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  • Body Count Ethnography

    Los Angeles heavy metal band, Body Count, found themselves in the middle of censorship disputes with the release of their self-titled album in March 1992. The main issue surrounded Ice-T’s lyrics in the song, “Cop Killer” which was deemed to encourage violence towards police. Calls to Time Warner to discontinue distribution of the track gained in popularity when the song was publically condemned by Vice President Dan Quayle. There were also appeals to boycott all Time Warner media from the Dallas Police Association and Combined Law Enforcement Association of Texas, as well as requests for the song to be banned by Los Angeles Police Commission (Sieving 1998). Despite such claims, in the defence of Body Count is the First Amendment and the protection…

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  • Bill Clinton's Influence On American Politics

    The 1992 Presidential election pitted incumbent President George Bush against the Democratic party’s candidate Bill Clinton and Independent Ross Perot in a contentious campaign. Bush had garnered the votes of the American people in the 1988 election under the pretense that taxes during his presidency under no uncertain terms, or as he famously stated “Read my lips. No new taxes”, would rise. Bush soon breaks this oath to deal with the rising deficit, this action resulting in a lasting effect on…

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  • The Importance Of Abolishing The Electoral College

    end up having much more representation than a single state with a large population. Because of this, the people in the smaller states have a bigger representation on the election. The Electoral College does not accurately represent the people; some people are overrepresented while others do not even have a say. Just like how some people do not have a say, the third party and Independent candidates do not have their “say” on the electoral votes. Another reason that the Electoral College is a…

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  • Michael Ondaatje's The English Patient

    Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient centers around ideas of identity. Each main character has its own identity story told in the book, and they all interconnect to form the storyline of rediscovered identity. One of the main subjects of the book presents itself in the title, and Ondaatje focuses much of his attention on the theme of Almasy, or the English patient, rediscovering his past traumatic experiences and life story. Much of the book focuses on his flashbacks and injuries as he and the…

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  • She's Come Undone Book Review

    “She’s Come Undone,” by Wally Lamb, a book review from New York Times Database source, provides a lengthy detailed description, for a rather formal audience, with a useful recommendation. However, from the same book, She’s Come Undone, a Goodreads’s user from a Web source, provide a short summary, with no details or specific informational context, for a rather informal audience and also providing a useful recommendation. These two book’s reviews are destine to different audiences, Hilma…

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  • Voicing God's Short Story

    Click. Select. “Ava Grossmann” Type: click, click, click, click, click. “Clocked in at 3:27 pm” I Looked up. “Hi, Ava!” “Hey!” “What are you eating?” “A caramel roll, I made them last night”. “I’m surprised you made it to work, since I guess you had to leave the kitchen and the bedroom to make it here.” Stop. Look up. I asked, “how is that funny?” He replied, “Well, Ava you should know…” Stop. Snarky replies flashed across my mind. No. Smile. Turn-around. Walk-away. My…

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  • Analysis Of Gangsta Rap

    Hip hop music, originating in New York in the late 70s, had spread throughout the nation and splintered into many different subgenres sending many different messages. One impulse was “Gangsta Rap”, which exemplified the violence and struggles of many inner city youths through harsh and often offensive lyrics. Gangsta rap was specifically popular on the west coast and eventually reached the ears of kids living in South Central Los Angeles. Artists like N.W.A., a group that grew up in South…

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  • Nursing: A Short Story

    It 's intimidating enough to feel the burning eyes of the various doctors in the room watching me, but the sight of the syringe with a large needle in the short grumpy old nurses hand makes me feel very unsettled. "You will only feel a slight pinch in your arm okay." Said the nurse while she grabs my upper arm and tries to find the dot she drew on my arm earlier camouflaged in the faint freckles up and down my arm. I take a deep breath as she brings the syringe , filled with the "magical"…

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  • Tynisha Soares Research Paper

    and she known as a greatest success in Japan. Tynisha was born on July 28,1985 aged 31 years old and she was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Tynisha is Portuguese descent and her family were poor during her childhood, she has two brothers, Timothy and Tazmyn ( June 23,1989- December 21,2007 and one sister, Tay'le Rudolph (1992). Her parents are Timothy and Elisa Smith- Soares. Tynisha father was killed when she was barely a year old and she began immerersing herself at age 8 and she got…

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  • LA Riots: Police Brutality In 1992

    The LA Riots were a huge event that transpired in 1992. They occurred after a man named Rodney King was beaten to death by four police officers. He was kicked while on the concrete. Police brutality has always been a heavy issue in America and there have been numerous amounts of incidents that involve police brutality. The police force has changed since the riots occurred and have fewer incidents that are categorized as brutality. Police brutality has been present for forever. There have been…

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