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About Famous Gluttons

Ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus declared, "Eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow we die." Certain periods in history and certain regions relished this advice, and gained reputations for being particularly gluttonous. The most notorious were the elites of Rome in the first and second c

Women's Right to Vote in America

Women won the right to vote on August 26, 1920, but this long fight wasn't easily achieved. It formally began 72 years earlier at the Seneca Falls convention, organized by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott. The final catalyst of the suffrage movement came when the National American Women's Su

States Rights: The State of Legal Marijuana

The next potential area for conflict in the never ending union dance with federal government will be legal marijuana in America. The growing consensus is that it is just a matter of time before one of the states in the union, with the smart money betting on California, Colorado or Michigan, will end

Political Strategy Think Tanks and the Views They Offer

Many think tanks exist purely for political reasons, and many of them are based in Washington DC where they can work hard to lobby, and promote their political agendas. Some of these groups are without the need to take political sides, as many of them are pro-capitalism and consider themselves free-

Forge Of Empires Cheats

'Brilliant', 'Quite Good', 'What?', these are just some of the comments made recently in the press regarding forge of empires hack. I really, really like forge of empires hack. Until recently considered taboo amongst polite society, spasmodically it returns to create a

How to Make a George Washington Tricorn Hat

The tricorn hat was a staple of men's fashion in the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It is appropriate for Revolutionary War soldiers such as George Washington. The hat, when viewed from the top, resembles a triangle. Historically, the hat is referred to as a tricorn, tricorne or cocked h

Compassion, Correctness, and Common Sense

Who among us does not feel warm and fuzzy when we're referred to as compassionate; who doesn't want to feel themselves compassionate? Is there anyone out there who doesn't want to be correct? Those are lynchpins of humanity. Compassion for those who are not as well off, possibly for t

Brand Loyalty Lessons the GOP Should Learn From Maytag

Today folks, I want to talk with you about "Brand Loyalty"; all business in some shape or another seek to build this with their customers. No matter what you are selling, you need repeat business and one of the ways you accomplish this is through client loyalty. The epitome of that is Advo

Pray For Your Leaders

Do you pray for the president? If you and I would spend less time criticizing the president and more time praying for him, we would have a better nation and a better world. You may not agree with him, but you can certainly ask God to help and strengthen him.

The History of the City of Rome

The city of Rome is about 2,800 years old, with many of its ancient buildings still standing after approximately 2,000 years. Today, Rome is the seat of the Roman Catholic Church and contains the sovereign state of Vatican City.

How to Use APA Style for a Court Case

Since APA style requires following a specific set of guidelines when citing a source for academic writing, students at all grades may approach the reference list with hesitation. The reference list contains citations of all sources used to gather information. Opinions decided by court cases are reco

What Is This Monster?

"Take apart the system of illusions and deception which functions to prevent understanding of contemporary reality [is] not a task that requires extraordinary skill or understanding. It requires the kind of normal skepticism and willingness to apply one's analytical skills that almost all

The Constitutional Duties of the Vice-President

The vice president of the United States is traditionally seen as the president's sidekick, his campaign running mate from the general election who is there in case the president dies or resigns. While the vice president does perform various duties in the executive branch, his constitutional duties a

The Main Reasons Why Barack Obama May Lose to John McCain

The wonder of the 2008 presidential contest between Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain is that it is still a contest at all. Of course, we may tote the tired line that polls prior to the political parties' conventions mean little or nothing. But one can't help but wonder why