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Trump's Tax Plan and Why It Should Work

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Trump's Tax Plan

Donald Trump's stance on trade -- namely, that cutting corporate taxes will incentivize companies to stay in the U.S. (as will a tariff on the imported goods of offshoring companies) -- is one that is denounced by his opponent Hillary Clinton. Clinton argues that the tax break proposed by Trump will only benefit the 1% and that his plan to place a tariff on companies that export labor only to turn around and import their products would lead to massive job loss. Trump's rationale is that by cutting the corporate tax rate, which is among the highest in the world, it would allow companies to keep labor in the U.S. as they will not have to chase margins by employing cheaper labor in foreign countries. This would be the positive incentive. Adding the tax on U.S. companies that manufacture abroad and sell in the U.S. would serve…… [Read More]

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Durden, Tyler. "Trump slams Yellen." Zerohedge, 2016. Web. 7 Oct 2016.

Hersh, Adam; Gurwitz, Ethan. "Offshoring work is taking a toll on the U.S. economy."

Center for American Progress, 2014. Web. 7 Oct 2016.
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Trump Is a Threat to the Establishment and This Is a Good Thing

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Donald Trump Being a recking Ball Could Be the Best Thing to Happen to American Politics

A lot of people have a lot of different reasons for supporting Donald Trump as the Republican Presidential nominee in the upcoming 2016 November Presidential election against whomever the prevailing Democratic nominee will be (Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton). Some like Trump's stance on trade (Beversdorff). Others like his policy on immigration (Hahn). Still others like him simply because the "Establishment" -- represented by men like Mitt Romney, illiam Kristol and Karl Rove -- appears bent on stopping him, and, so the logic goes, if the so-called "Establishment" hates him, he has to be all right (Buchanan). But what should one make of Trump from a dispassionate perspective? hat, in other words, does Trump represent that America is in need of? Change? Obama represented that (theoretically) in 2008 and all the country received was…… [Read More]

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Alloway, Tracy. "This Is What's Going On Beneath the Subprime Auto-Loan Turmoil."

Bloomberg, 21 Mar 2016. Web. 22 Mar 2016.

Beversdorff, Thad. "Let Me Show You Why Trump is Right on Trade Agreements."

First Rebuttal, 22 Mar 2016. Web. 22 Mar 2016.
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Trump Political Rally and Farming

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Farmers grow food in a variety of ways. Local food production can be done through traditional farms, urban farms, even greenhouse farms. For a beef steak to make it to a person's plate, it must come from a cow. This cow is either fed corn or allowed to graze and eat grass. Then the cow is slaughtered and its body is portioned out and turned into various cuts of meat. The same goes for butter, milk, and cheese. These three items come from the female cow's utters as she lactates and is milked. The milk is pasteurized and sold as milk and the other portion of milk is turned to butter and cheese. Potatoes, strawberries, grapes, and peanuts can be grown in a traditional farm or greenhouse. The potatoes can be turned into potato chips through processing, the grapes into grape juice and then grape jam, and the peanuts into…… [Read More]


Clark, A. (2016). Food Facts. Eat Green: Our everyday food choices affect global warming and the environment. Retrieved 1 June 2016, from

Hampton, H., Fayer, S., & Flynn, S. (1990). Voices of freedom. New York: Bantam Books.

Jacobs, J. (2016). Black students ejected from Trump rally in Ga.. USA TODAY. Retrieved 1 June 2016, from

Long, B. (2012). The EZ guide to aeroponics, hydroponics and aquaponics. Texas: Bonjour Limited Holdings LLC.
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Trump S Meeting With Aipac Summary of Article

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2016, Donald Trump was set to speak before the merican Israel Public ffairs Committee (IPC), a powerful pro-Israel lobbying group. The potential political alliance seems a strange one. fter all, Trump has made seemingly anti-Semitic statements and has welcomed the support of white supremacy groups like the Ku Klux Klan. Trump's stance on immigrants and particularly his stance on Muslims remind many Jews of dark times of persecution, prejudice, and pogroms. The demagogue and presidential hopeful has also wavered on his support of Israel. Moreover, merican Jews traditionally vote Democrat.

t the same time, Trump's daughter Ivanka converted to Judaism to marry an Orthodox Jewish man. Trump also supports controversial Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Some members of IPC champion Trump's hard-lined stance towards ISIS and believe that Trump would be Israel's strongest ally among all other possible presidential candidates. Trump has worked closely with Jewish partners in New York…… [Read More]

At the same time, Trump's daughter Ivanka converted to Judaism to marry an Orthodox Jewish man. Trump also supports controversial Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Some members of AIPAC champion Trump's hard-lined stance towards ISIS and believe that Trump would be Israel's strongest ally among all other possible presidential candidates. Trump has worked closely with Jewish partners in New York and Florida throughout his career as a real estate and business magnate. Several Jewish special interest groups have supported Trump over the years. Solidifying his pro-Israel image, Trump has considered developing a Trump Tower project in Israel. In Palm Beach, which has been a long-standing bastion for "exclusive," or anti-Jewish predominantly WASP country clubs, Trump worked hard to open a club that would be open to Jews called Mar-a-Lago. These actions have encouraged some members of the Jewish community to shift their traditionally Democratic alliances and support Trump.

Because Trump's stance and commitment to the Jewish community of America do seem shifty, though, his reception at AIPAC is likely to be met with a degree of suspicion. Some cite the thinly veiled anti-Semitism in statements Trump has made. For example, Trump has claimed he was the "victim of anti-Semitism" because people think he is Jewish for "owning so many buildings in New York," (Mahler, 2016). He spoke before the Republican Jewish Coalition saying "I'm a negotiator, like you folks." The Anti-Defamation League has already called out Trump on his egocentric and insensitive comments. A large contingency of AIPAC members are weary of a candidate who would willingly accept campaign funding from sources as dirty as the KKK. It would appear that Trump will do or say anything to garner funding and attention, regardless of what his true values are and where his commitments might lay.

