• Political Campaign Problems Campaigns Today
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    In political campaigns today there are problems. One of the problems with campaigns today is soft money. Another problem I believe we should address is, candidates making promises to get elected and then not keeping those promises. One final problem that should be addressed is the way the candidates go about being elected. The first problem with campaigns today deals with campaign contributions. People can only give so much money to a candidate themselves, so they instead give money to the polit...
  • Faith Test God Abraham One
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    Faith Test #3 One of the biggest tests of faith is holding on to God's promises when going through a rough time in a Christian's life. Often Christians tend to believe that the reason for their troubling times is because of a sin or simply that "God hates them", when actually it is the furthest from the truth. One can find this through the great example of Abraham in Genesis 22: 1-24, that God's promises hold true even through times where faith might run thin. The first thing one can learn from ...
  • Sex In Poetry Poems To Talk The Women
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    Sex in Poetry Although Marvell s To His Coy Mistress and Marlowe s The Passionate Shepherd to His Love share many similarities and differences, both men have one basic purpose for their poems, to talk the women into being their loves using promises of beautiful and mostly unattainable things. Andrew Marvell s To His Coy Mistress is one of the era s most famous expressions of the carpe diem motif. The speaker attempts to persuade his mistress into having sex with him. The speaker seems very frust...
  • Make Bush President Made
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    The State of the Union On Wednesday February 2, 2005, President George W. Bush gave an opinion changing speech. President Bush has great intentions to make America a safer, as well as peaceful, place to live. We all expected him to say, "I will cut taxes and make collage more affordable," but he also made promises that were unexpected. Although this was a very serious speech, he managed to put a bit of humor in his speech, which made it more interesting. Bush made many promises he intends to kee...
  • Passionate Shepherd To His Love Poems Nymph Thy
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    There are many poems that are considered to be companion poems. Companion poems are two separate poems that are similar. Usually they are about the same experience or experiences, and are also usually written in the same form. Two of the most famous companion poems are "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" by Christopher Marlowe, and " The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd" by Sir Walter Raleigh. These two poems are perfect companions. Both " The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" and "The Nymph's Re...
  • Promises Not Kept Responsibility Choice Isbister
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    Isbister (economics, U. of California-Santa Cruz) uses political theory, economics, and history to portray the forces and structures accountable for poverty in the world. He outlines the different paths taken by nations, and estimates their successes and frustrations. Chapters of his book Promises not Kept tells us about nationalism and sovereignty, economic development and underdevelopment, the impacts of American foreign policy, and forecast for the future. While market forces become more and ...
  • Machiavelli Modern Government
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    Machiavelli The Morphing of Machiavellian Ideas In the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries the common people relied on the princes of the day for protection. These princes, therefore, exercised absolute power over their state. They had a duty to protect the people and their land, and a self-preserving instinct to protect, and cultivate, their own power. However, modern democratic forms of government have taken the burden of protecting people and land off of the prince and put it on the ...
  • Eternally Saved God Christians Grace
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    email: title: Once Saved, Always Saved " You are saved until you sin again," the preacher tells the new convert. Such words can cause a new Christian to have fear of failing and can cause him other to feel like quitting the Christian walk. Jesus Christ has promised that once people ask Him to live in their hearts, they will receive eternal life. Jesus died on the cross for Christian " s sins one time because once a person receives Jesus as Savior he or she is eternally saved. God's character and...
  • Minnesota Uprising Of 1862
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    Essay: Minnesota Uprising of 1862 "If they are hungry, let them eat grass for all I care." Andrew J. Myrick, a trader from the Redwood Agency or Lower Sioux Agency, said this about the Indians on August 4, 1862, when a crowd of angry Indians broke into the Upper Sioux Agency storehouse and stole one hundred sacks of flour. Also, this is what most of the white settlers thought about the Indians. The conflict between the white and the American Indians was a growing problem and it was obvious th...