Pursuit of Happiness

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The Daily Sentinel
Email letters, April 27, 2016who were also “endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights” and th
Email letters, April 27, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
who were also “endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights” and that “among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness” – including the freedom to use the bathroom wherein they feel the safest. Both ESPN and JUCO should be... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The missing ingredient of happinessup, even if it's going to be more polluted, and there will be fewer varieties o
The missing ingredient of happiness
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
up, even if it's going to be more polluted, and there will be fewer varieties of living beings. Why give up on one's own pursuit of happiness and success, the values which western culture encourages in us above all others, for the sake of... Read more
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Op-Ed News
RACIST PUBLIC EDUCATION STILL ALIVE AND WELL AT LAUSD ,by Lenny Isenbergspecifically designed to assure their non-attainment of potential and the "unal
RACIST PUBLIC EDUCATION STILL ALIVE AND WELL AT LAUSD ,by Lenny Isenberg
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 days ago
specifically designed to assure their non-attainment of potential and the "unalienable Rights to Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness," which in no small part is dependent on the achievement of such an education. Predominantly students of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Deborah Hill Cone: The wonders of Hamilton - the musicaland independent ... they derive rights inherent and inalienable, among which ar
Deborah Hill Cone: The wonders of Hamilton - the musical
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
and independent ... they derive rights inherent and inalienable, among which are the preservation of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness." What do we have? I just instructed our daughter to write a musical on constitutional reform. She... Read more
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Black Press USA
Children’s Watch: Recognizing All of America’s S/Heroeswho never stopped demanding and working to assure that America lives up to its
Children’s Watch: Recognizing All of America’s S/Heroes
Black Press USA / Posted 4 days ago
who never stopped demanding and working to assure that America lives up to its declared creed of freedom, life, liberty, pursuit of happiness and equality for all. Kudos to the Treasury Department which has announced that Harriet Tubman’s face... Read more
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Breitbart
Pro-Life Leader to Donald Trump: Babies Conceived in Rape No ‘Less Worthy’ of Protectionthey deny that now medical evidence confirms the unborn child is a living human
Pro-Life Leader to Donald Trump: Babies Conceived in Rape No ‘Less Worthy’ of Protection
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
they deny that now medical evidence confirms the unborn child is a living human being entitled to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness? Let us unite as a nation and protect the unborn with legislation that would stop all Federal funding... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the Editorprimaries are a waste of voters’ efforts. In the Declaration of Independence,
Letters to the Editor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
primaries are a waste of voters’ efforts. In the Declaration of Independence, the signers speak of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, but less quoted is the right of the people to alter or abolish an oppressive government. The... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINONprimaries are a waste of voters’ efforts. In the Declaration of Independence,
YOUR OPINON
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
primaries are a waste of voters’ efforts. In the Declaration of Independence, the signers speak of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, but less quoted is the right of the people to alter or abolish an oppressive government. The... Read more
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The News-Times
Breaking These 13 Bad Habits Will Make You HappierIt’s no secret that we’re obsessed with happiness. After all, the “pursuit of h
Breaking These 13 Bad Habits Will Make You Happier
The News-Times / Posted 7 days ago
It’s no secret that we’re obsessed with happiness. After all, the “pursuit of happiness” is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness is fleeting. How can we find it and keep it alive? Psychologists at the University of... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Breaking These 13 Bad Habits Will Make You HappierIt’s no secret that we’re obsessed with happiness. After all, the “pursuit of h
Breaking These 13 Bad Habits Will Make You Happier
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
It’s no secret that we’re obsessed with happiness. After all, the “pursuit of happiness” is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness is fleeting. How can we find it and keep it alive? Psychologists at the University of... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Breaking These 13 Bad Habits Will Make You HappierIt’s no secret that we’re obsessed with happiness. After all, the “pursuit of h
Breaking These 13 Bad Habits Will Make You Happier
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
It’s no secret that we’re obsessed with happiness. After all, the “pursuit of happiness” is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness is fleeting. How can we find it and keep it alive? Psychologists at the University of... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Breaking These 13 Bad Habits Will Make You HappierIt’s no secret that we’re obsessed with happiness. After all, the “pursuit of h
Breaking These 13 Bad Habits Will Make You Happier
Greenwich Time / Posted 7 days ago
It’s no secret that we’re obsessed with happiness. After all, the “pursuit of happiness” is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness is fleeting. How can we find it and keep it alive? Psychologists at the University of... Read more
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BC Local News
Langley teacher craves being on stagethat we are still talking about including disease, incest, mercy killing, secre
Langley teacher craves being on stage
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
that we are still talking about including disease, incest, mercy killing, secrets, and the balance between duty and the pursuit of happiness.” If trying to convince a friend to attend, Thomas said that at the end of her spiel the person would... Read more
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Al.com
Whose story is more American than Harriet Tubman's?in the Civil War, resulting in the liberation of more than 700 slaves in South
Whose story is more American than Harriet Tubman's?
