Bush Administration

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  • Batman and the Bush Administration

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    a murky world where moral decisions have to be made in order to stop evil. Because of this, The Dark Knight seems to be an allegory for the War on Terrorism. This paper will look at how the Joker represents terrorism, while Batman represents George Bush and his administration’s War on Terror. The Dark Knight opens with a predictable bank robbery. Masked robbers enter a bank, fire a few shots, and try to crack a safe. During the sequence a few of the thugs are discussing who exactly the Joker is.

  • The Bush Administration and Iraq

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    Bush is soon going to declare a policy change in Iraq. His plan is to send more troops there as a last attempt to stabilize the heart of Iraq. The issue in this research paper will be: Should the US do one last "Big Push" in Iraq and send in an additional 20000 to 40000 troops in an attempt to win the war or should Bush make a fixed plan to slowly pull out the troops? George w. Bush, president of the United States , is discussing a boost of military troops in Iraq with his advisers. He will most

  • Similarities between Obama and Bush Administrations

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    I certainly agree, to some degree, that both administrations are quite similar in some respects to the characterization that is being put forth. However, it would suffice to say that they are not absolutely continuations of Bush 43’s policies but rather amplification in some matters and a complete change in others. On the use of drones, NYT’s Peter M. Singer (“Do Drones Undermine Democracy?”) makes the comprehensive argument that the use of drones goes against the how wars are meant to be fought—human

  • Unreliable Data from the Bush Administration

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    sought. For example, realizing how unfair the most recent tax cuts are could not be done with the data produced by the Treasury. It had to be analyzed at length to discover how poorly the poor are to be treated. Along the same lines, the Bush administration has handled increasing unemployment by decreasing the availability of unemployment statistics. For instance, the Bureau of Labor Statistics stopped producing a monthly report detailing manufacturing and service industry layoffs. Republican

  • Surveillance Under The Bush Administration

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    although FISA was enacted, President Bush changed the entire outlook on “foreign” intelligence surveillance that would soon lead to question if Americans really do have any privacy in their own country. Before we get into how the 43rd President of the United States changed the rules of foreign intelligence surveillance, it is necessary to understand what exactly FISA is to comprehend how it was dramatically changed from the time it was enacted to the period when Bush was in office. In the 1970’s the

  • Bush Administration: No Child Left Behind

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    Grounds: In 2002, the Bush Administration set forward a plan to improve school education. They were determined to fix the achievement gap between white students and students of color, while also aiming to support those who have been historically disadvantaged. So, they implemented the NCLB act. Today this law affects Elementary and Secondary Education by enforcing regulations that require all states to provide schools with a curriculum that will improve students understanding of math, reading, and

  • Government and Politics - The War in Iraq and the Bush Administration

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    The War in Iraq and the Bush Administration My great, but imperialist nation is at war again. And it's the hottest reality TV program ever conceived! I find it interesting that protestors in Chicago marched on the home of the ad exec responsible for the new "Army of One" campaign. The people on the street, or in the streets as is the case here, know how false that message is and they're taking matters into their own hands. In "Masters of War," Bob Dylan attempted to put a face on the enemy

  • Quantitative Easing During the Bush and Obama Administrations

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    their power to change interest rates and buy massive amounts of financial assets, the Federal Reserve System applied more influence over economic growth and the employment rate in recent times than any other government entity. During the Obama administration it’s been used to sustain the financial system after the Wall Street meltdown in 2008; it also gave the economy extraordinarily methods of support during the recession such as purchases of securities, the creation of new lending platforms and

  • A Case Study of Intervention During the Bush Administration

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    Case Study of Intervention During the Bush Administration As Commander-in-Chief of the most powerful armed force in a world plagued by small military crises, the question ultimately becomes: when does a crisis call for intervention? From 1988 to 1992, this was President George Bush's dilemma. The days of the United States fearing embroilment in international affairs due to the towering menace of the USSR and global destruction ended at about the same time as Bush ascended the Presidency. However, with

  • Social, Economic and Global Conflict’s During the Reagan and Bush Administrations

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    Social, Economic and Global Conflict’s During the Reagan and Bush Administrations In 1980, Ronald Reagan was elected President of the United States, taking over the country from President Carter. Many issues existed when Reagan took office, during his presidency more would follow and continue into the George H. W. Bush presidency. Marc Cornman who was a young family man during both of these administrations recalls the problems and benefits of the mid to late 1980’s. His family was low-income building