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Getting Behind the Wheel of a Car is Freedom

- For most, driving is a feeling of freedom and an indulgence of happiness. People all over could easily tell you the wonderful feeling just being behind the wheel gives them. Although so many love the feeling of a steering wheel beneath their hands and a gas pedal under their feet, there are people who unfortunately do not receive the same free feeling of driving that most do. Well if someone has a license and a car they can have all the freedom of driving they want, right. One might say this, but think about certain groups of people who do not have this opportunity; teenagers and elders....   [tags: driving, teenagers, safety]

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Gun Laws And The United States

- All over the modern world, guns have been used to turn the tide in war. Guns have been broken down, analyzed, and throughout the past centuries. The question arises, who is allowed to possess such weapons. The United States has the strongest military in the world which means we have an abundance of weapons. Every state proposes its own gun laws where citizens of a specific state have restrictions to owning a gun. Controversy over the restrictions of gun laws comes up every day, so it is evident that people in some states are unhappy about the laws....   [tags: Firearm, Weapon, Gun, United States]

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Foreign Market Entry Modes

- Why do companies entry foreign Markets. A company may be looking to increase profits and sales. They can accomplish this by creating new markets in foreign countries or they may increase sales in a foreign market that is growing faster than the domestic market. Companies also go abroad to protect their home market. By challenging a competitor in their own market it may prevent that competitor from challenging a company in its own home market. Thirdly, companies may be going abroad in search of lower production costs or in search of a guaranteed supply of raw materials....   [tags: Finance ]

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Two Types of Leases

- A lease is an interest in land that permits the holder to enjoy the land for the duration of the lease. There are two types of leases: fixed term and periodic tenancies. The former may exist for any period of time provided the maximum duration is fixed while the latter is characterized by payment at a regular fixed interval such as weekly, and it continues to be automatically renewed until either the landlord or tenant chooses to terminate the lease. In contrast, a licence is a personal authorization to occupy or use the land owned by the freeholder....   [tags: Fixed Terms, Periodic Tenancies]

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A New Generation of Teenage Drivers

- A new generation of teenage drivers embark on the open road every year. With this new generation of teenage drivers comes a set of skills and responsibilities that the adolescent drivers are going to have to learn. Operating a motor vehicle is a task that requires an immense amount of skill, responsibility, and knowledge, and the process of obtaining a license in Indiana should be more difficult. With more rigorous and time consuming driver’s education courses, harder licensing exams, and a stronger presence of parents in the early months of holding a driver’s license, the number of teen deaths related to motor vehicles would not be as astronomical as it is today....   [tags: Road, Accidents, Skills, Responsibilities]

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Business Utilization Of Open Source Software

- Open Source 2 Business Utilization of Open Source Software Open source software is used in many businesses and is used in more ways then people realize. The idea behind open source is the development of high quality, reliable and low-cost software. Some of the organizations using open source software include Travelocity, Wikipedia, and the US Postal Service. Some the widely used applications include Apache web service, Vyatta, 7zip and Open Office. Open system vs. closed system. Closed systems such as Microsoft products are the property of the company who developed and is protected under patents or copyright laws....   [tags: Business Technology]

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The War on Gun Control

- ... It has been proven to make change and to make it a safer place to live if gun control laws are passed. Over time we have encountered many laws that made it hard for people to possess guns, such as The national Fire Arms Act of 1938 which only allowed fully automatic weapons to be approved by congress, to as severe as The Gun Control Act of 1968 which prohibited a fire arm to anyone who is not legally entitled to possess it, it secluded people with a criminal record, drug abuse or age. This act one of the first steps taken to control and limit the access of fire arm to those who might commit harm with the weapons....   [tags: unconstitutional, court, shooting]

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Sacramento Assisted Living Facilities

- Sacramento Assisted Living Facilities Sacramento assisted living facilities are designed to assist elderly persons who are able to care for themselves except for a few activities. Sacramento assisted living facilities are often deemed necessary when the person in question needs help preparing meals, bathing, dressing, performing household chores, is sometimes confused, or is experiencing memory problems. Sacramento assisted living facilities are not an alternative to a nursing home in Sacramento, but an intermediate level of long-term care appropriate for many California seniors....   [tags: Senior Living]

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Teaching as a Career

- A cool fact about education and teaching is that the "first public school that started in America opened their doors in 1635" (www.cityofboston.gov). That means education has been around for a long time and it's important in our society. But the most important thing about the education system is the teachers because without them there would be no lesson plans, no grading system, and no degrees. Without education our Country would just be in a stand still, everybody would work outside all day everyday....   [tags: education, grading system]

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Drinking and Driving

- “Every single injury and death caused by drunk driving is totally preventable” says David J. Hanson, a drunken driving activist. Drinking and driving is a serious crime in all fifty states. The rules and laws may vary among the states. In Illinois, it is illegal to operate a motor vehicle with a blood-alcohol concentration (BAC) or .08 percent or more. A driver also can be convicted of DUI with a BAC of more than .05 if additional evidence is present (DUI Laws par. 1). According to the Nation Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) alcohol-impaired motor vehicle crashes cost more than thirty-seven billion dollars annually and in 2010, more than ten thousand people died in alcohol-impai...   [tags: drunk driving, crime, DUI, vehicle, BAC, law]

