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Local government apathy is an international problem. Does anyone care?
Centralized military structures in modern states offer levels of external and internal control that cannot be achieved through decentralized approaches. The application of advanced technology in weapons and command and control systems also makes it necessary for large scale coordination of the vario
The Berlin Wall was built in 1961 to separate East and West Berlin in Germany. It was 96 miles long and 12 feet high. West Germany, America, and other democratic nations disapproved of the Berlin Wall. In 1990, after East Germany allowed the wall to be torn down, the countries reunited.
Interested in making a positive impact on our fractured political landscape? Here are a few good places to start.
It has been said and written that the Gulf oil spill could be Barack Obama's Katrina. That it most probably already is, but it could get much worse. Not "Waterloo", but more like Napoleon's ill-conceived Russian campaign of 1812, which cost him his army, his reputation, and, eigh
Using flags in a worship service is a way to praise God by literally raising a banner to Him and His glory. Some Christian churches will raise flags while singing or dancing during a worship service. The website for the Holy Cross Metropolitan Community Church in Pensacola, Florida references the us
The American Century was a revolutionary concept taken to practicality by Henry Luce, founder of what eventually became the largest and most influential magazine empire in America in the 1930s, 1940s, 1950, and 1960s. Time-Life Inc. (the magazine empire) housed Time, Fortune, Life and Sports Illustr
Many have not considered the size of the Hezbollah International Terrorist Group and the amount of weaponry that they posses. Hezbollah started this conflict with Israel with 15,000 rockets, most is Iranian Technology, but some are Chinese Technology, radar guided.
Sad to say, the persuasive power of modern-day advertising is now influencing the more lasting and far-reaching choices of our people including their choice of leaders. How can we strip off these high-tech multi-layered masks that make the real identity of these candidates so illusive to the voting
A physical description of the geography and climate of Saudi Arabia. Includes geographic boundaries, an overview of the predominant ecosystem, a brief history of the country as well as agricultural and mineral production. This article briefly examines Saudi Arabia's system of government, what countr
With the imminent retirement of Judge Stevens, a slot on the Supreme Court bench is opening up. This opportunity to name a Supreme Court justice is one of the biggest decisions Present Obama will make during his tenure as President of the United States, and it will show the nation where his prioriti
With the 2008 presidential election rapidly approaching, the race for the White House is one of the most intense races seen in a very long time.Candidates from both parties have yet to officially lock the nomination for their party; however, Senator John McCain is soon expected to lock the Republica
The year 2007 will be a pivotal point in present period politics for the United States of America. The Iraq conflict will continue to take center stage and the economy will cool down, while the Presidential Administration will have to determine how to deal with Syria and Iran, the insurgency and nuc
The U.S. Congress is made of the House of Representatives and the Senate. One of their duties is to draft and pass bills that will be submitted to the President of the U.S. for approval. Once approved, the bill becomes a law. Before a bill gets to this stage, members of Congress use one of three vot
The War of Independence had left the fledgling America free, but in turmoil. There was as yet no President and the country was a loose conglomeration of more or less independent states. Many soldiers who had fought in the war had yet to be paid for it and there was no official center of government t
This article looks at two distinct kinds of SNP supporter. While one sort of Scottish nationalist is intellectual and reasonable and holds nationalist views for respectable reasons, the other kind are motivated by by emotions and particularly a dislike of all things English. Polls show that the SNP
If you've made the decision to be a political candidate in a local election, then you've probably asked yourself how to campaign in an effective way in spite of the fact that you've never run for office before. There really aren't any well-kept secrets when it comes to local camp