Nevertheless, key Republican members of AIPAC such as Sheldon Adelson, vocally support Trump and have put their money where their mouths are. A growing contingency of Jewish Republicans, particularly members of the Republican Jewish Coalition, have garnered historic support for a party that has typically been viewed -- and still is -- as representing a homogeneous white establishment. AIPAC is a relatively diverse group, and a growing number of Republican members like Sid Dinerstein, who used to head the Palm Beach County Republican Party, also support Trump. These outspoken and well-endowed members of AIPAC are creating a small but noticeable divide in America's Jewish community, which has traditionally been overwhelmingly in support of the Democratic party and its more socialist values. Most American Jews do in fact continue to staunchly support Democratic candidates like Clinton and Sanders -- who is himself a Jew -- and yet a few influential AIPAC members have switched sides to favor a candidate who they believe has the best interests of both Israel and America at heart.
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trump presidency and interview on tv

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interview with President-elect Donald Trump shows how televised media creates negotiated codes within a hegemonic framework. In an attempt to convey objectivity, the interviewer, along with the editor as well as television producer, create a narrative that conveys hegemonic meaning or a "metacode," (Hall 3). The result is what Hall calls "systematically distorted communication," (Hall 3). The interviewer fails to acknowledge, recognize, or bring to the viewer's attention the discrepancies and logical fallacies in the substantive content of Trump's discourse. By refraining from reframing Trump's message, the interviewer perpetuates misinformation.

For example, Trump discusses his desired appointment to the Supreme Court of a conservative judge who will be decisively "pro-life" and affirms that overturning oe v. Wade is an embedded goal of his presidency. He later claims that the LGBTQ community has nothing to fear because "It's law. It was's done...these cases have gone to the Supreme Court." oe…… [Read More]

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Analysis of Trump's Proposed Economic Policies

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macroeconomic themes that have been taught or covered in this course is economic policy and its role in determining or influencing economic growth and development. Economic policy is a subject that has attracted considerable attention in recent months because of the presidential elections in the United States. Actually, monetary policy was one of the major issues in recent presidential campaigns and elections. This issue has also been subject of several publications by different new sources because of its significance in the country's economic growth and development. Paula Dwyer wrote an article to examine the recent rise of the Dow Jones Industrial Average in the aftermath of Donald Trump's election as the U.S. President. This analysis was carried out on the premise of the impact of Trump's economic policies on different aspects of the economy. The U.S. market has shown indication of its approval of Trump's economic policies in different ways…… [Read More]

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Dwyer, Paula. "The Hidden Meaning of Dow 20,000." Online posting. Bloomberg Businessweek. Bloomberg L.P., 22 Dec. 2016. Web. 23 Dec. 2016. .
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Understanding Trumps Way of Campaigning

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Presidential Election


Donald Trump is flying high in the 2016 presidential election campaigns. Besides crushing his epublican opponents in national polls, Trump's critics have thrown in the towel (McCutcheon & Mark, 2016). Having underrated his candidature and accused of a racist and sexist huckster, Trump is now receiving the ultimate compliment and being taken seriously. This essay attempts to discuss the mystery of Donald Tramp's appeal. His opponents have to deal with his demeanor, his disdain for intellectual and party elites, as well as his talent for drawing media coverage. How is Trump achieving all these successes? Whichever the case, Trump's current position and his ultimate fate warrant a theoretical explanation. George Lakoff's linguistic theory is used to understand Trump's success. In this sense, the essay will focus on three major linguistic aspects of how Trump wants us to see him: insulting, big…… [Read More]


Lakoff, G. (2009). The Political Mind: A Cognitive Scientist's Guide to Your Brain and Its Politics. New York: Penguin Books

McCutcheon, C., & Mark, D. (2016). Doubletalk: The Language, Code, and Jargon of a Presidential Election. Internet Source;

Schick, K., & Schubert, L. (2014). So What? The Writer's Argument. New York: Oxford University Press
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East Coast Real Estate Families

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What's the family current worth?

Today, the Trump family business stands at a net worth of $2.6 billion. (#74, Trump, Donald John)

How much total square footage does the Trump family own?

The total square footage has been estimated at a 14.5 million. (#74, Trump, Donald John)

The LeFrak Family:

What family member started the LeFrak family business and when?

LeFrak family has been forming its mark on Queens, as it has been building both residential as well as commercial complexes in the area from the year 1905. What is different about the LeFrak family is that the family had been Europe's builders for the previous 2 generations, before setting up their business in the United States of America in 1905; Maurice LeFrak had started as a developer in France in the 1840's, and later, Aaron who was Maurice's son, and his grandson named Harry, arrived at New York City.…… [Read More]


Bagli, Charles. V. Lewis Rudin, head of real estate family and a Frequent City Fiscal Savior

Dies at 74. The New York Times, September, 2001. p. 5.

Franklin Co. Historical Society. Franklin County, Illinois, 1818-1997. Turner Publishing

Company. 1996.
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Locke's Second Treatise of Government

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"God gave the world to men in common" is a theme that supports the view that Locke would see property and something that should not be wasted, as waste deprives others. That survival is taken out of the equation tilts the moral balance towards Locke viewing much of the expropriation of land that occurs in South Florida as needless.

There remains the question of spinoff benefits, and this is something that lies at the heart of much debate about land use today. While the proverbial Donald Trump may not need to expropriate that land in order to survive, there are going to be people who work on that land who do support themselves and their families. The landowner is not necessarily the beneficiary of that land's development. On the surface it seems self-evident that if jobs are created that the expropriation should be viewed as acceptable by Locke. However, it…… [Read More]

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Television's Hit Series the Apprentice

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That relieves all the pent-up anxiety of a Trump wannabe. Therefore, such a viewer remains content with his or her current life, acquiescing to (and as a result reinforcing) current hegemonic power structures (i.e., the real power of big corporations, and corporate players like Trump, over all the rest of us)).

"The Apprentice" is especially successful at pro-hegemonic reinforcement, moreover, since it focuses on a subject we all (except for those born independently wealthy, or winners of huge lotteries) recognize and experience day-to-day: work. Hegemonic power of corporate workplaces, and, by association, a national government that allows, and encourages, corporate uses and abuses of power, are validated by "The Apprentice's" implicit suggestion that a high-powered corporate career, the higher paid and more prestigious the better [the stuff that makes the Ken Lays of the world tick], is exciting, fun, glamorous, where the winners are, and something to aspire to, rather…… [Read More]

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"Dinsdag." November 30, 2004. Swerve Left. Retrieved May 11, 2005, from:


"Inkwell." Independent Women's Forum. Retrieved May 11, 2005, from:

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Politics in America Has a Polarizing Impact of Voters

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Cross-Cultural Interaction

The readings for this assignment deal mostly with racial / ethnic issues. The Mellody Hobson story (from TED), posted by Ben Lillie, explores the dynamics of color and race, pointing out that only two of Fortune 250 companies are chaired by African-American women. Hobson goes on to point out that people ought not to be just "color brave" but they should be willing to confront their demons, and should invite people of color to apply for jobs because diversity brings strength to a company.