Al.com / Posted 7 days ago
in the Civil War, resulting in the liberation of more than 700 slaves in South Carolina. While life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness were meaningless words for most blacks in the 19th century, it was Tubman who crept through darkness to... Read more
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Greenwich Time
5 Essentials for Switching From Pursuit of Happiness to Just Being HappyHappiness is overrated. Don’t get me wrong, the “… pursuit of happiness …” is
5 Essentials for Switching From Pursuit of Happiness to Just Being Happy
Greenwich Time / Posted 7 days ago
Happiness is overrated. Don’t get me wrong, the “… pursuit of happiness …” is very quotable, it sounds great and looks great on paper -- especially when that paper happens to be the Declaration of Independence, which is where the phrase can be found... Read more
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The News-Times
5 Essentials for Switching From Pursuit of Happiness to Just Being HappyHappiness is overrated. Don’t get me wrong, the “… pursuit of happiness …” is
5 Essentials for Switching From Pursuit of Happiness to Just Being Happy
The News-Times / Posted 7 days ago
Happiness is overrated. Don’t get me wrong, the “… pursuit of happiness …” is very quotable, it sounds great and looks great on paper -- especially when that paper happens to be the Declaration of Independence, which is where the phrase can be found... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Sarah Hampson: Why we’re more obsessed than ever with being tidyalso the reality of living in condo units of 300 square feet. And we shouldn’t
Sarah Hampson: Why we’re more obsessed than ever with being tidy
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
also the reality of living in condo units of 300 square feet. And we shouldn’t discount the power of the pursuit of happiness – the postreligion ethos of our time that drives much of our behaviour, right down to how to organize... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
A flag with 51 stars would just be oddplace of the city’s most permanent residents who gave up their right to life so
A flag with 51 stars would just be odd
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 days ago
place of the city’s most permanent residents who gave up their right to life so we could enjoy our right to liberty and the pursuit of happiness. But for the people like those buried row upon row, we might not any stars and some nations wouldn’t... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
While New Yorkers vote, Pennsylvania politicos hold fundraiser ahead of April 26 primaryThe protection of the rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness was
While New Yorkers vote, Pennsylvania politicos hold fundraiser ahead of April 26 primary
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted 9 days ago
The protection of the rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness was the overarching theme of Tuesday night's Spring Cocktail Party hosted by the Philadelphia Republican City Committee and featuring former presidential candidate Carly... Read more
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Guelph Mercury
Asking the tough questionscouples only do it in passing instead of sitting down and having a positive con
Asking the tough questions
Guelph Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
couples only do it in passing instead of sitting down and having a positive conversation about life, love, and their own pursuit of happiness. We rarely give ourselves the opportunity to take a serious look at our lives, and that process can only... Read more
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The Washington Times
CHERYL CHUMLEY: Politicians getting back to ‘In God we trust’equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights,
CHERYL CHUMLEY: Politicians getting back to ‘In God we trust’
The Washington Times / Posted 9 days ago
equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” America’s greatness comes from the bold idea that rights stem from God, not government, that it’s the... Read more
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The News & Observer
HB2 offers chance to embrace an expansion of self-determinationthe freedom of self-determination. This is my core principle. We get one chance
HB2 offers chance to embrace an expansion of self-determination
The News & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
the freedom of self-determination. This is my core principle. We get one chance at life, and no one should be denied pursuit of happiness if it does not do real harm to others. My views on gender – how we are taught to act based on our sex –... Read more
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Salon.com
