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President's Role in Foreign and Domestic Policy

Describe the two different key leadership roles that the president plays in foreign policy and domestic policy. When did these roles evolve as part of the presidency? Historically, what are some of the theories against these two different roles?

Strengths and Weaknesses of the Supreme Court

I am looking for the strengths and weaknesses of the Supreme Court. One of their strengths is that they are appointed for life, but I would like a few more examples of their strengths as well as their weaknesses.

Rise of Internet

Discuss how the rise of cable and the internet have completely changed the ways that citizens gain their news and how the system has had to adapt to stay competitive.

Founding Fathers' Impact Upon Federal Courts

How would the criminal justice system be different today if the founding fathers had decided not to create a separate system of federal courts, allowing federal laws to be enforced in state courts instead?

Political Job Ranking: Politics

If you sought power and were offered one of these jobs, how would you rank them from best to worst? and why? - Supreme Court justice - House of Representatives, major committee chair. - House Speaker - House minority leader - new House member - Senate majority leader - Senate minority leader - Important Senate committee

The Affordable Care Act

Discuss the nature of the interaction between the House and Senate during the development and passage of the Affordable Care Act. What are the calculations that each chamber's leaders made? Why did each chamber's leaders act as they did? What are the different constraints under which each chamber operates?

Short discussion on Obamacare

Few pieces of legislation have created as much controversy as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare. State and defend your position on this law. I am for this law 3 Paragraphs

Social welfare

Discuss the philosophical positives and negatives in relation to the government's role in social welfare. Include examples of social insurance and public assistance programs, and explain the differences between the two.

federal role in education

Discuss the federal role in education against the state role. Explain some of the positives and negatives for the federal presence.

Bureaucratic accountability

Briefly mention the elements of the Bureaucratic accountability with the Presidency, Congress, the Courts, and itself. Provide key insights and specialized requirements where appropriate. 200 words or more please

Roles of leaders

Describe the roles of the leaders of the two houses of Congress. What role does a political party play, how do they gain such a status, and what power do these leaders have with this office

Pursuit of equal rights

What have the issues been surrounding the rights of Native Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Asian Americans? What have they been for African Americans and women? Discuss key leaders, events, and statistics.

Describe the two different key leadership roles

Describe the two different key leadership roles, foreign policy and domestic policy, which the president plays. When did these roles evolve as part of the presidency? Historically, what are some of the theories against these two different roles? 200 words please

Collecting Financial Contributions to Political Parties

Discuss the ways that political parties and candidates are able to gain contributions. Considering this, what are some of the debates over how it is obtained and if there should be stronger limitations. Make a case for one side or show the pros and cons of each.

In Hudson's book

With regards to stem cell research and radical individualism, would you argue that radical individuals would support stem cell research or not?

The Cold War and U.S. Diplomacy

This paper will be a revised and expanded version of the first research paper. Based on your feed back, you will first revise the first paper. Then you will add three-to-four (3) new pages that address the following: Summarize events between the U.S. and at least one (1) of the countries you wrote about in the first paper si

President Jimmy Carter Doctrine

Summarize a situation that required U.S. diplomatic efforts during the president's time in office.Explicate the diplomatic doctrine with reference to specific actions or events that occurred.describing the effects of these diplomatic efforts for the U.S. and other countries.Assess, in conclusion, the advantages and disadva

The 2nd Amendment

Dear OTA, I'm struggling with government and need an educated opinion regarding the Second Amendment and whether or not its undergone the Incorporation process? If it has, could you please explain why or why not? Thank you, aspiring anthropologist


Describe what is meant by the observation made by Vincent Ostrom, Indiana University professor (and husband of 2010 Nobel Prize co-winner in Economics, Elinor Ostrom): Theory without practice is fantasy but practice without theory is blind.

Homeland Security Policy

1) What did the 9-11 Commission recommend in terms of changes to the intelligence community (IC)? 2) If the crux of counter terrorism involves information sharing among all levels of government, do the reform recommendations of the 9-11 Commission enacted into law adequately address the structure of intelligence gathering?

Patterns of Political Participation.

Describe, compare, and contrast popular participation in American political life in Tocqueville's time (the 1830s) and today. Note that participation may take the form of membership and activity in groups, involvement in parties and campaigns, voting, and more.

Issues in Government

Dear OTA, In recent years I know there has been a push to make the federal courts more diverse. This is hard to fathom, and I would like someone's opinion regading this possbility. I know that President Obama is attempting to promote this radification, so what are some of the factors that he should consider as he prese

Political Help

Evaluate the power of the of President Obama in light of Leif Ellington's book review of noted presidential scholar Richard Neudstadt's classic study Presidential Power. What does Neustadt regard as the primary ingredients of presidential power and based on these ingredients can President Barack Obama be described as a powerful