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Bill Gates And The Microsoft Corporation - Bill Gates - you love him, you hate him, maybe you should get to know him. The founder of the Microsoft has a lot of admirers and we can tell that for sure just by looking at his fortune. There are however people who not only despise him, but dedicate entire web-sites to criticizing him and his company; if you are one of those people you can check out www.onmacon.com (access will not be granted if you use Microsoft Internet Explorer). Some have even gone as far as throwing pies in his face... It’s an irony that one of the world’s smartest people didn’t even finish college....   [tags: essays research papers] 1498 words
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Body For Life by Bill Phillips - 1. Body For Life 2. Author Bill Phillips, is the chief editor of Muscle Media Magazine and a fitness guru. Dedicating his life to physical fitness, Phillips’ work is known universally throughout the world of bodybuilding and nutrition. Phillips is also an executive officer of EAS (Engineered and Applied Sciences), the leader in sports nutrition and supplementation. Along with his professional business background, Phillips is a certified personal trainer, whose teaching is acknowledged world-wide....   [tags: Health Fitness Diet]
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Airline Safety Bill 2001 - Airline Safety Bill 2001 Introduction (Background of Actors): There are quite a few actors in respect to interest groups and domestic airline safety. The interest groups come from varying backgrounds of business, labor, government and public interest. The actors that we are focused on are the domestic airline companies, the aerospace industry, private security firms, various labor groups, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation (DOT), Congress, The World Conference on Transportation Research Society (WCTRS) and the American people....   [tags: Papers] 1342 words
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Bill Gates the Entrepreneur - "Bill Gates is a modern business phenomenon: the greatest of the cyber-tycoons. His is not simply a story of technical brilliance and enormous wealth; it is one of remarkable business vision and an obsessive desire to win. It is also about a leadership style that is radically different to anything the business world has seen before." Dearlove, D. (1998) William Gates III was born in Seattle, Washington, US, on October 28, 1955. His father, William Henry Gates (II) Jr., was a lawyer while his mother, Mary Gates, was a school teacher....   [tags: Biography Biographies Bio] 1505 words
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Clinton Administration Policy Toward The Caribbean Country Of Haiti - Clinton Administration Policy Toward the Caribbean Country of Haiti The topic for this paper is the United States policy towards the Caribbean country of Haiti during the Clinton administration. The subjects which will be discussed are the issues of: Refugees, Foreign Aide as well as human rights the United States involvement in Haiti issues of national interests. What will also be examined is what the Clinton administration trying to achieve concerning Haiti. What the United Nations and the U.S....   [tags: essays research papers] 795 words
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Civil Liberties - Civil liberties can be defined as the freedoms from arbitrary governmental interference specifically by denial of governmental power and in the United States especially as guaranteed by the Bill of Rights (Civil Liberties). The powers that are placed in the hands of the Bill of rights affect our everyday lives. They allow us to voice our opinion and led protest. Every amendment in the Bill of rights is there to secure that the government is ruled by and for the people not ruling over the people....   [tags: Bill of Rights]
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Freedom of Speech - Freedom of speech, ones right to say what they please without fear of being punished, is among one of the most treasured freedoms throughout America. Protected by the relevant constitutional provision, this freedom was also deemed most important by the founders. The first inhabitants of North American colonies, whom were controlled by the British, did not have the legal right to speak out against government policies or issues such as unfair laws and taxes, English speech regulations were quite restrictive....   [tags: Bill of Rights]
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The First Amendment - America has been built on freedom throughout the years. Freedom to speak, freedom to choose, freedom to worship, and freedom to do just about anything you want within that of the law. America’s law has been designed to protect and preserve these freedoms. The First Amendment guarantees freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition. It assures citizens that the federal government shall not restrict freedom of worship. It specifically prohibits Congress from establishing an official, government supported church....   [tags: The Bill of Rights]
