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The Arab Awakening By Marc Lynch

- Washington University, author Marc Lynch pens a work he titled The Arab Uprising: The Unfinished Revolutions of the New Middle East to dispel thoughts and misconceptions that unrest in the Middle East, particularly in the areas of political and social mobilizations, are in fact a new phenomenon. Utilizing his wealth of experience within the Middle East and topics pertaining to it, Lynch choose to analyze what lead to the downfall of four of the Middle East’s regimes in Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, and Syria along with the unfolding of events leading up to the “Arab Spring,” along with the results and aftermath of aforementioned events....   [tags: Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Egypt]

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`` Lynch Mob : A Misuse Of Languages

- The article “Lynch Mob: A Misuse of Languages” feels the catalyst of the Baltimore Riots was the angst, frustration and sadness felt by the unanswered questions of how the life of yet another young person of color was taken after an encounter with police officers. The author also defines the Baltimore Riots as “not a lynch mob”. He states that the continued invocation of the term ‘lynch mob’ to mean a protest of the killing of people of color is an egregious use of the word, a slander of the citizens who are protesting and moreover, a diminutive of the horrible history of lynch mobs in this country and especially in Maryland....   [tags: African American, White people]

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David Lynch and his Films

- Research Paper – David Lynch Today, many ways of life and beliefs in terms of culture and tradition have become old. They are no longer what people really live by. Further, in media especially in films released in the late 1900’s there are many things that are shown which at the time were considered a phenomenon. Additionally, these films are known as “Postmodernist films”. “Postmodernist film attempt to subvert the mainstream conventions of narrative structure, characterization and destroys (or, at least, toys with) the audience's suspension of disbelief....   [tags: postmodernist films and filmmakers]

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Molly Lynch : Medical Shunt Or Not?

- Molly Lynch was complaining of yet another headache and her doctors were not sure if was due to her medical shunt or not. Her doctor reached out to Dr. Joshua Medow, a neurosurgeon with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Hospitals. Dr. Medow knew Molly’s case well and although the other doctors thought he was crazy for wanting to fly her by helicopter immediately to the UW-Hospital, Dr. Medow knew it was only a matter of minutes to hours before she blew a pupil form too much pressure in her head....   [tags: Brain, Human brain, Hydrocephalus]

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The Arab Awakening By Marc Lynch Pens

- JeBriesha Craddock SPSY 201 A Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at George Washington University, author Marc Lynch pens a work he titled The Arab Uprising: The Unfinished Revolutions of the New Middle East to dispel thoughts and misconceptions that unrest in the Middle East, particularly in the areas of political and social mobilizations, are in fact a new phenomenon. Utilizing his wealth of experience within the Middle East and topics pertaining to it, Lynch choose to analyze what lead to the downfall of four of the Middle East’s regimes in Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, and Syria along with the unfolding of events leading up to the “Arab Spring,” along with...   [tags: Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Egypt]

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Propaganda From A Mile Away By Jessica Lynch

- Many people today have learned to spot propaganda from a mile away, but only when that propaganda is coming from a land thousands of miles away. Often times, our fellow comrades tend to ignore the fact that the United States is a powerful government capable of manipulation. The Pentagon has shown how through mass media that even people of the U.S can be victims of Propaganda. The story of Jessica Lynch was one such story where the pentagon was caught highly exaggerated the capturing and rescuing of Lynch (Tran)....   [tags: Iraq War, 2003 invasion of Iraq, Iraq]

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Risk Reduction Health Behaviors And Lynch Syndrome

- The author potentially wants to examine the problem with risk-reduction health behaviors and Lynch syndrome (hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer). Topic # 1 The first topic extracted from the problem is to explore whether exposure to genetic-risk education in Lynch Syndrome young-onset impacts motivated health behaviors associated with early colorectal cancer (CRC) surveillance. Individuals with high-risk for Lynch syndrome have a higher that usual risk of developing cancer (60-80%) risk, which occurs before the age of 45, compared to the general population, which can occur at approximately at age 65 (NIH, 2016)....   [tags: Cancer, Colorectal cancer]

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Analysis Of Willie Lynch 's ' The Mis Education Of The Negro

- Willie Lynch is a British slave owner in the West Indies that was invited to the colony of Virginia to deliver his speech on his methods to control his slaves. Although the existence of Willie Lynch is in question, his letter had significant impact. On the opposite side lies Carter G. Woodson. Woodson is an incredible author that has graduated and received his Ph. D. from Harvard University and wrote about the mis¬-education of the Negroes. Lynch and Woodson lies on opposite sides of the spectrum in terms of their perspective, but some of Lynch’s ideas support Woodson’s claims....   [tags: Black people, Slavery, African American, Race]

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The Civil War : A Baptist Minister, And James D. Lynch

- The Civil War has just concluded. With the United States staying together, things seemed optimistic at first. Unfortunately, with the Southern country in shambles, and millions of freed slaves homeless and unemployed, combined with the financial and ethical concerns regarding what to do with them, it seemed to be an impossibly large task. With the former Confederate States of America gathering the remnants of their failed revolution, blacks from across the south roamed the country in search of purpose, independence, and prosperity....   [tags: American Civil War, Southern United States]

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Merrill Lynch 's Bank Civil Settlement

