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Chimps with Nukes
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Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014 by Antenna Books. Category: Essay » Political
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In this compelling article, Jim Morris, a Vietnam Veteran, points out that the individuals making war decisions are often not the ones carrying them out. With the realization that only one Congressman's son served during the Vietnam War, Morris explains that, "The people will lose faith in a leadership that expends their sons and daughters like used Kleenex, but sends its own to Harvard and Yale."
Death of a Hero, Birth of a Legend
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Price: Free! Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014 by Antenna Books. Category: Essay » Political
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Slightly altered from its original appearance in Soldier of Fortune magazine, Death of a Hero, Birth of a Legend tells the story of four men as they battle war and life. However, when one man, Vietnam Vet Rick Rescorla (a major character in We Were Soldiers Once...And Young), is tested during the attack on the World Trade Center on 9/11, the beauty of a true hero is shown.
Red, White, and Black: Cherokee Adoption of White Culture
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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These 2 papers examine some of the ways in which, beginning very early in their interactions with European-Americans, the Cherokee began to adopt white culture and make it their own, modeling much of their way of life on the way of life of their white neighbors, so much so that many of them sided with the Confederacy during the Civil War, among them, Stand Watie, hated by many of his own people.
Indian Endemic: The Intentional Decimation of Native Peoples
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
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For centuries, descendants of Europeans enacted purposed plans for ridding themselves of what they saw as problems created by Native Americans. Some of these plans were intended to wipe out Native Americans entirely while some others were meant to curtail efforts of Native Americans, push them away, keep them in controlled environments, completely subjugated, forcing them to cede their lands.
Townie Planet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,410. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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Our nation is afflicted with a mass psychosis. Its prime symptom: millions of wackos spouting racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, counterfactual right-wing crapola. Who are these halfwits? How did they get this way? Why do they vote for those who hate them? And why oh why are lefties afraid to offend them? This book will help stiffen your liberal spine. Get tough. Get nasty. Get Townie Planet.
Picking Our Future : Essays on Food, Change, and Farming
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,960. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
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Agricultural sustainability is a daunting challenge. Only visible in hindsight, sustainability continually presents new challenges to our systems of food and farming. It is a process, not a result. The trick to sustainability isn’t knowing exactly what to do; mankind has never known that. The trick is asking the right questions in the face of change and looking for leadership in the right places.
Conservatives are from Mars & Progressives are from Venus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
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Why do those who disagree with you politically believe the ridiculous things they do? Why don’t they see what’s so obvious? How does the Progressive Mentality differ from the Conservative Mentality? What are their origins? Their motivation? Their goals? What part does religion play in political worldviews – for BOTH sides. What does the Culture War mean for the future of the US.
Pain Below the Equator
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Price: Free! Words: 13,390. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Essay » Political
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This is the frank journal of a six week tour of South America from Buenos Aires, around the horn to Valparaíso, Easter Island and Peru, chronicling the good the bad and the insane of the southern continent.
America's Passion: How a Coal Miner's Game Became the NFL in the 20th Century
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Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,150. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
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The National Football League is the premier sport in the United States. But it always wasn't that way. Author Evan Weiner takes us back to the days when the NFL was a mom and pop store operation with the players and others who witnessed the league's growth first hand. The game started in the coal mines in western Pennsylvania and is a multi-billion dollar business today.
A Burning Problem
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Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
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A Burning Problem is a short satirical essay on education reform
Essay: On the State of Public School Education in America
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Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
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This is a short 2 page paper on the problems and possible solutions of the American Public School System. If you liked it, please leave a friendly review.
Cuba Is Not the Second China (And Other Essays)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
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An essay on U.S and Cuba political relationship and its dos and don't. With other essays on today political and social issues including Thai movement, Ukraine movement and...
Soliloquy: One Sociopath's Opinion
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In a world full of homicidal sociopaths, it takes an anti-social desert hermit to explain how to live a decent life. These are my opinions: they damn well ought to be yours! These political essays were written during the Bush2 Regime and they do not reflect my opinions regarding the Obama Administration.
Just My Opinion Some Old and New Ideas
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Just My Opinion series is one that I'll build upon as time progresses. Now that I am retired I have the time to start going through these old files. If I'd kept every old computer I ever had everything would be readily accessible, but I didn't. Some I will publish with present day comments. Hope you enjoy them!
Toward a Legal and Social Foundation for Gay Rights
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Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
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In the battle for equality for gay men and women, some legal foundations are better than others.
The Spirit of the Anzac
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Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
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An emotional look at what Anzac Day means to Australians and New Zealanders.
Are We Losing Our Independence?
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Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
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There is a growing trend in the United States that is of great concern for many independent thinkers. It has to do with losing our independence as our population increases. We lose independence slowly each year, so slowly that most of us do not even notice the change
Who's Catcher McCall?
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Price: Free! Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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"I became a hero by mistake. My desire was to be an honest coward like everyone else. Yet, I argued with the gods of power and influence and stirred up evil. And learned - the difference between a hero and a coward is not what you think, but what you do about it. I have no desire to save the world or defend the rights of others; merely my intent is to be invisible and pick my causes."
TIN TABERNACLES: How Religious Fundamentalists Took Over the Republican Party
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,610. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Essay » Political
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Have Christian extremists taken over American politics? All evidence suggests they have. Evangelicals have great political power in the United States and that power is largely vested in the GOP. The Republican Party is now nothing more than a series of litmus tests of religious purity. Can we can save our democracy from religious extremists? Or is it too late?