Bob Dole Essays

  • The Apathy Of Generation X

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    between candidates and the youthful voters. A 19 year old Trinity College student remarks about Bob Dole, I think he is making himself look older by speaking about certain issues we (young people) can not relate to. When asked to give an example the student stated, "he made a reference to World War I, I thought he was going to say he fought in that one too!" (www.mtv.com/chooseorlose). While Bob Dole is a isolated instance, many youthful voters feel that there is a ever growing distance between them

  • Important Elements Of A Campaign Strategy

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    Important Elements of a Campaign Strategy Campaigning for any type of elected office requires a sharp eye for detail in regard to what voters are looking for in a candidate. A campaign strategy should be comprehensive in its efforts to reach as many voters as possible. Yet, without a solid base of ideas from which to expand upon, the message being conveyed can easily be lost or taken out of context. In order for a campaign manager to avoid this blunder from occurring and maximize the candidate's

  • Senior Citizens, Interst Groups and Political Parties

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    senior citizens and their reliance on these programs has caused an explosion in senior citizen voter turnout and open political participation. The fear of losing benefits was very strong in the 1996 election, where both President Clinton and Senator Dole were found to campaign strongly in areas with an abundance of senior citizens, such as in Florida. In result of the fear of losing their civil rights and continued use of these programs, senior citizens continue to be very politically active which

  • Political Communication

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    Politics and the media have long been intimately involved with each other, with media strongly setting an agenda in which politics is very important. (Harris 1999,p.167) “Our perceived reality of the real world is largely a product of the media.” (Harris 1999,p.186) It is not known which influences more but there are definitely two sides to the story. Many studies have been done to decide but each comes out with different answers. Many say that the media has more of an impact on politics than does

  • Propaganda In Elections

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    played an important role in who was elected. This year's presidential candidates were all millionaires, but they have gone to great lengths to present themselves as ordinary citizens. Bill Clinton eats at Mc Donald's and read a variety of spy novels. Bob Dole presents himself as the "all American boy" from the Heartland. In this two examples the plain folk device is at work. When either presidential candidates agitates the public's fear of immigration, taxes, or crime and voting for him will reduce the

  • Media Violence and Aggression in Children

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    "ER"(Cole). What about society's responsibility? Violence in America has also been linked to economic changes. Economic hardships in the 1930s and the late 1970s resulted in the highest homicide level in this century. This relation persists today. Bob Dole and others believe it is simply the breakdown of family values, but it corresponds with deindustrialization. Rates of criminal violence have dropped significantly over the past 10 years, except among the young, the part of the population most ..

  • Exemplification Essay: Three-Strikes Law is a Mindless Response to Crime

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    state and California, requires that offenders convicted of three violent crimes be sentenced to life in prison without parole. This proposal has received broad-based support from federal and state politicians including President Bill Clinton, Senator Bob Dole, and Governor Mario Cuomo. The law is based on the idea that the majority of felonies are committed by 6% of "hard core" criminals, and that crime can be reduced by getting these criminals off the streets. Unfortunately, the proposal fails to take

  • How Dole Could Have Used The Issues To His Advantage

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    How Dole Could Have Used The Issues To His Advantage In a more or less conservative country, the more or less conservative candidate, Bob Dole, should have been a lock for the presidency; the only problem was President Clinton. Clinton had moved rightward positioning himself between Newt Gingrich's zealous revolutionaries on the right and liberal democratic barons on the left. Clinton's speeches started sounding like a Republican was giving them. Bob Dole had followed the Nixon ideology of going

  • Donald Trump Promotes Classical Liberalism

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    Classical liberalism was the dominant ideology of capitalism during the periods of eighteenth century. It view was widely accepted. It said that government should just sit back and watch business so they do not cheat the government also to enforce contracts. The classical had many creeds they were Psychological, economic, and ,political. Each view has its own points. In this paper I will discuss those points and show you how Donald Trump is a classical liberalist. Psychological creed of

  • Political Influences

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    going to come if Bob Dole lost to Bill Clinton. Finally, the time to vote rolled around. Both my parents left that evening to go vote. When they arrived back home, the TV stayed on constantly with my parents nervously walking back and forth as the states were revealing their winner. Of course, I didn't really understand what was going on, but none the less I could feel the tension in the room. During the 1996 presidential race between the two main contestants, Bill Clinton and Bob Dole, Democrat and

