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    Mission Of The NAACP

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    Mission: NAACP What is the group's mission? The mission of the NAACP is simply to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality for all people regardless of the race. The NAACP’s mission is to end racial discrimination in several aspects (NAACP.ORG). What causes do its members support? The members of the NAACP support several causes such as the following: • Criminal Justice: The NAACP understands the imminent risk of criminals and therefore recommends for smarter criminal…

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    Gerrymandering: Good or Bad? Gerrymandering is the manipulation of boundaries as to favor one party or class. This form of control has gone back and forth between the Democratic and Republican parties. The practice, having been around since the beginning of American politics, has had many negative and positive effects on elections, politics, and parties. In a famous court case, Baker v. Carr, the lack of enforcement of gerrymandering regulation in the states was brought to the attention of the…

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    To properly answer this question, we first have to identify what exactly the founding fathers vision actually was. Now, we obviously can't say for certain, as they lived over two hundred years ago, but we can formulate an educated guess by examining quotes from the founding fathers, their actions, and the constitution itself. Although, even in their quotes, the founding fathers do seem to contradict each other, as well as occasionally themselves. However, amongst the other contradictory and some…

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    Schlafly for the next ten years would echo much of what Eleanor Roosevelt and liberal detractors of the ERA stated and expand on their arguments infusing her brand of Christian Republicanism into her arguments. Quoting from Schlafly whose article was included in Donald Critchlow’s Debating the American Conservative Movement: “Our Judeo-Christian civilization has developed the law and custom that, since women must bear the physical consequences of the sex act, men must be required to bear the…

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    Don't you just love being able to debate a topic and ideas in group projects, being able to make your ideas and products better among discussion and deliberation. That is not the case in our very own senate. The filibuster that was once used a very useful tool to create further debating of a bill is now used to prevent the discussion of an idea all together. A creation that was once considered a rare procedure in the Senate has now being used as a standard procedure which is often used to delay…

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    not be surprised to discover that the chairs reclined, gave a massage, and featured a button to call for catering through long periods of debate and storytelling. The seating faces a central platform where a few members, including the Speaker of the House, sits. The press gallery, located above the seating for the Congressmen, accommodates the reporters from various reporting agencies. I am sure the press often hears copious amounts of interesting and entertaining ideas to report from these…

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    If the United States government was designed to be the best for the people, why does it cause so many problems in the lives of the citizens today? In the papers today it is uncommon to not find some article talking about some issue that is going on in politics. The government has lost many of the original principles that the Founding Fathers had in place to make sure the government’s main goal was to keep the country good and safe for the people. Problems facing the government today are what has…

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    It is once again fall and as the election draws near I would like to introduce to you my husband, of 28 years, Matt Ubelhor. Matt is running for re-election as State Representative for our House District 62. You may have seen him lately placing signs, attending local festivals, marching in our town parades, and you may have even seen him in person at your front door. Matt has been working tirelessly for all the families in our District and would like your support to continue to do so in the…

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    A demonstration is needed to describe the following correlation between Aristotle's mixed state and the Constitution of 1787(of America.) More precisely, how the Constitution of 1787 can be seen as a implementation of Aristotle’s mixed state. Three examples will be shown to demonstrate three elements of the mixed state. These three elements are the monarchist component, the aristocratic component, and the democratic component. Monarchy starts off as our first component to the mixed state.…

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    Now after explaining the background behind the income inequality and the disappearing middle class, the next step is to make something legislative if you plan to make a difference. My solution of creating more entry level jobs would need to start at the top level in government in order for it to take effect in the entire country. First, I will contact my local Senator Barbara Boxer to show her my bill as well as see if she had any bills that were similar to mine. In the past she has sponsored…

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