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Batman and the Bush Administration - Smoke billows out from a Manhattan skyscraper, damaged by a fiery explosion. This could easily be a scene from 9/11, however we see Batman looking grimly on as a poster advertises the film will be released soon. Clearly this film plays on the fears of terrorism. As depicted in The Dark Knight, the Joker plays the terrorist, while Gotham’s leadership struggles to contain him. The film departs from the superhero ideals of pure good versus pure evil, showing a murky world where moral decisions have to be made in order to stop evil....   [tags: Political Policy]
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Bush Administration: No Child Left Behind - Grounds: In 2002, the Bush Administration set forward a plan to improve school education. They were determined to fix the achievement gap between white students and students of color, while also aiming to support those who have been historically disadvantaged. So, they implemented the NCLB act. Today this law affects Elementary and Secondary Education by enforcing regulations that require all states to provide schools with a curriculum that will improve students understanding of math, reading, and science....   [tags: education, students of color] 1474 words
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Surveillance Under The Bush Administration - Under the last couple of years America has withstand a very watchful eye from the government. Phone calls, e-mails, and even physical searches, have all been collected and done in numbers never seen before. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act was established solely to prevent the government from getting out of hand with surveillance, especially the surveillance of innocent American people. However, after the attacks of 9/11 things changed drastically; and although FISA was enacted, President Bush changed the entire outlook on “foreign” intelligence surveillance that would soon lead to question if Americans really do have any privacy in their own country....   [tags: phone calls, e-mails, scrutiny]
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Unreliable Data from the Bush Administration - The data produced by the US government from nearly all departments is more politicized than ever. If information to be released is not in accord with Right-Wing Republican ideology, it does not get released, or it gets transformed so as not to provide the information sought. For example, realizing how unfair the most recent tax cuts are could not be done with the data produced by the Treasury. It had to be analyzed at length to discover how poorly the poor are to be treated. Along the same lines, the Bush administration has handled increasing unemployment by decreasing the availability of unemployment statistics....   [tags: Politics] 532 words
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The Bush Administration's Relation With Iraq Prior to Iraq's Invasion of Kuwait - The Bush Administration's Relation With Iraq Prior to Iraq's Invasion of Kuwait Prior to the August 2, 1990 invasion of Kuwait on the part of Iraq, the United States had questionable relations with Iraq dictator, Saddam Hussein, to say the least. In retrospect, which is inherently advantageous as a 20/20 perspective, questions remain unanswered as to whether or not the United States was too appeasing to Saddam Hussein in the years, months, and days leading up to that early August morning. There remains to this day lingering questions as to the role that the US Ambassador to Iraq, April Glaspie, played in conveying the Administration's message to the Iraqi leader....   [tags: War Military George Bush Iraq Essays]
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The Bush Administration and Iraq - Bush is soon going to declare a policy change in Iraq. His plan is to send more troops there as a last attempt to stabilize the heart of Iraq. The issue in this research paper will be: Should the US do one last "Big Push" in Iraq and send in an additional 20000 to 40000 troops in an attempt to win the war or should Bush make a fixed plan to slowly pull out the troops. George w. Bush, president of the United States , is discussing a boost of military troops in Iraq with his advisers. He will most likely announce his plan within the first half of January....   [tags: US American Government Foreign Relations] 1507 words
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A Case Study of Intervention During the Bush Administration - What Leads to Intervention?: A Case Study of Intervention During the Bush Administration As Commander-in-Chief of the most powerful armed force in a world plagued by small military crises, the question ultimately becomes: when does a crisis call for intervention. From 1988 to 1992, this was President George Bush's dilemma. The days of the United States fearing embroilment in international affairs due to the towering menace of the USSR and global destruction ended at about the same time as Bush ascended the Presidency....   [tags: essays research papers] 474 words
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Government and Politics - The War in Iraq and the Bush Administration - The War in Iraq and the Bush Administration My great, but imperialist nation is at war again. And it's the hottest reality TV program ever conceived. I find it interesting that protestors in Chicago marched on the home of the ad exec responsible for the new "Army of One" campaign. The people on the street, or in the streets as is the case here, know how false that message is and they're taking matters into their own hands. In "Masters of War," Bob Dylan attempted to put a face on the enemy next door....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument Essays] 750 words
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Lying Is the Most Fun You Can Have - The propaganda machine set up by the Bush administration channeled many lies concerning the story of Jessica Lynch. The media, in turn, played and replayed her story to excess. These numerous lies were then published in an article by the Washington Post, on which Krakauer remarks that: Thanks largely to details first revealed in this article, as well as dramatic video of the rescue distributed to the media by the Army, Jessica Lynch dominated the news for weeks. The details of the incident provided by military public affairs officers made for an absolutely riveting story that television, radio, and print journalists found irresistible: a petite blond supply clerk from a flea-speck bur...   [tags: American Government, The Bush Administration] 1208 words
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Never Ending War is Never Ending Power - The executive branch and president Bush had expanded their authority and power beyond what the framers could have envisioned. In doing so the checks and balances that had existed no longer function as designed and has created a loop of power and control in the executive branch under the theory of the unitary executive. Many of the powers that the executive branch wield come from Congress giving the Bush administration extraordinary powers following 9/11 with the Patriot Act. The Patriot Act that takes away the protection of habeas corpus, due process, privacy, reversal of innocent until proven guilty (p....   [tags: Patriot Act, The Bush Administration] 992 words
