For
My Dream Table When looking back in time many people will realise that a certain item they own or used may have influenced…
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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Tebow Delivers: Doubters Are Shocked!
Tim Tebow, Denver Bronco's back-up quarterback the first six games, has taken front stage performances winning multiple games from comeback plays that had him winning six of seven games he played in before the playoffs tonight, Sunday, January 8th, 2012. The overtime victory was a direct pass down the middle…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jan 09, 2012  
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End Of the World 2011
Family Radio International warned the World for the last time that the end of the world would definitely be on Saturday, May 21, 2011. They couldn't wait for the 2012 Maya guess and I assume they just wanted the publicity. They could not lose. If Christ actually returned, and I…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   May 23, 2011  
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We Can Do It!
Reviewing the last 20 years We are now entering 2013. The last twenty years we have had many, historic events happen in this country. Unfortunately what will be remembered for years to come is the vast amount of horrific criminal incidents. In nineteen ninety nine, the Columbine school shootings shook…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Dec 31, 2012  
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Why Americans Are Genetically Superior
Okay before you skip to the bottom with some crazy Nazi comment or leave without reading all the way through, might I recommend running your head into a brick wall until distress first? This is simply meant to be a light-hearted joke I ran across but it argues to raise…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   May 17, 2012  
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Occupy LA
I was driving on the 1-10 freeway in Phoenix while listening to a local radio talk show station. Believe me, sometimes these guys just run their mouth to fill up their three or four hours show. That is the way I feel about this particular show. They were just throwing…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Dec 01, 2011  
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New Bridesmaid Dresses Released On Com
As the weather gets warmer, you may receive more invitations to attend weddings from your relatives and friends. And there will be more opportunities for you to be invited as a bridesmaid, witnessing the moment of happiness better than guests. Once you accept this special invitation, you have a lot…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Oct 14, 2015  
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Glorifying Celebrity Drug Addicts | An Editorial
When your doctor gives you a prescription for a drug you’ve never taken before what do you do? Do you follow your doctor’s advice and take it as prescribed? I do. The directions are right on the bottle in black and white. I also read the inserts or discuss possible…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 04, 2012  
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How the Government Spends Money
From the earliest days of the founding of our republic, the United States Government has taken more and more interest in the affairs of out states and we individuals. Some politicians, lobbyists, or bureaucrat decides there is a problem and the next thing you know we have a new agency…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jul 13, 2011  
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How to Support Notting Hill's Community
Support to local brands, shops, craftsmen and businesses is "a thing" for the people nowadays. It shows appreciation to those who feed families and work hard outside big corporations despite their oligopoly status. The question of how support can come into being most effectively, stays. Are we really capable of…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Sep 25, 2013  
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Dentistry Today: The Cost Of Dental Treatment
This week in the UK, there was a disturbing report about dentists and the cost of dental treatment. Apparently some unscrupulous members of the profession have been carrying out unnecessary procedures on patients from fillings, x-rays, removal of teeth and even check-ups. No one is suggesting that this is all…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Apr 26, 2011  
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Illegal Immigration: President Obama's Dream Doomed?
Maybe there is hope for making a stand against President Obama's decree that temporarily legalizes many young illegal immigrants. Nebraska has joined Arizona and is not willing to issue driver's licenses or other state benefits to the newly 'legalized' illegal immigrants! Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman said that Obama's DREAM-like program…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Aug 20, 2012  
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Christopher Columbus Myths And Ancient Sumerian Aliens - Simple Truths Denied
There are many things we are taught in this world that are not correct. That is to be expected because we are neither perfect as individuals nor as a civilization. Sometimes we are wrong and I can live with that. What I have a harder time dealing with is when…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 25, 2012  
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A Home-away-from-home… Responsibly And With Fun As the Objective
Just what the heck is a home-away-from-home anyway? As our camping life became a more frequent expression of everyday living , we began to see a glimmer of potential. Of a sudden, it became abundantly clear we were achieving much more than thought. We had of course seen or at…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Oct 31, 2011  
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Some Important Shopping Days All Over the World
Almost everyday we need to shop. No one will refuse the fact. If you like shopping, you must not ignore the importance of the following crazy shopping days: Black Friday,Boxing Day, Double 11. Black Friday is the Friday following Thanksgiving Day(the fourth Thursday of November) in the United States and…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Dec 18, 2014  
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In Defense Of The Rich
I think it is about time someone stood up for the rich in America. These people have made their lives what they are. Too often people think negatively about them. However, many of the rich give something back to the community to improve the quality of life for us all.I…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Oct 24, 2011  
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Charles Lange, A Long Time Trophy Maker Retires
According to an article on the Daily Advocate dated January 28, long-time trophymaker, Charles Lange, has retired. Lange regularly provided the 4-H trophies for the Parade of Champions, year in and year out, for the last 12 years. The trophies are traditionally passed out before the parade. The event is…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Feb 24, 2015  
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Child Abuse, Discipline And Bullying – Government Interference Or Duty?
“Spare the stick, and save the child” or is it, “Use the stick, and save the child”? So many items appearing on the pages of news papers and TV's; A man arrested for killing his step child, using a metal pipe; A mother pouring petrol over herself and child and…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Feb 13, 2012  
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Gold And Silver In the Economy
If you did not watch the news you’d still be inundated with news about gold, silver, and precious metals as it relates to the government. I turned blue in the face talking to a group of guys and gals who acted like they knew or cared nothing of it. And…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jun 09, 2011  
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Issues Of Photographs
In today's age of technology it is so easy to snap a photo of our friends, family, strangers or enemies with your cell phones or just a camera. Social Media sites such as Facebook sports billions of photos of almost nearly every one that ever touched a computer. Every second…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 21, 2013  
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Children And Humanity
From the moment babies open their eyes to our world they are dependent on us to nurture them. We feed them, clothe them, love them, and we promise to give them the very best we can. For some families, this means struggles and hardship, for others it's as easy as…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jun 24, 2012  
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No More Control - Fears Of Man
Fear is one of mans greatest hurdles, for it is fear that controls the minds of man. We all have fear of the unknown but there is an inherent psychological fear of himself that guides his thoughts and actions that only critical thought and self critique can overcome. Whether this…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Dec 09, 2011  
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