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Insights on the Offense of Drinking and Driving

- Did you just get a traffic violation and you're worried your license might be in danger of getting banned. Well, save yourself from fretting too much about the unknown, and find out first how you can deal with the offence, the court appearance, and all the implications it might bring to your driver's license. Below are some insights that might help you. The Offence If you're really worried about the situation, don't hesitate to call a drink drive solicitor (drivingoffencesolicitor.co.uk) and consult him about your case....   [tags: driving under the influence of alcohol]

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Boycott Circuses That Use Animals

- Boycott Circuses That Use Animals A world where entertainment doesn't stray far from cruelty to animals is a battle the human race continues to fight. As we build the foundation to our lives we fail to consider the impact of these actions towards the animals involved in circuses. The treatment towards animals in the circus is unethical. Animal cruelty in the circus is seen as a norm because many are unaware that these innocent animals are subjected to cruelty for the sake of entertainment. Animals in the circus are kept in captivity violating their right to be free, they're subjected to abuse by being imprisoned and forced to perform for amusement and profit; Circus animals are protected by...   [tags: Animal Cruelty, Animal Treatment]

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Freedom of Speech and Press in Venezuela: In Danger of Disappearing

- An awful reality, the freedom of speech and press in Venezuela is in danger of disappearing. In Venezuela, if someone has a different opinion of the President of the country, Hugo Chavez, could be penalized. Can the opposition movements, including student force, change this current reality. What can the common citizens do against the government when every day it is capable of setting down more severe restrictions to silence the press. Should the opposition parties keep fighting as they have been for the last 10 years....   [tags: International Government ]

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The Driving Age Controversy: Raising the Driving Age to 21

- ... This dramatic change would definitely also cause many problems. One problem that could possibly arise is that for teens younger than 21, it might be very difficult for them to get from place to place. It would be especially hard if say their parents or anyone that had their license couldn’t drive them around because of work or any other reason. And if the driving age were to be raised to 21, public transportation would have to be improved if your town had no form of it or if it just needed to be improved on....   [tags: brain, maturity, responsible, drive]

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Carrying a Concealed Weapon in the US: An Analysis

- “More guns equal less crime” is a statement coined by John Lott. It means that if more law-abiding citizens are able to carry concealed weapons, these actions will lower violent crimes. Forty-two states have “Shall-Issue” laws where any private citizen can receive a Concealed Weapon Permit as long as they meet the prerequisites. The most common prerequisites are age, no prior felonies, and no recent mental health issues. The other eight states have “May-Issue” laws where the state officials take a judgment on whether or not a private citizen should receive the Concealed Weapon Permit....   [tags: gun control legislation]

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Hmong vs. American Marriages

- Many young Hmong couples living in the United States when they choose to marry often face a dilemma, to wed the Hmong or American way. Both are distinctively opposites as to the wedding ceremony, marital legal bridal relationship with the in-laws relationship. Although the Hmong and the American both have a ceremony when today wed, in the Hmong culture the man has to pay a price for his wife. The man’s side of the family has to go to the woman’s side and ask her parents for permission to be wed....   [tags: Cultural Issues]

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Licensing vs. Franchising

- Licensing vs. Franchising LICENSING Licensing is Lower Cost and Can Be Done Quickly. If you are thinking about expanding your operation through franchising, licensing may be an alternative because (1) it is substantially less expensive, and (2) it takes about ten to fifteen business days to complete rather than months and months for franchises....   [tags: Business Compare Contrast]

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Commercialization of University Technology

- Commercialization of university technology has been on a rise ever since the Bayh-Dole Act came into action in 1980. Under this act, universities got the right to retain title and license inventions funded by federal sponsors (Thursby et al, 2000, 2), which has made universities an important source of commercially important inventions (Chesbrough, 2003). According to 2006 OECD reports, around 17% of R&D activities in OECD countries are done by universities. Academic entrepreneurship is not a single action but comprises of a series of activities (Friedman, Silberman, 2003)....   [tags: Technology, Bayh-Dole Act]

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Franchising Vs Licensing

- Franchising Vs. Licensing Franchising and licensing are means of expanding a business. These two terms are often confused with one another. However, franchising and licensing come from two distinct areas. A comprehensive difference is shown in the following table. Definitions Franchising is a business model in which you purchase a license of a specific business. The Franchise Fee {Licensing fee} gives you the right to open a franchise of that particular business, using trademarks, signage, products, software, business systems etc....   [tags: Compare Contrast Business Model]

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Broadcasting Funding In South Africa

- South Africa is currently an economic leader among the continent of Africa (second only to Nigeria in terms of GDP, yet South Africa has a much smaller population). However, within the worldwide context, South Africa has and continues to endure many issues socially, politically and economically. Because of these, the broadcast news system, comprising of television and radio, has endured an interesting and tumultuous past, and most importantly faces a fascinating future in terms their unique funding model....   [tags: radio, money, bbc model]

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Alabama Assisted Living Facilities – Find a Local Assisted Living Facility in AL

