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Bill of rights in South Africa - ... In South Africa currently in 2014 there are 18 people that are murdered every day. Examples of murder in South Africa are the Oscar Pistorius murder, the road rage murder and the murder of the parent’s children. If another country hears out countries name they would think of crime Slavery, servitude and forced labour A slave is not allowed it is a person that cannot live his own life because he is owned by someone else and works for him with no or very little pay by money or mostly food....   [tags: human rights, freedom, security] 811 words
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundations - Foundations Paper For this assignment I have chosen to write about the Bill and Melinda Gates foundations. Being able to secure funding is a vastly leading issue for mostly ever human service organization. Whether the organization is non-profit or for-profit does not seem to make a difference when it comes to that issue. Bill and Melinda Gates are a very essential part of the everyday life within this economy. The struggle to receive funding for an organization is very difficult and an organization has to have good management because that is what will help with securing funds....   [tags: economy, funding, health]
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The Clinton Health Plan - The Clinton Health Plan The health care situation in the United States is in dire need of a change. The United States spends more money on health care per individual than any other nation in the world (14%of its GNP in 1991), and that amount is quickly rising. Virtually everyone, from doctors to politicians, recognize the unwieldy situation of health care in America, and realize that something must be done. In order to attempt to correct the failures of the current health care situation, one must understand the problems that led to the deterioration of the health care system....   [tags: Research Term Papers Essays] 1753 words
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Bill Gates and Steve Jobs - Steve Jobs Steve Jobs born on February 24, 1995 in San Francisco, California. Both his parents Abdulfattah “John” Jandali & Joanne Simpson were two graduates from University of Wisconsin. His father Abdulfattah Jandali worked as a Syrian political science professor and his mother, Joanne Simpson, worked as a speech therapist. Although Jobs parents were both graduate students and highly agile people, there decision did not show any wisdom. Steve Jobs was the result from an unwanted pregnancy. When Joanne Simpson, became pregnant her father and mother oppose her to marry Jandali since he was Syrian....   [tags: Writing Programs, Innovative Thinkers]
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The Bill of Rights Amendments - The United States constitution has an amendment process that has been included in the Bill of Rights. The amendment allows Americans to make changes to the September 17, 1789 United States Constitution, that was ratified and made law (Zink 450).. The amendment process has made it possible for the constitution to change moderately, than being overhauled, and it has been changed to adhere to the current times and changes. The Second Amendment to the US constitution is part of the Bill of Rights that guarantees all American citizens the right to keep and bear arms....   [tags: United States, Constitution, Government]
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Biography of Bill Gates - ... Later Bill offered the company to debug it for them. I his senior year Bill and Paul Allen were in charge of the computer lab. Sometimes they would disagree and Paul would ban Bill from the lab. Bill also Created a payroll program that him and Paul hacked into later. At age 15 Bill went into business with Paul and made a program called "Traf-O-Data", the program would monitor traffic patterns in Seattle. The boys netted $20,000 for their efforts. Personal Information Bill Gates’ zodiac sign is Scorpio....   [tags: microsoft, richest man] 945 words
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Bill Gates: History of Microsoft - Table of Contents History of Microsoft…………………………………………………………………..3&4 U.S vs Microsoft………………………………………………………………………5&6 Verdict……………………………………………………………………………...6,7,&8 What was Learned………………………………………………………………………10 History of Microsoft During the early seventies, type writers were the means of copying documents. Very few people knew anything about or heard of microcomputers. This all changed when two young computer enthusiasts, Paul Allen and Bill Gates, discovered a way to make computers more personal....   [tags: small business, IBM, internet]
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Clinton vs. Obama Essay - The goal of this essay is to persuade my audience to think of how their vote will effect the survival of Democracy, and the future of our country. I will state facts and opinions of why I believe Hillary Clinton and Barrack Obama are not good choices as leaders of our country. There are many problems in our country, to begin fixing them the first step would be to not vote for either of these candidates in the 2008 elections. Hillary Rodham Clinton In Hillary Clinton’s recent speeches, she has stated that she is against abortion and for the death penalty, but her voting record shows otherwise....   [tags: Persuasive Argumentative Voting Election] 1189 words
