Politics : Law & Legal & Attorney
Everyone has found himself confronted with a moral dilemma at some time in his life. In these scenarios, it can seem impossible to know how to act as every course of action will result in some level of harm to someone. The ability to make these decisions and live with the consequences may be the tou
An oligarchy a society ruled by a small, powerful minority. These are not necessarily the most capable leaders in a society. Oligarchies are not at all similar to democracies, but they are also very different from governments ruled by a single dictator. Oligarchies can have both positive and negativ
On December 16, 1773, after officials in Boston refused to send back three shiploads of taxed tea to Britain, a group of colonists boarded the ships and threw all the tea over board into the bottom of the Boston Harbor. This act, along with other events in our American history, was very instrumental
Within a post 9/11 society, political Islam is seen as a virulent force that threatens national security. In a response, Western governments have taken extreme political and militaristic action seeking to cripple the political ideology's domestic and international expansion. Unfortunately, howe
The question of how people come to be who they are, of how the human mind develops, has exercised philosophers since ancient times. Thinkers have taken extremely different views. Some have stressed heredity, underscoring supposedly innate traits. Others have emphasized what people acquire through ex
It's quite difficult, if not almost impossible, for a person on the public payroll to win a libel case. But a sheriff's deputy in Terre Haute, Ind., beat the odds and was awarded $1.5 million after a newspaper published false information about him. Should the press win on appeal? No.
Inflation may be one of the oldest monetary concerns in history. Going back at least as far as the Roman Empire, inflation took hold when the emperors sought to increase the money supply by mixing precious metals with cheaper ones and passing them off as being of similar value. However, then as now
Bills have recently been introduced in both the House and the Senate which would change the way antitrust laws affect malpractice and health insurance providers. A House of Representatives panel voted on Wednesday, October 21 to approve the bill, which will send it on to further review. While it is
Flow ChartA flow chart is a chart that represents all the possible steps that can take place in a given process. Flow charts are extremely useful for breaking down complex processes like product manufacturing and scientific happenings and making them easily understood by people without...
If you have recently moved to the state of Texas or have completed a new move within the state of Texas, you may be wondering how to register to vote. You will need to contact your county tax office, which is also where you register to vote, to change your voting information with the state of Texas
Dancing with banners and flags is typically done either for school sporting events such as by a color guard team or cheerleaders or as a part of a praise or worship dance. The colors of the banners and flags should be thoughtfully chosen in accordance with school colors or with the colors of nature
The other day our Online Think Tank had a discussion on Ron Paul, who is running for President of the United States. He is a libertarian for the most part in much of his thinking, but is running as a Republican. One of his very staunch supporters sent me an email to discuss his candidacy and to stat