- Alabama Assisted Living Facilities – Find a Local Assisted Living Facility in AL Alabama, AL, Birmingham, Montgomery, Mobile, Huntsville, Tuscaloosa, Alabama assisted living facilities, AL assisted living facilities, Alabama retirement communities, AL retirement communities, Alabama nursing homes, AL nursing homes, Alabama health aides, AL health aides, Alabama adult day care, AL adult day care, assisted living facilities, retirement communities, nursing homes, health aides, adult day care Alabama Assisted Living Facilities – Residents of Birmingham, Montgomery, Mobile, Huntsville, Tuscaloosa, and the surrounding AL areas can get a free online quote for a local assisted living facility ins...   [tags: Aging Care]

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The Realities of Being an Educator

- Being an educator has been a well-respected and honorable profession for hundreds of years. Over the centuries the profession has grown and developed into one of the most important fields in the world. To be a high school teacher, more specifically, has become one the most in demand vocations in the field of education. Teaching social studies in a high school environment is a very challenging, but rewarding position. The requirements to becoming a History teacher include earning a Bachelor of Arts degree and being licensed by the state....   [tags: education, job ]

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A Brief Note On State And Federal Laws

- State or Federal Laws If a nurse is abusing substances and it is detected then there is a specific nursing process that needs to be completed. This is also known as the Board of Nursing Complaint Process and it involves the following; filing a complaint, first interview of the complaint followed by an investigation, board proceedings followed by board actions and lastly reporting. There are different cases for different categories such as; fraud, abuse, sexual misconduct, drug related, practice related and many more....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Florence Nightingale, Abuse]

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Law Enforcements Digital Eyes: A Necessary Evil

- Technology is always rapidly evolving every year, and the way it gets used is becoming more inventive. Take for instance your typical camera. Today you can find cameras all over the place, you can even find them at most traffic intersections and along roads in cities and towns all across the country. Why would anyone want to place a camera just to watch traffic, you may ask. Well there’s a very clear and precise answer to that, but that answer doesn’t come without scrutiny. These traffic cameras are often referred to as red light cameras, license plate readers, speed cameras, just to share a few of the more common names....   [tags: technology, camera, traffic, safe, speed, care]

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The Civil Act Of The United States

- The amount of child support is based on child support guideline which the family court has published . II. Marriage and divorce in the United States A. History of Marriage in the United states In the United States, family law has been governed by state regulations not only because of the federal system, but also because family relationships are diversified by each social norms and customs. In some cases, a state law matter becomes a federal issue with the Supreme court’s decision. For example, the Supreme court holds that getting married is the fundamental right that every person has, and holds that banning interracial marriage violates equal protection therefore unconstitutional ....   [tags: Marriage, Divorce, Family law, Child custody]

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The Many Benefits of Medical Marijuana

- Marijuana has many health benefits, ranging from pain relief to halting the progression of Alzheimer’s disease (Medical Benefits of Cannabis). What other medicine is there that has such a wide range of healing properties. There certainly is not a manufactured medicine on the market that aids so many different types of ailments with one medication, as Marijuana. Using Marijuana for medical reasons has less bad side effects and more positive medical uses than any single synthetic pharmaceutical on the market....   [tags: Argumentative Essays]

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A New Era of Terrorism

- Since September 11th, when the Twin and Pentagon towers were hit by planes, controlled by Middle Eastern Muslim terrorists. The perception toward Muslims being violent has been spread throughout the world. Innocent people who have never been involved in any crime act are being limited in practicing their religious duties. To be more exact, Freeman vs. Florida case ruled that Freeman has to take her veil off when taking a photo for a state driver’s license. The State argued that it had a compelling interest in the full-face photograph requirement because promotes safety and security, combats crime, and protects interstate commerce....   [tags: Terrorism ]

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Marine Engineers and Military Workers

- ... You must be able to give clear instructions and explain difficult concepts when leading teams of professionals on projects. ME’s and NA’s must employ ops analysis to create a design that will perform the ship’s functions and then be able to employ skills of critical thinking to expect and fix any mistakes before the ship is built or set to sea. ME’s and NA’s must also be able to meet with clients to discuss their needs for ship systems. Engineers must also be able to discuss progression with clients to keep redesign options open before the project gets too far for them to fix it....   [tags: career choices and opportunities]

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Little Punishment for Cyber Crimes

- Most of the times cyber-crimes are never reported to law enforcement agencies; such offenses constitute a very significant and important component of criminal court cases. Sentences for these types of criminals are getting every day tougher and tougher. The most common prosecuted offenses by the court include card fraud, identity theft and transmission of child pornography. These are serious offenses that can get someone in jail for some period of time. Many people things they will get away with just a fine....   [tags: identity theft, child pornography, victims]

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The Issue Of Concealed Carry

- The 2nd Amendment, what does that mean to you. Many people have several different views of the true meaning of this Amendment. Thousands of people also have many diverse ideas of new laws, and wish news ones would be enacted. However, some wish that laws should be taken away, or that no new further laws should be enacted. One of the most popular controversial issue is the disagreement about concealed carry. Concealed carry is when a person would obtain a legal license to carry a firearm concealed on themselves....   [tags: Firearm, Concealed carry in the United States]