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President Clinton's New Directions Economic Plan - President Clinton's “New Directions” Economic Plan In 1992, America was under economic distress and uncertainty as a country. America had experienced high unemployment, big deficits, high interest rates, low productivity gains and falling real wages for average Americans. After twelve years of national drift and economic decline, President Clinton charted a path to growth with the “New Directions” economic plan designed to create jobs, boost incomes, move our economy from consumption to investment, and reduce our deficit....   [tags: essays research papers] 511 words
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The Right to Privacy - Individuals are born with certain liberty and freedom. Some freedom are being protected by the Bill of Rights, like freedom of religion, speech, press, and assembly, and some are not. Privacy is one of the rights that was not mention in the Constitution. The definition of the right to privacy is the right to be left alone without government’s intrusion. Throughout history the Supreme Court has been ruling in favor of the right to privacy like in the cases of Griswold v. Connecticut, Roe v. Wade, and Lawrence v....   [tags: Bill of Rights]
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Clinton Administrations Proposal To Increase Taxes For Multinational - Clinton Administration's Proposal to Increase Taxes for Multinational Corporations My topic is the increase if the taxes which Clinton Administration is planning. This increase in taxes will target "multinational Corporations, end the favored tax treatment of extra long term bonds", It will also raise capital gains taxes by “changing the rules for computing the cost basis of securities when they are sold at a profit”. What this will do is increase the taxes for the rich and will decrease the difference between the rich and the poor....   [tags: essays research papers] 606 words
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Why Senate Bill 510 Should Not Be Passed - As communication, transportation and free trade among countries has increased, so has the globalization of our nation’s food supply. Because we, the United States of America, are currently importing 15 percent of our nation’s total food supply, as well as, 60 percent of our produce and 80 percent of our seafood (FDA Could Strengthen) consumers are often left wondering if our food system is really safe. With the Food and Drug Administration overseeing the safety of many imported products such as produce, seafood and dairy, the FDA’s regulations are under constant scrutiny from the public, organizations and the federal government....   [tags: Politics ]
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What Blue Dress? - Who knew a blue dress from The Gap could cause so much of a dilemma (“Lewinsky” 1-4). Not everyone has a blue dress hidden away from the world. Nevertheless, we all have mistakes we are ashamed of, actions we regret or know were wrong. Occasionally, when bad judgement is used, shunning happens. Shunning is when society looks down on a person because they think that person made a poor decision. People are shunned for numerous reasons; murder, lying, infidelity, etc. In the early 1960’s, President John F....   [tags: Social Issues]
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Assembly Bill 9016 - Legalization of Medical Marijuana - For my research paper I have chosen a topic, represented by Assembly Bill 9016, that has long been a hot button issue both in the State of New York as well as throughout the nation. The legalization of medical marijuana originated on the West Coast in California but has since seen the inside of legislative chambers in more than half of the states in the Union. Currently 14 states have legalized the use, possession, sale and growth of medical cannabis including some of our Northeastern neighbors in New Jersey, Vermont, Maine and Rhode Island....   [tags: Medical Marijuana]
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Application of Herzberg's Theory at Bill's Auto Repair & Service - Application of Herzberg’s Theory at Bill’s Auto Repair & Service There are many different factors that can affect behavior in an organization. Some of these are psychological in nature. According to Herzberg’s Motivation – Hygiene Theory psychological factors that motivate high productivity are related to job satisfaction. Managers can motivate employees by providing them with motivators that satisfy some sort of need. There are also many factors within an organization that can demotivate productivity....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Existentialism in Bill Watterson’s Comic Strips - Bill Watterson is an American cartoonist, author of the famous comic strips “Calvin and Hobbes” syndicated from 1985 to 1995. In these short-stories, Calvin is a creative kid full of childish pranks, and together with Hobbes, a deep-thinking stuffed tiger, they both stand as examples of existentialism in comic strips. Through Calvin’s desperate choices and decisions over many circumstances in the stories, he struggles against a continually changing world. The characters’ actions portray the humanity disorder; people who are controlled in a worthless way of life against a ruthless nature, a cruel world, and inevitable death....   [tags: Literature]
