This is what Democracy looks like

To all the congressmen that have been saying that we will forget about gun control when the new Snapchat update comes out- I promise you that we will not- we will honor those who lost their lives and we will keep fighting and when we turn 18- you will be held accountable for your lack of action in the voting booths. 

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let them lead the way...

Over the past year, it wouldn’t be inaccurate to say that I’ve been collecting caring high school teens from different parts of the country interested in serving as Citizen Discourse ambassadors.  They. Are. Awesome. One of the teens I’ve gotten to know virtually is a senior from Atlanta, Georgia...

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Chutzpah

As we now see, you created a social networking platform with a limited vision.

As a consequence, Facebook has contributed to a damaged democracy.  Your manifesto is an admission of that.  

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Calls for Clemency
“The President has granted your client clemency.” 

I could hear the joy in the attorney’s voice as she shared the good news with me.  After all the work reviewing cases, this was the moment they savor.  The chance to tell the attorney the good news.

A second chance at life.

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Karen Gross
WHAT KIND OF PEOPLE WORSHIP HERE?

Ever since I was a kid, I paid close attention to my rabbi’s sermon at Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services.  Not to diminish their religious significance, but these holidays are like the Super Bowl for rabbis. All the congregants show up and this is the big moment.  

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