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    Chaos Syndrome

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    today 's dysfunction." We reformed political pork. Like campaign contributions and smoke-filled rooms, pork is a tool of democratic governance, not a violation of it. It can be used for corrupt purposes but also, very often, for vital ones. As the political scientist Diana Evans wrote, "The irony is this: pork barreling, despite its much maligned status, gets things done." In 1964, to cite one famous example, Lyndon Johnson could not have passed his landmark civil-rights bill without support from House Republican leader Charles Halleck of Indiana, who named his price: a NASA research grant for his district, which LBJ was glad to provide. For most of American history, a principal goal of any member of Congress was to bring home bacon for his district. Pork-barrel spending never really cost very much, and it helped glue Congress together by giving members a kind of currency to trade: You support my pork, and I 'll support yours. Also, because pork was dispensed by powerful appropriations committees with input from senior congressional leaders, it provided a handy way for the leadership to buy votes and reward loyalists. Starting in the '70s, however, and then snowballing in the '90s, the regular appropriations process broke down, a casualty of reforms that weakened appropriators ' power, of "sunshine laws" that reduced their autonomy, and of polarization that complicated negotiations. Conservatives and liberals alike attacked pork-barreling as corrupt, culminating in early…

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    In most cases, the government will withhold information in order to validate it before sharing it with the public. This appears to be an avoidance of certain topics, when in reality, our Congressional representatives are seeking protection of viable information in hopes of eliminating chaos within our country. One area that we the people generally base our concern is the spending of the federal government. The term “pork-barrel spending” was used to summarize the indecisive dispersal of money…

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    Seeing the pool of blackness move he knew it was James’ people. Lucas took a drink of water looking into the telescope again. “War shall be waged soon,” Lucas says looking up to the skies, “please leave us all safe.” Cedric walks into his castle completely unaware of the fact James’ people were coming. He sees barrels outside of the door and sprints to them. “They’re back! Bring them down to the rest!” He says. Lucas looks at Cedric’s kingdom and sees smoke rising from it. Upon a closer look…

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    Pork Liver Case Study

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    CHAPTER 3 3.0 Introduction To establish the differences in consumer acceptance, the pork liver polony sample was compared against the Colcom standard polony. Experiments were conducted by manipulating the independent variable, adding pork liver in two of the polony treatments, and observing differences between the test samples and the control sample. Analyses were used to quantify and describe the differences in shelf life, sensory evaluation scores, microbiological analysis and proximate…

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    My Grandmother Traditions

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    Sometimes, they would also take one of their own chickens to cook for this occasion. Though, this was very rare as they had to keep what they had of their livestock. The chicken was marinated in salt and water and then boiled in a wok. On the Lunar New Year, her family would only eat vegetables for breakfast and lunch and dinner consisted of food that were used as offerings to their ancestors and Chinese gods. Ancestor and deity worship were one of the most important traditions for her family.…

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    redistribute them among other livestock. Some of the diseases but not all that hogs carry are brucellosis, leptospirosis, salmonellosis, toxoplasmosis, sarcoptic mange, Escherichia coli-related illness and trichinosis. One major disease that a hog carries is leptospirosis. Leptospirosis is a corkscrew shaped bacteria that can cause mild headaches or fever to bleeding of the lungs. It is easy for other animals to contract this disease because hogs are known to wallow in water that other animals…

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    What Is Red Meat Unmasked

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    Red Meat: A Killer Unmasked For centuries people have considered red meats, such as beef and pork, as essential to a healthy diet. (Teicholz). Red meat has always been a favorite at the meal table, and America is the world’s leading consumer for meats per capita – red and poultry; however, an interesting shift has occurred since 1970 (Dokoupil; Molla). The average American’s red meat consumption has actually decreased from over 100 pounds per person every year to an average of 71.2 pounds per…

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    Mcdonald's Research Paper

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    As a marketing researcher working for a big corporation such as McDonalds, keeping up with the fast pace changing world of consumers is important. Companies “need information in order to develop and deliver products and/or services that can satisfy their customer’s needs” (Brown, T., Sutter, T., & Churchill, G., 2014, pg. 3). In this paper I will discuss two new product ideas that McDonald’s can incorporate into their menu to meet consumers wants and needs, while maintain a positive dietary and…

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    the grave. Starting in 1865, this state-wide conflict has consumed the minds of all New Jerseyans: Pork Roll or Taylor Ham? Although many believe that Taylor Ham is the proper term for the divine meaty goodness, I oppose. Pork Roll is the correct term for New Jersey’s home meat because the food itself is not ham; it is literally rolls of pork. Created in 1856 by John Taylor, Pork Roll has been a New Jersey boardwalk, diner, and kitchen staple for more than a century, yet there is continued…

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    beliefs and even experiences. Different economic, cultural, social, historical, and individual aspects shape our eating behaviors. Out eating behaviors or food choices, similar to other cultural practices and expressions gives hidden information on how we view ourselves, define our sense of belonging to a certain group, shape our identities and even define our boundaries from others (Derkas, 2012). Different global religions follow specific dietary laws, particularly regarding meat consumption.…

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