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U.S. Trade Deficit with China Is Dangerous
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Introduction U.S Trade Deficit with China in 2015 was seen at 365 billion dollars.This a new look, this has slightly increased from last year record which was 343 billion dollars,This deficit has existed because US export to China was seen at... (more »)
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The Need for Gun Control in the United States
By , Nyack, NY
In just the first four days of 2016, 147 Americans were killed as a result of gun violence. By the end of the year, over 15,000 individuals lost their lives due to gun violence, while over 30,000 were seriously wounded. In this respect, the... (more »)
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The Trouble with the U.S. Healthcare System
By , Duxbury, MA
In 2014, almost 32.9 million Americans were without health insurance. In addition, the United States government spends more per capita on healthcare than any other country besides Norway and the Netherlands in the OECD, an international forum... (more »)
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Write the Change- Planned Parenthood
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Planned Parenthood is a healthcare provider that is over one hundred years old. Although Planned Parenthood is an organization that one in five women turn to at least once in their life, certain people and politicians do not believe that it... (more »)
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Why Some Artists May be Going Away Soon-ish
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by now, I think we're all familiar with Betsy Demos (let's see what theed does with that. at least it's not justice gosuck) and her support of accountability. if people are like me, and there's always a chance, they do these during downtime at... (more »)
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Barack Obama for President This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Every time an election rolls around, people want to know what each candidate’s stance is on the issues that are important to them. Now that I can vote, I am much more interested in the ­political race. In deciding which candidate I want to vote... (more »)
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Orwell Is Fashionably Late This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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“If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face – forever.” – from 1984 by George Orwell “Big Brother is watching you.” And he’s not the only one. In today’s society, we’ve acclimated to... (more »)
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The Death Penalty: Persuasive Speech
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There are five different forms of execution in the United States: hanging, electrocution, lethal injection, lethal gas, and firing squad. All of these should be illegal. It does not deter crime, it is a crime, and it encourages violence. It is... (more »)
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Scarology
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Most people who are given this assignment will choose to write about a physical scar. In a few minutes time, they will think of a four-wheeler crash that nearly gave their mom a heart attack, or a rough tackle on the football field that nearly... (more »)
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John McCain for President This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Republican candidate John McCain has experience in our nation’s government. His views on border security and the environment make him well suited for the nation’s soon-to-be vacant spot in the White House. McCain shows great leadership and... (more »)
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Letter to George Bush This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Dear Mr. Bush, Much is being made of the inauguration of President Obama. But amidst all the celebration, I couldn’t help but think about how you must be feeling leaving office and transferring your position to another. You served as... (more »)
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Voices of America
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We have rights as the people of America, as a whole we refuse them by letting others make the decisions for us. We are nothing without the bold who stand for the silent. Day by day goes by and with each our rights from which our country were... (more »)
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Tolerance
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Dear Wind: I wish you could take the words I now whisper to the people of the World like you do with the coquettish and playful breeze you possess which puts a smile on people’s faces. But in my case, Wind, I’d ask you to take one simple... (more »)
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If they can do it we could
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Yesterday, November 4th was election day. And today people at school show'd how they felt about Obama's new presidency. And at lunch it was brougth up that he is the very first african american president, what a great expeirience and honor I... (more »)
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My America
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I walked through the doors of my high-school and found the hallways lined with mock election posters. Posters that read "Don't hire a terrorist, vote for McCain" "Don't vote for another Bush, vote Obamma." For months my living room has also been... (more »)
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Tears for Hope
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As I sat cross legged on my friend's worn carpet, looking up at Obama's face I felt filled with hope. I thought about September 11, and how every year on it's anniversary in school we talk about where we were and how it made us feel at that time.... (more »)
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