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We Must Keep Your Future

- There is a strange transitional period from being bottle fed by your parents or guardians, to being your own independent person and someone who makes their own decisions.The age in which this transformation occurs is different for every individual. When we are growing up, we don 't have a many freedoms as adults do. In turn, we also don 't have as many responsibilities as kids. Some freedoms we gain as we grow up. Growing up you gain liberties and responsibilities, but these opportunities, steps toward brightening your future, largely overweigh the obligations that a young adult incurs....   [tags: Nutrition, Food, Eating, Taste]

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The Dangers Of Texting And Driving

- To put it plainly, death is inevitable. However, fatalities among car crashes is among the most preventable situations we encounter today. Contrary to what many believe, texting and driving is not the only hazard among the road. Believe it or not, the elderly have posed as a serious threat among fellow drivers. To keep dangerously incapable folks off the road, the Texas Department of Public Safety, should lower the age from 79 to 65 to require people to personally visit the facility for a vision test and also mandate a driving test triennially under all circumstances for people over the age of 65....   [tags: Old age, Death, Gerontology, Driving]

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Media Regulations and Media Industry Growth

- In such a small country like Singapore, there are more than 37 media regulations and 11 licenses in our media industry. Due to media regulations, mass media is being controlled by or is under the guidance of the government and other bodies. These regulations and licenses have many goals, such as protecting “public interests” and encouraging the media industry growth. However, in 2009, our media industry has contributed to less than 4.4% of Singapore’s GDP (Wda.gov.sg). Media regulations set by the Media Development Authority (MDA) in Singapore do not promote media industry growth as the regulations reduces the number of audience reached, restrict the freedom of speech and restrict the expres...   [tags: Free-To-Air t.v., internet]

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Car Industry Analysis

- Car Industry Analysis Since the beginning of the car there has been history of used car sales and since World War II boom in auto sales there has been an increasingly large amount of used autos being sold. Immediately following World War II, there were roughly nine buyers for every new car produced. Sales personnel merely had to find out who could afford a new car. "Afford" was defined as paying cash. This condition existed until the early 1950s when supply began to discover that some new terms were creeping into the retail salesperson's vocabulary....   [tags: Business Auto Industry cars]

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The Misconception about Illegal Immigrants

- Americans believe that illegal immigrants are freeloaders they come to the United States to use our Social Services. Let’s define Social Services, “organized welfare efforts carried on under professional auspices by trained personnel (dictionary.com, 2011, para.1).” Examples of Social Services are Housing which is Government subsidized and public housing, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), Food Stamps/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Medicaid and Medicare, and Social Security Payments for the elderly, disabled, qualifying children of the deceased, etc....   [tags: illegal immigration, undocumented immigrants]

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Web Server ad Internet Market

- Web servers are important in today’s internet market, they implement the Hyper Transfer Protocol (HTTP) and it can be run by any computer. It could be used in a local network as well on a wide diversity web site around the globe, enabling user to read information from various resources. A web server enables users to move from one site to another by links call Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). This hyperlinks are the responsible of setting fonts, emending related files (e.g. graphics), and setting fonts in web pages....   [tags: Hyper Transfer Protocol, HTTP, Internet]

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Gun Control Will Not Reduce Crime

- Introduction The implementation of gun control in the United states is a large problem as it will take away the 2nd Amendment rights and would also stop the ability of law abiding citizens to protect themselves from criminals who obtain guns illegally. The right to bear arms is promised to citizens of the United States, and to put gun control into effect is to take away their Constitutional rights. Crime is very high in cities that have few gun control laws. However, the problem will not be solved by taking guns away from people who are registered and licensed to carry them....   [tags: Anti Gun Control Essays]

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How To Budget For Enterprise Software

- "So, how much is it really going to cost?" That's one of the first questions most executives ask when they are considering a new software purchase, especially those who are planning a major financial/enterprise resource planning (ERP), human resources/payroll, customer relationship management (CRM), or other enterprise software selection and implementation. The problem, as most financial executives have learned from experience, is that buying software isn't like buying a tangible product such as office equipment or a machine....   [tags: Business Fiscal Management]

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Teenage Drunk Driving

- What is the number one cause of teenage deaths in the United States. In this country a teenager dies due to alcohol related car accidents every twenty-two seconds. Drunk driving accidents are the number one killer of adolescents (Teenagers and peer pressures. (n.d.). Retrieved November 1, 2013, from). Mixing drinking while driving can be deadly. Teenage drunk driving accidents not only affect the person drinking while driving, but it also can kill or harm others (Alcohol problems and solutions....   [tags: Accidents, Consequences, Death]

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No Second Chances

- There have been many cases in Fresno, CA where people are dying because of a driving under intoxicated (DUI) accident. People who drive drunk not only put their own lives in danger; they also put other drivers including passengers and pedestrian in danger as well. Lawmakers must not allow any DUI cases a second chance at all. Every citizen could save more lives by avoiding any dangerous and deadly accidents that a DUI defendant can cause. By making the law much more strict maybe people will think twice before they drink and drive....   [tags: Driving, Intoxication, Alcohol, Drugs, DUI]