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Bill Gates: A Visionary Entrepreneur - “We've really achieved the ideal of what I wanted Microsoft to become.” -Bill Gates, June 2008 William Gates III was born in Seattle, Washington, US, on October 28, 1955. His father, William Henry Gates (II) Jr., was a lawyer whereas his mother, Mary Gates, was a teacher. At an early age, Gates showcased a great deal of intellect. At primary school, he was especially fond of Math and Science. Ever since his childhood, he appreciated reading business magazines. Acknowledging his ardor to learn, his parents enrolled him in Lakeside Preparatory School at the age of 12....   [tags: Biography, Entrepeneur, Windows] 1291 words
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Cancer and Lucille Clifton's Poetry - Cancer and Lucille Clifton's Poetry Sometimes knowledge of someone’s life can be taught by stanzas. It is not always simple being honest and open to discuss past troubles, but it is important that those negative thoughts do not stay bottled inside you. Expressing these feelings can help aid in recovering. Lucille Clifton uses poetry as her therapy to bring out all the shadows in her life. From the beginning of her career with the publishing of Good News About the Earth in 1972 to the most recent addition, Mercy in 2004, we see how Clifton relies on her writing to capture her past....   [tags: Lucille Clifton poem Poet Poems Essays]
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Legacy of Bill Gates - One of the most influential and global changing person this world has is a man who at such young age changed the world in a technological way in his garage. This man has began to aid foreign lands with his money to help the people in there with deadly diseases and lack of medicine. He has invested in the education of United States, and has influenced the world in a certain aspects. The man has changed the way we work with our computers and business. This man is Bill Gates the co-founder of Microsoft....   [tags: Technology, Computers]
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Bill Gates and Microsoft - Bill Gates Bill Gates was a very intelligent man since he was young; one of his teacher said, “Gates was always a math whiz” ("Bill Gates “1955 - )"). Gates is very important in the computer world. He is the inventor of the entire Microsoft systems. Gates is also the creator of all of the Windows programs that are on computers. Bill Gates was born into a wealthy family and became one of the most successful entrepreneurs of all time as he created Microsoft. Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955....   [tags: Biography, Computer Technology, Windows]
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Great Leaders: Bill Gates - Currently, many articles, academic publications, and books have been written on issues relating to leadership. This trend is so widespread that it has become difficult to point out the global values or mannerisms linked to a truly efficient leader. However, some names speak for themselves, as the work they have done is significantly efficient and felt all over the world. Bill Gates of the Microsoft foundation is one of the best leaders and businesspersons of this century. Using the huge diversity in his personal traits and qualities in management, he has managed to portray in the workplace, he can be defined as a great leader....   [tags: microsoft, technology integration] 1091 words
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Bill Gates and Microsoft - Bill Gates: The Most Influential Business Leader Today Bill Gates has established himself as the richest man in the world. He is the youngest self made billionaire, and perhaps the best businessman in the world. Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1951 in Seattle, He Attended Harvard University and currently working as a Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Microsoft Corporation. Reason for his success: Bill Gates had genius written all over him as a child. Though he never set out to portray himself, as the world's best computer programmer employees are stunned at his capacity to analyze and correctly diagnose software glitches, and his uncanny knowledge of even the latest innovative progra...   [tags: wealth, microsoft, philanthropy]
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Passing Senate Bill 649 - Health Policy Learning Activity Exploring the Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013 Introduction Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013, also known as bill S.649, was introduced in Senate on March 21, 2013. Title I, the Fix Gun Checks Act, ensures that every sale of a firearm will require a background check and that an electronic database will list all individuals who are prohibited from buying a firearm (National Instant Criminal Background Check System – ‘NICS’). Title II, the Stop Illegal Trafficking in Firearms Act, creates Federal offenses in order to authorize stronger punishment for both front-runners of trafficking groups as well as criminals who buy firearms for people w...   [tags: Nursing, Gun Control, Laws]