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Examining the Modern Day Relevance of the Bill of Rights - The Constitution lays out the rights and obligations of the newly formed United States government. But, what of the rights and obligations of its citizens. Starting in 1791 only two years after the Constitution was ratified the Constitution began to evolve and this process continues to this day. The first ten amendments to the Constitution are known as the Bill of Rights. This Bill of Rights outlines the protections which citizens have from the government of the United States. The question raised in the title of this paper is; Are the Bill of Rights, written well over 200 years ago still relevant today....   [tags: constitution, american history, government] 1620 words
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US Constitution and Bill of Rights - Question and Answer - ... California, 362 U.S. 60 were struck down by the court since it wished to block any form of anonymous pamphlets that were bearing political messages (Lieberman, 1999, p. 36). Another form of unprotected form of speech is campaign financing. There were efforts to make collection of funds unlawful that are intended to be used in a political movement. The supreme court on a case; Buckley v. Valeo, 424 U.S 1(1976) it was able to overrule a clause that wanted to instill a restriction on how political parties spent their money since it would be a form of restraining political speech (Lieberman, 1999, p....   [tags: First Amendment, Incorporation]
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Bill Gates - The Billion-Dollar Man - Bill Gates - The Billion-Dollar Man Bill Gates is a very smart and intelligent man in the world today. He has helped in the computer business and is without a doubt in my mind, the most compelling male in the computer industry. Bill Gates serves as chairman and chief software architect of the Microsoft Corporation, the chief computer software company in the United States. He is also the wealthiest person in the world (Shelly, Cashman, Vermaat, Walker, Safdie, & Torri-Safdie, 2000). Bill did not just get this wealthy overnight; he had to work at it for many years....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]
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Hamilton Argues Against A Bill Of Rights - During the late 18th century the Antifederalists argued against the constitution on the grounds that it did not contain a bill of rights. They believed that without a list of personal freedoms, the new national government might abuse its powers and that the states would be immersed by an all to dominant and influential national government. The Antifederalists worried that the limits on direct voting and the long terms of the president and senators, supplied by the constitution, would create a population of elites and aristocrats, which in turn would eventually take away power from the people....   [tags: essays research papers] 994 words
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Kill Bill, A Roaring Rampage of Marketing - Kill Bill, A Roaring Rampage of Marketing Billboards, Broadsheets, Tabloids, Magazines, Television, Busses, Trains, Subways, and posters on the electricity boxes down the dual carriageway all created the hype, anticipation, and publicity for Kill Bill. Kill Bill wasn't what this hype was for it was for the return of the Tarantino, who returned after six years with a small film with big bill-boards and double sheet ads in broadsheet papers. Every bus station along the main road has a mini billboard and over half of these are filled with a bright yet subtle yellow, black bold writing, Uma Thurman in Bruce Lee's outfit holding a samurai sword, and the big showdown 'Directed by Quentin Tarantino'....   [tags: Papers] 739 words
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The Bill of Rights and Protection of Civil Liberties - The Bill of Rights and Protection of Civil Liberties When the English came to America to escape religious persecution, things commenced at a shaky start. For example, Puritans fled from England because of religious persecution. They were being physically beaten because of their religious beliefs therefore they attempted to create a Utopia or "City upon a hill" in the New World. There "City upon a hill" began with a government based on religious beliefs. It developed into a government which condemned those who did not believe in the Puritan beliefs....   [tags: American America History] 843 words
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Bill Of Rights To Protect From Tyranny - After the Constitution was written, the new born nation was immediately split into two political sides, the federalists and the anti-federalists, over the ratification. Federalists, southern planters or people that tended to hold interest in trade, advocated a strong executive. On the other hand, anti-federalists, back country people or people involved in business but not in the mercantile economy, opposed the ratification of the constitution. The two sides, after much debate, were able to come to a compromise after the Bill of Rights was included into the Constitution....   [tags: Political Science] 768 words