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The No Child Left Behind act of 2001 - The No Child Left Behind act of 2001 Control of the public education system has been left to the State for most of the country’s history, it was not until the 1950’s that the federal government played a role in categorical programs, but the national government refrained from involvement in academics until the 90’s. Three days after taking up his position in office, George Bush announced his plan for the No Child Left Behind act (NCLB) which was a consolidated reform of the 1962 Elementary and Secondary Education Act or ESEA (McGuinn, p....   [tags: Education, Bush Administration] 1984 words
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Rethinking Tax Cuts - America’s former president George W. Bush was known for variety of things to a variety of people. But undoubtedly he was famous for his strong advocacy to reduce taxes. In an effort to stimulate the US economy after a slowdown in the dawn of the new millennium, George W. Bush passed The ‘Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act’ of 2001 and ‘The Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act’ of 2003 which together are more commonly referred to as the Bush tax cuts. These tax cuts along with several other factors went onto severely hurting the country budget surplus, contributing to the present budget deficit....   [tags: Bush Administration, Effects]
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History of Math Education in America - Mathematics education has undergone many changes over the last several years. Some of these changes include the key concepts all students must master and how they are taught. According to Jacob Vigdor, the concerns about students’ math achievements have always been apparent. A few reasons that are negatively impacting the productivity of students’ math achievements are historical events that influenced mathematics, how math is being taught, and differentiation of curriculum. Basics. Many people in the United States believe that the most important aspect in raising the overall math achievement rates is going back to the basics....   [tags: Bush administration, no child left behind]
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Surviving Somalia - Before 1991, Somalia had an unstable government and with that they don’t have proper control of their people, people starve and become aggressive, when the US tried to send aid into the country we have to send armed men because relief workers are being killed for being in Somalia says Foreign Affairs. For well over 20 years Somalia has lived in anarchy. This can no longer go on with tragedy occurring in the nation on a regular basis. Some people would shrug off another country or send a few dollars to the funds to help African nations....   [tags: Bush Administration, Pirate Attacks]
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George Herbert Walker Bush and George Walker Bush - Like Father Like Son - George Herbert Walker Bush and George Walker Bush Although all individuals are unique no matter how closely related they might be, sometimes their similarities over shadow their differences, and yield a very interesting combination of events that almost have a deja vu effect on its audience. The Bush family serves as the perfect illustration for this phenomenon. From their family history and business life, to their life as the Presidents of the United States, Bush Senior and Junior have led quite parallel lives....   [tags: George Bush Father Son Essays]
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Torture under the Bush Adminstration - After the terrorist attack of 9/11, the United States declared a war against terrorist. The President of the U.S. wanted to retaliate against Al-Queada organization, which was the responsible for the attack. In consequence, soldiers were sent to Iraq and Afghanistan to try to find them. People who they suspected were a danger to the nation were held under the custody of the U.S. army to be interrogated in order to find out if there were more terrorist attacks planned against the United States. Some of the suspects were sent to some of the tougher prisons to be interrogated, these prisons were Guantanamo Bay, and Abu Ghraib....   [tags: justice, crimes, rights, moral, humanity] 991 words
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House Of Bush House Of Saud by Craig Unger - Since September 11 2001, the world has changed dramatically in several ways. War, paranoia, and instability in the Middle East are all direct consequences of 9/11. Many people blame the Bush administration for a great deal of these changes for the worst. This book seeks to throw light on the nature of that administration and, above all, its relationship with Saudi Arabia, the largest oil exporter in the world, possessing an estimated 25% of all known oil reserves. House of Bush, House of Saud is a title that suggests a conspiracy, but this book does not belong to the conspiracy genre....   [tags: Unger Bush Saud House] 1377 words
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President George W. Bush - A Liar, a Thief, and a Criminal - President Bush - A Liar, a Thief, and a Criminal Contents Intro Unprecedented History of Bush Bush as President Facts Conclusion Bibliography The purpose of this essay is to expose George W. Bush as the fraud he is. From rigging the 2000 presidential election, to waging war on a country that had no connection to the 9/11 bombings on the World Trade Centre Twin Towers. George Bush must be shown for what he really is – a liar, a thief, and a criminal. This essay will go into detail about what Bush is currently doing, how he “won” the 2000 Presidential Election, and what he did before he was president It was a sunny day in Florida, and as the votes were counted from the controversial...   [tags: President George W. Bush Against]
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Similarities between Obama and Bush Administrations - I certainly agree, to some degree, that both administrations are quite similar in some respects to the characterization that is being put forth. However, it would suffice to say that they are not absolutely continuations of Bush 43’s policies but rather amplification in some matters and a complete change in others. On the use of drones, NYT’s Peter M. Singer (“Do Drones Undermine Democracy?”) makes the comprehensive argument that the use of drones goes against the how wars are meant to be fought—human participation....   [tags: American politics and policies] 699 words
