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Politicians and Macroeconomics
Politicians come from many different backgrounds: educational, social, and financial. This in turn affects just about every decision that is made once these individuals are in office. With so many diverse backgrounds dealing with the same issue that affects millions of people, they are coming with different experiences, yet are expected to make these decisions without necessarily having had dealt with them before. This is the case with macroeconomics. The behavior of macroeconomics is affected by the behavior of the politicians that control and drive it (Mankiw 2009). The ignorance of one politician throws the entire system off.

Politicians today do not necessarily understand macroeconomics. In order for an economy to succeed, and in order for financial gains to be made, stability needs to be a key component of any economy (Mankiw 2009). However, politicians will never truly understand what it means in economical terms to really lift an….

Politicians & Power
Power of Selected Politicians

he Speaker of the House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate Majority Leader, and the Vice President of the United States are all very powerful political figures. Because both houses of the legislature have substantial political power, the Speaker of the House and the Senate Majority Leader both have positions where they can influence the legislative process. However, the role of the legislature is not to set policy, but to enact laws. he executive branch is the branch responsible for setting policy, therefore the Vice President, who is the second-most powerful member of the executive branch, has a greater ability to impact the policy-making process than either leader of the two houses of the legislature.

he current Speaker of the House of Representatives is Representative Dennis Hastert of Illinois. he Speaker is the highest officer in the House of Representatives. Speakers are almost always a member of….


The media's power can also be used to the politician's disadvantage. Often, this comes in the form of attacks from other politicians, whether on a personal or policy level. Investigative journalism can also expose both original scandals and evidence that disproves or casts doubt on some of the claims and/or attacks made by politicians about themselves/others. Often, the positive and negative forces of the media find themselves in direct opposition from different outlets. Specific examples of all of these types of media power in politics can be found almost daily, especially in this time of political turmoil. One such example occurred last night.

President Barak Obama, though now inaugurated, is still a politician. In his first address to Congress last night, he outlined some aspects of the economic stimulus package, not in financial terms but in broad emotionally-stirring terms. This address was not so much for Congress as it was for….

" On page 29 of the book he mentions this state of mind. "Common Joe, champion the average. ely on your own good sense. Fuck this bullshit. Bullshit, of course is everything -- you and others- fear is beyond you: books, essays, tests, academic scrambling, complexity, scientific reasoning…" (ose, 29)
In chapter 3 Mike oses show the difficulties that he encounters during his transition into college and how he confronted those difficulties, especially, after his friend had committed suicide. The death of his friend changed the course of his life. Through his writing he shows that guidance and advice is needed when tackling a problem too difficult to bear on one's own. He believes that we can't make a successful career without learning from without the experience of others: "You'll need people to guide you into conversations that seem foreign and threatening" (ose, 48) He also states: "you'll need people to….

And, even once in office, should they be elected, black politicians must still at times, it seems (given the Cynthia McKinney incident and its apparent overall cost to her political career) "know their place," i.e., as a patiently-waiting Congressional pin-wearer at the metal detector. Otherwise, black politicians in particular, especially pin-less ones, may very well find themselves again restricted from all but areas outside the House.
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The article also describes how the article went out of control shortly after launch. This suggests that the North Koreans do not have the technology to manage their weapons and this creates a sense of risk. The article then says that "failed so quickly that the United States was never able to ascertain in what direction it was headed." This creates doubt about where the missile was headed. It also creates the idea that the missile may have been aimed at a certain place and not just a test missile aimed at sea. These statements are not backed by fact. They are propaganda aimed at creating fear in people. It is the uncertainty of where the missile was headed that makes the statement effective propaganda. Every person reading the article could fear that it was headed to where they live.
The final propaganda in the article is related to what….

biggest issues citizens politicians confronted 1960s Cold War, defined geopolitical tensions, proxy wars fought United States Soviet Union. Indeed, grew 1950s, 60s, 70s, Cold War a household topic understand.
The interpretation and understanding of history largely depends on the perspective used to process events and experience that create that history. The period of the Cold War and especially the political implications of the silent confrontation between the United States and the U.S.S.R. is seen and perceived differently by people with different backgrounds. For this assignment I chose to interview three people that have different backgrounds in terms of age, life experience, and cultural background. Ms. X is a high-school graduate from a traditional American family, born and raised in the United States. Mr. Y is a middle-aged engineer that came 25 years ago from Eastern Europe. Mrs. Z is as well middle-aged, Cuban primary school teacher.