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California Assembly Bill 1401 - The Policy For years, U.S. Immigration policies and immigrants have been a touchstone in every political debate. Politicians along with policymakers work hard to ensure that they attract the best foreigners who can add value to the society while maintaining their rights. Immigration policies affect all aspects of society. Regardless of the status of the immigrants, they have always played a central role in the life and growth of the American nation. The constitution grants all legal individuals living in the U.S to be treated equally....   [tags: US immigration policies]
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Bill Gates and Microsoft - ... Next you have Microsoft Windows 286, Microsoft Windows 3.0, Windows NT, Microsoft Windows 3.0a and etc. Places that manufactures of personal computers licensed MS-DOS as their own operating system. By the early 1990s, Microsoft had sold about more than 100 million copies. They also defeated their rival operating systems such as CP/M which displaced in the early 1980s. Microsoft's Windows 3.0 and its subsequent versions were sold at a rate of one million copies each month. Almost nearly 90 percent of the world's PCs ran on Microsoft....   [tags: operating systems, windows] 764 words
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The Bill of Rights - The Bill of Rights After the Revolution, the States adopted their own constitutions, many of which contained a Bill of Rights. The Americans still faced the challenge of creating a central government for their new nation. In 1777 the Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation, which were ratified in 1781. Under the Articles, the states retained their “sovereignty, freedom and independence,” while the national government was kept weak and inferior. Over the next few years it became evident that the system of government that had been chosen was not strong enough to completely settle and defend the frontier, regulating trade, currency and commerce, and organizing thirteen sta...   [tags: Politics Political Civics] 1279 words
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Bill Gates - "Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose." -Bill Gates (Bill 1). Microsoft Windows, as of October 2013, is used by approximately 85 percent of all laptops and desktops worldwide (StatCounter 1). The Windows operating system is the pride and joy of the programmer, inventor, and co-founder of Microsoft, William Henry Gates III. His impact on the world has been astronomical resulting in many advancements in science and technology that just wouldn’t have been possible without him....   [tags: Microsoft, technology, Windows, business]
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Clinton V. Lazio - Clinton V. Lazio Many of the upcoming November elections this year create much friction and competition between the candidates. The New York State Senate race between Hillary Clinton and Rick Lazio has proved to very close and heated. eEach candidate has strong views on issues and puts up a good debate about each one. Hillary Clinton is the Democrat and Rick Lazio is the Republican in this election. This is a very close race and the winner will determine many of New York’s views on future issues....   [tags: essays research papers] 933 words
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the bill of rights - Through out the history of the United State of America many events have been seen and passed, all to leave their mark with our nation. As time ages people change along with our government. Many of these changes occur in our government affect our daily lives. Impacts of these severities are a direct result of our ever changing Amendments, which our Founding Fathers layed apon us. The Constitution said by many to have "stood the test of time" has lasted through many centuries through the use of the ever flexible amendments....   [tags: essays research papers] 604 words
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Bill Gates - William (Bill) Henry Gates III was born in Seattle, Washington on October 28, 1955 to a lawyer and teacher. Over the past 68 years, he has accomplished many things. He, and his partner Paul Allen, developed a popular operating system that most of the world uses today: Microsoft Windows. Not only did they create the operating system, but also founded Microsoft itself. In addition to being the founder of such an innovative and world-changing company, he has developed several charitable foundations, and even acquired an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II....   [tags: Microsoft, business, innovation, creativity]
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The Woman in American Government - In the early days of America, women had little to do with the forming government. Women were often told not to be involved with the business of a man, politics. It was not even until 1920 when women earned the right of suffrage through the passage of the 19th Amendment. Today, the roles of women in American Government are changing drastically, and more and more women are becoming significant political figures. One female political figure that is very active in American Government today is Hillary Rodham Clinton....   [tags: women rights, gender roles, government]
