Wall Street June Man Who Shot Briefcase
603 wordsDavid Page C. W. 1 st hour Corrections Fiction Story Ruthless Intentions Wall Street, June 18, 1999. A man in dark sunglasses and an expensive sleek Armani suit stands on a gloomy corner waiting. A golden Benz with black tinted windows stops at the curb. Another man dressed in similar attire calmly steps out of the back seat of the car and shots the man on the curb repeatedly. He than just as calmly steps back into the car and the golden Benz darts away in one swift motion. Chicago, June 19, 199...
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Back And Forth Business Man
1,114 wordsThrough the steam of my coffee I could see a miniature set of shiny red shoes swinging back and forth underneath the counter at the diner. A little girl had been sitting atop the red stool since I had arrived, just sitting watching the cook flip pancakes all morning long with a mature sense of fascination. Up and down, and up and down, over and over again, the batter always formed into delicious solid creations, some with blueberries, some with chocolate, some just plain and simple. The cook spo...
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Code Of Hammurabi Daily Life
1,174 wordsWhen studying Ancient Babylonia it is notably important to look at these factors: daily life, religion, people, society, government and economy so we can determine the development of the civilization and how it is similar to the way we live today. The Babylonian Empire is unique because their government was run by a law known as the Code of Hammurabi similarly are government is run by numerous laws. Their knowledge of science and astrology is intriguing due to the fact that they were the first c...
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Dred Scott Missouri Compromise
983 wordsThe Dred Scott decision was an important ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States that had a significant influence on the issue of slavery. The case was decided in 1857 and, in effect, declared that no black -- free or slave -- could claim United States citizenship. Slaves were viewed as property, and such had no individual right. Furthermore, the decision indicated that Congress could not prohibit slavery in United States territories. I believe that the decision was morally wrong and fa...
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Seachange And Scales Of Justice Power Lifestyle
980 wordster> Power can affect people in many different ways and this can have a direct impact on their lifestyle. How is this true in both Seachange and Scales of Justice? The issue of power and its effect on lifestyle is clearly demonstrated in both Scales of Justice and in Seachange through a variety of characters. In Scales of Justice, power and the abuse of it is shown mainly through corruption within the police force and in Seachange it is shown mostly through Laura and Bob Jelly. Both te...
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Due To The Fact Three Million
510 wordsThe YES Network, frustrated by the fact that it can not be seen in three million metropolitan area households in New York served Cablevision with a suit in federal court in Manhattan yesterday. YES accused Cablevision of violating antitrust laws, by illegally using its power as an owner of both cable systems and sports networks like MSG and Fox Sports New York to deny YES's Yankees games to its subscribers. Leo J. Hinder Jr. , YES's chairman, who said he had waited to file suit until he was sure...
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Fresh Air Six Hours
1,473 wordsOne had been swayed by the Yellow Submarine, that cool Beatles number of the 60 s. This one looked cool too. And mysterious. As it lolled on the gentle waters off Visakhapatnam, this mean machine seemed to hide Cimmerian secrets in its bosom. And some 70 men. The invitation from Commander S. Dasika of the Eastern Naval Command was too tempting to forego, in spite of the claustrophobic rush at the mention of a submarine. It is not often that one gets a chance to visit an Indian Navy submarine. An...
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Advertising Puffery Vs Deceptive
717 wordsAs I was searching through Bon A petit, a magazine that specializes in cooking, an invigorating ad caught my attention. It was a picture of a young blonde woman, with a look of absolute joy on her face as she is swinging in the park. Next to this picture the ad read, Feel the freedom at Free Samples. com. Log on and choose from a bunch of goodies-everything from cappuccino to cosmetics. Its all free, and its yours for the taking. So add a little fun to your day at web Next to those words were sm...
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Wal Mart Labor Practices
322 wordsWal-Mart is a superstore that has facilities all over the world. Wal-Mart is known as the friendly neighbor superstore. But until recently Wal-Mart has found its self not so friendly and is battling in unfair labor practices. An employee working for the Wal-Mart in New York has accused the worlds top retailer of unfair labor practices. The suit, which seeks class action status, was filed in a New York state court on behalf of about 20, 000 current and past employees of 83 New York Wal-Mart and S...
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Pretty Good Three Years
1,236 wordsWhy did dad send me here? He knew that Asuro was a corrupt company with a tendency for false advertising. Relaxing, exotic military colony my-ass. Its more like planet of the damned. Theres not too much I can do about it now, though. Here I am on Pluto. I think its 2155, but after working in the mines for years Ive pretty much stopped keeping track. All the miners work for at least 14 hours day, sweating in our enviro-suits and tediously working in the drillers, constantly searching for an iota ...