Each of the people interviewed….

Politics and Veterans
Veterans of war have always been a selling point for politicians in election years. Throughout history one can see how whether on the campaign trail or sitting in office already, politicians have skillfully used veterans in order to promote a "fair deal" or "benefits" to the troops coming home. They do this as a way to curry favor with the public, to show that they can for the soldiers, to show that it pays to go to work for Uncle Sam, and that when an individual does right by his country, his country does right by him. Thus, there was Truman's "Fair Deal," FD's "New Deal," Harrison's pensions for the Civil War veterans, Nixon and Vietnam Veterans Day, and today's VA hospitals and VA loans, designed to assist veterans in their transition from military to civilian life. Politicians have used the plight of the veterans yesterday and today….

Macro Economics
Politicians and Macro Economics

In merica, the duty of running the economy belongs to members of congress. Some decisions they make concerning the economy shoe they have vast knowledge of macroeconomics. lthough, some of the members of congress are lawmakers and hardly understand the role they need to play for the economy. Macroeconomics involves studying and decision making of the whole economy and contributors of the economy within the country surrounding. During his administration, George Bush demonstrated his knowledge of macroeconomics when he cut down taxes. This is a monetary policy in macroeconomics increasing income disposable to individuals. Increase in disposable income increases the level of savings and investments. In an economic cycle, these are injections into the economy, which promote economic independence. This showed that some politicians understand macroeconomics, but it is hard to generalize for all of them as these congressmen come from different backgrounds.

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tagged along with the burning issue of slavery in those years preceding the American Civil War, expanding American territory would redound to the best advantage of its people and further enhance its economic and political objectives and gains.
The principle of manifest destiny could be invoked, whereby the people of those days had the power and duty "to overspread and to possess the whole of (the Northern American) continent, which Providence has given (them) for the development of the great experiment of liberty." This tenet, introduced and made popular by journalist John L. Sullivan in 1845, which maintained that it was the American nation's destiny as well as duty to conquer the West and to expand its limits "in the name of God, nature, civilization and progress." Reminding both Northerners and Southerners, whether pro-or anti-slavery, about this divine right and supreme responsibility could incline their minds to the necessity of….

ar Room and Today's Politicians
The ar Room documentary exposes the absolutely cynical nature of modern day politics -- though it is probably not much different than it has always been, if one thinks on Shakespeare's treatment of the democratic process in Coriolanus. Nonetheless, the cloying nature of the politicians as they toss tidbits of information to their needy public (needy because they need to believe in the political process, in their candidate, in the thought that their vote matters and that they can make a difference) shows how divorced from reality the actual process is. For example, early in the documentary, Clinton is sitting on a couch at headquarters in t-shirt and shorts, a ball cap on his head. His eyes are tired, focused on the viewer, looking straight into the camera (but really past the camera as he mentally prepares for his phone interview). In his phone interview….

Bush and Kerry
George W. Bush belongs to a political family as his father; Bush Senior was also the President of the United States. Bush won the presidential elections 2000 against Al Gore in a cut-to-cut competition and heavy controversy pertaining to the results of the elections. At that time he was serving a second term as Texas's Governor since 1994. Basically, Bush is a businessman and had run previously oil business with keen interest in baseball.

Comparatively, John Kerry is a Vietnam War veteran who, on his return, opposed the motive and the actions of the war vehemently. In 1982 he was elected as Massachusetts lieutenant governor and has been a senator since 1990.

Both Bush and Kerry are experienced politicians, have had a history of elections, where as Bush has an advantage of being the president of the United States. This is the experience that counts most in the strategy for….

NYC Politicians
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NYC elected officials at the federal, state, and local levels
Congresswoman Nydia M. Velasquez is one of the most impressive persons in the state due to the numerous historic actions she is responsible for. "In 1992, she was the first Puerto Rican woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. In February 1998, she was named Ranking Democratic Member of the House Small Business Committee, making her the first Hispanic woman to serve as Ranking Member of a full House committee. Most recently, in 2006, she was named Chairwoman of the House Small Business Committee, making her the first Latina to chair a full Congressional committee." (About Nydia Velasquez) One of the most surprising things about the U.S. politicians is the fact that she comes from an underprivileged environment -- she was born in Puerto Rico in conditions that made it difficult for her co-nationals to earn a living.

Charles "Chuck"….

