Today’s Social Defender: The NFL

By Erin Drushel [avatar user=”ErinDrushel” size=”thumbnail” align=”right”]Erin Drushel[/avatar] Last week Arizona’s Governor, Jan Brewer, vetoed legislation that would…
Road to Sochi
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2014 Olympics: Road to Sochi… and Beyond?

By Erin Drushel [avatar user=”ErinDrushel” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”]Erin Drushel[/avatar] 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics: Everyone’s invited… but check your protests…
Traffic Back Log - Gov. Chris Christie
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Governor Christie: Still a Contender?

By Erin Drushel [avatar user=”ErinDrushel” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”]Erin Drushel[/avatar]Last week it became apparent that aides to Republican Governor Chris…
Senators, run-around
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Canada’s New Age?

By Erin Drushel [avatar user=”ErinDrushel” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”]Erin Drushel[/avatar] Last week the Canadian Senate voted to suspend Sens. Patrick…
Preserving democracy
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Preserving American Democracy

By Erin Drushel [avatar user=”ErinDrushel” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”]Erin Drushel[/avatar] A notion that has really solidified for me this week…
US immigration
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Immigration Reform vs. A Divided GOP

By Erin Drushel [avatar user=”ErinDrushel” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”]Erin Drushel[/avatar] The great hope for a bipartisan solution to reforming the…
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Conflicting Expectations

By Erin Drushel [avatar user=”ErinDrushel” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”]Erin Drushel[/avatar]It was a two-for-one sale on privacy last week when a…
Equality
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The Long Road to True Equality

By Erin Drushel [avatar user=”ErinDrushel” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”]Erin Drushel[/avatar] We are witnessing history in the making.  The U.S. Supreme…
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Disaster Politics

By Erin Drushel [avatar user=”ErinDrushel” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”]Erin Drushel[/avatar]The last thing anyone needs to worry about following a natural…
Boston Bombing
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America’s Bad Week

By Erin Drushel [avatar user=”ErinDrushel” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”]Erin Drushel[/avatar] Last week began with the Boston Marathon bombings where three…
Constitutionally challenged
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Constitutionally Challenged

By Erin Drushel [avatar user=”ErinDrushel” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”]Erin Drushel[/avatar] There is a reason why I like the works of…
The issue of gun control...
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Another Case for Gun Control

By Erin Drushel [avatar user=”ErinDrushel” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”]Erin Drushel[/avatar] Not all American gun-owners are Yosemite Sam.  There is a…
Pope Francis - Divining a Simpler Path
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Divining a Simpler Path

By Erin Drushel [avatar user=”ErinDrushel” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”]Erin Drushel[/avatar] On Wednesday last week the Catholic Church elected Cardinal Jorge…
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“Let’s Make A Deal!”

By Erin Drushel [avatar user=”ErinDrushel” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”]Erin Drushel[/avatar] Alright, alright… I give up! Let’s talk about – cue…
Republican way
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Truth, Division, and the Republican Way

By Erin Drushel [avatar user=”ErinDrushel” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”]Erin Drushel[/avatar]It’s now 3 months since the Republican Party lost its second…