I saw a feature on the TED movement on the wonderful CBS program, Sunday Morning, and clearly people like Mellody Hobson have a powerful impact on that stage when they reach deep into the well of progressive ideas and creative solutions. In the Obstacles to Cultural Competence, again the issue of ethnic differences was covered, and covered very well. It was fascinating to read…… [Read More]

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Lillie, B. (2014). Be color brave, not color blind: Mellody Hobson speaks at TED2014.

Blog. Retrieved March 25, 2016, from

Student News Daily. (2005). Conservatives vs. Liberal Beliefs. Retrieved March 25, 2016,

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Mortgage Modification and Lending

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Mortgage modification has been in practice in the United States in some form or another for years. The process entails modification of the terms of a mortgage separate from contract and original terms agreed to by both borrower and lender. The United States government has provided Americans with various versions of loan modification to help borrowers make payments via reduction of interest rates or principal balances. However, several recent news articles state the efforts of the American government have been in vain. The negative effects of mortgage modification have led to increasingly risky lending and removal of annual stress test fines for smaller banks leading to some banks' lending to borrowers with poor credit scores.

A New York Times article by Matthew Goldstein opens the discussion with exploration of the recent activity of Lone Star and Caliber concerning the mortgage market and issuing mortgages to borrowers that have poor or…… [Read More]


Goldstein, M. (2016). Caliber Home Loans Embraces Borrowers With Spotty Credit. Retrieved 2 December 2016, from

Mui, Y. & Merle, R. (2016). With Treasury candidate come possible conflicts. Washington Post. Retrieved 5 December 2016, from 

Tracy, R. & Ensign, R. (2016). Fed to Ease Stress Tests for Regional Banks. WSJ. Retrieved 5 December 2016, from
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How the News Is Changing Due to Technology

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audience: some audiences might find the latest piece of gossip about Kim Kardashian to be newsworthy and compelling, while others might be interested in something Donald Trump said, while still others might find a story about Aleppo in Syria compelling. For me, a compelling news story is something that touches on one of the major issues of our time and helps to shed more light on it -- because, after all, the major issues of our time (financial collapse, runaway debt, endless wars, government overreach) are complex and need elucidating.

Considering the concepts of timeliness, proximity, unusualness, prominence, impact, conflict and human interest, I find Donald Trump's ascendency from TV reality show star to epublican primary leader in the polls to be a compelling news story: it is timely (Trump has appeared at a time when America's debt has increased exponentially, its leaders have lost ground in the Middle East,…… [Read More]


The Changing Nature of News. (2009). 21st Century Communication. NY: SAGE.
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March on Washington on August 28-29

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Washington on August 28-29

On this day, more than 200,000 Americans congregated in Washington, D.C., for a civil demonstration referred to as the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Planned and prepared by some civil rights and religious groups, the incident was intended to spell out the political and social challenges African-Americans constantly experienced across the nation. The march, which turned out to be a fundamental moment in the mounting struggle for civil rights in the United States, concluded in Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, a strong-willed appeal for racial, even handedness, fairness and equality (History, 2016). This topic might be of interest today with the recent cases of killings and discrimination against African-Americans in the United States to the creation of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Beatles on Ed Sullivan Show

On this day, the Beatles were introduced to the American public. It is…… [Read More]


Carlson, P. (2010). K Blows Top: A Cold War Comic Interlude Starring Nikita Khrushchev, America's Most Unlikely Tourist. Read How You Want. pp. 408 -- 412.

Churchill, R. S., & Churchill, W. S. (1967). The six-day war (Vol. 5). Houghton Mifflin.

Cyr, A. I. (2012). Cyr: Cuban missile crisis offers lessons relevant today. Newsday. Retrieved from:

Haas, R. (2011). 9/11 Perspective. Council on Foreign Relations. Retrieved from:
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anti intellectualism as a'social problem

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Anti-science is nothing new and in fact has been seamlessly woven into the story of human progress. Locating historical incidents linked to the repercussions of anti-intellectualism or anti-science is easy. One of the first European examples of the repercussions of anti-intellectualism is the story of Socrates's death sentence due to his philosophy of reason contradicting the established religious authorities in ancient Athens. Anti-intellectualism permeates European history, culminating with the excommunication of prominent scientists like Galileo and Kepler. Science, truth, and intellectual inquiry can present clear threats to an established authority like the Catholic Church or any other religious body, as well as threatening powerful political authorities or social systems like patriarchy. Any social system that relies on propaganda and myth-making to preserve its integrity is naturally going to be threatened by science and intellectual or critical inquiry. On the surface, there is a sort of quaintness about anti-intellectualism that appeals…… [Read More]


Achenbach, J. (2015). Why Do Many Reasonable People Doubt Science? National Geographic. Retrieved online: 

Casey, S. (2015). Love in the age of measles. Dissertation for Arkansas State University. Retrieved online:

Desilver, D. (2017). U.S. students' academic achievement still lags that of their peers in many other countries. Pew Research. Retrieved online: 

Dixon, W.E. (2015). Anti-intellectualism and the fracking of psychology. Training and Education in Professional Psychology 9(4), Nov 2015, 286-291.
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Fallacies Stephen Colbert's Opening Monologue

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Next, Colbert skewers Donald Trump. In his role as a conservative newscaster, Colbert begins with feigned outrage that Trump is not running "ho is going to tell OPEC the fun is over?" he cries when Trump is shown making his announcement that he is not running for the presidency. Colbert mocks Trump's hyperbolic self-promotion with his own hyperbole. Additionally, this is another example of how Colbert's deliberate, humorous false analogies reveal the sloppy thinking and fallacies of his subjects of ridicule. Trump had recently created a smokescreen or 'red herring' issue by crying out for President Obama's birth certificate, a non-issue except amongst members of the extreme right.

Then, Colbert shows a clip of former Reagan screenwriter Peggy Noonan endorsing Newt Gingrich as a 'new voice for a new generation.' Colbert states that Noonan is last generation's news herself, noting that young people, watching her speak, are probably wondering: "ho…… [Read More]

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Colbert Report. Comedy Central. May 16, 2011.

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The Pros and Cons of the Euro

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Boom in Busts: Good or Bad?