- •Merrill Lynch, a massive investment back on Wall Street was the starter of the biggest mortgage companies to go wild. Merrill plan was to do a subprime mortgages that would get people to fail on their own toxic products. He knew those debts would stack up and then people would not afford to pay off that mortgage. His plan was to secretly bet against or insuring themselves to fail. Merrill only focused on making more money by doing subprime mortgages. Therefore, the plan was to get mortgages that would not be sustained and redo it into a subprime mortgages....   [tags: Global warming, Climate change]

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Merrill Lynch Internship Experience

- This summer I was offered an internship for Merrill Lynch in my hometown of Towson, Maryland. For eight weeks, I worked five days a week for an average of thirty hours. There are numerous Merrill Lynch offices in the Baltimore and Washington D.C. area. Offices in Annapolis and Baltimore are greater in numbers and advisors. The Towson region only has about fifteen advisors and four client assistants. However, almost all of those advisors started their careers in Baltimore. The Towson office was for more established advisors who already have a distinguished client list....   [tags: Personal Narrative Descriptive Internship]

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Willie Lynch

- Willie Lynch The Sad Truth 294 years ago Willie Lynch of the infamous "Willie Lynch Letter: The Making Of A Slave" read his manual to those who were present that day in the Virginia Colony. In his letter Lynch spoke about how if his procedure is used correctly then "It will control the slaves for at least 300 hundred years". As of right now the year is 2006 and the effects are still felt and it is not even 300 years, reading Willie Lynch's letter you hear some African American/Black people say that they get mad but to me a lot of it's the truth and its sad to say that we as Black people do it to each other....   [tags: African American History]

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Mexican Migrant Workers and Lynch Culture

- Mexican Migrant Workers and Lynch Culture More than a million agricultural workers migrated to the United States in the early twentieth century. The majority of these persons found work on small family farms in California; the white owners of these farms welcomed cheap labor. Although most migrant workers in California today are of Mexican descent, they originally came from all over the world: East and West Europe, China, Japan, Korea and Latin America, along with Mexico. The shift to almost exclusively Mexican migrant workers in the early 1900s was intentional....   [tags: Mexico Agriculture Agricultural Essays]

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David Lynch's Film, Blue Velvet

- David Lynch's Blue Velvet is an exploration of things above and below the surface. This surface is really a borderline between not only idyllic suburban America and the dark, perverted corruption that lies underneath but also between good and evil, conscious and subconscious, dream and reality. Although this division seems quite rigid and clean-cut some of the most important implications of the film stem from the transgressions of these borderlines. In the initial scenes of the film Lynch introduces Lumberton, the typical small town in Middle America where the fireman waves at you, the children are well protected, the lawns are green and there is a smile on everybody's face....   [tags: Films Movies]

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Southern Horror ' : Lynch Law Of All Its Phases By Ida B. Wells

- Southern Horror s: Lynch Law in All Its Phases by Ida B. Wells took me on a journey through our nations violent past. This book voices how strong the practice of lynching is sewn into the fabric of America and expresses the elevated severity of this issue; she also includes pages of graphic stories detailing lynching in the South. Wells examined the many cases of lynching based on “rape of white women” and concluded that rape was just an excuse to shadow white’s real reasons for this type of execution....   [tags: Southern United States, African American]

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What Makes A Business?

- investments. Of course, it is possible for corruption to enter a business that derived from one person, but revolved into a major firm that would impact thousands of American citizens. However, it is management’s responsibility to ensure that the firm’s foundation remains second to God. “Where there is no guidance the people fall, But in abundance of counselors there is victory” (Proverbs 11:14, NASV). If the leaders of the business do not respect the values of the business, it will lead to lack of respect for employees and customers....   [tags: Ethics, Morality, Merrill Lynch, Leadership]

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Contrasting Themes in David Lynch's Film, Blue Velvet

- Contrasting Themes in “Blue Velvet” The subconscious psyche is one of the most fascinating and almost completely inexplicable aspects of human behavior. Even more intriguing than merely the subconscious is the notion of a darker, more repressed side that many individuals refuse to acknowledge exists within them. In David Lynch’s film “Blue Velvet,” the director attempts to explore the psyche of a young man named Jeffrey Beaumont, most notably the clash between his darker side and “good” side for the first time in his life....   [tags: Films Movies]

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Scene Analysis of David Lynch's Film, Blue Velvet

- Blue Velvet: Scene Analysis The opening scene in David Lynch’s Blue Velvet portrays the theme of the entire film. During this sequence he uses a pattern of showing the audience pleasant images, and then disturbing images to contrast the two. The first shot of the roses over the picket fence and the title track “Blue Velvet” establishes the setting (Lumberton) as a typical suburban town. The camera starts on a bright blue sky with birds chirping and flying by and then tilts down to bright red roses over a bright white fence (red, white and blue symbolizes the American dream maybe?)....   [tags: Films Movies]

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Themes in David Lynch's Film, Blue Velvet

- Blue Velvet was first released in 1986 and became a huge contreversy internationally. It was deemed as pornography and was at the centre of a national firestorm, yet years later, the film is widley regarded to be an American classic, one of the greatest cinematic achievements. The themes in the film are rich and complex. Blue Velvet introduced several common elements of Lynch's work, including distorted characters, a polarized world, debilitating damage to the skull or brain and the dark underbelly of large cities, or in this case, small towns....   [tags: Films Movies]

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Science Fiction, Melodrama and Western Intersect in David Lynch’s Dune