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Guiliani vs Clinton - Guiliani vs Clinton The U.S. senate elections are right around the corner. All across the nation politicians from all parties are starting to lobby to gain support for various Senate seats. Who can run to be a Senator is outlined in the U.S. Constitution, which was written more than 200 years ago. The candidate must be over the age of 25 and must be a resident of the state he wishes to run for the Senate in. A promising candidate is Mayor Guliani. He has lived in New York most, if not all, of his life....   [tags: essays papers] 387 words
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Peace Negotiations Between Arafat and Clinton - Peace Negotiations Between Arafat and Clinton Many third world and communist countries are known for their censorship in the media, ranging from television, radio, and the newspapers. Even with these shortcomings they still are able to present a side of an issue. The capitalistic world can dominate the networks of the media as well and also provide certain amounts of censorship with only one side of a view. The way the capitalistic world is able to dominate the media is by advertisement....   [tags: Foreign Relations Media Coverage Essays] 1315 words
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The Birth of P-Funk: George Clinton - In ancient African civilizations music took precedence in all activities that the tribes participated in. There was a song for every celebration, every birth, and every death. As Africans were enslaved and moved to North America by Europeans, many customs and traditions followed with them. As their culture was stripped from them and European ideals were placed upon them, they kept song as their universal language and their link to the motherland. From early on, slave songs also known as “Negro Spirituals” were the first inclination of what could be considered African American music....   [tags: essays research papers] 855 words
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Congress: Budget Bill - In the US the Congress must pass budget bills to give appropriations to different things to help this country run. It can be a very difficult process if the president and Congress belong to different parties because of their opposing views. It takes a lot of effort, compromising, patience, and will to have a bill passed. In this paper I will talk about different budget bills, the Congressional Committees they must go through, the president’s part in shaping/passing the bill, what the final bill will look like, the positives and negatives of the bill, and why I think it will or will not become a part of the budget....   [tags: congressional committees, appropriations]
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Bill Gates Biography - ... His father even said “Bill would sneak away in the middle of the night with Paul Allen, Bill’s best friend, to go to the computer room”. He programmed computers at age 13 which would eventually lead to founding the world’s largest software company. After attending Lake Side School in Seattle, Bill enrolled in Harvard University.In 1972, and co-founded his first company, which analyzed local traffic patterns while still attending school. After Bill read an article on the Altair computer, he dropped out of Harvard University to pursue his passion in software development....   [tags: genuis, technology, innovations, industry] 566 words
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A Research on the Reproductive Health Bill in Philippines - ... Allowing couples in Philippines to plan their own families can prevent unwanted pregnancy and also reduce poverty in the country as UN stated in 2002 that planning and reproductive healthcare are vital in reducing poverty . This can also be supported by how The Asian Development Bank in 2004 stated that a large population is one major cause of poverty Large families are often likely to suffer from poverty because it is harder to ensure that the basic needs of everyone in the family has been sufficiently met ....   [tags: overpopulation, reproductive health] 2151 words
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How is I Bill Made Into a Law? - ... According to NYTimes.com, the bill would have mandated that notarizations of mortgages and other financial documents done in one state, including electronic documents, be recognized in others (Calmes, Streitfield 2010). When bills are not signed it isn’t the end of their existence and sometimes they just need to be looked at further. In the case of H.R. 3808 it was returned to the house or representatives and it needed to be further deliberated about the intended and unintended impact of the bill on consumer protections (Pfeiffer, 2010)....   [tags: president, congress, veto]
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Bill Bradley's Perfection - "In John McPhee's A Sense of Where You Are: A Profile of William Warren Bradley (1965), Bill Bradley, an All-Star in both academics and athletics from small- town Crystal City, Missouri, commits to Princeton to play basketball. At Princeton Bill shatters the basketball records for Princeton, the Ivy League, and even the NCAA, while earning to be a Rhodes scholar and eventually becoming a U.S Senator. Bill Bradley was born with many gifts that aided him in his success; above all, his determination to be the best athlete, his perfectionism that made him believe he may always be better, and his intelligence of the game, permitted him to become the greatest basketball player to ever walk the cam...   [tags: athlete, basketball, scholar]
