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Sun on the Rocks - The Copacabana Trikini (Travel Rio)
Series: Sun on the Rocks. Price: Free! Words: 23,170. Language: Simple English. Published: October 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Clarity reaches the airport of Rio, in Brazil, and is led to the prison of Catanduvas for becoming allegedly involved in the Scrub Leaks scandal of Sheik Hari Al Najib in the British Virgin Islands. Helped out by the scraggly Santana Martines, she follows Argyris gossip advisor Laia Osterova to the Copacabana Palace hotel in Rio to rid the town of Rio of rampant corruption at the Senate.
Sun on the Rocks - The Copacabana Trikini (Banana Colada)
Series: Sun on the Rocks. Price: Free! Words: 20,730. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Clarity reaches the airport of Rio, in Brazil, and is led to the prison of Catanduvas for becoming allegedly involved in the Scrub Leaks scandal of Sheik Hari Al Najib in the British Virgin Islands. Helped out by the scraggly Santana Martines, she follows Argyris gossip advisor Laia Osterova to the Copacabana Palace hotel in Rio to rid the town of Rio of rampant corruption at the Senate.
A Modest Proposal for the Parliament of Canada
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017. Categories: Essay » Political
This short satirical work proposes that backbenchers be removed, benches and all, from the Canadian House of Commons, in the interests of modernity and efficiency for both the backbenchers and the rest of the House of Commons.
Pariahs and Peacemakers
Price: Free! Words: 65,460. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Shayara Ventii, human bounty hunter sponsored by the galactic senate, is travelling through the galaxy with the crew of her small ship when she comes across something that will change her life forever. Not only will it shape her future, but the future of every living thing in the galaxy.
Unlock Congress: Reform the Rules - Restore the System
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,430. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015 by Why Not Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
In UNLOCK CONGRESS, author Michael Golden examines the ways in which congressional failure generates a harmful PRODUCT. Rather than narrowly affixing blame to individual politicians or to the partisan divide, Golden methodically outlines underlying causes behind the breakdown. He identifies the PROBLEMS and lays out a PLATFORM of solutions designed to reinvigorate both the process and its players.
$22.00 Per Hour Federal Minimum Wage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Labor rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Byron Goines gives a thorough examination of the history of minimum wage increases since its beginning in the 1938 Fair Labor Standards Act. Senate salary increases since 1789 are examined in detail, and compared with the federal minimum wage increases since 1938. Get ready Americans; you may by surprised by what you will find out in the factual evidence contained in this book!
Standing With Wendy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 519,570. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This work contains transcripts of almost 64 hours of debate and testimony on the Texas Senate and House floors, starting with Wendy Davis' filibuster of SB5, including the proposed House and Senate amendments for HB2, and ending with powerful citizen testimony on these bills.
The Rise of the Forty-seven Percent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
In "The Rise of the Forty-seven Percent," Byron Goines addresses many political issues that are important to Americans. This book identifies changes that need to be made to ensure the poor and middle class gain upward mobility. The time is NOW for poor and middle class Americans to push forward for change.
Advise and Consent
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 302,940. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Classics
The #1 New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner Allen Drury’s Advise and Consent is one of the high points of 20th Century literature, a seminal work of political fiction—as relevant today as when it was first published. A sweeping tale of corruption and ambition cut across the landscape of Washington, DC.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 122, Number 4 - January 2013
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 115,510. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
The Yale Law Journal (Jan. '13) features articles on law by leading scholars. Contents: "Text, History, and Tradition: What the Seventh Amendment Can Teach Us About the Second," by Darrell A.H. Miller; and "Can the President Appoint Principal Executive Officers Without a Senate Confirmation Vote?," by Matthew Stephenson. Also includes student work on burqa bans, filibusters, and prison lawsuits.