Politics Essays

Smokey Restaurants
Smokey Restaurants By: Amelia E-mail: Bedila Smokey Restaurants According to an article in Public Health News titled "Number of �Smoke-Free' Restaurants Soars", and published March 9, 1999, cigarette smoke contains over 4,000 chemicals and exposure to environmental smoke or secondhand smoke is responsible for 1,000 non-smoker deaths in Washington state each year. Listed below are some ideas that will help eliminate the problem of cigarette smoke ruining many meals in restaurants. In ...

Smoking on the body
Smoking on the body By: jim sabella E-mail: the_sandman23@hotmail.com Tobacco is one of the leading preventable causes of death in the United States. Nicotine, which is an alkaloid derived from the tobacco plant, is a potent chemical that has powerful effects on the human body, especially when administered rapidly or at high doses. Prenatal exposure to nicotine is associated with adverse reproductive outcomes, including altered neural structure and functioning, cognitive deficits, and ...

Sobering Studies
Sobering Studies By: Ramesh Ranganathan E-mail: ramesh3463@yahoo.com Sobering Studies A new study found students who doubt their abilities to handle bad moods or bad situations are more prone to drinking. This is just the latest in a number of alcohol studies coming out in relation to college students. College students are always easy targets for these surveys, since many students are finally away from their mother's nest for the first time and feel free to go out more times than Frida...

Social Groups
Social Groups By: Meredith E-mail: crimsonglow@beer.com There are various social groups in our school and town. They form into different types of groups. Some of these are grouped by racial background, athletic abilities, hobbies, and intelligence. Usually racial groups, people of the same race stay together. There are a mediocre amount of athletic ability groups. Most of them are from schools and are �organized� gangs. They usually play games or some type of sport together. People...

Social darwinsim history
Social darwinsim history By: Anonymous Social Darwinism History Social Darwinism and its use to Justify Business Practices of the 19th and 20th century. Thesis: The need for a justification of enormous wealth of a few and an unimaginable poverty of millions was, as many tend to believe, fulfilled by the emergence of a theory called Social Darwinism, which on one hand was regarded as a primary defense of business activities, and on the other, was nothing more than a myth. I. Definition ...

Should the government of Canad
Should the government of Canad By: Kate E-mail: katelyn2541@hotmail.com Should the government of Canada continue to support the universality of social services by increasing the proportion of salaries given to income tax? This question hits a very touchy spot for all Canadians because some agree that a higher portion of an individual's salary should go to income tax, so a better standard of living could be made by all Canadians, instead of just to the financially blessed class of socie...

Should we legalize
Should we legalize By: mike E-mail: mdb123s@mail.smsu.edu Should America Legalize The Federal Government, while trying to protect us from our human nature, developed harsh anti-drug policies with the hope of eradicating drugs. These policies seemed simple enough: imposition of penalties on those who use substances illegally, iterception of drugs coming from other countries while ending all drug cultivation in the States, and prevention of foreign governments from growing these substanc...

Slavery is The South
Slavery is The South By: Cait E-mail: caitc1@aol.com Slavery is the South Essay #3 Slavery played a dominating and critical role in much of Southern life. In the struggle for control in America, slavery was the South�s stronghold and the hidden motive behind many political actions and economic statistics. By dominating Southern life, slavery also dominated the economic and political aspects of life in the South from 1840 to 1860. By the 1840�s and 50�s the Southern economy had al...

Smoke Free Restaurants
Smoke Free Restaurants According to an article in Public Health News titled "Number of �Smoke-Free' Restaurants Soars", and published March 9, 1999, cigarette smoke contains over 4,000 chemicals and exposure to environmental smoke or secondhand smoke is responsible for 1,000 non-smoker deaths in Washington state each year. Listed below are some ideas that will help eliminate the problem of cigarette smoke ruining many meals in restaurants. In the past few years some public ...

Should Cloning Be Permitted
Should Cloning Be Permitted? By: Junior Flores E-mail: Snmc23@aol.com Should Human Cloning Be Permitted? For years, part of the American public, and humans in general, have been fascinated with the possibility of creating human life by other than natural means. There are many who strongly disagree with the idea of human cloning. It certainly wasn't surprising when they were able to clone a sheep and will not be the least surprised if someday scientist's will be able to clone a human be...

Should Racist Speech Enjoy Pro
Should Racist Speech Enjoy Pro Prejudice and racial stereotyping are two of this country's greatest problems today. Many people in our society have tried to find ways to eliminate or at least limit these types of behavior, but have met with very limited, if any, success. Because of the complex nature of racism and racist acts, coupled with the fact the first amendment prohibits the government from limiting the publics' right to free expression and speech, the Federal government has been ...

Should a moment of silence be
Should a moment of silence be In 1962 the Supreme Court decided that public schools did not have the power to authorize school prayer. This decision made public school in the U.S. more atheistic than many European nations. For example, crosses still hang on the classroom walls in Poland, and the Ten Commandments are displayed in Hungary. There are prayers held at the beginning of legislative and judicial sessions and every President has mentioned a divine power in his inaugural speech. In ke...

