• Electric Cars Evs Vehicles Technology
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    In numerous cities across the country, the personal automobile is the single greatest polluter, as emissions from million of vehicles on the road add up. Car pollution is one of the biggest polluters the solution is to have much more efficient vehicles that produce fewer emissions with every mile. So what would be the best thing for cars to run off of in the future Electric vehicles are the answer to this problem. Electric vehicles or EVs, are vehicles that are powered by an electric motor inste...
  • Space Flight Dec 1999
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    Space Flight On May 25, 1961, John F. Kennedy delivered one of the most memorable State of the Union addresses in the history of the United States. I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the earth (web President John F. Kennedy's Special Message to the Congress on Urgent National Needs). With those words, Kennedy launched a new era of space exploration in the United States. Althoug...
  • Tax Cut Cuts Aug 1999
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    TAX CUTS GORE TAX CUTS. Cut taxes for 99% of middle class, not the wealthiest 1%. (Oct 3). Target surplus at national debt, rainy days, & education. (Sep 30). End marriage penalty; reform estate tax; targeted cuts. (Sep 6). Lower taxes for working families with targeted tax reform. (Sep 6). Yes, it's your money-but it's your programs too. (Aug 31). Too large a tax cut would wreck economy & military readiness. (Aug 23). Tax cuts to benefit middle-class, not just the rich. (Aug 21). Bush's tax c...
  • Love Shouldn't Hurt Domestic Violence
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    Domestic Violence is emotional or physical abuse or the threat of physical abuse, used by one person in a relationship to gain control over the other person. (1) Rich, poor, Jewish, Christian, homosexual, heterosexual, abuse comes from all shapes and sizes. Domestic violence is the most prevalent cause for injury to woman in the United States. Often incidents of abuse start small with an abuser slowly taking control, as the relationship intensifies, the frequency as well as the intensity of the ...
  • Argumental Gun Control Paper
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    Gun Control April 20, 1999, 14 students and one teacher were murdered in a deadly school shooting at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado (Gun Control vs. Gun Rights). It is events like this that spark the heated debate between advocates of gun rights and gun control. The second amendment states A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. (Article II). Many gun control supporters claim t...
  • History Of The Income Tax
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    The federal progressive income tax has been an issue that has been argued on the floors of Congress, in front of the United States Supreme Court, in front of television cameras, and around the dinner table. The tax served its purpose in supplementing revenue during the Civil War and World War I, but continued taking from Americans income in peacetime, allowing fewer dollars to be spent on goods and services. When the American government was in a deficit, it was harder to argue for the abolishmen...
  • Driving Restrictions And Smog Control
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    In Bill Dawson's December 9 th article in the Houston Chronicle, he discusses several possible solutions to the smog problem here in Houston. One solution under consideration by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (TNRCC) is a driving restriction calling for a 25% reduction in "vehicle miles traveled." Although a specific method has not yet been adopted, a possible interpretation could mean a ban on vehicle use every fourth day. While this possible solution is ethically good, it i...