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          Bill Maher Is Anti-War, Except When It Comes To Israel
          Though best known for his atheist rhetoric and claims that he supports the separation of church and state, a closer look at Bill Maher’s statements and stances reveals a trend of picking and choosing violence to oppose or support.
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            US Still Bans, Suppresses Books Despite The First Amendment
            Censorship doesn’t often involve book burnings and dissident disappearances in the U.S., but that doesn’t mean free speech is truly free.
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              More Nukes, More Troops: NATO And Russia Take A Step Closer To War
              Russia's deputy defense minister says his country was being "pushed into an arms race" by NATO.
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                Neil Young Teams Up With Willie Nelson’s Sons On An Anti-Monsanto Album
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