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OPINIONS


Editorial: How inflation and rising wages moderate the economy

Last week, the Associated Press reported that inflation is beginning to hit the United States. It has taken a while, but following “The Great Recession” of the late 2000s, historically low inflation is finally on the rise. And while the consumer price index is trending upwards slowly, comparatively low gas prices over the past 12 months have kept it at bay.


Brown: Ending political bias in terrorism protocol

The Israeli cabinet approved the detention of Jewish citizens suspected of perpetrating terrorist acts towards Palestinians on Sunday. This move is in response to the death of a Palestinian toddler by the name of Ali Dawabsha, who was killed in an act of arson that occurred the Friday before.


Clegg: Should selling sex be legal?

When 3 major credit card companies cut their cards from being accepted on backpage.com, an advertising website that operates much to the same capacity as Craigslist, they may have accidentally knocked down one of the barriers protecting sex-workers across the country.


Sanchez: Put your troops where we need them

This past Thursday, during a campaign stop, Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee was, like most candidates, asked about controversial topics that dominate today’s politics. Huckabee’s draw: abortion.


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