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Child Sex Tourism Bill In Australia - Child Sex Tourism Bill in Australia On March 23rd 1994 the Child Sex Tourism bill was introduced into the House of Representatives. This act, which amended the Crimes Act of 1914, enabling the Australian government to prosecute Australian child sex offenders overseas. Before the introduction of this new legislation, if an offence was committed overseas and not punished whilst in the country, Australian law officials were powerless. The proposed changes in the law are to deal with the following issues: Firstly sexual offences committed by Australian Residents overseas, particularly in relation to acts of paedophilia committed within the major trouble spot, Asia....   [tags: Political Science] 1928 words
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The Presentation of Bill Sykes in Oliver Twist - The Presentation of Bill Sykes in Oliver Twist TASK: Analyse the presentation of Bill Sykes in the novel `Oliver Twist`. You should refer to aspects such as the author's viewpoint, language and the social and historical context. When Charles Dickens' wrote his novel `Oliver Twist` he first put pen to paper around 1830's and eventually completed the classic towards the later end of the decade. The resulting book was compiled from chapters produced as instalments in one or more magazines....   [tags: Papers] 2366 words
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The Presentation of Bill Sikes in Oliver Twist - Analyse the presentation of Bill Sikes in the novel Oliver Twist. You should refer to aspects such as the author’s viewpoint, language and the social and historical contest. I am going to write a detailed and accurate piece of writing in the form of an essay to answer the statement above. I will do this by using quotes from the book, my own theories on what the author is trying to portray Bill Sikes as and also my own knowledge of the Victorian era. I will be looking at specific areas, which I feel will help me write a more concluding and correct account of the story “Oliver Twist.” I will focus on areas such as Bill Sikes behaviour towards others, how characters around Sikes react when he is there and how backgrounds and phrases reflect the character of Sikes....   [tags: English Literature] 1498 words
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Bill McKibben's "Driving Global Warming" - Bill McKibben is a reputable environmental writer and a contributor to a wide variety of publications, including The New York Review of Books, Outside, and The New York Times. As found on his personal website, McKibben is a simple man concerned with family, faith, and fun. He argues in "Driving Global Warming," published 2001, in the magazine The Christian Century, that a gas guzzling SUV is the number one contributing automobile to global warming. Rather recently, within the past ten years, SUVs have become a more predominant force in the society of automobiles....   [tags: Book Reviews] 866 words
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An Examination of House Bill 051 Concurrent to Senate Bill 025, Relative to School Consolidation - Introduction One of the first bills passed during the 107th General Assembly was the greatly discussed House Bill 51(HB51)/Senate Bill 25 (SB25) by Representative Curry Todd of Collierville and Senator Mark Norris of Collierville respectfully. From the beginning, this bill encountered a plethora of backlash from the community to which the bill was aimed— Shelby County. This bill became known as the consolidation bill and was scrutinized to a great extent by Shelby County officials as well as Memphis City officials....   [tags: Education ]
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Lack of Forgiveness in Lucille Clifton's poem Forgiving My Father - Lack of Forgiveness in Lucille Clifton's poem Forgiving My Father     Works Cited Not Included The title of Lucille Clifton's poem, "forgiving my father", seems to be in sharp opposition with the poem itself. There seems to be no forgiveness, yet the title claims that it is there. The entire poem focuses on the debt of the author's father. "it is Friday." she says, "we have come to the paying of the bills." (1-2). But perhaps it doesn't necessarily mean that it is literally Friday, perhaps she just means it is the end, and maybe the debt isn't one of money, but of love....   [tags: Forgiving Father Lucille Clifton Poetry Essays] 655 words
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Reaction to Partners in Power by Roger Morris - Reaction to Partners in Power by Roger Morris Bill and Hillary Clinton’s path to the White House can be looked at as one of the more interesting, as well as sinister, in Presidential history. Roger Morris takes the reader through the maturation and evolution of arguably the most powerful partnership this country has ever seen. Partners in Power gives us a look at this couple that many people could never envision. This bibliography takes us from the early years of Mr. and Mrs. Clinton’s parents up to Bill’s inauguration in 1992....   [tags: Papers] 1936 words
