Archives: February 2017

End Citizens United’s Mission To Change The Campaign Finance System

End Citizens United was launched in 2015. Grassroots donors support this Political Action Committee (PAC). The PAC is committed to countering the catastrophic effects of Citizens United. It is also dedicated to reforming the campaign finance system. Following the decision of the Supreme Court in 2010 in the case of Citizens United vs F.E.C., the

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Swimming and Social Integration in Switzerland

Should Swiss Muslim girls be forced to swim with boys? Muslim integration has been an ongoing issue in Europe for the past several years. In 2009, a woman in France was banned from swimming in a public pool in a burkini, and in 2013, a German judge ruled that a 13-year old girl must attend

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3 Reasons Thor Halvorssen Continues To Fight For Freedom

He Understands What Dictators Can Do Halvorssen has seen for himself how dictators can affect people on a personal level. In 2004, Venezuela called a referendum to review the election results that gave Hugo Chavez political office yet again. During a protest of the referendum Halvorssen’s mother, Hilda Mendoza, was shot by supporters of Chavez.

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David Wilkie Swims Too Fast at Age 62

If you have ever exercised at a community pool, you have probably witnessed some breaches of etiquette. It is unlikely, though, that you have seen a senior citizen receive a warning for swimming to fast. That is exactly what happened in the United Kingdom recently, though. According to the BBC, Olympic gold medalist David Wilkie,

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Karl Heideck: A Top Philadelphia Litigator

Litigation is a profession that requires a lot of work and seriousness. It calls for one to possess strong negotiation and research skills. It also requires that you have true understanding of the various terminologies used in the field of law. It is true that litigation is tasking but it is also rewarding in equal

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Swimmers Raise Money For Charity

While many people were out celebrating the New Year, 55 swimmers in California were raising money for charity. The Piranhas Swim Club swam several miles to raise money for the Angel View Charity.   The Piranhas Swim Club managed to raise $4,000 for the Angel View Charity. Not only did they raise money to benefit

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USSA Recognizes Michael Phelps

Winner of 23 gold medals, Michael Phelps has been dubbed the top male athlete of the year by the United States Sports Academy. This comes after a year in which Phelps won six medals at the Rio 2016 Olympics. The Maryland native has won more medals than anyone else in Olympic history. This is the

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Lori Senecal: Setting An Example For Strong Women Everywhere

Lori Senecal has made a name for herself in the world of advertising. According to the Wall Street Journal, Lori currently serves as the CEO of Crispin Porter + Bogusky, one of America’s leading ad agencies. Lori is a woman who was able to surpass her male competitors and stand out and lead the company

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Missy Franklin Conquers Failure

It’s hard to believe that Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin is only 21 years old. She started swimming at five years old and began swimming competitively at the age of seven. In her new book, “Relentless Spirit,” Franklin tells the story of her love for swimming and her close-knit family. Most young swimmers may not be

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