Essays Tagged: "The Washington Times"

Baby Boomers Are Jealous. Generation x

n X'ers have been described as 'fanatically independent individuals pathologically ambivalent about the future, and brimming with unsatisfied longings for permanence, for love, and for material posses ... ' (Lauren, p.64) This less-than-flattering description of our generation has since been expanded by the media to the point that myself and my peers are described as a bunch of apathetic slackers uncon ...

(4 pages) 134 0 3.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Essay about a new solar system discovered in June 2002. In addition, it talks about the planet "55 Cnc d" and how it's similar to Earth.

Recent Cosmic DiscoveryFor many years, people thought that the planet Earth was the only planet of its kind. In addition, it was believed that the Milky Way wa ... at contained planets like ours. A significant amount of time and money has gone into this quest for the unknown. Over 90 extrasolar planets have been announced over the last 15 years and over 1,200 Su ... ltimately, little success has been made to discover a comparable planetary mass to Earth, even with the continuing advancements of technology, until recently.An outstanding discovery has been made tha ...

(3 pages) 79 0 3.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Why kids abuse ritalin.

Shane Smith4/5/03Michelle MonacoPrescription drug abuse is something that has been an issue in the United States for decades. There have been many documented cases of individuals who have become ... n many documented cases of individuals who have become addicted to sleeping pills, painkillers, or other medications to which they were prescribed. A huge example of this occurred in the 1970s, when a ...

(8 pages) 122 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Family Life is Good for You.

Marriage and the family continue to weaken in a number of countries. In Canada, close to 1.2 million couples were ... a, close to 1.2 million couples were living in a common-law relationship in 2001, up 20% from 1995, the Globe and Mail newspaper reported July 11, 2002. By contrast, the number of married couples incr ... By contrast, the number of married couples increased just 3%, to 6.4 million from 6.2 million, over the same period.The figures come from Statistics: Canada's General Social Survey, which collected in ...

(4 pages) 62 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Computer Crime in society

society today; this paper will look at this issue from a sociological perspective. It will analyze the various crimes that make up computer crime and see what changes it has brought about in the worl ... rst is a very new problem in our society today and it is crimes that are committed from a computer. These include embezzling, breaking into other computers, cyber porn and various other crimes that ha ...

(6 pages) 175 0 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Set Aside Programs

In 1964, President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act, declaring that "You do not take a person who, for years, has been hobbled by ... u do not take a person who, for years, has been hobbled by chains and liberate him, bring him up to the starting line of a race, and then say, 'You are free to compete...' and still justly believe tha ... elieve that you have been completely fair."President Johnson was referring to compensatory justice, the idea that people who have been treated unjustly deserve to be compensated for that injustice. Si ...

(5 pages) 116 1 3.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Zoos: The Reality Of It All

There are too many zoos where animals pace metal cages and cramped outdoor enclosures. If there is a ... metal cages and cramped outdoor enclosures. If there is a wild animal in a zoo, it just means that there is one less animal in the wild. It is better to see animals in the wild, not in captivity. Des ... s teach people that is acceptable to keep animals in captivity, bored, cramped, lonely and far from their natural homes. Zoos do not fulfill an animal's basic needs. Also, people don't go to the zoos ...

(4 pages) 40 0 4.2 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Controversial Issue - Animal Testing

Not the Best Thing to Do Screams and the smell of burnt hair fill the room. What is this place? A lab th ... rocess that can take several years to complete. It also costs considerable amounts of money. All of the animals that are not killed during testing are killed soon after testing because they have no mo ... more use and cannot function correctly. Some people think that animal testing is very helpful, but the truth is, it kills many innocent animals and wastes a lot of the nation's money.Animal testing h ...

(5 pages) 19 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sex

d with many tough choices -- especially when it comes to sex. We hear references to it every day in the media, wonder if we are ready for it and are lectured about birth control constantly in middle a ... are ready for it and are lectured about birth control constantly in middle and high school.Despite the official definitions and lessons in health class, abstinence means something different to everyo ...

(8 pages) 22 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Animal Testing-Affirmative: Do We Need Animal Testing? Why?

Animal testing...is it necessary? YES. I am here today to talk to you about the recent discoveries scientists and doctors have uncovered using this contriversial method of rese ... ave uncovered using this contriversial method of research. Many say that these tests are wrong,that they are not needed. I disagree. We need this type of research to expand our mindset on finding the ... diseases worldwide. Not only for humans, but animals as well. Dr.Carl Cohen, a professor at the University of Michigan Medical School defines RIGHTS as something that one can only have if they ...

