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Everett Lozzi


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Opinion

Thanks, Obama, for all you do

At the end of each and every column this year, I’ve made certain to give a shoutout to President Barack Obama. He’s my president, after all (and yours, too, but only if you love pictures of him with children or Bo the dog!).

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House of Cards: reality TV?

Spoiler alert: the Netflix version of House of Cards, produced by and starring Kevin Spacey, is highly entertaining. If you have Netflix, you should watch it. But when you watch it, keep in mind the characters’ behavior shows how not to act if you are working as an elected official or bureaucrat. Yes — I am about to use a fictitious show that I watched online to make a point about the way government works in reality.

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Elections matter on all levels

It’s that time of year. A fresh batch of juniors, both young and old, decided to play with fire and run for UNC student body president. I already know who I am voting for — the one who loves Carolina the most!

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Who really owns our work?

Slavery is a practice that virtually all people find morally and ethically abhorrent. I’d contend that the most sacred gift we are given as human beings is the natural and absolute right to our lives.

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Gravesite tyranny: a grave concern

George Carlin’s “Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television,” could also be called “Seven Words You Can Never Say in Chapel Hill Cemeteries.” That’s just the beginning of behavioral control at the cemetery.

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Kicked out of the dog house

I am sent to the “dog house” quite often. Surely your significant other sends you there, too; no relationship would be complete without a good ol’ fashion exile.

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An easy solution to end lobbying

We are just days away from the most expensive election cycle in history. The Center for Responsive Politics predicts the price tag for the 2012 elections for federal offices will reach $6 billion — at least $700 million more than the next most expensive election.

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You’re boring me, Obomney

Since it’s debate season, we should all step back and realize who controls the debates to begin with. It should not be surprising that a debate between the two major parties, orchestrated by the two major parties, doesn’t cover all the issues that matter.

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