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  • Is The New Immigration Really So Bad?

    and the threat immigrants play on natives cannot be blamed on them, but it’s in fact, because of the faulty American education system. Schoen, does an extremely good job with not only being non-biased, but also presenting his arguments in a way which definitely generates interest while also being informative. "CNN America Votes 2006 Special: Broken Borders." Interview by Lou Dobbs. LOU DOBBS TONIGHT. CNN. San Antonio, Texas, 29 Oct. 2006. In this interview presented by CNN, Lou Dobbs questions the number of immigrants living in the United States and criticizes them as he holds them responsible for low wages for U.S. citizens and for draining local, state and federal budgets which could be put to better use such as improving healthcare and education sector for American citizens. Robert Rector representing the Heritage Foundation and Dan Stein, fed for American Immigration Reform too agree with him, and strongly criticizes immigrants. According to them immigrants don’t contribute much and are just wasting tax payer’s money. The interview further discusses the way this ‘Immigration Crisis’ can be solved. Lou Dobbs, as well as the interviewees all expresses extreme disapproval and rage toward immigrants and also use quite harsh language such as calling immigrants ‘aliens’. They refuse to look at the positive aspects and continue to argue for their predetermined opinions. Griswold, Daniel. "Immigrants Have Enriched American Culture and Enhanced Our Influence in the World." Blog…

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  • Als Ice Ticket Challenge Essay

    are making more progress than ever before, however, is the publicity actually being used to exhibit a positive message, or is it simply being used to create one time fads? Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani activist, once said, “What is interesting is the power and the impact of social media... So we must try to use social media in a good way.” Campaigns, like the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, have attempted “to use social media in a good way”, but sometimes, their efforts are deficient in spreading…

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  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Case Study

    Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: The disease that killed the Iron Horse Diseases do not discriminate between socioeconomic status, race or activity level and has little mercy. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), otherwise known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is such a disease. Nicknamed the “Iron Horse”, famed first baseman for the New York Yankees Lou Gehrig, was one of the first individuals to bring ALS into the forefront of the general populations mind’s, after dying from the disease after being…

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  • Personal Narrative: Lou Gehrig's Disease

    On May 9th, 2014, ALS took the life of my grandma, Nancy May, or as we would call her “Granny.” ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a horrible disease that slowly killed her through the nervous system by weakening muscles and affecting her physical function. In the month of March, 2012 she found out she was diagnosed with ALS, which happened to be one of the worst days ever for me. Even though she was battling with a disease she knew she would not win, she still managed to care for us. A…

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  • The Ice Bucket Problem

    Human beings starts to lose control of his or her muscles and eventually end not speaking, eating or even breathing. By donating money you’re saving a life to end living a couple of years more. The Bucket Challenge started last year during July-August 2014 became a successful campaign. After a week the Ice Bucket Challenge went on viral they were still people dumping ice buckets on their heads, and the ALS Association still continues collecting money. The organization received $5.5 million for…

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  • Dr. Hitzig Case Study

    goes to show that controlled drugs are being handed out like tic-tacs. Drugs that normally have to be prescribed by doctors after an examination are now being distributed through a quick online chat, or email. Doctor Hitzig didn’t stop at supposedly helping patients with the common illnesses. but thought he would up his expertise a bit. He also felt like he needed to help the world. Dr. Hitzig said “he has treated more than 8,000 patients in the past six years.” These 8,000 people trusted that…

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  • Iron Horse Lou Gehrig's Disease

    There are many people that have inspired my life but there is only one that has had the greatest impact on my life. That person is the one and the only, the legend, the "Iron Horse" Lou Gehrig. Lou Gehrig has done many inspirational things in his life like living with Lou Gehrig 's disease, which is also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS. He was diagnosed with this rare disease on his thirty-sixth birthday in the year 1939. This disease is a progressive neurological disorder. The…

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  • Lou Gehrig's Disease In Major League Baseball

    During 1938 baseball season, a great and prominent baseball player named Lou Gehrig noticed his performance on and off the field was not what it was supposed to be. He found himself stumbling over curbs and when running bases, he was more tired than usual, and he was fumbling the ball. On June 19, 1939, he was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) on his thirty-sixth birthday. In the same year, Lou Gehrig retired from baseball, still considering himself to be the luckiest man alive…

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  • Lou Gehrig As The Real Hero

    man who walked the earth around the early to mid 1900’s. The real “Iron Man” is truly named Lou Gehrig and is the real hero. Lou Gehrig was born in a enormous town named New York City. Lou was one of four children and the only one who survived through infancy and the struggles his family went through in his early life. At the age of 11 he was able to swim across the Hudson River (Encyclopedia). Lou was an astonishing athlete as a young boy and continued to grow from there. The Gehrig family did…

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  • Analysis Of Small Change By Malcom Gladwell

    found in social media that might not do much more for a cause than like/share a photo. A majority of the article is based on this ideology of weak and strong ties. He includes this in the conclusion that small ties will only bear small results whereas strong ties will, and have, yielded strong outcomes. Does an act meant to raise awareness of a specific issue performed by hundreds, thousands, or even millions of individuals really make the difference in the issue at hand? In this modern day a…

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