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    While political differences in our nation’s capital caused the longest government shutdown in history, it unearthed a problem that unfortunately is all too common: a lack of financial literacy. You see, when the government shutdown began it meant that government employees would be furloughed until an agreement was reached. As individuals were furloughed so was ...
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    On Saturday evening, September 22nd, 2018. The Department of Homeland Security released a New Proposed Immigration Rule to enforce a long-standing law that promotes self-sufficiency and protects American taxpayers. “Under long-standing federal law, those seeking to immigrate to the United States must show they can support themselves financially,” said Secretary Nielsen. The public charge has ...
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    One of the most important things I learned in school was the importance of democracy, that we were granted the Constitution as a safeguard for every citizen in the country. College campuses are supposed to be free speech areas where debates and ideas are welcomed. Instead, we choose to suppress ideas that don’t agree with ours. ...
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    Upon rereading Thoreau, I was reminded of my frustration with politics. It seemed Thoreau and I had a lot in common regarding thinking for oneself. For instance, when former President Barrack Obama first ran for president as the Democratic presidential nominee, everyone was excited. Or so it felt like it. But that excitement didn’t extend ...