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    much of the political writing of the day is marred.(Original Prospectus) It is easy to seen from the articles in the magazine that it is a voice for liberal opinions. Contributors to the magazine consist of such liberalists as Katha Pollitt, Eric Alterman, Alexander Cockburn, Christopher Hitchens, and Patricia J. Williams. Some past contributors include T. S. Elliot, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Martin Luther King, Jr., Albert Einstein, Eleanor Roosevelt, H.L. Mencken, Hannah Arendt, W.E.B. Du Bois and

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    Creating a Strong and Unified America

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    Creating a Strong and Unified America Motoring down the roadway, I take in blurs of red, white, and blue, whizzing past my scope of vision. I am referring to, of course, the vast number of American flags attached to the cars of local residents and residents throughout the nation. This sudden splurge of patriotism can be attributed to the war, but that is not to say that patriotism has not existed before this war—it has also existed during the course of every American war, along with the cries

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    Nations may pay for the war, but soldiers pay the ultimate price, their lives. A soldier has to be willing to lose everything to gain freedom for others. Therefore a war is not fought by two nations, but rather than the millions of soldiers. With this comes great sacrifice and selflessness. In the book The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien three soldiers that stand to lose the most are Kiowa, Norman Bowker, and Jimmy Cross. The day Jimmy Cross decided not to take higher ground was the day Kiowa’s

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    How Normal Has Changed Since September 11

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    The terrorist attacks on September 11th affected more than the lives of those in the targeted cities. Nearly every American has felt the rippling effect in both subtle and obvious ways. Everything from what people are eating to the toys that are in demand has been altered because people's perceptions have changed. Though this country has always been considered a patriotic nation, its true colors had not shown in recent history until this tragedy. Now it is apparent that its colors are red, white

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    The environment has been a controversial issue in society since the Industrial Revolution. Human kind is advancing, but the environment is deteriorating. We are now in the 21st century, yet there are still changes that the world is waiting on. Both Yann Arthus-Bertrand in “A Wide Angle View of Fragile Earth” and Elizabeth Kolbert in “The Weight of the World” have an underlying agreement that everyone is to blame for these environmental changes. In order for environmental advancement, we must cooperate

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    Essay About Vaccination

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    Ben Vega Dr. Verena Philosophy of Literature 5/3/2014 Kafka: Creative Writing Assignment “We can now end this year’s entrance ceremony now. We will now begin the freshman students’ National Affairs Vaccination. Freshman students and guardians are now asked to remain seated until your names are called. When your name is called, please come up to the stage to receive your vaccination.” This is the phrase heard every year across the nation during the opening ceremonies of elementary school children

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    It has come to my attention of how we use our money and noticed that pennies aren't being taken seriously. I realized while standing in the checking line, people would rather use dollar bills instead of the piggy bank of pennies in their possession, not only because of limited utility, for instance, pennies are generally not accepted in vending and bulk machines, but also because the act of producing the penny cost more than the actual penny itself. So I ask myself, "Why use pennies? Should they

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    Imagine this, George Washington strolls into the Constitutional Convention half an hour late. He reaches into his bag and pulls out a coffee stained paper that reads “U.S. Constitution” on the front. This is both a comical and disturbing view of how the writing of The Constitution could have gone if the Founding Fathers had no sense of patriotism. Patriotism is a strong sense of pride or admiration for one’s country. More than that though it is a love for the beliefs and principals of the country

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    there is just not enough

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    Today’s society faces the continually growing problem of electronics and social media, and while some people claim that we have too much, I believe that we do not have enough of it. People have become so shameful through their lack of communication these days with each other through texting, phone calls, emails and social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook. Twitter and Facebook have become places where people are not constantly uploading their entire life story online about how they just

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    Prevention, Protection, Mitigation, Response, and Recovery are the five goals that make up the National Preparedness Goals. Without these key components, our nation would not be able to recover from attacks or prepare properly for them. Like all countries do, we are faced with many threats that have the potential to create huge health consequences, including illness outbreaks, natural disasters, terrorist attacks, and cyber and nuclear attacks. It is important that the public health, health care

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