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    palate that is dry, zippy, and alive – strawberry and watermelon are the dominant flavors again, but now with cherry, rhubarb, lime, and a hint of walnut playing counterpoint. The Taste SPRING PEA PASTA Ingredients • 2 T. olive oil • ½ C. English peas • ¼ C. plain Greek yogurt • ½ C. Feta cheese • ¼ C. pine nuts • 2 C. baby arugula • 1 T. chopped garlic • ¼ C. white wine • 2 C dry pasta (penne, ziti or rigatoni) • Pinch of chili flakes Directions To prepare this pasta some pre-prep is required. If using raw English peas they will need to be blanched and chilled in an ice bath and reserved for later use. If using frozen peas they should be slightly thawed. To start bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook the pasta al dente. Once cooked, drain the pasta and run a bit of warm water over the noodles, this will help to prevent them from sticking. Transfer the noodles back to the pot and reserve until the sauce has been made. To make the sauce it is best to use a tall-sided sauté pan. Start with the olive oil on medium heat and add the chopped garlic and pine nuts. Stir gradually until they begin to get golden brown. Next add the white wine and yogurt this will begin to reduce and become the base for the sauce. Once the sauce has gotten slightly thicker add the feta. Next add the peas (be careful not to heat them very long or the peas will turn brown). If the sauce gets too thick adding a little water or vegetable stock can thin it. In the pasta pot or a…

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    As times change, values and ideas often change as they are invariably shaped by their context. However, some remain constant throughout time and are universal. The 1592 Shakespearean drama Richard III and Al Pacino 's 1995 docu-drama Looking for Richard [LFR] were written four hundred years apart yet both texts address perpetual values and ideas that are common to both eras. Through a simultaneous study of both texts, the responder is able to understand the influence of context on aspects of the…

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    audience have one thing in common with this article and it the simple fact that war effects everyone either physically, mentally, or emotionally. What the author hopes to achieve by writing this article is to fulfill his argument that what he did was justified and that makes him a hero to his people. He made good points and supported his argument good. Some of his points are agreeable and some others are not. Here’s some background information on Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. He is a militant held in…

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    Europe,”; asserting, “we will conquer Rome, God willing” (“Islamic State lays claim”). If able to conquer Rome, reach the United Kingdom borders, another world power, then its subsequent advance will be the United States borders. The Islamic State is rapidly escalating from Iraq and Syria to the Northern Africa outposts, to Europe, and will dangerously and shortly reach the Americas, similar to Al Qaeda and Taliban. If the United States willingly ignore ISIS’s danger just to avoid an…

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    the ‘public enemy’ era taught America that while crime does not pay, it can be a shortcut to immortality” (Helmer 15). This helped Chicago get its gangster reputation, which it still has today. “Indicative of the bloodiness of this struggle is the fact that more than 700 gangland slaying occurred in the Chicago area alone between 1920 and 1933, with 76 being recorded in the year 1926 and 72 in 1928” (Helmer 819). They increased the murder rate for the city, which is currently higher in than both…

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    Mere months after the September 11th attacks on the United States, Alan Jackson released a song that he titled, “Where Were You?” He debuted the song on the Country Music Awards stage in November of 2001. The nation was crying out in shock and despair and Jackson joined in that cry with his song. In writing “Where Were you?” he did so in a time of national confusion. After the attack, a plethora of emotions poured out from each and every home. In light of this situation, Jackson attempted to try…

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    Drone Strikes Foster New Enemies Since September 11, 2001, The United States has been using drones strikes against the Taliban, Al Qaeda, and other terrorist groups. The Constitution requires that the government must go through a due process before making the decision of killing someone. Drone strikes are usually based on doubtful information, which ends up taking the life of innocent civilians. Civilians living in the Middle East are being killed because of mistaken identity, or for just…

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    Geopolitics: inquiry scaffold The region of conflict: When the Pashtun tribes were united in 1747, Afghanistan was founded. Afghanistan served as a buffer between the British and Russian Empires until it won independence from the British in 1919. The democracy ended in 1973 when the government was overthrown in a coup and again in 1978 by a communist inspired group. This government was supported by the Soviet Union who invaded in 1979 to support the communist regime. Russia withdrew in 1989…

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    affects on the nation as a whole. Despite the global span of terrorism on the United States, the “War on Terror” international military campaign is not beneficial to our nation and is leading to the destruction of our country by causing many economic problems and creating more foreign enemies. The start of Al Qaeda, an Islamist global organization founded by Osama bin Laden, began with a Pakistan based group on an Indian airline heading to New Dehli when it was hijacked. This attack was…

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    Bigelow presents us with a number of important ethical questions. Along with a parallel theme surrounding torture, seen in the film, as well as felt through the audience. Following the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Osama bin Laden becomes one of the most-wanted men on the planet. The worldwide manhunt for the terrorist leader occupies the resources and attention of two U.S. presidential administrations. Ultimately, it is the work of a dedicated female operative, Maya, that proves…

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