There are several pros and cons in the bankruptcy legislation issues. In the current European systems, entrepreneurs forced to file for bankruptcy protection carry business failures and associated debts for years, may be liable to criminal charges and may even be driven to suicide by crushing failure and ongoing debt (Peng, 2014, p. 145). Those consequences and the "fear of failure" rampant in Europe causes some entrepreneurs to abandon their ideas without ever trying to develop them. The "advantage" of the current system, however, favors the creditors because creditors are still supposed to get paid; the money owed to them does have to be simply written off as losses (Peng, 2014, p. 145). The American system, which gives bankrupt entrepreneurs two options -- either complete liquidation and walking away from debt or restructuring to renegotiate with/pay creditors according to court-approved schedules -- also has…… [Read More]

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Carroll, L., & Youngman, C. (2015, September 21). Fact-checking claims about Donald Trump's four bankruptcies. Retrieved March 20, 2016 from

Crum, B. (2013). Saving the Euro at the Cost of Democracy? . Journal of common market studies, 51(4), 614-630.

Peng, M. W. (2014). Global strategic management, 3rd edition. England: South-Western Cengage Learning.
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How to Use New Media to Connect People

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21st Century Communication: A eference Handbook: Chapter 54: Traditional and New Media

"News providers then are struggling with brand identity through content" (Weldon, Eadie, 2009, p. 7). That content is what now defines the news providers should not come as a surprise: what is surprising is that there is now so much diversity in terms of content. Whether it is Yahoo! News or Huff Post or an alternative news site like ZeroHedge, content is king, and there is more competition now than ever before. Internet users can discover independent journalists and foreign correspondents like Pepe Escobar, people with perspectives they might have never encountered before and who can change the outlook of readers who might have previously been more accepting of certain political or economic viewpoints. Indeed, the old regime of print media had always been like a hand in the glove of yesterday's political, social and economic outlook, serving…… [Read More]


Donald J. Trump. (2016). Twitter. Retrieved from

Weldon, M., Eadie, W. (2009). 21st Century Communication: A Reference Handbook.

Thousand Oaks: SAGE.
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country level analyses

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Quest Diagnostics

Economic Support

Social Support

Technological Support

Opportunity Supporting Client's Operational Needs

Threat Factors and Trends


isk of maintained and possibly new U.S. sanctions

Structural Weaknesses in economy

Social threats


Political Instability

Economic Threats

Poor technology and brain drain

Opportunity and Threat Factors/Trends

Country Level Analyses

Quest Diagnostics has its headquarters positioned in Madison and its main operation encompasses the provision of diagnostic information. The company's operations encompass two arms. One, Diagnostics Solutions Group provides resolutions for insurers, and also the firm's health information technology operation that provides resolutions for healthcare providers. The other arm is Diagnostic Information Services, which nurtures and offers diagnostic testing information and services. The two countries in this essay is Iran and Egypt and the analysis encompasses a PESTEL framework of both nations. From the perspective of Iran, opportunities include political support through the reelection of Hassan and ouhani, securing the nuclear…… [Read More]


Egypt in Chicago. (2014). Egypt's Economic Recovery & Investment profile. Retrieved 6 June 2017 from:

Euler Hermes. (2017). Iran. Retrieved 6 June 2017 from: 

Focus Economics. (2017). Egypt Economic Outlook. Retrieved 5th June 2016 from:

Focus Economics. (2017). Iran Economic Outlook. Retrieved 5th June 2016 from:
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sociology power privilege and anti intellectualism

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Anti-intellectualism is a social problem, not just a social issue, because it has a direct and immediate bearing on the lives of individuals and because it has a long-term deleterious effect on social, economic, and political progress. Without information, the people have no power. If the tools of critical thought are not taught to children, an entire generation lacks access to power. In fact, critical inquiry, science, and intellectual debate are necessary to prevent tyranny and oppression. Especially in the current social and political climate in America, anti-intellectualism can become disastrous. Without fail, Trump's cabinet appointments and executive orders have reflected the trend towards anti-intellectualism: appointments of people who deny science and who disavow the power of public education. The anti-immigrant sentiment is not at all based on fact, for fact would show how integral immigrants are to American social, political, and economic life. ather, the anti-immigrant sentiment is based…… [Read More]


"Consensus Perspective." (n.d.). Retrieved online: 

Hofstadter, R. (1963). Anti-Intellectualism in American Life. Random House.

Raphael, T.J. (2016). A policy expert explains how anti-intellectualism gave rise to Donald Trump. Retrieved online: 

Williams, R. (2014). Anti-Intellectualism and the "Dumbing Down" of America. Psychology Today. 7 July, 2014. Retrieved online:
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american national'security threats big

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2015, President Obama outlined a set of core national security objectives that included references to ISIL, climate change, and even social justice, all covered in the National Security Strategy. The direction the new administration takes is likely to shift some of the main national security objectives and strategies, while still addressing some of the aforementioned crucial issues. It is a futile attempt to narrow down the range of national security threats to one particular issue, as all present clear and present dangers. Some threats like terrorism and cybercrime are bound to remain ongoing and almost impossible to eliminate entirely; others like climate change, nuclear proliferation, and ISIL have the potential to be contained with the cooperation of global allies. However, one issue continues to boil beneath the surface of all other threats and only recently came to light with renewed media attention: the potential for nuclear war.

A year prior…… [Read More]


Clapper, James R., 2016. Statement for the Record: Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community. Retrieved online: 

McCurry, Justin, 2017. "North Korea warns 'thermonuclear war could break out at any moment' The Guardian. Retrieved online: 

President of the United States, 2016. National Security Strategy. Retrieved online:
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Analysis of the Current Situation in American Politics

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Voting is a privilege and a right. A right that was denied for millions of people. Only until the passing of the Voting ights Act did minorities have a chance to not only vote, but change the face of the government. Before 1965, minorities, especially blacks, faced violent opposition in an attempt to stifle their voices and control the way the government nominates its officials.