- Science Fiction, Melodrama and Western Intersect in David Lynch’s Dune A genre is a grouping of works, in this context a grouping of films, that are somehow similar or related in content or style. Genres are not strictly uniform over a period of time and do allow for growth and adaptation of their definitive characteristics. As the film industry has developed through the past century, various genres of films have emerged and are still evolving. Aspects of genres have been redefined and intermingled through the history of film....   [tags: Movie Film Essays]

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David Mamet's The House of Games and David Lynch's Blue Velvet

- David Mamet's The House of Games and David Lynch's Blue Velvet Have you ever wondered what it would be like to control another person's mind. The mere capabilities of someone possessing this powerful of an influence on others has a twisted and very horrifying , yet interesting sense of bewildering control and has boggled the minds of many for centuries. There have been several instances of historical examples in which a person in power somehow persuades the people under them to surrender their personal beliefs and submit to authority....   [tags: Films Movies]

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TrueFaced. by John Lynch

- True Faced: True Life The authors who wrote True Faced were right on the money with their thoughts on how we often times walk around constantly wearing a mask in an attempt to hide the judgment from the outside world because of our imperfections. In the first chapter the authors tell that many of us have “lost our confidence that we will always please our audience, so we feel compelled to hide and put on a mask.” This immediately reminded me of one of my favorite articles written by the founder of Youth Specialties, Mike Yaconelli....   [tags: Religion Religious Literature]

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Truth Is Not Deeply Normative Or Good

- In chapter 7 of his book, Lynch addresses various opposing viewpoints that are centered on the idea that truth is a type of fiction and does not really exist. He immediately goes on to defend the existence of truth with claims that philosophers seldom deny the existence of truth and that the question “What is truth?” is simply pointless because truth “has no nature that needs explaining.” The Nietzchean view of truth is based on the belief that truth is not deeply normative or good. Lynch points out the flaw of this theory in that it hints at the unsatisfying logic “truth is worth caring about therefore the pursuit of truth must be blind relative to other things.” As a counterclaim, Lynch be...   [tags: Truth, Theory, Belief, Reality]

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Corporate Executives And Business Owners

- “Corporate executives and business owners need to realize that there can be no compromise when it comes to ethics, and there are no easy shortcuts to success. Ethics need to be carefully sown into the fabric of their companies” (Vivek Wadhwa). Therefore, if Merrill Lynch had not forgotten their ethics the lawsuits would not have been so detrimental to their brand. Charles Merrill, who was a native of Florida, embarked on a journey that would lead him on his way to New York; he had the precognition to separate much of his holdings before the 1929 crash....   [tags: Bernard Madoff]

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Differences Between Radical And Orthodox Criminology

- To start of the first short essay I will start to compare and contrast the criminological theory that evaluates six differences between Radical and Orthodox. “Radical criminology is defined as a method that has been described of the meaning of the effects of the behavior of the individual that may or may not resolve in criminal behavior due to the effect of social identities”(Lynch &Michalowski,p.26). “Radical criminology has the various effects of economic influence that may possibly lead to an increase of crime such as property crimes due to the fact individuals are seeking to invest money”(Lynch & Michalowski, p.109)....   [tags: Criminology, Sociology, Crime, Working class]

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Geoffrey Chaucer 's The Canterbury Tales

- The Canterbury Tales, written by the Father of English Poetry, Geoffrey Chaucer, is a poem based around twenty-nine pilgrims, as well as the narrator, who are going on a pilgrimage to Canterbury for prayer. The Prologue frames the tales of the characters like a picture, with the tales acting as the photograph. Each character’s tale is explained in their point of view, holding a moral behind each tale. In Geoffrey Chaucer’s poem, The Canterbury Tales, he borrows central ideas from his time period and life, earlier works in history, satire, and themes to develop the tales of his characters....   [tags: Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales, Poetry]

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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]

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Unilever Strategy and Strategic Decision-making Process

- The case looks at prescriptive strategy as applied to multi-product group of companies. Unilever is based in over a hundred countries where multiple products are being made in each. However, the market is mature which means that growth is stagnant and innovation is almost non-existent. In order to improve on growth and sales, the strategies that are needed look at how to come up with new products that have high profit margins and penetrate new markets. The prescriptive approach was used to come with a strategy to improve growth and profit....   [tags: Unilever Case Study]

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The Options Fairview Has to Offer

- ... Vancouver is slowly turning the PNE into a park called Hastings Park, and this park will be the city’s second largest park. ("Hastings - Sunrise"). Hastings has the New Brighton pool which is Vancouver’s oldest public pool, and it was established in 1936 (“Hastings - Sunrise”). Many “firsts” occurred in this neighbourhood, and these include Vancouver’s first telephone, hotel, museum, road, post office, wharf, and subdivision (“Hastings - Sunrise”). Hastings has been growing steadily and now it is known as a diverse and quiet working class neighbourhood....   [tags: neighborhood, False Creek & Granville Island]

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The Birth Of A Nation

- The Birth of a Nation: An Insult to Cinema and Sensibility At its release, D. W. Griffith’s 1915 film The Birth of a Nation was regarded as a revolutionary and masterful piece of cinema. It was heralded as one of the greatest films ever made for the next fifty years, and is still revered by some for its amazing visuals and ground-breaking cinematic techniques. But these praises, some of which may be well deserved, obscure the film’s blatantly racist and offensive content in the minds of many viewers....   [tags: Ku Klux Klan, African American]

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College Students of Today with Disabilities