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The United States’ Failure of Battling International Terrorism under Clinton’s Administration - The United States’ Failure of Battling International Terrorism under Clinton’s Administration In the wake of the September 11 tragedy, Osama bin Laden once again rang the bell across the North America continent, reminding the Americans of his existence and fatalness. Bin Laden has been quiet for a while after the United States’ bombing in Sudan and Afghanistan in 1998 – a retaliation against his followers’ attacks of the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, and a mere attempt to stop international terrorism by the Clinton’s administration....   [tags: History Terror Argumentative Persuasive Papers]
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Discourse Analysis of Chairman Hyde's Speech Against President Clinton - Discourse Analysis of Chairman Hyde's Speech Against President Clinton This discourse analysis attempts to answer several questions regarding Chairman Hyde's speech against the president. Firstly an attempt has been made to uncover some of the more prevalent themes and discourses in the hope that they will give some kind of enlightenment of American society and culture. Secondly, this analysis describes the many ways in which Chairman Hyde attempts to persuade his audience of his cause. The portrayed image of President Clinton is then focused on, and finally there is a discussion relating to the various social codes implied within Hyde's speech....   [tags: Papers] 1324 words
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True North Book About Leadership Review - Destiny, brought the book True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership into my life and I want to bring it into the lives of others. More specifically those who may believe they weren’t born with the characteristics or traits to become a leader or those who have not found their passion or purpose in life; their “True North.” The book, written by Bill George and co-author Peter Sims, compiles a series of interviews with 125 managers from Howard Schultz of Starbuck’s to Dan Vasella of Novartis. The interviewees guide readers through their journey to become the leaders they are today; discussing their failures, successes, obstacles, personal tragedies and triumphs....   [tags: Bill George] 1778 words
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The Process by Which a Bill Becomes an Act of Parliament - The Process by Which a Bill Becomes an Act of Parliament The government- lawyers in the civil service, who are known as parliamentary counsel to the treasury, first draft the majority of Acts of Parliament. The government gives instructions for the Bill. When this first draft of the Bill has been set out, it is published. Even at this stage difficulties may crop up, as the draft must be precise and accurate to the governments wishes without any possible mistakes. Also there is little time to produce these first drafts, so there is a lot of pressure on time to introduce the Bill to Parliament....   [tags: Papers] 1282 words
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Recycling Benefits: Proposing A Bottle Bill for Arizona - Recycling Benefits: Proposing A Bottle Bill for Arizona Recycling has had a large impact in our community over the past few decades. Rather than throwing all our trash in the garbage can, we, as a community should continue to recycle as much as possible. Not only does it cut down on litter, it can also add to our growing economy, cut down on pollution, and save our raw materials. Arizona currently recycles about sixty percent of its beverage containers, and because only a handful of cities have mandatory recycling programs they are the perfect candidate to experiment with a new recycling program (Bottle-deposit 2)....   [tags: Environment Environmental Pollution Preservation]
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Bill of Rights & Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen - The Bill of Rights and Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen are based on the same principles of natural rights; therefore each document is similar in protecting the people's natural rights. However, despite their similarities, their differences are apparent due to the social situations in which they were adopted. The Bill of Rights stood to protect the freedoms of each individual by establishing a democratic government. The French Revolution eliminated the hierarchy of class and established equality among men with the Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen....   [tags: European History] 1278 words
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Bill Gates and how the world was effected by his accomplishments - Bill Gates How he effected the world with his accomplishments William Bill Gates III was born on October 28, 1955. He accomplished many unbelievable things, and highly influenced the people around him in many ways. In University, Bill Gates was known to be the “smart computer nerd,” who totally amazed all of his friends with his knowledge. One of the people that he had influenced the most was Steve Ballmer, current Microsoft’s Chief Executive Officer, whose room was down the hall from Bill’s....   [tags: essays research papers] 1167 words