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Caveat Emptor: Rights of Home Buyers in the State of Missouri

- The State of Missouri requires professionals to obtain a license before providing services to the public, in many careers. Misconceptions hold that issuance of licenses is just something that is needed in order to charge money for services. Licenses are issued however, because the public puts their trust in professionals who are more knowledgeable than they are. Many people today want to avoid the hassles and risks associated with the transfer of land, so they put their trust in licensed real estate professionals....   [tags: Real Estate]

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The Government's Effect on Everyday Life

- The Government's Effect on Everyday Life Government effects my life everyday in a vast variety of ways. From the quality of the milk that I drink in the morning, to the license and Insurance I need to drive my vehicle to school and work. Government also effects the taxes that are deducted from my salary. The government uses this money to protect consumers and provide services for the public amongst many other things. The first thing that I noticed government effects in my day is the milk that I drink....   [tags: Papers]

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The Issue Of Concealed Weapons

- Concealed weapons permits, could be one of the biggest conflicts going on right now. The world is as not a dangerous place, it’s only as dangerous as you make it. Just like guns, guns are not dangerous nor do they make people dangerous; people make guns dangerous. Their major controversy over people carrying guns on their make cause an increase in crime. Along with and increase crime critics also are saying carrying a concealed weapon does not mean a dangerous person will get their hands on one....   [tags: Concealed carry in the United States, Firearm]

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Alcoholism - No Easy Solution

- Alcoholism - No Easy Solution Mike Brake’s “Needed: A License to Drink” is a well-written essay that covers the serious issue of alcoholism and goes on to offer a creative proposal to solve the situation. Brake addresses alcoholism as a “primary public health-problem” which holds merit, considering Brake sites alcohol is the cause of 19,000 auto fatalities each year. To remedy these preventable fatalities, Brake proposes to institute a national system of licensing with appropriate penalties for violators....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument Essays]

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Uniform Commercial Code

- A new law will probably be introduced into state legislatures which will govern all contracts for the development, sale, licensing, and support of computer software. This law, which has been in development for about ten years, will be an amendment to the Uniform Commercial Code. The amendment is called Article 2B (Law of Licensing) and is loosely based on UCC Article 2 (Law of Sales), which governs sales of goods in all 50 states. A joint committee of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL) and the American Law Institute is drafting the changes to the UCC....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Bessie Coleman, Brave Bessie

- Bessie Coleman, the child of a southern, African American family, had become one of the most widely know women and African Americans in history. "Brave Bessie", as she had become known for, encountered the double hardship of racial and gender prejudice in early 20th-century but, she conquered many challenges and became the first African American woman to acquire a pilot's license. She not only enthused crowds with her talents as a barnstormer, but she has become a great inspiration for the women and African Americans....   [tags: Biography, Segregation]

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The Shortage of Columbaria

- Because of the limited land supply, finding affordable housing is an enormous challenge for most of the Hong Kong people and even for the dead. To make matter worse, the ageing population rises the number of death and the demand for cremation and columbaria. According to the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department’s statistic (2013), “the number of cremations is expected to increase from 38000 in 2010 to 47300 in 2020” (p.1). As a result, it leads to an acute shortage of columbaria. In order to satisfy the public demand for columbaria, it is vital for the Hong Kong government to increase the supply of columbarium facilities and promote the sustainable way of handling cremains....   [tags: Hong Kong, Cremains, Solutions]

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Thailand Financial Institutions

- 1. Introduction Thailand is an emerging Southeast Asian financial market, comprising an increasingly perfecting network of markets and institutions, which provide a relatively wide range of financial products and services towards domestic and international investors. Thailand financial system, since established in 1940 [1], has experienced the cautious and pragmatic management period in 1960-1970s, the financial liberalization period in late 1980s and early 1990s [2] and the restructuring period after1997 Asia Financial Crisis [3]....   [tags: banking system, financial system]

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Too Old to Drive

- Too Old to Drive With the aging of the baby boomers, a large segment of the American population is reaching senior citizen status. Modern technology, combined with the large numbers of the post WW II babies, has led us to expect that the number of Americans over the age of 65 will steadily increase in the next few years. These citizens will be functioning in communities all over America. Senior Americans will be driving to visit friends, shop, and dine out, and even running car pools. Our highways will have an increased number of senior drivers....   [tags: essays papers]

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The And Its Effects On The United States

- longer. Not only that but the comparison with other homicides allows you to see the factors contributing to the changes. the period 1979–2004 were obtained from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australian Institute of Criminology and National Injury Surveillance Unit Figures were standardized to rates per 100,000 population. Although the emphasis was upon firearm homicides, suicide and accidental death, trends in homicide (non-firearm) and suicide (non-firearm) were also examined to address questions relating to method substitution and confounding factors such as societal changes affecting sudden death in the community (Baker 455-469)....   [tags: Firearm, Gun politics in the United States]

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How the Struggle Against the Interstate Slave Trade Led to the Civil War