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Like Father, Like Son: A Deeper Look into the Bush Legacy - Like Father, Like Son: A Deeper Look into the Bush Legacy Although all individuals are unique no matter how closely related they might be, sometimes, their similarities over shadow their differences and yield a very interesting combination of events that almost have a deja vu effect on its audience. The Bush family serves as the perfect illustration for this phenomenon. From their family history and business life, to their lives as the Presidents of the United States of America, George Herbert Walker Bush and George Walker Bush have led quite parallel lives....   [tags: George Bush Son Father Contrast Essays]
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Quantitative Easing During the Bush and Obama Administrations - Quantitative easing is an unusual form of policy used when interest rates are near 0%. Banks rouse the nationwide financial system when usual monetary policies have become ineffective. In recent decades the government Central bank has argued they are the government’s most important financial agency. Throughout their power to change interest rates and buy massive amounts of financial assets, the Federal Reserve System applied more influence over economic growth and the employment rate in recent times than any other government entity....   [tags: Economics]
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Social, Economic and Global Conflict’s During the Reagan and Bush Administrations - Social, Economic and Global Conflict’s During the Reagan and Bush Administrations In 1980, Ronald Reagan was elected President of the United States, taking over the country from President Carter. Many issues existed when Reagan took office, during his presidency more would follow and continue into the George H. W. Bush presidency. Marc Cornman who was a young family man during both of these administrations recalls the problems and benefits of the mid to late 1980’s. His family was low-income building their way up to middle class by the Clinton Administration, moving from state to state hoping to find better employment after leaving the military....   [tags: clinton, AIDS outbreak, cold war]
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George Bush: Congress and 9/11 - The start of the 21st century brought on new challenges and new obstacles that America was unfamiliar with at the time. A controversial decade was about to unravel with the presidency of George W. Bush. A decade filled with controversy, from the election of Bush and well off into the ending of his presidency. The presidency saw significant changes in which the role of the president was to wield power in times of peril. In this time, saw the role of congress diminish, while on contrary expanding the power of the executive....   [tags: critical years, terrorism, al-qaeda] 1303 words
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Buying the War and Bush's War - ... In respond to this, the U.S. President, George W. Bush, decided to retaliate against terrorists and declared war on al-Qaeda. However, the issue became more complex when Vice President Cheney, and the Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, exerts their power to convince the country, the President, and also the United Nations about a possible link between Sudan Husain and al-Qaeda. In addition, Cheney and Rumsfeld, made more accusations about Sudan by saying that he has in his power weapons of mass destruction, therefore he was a threat for the United States....   [tags: cruel reality about Iraq, videos] 668 words
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President Bush and FISA - The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 was a necessary measure signed by President Jimmy Carter in an effort to stop the CIA, FBI, NSA, and other executive powers from conducting warrantless wiretaps of domestic groups for so-called national security purposes. This was necessary because findings by the Church Committee in the early 1970s suggested that warrantless wiretapping had been going on for quite some time by these government entities and was exacerbated by President Nixon and the Watergate scandal....   [tags: 9 11, Wiretapping, President Carter]
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The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) - ... With the ever evolving ideas people come up with to manipulate law enforcement, I completely understand every concern the TSA is considering while creating new ways to ensure safety and avoid terroristic attack; but when it gets to the point where one must bear-all to prove they are not carrying a bomb is definitely crossing a thin metaphoric line between caring and intruding. Before the TSA ever existed there were many leniencies that would baffle the mind of frequent flyers today. Most employees were only required to show their I.Ds to surpass security in and around the building....   [tags: US department of homeland security] 780 words
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The Transportation Security Administration - The Transportation Security Administration, more commonly known as TSA, is a part of the United States Department of homeland Security that supervises and manages the safety of travelers in the United States. Unlike other government operated tasks forces such as the military or FBI who has been in existence for an extended period of time, the TSA was only recently founded twelve years ago in 2001 after the devastating terroristic attack that took place in New York city’s twin towers earlier that year....   [tags: US department of homeland security] 2958 words
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Major Policy of George W. Bush - Back at home in November, President Bush signed the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban of 2003 at a ceremony in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. Passing the House of Representatives 281-142 and the Senate 64-34, the bill showed some bipartisan support. The law made it illegal for doctors to abort a fetus in its second or third trimester by bringing the baby’s body out the birth canal to puncture the skull and remove out the brain. No exemptions were made for women whose health was at risk (Goler and Associated Press)....   [tags: partial-birth, saddam hussein, dictator]
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Obama Administration's Policy Views on Cybersecurity - Title Page Contents Introduction Obama Administration’s Policy Views on Cybersecurity 1.1. Enhancing Resilience 1.2. Reducing Threats Obama and Bush Administrations 1.3. Bush Administration 1.4. Policy Similarities 1.5. Policy Differences Recommendations for Improvements 1.6 Cyber Czar Position 1.7 International Organization and joint punishment Works Cited Introduction The following document will provide information pertaining to presidential administrations both past and present and their respective views on cybersecurity policies....   [tags: Enhancing Resiliance, Reducing Threats]
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Foreign Policy Recommendations for the Obama Administration - After December 26 1991, when the Soviet Union fell, the bipolarity of the international system was effaced. In the post- Cold War era, the United States faced the problem, without a defined enemy, to adopt a new foreign policy. To begin to analyze the political foreign policy of the United States, one must first understand the international system. According to Political Realism, a theory of international thought, the state is the key unit within the acts within the system. These states act according to their key norms, which are allowed by the system....   [tags: Foreign Policy]