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Machine Gun Transit System
1,252 words... I suddenly had this strange sense. A gut feeling. An instinct. I pulled Jim back around the corner just as I heard an automated door open only a few yards from where the rest of our group stood. I then watched in horror as each of my former group members was pierced with a storm of bullets. Blood splattered onto the wall behind them and the lifeless bodies slumped to the ground just as the thunder of machine gun fire halted and echoed through the tunnel. After a brief pause, heavy footsteps ...
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Ten Minutes York Times
1,031 words... around or even an old cow. Well it is because that we are attracted to good-looking people and want to be around them. In addition, words have been removed from this ad altogether to reinforce the images without any distractions. Images take the form of words and theses directed combinations of images help involve in the ads that we look at (O'Niell, 1990). In addition, this ad also illustrates the use of transactional language that can be identified by the disclaimer in the lower right hand...
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Men And Women Males And Females
1,680 wordsToday we live in a world that continually stresses to us that, "All men are created equal. " While this sounds great at face value, further inspection tells us that this is far from realistic and sadly may never be. One can examine any aspect of society whether it be race, religion, language, level of education, sexual orientation or economic status and notice that there are numerous characteristics and factors of identity that enable others to treat others differently. This truth may not be ple...
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Dough No Matter Ethan
986 words"The life of Ethan Allen Hawley, which had for so long held to an irrefutable ethical standard, was about to undergo an unexpected and irreversible change. Likewise he was not alone; progress was descending upon all of New Baytown like the jets which swarmed "with increasing regularity" (196) at the nearby Templeton airfield. With them was coming a new breed, more and more focused on material wealth rather than honesty and principle. Ethan's fourteen-year old son, Allen, was the embodiment of th...
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Speed Of 500 Mhz X 800 Xt Processor
1,022 wordsBuilding a new computer can be quite complicated and time consuming. You should take just as much care in researching each component as you would installing them into your system. It is crucial that the component fit your purpose, provide stability, and work well with the other components you select. For my system, I have chosen components that have been thoroughly tested and approved by respected people in the technology field. The centerpiece of this system is of course the motherboard. I want...
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Christian Science Monitor Sexual Harassment
713 wordsEducational conflicts Nowadays our world has become very indifferent to many urgent problems. We are interested in social and private life of famous people. We discuss wars and epidemics in foreign countries. We argue about the weather and game scores. But we turn away when we hear about such things as sexual harassment in school, violence, religion conflict, and gun problems. It is better to think that we have no connections with all that problems. But we totally and completely forget that any,...
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First Person Narrative Point Of View
861 wordsComparison: John Updike's A 038; P And Timothy ObreinsComparison: John Updike's A 038; P And Timothy Obreins How To Tell A True War Story Although the short stories, ? A 038; P, ? by John Updike, and? How to Tell a True War Story, ? by Timothy O? Brien, are both written in the technique of first person narrative, the two stories are are conveyed to the reader in very different styles. John Updike, who was 29 at the time when he wrote? A 038; P, ? narrates his story from the point of vie...
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Part Of The Book Middle Aged
1,977 wordsSay hello to tomorrow Reading Michael Lewis its hard to decide who he most wants to be: Tom Wolfe or P. J. ORourke. In person, however, there are no such doubts it has to be ORourke. Theres the same preppy casual wear pink button-down shirt and roomy chinos the same schoolboy fringe haircut, the same mixture of professional gravitas and dissenting irreverence, the same bright sheen of someone who cant quite believe his luck. If you had to date the sartorial image, youd place it circa 1986, when ...
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Violent Crimes Television Movies
986 wordsPeople are quick to blame violence in our society on television, movies or video games because they are simple believable targets. We have to look beyond this disinformation and attack the real causes for the violence in our society. Violence in television programs, movies, or video games will not make a person kill someone else. People watch violent images all the time, and only a very small percent of them actually commit violent crimes. Research on the subject does not necessarily support the...
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Sherman Anti Trust Anti Trust Act
659 wordsAs this paper is written there is a landmark court case proceeding in Washington in front of a federal judge. This case involves the charging of the Microsoft Corporation for violating antitrust laws set up by the government to preserve market competition. A general overview of the accusations brought against Microsoft by the Justice Department was given by Hayes in the Scholastic Update article The U. S. versus Microsoft (1999). This article explains why the federal government is suing Microsof...
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