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  • Sunshine Award

    I 've recently had the honor of being nominated for the Sunshine Award by Carol Preibis from Ahh The Simple Life. It’s an “award” one blogger gives to other bloggers “who are positive and creatively inspire others in the blogosphere.” Thank you so much Carol! It really means a lot! And sorry for taking so long to follow up. How Does the Sunshine Award Work? According to the rules, a nominee should: Thank the person who nominated you. Answer the questions from the person who nominated you. Nominate other bloggers for the Sunshine Award. Write the same number of questions for the bloggers you nominated as you received with your nomination. Notify the bloggers you have nominated. Carol 's Questions and My Answers Why did you begin blogging,…

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  • Election Night Selection

    Two Weeks Before Election – The Nominating Committee and its adviser meet to discuss all suggestions, preferences and Biographical Forms in an effort to nominate the best-qualified person for each office, taking into consideration capabilities and overall chapter needs. – After careful consideration, a slate of nominees is determined. One person is selected for each office and standing committee chairman positions. – The Nominating Committee contacts each potential nominee and asks if…

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  • Presidential Nominations

    In Wayne Steger’s book, A Citizen’s Guide to Presidential Nominations: The Competition for Leadership, he identifies the important factors of the presidential nomination process, which can then be used to understand the 2016 cycle. His argument states that the crucial period of a campaign is during the invisible primary, which is the year or so preceding the delegate selection process. If party stakeholders are cohesive, (as in the Democratic Party,) the race will be predictable; if they are…

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  • Essay On Balanced Budget Amendment

    Ben Carson, a candidate for the Republican nomination for President in the 2016 election, has introduced a policy he calls the “Balanced Budget Amendment”. This amendment would put in place a flat tax in which all Americans would pay 10 percent of their income, with no exceptions I 'm place. In addition to the flat tax, this amendment would require Congress to create a thorough federal budget, where they are only able to spend what they collect in taxes. In other words, the revenue brought in…

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  • Nomination Electoral Process

    Nomination and Election Process The basic procedure to be followed by chapters of Kappa Kappa Gamma in the nomination and election of chapter officers is found in: – Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity Bylaws (in the Article entitled “Chapter Organization and Management”), Standing Rules and Policies. – Robert’s Rules of Order, Newly Revised. Outlined procedure, suggested options, and answers to questions included in this booklet are based upon the suggestions, requirements and rules of…

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  • Supreme Court Nomination Process Essay

    seat on the Supreme Court. Ginsburg explained that “[Between] 1993 and 1994, the climate was so different from the way it is today...The vote on me was 93 to 3. Today my ACLU connection would most likely disqualify me. I wish we could wave a magic wand and go back to those days when the process was truly bipartisan.” This quote from Justice Ginsburg aptly summarizes the transformation of the the Supreme Court nomination process from its past to its…

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  • Ethos And Pathos In Barack Obama's Democratic Nomination Address

    On September 6, 2012, President Barack Obama used ethos and pathos in his Democratic Nomination Acceptance Address to deceive his audience into voting for him. Through pathos, Barack Obama targets families struggling to pay for necessities like a home or schooling, parents who have a child in college, and students with dreams who have a low chance of succeeding due to financial situation or legal status, into voting for him. Pathos is an appeal to emotion, and is a way of convincing an audience…

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  • Analysis Of Anita Hill And The Sperm By Clarence Thomas

    the political sphere. The hearing was conducted in a hostile manner towards Ms. Hill that made it evident that the committee did not think what Anita experienced was harassment. (Anita, 2013) In the documentary, the clips show one of the men on the committee saying “I’m not sure I know what sexual harassment means…” (Anita, 2013) This comment could have been interpreted by the audience as a lack of knowledge about the situation and a lack of sympathy towards Ms. Hill. Thomas invoked racial bias…

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  • Importance Of Supreme Court Nominees Political Ideology

    Importance of Supreme Court Nominees’ Political Ideology Unlike the other branches of government, the Constitution is largely silent on judicial qualifications and the nomination process of judicial appointments other than stating that justices should exhibit "good behavior" and are confirmed with the “advice and consent” of the Senate. Thus, tradition largely dictates judicial nominations and the nomination processes that follow. The need for a judicial appointment can occur when a sitting…

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  • Internalized Racism In The Music Industry

    racism lives on is through the music industry. For this investigation, I wanted to see the differences in success of an artist through their race. Looking from mathematical standpoint, is there really a difference between the success of black artists and white artists? If so, is this the reason why black artists can have many more nominations for Grammy awards than white artists while still winning a similar amount of Grammy…

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