• Drug Legalization By Seth Sprague
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    Page 1. I think that society should permit the use of drugs for recreational purposes. After all, over twenty years of troop sweeps, police actions and military rhetoric, the evidence is all around us. The war on drugs has flopped. It has been more then ineffective and has actually made things worse. We as American citizens have to wake up and realize that there will never be a "drug free" utopia that we have been promised. People will always be willing to experiment with their bodies and use d...
  • Internet Market Segmentation Electronic Commerce
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    Internet Uses More in US are Online: Approximately 38 % of all U. S. homes now have access to the Internet. Approximately 100 million people (39 % of U. S. population) have been online at home. A total of 60 million (23%) access the Internet at least once a month and are classified as active users. Twenty-one of the top 35 local Internet markets have more than half of their population online. On top is San Francisco, with 66% of households having access to the Internet from a personal computer ...
  • Free Trade Steel Foreign Industry
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    Let us protect our key industries from unfair foreign competition From the Beginning K In addition to adopting a free trade policy, Government has protected the key US industries from unfair foreign competition. Domestic industries feel pressure from foreign competitors because of lower pricing and better quality products. For these reasons, competition can become intense and has caused our industries to seek government protection. Protectionism brings together business and labor, sixteenth cent...
  • The Great Departure Latin America
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    Daniel Smith's, The Great Departure illustrates very well the United State's evolution from a traditionally isolationist nation to an interventionist nation. WWI literally dragged theU. S. out of its isolationist shell and placed the U. S. at the forefront of international politics. The pressure to join WWI was resisted greatly by the Wilson administration and the country as a whole. Smith does an excellent job at presenting the factors that influenced the U. S. to enter the war and at conveyin...
  • Free Trade Government China Principles
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    No Shoes, No Shirt, No Service For the past few months, I have been focusing on the events and the principles behind the founding of our nation. During these studies, I often wondered how some of the ideas we cling to became entrenched in our paradigms of perception. For instance, there are words that have become taboo because of the ways they have been used. They are so taboo, in fact, that it has become nearly impossible to use the words constructively, because using them either shuts off the ...
  • Web Sites Internet Cultural American
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    The Internet has emerged as the most rapidity adopted communication medium in history. The Internet by design is de-centralized, inexpensive, uncensored, and accessible from anywhere in the globe. Bill Gates contends that the Internet is first step along the "Information Superhighway", which will ultimately create a "global village" that will allow for a more symmetrically distribution of information. The United States, which invented most of the underlying technologies for the Internet, leads t...
  • Rising Sun Japanese Business American
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    I read the novel Rising Sun by Michael Crichton. The story is about the grand opening of the Nakamoto Tower in Los Angeles, the new American headquarters of a Japanese corporation. On the night of the opening a young girl was killed on the forty-sixth floor, one story above the floor of the party. The Japanese liaison, Lieutenant Peter James Smith, was called to help the investigation begin, as the Japanese businessmen tried to stall the police. Though the story is about a homicide investigatio...
  • American Companies America People World
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    America's Role In The Next Century Essay, America's Role In The Next Century The people of America live in a country founded by our ancestors hundreds of years ago. The very many people who have fought to make America a free country are what give us the ability to make innovations, discoveries, and explorations. For many years, the U. S. has been an extraordinary economical power. We have been in a position where we could financially do anything we wanted. This financial power has given us a ve...