Response to Week 13 – The Republicans Are Right

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/lessons-learned/2015/10/29/7d23d98e-7e78-11e5-b575-d8dcfedb4ea1_story.html In Catherine Rampell’s article “The Republicans Are Right” (2015), she expresses that during the Republican presidential debate, the candidates simply lied on public television and scorned public media outlets.  Two Deviant Phrases “Legerdemath = First coined in 2013, this term is a combination of “legerdemain” and “math”. This new phrase implies the apparent use […]

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Response to Week 12 – Free Speech is Flunking Out on College Campuses

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/free-speech-is-flunking-out-on-college-campuses/2015/10/22/124e7cd2-78f5-11e5-b9c1-f03c48c96ac2_story.html In Catherine Rampell’s article “Free Speech is Flunking Out on College Campuses” (2015), she demands that the right to freedom of speech is enforced more effectively in college campuses throughout the United States.  Two Deviant Phrases “Anti-Cop Fringe = This defines a movement of individuals, who apart from mainstream societal views, resist and oppose the […]

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Response to Week 11 – Paid Family Leave is No Pipe Dream

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/paid-family-leave-is-no-pipe-dream/2015/10/15/bc317c46-7377-11e5-9cbb-790369643cf9_story.html In Catherine Rampell’s article “Paid Family Leave is No Pipe Dream” (2015), she reasons that paid vacation time to attend to family matters is feasible in the United States and may be on the horizon. Two Deviant Phrases “Feminazi” = This is a real thing! It means any radical feminist. I assumed it meant […]

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RESPONSE TO WEEK 10 – BATTLE AGAINST NSA SPYING IN COURTROOM 18

http://www.wnd.com/2015/10/battle-against-nsa-spying-in-courtroom-18/ In Larry Klayman’s article “Battle Against NSA Spying in Courtroom 18” (2015), he demands that justice is upheld in current court cases involving the unconstitutional spying the NSA participates in.  Two Deviant Phrases “Law of the Case” = This legal term means that if two cases with similar premises are presented, they should (normally) result in […]

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Response to Week 9 – The Impact of Spying on the US Economy

http://diginomica.com/2015/10/02/its-time-for-the-us-cloud-industry-to-stand-up-to-europes-un-safe-harbor-bullies/#.Vg9d2_lViko In Stuart Lauchlan’s article “It’s Time for the US Cloud Industry to Stand Up to Europe’s un-Safe Harbor Bullies” (2015), he suggests that new data policies in Europe similar to those of the NSA will impact American companies worldwide.  Two Deviant Phrases “Safe Harbor” = This means defining an action as not breaking a […]

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