- Introduction College enrollment of students with disabilities requires counselors and educational personnel to become familiar with the educational experience. It is important to fully understand this population including the attitude of faculty and issues of students with disabilities during their educational careers. To meet the needs of all students we need to be compassionate to this population (Lynch, R.T. and Gussel, L. 1996). College counselors are valuable to the success of these students in that with their help these students will achieve their highest potential by understanding the situations of students with disabilities and the things that keep them from performing at their up m...   [tags: Higher Education ]

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Childhood Obesity : Causes And Consequences

- For many years, doctors and researchers have started to notice a sudden increase in the weight of children around the United States. Recent studies show that approximately 25% of children are overweight and approximately 11% of children are obese. There has been an abundance of controversy on whether the recent climb in childhood obesity is caused by environmental factors or is just simply genetic. The purpose of this essay is to compare and contrast the viewpoints of the cause of the increasing rate of childhood obesity from 3 different sources....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Childhood obesity]

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The International Accounting Standards Board

- According to Buchholz and Pilato (2014), there are approximately fourteen thousand publicly traded companies that are regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). On the other hand, most of the twenty-eight million private businesses in the United States are not required to follow any financial reporting standards besides the obligations outlined by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) when filing their yearly income tax forms (Buchholz & Pilato, 2014). However, private corporations such as Cargill, whose annual revenue exceeds one hundred twenty billion dollars must “incur significant costs each year complying with certain Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) that wer...   [tags: International Financial Reporting Standards]

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Budget Cuts Have a Detrimental Effect on a Student’s Education

- Budget cuts in education have been frequently seen in the news and media in recent years. Although budget cuts are necessary because of lack of funding, certain cuts in programs are not beneficial for a student’s education. Budget cuts in the present times have a detrimental effect on a student’s education and should be reevaluated for better execution. Programs during the regular school hours affected by budget cuts are those that help a student to become a well-rounded individual. One program that is being affected by budget cuts is the art education program....   [tags: Education Programs, Learning]

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Year Round School Year Analysis

- K-12 Education Education has been the pathway to a better life for many years now. It is full of opportunity for many Americans. Education is not for every child but it is necessary in the early part of kids’ lives to learn the important things. Thanks to our government, we have public education in which we have free kindergarten through 12th grade. Public education is paid by through our taxes. Because of this, the government runs the schools and that can cause some problems. There will always be room for improvement in the public education system....   [tags: summer school, public education, school days]

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Caste versus Class

- Social stratification can be found in every country, and in many different variations. The Indian caste system has often caught critique, despite its deeply embedded beliefs in Hindu culture. “The caste system penetrates the Hindu society to a level unknown elsewhere. It plays some part in other civilizations but in India it has invaded the whole. It is in this sense that we may speak of the caste system as a phenomenon peculiar to India” (Pocock 1974: 228). However, despite the criticism, the American class system has similarly limited its members....   [tags: social stratification, Indian caste sytstem]

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Sports Media 's Impact On The Mass Exposure Of The Athletic Industry

- One of the hot topics today in the world of sports media centers around the relationship between sports journalists and athletes of various sports. In recent years, sports media has come under fire and found itself the victim of verbal attacks from athletes. Athletes fed up with having to speak to the media, have begun somewhat of a campaign against the media by speaking out against them. The media has always been a controversial entity, but sports media has for the most part been viewed as the lesser enemy and the reason sports have gotten as big as they are today....   [tags: Professional sports, Amateur sports, Football]

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The Concepts That Should Be Considered When Choosing A Philosophy

- The three concepts that should be considered when choosing a philosophy are the assumptions about how children learn, the values of the program planners and families involved, and the views of the planners on basic issues within education. Each of these concepts are very important in matching a philosophy to your own personal teaching strategy and what you feel is important in education (Sciarra, Dorsey, Lynch, & Adams, 2013, p. 25). When making assumptions about how children learn, three categories can be considered: environmental, maturational, and interactional....   [tags: Education, Developmental psychology, Psychology]

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Analysis of The most Common Diagnosed Cancer in Women

- Breast cancer is the most common diagnosed cancer in women around the world. Currently, it is suggested that approximately 1 in 9 women will develop breast cancer and 1 in 28 women will die from it (Conlon, Johnson, Bewick, Lafrenie, & Donner, 2010). Over the past few years, the expectation after breast cancer treatment has not significantly improved. Therefore, it is important to identify the risk factors and causes of this cancer. Within recent years, many environmental factors have been studied with substantial relevance to breast cancer, however, one of the most controversial factors has been cigarette smoking....   [tags: breast cancer, cigarette smoking, tobacco]

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Accounting Based Concerns On The U.s. Gaap

- Review of Literature Accounting-based concerns on the U.S. GAAP According to Lynch (2012), the private companies concerned are around complexity, relevance and cost of the reporting standard in accordance with U.S. GAAP. The major concerns such as: (1) the concern of the need of significant communication on new changes of the standards to private company preparers, managers and small business owners; (2) the concern of lack of knowledge on standard-setting projects, and on how to filter out changes that applies to private companies; (3) the concern over the complexity of the topics and relevance of the accounting issue; (4) irrelevant for those private companies users who are worried with o...   [tags: Public company, Privately held company, Finance]

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Why Invest in Bonds?

