The Seventeenth Second Inaugural
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The Seventeenth Second Inaugural

Obama was only the seventeenth president to make a second inaugural address. Together, these addresses offer a portrait of our evolving Nation, charting the path of various ideologies, historical forces, and rhetorical tropes. Here are all seventeen. Continue reading

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A Well Regulated Militia?
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A Well Regulated Militia?

The Guardian and the New York Times have come out with excellent graphics looking at existing gun regulations by state and at the proposed federal gun regulations. Both raise the interesting question of how to regulate well. Continue reading