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Comparison: Bush v. Obama and Guantanamo Detention Center - The “War on Terror” that began days after the September 11th attacks was declared by President George W. Bush and has continued under President Barack Obama. President Bush wanted to restore the security of the United States. Many of the policies he enacted, while controversial, are still used by the current administration. One of these policies was the operation of the Guantanamo Bay detention center. While it has had far reaching domestic effects it is still a foreign policy issue by nature. The prisoners that have been held in Guantanamo come from all over the world, including Algeria, China, and Pakistan....   [tags: war on terron, United States, current events]
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Herbert Hoover vs. George W. Bush - Throughout history, we see multiple occasions that are similar in nature; almost as if the events of the past reoccur in the future. Karl Heinrich Marx, a German philosopher, economist, and socialist, once said, “history repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.” Now there may be instances in time where this seems true, Marx generally picks on future reoccurrences to be superficially comical or pretense. In this sense, Marx’s theory seems ambiguous when comparing when comparing two historical episodes where interventionist policies turned business cycle corrections into depressions....   [tags: Political Science]
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President Bush's War on Iraq - President Bush's War on Iraq Introduction: Since the war on Iraq began on March 20, 2003, at least 1,402 coalition troops have died and 9,326 U.S. troops have been wounded in action. This is no small number and the count grows daily. One would hope, then, that these men and women were sent to war with just cause and as a last resort. However, as the cloud of apprehension and rhetoric surrounding the war has begun to settle, it has become clear that the Bush administration relied on deeply flawed analyses to make its case for war to the United Nations and to the American people, rushing this country, and its soldiers, into war....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays] 2988 words
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George Bush as a Machiavellian Leader - George Bush as a Machiavellian Leader George Bush and Niccolo Machiavelli are two very influential political figures that share some similar ideals. Machiavelli's work was never intended to be applied to republics, or a democratic government. The advice written in The Prince would have likely been applied in the time of absolute government, when countries were ruled by one leader. It is a work which, as Machiavelli himself says that his philosophy is only applied to principalities, or what we call dictatorships in modern times....   [tags: Compare Contrast Politics Leaders Essays]
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Bush - George Bush is not content with the United States being the top dog. His snarling at one international accord after another besmirches the United States and makes the world a more dangerous place. When Bush nixed at the ABM treaty, the comprehensive test ban treaty, the biological weapons protocol, and the small-arms convention, he sent an unmistakable signal that the United States doesn't care about arms control. This will only encourage other nations to bolster their own arsenals, and the arms race will accelerate on every track....   [tags: essays research papers] 1371 words
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Dictating Lies and Deception - September 11, 2001 marked a tragic day in the history of the United States; a terrorist attack had left the country shaken. It did not take long to determine those who were behind the attack and a call for retribution swept through the nation. Citizens in a wave of patriotism signed up for military service and the United States found resounding international support for their efforts in the war on terror. Little opposition was raised at the removal of the Taliban regime and there was much support for bringing Osama Bin Laden and the leaders of al-Qaeda to justice....   [tags: Terrorism, Bush] 2258 words
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The Doctrine of President Bush - On 20 September 2002, the Bush administration published a national security manifesto overturning the established order. Not because it commits the United States to global intervention: We've been there before. Not because it targets terrorism and rogue states: Nothing new there either. No, what's new in this document is that it makes a long-building imperial tendency explicit and permanent. The policy paper, titled "The National Security Strategy of the United States of America" -- call it the Bush doctrine -- is a romantic justification for easy recourse to war whenever and wherever an American president chooses....   [tags: Politics Political] 2228 words
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President Bush Declare on Terrorism and Its Effects - President Bush and his administration made use of an authorization by Congress that was granted to the President a week after the attacks of September 11, 2001 to “use all necessary and appropriate force against those nations, organizations, or persons, he determined planned, authorized, committed, or aided the terrorist attacks…” He considered that authorization as a permission to activate his unilateral emergency and wartime powers in order to conduct a war against terrorism in Afghanistan, fighting Al Qaeda, Taliban and their allied fighters and detaining thousands in custody for interrogation at different locations, some of which are still classified....   [tags: policies, war, courts, cases] 2444 words
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North Korea And The New Administration - Half a century ago, war erupted in Korea on June 25,1950, along the thirty-eight parallel that separated North and South Korea, The Korean War set all the rules for East/West superpower conflict in the nuclear age. And in so doing brought the world closer to an all out atomic race that is still proliferating today. The international community today is witnessing an increasing spread in weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missiles. Especially, the nuclear threat of the ambiguous North Koreans, which have the capabilities of striking South Korea, Japan, and the Continental United States....   [tags: essays research papers] 977 words