- Why Invest in Bonds. Bonds are thought to be an investor's idea of a safe investment. When the stock market is in trouble, investors take their money from the equity market and put it into bonds. Also, investors feel bonds are perfect for a portfolio where they require some sort of fixed income. A bond's coupon payment would work nicely in this case. However, research may lead us to a different story. Is a bond a better overall investment during these two situations listed above, and many others like them....   [tags: Market Economy Money Essays Stocks Finance]

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Nuclear Weapons And Nuclear War

- In a world where most of the powerful nations seem to be prepared, why not prepare for the worst. As the French foreign minister Bernard Kouchner said “We have to prepare for the worst, and the worst is war’’ ("Alarm At Warning Of War With Iran."). One of the many ways to be prepared and protected against harm is the possession of nuclear weapons. Even though nuclear weapons possession might lead to nuclear war, nations should be able to possess nuclear weapons because conflicts would be averted, nations have the right to defend themselves, and nuclear powers would be overthrown....   [tags: Nuclear weapon, Nuclear proliferation]

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No Child Left Behind Class

- After the introduction of No Child Left Behind class time devoted to anything other than math and reading has been reduced, especially art education (Smith). The 2008 recession also had a great impact on the amount of education in the arts. A 2009 survey done by the Department of Education stated that less than 66% of students went to a school offering music classes at least three times a week and arts-related field trips went down from 22% in 1997 to 16% (“Decline in Arts and Humanities”). Students should not just be learning testable subjects like reading and math....   [tags: Education, Learning, Skill, The arts]

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Foxconn 's Ethical Decision Making

- 1. Foxconn strengths, they are the only company to manufacture the Apple iPad and one of only two companies to manufacture Apple iPhone’s. Foxconn is also one of the largest employers in the world, with about one million employees at the China plant alone. Foxconn also has low labor costs due to the manufacturing plant is located in China. Foxconn also has weaknesses, they are getting a bad reputation do to employees committing suicide, and a tragic explosion occurred due to unsafe working conditions....   [tags: Apple Inc., App Store, IPhone OS, IPhone]

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Ancient South American Foodways

- Ancient South American Foodways Domestication of plants and animals has long been indicated as a main causational factor for population increase and socio-political complexity. Evidence of domestication of plants in South America has been said of have initially occurred 8000 BC, evidence of squash in Ecuador (Pearsall 2008:107), and 500 years earlier lima beans and chili peppers are being exploited (Lynch 1983:125-6). However, it took several millennia for intensive manipulation of plants to become standard practice for subsistence....   [tags: Domestication, Plants, Animals]

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Inclusion and Autistic Spectrum

- Inclusion and Disabilities Inclusion and Autistic Spectrum Disorder: A Negative or Positive Experience. Introduction The number of children that display autistic traits keeps rising and the need for services is at an all-time high. Out of 10,000 children born, 60 to 100 children and families will be affected by autistic spectrum disorder (Gulberg, 2010). Autism is characterized by a lack of connection to other people, even parents, and an avoidance of interpersonal situations (Feldman, 2011). Children with autism also show limited, repetitive and stereotypical patterns of behavior, interest, and activities....   [tags: autism, children, disorder, behavior, involvement]

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Benefits of Year-Round Schooling

- Year-round schooling has an academic advantage over traditional schooling. Year-round schools will have class for a set number of days or weeks then have an intermission lasting a few weeks during which they do not attend school totaling a number of 180 days. “A year-round calendar offers the same 180 days as a traditional calendar” (Pros and Cons). Traditional schools will have 180 days of class with special breaks in between and a three month summer break where the kids do not return to school until fall....   [tags: academic advantages over traditional schooling]

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Crime in New Orleans

- New Orleans has always been a hotspot for crimes, historically having one of the highest murder rates in the country. New Orleans prolific crimes can be traced back to the 19th century, when New Orleans was expanding its ports and commerce; groups fought for power to control the revenue streams. Ultimately, organized crime groups and mafia families fought for control - of ports, types of commerce and groups of workers they could control. These fights led to assassinations, murder, and other crimes that continue to this day....   [tags: mafia, murder rates]

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The Negative Consequences of Affirmative Action

- The Negative Consequences of Affirmative Action For the past thirty years, affirmative action has been an integral part of the admissions policy at the University of California. However, successful challenges in the U. S. Court system have recently scrutinized the morality and legality of affirmative action practices. As a result, many institutions of higher learning are revising their present policies. One such change was recently initiated at the University of California when the Board of Regents voted to abolish the use of affirmative action in their admissions policy....   [tags: Racism Admissions Education Essays]

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Drug Legalization

- Drug Legalization Drug legalization has become a great issue among Americans for many years, and there have also been those that try to stop that legalization. The article, “Legalizing Drugs is Not the Solution” by Gerald W. Lynch, has a good argument based on facts and incidents that have occurred from drug use. In this article a person thinks twice about what they are really doing when they use drugs, and it is clear as to why legalizing drugs would not be a logical solution As spoken in this essay about the legalization of drugs and its bad effects, Lynch uses a lot of relevance and sufficiency throughout his piece....   [tags: Drugs Legal Legalization Essays]

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Analyzing Predictors Of Motivational Health Behaviors Associated With Follow Up Surveillance

- For the projected research study, the researcher will examine predictors of motivational health behaviors associated with follow-up surveillance in newly diagnosed Lynch Syndrome aged 49 years and younger. To obtain a better understanding of what motivational factors are associated with follow-up surveillance in newly diagnosed Lynch Syndrome aged 49 years and younger, the researcher’s desire is to explore and uncover unexpected or unanticipated information in the attempt to explain the process of a Lynch Syndrome individual’s motivational behavior....   [tags: Qualitative research, Scientific method, Research]