- Back during the early eighteen hundreds there was still much debate about the ideal size and scope of the United States federal government. The constitution was just over twenty years old when New York State began granting trade licenses to Steamboats. Livingston and Fulton received the first of theses licenses from the state, theirs granting them exclusive use of steamboats on the New York waterways. Ogden later joined with Livingston and became the soul chief of trade on the Hudson....   [tags: Gibbons V. Ogden]

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Principles of Open Source

- “Open source as a development model promotes: a) Universal access via free license to a products design or blueprint, and b) universal redistribution of that design or blueprint, including subsequent improvements to it by anyone” (Gerber, Molefe, and van der Merwe 2010) In the past fifteen years, the principles ‘Open Source’ have exploded into the software industry. (Open Source Initiative 2012; Weber 2004) Open software now rivals the market share and quality of closed, commercial products. (Spinellis 2008) Following the success of open software, the same principles are being applied to other forms of product development....   [tags: software, digital era, architecture]

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Preparing for Registered Nursing

- RNs are prepared in three forms of education programs: baccalaureate programs (generally four years), associate degree programs (generally three years), and hospital diploma programs without formal higher education credit (generally three years).2 RNs provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members. The professional nurse licensing exam is the same for graduates of these three types of RN programs.3 A different licensing exam is administered to LPNs....   [tags: education, regulations, standards]

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The Example of Multinational Corporation Operation in a Foreign Market

- Multinational Corporation (MNC) is a business organization whose activities are located in more than two countries and is the organizational form that defines foreign direct investment, which the form consist of country location where the form is incorporated and of the establishment of branches or subsidiaries in foreign countries (Kogut, 2001; Shah, F. A., Yusaf, D. M., Hussain, A., & Hussain, J., 2012); or it can simplify to say if there have cheap production cost are located in other countries, MNC will place their business in there to enjoy material resources (Bennett, 2002)....   [tags: Licensing, Joint Ventures]

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The State Of Physical Therapy

- 1. What is the legislative purpose of laws pertaining to the practice of physical therapy. How does that state define “physical therapy?” The legislative purpose of Illinois physical therapy Act1 is to protect public health, safety and welfare. The Illinois physical therapy Act1 is enacted for providing state administrative control, supervision, licensure and regulation of the practice of physical therapy. (From 225 ILCS 90/0.05).1 The definition of physical therapy from 225 ILCS 90/1 is as follows: Physical therapy is evaluation or treatment of a person by the use of the effective properties of physical measures (e.g....   [tags: Physical therapy]

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Pharmacy Major: Minimum Requirements for a Career in Pharmacy

- Pharmacy Major A medical profession that releases drugs to patients as prescribed by a doctor, best describes a pharmacist (Kelly 7). The medical profession must have adequate knowledge on how drugs react with the bodies of human beings. In addition, a competent pharmacist knows the reaction of a mixture of various drugs. Notably, skills in measurement and packaging of drugs are essential in a pharmacy profession. This is because excess or insufficient amounts of drugs may lead to fatal incidences or drug resistance....   [tags: education, medical field, pharmacist]

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Starting and Running a Business

- Starting and Running a Business Despite being an intimidating prospect for most people, there are millions of entrepreneurs in the US. Some of them turn out to be very successful, others, not so much. There are many steps to starting and running a business, but many of them can be easily accomplished simply by filling out some forms, and several small fees. Businesses have been around since the beginning of bartering, an apple for some wheat, a horse for a wife, a daughter for a house. (In no way reflecting what I would trade) The startups of businesses across time have never come easy, from cost, to hassle, to threat of beheading; there have always been obstacles in starting a business....   [tags: Business Management ]

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D & B Beauty Bar

- Business Description: D & B Beauty Bar is a unique beauty salon located at 108 E. Hersey in Ashland Oregon, two blocks from downtown Ashland. Although there are 172 listing for beauty salons and 52 listing for barbershops in Ashland alone, our shop will offer the unique experience of being pampered and enjoying a refreshing drink of your choice compliments of our staff. We will be offering “One” complimentary drink of the client’s choice from a list of fine wines, beers, Pepsi products, and water....   [tags: Business Description, Social Media Strategy]

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Self-help Guide to Become a Private Detective

- This self-help guide of Birmingham Detective Agency provides full information to become a private detective. This guide will tell what you need to know about being a private detective, what do investigators and detectives do and their working conditions, how to become a fantastic private detective, benefits and drawbacks of this work. As you progress you will see the good, bad and ugly sides of detective work. You will learn to carry out realistic plan to meet your goal and reach up to your destination....   [tags: Birmingham Detective Agency, working conditions]

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Ways to Establish a Small Business

- Business is basically a way for people to exchange products and services to gain profit for living. The first business was called barter system from the prehistoric times that are now called trading (“History of Business”, n.d.). People seem to prefer entrepreneurship because no one or no company can guarantee jobs for life. So, making an innovative, creative yet profitable business is a good option. But well, starting a business is another thing. Every business starts small and it’s a journey full of ups and downs until it probably becomes an empire....   [tags: trading, business plan]

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Satire of Mike Tyson's Biting the Ear of Evander Holyfield