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Steve Jobs of Apple and Bill Gates of Microsoft - Steve Jobs (born in Green Bay, Wisconsin on the 24th of February 1955) is best know as the co-founder & CEO of Apple Computer and somewhat less so for his leadership of Pixar which is a computer animation studio. On the other hand, Bill Gates (born in Seattle, Washington on the 28th of October 1955) is married to Melinda French Gates and has three children. Bill Gates is the co-founder and current Chairman and Chief Software Architect of Microsoft. Both started their careers almost at the same time and within the same industry....   [tags: Computers] 550 words
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Bill C-31 & Designated Country of Origin: Necessary or Tyrannical Legislation? - ... Third, refugee claimants from DCO nations are denied basic and emergency health care unless their medical condition endangers public health and safety (Canadian Council for Refugees, 2012). Several countries appearing on the DCO list have also been subject to significant criticism. For example, the Roma community has long suffered from racial discrimination and violent victimization in several European nations including Hungary and the Czech Republic; nations labeled as DCO’s by Bill C-31 (Levine-Rasky, Beaudoin, and St....   [tags: legal issues, immigration, asylum]
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Book Review: "Enough: Staying Human in and Engineered Age" written by Bill McKibben - Over the years humanity has experienced a significant increase in the world population, and today that number continues to rise. With an increase in people, the demand for food goes up tremendously. Agricultural science has continuously developed new technologies that have enhanced the efficiency and value of agricultural production. Although the enhancements increase the production of agricultural goods, it’s important to understand the impacts it has on our environment and food system. In this book review, I will discuss both the cultural and natural dimensions of Agricultural Biotechnology, and how it relates to our current problems in Human Relations....   [tags: Book Review]
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Arizona Bill 1070: All States Should Enact Similar Laws - In 2010, the Arizona Senate introduced a bill that would become one of the strictest and anti-illegal immigration bills ever to be debated, and eventually implemented in the United States. The bill, usually referred to as Arizona Bill 1070, requires all aliens to carry their registration documents at all times. 1070 makes it a state misdemeanor for an alien to be in Arizona without carrying the required documents and bars state or local officials or agencies from restricting enforcement of federal immigration laws....   [tags: U.S. Law, illegal immigration, immigrants]
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One Family's Thoughts and Opinions Regarding the Medical Care Bill - This medical care bill has brought disagreements to families across the country that either loved or hated the concept. As a daughter to aging parents, a sister to ill siblings, a mother to children unable to afford insurance and a grandmother to children in desperate need of medical Advertisement coverage. I am one of the Americans the majority of the population sees as a threat to increased taxes. I am not going to pretend to understand the numerous pages outlining the bill nor will I go so far as to say I have read it cover to cover....   [tags: Health Care] 760 words
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Affordable Health Care: A Review of the 2010 HealthCare Reform Bill - After months of substantial and aggressive deliberation around the United States, particularly in Washington, the HealthCare Reform of 2010 also known as the Affordable Care Act, was passed with a filibuster favorable to Democrats and signed into office on March 23rd by President Barrack Obama. Though it is intricately detailed, the ideal purposes as promised by those who promoted it are to provide inexpensive and uncomplicated health insurance to citizens along with enhanced coverage for those with pre-existing conditions, beneficial prescription drug provisions and changes to tax credits....   [tags: Healthcare, Obama, health care reform]
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In Favor of Repealing Arizona House Bill 200 - In Favor of Repealing Arizona House Bill 200          Over two hundred years ago, new settlers were finding their way around a vast and new country. Their whole philosophy about their new finding was to create new lives away from the British and develop a way of living to fit their standards. As they set up a new government many new and innovative ideas were added. Our fore-fathers wanted a country that would continue to grow and prosper within the needs of its citizens. Since the beginning of such a new government new laws have come and gone, separate governments have been set up and given their own responsibilities....   [tags: Marijuana]
