George W. Jenkins

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    Publix: Where Shopping Should Be, But is Not, a Pleasure I think, in the Fall of 1930, George W. Jenkins endeavored to emulate lionized, yet-to-be-born-television-icon-Oprah-Winfrey. A furtive and sinisterly burly man, I believe, he traipsed into burgeoning Southeastern neighborhoods and bellowed, “You get a Publix! You get a Publix! YOU GET A PUBLIX!” Frightening (and expensive… so, so expensive). No one really wants to go to Publix, but Jenkins opened Pandora’s box 86 years ago, and now Southern consumers are left with little to no choice. Yeah, Target is cheaper… but it’s farther away. I mean, Publix is right there. It’s like tract-housing now; Publix, Publix, house, Publix, Mattress Discounters, Publix, in an insidious, inescapable…

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    Imagined community, Orientalism and Moral Panic Concepts, underlying Post-9/11 US Presidential Speeches Introduction George W. Bush’s administration and American mass media mounted a sustained project in post-9/11 era to ‘save’ US intact identity and delegitimize critical thoughts about Middle East, Islam and Arabs. This project was implemented by inducing a picture of ‘Self’ or ‘White’ as of Americans versus ‘Others’ as of Arabs and Muslims. In the project, American society is surrounded…

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    According to Richard E. Neustadt, ‘The power of the American president is to persuade.’ I am going to analyse this statement in my essay, by answering why a president must persuade, looking at the relationship between the president and government, giving examples of when persuasion has worked and when it hasn’t, focusing on other ways the president can influence and finally ending with a conclusion. Firstly, why is it important for the president to persuade? The power to persuade is seen as…

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    Reason For War

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    soldiers. Soldiers were very brave because they had the audacity to take any mission, jump into battle, and risk their lives thinking that they were protecting their families and country in order to find so-called WMDs (weapons of mass destruction). WMDs are chemical, biological, or nuclear weapons that are able to kill a tremendously high amount of people in a very short period of time. When people heard what they actually were, they panicked and wanted to do anything to stop Iraq. The…

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    Vote Vs Popular Vote

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    The National Popular Vote or Electoral College System In the 54th quadrennial United States Presidential Elections, it was the incumbent governor of Texas George W. Bush representing the Republicans, and incumbent Vice President Al Gore depicting the Democrats. Nevertheless, the elections came down to a neck and neck battle, and at the end, found its destiny relying on the state of Florida where a margin of victory triggered a recount. After the recount finally closed, George W. Bush was soon…

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    Hip Hop Impact On Politics

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    Hip-hop culture has the ability to effect the way people think about politics and how presidential candidates execute their campaigns. This power has been realized recently, especially by President Obama, but we have yet to truly see it reach its full potential. Hip-hop has been around since about the early 1970s, but never had it realized its potential to effect politics until the 2008 presidential election. The starting point of this realization was during Hurricane Katrina in 2005. This…

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    Iraq War Benefits

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    to know, but can’t seem to find the answer too. The Iraq war was the reaction to one of the worst days in American history. September 11. 2001 an Islamic extremist group called Al-Qaeda hijacked four airplanes and carried out multiple attacks against the united states and its citizens. The most remembered moment was when two of the four planes were flown into the World trade center 's (twin towers) located in New York. The third plane crashed and hit the Pentagon located just outside of…

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    Memes In Obama

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    If a picture says a thousand words, so how many words does a meme equal? Numerous people in today’s society are not in favor of the Obama era, so various jokes and stabs in the form of memes are targeted toward our 44th president. The memes listed above are both categorized as amusing because of several unique factors that we will discuss later, and how these details allow them to be entertaining. This paper shall explore how the fun factor is achieved by the history of the allusions featured,…

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    Tony Blair Case Study

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    pubic appearance highly. This was shown by the influence of his once director of communications and strategy Alistair Campbell (who won his title as "the real deputy prime minister") with whom Mr Blair placed great trust and responsibility. Perhaps his emphasis on public appearance is not misplaced. Maybe it is just a reflection of society's obsession with celebrities and personalities along with the rise of the mass media that has forced him to play the game. There is little doubt that Mr…

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    Presidential Candidate Contrast: Ben Carson vs. Hillary Clinton “Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.”-John Quincy Adams. Electing the next president of the United States is one of the most important rights of each American Citizen, and one that should not be taken lightly. In order to make an informed decision it is imperative to research each candidate throroughly by using credible sources. It is also…

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