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App Review – “Polytics”

App Review – “Polytics”

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

September 28, 2016


Filed under Biz & Tech

The goal of the free app “Polytics” is an admirable one: Encourage civil and insightful political debate among U.S. citizens within a chat system that is easy to use. But the responses it’s been getting from users is far from insightful. Reading through the chats between some users makes it tempting...

Russia invades Ukraine

March 5, 2014


Filed under News

March 5, 2014   By Michael Riley   On March 2, President Barack Obama and other world leaders tried to resolve the current crisis in Ukraine, as its new government has placed its military on “high alert” after more than 6,000 Russian troops advanced into the Crimean Peninsula. UW-Whitewater...

Is America still a ‘city on a hill’?

Is America still a ‘city on a hill’?

September 25, 2013


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By Michael Riley   As the debate over involvement in Syria continues, the question of whether the United States is the most exceptional country has surfaced again. Yes, said President Barack Obama who touched on U.S. exceptionalism in his Sept. 10 speech on what the response to chemical...

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