• Bush Cut Medicaid White House
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    Bush budget cuts Medicaid, disabled housing, but still worsens deficits President George W. Bush proposed a $2. 57 trillion US budget Monday that erases scores of programs and slices Medicaid, disabled housing and many others but still worsens federal deficits by $42 billion over the next five years. In one of the most austere presidential budgets in years - one that faces precarious prospects in Congress - Bush would give nine of the 15 cabinet-level departments less money in 2006 than they are...
  • War Billion Iraq American
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    The war in Iraq is a waste of our country's time and funds. September 11, 2001 two high jacked planes collided with New York's World Trade Center, and the Pentagon in Washington. Following the attacks, President Bush declared war on terrorism. For the past four years, American and other allied troops have entered the Middle East to cleanse terrorism. Such terrorist leaders as, Bin Laden and Saddam Hussein have been brought down. But, why is our country still spending so much time and funds acros...
  • Epa Urges Tough Rules On Arsenic
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    Arsenic in Water Person 1- For our table topic we are doing "EPA urges tough rules on arsenic." The Environmental Protection agency has concluded that it must adopt a new standard for the amount of arsenic allowed in the nation's drinking water that is at least as though as the one proposed by the Clinton administration, officials said yesterday. Christie Whitman recommend a limit of arsenic allowed in the nation's drinking water after the National Academy of Sciences stated the health risks pos...
  • Military Spending Joint Chiefs
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    Military Spending (Term Paper Phase Two) Introduction: In his State of the Union address, in January of 1999, President Clinton proposed increasing our national defense budget after a decade of decline. Defense contractors who have had to deal with an ever-shrinking defense budget are sure to be receiving some good news in the years to come. A report in the Federal Electronic Commerce Report hints at a possible considerable increase in defense spending. Recently, both Congress and the Senate Bud...
  • Wal Mart Glass Sam Billion
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    Can Wal-mart get the magic back In the four years since Wal-mart's founder died of bone cancer, CEO David Glass has invested billions of borrowed dollars in businesses that have earned relatively low returns. Glass, age 60, seemed to be a good choice for CEO when Sam Walton, at 69, tapped him to take over in 1988. Investors have knocked down Wal-Mart's market value by $7. 7 billion since the day Sam died. Sam built it from nothing to $59. 3 billion. In the past year, key executives, particularl...
  • China People's Republic
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    China, (People's Republic of China), is situated in eastern Asia, bounded by the Pacific in the east. The third largest country in the world, next to Canada and Russia, it has an area of 9. 6 million square kilometers, or one-fifteenth of the world's land mass. It begins from the confluence of the Heilong and Wus uli rivers in the east to the Pamirs west of Wuqia County in Xinjiang Uigur Autonomous Region in the west, about 5, 200 kilometers apart; and from the midstream of the Heilong River nor...
  • Million Were Due Billion People World
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    World Statistics - The Rich and the Poor World Statistics - The Rich and the Poor 1. 3 Billion of the World's People Survive on Less than $1 a day Here follow some facts from United Nations Development Report/UNICEF 1997 and WHO 1998 selected by Manufacturing Dissent - web Direct access to the statistics at web $40 BILLION A YEAR $ 40 billion a year is estimated to be the additional cost of achieving and maintaining universal access to basic education for all, basic health care for all, reproduc...
  • Candy Billion Pounds
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    Candy Thesis: I. Introduction A. Opening Statement. Thesis II. Skittles A. B. I would like to think of myself as a healthy eater. I try not to eat much meat during the week and I always eat a variety vegetables. Nevertheless, I have this weakness that renders all my attempts at healthy eating D. O. A. Of course I am talking about candy. Even thought it is almost completely made of sugar, I cannot get enough. Everyone has their favorite candy; some may like sour or sweet while others stick to t...
  • Is War With Iraq Necessary
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    The debate whether America should have a war to Iraq lasted for about 2 years. As far as I am concerned, however, I agree that America should not have a war to Iraq. The first argument that can be presented to develop my position is that the immediate war to Iraq costs for the U. S. will come to about 200 billion, giving the American people heavy economical burden. A good example may be found in many documents and statistics. So far, Congress appropriated approximately&56 billion in April 2003;...
  • Canadian Trade Balance Analysis
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    Canada The Canadian economy and the United States economy tend to move together because of the amount of transactions that take place within the two nations due to their geographical proximity. With the United States recently experiencing a downturn in the economy, analysts estimate that the Canadian economy will not be far behind. However, in the past 10 years the Canadian economy and especially the trade balance have been very healthy. Current Account Since 1992, Canada has increased their amo...
  • Christine Whitman Environmental Protection Agency
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    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Bush administration, under fire for scrapping Clinton standards for arsenic in drinking water, announced plans Wednesday to tighten the standards within nine months. Christine Whitman, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, said she was asking the National Academy of Sciences to examine the impact of a range of possible reductions. Bush had drawn heavy criticism from environmentalists and others last month when his EPA killed a Clinton administration regulati...
  • Military Operations Billion People Money
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    While searching through various newspapers and newspaper web sites online, I realized that the biggest social problem of all is the how misinformed and uneducated the public is. In search of articles on important social problems, the most prominent topics I found were things such as "Halliburton is awarded $72 Million in Bonuses,"Putin blows of steam over baltics at EU Summit,"Egypt Presidential Vote may not be very open,"China is unwilling to impose sanctions on North Koreans." Although these a...
  • Crime In America Billion Americans One
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    Americans are scared, and they are angry. The scary orgy of violent crime has made average citizens afraid to walk the streets in front of their homes. And this fear has fueled a public cry to end the killing fields in America. Americans have had enough, and they want to know why known criminals were let back out on the streets so they could kill Polly Klaas and James Jordan. In America, the crime clock continues to click: one murder every 22 minutes, one rape every 5 minutes, one robbery every ...
  • Cutting The National Debt
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    Cutting the National Debt " It's time to clean up this mess.' Famous last words heard from the mouths of many different politicians when talking about the national debt and the budget deficit. Our debt is currently $4. 41 trillion and we have a budget deficit of around $300 billion and growing. Our government now estimates that by the year 2002 the debt will be $6. 507 Trillion. While our politicians talk of balancing the budget, not one of them has proposed a feasible plan to start paying down...
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    Crisis - a paroxysmal attack of pain and distress or disordered function; an emotionally significant event or radical change in status in a person's life; the point of time when it is decided whether an affair or course of action shall proceed, be modified or terminate; decisive moment; the turning point such a point in the course of the action of a play or other work of fiction (compare climax, resolution); the immediate sequel to the culminating point of a period of prosperity in rising market...
  • Video Game And Interactive Entertainment Industry
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    Market research firm DFC Intelligence has released its latest forecast for the video game and interactive entertainment industry. The new report forecasts that worldwide sales of traditional PC game, video game and portable game hardware and software are expected to increase from $23. 2 billion in 2003 to $31. 6 billion in 2009. Last month DFC released a separate report, The Online Game Market 2004, which estimated that the online game market would reach sales of $9. 8 billion by 2009. This wou...
  • Federal Government Farmers Billion Subsidies
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    Farmers want subsidies restored The Toronto Star, November 2000 Mar zena Brzyszcz In the early 1990 s Ottawa had a $40 billion deficit, at which time it had slashed farm subsidies. Now that the federal government has eliminated the budget deficit, Canada s top farmer leader said, it is time to start helping farmers who are in need. The Canadian Federation of Agriculture president, Bob Friesen, says the government owes farmers at least $15 billion for what they have contributed to deficit reducti...
  • Worlds Population People Years Billion
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    The worlds population is an important issue. The earth is a sphere, which means that it has certain limitations and in particular, there are limits to growth of things that consume the earth and that live on. Many people believe that that the resources of the Earth and of the human intellect are enormous that population growth can continue and that there is no danger that we will ever run out of anything. Yet, many people had predicted that shortages of natural resources that would follow becaus...
  • Korea South Economy 2001 Est
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    Economy - overview As one of the Four Tigers of East Asia, South Korea has achieved an incredible record of growth. Three decades ago GDP per capita was comparable with levels in the poorer countries of Africa and Asia. Today its GDP per capita is seven times India's, 17 times North Korea's, and comparable to the lesser economies of the European Union. This success through the late 1980 s was achieved by a system of close government / business ties, including directed credit, import restrictions...
  • German Exports To Russia
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    German Oct exports to U. S. , Russia, UK rise FRANKFURT, Jan 7 (Reuters) – German exports to North America, Japan, Great Britain and Russia rose significantly in October last year, while sales to euro zone countries declined marginally, the German Federal Statistics Office said on Friday. Exports to the United States were up 12 percent year-on-year, indicating an unabated appetite for German products in the new world, the statistics office said. Shipments to Britain and Japan, up 5. 7 and...