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    John McCain the senior senator from Arizona was one of the leading proponents supporting campaign finance reform. However, not everyone else in Washington agreed with him. He began to see how murky the waters of politics were becoming with the influence of money in the process of elections. McCain got together with Ross Feingold and drafted the McCain-Feingold Act to try to curb the corruption that was beginning to turn Washington into a free for all. Prior to this act politics and the influx of mass amounts of money supporting candidates for office had become widespread, and yet nobody wanted to tackle this gross issue. McCain-Feingold set to prohibit corporations from spending money on broadcast electioneering communication during the time…

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    get his name and his ideas out amongst the constituents, establishing a brand that people can identify him by and identify with. The money he spent on the primary and caucus far outnumbered his democratic counterparts, so his name and brand should have been entrenched in all the minds of the potential democratic voters. (Open Secrets 2015) (Dubner 2012)Why was he not able to secure an Iowa Caucus victory or the democratic nomination for president? The answer to that question can be found by…

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    Dialawar Torture Effects

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    Break the enemy, mentally, or physically, it doesn’t matter what happens to them because they’re the enemy. A famous retired Marine and now Senator John McCain was on a tour in Vietnam when he was captured and taken by the North Vietnamese for nearly 5 ½ years as a prisoner of war (John McCain, 2008). John McCain was one of the many prisoners of war at the time but his story is brutal like many others, to this day he still suffers the effects of what was done to him physically and mentally. John…

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    56th presidential election and was held on November 4, 2008. Democrat Barak Obama was against Republican John McCain. The parties’ candidates focused mostly on change and reform in Washington, but in the last few months of the election campaign domestic policy and the economy surfaced as the main issues after the 2008 economic crisis. Obama’s ability to ensure voters that he could handle the economic crisis at the time and voters disapproval of the outgoing president George Bush and his…

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    Fat Man Simulation

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    torture and murder. This simulation acted as if morality was unwavering and unchanging. After completing the scenarios, I realized that the simulation was inaccurate because it failed to understand that morality is never black and white. While we are placed in various situations that require us to evaluate and act based on our beliefs, we use our best judgement to make the decision that seems best to us. While our morality is centered around main ideas and beliefs, it often changes in certain…

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    up with, they were much more inclined to submit their information and then simply pick up where they left off with the content on the page. However, the case study did not mention when the campaign started, which would have fulfilled the case study more by putting in a timeline. The case study mentioned that Barack Obama won the election by having a great campaign that achieved high open and click through rates for its automated follow-up e-mails. The campaign received extremely high levels of…

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    enemy” (Sunzi IV, 3). The failure of making the mistakes that the respective candidates made in the first place, as well as their inability to respond to them in the optimal manner is also something that The Art of War warns against, “He wins his battles by making no mistakes. Making no mistakes is what establishes the certainty of victory, for it means conquering an enemy that is already defeated” (Sunzi IV, 13). The 2016 presidential campaign also had a fair amount of uncertainty when it…

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    at the most powerful empire at the time. However, despite its idealization, the geometry is very refined hailing more to a precise human figure than a series of shapes smashed together, smoothing out the edges of those underlying shapes to make a more naturalistic look of a human being. The composition shows that Augustus is still, despite his tremendous power, a man, but despite all, he, not the gods, will be able to make the Roman Empire a strong and cohesive civilization with his bare hands…

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    Crooked Vs Crazy

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    his announcement, Donald had his first drama with the democratic party. He stated that the Hawaiian State Health Director, who died helped Obama cover up his birth certificate. Later, this was cleared up and Donald said publically that President Obama was born in the United States. Officially in June of 2015 Donald made an official statement saying he was for sure running as a republican candidate. Alongside Trump was over a dozen other candidates including, John Kasich, Ted Cruze, Marco Rubio,…

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    Through his work with Senator John McCain, Senator Obama got the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act (HLOGA) passed. It was Obama’s first attempt to slow down the “revolving door.” Its goal is to stop excess in privately funded travel and gifts. HGOLA is also trying to increase transparency and make it easier for the public to understand lobbying activities. Another particular focus of the HLOGA is that it makes it unacceptable for senior Senate staff and Senate officers to have any…

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