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    him in his unofficial biography of Daley entitled “Boss”. Mike Royko, the author of the book, tells the story of Richard J. Daley and his life at the top of Chicago’s political throne as its mayor. Part biography, part history textbook, part critique all play into the writing of this book. And the end result? The inner workings of Richard J. Daley and his Democratic political machine of Chicago are one of the most fascinating and shocking phenomenons in American political history. Before I dive into the book, I’d like to give some background information on the author Mike Royko in order to better understand his writing. Winner of the 1972 Pulitzer Prize for commentary, Royko…

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    The primary ethical issue that was addressed is whether it was appropriate for the Chicago Tribune to name the suspects of the schoolyard shooting, seeing as they were too young to be tried as adults. The article justifies the tribune actions by using the excuse that there is an exception to rules such as this one. Many people questioned if the choice to release names was ethical. There are theories that could back up the Tribune’s choice below. The first ethical theory that the tribune could…

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    Mike Royko’s “A Faceless Man’s Plea” (1973) illustrates the absurdity of the Veterans Administration for not compensating soldiers with treatment of a disability received during battle. Repetition is used through the essay to describe the cause and effects that the rocket had on Leroy Bailey’s life; he had no face after the impact. Bailey’s letter, explaining the reason why couldn’t get the treatment, contradicts the policies of the Veterans Administration; the letter is shown to exemplify the…

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    Due to professional development at Cartersville Middle School being providing at times during the day that often do not correlate with the ELL teachers’ planning period, these teachers have missed training on how to use some of the basic technology the Cartersville School district provides. In addition, these teachers have not been provided time to work with the technology that has been placed in their classrooms to see how it can benefit them in their ELL classroom and how it can provide it…

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    Leadership Goal 1 Goal Number 1 – Cognitive: “Keep the mind sharp” – Continual Learning Relevant Areas of Growth 1 – Critical and Creative Thinking 1. Personal Impact – Professional development; become more knowledgeable in the fraud prevention and intelligence spheres and have more opportunity for advancement within the Army Reserve and my civilian career. 2. Impact on others – Articulate information to support priority intelligence requirements to a higher headquarters. 3.…

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    Mike Tyson is a former American professional boxer, holding the record of being the youngest heavyweight boxer in United States history (“Mike Tyson”). Yet while Tyson won his fights in the ring, he lost his fight in court. In 1991, Tyson was accused of raping Desiree Washington. Tyson had a rough life growing up, so when it came to putting him on trial his chances of being found not guilty did not look so good. (Godden). Even though Tyson was an outstanding boxer, his career ended when he was…

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    is going through. The boxers little brother is very symbolic to the voice of normal reasoning and illustrates what any logical human being would do in this type of situation. After the boxer gives the mugger money, the little brother asks in confusion on why he didn't use his boxing capability to fight him. He saw this kid as someone who needed help, unlike the majority of the population who would suggest a good punch in the mouth would’ve been a better idea. One of the most important lessons…

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    As the sun kissed the horizon and the birds chirped, Rainsford's eyes fluttered open. He hadn’t felt more rested. He looked around and the room and was quickly reminded of what had happened the night before. There was Zaroff’s blood on the wood floor. It looked like it still hadn't dried yet. He shook his head and made his way out the bedroom door and to the kitchen. His left forearm was aching with pain. He pulled up his pajama sleeve and turned his arm over. He saw a huge gash on his forearm.…

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    “Idiocracy” is a film directed by Mike Judge that is a satirical science fiction film which basically predicts our nation’s cultural decline into nothing but a nation of imbeciles. Judge starts the film with the idea that intelligent people have now become an endangered species while the uneducated are copulating and reproducing at furiously rising exponential rates. The film presented a dangerous and chaotic way to view the world. The impoverished and uneducated people were portrayed as the…

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    "Have patience",exclaims dad every day we work on the farm. Some days on the farm are easy like just feeding cows. Other days are long and hard like pulling a calf at midnight or having to fix something when you need it the most. But every day on the farm is fun and relaxing. I don't like fixing something in the middle of summer on the one hundred and ten degree days. We got a call from the fence builder and the red angus and gelbvieh cross cows at the Frazer Farm did not have any water. So dad…

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