Now that President Obama has shown what can happen when minorities are given a voice in politics, there have come some major setbacks. The nation in the next presidential election will adopt one of two sides, a far left or a far right. With the recent death of Head Justice Scalia and the refusal of Congress to allow the nomination of Merrick Garland, it is safe to say the nation is in turmoil in several ways. To understand how things became so unstable it is…… [Read More]


DeSilver, D. & DeSilver, D. (2015). U.S. voter turnout trails most developed countries. Pew Research Center. Retrieved 24 May 2016, from

Justice,. (2016). History Of Federal Voting Rights Laws -- CRT -- Department of Justice. Retrieved 24 May 2016, from

Meko, T., Keating, D., Urhmacher, K., & Stamm, S. (2016). Everything you need to know about appointing a Supreme Court justice. Washington Post. Retrieved 24 May 2016, from 

Super PACs -- OpenSecrets. (2016). Retrieved 24 May 2016, from
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Affordable Care Act and Issues It Faces

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Affordable Care Act

Since its enactment in 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has transformed the way in which healthcare is provided in America. With its primary aim being to address "long-standing challenges facing the U.S. healthcare system related to access, affordability, and quality of care," the ACA has increased healthcare coverage for more Americans by mandating that health insurance be purchased and that insurance providers not discriminate against applicants (Obama, 2016). When considering the ACA, however, it is important to realize that this piece of healthcare legislation is far more impactful on the lives of Americans than simply in a healthcare context: in fact, the ACA affects lawmakers at both state and federal levels, workers, politicians and voters tasked with electing officials who will either pledge to carry the mantle of the ACA -- or repeal and replace it, as President-Elect Donald Trump has pledged to do. This paper…… [Read More]


Benitez, J., Creel, L., Jennings, J. (2016). Kentucky's Medicaid expansion showing

early promise on coverage and access to care. Health Affairs, 35(3): 528-534.

Leflar, R. (2013). Reform of the United States health care system: an overview.

Arkansas Law Notes, 1171. Retrieved from
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Solutions to fix a broken congress

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Broken Congress

There is little argument that the status quo in Congress leaves a lot to be desired. Indeed, the approval rating for Congress is rather low and not a whole lot gets done in Congress other than things that cannot be left to chance such as the debt ceiling and minimal budget measures that keep the government working. However, what is being proposed in the "Brand New Congress" site is not going to work, and for a couple of reasons. While the honesty and forthrightness of Bernie Sanders is certainly a break from what is normally seen, the system is a little more broken than Bernie Sanders supports want to believe and Bernie Sanders is not remotely mainstream in terms of his ideas and motivations.


First off, it should be addressed that Bernie Sanders is a rather hard-left liberal and his ideas are not within the mainstream of…… [Read More]


BNC. (2016). Brand New Congress. Retrieved 22 October 2016, from

BNC. (2016). Brand New Congress. Retrieved 22 October 2016, from
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Current Events and Applying Sociology

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R.I.P. RELIGIOUS RIGHT and other Super Tuesday Take-Aways . . .

Whereas the "religious right" had seemed to be a dominant force in American politics, particularly powerful in the Republican Party, the influence of this loud but still minority group seems to have waned. This article goes so far as to suggest that candidate Donald Trump's raging popularity in the Bible Belt signals a nail in the coffin for the infiltration of politics by the religious right. Similarly, the author insinuates a possible shift in American social norms as traditional Bible Belt causes now seem like "lost causes." The "organizational weight has withered," notes Burke, referring to the lack of strong leadership among the religious right. Ironically, voters who claim to value religion strongly have come out in support of Trump. Also ironic is the fact that stalwart Democrat Hilary Clinton has gained ground among African-Americans particularly because of her…… [Read More]

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Who Advocates for Sanctuary Cities

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Advocating for Sanctuary Cities: The Battle Between the Federal and Local Governments Over Immigration

Following the election of President Donald Trump, the federal government has made eliminating sanctuary cities a top homeland security priority by proposing to withhold their federal funding. Several sanctuary cities have ignored these threats and some have advocated for other cities to join them. To gain some new insights into these trends, this paper provides an analysis of the social and political climate in which sanctuary cities and counties have existed and how advocacy has influenced human service programming over the last 10 years. A description of the respective advocates and stakeholders and an assessment of how their roles influence the advocacy process is followed by a discussion concerning how advocacy efforts have influenced current attitudes and policies towards issues that affect human services in this context. A profile concerning how advocacy efforts have evolved and…… [Read More]


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Lai, P. (2016, December 1). We're not going back in the shadows. In These Times, 40(12), 19-21.

Lee, J. C.., Omri, R. & Preston, J. (2016, January 6). What are sanctuary cities? The New York Times. Retrieved from .

Sakuma, A. (2017). No safe place. MSNBC. Retrieved from  specials/migrant-crisis/sanctuary-cities.
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Three Responses to Discussions

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bumper sticker "Republicans: We work hard so you won't have to" represents one of the polarized views in the political system in the U.S. today. The sticker represents a fairly narrow minded view of the political debate over things like taxes and benefits for lower income families. What many people do not realize, is that the entire economy is connect on many levels. The questions is not as simple as supporting someone through your taxes. For example, if your taxes are used to help struggling families, then they also spend more money in the economy which benefits the economy as a whole. Many people view the political system as one dimensional when in fact it is far more complex. The partisan picture of Obama smoking a cigarette is just another example of this.


The first post in discussion 2 deals with the disenfranchised segment of the population relative towards…… [Read More]

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Management Entrepreneurship in the Contemporaneous

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First of all, they are aimed to remove any barriers from the path to formation of an entrepreneur. This could easily refer to an increased and easier access to education or the removal of discriminatory practices. The second set of initiatives is oriented towards the specialization of the entrepreneurs and could refer to specialized courses, training or the sharpening of the senses and the skills it takes to become a good entrepreneur.

E: Example: the list of examples in the field of entrepreneurs' initiatives is rather broad, moreover since the contemporary business and scholarly communities are increasingly focused on the role and responsibilities of the entrepreneur. The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation has set the basis for numerous such initiatives, the most relevant examples in this sense being offered by the Advancing Innovation Initiative, the Initiative for Closing the Gap for omen and Minority Entrepreneurs or the Urban Entrepreneur Partnership Initiative.…… [Read More]

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The 2016 Political Season

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Attitude Survey

The author of this report has been asked to create the parameters and facets of an attitude survey. Given that 2016 is an election year, it would seem easy to use that as the springboard for an attitude survey about the candidates. Since the current President is term limited, there are primaries in both major parties and thus attitude surveys can be made about the prospective candidates on both sides. On the Democrat side, the author of this report will focus on Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. On the epublican side, the author will focus on the three best finishers at the recent Iowa caucus, those being Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Macro ubio (Fox News, 2016). While there is a usual ebb and flow when it comes to election season, the current election cycle is a powder keg and then some and thus the attitudes of the…… [Read More]


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Why the VA Should Be Privatized

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cabinet-level agency in the U.S. government termed "Agency X" herein is the largest healthcare provider in the nation. With a multi-billion dollar budget, virtually universal support from the American public and a national network of healthcare facilities, Agency X should be well situated to achieve its mission to "care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan." Unfortunately, on far too many occasions, Agency X has failed to deliver the high quality health care services the nation's veterans deserve and hundreds if not thousands have died as a result. In order to gain a better understanding of these failures, this paper reviews the relevant literature to provide an analysis of the ethical and social issues faced by Agency X and its administrators, followed by a summary of the research and important findings concerning ethics and social justice at this organization in the conclusion.…… [Read More]


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Link between Migration and Crime

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Migration and Crime

Immigration is one of the major issues that attracted significant attention in the United States, especially because of the increase in security concerns in the country and throughout the world. The significance of this issue is demonstrated in the role immigration policies played in the recent presidential campaigns. Additionally, international migration has found its way to the forefront of security policies, agendas and issues in the United States. As the number of immigrants to the United States has increased rapidly in recent years, the perception of immigration as a security threat has also developed. Apart from attracting concerns from policymakers, the relationship between migration and crime has also been the subject of news publications and opinion pieces. For instance, ick Gladstone recently published an opinion piece in the New York Times to demonstrate that there is no link between migration and crime in the United States.

