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Gun control debate flares up once again

(03/07/10 5:30pm)

The United States Supreme Court is once again debating our constitutional right to bear arms, an amendment that was added in 1791. The most recent debate stems from a 2008 row regarding Chicago’s law banning handguns within city limits. Even though the right to own a gun is constitutional, present debates begs the question of what the founding fathers really meant.

Bipartisanship can work

(03/10/10 6:32pm)

A while ago I expressed doubt about the bipartisan health care summit, because even with Obama there I believed the GOP would slip to its standard platform of “whatever the Democrats want is the spawn of Satan and must not pass.” Apparently underestimating Obama’s ability to disarm his opponents with his speaking skills is not a good idea.

Thoughts on health care: Health care will improve economy and help people

(03/24/10 7:10pm)

Sunday will go down in history as the day when the final vote to pass health care reform took place. On that day, the House of Representatives voted 219-212 to pass the measure. President Barack Obama signed this measure, which is known as the Patient Protection and Affordability Care Act of 2010, and signed it into law just a few days later on Tuesday.