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  • The Consequences of Excessive Government Intervention

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    The fact that there are areas in which government is needed cannot be denied. The state collecting taxes for the provision of things such as roads, bridges, police departments, fire departments, or even a safety net for those that fall on hard times, as long as it is well regulated are all reasonable uses. I will also not deny that there are areas where central government intervention is needed. Regulation to prevent monopolies, ensuring segregation of public schools and facilities, and protection

  • The Social-Political Ramifications of Immigration

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    For many years, America has had a misconception of immigrants. Most Americans think them to be taking up space, money, and jobs, but that’s not it. U.S. born citizens have the wrong impression of immigrants, which technically has them judging themselves because all U.S. born citizens have a family background with at least one immigrant that came to the U.S., as stated in “Religious Issues in American Immigration,” “All Americans are immigrants” (Granquist). Even U.S. born citizens have a trace of

  • Shakedown

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    in of D.C. is the naive if popular opinion that government is "on our side" -- that it is an impartial protector even seeing to it that we shall not want. Sure. In "Shakedownþ" Robert A. Levy, a senior fellow in constitutional studies at the Cato Institute, says su opinion leaks. Our Framers were far above such leakiness. Thus did their constitutional checks and balan to stem abuse of power. They knew that Brutus still lurks about, that as Thomas Jefferson noted in 1788, natural progress of things

  • An Analysis of Pay Ineqyality for Women During 1963-1974

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    Interest groups serve as a vital connection between Public Opinion, Congress, and the Executive branch. The Progressive, Cato Institute, and The American Enterprise Institute are different interest groups that go about changing public policies in similar ways. The interest groups may have different ideals but in the end they all have the same function, which is to promote their selfish ideas of the truth. The Progressive interest group (PIG) advocates for peace, social and economic justice, civil

  • Wal-Mart

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    Wal-Mart Wal-Mart started out as a five and dime store by Sam Walton back in the 1950’s in Rogers, Arkansas. From those humble beginnings, Wal-Mart is now the world’s largest corporation passing the likes of U.S. Steel & GM with over $256 Billion in sales for one year announced at an annual stockholders meeting. What makes Wal-Mart so successful? The rise of technology and the explosion of the global economy, coupled with the effort of keeping prices as low as possible has propelled the conglomerate

  • The Growing Threat to Civil Liberties

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    and civil liberties in the US. The Cato Institute also deserves credit for publishing the book since in Bernstein’s words ‘authors who take politically incorrect positions . . . face a particularly difficult time finding publishers among leading trade presses’ (p. ix). Cato at least is still the land of the free and the home of the brave. You Can't Say That: The Growing Threat To Civil Liberties From Antidiscrimination Laws Washington, DC: Cato Institute, 180pp., ISBN: 1 930 865 538, $20.00

  • Rhetorical Analysis Of What You Eat Is Your Business

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    I am responding to the request to analyze Radley Balko’s article, “What You Eat Is Your Business” and make a recommendation for or against publication in The Shorthorn at University of Texas at Arlington. In order to respond, I have examined the rhetorical appeals of Balko’s piece and determined why this article should be posted in the next edition of The Shorthorn. I believe that the Shorthorn audience would be interested in what is being discussed regarding of obesity, things that could potentially

  • John Charles Fields

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    North America which really stressed research at the time (Fields Institute, n.d.). Fields did original research in the theory of algebraic functions that was influenced by his reknowned mentors, Fuchs, Schwarz, Frobenius and Plank (Fields Medal, n.d.). After two years of teaching at John Hopkins University, John Charles Fields then went on to teach at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania, north of Pittsburgh (Fields Institute, n.d). He taught at Allegheny College for 4 years, and then decided

  • Studying Abroad

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    then through a text book. Some people just view it as a chance to travel (What are your reasons, what are your goals?, 1995). Statistically just over 100,000 Unites States university students annually spend one or more semesters studying abroad (Institute for International Education, 1998). When discussing studying abroad being prepared is often stressed. How can you prepare, what to bring etc. is listed on web sites such as the United States’ government study abroad site. You should prepare

  • Code Of Professional Ethics By American Institute Of Certified Public

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    Code of Professional Ethics by American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Introduction "A code of professional ethics is a voluntary assumption of self discipline above and beyond the requirements of the law. The Code of Ethical Conduct serves the highly practical purpose to notify the public that the profession will protect the public interest" (Carey, Doherty: p 3). When people need a doctor, a lawyer or a certified public accountant, they seek someone whom they can trust to do a good