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Live an Inspiring Life

By: Wally Amos

...d black seamstress defied the Jim Crow laws that made blacks second-class citizens. She simply refused to give up her seat for a white man. In her ... ...enerations yet unborn." In 1996, President Clinton awarded Rosa Parks the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor the nation bestows upon ... ... unborn." In 1996, President Clinton awarded Rosa Parks the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor the nation bestows upon civilians. Upo...

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The Soul Bearer

By: Jonathan Cross

... by Governor Stevens and the blue-coated General with shining buttons and gold medals on his coat, that if Seattle did not agree to sign, what Stev... ...next to General Haynes, impecca­ bly dressed in his uniform with his ribbons and medals gleaming in the sun, who was seated behind the table. His fin... ...only way we can create an International symposium of scientists and con­ cerned citizens." Emily came right to the point. "So, what's your connectio... ...n, aside from the obvious, each of these people that Chuck is investigating are Presidential appointmentees. My appointments! I emphasize - tread li... ...nolds said dabbing a tissue at the corners of her eyes. "What did you expect, a medal?" the Director said, not so po­ litely. "Do the two of you rea... ...mpany executives, and a host of Wall Street people, plus thousands of concerned citizens jammed every line going into every Congressperson and Sena­... ...e President of the United States called an emergency ses­ sion of his Cabinet. A Presidential news conference was sched­ uled for six p.m. eastern tim... ...n Cross this meeting was to coordinate FBI efforts with your plans to relocate citizens on Federal Lands." "Then why was Doyle invited?" "Because,... ...onally, and only you, a General Lamont." "I know him." "He's officially under Presidential arrest." "What did he do?" "You are not to ask him any...

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And Gulliver Returns Book V : My Visit to Singaling

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...puter science or medicine. They get the same pay for the same work as our citizens. They have two taxes deducted from their pay. One is to pay for ou... ...d to have children or have their families with them. They are not allowed citizenship. On the other hand we do invite some high level researchers int... ...rs into the country. They are sometimes, but rarely, allowed to apply for citizenship.” —“I know that your country has followed Singapore‟s e... ...f our citizens watching a football game is more important than watching a presidential debate or a news program. It‟s a sad state.” —“As I sa... ...tern countries grant citizenship to African runners just because they win medals. We don‟t rank running fast nearly as high as research abilities, bu...

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And Gulliver Returns Book IV : A Look at Our Human Values

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

.......................................................... 330 Spying on the citizens has value from a self centered point of view ........................ ... that point it‘s not very important. Obviously a utopia should have happy citizens. Several countries now are developing criteria and measurements f... ...an dictatorship. And while totalitarianism isn‘t usually popular among its citizens it is 25 certainly not universally abhorred. For many years a... ...imes the intentions seem clear. If we look at Jefferson‘s platform for his presidential election he said ‗I am for freedom of religion, and against a... ...rants or criminals or terrorists! And what about the rights of those U.S. presidential candidates who win the popular vote and lose the election beca... ...e for a reporter or a group of reporters to remember a whole war, a whole presidential term or the complete happenings of any historical event. And ... ...e French government has awarded the Medaille de la Famille Francaise, the medal of the French Family. Four children gets you the bronze medal, six t... ...he French Family. Four children gets you the bronze medal, six the silver medal and eight the coveted gold medal. It‘s a nice nationalistic notion, ... ... medal. It‘s a nice nationalistic notion, but I would prefer to title the medal ‗Le sexe avant la civilitée’ or ‗Sex over Civility‘ or maybe ‗la cro...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

... and slaughtered them before the eyes of the entire crowd of Roman vanquished citizens… And after that: they walked around, casually slaughtering me... ...st can be seen all around the globe: whether it is the legacy of second-class citizenship and lack of self-esteem due to the history of slavery that ... ...any more liberty: he gave them a token, legal equivalence of Lawful Rights of Citizenship; without giving the masses any actual power at all. If... ... runners will be forgotten, but she will be remembered as a world-famous Gold Medal Winner… because her nipples stuck out more than the other women.... ...e to do with human life? What does that have to do with living? Have a Gold Medal for the best nipples in the World. Go around measuring how much ... ...und measuring how much faster, or higher or farther humans live. Have a Gold medal for the fastest lover. Physical measurement is meaningless. I... ...m as the sick cripple he was. Would the American public today ever vote into presidential office a paraplegic President who could not even stand up ... ...oken elite rich person will ever gain that token honor. All the rest of you presidential hopefuls will fail. If you leave your family at an earl... ...en turn around and have a news blackout of the entire illegality of the stolen Presidential Election, and then have an even larger censoring blackout...

