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    had actually destroyed 9,000 documents over 20 years from various high profile investigations. That included documents involving Bernie Madoff, Goldman Sachs’ credit default swaps with AIG, fraud cases against Bank of America, Wells Fargo, among others. These kinds of issues should be expected considering some of the choices for leading this agency. For instance, George W. Bush’s appointment for the chairman of the SEC was Chris Cox, a longtime Republican Congressman with a strong record supporting deregulation. In fact, he was one of the sponsors of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act, which made it more difficult to sue investment firms involved in fraud. Cox even served as a defense attorney for First Pension Corp, which operated a $130 million Ponzi scheme. Cox continued his pursuit of deregulation at the SEC. He literally had a policy in place that allowed investment banks to decide whether they wanted their derivatives trades to be monitored by the SEC. Such a suggestion would be funny if it hadn’t actually happened. Although, Cox admitted afterward that “(the financial crisis) made it abundantly clear that voluntary regulation does not work.” One of the dominant factors that hinders quality work from the SEC is the conflict of interest from the revolving door with the private sector. Banking regulators have incentives to tread lightly in return for lucrative positions in the banking industry after they leave the SEC. And this isn’t some issue involving a…

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    Anglo-Saxon literature was centered around one common theme, exile. The exile in literature is often about the banning of a person from a place. Most writers in this time period wrote an elegy for the things they miss from their time before their exiled. Some writers were forced into exile by others for political reasons while others fled for their own safety. As seen in “The Seafarer”, “The Wanderer”, and “The Wife’s Lament” exile was a major anxiety in Anglo-Saxon literature as the threat…

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    Ringworm Research Paper

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    A ringworm is a fungal infection of the skin that is very common. Ringworm is not from a worm. It can cause a round shape that is very crusty and scaly on the surface of the body. For different skin tones, it may appear as either white or red patches. There are many types of ringworms that can affect different parts of the body. For example if you have a ringworm on your foot, it would be called “Tinea pedis” which is also called “athlete’s foot”. Ringworms can happen to anybody of any age but…

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    Ringworm Research Paper

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    The topic of this report is going to be on the ringworm. A ringworm is a fungal infection that occurs on the top layer of the skin, known as the epidermis. They are distinguished by having rough reddened patches that form in circular designs or pattern, and can be spread from your face, all the way to the toes. The ringworm, also called dermatophytosis, is mainly caused by having direct and or indirect contact with a person, animal or object that is already infected with the disease, or one of…

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    The brilliantly written Rear Window has drawn many insights from the analysis of the perception of the human mind and the hidden realism of everyday life. Set in the 1950 's we meet an active Photographer known as Jeff, that has been confined to his wheelchair because of a broken leg, which only always him move from his bed to the window. In doing this he notices the daily routine of his surrounding neighbors from their rear window. Nevertheless, the Rear Window was not only introduced as a…

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    The Seafarer

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    Three Themes of, “Seafarer,” “Wanderer,” and “Wife’s Lament” (An Understanding of the Themes in the poems, “Seafarer,” Wanderer,” and “Wife’s Lament.”) Anglo-Saxon people surrounded themselves with honor and bravery, and never with disgrace and fear. Fear is something that is seen in many different ways, such as the fear of an object, the dread that comes from within the body, and the fear that comes from being alone. In the poem of, “The Seafarer,” the man describes the fear of being alone,…

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    Wakefield

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    1) In the story “Wakefield” by Hawthorne is based on this character name Wakefield “The man under pretence of going a journey took lodgings in the next street to his own house, and there, unheard of by his wife or friends, and without the shadow of self-banishment, dwelt upwards of twenty years”(1). Wakefield does indeed sound like an oddly uninteresting character however Hawthorne makes it clear that Wakefield is a painfully normal guy. Because Hawthorne shows that Wakefield is a normal guy…

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    The internet is just only about 5,000 days old, and by that time it has delivered to people a ton of amazing things that nobody could have predicted in the past such as the real estate list, all kinds of government form, a huge amount of photos and video, satellite of the whole earth, or even a piece of information from the phone number, etc. Kevin has points out that most of people learn how to accepted the change from the internet which is amazing thing changing the world and how easily to…

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    Sports and Dirt In his essay “Batting Clean-Up and Striking Out”, Dave Berry, Focuses on the differences between men and women. He makes assertions about the differences when it comes to dirt and sports. He focuses on this because he believes these are the primary differences. From Personal Experience I would agree hat dirt and sports are examples of differences between the sexes, but Berry misses the point, These are not the major differences between men and women. Dave Berry starts by…

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    Looking for a Drama filled, love story with an unexpected twist and a happy ending? This could be the right choice for you. But, it will defiantly be a different type of Drama. This episode of the American Horror Story show can be considered to have a Female Gothic sub-genre. The Female Gothic sub-genre deals with women’s transition from an adolescent to adulthood and or post traumatic depression after child birth. This sub-genre has many conventions like a male heroine, Victorian homes,…

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