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Preventing Mass Shootings

Preventing Mass ShootingsIn the United States, mass shootings have become a common occurrence with them happening almost daily while some days have multiple events. Sadly, only the more tragic ones take the national news with the latest happening in Orlando, FL. Since that event there have been  half a dozen more mass shootings with no hope of them slowing down. Solutions proposed at preventing mass shootings range from allowing less guns to allowing more guns.

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Your Right to Travel

Right to TravelYour right to travel in the United States has been a major point since the foundation of the country. The Articles of Confederation served as the first draft to the Constitution and was superseded when the final one was completed in 1789 and the federal government was formed. Allowing the freedom of movement between states was important since each state would be allowed to govern over their citizens. The founders of the country wanted to make sure that states wouldn’t impose limits or make it difficult to travel or move from one state to another.

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Vaccines – Illogically Demonized

VaccinesVaccines are one of the biggest benefits we gained in life enhancements since the early 1900’s. Current vaccines are estimated to save about 2.5 million lives per year. Even while saving lives and ensuring a higher quality life, vaccines have not been exempt from having backlash against them.

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Middle Class vs Corporate Greed

Wage GapCorporate greed has been killing the middle class for decades. Executives have been rewarding themselves with yearly million dollar plus bonuses while the true workers usually don’t see anything. Corporations have the desire to maximize their profits which they tend to pass on as a cost to their employees by reducing or simply eliminating benefits. Sometimes companies will move their operations overseas and pay pennies per hour to foreign workers just to squeeze out every dollar.

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Marijuana – Casualty of a Failed War

MarijuanaThe war on drugs started with saying that marijuana is a gateway drug leading to the use of more dangerous ones. It’s popular recreational use over other drugs hasn’t helped it’s reputation either. However, by targeting the substance, are we ignoring the possible benefits we can gain from using it medically? Recreational use shouldn’t be overlooked because we allow other more dangerous substances like alcohol and cigarettes.

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MLMs – A Stupid Way to Ruin Relationships

MLM LayoutMulti-level marketing (MLMs), pyramid selling, and social selling companies have convinced people to sell their products since the 1920s. Depending on which company you go with, you could be selling household items, makeup, or even fashion accessories. That is you will after purchasing a starter/presenters kit from them. You’ll be encouraged to reach out to everyone you know or knew, just to make a sale or bring them in as associates too.

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Unpredictable Psychics

Psychic ReadingAmazingly, in the 21st century, there is a surprisingly large amount of people who believe there are others who posses psychic abilities. It has never been proven that humans can have any type of psychic ability and psychics who have stepped up to prove their abilities was faking it and simply using tricks.

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Student Loans – Decades of Debt

Student Loan Repayment
Average $27,000 student loan @ 3.9% repayment plan with average $52,000 per year US household income.

Student loans are a very common way to help pay for college. Most students will apply for grants and scholarships, but even if they get them, they’ll have to supplement the rest of tuition with student loans.  They’ll be getting a loan that will help with getting their college degree, which will land them a great job, then they can repay their loan and begin their great independent life.  Sadly this is not what normally happens.

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