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Thank A Veteran

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Those freedoms we talk about on this blog? Our veterans paid for them in blood. Next time you see a veteran, you should say, “Thanks.”

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"One Does What One Can"

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If you have your own theatre, you can create your own show about the current political scene. That’s just what Michael Burns did and you can see his creation this evening.

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Three Years That Changed The World

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A new one-man show on politics looks at “lazy hatred”, “cowardly smug cynics”, and “will probably offend everyone.” And that’s how they advertise it.

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"The Art of the Possible"

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If you want to fix government, first you have to know how it works.

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Art of Politics, Politics of Art

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What can one person do to change the world? For one thing, he can put on a show.

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In Defense of Lawyers

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How many lawyer jokes do you know?* How do lawyers sleep at night?* But when you need help, need to protect yourself legally or feel that you’ve been wronged, who are you going to call? You’re going to call someone who has taken an oath to uphold the Constitution and who genuinely cares about justice.

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton | She Inspires

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Learn about Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a champion for all rights of women.

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"You're Under Arrest"

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Now what? You've been busted down on Bourbon Street. But you think you've been set up like a bowling pin.

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Free Legal Advice

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While we all try to be good citizens, chances are, at some time or another, you or I will encounter the legal system. Here’s what to do when it happens.

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State Response

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The State of New York operates one of the largest addiction treatment, prevention and recovery systems in the country. Here’s the woman who runs it.

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Learn the story of how Theodore Roosevelt became our nation’s 26th president.