• Ponzi The Boston Swindler
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    Received an A- on this paper, United States History, De Paul University, put almost twenty hours into, most I write in four-five hours, very proud of this piece. Throughout history, the swindler has financially plagued society. Whether it is the get rich quick scheme or the carnival worker's impossible challenge, people have been cheated out of uncountable sums of money. In the 1920's a man named Victor Ludwig, posing as a French official, sold the Eiffel Tower to a gullible scrap ironworker for...
  • Million Dollars Money College Make
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    My claim is that it is unethical for professional athletes to receive the enormous amount of compensation that they do By Unethical I mean that it is an injustice to the citizens of our hard working country that are out to make a dollar and do it by holding a well respected job. By compensation I mean the ridiculous amounts of money that an athlete makes for playing a particular sport. My value criteria or standards I will use are as follows: 1. A man who does not graduate college may not be as ...
  • Drug Test Proposition Treatment Offenders
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    Proposition 36 The Real Truth As you might already be aware there is a ballot initiative on this upcoming November's election about drugs, and drug treatment. This measure is called Proposition 36. If this measure were to pass, state law would be changed, so that certain non-violent adult offenders who use or possess illegal drugs would receive drug treatment and supervision in the community, not prison. Right now California is ranked number one in the nation for its rate of imprisonment for dru...
  • Prostitution Web Talk Safer
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    Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience that prostitution should be legal. Introduction I. Open with Impact: If Ann Landers is for prostitution, then how far out can the notion be II. Thesis: The legalization of prostitution could help lower taxes, help balance the budget, clean up the streets, combat dangerous street-sex practice, lower the rate of rape, lower organized crime, and make illegal and underage sex inaccessible to minors. III. Connect: This may seem like improbable biased propaga...
  • College Athletes Money Time Millions
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    Dear NCAA Executive Committee, My name is David Brown and I am the starting quarterback for the Nittany Lions here a Penn State University. I am writing to you on behalf of my fellow intercollegiate athletes, because I feel as though we are being used. Each year my Penn State teammates and I, as well as other high-profile college teams generate millions of dollars in revenue, yet we do not get paid for our services. Millions of dollars are made every year from food, drinks, tickets, and merchand...
  • College Basketball Players Nba Early
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    Basketball Needs to Be Fixed Professional and college basketball have become very popular in the hearts and minds of many Americans. Millions of dollars a year are spent on apparel, tickets, and television all generated by people's love for basketball. But in the last couple of years, both the National Basketball Association (NBA) and college basketball have lost a substantial amount of their competition and have caught much for it. At the heart of this problem is a single cause, greed. The gam...
  • Salary Of Professional Athletes
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    Today, professional athletes became the richest people in this country. So much money is involved in contracts with the athletes, and it does not seem to be a problem for the clubs to pay them. Some people say that playing certain sports for living is not worth millions of dollars of salary and that the athletes are absolutely overpaid. Is it fair that Michael Jordan used to make $30 million a year for playing eighty-two basketball games Yes, he did deserve to get paid such a huge amount of mone...
  • Professional Athletes Are Overpaid
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    Matt Kelley Rhetoric Speech #2 Professional Athletes are Overpaid Every young child who has ever been involved in athletics has dreamed of being a professional in that sport. Why do you think that everyone wants to be a pro athlete. Sure it is because they get to play for a living. But also they get the big bucks. Why would a person not want to get paid millions and millions of dollars just to play a sport. Many professional athletes are highly overpaid though. When they sign these 20 and 30 mi...
  • Sports And Money Millions Of Dollars
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    Anywhere you look today you can see Mark McGwire hitting a home run, or Kobe Bryant dunking over someone. Every time someone watches television or reads a newspaper these, and many other, athletes can be found. Professional sports are all around us; they " re a part of our culture. But, in the last few decades some changes have started to take place. As the popularity of professional athletics has increased, so has the cost to render them and their players's al aries. Many of the contracts signe...
  • Anheuser Busch Advertising Company Dollars
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    Corporations and the Economy Economics is a very broad yet complex subject. Sometimes, in order to get a better view of the picture as a whole, it is useful to make an up-close and in-depth analysis of the elements which make up an economy. Examining the details of this topic can offer a revealing look into what composes a complex society such as that of America. Two very basic elements to be reviewed are 'producers' and 'consumers' and the relation that exists between the two. More specifically...
  • Napster Emerging Artists
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    Napster What would you do if had a access to all the music that you wanted and it was free Well, in the age of the internet this situation is possible with mp 3 s. Mp 3 s are compressed digital audio files which has near cd quality sound. It was developed by a German engineering form called Fraunhofer IIS in 1987. It is the most searched word on the internet and the most popular. Mp 3 s have affected not only regular people, but also the artists as well. The shareware Napster is a program that ...
  • Cost Of Wwii World War
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    World War II was shattering end to a difficult period in history. Although there are no exact figures on the lives lost, money spent, or property destroyed, we do know World War II killed more people, destroyed more property, disrupted more lives, and probably had more far reaching consequences than any other war in history. World War II was by far the most dreadful conflict in human history. The battlegrounds of World War II spread to nearly every part of the world. Troops fought in the steamin...
  • Millions Of Dollar Sports Players Money
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    Introduction: Following on from my pervious assignment MN 726 "IS COLLEGE ATHLETICS A BUSINESS MARKET OR A SPORT? You come to the other side of Sport - Professionalism! Like college Athletics the ecomicial and the company's gains or status have become the bottom line for professional sporting organizations. The nogiations of million dollar salary contracts, television and advertising contracts, the insurance of mass media and the status of the teams within the league and on the stock exchange be...
  • College Athletes Should Get Paid
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    College Athletes work a lot harder than the athletes in the NBA league. College players dedicate hours of time practicing in hopes of making it to the NBA League. When college players stay in college 75 percent are likely to graduate. (Mackowski, Kenny. 2001). Since the athletes are not getting paid they will either make that jump to the pros. College athletes should get paid for playing sports. T. J Ford is a 5-10 point guard soph more who plays for the Texas (Longhorns) University. Carmelo An...