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Is “The Simpsons” Becoming Repetitive?

“D’OH!”

To “Simpsons” fans, this is the universal cry of the comedic genius Homer Simpson. The white-shirted, blue-jeaned master of gut-busting, stomach hurting, hilariousness. But others, others who aren’t familiar with this show (and some who are) think Homer Simpson is just a repetitive, loud, drunk hippo. This has long been one of the quiet arguments in the “spectacular” business of television. Here is what Middle Schoolers have to say about “The Simpsons”:

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Take a Stand by Sitting Down

By Luke L and Addison A

In August of 2016 Colin Kaepernick did something that surprised America. He stood up by sitting down.  A preseason football game, a song, a flag, a bench, and a man who sat down. 

The first time Kaepernick protested (what he is now so infamous for doing), there was an uproar. People in the crowd were calling him a “coward,”  “someone who should be banned,” “not a true American,” but then Kaepernick explained why he knelt: to show more respect to the flag. Continue reading Take a Stand by Sitting Down