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Healthcare Reform Bill - My grandmother was diagnosed with Leukemia and Lymphoma of the blood on December 13th 2008. For two months my family and I watched my grandmother deteriorate in her hospital bed. No matter how many blood transfusions or chemotherapy she went through it was not enough to save her, she died on February 13, 2008. If it had not been for our family providing additional medical costs, she would not have been alive as long as she was. Unfortunately, not every American can afford to finance additional expensive procedures....   [tags: Healthcare, Healthcare Reform, USA, ]
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Bill Wilson: Leader of the Big Book - “The harmful use of alcohol is a global problem which compromises both individual and social development. It results in 2.5 million deaths each year. An intoxicated person can harm others or put them at risk of traffic accidents or violent behavior, or negatively affect co-workers, relatives, friends or strangers. Thus, the impact of the harmful use of alcohol reaches deep into society.” This is a scary statistic which figuratively states that every thirteen seconds someone dies in a death related to alcohol....   [tags: alcoholics anonymous, sober, 12-steps]
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The International Bill That Threatens Online Privacy - Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA) were big bills recently in the EU and America that caught the attention of nearly every internet user. It was hard to not notice these two bills. These legislations would have pushed copyright infringement on many sites and much of the internet as it is known would have been shut down. On January 18, big sites such as Wikipedia, and Google blacked out their site for a day. This sent a loud and clear message to the creators of this bill and they put it on indefinite hold....   [tags: U.S. Law]
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Bill Evans's Effects on Modern Jazz - The term modern jazz generally referred to the musical period after bebop, when musicians begun to approached harmony in different aspect. Modern jazz was often overlooked, often defined as jazz derivation or hybrid and was influenced by variety of musicians; among them was Bill Evans. He was one of the most important jazz pianists, and remained to be one of the most influential musicians of post-bebop jazz, due to his prominent sound that made him recognizable to everyone. According to Bert Konowitz, “Bill Evans Sound is created by using chords in the left hand that often do not have the root of the chord on the bottom, as well as voicing chords with tone clusters” (198)....   [tags: musicology, musicians, history, blues]
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Public Transportation Bill - Background Public transportation is serious need of a massive overhaul in this nation. We are in desperate need to catch up to the European standard of public transportation in this country. In Europe, citizens can travel across cities, bodies of water, and even counties with their state of the art public transportation system. Europeans are not nearly as reliant on cars and oil as the United States is because they have the much more practical option of taking the transportation provided to them by the government to where ever they need to go....   [tags: Public Transportation] 1155 words
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The History of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation - The History of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation When most people hear about Bill Gates the first thing that comes to mind is the obscene amount of money he has made through out his career. Owning many different foundations, the most common foundation known to most college students is the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation that provide many different scholarships. However, this foundation also does various things to give back to communities and aiding suffering countries. Within this foundation there are also various branches such as the United States Program, The Global Development Program and the Global health program that have grown over time making the Gates a commonly used household n...   [tags: giving back to communities, scholarships]
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Animal Research Bill - ... With the help of animal research, we help better the lives of the future people and animals. Animal testing should be used for all products that can cause a serious health risk to humans. The testing can help ensure the safety of drugs, vaccines, food additives, household products, workplace chemicals, cosmetics, water and air pollutants and many other matter. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) oversees this step, though other agencies such as the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Environmental Protection Agency, and the Occupational and Safety and Health Administration control other type of testing....   [tags: cosmetics, experiments, livestock]