Should governments use private
Should governments use private By: Eric Chao E-mail: neo29@collegemail.com In the modern world, countries like Canada and the United States tend to move from the left wing to the right wing. Is this a good thing? Adam Smith's laissez-faire theory, "The Invisible Hand", explains the fact that the selfish of all individuals of a society ultimately combine to benefit all of society. People in private enterprise countries have stronger sufficiency and individual initiative, and societies h...

Should the Internet be censore
Should the Internet be censore By: Danielle E-mail: gitthiscrunk@aol.com Should the Internet be censored? Censorship on the Internet is a very controversial issue. Many agree that censoring violates the First Amendment of free speech. Yet many also believe that it is the government�s duty to censor to protect children and teenagers. The EFA (Electronic Frontiers Australia Inc.) is an organization against Internet censorship. The EFA�s goals are �to advocate the amendment of laws ...

Sexual Abstinence
Sexual Abstinence By: Anonymous E-mail: starr@imtoosexy.com Today's world is full of worries and problems which did not affect teens a generation ago. New problems keep appearing in today's world, such as STDs, increased pregnancy rates, and other factors facing teens who choose to have sex. Emotionally and physically teens and getting less developed before having sex and are not prepared for the serious problems which come along with their decision to have sex. No longer is it a matte...

Sexual Abuse
Sexual Abuse The impact of sexual abuse reaches all levels of a childs emotions. These emotions and the effects are listed below: Confusion: This is usually the initial reaction of the child. They will usually question, "What is going on?" and " Is this right or wrong?". For a young child these types of questions can be an emense burden on their physcological development. Once the abuse begins the victim experience a tremnedous conflict with their emotions. They feel pleasant due to the atte...

Sexual pressures
Sexual pressures By: Anonymous E-mail: buktoman@aol.com The media is just one of the factors responsible for the increase in teen sexuality. Throughout a humans adolescents years they are subject to a number of sexual pressures. Through research I have found that peers are among the most influential. An adolescent is not limited to peer pressure though. They face pressures from the media as well. I believe that media pressure is just a influential as peer pressure. There is also other ...

Shermans March
Shermans March By: Starr Klotz E-mail: klotzsta@pilot.msu.edu Sherman�s March In November of 1864, Major General William Tecumseh Sherman cut a 300-mile long, 60-mile wide corridor of destruction across the Confederate State of Georgia. He burned every thing in his path. He torched plantations, bridges, crops, factories, and mills. The goal of this war of attrition was to stop the heart of the Confederacy. By all accounts this campaign was very successful. Sherman�s campaign raised...

Shop online or At the Malls
Shop online or At the Malls? By: yOOxMeeH E-mail: doit@hotmail.com Shop Online or At the Malls? Radiation, sore eyes, fatigue carpal tunnel syndrome and characteristics of a hermit. These are the common �sickness� people get when working with computers too long. Shopping is one of the largest industries in the world. For the people who decide to shop on the Internet, have to face many disadvantages. Many people prefer to shop in malls because they are able to see and feel the textu...

Sesxism
Sesxism By: Bo Feminism And Gender Equality In The 1990's Overall, the rights and status of women have improved considerably in the last century; however, gender equality has recently been threatened within the last decade. Blatantly sexist laws and practices are slowly being eliminated while social perceptions of "women's roles" continue to stagnate and even degrade back to traditional ideals. It is these social perceptions that challenge the evolution of women as equal on all levels. I...

Sex Education in the Classroom
Sex Education in the Classroom Ignorance of sex education has left our world suffering from a variety of venereal diseases, abortion, neglected children, and sadly enough, even death. This is a very serious problem not only for our children today but also for children of the future generations. Sources of education are available almost everywhere, but there are not useful if they go unnoticed. Sex education should begin at home with the parents, but if the parents are uncomfortable speaking ...

Sex marriage
Sex marriage By: Anonymous Same-sex marriage There are many important issues discussed in public policy today. One of these issues is homosexual marriage. This is an important issue because it deals with a relatively large minority of the United States. This issue is put into many different lights. Those of morals, family values and religion; and those of equality, constitutionality, and right to privacy. The aspect with the most relevance is constantly left up to debate. Homosexuals a...

Sexism
Sexism By: adam moss E-mail: moss_911@hotmail.com Sexism in the world today The battle of the sexes is obvious everywhere and is applies to anything. From athletics to the military, men and women struggle to beat the other, but I find it to be Particularly found in the workplace. Men and women are extremely competitive with occupations, and most men, I mean all men Feel superior then women. Us Men know the statistics, they show that we are more favourable and most of us want to keep it...

School Safety
School Safety By: Andrea E-mail: andreanicole21@hotmail.com In recent years, tragedies have been visited upon schools across the country. From Kentucky to Oregon to Colorado, the notion of schools as safe havens has been shattered by the sound of gunfire. These acts are not limited to any geographic regions or family backgrounds, nor do they have a single catalyst. Those who have committed such heinous acts have done so for different reasons, at different times, in different schools. B...

School Uniforms
School Uniforms Throughout the State of Florida, numerous school boards have been attempting to standardize the clothing that students wear. The school superintendents who are in favor of uniforms will argue that the children who wear them will experience many benefits. I disagree with this position. I feel that the use of uniforms will strip identity, stifle creativity, and unnecessarily burden the families that cannot afford them. The use of uniforms has already been implemented in several...