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Morawetz, N. & Das, A. (2009). Legal Issues in Local Police Enforcement of Federal Immigration Law. In The role of local police: striking a balance between immigration enforcement and civil liberties. (Washington, DC: Police Foundation, pp.69-90).
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Manifestations of Chicano Art

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Chicano/Chicana Art Questions

In what way does Chicano/a Art relate to contemporary awareness regarding social, political, and aesthetic issues?

Art is often used as a vehicle to raise or sustain awareness when it comes to social, political and other issues. For example, there are many in the Chicano community that vehemently oppose deportation of undocumented workers as it would separate families and/or relegate the deported people to a life of squalor and destitution due to the poverty or persecution that they would face back home. At the same time, Chicanos are very proud of their homeland and heritage and that is often infused very deeply into whatever messages are extended. hether it be images about family, laws (good or bad), national pride, the American dream or other things, the art created and offered by Chicanos can be emblematic of some of all of that, depending on the situation (Butler) (Butler).…… [Read More]

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Butler, Christopher. Modernism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions). Oxford

University Press, 2010. Print.

Butler, Christopher. Postmodernism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions).

Oxford University Press, 2002. Print.
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Plato and the Republic

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Plato's Republic

In What Ways is The Republic Still Relevant Today?

The Republic is Plato's best known work and gives and account of Socrates as he tackles several of some of the most intellectually important topics that humanity has known. This book has not only survived the test of time, but it is one of the world's most influential books that has ever been written. The book starts by giving an argument that deals with the nature of justice that sets the foundation for the rest of the topics and the assumptions about what an ideal relationship with the state might be from a variety of different perspectives. For example, Socrates argues that one should be just for their own self-interest, which is also presented as the means to organizing society. There are ten books in the series however and a wide range of different topics are covered -- everything…… [Read More]

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The Impact of Money on the Lawmaking Process

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Cui Bono? Lawmaking in the U.S.

In the U.S. the sheer number of laws on the books virtually guarantees that their purported purpose will never be accomplished. In fact, in a number of cases, the purported purpose is simply a ruse for another ulterior motive. Why, for example, is the federal government still so opposed to legalizing marijuana, when so many states have accepted it outright as a legal recreational substance? The purported purpose is that this drug is harmful to health -- yet a significant number of unbiased medical studies show that marijuana can actually help reduce illness. Is this law therefore kept on the books because it benefits the pharmaceutical industry, which can only afford its monopoly on health care so long as natural substances like marijuana are banned? And what about the prison farm system? Is marijuana use still criminalized because it benefits the private prisons and…… [Read More]


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A Sociological Take on Violating Folkways Sanctions and Reactions

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Violating a Folkway

The norm that I have chosen to break is to discuss a subject that is related to politics and religion, which are two subjects that people tend to avoid discussing in polite society. This is a folkway that has consistently been brought to my attention in the past: at my work, our team leader has told us that two things he never talks about with clients are politics and religion, and while he may have strong views about both, he makes it a point to avoid these topics as they can quickly lead to tension in a relationship. On a separate occasion, my mother-in-law also made this point when at a family dinner she noted that the two subjects that are not allowed at the dinner table are politics and religion. I could also add "money" to this folkway as, according to Folkways Nowadays, the three things…… [Read More]


Atkins, Audrey. (2015). Money. Politics. Religion. FolkwaysNowadays. Retrieved from

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Restructuring Positive Strategic Moves Restructuring

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In terms of infrastructure restructuring, when the technology company EarthLink, experienced financial difficulties and garnered a rating of underperforming by market analysts, it was suggested that it shut down or reduce some of its previously-proposed targets for expansion, divest some of its assets, and contain costs within its core connectivity enterprise through consolidating departments and cutbacks (Savitz 2007). Although limiting the company's scope for expansion might seem to be a negative rather than a positive move, when a restructuring is announced, greater confidence can be generated amongst shareholders, because of the company's demonstrated commitment to enhancing shareholder value through cost containment and an acknowledgement of its current difficulties. Announcing a restructuring even for a troubled company suggests that its difficulties are not insurmountable, provided the organization keep its eye upon the future, and restructuring a high-performance organization can be an effort to generate further value and profits, and reallocate current…… [Read More]

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Savitz, Eric. (14 Aug 2007). "Street awaits EarthLink's restructuring moves." Seeking Alpha. Retrieved 16 Aug 2008 at
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Results of Three Leadership Questionnaires With Discussion

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Authentic Leadership Questionnaire measures leadership capacity across four different areas. These are self-awareness, internalized moral perspective, balanced processing, and relational transparency. The first of these is about a person's capacity to know their own strengths and weaknesses but also includes things like "emotional intelligence" in which you know how to understand others and how they react to your leadership style. Internalized moral-perspective is about ethical decision-making and ethical behavior, which seems slightly irrelevant in the context of business leadership. Balanced processing is a more difficult concept because it is about evaluating information during decision-making, and about wise decision-making skills. Finally relational transparency is about being clear about one's own goals and motivations, which again sounds like it may be irrelevant to the concept of business leadership. elational transparency may be useful for a public high school principal trying to deal with her unionized underlings, but it is hardly a characteristic…… [Read More]


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How Gender Identity Is Construed Today

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Gender Identity

hat is gender? Is it a biological condition or a social construction? In today's modern world, it appears that it can be one or the other or even a mixture of both. Transgender people like Caitlyn Jenner (formerly Bruce Jenner, an Olympian) have raised awareness about the issue of gender, and so have others, like the achowski siblings, famous Hollywood directors, who have brought attention to the issue through their exploration of sexual and gender identity issues. Researchers have also added to the debate about what is gender identity by performing both qualitative and quantitative studies about it, ranging from discussions of the difference between sex and gender to neurobiological brain scans of brain wave patterns in men, women, straight and transgender. Results, findings and conclusions remain contested and controversial, suggesting that even today little is known about why gender identity is an issue for some and not…… [Read More]

