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By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor
On Friday Irish Citizens went to the polls to vote by referendum on a constitutional amendment allowing same-sex marriage. If passed Ireland will join nineteen other nation states who have legalized such marriages and will be the first to enact the petition by popular referendum. 211 more words
Hello dear reader(s)!
If you haven’t noticed, there is a war against the poor in this country. People are complaining about the lazy getting their “entitlement” programs such as subsidized healthcare, food stamps, social security, etc… Republican lawmakers are attempting to cut or eliminate these programs altogether, or are placing such severe restrictions on them, they are essentially making them worthless, Republicans like those in Wisconsin, who recently passed one of the most restrictive limitations on food stamp use in the history of government food assistance, at a cost to Wisconsin taxpayers in the millions. 852 more words
I’ve always seen myself as “different”, not the 1980’s wearing different clothes, having no friends and being a cute quiet bookworm kind of different, but I’ve always felt that I didn’t quite fit in, like my opinions were always different to those around me, for example; I could be stood next to a friend looking at something beautiful, not a woman (I know what your all thinking, typical dirty minded teenage boy), your wrong in this instance, I mean something really beautiful, something that only exists in one place in the world like the Grand Canyon, something that gives you a feeling that you’ve never had before when you look at it for the first time, my friend would be thinking… 326 more words