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1787: The Grand Convension by Clinton Rossiter - The book I reviewed was 1787: The Grand Convention by Clinton Rossiter. In it he Breaks down before during and after the convention into four parts: The Setting, The Men, The Event, and The Consequences. In the Beginning Mr. Rossiter sets up for us a country that was going trough sever growing pains was without some serious help would not become the world power that it is today. The congressional form of common government that was formed during the Articles of Confederation, though not a failure, where not a success either....   [tags: essays research papers] 1164 words
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Rediscovering Bill Bryson - Many think Bill Bryson is just a travel writer, but he is more than that. Bill Bryson spends much time on researching how America’s language became what it is today and why it is so different from the rest of the English speaking world. Bill Bryson researches how the solar system and earth formed like he researched who Shakespeare really was in his time. He uses a comic tone to his writing, as in telling a story. Why would so many pass his works up in an education setting. Many feel he does not fit in the academic world, while many are already teaching with his works both overseas and here in the United States....   [tags: Authors]
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The Patriot Act: Trampling on the Bill of Rights - Several weeks after the horrible terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, The Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT ACT) Act was rushed through Congress by Attorney General, John Ashcroft. This particular Act, however, was established with a ruling hand of fear. Life for Americans changed dramatically in those immediate days, weeks, and months after the attack. America had been spoiled with luxury for so long, that the illusion of control had ingrained itself into our very nature as Americans....   [tags: US Constitution vs. The Patriot Act] 2024 words
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Mockumentary Religulous Made by Bill Maher - This Mockumentary “Religulous” made by Bill Maher should be thrown into a woodstove and set on fire. It is complete rubbish, designed to strengthen his ethos as a comedian and make him the man. He made this film with his agnostic point of view, and designed it to reflect the anti-religious character he is. In the interviews you can tell most of them were appointments that he didn’t even have the decency to tell people, who took time out of their busy schedules, what his interview as pertaining to then during interviews treats them like they are beneath him because he is the man....   [tags: christians, islams, bible]
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Midgets, Jujubes and Beans by Bill Meissner - Bill Meissner is an author who enjoys writing stories about baseball that include nothing about baseball. In his stories there are many hidden messages which the reader tries to decipher and figure out the theme. Meissner uses baseball as his main attraction to catch the reader’s eye. Bill ties the character to baseball so he could demonstrate symbolism, which could help discover the theme of the story. In all his stories he establishes a lesson in which the character will uncover throughout the journey....   [tags: dreams do come true, story anlaysis]
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Bill C-31 & Designated Country of Origin - Historically, Canada has held a world renowned reputation as nation with a magnanimous ideological approach to providing asylum to those individuals subjected to marginalization and persecution in their homeland – regardless of their nation of origin (Ismaili, 2011, p.89 & 92). Indeed, providing sanctuary to refugees who would otherwise experience significant hardships ranging from blatant discrimination and racism to torture and genocide, has very much become an institutionalized aspect of Canadian society....   [tags: legal issues, immigration, asylum]
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Comparsion of Steve Jobs and Bill Gates - ... In 1989, Microsoft released Office adding on Word and Excel. The new version of Microsoft sold quickly and OS/2 failed. In the 1990’s, Microsoft got in trouble with the Federal Trade Commissions for unfair marketing practice. Thankfully, Microsoft settle it without having to breakup. In 2000, handed over the position of being Microsoft CEO to his friend, Steve Ballmer, but still remained being the chairman. In 2006, Gates went to full time at Microsoft in order to devote more time to what was now called the “Gates and Melinda Foundation”....   [tags: corporations, successful, software] 1585 words
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The Torture of Terrorists Violates the Bill of Rights - The Founding Fathers demanded that the Bill of Rights be added to the Constitution, immediately after the federal government was created. They did this because they were aware that a federal government could end up arresting, imprisoning, torturing, and killing people for trumped up reasons (ABC News). They did this to maintain freedom and ensure that all individuals were treated equally by preventing a future, tyrannical regime. What they feared would happen, is happening today and the principles of a free society are being compromised....   [tags: Human Torture Essays]
