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Gun Violence in America: A Stance

I am not trying to be funny at all. I am more of a knife person.  Guns can be used to protect, but they also can be used to ensure a kill. The difference between a gun and a knife is- I could obliterate a mall, school, densely populated area, a house of worship in a matter of seconds, reload and do it all over again. You can’t do that with a knife. I do have to say, had I lived in a world where guns were used to ensure that game killed was so my family could eat or to prevent a threat from happening- I might have a different perspective. My lived experience with guns has been in one of fear. When I was 2 years old I remember having a gun placed to my head in a car. Jewelry rob, money stolen, and my life was the bargaining chip- let me tell you even at 2 years old y...
Volkswagen executive arrested in government emissions scandal
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Volkswagen executive arrested in government emissions scandal

Who remembers that Volkswagen emissions scandal where the once beloved car company got caught evading such emissions in America? Welp, it has since been confirmed that amid another federal investigation out of Detroit that one of their top executives has been arrested. According to the Department of Justice,  Oliver Schmidt was arrested over the weekend in a federal FBI sting related to the ongoing VW scandal. Meanwhile, VW continues to struggle worldwide. Sales have slumped tremendously and buyers in more than three countries have begun to file class-action lawsuits over the emissions problem.   So how'd they do it?  In the beginning, VW had secretly programmed their Diesel trucks to turn pollution control on during testing and off during real-world driving.  Unfortunately for VW,  the...
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