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Capital Punishment And Its Effect On Today 's Society

- Within a decade, Indonesia had done several executions to drug offenders. At the time when the drug offenders would be executed by the government, there was always a debate whether the capital punishment for drug offenders violate human rights. The latest execution related to drug offenders happened to a Brazilian and a Dutch citizen, and became widely publicity in many international media. The focus of this paper is to argue the reason for and against the capital punishment. To do this, it will, firstly, providing background about the capital punishment method in Indonesia....   [tags: Law, Human rights, Illegal drug trade]

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The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain

- Marion Anderson once said, “Fear is a disease that eats away at logic and makes man inhuman.” Fear and insecurity fuels the prejudice that is used in man’s inhumanity to others. Even if not for the sake of being inhumane, man criticizes man for lack of compassion; however, it is in nature that men are inhumane to others especially in times of fear and insecurity. As Mark Twain exemplifies in his work, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, man’s inhumanity to man, is due to the fear, prejudice, insecurity, and selfishness that every man has experienced in society....   [tags: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer]

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Predictive Policing And Its Impact On Modern Society

- In today 's modern society, we have grown accustomed to rapid changes in technology especially changes in algorithmic data processing. Ever since the first computer was created in the 1940’s, scientist and engineers have relied heavily on complex algorithms to process information that was useful to an everyday life. One of today’s best examples of the advances in this field, is predictive policing. In essence, predictive policing is merely using past data on crimes and communities to better allocate law enforcement officers in order to better react to, and prevent crimes....   [tags: Ethics, Human, Police, Meaning of life]

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Analysis Of ' Kill A Mockingbird '

- An Investigation Into Bellehood Southern Belles embody the eccentric ideals of the South, yet represent the epitome of respectable manners and morals for women nationwide, including most of the women characters in To Kill a Mockingbird. The cornerstone of the idea of a Southern Belle is based on stringent gender, class, and race guidelines, but underneath those divisions are the common attributes of charm, respectability, and intense passion for the well being of others (Oklopcic). True Southern Belles abide by the unwritten rules specific to their population, which include proper etiquette, manners, volunteerism, and grace....   [tags: To Kill a Mockingbird, Family]

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Latin American Turns to The Left

- Latin America Turns to The Left Within the last 20 years many Latin American nations have changed course from a neoliberal polity to one that is sided more to the left wing spectrum. “A significant part of Latin America is governed today by political movements and governments that call themselves ‘leftist’ or are classified as such by external observers.” (Luna) Furthermore, the shift in direction politically has been classified by 3 factors; “1) opposing incumbents by mobilizing economic and political discontent; 2) being able to bring together a broad, socially heterogeneous electoral constituency in the context of fragmented societies; and 3) having a charismatic leader who was able to...   [tags: South America]

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The, The Invisible Line Still Exist

- Although we now are many centuries past slavery, the invisible line still exist. Many white Americans still think that they are superior and that minorities do not deserve a chance to succeed or could possibly be of value to society. This for many years had devalued how African Americans viewed themselves. African Americans are still being discriminated upon in the year of 2015. Take into consideration the recent events that have taken place with US Attorney Loretta Lynch being nominated and appointed to Attorney General....   [tags: African American, Southern United States]

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Maintaining Normal Core Body Temperature

- Perioperative Hypothermia Maintaining normal core body temperature (normothermia) in patients within perioperative environments is both a challenging and important aspect to ensure patient safety, comfort and positive surgical outcomes (Tanner, 2011; Wu, 2013; Lynch, Dixon & Leary, 2010). Normorthermia is defined as temperatures from 36C to 38C, and is maintained through thermoregulation which is the balance between heat loss and heat gain (Paulikas, 2008). When normothermia is not maintained within the perioperative environments, and the patient’s core body temperature drops below 36C, they are at risk of developing various adverse consequences due to perioperative hypothermia (Wagner,...   [tags: Anesthesia, Surgery, Thermoregulation]

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Free Speech, Football, And Freedom

- “Free Speech, Football, and Freedom: Why the NFL Should Not Compel Its Players to Speak to the Media”, by Sohil Shah, with his J.D for Emory University of Law and his B.A, from Northwestern University. This article was written and published in the fall of 2014, in the Texas Review of Entertainment & Sports Laws. In Shah’s article he argues how the NFL forces players to talk to the media are a due-process violations of the First Amendment right of freedom of speech and how he does not believe that the NFL should make players talk to the media if they do not want to....   [tags: First Amendment to the United States Constitution]

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The Russian Revolution Of September 1917

- The Russian Revolution The Russian Revolution of March 1917 is one of the most widely studied areas of history. As such, this leads to many discussions of the events surrounding the revolution and leaves a bit of a dispute in how it came to be, as there are many aspects we must question in order to answer this. For instance the role Tsar Nicholas II played in the collapse of his authority in which he exercised poor judgement and an inability to rule during this time (Orlando Figes, pg 19); the extreme discontent from peasants who had long grown tired of the pitiful rations and the oppressive Tsarist regime (S....   [tags: Russian Empire, Russia, Nicholas II of Russia]

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Central Characters as Outsiders in Society in E.T. The Extra Terrestrial and the Elephant Man

