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Consumer Health - 999 words
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I Am Not Sure - 665 words
6 pages in length. To be told what is permissible reading material and what is not is a direct violation of the First Amendment of the Constitution. Yet all across the country, school library shelves are being stripped of books that certain individuals and groups deem as unacceptable. Censorship is alive and well in the United States; its ripple effect on America's students is often as damaging as reading one of many so-called controversial books. The writer reveals why censorship in today's schools is both a violation of First Amendment rights, as well as a ploy for radicals and liberals alike to control the minds of our children. censorship has to do with forbidding people to express thems ...
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Female Gangbangers - 1,845 words
A year in the World of Female Gangsters: There is no way you can neatly squeeze in a single report what female gang life posses. What I am giving is highlights and statistics staffed with local information. There is no such thing as a typical gang each possess a history that reflects the community they grew up in. The research is in Los Angeles and smaller California communities San Antonio, Texas, and Chicago, Ill.. Most research has been done in L.A. where female gangs have achieved a greater notoriety more than anywhere else but no matter where the gang is each are similar in nature. The history of gangs is a history of fearthe fear of the outsiders. Although their skin was darker, their ...
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Blinded By Food - 919 words
Before I planned to blindfold myself and go through the weekly family Sunday night dinner, I knew one thing. That thing was: in this experiment I want to come a step closer, to see which is better; being blind or deaf. Hence, on this adventure I want to learn the pros over being deaf than blind and maybe the cons another time when I make myself deaf. Of course, I also want to discover the daily sensations a blind person goes through, as well as their daily difficulties, like running into walls for example. My plan was naturally to blind fold my self with a bandanna and eat at the Sunday night dinner for what ended up being forty minutes. To prepare I acted like I would if I was not blindfold ...
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Justice Adminstration - 1,817 words
... variety of enforcement situations confronted by the criminal justice system. 3. The officer who arrives first at the scene makes the determination of probable cause or reasonableness, then litigation at a trial court level and then by appellate review if necessary. 4. Legislative procedural laws have been limited to police activities and trial court stages of the criminal justice process up to sentencing. Some legislatures are interested in all procedural matters, including the processing of inmates, probationers, and parolees. 1. (Answer to question 5) What is the third major legislative function with regard to crime control authority and how is this third function defined? (P. 100, fi ...
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Exchange Rates And Their Effect On Trade - 1,230 words
Exchange Rates and Their Affect on Trade The general objectives of this study are to describe recent trade problems and examine why these problems are related to, and affected by exchange rates. The study first examines the exchange rate and how it is determined. The study will explore, in detail, the agencies that determine these rates. This study will also present the pros and cons of different prices of goods and services in different countries. Specifically, this paper: (1) defines recent trade problems and how they are affected by the exchange rate; (2) describes the steps taken within the agencies that determine the exchange (3) examines the impact of these rates, both good and bad; (4 ...
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Colombia - 1,287 words
COLOMBIA Climate The climate, however, varies with the elevation. The low regions along the coast and the deep Pata and Magdalena river valleys are torrid, with mean annual temperatures of 75̊ to 80̊ F. From about 1500 to 7500 ft the climate is subtropical, and from about 7500 to 10,000 ft it is temperate. Above about 10,000 ft is the cold-climate zone, where temperatures range from 0̊ to 55̊ F. The average January and July temperatures in Bogot are 58̊ F and 57̊ F, respectively. The averages for the same months in Barranquilla are 80̊ F and 82̊ F. Throughout the year, three-month periods of rain and dry weather alternate. Along the Pacific coast preci ...
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Regans Tax Cuts - 1,350 words
The Reagan Tax Cuts and Foreign Policy During the 1980s President Ronald Reagans (our 40th president from 1981 to 1989) domestic policy of a substantial tax cut led to greatly increased economic prosperity for our country. During Reagans administration marked changes were made to the tax code and economic statistics showed a major change for the better. However, at the same time, the Democrats controlled the Congress and continued increased spending against Reagans wishes. The Joint Economic Committee stated that an across-the-board tax cut was not new. In the 20s the Mellon tax cuts were implemented by Secretary of Treasury Andrew Mellon during the Administrations of Hoover, Harding, and Co ...
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Into The Abyssmarquis De Sade And The Enlightenment - 1,296 words
... ood or evil, and that one should subside to their natural instinct, whatever it may be. Pascsal detected the fallible state of nature and man as well. He differed from La Mettrie and others, however, because he believed that the only relief from the ills of society and circumstance of life was in faith in God, not reason. Rousseau too believed that culture was artificial, that it was constructed by society and not natural. Rousseau, however, still believed that culture should transcend an indifferent and amoral nature. He accounts for evil and justice in the world and urges to fight against them, to transcend them. It was inevitable, and logical that the Marquis de Sade would be able to ...
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Riverboat Gambling - 1,670 words
Policy-makers are assessing the advice from Kenny Rogers, "You got to know when to hold 'um, know when to fold 'um, know when to walk away and when to run." They are trying their hand at new and old forms of gambling in the hopes of generating additional revenues. One of the revitalized ideas of the past is to legalize gambling on historic riverboat replicas. Yet riverboat gambling won't be restricted to the Mississippi, but will appear in towns like Gary, Indiana and even our own Jefferson City. Even New Mexico has explored a proposal to float a casino on a dammed section of the Rio Grande. These ideas demonstrate policy-makers attempts to satisfy taxpayers revolt while maintaining the need ...
