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  • Summary Of 'A Northbound Path' By Manny Fernandezs

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    come from the Brooks County Sherriff’s Department in Texas. The Sherriff’s Department is a reliable, legitimate source. We know that the stories are true because Fernandez gives real case numbers that came from this Sherriff’s Department. This evidence is extremely effective because it is true stories that the reader can picture in their minds. Since these are real people that Fernandez is talking about, the reader gets the chance to empathize with them. “In just one county, the bodies and remains

  • Danilo Blandon Conspiracy Cocaine

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    Jose Mercury News, Gary Webb accused the CIA of supporting and funding the trafficking of crack cocaine in a three part series called The Dark Alliance. Webb claimed,“Thousands of young black men are serving long prison sentences for selling cocaine — a drug that was virtually unobtainable in black neighborhoods before members of the CIA’s army started bringing it into South-Central in the 1980s at bargain-basement prices.” This claim outraged

  • Danilo Blandon's Use Of Crack Cocaine In The United States

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    In 1996, Gary Webb claimed that black men were incarcerated for charges dealing with selling cocaine because of the CIA. “Thousands of young black men are serving long prison sentences for selling cocaine — a drug that was virtually unobtainable in black neighborhoods before members of the CIA’s army started bringing it into South-Central in the 1980s at bargain-basement prices.” This claim outraged members of the black community because it reaffirmed suspicions of the government intentionally

  • Gary Webb's Death Of The CIA: A Conspiracy?

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    discuss how the CIA and/or the American government played a role in the death of investigative journalist, Gary Webb. Whether it is a conspiracy or not many question how the investigative journalist died and why his death was ruled as a suicide. Gary Webb was most known for tracking down corruption and exposing it to millions of Americans. He wrote stories about corruption from county, state, and federal levels, for more than thirty four years. He is most known for writing an article titled "Dark

  • Dark Alliance by Gary Stephen Webb

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    In 1996, Gary Stephen Webb was best known for his three part article series, Dark Alliance. Webb exposed The Central Intelligence Agency’s (C.I.A.) drug trafficking operations. These articles were first written for the San Jose Mercury News before later being published into a book. Webb discovered a drug operation between a California drug ring, the C.I.A., and the Nicaraguan Contras. Evidence showed that the C.I.A. had direct contact with smugglers, knowing that the profits being made from the

  • The Military And Institutions Of Higher Education

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    Background Throughout most of the wartime eras of the United States, there has been a symbiotic relation between the military and institutions of higher education. This relationship was precipitated by the Morrill Act of 1862, which provided grants of public land to states to establish institutions of higher learning to be operated in conjunction with state and federal governments (Renne, 1960). One particular focus of the land grant institutions was to focus on the teaching of military tactics

  • Persuasive Speech : The Air Force

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    Speech #3 Persuasive Tammi Lemay 8 February 2015 PREPARATION OUTLINE Purpose Statement: To persuade the audience to enlist in the U.S. Air Force. Thesis Statement: There are multiple reasons to join the Air Force ranging from sense of duty, educational benefits, specialized job training and world travel. Introduction Attention Getter: “I am an American Airman. My mission is to Fly, Fight, and Win. I am faithful to a Proud Heritage, A Tradition of Honor, And a Legacy of Valor.” This is an excerpt

  • The Gi Bill And How It Effected Student Equity

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    Introduction Prior to this assignment student veterans were a portion of the student population that I had no prior experience or knowledge of interacting with outside the scope of my history of higher education course reviewing the components of the GI Bill. The assignment allowed me to get an in depth historical analysis of the GI Bill and how it effected student equity in higher education from its establishment. I have come to understand the services students veterans possess but as well as some

  • Persuasive Essay About Military Draft

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    The military draft is now a thing of the past since World War II and the Vietnam War. Today the military draft seems obsolete with the rise in volunteers. Over the past half-century, military drafts have controlled the fates of eligible men on and off the battlefield. Thankfully this is not the case today with qualified men and women signing up and risking their lives for their country. With the United States at war in the Middle East, having plenty of volunteers is essential in the effort to win

  • The City Of Macon County

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    Introduction Bibb County, in central Georgia, was formed December 9, 1822. Geologically, Bibb County is located on the fall line where the southern Piedmont meets the Coastal Plain. Before the arrival of European settlers, the area had been a center of a series of Native American civilizations. The county sits on 249.76 square miles of land and there are approximately 622 people per square mile. Robert Reichert is the mayor of the city of Macon which is a part of Bibb currently governed by a five

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