Female Veterans in U.S. Politics
Alisa Chang's article "Female Vets Say They'll Put Country First, Even On Capitol Hill" addresses a pressing matter in the contemporary U.S. -- female veterans who are interested in having a political career.

The fact that many of these respective women fought in a series of conflicts in recent decades provided them with a more complex understanding of their country's politics and of ways they could improve the system as a whole. As a consequence, they want to get actively involved in making reform possible and one of the most effective methods of doing so is to become politicians.

hen regarding things from a point-of-view involving feminism, it would be safe to say that U.S. female veterans joining political communities play an important role in improving the way that women in general are seen. Individuals in the U.S. today are thus influenced to acknowledge the fact that women….

Hezbollah has committed itself to the betterment of societal Lebanon not just in the context of Muslim families and organizations but all those who stand for an independent Lebanon. They have also provided a great deal of assistance when conflict has rendered regions without electricity or water (International Crisis Group, 2005). It was Hezbollah who provided not only medical supplies and food to Beirut during the 2006 conflict, but they also provided electricity and clean water for the people left without such vital resources. In a revolutionary move, Hezbollah even offers free medical care to every individual who pledges themselves to the organization. While it is clearly propaganda to further their cause, the access to free healthcare in a region plagued by poverty, starvation, and disease is truly radical and identifies Hezbollah as a militia genuinely concerned with the welfare of the people it is fighting to liberate (Fisk,….

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Economics

Politicians and Macroeconomics Politicians Come From Many

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Politicians and Macroeconomics Politicians come from many different backgrounds: educational, social, and financial. This in turn affects just about every decision that is made once these individuals are in office.…

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Term Paper

Government

Politicians & Power of Selected Politicians the

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Politicians & Power Power of Selected Politicians he Speaker of the House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate Majority Leader, and the Vice President of the United States are all very powerful…

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Government

Politicians and the Media Without

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The media's power can also be used to the politician's disadvantage. Often, this comes in the form of attacks from other politicians, whether on a personal or policy level.…

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Research Paper

Teaching

Politicians Who Oppose Healthcare Reform

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" On page 29 of the book he mentions this state of mind. "Common Joe, champion the average. ely on your own good sense. Fuck this bullshit. Bullshit, of…

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American History

Black Politicians Racial Cultural and

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And, even once in office, should they be elected, black politicians must still at times, it seems (given the Cynthia McKinney incident and its apparent overall cost to…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Propaganda Politicians and Propaganda Politicians

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The article also describes how the article went out of control shortly after launch. This suggests that the North Koreans do not have the technology to manage their…

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Drama - World

Biggest Issues Citizens Politicians Confronted 1960s Cold

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biggest issues citizens politicians confronted 1960s Cold War, defined geopolitical tensions, proxy wars fought United States Soviet Union. Indeed, grew 1950s, 60s, 70s, Cold War a household topic…

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Political Science

Veterans of War and What They Are Promised From Politicians

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Politics and Veterans Veterans of war have always been a selling point for politicians in election years. Throughout history one can see how whether on the campaign trail or sitting…

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Discussion Chapter

Economics

Macro Economics Politicians and Macro Economics in

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Macro Economics Politicians and Macro Economics In merica, the duty of running the economy belongs to members of congress. Some decisions they make concerning the economy shoe they have vast knowledge…

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Term Paper

Government

Expansion in View of Southern Politicians

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tagged along with the burning issue of slavery in those years preceding the American Civil War, expanding American territory would redound to the best advantage of its people…

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Political Science

How Today S Politicians Compare to 1992 S War Room

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ar Room and Today's Politicians The ar Room documentary exposes the absolutely cynical nature of modern day politics -- though it is probably not much different than it has…

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Government

Comparison and Contrast of Two Politicians

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Bush and Kerry George W. Bush belongs to a political family as his father; Bush Senior was also the President of the United States. Bush won the presidential elections 2000…

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Government

NYC Politicians

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NYC elected officials at the federal, state, and local levels Congresswoman Nydia M. Velasquez is one of the most impressive persons in the state due to the numerous historic…

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Sports - Women

Female Politicians With Military Backgrounds

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Female Veterans in U.S. Politics Alisa Chang's article "Female Vets Say They'll Put Country First, Even On Capitol Hill" addresses a pressing matter in the contemporary U.S. -- female veterans…

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Terrorism

Terrorists Politicians Social Reformers Paramilitary

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Hezbollah has committed itself to the betterment of societal Lebanon not just in the context of Muslim families and organizations but all those who stand for an independent…

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