- Central Characters as Outsiders in Society in E.T. The Extra Terrestrial and the Elephant Man Both films there are many similarities and differences between the directive strategies of Directors David Lynch and Steven Spielberg although it should be remembered that there is a theory that all stories derive from six basic plots. The directors have chosen characters that compare with the general feeling of the period for the two similar plots....   [tags: Papers]

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The Impact Of The Historical Context Of J. Samuel Walker 's Thesis

- In 2005, some of the impacts of the historical context of J. Samuel Walker’s thesis that fueled a debate among the scholars about the real reason to why President Truman dropped the bomb are still in question today. However, the impact that may have influence, Walker was to understand the effect/impact of a nuclear bomb, because it is one of the most powerful weapons on the planet. Walker’s article shows the same values and ideas in most of the cases surrounding the topic of nuclear arms in 2005....   [tags: Nuclear weapon]

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Banking and the Acquisition of Toxic Assets by the US Government

- October 3 Congress with and Bush agreed on Tarp authority to spend 700 billion to purchase toxic assets from financial institutions (inquiry report). 25...0 billion of tarp to under newly formed Capp (explain) and end of 2008 tarp 205bilion in 707 financial institutors...i9k (inquiry report) Tarp was to reduce availability of credit as well that assisted demand aggregate output and assist employment. pg. (84 and 85 with regard to tarp and stimulus Thomas Sowell the housing boom and bust) In 2008 ( ) large Investment banks, insurance companies and (holding companies) cuhs as Aig, Citigroup, Merrill Lynch suffered substantial loss from the subprime mortgage market corporat...   [tags: financial bailout, US financial system]

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The No Child Left Behind Act Of 2002 ( Nclb )

- Standards Aligned IEPs Today, many laws have been enacted to ensure that our students country-wide are receiving the best education that is uniform and challenging. With that being said, the No Child Left Behind Act of 2002 (NCLB) later authorized that each state develop their own achievement standards and report progress for math, reading, and science for all students by the year 2007. “Based on these curriculum and accountability requirements, it is clear that state achievement standards must constitute the curriculum framework for all students, including those with significant disabilities” (Lynch and Adams, 2008, p.36)....   [tags: Individualized Education Program, Education]

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The Hero Of Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

- In our culture a hero shows courage and integrity. A hero doesn 't need a cape or a special power. A hero is someone who makes an impact in someone 's life. Heroes are people like the front of the line D-Day soldiers or the first responders in the 9-11 attacks. As a famous hero once said "A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives." This hero’s name is Jackie Robinson. Being threatened, cursed at, and treated badly, Jackie Robinson didn’t fight back and continued to play the game of baseball....   [tags: To Kill a Mockingbird, Hero, Jackie Robinson]

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Justice Systems And Its Impact On The Justice System

- Justice systems world-wide employ and enact approaches that are supported by the wider community and government social policy. Exploring social and community expectations on the justice system and the actual theoretical approach behind a sentencing and rehabilitation policy can bring to the light why certain practices are upheld. A social shift towards the practice and implementation of “…restorative justice [practices] (2001) have become mainstream in Australian Juvenile justice and [has] been extended for use with adult offenders…” (Joudo-Larsen, 2014), this approach gains its base from the theory that “…crime causes harm to people, to relationships and to the community…” (Joudo-Larsen,...   [tags: Crime, Criminal justice, Criminal law, Police]

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Privacy and the Self: Personhood, Autonomy, and Identity

- With continuing revelations of government surveillance, much has been said about the “trade-off” between privacy and security and finding the “right balance” between the two. As Michael Lynch, a professor of philosophy at the University of Connecticut, wrote in an opinion piece in the New York Times, “this way of framing the issue makes sense if [one] understand[s] privacy solely as a political or legal concept.” In this context, the loss of privacy might seem to be a small price to pay to ensure one's safety....   [tags: government surveillance, privacy, security]

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Adbusters Media Foundation: An Active Space for Participation

- ... The act of culture jamming has the ability to turn the choices we have passively accepted in our lives into active choices by altering the type of information transmitted in our public spaces (Sandlin, 2007). The ads that surround us are tightly regulated and manipulated by large corporations and conglomerates that often put profit interests first while ignoring any social consequences. We are so used to these ads dictating us in our life and consumer choices that we often simply passively accept the messages that are shown to us....   [tags: effects of advertisement and consumerisim]

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Give Credit or Be Punished at the University

- ... Part of plagiarism’s definition suggests that there is “[a] significant difficulty with the idea of plagiarism is that originality and authorship are technically quite difficult to trace…, and it becomes difficult to tell what counts as original work (Wardle and Downs).” The rule says plagiarism is “taking another’s idea without giving them credit and thus pretending that you invented the ideas yourself (Wardle and Downs).” The rule is broad and does not address the possibility of two individuals sharing the same idea....   [tags: plagiarism, exceptions, writers]

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Textual Analysis Is Not Enough When Researching Media

- Greg Philio argues that textual analysis is not enough when researching media, on its own textual analysis fails to tell us how the text was produced as well as how it was consumed and interpreted. Philio examines this idea by stating that we fail to know the origins of the media such as where they came from and how they relate to different social interests. It also lacks the possible accounts chosen and the diversity within them as well as the impacts of external factors such as the journalists understanding and what the text actually means to different audiences (Philo, 2007)....   [tags: Research, Scientific method, Sociology]

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Is It Possible For Beat The Market?

