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Editorial: Troubling signs for a two-state solution

While Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s comments may have been made for the sake of getting votes, they have certainly resonated in Israel, enough so to propel him to another term in office.


Osgerby: Facebook’s suicide-prevention effort misguided

Suicide is most effectively dealt with the compassion of individuals, not the anonymity of a social-media platform. It’s a nice idea, Facebook, but it requires further revision.


Cervantes: The freedom to choose

According to CNN, President Obama went on record stating, "In Australia, and some other countries, there’s mandatory voting,” and that, "It would be transformative if everybody voted.” But to be perfectly honest, a mandatory voting policy is an awful idea.


Korobov: Senate confirmations shouldn’t be automatic

The general expectation in Washington has become that it is procedure to confirm all presidential nominations. Until recently, 60 percent of the vote has been required to confirm a presidential nomination.


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