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A Very Breif Biography of Bill Gates - ... Microsoft is an extremely lucrative company. It would be nothing without Bill Gates. He knew that even the best hardware was not worth much to people if they did not know how to use it (3). He wrote software to make sure the computer could do what people wanted it to. Microsoft succeeded for two reasons. It was focused on designing software product that preformed well and was easy to operate (3). Gates’ stubborn pursuit of perfection pushed the Microsoft team to improving their products. By 1995, a Microsoft operating system could be found in 80% of the world’s PC’s....   [tags: modern learders and successful entrepreneurs] 590 words
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Education and the Bill of Rights of South Africa - Constitutional provisions that regulate classroom management South Africa is a country of rich history due to the historical events that shaped it to what it is today – one of which was the Apartheid era. The apartheid era not only affected the standard of life of the people of the country, more especially the people of colour but, also the standard of education that was received by the youth of the marginalised. It was not until the dawn of democracy within the borders of South Africa that the masses of the country were introduced to the ways of a diversified and non-discriminatory state....   [tags: Equality, Freedom] 1206 words
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Microsoft: Paul Allen and Bill Gates - ... The idea came from a magazine entitled, Popular Electronics, the plan was to make a basic language implementation for the program Altair 8800 which was created by MITS it efforts to eventually score a contract to where they would have breathing room to make more and better programs. The plan worked perfectly, as Allen flew to Albuquerque, New Mexico presented their work and won the contract. They both packed up and moved to New Mexico. There, they started Microsoft and at the end of 1973 revenues from their company totaled over $16,000....   [tags: computers, windows, digital media] 1866 words
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Clinton’s Pointless Attack on Colombia - America’s Pointless Attack on Colombia I. Introduction When the Clinton Administration committed itself to a multi-billion dollar aid package to Colombia in order to fight the War on Drugs it was pretty big news. After all, as part of his “Plan Colombia,” Clinton was committing the United States to $1.3 billion dollars in aid to Colombia and its neighbors as part of “Plan Colombia.” Of the money, over half of it—$645 million would go to the Colombian military and police force, in effort to “strengthen democracy, the rule of law, economic stability, and human rights in Colombia .” With this package, Colombia became the third largest recipient of American aid, only behind Israel and Egy...   [tags: Foreign Poilicy Essays]
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The Bill of Rights and the Right to Bear Arms - The United States Constitution is the most important document in history and to our nation. It was signed on the seventeenth day of September in the year of seventeen eighty-seven. It is a governing principle our nation, the foundation of the United States, and it provides structure for the nation and sets limitations on the ruling government as far as the dos’ and donts of their powers. In addition to these many functions, it also informs citizens of their rights. When this document was proposed and later ratified in 1791, the writers of this document named the first ten amendments the “Bill of Rights”....   [tags: Guns, Shooting] 1018 words
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A Comparsion of Bill Gates and Steve Jobs - ... Later, Jobs married Laurene Powell on March 18, 1991, in a ceremony at the Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite National Park. They later had a son, Reed, who was born September 1991, followed by daughters Erin in August 1995, and Eve in 1998. The similarities that both of these men have are that they both have two daughters and one son. They also have both purchased multi-million dollar estates. Their houses are both located on a hill overlooking the city in which they live. Education Gates entered Harvard University in 1973 and pursued his studies for the next year and a half....   [tags: personal, echnology, entrepreneurs] 1599 words
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Killing Lincoln by Bill O’Reilly - Killing Lincoln Book Review The mystery of how John Wilkes Booth pulled off the most influential and notorious assassinations in history is revealed in Killing Lincoln. The author of this book, Bill O’Reilly, built up the plot of the story through vivid historical details and pieced them together like a thriller. He tries to explain all of what happened on one of the most interesting and sad days in American history. Many conspiracies and Civil War ideals are on full display in the book. I agree with most of O’Reilly’s ideas but there are some that I am not really sure about because of his point of view like many of the conspiracy theories....   [tags: john wilkes, assassination]
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