- Is it possible to beat the market. "Playing the market" refers to trying to earn a return on investment greater than the S & P500 index, the US stock market performance of the most popular benchmarks. Investment costs are a major obstacle to overcome market. If you put a popular advice to invest in the S & P500 index fund, your investment will perform the same S & P500 index and investment costs will be deducted from the proceeds, to prevent you beat the market. Looking for an ultra-low fee and 0.1 to 0.2% per year in funding, you will be close to equal to the market....   [tags: Investment, Mutual fund, Finance, Rate of return]

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John Steinbeck 's Of Mice And Men

- “The right choice is hardly ever the easiest choice”, is a memorable line by author Rick Riordan that may seem like a simple quote, but in actuality can demonstrate one 's character by his/her choices. In John Steinbeck’s, Of Mice And Men, a story of two men, George Milton and Lennie Small, during the 1930s who are migrant ranch workers struggling just as many are during the Depression. George cares for Lennie since he has an intellectual disability and would have no one else to care for him. Lennie finds himself in an egregious situation in which he accidentally takes the life of Curley’s wife....   [tags: Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck, Great Depression]

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Film Analysis of Under the Moon

- Introduction The sacrifices of a mother for her child can never be underestimated. The film Under the Moon depicts this precise example of a mother’s unconditional love for her son to the point of sacrifice. According to Lynch this mother followed the normal process for migration: preparatory stage, the decision to leave; act of migration, the process; the period of overcompensation, realizing the changes and doubting the decision; the period of decompensation, conflicting times and transgenerational impact, the migration process (Marci Hanson and E....   [tags: Analysis Movie Film]

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DAX: The Driving Angry Expression Inventory

- The Aggressive Behavior Index (αs = 0.85 to 0.89, current α = 0.87) assesses the frequency (0 to 5+ with 5+ being treated as a 5 in analyses) that the person reported engaging in each of 13 aggressive behaviors while driving in the last 3 months (e.g., yelling at another driver or cutting a driver off in anger). The Risky Behavior Index (αs = 0.83 to 0.86, current α = 0.86) involves reports of the frequency (0 to 5+) with which the person engaged in 15 risky behaviors while driving in the last 3 months (e.g., drinking and driving, driving without a seat belt, or speeding 20 or more mph over the limit)....   [tags: behavior, agressive, validity, expression]

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The Difference Between Management and Leadership

- The terms Management and Leadership have been used interchangeably in so many cases over the past years. Many people think that Managers are automatically leaders whilst Leaders on the other hand are naturally seen as Managers. The lack of knowledge of the differences between the two processes and how to integrate both to achieve excellence has led to many organisations being under led and over managed. Some Leaders and scholars therefore believe it is important to make a distinction between the processes of management and leadership....   [tags: doing the right things, guiding, working]

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Microsoft’s Diversification Strategy

- Introduction This essay plans to focus on the corporate strategy of Microsoft, and show how Microsoft has used diversification successfully within their corporate strategy to gain a competitive advantage. This essay will utilise the following structure. It will commence by providing the reader with a brief history about Microsoft and then go onto explaining what corporate strategy is. Following this will be Microsoft’s diversification strategy in parallel with the reasons why they choose to diversify....   [tags: Corporate Strategy]

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A Loan Versus A Sale

- A Loan Versus A Sale Enron’s Case of fraudulent transactions with the banking firm of Merill Lynch proves to be a perfect example of how loans are used to boost sales while in fact they’re technically not sales. In 2004 the “Nigerian barge” transaction ensued with Enron selling electricity-generating power barges to Merill Lynch. A huge sale as the company executives recorded it but it turns out it was actually a loan rather than a sale and that Enron did not actually earned from the transaction thus the investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission in 2004....   [tags: Fraudulent Transactions, Banking Firm]

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City View's Information Security Plan

- 2. Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence: Knowledge management refers to organising and sharing the various forms of business information created within an organization (Marakas and O’Brien 2013). Knowledge management is important as it increases the capability of a firm to learn from its environment and to integrate knowledge into its business processes (Laudon & Laudon 2012). Proper knowledge management is essential for City View as Bob is going to be retiring soon. The vast amount of knowledge his has gained over his career may not be able to be used by the business once he leaves....   [tags: business intelligence analysis]

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Suze Orman's Journey to Success

- Author, columnist, motivational speaker, television host, the personal finance guru of our time, Suze Orman worked her way from the bottom to the top with her financial knowledge to acquire her notable reputation today. “Orman started out as a financial adviser at Merrill Lynch, founding the successful Suze Orman Financial Group in 1987” (Orman 2014). Opening her own restaurant, Orman decided to invest her money with a broker at Merrill Lynch. Having zero knowledge about investing or any financial knowledge for that matter, she signed over her money to the broker which she trust that he would take the best route for her; Orman went broke within three months....   [tags: finances, columnist, writer]

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Slavery Still Affects American Society

- Title: “Slavery Still Affects American’s today.” Position: To convince my audience that although slavery occurred years ago, it still negatively affects black people in America today.” Pattern: Claim INTRODUCTION: • Attention getter: Hundreds of years ago blacks were taken from their homes, placed on ships where they were packed together and lived amongst their feces, and were brought to America where they were forced to work with no pay. Slave masters used brutal techniques and horrible methods of torture to control and manipulate black slaves....   [tags: Slavery, Black people]

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