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The Bush Stimulus Package - The Bush Stimulus Package President Bush has just unveiled his new $674 billion economic stimulus package. The Democrats, although they have little chance of getting it passed in the GOP-controlled Senate, have countered with a plan of their own, with a much lower tab of $136 billion. The centerpiece of the Bush plan is arguably the elimination of the tax on dividends paid by shareholders, which makes up a hefty $364 billion of the entire sum. The reasoning is that it is unfair to tax corporate earnings once and then again tax them when they are paid out as dividends to shareholders....   [tags: Essays Papers] 909 words
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George Bush and Leadership - George Bush and Leadership George W. Bush, the 43 President of The United States of America, is one of the greatest leaders we have ever seen. In this essay I will describe why, I feel that Mr. Bush is a highly qualified leader for this country. Mr. Bush is highly educated, has the aptitude for being the President and is a great communicator. Mr. Bush is also a person of strong constitution or stability, extremely motivated and cooperative. The later being extremely important when one considers the close ratio of Democrats to Republicans in the U.S....   [tags: Papers] 706 words
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Bush, Blair and Iraq - On April 9, 2003 United States tanks stormed through Baghdad, Iraq. U.S. troops, then, toppled a giant statue of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein in central Baghdad, which sent the Iraqi citizens into jubilee (Rampton 1). The Iraq War, or government's coined 'Operation Iraqi Freedom,' had finally arrived after declaring war on March 19, 2003. The U.S.-British coalition to invade Iraq and dethrone Hussein's dictatorship has been both a beneficial and detrimental political move. A war that originated because of Hussein's reluctance to weapons inspections now has become a messy situation where U.S.-British troops are dying more after major combat has ceased....   [tags: War on Terrorism ]
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Bashing George W. Bush - The Incredibly, Unbelievably, Stupendously, Incurious George Bush READ MORE: 9/11, Iraq, 2006, CIA, Andy Card, Hurricane, Hurricane Katrina, George W. Bush Never has there been a public official more unequipped to be President of the United States of America than George W. Bush. The man is simply not up to the job. Even if he really wanted to be or cared to be an effective president, he ... could ... not ... do ... it. He can't do it on a boat, he can't do it with a (pet) goat. He can't do it in the Green Zone, he can't do it back at home....   [tags: Political Science] 985 words
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Occupational Safety and Health Administration - Occupational Safety and Health Administration PAST The Occupational Safety and Health Administration or OSHA is a part of the US Department of Labor, and was started in 1970 as part of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. Its mission is to prevent work-related injuries, illnesses, and deaths by issuing and enforcing rules (called standards) for workplace safety and health. Since it’s inception it has helped to cut the incidents of workplace fatalities by sixty percent, and occupational injury and illness rates by forty percent....   [tags: Reserach OSHA Work Safe Essays] 1466 words
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George W. Bush - His Legacy - The Bush legacy-How will George W Bush be remembered. Every commander in chief of the United States is remembered for just few seminal events or moments of their presidency. Bill Clinton will forever be associated with sex scandals despite the golden economy he presided over. John F Kennedy is considered a hero because of his handling of one moment in time (the Cuban missile crisis). George W Bush is no different. Two events have ruled his time in office and I suspect they will be his legacy. I am of course talking about 9/11 and the resulting war in Iraq....   [tags: American History] 1099 words
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President Bush And Us Foreign Policy - The United States election in 2000 raised a debate between democrat and republican and in the end the American people chose a new leader Mr. George w. Bush. President Bush clearly defined foreign policy objectives and goals. I have seen and hear our dear President Bush foreign policy after September 11. Following this, Bush has established its top priorities in foreign policy. He claims that an acts in the government to improve the international community through negotiation and cooperation. Likewise President Bush remark "It is to inspire and be inspired by other nations to work together toward a peaceful and prosperous future" (BBC News)....   [tags: Political Science Politics] 1678 words
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George Bush vs. John Kerry - For the 2004 presidential election, Republican president George W. Bush is attempting to defend his post and reassure the American people that his political choices are the best for our country. His opponent, Democratic senator John Kerry believes that his political ideas will be better for a changing America. Four main topics debated on by the candidates are: Homeland Security, Civil Rights, Education (no child left behind), and the Economy. The two candidates have differing views on most of these topics....   [tags: Political essay] 1222 words
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Bush's Wars and the Many Instances of His Covering Up the Truth - My book is creditable because, Terry H. Anderson covers multiple encounters of Americans receiving sugarcoated truths from President Bush and his administration, about the war on Iraq and Afghanistan. He covers the road to war, what decisions and when they were made, what information was announced publicly, as well as what information was covered up and brushed off. There are multiple accounts of President Bush covering up the truth, to get what he wants throughout this book. Leading to the truth coming out about going to war for no valid reason....   [tags: conspiracy theories, politics]
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US national security New Development - The first period of the Bush administration revolution in concepts and ideas with us national security, had an impact in various business systems and institutions of America on national security. The US Administration has taken from the events of 11 September 2001 essential impetus to develop those concepts. One of my central points of controversy "Bush doctrine" or "Bush Principal", which was in essence the concept of "pre-emptive war". This was followed by such developments increase the relative importance of the role of the Department of Defense at the expense of the State Department, and armed force, diplomacy is reflected in the declining role icon at that stage (Colin Powell) for a Min...   [tags: US Politics, Bush Doctrine] 2234 words
