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    In the short story, “Li Chang’s Million”, by Henry Felsen, the theme would be that not everything in life turns out to be what you expect. Sometimes in life when you are planning on doing one thing, life turn around and something you didn’t expect to happen will happen. In the story the main character went to a store in China and began criticizing everything in the store to insult the owner, that’s when he saw Li Chang. This is shown by, “I looked up with a smirk still on my lips, hoping to discomfit the man. But he had moved, and when I looked up, I gazed into a pair of hurt, sad eyes...It was his work I had criticized.” Originally by finding fault in everything in the store he wanted to make the man uncomfortable and insult him a little.…

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    The average salary of a professional NBA player is about 5.15 million dollars. When one takes this massive amount of dough and compares it to the average salary of a middle class citizen, which ranges from 42,000 dollars to 125,000 dollars, one would notice that the NBA player makes substantially more than the average citizen. Professional athletes should have smaller salaries because jobs that save lives get payed way less, ---, and the money they are getting could be used to help the…

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    Today all different types of sports are broadcasted on television. The media talks about Lebron James, Kobe Bryant, Derrick Rose, Kevin Durant, and other popular athletes signing million dollar contracts. Yet most sports enthusiasts never stop to think, “Wow! That’s a lot of money”. Why do athletes get paid so much? Why is someone worth millions of dollars?” (Wilbon). Popular sports athletes deserve million dollar salaries, because these are the players we watch, we cheer for, we buy jerseys,…

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    Monty Brewster was a relief pitcher for the Hackensack Bulls, a minor league baseball team. He was poor, lazy, and somewhat of a low life. Monty’s ultimate goal was to play in the majors, but he was not good enough for it. However, that all changed when he is told that his great uncle Rupert died, and left him his inheritance. There were conditions in the will, as Rupert saw Monty as unworthy of the money. The will stated that if Monty could spend thirty million dollars in thirty days, than…

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    The United States National Debt is more than 20 trillion dollars and continues to grow each day. It is by far the greatest in the world and has increased by almost $1 trillion dollars each year since 2007. Despite the past presidents who attempted to help lower the debt, it has continued to abruptly grow. This continuous growth is what shut down the government in its tracks in 2013, and surpassed our countries new debt ceiling. The government shutdown and fear of being thrown back into a…

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    Winning The Lottery

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    reality sets in and you are one of millions of Americans who spent their hard earned money on tickets with belief that this is the ticket that will change my life for the better. Odds are you will never win the lottery in a million lifetimes. There are 175,223,510 different power all combinations to choose from. Even with those odds the desperation and allure of winning millions of dollars are enough for us to ignore the signs that we will never win the lottery. In 2010 the government made an…

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    reason i feel they are not overpaid is they had earned to be there they had earned to be playing on that field. Also the better you are the more the teams are going to want to pay for you to be on their team. I also know that athletes had injuries that can cost up to $70,000. Like Paul George when he snapped his leg is basketball that costed approximately $65,000 dollars for surgery. One example is Tom Brady he is a 5 time super bowl champ quarterback. He is so good he gets paid over 35 million…

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    The Medicare-For-All policy is one of the many bills Bernie Sanders is trying to pass, if elected as President. The Affordable Care Act is a little similar, and has gotten our country so much closer to gaining the Medicare-For-All policy. More than seventeen million Americans have gained health insurance from the Affordable Care Act. Millions of low-income Americans have coverage now, thanks to expanded eligibility in Medicaid, that exists in thirty-one states. Kids can now stay on their…

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    Salary is the important considered factor which affect people life. Difference career get paid differently. In the real world, some special sport professional get a million dollars a month while other crucial occupations get paid less than them. Some may think that it is justify but others argue this point. Before choosing the side, I have to discuss both opinion. On one hand, people accept that professional sport player should get paid a lot because they had to spend the whole life practicing…

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    The Rented Altima The weekend had finally arrived. My wife and I got up early Saturday morning and headed to Enterprise to pick up a rental car for our family vacation. We left in a 2013 Nissan Altima and headed back home to pack our luggage. While heading home, my wife opened the glove compartment and found a bright yellow sticky note with the words, “Open up the compartment where the spare tire goes.” We were both curious. As soon as I pulled up to the house, I got out and opened the…

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