- SATIRE      When we think of boxing, we usually think of the gloves, the mouthpiece, the ring. When we think of past boxers, we can think of boxers like Muhammad Ali or George Foreman. There are present boxers like “Bite” Tyson and his colleague Evander “Holyears”. Boxing has been considered by many as a brutal sport, a sport for beasts, as many non- boxing fans would say. Mike Tyson has given credit to all this talk by boxing with his mouth and not with his hands. With Mike Tyson’s cannibalism and his boxing license being in jeopardy, his next opponent can be an alligator or a paraná fish....   [tags: Sports Boxing Mike Tyson]

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Legalizing Medical Marijuana

- Medical marijuana is concerned with the use and possession. People who suffer from of sicknesses, like epilepsy and cancer may ask for medicinal marijuana, which legitimizes use and growth of marijuana as recommendations of the doctors’. The regulating medical laws, marijuana varies from one state to another and changes from time to time changes to meet the medical, legal and proper needs revolving around the use and marijuana possession. Sixteen states in America have legalized medical marijuana; so, clearing any doctor who recommend the use of marijuana and any patient who uses marijuana from any criminal offense as long as the act within the provision of the state laws In addition, peopl...   [tags: marijuana possession, law]

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The Core Rules Relating to Nursing Practice

- ETHICAL ISSUE Ethics is a philosophic study that examines values, choices, and actions to determine right and wrong. Ethical principles include but not limited to; Justice, beneficence, nonmaleficence, veracity. The case study which I am going to discussed in my paper is about an LPN, who was working from 7:00 P.M to 7:00 A.M. And was assigned to five patients, including a patient for whom an obstetrical consultation was needed. The other four patients were essentially stable....   [tags: Ethics, Health, Nursing]

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History and Function of the Motion Picture Patents Company (MPPC)

- American film began with Thomas Edison who “envisioned a kind of ‘coin-operated/entertainment machine’ in which motion pictures made by the Kinetograph would illustrate the sound from the phonograph.”(Cook 8) He owned a studio called “Black Maria” in New Jersey. In 1894, Edison named his company the Edison Manufacturing Company. When WKL Dickson started his company, the Biograph, he started the patents war simultaneously. Before the Biograph was formed, Edison and his company were successfully dominated the motion picture field....   [tags: films, american history]

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Gun Control: Should the Second Amendment of the Constitution be Updated?

- According to the F.B.I., 14,369 murders involving firearms took place in the year 2013 within the United States. We as Americans have the right to “bear arms,” however there can be some changes to at least try to minimize these casualties. The 2nd Amendment states “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a Free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” This may be outdated now that we have a strong military (that is our “well regulated Militia,”) to protect our security, but can a right be scratched off the Constitution because of someone’s interpretation....   [tags: Second Amendment The Right To Bear Arms]

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The Tax Strategy of Amazon.com in Europe

- Amazon was founded in 1994 with Jeff Bezos, a former employee of a wall-street investment firm, to sell books online. The company then grow to sell other kinds of goods from clothes to electronic goods, including producing its own line of consumer electronic products Kindle e-book reader. The company started to expand and by 1998 it enter European market by buying online retailers in the UK and Germany and changed their name to Amazon.co.uk and amazon.de. Two years later, it set up a French website amazon.fr....   [tags: Amazon Tax Strategy]

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Occupational Therapy Career Options

- ... The assistant uses computer programs to help patients improve the following: Decision making, problem solving, and memory. They help clients perform exercises as specified in a treatment plan and teach them how to use equipment that may make certain activities easier. An assistant works under the supervision of the occupational therapist. Also an assistant records the patient progress and monitors the patients to make sure they are performing the activities correctly. The education requirement to be an assistant is to have an associate degree and a license that is a national certification in most states....   [tags: aid, salary, education]

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The Case Against Passing a Law or Bill that Would Allow Gay Marriage

- America was founded on the ideals of freedom. Written into the first amendment of the constitution is the basic right to freedom of speech, press, protest, and religion. However, where does one draw the line to how far these freedoms can go. Are they limitless, or should they be regulated. In reality, the regulation of these freedoms is necessary, otherwise they could be interpreted and used in many different ways that are potentially detrimental. The main complication is how far to let these rights stretch, and when they must be cut off....   [tags: homosexual rights, legislation]

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Stricter Driving Laws On Cell Phone And Technology Use While Driving

- Stricter Distracted Driving Laws When students are in a classroom situation, they don’t think much of a phone going off in class, but when people are on the road, irresponsible use of cell phones can lead to endangerment of lives. Several people have before witnessed drivers distracted before. A person can be so distracted on social media, calling and chatting, emailing or texting that they can resemble drunk drivers. According to Delthia Ricks, “the number of teens who are dying or being injured as a result of texting while driving has skyrocketed as mobile device technology has advanced” (1)....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Cellular network]

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Chief Justice John Marshall : An Intelligent Man Who Served

- Chief Justice John Marshall was an intelligent man who served in the United States Supreme Court from 1801 until the year 1835. During this time, Marshall heard over 1,000 cases and wrote 519 decisions (Fox). One of the cases he heard took place in 1824, and it’s known as Gibbons v. Ogden. This case is a rather simple one, but an important one nonetheless. A problem arose when two men, named Thomas Gibbons and Aaron Ogden, found out that they were both operating steamboat ferries along the same route....   [tags: U.S. state, United States Constitution]