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Policy Problem and Solution: The No Child Left Behind Act - Policy Problem and Solution The U.S is now facing a problem that affects children today and in the future. These children are the future of the U.S, so shouldn’t they all have the highest quality of education possible. Through new policies implemented by the Board of Education, education has become a competition for schools to earn their funding. The Race to the top is a mandate (p.81) which is a formal order from the national government that the states carry out certain polices, is supposed to create incentive to improve and reform schools (ESEA Blueprint for Reform, 2009), by requiring evaluation systems of teachers to compete with other schools (A....   [tags: education, bush, gender, class]
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The Drug Enforcement Administration - Origin of the Agency The Drug Enforcement Administration has a long history that marks its significance and succession. Much had been going on during the late nineteen-sixties and early seventies that shaped the years between such as: the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., the Hippie movement, the closing days of the Vietnam War, the disbandment of the Beatles, Woodstock, the first man on the moon, and the beginning of the Watergate scandal (to name a few). President Richard Nixon took office in 1968, a time which was prevalent for ending the war in Vietnam and the violence across the United States due to anti-war and race riots....   [tags: Drugs]
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No Child Left Behind - In the United States people have concerns over the growing educational gap between children from different social economical groups. Studies have shown, that U.S. educated children are preforming below the national average when compared to their international counterparts. Internationally, U.S. student relative performance becomes increasingly weaker at higher grade levels. On the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), 9-year-olds tended to score above the international average, 13-year-olds near the average, and 17-year-olds below it....   [tags: bush, policy, social class]
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The Effects of Reagan and Bush’s Policies in El - The Effects of Reagan and Bush’s Policies in El Salvador and Iraq United States foreign policy, since the Cold War, has been driven by ideology: good versus evil, capitalism versus communism, and democracy versus totalitarianism. America’s foreign policy objective from 1945 to 1991 was to contain communism, prompting Cold War calculus – the enemy of your enemy is your friend. The United States, following Cold War calculus, allied with unscrupulous leaders opposed to communism, like the Somoza dynasty in Nicaragua, the Reza Shahs in Iran, the dictator Franco in Spain, and the elite in El Salvador....   [tags: Foreign Policy Plotitics Papers]
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George W Bush - Known as the most charismatic president George W. Bush served his time as the president of the U.S. from 2001-2009. George grew up as the eldest of 6 kids (two sisters, 3 brothers) unfortunately one of his sisters died of leukemia when she was a child. George always was enthusiastic, & he was quiet the athlete. He was in football, baseball, rugby, basketball & was the head cheerleader. George started presidency fairly young, he was voted class president in 7th grade. Once finished high school George chose to take after his father, he decided to go to Harvard & get his master of business administration....   [tags: presidency, United States, Iraq, leader, freedom]
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Bush's War On Terror and the Erosion of Civil Liberties - Bush's War On Terror and the Erosion of Civil Liberties Nearly all the amendments in the Bill of Rights have been reduced since the beginning of the war. The fourth through eighth amendments have been especially hit hard by this “war.” Search & seizure, due process, a speedy and public trial with a jury, and cruel & unusual punishment have all been disregarded as part of the current administration’s policy. The “War On Terror” has effectively eroded the civil liberties that Americans fought centuries for....   [tags: Politics Political Essays]
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Biography of George Herbert Walker Bush - ... In 1959 he became chairman of the Harris County Republican Party. In 1964 he campaigned for Senator of Texas. He lost. Two years later, he eventually became U.S. Representative in Congress. After a devastating loss in the 1970 election President Richard Nixon appointed him to be the US ambassador to the United Nations. During the Watergate Scandal, Bush was appointed to be Chairman of the Republican National Committee. From there he became the US Ambassador to China. He was successful and then was appointed to be the Director of the CIA under Gerald Ford....   [tags: ronald reagan, crisis in kuwait, hussein] 883 words
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The Iraqi War has Made a Fool of George Bush - The Iraqi War has Made a Fool of George Bush There were several wars in the twentieth century that caught the attention of the people. World War II, Vietnam War and The Cold War are only a few of the many wars we lived by. Now, in the twentieth first century the first war we have lived is the Iraqi War. The United States started a war against Iraq for causes that brought more negative than positive effects for the Iraqi people. II. CAUSES The Iraqi War started for allegations the U.S. had against Iraq with the United Nations....   [tags: essays research papers] 1339 words
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9/11 Shook the Foundation of Buildings but not of America - George W. Bush quoted in results to 9/11, “Terrorist attacks can shake the foundations of our biggest buildings, but they cannot touch the foundation of America. These acts shatter steel, but they cannot dent the steel of American resolve”. On September 11, 2001, there was a vicious terrorist attack on the United States of America. Al-Qaida a terrorist group from the Middle East, decided violate what America stands for: freedom, liberty, and the rights of men and women of all races, backgrounds, and beliefs....   [tags: twin towers, president bush, terrorists] 1489 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: William Jefferson Clinton Essays] 795 words
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Clinton Administration Foreign Drug Policy In Colombia - Since the introduction of narcotics in the United States, American society has felt the effects of drug use in all aspects of daily living. As drug use heightened to new levels in the 1980's the Bush Administration chose to declare a "war" on drugs. Never before in our history had crime been combated with war. This war led to the militarization of the United States' tactics for overcoming illegal drug use in the U.S. Instead of choosing to combat drug use by putting greater effort into reducing demand the Bush Administration chose to decrease illegal drug supply....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Race, Hurricane Katrina, and the Aftermath - “George Bush doesn’t care about black people.” these are the words that Kanye West spoke during a Hurricane Katrina fundraising concert. Not only did the sentiment expressed with those words resonate with many Americans watching the concert that day, but observing the post Hurricane Katrina aftermath some would go a step further and argue that the United States government doesn’t care about black people. Although there were several events in the history of this country that would lead one to the same conclusion it was the disproportionate suffering and devastation experienced by African Americans in New Orleans not only during Hurricane Katrina but long after the storm had passed tha...   [tags: George Bush, African Americans, Katrina]