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Butler, Judith. Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity. NY:

Routledge, 1990. Print.
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Libertarians and the Federal Government

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Political Ideology

My political ideology is based on my reading of the early Federalist and Anti-Federalist Papers. When I read these papers I realized that the way our country works today was really shaped by events back then during the days of the founding of the country's constitution. I used to be a Constitutionalist and identify with the libertarians led by on Paul, who pushes to uphold the Constitution. But after reading the Anti-Federalist Papers, I realized that the Constitution itself was never really a good thing: it was essentially designed to take power away from the states and place it in the hands of a central government, an idea promoted by Alexander Hamilton in the Federalist Papers (Federalist No. 6, n.d.). The Anti-Federalists viewed this as a violation of the freedom and autonomy they had just won from England in the evolutionary War (Brutus No. 1, 1787). If the…… [Read More]


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Leadership Within the Context of a Globalized Environment

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Organizational Leadership and Performance

The environment in which leaders of today operate is increasingly global. It is important to note, from the onset, that today's globalized environment significantly differs from the environment business operated in a couple of decades ago. In addition to being fast-paced, today's business environment is also more competitive and complex. The demands of the current era have meant that leaders of today must embrace new leadership approaches -- different from those applied by their predecessors two or three decades ago.

The Need to Appreciate Diversity

Today, every leader, as Daft (2014, p. 326) points out, "needs to understand the complexity of diversity issues, learn to create an inclusive culture, and support the development of minorities…" Unlike was the case a few decades ago, today's leaders are expected to lead teams of individuals, all of whom come from diverse backgrounds, ethnic roots, and have different motivations. It…… [Read More]


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Why Psychologists Should Adhere to Ethics at All Times

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Ethical Awareness Inventory

"Psychologists need to be self-reflective ... engage in even-tempered observation and interpretation ... and increase the beneficial use of psychological knowledge" (Koocher, 2007).

This paper covers ethical issues and an ethical survey that was taken.

Results of the Survey / My Ethical Style

Role of Personal Ethics in Psychology / Development of Principle

hen it comes to my viewpoint about personal ethics for myself and personal ethics for a psychologist, I conduct research to see what scholars are saying, and then make up my mind as to my personal ideas. In fact, some of the literature I have found suggests it is okay for a psychologist to only apply all ethical values, but not necessarily outside the office. I disagree strongly to that. If you're in the field, you have an obligation to represent your profession wherever you are and whatever you do.

The literature I found…… [Read More]

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Haeny, A.M. (2014). Ethical Considerations for Psychologists Taking a Public Stance on Controversial Issues: The Balance Between Personal and Professional Life. Ethics & Behavior, 24(4), 265-278.

Koocher, G. P. (2007). Ethics in Psychology and the Mental Health Professionals:

Standards and Cases; Standards and Cases. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press
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What Kind of Government Do People Want

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ig vs. Small Government

The problem of government and public administration in the U.S. today is one that affects many people. The trend in politics in recent years is for voters to voice their anger and frustration with government by voting for outsiders, such as Rand Paul, Donald Trump and ernie Sanders -- candidates who challenge the status quo, overreach of big government, lack of accountability and lack of representation. However, what representatives like Ron Paul assert is that government is too big and that smaller government, according to the Constitution as it was initially devised, needs to be adhered to in order to protect citizens from big government.

The main point of this study is to understand whether the common citizen is in favor of big government or small government and what their perception of the role of government is in today's world.

This study uses relevant literature on…… [Read More]


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Approaches. CA: Sage, 2007.

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22 Jan 2014. Web.
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The Federal Reserve and Government Oversight

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special interest groups have too much power in politics today? Why or why not? Do you think we should allow these interest groups to continue to function as they currently do? Why or why not? What do you think would happen to our nation if we did not allow interest groups to continue to operate?

I do feel that special interest groups have too much power in politics today and I feel that this is a big part of the appeal for "outsiders" like Sanders and Trump in the race today. Special interest groups like AIPAC for example can make or break political careers, which is why when Netanyahu visits Congress to speak, nearly every member bows and bends at the knee: AIPAC is a big donor to campaigns. Likewise, Wall Street interest groups and corporate interest groups are also big donors to campaigns and Establishment politicians like Hillary benefit…… [Read More]


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Phone Call"; This Is What The Fed Replied. ZeroHedge. Retrieved from

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Greensteing, T. (2011). The Fed's $16 Trillion Bailouts Under-Reported. Forbes.
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The Relationship Between Politics and Films in the U S

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Cinema and American Politics

The modern politics of the U.S. and their imperialistic manifestations within the global political economy (GPE) have often been reflected in the mainstream Hollywood films of the era yet simultaneously criticized and satirized by auteur and/or independent filmmakers, such as Kubrick with his 1964 Dr. Strangelove or Oliver Stone's JFK. While political science is a field in which the dynamics of political discourse may be examined more directly, an analysis of the cinematic representation of American politics as depicted in film can provide an alternative assessment of the life of U.S. political forces, how they are perceived to operate in popular film, and how popular political beliefs are shaped and communicated to citizens as a result. For instance, Spielberg's Lincoln and his recent ridge of Spies are two films that celebrate some aspect of the American political ideal (such as freedom, unity, integrity, and democracy). Yet…… [Read More]


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The Bible and Christian Prayer for Leaders

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Christians, it is our duty to pray for others. Christians are also Biblically obliged to pray even for those who appear to be beyond saving, or for the unlikeliest of souls. "First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people," (1 Timothy 2:1). Therefore, praying on behalf of world leaders becomes even more of a Christian imperative given the tremendous influence political leaders have on the people who they lead or rule. Over the course of the last year or more, I have made a conscientious attempt to pray for a set of world leaders who either needed guidance, support, and intervention from God, salvation from a sinful path, or strength as they traversed the difficult and challenging path of Christ.

Although I did pray for more than a dozen world leaders, I focused on the President of the United States, Barack…… [Read More]


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Discussing Democracy and the Civil War

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Civil War

A Fight for Democracy

There are many forms of government that exist in the world. From dictatorships to monarchies to democracies. However, the most challenging form of government by far is democracy. This is because it involves participation by the government and the people.