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Narcissistic and Psychopathic Leaders

By: Sam Vaknin

...ty at home; a renewed sense of nationalism, collective and community), the citizens of these countries forgo the right to be able to criticize the ... ...ot revolutionary. His regime derives its legitimacy from parliamentary and presidential elections based on a neo-liberal model of government. It is... ...ling throughout the country, posing for photo opportunities, responding to citizens' queries in Q-and-A radio shows, siding with the "average bloke... ...ope that the government of Macedonia fails in its campaign to transform its citizens into mini-versions of this monster. Return Narcissistic And P... ... of his membership. If a military man, he shows off his impressive array of medals, his impeccably pressed uniform, the status symbols of his rank....

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The Vatican Conspiracy

By: Jonathan Cross

... how?" "Jesus, Senator! How do think I raise all that money -- from the good citizens, or the Community Chest?" "Do your clients know?" 50 J.C... ...ll join us if he believes what I have promised him -- that this is not a real Presidential campaign, but a forum to bring the Drug Issue to the Ameri... ...at makes no sense. You want five million dollars to fund a powerful Senator's Presidential campaign with drug money! And," Cardona said, raising his... ...ifted uncomfortably on his precarious perch. "Am I talking to a Senator, or a Presidential candidate?" "You're looking at a man who has some questi... ...al. He was dressed in full uniform replete with a solid breast of ribbons and medals. Gallucci hated the military, any military. "The circle is gett... ...rmin, and their heads severed in the public squares of our cities for all our citizens to see," Oshiro said matching the General's tone. "So how ... ... "The action will be against criminals, not political adversaries. The local citizens will back the government’s action. For the most part it will ...

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Voices from the Past

By: Paul Alexander Bartlett

...ruck me across my face and hurled me to the floor. Witnesses were brought—citizens. One testified that I had vowed to destroy the temple within thre... ...s, frescos! Survival jobs. “This door needs immediate repair...place that medallion lower...no red marble here...” I could not equal Donato Bramante’... ... that we must act anew. We must continually disenthrall ourselves. Fellow citizens...we of this Congress...ours is a mutual concern at this time... ... ...some room or corridor, that tumbled mass of arms and legs and heads is my medal for the day. As we tumble, Jip growls and barks and joins in. Their ... ...e, Tad, dash into my office tomorrow, jump on me, kiss me. I remember the presidential chair vilified, pilloried. I see the grim cartoons lampooning... ...for self. It taught me to be legally self. In Springfield, I studied its citizens, its girls and women; I found that being an outsider was wise. M... ...e answers. The weather favored us as we rambled around Washington, in the presidential coach. Together we explored the White House—Billy’s high- poin... ...e Washington monument. One per- son proposed that he assassinate me on the Presidential yacht. No doubt he felt that would please the press and gener...

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Trendsiters Digital Content and Web Technologies

By: Sam Vaknin

...ed Yahoo! from making certain content on its Web sites available to French citizens. An American court advised Yahoo! to ignore this decision. A Russ... ...ing revenues. The "Premium" package includes "Premium Mail". But only US citizens or residents can subscribe to it. And, you guessed it right, with... ... today, at any rate. On the other hand, some people, such as National Medal of Technology recipient Ray Kurzweil, believe that the exponential i... ...another 24 million by the end of the decade). This may change only due to presidential initiatives to bridge the "digital divide" (from Al Gore's in ... ...r with the rich, developed countries. See the article I quoted above. The citizens of the countries in transition are frustrated by their inability t...

