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From “Savage” to Citizen: How Native Americans were Rewarded for Centuries of Struggle and Contribution
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Essay » Political
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For centuries, most Native Americans lived in a state of limbo, neither citizen nor foreigner, at times, considered part of "domestic dependent nations" but never really having full rights. It was not until after their efforts in World War I that universal citizenship was given to Native Americans.
Land of Demons: The Proto-Colonization of Ezochi, an Alternate Model of Japanese Expansion
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Long before Japan was united under the Tokugawa Shogunate, the northern island of Ezo (modern Hokkaido) was invaded, ruled, and pillaged by the Japanese for financial and political gain, marginalizing the native people there. They never officially colonized the island until the late 1800s but for centuries, practiced "proto-colonization."
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.
Romancing The Voters
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 23,090. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
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Have you ever been honeyfuggled by a politician? Known you were going to a party or political event and knew there might be “stimulating or controversial” discussions on the “Topic of the Day?” A quick reference guide like this Handbook when I was on the city council. Great “Zingers” for a game of “gotcha,” Letters to the Editor, Tea Party Rallies, debate talking points, or Toastmaster Speeches.
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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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.
Political Correctness - The New Fascism
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Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: British English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
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What price freedom ? Ask the inumerable martyrs and servicemen who have paid the price to attain that valuable blessing throughout history. Your freedom. Does it really exist? Is it really yours to give away? Are you prepared to stand up and fight for it?
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: 1,650. 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...
The Water Thief
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,860. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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CHARLES THATCHER is a private citizen, meaning that he’s the private property of the Ackerman Brothers Corporation. He’s got problems: the cost of air is going up, his wife wants to sell herself to another corporation, and his colleagues are always trying to get him tossed into the lye vats. But all of that is nothing, compared to what happens when he finds a woman stealing Ackerman's rainwater.
Soliloquy: One Sociopath's Opinion
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Price: Free! Words: 10,310. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
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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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Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
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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.