The word democracy has origins in the Greek language with the meaning 'rule by the people' (Patrick, 2006). ome and Athens represented the precursors to modern democracies and served as the first 'democracies' of antiquity. Democracies were made in order to control the abuse of power people witnessed see from rulers. While democracy has ancient roots, modern democracy was only formulated during the age of Enlightenment, specifically the 17th and 18th centuries.

In this age, philosophers designated fundamental elements of democracy. These are: basic human and civil rights, separation of powers, religious freedom, and separation of church and state (Ostrom, 1997). Modern democracies have…… [Read More]


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EMS Medicare and Preparing for the Future

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The implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is sure to change the way EMS operate in the coming years. Accountable Care Organizations (ACO), for instance, are now responsible for overseeing how reimbursements are paid out to those agencies that provide health care -- and at the same time they are responsible for gauging whether or not quality care is delivered by providers (Koury et al., 2014). This is a tall order for a new functioning body and the ACOs tasked with these orders will have an indirect impact on how EMS operates. To see how that impact will be effected, an examination of the ACOs and hospitals interact requires examination -- because it is that interaction that will inevitably alter the way in which the EMS goes about their business. This paper will examine the relationship between the ACA, ACOs, hospitals and EMS and show how…… [Read More]


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patients at increased risk for mortality. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, 16(5): 632-641.

Alpert, A. et al. (2013). Giving EMS flexibility in transporting low-acuity patients could
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violence related to guns in america

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Gun Violence in the United States

According to the Gun Violence Archive, which keeps track of gun-related violence in the United States, 2016 has had 53,602 known incidents, resulting in 13,854 deaths and 28,505 injuries. There have been 363 mass shooting incidents in 2016. In 2015, there were 372 mass shootings killing a total of 475 people and wounding 1,870, according to the Mass Shooting Tracker ("Guns in the U.S.: The statistics behind the violence" 2016). Defensive use accounts for 1683 of all gun-related incidents in 2016, and 1,988 gun incidents in 2016 were classified as being accidental (Gun Violence Archive, 2016).

In 2015 alone, there were 64 school shootings. Some of those incidents did not involve casualties, but the numbers still prove alarming, revealing the extent of the problem ("Guns in the U.S.: The statistics behind the violence" 2016). Even more mass shootings take place in ordinary businesses --…… [Read More]


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repeal of the affordable care act

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health care industry, in terms of the economics of that business, and how it is structured. The Affordable Care Act was introduced in 2010 in order to address some of the issues that are inherent in the health care industry, namely a high rate of uninsured and skyrocketing costs that were threatening the quality of care for everybody else. The reality is that the ACA has been highly successful. While there are still too many uninsured, some 20 million Americans have gained health care. The costs have been fairly high, but they are decreasing, the from a fiscal point-of-view the Congressional Budget Office sees the ACA as actually contributing positively to the federal budget by around 2019.

So the benefits of the ACA have basically been realized, and at a fairly reasonable, and declining, cost. The law has met its primary objective, and performed fairly well. There were some issues,…… [Read More]


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Half of Public School Children live in Poverty

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Lifting Up Our Children Through Public Schools

How to Lift Up Future Generations

Renee Moore, a teacher in a very poor Mississippi Delta school, is quoted in Tim alker's article as saying if we truly agree that education is the way out of poverty, " . . . then we need to stop making the schools that serve the poorer children the most impoverished schools" (alker 2013). Moore has a valid point, made even more urgent by the fact that more than half of the students in American public schools " . . . come from low-income families" (Rich 2015). Indeed the majority of students in "21 states are poor," Rich writes in The New York Times.

Hence, this paper proposes working with the federal government, with states, and with private sector corporations to properly fund all public schools, in particular those that serve towns and cities steeped in abject…… [Read More]

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16 January 2015, Accessed 18 February 2017.
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Immigration versus class

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Immigration Versus Class

Today, immigrants comprise a significant proportion of the population of the U.S. and other developed countries. Factors such as globalization and technological advancements have played a crucial role in accelerating this trend. For developed countries, immigration has historically made substantial contributions to economic growth and development -- right from the era of slavery to modern times. Nonetheless, immigration has led to class struggles, creating an ever-widening divide between citizens and immigrants.

According to Buruma (2014), grievances against immigrants have been on the rise over the years in most developed countries. For example, in 2014, epublicans in the U.S. showed immense displeasure with President Obama's offer to allow undocumented immigrants who had lived in the U.S. for several years to apply for citizenship. The discomfort with immigrants in the U.S. has gained further momentum in the wake of President Donald Trump's entry to the White House a few…… [Read More]


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Galston, W. (2016). On immigration, the White working class is fearful. Retrieved from working-class-is-fearful/

Kopf, D. (2017). The U.S. has more immigrant inventors than every other country combined. Retrieved from every-other-country-combined/
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My Unique Personal Branding Aspects

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Personal Branding

My Strengths

We all have our own unique strengths and weaknesses. With regard to my strengths, it is important to note that in addition to having an inherent ability to relate well with others, I am also quite ambitious, creative, open minded, and persistent. In this section, I describe these strengths in significant detail and explain how I have, in the past, made use of them.

To begin with, from quite an early age, I have always been an effective communicator, a trait which, I believe, plays a significant role towards the further enhancement of my ability to relate well with others. Indeed, I always find it easy to not only start but also maintain conversations. I also find it relatively easy to find and keep friends. Essentially, this is a trait I have used in the past to not only acquire friends -- people who have been…… [Read More]

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Nature Imitates Art Imitating Nature

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" (4) it is unclear how to understand "things are because we see them." Traditionally perception is conceived as a passive process: we open our eyes and receive input from the world. Kant suggests that perhaps it is not so passive: we "organize" the world into temporal and spatial dimensions, attribute cause and effect, etc. But what Wilde suggests here is even more radical. The "things are because" suggests a causal relationship, such that what we see exists as an effect of seeing. It would be as if looking "paints" the world. But this is completely absurd. Onto what would seeing "paint" the world? and, even weirder, notice that it wouldn't be that seeing paints the world so that we could then look at what was painted. Rather, it would be that seeing is painting, so that we always see and paint simultaneously, always just "creating" whatever we see, under…… [Read More]

1. Wilde, Oscar. Intentions. New York: Prometheus Books, 2004. 1-55. Print.

2. Wilde, Oscar. The Picture of Dorian Gray and Other Writings. New York: Pocket Books, 2005. 241-365. Print.

The Decay of Lying was first published in 1889; the Golden Stair is from 1880.