“Obviously, we all die”: On rejecting the cult of positivity and embracing the joy of darknessbasic needs being met, I mean, it doesn’t make us happy. Like all the shit that
“Obviously, we all die”: On rejecting the cult of positivity and embracing the joy of darkness
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
basic needs being met, I mean, it doesn’t make us happy. Like all the shit that we have. EC: No of course not. I mean, the pursuit of happiness. What is that? What the hell is that? It’s an outside construct, I don’t know what it is. Concentration... Read more
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Sports Grid
Curt Schilling Shared Anti-Trans Meme On Facebookanyone else that they need to die, because no matter where your beliefs fall, y
Curt Schilling Shared Anti-Trans Meme On Facebook
Sports Grid / Posted 9 days ago
anyone else that they need to die, because no matter where your beliefs fall, you have the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. This meme is an example of everything that’s wrong with the way that political and social positions... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Pearl Jam joins North Carolina concert boycott: Who else is protesting anti-gay law?that the state government of North Carolina will come to its senses and treat A
Pearl Jam joins North Carolina concert boycott: Who else is protesting anti-gay law?
Los Angeles Times / Posted 9 days ago
that the state government of North Carolina will come to its senses and treat ALL individuals with equal freedom in their pursuit of happiness here in the United States."Ringo StarrRingo Starr in Hollywood in 2013. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles... Read more
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The Seattle Times
A love song for 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,' a raucous, raunchy TV musical“#CrazyExGirlfriend is about the pursuit of happiness,” Rachel Bloom tweeted Mo
A love song for 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,' a raucous, raunchy TV musical
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
“#CrazyExGirlfriend is about the pursuit of happiness,” Rachel Bloom tweeted Monday night, just prior to the show’s Season 1 finale. It’s also about the creation of happiness: Every time I watch this show, I feel light and silly and joyful. Part of... Read more
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Breitbart
Rock Band Boston Cancels North Carolina Shows Over ‘Oppressive’ Bathroom Privacy Law — Will Still Play Japan Where Gays Are Denied Healthcarethat the state government of North Carolina will come to its senses and treat A
Rock Band Boston Cancels North Carolina Shows Over ‘Oppressive’ Bathroom Privacy Law — Will Still Play Japan Where Gays Are Denied Healthcare
Breitbart / Posted 10 days ago
that the state government of North Carolina will come to its senses and treat ALL individuals with equal freedom in their pursuit of happiness here in the United States.” Scholz made the announcement as a growing number of other classic rock... Read more
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The Advocate
Boston Cancels 3 Shows in N.C. Over Anti-LGBT Lawright thing in the future. We look forward to the day that the state government
Boston Cancels 3 Shows in N.C. Over Anti-LGBT Law
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
right thing in the future. We look forward to the day that the state government of North Carolina will come to its senses and treat ALL individuals with equal freedom in their pursuit of happiness here in the United States," wrote Boston on Faceb... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Boston cancels 3 NC shows over HB2do the right thing in the future. We look forward to the day that the state gov
Boston cancels 3 NC shows over HB2
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 10 days ago
do the right thing in the future. We look forward to the day that the state government of North Carolina will come to its senses and treat ALL individuals with equal freedom in their pursuit of happiness here in the United States. Copyright 2016 W... Read more
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WXII-TV Winston-Salem
Boston cancels Greensboro, other NC concerts over HB2inspire people to do the right thing in the future. We look forward to the day
Boston cancels Greensboro, other NC concerts over HB2
WXII-TV Winston-Salem / Posted 10 days ago
inspire people to do the right thing in the future. We look forward to the day that the state government of North Carolina will come to its senses and treat ALL individuals with equal freedom in their pursuit of happiness here in the United Sta... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Boston cancels upcoming shows in 3 NC cities in response to HB2to attend the shows. He said that the band will, “look forward to the day that