(5 pages) 40 0 1.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Medicaid, Out to Help Others

id became a law on July 30, 1965, to provide medical care to those who are unable to provide it for themselves. It was created through Title XIX of the Social Security Act. Medicaid is the largest sou ... ces for America (Califano Jr.). Many people think that Medicaid should not be provided anymore, but the good thing is that it is a state administrated program, it helps individuals who are unable to p ...

(5 pages) 90 0 1.5 Oct/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Maintaining Drinking Age at 21: The Consequences of Underage Drinking

dden problem of modern society that affects young people and adults alike. It is a problem which in the past few years has been slowly forgotten. Today's society concentrates its attention on fighting ... slowly forgotten. Today's society concentrates its attention on fighting against tobacco and drugs, the fight against the most popular drug, alcohol, has been minimized. Many people forget that alcoho ...

(4 pages) 68 1 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Andrew Jackson (news Article)

Andrew Jackson As A President. Today in the Washington Times we have a story for you. Do you agree with Jackson in office? Well today we wil ... with Jackson in office? Well today we will tell you all about him being elected into office and all the changes in political, social, and economic life since the election of our new president. Also to ... he election of our new president. Also to determine the nature of our new president we will explain the pros and cons of his idea of the spoils system. Also we shall determine if he did what was right ...

(4 pages) 19 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Clarke's veiws

The Washington Times March 26, 2004 "Clarke's contradictions" This article seems to show all of the ... e's contradictions" This article seems to show all of the faults with Mr. Clarke's assertions about the war in Iraq and the presidents priorities when it comes to the war on terrorism. The article rep ... war on terrorism. The article reported that "under softball questioning from a Democratic member of the September 11 panel, former Rep. Tim Roemer, Mr. Clarke asserted that there was "no higher" prior ...

(1 pages) 342 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Female Role Model

nd insight, it is not uncommon for young women to name Gwyneth Paltrow or Jennifer Aniston as women they admire. While both have admirable qualities and talents, they aren't my choice of ideal role mo ... ire and feel is a great role model for young women is Suzanne Fields. As a syndicated columnist for the Washington Times, she recognizes, and speaks out on, issues which may not otherwise be addressed ...

(1 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Expository Essay - Women in the Military

The history of women in the United States military is both interesting and surprising and begins in ... States military is both interesting and surprising and begins in the time of the Revolutionary War. The very first woman to join the military was Deborah Sampson who joined the Continental Army under ... r the name of Robert Shurtlief. She disguised her gender and changed her name in order to enlist in the Continental Army as women were forbid to have any participation in the military ("Teacherlink", ...

(5 pages) 57 0 5.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Sex Education

Upon all cultures, the most significant is sex education that is considered to be the nourishing criterion for the cont ... ntinuity of the human race. In my opinion, sex education is an essential necessitate that organizes the human civilized sexual features, conserve one’s sexual orientation of his/her individuality ... er individuality uniqueness which is a fundamental requirement to oppose traditional social strains.The ordinary way that youngsters obtain the comprehension of sex education is through their guardian ...

(4 pages) 22 1 4.3 Feb/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Hard News

DC subway crash kills 9, injures 75Assignment: Compare a Washington newspaper’s reporting with The Sun.The occurrence happened on Monday, June 22 in Washington. During the Monday afternoon rush h ... Washington. During the Monday afternoon rush hour, two Washington, D.C., subway train crash into another, killing nine people, including the operator and injuring at least 75 people. The crash occurre ...

(4 pages) 892 0 5.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Homosexual Marriages: Should they be allowed or Banned

�PAGE � Homosexual marriages: Should they be allowed or bannedHomosexual marriages are fast becoming a trend of living in this world. Wha ... trend of living in this world. What took so many years to come this far seems just yesterday. With the emergence of this trend, a bigger issue has been brought up. A side that favors this new way of ... de that favors this new way of life is fighting an uphill battle against a side that is sticking to the conventional lifestyle. The homosexuals argue that their lifestyle is one without boundaries and ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Reconstruction

NameSeptember 8, 2014Reconstruction EssayReconstruction made a great change to the United States of America that transformed theway we live now. There were many problems that comp ... ed theway we live now. There were many problems that complicated the process of Reconstruction.When the Civil War was over, the North had different views on how to handle the South, andthat angered th ... had different views on how to handle the South, andthat angered the South because they didn't want the North to tell them what to do. There were alot of pros and cons to Reconstruction that the U.S. ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies