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  • Affirmative Action Forces Employers And Colleges
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    The purpose of affirmative action is to ensure equal opportunity for minorities. But it has strayed from its original intent and has become largely a program to achieve not equal opportunity but equal results. It is a system of quotas forced upon American businesses and working class by the federal government. A law which forces people to look at race before looking at the individual cannot promote equal opportunity. Affirmative action continues the judgement of minorities by race; it causes rev...
  • Urban Guerrilla Tactics
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    Guerrilla Warfare The term guerrilla (Spanish, "little war") originated in the early 19th century during the Peninsular war when, after the defeat of Spain's regular forces, Spanish irregulars and civilians rose up against the French occupying forces. The practice of guerrilla warfare, however, dates from antiquity; for example, the Bible tells of the Israelite conquest of Canaan, led by Joshua, involving harassment and ambush of the enemy. Later Jewish resistance to foreign rule was expressed i...
  • Antiterrorism And Counter Terrorism Task Forces
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    December 28, 2001 THE REAL NATIONAL TREASURE The United States, along with the allied forces of the world, is currently fighting to find Osama bin Laden as well as his organization, al Qaeda, in Afghanistan. The new declaration of the "War on Terrorism" has withdrawn all boundaries that the terrorist organizations have been hiding behind. Although this war is a new idea to the average American Citizen, it is an old foe of the governments in most countries, which have already established antiterr...
  • City Of Seattle's Affirmative Action Program
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    Affirmative Action in Seattle Present efforts to repeal affirmative action are based on several general misconceptions. One is that our society, having reached a point of true equality, no longer needs programs that help government recruit and hire qualified women, people of color, and persons with disabilities. Unfortunately, there is abundant evidence -- from Census Bureau data and academic studies, to news accounts and everyday experiences -- that we still have a long way to go to achieve equ...
  • Forces Pass Through A Common Point
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    Mechanics: Statics and Dynamics TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION... 1 Chapter. General Principles... 2 I. Systems of Force... 4 II. Stress... 6 . Properties of Material... 7 IV. Bolted and Welded Joints... 10 V. Beams -- A Practical Application... 13 VI. Beam Design... 17 VII. Torsional Loading: Shafts, Couplings, and Keys... 19 V. Conclusion... 20 BIBLIOGRAPHY... 21 INTRODUCTION Mechanics is the physical science concerned with the dynamic behavior of bodies that are acted on by mechanical disturb...
  • Citizens From The General Population
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    The film "The people bomb" was a compilation of stories and videos collected from diverse cultures and geographical locations focusing on dramatic increases in human population over short spans of time. This population explosion was having a direct, negative impact on the environment and society of the locations discussed. As a result, involved governments began taking action to alleviate the repercussions of this population expansion and to prevent its continuance. Some of these actions were re...
  • Feelings Of Reward In The Brain
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    Findings from a federal and state funded study conducted by researchers at the University of New Mexico in conjunction with Massachusetts General Hospital indicating that gambling, like food and drugs, produces feelings of reward in the brain and that gambling addictions are a form of spiritual seeking. Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital found that prize money could activate many of the same "reward" areas in the brain turned on by food and drugs. "This work argues that we can begin t...

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