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Transportation Security Administration - Chuck Goodwin explains, “TSA, which stands for Transportation Security Administration, is an agency in the Department of Homeland Security and is responsible for screening all travelers and their luggage, as well as the screening of all air and rail transportation in the US.” Many travelers know of the them for their increased presence in all airports in the U.S and other major American airports worldwide. After the terrorist attack that took place in September 2001, President Bush and his advisors implemented The Patriot Act....   [tags: Department of Homeland Security]
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Bush donate a buck to the Africa - AIDS IN AFRICA: Mission Control - Pres. Bush's plan to triple US spending on fighting AIDS in Africa President Bush's new $15 billion AIDS-fighting initiative for Africa will triple U.S. spending on the crisis. It is a "work of mercy," says Bush-a mission-one undertaken by a "blessed country" that recognizes its moral responsibility to help the wretched of the earth. It's no surprise that Bush speaks of the plan in the language of religious mission. He himself is a believer, and his decision to commit massive resources to the African catastrophe reportedly was influenced by his meeting with evangelical Christian leaders....   [tags: essays research papers] 480 words
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Bush’s Hydrogen Fuel Cells Research Plan: A Step into the Future or a Fallacy - Cars running on hydrogen fuel instead of gasoline may seem like something that is seen in a science fiction movie, but they may be much closer than many people realize. President Bush announced in his State of the Union address that he has plans to take large steps forward “to advance into the 21st century” (quoted by Porteus ). This advancement is to come in the form of a $1.2 billion plan to help fund research into hydrogen fuel. By doing this Bush plans to lessen America’s reliance on foreign oil, and help to protect the environment....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Gas Essays] 2884 words
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Who to Blame for the September 11 Attacks - The event that occurred on September 11, 2001 was a tragic and heartbreaking scene for the American people. Americans were distraught and an outbreak of fear and devastation swept the nation. Conspiracies have alluded to blaming the government for this catastrophe; however, some controversies put the sole blame on George W. Bush. Many Americans used him as a scapegoat due to emotional instability or timorous feelings towards the attacks. In response to the attacks that took place on September 11, 2001, George W....   [tags: twin towers, terrorist attacks, george bush]
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War and Deception - President George Bush and President Lyndon Johnson - The responsibilities of a presidential administration to the United States should be easily defined, but in many instances have come to be uncertain. There are two wars over the last century that have compromised the American reputation, as well as the integrity of our people. On these two occasions the intentions of our president have been something different than publicized to the country. The United States as a whole was deceived by two particular leaders and their administration. Through propaganda, selective speech, and exaggerated evidence, Presidents Lyndon Johnson and George W....   [tags: Vietnam War, Iraq War]
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Bush's Fight Against Terrorism in Response to September 11, 2001 - Bush's Fight Against Terrorism in Response to September 11, 2001 President George W. Bush marked the six-month anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks with a plaintive appeal for the world's nations to keep an unflagging commitment to the fight against terrorism. With flags of many world nations at his back on an enormous stage, Bush said the global coalition must not weaken in the face of terrorists who are brazen enough to try attacks similar to those carried out in New York and Washington last fall....   [tags: September 11 Terrorism Essays] 417 words
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Terrorism - Using Social Security to Fight Bush’s War - Using Social Security to Fight Bush’s War I have a rational fear: a fear that the September 11th attack has given the Bush administration a free hand in pursuing a conservative domestic agenda. This has so far been unspeakable in the media. But it must be said, lest it happen for sure. Where is the $40 billion for the war on terror coming from. Not from a rise in taxes and not from sacrifices to be made by the rich. Where then. The only available source I can think of is the Social Security "lockbox," which is now wide open....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics] 587 words
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The Legitimacy of U.S. Drone Strikes - Introduction September 11 attacks marked an unprecedented development and advancement of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly known as drones. Because of their technological capabilities and strategic advantages, drones have been used by the United States government as one of the main weapons in ‘war against terrorism.’ An unmanned aircraft was first used by Elmer Sperry, creator of the gyroscope, when sinking a German captured battleship, but its usage for military purposes began after 1985 (Shaw, 2012, p....   [tags: jus ad bellum, terrorism, Pakistan, Bush, Obama]
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Do Economic Sanctions Work? - Economic sanctions, however, have not demonstrate in the past to be a powerful tool. US economic approbation have never led to system change—even in the cause of Cuba where sanctions have supreme forty-five years. Even effective authority, moreover, would not be fast-acting enough to keep the North Korean regime from procure nuclear weapons. Since the United States already has virtually no trade with North Korea, unilateral ratify on the part of the U.S. will have no effect. Effective sanctions, thus, would enjoin the cooperation of all of North Korea’s border countries—China, Russia, and South Korea—and Japan, as well....   [tags: negotiations, administration, korea] 928 words