Boston cancels upcoming shows in 3 NC cities in response to HB2
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 10 days ago
to attend the shows. He said that the band will, “look forward to the day that the state government of North Carolina will come to its senses and treat ALL individuals with equal freedom in their pursuit of happiness here in the United... Read more
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The News & Observer
Your HB2-inspired cancellation du jourthat the state government of North Carolina will come to its senses and treat A
Your HB2-inspired cancellation du jour
The News & Observer / Posted 10 days ago
that the state government of North Carolina will come to its senses and treat ALL individuals with equal freedom in their pursuit of happiness here in the United States. -- Tom Scholz Related content News & Observer music critic David Menconi's... Read more
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Op-Ed News
When Ignorance Leads by Exampleby multiple examples of human kindness. Let us choose to lead not by ignoring
When Ignorance Leads by Example
Op-Ed News / Posted 10 days ago
by multiple examples of human kindness. Let us choose to lead not by ignoring and denial, but by being the solid rock, on which all living on earth can build a life of liberty in the pursuit of happiness. Google Content Matches: Related... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
What about fairness for the unborn?a stand with us. You are not just standing against Planned Parenthood. You are
What about fairness for the unborn?
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
a stand with us. You are not just standing against Planned Parenthood. You are standing for the rights of all Americans as guaranteed in Article 1 of the United States Constitution, the right to life liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Patty Coo... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Drift Equals Disaster – the Foreign Policy Editionassert fully their human worth; after apartheid, our people deserve nothing les
Drift Equals Disaster – the Foreign Policy Edition
Daily Maverick / Posted 11 days ago
assert fully their human worth; after apartheid, our people deserve nothing less than the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” The Mandela approach of a principled, highly moral foreign policy, of course, had difficulties right... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Deborah Hill Cone: Behold the wonders of Hamiltonand independent ... they derive rights inherent and inalienable, among which ar
Deborah Hill Cone: Behold the wonders of Hamilton
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
and independent ... they derive rights inherent and inalienable, among which are the preservation of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness." What do we have? I just instructed our daughter to write a musical on constitutional reform. She... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Donald Trump rails against 'rigged system' before New York primaryone worker reflected on Cruz’s derisive references to “New York values” by tell
Donald Trump rails against 'rigged system' before New York primary
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 days ago
one worker reflected on Cruz’s derisive references to “New York values” by telling the Washington Post: “Life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness – and Ted Cruz is a complete a-hole. That’s a New York value.” With other upcoming states also looking... Read more
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The Maui News
New model for doing business in 21st centuryThe Constitution is one of the greatest documents ever written by man. Our divi
New model for doing business in 21st century
The Maui News / Posted 11 days ago
The Constitution is one of the greatest documents ever written by man. Our divine rights to freedom, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are protected by law. Bought and paid for by the blood of millions of heroic men and women. To know that... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Open letter from a landlord to (a few) Portland tenantssort of special right to exist in Portland. You're the hater. You're the xenop
Open letter from a landlord to (a few) Portland tenants
OregonLive.com / Posted 12 days ago
sort of special right to exist in Portland. You're the hater. You're the xenophobe. You're the person who believes in the pursuit of happiness and freedom of expression and ideas as long as those ideas suit you and your sense of entitlement. And... Read more
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Pilipino Star
War in Scarborough Shoal?a result threatens Japan’s survival and poses a clear danger to fundamentally o
War in Scarborough Shoal?