  • 1988 Presidential election

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    The Republican Primary was a race between Vice President George Bush and Senator Bob Dole because President Reagan had reached his term limit and could not run again. Bush was Reagan's Vice President, so he started the race as the Republican front-runner. Bush's campaign was startled after its loss to Dole in the Iowa Caucus. Bush stepped up the campaigning, uttering his famous line, "Read my lips, no new taxes." Dole soon ran out of steam when Vice President Bush won every state in the Super Tuesday

  • I Enjoy Public Speaking

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    four-minute speech on national television. My job was to introduce Elizabeth Dole, who at the time was interested in running for president. I was notified the day before the event and so had only one night to write and memorize my speech. When I arrived the next morning in Bedford, New Hampshire, I was greeted by photographers, camera crews, and newspaper reporters! Then I was escorted backstage to meet Elizabeth Dole. After speaking briefly with her and having her review my speech, we marched

  • Banana Production

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    whole year round. Since the introduction of the cultivated banana onto the US market 100 years ago, banana trade has increased rapidly. Currently, about 20% of total production is entering world trade. World trade is dominated by three companies, Dole Foods, Chiquita Brands and Fresh Del Monte Produce, with over 100 years’ presence in banana plantation production in Central America and Colombia, and together controlling 65% of world exports. They are followed by the Ecuatorian company Noboa, which

  • Elizabeth Dole: A True Role Model

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    Elizabeth Hanford Dole grew up in North Carolina in the small town of Salisbury ,and was born to a wholesaler on July 29, 1936. Dole had a privileged childhood and had the opportunity to study private balled and horseback riding amongst other things. As she grew up she became a model student succeeding in academics as well as extracurricular activities, such as drama and student government; and even got elected as president of her freshman class. After high school like many girls her age, Dole proceeded

  • Pendulum Investigation

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    of string 2. Weight of bob 3. Angle of release The variables which I will be excluding from this experiment are: Gravity. This is a force pulling a mass down at a constant rate (at 10 Newton's, or to be precise 9.8 Newton's). Also no matter the size of an object the gravity will still pull the bob down at a constant rate. This will have little effect so I will chosen to exclude this. Air resistance. This will oppose the speed of the bob because as the bob is moving through the air

  • Finding Acceleration Due to Gravity Using Ball Drop Method

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    stick , half meter stick - 1 steel ball - Boss and clamp[IMAGE] - Electronic Timing Device - Release mechanism - Plumb bob -trip plate Procedure: - A steel ball was inserted between the jaws of the release mechanism - The height was adjusted to 1 meter and half a meter, measured from the bottom of the ball to the trip plate - The plumb bob was used to locate the centre of the trip plate , to ensure that the ball falls on it and to make sure the release mechanism is perpendicular

  • The Pros And Cons Of Hawaiian Annexation

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    According to the PBS show “Hawaii's Last Queen” the Republic Hawaii's president Sanford Dole annexed the kingdom of Hawaii to the U.S on August 12, 1898. An organization supporting annexation called the Hawaiian League led by Lorrin Thurston which took many other forms forced King Kalakaua to sign the bayonet constitution. This constitution striped the power of the monarchy and when his death came his sister Lili'uokalani ascended to the throne and her hopes were to restore power to the Hawaiians

  • The Hawaiian Monarchy

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    undisturbed. Hawaiians lost Hawaii to Americans and Native Americans may lose sacred land to The Overthrow stripped Hawaiians of political power and independence. Though Liliuokalani and President Cleveland attempted to stop Lorrin Thurston, Sanford B. Dole, and the provisional government, Queen Liliuokalani was not reinstated to the throne and nothing could be done without endangering innocent Hawaiians. The economic hopes of American businessmen and the Committee of Safety did not immediately occur

  • All The President's Men Essay

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    April 6, 1976, the movie based on the Watergate scandal, All The President’s Men, was released and made a huge impact on the scandal by shining light on what really happened. The movie starred Dustin Hoffman as Carl Bernstein and Robert Redford as Bob Woodward who played their parts mostly in the office setting of the Washington post as well as in the area of D.C. The movie added every detail of the scandal from the experiences that Bernstein and Woodward had in real life and based most of the screenplay

  • Mac Demarco Another One Analysis

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    While it may be odd for a musician to publicly release his home address through his album, Canadian singer/songwriter Mac DeMarco did exactly that in “Another One,” his new mini-LP. At the end of “My House by the Water,” he gave a warm welcome to his home by reciting his address, and as if he was not hospitable enough, he also offered visitors a cup of coffee. DeMarco’s nonconformist and eccentric personality does not stop there, however, as “Another One” explores the realm of romance through warped