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The War in Iraq - The war in Iraq is over now. Looking back on a huge controversy makes one side seem clearly more “correct” than the other. Yet in the beginning there were two sides to the controversy about the war in Iraq. There was the terror brought upon by the 9/11 attacks, people that the government wished to punish or kill like Saddam Hussain and Osama Bin Laden, and a country which was in “need” of US help both politically and financially. At the time of the Terrorist attacks, people were afraid of what else the terrorists were planning or could do and so George Bush sent troops in to look for Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)....   [tags: US troops, George Bush, Saddam Hussein]
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The Iraq War - Although severe consequences come with the decision of war with Iraq, most blinded United States of America citizens are still yet persuaded to support such a war. The Bush Administration has covered their schemes of war with lies to gain support. While weapons of mass destruction is supposedly the reason why the United States launched military action to begin with, all the clearly ignored consequences will haunt their final decision of war, and will remind them how the war is not and never was justified....   [tags: Bush Terrorism Foreign Relations] 1272 words
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Alexander Hamilton Stephens and George Bush - Alexander Hamilton Stephens and George Bush “A little, slim, pale-faced, consumptive man just concluded the very best speech of an hour’s length I ever heard.” So said Congressman Abraham Lincoln about Alexander Hamilton Stephens.1 Stephens was born near Crawfordsville, Georgia on February 11, 1812. His mother died shortly after his birth and his father died when Stephens was only 14. Even in childhood he was amazingly bright and his brilliant mind was noticed by many mentors who paid for him to attend college....   [tags: Papers] 1759 words
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The Fiscal Deficit Crisis in the United States - The Fiscal Deficit Crisis in the United States Since the inauguration of George W. Bush as the president of the United States in January 2001, a series of issues and problems have appeared. President Bush created problems in education, finance, medicare, social security, as well as foreign affairs. In addition, he has turned a 500 billion dollar surplus into a 500 billion dollar deficit (“Historical Tables” 2004, 21-22). We must ask how he could do this. Were funds spent on improving education, social security, or healthcare....   [tags: Government Politics Political Bush Essays]
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And the Winner Is? A Look at How Bush Unfairly Won the 2000 Presidential Election - There is quite a bit of controversy involved in the presidential election of 2000. There is evidence to support that Al Gore would have in fact won the election, if it were fair to both parties. This is not to say that the outcome was necessarily to George W. Bush’s fault, but the final result was improperly and unjustly swayed in his direction. The nation was held in the balance for nearly an entire month to learn the outcome of the election and who would be the next president of the United States of America....   [tags: American politics analysis]
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Applying Alfred Adler's Personality Theory to George W Bush - When choosing a “famous” person on which to do my research proposal on I decided on one of my favorite presidents in my time. George W. Bush seemed to be the most “real” president we have had in office since the 90’s. Next, I chose Adler’s theory to apply to Bush do to the fact that is the theorist that most closely applied to Bush’s life. Let ‘s start with some back ground about George W. Bush and then apply Adler’s theory. George W Bush was born on July 6, 1946. He was born in New Haven Connecticut where his father was attending Yale University....   [tags: Alfred Adler, Personality Theory]
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The Evolution of Manifest Destiny - During the nineteenth century, manifest destiny became a particularly common concept. This idea stated that Americans were destined to expand across the western frontier and the world because the “superior” Anglo-Saxon race had received God’s divine blessing to do so. The idea first came about during the American Revolution in the 1700s and continued through such events as the Civil War and other nineteenth century conflicts. Americans became involved with Cuba, the Philippines and their turmoil with Spanish rule....   [tags: anglo-saxon, administration super-power] 847 words
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The Military Draft: An Unwise Solution - The Military Draft: An Unwise Solution      The United States of America's military is currently involved in two major wars with U.S. opposition in Afghanistan and Iraq. All though both of these efforts can be said to be in the clean-up stages, many more soldiers will be needed to stabilize the regions, to provide police work, and to fight the insurgencies that have risen in opposition to the invasion of U.S. troops into foreign lands. The current presidential administration states that to adequately deal with the problems of post-war Iraq and unstable Afghanistan the United States needs to increase the number of active-duty soldiers serving over-seas....   [tags: Bush Iraq War Afghanistan Essays] 1352 words
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The Presidential Impact of Culture - There are multiple similarities and differences between the presidents many americans can often overlook. For many presidents, it starts and ends at being elected, but the case is not the same for Franklin D. Roosevelt and George W. Bush. Although they have extreme differences, the similarities of the two presidents not only shaped American culture, but also left an impact on history and have shaped the modern world. Franklin D. Roosevelt and George W. Bush had similar, yet opposite careers and influenced America and have both opened new eras for the country’s culture....   [tags: american politics, Roosvelt, Bush]
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Bush and the Patriot Act: Declaring War on Our Rights? - Bush and the Patriot Act: Declaring War on Our Rights.       When I decided to write this essay, I knew without hesitation that I would write about Washington's response to the terrorist attacks that struck New York and Washington. I did not realize how difficult such an undertaking would be, as I find myself in a somewhat an uncomfortable position. Forcing myself to confront the issues at hand means deciding which freedoms are acceptable casualties in this war and for whom.  To allow Attorney General Ashcroft to lead us into a new era of American justice that resembles McCarthyism or the internment of Japanese-Americans a half-century ago would be regrettable....   [tags: September 11 Terrorism Essays]
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