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Comparison of US Bill of Rights and The Canadian Charter of Rights - BACKGROUND OF THE BILL OF RIGHTS The United States Bill of Rights came into being as a result of a promise made by the Fathers of Confederation to the states during the struggle for ratification of the Constitution in 1787-88. A great number of the states made as a condition for their ratification, the addition of amendments, which would guarantee citizens protection of their rights against the central government. Thus, we have a rather interesting situation in which the entrenchment of a bill of rights in the American Constitution was done by the virtual demand of the states, they themselves fearing a central government which was not legally constrained and restricted as far as its powers were concerned....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Effects of the Constitution, Bill of Rights, and Declaration of Independence - Effects of the Constitution, Bill of Rights, and Declaration of Independence People in the United States can participate in government activities by voting and opposing their views. People are protected under the Constitution and Bill of Rights. These documents lay down the blueprint for freedom. As a man, women, or child, you are affected by these important documents they guarantee your basic rights like freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and economic freedom. Lincoln best put it in his Gettysburg address stating, " A government of the people, by the people, for the people"....   [tags: Papers] 980 words
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Jackson Should Be Removed From the Twenty Dollar Bill - Jackson Should Be Removed From the Twenty Dollar Bill Awarded the prestigious honor to remain forever engraved on the twenty dollar bill, Andrew Jackson became a figure in American history never forgotten. Future generations of younger students will not need to know Andrew for them to assume he was a great man. Unfortunately, the ignorance of idolizing Jackson because he appears on American currency serves to blanket the realities of his administration. Jackson should be removed from the twenty dollar bill....   [tags: Argumentative persuasive Jackson Essays]
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Bill Gates and Nolan Bushnell - Pioneers Of Computer Programming - Pioneers of Computer Programming When you think of 21st century computing, two things come to mind: Windows and video games. Learning Team A introduces you to the two men responsible for these phenomena – Bill Gates and Nolan Bushnell. William Henry Gates III During that late 1960's and early 1970's, BASIC was one of the premier programming languages. At that time, Bill Gates and his friend Paul Allen made the commitment to learn BASIC by reading the user manuals. In exchange for computer time, they made an agreement with a local company called the Computer Center Corporation to provide de-bugging services for software on the company's DEC machine....   [tags: Technology History]
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Legislative Proposal For New Indecency Language In Telecom Bill - Legislative Proposal for New Indecency Language in Telecom Bill I. Summary Although the October 16, 1995 legislative proposal purports to regulate “ computer pornography”, the proposal contains fatal flaws which render the proposal at best counterproductive and at worst devastating to on-line communications. First, it prohibits, but fails to define, “indecent” speech to minors -- a dangerously vague, medium-specific, and, after decades of litigation, still undefined concept, which may include mere profanity....   [tags: essays research papers] 2874 words
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Online Bill Pay vs. Paying via Postal Mail - As is evident in history, barter trade was the very first payment system adopted by man. As people became more progressive, they used items such as gold, minted coins and paper currency to ease the payment processes. Despite these steps, people still quest for better payment systems. As such, checks, money orders, and hard cash used for payments in the better part of the twentieth century seem to be outdated. Today, more people are convinced that the dream of a cashless society is worth pursuing (Garcia-Swartz, Harn &Layne-Farrar 175)....   [tags: Technology ]
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An Icon in the Window - An original biography on Bill Gates - What does it take to become a cultural icon. Through the perspective of the world today, just a few of the basics might be fame, power, IQ, and enough motivation to utilize it all. But did we forget something. Perhaps. How about all of that, and also enough money and power gobble up any and every company that may stand in your way. This is especially true if you happen to be the CEO of an $18-million company called Microsoft, and even more so if you bare the name “Bill Gates” on your VISA card....   [tags: essays research papers] 937 words
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