Politics : Law & Legal & Attorney
For the last few years, the world has been experiencing one of the worst economic climates and conditions in recent memory. Worldwide, economies have suffered, more and more people are jobless, and the gap between the "haves" and the "have nots" has widened dramatically. We have
In its long-awaited report, the bipartisan Iraq Study Group (ISG) called for the United States to launch a "new diplomatic offensive" aimed at stabilizing Iraq "before December 31, 2006." The diplomatic offensive would involve all of Iraq's neighbors, including Iran and Syri
An international educator argues that Barack Obama is the only U.S. Presidential candidate with unique cultural competencies which will allow him to effectively engage with leaders of other countries, as well as with diverse populations in the U.S.
Frequent flyer miles are free miles that you earn when you purchase flights and use airline services. Some programs will be attached to a credit card, and you'll earn miles for purchases made for items like hotels and other expenses. Accounting for all of your frequent flyer miles can be a pain, but
New Zealand's flag reflects the country's British origins and its place in the South Pacific, under the Southern Cross constellation. Red stars depict the native Maori; the color is a mark of rank. The blue background marks the maritime blue ensign and the oceans that surround the island nation. Bu
Georgia is one of 31 states that allow early voting before Election Day, and doesn't require a reason from the voter. Early voting is thought to be beneficial in reducing long lines on Election Day and allows greater access to the polls. However, Georgia's procedures are slightly more complicated th
First and foremost of all that has been written or said it is essential to draw attention to the fact that the Anti-Sikh Riots of 1984 was a catastrophic aberration, an earthquake that shook, mangled and tortured millions of people, not only in India but nearly the whole world. The Riots of 1984 wil
This article reviews some of the latest and distressing Federal government budget deficit estimates from the Congressional Budget Office that show that the estimated 2011 deficit will be over $400 billion more than previously thought. The article details out some of the fine work being done by sever
The Endangered Species Act is embodied in Sections 1531 through 1544 of Chapter 35 of Title 16 of the United States Code Annotated or, more simply put, "16 USC 1531 et seq." That form of citation may be enough for an attorney, but if you are citing the law and write the words, "Endangered Species Ac
Murder per capita is the number of murders per person in a given time in a set area. To calculate, for instance, the murder per capita in Richmond, Virginia for 2009, you need to know how many murders were committed in the area and the average number of people in the city during that year. Turn to l
Who said television is expensive for your local political race? If you are running a political campaign and you believe this, you are putting your candidate at a significant disadvantage and without reason.
For over 300 years Spain has claimed Gibraltar back from the British Government. At every opportunity and at all costs, the Spanish Government has tried their luck in getting their hands on the Rock of Gibraltar. In previous referendums Gibraltarians have unequivocally said 'NO' to Gibralt
Celsius and Fahrenheit are both degree units of measuring temperature but depending on where you live you probably only use one or the other. It can definitely be frustrating when you hear a temperature in the measurement that you don't understand. The good news is that there are quick ways to calcu
With all the recent talks of the dollar dying and no longer being a dominant currency in the world, I decided to break down the monetary policy of the government. The Monetary Policy of the United States basically means controlling the rate of growth of the money supply, which can alter credit marke
We have come as close to the dissolution of the Union that we have ever been under the Obama Administration, even without a civil war. Lincoln would easily recognize this situation and would vote for anyone, absolutely anyone at all, that would endeavor to hold the nation together. It is here that w