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Nostromo a Tale of the Seaboard

By: Joseph Conrad

... Don Jose Avellanos, and, with a lingering, tender, faithful glance at the medallion-memorial to Martin Decoud, going out serenely into the sunshine o... ... might fall of their legitimate expectations, no gang in possession of the Presidential Palace would be so incompetent as to suffer itself to be baffl... ... form of church- building amused Mrs. Gould) was looked upon by his fellow-citizens as the manifestation of a pious and humble spirit. But in his own ... ...sure rock on the plateau below. The heads of gangs, distinguished by brass medals hanging on their bare breasts, mar- 93 Joseph Conrad shalled their ... ...) had 107 Joseph Conrad certainly helped so greatly in bringing about the presidential tour that he began to think that there was something in the fa... ...t quite safe for anybody of mark to stay away from these manifestations of presidential piety. Having thus acknowledged the only power he was at all d... ...nse! The idea of that Chief of the State engaged, with the help of private citizens, in dig- ging a mine under his own indispensable War Min- ister. N... ...e largesse. What he began was a speech. He began it with the shouted word “Citizens!” which reached even those in the middle of the Plaza. After- ward... ... old school, a true Hidalgo, beloved by everybody who knew him. The marble medallion in the wall, in the antique style, representing a veiled woman se...

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Life on the Mississippi

By: Mark Twain

...backward into the stream, leaving wide gaps in the serried rank of steamers. Citizens crowd the decks of boats that are not to go, in order to see the... ...was landed in the eddy just above the town, and through the exertions of the citizens the cabin passengers, officers, and part of the crew and deck pa... ... rab bit—limbs and features merged together, not strongly de fined; pewter presidential campaign medal; miniature card board wood sawyer, to be att... ...atures merged together, not strongly de fined; pewter presidential campaign medal; miniature card board wood sawyer, to be attached to the stove pip... ...ench names which nevertheless hap pened to be borne by living and sensitive citizens of New Orleans. His names were either inventions or were borrowe...

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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

By: Ulysses S. Grant

...l- unteers, that I can think of. Of the graduates from West Point, all had citizenship elsewhere at the breaking out of the rebellion, except possibly... ... twenty-five miles away, vis- iting the planters on the Red River, and the citizens of Natchitoches and Grand Ecore. There was much pleasant intercour... ... if not the very last, of the obnox- ious imposts to be repealed. Now, the citizens are allowed to cultivate any crops the soil will yield. T obacco i... ...hile a citizen of Missouri, my first opportunity for cast- ing a vote at a Presidential election occurred. I had been in the army from before attainin... ...exation of Texas, “the inevitable conflict” commenced. As the time for the Presidential election of 1856—the first at which I had the opportunity of v... ...opes that the four years which had elapsed since the first nomination of a Presidential candidate by a party distinctly opposed to slavery extension, ... ...im a vote of thanks for the victories at Chattanooga, and voted him a gold medal for Vicksburg and Chattanooga. All such things are now in the possess...

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Master Francis Rabelais Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and His Son Pantagruel

By: Thomas Urquhart

...with care, and taken from the most authentic sources; from statues, busts, medals, even stained glass, for the per- sons of most distinction, from ear... ...t day being thus spent, and the bells put up again in their own place, the citizens of Paris, in acknowledgment of this courtesy, offered to maintain ... ... purpose. Wherefore, conde- scending heartily to the humble request of the citizens and inhabitants of the said town, he determined to remove it to th... ...ere, said he, the walls of the city! in showing them the inhabit- ants and citizens thereof, so strong, so well armed, and so expert in military disci... ...s who in the chamber of lots are said to rule, sit in judgment, and bear a presidential sway? Neither him nor them, answered Pantagruel; only open up ... ...make it sound several times upon the stall of the cook’s shop. Then with a presidential majesty holding his bauble sceptre-like in his hand, muffling ... ... upon the manner of obviat- ing a so dreadful danger, Jove, sitting in his presidential throne, asked the votes of all the other gods, which, after a ... ...o his cap, said to one of his comrades, Prithee, look, is there not a fine medal of a cuck- old? Panurge, by reason of his spectacles, as you may well...

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Anna Karenina

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...e. If you want him defined, here he is: a prime, well fed beast such as takes medals at the cattle shows, and nothing more,” he said, with a tone of ve... ...tch, with the same somewhat solemn expression with which he used to take his presidential chair at his board, walked into Alexey Alexan drovitch’s ro... ...d brought them up. On completing his high school and university courses with medals, Alexey Alexandrovitch had, with his uncle’s aid, immediately star... ...ch us that in matters of state, and especially in the matter of war, private citizens must forego their personal individual Sergey Ivanovitch and Kata... ...at there may be cases when the government does not carry out the will of the citizens and then the public asserts its will,” said Katavasov. Part VII...

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