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International Business: Norms of Morality and Local Cultures

- 1. INTRODUCTION International Business is a business where all the activities pass through the other country’s borderline. This definition includes international trade and manufacturing abroad, industry’s service in a field like transportation, tourism, banking, advertisement, construction, retail trade, big trade and mass communication. There are two reasons to running the International Business, first is specialization between nations. In a relation with an advance or a certain power with all its weakness, therefore a country must be choose a strategic option to produce a strategic commodity....   [tags: justice, ethics, fairness]

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Career Exploration on Becoming a Secondary Mathematics Teacher

- Picture this, a young girl wearing her mother’s dress and high heels teaching her dolls, or a young boy running around with a red hat and a garden hose. From an early age, many people dream of what they wish to become when they grow up. A few individuals follow this dream; while others leave it behind as a childhood fancy and proceed to accomplish something completely different. Regardless of whether the career a person chooses was a childhood dream, or one decided on later in life, they should conduct significant research on the career....   [tags: professional career choices]

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Benefits of Becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

- When deciding what you want to be when you “grow-up” one should consider becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). A CPA is an Accountant trained in industry, the public service, or in the offices of practicing accountants and is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Certified Public Accountant, 2007). Public accountants can offer services in the fields of accounting, auditing, taxes and consulting (Institute for Career, 2006). Accounting professionals should become a CPA because it helps with career security, career development and an increase in pay....   [tags: career, security, development, pay]

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Supreme Court Cases and Religion in America

- There are numerous Supreme Court cases regarding the free exercise of religion. Some of the decisions made in these cases have been landmark court decisions, and they have made significant changes in the relationship between church and state. These decisions have also changed the course of religion in America. The Cantwells were Jehovah’s Witnesses living in Connecticut in the 1930s. Because Jehovah’s Witnesses believe in disseminating the word of God and convincing others to join their organization, the Cantwells would go door to door preaching their beliefs and playing recordings....   [tags: freedom of religion, Cantwells, discrimination]

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Analyzing a Police Encounters with a Suspect

- A police officer is required to have probable cause to stop a vehicle, which can be, but not limited to a traffic violation, equipment violation, or simply suspicious activity. A frisk of the occupants of a vehicle is justified if the police officer has reasonable suspicion that the occupants are armed and dangerous. In this essay, I will identify the levels of police encounter involved in the case study. I will describe the legal requirements needed to justify each encounter. I will analyze the facts in the case study against each level of encounter to determine if Officer Smith was justified....   [tags: Case Study, Exigent Circumstances]

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Security Breaches in Comunication and Data Systems

- We have learned many different things in the terms of cybernetics. In fact there are way more than what we ever imagined. Learning about all of the different ways that crimes can be carried out through the uses of technology and how communications are a very important part in giving and receiving specified information. How that all different organizations use this communication to put all of information together to get one big piece of information. What is an insider threat. Insider threat has been defined as a malicious hacker who is an employee of office of a business, institution or agency....   [tags: cyber terrorism, hacking, strategic intelligence]

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The Attractiveness of Telecommunication Industry in 1998

- The telecommunication industry has seen significant regulatory reform from the 1990s onwards to the present date. There are major sectors in the industry such as fixed line telephony, television delivery, mobile telephony, fixed wireless access, satellite service, radio and postal sector. I am going to predominantly focus on mobile telephony sector of the industry. Particularly on what were the attractive features of the industry analyzing it by using porter’s five forces which determines the attractiveness of the industry....   [tags: mobile, telephony, irish, government, regulation]

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The Requirements and Specifications for Product Patents

- A patent is an exclusive statutory right given to the owner to exploit an invention for up to 20 years or 25 years in the case of pharmaceutical patents. For the duration of the period, the owner has the legal right to prevent any third party from producing the patented product or to sue those who infringe his/her exclusive right. In other works, a third party can produce the patented product or use the patented process without permission from the owner. This is case even if the third party has come upon the patented product or process completely independently....   [tags: inventions, market, knowledge]

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Cause And Effect Of Drinking And Driving

- Drinking and driving is a serious and dangerous problem around the world for many people. Many people every year are killed or injured because of drunk drivers. When a person’s blood alcohol content, known as BAC, is over the legal limit he becomes much more impaired and are at a higher risk of hurting himself or others while driving on the road. The majority of people who drive when under the influence of drugs or alcohol do not believe that their skills are affected until after they face a challenging or dangerous situation....   [tags: Alcohol law, Drunk driving, Alcoholic beverage]

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Technology Trends: Open Content

- The Horizon Report released by the New Media Consortium and EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative reports on trending technologies in education. In the 2010 edition, the authors identify six technologies that they feel are within six years or less of entering mainstream use in education. Identified in the report are mobile computing and open content likely to enter the mainstream within the next two years, electronic books and simple augmented reality within the next four years, and gesture-based computing and visual data analysis within the next six years....   [tags: Education Technology]

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