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
a result threatens Japan’s survival and poses a clear danger to fundamentally overturn people’s right to life, liberty and pursuit of happiness. Japan now must confront the realities of the new world order with an aggressive China as a new... Read more
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The Irish Times
The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone by Olivia Laing reviewpolitical. As to how to inhabit it, there are no rules and nor is there any nee
The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone by Olivia Laing review
The Irish Times / Posted 13 days ago
political. As to how to inhabit it, there are no rules and nor is there any need to feel shame, only to remember that the pursuit of happiness does not trump or excuse our obligations to each other. We are in this together, this accumulation of... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
POINT OF VIEW U.S. needs rebirth of genuine patriotic fervorBased on a God-fearing and moral citizenry, American exceptionalism was endowed
POINT OF VIEW U.S. needs rebirth of genuine patriotic fervor
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 13 days ago
Based on a God-fearing and moral citizenry, American exceptionalism was endowed by our creator with life, liberty and a pursuit of happiness that helps the needy, rather than the greedy, while rewarding work and creativity. But image-making can... Read more
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The Rice Thresher
BLMHTX: Students, faculty organize panel to discuss local, national inequity“Privilege: there are opportunities that are publicly recognized that belong to
BLMHTX: Students, faculty organize panel to discuss local, national inequity
The Rice Thresher / Posted 15 days ago
“Privilege: there are opportunities that are publicly recognized that belong to you, [such as] voting, holding office, pursuit of happiness. And then practice: legal obligation but also legal protection.” Associate English professor Nicole... Read more
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dna
Can happiness be a place? Bhutan gives us some answersHappiness is our goal, not our state, and the Happiness Index gives us directio
Can happiness be a place? Bhutan gives us some answers
dna / Posted 17 days ago
Happiness is our goal, not our state, and the Happiness Index gives us direction". So while we all continue in our pursuit of happiness, here's a thought: yes happiness can be a place (that's what Bhutan is for me), or many places, but to... Read more
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International Business Times
Group of 21 children sue US government for failing to do enough to stop global warming asserts that the government is a trustee of the natural resources that citizens
Group of 21 children sue US government for failing to do enough to stop global warming
International Business Times / Posted 17 days ago
asserts that the government is a trustee of the natural resources that citizens depend on for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. The suit claims that the government has known for decades that carbon dioxide pollution from burning... Read more
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Salon.com
Dear straight Springsteen fans: If you’re shocked that Bruce canceled his North Carolina show, you haven’t been paying attentioncountry founded with the explicit promise of equality under the law, and the po
Dear straight Springsteen fans: If you’re shocked that Bruce canceled his North Carolina show, you haven’t been paying attention
Salon.com / Posted 17 days ago
country founded with the explicit promise of equality under the law, and the political guarantee of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. It often fails to honor its foundational ethic and oath, but always has the opportunity to find its... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Assembly hears complaints, support on local option zone proposalthat view,’” Hickel said. “… It all comes down to who owns the property. We all
Assembly hears complaints, support on local option zone proposal
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 18 days ago
that view,’” Hickel said. “… It all comes down to who owns the property. We all have the right in the constitution to the pursuit of happiness. If it makes me happy, I have the constitutional right to pursue it.” Other attendees took issue with... Read more
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Boston Globe
Seder celebrates contributions of American immigrantsthan allowing anti-immigrant rhetoric to undermine the Framers’ vision of a nat
Seder celebrates contributions of American immigrants
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
than allowing anti-immigrant rhetoric to undermine the Framers’ vision of a nation that affords life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness to all, we call on you to recognize that we, too, came to America as strangers, and those journeys bind... Read more
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The Telegraph
The worst & the bestequal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights,
The worst & the best
The Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness" was prophetic. It will take more than a real estate mogul who wants to rebuild the White House in his... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Kevin Andrews ever so reluctantly prepared to be PMmisfits. He was a staunch Christian of the conservative variety whose book, Ma
Kevin Andrews ever so reluctantly prepared to be PM
Daily Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
misfits. He was a staunch Christian of the conservative variety whose book, Maybe 'I do': Modern Marriage and the Pursuit of Happiness, measured the breakdown of marriages as the greatest threat against the western world - above global... Read more
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