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California Population - 1,873 words
The population of California is expected to increase by more than 15 million people by the year 2020. This is not a new startling fact. It has been said many times before, in many different ways. This number is equivalent to the present population of Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming and Colorado combined. Carol Whiteside focuses on how the population boom will affect California's cities. She also looks at how the cities will prepare for such growth, with local resources that are already stretched. Another large focus is on preserving the natural resources and farmland as we expand rapidly. Todays increasing population is created from Migration, Immigration, and more births than deaths ...
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Grinding It Out - 1,139 words
GRINDING IT OUT: The Making of McDonalds Mr. Krog sold paper cups for Lily Tulip Cup company for seventeen years at $35.00 a week and played piano part time to support his wife and children in the early twenties. He was born in Oak Park, Chicago Ill. His father Louis Kroc left school in the eight grade to work for Western Union and steadily but slowly worked his way op the company ladder. His nick name was Danny Daydreamer he like to just sit and think so his mother started calling him Danny Daydreamer even in to High School when he would come home all excited about a scheme hed thought up. He was and has always been a hard worker to him he enjoyed work as much as he did playing baseball (hi ...
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Marijuana - 5,374 words
... deteriorate again. The marijuana really was beneficial. When he smoked, he could walk unaided, and see clearly. To prove the skeptics, he stopped smoking again for six months. He became blind, and lost control of his arms, legs, hands, and feet. He was now addicted to Valium and became depressed. He started smoking again. Within three weeks, he started to improve. After six months, he could read, write, walk, and could teach his children how to play soccer. He could kick the ball. He was reborn. On a scale of 100, his doctor rates his present health at ninety-five. The medical benefits of marijuana have also been witnessed in-patients suffering from paraplegia and quadriplegia. Parapleg ...
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Marijuanathe Perfect Plant - 1,876 words
Prior to the twentieth century, the marijuana plant (then more commonly referred to as hemp) was the single most important industrial plant, or non-food producing crop in America and the world (Getpman 1990). Archeologists report that marijuana was possibly the first plant cultivated by humans. They estimate that date at approximately 8000 BC (Columbia University). As early as 4000 BC, pottery with marijuana markings and hemp textiles were found in North Central China. In those years, such things as clothing, rope, fishnets, pottery, and oils were made from the marijuana plant. The early Chinese also knew about the medicinal uses of marijuana. 2737 BC was the first recorded use of marijuana ...
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Kenya A Paradigm For Sustainable Development - 1,567 words
A Paradigm for Sustainable Development Introduction: The purpose of this paper is to analyze the historical development of Kenyas nature based tourist industry in order to develop a better understanding of the concepts relating to sustainable tourism in the developing world. I will show how past resource management practices has affected tourisms carrying capacity. Because of the complicatedness of this paper I will break it down into five sections. In the first section I will define sustainable development. In the second I will briefly describe the history and current state of nature based tourism in Kenya. In the third section I will give examples of elements that threaten to saturate the ...
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Sex Tourism In Thailand - 1,382 words
As we enter a new millenium the post-colonial nations in the world are still searching for ways to compete in an increasingly globalized, consumption driven economic environment. Many developing countries have speculated that Tourism is an effective catalyst for development as well as increased international understanding. Thailand, who has embraced tourism as the key to its modernization strategy, has been hailed by many as a paradigm for success. Over the past twenty years Thailand has enjoyed one of the fastest economic growth rates of any developing country. This rapid progress has allowed Thailand to emerge as an economic leader in the Third world. The $4 billion a year in tourism reven ...
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Binge Drinking On College Campuses - 1,302 words
We have all heard the terms boozing, drinking to get drunk, sloshed, tanked, tipsy, tooted, hammered, and the like. But have you ever really thought about what you were saying when you used these terms. You were saying that all that you did the night before was binge drink. Binge drinking on college campuses is something that has grown to an all time high. All too often we have heard the horror stories of how kids are getting behind the wheel of a car after a night of binge drinking, and end up killing everyone involved, but themselves. Binge drinking is dangerous and until we all realize that it has serious effects, we will never fully understand it. The Harvard University student questionn ...
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Environmental Policy Versus The Economy - 1,226 words
... rnational policy. President Bushs loopholes in the 1990 Clean Air Act were by no means the beginning of weakened laws to help further business. After President Carter introduced tougher toxic dumping regulations for corporations, there was a huge increase in illegal midnight dumpings. Soon, exporting toxic waste to the Third World became a sudden growth industry. While it is true that the Carter administration vetoed these kinds of exports for toxic garbage, the ban was soon withdrawn by the Reagan administration. Reagan was very eager to please industry, which crippled the environmental movement. As viewed by most conservationists, the Reagan administration dealt with matters of the env ...
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Terrorism As An International Phenomenon - 1,362 words
Terrorism as an International Phenomenon International terrorism, intelligence gathering and covert operations are all phenomenon, which intrigue the minds of many people both young and old. This paper is a historical recount and study on the various elements that comprise an international operation. It is also a vehicle for discussing the effects of intelligence agencies around the world, with particular interest in the CIA, Mossad, and KGB. This paper will show the various results of failed missions on the international community, examining whether the end justified the mean. Furthermore, it will also provide a deeper understanding to the way in which an operation works as developed throug ...
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